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We have to stay close to pack, says Burnley star Arfield

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9:40am Saturday 1st November 2014

SCOTT Arfield says Burnley must keep in touch with the sides above them after dropping to the bottom of the Premier League table this week.

FULL TIME: Accrington Stanley 2 Morecambe 1

Lancashire Telegraph: Shrimps trip is no small fry for Reds

9:48pm Friday 31st October 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley maintained their long unbeaten record over Lancashire rivals Morecambe as they claimed victory at the Store First Stadium tonight.

David Jones: We’re not going to Arsenal to make up the numbers

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

DAVID Jones said the Clarets won’t travel to the Emirates Stadium as tourists tomorrow, and has backed his team-mates to rise to the occasion.

International call-ups still benefiting Blackburn Rovers keeper Jason Steele

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

PREMIER League managers may already be concerned about letting some of their promising youngsters play in the European Under 21 Championships next summer, but Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jason Steele is in no doubt about the benefit of tournament experience.

Blackburn Rovers miss out on Tom Ince loan deal

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:39am Friday 31st October 2014

GARY Bowyer has admitted he has missed out on bringing a new face to Ewood Park on loan this week, and the Lancashire Telegraph understands the player in question is Tom Ince.

Midfielder Dean Marney set to return for Clarets at Arsenal

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:29am Friday 31st October 2014

SEAN Dyche hopes the return of key midfielder Dean Marney will lead to an upturn in results for Burnley.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer criticises Football League fixture computer

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer

9:24am Friday 31st October 2014

ROVERS boss Gary Bowyer has criticised the Football League’s fixture computer for landing the club’s supporters with four long away trips in 21 days.

Simon Garner column: Scoring early can be vital for Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

LAST week’s win at Nottingham Forest was fantastic for Rovers, but I think they will find it tougher at home to Reading tomorrow.

Andy Lochhead column: Change in formation may work for Clarets

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

IT doesn’t get any easier for Burnley as they travel to Arsenal tomorrow, and I think Sean Dyche should look at changing formation.

Former Blackburn Rovers youngster set for Ewood Park return with Reading

Lancashire Telegraph: Nick Blackman gets Reading's goal from the penalty spot.

11:41am Friday 31st October 2014

FORMER Rovers youngster Nick Blackman will be looking to add to his tally of four goals this season when he returns to Ewood Park tomorrow.

Premier League wins will make up for Scott Arfield's stolen play-off winners’ medal

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Friday 31st October 2014

IT was in July when Scott Arfield returned to his car and found that some of his most prized possessions had been stolen. To his relief, the thieves had snubbed the medal that meant the most.

No old pals’ act for Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman in Morecambe clash

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:32am Friday 31st October 2014

JOHN Coleman and Jimmy Bell will be putting their friendship with Morecambe’s management duo of Jim Bentley and Ken McKenna to one side tonight as hostilities are resumed in the Lancashire derby.

Ewood introduction for Blackburn Rovers-mad super middleweight

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:36am Friday 31st October 2014

LUKE Blackledge will walk out on the pitch at his beloved Blackburn Rovers tomorrow, ready to continue his journey back into the upper echelons of boxing at King George’s Hall next month.

Suzanne Geldard column: From start to flourish – two years at the Turf for Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

TWO years ago today Sean Dyche was confirmed as manager of Burnley Football Club.

Tyrone Marshall column: Blackburn Rovers winger showing Premier League pedigree

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Thursday 30th October 2014

THERE are few better finishing schools for professional footballers than the academies of Manchester United and Crewe Alexandra.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche plotting for present and future

Lancashire Telegraph: Dyche

11:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

SINCE Sean Dyche was appointed Burnley manager two years ago today 67 of the 92 Football League clubs have changed manager at least once.

Blackburn Rovers loanee Jason Steele loving learning from former England international Paul Robinson

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:30am Thursday 30th October 2014

ROVERS loanee goalkeeper Jason Steele is loving learning from former England international Paul Robinson every day.

AHEAD OF SCHEDULE: Sean Dyche celebrates two years at Turf Moor

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:42am Thursday 30th October 2014

SEAN Dyche celebrates his two year anniversary at Turf Moor today and admits the club are ahead of schedule in his plans.

Blackburn Rovers Ladies' unbeaten run comes to an abrupt end

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:57am Thursday 30th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers Ladies’ saw their 10-match unbeaten run come to an end as they were beaten 5-0 at Coventry City in their top-of-the-table clash.

James Dean dismissal cost us against Halifax, says Chorley boss Garry Flitcroft

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:52am Thursday 30th October 2014

CHORLEY boss Garry Flitcroft said striker James Dean had let the side down if he had deliberately elbowed Halifax’s Simon Ainge in the Magpies FA Cup defeat to the Shaymen.

Blackburn Rovers eyeing rare winning treble as Reading visit Ewood Park

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will be looking to secure a third league win on the bounce when Reading visit Ewood Park on Saturday, but on recent history it looks a feat that is difficult to achieve.

Statistics offer hope to Sean Dyche’s Burnley side after tough start to season

Lancashire Telegraph: Sean Dyche will take Burnley up, according to Martin Dobson

11:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

BURNLEY might still be looking for a first Premier League win as we enter the first week of November, but they have a long way to go before they are matching the worst starts in the top flight.

We will never give up, insists Clarets midfielder Michael Kightly

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:38am Wednesday 29th October 2014

MICHAEL Kightly says Burnley will ‘never give up’ as they continue to look for a first Premier League win of the season to kick-start their safety bid.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer challenges young side to keep improving

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:30am Wednesday 29th October 2014

GARY Bowyer has challenged his young Blackburn Rovers side to keep improving as they look for a third straight win this weekend.

