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Blackburn Rovers midfielder Chris Taylor pushing for start against Watford

Blackburn Citizen:

11:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

CHRIS Taylor could be in line for his first league start in six months when Blackburn Rovers welcome Watford to Ewood Park on Saturday.

Former Accrington Stanley striker Brett Ormerod seals Padiham move

Blackburn Citizen:

10:37am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

PADIHAM have pulled off a major transfer coup by snapping up vastly experienced former Premier League striker Brett Ormerod.

New defender Shane Duffy sure young Blackburn Rovers can achieve something special

Blackburn Citizen:

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

NEW defender Shane Duffy believes Blackburn Rovers can achieve ‘something special’ this season.

PLAYER RATINGS: Fulham 0 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

1:00pm Monday 22nd September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers reporter Paul Wheelock gives his players ratings for this weekend's win over ten-man Fulham.

Blackburn Rovers have made me feel wanted, says goalkeeper Jason Steele

Blackburn Citizen:

10:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

JASON Steele is determined to help Blackburn Rovers to more wins and more clean sheets after being made to feel loved again.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Fulham 0 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

9:32am Monday 22nd September 2014

IF Gary Bowyer and his players bore smiles at the final whistle as wide as the River Thames on which Fulham’s historic and idyllic ground is banked then who could blame them?

Fulham win at end of 'massive week' for Blackburn Rovers delights boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen:

10:29am Sunday 21st September 2014

GARY Bowyer cut a delighted if relieved figure after bruised and battered Blackburn Rovers earned a 1-0 victory at 10-man and managerless Fulham yesterday to make it six points out of nine at the end of a ‘massive week’.

FULL-TIME: Fulham 0 Blackburn Rovers 1

Blackburn Citizen:

5:39pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A TYPICAL poacher’s goal from the prolific Jordan Rhodes ensured Rovers returned to winning ways with a hard-fought victory.

TEAM NEWS: Fulham v Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen:

2:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

GOALKEEPER Luke Steele and defender Shane Duffy will make their full Blackburn Rovers debuts in today’s Championship clash with managerless Fulham at Craven Cottage.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Fulham v Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers set for United clash

1:56pm Saturday 20th September 2014

WELCOME to Craven Cottage for this afternoon's Championship clash between Fulham and Blackburn Rovers. Don't miss a kick of the action with our matchday live blog.

Felix Magath's sacking from Fulham won't affect our preparations, says Blackburn Rovers boss

Blackburn Citizen:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FULHAM’s decision to sack Felix Magath will have no bearing on the way Blackburn Rovers approach today’s Craven Cottage clash (3pm), according to Gary Bowyer.

Gary Bowyer won't rein in Blackburn Rovers in order to find the right balance

Blackburn Citizen:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has vowed not to rein in his side’s attacking instincts in order to get the balance he recognises they must acquire.

We have to get back to keeping clean sheets, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have scored 55 league goals in 2014.

Blackburn Rovers send goalkeeper David Raya and midfielder John O'Sullivan out on loan

Blackburn Citizen: Charlie Tootill with young player of the year David Raya

10:48am Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers goalkeeper David Raya and midfielder John O'Sullivan have signed initial one-month loan deals with Southport and Accrington Stanley respectively.

Corry Evans urges Blackburn Rovers to start showing some consistency

Blackburn Citizen: Billy Clarke is challenged by Blackburn's Corry Evans

8:35am Friday 19th September 2014

CORRY Evans has called on his Blackburn Rovers team-mates to start showing consistency if they are to stand a chance of being in the promotion shake-up come May.

Paul Wheelock column: Jordan Rhodes has displayed character and respect since seeing Hull City move blocked

Blackburn Citizen:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

JORDAN Rhodes’ conduct before, during and after his on-off move to Hull says a lot about his character and his respect for Rovers.

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer says his side deserved at least a draw in Derby County defeat

Blackburn Citizen:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

RIVALS managers Gary Bowyer and Steve McClaren had contrasting views on the outcome of last night's five-goal thriller at Ewood Park.

FULL-TIME: Blackburn Rovers 2 Derby County 3

Blackburn Citizen:

10:22pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

ROVERS' nine-match unbeaten league run at Ewood Park came to an end last night.

