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Simon Garner column: Attacking style is way to go for Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Garner Simon Garner

SOME of the attacking football we have seen at this World Cup has been fantastic – and I hope Blackburn take note and start the new season the way we finished the last.

We have to play to our strengths and whereas at the start of last season our strength was being solid, our strength now is in our wide players, our attacking midfielders like Tom Cairney, and our strikers.

Liverpool proved in the Premier League last season that attacking football can take you a long way and the best teams in Brazil have proved that too.

Now obviously we don’t have the talent of the players in those teams.

But we showed at the back end of last season that we can outscore teams.

It reminds me of my time playing under my old Rovers team-mate, Ossie Ardiles, at West Brom, all those years ago.

His idea was ‘the opposition may score two but we’ll definitely score three’.

As a striker I loved it as I was getting eight or nine half-chances or chances a game.

And as long as you’ve got a couple of centre halves who can defend and are decent on the ball, I can’t see anything wrong with going out to win games.

It makes football more exciting and enjoyable to watch. Don’t get me wrong, it’s impossible to do it in every game all season.

There are going to be times when you think, ‘hang on, it’s not working, we’re going to have to step off it a bit and do a bit more defending’, and that’s obviously an important part of the game.

But you’ve got to play to your strengths and looking at the squad Gary Bowyer has got in place you’d have to say its strength lies in attack.

The question now is where David Dunn fits into it all. I see his contract situation is yet to be sorted and, as I’ve said before, I hope it does because I want him to stay at Blackburn for as long as he can.

Obviously he’s not going to play every game next season, much like he did not play every game last season, but he’s still such an influential figure at the football club.

He gives Gary the option of doing something different as it’s looking clear we’ll be playing 4-4-2 next season.

Hopefully that will have a real focus on taking the game to the opposition.

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4:41pm Fri 4 Jul 14

Whittle Wilky says...

You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited.

Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky.

Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it.

We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.
You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited. Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky. Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it. We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum. Whittle Wilky
  • Score: 13

5:09pm Fri 4 Jul 14

Captain Dreckley says...

Good to see all the big names being signed at Turd Moor today and Steven Reid on his way too. I bet Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and the Manchester clubs are trembling with fear. Champions league must be the minimum the dingles will expect.
Good to see all the big names being signed at Turd Moor today and Steven Reid on his way too. I bet Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and the Manchester clubs are trembling with fear. Champions league must be the minimum the dingles will expect. Captain Dreckley
  • Score: 9

5:13pm Fri 4 Jul 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

Whittle Wilky wrote:
You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited.

Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky.

Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it.

We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.
Lowe RB with Kilgallon, Hanley and Spurr across the back. Evans holding with Cairney in the hole behind Rhodes and Gestede. Conway on the left and Marshall on the right.
King, whilst having electric pace, simply can't read the game and his decision making needs a lot of coaching - as with Rochina, who has massive ability but just doesn't read the game or play 'that' pass which drives me bl00dy mad!
[quote][p][bold]Whittle Wilky[/bold] wrote: You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited. Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky. Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it. We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.[/p][/quote]Lowe RB with Kilgallon, Hanley and Spurr across the back. Evans holding with Cairney in the hole behind Rhodes and Gestede. Conway on the left and Marshall on the right. King, whilst having electric pace, simply can't read the game and his decision making needs a lot of coaching - as with Rochina, who has massive ability but just doesn't read the game or play 'that' pass which drives me bl00dy mad! more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 21

6:26pm Fri 4 Jul 14

MattNewcastle says...

So where is Rhodes going to play.

He is not a 9 Target man that will be Gestede

He is not a 10 either.

I guess we will be compromising again this season to fit him in.

if he is going to play on the last defenders shoulder what will Gestede be expected to do. If Gestede is the one to come short then we will hamper his threat for Rhodes has shown that he is not capable of coming short and linking attack with midfield.

Compromising the inclusion of Rhodes is holding back our flow of attack
So where is Rhodes going to play. He is not a 9 Target man that will be Gestede He is not a 10 either. I guess we will be compromising again this season to fit him in. if he is going to play on the last defenders shoulder what will Gestede be expected to do. If Gestede is the one to come short then we will hamper his threat for Rhodes has shown that he is not capable of coming short and linking attack with midfield. Compromising the inclusion of Rhodes is holding back our flow of attack MattNewcastle
  • Score: -9

7:18pm Fri 4 Jul 14

MattNewcastle says...

