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The Best Rovers Defence?

We all have opinions on what we think is the best Blackburn Rovers starting XI, let's start to share them!

We've been looking at the Greatest Ever Rovers Squad and Starting XI but Clint has put forward an idea (which I think is a very good one) on the current squad, so lets run with it.

This is what Clint had to say:

As we have seen there are some on the site that don't rate Roberts, so they would probably put Derbyshire with Benni, and there are some that maybe don't rate Samba and would put Ooijer in the middle or indeed the right instead of Emerton. I would be curious to see the different suggestion for the different teams that each member reckons is the best, as each member has a strong opinion on their team, which is the way it should be!

So will we run with this idea, let's get some debate going. We all have opinions so it is time to put our money where our mouth is as we start with the discussion looking for what we feel is the best Rovers team with the DEFENDERS, the Goalkeeper is a given in Brad Friedel so we don't need to discuss this!

Pick your Rovers back four from our current squad by clicking here.


Date:Thursday July 5 2007
Time: 12:41PM


Quality idea Clint, nice one
We all think we know best so give it a go, simply FOLLOW the link in the article guys and make your selections.
Hughes Da Man
05/07/2007 12:43:00
Fantastic idea, lets all get on board and give our ideas
05/07/2007 13:57:00
Ooijer, Samba, Nelsen, Warnock. Easy enough. I want Glen Johnson at Ewood though as right back. What do you reckon?
05/07/2007 14:41:00
I would still like to see us sign a right-back. The other three have to be Warnock, Samba & Nelson.
05/07/2007 14:47:00
Guys you were meant to post where the link told you LOL! But I'll let you off.
im_a_blackburn_rover - Personally I don't really rate Glen Johnson at all.
Hughes Da Man
05/07/2007 15:39:00
A specialist right back of the same quality as Warnock would be nice, wouldn't it...The other 3 do pick themselves, which is good and bad - I don't like the fact that there is such an obvious gap in class between them and the other defenders. I'd much prefer a tougher decision here, as I'm sure Sparky would.
Desert Kiwi
05/07/2007 15:41:00
What a great idea! Well done Clint!
05/07/2007 17:10:00
Ooijer, Samba, Nelsen, Warnock- Unfortunately that's only good for 1 season, since Ooijer is quity old. We need a decent RB (Baird/L. young). Glen Johnson is a solid RB but a very bad personality outside the field (perhaps a bad influence on the young players). Emerton is great- but not as a RB, but maybe as cover.
05/07/2007 18:25:00
Oh my poor emo lol, he is doing a great job, leave him alone lol
06/07/2007 09:27:00
My ideal starting XI would be Brad - Ooijer- Samba- Nelsen- Warnock- Bentley- Reid- Savage- MGP- Roberts- Benni.
06/07/2007 10:21:00
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