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Date set for Blackburn Rovers' FA Youth Cup tie away to Tottenham Hotspur

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers set for United clash

4:43pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

A DATE has been set for Blackburn Rovers’ FA Youth Cup tie away to Tottenham Hotspur.

FULL-TIME: Blackburn Rovers 0 Manchester United 5

Blackburn Citizen:

12:10pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

ROVERS went down to a five-star United team inspired by Spanish maestro Ander Herrera in their Lancashire FA Senior Cup quarter-final clash at Leigh Sports Village last night.

Blackburn Rovers knocked out of Lancashire FA Senior Cup by Manchester United

Blackburn Citizen:

10:24pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers were knocked out of the Lancashire FA Senior Cup tonight after going down to a 5-0 defeat to a strong Manchester United side at Leigh Sports Village.

Luke Varney is ‘everything’ I look for in the character of a player, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Wednesday 26th November 2014

GARY Bowyer has underlined the importance of Luke Varney to his Blackburn Rovers squad by revealing he is ‘everything’ he looks for in the character of a player.

Blackburn Rovers to face strong Manchester United side in Lancashire FA Senior Cup clash

Blackburn Citizen: Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj (right) battles for the ball with Sunderland's Lee Cattermole

4:23pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

WONDERKID Adnan Januzaj, £29m summer signing Ander Herrera, and fit-again defender Jonny Evans have been named in the Manchester United starting line-up for tonight's Lancashire FA Senior Cup quarter-final clash with Blackburn Rovers at Leigh Sports Village.

Chris Arnone column: Solway Sharks win was perfect way for Blackburn Hawks to return

Blackburn Citizen: Jared Owen was on target

11:39am Tuesday 25th November 2014

WE couldn’t have asked for anymore on Sunday night – after three weeks off, returning with a 5-1 home win over the defending champions Solway Sharks.

Chris Brown to make Blackburn Rovers debut against Manchester United in Lancashire FA Senior Cup

Blackburn Citizen:

12:00pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

STRIKER Chris Brown will make his Blackburn Rovers debut in tonight’s Lancashire FA Senior Cup tie against Manchester United at Leigh Sports Village (7pm).

Blackburn Rovers keeper Jason Steele backing Simon Eastwood to fill his gloves against Middlesbrough

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 25th November 2014

ON-LOAN Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jason Steele has backed Simon Eastwood to fill his gloves in the top-six showdown with Middlesbrough.

PLAYER RATINGS: Blackburn Rovers 2 Leeds United 1

Blackburn Citizen:

11:00am Monday 24th November 2014

ROVERS reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this weekend's dramatic win over Leeds United.

Blackburn Rovers defender Shane Duffy backs Jordan Rhodes to go on scoring run

Blackburn Citizen:

10:11am Monday 24th November 2014

SHANE Duffy is backing Jordan Rhodes to go on a scoring run after the hitman showed nerves of steel to set Blackburn Rovers up for a top-six showdown at Middlesbrough.

MATCH ANALYSIS & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Blackburn Rovers 2 Leeds United 1

Blackburn Citizen:

9:10am Monday 24th November 2014

MAKE no mistake this late, great and sweetest of victories was a triumph of team spirit.

Blackburn Rovers Gary Bowyer says Leeds United win was his resurgent side's best of the season

Blackburn Citizen:

10:00am Sunday 23rd November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer labelled his 10-man team’s thrilling 2-1 win over Roses rivals Leeds United yesterday as their best of the season.

FULL-TIME: Blackburn Rovers 2 Leeds United 1

Blackburn Citizen:

5:58pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

TWO-GOAL hero Jordan Rhodes kept his cool to convert an 88th-minute penalty and earn 10-man Rovers the most dramatic of Roses victories.

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Leeds United

Blackburn Citizen:

2:12pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

JORDAN Rhodes has been recalled to the Blackburn Rovers starting line-up for their Championship clash with Roses rivals Leeds United at Ewood Park this afternoon.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v Leeds United

Blackburn Citizen:

2:01pm Saturday 22nd November 2014

WELCOME to Ewood Park for this afternoon's Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and Leeds United. Don't miss a kick of the action with our matchday live blog.

Lee Williamson letting his football do the talking for Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen:

11:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

PERHAPS it is no surprise that Lee Williamson chooses to sidestep the questions over his own fine form for Blackburn Rovers given he goes about his business on the pitch with little fuss or fanfare.

Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jason Steele praised for showing resilience

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 22nd November 2014

GOALKEEPER Jason Steele deserves praise for the way he has bounced back from his hit and miss start to his Blackburn Rovers career.

Fit-again Blackburn Rovers striker Chris Brown unlikely to be risked against Leeds United

Blackburn Citizen:

4:17pm Friday 21st November 2014

SUMMER signing Chris Brown is champing at the bit to make his first competitive appearance for Blackburn Rovers after scoring two goals in a 45-minute cameo in the 5-2 behind-closed-doors friendly win over Carlisle United at Brockhall in midweek.

Blackburn Rovers remain without injured quartet but captain Grant Hanley has wounded pride only

Blackburn Citizen:

12:00pm Friday 21st November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers remain without four first-team players through injury.

Wigan Athletic's appointment of Malky Mackay has made Championship even harder, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen:

11:11am Friday 21st November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes promotion to the Premier League has become even harder after Wigan Athletic’s appointment of title-winning manager Malky Mackay.

Gary Bowyer issues rallying call to Blackburn Rovers fans to roar side to victory over Leeds United

Blackburn Citizen:

9:15am Friday 21st November 2014

FIRED-UP Gary Bowyer has issued a rallying call to Blackburn Rovers fans to roar their side to victory in tomorrow’s showdown with Roses rivals Leeds United at a bumper Ewood Park.

Gary Bowyer denies goalkeeper Paul Robinson’s Blackburn Rovers career is over

Blackburn Citizen:

4:58pm Thursday 20th November 2014

GARY Bowyer has denied that goalkeeper Paul Robinson’s Blackburn Rovers career is over.

Blackburn Rovers fans have until noon on Saturday to buy tickets for Leeds United clash

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

4:03pm Thursday 20th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers supporters have until noon on Saturday to buy their tickets for the big clash with Leeds United at Ewood Park.

Blackburn Rovers fan Alan 'Birdy' Birkbeck's surprise at winning unsung hero award

Blackburn Citizen:

10:50am Thursday 20th November 2014

LIFELONG Blackburn Rovers fan Alan Birkbeck has expressed his surprise at being honoured at the MBNA Northwest Football Awards – and recalled the time he chased after a referee for giving a penalty away against his beloved club.

No catching Karl Grey as Luke Maude leads Barlick

Blackburn Citizen:

10:41am Thursday 20th November 2014

CALDER Valley Fell Runners star Karl Grey raced to victory in Saturday’s Tour of Pendle.

Markus Olsson refusing to ease off now he has made Blackburn Rovers left-back spot his own

Blackburn Citizen:

9:33am Thursday 20th November 2014

MARKUS Olsson believes his impressive performances prove he can no longer be considered a Blackburn Rovers squad player.

Strong mentality will be key to promotion, admits Blackburn Rovers ace Corry Evans

Blackburn Citizen: Corry Evans has returned to Blackburn Rovers this week after being away on international duty with Northern Ireland

2:11pm Wednesday 19th November 2014

RETURNING Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans admits the Championship must be a punter’s worst nightmare.

Former Blackburn Rovers boss Kenny Dalglish awarded lifetime achievement honour

Blackburn Citizen: Kenny Dalglish and Tim Sherwood with the Premier League trophy at Anfield

10:52am Wednesday 19th November 2014

KENNY Dalglish, the man who led Blackburn Rovers to the Premiership title 20 years ago this season, was last night honoured at the MBNA Northwest Football of the Year Awards.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer determined to keep players’ feet firmly on ground

Blackburn Citizen:

9:11am Wednesday 19th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer is determined to keep his players’ feet firmly on the ground despite their flying form.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer backs Grant Hanley as future captain of Scotland

Blackburn Citizen:

9:20am Tuesday 18th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers captain Grant Hanley is a Scotland skipper in the making.

There's more to come from Rudy Gestede, insists Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen:

9:20am Monday 17th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has fired a chilling warning to the rest of the Championship by insisting there is more to come from hitman Rudy Gestede.

Goalkeeper Paul Robinson planning Blackburn Rovers exit

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers goalkeeper Paul Robinson comes and claims a cross during the East Lancashire derbvy

9:00am Monday 17th November 2014

GOALKEEPER Paul Robinson has admitted he will have to look for a new club in January as he fears his Blackburn Rovers career is over.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer hails squad’s unity

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers have been boosted by the return to full training of defender Tommy Spurr

9:02am Saturday 15th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has praised the unity between his players as he gets set to be handed selection headaches of the pleasant variety.

