Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

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Can Rovers win without a poll?

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What's a poll?
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What's a win?
3
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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by WacoRover » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:00 pm

I got so discouraged at 3', I went on a 3 mi walk. As soon as I walk in the door, Graham scores!

I think I've learned my lesson!

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:12 pm

WacoRover wrote:I got so discouraged at 3', I went on a 3 mi walk. As soon as I walk in the door, Graham scores!

I think I've learned my lesson!
Go on more 3 mile walks?

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by WacoRover » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:14 pm

Thorisgodpoo wrote:
WacoRover wrote:I got so discouraged at 3', I went on a 3 mi walk. As soon as I walk in the door, Graham scores!

I think I've learned my lesson!
Go on more 3 mile walks?
Absolutely!

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by WacoRover » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:17 pm

2 YC's...is B'ham getting frustrated?

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by WacoRover » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:00 pm

I'm not gonna dismiss getting a point...against anybody. At least we gained on Burton & Bristol a bit.

Some of you who watched/attended this could probably talk about the defending, which appeared solid all day. Take our blessings where we get 'em, I guess. :/
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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by thehatts » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:01 pm

Not good enough

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:03 pm

Pretty even match considering the stats. Really was hoping for a win as we definitely need it. With Blackpool the next match in the month, I think it's crucial for confidence to win.

Looking into February, that's a massive month for Rovers. It's important to get 3 or more wins, as Rotherham and Burton are played that month. The other matches against QPR, Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds, and Derby all seem like possible matches Rovers can win. I'm not asking undefeated, but it's important to pull away from relegation in February.

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by WacoRover » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:06 pm

thehatts wrote:Not good enough
You're right, but with QPR, Rotherham & Burton coming up in our next 6, we have a good chance to start getting 3's instead of one's.

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by Darth Rover » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:39 pm

WacoRover wrote:
thehatts wrote:Not good enough
You're right, but with QPR, Rotherham & Burton coming up in our next 6, we have a good chance to start getting 3's instead of one's.
I'd rather we play Newcastle...

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by WacoRover » Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:27 pm

Darth Rover wrote:
WacoRover wrote:
thehatts wrote:Not good enough
You're right, but with QPR, Rotherham & Burton coming up in our next 6, we have a good chance to start getting 3's instead of one's.
I'd rather we play Newcastle...
:lol:

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by mcteeth » Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:16 pm

Have only managed to read match reports and see the highlights but probably have to agree with Coyle that is was important to not lose this one. The games against QPR, Rotherham and Burton will be hugely important. Ultimately I think we'll be fine, Rotherham, Burton, Wigan and Bristol I think will all be below us come the end of the season.

Did think the selection of Lenihan at right back seemed odd. With all our defensive woes I think consistency is the most important thing so I'd have had Nyambe start, who came on anyway, or move Lowe there now that we have Guthrie fit.

Mixed bag for Steele another error but also some important saves. Graham again showing his importance with very well taken finish, his goals will prove really important if we're to survive this season.

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Re: Blackburn/Birmingham City, Jan. 21st

Post by Darth Rover » Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:10 pm

With only two points from our opening seven league games of the season it was always going to be a struggle after that. I put that down somewhat to the slow appointment of Owen Coyle in the summer and not giving him as much time has he would have liked to get his squad together. Well that sounds a decent excuse. Anyway our next seven games brought 10 points. The seven games after that brought 8 points. And the last six games have delivered 5 points. The fact says we are tailing off a little which needs to improve but two wins back to back can make all the difference as we have seen with Wigan recently and Rovers in November.

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