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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
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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday December 31 2007

Time: 11:49AM

Your Comments

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
good win, slopppy second half though would of been graet to get a few more goals, but 3 points is 3 points
sasman
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
it was never a penalty and justice was done, good 3 pts
Custard
congratulations, and good luck!!!
pompeycarpet
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
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
two exceptions mate, those darn spuds and gooners lol
sasman
A footy manager, delighted with a WIN??? Now there´s a feckin shocker for you... :)))
Blue is the colour
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
 

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