Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Bentley Targets Double Figures

Bentley Targets Double Figures

Blackburn Rovers midfielder David Bentley took his goals tally to three for the season after his second goal in as many games with his opener in the 2-1 victory over Sunderland on Saturday, now he is targeting more.

The England International is now targeting getting into double figures (which a player of his ability and quality should be able to) and if he didn't we would all be disappointed wouldn't we?!?!

Bentley told the Official Blackburn Rovers Website: "I'm looking to get into double figures this year and hopefully that is what I'll do.

"If I continue at work hard, to continue to be honest and to give it my all, I believe in my own ability and that I can get there
."

However, despite his delight at scoring his goal, which was obvious he was a little embarrassed by the way he did celebrate the goal, which was not the most graceful of celebrations. He added: "You are always delighted when you score, you could see the way I celebrated, I fell over like an idiot!"

My admiration for Bents is not much of a secret, nor is anyone else's but if I had one criticism of him it would be his lack of goals. He needs to contribute more of these and then he will be the complete product no doubt about it.


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:Monday October 1 2007
Time: 12:04PM

Comments

0
He is a superb talent, we have known that for a few years, and he is slowly beginning to be recognised fully for this. More goals (and better celebrations lol!) and the sky will literally be the limit for Bents.
Hughes Da Man
01/10/2007 12:06:00
0
Bents is one of the most exciting young talents in the Premiership at the moment. He's been very impressive so far this season and the way he's going, I'd fully expect him to hit double figures this season. I like the role he played against Sunderland at the weekend, acting as an attacking midfielder behing Roque. It was very effective and ensured that Bents recieved a lot more of the ball than usual. I'd like to see the same against Larissa on Thursday.
spinaker7081
01/10/2007 14:13:00
0
I think the Bentley/Roque link up will be vital for us this season, they look so suited to playing together.
martinr
01/10/2007 14:26:00
0
I think the new system does suit Bentley, maybe not so much Derbyshire out on the rite of the four attacking players but I like the idea of going into Thurs match in this new formation, we have the players like Bents who can hurt teams and from there i can see him scoring.
Clint
01/10/2007 15:08:00
0
Totally agree dudes we HAVE to attack Larissa this Thursday, it doesn't have to be a full on assult but if we put them under pressure early they will start to wobble, especially if we get an early goal or two.
Bents WILL have a MAJOR role to play in that match, as he will our season full stop!
Hughes Da Man
01/10/2007 20:31:00
0
if bentley does get his share of 10 goals, and roque/benni get at least 25-30 between them, derbs will get a few plus some from gamst and samba, who knows guys, we could really challenge top 4 this year
sasman
01/10/2007 23:52:00
0
We're looking good so far! 7th with a game in hand! 3 points in that and we're up in 5th, one off Man Sh*tty!
martinr
02/10/2007 00:23:00
0
I think this is a realistic target for Bents. Gamst has been hitting that figure there or thereabouts in recent season's so Bents should too. He has been revelling in this new role and the goals have been coming from it.
roversman
02/10/2007 09:49:00
0
He was the best player on the park Saturday. He should be weighing in with more goals and its good that he is aiming to do so...
MikeyGamst
03/10/2007 10:29:00
0
yeah ten should be a realistic target especially if we get past larissa on thursday!
durks de rover
03/10/2007 10:30:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Getting Points On The Board

The point at Middlesbrough was something we were able to gain confidence from. Lenihan want wants us to take that belief forward to the game on Saturday against Hull.

Hammers Wary Of Blackburn

Blackburn had an FA Cup fifth round tie confirmed earlier this week when West Ham came through a replay with Liverpool to set up this tie at Ewood Park next weekend.

He's A Player

Steele's been impressed by Watt since his arrival, then again he rated the former Celtic striker from him time with Charlton and loan spell with Cardiff anyway.

Match Day Officials v Hull

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Hull City this weekend.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Profile
VitalRovers
Profile
Mikey Delap
Profile
Sasman!
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Blackburn v Hull
Suggested By:
Blackburn win78%
Hull win11%
Draw11%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
2 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 MK Dons 30 7 7 16 28 -18
21 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Hull City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 21 2016 2:00PM : West Ham United (H)
FA Cup
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Milton Keynes Dons (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Middlesbrough (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Walker15
2.@roverseas6
3.dallydally2