Blackburn Rovers boss Bowyer hits out at boo boys

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GARY Bowyer insists Blackburn Rovers did not deserve to be booed off after they drew 0-0 at home to basement boys Yeovil Town.

Rovers would have moved within two points off the play-off places had they been able to beat the rock-bottom Glovers.

But, to the frustration of the Ewood Park faithful, who had done their best to rally their side during the 90 minutes, they were unable to do so.

Rovers boss Bowyer said: “They don’t need booing at the end of the game.

“You have to remember for the last three years this club has survived relegation from the Premiership on the last day of the season, got relegated the following year and then nearly got relegated last season.

“Now we are only four points off going into the final three games. I understand the frustration but these lads need as much support as they can get all the way through.

“We’re getting booed at the end of a game against a team who are fighting for their lives.

“Yeovil have just drawn with Leicester, who are going to win this league.

“There is no divine right to win any game in this league, don’t expect any team in this league to give us an easy game. There is no such thing as an easy game.

"The crowd can play their part massively and there were times during the game when they really did.

“But they’ve got to keep going all the way.”

The draw was Rovers’ sixth in their last nine unbeaten matches.

And it leaves them four points off sixth-placed Brighton & Hove Albion, who could only draw at Huddersfield Town.

But the gap could stretch to six points if Ipswich Town win at Watford on Saturday.

Bowyer admitted his side, who head to Birmingham City on Monday (3pm), lacked a cutting edge against a Yeovil team who defended heroically throughout.

He said: “We looked a little bit tired, a little bit nervy and we just didn’t quite have enough in the final third to win the game.

“But how many times have we said this season that it’s not happened in the final third? A couple? Over the course of the season you have to bring that into your thoughts.

“Our players know they’ve not hit the standards of the last couple of months but we go again.”

Tommy Spurr, the only player in the Rovers squad to start every Championship match this season, is a major doubt for the trip to St Andrew’s on Monday after he came off today with a groin injury.

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11:09pm Fri 18 Apr 14

kazz says...

Looks like it could be curtains for gary bowyer, which will be a real shame as i think he could take us up next year
Looks like it could be curtains for gary bowyer, which will be a real shame as i think he could take us up next year kazz
  • Score: -38

11:42pm Fri 18 Apr 14

CJB official says...

Hes gone as far as he can with this team, thanks for the stabilisation, however your awful tactics and poor substitutions have cost us so many points this season, our season ended at barnsley.
Hes gone as far as he can with this team, thanks for the stabilisation, however your awful tactics and poor substitutions have cost us so many points this season, our season ended at barnsley. CJB official
  • Score: 34

12:00am Sat 19 Apr 14

merlinmills says...

Get bet
sy back and bowyer out
Get bet sy back and bowyer out merlinmills
  • Score: -30

12:01am Sat 19 Apr 14

merlinmills says...

merlinmills wrote:
Get bet
sy back and bowyer out
Besty back n bowyer out!
[quote][p][bold]merlinmills[/bold] wrote: Get bet sy back and bowyer out[/p][/quote]Besty back n bowyer out! merlinmills
  • Score: -29

3:16am Sat 19 Apr 14

digitusjonfred says...

merlinmills wrote:
merlinmills wrote:
Get bet
sy back and bowyer out
Besty back n bowyer out!
only if it is George !!
[quote][p][bold]merlinmills[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]merlinmills[/bold] wrote: Get bet sy back and bowyer out[/p][/quote]Besty back n bowyer out![/p][/quote]only if it is George !! digitusjonfred
  • Score: 18

3:39am Sat 19 Apr 14

digitusjonfred says...

You and the players are at fault. beating top sides and blowing it against lesser ones.. WHAT DO YOU EXPECT.. please reply if u c this we can chat ?? international phone call though will Venkys sanction that ??..SKYPE ?
You and the players are at fault. beating top sides and blowing it against lesser ones.. WHAT DO YOU EXPECT.. please reply if u c this we can chat ?? international phone call though will Venkys sanction that ??..SKYPE ? digitusjonfred
  • Score: -7

6:05am Sat 19 Apr 14

OnePostThenTheOther says...

Sorry GB, thanks and all that but I think you need to have a word with yourself. The fans are paying to watch you and your team get paid for making the same mistakes over and over again.

One suggestion: play Dunny where he can do some damage rather than numbing his harris on the bench. The days if using him as a totem to keep the fans of yours ans Venkys backs are fast coming to an end. I would say that you have about 270 minutes of that particular trick left.

Please tell me which other manager would substitute their star-player in a local derby because he has a touch of cramp?
Sorry GB, thanks and all that but I think you need to have a word with yourself. The fans are paying to watch you and your team get paid for making the same mistakes over and over again. One suggestion: play Dunny where he can do some damage rather than numbing his harris on the bench. The days if using him as a totem to keep the fans of yours ans Venkys backs are fast coming to an end. I would say that you have about 270 minutes of that particular trick left. Please tell me which other manager would substitute their star-player in a local derby because he has a touch of cramp? OnePostThenTheOther
  • Score: 29

6:47am Sat 19 Apr 14

wirelessnights says...

Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help.
When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible.
I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out.
I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.
Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help. When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible. I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out. I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace. wirelessnights
  • Score: 50

8:38am Sat 19 Apr 14

dangerous dave says...

wirelessnights wrote:
Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help.
When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible.
I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out.
I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.
Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!!
Out with the cowboys and indiansp
[quote][p][bold]wirelessnights[/bold] wrote: Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help. When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible. I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out. I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.[/p][/quote]Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!! Out with the cowboys and indiansp dangerous dave
  • Score: -10

8:39am Sat 19 Apr 14

greenscreener says...

digitusjonfred wrote:
merlinmills wrote:
merlinmills wrote:
Get bet
sy back and bowyer out
Besty back n bowyer out!
only if it is George !!
Why not Clyde ?
[quote][p][bold]digitusjonfred[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]merlinmills[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]merlinmills[/bold] wrote: Get bet sy back and bowyer out[/p][/quote]Besty back n bowyer out![/p][/quote]only if it is George !![/p][/quote]Why not Clyde ? greenscreener
  • Score: 2

8:39am Sat 19 Apr 14

unclejacklegend says...

Bowyer in, boo boys out.
Bowyer in, boo boys out. unclejacklegend
  • Score: 18

8:42am Sat 19 Apr 14

dallydally says...

GB ought to understand the fans frustration with his inept tactics. You've done well GB to steady the ship but that's all it will be during your tenure - STEADY. You haven't got what it takes to mould this unit into a real team with a solid chance of promotion.
GB ought to understand the fans frustration with his inept tactics. You've done well GB to steady the ship but that's all it will be during your tenure - STEADY. You haven't got what it takes to mould this unit into a real team with a solid chance of promotion. dallydally
  • Score: 29

8:47am Sat 19 Apr 14

owd nick says...

Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious.

I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open.

Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us?

Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute.

Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass.

Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind.

And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable.

A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday.

So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level.

And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way.

Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.
Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious. I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open. Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us? Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute. Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass. Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind. And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable. A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday. So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level. And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way. Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best. owd nick
  • Score: 91

9:03am Sat 19 Apr 14

ikwalsh6677 says...

It's as much a frustration with the tactics as with the team, we needed a faster tempo yesterday, yet he starts with Williamson and for me, two defensive full backs. Why not start Dunn and give him the first half, he may have won the game rather than try to save it! We do need to replace his experience and know how next year. I'm not in the get rid of Bowyer camp, he is learning his trade, so another year has been earned. But Dyche is learning his trade too and look at the difference, he sets up tactically perfectly every game. 7/10 this year Gary, but we want more and you have to accept the crowd will get frustrated at times.
It's as much a frustration with the tactics as with the team, we needed a faster tempo yesterday, yet he starts with Williamson and for me, two defensive full backs. Why not start Dunn and give him the first half, he may have won the game rather than try to save it! We do need to replace his experience and know how next year. I'm not in the get rid of Bowyer camp, he is learning his trade, so another year has been earned. But Dyche is learning his trade too and look at the difference, he sets up tactically perfectly every game. 7/10 this year Gary, but we want more and you have to accept the crowd will get frustrated at times. ikwalsh6677
  • Score: 13

9:16am Sat 19 Apr 14

wirelessnights says...

I don't mind being called deluded by "dangerous Dave", but it's YOU'RE. A little grammar can make even the most ridiculous posts more readable.
I don't mind being called deluded by "dangerous Dave", but it's YOU'RE. A little grammar can make even the most ridiculous posts more readable. wirelessnights
  • Score: 8

9:17am Sat 19 Apr 14

Lancs - pensioner says...

owd nick wrote:
Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious.

I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open.

Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us?

Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute.

Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass.

Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind.

And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable.

A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday.

So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level.

And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way.

Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.
Ditto!
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious. I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open. Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us? Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute. Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass. Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind. And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable. A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday. So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level. And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way. Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.[/p][/quote]Ditto! Lancs - pensioner
  • Score: 20

9:18am Sat 19 Apr 14

dangerous dave says...

owd nick wrote:
Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious.

I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open.

Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us?

Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute.

Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass.

Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind.

And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable.

A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday.

So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level.

And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way.

Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.
Bloody hell mr nick i like it - your comments are spot on - gb has been sussed out and more people coming round to this view. He is quickly becoming mr kean no 2
Out with the cowboys and indians
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious. I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open. Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us? Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute. Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass. Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind. And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable. A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday. So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level. And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way. Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.[/p][/quote]Bloody hell mr nick i like it - your comments are spot on - gb has been sussed out and more people coming round to this view. He is quickly becoming mr kean no 2 Out with the cowboys and indians dangerous dave
  • Score: 3

9:21am Sat 19 Apr 14

Lancs - pensioner says...

This could possibly your biggest mistake of your career Gary, start having a pop at the paying customer is just not on, especially when the boos where completely justified, I'm a fan of yours but you may live to regret the above statement. Once the crowd turns on you you may as we'll pack your bags, ask a certain Mr Kean!!
This could possibly your biggest mistake of your career Gary, start having a pop at the paying customer is just not on, especially when the boos where completely justified, I'm a fan of yours but you may live to regret the above statement. Once the crowd turns on you you may as we'll pack your bags, ask a certain Mr Kean!! Lancs - pensioner
  • Score: 31

9:28am Sat 19 Apr 14

Harwoodstblue says...

owd nick wrote:
Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious.

I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open.

Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us?

Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute.

Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass.

Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind.

And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable.

A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday.

So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level.

And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way.

Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.
"Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable"

It would, but that would have been admitting to failure and it seems GB isn't man enough to do that.
If the team played to his instructions he should stand up and take full responsibility. If they didn't there is no reason why he shouldn't berate them but he didn't. I suspect that, as in other games, they did play to his instructions. Why else would Robbo continually hoof the ball up-field rather than play it out as we know they are capable of doing? He could have easily conveyed a message to Robbo to stop it !!!!
Why should we be frightened of Yeovil after some great performances this season against higher teams?
I think we're only a couple of players short of being a top side in this division but we are not playing to our full potential for some reason.
I have backed Bowyer this season but ultimately the manager is responsible for the way we play, the team we put out, and as others say, he chooses the tactics. He is responsible.
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious. I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open. Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us? Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute. Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass. Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind. And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable. A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday. So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level. And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way. Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.[/p][/quote]"Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable" It would, but that would have been admitting to failure and it seems GB isn't man enough to do that. If the team played to his instructions he should stand up and take full responsibility. If they didn't there is no reason why he shouldn't berate them but he didn't. I suspect that, as in other games, they did play to his instructions. Why else would Robbo continually hoof the ball up-field rather than play it out as we know they are capable of doing? He could have easily conveyed a message to Robbo to stop it !!!! Why should we be frightened of Yeovil after some great performances this season against higher teams? I think we're only a couple of players short of being a top side in this division but we are not playing to our full potential for some reason. I have backed Bowyer this season but ultimately the manager is responsible for the way we play, the team we put out, and as others say, he chooses the tactics. He is responsible. Harwoodstblue
  • Score: 25

10:03am Sat 19 Apr 14

ghost of sceptic says...

Not good enough GB. To be fair you have achievd what you were brought in to do an got the club on an even keel. If you look at Rosler at Wigan and Mclaren at Derby and Even Mcarthy at ipswich if the get in playoffs, there improvment is there to see. I am afraid we are now treading water and are in need of a experienced manager. We may not even finish in top 10 if things do not go our way.
Not good enough GB. To be fair you have achievd what you were brought in to do an got the club on an even keel. If you look at Rosler at Wigan and Mclaren at Derby and Even Mcarthy at ipswich if the get in playoffs, there improvment is there to see. I am afraid we are now treading water and are in need of a experienced manager. We may not even finish in top 10 if things do not go our way. ghost of sceptic
  • Score: 25

10:06am Sat 19 Apr 14

somerset rover says...

Dangerous Dave your comments are not wanted.
Dangerous Dave your comments are not wanted. somerset rover
  • Score: -2

10:07am Sat 19 Apr 14

somerset rover says...

Look all these sooooo called rovers fans!!!!!!! Let's be realistic bowyer has come up trumps this season.we have been in free fall for years ,he has steady the ship and had to put up with a ridiculous amount of crap players on the books. Yes we are not setting our season alight but neither did Leicester a few years ago and look where they are now. A bit of patience and with a few decent additions in the summer and clear the ranks who is to say we can't do it next season.we need consistency not more changes,we have a young squad with potential, better than ageing squads we have had recently . Rtid
Look all these sooooo called rovers fans!!!!!!! Let's be realistic bowyer has come up trumps this season.we have been in free fall for years ,he has steady the ship and had to put up with a ridiculous amount of crap players on the books. Yes we are not setting our season alight but neither did Leicester a few years ago and look where they are now. A bit of patience and with a few decent additions in the summer and clear the ranks who is to say we can't do it next season.we need consistency not more changes,we have a young squad with potential, better than ageing squads we have had recently . Rtid somerset rover
  • Score: -7

10:12am Sat 19 Apr 14

77'sss says...

Well GB, if you thought the boos where out of order yesterday
Wait till we play Wigan on the last day of the season, especially
When the fans realise that the 4 points thrown away in our last 2 games would have got us in the playoffs
Well GB, if you thought the boos where out of order yesterday Wait till we play Wigan on the last day of the season, especially When the fans realise that the 4 points thrown away in our last 2 games would have got us in the playoffs 77'sss
  • Score: 20

10:19am Sat 19 Apr 14

crankitup says...

Gary....Gary....Gary
, what you need to understand is unlike you and the lads we (the fans) have to work hard to earn our money to come to ewood to watch you....now if you bought a brand new car and it didn't perform as it should are you telling us you would put up with it?.....the truth NO you wouldn't Gary and likewise we shouldn't put up with mediocre performances from a bunch of lads who are being well paid.

i see you came out with the old cherry 'they're a team fighting for their lives' (i predicted that statement) and we also drew with Leicester mate so you cant use that one.

at the end of the day Gary we were gifted the chance to make real ground on the play-off places thanks to results going our way and you lot let yourselves down but more than that let the people who pay your wages down...

Quote "Rovers boss Bowyer said: “They don’t need booing at the end of the game." thats you're opinion Gary....what they do need is a kick up the A*se.

a further Quote "You have to remember for the last three years this club has survived relegation from the Premiership on the last day of the season, got relegated the following year and then nearly got relegated last season".....we do have stability but on the pitch we've improved very little, when you took over you were left with a squad that various managers had left you with, but these lads are who you wanted, you assembled and who you seemingly cannot motivate....Gary before you start having a pop at the fans you need to take a long hard look at yourself and your squad.....
Gary....Gary....Gary , what you need to understand is unlike you and the lads we (the fans) have to work hard to earn our money to come to ewood to watch you....now if you bought a brand new car and it didn't perform as it should are you telling us you would put up with it?.....the truth NO you wouldn't Gary and likewise we shouldn't put up with mediocre performances from a bunch of lads who are being well paid. i see you came out with the old cherry 'they're a team fighting for their lives' (i predicted that statement) and we also drew with Leicester mate so you cant use that one. at the end of the day Gary we were gifted the chance to make real ground on the play-off places thanks to results going our way and you lot let yourselves down but more than that let the people who pay your wages down... Quote "Rovers boss Bowyer said: “They don’t need booing at the end of the game." thats you're opinion Gary....what they do need is a kick up the A*se. a further Quote "You have to remember for the last three years this club has survived relegation from the Premiership on the last day of the season, got relegated the following year and then nearly got relegated last season".....we do have stability but on the pitch we've improved very little, when you took over you were left with a squad that various managers had left you with, but these lads are who you wanted, you assembled and who you seemingly cannot motivate....Gary before you start having a pop at the fans you need to take a long hard look at yourself and your squad..... crankitup
  • Score: 37

10:26am Sat 19 Apr 14

gazzandste says...