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv wrote:
Whittle Wilky wrote: You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited. Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky. Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it. We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.
Lowe RB with Kilgallon, Hanley and Spurr across the back. Evans holding with Cairney in the hole behind Rhodes and Gestede. Conway on the left and Marshall on the right. King, whilst having electric pace, simply can't read the game and his decision making needs a lot of coaching - as with Rochina, who has massive ability but just doesn't read the game or play 'that' pass which drives me bl00dy mad!
Hi

Agree with back four and Evans role however Rhodes for me is the conundrum.

With a recognised number 10 I would agree however who is going to be dropping back out of Gestede and Rhodes

Rhodes is incapable of doing it and if Cairney goes bombing up front will leave us massively exposed in central midfield
[quote][p][bold]more bans than ray - brfc lxxv[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Whittle Wilky[/bold] wrote: You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited. Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky. Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it. We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.[/p][/quote]Lowe RB with Kilgallon, Hanley and Spurr across the back. Evans holding with Cairney in the hole behind Rhodes and Gestede. Conway on the left and Marshall on the right. King, whilst having electric pace, simply can't read the game and his decision making needs a lot of coaching - as with Rochina, who has massive ability but just doesn't read the game or play 'that' pass which drives me bl00dy mad![/p][/quote]Hi Agree with back four and Evans role however Rhodes for me is the conundrum. With a recognised number 10 I would agree however who is going to be dropping back out of Gestede and Rhodes Rhodes is incapable of doing it and if Cairney goes bombing up front will leave us massively exposed in central midfield MattNewcastle
  • Score: -5

8:24pm Fri 4 Jul 14

Super CIaret says...

Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football.

Simon Garner.... shaved ape.

Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.
Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football. Simon Garner.... shaved ape. Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other. Super CIaret
  • Score: -20

8:36pm Fri 4 Jul 14

FCBurnley says...

STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)
STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane) FCBurnley
  • Score: -14

9:11pm Fri 4 Jul 14

rhodie110961 says...

Super CIaret wrote:
Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football.

Simon Garner.... shaved ape.

Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.
I wouldn`t be getting too cocky monkeysocks. you `r about to learn the true meaning of shock and awe... shock at the realisation of how S..te you are and awe at how we have managed to be so much better than you lot for all these years.
[quote][p][bold]Super CIaret[/bold] wrote: Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football. Simon Garner.... shaved ape. Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.[/p][/quote]I wouldn`t be getting too cocky monkeysocks. you `r about to learn the true meaning of shock and awe... shock at the realisation of how S..te you are and awe at how we have managed to be so much better than you lot for all these years. rhodie110961
  • Score: 8

9:38pm Fri 4 Jul 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

MattNewcastle wrote:
more bans than ray - brfc lxxv wrote:
Whittle Wilky wrote: You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited. Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky. Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it. We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.
Lowe RB with Kilgallon, Hanley and Spurr across the back. Evans holding with Cairney in the hole behind Rhodes and Gestede. Conway on the left and Marshall on the right. King, whilst having electric pace, simply can't read the game and his decision making needs a lot of coaching - as with Rochina, who has massive ability but just doesn't read the game or play 'that' pass which drives me bl00dy mad!
Hi

Agree with back four and Evans role however Rhodes for me is the conundrum.

With a recognised number 10 I would agree however who is going to be dropping back out of Gestede and Rhodes

