Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Rovers Play Down Derbyshire Injury

Rovers Play Down Derbyshire Injury

Blackburn Rovers have played down reports that striker Matt Derbyshire has suffered a serious injury, which could keep him sidelined for some time.

Derbyshire picked up a thigh injury in training for the England Under-21's, an injury that meant he was forced to sit out the 1-1 draw with Portugal on Tuesday Evening. However, despite reports that this could be a serious injury and he might be out until 2008 and could even miss "a large chunk of the season" Rovers are playing down such fears, and it is understood that the injury isn't as serious as these thoughts suggest.

The Rovers medical team are going to be examining Derbs today at Brockhall, after this we will have a clearer idea of how long we could be without him (fingers crossed though!!!)


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

Writer:Walker
Date:Wednesday November 21 2007
Time: 11:29AM

Comments

0
Whenever you hear of any injury to any player you worry, but hopefully (fingers crossed!!!) as early thoughts coming from Rovers are this isn't too serious.
Hughes Da Man
21/11/2007 11:32:00
0
Surely you should know HDM being the boys father?!?!? lol... sorry. In all seriousness, we are all big Matty fans and the less time he is out the better, we are all behind you chief.
MikeyGamst
21/11/2007 13:20:00
0
I'm afraid I can't reveal this until the official results (not of the parental tests lol!) of the scans are out lol!
He is having a second scan today, but Rovers HOPE he can be fit for the weekend, so it can't be that bad can it?
Hughes Da Man
22/11/2007 11:02:00
0
Derbyshire and Agbonlahor the future of England? Cant do any worse than Rooney!
DeanoVilla
22/11/2007 14:12:00
0
Derbs Agga and Walcott definetly
FreidelNo.1
22/11/2007 15:05:00
0
Agga looks great doesnt he... I think after last night though its gonna take a lot to raise my spirits.
MikeyGamst
22/11/2007 16:40:00
0
What's all this Agga, when did this name catch on lol!
agbonlahor is a player I would get into the set-up ASAP. I've said it before abouts Derbs, but I'll say it again he WILL be part of the England squad at the 2010 World Cup.
Hughes Da Man
23/11/2007 10:57:00
0
Bold prediction there from HDM... maybe you could do what Chris Kirkland's dad did and put £100 on your son to play for england before a certain date?
MikeyGamst
24/11/2007 12:15:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Lowe Could Head High

Blackburn captain Jason Lowe is being linked with a potential Premier League move to Hull or West Brom. Promotion chasing Brighton have also been credited with an interest.

Riley Explains Postponements

It doesn't happen often in the Premier League or Championship thesedays, but League's 1 & 2 still suffer the odd postponement owing to the weather and Mike Riley...

Vital View - Championship, 12th-14th January 2017

Newcastle moved above Brighton to the top of the table when Albion slipped up. Rotherham and Wigan both won but remain in the bottom three with Blackburn.

Video - Ipswich 3-2 Blackburn

Ipswich's recent run of form dictated they would win at Portman Road, which they indeed did with a victory against Blackburn.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele0%
Marshall0%
Lenihan0%
Mulgrew20%
Williams0%
Feeney10%
Lowe0%
Akpan50%
Bennett0%
Gallagher0%
Graham0%
Sub - Emnes20%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 26 18 1 7 55 29
2 Brighton 25 16 6 3 54 23
3 Leeds Utd 26 15 3 8 48 11
4 Reading 25 14 4 7 46 3
5 Huddersfield 26 14 4 8 46 0
6 Sheff Wed 26 13 6 7 45 6
7 Derby County 26 11 7 8 40 5
8 Fulham 25 10 9 6 39 13
9 Preston 26 11 6 9 39 3
10 Barnsley 26 11 5 10 38 4
11 Norwich 26 11 4 11 37 3
12 Birmingham 26 9 9 8 36 -5
13 Aston Villa 26 8 11 7 35 1
14 Ipswich 26 9 7 10 34 -3
15 Brentford 26 9 6 11 33 0
16 Wolves 26 8 8 10 32 -1
17 Q.P.R. 26 9 5 12 32 -11
18 Cardiff 25 8 6 11 30 -10
19 Bristol City 26 8 3 15 27 -3
20 Forest 26 7 6 13 27 -8
21 Burton 26 6 7 13 25 -10
22 Blackburn 26 6 6 14 24 -12
23 Wigan 26 5 7 14 22 -9
24 Rotherham 26 4 4 18 16 -29
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Jan 21 2017 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 1 2017 7:45PM : Leeds United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 4 2017 3:00PM : Queens Park Rangers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 11 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 14 2017 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 18 2017 3:00PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.jr of the rovers1
The Vital Football Members League