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Andy Lochhead column: First win is important to help Clarets' confidence grow

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE wait for the first win of the season goes on and it’s starting to get a bit desperate now.

We are not a 'million miles away', insists Blackburn Rovers coach Craig Short

Lancashire Telegraph: Craig Short

12:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

DURING Blackburn Rovers’ 12-game unbeaten run to end last season, a run which has done much to raise expectations at Ewood Park, Craig Short would take his seat on the bench almost certain that they would not be beaten.

Strike partner reunion key to Premier League survival, says former Claret David Unsworth

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:04am Friday 24th October 2014

FORMER Claret David Unsworth has backed Burnley to stay up this season, although he hopes they find their form after Sunday’s meeting with Everton.

Burnley striker Lukas Jutkiewicz vows to end goal drought - with old club Everton up next...

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:28am Friday 24th October 2014

LUKAS Jutkiewicz faces Everton on Sunday for the first time since his Goodison Park exit – but the Burnley striker is more focused on breaking his Premier League duck than the opponents.

Craig Short: Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes is the best finisher I have played or worked with

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CRAIG Short has labelled Blackburn Rovers hitman Jordan Rhodes as the best finisher he has played or worked with.

Simon Garner column: Blackburn Rovers must take the game to Nottingham Forest

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

AS a footballer you’ve got to make things happen. It sounds like Blackburn didn’t do that until the second half on Tuesday.

Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman won’t rush star after death of girlfriend

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:13am Friday 24th October 2014

JOHN Coleman experienced ‘one of the saddest days’ he has had in football when he learned that Kal Naismith’s girlfriend had died.

Blackburn Rovers' move to become private company given green light

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers Trust have moved to bring Ewood Park into the community by making the ground an ACV

11:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will turn from a public limited company to a private one.

Everton's Europa League trip to France could benefit Clarets

Lancashire Telegraph: ROBERTO MARTINEZ

11:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHEN Burnley’s Premier League match with Everton kicks-off on Sunday afternoon it will be just 65 hours since the Toffees finished their Europa League clash with Lille.

Blackburn Rovers defender Adam Henley determined to retain right back spot

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ADAM Henley hopes to have put a marker down for the Blackburn Rovers right-back spot after producing a performance he admits will do wonders for his confidence.

Clarets keeper Tom Heaton believes team spirit can lead to first Premier League win

Lancashire Telegraph: Tom Heaton applauds the Burnley fans

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE togetherness that helped Burnley win promotion can inspire them to a first Premier League win of the season.

Tyrone Marshall: Burnley must stick with 'Best of British' policy

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AFTER West Ham’s £16.5million strike force had helped the Hammers steal all three points from Turf Moor on Saturday, the point was made that the Ecuadorian and Senegalese internationals signed by Sam Allardyce showed the difference between an established Premier League side and one whose sole ambition is to spend another year dining at the top table.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers' defensive improvement tempered by wasteful finishing

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

27. 9. 20. 17. 30. 12 ... No they’re not this weekend’s winning lottery numbers but the amount of shots Rovers have had in each of their last six matches.

PERFECT TEN: Blackburn Rovers Ladies march into FA Women’s Challenge Cup quarter-finals

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:35am Thursday 23rd October 2014

IT was the perfect 10 for in-form Blackburn Rovers Ladies as they secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Lancashire FA Women’s Challenge Cup in emphatic fashion.

Accrington Stanley register lowest league crowd

Lancashire Telegraph: John Coleman has happy memories of playing City

10:16am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley boss John Coleman isn’t too concerned with the poor attendance for Tuesday night’s 3-1 win over Hartlepool, after the Reds recorded their lowest attendance since they were in the UniBond League.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer praises players for response to half-time dressing down in Birmingham City win

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:23am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer praised his players for responding positively to his half-time dressing down in last night’s 1-0 home win over 10-man and managerless Birmingham City.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes needs to gamble more to get back on the goal trail

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ONE of the best strikers I listened to when I was a player was Gary Lineker.

Defender Bee Mee believes Clarets have adjusted well to Premier League football

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BEN Mee believes Burnley have come through their period of Premier League adjustment, and will get better.

Former England fast bowler released by Lancashire CCC

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER England fast bowler Kabir Ali has been released by Lancashire.

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers 1 Birmingham City 0

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ROVERS returned to winning ways last night thanks to man-of-the-moment Ben Marshall’s fifth goal of the season.

Burnley midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah eyeing U21 European Championships starting spot

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:44am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NATHANIEL Chalobah is eager to impress with Burnley and retain his place in the England under 21 team ahead of next summer’s European Championships.

Willie Irvine column: Burnley finding it tricky to keep out Premier League sides

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LAST season in the Championship we were absolutely tremendous defensively, but now we are in the Premier League each week we are playing against international stars and I feel we cannot compete to keep them under control for the 90 minutes.