Rhodes is incapable of doing it and if Cairney goes bombing up front will leave us massively exposed in central midfield
I think Rudy's probably the man to drop a bit deeper if needed. That's the risk playing an attacking formation I suppose. Rhodes is just a goal machine. He's not particularly strong and certainly isn't quick enough but obviously makes up for that with his natural scoring ability, especially at this level. Brown of course gives us another option.......
[quote][p][bold]MattNewcastle[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]more bans than ray - brfc lxxv[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Whittle Wilky[/bold] wrote: You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited. Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky. Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it. We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.[/p][/quote]Lowe RB with Kilgallon, Hanley and Spurr across the back. Evans holding with Cairney in the hole behind Rhodes and Gestede. Conway on the left and Marshall on the right. King, whilst having electric pace, simply can't read the game and his decision making needs a lot of coaching - as with Rochina, who has massive ability but just doesn't read the game or play 'that' pass which drives me bl00dy mad![/p][/quote]Hi Agree with back four and Evans role however Rhodes for me is the conundrum. With a recognised number 10 I would agree however who is going to be dropping back out of Gestede and Rhodes Rhodes is incapable of doing it and if Cairney goes bombing up front will leave us massively exposed in central midfield[/p][/quote]I think Rudy's probably the man to drop a bit deeper if needed. That's the risk playing an attacking formation I suppose. Rhodes is just a goal machine. He's not particularly strong and certainly isn't quick enough but obviously makes up for that with his natural scoring ability, especially at this level. Brown of course gives us another option....... more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 8

9:42pm Fri 4 Jul 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

FCBurnley wrote:
STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)
Hence it being far less effective - sums you lot up perfectly. Cheap, tacky, easily pleased scrubbers.
[quote][p][bold]FCBurnley[/bold] wrote: STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)[/p][/quote]Hence it being far less effective - sums you lot up perfectly. Cheap, tacky, easily pleased scrubbers. more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 19

9:52pm Fri 4 Jul 14

owd nick says...

MattNewcastle wrote:
So where is Rhodes going to play.

He is not a 9 Target man that will be Gestede

He is not a 10 either.

I guess we will be compromising again this season to fit him in.

if he is going to play on the last defenders shoulder what will Gestede be expected to do. If Gestede is the one to come short then we will hamper his threat for Rhodes has shown that he is not capable of coming short and linking attack with midfield.

Compromising the inclusion of Rhodes is holding back our flow of attack
Simply play him off Gestede's shoulder. 4 - 4 - 1 - 1 or even in some games 3 - 5 - 1 - 1 to counter teams that will load the midfield to stop us.

The two compliment each other like left and right hands, Gestede, fast, capable of holding the ball up or laying it off, brilliant in the air. Rhodes, a Lineker type, get the ball to him in the box he is one of the coolest finishers I have seen at any level.

For the first two thirds of the season Rhodes had his back to goal being clattered by two gorilla's in football shirts, a role he is totally unsuited to, yet he still bagged 25 goals.

Just imagine the havoc these two will create with Conway and Marshall supplying the ammunition and them playing off each other.

The key for next season is the players on the bench;

For me they would be King, Rochina (if he stays) Varney, Brown, Eastwood and a couple of the youngsters (defenders) who need to be blooded at some point in time, we are told they are talented, lets see.

The good thing is the pressure just to get on the bench now is incredible, because nearly every player in the squad has proved they can do a job for us, and more importantly, wants to.
[quote][p][bold]MattNewcastle[/bold] wrote: So where is Rhodes going to play. He is not a 9 Target man that will be Gestede He is not a 10 either. I guess we will be compromising again this season to fit him in. if he is going to play on the last defenders shoulder what will Gestede be expected to do. If Gestede is the one to come short then we will hamper his threat for Rhodes has shown that he is not capable of coming short and linking attack with midfield. Compromising the inclusion of Rhodes is holding back our flow of attack[/p][/quote]Simply play him off Gestede's shoulder. 4 - 4 - 1 - 1 or even in some games 3 - 5 - 1 - 1 to counter teams that will load the midfield to stop us. The two compliment each other like left and right hands, Gestede, fast, capable of holding the ball up or laying it off, brilliant in the air. Rhodes, a Lineker type, get the ball to him in the box he is one of the coolest finishers I have seen at any level. For the first two thirds of the season Rhodes had his back to goal being clattered by two gorilla's in football shirts, a role he is totally unsuited to, yet he still bagged 25 goals. Just imagine the havoc these two will create with Conway and Marshall supplying the ammunition and them playing off each other. The key for next season is the players on the bench; For me they would be King, Rochina (if he stays) Varney, Brown, Eastwood and a couple of the youngsters (defenders) who need to be blooded at some point in time, we are told they are talented, lets see. The good thing is the pressure just to get on the bench now is incredible, because nearly every player in the squad has proved they can do a job for us, and more importantly, wants to. owd nick
  • Score: 7

10:00pm Fri 4 Jul 14

eddyo says...

