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Carabao Cup: Sheffield Wednesday gain revenge by knocking out Sunderland

  • Adeniran and Sow ensure revenge for playoff defeat
  • League One Barnsley dump out Middlesbrough

Dennis Adeniran and Sylla Sow scored as Sheffield Wednesday ended Sunderland’s 18-game unbeaten run with a 2-0 triumph in the Carabao Cup at Hillsborough.

The result represented a small measure of revenge for Darren Moore’s men after last season’s play-off semi-final defeat against the Black Cats. The win sets up a home tie with Rochdale in the second round.

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'This makes me so happy': Harvey Elliott reacts to deal involving Liverpool midfielder

Harvey Elliott has posted on his Instagram story that Tyler Morton’s loan move from Liverpool to Blackburn Rovers makes him ‘so happy’. The 19-year-old is...

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9 Championship players hoping to catch Premier League clubs attention on EFL opening weekend

Several Championship players will be hoping to catch Premier League clubs attention on the opening weekend of the new Football League season. HITC Sport takes...

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Premier League XI made up of Championship signings including winger Manchester United were interested in

The new Championship season starts in three days time and all 24 clubs will have already likely set their targets for the 2022-23 campaign. While...

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Report: West Ham sent scout to watch 22-goal Leeds United target in pre-season friendly

West Ham United want Ben Brereton Diaz and scouted him in action for Blackburn Rovers against Lincoln City on Saturday afternoon. The Hammers remain in...

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Callum Brittain among 3 signings in Blackburn Rovers XI for opening day vs QPR

Jon Dahl Tomasson has secured his first signing as Blackburn Rovers manager with Callum Brittain joining from Barnsley, who could make his debut on the...

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Report: West Ham like proven £15m Prem ace, but Moyes wants a different player instead

David Moyes is a big fan of Ben Brereton Diaz and Premier League outfit West Ham United would prefer to sign the Blackburn Rovers talisman...

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Blackburn Rovers 1-0 QPR: Lewis Travis scores a wondergoal at Ewood Park as Blackburn win
CHRIS BRERETON AT EWOOD PARK: Two new bosses went head-to-head at Ewood Park on Saturday as Blackburn and QPR embarked on fresh eras - but it was positive for the latter.

EFL SEASON PREVIEW: Championship, League One and League Two get underway
Burnley, who return to second-tier football following six seasons as a Premier League club, get the action underway on Friday night with a visit to beaten play-off finalists Huddersfield Town.

Transfer News RECAP: Ajax complete £16.5m capture of Manchester United target Brian Brobbey
Here is Sportsmail's daily live blog for all the latest transfer news and rumours with a number of high-profile players set to be on the move this summer.

Transfer News RECAP: Cristiano Ronaldo latest; West Ham keen on Diaz; Cucurella to Man City
Here is Sportsmail's daily blog for all the latest transfer news and rumours with a number of high-profile players set to be on the move this summer. Scroll through for all the big stories.

Transfer news LIVE: Chelsea step up Jules Kounde chase and Arsenal close in on Oleksandr Zinchenko
Here is Sportsmail's daily live blog for all the latest transfer news and rumours with a number of high-profile players set to be on the move this summer.

TRANSFER NEWS RECAP: Oleksandr Zinchenko set to join Arsenal in £32m switch from Manchester City
Here is Sportsmail's daily live blog for all the latest transfer news and rumours with a number of high-profile players set to be on the move this summer.

Championship: Blackburn see off Swans and Simms shines for Sunderland

  • Burnley held to 1-1 home draw by Luton at Turf Moor
  • Chris Willock screamer helps QPR hold off Middlesbrough

Sammie Szmodics’ debut strike helped send Blackburn top of the formative Championship standings with a 3-0 win at Swansea.

Szmodics made a quick impact on his maiden outing after a switch from Peterborough, with Ben Brereton Díaz and Lewis Travis also on target. Rovers are the only side to boast two wins from two matches in the embryonic Championship campaign, topping the table ahead of promoted Sunderland.

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Championship roundup: Lewis Travis strike gives Blackburn winning start

  • Jon Dahl Tomasson’s Blackburn reign begins with win
  • Late deflection hands Hull 2-1 victory over Bristol City

Jon Dahl Tomasson enjoyed a winning start to his Blackburn reign with a solid 1-0 win over QPR. The Dane’s new captain, Lewis Travis, settled a tight contest with a stunning strike in the 34th minute after Rovers endured a nervy start against another side playing under a new head coach in Michael Beale.

QPR hit the woodwork early on and spread the ball around confidently, but once Rovers went ahead they rarely looked back, outrunning and outworking the visitors in a game that saw few clear-cut opportunities.

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‘Great ambition’: Blackburn appoint Jon Dahl Tomasson as head coach

  • Former Denmark striker twice led Malmö to Swedish title
  • He says target is to become sustainable Premier League club

Blackburn have appointed Jon Dahl Tomasson as their head coach on a contract to 2025. The former Denmark striker, who played in England for Newcastle, led Malmö to back-to-back Swedish titles before leaving last December.

Tomasson takes over from Tony Mowbray, who departed last month after an eighth-placed Championship finish. Tomasson has been coaching since his retirement as a player in 2011 and had spells in charge of Excelsior and Roda JC in the Netherlands before working as an assistant with Vitesse Arnhem and Denmark.

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Blackburn Rovers become first UK football club to host Eid prayers on pitch

Hundreds of people congregate at Ewood Park to mark end of holy month of Ramadan

Blackburn Rovers have become the first UK football club to host Eid prayers on their pitch.

Hundreds of people congregated at Ewood Park on Monday to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Aerial footage tweeted by the club showed about half the pitch covered with prayer mats and a sermon being delivered.

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Championship roundup: Philip Billing double keeps Bournemouth on track

  • Cherries stay ahead in automatic promotion chase
  • Forest thrash Swansea to set up thriller on Tuesday

Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest both recorded resounding victories to tee up their second versus third meeting at the Vitality Stadium on Tuesday, as the race for automatic promotion and play-off places goes the distance.

Dominic Solanke’s 30th goal of the season and two emphatic finishes from Philip Billing gave Bournemouth a dominant 3-0 win at Blackburn to keep them in the driving seat for second place. The result extinguished Blackburn’s faint play-off hopes, with the damage done in a run of 16 games that yielded 13 points, taking them from second to ninth.

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Blackburn leave Tony Mowbray in limbo as QPR confirm Mark Warburton exit

  • Mowbray out of contract and has heard nothing from club
  • QPR look to build on style of play set out by Mark Warburton

The Blackburn manager, Tony Mowbray, has made a decision over his future at the club and looks likely to leave Ewood Park after five years in charge. Rovers are chasing a playoff place with two games of the Championship season remaining, but Mowbray says he has not heard anything from the club about his future.

Speaking before the visit of Bournemouth on Saturday, Mowbray told the Lancashire Telegraph: “All I can do is say that there’s been no conversation, no approach, no discussions and we’re a week away from the end of the season, so what do you want me to think?

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