UK time is: 23:11:39
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Expect hammerings…what hammerings!

Following Blackburn Rovers' opening day mauling from Portsmouth in a game Rovers were lucky to only lose 3-0 many expected to see more of these...so where have they been?

A poll posted immediately after that game asked, "Is Saturday's mauling a sign of things to come?" At the time a massive 75% voted in favour of Yes! Thinking there would be a few more of these to come... so again I say where have they been?

Since that game Rovers have gone on to lose just ONE match in all competitions and even this came against Chelsea, the defending Champions and one the best, if not the best teams in European if not World football! Even that game could not be classed as a mauling could it? Rovers had a couple of chances and were put on the path to defeat by a dodgy penalty and maybe should have had a penalty of their own.

So two defeats in eleven matches in League and UEFA Cup competitions is not bad going at all is it! It is a record that is indeed not far off, if not better than most of the other so called bigger clubs.

The 19% who voted in favour of it merely being a blip on the radar have without doubt been vindicated in their decision. I possibly think that those voting at the time were probably other Vital Football members as numbers for Vital Blackburn were few and far on what they are now so maybe the true voice wasn't being heard.

So much for Rovers' struggle and more heavy beatings to be being expected! The unbeaten run of eight games, with only one defeat in ten since the Portsmouth debacle has more than answered the critics.

CLICK HERE - For Why You Should Sign Up To Vital Blackburn




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: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 22 2006

Time: 9:58AM

Your Comments

No doubt I've tempted fate by doing this, I hope not! Last time I praised vital football and we know what happened. Surely I haven't put a curse on the Bolton game!
Hughes Da Man
I wouldn't be surprised if we struggled today to be honest so I doubt we can condemn you for tempting fate HDM.
roversman
Thanks roversman, at least you won't hold it against me :)
Hughes Da Man
lol you jinxed it grrr
marshinrover
It wasn't a hammering though was it ;)
Hughes Da Man
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Rovers disappoint again (Friday April 18 2014)

Rovers expecting DJ help (Thursday April 17 2014)

Marshall aiming for early return (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Millwall set to end Campbell loan (Thursday April 10 2014)

Archived Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Brighton 44 17 15 12 12 66
8. Forest 44 16 17 11 7 65
9. Ipswich 44 17 14 13 6 65
10. Blackburn 44 16 16 12 5 64
11. Bournemouth 44 17 12 15 -1 63
12. Watford 43 15 15 13 17 60
13. Middlesbrough 44 14 16 14 7 58

Breaking League News

Leeds v Forest: Match Report From Kid's Corner
» Forest : 23/04/2014 23:07:00
DRFC Defender in Football League Team of the Week
» Doncaster : 23/04/2014 22:44:00
» Forest : 23/04/2014 22:44:00
LUFC Youngster in England squad for Euro finals
» Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 20:13:00
LUFC Butland - Leeds spell will help me
» Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 20:04:00
Upson - Positive Focus Required
» Brighton : 23/04/2014 20:04:00
Final 2 games for Seasiders
» Blackpool : 23/04/2014 20:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Robbo for England? (again)
Suggested By:  VB Admin
Yes, as back up - why not? 56%
No, his time has been and gone 44%