MattNewcastle wrote:
more bans than ray - brfc lxxv wrote:
Whittle Wilky wrote: You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited. Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky. Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it. We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.
Lowe RB with Kilgallon, Hanley and Spurr across the back. Evans holding with Cairney in the hole behind Rhodes and Gestede. Conway on the left and Marshall on the right. King, whilst having electric pace, simply can't read the game and his decision making needs a lot of coaching - as with Rochina, who has massive ability but just doesn't read the game or play 'that' pass which drives me bl00dy mad!
Hi

Agree with back four and Evans role however Rhodes for me is the conundrum.

With a recognised number 10 I would agree however who is going to be dropping back out of Gestede and Rhodes

Rhodes is incapable of doing it and if Cairney goes bombing up front will leave us massively exposed in central midfield
I think you can over-complicate things. To me, Rhodes has only one way of playing and he scores most of his goals in the box - so, no, don't ask him to come deep or wide. Play him up top and let him trot between the centre circle and the opposition D. I would like him to be a bit more mobile along the line - a la Garner - to unsettle the defenders and he needs to learn to play as a partnership with his other centre-forward.
[quote][p][bold]MattNewcastle[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]more bans than ray - brfc lxxv[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Whittle Wilky[/bold] wrote: You don't have to be a football tactician to know attacking football is the only way we are going to win games. All too often we have gone deep and defended slender leads to see the inevitable weakness in our defense exploited. Boywer started to get the idea the tail end of last season when he realised playing two up front got results and with the fortunate injury to Henley we were no longer as leaky. Hopefully the tactic book Keen left behind has finally been thrown on the bonfire. I look forward to positive football. No longer defending a lead, but building on it. We have a good squad. But we still need to work on the midfield & defense. I personally would like to see King played a little more often. Even bring Rochina back so that we have play makers who can feed our strikers. Drop Lowe back. Give Henley the buck up or your out ultimatum.[/p][/quote]Lowe RB with Kilgallon, Hanley and Spurr across the back. Evans holding with Cairney in the hole behind Rhodes and Gestede. Conway on the left and Marshall on the right. King, whilst having electric pace, simply can't read the game and his decision making needs a lot of coaching - as with Rochina, who has massive ability but just doesn't read the game or play 'that' pass which drives me bl00dy mad![/p][/quote]Hi Agree with back four and Evans role however Rhodes for me is the conundrum. With a recognised number 10 I would agree however who is going to be dropping back out of Gestede and Rhodes Rhodes is incapable of doing it and if Cairney goes bombing up front will leave us massively exposed in central midfield[/p][/quote]I think you can over-complicate things. To me, Rhodes has only one way of playing and he scores most of his goals in the box - so, no, don't ask him to come deep or wide. Play him up top and let him trot between the centre circle and the opposition D. I would like him to be a bit more mobile along the line - a la Garner - to unsettle the defenders and he needs to learn to play as a partnership with his other centre-forward. eddyo
  • Score: 9

11:07pm Fri 4 Jul 14

Pembina says...

Super CIaret wrote:
Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football.

Simon Garner.... shaved ape.

Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.
Does your mother know you wrote this rubbish?
[quote][p][bold]Super CIaret[/bold] wrote: Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football. Simon Garner.... shaved ape. Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.[/p][/quote]Does your mother know you wrote this rubbish? Pembina
  • Score: 6

11:10pm Fri 4 Jul 14

Bazzer says...

All four goals in today's World Cup quarter finals were from set pieces. I believe we have the mix of talents in the attacking element of the squad to pay homage to the great Sam Allardyce this season.
All four goals in today's World Cup quarter finals were from set pieces. I believe we have the mix of talents in the attacking element of the squad to pay homage to the great Sam Allardyce this season. Bazzer
  • Score: 0

11:32pm Fri 4 Jul 14

keanoutofrovers says...

Super CIaret wrote:
Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football.

