Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Faye Move Could Be Possible?

Faye Move Could Be Possible?

Blackburn Rovers COULD still be able to make a move for Amdy Faye afterall, after initial thoughts that FIFA regulations could prevent such a move.

Rovers chairman John Williams has confirmed that the Charlton Athletic midfielder (currently on a season long loan with Glasgow Rangers) has arrived at the club for a trial, but still thought that any such move would be unlikely due to FIFA regulations.

Williams told the Lancashire Telegraph: "Amdy is on trial with us for the week with the approval of both Rangers and Charlton.

"But even if the trial proves successful there is still the issue with FIFA

However, despite the fact that that should he sign for Rovers he would be playing for his third club of the season (something which isn't allowed) a FIFA Spokesman has confirmed that an appeal could be possible that might allow him to sign?

This spokesman told the Daily Record: "In general the rule does apply but if a club or player asks FIFA to look at any case it comes to the FIFA legal department.

"A typical example of this situation involved Carlos Tevez last season

Meanwhile the chances of signing Valeri Domovchiyski appear to be fading, with a "Rovers source" revealing that Mark Hughes might have decided against such a deal?!?!

Hughes has been VERY keen on signing the 21-year-old Bulgarian striker but it is understood that after giving it more thought Hughes is not so sure about bringing him in on loan after all as he probably couldn't give him much first team football, not guaranteed anyway. It is also understood that the club have concerns over getting a work permit?

This club source told the Lancashire Telegraph: "Mark thought long and hard about it and came to the conclusion that it's not really fair on the lad to bring him over on loan, when he can't guarantee him regular first team football. So, on balance, that's a deal that probably won't happen now."


Date:Wednesday January 23 2008
Time: 11:16AM


Personally I'm STILL not that keen on Amdy Faye signing, so wouldn't mind if an appeal failed so we couldn't!!! I don't think he is any better than the Axe.
I'm surprised by the news on Domovchiyski though and DID think he would sign, maybe he still will but it's not looking likely now is it?!?!
Hughes Da Man
23/01/2008 11:18:00
Who knows what will happen lads, still a week to go and we have no significant signings, yet sparky always keeps his cards close to his chest
23/01/2008 13:17:00
I do hope that we get Faye - he was very impressive when first at Portsmouth, that's why Newcastle paid a large fee for him. With Savage gone, the ever ageing Tugay, the injury prone Dunn & Reid we need as much cover as we can get. I would still like to see us sign a right-back.
23/01/2008 16:01:00
I still aint fussed on Faye but have been wrong before so whatever Hughes decides. With Valeri I must say I am suprised that we aint taking him as he is young, fast and a good striker.
23/01/2008 19:33:00
Yeah, it's a surprise it seemed nailed on that he would sign!!! Very true though Mikey, in Sparky we trust (as far as noth are concerned really)
Hughes Da Man
24/01/2008 10:23:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Beware The Wounded Animal

No, not Blackburn I'm talking about Wolves who have parted company with former Italy international 'keeper Walter Zenga, who was only appointed as boss at the end of July.

Guthrie's Midfield Hopes

Guthrie's been in the Blackburn side for the last three-matches, playing his part in helping Rovers to a win against Nottingham Forest that was followed up by a defeat at Bristol City.

Vital Pre-Match - Championship, 28th-30th October

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of matches this weekend, which will see us among those having a match in this upcoming schedule with three-points the aim of course.

Match Day Officials v Wolves (29/10/16)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Wolverhampton Wanderers this Saturday.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Editor email
no email
Mikey Delap
no email
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

Blackburn v Wolves
Suggested By:
Blackburn win34%
Wolves win66%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 14 10 1 3 31 19
2 Brighton 14 8 4 2 28 9
3 Huddersfield 14 9 1 4 28 4
4 Norwich 14 8 3 3 27 7
5 Sheff Wed 14 7 3 4 24 1
6 Bristol City 14 7 2 5 23 6
7 Birmingham 14 6 5 3 23 3
8 Reading 14 6 4 4 22 -3
9 Preston 14 6 2 6 20 1
10 Leeds Utd 14 6 2 6 20 -1
11 Brentford 14 5 4 5 19 5
12 Barnsley 14 6 1 7 19 3
13 Q.P.R. 14 5 4 5 19 -3
14 Fulham 14 4 6 4 18 -2
15 Burton 14 4 5 5 17 0
16 Aston Villa 14 3 8 3 17 0
17 Ipswich 14 4 5 5 17 -2
18 Wolves 14 4 4 6 16 -1
19 Forest 14 4 3 7 15 -3
20 Cardiff 14 4 3 7 15 -9
21 Derby County 14 3 5 6 14 -4
22 Blackburn 14 3 3 8 12 -8
23 Wigan 14 2 5 7 11 -3
24 Rotherham 14 1 3 10 6 -19
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)

Oct 29 2016 5:30PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : Newcastle United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 3 2016 3:00PM : Huddersfield Town (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 5:30PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment