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Rovers v Sunderland

Rovers have made 2 changes to the side that faced Birmingham.

Roque Santa Cruz partners Matty Derbyshire up front whilst Aaron Mokoena and Tugay retain their places in midifeld.

Warnock comes into replace Martin Olsson.

McCarthy, Savage and Pedersen start on the bench.

It is a bold line up but well worth a go. It may well give a kick up the backside to the 'big' names players who have not pulled their weight recently.




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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday September 29 2007

Time: 2:19PM

Your Comments

thats a bold line up i hope it pays off and at least we have quality to come off the bench
durks de rover
great result... the difference between winning and losing today was massive. Lose and we could of been in 15th. Instead we won and we're in 6th!!!! Roque was amazing!!!!
MikeyGamst
It's always good to win games like this..in a row! Go RO(QUE/VERS)!!!
diegoveron
fantastic win, bentley should of got a brace though, oh cant wait for larissa, gotta get em lads
sasman
lets have a go at them... we're not gonna get anywhere by being shy!!!!
MikeyGamst
Strange formation....On the one hand we do create more chances. On the other hand- we're pretty much exposed at the back. Our main problem in my opinion is a stable CM. Ried is injured since I remember him, Dunn returned from injury, Tugay&Savage both very old, and Mokoena can't be a CD but bot a CM either- he can't pass the ball....Must bring a decent CM
IsraeliRover
Well Sparky might have been questioned (slightly) with the team he put out, and who he left out but now that he has down this once (taken the move to show people they are not invinsible) he will do it again, so people have to put in MAXIMUM effort all the time.
It was a GREAT win, and very good performance. so much for beating us Keano lol!!!
Hughes Da Man
that thing he said last year about being able to beat both us and Chelsea was a bit premature wasnt it????
MikeyGamst
Just a touch, he should have thought before he spoke.
Hughes Da Man
 

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