Simon Garner.... shaved ape.

Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.
The question is what's more embarrassing,

A) Trying and failing to bring Ronaldinho to the club from Italian superpower AC Milan.

B) Trying but failing to tempt Craig Bryson to come to to club from Championship Derby County.

God making you look ridiculous is getting easier each post.
[quote][p][bold]Super CIaret[/bold] wrote: Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football. Simon Garner.... shaved ape. Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.[/p][/quote]The question is what's more embarrassing, A) Trying and failing to bring Ronaldinho to the club from Italian superpower AC Milan. B) Trying but failing to tempt Craig Bryson to come to to club from Championship Derby County. God making you look ridiculous is getting easier each post. keanoutofrovers
  • Score: 11

11:51pm Fri 4 Jul 14

Super CIaret says...

keanoutofrovers wrote:
Super CIaret wrote:
Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football.

Simon Garner.... shaved ape.

Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.
The question is what's more embarrassing,

A) Trying and failing to bring Ronaldinho to the club from Italian superpower AC Milan.

B) Trying but failing to tempt Craig Bryson to come to to club from Championship Derby County.

God making you look ridiculous is getting easier each post.
A no-dad comparing Ronaldinho to Craig Bryson...

That just about sums up their understanding of football. It's no wonder Venky's have got away with so much, the knuckle dragging simpletons who follow the club actually think they're doing a decent job..

a. Relegation
b. Losing to Burnley
c. £60million+ in debt
d. Staying down forever

In Venky's we trust.
[quote][p][bold]keanoutofrovers[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Super CIaret[/bold] wrote: Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football. Simon Garner.... shaved ape. Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.[/p][/quote]The question is what's more embarrassing, A) Trying and failing to bring Ronaldinho to the club from Italian superpower AC Milan. B) Trying but failing to tempt Craig Bryson to come to to club from Championship Derby County. God making you look ridiculous is getting easier each post.[/p][/quote]A no-dad comparing Ronaldinho to Craig Bryson... That just about sums up their understanding of football. It's no wonder Venky's have got away with so much, the knuckle dragging simpletons who follow the club actually think they're doing a decent job.. a. Relegation b. Losing to Burnley c. £60million+ in debt d. Staying down forever In Venky's we trust. Super CIaret
  • Score: -8

12:07am Sat 5 Jul 14

keanoutofrovers says...

Super CIaret wrote:
keanoutofrovers wrote:
Super CIaret wrote:
Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football.

Simon Garner.... shaved ape.

Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.
The question is what's more embarrassing,

A) Trying and failing to bring Ronaldinho to the club from Italian superpower AC Milan.

B) Trying but failing to tempt Craig Bryson to come to to club from Championship Derby County.

God making you look ridiculous is getting easier each post.
A no-dad comparing Ronaldinho to Craig Bryson...

That just about sums up their understanding of football. It's no wonder Venky's have got away with so much, the knuckle dragging simpletons who follow the club actually think they're doing a decent job..

a. Relegation
b. Losing to Burnley
c. £60million+ in debt
d. Staying down forever

In Venky's we trust.
Sorry I'll explain to you.

To be turned down by a player who has never played at the top level is embarrassing.

Despite giving him a chance to play in England top division he still chose to stay in the Championship.

Why so you think he did that ?

Is it because there are several teams in the championship (including a team you have a great interest in) which have a better chance of being in the Premiership in 12 months time.

I love it when you get angry
[quote][p][bold]Super CIaret[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]keanoutofrovers[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Super CIaret[/bold] wrote: Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football. Simon Garner.... shaved ape. Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.[/p][/quote]The question is what's more embarrassing, A) Trying and failing to bring Ronaldinho to the club from Italian superpower AC Milan. B) Trying but failing to tempt Craig Bryson to come to to club from Championship Derby County. God making you look ridiculous is getting easier each post.[/p][/quote]A no-dad comparing Ronaldinho to Craig Bryson... That just about sums up their understanding of football. It's no wonder Venky's have got away with so much, the knuckle dragging simpletons who follow the club actually think they're doing a decent job.. a. Relegation b. Losing to Burnley c. £60million+ in debt d. Staying down forever In Venky's we trust.[/p][/quote]Sorry I'll explain to you. To be turned down by a player who has never played at the top level is embarrassing. Despite giving him a chance to play in England top division he still chose to stay in the Championship. Why so you think he did that ? Is it because there are several teams in the championship (including a team you have a great interest in) which have a better chance of being in the Premiership in 12 months time. I love it when you get angry keanoutofrovers
  • Score: 14

7:43am Sat 5 Jul 14

I am the voice of my own god says...

