Next Game

Shrewsbury v Millwall

Saturday, 08 August 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet League 1

Feeney out to impress suitors

Liam Feeney admits his Blackburn loan is a chance to impress potential suitors with the winger's career at Millwall seemingly set to end this summer.

Last Updated: 12/03/14 at 14:19 Post Comment

Liam Feeney: Looking for a transfer

Liam Feeney: Looking for a transfer

The 27-year-old has played 18 times for the Lions this season with a loan spell at Bolton sandwiched inbetween and, having had a run in and out of the team since Ian Holloway arrived at the Den, he was surprised to see the ex-Blackpool manager farm him back out to the north west.

With his contract up when the season ends, Feeney knows the impact he has on Rovers' run-in could play a big part in where his next destination is.

"You're always out there in the shop window every week you play but, with my contract being up at the end of the season, I'm probably a bit more out there," he said.

"I'm trying not to change anything, do my best for Blackburn and see what comes of it."

Feeney had already played for the Lions this month so it stunned him somewhat to see Holloway green-light his exit for the remainder of the season last week.

When asked if he was taken aback, he admitted: "Yeah, a bit. There's been a big turnover of players in recent months with the new manager coming in but because I was involved I didn't think I'd be allowed to go out on loan.

"But it's a decision they've come to. Obviously they must have something in the pipeline - whether they'll bring someone in or are happy with their cover - but that's fine by me."

Millwall, then under Steve Lomas' management, recalled Feeney from a three-month spell at Bolton earlier in the campaign after he had a real impact at the Reebok Stadium, not tasting defeat in four games during a time when Wanderers had been struggling.

"It's been up and down," Feeney said of his season.

"I went to Bolton and had a really good time playing regular football and did well. The rest is history. I got called back by Millwall and went from the highs of playing every week to coming in and out again; it was a bit frustrating for me.

"I've never doubted myself and what I can bring if I'm given the opportunities. Hopefully I get a few more here and I can help out."

Feeney was immediately thrown in at the deep end on his Blackburn debut against Burnley last Sunday, getting booked just minutes into his bow after coming on as a substitute.

Although Rovers were beaten on that afternoon, Feeney is adamant he has come to a club capable of reaching the play-offs.

"There's more than enough games, we're not far off it and we can capitalise on that," he added.

"There's always one team that comes through late with a good run of form. Why can't it be us? We've got a good enough squad and a good enough manager."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

t's wrong to be making a joke out of Bender's name at the expense of gay people. It's the kind of childish, uncivilised thing that Football365 would deride and ridicule if it was another media outlet saying. Why is there a need for jokes like this? Does it make your writers feel like men? F365 might suggest that I 'lighten up', but it is genuinely traumatic for people who have been oppressed all their lives to be the butt of jokes, and to be told...

anamsport
The Beeriod Gossip

Y

ou can't blame De Gea for wanting to leave, he has enough to do in front of goal as it is as well as taking on the role of Man Utd's version of Derek Acorah in trying to contact and organise a defence that isn't there.

rodger's gusset
Van Gaal downbeat on De Gea

I

f you want to take six points off Arsenal, then that's a great strike force. Can't imagine either of them showing much for the rest of the season though...

foot in mouth
Adebayor & Berbatov: You Have To Admire The Balls

Footer 365

Arsenal 1 Chelsea 0: Gunners win Community Shield

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored as Arsenal won the Community Shield with a 1-0 victory over Chelsea, with Arsene Wenger finally beating Jose Mourinho.

Jose Mourinho blames pitch and weather after Arsenal beat Chelsea

Jose Mourinho was critical of the weather and the Wembley pitch after "the best team" Chelsea lost 1-0 to Arsenal in the Community Shield.

Angel Di Maria arrives in Doha for ahead of PSG medical

Angel Di Maria has arrived in Doha to undergo his medical ahead of a proposed £44m move from Manchester United to PSG.

Mail Box

Neville Has It Wrong On Chelsea...

One Mailboxer says that the Neviller has it slightly wrong on Chelsea. Plus thoughts on sexy Saints, pre-season reviews, Connor Wickham and televised analysis...

De Gea Disrespectful? Remember RVP...

We got dozens of mails from people pointing and laughing at Brian D for suggesting David de Gea has acted disrespectfully; we printed some. And there's more...

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