Laura Massaro: Money in sport must be equal

Lancashire Telegraph: BEATEN: Laura Massaro

3:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CHORLEY’s Laura Massaro believes squash is heading in the right direction in awarding equal prize money to men and women.

Clitheroe world champion Samantha Murray ready to kick on after 2012

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG ASK Samantha Murray aims to play like a concert pianist

3:32pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

EAST Lancashire’s latest world champion, Samantha Murray, is targeting the 2016 Rio Olympics after making the most of her month off following success in Warsaw.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers better when they are on front foot

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE victory over Nottingham Forest was a massive result for Rovers, and I think it was the double substitution with the score at 1-0 that changed the game.

Willie Irvine column: Points need to be proved at Turf Moor

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE defeat to Everton on Sunday was really upsetting for the fans and I’m getting worried about our home form.

Blackburn Rovers U21 fight back twice in West Brom draw

Lancashire Telegraph: Yann Songo'o

12:11pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers’ youngsters had to come from behind twice as they earned a 2-2 draw with West Bromwich Albion.

Accrington Stanley skipper Luke Joyce eyeing FA Cup upset at Notts County

Lancashire Telegraph: Shrimps trip is no small fry for Reds

11:15am Wednesday 29th October 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley captain Luke Joyce has backed the Reds to cause a cup upset after the draw for the first round of the FA Cup was less than kind to them.

Chorley miss out on Bradford City clash after Halifax Town defeat

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:07am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CHORLEY missed out on the chance to face Bradford City in the FA Cup first round after Halifax Town old boy James Dean was sent off in a 5-0 defeat in their fourth qualifying round replay at The Shay last night.

Former Clarets striker Chris Iwelumo announces retirement from football

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:01am Wednesday 29th October 2014

FORMER Burnley striker striker Chris Iwelumo has announced his retirement from football.

Lancashire side miss out on former England cricket ace Graeme Swann

Lancashire Telegraph: The Ashes: Swann disappointed by dropped catches

11:04am Wednesday 29th October 2014

RISHTON have had to pull out of a shock deal to sign former England spinner Graeme Swann as professional for next season.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer had no concerns about Jordan Rhodes' goal drought

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:07pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JORDAN Rhodes ended his five-game goal drought at the City Ground on Saturday, but Rovers boss Gary Bowyer said it was always a matter of time before he found the back of the net again.

Burnley manager Sean Dyche believes Danny Ings is looking sharp after injury

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:50am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE hamstring injury that kept Danny Ings out of action for a month has done him some good, according to Clarets boss Sean Dyche.

Fortune has not been on our side, insists Clarets defender Stephen Ward

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:27am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BURNLEY need their luck to change if they are to turn around their Premier League fortunes, according to Stephen Ward.

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Tom Cairney hails squad's fitness levels

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:34am Tuesday 28th October 2014

TOM Cairney has hailed the fitness of his Blackburn Rovers team-mates after they turned on the style in the closing stages of the 3-1 win at the City Ground on Saturday.

Dave Burnley column: Clarets must have pressed the snooze button

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE clocks went back on Sunday to signal the traditional end of BST.

Simon Smith column: Blackburn Rovers fans' expectations are sometimes just too high

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers fans go through all the emotions

3:00pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

IT was Joy Division who said ‘when routine bites hard and ambitions are low’.

Chris Arnone: Blackburn Hawks flying high with two 8-1 wins

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:59pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

It was the perfect weekend for us. We couldn’t have asked for anything more with two 8-1 wins.

Laura Massaro shortlisted for prestigious Sportswoman of the Year award

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:59am Tuesday 28th October 2014

LAURA Massaro has been shortlisted for a prestigious Sportswoman of the Year award after a 2014 to remember.

Bradford City the prize in Chorley FA Cup replay

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:01pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHORLEY have the incentive of a glamour tie at home to 2013 League Cup finalists Bradford City if they can reach the first round of the FA Cup tonight.

Accrington Stanley get League Cup trip to Notts County

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley were last night drawn away to League One side Notts County in the first round of the FA Cup.

Stephen Cummings column: Decision time on 4-4-2 or go 4-5-1

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:52am Tuesday 28th October 2014

MAYBE it was the early kick-off. Maybe it was the extra hour in bed courtesy of the end of British summertime. Or maybe it was camera shyness. Who knows?

Paddy puts Dale on way to win

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:20pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Rossendale move up to sixth place in National Three North following a 31-43 win away to Burnage.

Anya aims to be a North star

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:19pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Anya Richmond is working her way up the rugby ladder after being handed a county call and with North of England trials in January.

A silver lining for all-rounder Hannah

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:17pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

HANNAH Procter showed off her all-round skills after finishing in second place in the British Modern Tetrathlon Championships – her best ever result on the national stage.

Pendle power to downhill glory on slopes

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:11pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Local youngsters have taken the skiing world by storm with their recent performances at the English, Welsh and British Artificial Ski Slope Championships.

Leaders VIP earn important victory

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:08pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

VIP Snooker continued their good start to the season with another 6-2 win to go top of the Premier Office Supplies Division One.

Super Saints save best for the finals

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:01pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

St Mary’s College students Roxanne Oliver and Ben Aspinall, both from Blackburn, competed in the English Schools Athletics Association Finals in Boston, Lincolnshire and between them achieved 10 personal bests.

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