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers set for United clash

6:56pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have named an unchanged team for tonight’s Championship clash at home to last season’s beaten play-off finalists Derby County.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer says repeat of Wigan Athletic win is well within grasp

Blackburn Citizen:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE excitement Blackburn Rovers fans felt after seeing their side blow Wigan Athletic away with a sparkling second-half show on Saturday came as no surprise to Gary Bowyer.

The clean sheets will come, insists Blackburn Rovers defender Matt Kilgallon

Blackburn Citizen:

9:26am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FIT-AGAIN centre back Matt Kilgallon insists Blackburn Rovers can get back to having one of the meanest defences in the Championship.

Blackburn Rovers star David Dunn not thought to be interested in Accrington Stanley post

Blackburn Citizen: David Dunn celebrates

11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley have received more than 100 applications to become their next manager.

Blackburn Rovers striker Luke Varney praised ahead of clash with former club Derby County

Blackburn Citizen: French defender Christopher Routis challenges Blackburn opponent Luke Varney

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers striker Luke Varney will go into tomorrow night’s clash with his former club Derby County at Ewood Park with praise ringing in his ears.

Star midfielder Tom Cairney willing to play wherever Blackburn Rovers want him to

Blackburn Citizen:

9:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers star Tom Cairney is happy to continue being Gary Bowyer’s go-to-guy in midfield – as he believes he can stamp his mark on a match no matter where he plays.

PLAYER RATINGS: Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Blackburn Citizen:

4:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this Saturday's 3-1 home win over Wigan Athletic.

Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jake Kean joins Yeovil Town on initial one-month loan

Blackburn Citizen: Jake Kean is one of three keepers at Blackburn Rovers

11:14am Monday 15th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers goalkeeper Jake Kean has joined Yeovil Town on an initial one-month loan.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer challenges Ben Marshall to keep showing Premier League quality

Blackburn Citizen:

9:17am Monday 15th September 2014

GARY Bowyer has challenged Ben Marshall to keep showing his Premier League quality after the midfielder inspired Blackburn Rovers to a win which leaves them in buoyant mood going into Wednesday’s home clash with Derby County.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Blackburn Citizen:

9:13am Monday 15th September 2014

IT was fitting on the day that singer-songwriter Reece Bibby wowed the crowds at a sun-kissed Ewood Park that Ben Marshall produced a performance that did much to suggest that he can provide the X Factor for Gary Bowyer this season.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer full of praise for his side after Wigan Athletic win

Blackburn Citizen:

10:04am Sunday 14th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers Gary Bowyer praised the quality and character shown by his side after coming from behind to beat big-spending Wigan Athletic 3-1 yesterday in front of the largest Ewood Park crowd of the season.

FULL-TIME: Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Blackburn Citizen: Ben Marshall

5:59pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A SUPERB second-half showing spearheaded by the two-goal Ben Marshall ensured Rovers returned to winning ways in this afternoon’s Lancashire derby at Ewood Park.

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic

Blackburn Citizen:

2:31pm Saturday 13th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers talisman Rudy Gestede has been passed fit to start this afternoon’s Lancashire derby at home to Wigan Athletic.

Blackburn Rovers announce three off-the-field appointments

Blackburn Citizen: Rovers set for United clash

10:15am Saturday 13th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have announced three off-the-field appointments.

Eric Kinder: I won't stand in way of rising Blackburn Rovers stars going out on loan

Blackburn Citizen: Eric Kinder

12:30pm Saturday 13th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers U21s boss Eric Kinder would not stand in the way of any of player going out on loan to further their development – even if it means jeopardising his young and improving side’s impressive start to the season.

Eric Black will be out to put one over Blackburn Rovers warns Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen: Caretaker manager Eric Black

9:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes the biggest danger to his side today will not come from any of Wigan Athletic’s multi-million pound signings – but from one his predecessors in the Ewood Park hotseat.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has no problem with his players showing frustration

Blackburn Citizen:

11:30am Friday 12th September 2014

IF the price of assembling the strongest squad of his Blackburn Rovers’ reign is more players showing their frustration then it is one that Gary Bowyer is fully prepared to pay.

