Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Derby Confirm Savage Interest

Derby Confirm Savage Interest

Derby County manager Paul Jewell has confirmed his interest in signing Robbie Savage.

Sunderland appeared to be leading the way in the chase to sign the 33-year-old former Welsh International, but they could not match our asking price (understood to be around £2 million) so this has left the door open for Derby, Wigan Athletic and Fulham, and Jewell (who has had tried to sign Savage when he was the manager at Wigan last season) has admitted his interest in Sav.

Jewell told the Northern Echo: "I'd like to have Robbie, and I've spoken to Blackburn, but whether we can do something is out of my hands. We've not yet agreed a fee, so it's up to the chairman if we can do a deal because it's also quite an expensive one for us.

"But Robbie is a player I like, and I am interested in. I'd like to bring someone of his character to Derby.

"I know people do look at his character, but he is a better player than those people give him credit for
."


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

Writer:Walker
Date:Sunday January 6 2008
Time: 10:35AM

Comments

0
Sav isn't having any shortage of clubs wanting to sign him, the fact that they are all teams battling for survival make them ideal clubs for him, and a move will come soon I'm sure.
Hughes Da Man
06/01/2008 10:37:00
0
If I had to bet I would say he is going to Sunderland... there is a rumour going around that we want Steve Sidwell as a replacement. Not a bad idea me thinks.
MikeyGamst
06/01/2008 11:13:00
0
Yer Sidwell would be absolutley awesome, would be a great signing really rate the guy, for a team like us look at Reading, they are no where near the team they were with him.
roverjoy
06/01/2008 17:55:00
0
yeah would like to get sidwell in, savage is halfway out the door at this stage where he goes is the only question left really!
durks de rover
06/01/2008 18:23:00
0
Good point that Durks... Sunderland remain the favs.
MikeyGamst
06/01/2008 20:30:00
0
Derby WOULDN'T be the right move for him I don't think, although having said that he would be part of a stronger team battling to come back so it could be the challenge he wants?!?!
I'd happily have Sidwell come in.
Hughes Da Man
07/01/2008 10:58:00
0
I think Wigan are a good bet for him as well. Would fit into what Bruce wants to achieve me thinks...
MikeyGamst
07/01/2008 12:36:00
0
News from this morning guys is that Derby have had a 2 million bid accepted... watch this space.
MikeyGamst
08/01/2008 09:40:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Duffy & Evans Bow Out

The Euro 2016 adventures of Blackburn duo Duffy (who was sent off) and Evans' have ended this weekend. Both the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland went out in the last 16.

Hounded Into Submission

Graham revealed the persistence of Coyle was a factor in joining Blackburn permanently after leaving Sunderland. The former Watford & Swansea was also contacted by former teammates.

Winger's Rovers Return Confirmed

Feeney, who joined Blackburn on loan briefly before; ended last season on loan with Ipswich but the former Bournemouth & Millwall winger has joined Rovers permanently.

Eastwood Joins Oxford - Mansfield Cancelled

Eastwood has found a new club, signing a one-year deal with a former club Oxford after Blackburn released him after three-years at Ewood Park.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile
Mikey Delap
no email
Profile
Sasman!
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Reading MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Steele15%
Marshall5%
Duffy2%
Hanley1%
Kilgallon4%
Lenihan6%
Lowe1%
Jordi Gomez1%
Bennett1%
Graham58%
Grimes1%
Sub - Evans1%
Sub - Jackson2%
Sub - Conway2%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Burnley 46 26 15 5 93 37
P Middlesbrough 46 26 11 9 89 32
3 Brighton 46 24 17 5 89 30
4 Hull City 46 24 11 11 83 34
5 Derby County 46 21 15 10 78 23
6 Sheff Wed 46 19 17 10 74 21
7 Ipswich 46 18 15 13 69 2
8 Cardiff 46 17 17 12 68 5
9 Brentford 46 19 8 19 65 5
10 Birmingham 46 16 15 15 63 4
11 Preston 46 15 17 14 62 0
12 Q.P.R. 46 14 18 14 60 0
13 Leeds Utd 46 14 17 15 59 -8
14 Wolves 46 14 16 16 58 -5
15 Blackburn 46 13 16 17 55 0
16 Forest 46 13 16 17 55 -4
17 Reading 46 13 13 20 52 -7
18 Bristol City 46 13 13 20 52 -17
19 Huddersfield 46 13 12 21 51 -11
20 Fulham 46 12 15 19 51 -13
21 Rotherham 46 13 10 23 49 -18
R Charlton 46 9 13 24 40 -40
R MK Dons 46 9 12 25 39 -30
R Bolton 46 5 15 26 30 -40
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.@roverseas6
2.captain _midnight4
3.Brownster741
4.Peter Chains-Lynch1