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by Darth Rover
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: General Football Chat
Topic: Burnley
Replies: 42
Views: 13621

Re: Burnley

Son Heung-Min’s amazing solo goal during Spuds 5-0 drubbing of Burnley. :shock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-CefuZ6h1k That is the goal of the season and if Maradona would have scored it it would be in an all time top ten. My goal of weekend thpugh was Bristol City's second against Fulham. You...
by Darth Rover
Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Swansea v Blackburn Rovers
Replies: 48
Views: 1668

Re: Swansea v Blackburn Rovers

Thorisgodpoo wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:49 pm
I need a swan song.
''There once was an ugly duckling with feathers all stubby and brown''!
by Darth Rover
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Swansea v Blackburn Rovers
Replies: 48
Views: 1668

Re: Swansea v Blackburn Rovers

Just heard that former Rovers manager Jim Smith has died. RIP Jim.
by Darth Rover
Tue Dec 10, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Swansea v Blackburn Rovers
Replies: 48
Views: 1668

Re: Swansea v Blackburn Rovers

mcteeth wrote:
Tue Dec 10, 2019 3:32 pm
Poll? :-o
Looks like the Conservative party might win.
by Darth Rover
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County, Sat 7 Dec 2019, KO 15:00
Replies: 35
Views: 1405

Re: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County, Sat 7 Dec 2019, KO 15:00

Rovers now have parity over goals scored and conceded which can be a good marker of how the season is going. Giving as good as you get is a good starting point for kicking on into the second half of the season. Cut out the silly results like Charlton and Luton and we'd have been in the playoffs.
by Darth Rover
Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: FA Cup
Replies: 11
Views: 2395

Re: FA Cup

mcteeth wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:13 pm
Another dreary draw. Got down to the last 4 balls and we missed Burnley!
Yup we missed Burnley by a couple of balls in the bag!......Arsenal v Leeds looks like the tie of the round.
by Darth Rover
Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: FA Cup
Replies: 11
Views: 2395

Re: FA Cup

FA CUP 3rd round draw just been made and Rovers were last club to be drawn. A trip to Birmingham awaits.
by Darth Rover
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Stoke City v Blackburn Rovers, Sat, 30 Nov 2019, KO 15:00
Replies: 33
Views: 1272

Re: Stoke City v Blackburn Rovers, Sat, 30 Nov 2019, KO 15:00

Next three games for Rovers are Derby at home then Swansea and Bristol City away. It wasn't looking too good three games previous but Rovers have ground out three wins. I have been impressed with Rovers one touch passing going forward. A delight to watch when it comes off. Listening to Barnsley and ...
by Darth Rover
Wed Nov 27, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Blackburn Rovers v Brentford, Wed, 27 Nov 2019, KO 19:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1136

Re: Blackburn Rovers v Brentford, Wed, 27 Nov 2019, KO 19:45

A candidate for Rovers goal of the season tonight. Not bad too for a team that struggles to defend. Another injury returnee in the shape of Brereton. Its been difficult to find things going right for Rovers of late but maybe just maybe Rovers fortunes have changed. Oddly enough the injury to Sam Gal...
by Darth Rover
Wed Nov 27, 2019 6:10 am
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley, Sat, 23 Nov 2019, KO 15:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1422

Re: Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley, Sat, 23 Nov 2019, KO 15:00

The growls from the crowd can have a long term negative response from the players. You only have to look at the face of Bradley Dack after the winning goal last Saturday. Rather than celebrate with the crowd it was more like Oh ye of little faith!...similar to Russell Crowe in gladiator...Are you no...
by Darth Rover
Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Blackburn Rovers v Brentford, Wed, 27 Nov 2019, KO 19:45
Replies: 27
Views: 1136

Re: Blackburn Rovers v Brentford, Wed, 27 Nov 2019, KO 19:45

Not too difficult to know one of Brentford's weaknesses. Play high balls into the box and put the keeper under pressure.
by Darth Rover
Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley, Sat, 23 Nov 2019, KO 15:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1422

Re: Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley, Sat, 23 Nov 2019, KO 15:00

Barnsley changed their manager this week because they were bottom of the league. So have Stoke and so have Huddersfield lately. If Rovers were in a similar position i would not be defending Tony Mowbray. The fact that Rovers are not currently at risk of relegation means quite simply to me is carry o...
by Darth Rover
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley, Sat, 23 Nov 2019, KO 15:00
Replies: 34
Views: 1422

Re: Blackburn Rovers v Barnsley, Sat, 23 Nov 2019, KO 15:00

Rovers have already been beaten at home by two of last seasons promoted teams so why not go for the treble. Serioulsy though is anyone confident of a victory on Saturday. It is the bad luck with defensive injuries that are Rovers problem. You just know to win this game Rovers will have to score at l...
by Darth Rover
Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Players, Transfer News & Speculation
Topic: Harry Chapman
Replies: 11
Views: 2062

Re: Harry Chapman

Tony Mowbray is considering sending Harry Chapman out on loan in January. We don't see the Harry Chapman who turns up for training does a few dribbles and goes home. According to TM he wanted to see a better approach to his game before he could be considered for the first team. This could be one of ...
by Darth Rover
Sat Nov 09, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Roverstalk
Topic: Leeds United v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 9 Nov 2019, KO 15:00
Replies: 30
Views: 1967

Re: Leeds United v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 9 Nov 2019, KO 15:00

Roll on january where perhaps we can bring in some players who can add to Rovers defensive needs. If Mowbray wants to spend that transfer window bemoaning how much players can cost and not sign anyone then be prepared for another twelve months of drudgery. Go back twelve months and he tried to bring...