Hillsborough

Next Game

Sheff Wed v Blackburn

Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Last Game

B'mouth 0 - 0 Blackburn

Saturday, 28 February 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Rhodes eyes Prem with Rovers

Jordan Rhodes says he is aiming to play Premier League football and hopes to fire Blackburn Rovers there.

Last Updated: 04/04/14 at 17:39 Post Comment

Jordan Rhodes: Eyeing Premier League football with Blackburn Rovers

Jordan Rhodes: Eyeing Premier League football with Blackburn Rovers

More of the games that matter

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

The 24-year-old, who moved to Ewood Park for £8million from Huddersfield in 2012, has enjoyed another impressive season in which he has netted 22 goals.

However, Gary Bowyer's side sit seven points adrift of the top six and their hopes of achieving a play-off spot this campaign look slim after winning just one of their last eight Championship outings.

Rhodes admitted that it would take something special to achieve promotion this season, but says that top-flight football with Rovers is still his ambition.

"When we wake up in the morning that's what everyone at this club is striving for," he told the Lancashire Telegraph.

"This club deserves Premier League status again and if we go on a phenomenal run between now and the end of the season you never know - but it might be next season now.

"But we'll take one game at a time, try and do our best and with that mentality in mind we'll see where we are come May 3."

Rhodes also admits that he has a point to prove after he struggled to make the cut at Ipswich and Roy Keane allowed him to move to Huddersfield in 2009.

He said: "Absolutely, you want to prove one or two people wrong with a couple of decisions that have been made previously in your career.

"I'm just going to continue to try and do my best and hopefully one day I'll look back on my career and say, 'yes, you made a mistake'."

More of the games that matter

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

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

d like to add players who push their team-mates out of the way to celebrate on their own

exhausted
The Ten Most Hated Things In Football

I

f I were Manuel Pellegrini I would keep quiet and hope the Board didn't notice City not winning anything. If he isn't sacked I'd be astonished.

lfcfan80
Pellegrini: I won't be sacked

S

till I suppose it still gives him at least another year in the job. By the time it comes around , he can always make up another excuse. First it was 3 months , then a year .....Next year ? Whats his excuse with Van Persie ?

spud1
Di Maria 'could peak next year'

Footer 365

Neville 'concerned' over Reds form

Gary Neville has admitted that he is "concerned" that a resurgent Liverpool could qualify for the Champions League ahead of Manchester United.

Boro claim top spot as Derby lose

Middlesbrough became the new Championship leaders as they took advantage of Derby's latest slip by beating Millwall 3-0.

Aston Villa 2-1 West Brom: Benteke's late show helps end Villa's long wait for a win

Tim Sherwood recorded his first win as Aston Villa boss as Christian Benteke's late penalty helped beat West Brom 2-1.

Mail Box

Sherwood's cringeworthiness, Matic's Wembley celebrations, why LVG must show balls - it's all here in your Wednesday afternoon Mailbox...

United's No 2 Isn't That Bad Either...

One mailboxer is getting in a flap about the claim Man Utd would struggle without De Dea, while there's some anger directed at Chelsea...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company