Date: 20th August 2015 at 9:45am
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After most matches Gary Bowyer (how often this is right I’m not sure??) tends to suggest Blackburn Rovers deserved more. Against Cardiff City on Tuesday evening I think he could’ve been right!!

I’m basing my views not just on what the Blackburn Manager has said but also on what I’d heard others say and it would seem that on this occasion a 1-1 draw with Cardiff was the least Rovers deserved.

Skipper Grant Hanley (personally I’d still sell him if it meant an exit from our FFP (Financial Fair Play) transfer embargo) managed to succeed as he rescued Rovers a point with two minutes to play, however, Fode Koita had an effort disallowed. Hope Akpan, Shane Duffy and Hanley before (I think Duffy after??) all had chances with Nathan Delfouneso hitting the bar too.

Bowyer told The Official Blackburn Rovers Website: “We should have won the game, we had some really good chances.

“I thought we played with a great intensity and a great patience at times and we got the least we deserved.

“We should have won the game with the chances that we had.


Cardiff went ahead through Joe Mason after only five minutes as he made the most of a Rovers defensive error but we kept going and showed tremendous fight in a match we should’ve won it would appear??

If those sloppy goals are cut out GB feels we’ve got cause to be positive.

The Rovers Manager added: “I thought we showed great character and desire but we have to cut out these sloppy goals quickly.

“They can take a lot of positives from how they have performed tonight, a lot of people are talking Cardiff up and rightly so, but we’ve gone and given them a game and we should have won it.

“The lads are frustrated but at the same time they are a new team and they are still learning about each other. I thought they showed a tremendous fight tonight.


I’ve not always backed Bowyer’s post match views (certainly not after others have said GB is perhaps being a little economical with the truth!!), however, this time I’ve heard enough from the Rovers match with The Bluebirds to back him in my honest opinion.

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