Rovers ace Spurr eyes Brighton revenge

Tommy Spurr

Tommy Spurr

First published in Sport This Is Lancashire: Photograph of the Author by , Blackburn Rovers reporter

BLACKBURN Rovers will be out for revenge against Brighton & Hove Albion tonight in a match neither side can afford to lose.

That is the view of Rovers left back Tommy Spurr ahead of the Ewood Park clash between the play-off hopefuls.

Thanks to an inspired performance from goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak the Seagulls ran out 3-0 winners in November’s reverse fixture between the teams and they go into tonight’s encounter four points above Gary Bowyer’s men.

Spurr said: “Brighton are a good side and down at their place we didn’t do ourselves justice in the first half.

“But we had a lot of chances, had 20-odd shots and their keeper was man of the match.

“It was one those games so we owe them one a bit. Like I said after our draw at Watford last week, we’ve got nothing to lose now, so we’ve just got to go into it looking to win it.

“But they also need to win it so it should be a good game to watch and for us to play in.”

Rovers’ 2-2 draw Millwall on Saturday extended their unbeaten run to four matches but they remain eight points behind the top six and Spurr admits there is a frustration among the players that they are not closer to the play-offs.

He said: “If you ask the lads how they feel everyone would say what a good set of lads we’ve got and what a good atmosphere it is within the changing room.

“The longer we play together the better we will become but it is a little bit frustrating as it feels we’re not far away from actually being one of the top sides in this league.

“People may say that is a bit bold but with the players we’ve got we feel we can be up there.”

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10:52am Tue 1 Apr 14

OnePostThenTheOther says...

ATTACK ATTACK
ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK
ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK OnePostThenTheOther
  • Score: 9

10:58am Tue 1 Apr 14

owd nick says...

OnePostThenTheOther wrote:
ATTACK ATTACK
ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK
WE don't have a choice with our defense lol.

We have to score two or three these days to get a draw.
[quote][p][bold]OnePostThenTheOther[/bold] wrote: ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK ATTACK[/p][/quote]WE don't have a choice with our defense lol. We have to score two or three these days to get a draw. owd nick
  • Score: 6

12:14pm Tue 1 Apr 14

bburnrover says...

Famous last words its always the same under Bowyer 3-0 its the way he plays. The big question is will two of their goals be penalties good bet if your a betting man as we have conceded 10 up to now which is ridiculous and cannot be down to referees.
Famous last words its always the same under Bowyer 3-0 its the way he plays. The big question is will two of their goals be penalties good bet if your a betting man as we have conceded 10 up to now which is ridiculous and cannot be down to referees. bburnrover
  • Score: 0

12:20pm Tue 1 Apr 14

bburnrover says...

Colin Hendry is coaching them!
Colin Hendry is coaching them! bburnrover
  • Score: 1

2:00pm Tue 1 Apr 14

owd nick says...

bburnrover wrote:
Famous last words its always the same under Bowyer 3-0 its the way he plays. The big question is will two of their goals be penalties good bet if your a betting man as we have conceded 10 up to now which is ridiculous and cannot be down to referees.
You ever heard the song "There's a hole in my bucket"?
[quote][p][bold]bburnrover[/bold] wrote: Famous last words its always the same under Bowyer 3-0 its the way he plays. The big question is will two of their goals be penalties good bet if your a betting man as we have conceded 10 up to now which is ridiculous and cannot be down to referees.[/p][/quote]You ever heard the song "There's a hole in my bucket"? owd nick
  • Score: -1

6:36pm Tue 1 Apr 14

mark anthony says...

Spurr. Keep your mouth shut. Do the talking on the pitch if you can. Sorry to say rovers 1. Brighton 4
Spurr. Keep your mouth shut. Do the talking on the pitch if you can. Sorry to say rovers 1. Brighton 4 mark anthony
  • Score: -2

7:32pm Tue 1 Apr 14

bburnrover. says...

owd nick wrote:
bburnrover wrote:
Famous last words its always the same under Bowyer 3-0 its the way he plays. The big question is will two of their goals be penalties good bet if your a betting man as we have conceded 10 up to now which is ridiculous and cannot be down to referees.
You ever heard the song "There's a hole in my bucket"?
No but if you humm it I'll play it...
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bburnrover[/bold] wrote: Famous last words its always the same under Bowyer 3-0 its the way he plays. The big question is will two of their goals be penalties good bet if your a betting man as we have conceded 10 up to now which is ridiculous and cannot be down to referees.[/p][/quote]You ever heard the song "There's a hole in my bucket"?[/p][/quote]No but if you humm it I'll play it... bburnrover.
  • Score: 0

8:35am Wed 2 Apr 14

mark anthony says...

What happened to revenge???? Answers on a postcard
What happened to revenge???? Answers on a postcard mark anthony
  • Score: 1

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