Vital Football

Latest Norwich City News

Bolton striker turns down City move

Bolton striker turns down City move

Bolton striker Robbie Blake has turned down the opportunity to join the Canaries on loan.

Speaking to the Bolton News Trotters boss Owen Coyle said that several clubs had enquired about the veteran front man, and admitted he was delighted that Blake decided to stay at the Reebok.

'I didn`t want him going out on loan,' he said. 'I made him aware that numerous clubs had asked about him and the biggest one was Norwich.

'Robbie is an integral part of the group and he wants to stay and fight for his place.

'That`s brilliant because he is a big part of what we are doing at the club.

'There wouldn`t be a problem if I played Robbie Blake from the start because he is terrific. But we have real competition for places in the forward areas. I was delighted with his answer that he wants to stay and battle for his place. He is loving his time at Bolton.'


34-year-old Blake joined Coyle at Bolton from former club Burnley in the summer on a free transfer, but has only made 3 starts for the Premier League club this season.

We want to know what YOU think. Have your say by leaving a comment below, or click here to discuss this article in the forum.

Join The Vital Debate



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Dill
Date:Tuesday March 1 2011
Time: 10:13AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Norwich City Articles

Norwich Set To Sign Sean Raggett

HITC Sport understands

Premier League Cup Draw - U23s

The draw for the 32 team Premier League Cup took place earlier this afternoon and there are a few significant Midland derby clashes this year.

Bringing The Noise To Carrow Road

The atmosphere against QPR was electric and fan power made it happen

Officials - Aston Villa v Norwich (19/8/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Aston Villa and Norwich City this Saturday.

Archived Vital Norwich Articles

Vital Norwich articles from

Site Journalists

The Tuckster
Editor email
Profile
Savvy_Monkey
no email
Profile
LeeBoz
no email
Profile
Tom McHugh
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM vs QPR?
Suggested By: Tuckster
Gunn8%
Pinto2%
Franke2%
Zimmermann9%
Husband0%
Reed53%
Maddison2%
Vrancic4%
Murphy0%
Hoolahan7%
Oliveira4%
Martin0%
Watkins2%
Stiepermann7%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Norwich City Results (view all)

Norwich City Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.FCBEARS418
2.yellow belly165
3.Clwyd56
4.DRAYTON GREEN55
5.Nathan_NCFC52
6.suffolkcanary48
7.Steve from Oz45
8.Ollyrules22
9.screaming canary18
10.Canary Kevin17
Vital Football Comment