Frustration doesn`t help, you was once a great team, probably untouchable by most clubs, but now anything but that. You have been let down by your owners who don`t give a dam about Blackburn, only the glory of owning a football club, also the managers they keep finding are as useless as the owners. Hope that you get new owners next season, who will pull you out of the situation you are in now. As you so rightly say, as loyal supporters, out with the cowboys an Indians. Good luck next season.
Frustration doesn`t help, you was once a great team, probably untouchable by most clubs, but now anything but that. You have been let down by your owners who don`t give a dam about Blackburn, only the glory of owning a football club, also the managers they keep finding are as useless as the owners. Hope that you get new owners next season, who will pull you out of the situation you are in now. As you so rightly say, as loyal supporters, out with the cowboys an Indians. Good luck next season. gazzandste
  • Score: 17

10:39am Sat 19 Apr 14

Harwoodstblue says...

gazzandste wrote:
Frustration doesn`t help, you was once a great team, probably untouchable by most clubs, but now anything but that. You have been let down by your owners who don`t give a dam about Blackburn, only the glory of owning a football club, also the managers they keep finding are as useless as the owners. Hope that you get new owners next season, who will pull you out of the situation you are in now. As you so rightly say, as loyal supporters, out with the cowboys an Indians. Good luck next season.
The managers that Venkys have employed have been cheap options, same as everything else they have done since they arrived. They tried to run a Premiership club on the cheap but found out ( to their cost) that you can't do that. They also don't want a 'proper' manager for fear of him standing up to them. It's not the way Venkys do things, hence our position. Thanks for your concern.
[quote][p][bold]gazzandste[/bold] wrote: Frustration doesn`t help, you was once a great team, probably untouchable by most clubs, but now anything but that. You have been let down by your owners who don`t give a dam about Blackburn, only the glory of owning a football club, also the managers they keep finding are as useless as the owners. Hope that you get new owners next season, who will pull you out of the situation you are in now. As you so rightly say, as loyal supporters, out with the cowboys an Indians. Good luck next season.[/p][/quote]The managers that Venkys have employed have been cheap options, same as everything else they have done since they arrived. They tried to run a Premiership club on the cheap but found out ( to their cost) that you can't do that. They also don't want a 'proper' manager for fear of him standing up to them. It's not the way Venkys do things, hence our position. Thanks for your concern. Harwoodstblue
  • Score: 28

10:41am Sat 19 Apr 14

Grey Rover says...

I seldom comment on this thread because most of the posters are complete and utter morons.
This is underlined once again by the criticisms of Bowyer which are not justified. The carping does not reflect the views of most fair-minded who want to back their team and appreciate the progress made under the current manager.
I would like to see him in charge for another two season at least.
Give the man time. We have had too many managerial changes in recent times.
We should be getting behind the team and coaching staff and pulling together.
I seldom comment on this thread because most of the posters are complete and utter morons. This is underlined once again by the criticisms of Bowyer which are not justified. The carping does not reflect the views of most fair-minded who want to back their team and appreciate the progress made under the current manager. I would like to see him in charge for another two season at least. Give the man time. We have had too many managerial changes in recent times. We should be getting behind the team and coaching staff and pulling together. Grey Rover
  • Score: -25

10:48am Sat 19 Apr 14

crankitup says...

Grey Rover wrote:
I seldom comment on this thread because most of the posters are complete and utter morons.
This is underlined once again by the criticisms of Bowyer which are not justified. The carping does not reflect the views of most fair-minded who want to back their team and appreciate the progress made under the current manager.
I would like to see him in charge for another two season at least.
Give the man time. We have had too many managerial changes in recent times.
We should be getting behind the team and coaching staff and pulling together.
most of these complete and utter morons mate pay their money and have the right to their opinions....and because their opinions dont match those of yourself it does not make them morons....
[quote][p][bold]Grey Rover[/bold] wrote: I seldom comment on this thread because most of the posters are complete and utter morons. This is underlined once again by the criticisms of Bowyer which are not justified. The carping does not reflect the views of most fair-minded who want to back their team and appreciate the progress made under the current manager. I would like to see him in charge for another two season at least. Give the man time. We have had too many managerial changes in recent times. We should be getting behind the team and coaching staff and pulling together.[/p][/quote]most of these complete and utter morons mate pay their money and have the right to their opinions....and because their opinions dont match those of yourself it does not make them morons.... crankitup
  • Score: 29

10:58am Sat 19 Apr 14

HoghtonRover123 says...

I think GB has every right to say that the team should not be booed. What exactly are 'fans' booeing?

The game against Yeovil was very frustrating, we just didn't have another gear to create a chance. Why? Sometimes players just dont perform or sometimes the opposition park the bus and got a very good point.

It is not acceptable to Boo your players when they are in a play off push. Do you think Bournemouth, Reading, Ipswich, Brighton fans boo there team? Do they heck.

We have come so far under GB's stewardship and we will only get better going into next season. Fans memories are a joke.

Team GB are doing a fantastic job on sorting and moving this club forward.

Rant over you idiots.
I think GB has every right to say that the team should not be booed. What exactly are 'fans' booeing? The game against Yeovil was very frustrating, we just didn't have another gear to create a chance. Why? Sometimes players just dont perform or sometimes the opposition park the bus and got a very good point. It is not acceptable to Boo your players when they are in a play off push. Do you think Bournemouth, Reading, Ipswich, Brighton fans boo there team? Do they heck. We have come so far under GB's stewardship and we will only get better going into next season. Fans memories are a joke. Team GB are doing a fantastic job on sorting and moving this club forward. Rant over you idiots. HoghtonRover123
  • Score: -26

11:03am Sat 19 Apr 14

eddyo says...

The only reason we play crap in some games is because we cannot see who is going to score when the team is set-up against physically stronger opposition.
*
If Rhodes isn't given a through ball to run onto and Gestede is out-muscled in the air by a bruising centre-back we often have nothing.
*
Conway and Cairney are both good players but they had disappointing games (which happens, fair enough) but we all know Williamson and Lowe are pitiful in centre-mid.
*
What is GB thinking? That little Williamson, with zero pace or strength and an eye for the easy side pass will create something? He is a liability because he is so feeble. As for Lowe, yes he is athletic but he just runs around in circles chasing the ball and forgets he cannot do much with it when he gets it. When he moved to full-back and did that 10-year old's kiddy spin it reminded me he is in the team because GB has known him for a long time - ''a good kid''. Use him as a sub if you must, then.
*
If GB cannot see or understand the reasons for our disappointing performances he is obviously in the wrong job.
The only reason we play crap in some games is because we cannot see who is going to score when the team is set-up against physically stronger opposition. * If Rhodes isn't given a through ball to run onto and Gestede is out-muscled in the air by a bruising centre-back we often have nothing. * Conway and Cairney are both good players but they had disappointing games (which happens, fair enough) but we all know Williamson and Lowe are pitiful in centre-mid. * What is GB thinking? That little Williamson, with zero pace or strength and an eye for the easy side pass will create something? He is a liability because he is so feeble. As for Lowe, yes he is athletic but he just runs around in circles chasing the ball and forgets he cannot do much with it when he gets it. When he moved to full-back and did that 10-year old's kiddy spin it reminded me he is in the team because GB has known him for a long time - ''a good kid''. Use him as a sub if you must, then. * If GB cannot see or understand the reasons for our disappointing performances he is obviously in the wrong job. eddyo
  • Score: 25

11:05am Sat 19 Apr 14

Harwoodstblue says...

Grey Rover wrote:
I seldom comment on this thread because most of the posters are complete and utter morons.
This is underlined once again by the criticisms of Bowyer which are not justified. The carping does not reflect the views of most fair-minded who want to back their team and appreciate the progress made under the current manager.
I would like to see him in charge for another two season at least.
Give the man time. We have had too many managerial changes in recent times.
We should be getting behind the team and coaching staff and pulling together.
Personally I think the 12,000 or so faithful supporters ( the ones who turn up every week) have every right to vent their frustration after yesterdays performance. This half hearted attempt to get into the play off positions this last few weeks has been ridiculous. Six draws from the last nine games and other teams seemingly falling over themselves to accommodate us has been met with a total lack of fight and determination to get over the finishing line. We're trying to come from behind so an offensive approach is needed not a cautious one and that's why fans are frustrated and angry. Why can't the manager see this?
[quote][p][bold]Grey Rover[/bold] wrote: I seldom comment on this thread because most of the posters are complete and utter morons. This is underlined once again by the criticisms of Bowyer which are not justified. The carping does not reflect the views of most fair-minded who want to back their team and appreciate the progress made under the current manager. I would like to see him in charge for another two season at least. Give the man time. We have had too many managerial changes in recent times. We should be getting behind the team and coaching staff and pulling together.[/p][/quote]Personally I think the 12,000 or so faithful supporters ( the ones who turn up every week) have every right to vent their frustration after yesterdays performance. This half hearted attempt to get into the play off positions this last few weeks has been ridiculous. Six draws from the last nine games and other teams seemingly falling over themselves to accommodate us has been met with a total lack of fight and determination to get over the finishing line. We're trying to come from behind so an offensive approach is needed not a cautious one and that's why fans are frustrated and angry. Why can't the manager see this? Harwoodstblue
  • Score: 26

11:09am Sat 19 Apr 14

jimluftas says...

dangerous dave wrote:
owd nick wrote:
Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious.

I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open.

Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us?

Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute.

Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass.

Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind.

And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable.

A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday.

So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level.

And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way.

Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.
Bloody hell mr nick i like it - your comments are spot on - gb has been sussed out and more people coming round to this view. He is quickly becoming mr kean no 2
Out with the cowboys and indians
Shut up you boring piece of sh1te. You sound like a child with your little sign off after every post. Just support someone else it's quite simple. Not one person wants to read your drivel. Do you ever get to games?
[quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious. I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open. Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us? Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute. Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass. Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind. And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable. A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday. So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level. And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way. Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.[/p][/quote]Bloody hell mr nick i like it - your comments are spot on - gb has been sussed out and more people coming round to this view. He is quickly becoming mr kean no 2 Out with the cowboys and indians[/p][/quote]Shut up you boring piece of sh1te. You sound like a child with your little sign off after every post. Just support someone else it's quite simple. Not one person wants to read your drivel. Do you ever get to games? jimluftas
  • Score: -9

11:17am Sat 19 Apr 14

vicn1956 says...

You can fool some of the people..............
........
You can fool some of the people.............. ........ vicn1956
  • Score: 13

11:41am Sat 19 Apr 14

theswayzeexpress says...

Having taken time to digest this and read all the mostly reactionary comments above I think there's some very harsh comments about bowyer. If the club or the fans want another manager then I'd be very disappointed if GB left the club altogether, I'd at least want him on the coaching staff, and personally I think he's done a great job at rovers. But...after the last few weeks and chances missed at really nailing a play off place I'm beginning to think that under a more risk taking manager we might have done it, and possibly bowyer has hit his glass ceiling. We have one of the best squads in the league and the best striker in the league yet we are playing far too cautiously, hence all the draws. Leicester, burnley and derby have got what it takes to get out of this division and that's goals, attacking style, great fitness levels, and a fearless attitude. If we have all this then with the current squad we will go up next year. Do we have this under GB?
Having taken time to digest this and read all the mostly reactionary comments above I think there's some very harsh comments about bowyer. If the club or the fans want another manager then I'd be very disappointed if GB left the club altogether, I'd at least want him on the coaching staff, and personally I think he's done a great job at rovers. But...after the last few weeks and chances missed at really nailing a play off place I'm beginning to think that under a more risk taking manager we might have done it, and possibly bowyer has hit his glass ceiling. We have one of the best squads in the league and the best striker in the league yet we are playing far too cautiously, hence all the draws. Leicester, burnley and derby have got what it takes to get out of this division and that's goals, attacking style, great fitness levels, and a fearless attitude. If we have all this then with the current squad we will go up next year. Do we have this under GB? theswayzeexpress
  • Score: 8

11:45am Sat 19 Apr 14

dangerous dave says...

HoghtonRover123 wrote:
I think GB has every right to say that the team should not be booed. What exactly are 'fans' booeing?

The game against Yeovil was very frustrating, we just didn't have another gear to create a chance. Why? Sometimes players just dont perform or sometimes the opposition park the bus and got a very good point.

It is not acceptable to Boo your players when they are in a play off push. Do you think Bournemouth, Reading, Ipswich, Brighton fans boo there team? Do they heck.

We have come so far under GB's stewardship and we will only get better going into next season. Fans memories are a joke.

Team GB are doing a fantastic job on sorting and moving this club forward.

Rant over you idiots.
blinded to the cause - this club is not moving forward - its in the same position as last season and GB beginning to sound more like Kean as each match goes by - he's been sussed out !!! consistently inconsistent and for the likes of you if things dont change more of the same next season - 43 played 15 won fantastic record and no real cash to spend other than on freebies - yes GB and the Venkys who dont turn up to support their team even when they are in Blackburn have done a fantastic job - rock bottom club!!
OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS
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OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS
[quote][p][bold]HoghtonRover123[/bold] wrote: I think GB has every right to say that the team should not be booed. What exactly are 'fans' booeing? The game against Yeovil was very frustrating, we just didn't have another gear to create a chance. Why? Sometimes players just dont perform or sometimes the opposition park the bus and got a very good point. It is not acceptable to Boo your players when they are in a play off push. Do you think Bournemouth, Reading, Ipswich, Brighton fans boo there team? Do they heck. We have come so far under GB's stewardship and we will only get better going into next season. Fans memories are a joke. Team GB are doing a fantastic job on sorting and moving this club forward. Rant over you idiots.[/p][/quote]blinded to the cause - this club is not moving forward - its in the same position as last season and GB beginning to sound more like Kean as each match goes by - he's been sussed out !!! consistently inconsistent and for the likes of you if things dont change more of the same next season - 43 played 15 won fantastic record and no real cash to spend other than on freebies - yes GB and the Venkys who dont turn up to support their team even when they are in Blackburn have done a fantastic job - rock bottom club!! OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS a OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS dangerous dave
  • Score: 12

12:16pm Sat 19 Apr 14

J.C - Rishton says...

owd nick wrote:
Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious.

I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open.

Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us?

Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute.

Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass.

Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind.

And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable.

A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday.

So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level.

And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way.

Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.
Owd Nick - I don't always agree with you but in this instance I do.

Fans who invest their time and money into going to games have every right to show their displeasure to the manager and supporters - at the final whistle - which they did and for GB to have a go at these fans is totally unacceptable.

If you go and pay to see a bad band or eat a terrible meal in a restaurant you would/should complain - why do footballers and football managers think they are any different from any body else in the service/entertainmen
t industry?
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious. I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open. Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us? Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute. Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass. Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind. And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable. A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday. So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level. And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way. Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.[/p][/quote]Owd Nick - I don't always agree with you but in this instance I do. Fans who invest their time and money into going to games have every right to show their displeasure to the manager and supporters - at the final whistle - which they did and for GB to have a go at these fans is totally unacceptable. If you go and pay to see a bad band or eat a terrible meal in a restaurant you would/should complain - why do footballers and football managers think they are any different from any body else in the service/entertainmen t industry? J.C - Rishton
  • Score: 17

12:16pm Sat 19 Apr 14

look.up.blackburn. says...