Garner looks like a smack head these days...unwashed loser!!!!
Garner looks like a smack head these days...unwashed loser!!!! I am the voice of my own god
  • Score: -7

8:40am Sat 5 Jul 14

Harwoodstblue says...

Can always tell when you've rattled the troll by his short, angry retort rather than the multi paragraph essay. Easy to see why as things are looking up for Rovers whilst Burnley are making fools of them selves with these 'top' signings. Serves him right after all the **** he'posted on here this last couple of years and it's only going to get better.
Anyway Garner's right, attack is the only way to go this season. We could have had so many more points last season if only we'd started as we finished.
Can always tell when you've rattled the troll by his short, angry retort rather than the multi paragraph essay. Easy to see why as things are looking up for Rovers whilst Burnley are making fools of them selves with these 'top' signings. Serves him right after all the **** he'posted on here this last couple of years and it's only going to get better. Anyway Garner's right, attack is the only way to go this season. We could have had so many more points last season if only we'd started as we finished. Harwoodstblue
  • Score: 7

8:42am Sat 5 Jul 14

owd nick says...

I am the voice of my own god wrote:
Garner looks like a smack head these days...unwashed loser!!!!
And Simon Garner scored in every game he played against shoddy little burnley, really gets up your nose doesn't it?

And I quote from a Guardian article;

"Garner scored in every game he played against Burnley, whether for Rovers or for West Bromwich Albion, and put Emmanuel Adebayor to shame with his provocative celebrations. "I remember scoring two penalties against Burnley in 1983 and as I was running up to take the second, bricks were being thrown on the pitch," he said. "After scoring against Burnley in one game for Rovers I was leaving the ground and there was one of them outside in the car park waving a knife around. He asked me if I had seen Simon Garner because he wanted to stab him. I just said 'no' and ran to the players' bar."

He even tormented you in a WBA shirt....YCMIU.

What chance did you have stopping him on the pitch when you couldn't stop him with knives and bricks?
[quote][p][bold]I am the voice of my own god[/bold] wrote: Garner looks like a smack head these days...unwashed loser!!!![/p][/quote]And Simon Garner scored in every game he played against shoddy little burnley, really gets up your nose doesn't it? And I quote from a Guardian article; "Garner scored in every game he played against Burnley, whether for Rovers or for West Bromwich Albion, and put Emmanuel Adebayor to shame with his provocative celebrations. "I remember scoring two penalties against Burnley in 1983 and as I was running up to take the second, bricks were being thrown on the pitch," he said. "After scoring against Burnley in one game for Rovers I was leaving the ground and there was one of them outside in the car park waving a knife around. He asked me if I had seen Simon Garner because he wanted to stab him. I just said 'no' and ran to the players' bar." He even tormented you in a WBA shirt....YCMIU. What chance did you have stopping him on the pitch when you couldn't stop him with knives and bricks? owd nick
  • Score: 8

9:07am Sat 5 Jul 14

Captain Dreckley says...

FCBurnley wrote:
STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)
You have to give it to the dingles, getting into the premiership is an amazing feeling with only two better, actually winning it and staying in it. With the players signed to strengthen the squad you will experience neither. Blackburn, on the other hand, have experienced both. Burnley, East Lancs lowest ambition club. Shameful but hey, think of those parachute payments
[quote][p][bold]FCBurnley[/bold] wrote: STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)[/p][/quote]You have to give it to the dingles, getting into the premiership is an amazing feeling with only two better, actually winning it and staying in it. With the players signed to strengthen the squad you will experience neither. Blackburn, on the other hand, have experienced both. Burnley, East Lancs lowest ambition club. Shameful but hey, think of those parachute payments Captain Dreckley
  • Score: 8

11:23am Sat 5 Jul 14

I am the voice of my own god says...

