The Valley

Next Game

Charlton v Blackburn

Saturday, 03 January 2015, 15:00

The FA Cup Third Round

Ewood Park

Last Game

Blackburn 0 - 0 M'boro

Sunday, 28 December 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Blackburn loan Wigan's Jones

Blackburn have signed Wigan midfielder David Jones on an emergency loan deal for the rest of the season.

Last Updated: 02/03/13 at 15:41 Post Comment

David Jones: Joins Blackburn on an emergency loan deal from Wigan

David Jones: Joins Blackburn on an emergency loan deal from Wigan

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Jones is available for today's Championship clash with Peterborough at Ewood Park and bolsters a Rovers engine room hit by injuries to Lee Williamson and Dickson Etuhu in recent weeks.

"I'm delighted to be here, Blackburn is a massive club," the 28-year-old told Blackburn's official website, www.rovers.co.uk. "I want to come here and make an impact so I'm really looking forward to it.

"I thought my opportunities would be limited at Wigan for the remainder of the season and this chance arose so I wanted to take it.

"It is a good team and one that I want to try and get in and do well. It has been doing well recently, there are a lot of quality players (at) the football club and hopefully there'll be opportunities for me to come in and help the football club achieve their aim this season."

Jones, a product of Manchester United's youth academy, moved to Derby from Old Trafford in January 2007 for a fee in excess of £1million following a successful loan spell.

A year and a half later he joined Wolves, once again for a seven-figure sum, and went on to make 76 appearances in all competitions, scoring eight times.

Jones has not found the net since making the switch to Wigan before the start of last season but boasts 29 Barclays Premier League outings under Roberto Martinez at the DW Stadium.

Yesterday afternoon, Blackburn signed winger Cameron Stewart on loan from Hull and Jones' capture takes the number of new arrivals brought in by manager Michael Appleton this month to six.

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

W

e have the personnel. The trick is keeping them fit. Carrick and Blind have missed large chunks of the season, while the defence has been one muddled mess of intermittent stooges, all coming and going at various intervals thus far. We may be just short of title winning quality, but we're half way through. An injury crisis to either of the top two could change things. Optimistic, yes, but not unrealistic.

HarryBoulton
One Point And One Conclusion For United

P

arish is the man to blame for this shambles. Pulis must be chuckling into his left over turkey sandwich. I pray this doesn't mean the Neil Warnock media machine will kick in now and he'll be back on the telly box.

magicfuller
Warnock sacked by Palace

W

e almost found a new way to lose, just when I thought it was getting boring Giroud does that. Although Arsenal are deservedly called 'soft' the entire midfield is out injured. Still must admit MU are managing to win despite a similar raft of absentees. Think the Gunners have good players but poorly coached.

gettalong
Wenger: Giroud deserved red

Footer 365

Scottish football: Hibs have announced fans will own 51 per cent of shares in the club

Hibernian have announced that supporters will have the opportunity to own 51 per cent of the shares in the club.

Premier League: Tony Popovic would be free to leave current club for Crystal Palace job

Western Sydney Wanderers chairman Paul Lederer will not stand in Tony Popovic's way if Crystal Palace approach him.

Sky sources: Alan Irvine will be in charge for West Brom's trip to West Ham on New Year's Day

A senior West Brom source has told Sky Sports News HQ that head coach Alan Irvine will be in charge for the game against West Ham.

Mail Box

Hang On, Does Mourinho Have A Point?

Jose Mourinho has an unexpected ally in the afternoon mailbox, which defends his complaints over refs targeting Chelsea players. Plus, thoughts on Arsenal and more...

What's Happened To Everton And Martinez?

There aren't many people still talking about how the Spaniard is better than David Moyes. Plus, thoughts on Jose Mourinho's moaning and Spurs at least being very fit...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property