Blackburn Rovers captain Grant Hanley helps Scotland to vital victory over Republic of Ireland

Blackburn Citizen: Blackburn Rovers and Scotland defender Grant Hanley

10:24pm Friday 14th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers captain Grant Hanley helped Scotland to a vital victory over Republic of Ireland in their crucial Euro 2016 qualifier at Celtic Park in Glasgow tonight.

Blackburn Rovers loan star Ryan Tunnicliffe focused on achieving top-six finish

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 15th November 2014

LOAN star Ryan Tunnicliffe is loving life at Blackburn Rovers and believes a play-off place should be the minimum of their ambitions for the season.

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans determined to make Northern Ireland history of his own

Blackburn Citizen:

2:00pm Friday 14th November 2014

IT remains one of the most famous images of the World Cup, Gerry Armstrong turning, almost in shock, to celebrate the goal that earned Northern Ireland a stunning 1-0 win over the hosts at Spain 82.

Blackburn Rovers captain Grant Hanley all set for big international double header

Blackburn Citizen:

9:27am Friday 14th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers captain Grant Hanley is putting thoughts of a famous win over the auld enemy to the back of his mind.

Nelson secures consecutive cross country wins

Blackburn Citizen:

3:40pm Thursday 13th November 2014

JOANNE Nelson made it two wins from two in the Red Rose Cross County League as she stormed to success in the second race in the series in Chorley on Saturday.

Blackburn Rovers coach Craig Short fined by FA after being found guilty of improper conduct

Blackburn Citizen:

3:28pm Thursday 13th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers first-team coach Craig Short has been fined £2,000 and Millwall first-team coach Marc Bircham £1,000 after being found guilty of improper conduct by FA.

Summer signing Chris Brown close to making Blackburn Rovers debut after lengthy lay-off

Blackburn Citizen:

9:20am Thursday 13th November 2014

CHRIS Brown is close to making his first competitive appearance for Blackburn Rovers.

We’ll take some beating if we sort out first-half form, insists Blackburn Rovers midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe

Blackburn Citizen:

9:17am Tuesday 11th November 2014

MIDFIELDER Ryan Tunnicliffe believes Blackburn Rovers will take some stopping if they cut out the slow starts.

Date set for Blackburn Rovers' Lancashire FA Senior Cup clash against Manchester United

Blackburn Citizen:

1:33pm Monday 10th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers’ Lancashire FA Senior Cup quarter-final clash against Manchester United will take place at Leigh Sports Village on Tuesday, November 25 (7pm).

PLAYER RATINGS: Brighton 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

11:42am Monday 10th November 2014

Rovers reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this weekend's draw awat at Brighton.

Red-hot Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede believes he will score every time he sets foot on pitch

Blackburn Citizen:

11:30am Monday 10th November 2014

ON-FIRE Blackburn Rovers frontman Rudy Gestede believes he is going to score every time he sets foot on to the pitch.

MATCH ANALYSIS & VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: Brighton 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

9:22am Monday 10th November 2014

THIS may not have been the win that would have transformed a good week into another excellent one but it did underline the progress Rovers are making.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer satisfied by Brighton & Hove Albion draw

Blackburn Citizen:

8:00am Monday 10th November 2014

GARY Bowyer admitted there was ‘an air of disappointment’ in the Blackburn Rovers dressing room after their 1-1 draw at Brighton & Hove Albion.

FULL-TIME: Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

5:06pm Saturday 8th November 2014

RED-HOT Rudy Gestede’s 10th goal of the season earned Rovers a draw that means they will go into the international break seventh in the Championship, one point behind the play-off places and five from top spot.

TEAM NEWS: Brighton & Hove Albion v Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen:

2:35pm Saturday 8th November 2014

THE fit-again Lee Williamson has taken the place of Jordan Rhodes in Blackburn Rovers’ line-up for their Championship clash at Brighton & Hove Albion today.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Brighton & Hove Albion v Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen:

1:44pm Saturday 8th November 2014

WELCOME to the Amex Stadium for today's Championship clash between Brighton & Hove Albion and Blackburn Rovers. Don't miss a kick of the action with our matchday live blog.

Gary Bowyer pays tribute to 'phenomenal' travelling Blackburn Rovers supporters

Blackburn Citizen:

10:00am Saturday 8th November 2014

BY the time the Blackburn Rovers coach rolls back into town tonight, hopefully containing a team that has returned from the Amex Stadium with all three points, it will have clocked up more than 1,000 miles in what has been a marathon week even by Championship standards.

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