Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Benni: I'll Never Leave Blackburn

Benni: I'll Never Leave Blackburn

Speaking in Sunday's News of the World newspaper Blackburn Rovers striker Benni McCarthy said he will never leave, unless the club wish to cash in on him… which we WON'T!

With the South African in fine form, and not just because of the goals he has scored (which whilst speaking about his goals his fine strike in the FA Cup victory over Everton made it 13 for the season!) has lead to some worrying that perhaps he could go the same way as Craig Bellamy did if his success continues.

But Benni has been quick to quash these concerns by saying he would only look for a challenge elsewhere should the club want to sell him, Benni said:

"I don't know if I have a get-out clause here but if a big club came in and Blackburn wants the money and said yes, I would be interested.

"But I want to be loyal to the people who finally gave me a chance. Blackburn showed a lot of determination to get me and I have a lot of respect for that.

"So if they want me to stay, I will stay. Blackburn's wish is my command.

"I am no longer 23 or 24, when you still have that ambition and you think you could go to an Arsenal, Liverpool or Manchester United."

Benni seems and looks more than happy, obviously I've not seen or heard a lot from him when he played abroad but he is ALWAYS happy and ALWAYS smiling when being interviewed win, lose or draw. Not the look of a man that has any desire to move on and why should he!

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


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

Writer:Walker
Date:Sunday January 7 2007
Time: 6:56PM

Comments

0
Why would he want to leave, we can offer him as much if not more than at least 15 other Premiership sides! Legend in the making lets hope this is no "clause" in his contract, even if their is lets hope that neither party looks to trigger it.
Hughes Da Man
07/01/2007 19:10:00
0
That headline has just made my evening.
MikeyGamst
07/01/2007 19:16:00
0
It is encouraging talk from the lad. I said to you HDM earlier in the season after he made similar comments, whether or not he will be saying the same when things aren't going as well. Well we have had a bad period and he has not stopped smiling and things are looking good again and so this time I believe him 100%!!!!
roversman
07/01/2007 19:19:00
0
When I found this out I didn't think the day could get much better then we do Everton 4-1... what a day! May celebrate by watching a little Darts this evening with a shandy, one hundred and eighhhhhhhhty! Today I'll ding dang do for me.
Hughes Da Man
07/01/2007 19:19:00
0
Does anyone know what time MOTD is on tonight??? Im bloody working till ten tonight...
MikeyGamst
07/01/2007 19:20:00
0
You certainly did and his attitude, commitment and style has never changed. Without doubt I'd also believe him 100%, others say it and you don't, he does I do! He's had a fine career (still got a lot to offer mind!) so he can only enhance his reputation by doing something special here with us putting the icing on he cake!
Hughes Da Man
07/01/2007 19:22:00
0
11 Mikey... you'lll be there! Of course I'll switch over for MOTD between grabbing a second shandy!
Hughes Da Man
07/01/2007 19:23:00
0
MOTD is on at 23:15 Mikey so your safe!! Im very encouraged by these words. This is what we need here at Rovers, quality players dedicating their efforts to the club
roversman
07/01/2007 19:25:00
0
So MOTD will start at 11 and Blackburn will eventually come on about 3.30 tomorrow morning for 2 mins then?
MikeyGamst
07/01/2007 19:26:00
0
That is normally the case eh?!?!?
roversman
07/01/2007 19:27:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Captain Heads Released Rovers List

Blackburn have confirmed the release of eight players following the Championship relegation - captain, and long-serving player, Jason Lowe among them.

FA Boosts Cheating Powers for 2017/18

The Football Association announced earlier today that they have extended their powers when it comes to punishing retrospective simulation.

Cambridge Experience Fuels Wharton Ambition

Relegation means it's been a disappointing season for Blackburn. But for Scott Wharton, on a personal level, the Rovers defender made his debut and enjoyed loan success at Cambridge.

Stokes Set For Third Hibernian Spell?

Stokes' miserable spell at Blackburn is expected to end in the coming weeks with the former Celtic and Republic of Ireland striker ready to return to ex-club Hibernian.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Brentford MotM
Suggested By:
Raya8%
Lenihan3%
Ward1%
Mulgrew54%
Nyambe3%
Lowe3%
Guthrie1%
Williams3%
Bennett0%
Graham1%
Gallagher17%
Sub-Conway1%
Sub-Lucas Joao1%
Sub-Emnes4%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

The Vital Football Members League