What an absolute embarrassment of a club, from top to bottom, an utter shambles.
What an absolute embarrassment of a club, from top to bottom, an utter shambles. look.up.blackburn.
  • Score: -11

12:18pm Sat 19 Apr 14

Bolton Rover says...

GB needs to keep his mouth shut when it comes to the supporters response to what was a woeful performance yesterday.

To many times recently he has had a dig at those paying good money to be entertained. Be warned Gary, you don't want to isolate yourself from the fans and create division........look were that has led us before!
GB needs to keep his mouth shut when it comes to the supporters response to what was a woeful performance yesterday. To many times recently he has had a dig at those paying good money to be entertained. Be warned Gary, you don't want to isolate yourself from the fans and create division........look were that has led us before! Bolton Rover
  • Score: 20

12:21pm Sat 19 Apr 14

steve18gls says...

Grey Rover wrote:
I seldom comment on this thread because most of the posters are complete and utter morons.
This is underlined once again by the criticisms of Bowyer which are not justified. The carping does not reflect the views of most fair-minded who want to back their team and appreciate the progress made under the current manager.
I would like to see him in charge for another two season at least.
Give the man time. We have had too many managerial changes in recent times.
We should be getting behind the team and coaching staff and pulling together.
Let me guess, you never attend a match ?
[quote][p][bold]Grey Rover[/bold] wrote: I seldom comment on this thread because most of the posters are complete and utter morons. This is underlined once again by the criticisms of Bowyer which are not justified. The carping does not reflect the views of most fair-minded who want to back their team and appreciate the progress made under the current manager. I would like to see him in charge for another two season at least. Give the man time. We have had too many managerial changes in recent times. We should be getting behind the team and coaching staff and pulling together.[/p][/quote]Let me guess, you never attend a match ? steve18gls
  • Score: 0

12:32pm Sat 19 Apr 14

Bill Carson says...

GB's post match quotes from BBC Sport website:
"Three more games of sheer excitement and twists for the fans.
It is going to be entertaining. Our aim is to play Wigan on the last day with something to play for."

Personally, I find that statement after yesterday's showing actually an insult to the paying supporters. They'll simply vote with their feet and comments like that will affect season ticket sales. Very bad PR yet again.
GB's post match quotes from BBC Sport website: "Three more games of sheer excitement and twists for the fans. It is going to be entertaining. Our aim is to play Wigan on the last day with something to play for." Personally, I find that statement after yesterday's showing actually an insult to the paying supporters. They'll simply vote with their feet and comments like that will affect season ticket sales. Very bad PR yet again. Bill Carson
  • Score: 16

12:49pm Sat 19 Apr 14

stick to football says...

I am not sure the Booing was directed at the players - more at the MANAGER for his lack of guile - here is a lesson GB

"One of the main things about the Championship is you have to find different ways of winning."

Sean Dyche Burnley Manager yesterday - that sadly has been the difference between Rovers and Burnley - a Manager who knows how to set up a team and knows to change things if it is not working out. Rovers plan B is to to do more of the same and hope.
I am not sure the Booing was directed at the players - more at the MANAGER for his lack of guile - here is a lesson GB "One of the main things about the Championship is you have to find different ways of winning." Sean Dyche Burnley Manager yesterday - that sadly has been the difference between Rovers and Burnley - a Manager who knows how to set up a team and knows to change things if it is not working out. Rovers plan B is to to do more of the same and hope. stick to football
  • Score: 14

12:51pm Sat 19 Apr 14

A Darener says...

Speaking to a neighbour coming home from the match.
Quote...." I don't think I will be buying a season ticket again after that performance".
Looks like I was right not to renew mine. Will be waiting until the Venky's go before I renew mine.
Speaking to a neighbour coming home from the match. Quote...." I don't think I will be buying a season ticket again after that performance". Looks like I was right not to renew mine. Will be waiting until the Venky's go before I renew mine. A Darener
  • Score: 10

1:03pm Sat 19 Apr 14

yyy's1 says...

So Darener wants the faithful to keep the club going so that he can come back when all the hard work has been done, I wouldn't like to be with him in a trench, sad bstard.
Can anyone who was at the game yesterday explain to me why the sprinklers were put on just before the kick off and at half time? Was it accidental or part of our tactics.?
So Darener wants the faithful to keep the club going so that he can come back when all the hard work has been done, I wouldn't like to be with him in a trench, sad bstard. Can anyone who was at the game yesterday explain to me why the sprinklers were put on just before the kick off and at half time? Was it accidental or part of our tactics.? yyy's1
  • Score: 7

1:18pm Sat 19 Apr 14

A Darener says...

yyy's1 wrote:
So Darener wants the faithful to keep the club going so that he can come back when all the hard work has been done, I wouldn't like to be with him in a trench, sad bstard.
Can anyone who was at the game yesterday explain to me why the sprinklers were put on just before the kick off and at half time? Was it accidental or part of our tactics.?
So you think you and the other few supporters are keeping the club going? How delusional can you be? The fact that GB has managed to stabilise the club does not mean they are progressing on the pitch. This season has been a bad one for the championship in general. No team has dominated the division. Even Leicester have had some bad results at times. And with Burnley likely to get promoted just goes to show how bad the division is and the Rovers couldn't take advantage. Too many draws, too many bad results when in a winning position. Consistency is the key to any promotion hopes. Something the Rovers couldn't do.
You say you are a regular supporter? If so you should know that the sprinklers are used and have been used for years to make the pitch more slick, to give the ball some pace. And soften the surface during dry spells.
You are correct about the trench. I would be at the back of the lines sending you cannon fodder over the top as I have more sense than line the pockets of people who consider you nonentities. As proved by their attendance with the queen but not their own team.
[quote][p][bold]yyy's1[/bold] wrote: So Darener wants the faithful to keep the club going so that he can come back when all the hard work has been done, I wouldn't like to be with him in a trench, sad bstard. Can anyone who was at the game yesterday explain to me why the sprinklers were put on just before the kick off and at half time? Was it accidental or part of our tactics.?[/p][/quote]So you think you and the other few supporters are keeping the club going? How delusional can you be? The fact that GB has managed to stabilise the club does not mean they are progressing on the pitch. This season has been a bad one for the championship in general. No team has dominated the division. Even Leicester have had some bad results at times. And with Burnley likely to get promoted just goes to show how bad the division is and the Rovers couldn't take advantage. Too many draws, too many bad results when in a winning position. Consistency is the key to any promotion hopes. Something the Rovers couldn't do. You say you are a regular supporter? If so you should know that the sprinklers are used and have been used for years to make the pitch more slick, to give the ball some pace. And soften the surface during dry spells. You are correct about the trench. I would be at the back of the lines sending you cannon fodder over the top as I have more sense than line the pockets of people who consider you nonentities. As proved by their attendance with the queen but not their own team. A Darener
  • Score: 14

1:33pm Sat 19 Apr 14

juanbbien says...

We looked like a bit tired why? for goodness this lot are proffesional sportsmen being asked to perform for ninty minutes which they train all week for so why are they tired,this never happened under Mark Hughes Souness or Kennys time here,maybe this answers the question as to why late goals are leaked constantly,lack of stamina and mental toughness springs to mind
We looked like a bit tired why? for goodness this lot are proffesional sportsmen being asked to perform for ninty minutes which they train all week for so why are they tired,this never happened under Mark Hughes Souness or Kennys time here,maybe this answers the question as to why late goals are leaked constantly,lack of stamina and mental toughness springs to mind juanbbien
  • Score: 12

1:51pm Sat 19 Apr 14

baldie says...

Didn't boo yesterday and never would,although I totally understand those who did.It was a real disappointment and a chance missed.
For me,Rovers' pre season starts now.Bowyer has his squad and has to stand by it.
He should be looking to hit the ground running from the very first game next season,NO EXCUSES.
A 10 game points target should be set,minimum 18 points for me,but that's open for debate.
I do think he deserves the chance,but the **** footing around has to stop.
Didn't boo yesterday and never would,although I totally understand those who did.It was a real disappointment and a chance missed. For me,Rovers' pre season starts now.Bowyer has his squad and has to stand by it. He should be looking to hit the ground running from the very first game next season,NO EXCUSES. A 10 game points target should be set,minimum 18 points for me,but that's open for debate. I do think he deserves the chance,but the **** footing around has to stop. baldie
  • Score: 7

3:03pm Sat 19 Apr 14

keanoutofrovers says...

I think yesterday the crowd saw the half time results and saw Bournemouth, Reading and Brighton were losing and we could move to within a point of the playoffs.

In the second half the crowd got more vocal and were desperate for the win however the players did not react at all. They looked heavy legged and unmotivated. So it is either down to a lack of fitness or a lack of motivation. GB is responsible for training and motivation.

Again we saw that the team improved when Lowe was moved to right back and Evans played in the middle but GB keeps putting him in the centre with Williamson. GB is responsible for selection.

When it was clear we were getting nowhere. Dunn and King were brought on but there was no clear tactics and they had very little effect. Laughably at one corner we had Dunn halfway up the pitch ready for the FAST break and King defending the corner. Dunn is slow, King can't defend. GB is responsible for tactics.

I don't dislike GB in the slightest (unlike one of his predecessors whose name shall never be mentioned) but he seems incapable of selecting, training, motivating and changing his team.

On the plus side if he improves in all of these areas or if a more experienced manager is at the helm this lot should make the play offs at least next year.
I think yesterday the crowd saw the half time results and saw Bournemouth, Reading and Brighton were losing and we could move to within a point of the playoffs. In the second half the crowd got more vocal and were desperate for the win however the players did not react at all. They looked heavy legged and unmotivated. So it is either down to a lack of fitness or a lack of motivation. GB is responsible for training and motivation. Again we saw that the team improved when Lowe was moved to right back and Evans played in the middle but GB keeps putting him in the centre with Williamson. GB is responsible for selection. When it was clear we were getting nowhere. Dunn and King were brought on but there was no clear tactics and they had very little effect. Laughably at one corner we had Dunn halfway up the pitch ready for the FAST break and King defending the corner. Dunn is slow, King can't defend. GB is responsible for tactics. I don't dislike GB in the slightest (unlike one of his predecessors whose name shall never be mentioned) but he seems incapable of selecting, training, motivating and changing his team. On the plus side if he improves in all of these areas or if a more experienced manager is at the helm this lot should make the play offs at least next year. keanoutofrovers
  • Score: 15

3:15pm Sat 19 Apr 14

Good call says...

How dare he, after an absolute disgrace of a performance yesterday, easily the worst of the season criticise the fans and talk about "playing Wigan on the last day with something to play for", GB appears to be arrogant, stupid or both.

He needs to accept that we haven't got a hope in hell of the play offs and that that is down to his and the team's tactical ineptitude and lack of urgency and consistency.

As I said last night, GB has stabilised the situation at Ewood and should be given until November to learn from the mistakes of this season. If he hasn't learned by then he must be removed.
How dare he, after an absolute disgrace of a performance yesterday, easily the worst of the season criticise the fans and talk about "playing Wigan on the last day with something to play for", GB appears to be arrogant, stupid or both. He needs to accept that we haven't got a hope in hell of the play offs and that that is down to his and the team's tactical ineptitude and lack of urgency and consistency. As I said last night, GB has stabilised the situation at Ewood and should be given until November to learn from the mistakes of this season. If he hasn't learned by then he must be removed. Good call
  • Score: 11

3:21pm Sat 19 Apr 14

DoggydogNo1 says...

Poor game all round again. Wot no one has thought on on here is the impact of FFP next season and its implications for your team!
Poor game all round again. Wot no one has thought on on here is the impact of FFP next season and its implications for your team! DoggydogNo1
  • Score: 7

3:24pm Sat 19 Apr 14

bluewindow says...

dangerous dave wrote:
wirelessnights wrote:
Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help.
When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible.
I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out.
I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.
Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!!
Out with the cowboys and indiansp
Dangerous dave = bell end. Last year fighting double relegation. This year fighting for promotion so how you can say "no further forward then last year" is laughable. Rovers fans have turned into a set of mongs. 3years of going backwards GB has stopped the rot and steadied the ship he isn't going to turn it around over night simpletons. Also fans asking for his head and getting malky in. Where have you been for the last 3years? Venkys will never do that.
[quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]wirelessnights[/bold] wrote: Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help. When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible. I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out. I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.[/p][/quote]Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!! Out with the cowboys and indiansp[/p][/quote]Dangerous dave = bell end. Last year fighting double relegation. This year fighting for promotion so how you can say "no further forward then last year" is laughable. Rovers fans have turned into a set of mongs. 3years of going backwards GB has stopped the rot and steadied the ship he isn't going to turn it around over night simpletons. Also fans asking for his head and getting malky in. Where have you been for the last 3years? Venkys will never do that. bluewindow
  • Score: -1

3:27pm Sat 19 Apr 14

noddy57 says...

You pay your money and witness a tame performance that belongs in the lower divisions and then the manager complains after the final whistle that the fans booed the players off the field,Gary at least they didn,t vent their displeasure during the game,,I think the fans have every right to make their feelings known especially after a weak and feeble attempt at trying to beat a relegation threatened club and failing miserably,
You pay your money and witness a tame performance that belongs in the lower divisions and then the manager complains after the final whistle that the fans booed the players off the field,Gary at least they didn,t vent their displeasure during the game,,I think the fans have every right to make their feelings known especially after a weak and feeble attempt at trying to beat a relegation threatened club and failing miserably, noddy57
  • Score: 18

3:30pm Sat 19 Apr 14

A Darener says...

GB says Yeovil were fighting for their life to stay in the division! Why were the Rovers not fighting for their lives to get OUT of the division?
GB says Yeovil were fighting for their life to stay in the division! Why were the Rovers not fighting for their lives to get OUT of the division? A Darener
  • Score: 24

3:35pm Sat 19 Apr 14

RoversSwiss says...

One of footballs dilemmas, fans are frustrated with the a poor performance and even poorer tactics, but the boo boys contribute absolutely nothing, they just drive a wedge between the players and fans. Successful teams need a togetherness.

The content on Rover's pages in the telegraph and on this website are usually about the running of the club and past events, it's time they interviewed GB about the team selection, tactics and substitutions. I'd like to hear his reasons for persisting with failed tactics.

I am still willing to support GB, he's done a lot more good than bad and he has stabilised a sinking ship. But like almost everyone else on this blog, he's leaves you mystified with his tactics et cetera.

Everytime a team visits Ewood with defensive tactics Rovers find it impossible to break them down and yet he still persists with the 2 holding midfield players, this has quite clearly failed on numerous occasions and yet he still persists with the tactic. In Cairney he has probably the best and most gifted central midfielder in the Chapionship and he wastes his talent sticking him out wide right. Wiliamson and Lowe are water carriers, they don't pass the ball well enough or quick enough to break these teams down and we end up with the long ball and long throw in tactic. It's back to Cavemen football.

He never makes tactical substitutions, at half time yesterday it was clear things were not working and yet he is reluctant to change anything, he always leaves things too late.

