The Latest Blackburn Rovers FC Transfer News, Stories and Updates have been added below for the 2021 – 2022 Football Season
- Tue, 04 Oct 2022 22:01:09 +0000: Championship: Willock stuns leaders Sheffield United as QPR go fourth - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
- United lose at home for first time this season
- Norwich go second after 1-1 draw at Reading
QPR stunned the Championship leaders Sheffield United with a 1-0 victory at Bramall Lane as Norwich missed the chance to go top of the table after drawing against Reading.
Chris Willock’s 51st-minute strike sent the Blades spinning to a first home defeat of the season and pushed in-form Rangers up to fourth place. Willock’s winner came after he played a clever one-two with Ethan Laird and squeezed his shot from an acute angle between goalkeeper Wes Foderingham and the near post. Tommy Doyle came closest to a Blades equaliser from distance, with his effort just going wide, but Rangers held on to make it five wins from seven games.Continue reading...
- Tue, 13 Sep 2022 23:02:53 +0000: Championship roundup: Sheffield United extend lead at top with late win - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
- Brewster and Khadra combine for goal away at Swansea
- Blackburn beat Watford 2-0, Preston draw with Burnley
The Sheffield United manager, Paul Heckingbottom, praised his substitutes Rhian Brewster and Reda Khadra after their late impact produced a 1-0 victory at Swansea. Brewster and Khadra combined in the fourth minute of stoppage time to extend the Blades’ lead at the top of the Championship to four points.
The former Swansea loanee Brewster set up Khadra and the on-loan German kept his composure to score his first Sheffield United goal. “You’ve got to make the most of them when you win a game like that, we’re going to enjoy it,” said Heckingbottom.Continue reading...
- Sat, 03 Sep 2022 18:28:19 +0000: Championship roundup: Norwich sweep Coventry aside to go top - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
- Pukki, Sargent and Dowell score in fifth straight win
- Bristol City go third with 3-2 win at Blackburn
Norwich made it five consecutive league wins to go top of the Championship with a 3-0 win against Coventry.
Teemu Pukki fired his side into the lead 15 minutes into the game before Josh Sargent scored his fifth goal of the season to double the lead. The substitute Kieran Dowell capped off a strong afternoon for the host 10 minutes from time and the Sky Blues remain rooted to the bottom.Continue reading...
- Sat, 20 Aug 2022 17:13:12 +0000: Sheffield United surge to Championship summit as Ndiaye sees off Rovers - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
Iliman Ndiaye scored twice within 15 minutes of coming on as Sheffield United claimed an impressive 3-0 victory over Blackburn that lifted them to the top of the Championship. Ndiaye’s brace came after Oliver Norwood had struck the opening goal.
With it being the Blades’ third game in six days, United boss Paul Heckingbottom made several changes to his starting lineup. Oli McBurnie and Reda Khadra formed a new-look strike partnership, with John Fleck returning in midfield. Ndiaye, Rhian Brewster and James McAtee were the players to make way as the trio featured among the substitutes. For the visitors, Tayo Edun was handed his first start of the season and Sam Gallagher was recalled to the starting lineup.Continue reading...
- Wed, 17 Aug 2022 21:42:17 +0000: Championship leaders Blackburn slump to heavy defeat at Reading - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
- Rovers beaten for first time this season but remain top
- Sheffield United defeat Sunderland and West Brom draw
The Championship leaders Blackburn lost for the first time this season after a 3-0 defeat at Reading.
Blackburn had won their opening three matches but were no match for Reading in a one-sided contest. Tom McIntyre opened the scoring with a header in the 13th minute and Junior Hoilett doubled the hosts’ lead from an acute angle. Lucas João completed the victory, with 12 minutes remaining, after firing home from Tyrese Fornah’s cross.Continue reading...
Historical Transfer News and Team Gossip has been archived below:
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.