Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Discuss all things Rovers related except...

Should I even try?

No
0
No votes
Definitely no
1
10%
Playing Marco Polo in the pool while pulling the pole from a polling station
1
10%
Little baby gibbons are the most adorable things in the world
2
20%
Kestrels crapping on your freshly washed auto
1
10%
the conundrum Igor Tudor faces everyday to be an arable farmer or to relive the life of a Nordic bakeware potter
5
50%
 
Total votes: 10

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Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Wed May 02, 2018 7:00 pm

Last match of the season, would be brilliant to see a win and a Wigan draw or loss.

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Darth Rover » Wed May 02, 2018 7:35 pm

This will be a difficult afternoon. The worst Oxford have done in the boat race is finish second. I am not sure how Rovers will adapt to oars and a bit of water. 🚣

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by theadore » Thu May 03, 2018 8:29 am

Thorisgodpoo wrote:
Wed May 02, 2018 7:00 pm
Last match of the season, would be brilliant to see a win and a Wigan draw or loss.
I mean yes... but doesn't a wigan draw mean they win the title (unless we win 8-0 or something)?

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Dan » Thu May 03, 2018 8:39 am

theadore wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 8:29 am
Thorisgodpoo wrote:
Wed May 02, 2018 7:00 pm
Last match of the season, would be brilliant to see a win and a Wigan draw or loss.
I mean yes... but doesn't a wigan draw mean they win the title (unless we win 8-0 or something)?
If Wigan draw, we have to win 18-0 to get the title.


:hyper:

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Rover the Top » Thu May 03, 2018 8:55 am

Dan wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 8:39 am

If Wigan draw, we have to win 18-0 to get the title.


:hyper:
We all know what's going to happen - we'll be celebrating Dack's triple hattrick giving us that magic 18 goal margin in the last minute, and Wigan will sneak a winner in the 7th minute of injury time... :roll:

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Dan » Thu May 03, 2018 9:57 am

Rover the Top wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 8:55 am
Dan wrote:
Thu May 03, 2018 8:39 am

If Wigan draw, we have to win 18-0 to get the title.


:hyper:
We all know what's going to happen - we'll be celebrating Dack's triple hattrick giving us that magic 18 goal margin in the last minute, and Wigan will sneak a winner in the 7th minute of injury time... :roll:
Or they'll draw 11-11, giving us the same points and goal difference but pushing their 'goals for' total up one more than ours :D

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Jim » Thu May 03, 2018 11:57 am

Donny have been involved in some pretty ridiculous season ending games in recent years. Wouldn’t put it too far out of mind that they could win. Especially if Wigan field a weakened side.

That said they haven’t scored a goal since god were a lad so chances don’t look good.

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Thu May 03, 2018 12:13 pm

I got my information from Tony Mobury, so clearly I was hoodwinked.

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by mcteeth » Thu May 03, 2018 12:56 pm

Shame I can't be there should be a great day with over 20,000 back in Ewood for this.

I've never been overly fussed about winning the league provided we got promoted but if it goes our way then so be it, will also be nice to get one over Cook who has had a couple of digs at us across the season.

I think we'll win the game so it'll just depend on whether Doncaster put on a show against Wigan, I thought they looked a decent side the other week.

Really hope Travis starts ahead of Evans and Samuel really needs a goal would help him to end the season on a positive note.

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Dan » Thu May 03, 2018 1:11 pm

As much as I think it is a good time to see how fringe players perform without too much pressure, the lads that have been starting all season deserve the chance to walk out for the last game in front of the biggest crowd they've seen all year.

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Dan » Thu May 03, 2018 1:11 pm

As much as I think it is a good time to see how fringe players perform without too much pressure, the lads that have been starting all season deserve the chance to walk out for the last game in front of the biggest crowd they've seen all year.

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by stillgrowling » Thu May 03, 2018 1:17 pm

I think that while we still have a chance of winning the league title, Mowbray will play his strongest team. I would however give Travis a start, imo he's a far better attacking option than Evans.

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by mcteeth » Thu May 03, 2018 2:16 pm

But we can't play our strongest team due to injuries... :shrug:

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by Gaz » Thu May 03, 2018 3:50 pm

Can’t wait for Saturday. With a crowd of over 25k expected it should be a cracking atmosphere!

My team considering Dack is injured (3-5-2)

GK: Raya
CB: Williams
CB: Mulgrew
CB: Lenihan
LB: Bell
RB: Bennet
CM: Smallwood
CM: Travis
CM: Payne
CF: Graham
CF: Armstrong

We have a lack of natural width so I’d have Bell and Bennett as attacking full backs. I’ve voiced my opinions countless times about Evans and is why I’d love to see Travis start.

A win and a Wigan loss could end the perfect last 10 days for me. Promotion...league champions and the birth of my son last week!!!

Come on you blues!!!

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Re: Blackburn v Oxford, Sat 5 May 2018, KO 17:30

Post by stillgrowling » Thu May 03, 2018 5:03 pm

Jamais deux sans trois

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