So Telegraph lets hear an interview with GB about football and not football politics.
One of footballs dilemmas, fans are frustrated with the a poor performance and even poorer tactics, but the boo boys contribute absolutely nothing, they just drive a wedge between the players and fans. Successful teams need a togetherness. The content on Rover's pages in the telegraph and on this website are usually about the running of the club and past events, it's time they interviewed GB about the team selection, tactics and substitutions. I'd like to hear his reasons for persisting with failed tactics. I am still willing to support GB, he's done a lot more good than bad and he has stabilised a sinking ship. But like almost everyone else on this blog, he's leaves you mystified with his tactics et cetera. Everytime a team visits Ewood with defensive tactics Rovers find it impossible to break them down and yet he still persists with the 2 holding midfield players, this has quite clearly failed on numerous occasions and yet he still persists with the tactic. In Cairney he has probably the best and most gifted central midfielder in the Chapionship and he wastes his talent sticking him out wide right. Wiliamson and Lowe are water carriers, they don't pass the ball well enough or quick enough to break these teams down and we end up with the long ball and long throw in tactic. It's back to Cavemen football. He never makes tactical substitutions, at half time yesterday it was clear things were not working and yet he is reluctant to change anything, he always leaves things too late. So Telegraph lets hear an interview with GB about football and not football politics. RoversSwiss
  • Score: 15

3:38pm Sat 19 Apr 14

dangerous dave says...

bluewindow wrote:
dangerous dave wrote:
wirelessnights wrote:
Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help.
When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible.
I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out.
I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.
Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!!
Out with the cowboys and indiansp
Dangerous dave = bell end. Last year fighting double relegation. This year fighting for promotion so how you can say "no further forward then last year" is laughable. Rovers fans have turned into a set of mongs. 3years of going backwards GB has stopped the rot and steadied the ship he isn't going to turn it around over night simpletons. Also fans asking for his head and getting malky in. Where have you been for the last 3years? Venkys will never do that.
fighting for promotion - your a plonker - could finish up yet well done the table with fewer points than last year - as for chance of play offs only there because of other teams results not their own performances and GB says Yeovil fighting for their life - well what about the Rovers fighting for their's for a change
!!! yes you are a deluded individual.
OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS
[quote][p][bold]bluewindow[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]wirelessnights[/bold] wrote: Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help. When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible. I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out. I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.[/p][/quote]Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!! Out with the cowboys and indiansp[/p][/quote]Dangerous dave = bell end. Last year fighting double relegation. This year fighting for promotion so how you can say "no further forward then last year" is laughable. Rovers fans have turned into a set of mongs. 3years of going backwards GB has stopped the rot and steadied the ship he isn't going to turn it around over night simpletons. Also fans asking for his head and getting malky in. Where have you been for the last 3years? Venkys will never do that.[/p][/quote]fighting for promotion - your a plonker - could finish up yet well done the table with fewer points than last year - as for chance of play offs only there because of other teams results not their own performances and GB says Yeovil fighting for their life - well what about the Rovers fighting for their's for a change !!! yes you are a deluded individual. OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS dangerous dave
  • Score: 2

3:45pm Sat 19 Apr 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

bluewindow wrote:
dangerous dave wrote:
wirelessnights wrote:
Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help.
When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible.
I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out.
I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.
Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!!
Out with the cowboys and indiansp
Dangerous dave = bell end. Last year fighting double relegation. This year fighting for promotion so how you can say "no further forward then last year" is laughable. Rovers fans have turned into a set of mongs. 3years of going backwards GB has stopped the rot and steadied the ship he isn't going to turn it around over night simpletons. Also fans asking for his head and getting malky in. Where have you been for the last 3years? Venkys will never do that.
Very true. I refer back to the drunkard liar, Berg, Appleton, Singh, Agnew, Murphy, almost back to back relegation and general carnage. Surely Rovers fans must realise that despite some strange tactical decisions by GB, playing players out of position (Cairney not being used to his strengths for far too many games) and some below par performances, this season has been a huge improvement on last.

Yes I agree that someone like Mackay would take us to the next level and no doubt make promotion a realistic ambition but does anyone think he'd work for Venkys?

I didn't go yesterday but have been to enough games home & away to know that GB has done exactly what was needed - STABILITY. For gods sake get off the guys back & thank our lucky stars we've not just spent a season in League 1.

As for **** Dave, he thinks that if everyone boycotted Ewood, like he has, in 2 seasons we'll be top 6 in the Prem again.
[quote][p][bold]bluewindow[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]wirelessnights[/bold] wrote: Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help. When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible. I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out. I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.[/p][/quote]Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!! Out with the cowboys and indiansp[/p][/quote]Dangerous dave = bell end. Last year fighting double relegation. This year fighting for promotion so how you can say "no further forward then last year" is laughable. Rovers fans have turned into a set of mongs. 3years of going backwards GB has stopped the rot and steadied the ship he isn't going to turn it around over night simpletons. Also fans asking for his head and getting malky in. Where have you been for the last 3years? Venkys will never do that.[/p][/quote]Very true. I refer back to the drunkard liar, Berg, Appleton, Singh, Agnew, Murphy, almost back to back relegation and general carnage. Surely Rovers fans must realise that despite some strange tactical decisions by GB, playing players out of position (Cairney not being used to his strengths for far too many games) and some below par performances, this season has been a huge improvement on last. Yes I agree that someone like Mackay would take us to the next level and no doubt make promotion a realistic ambition but does anyone think he'd work for Venkys? I didn't go yesterday but have been to enough games home & away to know that GB has done exactly what was needed - STABILITY. For gods sake get off the guys back & thank our lucky stars we've not just spent a season in League 1. As for **** Dave, he thinks that if everyone boycotted Ewood, like he has, in 2 seasons we'll be top 6 in the Prem again. more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 20

4:04pm Sat 19 Apr 14

bluewindow says...

dangerous dave wrote:
bluewindow wrote:
dangerous dave wrote:
wirelessnights wrote:
Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help.
When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible.
I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out.
I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.
Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!!
Out with the cowboys and indiansp
Dangerous dave = bell end. Last year fighting double relegation. This year fighting for promotion so how you can say "no further forward then last year" is laughable. Rovers fans have turned into a set of mongs. 3years of going backwards GB has stopped the rot and steadied the ship he isn't going to turn it around over night simpletons. Also fans asking for his head and getting malky in. Where have you been for the last 3years? Venkys will never do that.
fighting for promotion - your a plonker - could finish up yet well done the table with fewer points than last year - as for chance of play offs only there because of other teams results not their own performances and GB says Yeovil fighting for their life - well what about the Rovers fighting for their's for a change
!!! yes you are a deluded individual.
OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS
Hmmm last year finished with 58 points this year up to date have 61 so please tell how we could end up with less point then last year??
[quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bluewindow[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]wirelessnights[/bold] wrote: Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help. When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible. I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out. I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.[/p][/quote]Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!! Out with the cowboys and indiansp[/p][/quote]Dangerous dave = bell end. Last year fighting double relegation. This year fighting for promotion so how you can say "no further forward then last year" is laughable. Rovers fans have turned into a set of mongs. 3years of going backwards GB has stopped the rot and steadied the ship he isn't going to turn it around over night simpletons. Also fans asking for his head and getting malky in. Where have you been for the last 3years? Venkys will never do that.[/p][/quote]fighting for promotion - your a plonker - could finish up yet well done the table with fewer points than last year - as for chance of play offs only there because of other teams results not their own performances and GB says Yeovil fighting for their life - well what about the Rovers fighting for their's for a change !!! yes you are a deluded individual. OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS[/p][/quote]Hmmm last year finished with 58 points this year up to date have 61 so please tell how we could end up with less point then last year?? bluewindow
  • Score: 4

4:08pm Sat 19 Apr 14

A Darener says...

Hmmm last year finished with 58 points this year up to date have 61 so please tell how we could end up with less point then last year??

DD never lets the facts get in the way of a good moan.
Hmmm last year finished with 58 points this year up to date have 61 so please tell how we could end up with less point then last year?? DD never lets the facts get in the way of a good moan. A Darener
  • Score: 6

4:36pm Sat 19 Apr 14

philmoulden says...

Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history .
Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back .
we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance .
I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .
Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history . Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back . we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance . I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS . philmoulden
  • Score: -10

4:41pm Sat 19 Apr 14

yyy's1 says...

For someone who is too tight to spend his money and go to a game, and let's be honest you're only using the Venky's as an excuse to stop going, A Darener has a lot to say for himself. As for the sprinklers making the ball move slickly, if you had been there you would have noticed it had an adverse effect with players at times struggling to keep their feet.
You say no team has dominated the division, are you ****? Leicester and Burnley have been clear of the rest for weeks.
As for you saying you would be sending people over the top in the trench, you wouldn't have the brain to be in charge of anybody.
For someone who is too tight to spend his money and go to a game, and let's be honest you're only using the Venky's as an excuse to stop going, A Darener has a lot to say for himself. As for the sprinklers making the ball move slickly, if you had been there you would have noticed it had an adverse effect with players at times struggling to keep their feet. You say no team has dominated the division, are you ****? Leicester and Burnley have been clear of the rest for weeks. As for you saying you would be sending people over the top in the trench, you wouldn't have the brain to be in charge of anybody. yyy's1
  • Score: -4

4:51pm Sat 19 Apr 14

40rtid says...

I did not boo yesterday but my son did he has been to every away game this season he's on 17 and when he left school last year he got himself a summer job and saved his money so he could go to these games does he deserve to boo yes he does cause he's stuck by them all season through thick and thin but after yesterday he had had enough . So Bowyer come and meet the fans who go home and away and explain why we play nagative footballl at home why you never make substations , why you wait fot thw opposition to make substitutions 1st , why does Lowe get picked week in week out , why do we play this backward sideway pass football explain yourself Mr Bowyer to your tactics during the game to these fans .The club know who these fans are who go home and away as it's on there data base . The only way fans can be heard is by sometimes booing because it has made the manager react lets home we do react in the next three games
I did not boo yesterday but my son did he has been to every away game this season he's on 17 and when he left school last year he got himself a summer job and saved his money so he could go to these games does he deserve to boo yes he does cause he's stuck by them all season through thick and thin but after yesterday he had had enough . So Bowyer come and meet the fans who go home and away and explain why we play nagative footballl at home why you never make substations , why you wait fot thw opposition to make substitutions 1st , why does Lowe get picked week in week out , why do we play this backward sideway pass football explain yourself Mr Bowyer to your tactics during the game to these fans .The club know who these fans are who go home and away as it's on there data base . The only way fans can be heard is by sometimes booing because it has made the manager react lets home we do react in the next three games 40rtid
  • Score: 14

4:52pm Sat 19 Apr 14

A Darener says...

I spent a lot more yesterday shopping and going to the cinema, far more entertaining than wasting my money making the Venky's richer.
I was explaining to you why they watered the pitch, not that it was a good thing to do.
I always thought that being brainless was a prerequisite to lead people, e.g. MP's, bankers, etc.
I spent a lot more yesterday shopping and going to the cinema, far more entertaining than wasting my money making the Venky's richer. I was explaining to you why they watered the pitch, not that it was a good thing to do. I always thought that being brainless was a prerequisite to lead people, e.g. MP's, bankers, etc. A Darener
  • Score: 5

5:00pm Sat 19 Apr 14

blazerafe says...

If it wasn't for the inept tactics and the under performing players in front of home fans this season we would have been well up there. Hell these past two pathetic performances would have net us 6 points and put us in 6th place so as fans we have a right to vent towards these players who are earning more in a week than most people earn in a year. As for the fans who are asking for time to build, how deluded are you if you believe that our best striker and one current hope of firing us into the PL will still be here next season! Money talks and he will leave this summer, and without the removal of certain players who still somehow get games and a decent LM, CB, two good CF's and adding Rochina back to the squad it will be the humdrum mundane results for years to come. And that's why we boo, and that's why it will continue to happen.

Also why can the pathetic excuse for players come out and take some blame for the position we are in now, stand up and be counted and maybe we will stop boo'ing when you perform like crap!
If it wasn't for the inept tactics and the under performing players in front of home fans this season we would have been well up there. Hell these past two pathetic performances would have net us 6 points and put us in 6th place so as fans we have a right to vent towards these players who are earning more in a week than most people earn in a year. As for the fans who are asking for time to build, how deluded are you if you believe that our best striker and one current hope of firing us into the PL will still be here next season! Money talks and he will leave this summer, and without the removal of certain players who still somehow get games and a decent LM, CB, two good CF's and adding Rochina back to the squad it will be the humdrum mundane results for years to come. And that's why we boo, and that's why it will continue to happen. Also why can the pathetic excuse for players come out and take some blame for the position we are in now, stand up and be counted and maybe we will stop boo'ing when you perform like crap! blazerafe
  • Score: 10

5:02pm Sat 19 Apr 14

Angry From Accrington says...

The simple fact is that if we can't beat Yeovil we have no right to even think about the playoffs. We are one of half a dozen teams that can bemoan dropped points but we are just not good enough yet. Lowe and Williamson are the key weak links but Rhodes needs to take a good look at himself. Simon Garner blew the whistle weeks ago when he talked about players cruising through the last few games of the season.
The simple fact is that if we can't beat Yeovil we have no right to even think about the playoffs. We are one of half a dozen teams that can bemoan dropped points but we are just not good enough yet. Lowe and Williamson are the key weak links but Rhodes needs to take a good look at himself. Simon Garner blew the whistle weeks ago when he talked about players cruising through the last few games of the season. Angry From Accrington
  • Score: 17

5:34pm Sat 19 Apr 14

Vlad Tepes says...

They showed no guts,no passion, no Interest and no balls but they will still get their big wage packet.
They showed no guts,no passion, no Interest and no balls but they will still get their big wage packet. Vlad Tepes
  • Score: 13

5:42pm Sat 19 Apr 14

dangerous dave says...

philmoulden wrote:
Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history .
Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back .
we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance .
I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .
he is another kean - with his mates he plays week in week out irrespective of their performances and his post match comments with excuse after excuse is more like Kean as the weeks go by even now having a go at the fans who have every right to vent their views after watching yet another abysmal display - your heart felt feelings dont mean a thing to the Venkys and their cohorts
OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS
[quote][p][bold]philmoulden[/bold] wrote: Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history . Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back . we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance . I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .[/p][/quote]he is another kean - with his mates he plays week in week out irrespective of their performances and his post match comments with excuse after excuse is more like Kean as the weeks go by even now having a go at the fans who have every right to vent their views after watching yet another abysmal display - your heart felt feelings dont mean a thing to the Venkys and their cohorts OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS dangerous dave
  • Score: -9

6:36pm Sat 19 Apr 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

dangerous dave wrote:
philmoulden wrote:
Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history .
Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back .
we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance .
I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .
he is another kean - with his mates he plays week in week out irrespective of their performances and his post match comments with excuse after excuse is more like Kean as the weeks go by even now having a go at the fans who have every right to vent their views after watching yet another abysmal display - your heart felt feelings dont mean a thing to the Venkys and their cohorts
OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS
No Dave he's not another Kean. There will never in the history of professional football be another Kean.

I'll ask you yet again, who do you want as manager? If Rovers sack Bowyer, who in your opinion (and I want names) do you think would come to Rovers and re-establish us as a Prem club? I'd also like to know who you think would buy the club & get rid of Venkys for good, because I would love nothing more than for those parasites to sell up & fcuk off - but they clearly aren't going anywhere I'm afraid.
[quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]philmoulden[/bold] wrote: Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history . Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back . we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance . I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .[/p][/quote]he is another kean - with his mates he plays week in week out irrespective of their performances and his post match comments with excuse after excuse is more like Kean as the weeks go by even now having a go at the fans who have every right to vent their views after watching yet another abysmal display - your heart felt feelings dont mean a thing to the Venkys and their cohorts OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS[/p][/quote]No Dave he's not another Kean. There will never in the history of professional football be another Kean. I'll ask you yet again, who do you want as manager? If Rovers sack Bowyer, who in your opinion (and I want names) do you think would come to Rovers and re-establish us as a Prem club? I'd also like to know who you think would buy the club & get rid of Venkys for good, because I would love nothing more than for those parasites to sell up & fcuk off - but they clearly aren't going anywhere I'm afraid. more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 9

6:36pm Sat 19 Apr 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

dangerous dave wrote:
philmoulden wrote:
Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history .
Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back .
we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance .
I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .
he is another kean - with his mates he plays week in week out irrespective of their performances and his post match comments with excuse after excuse is more like Kean as the weeks go by even now having a go at the fans who have every right to vent their views after watching yet another abysmal display - your heart felt feelings dont mean a thing to the Venkys and their cohorts
OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS
No Dave he's not another Kean. There will never in the history of professional football be another Kean.

