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Benni helps Rovers to safety

Benni helps Rovers to safety

Posted: 9 May 2009 Time: 7:41 pm

A second-half penalty by Benni McCarthy has all but ensured Blackburn Rovers keep their English Premiership status next season.

Rovers manager Sam Allardyce has always believed 40 points would be enough to stay up, and they achieved that mark by overcoming Portsmouth 2-0 at Ewood Park.   Goals from Morten Gamst Pedersen and McCarthy in each half saw Blackburn maintain their good home record. They have lost only one of 10 League games on their own patch since Allardyce arrived as manager in December.

It proved the perfect tonic for McCarthy, who on Thursday was dropped from Bafana Bafana's Confederations Cup squad.

Previous comments on this story...

Anonymous
posted: 08:38 pm
Santana hw do u leave ur best striker out?he play's in one of da best leagues in da World nd he iz a regular dat can score goals.Benni is simply da best...
Anonymous
posted: 10:08 am
Touch, What if they select him and he decides not to play? But he is a good striker.
Anonymous
posted: 12:38 pm
F&^%$@k BENNI! why should we know if this moron has scored or missed a goal.

F^%$^%k him!!!...the English can have him for all i care...he can play in heaven as long as he does not respect South Africans..he is not our own. Bafana belongs to the people of South Africa not Benni...mshtmmm!

PLease MR Editor is you don have anything to say or write about say so
Anonymous
posted: 08:57 pm
I really respect Benni but his attitude is the problem.
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