Rovers players play host to young visitors

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Blackburn Rovers played host to more than 40 children and young people at Ewood Park.

The club, the borough council and the Blackburn Rovers Action Group got together to enable the 10 to 15-years-olds to be treated to a day out watching the Blackburn Rovers V Wolverhampton Wanderers match.

The day kicked off with a tour of the grounds at 12 noon and concluded in the striker’s lounge where they received a pre match lunch and took part in a quiz The young people also got the opportunity to take part in a penalty shoot-out at half time and met Rovers’ new £3 million striker Leon Best.

Glen Mullen from the Blackburn Rovers Action Group, said: “This was a fantastic gesture by the club and I'm sure it was be a memorable day for the children.”

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9:56am Tue 9 Oct 12

bypass06 says...

Glad someone had a memorable day.

But a nice gesture all the same.
Glad someone had a memorable day. But a nice gesture all the same. bypass06
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10:13am Tue 9 Oct 12

Fspiders says...

Hopefully the players learnt something from these children! Namely how to play football!
Hopefully the players learnt something from these children! Namely how to play football! Fspiders
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10:24am Tue 9 Oct 12

midas says...

The boycott is over - Keans sacked thousands back!!!
The boycott is over - Keans sacked thousands back!!! midas
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12:48pm Tue 9 Oct 12

jack denials says...

Keep up the good work in the Community Blackburn Rovers. It’s a great way to ensure they never grow up supporting rovers.
Keep up the good work in the Community Blackburn Rovers. It’s a great way to ensure they never grow up supporting rovers. jack denials
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6:15pm Tue 9 Oct 12

bossindian says...

Four of the kids managed to achieve something Rovers couldn't - put the ball in the back of the net!
Four of the kids managed to achieve something Rovers couldn't - put the ball in the back of the net! bossindian
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