Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Cardiff Midfielder Whittingham To Sign?

Cardiff Midfielder Whittingham To Sign?

Peter Whittingham could become Tony Mowbray's first signing as Blackburn boss, according to HITC Sport.

Having spent the past decade at the club, Whittingham has reportedly turned down the contract offer from Cardiff as the former Aston Villa midfielder seeks a new challenge over an extended deal with the Championship side.

During his time at Cardiff, Whittingham has played over 450 games for the Bluebirds, including a spell in the Premier League and an FA Cup final. The midfielder had also become a fans' favourite at the Cardiff City Stadium.

These reports say a 'number of clubs have expressed an interest' but Blackburn have moved quickest to secure Whittingham, 32, and this will see Mowbray add the experienced and goalscoring threat to the Rovers squad ahead of the 2017-18 season.

If Whittingham does come to Ewood Park he would represent an impressive arrival but you can't help but feel his wage demands would be problematic to Blackburn, especially as a League One side?

Bloggers
Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Walker
Date:Sunday June 11 2017
Time: 4:30PM

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Coventry League Cup Details Confirmed

The details for the League Cup first round meeting with Coventry, of course the former side of Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray, have been confirmed.

Rovers In Talks With Gillingham & QPR Midfielders

Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray, having already added Cardiff's Peter Whittingham and Rotherham's Richie Smallwood, is looking at Gillingham's Bradley Dack and QPR's Ben Gladwin.

FA End Betting Sponsorship

Late yesterday afternoon, the Football Association announced the result of its three month review of their relationship with gambling companies and that association now comes to an end.

Sky Confirm TV Selection Windows For 2017/18

With the release of the EFL fixture lists on Wednesday morning, Sky Sports have released their outline giving fans an idea of when television selections will be made this season.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Blackburn bounce back?
Suggested By:
Yes, as League One champions62%
Yes, as runners up5%
Yes, via the play-offs5%
No28%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment