Key Rovers Players Closer to Return
Ryan Nelsen and Jason Roberts moved steps closer to their Blackburn Rovers returns after coming through the reserve game with Bolton Wanderers.
Nelsen and Roberts along with the returning Francis Jeffers all played in Rovers reserve match with Bolton on Wednesday evening. We may have lost 1-0 but the fact that all played at least some part, if not the full ninety minutes is a welcome relief to all at Ewood following the past couple of weeks!
JR played an hours worth of football; his first since his metatarsal injury, the Admiral a little over 70 minutes; adding to his 75 minutes in a behind closed doors friendly last week against Glasgow Rangers and Franny the full 90 minutes.
Franny must be all but ready for a return, with JR getting there. Last week I suggested that maybe the visit to defending Premiership Champions Chelsea could see the Admiral return; with this less than a week away it could prove too soon but the home tie with Sheffield United on February 3rd must be a good bet now...
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