Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Rovers Close In On a Dunn Deal

Rovers Close In On a Dunn Deal

The return of David Dunn to Blackburn Rovers in moving ever closer after Bolton Wanderers admitted defeat in their efforts to sign him from Birmingham City.

Dunn had seemed destined for nowhere else but Ewood Park for the vast majority of the time since the final moments of the summer transfer window then in the past few days this all seemed to have gone horribly wrong with Bolton almost nailed on to sign Dunny... However a late Rovers bid has been accepted and his re-signing is almost as certain as night following day this time.

"David will not be joining us. It is disappointing, but when Blackburn came in for him he wanted to return to them," Allardyce told the official Bolton website when confirming Dunn would not be going to the Reebok Stadium as seemed VERY likely some 24 hours ago.

Big Sam added:

"I still maintain we would have given him the best environment to resurrect his career, but if he doesn't want to come here there's nothing I can do.

"He is a Blackburn lad and he wants to go back there and play for his hometown team again."

The deal should be wrapped up shortly then only time will tell if his return is a good thing. Obviously we all know what Dunny can do but the injuries remain a concern.

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:Wednesday January 17 2007
Time: 5:19PM

Comments

0
Obviously I love the guy; Dunny is a legend. I REALLY hope that he can stay injury free as if he can we know what he can do but I have to admit I am worried that he might not be able to?
Hughes Da Man
17/01/2007 17:27:00
0
He has got to keep himself fit. Obviously you can never help getting injured, but I personally think it is a gamble worth taking. Welcome home Dunny!
im_a_blackburn_rover
17/01/2007 17:45:00
0
Good luck to the boy, Hope he stays fit for u guys.
iceman10
17/01/2007 19:17:00
0
Well he is back. Let's just hope that he can re-capture that form that made him an England international. Come on Dunny help bring the silverware back to Ewood!
roversman
17/01/2007 19:18:00
0
Welcome back Dunny boy you made the right choice. I'll keep everything crossed almost everytime you play in the hope injury can be avoided, if it can this could prove a master stroke?!?!
Hughes Da Man
17/01/2007 19:51:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Another Month At Bamber For Howarth

Blackburn have confirmed an extension to Ramirez Howarth's loan spell at Bamber Bridge, which will keep him with the non-league into the New Year.

Defender Delight At First Rovers Start

Ryan Nyambe he spoken of his delight at his first start for Blackburn in the league and the point gained from a 1-1 draw with Huddersfield at Ewood Park on Saturday.

Sky's 10 In 10 - Who Features?

Sky Sports being their festive 10 in 10 this week, so who features in the football screening overload for 2016/17?

Rovers Confident Of Keeping Southampton Loanee

Blackburn signed Gallagher on a season-long loan deal from Southampton in August with Coyle confident we'll be able to keep him at Ewood Park until the end of the campaign.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:
Steele10%
Nyambe9%
Lenihan9%
Mulgrew54%
Williams0%
Feeney0%
Lowe0%
Evans0%
Conway0%
Graham0%
Gallagher0%
Sub - Emnes9%
Sub - Bennett9%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
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)

Dec 10 2016 5:30PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 12:30PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
The Vital Football Members League