UK time is: 07:57:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Eriksson Wanted Santa At Man City

Manchester City manager Sven Goran Eriksson has admitted that he wanted Roque Santa Cruz, but was beaten to his signature by Mark Hughes.

Rovers signed the Paraguayan International last summer for a bargain price from Bayern Munich, but the former England coach has admitted that he was interested in the striker (which seems to be the real area his side are lacking, a real goalscoring striker) but missed out to Rovers as his interest came too late.

Eriksson said: "Santa Cruz was on my radar but I was just a bit too late.

"I saw him many times for Bayern Munich - and for Paraguay. It is no surprise to me how well he has done in The Premier League because he is a very good player.

"He did well against Chelsea and when you look at the game overall, Blackburn were very unlucky to lose, so we know how tough it is going to be for us
."

I'm glad for our sakes that Eriksson made his move too late!!!


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!

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday December 27 2007

Time: 11:15AM

Your Comments

Santa Cruz has been a superb signing and one that I am MORE than happy that we got. Unlucky Sven, but I'm more than glad he will be lining up for, rather than against us tonight!
Hughes Da Man
I just hope he adds to Eriksson's woes at Eastlands.
roversman
comon lads we need the points
sasman
Its time to stop fulling arond! We'd better get 3 points tonight!!!!
diegoveron
What i signing by Hughes. Quality striker and now starting to show what he can do best and that's scoring goals. Would Sven have said anything if he hadn't started scoring?
will it ever happen
Probably not! The dude is a goalscoring machine, WHAT a signing.
Hughes Da Man
2 more for him the other night and Sven must be kicking himself!!!
MikeyGamst
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Team News: Blackburn v Charlton (Friday December 19 2014)

Blackburn v Charlton - How Will It Go? (Friday December 19 2014)

King Makes Goalscoring Return (Thursday December 18 2014)

Pulis Would Be A No-Brainer (Thursday December 18 2014)

Blackburn MotM Against Brentford (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Hypothetical Pulis Question (Wednesday December 17 2014)

QPR Want Rhodes And Gestede!! (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Rovers Respond To FFP Embargo (Monday December 15 2014)

Rovers Hit With Transfer Embargo!! (Monday December 15 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Walker 22
2. dallydally 15
3. roverjoy 9
4. rovers2011 5
5. rover50 2
6. felling2 2
7. archery 2
8. Rye of the Rovers 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Brentford 21 11 4 6 7 37
6. Watford 21 10 5 6 15 35
7. Norwich 21 9 6 6 11 33
8. Blackburn 21 8 7 6 1 31
9. Forest 21 7 9 5 5 30
10. Charlton 21 6 12 3 1 30
11. Cardiff 21 8 6 7 0 30

Breaking League News

Team News: Blackburn Rovers v Charlton
Charlton : 20/12/2014 07:13:00
Team News: Blackpool v Bournemouth
Blackpool : 20/12/2014 07:11:00
Latics v Rotherham - Big Game Preview
Wigan : 20/12/2014 06:00:00
Malky Mackay Speaks About The 'Football Truce'
Wigan : 19/12/2014 23:50:00
The Derby Preview
Norwich : 19/12/2014 23:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn v Charlton
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Blackburn win 56%
Draw 22%
Charlton win 22%