UK time is: 07:13:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Reid Becomes A Dingle

How could he do it?? Former Blackburn Rovers defender Steven Reid has signed a contract with our rivals Burnley.

It's all part of his ploy I'm sure, he's going undercover to ensure a topflight return is a very short lived thing!!

Our Lancashire rivals have signed up Reid for a year with them looking to add "a bit of experience and know-how" to their squad, which I have to say the thirty-three-year-old will do as he's been around the block. I wonder what his injury record is like now though?? It was always a problem when he was at Ewood Park, I did like Reidy though.

The experience and know-how of Reid isn't an issue at all, the same as some of their other signings, but as dallydally point out in the forum the actual quality of the players (Reid included) being signed is debatable, I loved his comment made when responding to a comment on his Dingle signing.

He said: "I don't think its a great signing. He is a journeyman and Burnley simply aren't signing enough quality players if they are serious about staying in the Premiership.

"When asked about that Dyche said "I am planning for three seasons - Autumn, Winter and Spring"!!
"

Very good!!

Elsewhere another former Rovers also has found himself a new club for this season, Aberdeen have signed up David Goodwillie (I still snigger like a schoolboy every time I hear the name) on a one-year contract.

If we're going to mock our rivals signings then he's one that they can easily taunt us with as he didn't prove to be the greatest did he!!

Join The Vital Debate




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:Monday July 7 2014

Time: 6:47PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Team News: Blackburn v Charlton (Friday December 19 2014)

Blackburn v Charlton - How Will It Go? (Friday December 19 2014)

King Makes Goalscoring Return (Thursday December 18 2014)

Pulis Would Be A No-Brainer (Thursday December 18 2014)

Blackburn MotM Against Brentford (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Hypothetical Pulis Question (Wednesday December 17 2014)

QPR Want Rhodes And Gestede!! (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Rovers Respond To FFP Embargo (Monday December 15 2014)

Rovers Hit With Transfer Embargo!! (Monday December 15 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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Walker 22
2. dallydally 15
3. roverjoy 9
4. rovers2011 5
5. rover50 2
6. felling2 2
7. archery 2
8. Rye of the Rovers 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Brentford 21 11 4 6 7 37
6. Watford 21 10 5 6 15 35
7. Norwich 21 9 6 6 11 33
8. Blackburn 21 8 7 6 1 31
9. Forest 21 7 9 5 5 30
10. Charlton 21 6 12 3 1 30
11. Cardiff 21 8 6 7 0 30

Breaking League News

Team News: Blackpool v Bournemouth
Blackpool : 20/12/2014 07:11:00
Latics v Rotherham - Big Game Preview
Wigan : 20/12/2014 06:00:00
Malky Mackay Speaks About The 'Football Truce'
Wigan : 19/12/2014 23:50:00
The Derby Preview
Norwich : 19/12/2014 23:22:00
What The Bosses Say - Latics v Rotherham United
Wigan : 19/12/2014 22:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn v Charlton
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackburn win 56%
Draw 22%
Charlton win 22%