Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Dunny Hits Back At Moaning Wenger

Dunny Hits Back At Moaning Wenger

David Dunn has told Arsene Wenger to stop moaning about Blackburn's physical approach, following Arsene Wenger's comments after his side drew 1-1 in a feisty encounter at Ewood Park.

Sunday's 1-1 draw between the two clubs was a typically robust affair in Lancashire, with Blackburn's players certainly not holding back in taking on their capital counterparts.

But while Arsene has complained that Rovers over stepped the mark using over the top phrases like 'violent', Dunn believes they are simply a team displaying commitment that plays well within the rules of the game.

Wenger has been openly critical of Blackburn ever since a fractious FA Cup semi-final between the two sides in 2005 and Dunn feels it is about time the Frenchman learned to hold his tongue.

'I disagree totally with what he said,' Dunn told the Daily Mirror.

'Committed, yes, aggressive, yes, but they have better players than us with more ability going through the team so we have to close that gap and make it into a little bit of a battle.

'It's getting a little bit funny because every time we play Arsenal, they're the ones who say we're violent. But we're not, we're committed and that's what you would expect from any team.

'It always seems to be the Arsenal camp who come out with that kind of comment. I wouldn't be so sure Alex Ferguson would say that and he would expect that from his team as well.'

I have one thing to say about this regardless of who it upsets...

WELL SAID.



Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Mikey
Date:Tuesday August 21 2007
Time: 10:51AM

Comments

0
I know there is always 2 sides to every story before the Gunners come on here moaning. We've heard plenty of your side so its only fair we defend ourselves.
MikeyGamst
21/08/2007 11:02:00
0
Fair enough Mikey. Although roversman did want to put this issue to rest :).
prits
21/08/2007 11:05:00
0
I know mate. Its done now. But 2 sides as I say and its time for the over the top moaning to stop. Fair play.
MikeyGamst
21/08/2007 11:07:00
0
Blimey, is this still raging on?? We have a game to look FORWARD to at the weekend. Good luck for the rest of the season lads, hope you beat Everton into 5th or Spurs into 6-7th. 'Bout time we said au revoir to all this now.
hatespur
21/08/2007 11:13:00
0
Yeah, I'll second that Hatespur! A point each was a fair result in the end. Good luck for the rest of the season lads!
flv
21/08/2007 11:21:00
0
Nice one lads... good luck. All the best.
MikeyGamst
21/08/2007 11:53:00
0
Who is it thats carrying it on?? Blackburn players & fans. Wenger made his comments after the game on sunday, Fat boy Dunn is making his on tuesday. Hughes already defended the club so the only people that need to shut up are those connected to Blackburn. I also remember Hughes making remarks about another team last season when he thought they kicked Blackburn players & one ended up injured. Amazes me how that bloke thinks its ok to go out to cause injury, but when the favours returned your club cry about it. As for the likes of Ferguson not saying anything, well you must be joking. Benitez, Mourinho, Ferguson & Wenger have all complained about Rovers tactics in the past two years & there are many others besides such eg Roeder!!
Ashburton Gooner
21/08/2007 11:58:00
0
thats a craking lie all round that mate...
MikeyGamst
21/08/2007 12:42:00
0
What more do you expect? Hughes was a dirty, dirty player so its only obvious the team he managers will be dirty too. One thing that always stood out about hughes as a player was his tendencies to hold his face when he went to ground, even if someone stood on his foot. I noticed 3 bolton players...urm sorry, blackburn players do the same in the game against arsenal this past weekend. Well you can be as "commited" as you want but thats not going to stop the FA from fining you 100 000 for being the dirtiest team in the league. Besides, im glad it was dummy for coming out and saying something so that at least it was a blackburn player justifying wengers comments.
Trennon
21/08/2007 12:47:00
0
Dunn justifying Wengers comments??? can you read???
MikeyGamst
21/08/2007 13:14:00
Page 1/3
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Staged or Real?

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
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)

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
Vital Football Comment