Ben Marshall: Blackburn Rovers should be targeting maximum points from big home double header

Blackburn Citizen: Ben Marshall

8:00am Friday 12th September 2014

UPBEAT Ben Marshall says six points is the only target Blackburn Rovers should be setting for their big home double header.

Blackburn Rovers striker Chris Brown out for up to six weeks after knee operation

Blackburn Citizen:

3:15pm Thursday 11th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers striker Chris Brown will be out for up to six weeks after undergoing an operation to solve the knee problem that has troubled him since his summer switch from Doncaster.

Paul Wheelock column: Tough tests provide Blackburn Rovers with opportunity to lay marker down

Blackburn Citizen:

1:53pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THERE’S no question that Rovers have been handed a tough start to the campaign – and one look at their opponents for the next four fixtures would suggest it’s only going to get tougher.

Blackburn Rovers will go into Wigan Athletic clash with plenty of confidence, says Gary Bowyer

Blackburn Citizen: Gary Bowyer described Watford as "a top, top team'. Picture: Action Images.

9:13am Thursday 11th September 2014

GARY Bowyer insists Blackburn Rovers will go into this weekend’s big Lancashire derby at home to Wigan Athletic with their confidence intact.

Tugay: My favourite Blackburn Rovers goals are the ones that helped us win

Blackburn Citizen:

5:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

TUGAY scored 13 goals for Blackburn Rovers with 12 of them coming out of the very top drawer.

Eric Kinder praises young Blackburn Rovers side after Lancashire FA Senior Cup victory

Blackburn Citizen:

1:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will be at home to either Manchester United or neighbours Accrington Stanley in the quarter-finals of the Lancashire FA Senior Cup after beating a more experienced Preston North End team 1-0 at a sun-kissed Brockhall yesterday.

Tugay: Why Blackburn Rovers gave me a new lease of life

Blackburn Citizen:

12:22pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

AS any Blackburn Rovers supporter would attest it would have been a travesty for the world to have been denied the chance to marvel at Tugay’s enduring talents in the twilight of his playing days.

Shane Duffy ready to fight for Blackburn Rovers place - four years after being left to fight for his life

Blackburn Citizen:

9:11am Wednesday 10th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers new boy Shane Duffy admits he has a huge challenge on his hands to dislodge two of the three ‘great’ centre backs Gary Bowyer has at his disposal.

Blackburn Rovers through to last eight of Lancashire FA Senior Cup

Blackburn Citizen:

4:20pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Lancashire FA Senior Cup after beating Preston North End 1-0 at a sun-kissed Brockhall this afternoon.

Chris Sutton: Gary Bowyer is bringing identity back to Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Citizen: Boss Gary Bowyer on the day he was unveiled as Rovers’ permanent boss in May last year

1:00pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

CHRIS Sutton believes Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer is helping restore the club’s identity.

Tugay: Blackburn Rovers will always be in my heart and in my mind

Blackburn Citizen:

9:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

ALL-time Blackburn Rovers great Tugay yesterday made an emotional return to Ewood Park and declared – ‘this place is in my heart and in my mind and will never leave me’.

Rudy Gestede has potential to be a Premier League player, says Blackburn Rovers hero Chris Sutton

Blackburn Citizen:

9:00am Monday 8th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers title hero Chris Sutton believes towering targetman Rudy Gestede has the raw potential to follow in his footsteps and become a feared Premier League frontman.

Famous win at Everton epitomised our title-winning season, says ex-Blackburn Rovers striker Chris Sutton

Blackburn Citizen:

12:00pm Monday 8th September 2014

IT is hard for a single match to epitomise an entire season, particularly one as memorable as the one Blackburn Rovers enjoyed 20 years ago.

Blackburn Rovers star Tom Cairney misses out on Championship player of the month prize

Blackburn Citizen:

12:46pm Friday 5th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers star Tom Cairney has missed out on the Championship player of the month award for August.

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans out to make Euro 2016 dream a reality

Blackburn Citizen: Billy Clarke is challenged by Blackburn's Corry Evans

3:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers midfielder Corry Evans admits the opportunity to play at Euro 2016 would be ‘something special’.

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