Blackburn Rovers - Bentley Targets Double Figures
UK time is: 19:05:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday October 1 2007

Time: 12:04PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
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
Report Abuse
01/10/2007 12:06:00

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
Report Abuse
01/10/2007 14:13:00

I think the Bentley/Roque link up will be vital for us this season, they look so suited to playing together.
martinr
Report Abuse
01/10/2007 14:26:00

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
Report Abuse
01/10/2007 15:08:00

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
Report Abuse
01/10/2007 20:31:00

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
Report Abuse
01/10/2007 23:52:00

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
Report Abuse
02/10/2007 00:23:00

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
Report Abuse
02/10/2007 09:49:00

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
Report Abuse
03/10/2007 10:29:00

yeah ten should be a realistic target especially if we get past larissa on thursday!
durks de rover
Report Abuse
03/10/2007 10:30:00

He'll score against Larissa on Thursday (at least once!) I'll stick my neck out here.
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
03/10/2007 11:15:00

Good call HDM... my tip for first goalscorer on Thursday has to be Samba.. lets go aerial!!!!
MikeyGamst
Report Abuse
03/10/2007 11:59:00

I trust you have your money on it dude?!?!
Hughes Da Man
Report Abuse
04/10/2007 11:08:00

It's a viable target but it could depend on how far you go in the cups!
merlin
Report Abuse
04/10/2007 20:04:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Williamson An International!! (Monday August 31 2015)

Deadline Day Tomorrow (Monday August 31 2015)

Vital Report - Blackburn 0-0 Bolton (Sunday August 30 2015)

Video - Bolton Highlights (Saturday August 29 2015)

Stats: Blackburn v Bolton (Friday August 28 2015)

Blackburn v Bolton - Team Line Ups (Friday August 28 2015)

Leeds Trip On Sky (Friday August 28 2015)

Duffy & Bowyer Ahead Of Bolton (Friday August 28 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackburn 0 - 0 Bolton
Brighton 1 - 0 Blackburn
Blackburn 1 - 1 Cardiff
Huddersfield 1 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 1 - 2 Wolves

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Brentford 4 1 1 2 -1 4
19. Derby County 5 0 4 1 -1 4
20. Bristol City 5 1 1 3 -4 4
21. Blackburn 5 0 3 2 -2 3
22. Huddersfield 5 0 3 2 -3 3
23. Bolton 5 0 3 2 -4 3
24. Rotherham 5 0 1 4 -8 1

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Doyle Loaned To Preston
Cardiff : 01/09/2015 19:01:01
Two More Fulham Youngsters Off On Loan
Fulham : 01/09/2015 18:59:01
Boro confirm winger deal
Middlesbrough : 01/09/2015 18:57:01
Barton Will Give Everything
Burnley : 01/09/2015 18:56:00
RUFC - Evans 'Delighted' To Get Camp
Rotherham : 01/09/2015 18:49:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Bolton MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Raya 2%
Henley 0%
Duffy 26%
Hanley 5%
Spurr 0%
Conway 47%
Lowe 0%
Evans 0%
Marshall 0%
Delfouneso 0%
Rhodes 5%
Sub - Koita 5%
Sub - Guthrie 10%
Sub - Barrow 0%