I'll ask you yet again, who do you want as manager? If Rovers sack Bowyer, who in your opinion (and I want names) do you think would come to Rovers and re-establish us as a Prem club? I'd also like to know who you think would buy the club & get rid of Venkys for good, because I would love nothing more than for those parasites to sell up & fcuk off - but they clearly aren't going anywhere I'm afraid.
[quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]philmoulden[/bold] wrote: Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history . Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back . we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance . I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .[/p][/quote]he is another kean - with his mates he plays week in week out irrespective of their performances and his post match comments with excuse after excuse is more like Kean as the weeks go by even now having a go at the fans who have every right to vent their views after watching yet another abysmal display - your heart felt feelings dont mean a thing to the Venkys and their cohorts OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS[/p][/quote]No Dave he's not another Kean. There will never in the history of professional football be another Kean. I'll ask you yet again, who do you want as manager? If Rovers sack Bowyer, who in your opinion (and I want names) do you think would come to Rovers and re-establish us as a Prem club? I'd also like to know who you think would buy the club & get rid of Venkys for good, because I would love nothing more than for those parasites to sell up & fcuk off - but they clearly aren't going anywhere I'm afraid. more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 8

6:38pm Sat 19 Apr 14

bluewindow says...

dangerous dave wrote:
philmoulden wrote:
Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history .
Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back .
we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance .
I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .
he is another kean - with his mates he plays week in week out irrespective of their performances and his post match comments with excuse after excuse is more like Kean as the weeks go by even now having a go at the fans who have every right to vent their views after watching yet another abysmal display - your heart felt feelings dont mean a thing to the Venkys and their cohorts
OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS
Dave your a danger to yourself GB is first manager since before kean to come out and say not good enough. Can remember when kean was in charge we got tubbed off city 4-0. His response was let's look at the positives it was 0-0 after 60 minutes. So if you want to go back to that let me know and I'll ring the men in white coats.
[quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]philmoulden[/bold] wrote: Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history . Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back . we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance . I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .[/p][/quote]he is another kean - with his mates he plays week in week out irrespective of their performances and his post match comments with excuse after excuse is more like Kean as the weeks go by even now having a go at the fans who have every right to vent their views after watching yet another abysmal display - your heart felt feelings dont mean a thing to the Venkys and their cohorts OUT WITH THE COWBOYS AND INDIANS[/p][/quote]Dave your a danger to yourself GB is first manager since before kean to come out and say not good enough. Can remember when kean was in charge we got tubbed off city 4-0. His response was let's look at the positives it was 0-0 after 60 minutes. So if you want to go back to that let me know and I'll ring the men in white coats. bluewindow
  • Score: 0

7:48pm Sat 19 Apr 14

French Rover says...

Hi Owd Nick - I thought your post was quote good until I saw that posters like Deluded Dave and JC and co agreed with you. That immediately made me read it again and i must say that I agree GBs comments were harsh but I also believe that he said them in the heat of the moment when passions were high and I really have no problem with that. I am sure if he had time to think and speak he would have tempered his words a little. It was such a disappointing result but to hang Bowyer out for this would be as stupid as Hartlepool hanging a monkey! Lets move on and enjoy a hopefully decent last couple of games and reflect on what had been a pretty decent season.
Hi Owd Nick - I thought your post was quote good until I saw that posters like Deluded Dave and JC and co agreed with you. That immediately made me read it again and i must say that I agree GBs comments were harsh but I also believe that he said them in the heat of the moment when passions were high and I really have no problem with that. I am sure if he had time to think and speak he would have tempered his words a little. It was such a disappointing result but to hang Bowyer out for this would be as stupid as Hartlepool hanging a monkey! Lets move on and enjoy a hopefully decent last couple of games and reflect on what had been a pretty decent season. French Rover
  • Score: -5

7:57pm Sat 19 Apr 14

maltese blue n white says...

OK.... a draw against bottom side in the league, many fans on here seem to think that's a bad result? but when we been fighting for survival a draw was as good as a win... Yoevil were fighting for their lives, and B/burn where at least half-hearted,
The calls for Bowyers dismissal are v premature, He's "learning", Shouts for an experienced manager are ludicrous. The owners of the club were in town to meet the queen, but couldn't be bothered to attend the game,now please tell me what decent manager is gonna work with people like that? . They are at least footing the day to day running costs, even if ignoring their promise to "inject money into the club" We need another season in this league, a season for the club to gel, and the manager to learn his trade, Give the man a chance..... he took a job no-one else wanted, and he's doing his best..... Oh btw Dangerous Dave Feck off.... not like me to get involved in childish name calling but you really are a pr1ck....
OK.... a draw against bottom side in the league, many fans on here seem to think that's a bad result? but when we been fighting for survival a draw was as good as a win... Yoevil were fighting for their lives, and B/burn where at least half-hearted, The calls for Bowyers dismissal are v premature, He's "learning", Shouts for an experienced manager are ludicrous. The owners of the club were in town to meet the queen, but couldn't be bothered to attend the game,now please tell me what decent manager is gonna work with people like that? . They are at least footing the day to day running costs, even if ignoring their promise to "inject money into the club" We need another season in this league, a season for the club to gel, and the manager to learn his trade, Give the man a chance..... he took a job no-one else wanted, and he's doing his best..... Oh btw Dangerous Dave Feck off.... not like me to get involved in childish name calling but you really are a pr1ck.... maltese blue n white
  • Score: -3

8:03pm Sat 19 Apr 14

A Rover 45 years and over says...

This short bout of mild booing at the end wasn't about the fans not appreciating the stabilty GB has brought. It was not because they don't appreciate some of the good signings he has made, nor was it in ignorance of all the players he has had to move on in a short space of time.
It was about letting GB know the frustration of an absolute inept performance from his players after we were promised a reaction after the Wednesday game. Another example of GB and his players saying they will do one thing and then deliver the opposite. We have had a few golden opportunities laid on a plate for us to take advantage of, for a promotion push and we have spurned them all That's what all this is about coupled with the fact that this was the worst display of the season with players showing no ambition or skill against a very poor side. For GB not to acknowledge this and make the comments he has can only be a shield to cover what should be his absolute embarrassment of this display and the incompetence shown on Friday.
This short bout of mild booing at the end wasn't about the fans not appreciating the stabilty GB has brought. It was not because they don't appreciate some of the good signings he has made, nor was it in ignorance of all the players he has had to move on in a short space of time. It was about letting GB know the frustration of an absolute inept performance from his players after we were promised a reaction after the Wednesday game. Another example of GB and his players saying they will do one thing and then deliver the opposite. We have had a few golden opportunities laid on a plate for us to take advantage of, for a promotion push and we have spurned them all That's what all this is about coupled with the fact that this was the worst display of the season with players showing no ambition or skill against a very poor side. For GB not to acknowledge this and make the comments he has can only be a shield to cover what should be his absolute embarrassment of this display and the incompetence shown on Friday. A Rover 45 years and over
  • Score: 14

8:13pm Sat 19 Apr 14

Maxrus says...

GB - you really do need to wake up, I' ll wager that most of the fans were boo'ing at you and not the players. And to criticise those fans, who pay their hard earned cash to support their team, is a very dangerous path to go down. You say there is no such thing as an easy game but let's look at how easy you made the game yesterday for the opposition - safe and negative Lowe & Williamson yet again in the middle, scary? Must say my heart sank when I heard this team selection. Replacing Conway with King so leaving no-one to attack down our right flank!! how much easier is that for the opposition to defend? who I thought defended like their lives depended on it. Why couldn't you sacrifice a midfielder or defender and bring King on down the right? Look at what their manager did with 20 mins. remaining, he replaces a midfielder with a striker! that shows a real intent to his team and their fans. I have never and will never boo my time at the ground but I do sympathise with those who did and I sensed these were by no means just a few.
GB - you really do need to wake up, I' ll wager that most of the fans were boo'ing at you and not the players. And to criticise those fans, who pay their hard earned cash to support their team, is a very dangerous path to go down. You say there is no such thing as an easy game but let's look at how easy you made the game yesterday for the opposition - safe and negative Lowe & Williamson yet again in the middle, scary? Must say my heart sank when I heard this team selection. Replacing Conway with King so leaving no-one to attack down our right flank!! how much easier is that for the opposition to defend? who I thought defended like their lives depended on it. Why couldn't you sacrifice a midfielder or defender and bring King on down the right? Look at what their manager did with 20 mins. remaining, he replaces a midfielder with a striker! that shows a real intent to his team and their fans. I have never and will never boo my time at the ground but I do sympathise with those who did and I sensed these were by no means just a few. Maxrus
  • Score: 11

8:32pm Sat 19 Apr 14

maltese blue n white says...

A Rover 45 years and over wrote:
This short bout of mild booing at the end wasn't about the fans not appreciating the stabilty GB has brought. It was not because they don't appreciate some of the good signings he has made, nor was it in ignorance of all the players he has had to move on in a short space of time.
It was about letting GB know the frustration of an absolute inept performance from his players after we were promised a reaction after the Wednesday game. Another example of GB and his players saying they will do one thing and then deliver the opposite. We have had a few golden opportunities laid on a plate for us to take advantage of, for a promotion push and we have spurned them all That's what all this is about coupled with the fact that this was the worst display of the season with players showing no ambition or skill against a very poor side. For GB not to acknowledge this and make the comments he has can only be a shield to cover what should be his absolute embarrassment of this display and the incompetence shown on Friday.
A rover 45 years and over???? then like myself you were there late 70s early 80s B/burn were always in top few, but never won playoffs or ever looked likely to.... I don't think as a club we could afford to.... Football is all about money, we as fans are there for our club, but the owners are in it for the "payoff" The Venky's bought our club cos our colours matched their brand colours, "sad but true" if Bowyer can take us up next season then the Venky's true ambitions will be shown, but at minute I believe the little boys Rao have lost interest....
[quote][p][bold]A Rover 45 years and over[/bold] wrote: This short bout of mild booing at the end wasn't about the fans not appreciating the stabilty GB has brought. It was not because they don't appreciate some of the good signings he has made, nor was it in ignorance of all the players he has had to move on in a short space of time. It was about letting GB know the frustration of an absolute inept performance from his players after we were promised a reaction after the Wednesday game. Another example of GB and his players saying they will do one thing and then deliver the opposite. We have had a few golden opportunities laid on a plate for us to take advantage of, for a promotion push and we have spurned them all That's what all this is about coupled with the fact that this was the worst display of the season with players showing no ambition or skill against a very poor side. For GB not to acknowledge this and make the comments he has can only be a shield to cover what should be his absolute embarrassment of this display and the incompetence shown on Friday.[/p][/quote]A rover 45 years and over???? then like myself you were there late 70s early 80s B/burn were always in top few, but never won playoffs or ever looked likely to.... I don't think as a club we could afford to.... Football is all about money, we as fans are there for our club, but the owners are in it for the "payoff" The Venky's bought our club cos our colours matched their brand colours, "sad but true" if Bowyer can take us up next season then the Venky's true ambitions will be shown, but at minute I believe the little boys Rao have lost interest.... maltese blue n white
  • Score: 2

9:51pm Sat 19 Apr 14

look.up.blackburn. says...

I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress?

You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th.

You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day.

I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th!

And they said Steve Kean was unsackable!
I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress? You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th. You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day. I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th! And they said Steve Kean was unsackable! look.up.blackburn.
  • Score: -4

10:33pm Sat 19 Apr 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

look.up.blackburn. wrote:
I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress?

You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th.

You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day.

I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th!

And they said Steve Kean was unsackable!
Am I missing something here? Why such a massive interest in another club, especially one you supposedly detest? I can barely name 3 Burnley players and that's only because they've had a decent little season, yet you're constantly on here day & night, 7 days a week 365 days a year posting the same old tosh, not to mention the multiple accounts. You don't even try to mask the fact you have multiple accounts and if you do you need to try harder.

Other dingles come on for a bit of banter & I get that, but you're regularly posting 6,7, 8 paragraphs of the same tired desperate tosh.

What a strange person.....
[quote][p][bold]look.up.blackburn.[/bold] wrote: I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress? You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th. You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day. I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th! And they said Steve Kean was unsackable![/p][/quote]Am I missing something here? Why such a massive interest in another club, especially one you supposedly detest? I can barely name 3 Burnley players and that's only because they've had a decent little season, yet you're constantly on here day & night, 7 days a week 365 days a year posting the same old tosh, not to mention the multiple accounts. You don't even try to mask the fact you have multiple accounts and if you do you need to try harder. Other dingles come on for a bit of banter & I get that, but you're regularly posting 6,7, 8 paragraphs of the same tired desperate tosh. What a strange person..... more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 14

10:42pm Sat 19 Apr 14

A Rover 45 years and over says...

maltese blue n white wrote:
A Rover 45 years and over wrote: This short bout of mild booing at the end wasn't about the fans not appreciating the stabilty GB has brought. It was not because they don't appreciate some of the good signings he has made, nor was it in ignorance of all the players he has had to move on in a short space of time. It was about letting GB know the frustration of an absolute inept performance from his players after we were promised a reaction after the Wednesday game. Another example of GB and his players saying they will do one thing and then deliver the opposite. We have had a few golden opportunities laid on a plate for us to take advantage of, for a promotion push and we have spurned them all That's what all this is about coupled with the fact that this was the worst display of the season with players showing no ambition or skill against a very poor side. For GB not to acknowledge this and make the comments he has can only be a shield to cover what should be his absolute embarrassment of this display and the incompetence shown on Friday.
A rover 45 years and over???? then like myself you were there late 70s early 80s B/burn were always in top few, but never won playoffs or ever looked likely to.... I don't think as a club we could afford to.... Football is all about money, we as fans are there for our club, but the owners are in it for the "payoff" The Venky's bought our club cos our colours matched their brand colours, "sad but true" if Bowyer can take us up next season then the Venky's true ambitions will be shown, but at minute I believe the little boys Rao have lost interest....
At least we used get in the play off's those days, at the moment we are so average that you cannot see us getting into the play off''s ever again. even with the present amount o money being thrown at it. Got to hope for a miracle next season and that GB becomes a Master tactician out of the blue and shocks us all in the process.
[quote][p][bold]maltese blue n white[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]A Rover 45 years and over[/bold] wrote: This short bout of mild booing at the end wasn't about the fans not appreciating the stabilty GB has brought. It was not because they don't appreciate some of the good signings he has made, nor was it in ignorance of all the players he has had to move on in a short space of time. It was about letting GB know the frustration of an absolute inept performance from his players after we were promised a reaction after the Wednesday game. Another example of GB and his players saying they will do one thing and then deliver the opposite. We have had a few golden opportunities laid on a plate for us to take advantage of, for a promotion push and we have spurned them all That's what all this is about coupled with the fact that this was the worst display of the season with players showing no ambition or skill against a very poor side. For GB not to acknowledge this and make the comments he has can only be a shield to cover what should be his absolute embarrassment of this display and the incompetence shown on Friday.[/p][/quote]A rover 45 years and over???? then like myself you were there late 70s early 80s B/burn were always in top few, but never won playoffs or ever looked likely to.... I don't think as a club we could afford to.... Football is all about money, we as fans are there for our club, but the owners are in it for the "payoff" The Venky's bought our club cos our colours matched their brand colours, "sad but true" if Bowyer can take us up next season then the Venky's true ambitions will be shown, but at minute I believe the little boys Rao have lost interest....[/p][/quote]At least we used get in the play off's those days, at the moment we are so average that you cannot see us getting into the play off''s ever again. even with the present amount o money being thrown at it. Got to hope for a miracle next season and that GB becomes a Master tactician out of the blue and shocks us all in the process. A Rover 45 years and over
  • Score: 5

10:55pm Sat 19 Apr 14

owd nick says...

dangerous dave wrote:
owd nick wrote:
Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious.

I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open.

Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us?

Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute.

Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass.

Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind.

And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable.

A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday.

So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level.

And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way.

Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.
Bloody hell mr nick i like it - your comments are spot on - gb has been sussed out and more people coming round to this view. He is quickly becoming mr kean no 2
Out with the cowboys and indians
DD, Please don't assume I am supporting your rants with this post, my reaction is purely against the fans who were actually at the game being blamed by the manager for what was a totally inept performance by both him and the team.

Like you and all Rovers fans I would just like a little honesty from GB now and then when we don't perform well.

It doesn't mean I have turned against him or what he is attempting to achieve, far from it, the fans who turn up week in, week out are not responsible for performances like that, period, and for him to attempt to place some of the blame on the fans was totally unacceptable in my eyes.

Apart from a few derisive whistles and cat calls in the latter stages of the game the boo's didn't start until after the final whistle, and didn't last all that long anyway.
[quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious. I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open. Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us? Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute. Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass. Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind. And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable. A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday. So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level. And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way. Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.[/p][/quote]Bloody hell mr nick i like it - your comments are spot on - gb has been sussed out and more people coming round to this view. He is quickly becoming mr kean no 2 Out with the cowboys and indians[/p][/quote]DD, Please don't assume I am supporting your rants with this post, my reaction is purely against the fans who were actually at the game being blamed by the manager for what was a totally inept performance by both him and the team. Like you and all Rovers fans I would just like a little honesty from GB now and then when we don't perform well. It doesn't mean I have turned against him or what he is attempting to achieve, far from it, the fans who turn up week in, week out are not responsible for performances like that, period, and for him to attempt to place some of the blame on the fans was totally unacceptable in my eyes. Apart from a few derisive whistles and cat calls in the latter stages of the game the boo's didn't start until after the final whistle, and didn't last all that long anyway. owd nick
  • Score: 5

10:56pm Sat 19 Apr 14

77'sss says...

So as I mentioned in an earlier post, that little thing of 4 points thrown away in our last 2 games
Would have put us in equal. 6th
Look at the tables and stew
So gary as I said
You though we where out of order booing yesterday
Wait till Wigan ( bring your ear muffs )
So as I mentioned in an earlier post, that little thing of 4 points thrown away in our last 2 games Would have put us in equal. 6th Look at the tables and stew So gary as I said You though we where out of order booing yesterday Wait till Wigan ( bring your ear muffs ) 77'sss
  • Score: 4

11:01pm Sat 19 Apr 14

owd nick says...

French Rover wrote:
Hi Owd Nick - I thought your post was quote good until I saw that posters like Deluded Dave and JC and co agreed with you. That immediately made me read it again and i must say that I agree GBs comments were harsh but I also believe that he said them in the heat of the moment when passions were high and I really have no problem with that. I am sure if he had time to think and speak he would have tempered his words a little. It was such a disappointing result but to hang Bowyer out for this would be as stupid as Hartlepool hanging a monkey! Lets move on and enjoy a hopefully decent last couple of games and reflect on what had been a pretty decent season.
It's alright Frenchie, I read the thread early this morning and reacted accordingly, but I meant every word of it, as you know I support what GB is attempting to achieve, and I think I have put the record straight in the post above.
[quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: Hi Owd Nick - I thought your post was quote good until I saw that posters like Deluded Dave and JC and co agreed with you. That immediately made me read it again and i must say that I agree GBs comments were harsh but I also believe that he said them in the heat of the moment when passions were high and I really have no problem with that. I am sure if he had time to think and speak he would have tempered his words a little. It was such a disappointing result but to hang Bowyer out for this would be as stupid as Hartlepool hanging a monkey! Lets move on and enjoy a hopefully decent last couple of games and reflect on what had been a pretty decent season.[/p][/quote]It's alright Frenchie, I read the thread early this morning and reacted accordingly, but I meant every word of it, as you know I support what GB is attempting to achieve, and I think I have put the record straight in the post above. owd nick
  • Score: -3

11:24pm Sat 19 Apr 14

digitusjonfred says...

philmoulden wrote:
Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history .
Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back .
we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance .
I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .
Excellent comment Phil
[quote][p][bold]philmoulden[/bold] wrote: Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history . Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back . we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance . I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .[/p][/quote]Excellent comment Phil digitusjonfred
  • Score: -4

12:25am Sun 20 Apr 14

look.up.blackburn. says...

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv wrote:
look.up.blackburn. wrote:
I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress?

You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th.

You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day.

I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th!

And they said Steve Kean was unsackable!
Am I missing something here? Why such a massive interest in another club, especially one you supposedly detest? I can barely name 3 Burnley players and that's only because they've had a decent little season, yet you're constantly on here day & night, 7 days a week 365 days a year posting the same old tosh, not to mention the multiple accounts. You don't even try to mask the fact you have multiple accounts and if you do you need to try harder.

Other dingles come on for a bit of banter & I get that, but you're regularly posting 6,7, 8 paragraphs of the same tired desperate tosh.

What a strange person.....
Only got the one account pal, and you're not missing anything, apart from a few teeth and a sense of realism.

A "decent little season"? Really, is that how you'd describe it?

What I'm asking is why so many of you are still backing a lame non-manager to guide you through the upcoming financial storm. Do those of you backing Bowyer really think that with the purse strings tied and the pressure to sell your better players due to FFP that he is really capable of getting the best out of a team of journeymen Championship and League One rejects?

I think you lot are going to have your pants pulled down by FFP next season and Bowyer is going to be found to be wearing ladies underwear.

I don't detest your club at all, I simply find it all rather amusing.
[quote][p][bold]more bans than ray - brfc lxxv[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]look.up.blackburn.[/bold] wrote: I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress? You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th. You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day. I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th! And they said Steve Kean was unsackable![/p][/quote]Am I missing something here? Why such a massive interest in another club, especially one you supposedly detest? I can barely name 3 Burnley players and that's only because they've had a decent little season, yet you're constantly on here day & night, 7 days a week 365 days a year posting the same old tosh, not to mention the multiple accounts. You don't even try to mask the fact you have multiple accounts and if you do you need to try harder. Other dingles come on for a bit of banter & I get that, but you're regularly posting 6,7, 8 paragraphs of the same tired desperate tosh. What a strange person.....[/p][/quote]Only got the one account pal, and you're not missing anything, apart from a few teeth and a sense of realism. A "decent little season"? Really, is that how you'd describe it? What I'm asking is why so many of you are still backing a lame non-manager to guide you through the upcoming financial storm. Do those of you backing Bowyer really think that with the purse strings tied and the pressure to sell your better players due to FFP that he is really capable of getting the best out of a team of journeymen Championship and League One rejects? I think you lot are going to have your pants pulled down by FFP next season and Bowyer is going to be found to be wearing ladies underwear. I don't detest your club at all, I simply find it all rather amusing. look.up.blackburn.
  • Score: -11

9:44am Sun 20 Apr 14

Iiii1111 says...

dangerous dave wrote:
wirelessnights wrote:
Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help.
When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible.
I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out.
I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.
Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!!
Out with the cowboys and indiansp
Not true...any of that rubbish.......team (Derby)with 61points total last season finished 10th ( rovers are on 61 points in 11th position with still 3 more games to go) that proves that the division is stronger this season ......if rovers win all 3 remaining games the chances are that they'd still fail in reaching the play-off....last season in the same position they'd have finished 6th with 70pts...

Conclusion.....Rover
s have improved this season in a division were the top half of the table teams have improved points wise
[quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]wirelessnights[/bold] wrote: Firstly, the booing yesterday was out of order. As GB says, after the chaos of last season some fans need a reality check. It was incredibly frustrating not to beat Yeovil. But acting like spoilt brats won't help. When Rovers are away the fan base seems much more supportive, so maybe it's only a moaning few who don't travel who are doing the booing. This time last year, with three games to go, relegation was still possible. This year, promotion is, albeit a long long shot, still possible. I'd now like to see how we perform with this current crop of players from the start of a season. Conway and Gestede have been welcome additions, and it will be good to see Evans and Marshall playing week in week out. I am concerned that GB might not be the manager to ultimately steer us back to the PL, but he's done an awful lot to help steady a ship that was seriously in danger of sinking without a trace.[/p][/quote]Your deluded we are no further forward now than last season with similar points at this stage. The fact that we still within a shout of the play offs isnt down to the rovers performances its down to other results - the only thing that is consistent about the rovers is their inconsistency!! Gb has been sussed he is no more than a youth team coach with his amateurish tactics and newspaper quotes - the fans have every right to vent their views about the crap served up by gb and his cohorts - the venkys havent the guts to turn up and watch the rubbish displayed at ewood yet the fans are expected to accept it - sorry gb its time to go and as for you mr wireless get your head out from up your backside!! Out with the cowboys and indiansp[/p][/quote]Not true...any of that rubbish.......team (Derby)with 61points total last season finished 10th ( rovers are on 61 points in 11th position with still 3 more games to go) that proves that the division is stronger this season ......if rovers win all 3 remaining games the chances are that they'd still fail in reaching the play-off....last season in the same position they'd have finished 6th with 70pts... Conclusion.....Rover s have improved this season in a division were the top half of the table teams have improved points wise Iiii1111
  • Score: 2

10:08am Sun 20 Apr 14

dangerous dave says...

owd nick wrote:
dangerous dave wrote:
owd nick wrote:
Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious.

I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open.

Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us?

Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute.

Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass.

Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind.

And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable.

A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday.

So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level.

And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way.

Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.
Bloody hell mr nick i like it - your comments are spot on - gb has been sussed out and more people coming round to this view. He is quickly becoming mr kean no 2
Out with the cowboys and indians
DD, Please don't assume I am supporting your rants with this post, my reaction is purely against the fans who were actually at the game being blamed by the manager for what was a totally inept performance by both him and the team.

Like you and all Rovers fans I would just like a little honesty from GB now and then when we don't perform well.

It doesn't mean I have turned against him or what he is attempting to achieve, far from it, the fans who turn up week in, week out are not responsible for performances like that, period, and for him to attempt to place some of the blame on the fans was totally unacceptable in my eyes.

Apart from a few derisive whistles and cat calls in the latter stages of the game the boo's didn't start until after the final whistle, and didn't last all that long anyway.
Dont give a t--s what you think about my posts just simply agreed with your comments for once!!
Out with the cowboys and indiansp
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]dangerous dave[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Right now having just seen this article I am absolutely bloody furious. I doubt anyone at Ewood actually reads these comments so I don't know why I am bothering to reply, but I simply have to get this in the open. Yesterday we made the team at the foot of the table look like championship contenders, and they were crap, so what does that make us? Had we been playing an half decent team we would have been stuffed out of sight well before half time, apart from Lowe's admittedly unlucky early effort that hit the post the only other worthwhile attempts on goal came around the 85th minute. Tactics appalling, Robinson humping the ball up to Gestede, or on one memorable occasion straight into touch, until Dunny came on we didn't have one single player capable of putting his foot on the ball, looking up and finding a pass. Panic stricken, headless chickens spring to mind. And to cap it all I read this drivel, comparing fans who have stuck by the club to the boo boys of the Kean era is absolutely disgusting and totally unacceptable. A word in your shell like Mr Bowyer, you pick the team, you decide the tactics, we are fans who pay our hard earned cash to watch absolute drivel like that, you gave us absolutely nothing whatsoever to cheer yesterday. So please don't criticise us for expressing our dissatisfaction at what you dished up in the name of football, we fans were telling you and the team that what we saw yesterday wasn't acceptable from professional players and managers at any level. And if you, and for that matter the players can't accept that then you have real problems on the way. Holding you hand up and saying sorry, that was a terrible performance would have been more acceptable, because quite simply from a real fan's perspective it was awful, and your comments above are ill advised at best.[/p][/quote]Bloody hell mr nick i like it - your comments are spot on - gb has been sussed out and more people coming round to this view. He is quickly becoming mr kean no 2 Out with the cowboys and indians[/p][/quote]DD, Please don't assume I am supporting your rants with this post, my reaction is purely against the fans who were actually at the game being blamed by the manager for what was a totally inept performance by both him and the team. Like you and all Rovers fans I would just like a little honesty from GB now and then when we don't perform well. It doesn't mean I have turned against him or what he is attempting to achieve, far from it, the fans who turn up week in, week out are not responsible for performances like that, period, and for him to attempt to place some of the blame on the fans was totally unacceptable in my eyes. Apart from a few derisive whistles and cat calls in the latter stages of the game the boo's didn't start until after the final whistle, and didn't last all that long anyway.[/p][/quote]Dont give a t--s what you think about my posts just simply agreed with your comments for once!! Out with the cowboys and indiansp dangerous dave
  • Score: -1

11:42am Sun 20 Apr 14

Rrjm2005 says...

philmoulden wrote:
Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history .
Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back .
we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance .
I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .
Whilst I agree with most of your post, the continued playing of Lowe and WIliamson in the same team esp against Yeovil was baffling to every fan in the ground, you only had to see the impact Dunn and King had in ten mins. Had one or both of these played the full ninety mins then the amount of attacking impetus would have increased greatly and therefore led to more chances for Rhodes to stick in the net.

Bowyer sets out "to keep the point you start with", however against Yeovil who have conceded 1.5 goals a game this season, we should have gone for it from the start instead of trying to nick just 1 goal.

Fully agree Bowyer should start next season, But with Conway, Marshall, Cairney, Evans, Gestede and hopefully Rhodes still here and fit then people will not settle for negative tactics.
[quote][p][bold]philmoulden[/bold] wrote: Where have ROVERS been apart from this season , the kean era was fugly so thank you MR BOWYER you have done a fantastic job this season getting rid of all the evidence of the most awful era in ROVERS history . Gary Bowyer has earned the right to manage us next season with this team he has built from scratch and from a coach to a manager has done an absolutely fantastic job n giving us our ROVERS back . we are still in with a shout of the playoffs but it is a slim chance . I applaud you Gary and thank you from the bottom of my heart for wiping out the stench of kean and Anderson out of our club , we have had a team to support this season and have enjoyed the NORMAL ups and downs of the season ,as it stands in my mind , JOB DONE , ONWARDS AND UPWARDS LADS .[/p][/quote]Whilst I agree with most of your post, the continued playing of Lowe and WIliamson in the same team esp against Yeovil was baffling to every fan in the ground, you only had to see the impact Dunn and King had in ten mins. Had one or both of these played the full ninety mins then the amount of attacking impetus would have increased greatly and therefore led to more chances for Rhodes to stick in the net. Bowyer sets out "to keep the point you start with", however against Yeovil who have conceded 1.5 goals a game this season, we should have gone for it from the start instead of trying to nick just 1 goal. Fully agree Bowyer should start next season, But with Conway, Marshall, Cairney, Evans, Gestede and hopefully Rhodes still here and fit then people will not settle for negative tactics. Rrjm2005
  • Score: 4

12:24pm Sun 20 Apr 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

look.up.blackburn. wrote:
more bans than ray - brfc lxxv wrote:
look.up.blackburn. wrote:
I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress?

You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th.

You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day.

I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th!

And they said Steve Kean was unsackable!
Am I missing something here? Why such a massive interest in another club, especially one you supposedly detest? I can barely name 3 Burnley players and that's only because they've had a decent little season, yet you're constantly on here day & night, 7 days a week 365 days a year posting the same old tosh, not to mention the multiple accounts. You don't even try to mask the fact you have multiple accounts and if you do you need to try harder.

Other dingles come on for a bit of banter & I get that, but you're regularly posting 6,7, 8 paragraphs of the same tired desperate tosh.

What a strange person.....
Only got the one account pal, and you're not missing anything, apart from a few teeth and a sense of realism.

A "decent little season"? Really, is that how you'd describe it?

What I'm asking is why so many of you are still backing a lame non-manager to guide you through the upcoming financial storm. Do those of you backing Bowyer really think that with the purse strings tied and the pressure to sell your better players due to FFP that he is really capable of getting the best out of a team of journeymen Championship and League One rejects?

I think you lot are going to have your pants pulled down by FFP next season and Bowyer is going to be found to be wearing ladies underwear.

I don't detest your club at all, I simply find it all rather amusing.
Yeah a decent little season. That's what it is. When you've witnessed first hand your club win some big shiny trophies then that really is a big season.

Why would you have the slightest interest as to why most of us are backing Bowyer? You're clubs had it's best season since you hatched on some back alley behind Cats Whiskers, and yet all you can do is come on here asking why we're backing Bowyer? It's only a few weeks ago you were papping on about what a shambles of a club we were for having 6 managers in one season (it was actually 3 but we know how you dingles like to exaggerate everything) and yet according to you now we should turn on him....you're nothing but a rubbish wind merchant I'm afraid.

Why don't you just try to put Rovers out of your mind for a bit and make the most of having a very good manager before he goes to a bigger club.
[quote][p][bold]look.up.blackburn.[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]more bans than ray - brfc lxxv[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]look.up.blackburn.[/bold] wrote: I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress? You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th. You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day. I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th! And they said Steve Kean was unsackable![/p][/quote]Am I missing something here? Why such a massive interest in another club, especially one you supposedly detest? I can barely name 3 Burnley players and that's only because they've had a decent little season, yet you're constantly on here day & night, 7 days a week 365 days a year posting the same old tosh, not to mention the multiple accounts. You don't even try to mask the fact you have multiple accounts and if you do you need to try harder. Other dingles come on for a bit of banter & I get that, but you're regularly posting 6,7, 8 paragraphs of the same tired desperate tosh. What a strange person.....[/p][/quote]Only got the one account pal, and you're not missing anything, apart from a few teeth and a sense of realism. A "decent little season"? Really, is that how you'd describe it? What I'm asking is why so many of you are still backing a lame non-manager to guide you through the upcoming financial storm. Do those of you backing Bowyer really think that with the purse strings tied and the pressure to sell your better players due to FFP that he is really capable of getting the best out of a team of journeymen Championship and League One rejects? I think you lot are going to have your pants pulled down by FFP next season and Bowyer is going to be found to be wearing ladies underwear. I don't detest your club at all, I simply find it all rather amusing.[/p][/quote]Yeah a decent little season. That's what it is. When you've witnessed first hand your club win some big shiny trophies then that really is a big season. Why would you have the slightest interest as to why most of us are backing Bowyer? You're clubs had it's best season since you hatched on some back alley behind Cats Whiskers, and yet all you can do is come on here asking why we're backing Bowyer? It's only a few weeks ago you were papping on about what a shambles of a club we were for having 6 managers in one season (it was actually 3 but we know how you dingles like to exaggerate everything) and yet according to you now we should turn on him....you're nothing but a rubbish wind merchant I'm afraid. Why don't you just try to put Rovers out of your mind for a bit and make the most of having a very good manager before he goes to a bigger club. more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 21

1:49pm Sun 20 Apr 14

A Rover 45 years and over says...

40rtid wrote:
I did not boo yesterday but my son did he has been to every away game this season he's on 17 and when he left school last year he got himself a summer job and saved his money so he could go to these games does he deserve to boo yes he does cause he's stuck by them all season through thick and thin but after yesterday he had had enough . So Bowyer come and meet the fans who go home and away and explain why we play nagative footballl at home why you never make substations , why you wait fot thw opposition to make substitutions 1st , why does Lowe get picked week in week out , why do we play this backward sideway pass football explain yourself Mr Bowyer to your tactics during the game to these fans .The club know who these fans are who go home and away as it's on there data base . The only way fans can be heard is by sometimes booing because it has made the manager react lets home we do react in the next three games
Quite a good post givng a young dedicated supporters point of view that travels home and away. GB should be made to face the supporters and listen to our concerns about his syle of play for the majoriy of games..
[quote][p][bold]40rtid[/bold] wrote: I did not boo yesterday but my son did he has been to every away game this season he's on 17 and when he left school last year he got himself a summer job and saved his money so he could go to these games does he deserve to boo yes he does cause he's stuck by them all season through thick and thin but after yesterday he had had enough . So Bowyer come and meet the fans who go home and away and explain why we play nagative footballl at home why you never make substations , why you wait fot thw opposition to make substitutions 1st , why does Lowe get picked week in week out , why do we play this backward sideway pass football explain yourself Mr Bowyer to your tactics during the game to these fans .The club know who these fans are who go home and away as it's on there data base . The only way fans can be heard is by sometimes booing because it has made the manager react lets home we do react in the next three games[/p][/quote]Quite a good post givng a young dedicated supporters point of view that travels home and away. GB should be made to face the supporters and listen to our concerns about his syle of play for the majoriy of games.. A Rover 45 years and over
  • Score: 2

3:06pm Sun 20 Apr 14

greenscreener says...

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv wrote:
look.up.blackburn. wrote:
more bans than ray - brfc lxxv wrote:
look.up.blackburn. wrote:
I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress?

You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th.

You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day.

I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th!

And they said Steve Kean was unsackable!
Am I missing something here? Why such a massive interest in another club, especially one you supposedly detest? I can barely name 3 Burnley players and that's only because they've had a decent little season, yet you're constantly on here day & night, 7 days a week 365 days a year posting the same old tosh, not to mention the multiple accounts. You don't even try to mask the fact you have multiple accounts and if you do you need to try harder.

Other dingles come on for a bit of banter & I get that, but you're regularly posting 6,7, 8 paragraphs of the same tired desperate tosh.

What a strange person.....
Only got the one account pal, and you're not missing anything, apart from a few teeth and a sense of realism.

A "decent little season"? Really, is that how you'd describe it?

What I'm asking is why so many of you are still backing a lame non-manager to guide you through the upcoming financial storm. Do those of you backing Bowyer really think that with the purse strings tied and the pressure to sell your better players due to FFP that he is really capable of getting the best out of a team of journeymen Championship and League One rejects?

I think you lot are going to have your pants pulled down by FFP next season and Bowyer is going to be found to be wearing ladies underwear.

I don't detest your club at all, I simply find it all rather amusing.
Yeah a decent little season. That's what it is. When you've witnessed first hand your club win some big shiny trophies then that really is a big season.

Why would you have the slightest interest as to why most of us are backing Bowyer? You're clubs had it's best season since you hatched on some back alley behind Cats Whiskers, and yet all you can do is come on here asking why we're backing Bowyer? It's only a few weeks ago you were papping on about what a shambles of a club we were for having 6 managers in one season (it was actually 3 but we know how you dingles like to exaggerate everything) and yet according to you now we should turn on him....you're nothing but a rubbish wind merchant I'm afraid.

Why don't you just try to put Rovers out of your mind for a bit and make the most of having a very good manager before he goes to a bigger club.
Ray, if that retard you are squabbling with had a clue about what was going on here he would be able to compare this first season for Bowyer with what Dyche did At Burnley in his first season.

Dyche had some experience and took over a fairly settled club, he finished 11th with 61points.

Bowyer is now..... 11th with 61 points, and three games to go.
[quote][p][bold]more bans than ray - brfc lxxv[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]look.up.blackburn.[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]more bans than ray - brfc lxxv[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]look.up.blackburn.[/bold] wrote: I see you've now dropped to 11th? Any of you clowns still believe you've made real progress? You are currently 3 points better off than your final points total of last season when you survived on the last day of the season finishing a shameful 17th. You have just drawn a blank against the Championship whipping boys who are heading straight back to League One, and you've still to play two other teams fighting for their lives at the bottom and then Wigan who will pummel you on the final day. I told you 6 weeks ago after we beat you that Bowyer had to go because you would sit firmly in mid-table until the end of another uninspiring season. Had Bowyer done the decent thing and stepped down he would have retained at least a little respect from the fans and you'd have had a new man in with new ideas and probably some motivational skills to get your pitiful team firing again. As it happens you are now going into the final 3 losable games knowing that you can finish as low as 16th! And they said Steve Kean was unsackable![/p][/quote]Am I missing something here? Why such a massive interest in another club, especially one you supposedly detest? I can barely name 3 Burnley players and that's only because they've had a decent little season, yet you're constantly on here day & night, 7 days a week 365 days a year posting the same old tosh, not to mention the multiple accounts. You don't even try to mask the fact you have multiple accounts and if you do you need to try harder. Other dingles come on for a bit of banter & I get that, but you're regularly posting 6,7, 8 paragraphs of the same tired desperate tosh. What a strange person.....[/p][/quote]Only got the one account pal, and you're not missing anything, apart from a few teeth and a sense of realism. A "decent little season"? Really, is that how you'd describe it? What I'm asking is why so many of you are still backing a lame non-manager to guide you through the upcoming financial storm. Do those of you backing Bowyer really think that with the purse strings tied and the pressure to sell your better players due to FFP that he is really capable of getting the best out of a team of journeymen Championship and League One rejects? I think you lot are going to have your pants pulled down by FFP next season and Bowyer is going to be found to be wearing ladies underwear. I don't detest your club at all, I simply find it all rather amusing.[/p][/quote]Yeah a decent little season. That's what it is. When you've witnessed first hand your club win some big shiny trophies then that really is a big season. Why would you have the slightest interest as to why most of us are backing Bowyer? You're clubs had it's best season since you hatched on some back alley behind Cats Whiskers, and yet all you can do is come on here asking why we're backing Bowyer? It's only a few weeks ago you were papping on about what a shambles of a club we were for having 6 managers in one season (it was actually 3 but we know how you dingles like to exaggerate everything) and yet according to you now we should turn on him....you're nothing but a rubbish wind merchant I'm afraid. Why don't you just try to put Rovers out of your mind for a bit and make the most of having a very good manager before he goes to a bigger club.[/p][/quote]Ray, if that retard you are squabbling with had a clue about what was going on here he would be able to compare this first season for Bowyer with what Dyche did At Burnley in his first season. Dyche had some experience and took over a fairly settled club, he finished 11th with 61points. Bowyer is now..... 11th with 61 points, and three games to go. greenscreener
  • Score: 8

3:22pm Sun 20 Apr 14

real betis hotpot says...

Boowyer out!
Boowyer out! real betis hotpot
  • Score: -2

3:26pm Sun 20 Apr 14

Ronaldpetercooper says...

Sadly after a dose of shingles I am still unable to travel so Last Friday I had a look at our neighbours up the road whilst it was free on tv. I cannot say that I was impressed but hope they go up and stay up.
However is there any Rovers' fan who would like any more than one or two of their quad in preference to ours.
We definitely have the best squad by far and GB deserves congratulations for this but it does beg the question as to why have they achieved so much and we so little. The question is does GB have the know how to improve us next year. Some will say that he is learning and new in the job but how long has Dyche been a manager. Personally I think GB is a good guy but am fast coming to the conclusion that he needs a more experienced man at his side. I think SA will be sacked at the end of the season although doubt if he would be welcomed but you get what I mean someone with a little bit more cunning an know how. I do not want to lose GB but he desperately needs a little help at his side so that his hard work can be rewarded next season.
His remarks regarding the fans shows that the pressure is getting to him and he does not need that. His current staff sadly do not appear able to advise him at all.
Sadly after a dose of shingles I am still unable to travel so Last Friday I had a look at our neighbours up the road whilst it was free on tv. I cannot say that I was impressed but hope they go up and stay up. However is there any Rovers' fan who would like any more than one or two of their quad in preference to ours. We definitely have the best squad by far and GB deserves congratulations for this but it does beg the question as to why have they achieved so much and we so little. The question is does GB have the know how to improve us next year. Some will say that he is learning and new in the job but how long has Dyche been a manager. Personally I think GB is a good guy but am fast coming to the conclusion that he needs a more experienced man at his side. I think SA will be sacked at the end of the season although doubt if he would be welcomed but you get what I mean someone with a little bit more cunning an know how. I do not want to lose GB but he desperately needs a little help at his side so that his hard work can be rewarded next season. His remarks regarding the fans shows that the pressure is getting to him and he does not need that. His current staff sadly do not appear able to advise him at all. Ronaldpetercooper
  • Score: 0

3:46pm Sun 20 Apr 14

greenscreener says...

Ronaldpetercooper wrote:
Sadly after a dose of shingles I am still unable to travel so Last Friday I had a look at our neighbours up the road whilst it was free on tv. I cannot say that I was impressed but hope they go up and stay up.
However is there any Rovers' fan who would like any more than one or two of their quad in preference to ours.
We definitely have the best squad by far and GB deserves congratulations for this but it does beg the question as to why have they achieved so much and we so little. The question is does GB have the know how to improve us next year. Some will say that he is learning and new in the job but how long has Dyche been a manager. Personally I think GB is a good guy but am fast coming to the conclusion that he needs a more experienced man at his side. I think SA will be sacked at the end of the season although doubt if he would be welcomed but you get what I mean someone with a little bit more cunning an know how. I do not want to lose GB but he desperately needs a little help at his side so that his hard work can be rewarded next season.
His remarks regarding the fans shows that the pressure is getting to him and he does not need that. His current staff sadly do not appear able to advise him at all.
Ronald, to answer your questions, I'd take Ings and Trippier, and,
Dyche has had 3 seasons of management.

I think GB could benefit from some more experience around him, What about bringing Faz in as a Coach ?
[quote][p][bold]Ronaldpetercooper[/bold] wrote: Sadly after a dose of shingles I am still unable to travel so Last Friday I had a look at our neighbours up the road whilst it was free on tv. I cannot say that I was impressed but hope they go up and stay up. However is there any Rovers' fan who would like any more than one or two of their quad in preference to ours. We definitely have the best squad by far and GB deserves congratulations for this but it does beg the question as to why have they achieved so much and we so little. The question is does GB have the know how to improve us next year. Some will say that he is learning and new in the job but how long has Dyche been a manager. Personally I think GB is a good guy but am fast coming to the conclusion that he needs a more experienced man at his side. I think SA will be sacked at the end of the season although doubt if he would be welcomed but you get what I mean someone with a little bit more cunning an know how. I do not want to lose GB but he desperately needs a little help at his side so that his hard work can be rewarded next season. His remarks regarding the fans shows that the pressure is getting to him and he does not need that. His current staff sadly do not appear able to advise him at all.[/p][/quote]Ronald, to answer your questions, I'd take Ings and Trippier, and, Dyche has had 3 seasons of management. I think GB could benefit from some more experience around him, What about bringing Faz in as a Coach ? greenscreener
  • Score: 1

5:20pm Sun 20 Apr 14

owd nick says...

Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again).

He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post.

When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.
Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again). He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post. When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half. owd nick
  • Score: 0

5:27pm Sun 20 Apr 14

RobH2O says...

Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.
Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course. RobH2O
  • Score: -3

5:39pm Sun 20 Apr 14

A Darener says...

The game was nothing to do with finance. The players on the pitch were well capable of winning the game. The only trouble was apparently they had no inclination to do so! From my understanding of the game from those that still go the players were very inaffectual and didn't see to know what to do to break down a team in desperate trouble. Same old same old. As for the manager calling the fans, that smacks of desperation, trying to deflect blame away from the shortcomings of both the team and the coaching staff. Although I think G B has done the best he can this season he needs to understand the frustration of the crowd, especially seeing the goings on just up the M65.
Next season is the one that will decide how far he can take he Rovers.
The game was nothing to do with finance. The players on the pitch were well capable of winning the game. The only trouble was apparently they had no inclination to do so! From my understanding of the game from those that still go the players were very inaffectual and didn't see to know what to do to break down a team in desperate trouble. Same old same old. As for the manager calling the fans, that smacks of desperation, trying to deflect blame away from the shortcomings of both the team and the coaching staff. Although I think G B has done the best he can this season he needs to understand the frustration of the crowd, especially seeing the goings on just up the M65. Next season is the one that will decide how far he can take he Rovers. A Darener
  • Score: 2

6:57pm Sun 20 Apr 14

crankitup says...

on the eve of another do or die game and Gary has put out no statement....may be he's still not talking to us....we must have upset him
on the eve of another do or die game and Gary has put out no statement....may be he's still not talking to us....we must have upset him crankitup
  • Score: 0

7:25pm Sun 20 Apr 14

MattNewcastle says...

owd nick wrote:
Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again).

He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post.

When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.
Hi owd nick

For me Lowe would start next season as our Right Back.
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again). He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post. When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.[/p][/quote]Hi owd nick For me Lowe would start next season as our Right Back. MattNewcastle
  • Score: 3

7:31pm Sun 20 Apr 14

Benjii54 says...

