Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Hughes Delighted With Rovers Win

Hughes Delighted With Rovers Win

Blackburn Rovers manager Mark Hughes was delighted with our 2-1 win over Derby County on Sunday afternoon.

After dominating the match Rovers fell behind to a goal from Matt Oakley, then after a penalty was awarded Steve Howard was given a golden opportunity to virtually wrap up the points before half time but he saw his penalty saved by Brad Friedel. Less than two minutes later we were level through ANOTHER Roque Santa Cruz goal, then moments after that David Bentley scored what proved to be the winner, all of this left Mark Hughes very happy.

Hughes told Sky Sports: "There was shades of the last few games but once again we have shown great character, a great response from us and we got into the lead for the first time for many weeks and I think in the end that relaxed us and enabled us to see the game out.

"We had a number of chances and could have finished it off earlier but there is always a threat if they hit a long ball in the box and until the whistle goes you are never sure but we are delighted with that win
."


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

Writer:Walker
Date:Monday December 31 2007
Time: 11:49AM

Comments

0
We TOTALLY deserved the three points, there were a few scary moments along the way but we always looked most likely winners, especially after the penalty was saved, and then levelled things up.
It was a MUST WIN game, and we did it.
Hughes Da Man
31/12/2007 11:51:00
0
good win, slopppy second half though would of been graet to get a few more goals, but 3 points is 3 points
sasman
01/01/2008 04:47:00
0
A Happy New Year to all Blackburn supporters wherever in the world they may be - May 2008 bring you and your team everything you wish for - Play Up Pompey
Chix
01/01/2008 10:01:00
0
it was never a penalty and justice was done, good 3 pts
Custard
01/01/2008 11:42:00
0
congratulations, and good luck!!!
pompeycarpet
01/01/2008 12:28:00
0
Thanks guys, i think we have a really good relationship with the lads at vitalpompey which is good to see. The only other crew we have a good relationship is with Chelsea.
sasman
01/01/2008 12:36:00
0
Yeah dude, we do seem to have a good relationship with Portsmouth and Chelsea, think we also have a good one with Arsenal though don't we?!?! However, having said that do we really not get on with anyone, with one exception lol!!!
Hughes Da Man
01/01/2008 20:38:00
0
two exceptions mate, those darn spuds and gooners lol
sasman
02/01/2008 00:07:00
0
A footy manager, delighted with a WIN??? Now thereĀ“s a feckin shocker for you... :)))
Blue is the colour
02/01/2008 20:45:00
0
You like using the word "feckin" don't you dude, I think you use it in just about every comment you make don't you lol!
Hughes Da Man
03/01/2008 11:26:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Top Championship Google Searches 2016/17

Newcastle United topped Google searches for 2016/17 with Aston Villa following in second place, but which other clubs featured in the top ten.

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

Mowbray Happy With 'Positive' & 'Productive' Talks

Mowbray was happy with discussions that took place with Venky's and feels he can finally move forward having met the people he's working for, who will allow him complete control?

Three Rovers Friendlies Confirmed

A trio of testers for Blackburn ahead of the 2017-18 League One season has seen pre-season friendlies against Barrow AFC, Morecambe and Grimsby announced.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Will Blackburn bounce back?
Suggested By:
Yes, as League One champions48%
Yes, as runners up4%
Yes, via the play-offs8%
No40%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Newcastle 46 29 7 10 94 45
P Brighton 46 28 9 9 93 34
3 Reading 46 26 7 13 85 4
4 Sheff Wed 46 24 9 13 81 15
5 Huddersfield 46 25 6 15 81 -2
6 Fulham 46 22 14 10 80 28
7 Leeds Utd 46 22 9 15 75 14
8 Norwich 46 20 10 16 70 16
9 Derby County 46 18 13 15 67 4
10 Brentford 46 18 10 18 64 10
11 Preston 46 16 14 16 62 1
12 Cardiff 46 17 11 18 62 -1
13 Aston Villa 46 16 14 16 62 -1
14 Barnsley 46 15 13 18 58 -3
15 Wolves 46 16 10 20 58 -4
16 Ipswich 46 13 16 17 55 -10
17 Bristol City 46 15 9 22 54 -6
18 Q.P.R. 46 15 8 23 53 -14
19 Birmingham 46 13 14 19 53 -19
20 Burton 46 13 13 20 52 -14
21 Forest 46 14 9 23 51 -10
R Blackburn 46 12 15 19 51 -12
R Wigan 46 10 12 24 42 -17
R Rotherham 46 5 8 33 23 -58
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Football Comment