Captain Dreckley wrote:
FCBurnley wrote:
STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)
You have to give it to the dingles, getting into the premiership is an amazing feeling with only two better, actually winning it and staying in it. With the players signed to strengthen the squad you will experience neither. Blackburn, on the other hand, have experienced both. Burnley, East Lancs lowest ambition club. Shameful but hey, think of those parachute payments
Just look at the fixture lists and compare the two......pond life. You would love to swap positions with us, in both terms of leagues and finances. Can't wait to see the next big thing to walk into deadwood and give GB a throbbing erection as his bigs him up and only ever convincing himself....
[quote][p][bold]Captain Dreckley[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FCBurnley[/bold] wrote: STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)[/p][/quote]You have to give it to the dingles, getting into the premiership is an amazing feeling with only two better, actually winning it and staying in it. With the players signed to strengthen the squad you will experience neither. Blackburn, on the other hand, have experienced both. Burnley, East Lancs lowest ambition club. Shameful but hey, think of those parachute payments[/p][/quote]Just look at the fixture lists and compare the two......pond life. You would love to swap positions with us, in both terms of leagues and finances. Can't wait to see the next big thing to walk into deadwood and give GB a throbbing erection as his bigs him up and only ever convincing himself.... I am the voice of my own god
  • Score: -5

12:08pm Sat 5 Jul 14

Harwoodstblue says...

How much did Dyche spend. That's right almost nowt, but by some miracle they went up when even the most die hard Burnley fan could not have dreamt it. So where does it leave them now ? Unprepared with a squad full of Championship players and like rabbits in the headlights not knowing which way to turn as they continue to sign Championship players for peanuts whilst their best player wants out because they won't pay him what he deserves because of the measly salary cap of £18 k. You won't get any Prem quality players for that so get ready for the inevitable next season. Bring it on.
How much did Dyche spend. That's right almost nowt, but by some miracle they went up when even the most die hard Burnley fan could not have dreamt it. So where does it leave them now ? Unprepared with a squad full of Championship players and like rabbits in the headlights not knowing which way to turn as they continue to sign Championship players for peanuts whilst their best player wants out because they won't pay him what he deserves because of the measly salary cap of £18 k. You won't get any Prem quality players for that so get ready for the inevitable next season. Bring it on. Harwoodstblue
  • Score: 8

2:48pm Sat 5 Jul 14

more bans than ray - brfc lxxv says...

I am the voice of my own god wrote:
Captain Dreckley wrote:
FCBurnley wrote:
STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)
You have to give it to the dingles, getting into the premiership is an amazing feeling with only two better, actually winning it and staying in it. With the players signed to strengthen the squad you will experience neither. Blackburn, on the other hand, have experienced both. Burnley, East Lancs lowest ambition club. Shameful but hey, think of those parachute payments
Just look at the fixture lists and compare the two......pond life. You would love to swap positions with us, in both terms of leagues and finances. Can't wait to see the next big thing to walk into deadwood and give GB a throbbing erection as his bigs him up and only ever convincing himself....
I'd rather clap with sh*t in my hands than be you. A dirty little back street club who's ground and so called supporters look like they belong in a bygone era.
[quote][p][bold]I am the voice of my own god[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Captain Dreckley[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]FCBurnley[/bold] wrote: STAYING DOWN FOREVER. ( and I didn`t have to spend money on a plane)[/p][/quote]You have to give it to the dingles, getting into the premiership is an amazing feeling with only two better, actually winning it and staying in it. With the players signed to strengthen the squad you will experience neither. Blackburn, on the other hand, have experienced both. Burnley, East Lancs lowest ambition club. Shameful but hey, think of those parachute payments[/p][/quote]Just look at the fixture lists and compare the two......pond life. You would love to swap positions with us, in both terms of leagues and finances. Can't wait to see the next big thing to walk into deadwood and give GB a throbbing erection as his bigs him up and only ever convincing himself....[/p][/quote]I'd rather clap with sh*t in my hands than be you. A dirty little back street club who's ground and so called supporters look like they belong in a bygone era. more bans than ray - brfc lxxv
  • Score: 9

1:40am Sun 6 Jul 14

roverstid says...

owd nick wrote:
I am the voice of my own god wrote:
Garner looks like a smack head these days...unwashed loser!!!!
And Simon Garner scored in every game he played against shoddy little burnley, really gets up your nose doesn't it?

