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The Latest Blackburn Rovers FC Transfer News, Stories and Updates have been added below for 2017 – 2018

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:37:24 +0000: Norwich lose to Luton as Watford and Reading gain ground at the top - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
    • Goals from Pearson and Collins seal 3-1 win for Hatters
    • Draws for Watford and Reading put them within point of leaders

    Norwich slipped to their first defeat in almost two months as they were beaten 3-1 at Luton in the Championship on Wednesday night.

    A goal from Matty Pearson and a penalty from James Collins secured victory for the Hatters at Kenilworth Road after Emi Buendía had cancelled out George Moncur’s opener. The game was one of six in the EFL on Wednesday to welcome back supporters, and those inside seemed to inspire the home side as they denied Norwich a way back into the contest.

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  • Tue, 27 Oct 2020 23:12:02 +0000: Championship roundup: Reading score inside 10 seconds in win at Blackburn - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
    • Royals win 4-2 at Ewood Park to go seven points clear at top
    • Wycombe seal first point of season after 1-1 draw with Watford

    Reading scored inside 10 seconds as they continued their best start to a season for 35 years with a 4-2 win at Blackburn. The Royals are a surprise package following Veljko Paunovic’s appointment midway through pre-season as they won for a seventh time from eight games.

    The foundations of the victory at Ewood Park was won in a crazy opening 18 minutes where Reading went 3-1 up thanks to goals from Yakou Méïté – clocked as the fastest in the club’s history – Michael Olise and Josh Laurent. Adam Armstrong had made it 1-1 and then got Blackburn back in it in the second half, but Lucas João killed the game in the final 10 minutes.

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  • Wed, 21 Oct 2020 22:23:42 +0000: Championship roundup: João Pedro turns up heat for fast-rising Watford - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
    • In-from Brazilian teenager sparks 3-1 win over Blackburn
    • Harry Wilson denies Bournemouth; Ivan Toney hits double

    João Pedro scored his third goal in three games to set Watford on the way to a 3-1 win against Blackburn that lifted them to third in the Championship table.

    The 19-year-old Brazilian turned in a Kiko Femenía cross with a first-time finish before Tom Cleverley’s header doubled the lead. Ben Brereton’s fine strike reduced the arrears before the half-hour but Rovers, who had more possession and shots than the hosts, saw their luck run out after the break when Darragh Lenihan put through his own goal and Adam Armstrong saw a penalty saved by the excellent Ben Foster.

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  • Sat, 17 Oct 2020 17:22:31 +0000: Championship roundup: Chris Hughton enjoys winning start with Forest - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
    • Joe Lolley’s deflected strike secures 1-0 win at Blackburn
    • Wycombe score first Championship goal but lose to Millwall

    Chris Hughton marked his first game in charge of Nottingham Forest with a late 1-0 win at Blackburn. The former Newcastle and Brighton manager, who replaced Sabri Lamouchi after Forest’s four-game losing start to the season, will have been extremely encouraged by the performance of his new charges at Ewood Park.

    The visitors looked solid and took hold of proceedings as the game wore on, with Thomas Kaminski saving well from Lyle Taylor and Sammy Ameobi, who also struck a post. They were eventually rewarded in the 90th minute through Joe Lolley’s deflected strike, which ended a run of six straight league defeats.

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    Ipswich stayed top as Gwion Edwards' third goal in two matches set them on their way to a 2-0 win over Accrington at Portman Road. Edwards drove in his fifth league goal of the season to give Town a 55th-minute lead and Freddie Sears sealed the points with a neat finish from a tight angle after good work from Alan Judge.

    Cambridge moved to the summit by thrashing struggling Scunthorpe 5-0. Paul Mullin buried two penalties inside 10 minutes before the break to take his tally to seven league goals for the season. The visitors did not take their foot off the gas after the interval as Tyler Cordner's own goal made it 3-0. Scunthorpe's misery was compounded when Myles Hippolyte was shown a second yellow card after 55 minutes and Joe Ironside netted a double to make it 5-0.

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  • Sat, 03 Oct 2020 16:28:47 +0000: Championship roundup: Rooney strikes late as Norwich rue Pukki penalty slip - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
    • Forest slump to fourth straight defeat as Bristol City go top
    • Puscas strikes against Watford as Reading keep perfect record

    Wayne Rooney rolled back the years with a brilliant free-kick as Derby struck late to earn a 1-0 win at Norwich to record their first points of the season. The 33-year-old captain curled home from just outside the box in the 87th minute to secure his side a priceless victory. It was rough justice on Norwich, who dominated for long periods and wasted a gilt-edged chance to go ahead early in the second half when Teemu Pukki missed from the penalty spot after slipping on the sodden turf.

