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We are not a 'million miles away', insists Blackburn Rovers coach Craig Short

Blackburn Citizen: Craig Short

12:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

DURING Blackburn Rovers’ 12-game unbeaten run to end last season, a run which has done much to raise expectations at Ewood Park, Craig Short would take his seat on the bench almost certain that they would not be beaten.

Craig Short: Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes is the best finisher I have played or worked with

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CRAIG Short has labelled Blackburn Rovers hitman Jordan Rhodes as the best finisher he has played or worked with.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers' defensive improvement tempered by wasteful finishing

Blackburn Citizen:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

27. 9. 20. 17. 30. 12 ... No they’re not this weekend’s winning lottery numbers but the amount of shots Rovers have had in each of their last six matches.

Blackburn Rovers defender Adam Henley determined to retain right back spot

Blackburn Citizen:

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ADAM Henley hopes to have put a marker down for the Blackburn Rovers right-back spot after producing a performance he admits will do wonders for his confidence.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer praises players for response to half-time dressing down in Birmingham City win

Blackburn Citizen:

11:23am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer praised his players for responding positively to his half-time dressing down in last night’s 1-0 home win over 10-man and managerless Birmingham City.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer pleased with second half display in win over Birmingham City

Blackburn Citizen:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers moved to within three points of the play-offs last night after they ended their four-match winless run by beating 10-man and managerless Birmingham City 1-0 at Ewood Park.

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers 1 Birmingham City 0

Blackburn Citizen:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ROVERS returned to winning ways last night thanks to man-of-the-moment Ben Marshall’s fifth goal of the season.

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City

Blackburn Citizen:

7:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have made two changes for tonight’s Championship clash at home to managerless Birmingham City.

Young Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan joins Burton Albion on loan

Blackburn Citizen:

2:15pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

VERSATILE young Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan has joined Burton Albion on a month's loan.

Clubs should be allowed to appeal against sending offs for two bookings, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has called on the football authorities to change the rule that prevents clubs from appealing against sending offs for two bookings.

Managing is a balancing act between getting results and building for the future, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen:

12:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AS Gary Bowyer was addressing the media yesterday afternoon he had no idea of the events taking place 100 miles down the M6.

Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede: We must back up our words with actions

Blackburn Citizen:

9:39am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TOP scorer Rudy Gestede admits Blackburn Rovers must start backing up their words with actions.

Birmingham City sack manager Lee Clark ahead of Blackburn Rovers clash

Blackburn Citizen: Birmingham boss Lee Clark congratulates Gary Bowyer

2:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

BIRMINGHAM City have sacked manager Lee Clark ahead of their Championship clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park tomorrow night.

VIDEO: Last-gasp Blackburn Rovers hero Ben Marshall not getting carried away with his own form

Blackburn Citizen:

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

LAST-GASP Blackburn Rovers hero Ben Marshall insists he will not be getting carried away with his own fantastic form.

Eric Kinder delighted as Blackburn Rovers U21s hold Arsenal side featuring Theo Walcott to a draw

Blackburn Citizen:

11:46am Monday 20th October 2014

PROUD Blackburn Rovers U21s boss Eric Kinder paid tribute to his young team after they held Theo Walcott and Arsenal to a 0-0 draw.

PLAYER RATINGS: Ipswich Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

11:33am Monday 20th October 2014

ROVERS reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this weekend's dramatic draw with Ipswich Town.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Ipswich Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

9:20am Monday 20th October 2014

BEN Marshall’s free kick, deep into injury time, curled nervelessly and beautifully over the wall, high into the corner of the net, has the potential to be much more than just a dramatic equaliser.

Gary Bowyer: Blackburn Rovers must use last-gasp Ipswich Town draw as springboard to kick start season

Blackburn Citizen:

9:58am Sunday 19th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has challenged his side to use their last-gasp 1-1 draw at in-form Ipswich Town yesterday as a springboard to kick start their season.

