BBC Sport report that Roque Santa Cruz has undergone knee surgery, the loss of Santa Cruz is a massive blow to Rovers run in to avoid relegation.
Boss Sam Allardyce is lacking options up front, having played Christopher Samba up front against Liverpool, he would have been better off in defence as we got spanked 4-0.
Fans of the blue and whites must hope that old boy James Beattie doesn’t score against his home town side, three points would be massive for us if we can get them at the weekend.
To summarise the Rocky news, he has been out since the Everton game in March with tendonitis and now he has had arthroscopy to clean out floating fragment in the knee.
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