Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Rovers Face Larissa In The UEFA Cup

Rovers Face Larissa In The UEFA Cup

Having seen off MyPa on Thursday Evening Blackburn Rovers assured a place in the UEFA Cup proper. The draw was made this lunchtime and Rovers have been drawn against Larissa.

After an earlier pre-draw, a seeded Rovers side could have faced:

NK Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)
FK Mlada Boleslav (Czech Republic)
Lokomotiv Sofia (Bulgaria)
Larissa (Greece)
Hammarby (Sweden)

The First Round draw saw Larissa as Rovers' opponents. The First leg will take place in Greece, with the Second leg two weeks later at Ewood Park.

Look out for further information on Rovers' opponents Larissa from my right hand man roversman in due course. He ALWAYS supplies us with awesome information on European opponents.


NOT REGISTERED TO VITAL BLACKBURN? WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR! Register by clicking here.



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

Writer:Walker
Date:Friday August 31 2007
Time: 12:24PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital Boxing - Khan to Fight in the UK

Comments

0
Rovers will be happy with this draw won't they, especially with the Second leg being at Ewood Park.
Hughes Da Man
31/08/2007 12:26:00
0
rOBBED ME OF ANOTHER SCALP HERE DUDE. i DON'T KNOW IF YOU SAW MY ARTICLE ON THIS APPEAR TEMPORARILLY?
roversman
31/08/2007 12:35:00
0
You can't complain with that draw.
Decimus Poole
31/08/2007 12:35:00
0
Oops didn't mean that to come out in caps!!! This is exactly the side I wanted so great news!!
roversman
31/08/2007 12:35:00
0
Sorry dude, you could have kept it on too, as it did have some interesting information, sorry. Right, I'd better crack on I guess I have work calling d'oh!!!
Hughes Da Man
31/08/2007 12:38:00
0
looking forward to the info roversman.,... always a good read... I will say the same for this tie as I did for the last against MyPa.. confident not complacent and we will go through confortably.
MikeyGamst
31/08/2007 13:10:00
0
Great draw, looks like luck is coming our way, lets hope for ao convincing away win, allowing our fringe players a run at home
sasman
31/08/2007 13:55:00
0
Good draw should be easy, but doubt we will make it easy. Will deff get throught though best team to face out of all of them.
roverjoy
31/08/2007 15:44:00
0
I may be stealing the thunder here from roversman, and I am sure this will be in his pre-match review, but Giorgos Donis manages Larrisa. He was one of my favourite Rovers players, back in the day. I hope we give him a nice welcome upon his return.
Decimus Poole
31/08/2007 16:33:00
0
This will not be as easy as some think. Larrisa have a good reputation now in cup football, they won the Greek 'F.A.' Cup this year. They are very ambitious, this summer they have signed 9 new players, including Babayoko, breaking the clubs transfer record. Dabizas plays for them and the Italian Marcelo Sarmiento. I believe that they have a new stadium and are out to make a name for themselves. We will have to convert more chances than we did last night. Was anyone else as frustrated as I was by the way we missed shooting opportunitie? Players don't seem to realise that by putting in that extra pass (to try and make sure of a goal) that then gives the opposing defence another chance to block, which they invariably did. More first time shots please, especially when near the edge of the penalty box.
r.waterfall
31/08/2007 18:43:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

EFL Trophy - Matchday One 30-08-16

The revamped (if that's a good thing is open to personal opinion) EFL Trophy gets underway this midweek with the first group matches played.

Match Day Officials v Fleetwood (30/8/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Fleetwood Town this Tuesday.

2016/17 Summer Transfer Deadline Tomorrow

The 2016/17 summer transfer window closes tomorrow - Wednesday August 31.

2016/17 Transfer Deadline - A Few Days Remain

Well it's almost that time of the year again, only a final few days to go before the closure of the summer transfer window for 2016/17, and with the international break...

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele2%
Lowe0%
Greer0%
Hoban25%
Williams0%
Marshall0%
Guthrie12%
Akpan0%
Conway37%
Graham0%
Gallagher0%
Sub - Lenihan0%
Sub - Stokes12%
Sub - Feeney12%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Huddersfield 5 4 1 0 13 4
2 Fulham 5 3 2 0 11 3
3 Barnsley 5 3 0 2 9 4
4 Newcastle 5 3 0 2 9 4
5 Q.P.R. 5 3 0 2 9 3
6 Bristol City 5 3 0 2 9 2
7 Forest 5 3 0 2 9 0
8 Brighton 5 2 2 1 8 4
9 Wolves 5 2 2 1 8 3
10 Birmingham 5 2 2 1 8 2
11 Ipswich 5 2 2 1 8 1
12 Norwich 5 2 2 1 8 1
13 Burton 5 2 1 2 7 1
14 Brentford 5 2 1 2 7 1
15 Reading 5 2 1 2 7 -3
16 Aston Villa 5 1 2 2 5 0
17 Cardiff 5 1 2 2 5 -2
18 Derby County 5 1 2 2 5 -2
19 Sheff Wed 5 1 2 2 5 -3
20 Wigan 5 1 1 3 4 0
21 Leeds Utd 5 1 1 3 4 -4
22 Rotherham 5 1 1 3 4 -9
23 Preston 5 1 0 4 3 -2
24 Blackburn 5 0 1 4 1 -8
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker33
2.@roverseas14
3.Sasman!4
4.captain _midnight2
5.hmibennett1