FULL-TIME: Ipswich Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

5:05pm Saturday 18th October 2014

BEN Marshall scored a dramatic injury-time equaliser as 10-man Rovers came from behind to earn a last-gasp point at form-team Ipswich today.

TEAM NEWS: Ipswich Town v Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen: Grant Hanley

2:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will be without skipper Grant Hanley for this afternoon’s Championship clash at in-form Ipswich Town.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Ipswich Town v Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen: Blackburn boss Gary Bowyer. Picture: Action Images

1:25pm Saturday 18th October 2014

WELCOME to Portman Road for this afternoon's Championship clash between Ipswich Town and Blackburn Rovers. Don't miss a kick of the action with our matchday live blog.

Shane Duffy: My Blackburn Rovers centre-back partnership with Grant Hanley will get better with time

Blackburn Citizen:

8:58am Saturday 18th October 2014

SHANE Duffy insists his centre-back partnership with Blackburn Rovers captain Grant Hanley will go from strength to strength the more the young internationals play together.

Blackburn Rovers U21s keep Theo Walcott and Arsenal U21s at bay

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers set for United clash

10:49pm Friday 17th October 2014

THEO Walcott's hopes of marking his return from nine months out through injury were dashed as Blackburn Rovers prroduced an excellent performance to draw their U21s Premier League clash with Arsenal in Borehamwood tonight.

We will not underestimate Blackburn Rovers, says skipper of form-team Ipswich Town

Blackburn Citizen:

10:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

A GLANCE at the form book and a look back at the history of tomorrow’s Portman Road encounter all point towards an Ipswich Town win.

Blackburn Rovers defender Tommy Spurr will not be risked in U21s clash against Arsenal and Theo Walcott

Blackburn Citizen: Tommy Spurr

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

RETURNING defender Tommy Spurr will not be risked in tonight’s U21s Premier League encounter with Arsenal at Boreham Wood FC (7pm).

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe not dwelling on Rotherham United error

Blackburn Citizen:

11:05am Friday 17th October 2014

IMPRESSIVE as an impact substitute against Derby County and Watford, and a solid performer against Huddersfield Town, it would be fair to say that Ryan Tunnicliffe has enjoyed an encouraging start to his Blackburn Rovers career.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer unsure on Jason Lowe's return from injury

Blackburn Citizen:

9:15am Friday 17th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer is unable to put a timescale on Jason Lowe’s return from injury.

Paul Wheelock column: If Josh King is serious about leaving Blackburn Rovers then there is no point standing in his way

Blackburn Citizen:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

IF Josh King is serious about looking to leave Rovers in January then there is no point standing in his way.

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans makes history in Greece for Northern Ireland

Blackburn Citizen:

11:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

CORRY Evans today returns to Blackburn Rovers a history maker.

Markus Olsson has vindicated my decision to hand him a new deal, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen:

9:24am Thursday 16th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes Markus Olsson’s ‘magnificent’ form has vindicated his decision to hand the left back a new contract.

Jason Wilcox: Gary Bowyer has got Blackburn Rovers moving in the right direction again

Blackburn Citizen:

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT may be 15 years since he left Blackburn Rovers but you only have to spend a short time with Jason Wilcox to realise his passion for the club still runs deep.

Fit and refreshed Blackburn Rovers star Tom Cairney confident goals will come again

Blackburn Citizen:

9:11am Wednesday 15th October 2014

FIT and refreshed midfield star Tom Cairney has no doubt Blackburn Rovers will rediscover their shooting boots.

Just two clubs in the entire Football League offer a cheaper day out than Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers Trust have moved to bring Ewood Park into the community by making the ground an ACV

10:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

JUST two clubs in the entire Football League offer a cheaper day out than Blackburn Rovers.

Jason Wilcox: Never meet your heroes? Kenny Dalglish bucked that trend for me at Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen:

1:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

NEVER meet your heroes, goes the old adage.

