UK time is: 10:27:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rovers left licking wounds

Rovers were left counting the cost of defeat, after succumbing to a more energetic Nottingham Forest side on Saturday.

A 4-1 score may have flattered the home side, but victory did not and to further compound the disappointment the club are waiting on news of Scott Dann's altercation with Darius Henderson near the end of the game which saw Rovers play out the remaining minutes with 10 men.

"We had a situation where we lost Scott to what looked like a nasty challenge and we are going to have a look at that again,' Bowyer told the Lancashire Telegraph.

"We are a little bit concerned about Scott and that`s why we will get him checked out. We felt at the time it wasn`t a particularly pleasant challenge.

"But we`ll have a look at it again and then if we need to make a further comment we shall do so."

Rovers were hardly enamored with the referee before the Dann incident with Darren Deadman awarding what looked the softest of penalties against Grant Hanley in the first half which opened the scoring account for the afternoon.

But Bowyer was not overly concerned with the performance of his troops, despit acknowledging the defending left a lot to be desired at times.

Bowyer added - "The scoreline may give some people the opportunity to go overboard. But the people that were here and who give an honest reflection on the game would say we did all right in certain areas.

"It`s just that it all hinged on that first decision from the referee."

Rovers are next in action on Saturday afternoon, as they face Derby at Ewood Park.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday January 20 2014

Time: 10:47AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers Review: Reading (h) (Saturday November 1 2014)

Bowyer: Another Magnificent Effort!! (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Marvellous Marshall (Tuesday October 28 2014)

Rovers Preview: Nottingham Forest (a) (Saturday October 25 2014)

Win The Most Important Thing (Thursday October 23 2014)

Rovers Loan Lenihan To Burton (Thursday October 23 2014)

O'Sullivan And Raya Extend Loans (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Bournemouth 14 7 3 4 14 24
6. Middlesbrough 14 7 3 4 7 24
7. Forest 14 5 7 2 7 22
8. Blackburn 14 6 4 4 1 22
9. Charlton 14 5 7 2 1 22
10. Ipswich 14 5 6 3 4 21
11. Cardiff 14 5 4 5 1 19

Breaking League News

RUFC - Smallwood Looking Forward To Game
Rotherham : 01/11/2014 10:10:00
RUFC - Evans Wants Fans To Raise The Roof
Rotherham : 01/11/2014 09:49:00
Rotherham United v Middlesbrough Preview
Rotherham : 01/11/2014 09:44:00
Bournemouth v Brighton (Preview)
Brighton : 01/11/2014 09:20:00
LUFC Morison to help Leeds to end Cardiff hoodoo?
Leeds Utd : 01/11/2014 09:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Nottingham Forest?
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 0%
Baptiste 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 0%
Tunnicliffe 0%
Williamson 20%
Evans (off 63) 0%
Marshall (off 78) 0%
Cairney 0%
Rhodes (off 88) 20%
Substitute: Gestede (on 63) 20%
Substitute: Conway (on 78) 0%
Substitute: Varney (on 88) 40%