We have to accept that Bowyer is no where near the manager we need to get back to the Premiership. The Dingles have managed it. How embarrassing is that? As for not being allowed to boo them. They were pathetic. Their fault or his?
We have to accept that Bowyer is no where near the manager we need to get back to the Premiership. The Dingles have managed it. How embarrassing is that? As for not being allowed to boo them. They were pathetic. Their fault or his? Benjii54
  • Score: 1

8:40pm Sun 20 Apr 14

keanoutofrovers says...

owd nick wrote:
Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again).

He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post.

When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.
We aren't knocking Lowe, we are knocking where he is playing. The fact is he is too limited to play in the middle. However he could make a decent right back. Certainly better than Henley who I had hoped would be a decent full back but looked poor when given a run of games.

As for having "the keeper beaten" he didn't, the keeper misjudged it and left it.
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again). He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post. When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.[/p][/quote]We aren't knocking Lowe, we are knocking where he is playing. The fact is he is too limited to play in the middle. However he could make a decent right back. Certainly better than Henley who I had hoped would be a decent full back but looked poor when given a run of games. As for having "the keeper beaten" he didn't, the keeper misjudged it and left it. keanoutofrovers
  • Score: 1

9:14pm Sun 20 Apr 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

RobH2O wrote:
Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.
Hi Rob, apologies as this is totally off topic but one has just picked one's daughter & a couple of her friends up in Padiham & was astonished to see a black Ford Fiesta with Burnley 2-1 Blackburn across the top of the windscreen.

Surely they must know it should be Blackburn 1-2 Burnley? :)

Seriously though, it speaks volumes. One was gobsmacked. One has now seen seen a tattoo with 9-3-14 & now this abomination.

By the way, I didn't boo because I wasn't there. Had I been there I still wouldn't have booed. I've only ever booed twice at Rovers in 32 years, once for Craig Skinner letting a ball run under his foot & once for Steve Kean being Steve Kean.
[quote][p][bold]RobH2O[/bold] wrote: Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.[/p][/quote]Hi Rob, apologies as this is totally off topic but one has just picked one's daughter & a couple of her friends up in Padiham & was astonished to see a black Ford Fiesta with Burnley 2-1 Blackburn across the top of the windscreen. Surely they must know it should be Blackburn 1-2 Burnley? :) Seriously though, it speaks volumes. One was gobsmacked. One has now seen seen a tattoo with 9-3-14 & now this abomination. By the way, I didn't boo because I wasn't there. Had I been there I still wouldn't have booed. I've only ever booed twice at Rovers in 32 years, once for Craig Skinner letting a ball run under his foot & once for Steve Kean being Steve Kean. more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 11

9:07am Mon 21 Apr 14

owd nick says...

keanoutofrovers wrote:
owd nick wrote:
Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again).

He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post.

When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.
We aren't knocking Lowe, we are knocking where he is playing. The fact is he is too limited to play in the middle. However he could make a decent right back. Certainly better than Henley who I had hoped would be a decent full back but looked poor when given a run of games.

As for having "the keeper beaten" he didn't, the keeper misjudged it and left it.
In my book that's the keeper beaten, I used to be a keeper :-) If I left it and it went in, or even hit the post I was beaten, the keeper was wrong footed, his weight is going the wrong way when Lowe shoots.
[quote][p][bold]keanoutofrovers[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again). He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post. When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.[/p][/quote]We aren't knocking Lowe, we are knocking where he is playing. The fact is he is too limited to play in the middle. However he could make a decent right back. Certainly better than Henley who I had hoped would be a decent full back but looked poor when given a run of games. As for having "the keeper beaten" he didn't, the keeper misjudged it and left it.[/p][/quote]In my book that's the keeper beaten, I used to be a keeper :-) If I left it and it went in, or even hit the post I was beaten, the keeper was wrong footed, his weight is going the wrong way when Lowe shoots. owd nick
  • Score: -1

9:25am Mon 21 Apr 14

owd nick says...

RobH2O wrote:
Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.
Rob, Have you ever been to a game when you know that from the kick off it was dead? Pretty sure you have and that was the case (for me) on the day.

The crowd was lethargic, no real energy, which can happen at any ground be there 1,000 or 50,000 fans present. (don't believe me? go to Old Trafford).

Yeovil were no great shakes, they sat back and harried which is the way in this league, Burnley do this extremely well everytime I have seen them play, most others that have caused us problems at Ewood this season have done the same.

Rovers looked as lethargic as the crowd, perhaps it was the shock of warm spring sunshine, I don't know.

Anyhow the frustration grew slowly throughout the game, it was more frustration that good players like Cairney, Conway, Gestede, Evans all appeared to be off the boil at the same time, Conway in particular looked absolutely shattered.

Nothing happened in the game at all to spark the crowd into life, sometimes that's what a game needs.

The only booing came at the end, I didn't boo, nor did the majority around me, but it didn't last long and I really don't blame the ones who did.

The fans turning up at Ewood now are the hardcore of real supporters, they don't deserve to be knocked by the manager for expressing an opinion after what we have been through over the last few years.
[quote][p][bold]RobH2O[/bold] wrote: Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.[/p][/quote]Rob, Have you ever been to a game when you know that from the kick off it was dead? Pretty sure you have and that was the case (for me) on the day. The crowd was lethargic, no real energy, which can happen at any ground be there 1,000 or 50,000 fans present. (don't believe me? go to Old Trafford). Yeovil were no great shakes, they sat back and harried which is the way in this league, Burnley do this extremely well everytime I have seen them play, most others that have caused us problems at Ewood this season have done the same. Rovers looked as lethargic as the crowd, perhaps it was the shock of warm spring sunshine, I don't know. Anyhow the frustration grew slowly throughout the game, it was more frustration that good players like Cairney, Conway, Gestede, Evans all appeared to be off the boil at the same time, Conway in particular looked absolutely shattered. Nothing happened in the game at all to spark the crowd into life, sometimes that's what a game needs. The only booing came at the end, I didn't boo, nor did the majority around me, but it didn't last long and I really don't blame the ones who did. The fans turning up at Ewood now are the hardcore of real supporters, they don't deserve to be knocked by the manager for expressing an opinion after what we have been through over the last few years. owd nick
  • Score: 0

9:33am Mon 21 Apr 14

Harwoodstblue says...

owd nick wrote:
RobH2O wrote:
Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.
Rob, Have you ever been to a game when you know that from the kick off it was dead? Pretty sure you have and that was the case (for me) on the day.

The crowd was lethargic, no real energy, which can happen at any ground be there 1,000 or 50,000 fans present. (don't believe me? go to Old Trafford).

Yeovil were no great shakes, they sat back and harried which is the way in this league, Burnley do this extremely well everytime I have seen them play, most others that have caused us problems at Ewood this season have done the same.

Rovers looked as lethargic as the crowd, perhaps it was the shock of warm spring sunshine, I don't know.

Anyhow the frustration grew slowly throughout the game, it was more frustration that good players like Cairney, Conway, Gestede, Evans all appeared to be off the boil at the same time, Conway in particular looked absolutely shattered.

Nothing happened in the game at all to spark the crowd into life, sometimes that's what a game needs.

The only booing came at the end, I didn't boo, nor did the majority around me, but it didn't last long and I really don't blame the ones who did.

The fans turning up at Ewood now are the hardcore of real supporters, they don't deserve to be knocked by the manager for expressing an opinion after what we have been through over the last few years.
Don't bother trying to educate him Nick. He's just a sarcastic Dingle who 'seems' intelligent enough to know better but can't help himself. It is the 35 year thing IMO.
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RobH2O[/bold] wrote: Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.[/p][/quote]Rob, Have you ever been to a game when you know that from the kick off it was dead? Pretty sure you have and that was the case (for me) on the day. The crowd was lethargic, no real energy, which can happen at any ground be there 1,000 or 50,000 fans present. (don't believe me? go to Old Trafford). Yeovil were no great shakes, they sat back and harried which is the way in this league, Burnley do this extremely well everytime I have seen them play, most others that have caused us problems at Ewood this season have done the same. Rovers looked as lethargic as the crowd, perhaps it was the shock of warm spring sunshine, I don't know. Anyhow the frustration grew slowly throughout the game, it was more frustration that good players like Cairney, Conway, Gestede, Evans all appeared to be off the boil at the same time, Conway in particular looked absolutely shattered. Nothing happened in the game at all to spark the crowd into life, sometimes that's what a game needs. The only booing came at the end, I didn't boo, nor did the majority around me, but it didn't last long and I really don't blame the ones who did. The fans turning up at Ewood now are the hardcore of real supporters, they don't deserve to be knocked by the manager for expressing an opinion after what we have been through over the last few years.[/p][/quote]Don't bother trying to educate him Nick. He's just a sarcastic Dingle who 'seems' intelligent enough to know better but can't help himself. It is the 35 year thing IMO. Harwoodstblue
  • Score: -1

9:39am Mon 21 Apr 14

owd nick says...

Harwoodstblue wrote:
owd nick wrote:
RobH2O wrote:
Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.
Rob, Have you ever been to a game when you know that from the kick off it was dead? Pretty sure you have and that was the case (for me) on the day.

The crowd was lethargic, no real energy, which can happen at any ground be there 1,000 or 50,000 fans present. (don't believe me? go to Old Trafford).

Yeovil were no great shakes, they sat back and harried which is the way in this league, Burnley do this extremely well everytime I have seen them play, most others that have caused us problems at Ewood this season have done the same.

Rovers looked as lethargic as the crowd, perhaps it was the shock of warm spring sunshine, I don't know.

Anyhow the frustration grew slowly throughout the game, it was more frustration that good players like Cairney, Conway, Gestede, Evans all appeared to be off the boil at the same time, Conway in particular looked absolutely shattered.

Nothing happened in the game at all to spark the crowd into life, sometimes that's what a game needs.

The only booing came at the end, I didn't boo, nor did the majority around me, but it didn't last long and I really don't blame the ones who did.

The fans turning up at Ewood now are the hardcore of real supporters, they don't deserve to be knocked by the manager for expressing an opinion after what we have been through over the last few years.
Don't bother trying to educate him Nick. He's just a sarcastic Dingle who 'seems' intelligent enough to know better but can't help himself. It is the 35 year thing IMO.
Weaker moment HB, weaker moment. :-)

One has to do some missionary work sometime in one's life! lol.
[quote][p][bold]Harwoodstblue[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RobH2O[/bold] wrote: Good to see that you guys are focusing in on supporting and motivating your team.. There is nothing like booing to improve morale and give them direction. After all, its the manager and the players that own the club and put in (our don't put in) the finance. Booing the innocent in this Hogarthian sketch that's being played out at Ewood is obviously all for the best. Its especially relevant when one adds that one is entitled to boo 'cos one has paid one's money out to go and watch. That's the most intellectually intact answer of all, of course.[/p][/quote]Rob, Have you ever been to a game when you know that from the kick off it was dead? Pretty sure you have and that was the case (for me) on the day. The crowd was lethargic, no real energy, which can happen at any ground be there 1,000 or 50,000 fans present. (don't believe me? go to Old Trafford). Yeovil were no great shakes, they sat back and harried which is the way in this league, Burnley do this extremely well everytime I have seen them play, most others that have caused us problems at Ewood this season have done the same. Rovers looked as lethargic as the crowd, perhaps it was the shock of warm spring sunshine, I don't know. Anyhow the frustration grew slowly throughout the game, it was more frustration that good players like Cairney, Conway, Gestede, Evans all appeared to be off the boil at the same time, Conway in particular looked absolutely shattered. Nothing happened in the game at all to spark the crowd into life, sometimes that's what a game needs. The only booing came at the end, I didn't boo, nor did the majority around me, but it didn't last long and I really don't blame the ones who did. The fans turning up at Ewood now are the hardcore of real supporters, they don't deserve to be knocked by the manager for expressing an opinion after what we have been through over the last few years.[/p][/quote]Don't bother trying to educate him Nick. He's just a sarcastic Dingle who 'seems' intelligent enough to know better but can't help himself. It is the 35 year thing IMO.[/p][/quote]Weaker moment HB, weaker moment. :-) One has to do some missionary work sometime in one's life! lol. owd nick
  • Score: 0

11:48am Mon 21 Apr 14

keanoutofrovers says...

owd nick wrote:
keanoutofrovers wrote:
owd nick wrote:
Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again).

He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post.

When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.
We aren't knocking Lowe, we are knocking where he is playing. The fact is he is too limited to play in the middle. However he could make a decent right back. Certainly better than Henley who I had hoped would be a decent full back but looked poor when given a run of games.

As for having "the keeper beaten" he didn't, the keeper misjudged it and left it.
In my book that's the keeper beaten, I used to be a keeper :-) If I left it and it went in, or even hit the post I was beaten, the keeper was wrong footed, his weight is going the wrong way when Lowe shoots.
Watch the keeper. He goes the right way then holds his arms out to leave the ball. Maybe Lowe aimed for a bump in the ground which changed the course of the ball at the last minute.
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]keanoutofrovers[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: Just for the guys who are knocking Lowe (again). He started off in midfield and was the only Rovers player to have a shot of any note on goal in the first half, a crisply hit drive from around 25 yards that had the keeper beaten but rebounded off the post. When Spurr was injured early in the first half he moved to right back, did a decent defensive job and provided an outlet down that flank that was hopelessly underused in the second half.[/p][/quote]We aren't knocking Lowe, we are knocking where he is playing. The fact is he is too limited to play in the middle. However he could make a decent right back. Certainly better than Henley who I had hoped would be a decent full back but looked poor when given a run of games. As for having "the keeper beaten" he didn't, the keeper misjudged it and left it.[/p][/quote]In my book that's the keeper beaten, I used to be a keeper :-) If I left it and it went in, or even hit the post I was beaten, the keeper was wrong footed, his weight is going the wrong way when Lowe shoots.[/p][/quote]Watch the keeper. He goes the right way then holds his arms out to leave the ball. Maybe Lowe aimed for a bump in the ground which changed the course of the ball at the last minute. keanoutofrovers
  • Score: 0

4:55pm Mon 21 Apr 14

kitchener2 says...

HoghtonRover123 wrote:
I think GB has every right to say that the team should not be booed. What exactly are 'fans' booeing?

The game against Yeovil was very frustrating, we just didn't have another gear to create a chance. Why? Sometimes players just dont perform or sometimes the opposition park the bus and got a very good point.

It is not acceptable to Boo your players when they are in a play off push. Do you think Bournemouth, Reading, Ipswich, Brighton fans boo there team? Do they heck.

We have come so far under GB's stewardship and we will only get better going into next season. Fans memories are a joke.

Team GB are doing a fantastic job on sorting and moving this club forward.

Rant over you idiots.
Speaking as an "idiot" fans of every single club boo their team when things go wrong.....even the great prawn sandwich mob. You obviously haven't attended many games if you've never heard this. The crap that the supporters of the Rovers have had to put up with for over 3 years gives them every right to complain. Who's the idiot?
[quote][p][bold]HoghtonRover123[/bold] wrote: I think GB has every right to say that the team should not be booed. What exactly are 'fans' booeing? The game against Yeovil was very frustrating, we just didn't have another gear to create a chance. Why? Sometimes players just dont perform or sometimes the opposition park the bus and got a very good point. It is not acceptable to Boo your players when they are in a play off push. Do you think Bournemouth, Reading, Ipswich, Brighton fans boo there team? Do they heck. We have come so far under GB's stewardship and we will only get better going into next season. Fans memories are a joke. Team GB are doing a fantastic job on sorting and moving this club forward. Rant over you idiots.[/p][/quote]Speaking as an "idiot" fans of every single club boo their team when things go wrong.....even the great prawn sandwich mob. You obviously haven't attended many games if you've never heard this. The crap that the supporters of the Rovers have had to put up with for over 3 years gives them every right to complain. Who's the idiot? kitchener2
  • Score: 0

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