Blackburn Rovers attacker Josh King limps off in Norway win

Blackburn Citizen:

10:56am Tuesday 14th October 2014

JOSH King has become the second Blackburn Rovers player to pick up an injury on international duty.

Jake Kean returns to Blackburn Rovers after Yeovil Town opt against extending his loan

Blackburn Citizen: Picture: Action Images

10:37am Tuesday 14th October 2014

GOALKEEPER Jake Kean has returned to Blackburn Rovers after Yeovil Town opted against extending his one-month loan spell.

Blackburn Rovers captain Grant Hanley undergoing assessment to determine extent of knee injury

Blackburn Citizen: Grant Hanley played the full 90 minutes for Scotland against England

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers skipper Grant Hanley is undergoing assessment at Brockhall to determine the extent of the knee injury that has ruled him out of Scotland’s big Euro 2016 qualifier tonight.

Blackburn Rovers captain Grant Hanley pulls out of Scotland squad with knee injury

Blackburn Citizen: Grant Hanley played the full 90 minutes for Scotland against England

11:04am Monday 13th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers captain Grant Hanley has pulled out of the Scotland squad for their Euro 2016 qualifier with Poland tomorrow night.

Jason Wilcox: I'll pass on values I was taught at Blackburn Rovers to next generation of Manchester City stars

Blackburn Citizen: Jason Wilcox

3:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

WHEN Manchester City make the move into their new £200m training complex next week you cannot imagine Manuel Pellegrini and the array of world class players he has it his disposal having to check the pitches for dog muck or having to halt their sessions to pay respect to the dead.

Former captain Scott Dann believes Gary Bowyer can lead Blackburn Rovers to Premier League

Blackburn Citizen:

9:06am Monday 13th October 2014

FORMER Blackburn Rovers captain Scott Dann believes Gary Bowyer can lead the club to promotion – given time.

Blackburn Rovers attacker Josh King stars in Norway win

Blackburn Citizen:

11:06pm Friday 10th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers attacker Josh King was the star of the show as Norway won their Euro 2016 qualifier in Malta tonight 3-0.

Blackburn Rovers' Scotland striker Jordan Rhodes keen to end international exile

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes has reiterated his love for playing for Scotland and his desire to end his international exile.

Ben Marshall happy to continue playing right back for Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen:

9:22am Friday 10th October 2014

VERSATILE Blackburn Rovers star Ben Marshall has told Gary Bowyer he is happy to continue playing right back.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers defender Markus Olsson has taken his chance in real style

Blackburn Citizen:

12:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

GARY Bowyer has shown he has a sharp eye for a player over his 18 months in charge of Rovers.

Blackburn Rovers star Ben Marshall nominated for Championship player of the month award

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

VERSATILE Blackburn Rovers star Ben Marshall has been nominated for the Championship player of the month award for September.

Blackburn Rovers great Matt Woods' funeral to be held next week

Blackburn Citizen:

10:17am Wednesday 8th October 2014

LATE Blackburn Rovers great Matt Woods will be laid to rest next week.

Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jason Steele grateful for clean sheet after 'tough week'

Blackburn Citizen:

11:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

NEW Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jason Steele is no stranger to clean sheets.

Blackburn Rovers striker Chris Brown ready for fresh start after injury nightmare

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

UPBEAT Chris Brown says his injury nightmare has made him even more determined to be a big hit at Blackburn Rovers.

Blackburn Rovers winger Josh King wins praise of Gary Bowyer and Shane Duffy

Blackburn Citizen:

11:34am Tuesday 7th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers attacker Josh King has headed off on international duty with praise ringing in his ears.

Blackburn Rovers winger Craig Conway determined to rediscover his best form

Blackburn Citizen:

9:07am Tuesday 7th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers winger Craig Conway is determined to live up to the high standards he demands of himself.

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