Date: 16th April 2007 at 10:27pm
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The Greatest Ever Blackburn Rovers Squad is taking shape. With some re-evaluation we are getting closer to a finalised squad.

For some time we’ve been trying to put together what we, the Vital Blackburn members see (on the whole) as the Greatest Ever Blackburn Rovers Squad.

We’ve previously suggested and voted on names, but we are now undergoing a re-valuation process which is looking at those that have been selected to ensure “they really are worthy of their place in the Greatest Ever Rovers Squad.

After looking at Henning Berg, Mike England, Colin Hendry & Ryan Nelsen, who had previously been selected, it has been decided that the final selection of the four centre-backs should be:

Mike England
Derek Fazackerley
Colin Hendry &
Ryan Nelsen


So Henning Berg comes out with Derek Fazackerley coming in.

This means Mike England, Derek Fazackerley, Colin Hendry & Ryan Nelsen will now be the final four from which we will eventually (not yet though!) select from when we finally do compile our Greatest Ever XI. But do remember the squad can and will still change over time at your request. Once we have a finalised our 23-man squad and have then selected a Greatest XI I will reveal how the “appeals” process for change will happen.

Next up for re-evaluation are the right-backs.

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2 Replies to “Greatest Ever Squad: Centre-Backs”

  • Berg is unlucky to miss out but the majority spoke and Faz gained more mentions (from different people) than Berg, so he just missed out. He’ll still have a VERY good chance to get in as a right-back though.

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