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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.

Blackburn Rovers to travel to Tottenham Hotspur in FA Youth Cup

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers set for United clash

10:47pm Friday 7th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have been handed a tricky trip to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.

Lee Williamson is an unsung hero, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen: Jason Kennedy is challenged by Blackburn's Lee Williamson during Saturday's friendly at Valley Parade

10:35pm Friday 7th November 2014

RUDY Gestede and Ben Marshall may have been busy grabbing the headlines during Blackburn Rovers’ six-match unbeaten run.

Shane Duffy: Blackburn Rovers should fear no team in ‘crazy’ Championship

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Saturday 8th November 2014

CONFIDENT Shane Duffy says Blackburn Rovers should fear no team in the ‘crazy’ Championship.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer misses out on manager of month award to Eddie Howe

Blackburn Citizen:

7:00am Friday 7th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has missed out on the Championship manager of the month award to Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe.

Championship clubs votes to change Financial Fair Play rules

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers set for United clash

8:14pm Thursday 6th November 2014

CHAMPIONSHIP clubs have agreed new Financial Fair Play rules in line with those currently used by the Premier League.

Paul Wheelock column: Den disappointment should not overshadow Blackburn Rovers' progress

Blackburn Citizen:

3:09pm Thursday 6th November 2014

THINK back to this time a month ago. Norwich and Nottingham Forest were flying high at the top while Rovers were floundering in mid-table after a desperately disappointing defeat at Rotherham.

Blackburn Rovers first-team coach Craig Short charged by FA

Blackburn Citizen: Short wants to see a settled Rovers defence in a bid for promotion push

12:21pm Thursday 6th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers first-team coach Craig Short and Millwall first-team coach Marc Bircham have been charged by the FA following Tuesday night’s fiery 2-2 draw between the teams at the Den.

Ben Marshall set to hand Blackburn Rovers fitness boost

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Thursday 6th November 2014

BEN Marshall is set to hand Blackburn Rovers a big boost by declaring himself fit for Saturday’s trip to Brighton.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer nominated for Championship manager of the month award

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Thursday 6th November 2014

GARY Bowyer has been nominated for the Championship manager of the month award after leading Blackburn Rovers on a four-match unbeaten sequence in October.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer plays down touchline spat with Ian Holloway in stormy Millwall draw

Blackburn Citizen:

9:40am Wednesday 5th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer played down his touchline spat with Ian Holloway during his side’s heated and frustrating 2-2 draw at 10-man Millwall last night.

FULL-TIME: Millwall 2 Blackburn Rovers 2

Blackburn Citizen:

9:00am Wednesday 5th November 2014

ROVERS inexplicably threw away a two-goal lead to 10-man Millwall on a stormy night at the rain-lashed Den to miss the chance to move back into the Championship play-off places.

TEAM NEWS: Millwall v Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen: Jason Kennedy is challenged by Blackburn's Lee Williamson during Saturday's friendly at Valley Parade

7:05pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have been forced to make one change for tonight’s Championship clash at Millwall.

Blackburn Rovers ace Tom Cairney brimming with confidence ahead of Millwall clash

Blackburn Citizen:

2:00pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

A TRIP to Millwall is never going to be one for the faint hearted, particularly on a cold Tuesday night in November.

Jordan Preston repeats the trick as Blackburn Rovers U21s battle back again to draw

Blackburn Citizen: Eric Kinder

9:53am Tuesday 4th November 2014

LIGHTNING struck twice as Jordan Preston stepped off the bench for the second game running to earn Blackburn Rovers a 2-2 U21s Premier League.

I'm in the best goalscoring form of my life, says Blackburn Rovers top-scorer Rudy Gestede

Blackburn Citizen:

1:00pm Monday 3rd November 2014

RUDY Gestede admits he is in the best goalscoring form of his life.

PLAYER RATINGS: Blackburn Rovers 3 Reading 1

Blackburn Citizen:

11:05am Monday 3rd November 2014

ROVERS reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this weekend's home win against Reading.

MATCH ANALYSIS & VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers 3 Reading 1

Blackburn Citizen:

9:42am Monday 3rd November 2014

RED-HOT Rudy Gestede may have provided the knockout blow as resurgent Rovers roared to a third straight win at a raucous Ewood Park on Saturday.

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