    Bristol City returned to the top of the table after maintaining their 100% record with a battling 2-1 win at struggling Nottingham Forest. City took a 2-0 lead inside 22 minutes as Chris Martin set up goals for Andreas Weimann and Nahki Wells. Forest halved the deficit as Luke Freeman rifled home the hosts’ first goal of the campaign from 30 yards on 35 but, despite pushing hard for an equaliser in an improved display, Forest slumped to their fourth straight defeat.

    The League One clash between Oxford United and Crewe Alexandra was postponed after one of the Railwaymen's players was informed they had  tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday morning.

    Three teams started the day with maximum points but that became two after previous leaders Ipswich were pegged back in a 1-1 draw at MK Dons. That allowed Lincoln to jump to the summit after they came from 2-1 down with five minutes left to beat Blackpool 3-2. Hull also have the maximum 12 points after edging out Plymouth 1-0.

    Newport lead the table in League Two after coming from 1-0 down with 12 minutes left to grab a 2-1 home win over Mansfield. Their 10-point haul is one clear of Morecambe, who also scored late to edge out Port Vale, who had started the day in second spot. Cambridge dropped from first to fourth after going down 2-0 at Exeter.

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  • Thu, 03 Dec 2020 09:00:00 +0000: Highlights: Rovers 2-1 Millwall - Blackburn Rovers News

    Club News

    Adam Armstrong's dramatic goal earned all three points for Rovers in the most dramatic fashion

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 22:50:00 +0000: Mowbray glee after last gasp glory - Blackburn Rovers News

    Club News

    The boss was pleased to see his side win in the most dramatic fashion and earn a third successive Championship victory

    They say the gritty wins are often the most satisfying and that felt exactly right following Rovers' late victory over Millwall at Ewood Park.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 21:58:00 +0000: Report: Rovers 2-1 Millwall - Blackburn Rovers News

    Match Reports

    A late, late goal from Adam Armstrong earns Rovers another victory and bags Rovers a third successive Championship win

    A dramatic Adam Armstrong goal ensured the striker returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship scoring charts as Rovers made it three successive league wins with a narrow victory over Millwall at Ewood Park.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 18:45:00 +0000: Team news: Rovers v Millwall - Blackburn Rovers News

    Club News

    The boss makes four alterations to the side that started Saturday's victory over Barnsley at Ewood Park

    Tony Mowbray has made changes to his starting XI for this evening's contest with Millwall at Ewood Park.

  • Wed, 02 Dec 2020 17:30:00 +0000: Full focus is crucial - Blackburn Rovers News

    Club News

    The boss looks ahead to this evening's home encounter against Millwall in game 15 of the Sky Bet Championship season

Newly relegated Blackburn Rovers have now resigned themselves to loosing many of their top players in the closed season due to their unsuccessful season just gone which will break the hearts of many of their supporters. One of the first players who will make an exit from Ewood Park is French midfielder Steven N`Zonzi who look set to return to the premier league as their are now a number of clubs battling for the players signature.

On a plus note the side from the north have many targets on their scope for the new season as Steve Kean looks to bolster his squad options with the first of these to be signed being the Portuguese striker Nuno Gomes. The influential striker has just signed a two year deal to take him to Ewood Park on a free transfer as he was released from his previous side Braga at the end of the season.

Another two players who have been signed by kean so far are Danny Murphy and Leon Best who have recently both signed lucrative deals to help the side retake their position in the top flight of English football. Both players arrived on free transfers which is always a bonus for clubs and bring with them a wealth of experience.

Want away winger Junior Hoilett is another player who is close to leaving the club this summer as he is on the verge of a move to German side Borussia Monchengladbach. The player is also said to have held talks with many of the premier leagues top clubs but it look for than likely that the player will look for pastures new in on of Europe’s top leagues. The twenty two year old has just been seen to fly out to Germany to seal this deal so barring a disaster you will see him in the colours of Monchengladbach next season.

Finally rover have also been involved in arranging the transfer of up and coming Ipswich goal keeper Scott Loach who has been on Keans radar for some time and are now looking to hijack an approach from Watford. The young keeper is thought to be the perfect player for Kean to rebuild from the back and it is believe that Loach is very keen on a move up north.