The Latest Blackburn Rovers FC Transfer News, Stories and Updates have been added below for the 2021 – 2022 Football Season
- Wed, 10 Aug 2022 22:07:38 +0000: Carabao Cup: Sheffield Wednesday gain revenge by knocking out Sunderland - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
- 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.Continue reading...
- Sat, 06 Aug 2022 17:03:25 +0000: Championship: Blackburn see off Swans and Simms shines for Sunderland - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
- 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.Continue reading...
- Sat, 30 Jul 2022 17:03:04 +0000: Championship roundup: Lewis Travis strike gives Blackburn winning start - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
- 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.Continue reading...
- Tue, 14 Jun 2022 07:37:02 +0000: ‘Great ambition’: Blackburn appoint Jon Dahl Tomasson as head coach - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
- 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.Continue reading...
- Mon, 02 May 2022 17:52:44 +0000: Blackburn Rovers become first UK football club to host Eid prayers on pitch - Blackburn Rovers | The Guardian
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.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.