And I quote from a Guardian article;

"Garner scored in every game he played against Burnley, whether for Rovers or for West Bromwich Albion, and put Emmanuel Adebayor to shame with his provocative celebrations. "I remember scoring two penalties against Burnley in 1983 and as I was running up to take the second, bricks were being thrown on the pitch," he said. "After scoring against Burnley in one game for Rovers I was leaving the ground and there was one of them outside in the car park waving a knife around. He asked me if I had seen Simon Garner because he wanted to stab him. I just said 'no' and ran to the players' bar."

He even tormented you in a WBA shirt....YCMIU.

What chance did you have stopping him on the pitch when you couldn't stop him with knives and bricks?
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"After scoring against Burnley in one game for Rovers I was leaving the ground and there was one of them outside in the car park waving a knife around. He asked me if I had seen Simon Garner because he wanted to stab him. I just said 'no' and ran to the players' bar.".

I nearly choked on my drink Nick!
[quote][p][bold]owd nick[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]I am the voice of my own god[/bold] wrote: Garner looks like a smack head these days...unwashed loser!!!![/p][/quote]And Simon Garner scored in every game he played against shoddy little burnley, really gets up your nose doesn't it? And I quote from a Guardian article; "Garner scored in every game he played against Burnley, whether for Rovers or for West Bromwich Albion, and put Emmanuel Adebayor to shame with his provocative celebrations. "I remember scoring two penalties against Burnley in 1983 and as I was running up to take the second, bricks were being thrown on the pitch," he said. "After scoring against Burnley in one game for Rovers I was leaving the ground and there was one of them outside in the car park waving a knife around. He asked me if I had seen Simon Garner because he wanted to stab him. I just said 'no' and ran to the players' bar." He even tormented you in a WBA shirt....YCMIU. What chance did you have stopping him on the pitch when you couldn't stop him with knives and bricks?[/p][/quote]Hahaha! 😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂 😂😂😂😂😂 😂😁😁😁😁 😁😂😂 "After scoring against Burnley in one game for Rovers I was leaving the ground and there was one of them outside in the car park waving a knife around. He asked me if I had seen Simon Garner because he wanted to stab him. I just said 'no' and ran to the players' bar.". I nearly choked on my drink Nick! roverstid
  • Score: 1

11:44am Mon 7 Jul 14

WheresYourFamousSuicide? says...

keanoutofrovers wrote:
Super CIaret wrote:
Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football.

Simon Garner.... shaved ape.

Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.
The question is what's more embarrassing,

A) Trying and failing to bring Ronaldinho to the club from Italian superpower AC Milan.

B) Trying but failing to tempt Craig Bryson to come to to club from Championship Derby County.

God making you look ridiculous is getting easier each post.
You don't need to, they do a good enough job of making themselves look like idiots everyday...
Amazing that it takes almost complete destruction of a once proud club for them to win once in 35 years! Sorry I keep forgetting its all Jack Walkers fault...
[quote][p][bold]keanoutofrovers[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Super CIaret[/bold] wrote: Tell you what Garner, why don't Venky's stick a cheeky bid in for Neymar? Would that be any more ridiculous than the rumoured approaches for Ronaldinho and Beckham? Come on it's about time we heard another gem from the best owners in world football. Simon Garner.... shaved ape. Rhodes will be gone so I'd be more concerned about how Varney and Brown (LOL) complement each other.[/p][/quote]The question is what's more embarrassing, A) Trying and failing to bring Ronaldinho to the club from Italian superpower AC Milan. B) Trying but failing to tempt Craig Bryson to come to to club from Championship Derby County. God making you look ridiculous is getting easier each post.[/p][/quote]You don't need to, they do a good enough job of making themselves look like idiots everyday... Amazing that it takes almost complete destruction of a once proud club for them to win once in 35 years! Sorry I keep forgetting its all Jack Walkers fault... WheresYourFamousSuicide?
  • Score: 1
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