FULL TIME: Accrington Stanley 3 Hartlepool United 1

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley claimed a home victory over Hartlepool United in League Two tonight – although only 947 were there to see it.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer pleased with second half display in win over Birmingham City

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers moved to within three points of the play-offs last night after they ended their four-match winless run by beating 10-man and managerless Birmingham City 1-0 at Ewood Park.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:25pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WELCOME to Ewood Park as Blackburn Rovers welcome Birmingham City.

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have made two changes for tonight’s Championship clash at home to managerless Birmingham City.

Dan Clough column: Let's build on a good point - starting tonight

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A POINT at Ipswich must not be sniffed at and I certainly would have taken that before the game.

Clubs should be allowed to appeal against sending offs for two bookings, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has called on the football authorities to change the rule that prevents clubs from appealing against sending offs for two bookings.

Managing is a balancing act between getting results and building for the future, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AS Gary Bowyer was addressing the media yesterday afternoon he had no idea of the events taking place 100 miles down the M6.

Clarets midfielder Dean Marney faces late fitness test ahead of Everton clash

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

DEAN Marney is set for a return to the Clarets side next weekend after narrowly missing out on Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to West Ham.

Accrington Stanley star Kal Naismith reeling after death of girlfriend

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

KAL Naismith has been told to take as much time off as he needs by Accrington Stanley after the death of his girlfriend last week.

Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede: We must back up our words with actions

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:39am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TOP scorer Rudy Gestede admits Blackburn Rovers must start backing up their words with actions.

Confident Burnley striker Ashley Barnes eager to force way back into starting line-up

Lancashire Telegraph: Ashley Barnes celebration web.jpg

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ASHLEY Barnes believes he has proved he can be a goal threat at Premier League level – as he aims to force himself back into the Burnley starting line-up.

Blackburn beat depleted Furness 100-0

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:01pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACKBURN did their points difference the world of good as they went try crazy against a depleted Furness side on Saturday and racked up a century of points at Ramsgreave Drive.

Stephen Cummings column: Dark days ahead unless Clarets begin to score

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT would be something of a stretch to describe the weather conditions at Turf Moor last Saturday as balmy, but from somewhere October had contrived to conjure the kind of afternoon which made a mockery of the fact that winter is lurking in the shadows.

Chris Arnone: Manchester Phoenix are a top, top side...

Lancashire Telegraph: Chris Arnone netted a treble in Sunday’s win

11:38am Tuesday 21st October 2014

WE had a good start against Manchester Phoenix in the cup on Sunday, but in the end it was a tough one and we lost 12-5.

Dave Burnley column: Burnley just need the X Factor in front of goal

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:33am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TAKE away the nature of the goals conceded and Burnley played quite well against West Ham United on Saturday.

Turf Moor to host England Under 21s next month

Lancashire Telegraph: The Turf Moor pitch

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TURF Moor will play host to the England Under 21 side in November as they continue their preparations for the European Championships next summer.

Young Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan joins Burton Albion on loan

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:15pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

VERSATILE young Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan has joined Burton Albion on a month's loan.

Froch has got big hopes for Blackledge

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:18pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

CARL Froch says he has ‘big hopes’ for East Lancashire fighter Luke Blackledge after meeting up with his former sparring partner in Gisburn.

David Lloyd keep up winning start to season

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:59pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

DAVID Lloyd Chorley 1 extended their lead at the top of North West Squash League Division One to 20 points after an emphatic 20-1 victory over Welsh team Saints.

Happy Harrison is Briercliffe’s best

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:58pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AARON Harrison was a knockout success at an East Lancashire bowling club’s annual tournament.

School earns place in Lancashire Games

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:56pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE REDEEMER showed a touch of class to be crowned champions in a record-breaking Blackburn and Darwen Primary Schools Tag Rugby competition.

Kit’s in the bag for Rossendale

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:55pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A YOUTH rugby team has started the season in style after a leading firm of accountants and business advisers agreed to sponsor their new kit.

Happy Huncoat are borough champions

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HUNCOAT ‘A’ will battle it out with Mellor to find out the best school team in Hyndburn and Ribble Valley.

Ivy climb back to the top of the table

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:52pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Ivy made the most of Rimington’s lack of action to jump back to the top of Division One with a morale-boosting 8-0 victory over Rock Rovers.

Big-hitting Hayden shows he’s the man

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT WAS billed as a man against boy contest and it was the youngster from Burnley who came out on top.

Veteran players can still walk the walk!

Lancashire Telegraph: SLOW BUILD UP PLAY: A walking football event takes place in Centre Square, Middlesbrough to encourage more people to participate in the sport. Picture: CHRIS BOOTH

4:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

VETERAN footballers have long been able to talk the talk now they have the chance to walk the walk.

Brunshaw girl Naomi delighted as Manchester United sign her up

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MOST footballers dream of playing for Manchester United – Naomi Hartley has already got there!

Megan is aiming to finish top of the table

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:51pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Todmorden table tennis player Megan Shackleton will be hoping to finish the international season on a high next week when she will be one of ten young GB athletes competing in the Cote d’Azure 2014 International Para table tennis tournament in Hyères les Palmiers, France (October 23-26).


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