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Giles Coke, pictured nearest the camera, is put through his paces during a Rovers training session on Friday

Blackburn Rovers trialists set to feature in Accrington Stanley friendly

Alan Shearer shows he's still got the technique

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers legend Alan Shearer has still got it! Watch this...

Darragh Lenihan

Darragh Lenihan: Blackburn Rovers may not have the quantity but we have the quality

HEADLINE NEWS: A Belgian TV station carries a report on Middlesbrough fans’ #FreeJelleVossen campaign

#FREEJELLEVOSSEN: Personalised bread boxes and crying fans - Clarets arrival is always big news

Jelle Vossen

Defender Michael Duff confident new signings will improve Burnley

POPULAR: Former Burnley man Steve Kindon is now a huge hit on the after dinner speaking circuit

Former Burnley striker and storyteller shares his tale about Brian Clough’s kind deed

GOING UP: Darwen celebrate after beating Hanley Town in the North West Counties First Division play-off final

AFC Darwen handed home FA Cup tie as draw throws up East Lancashire derby

CHAMPION: Sophie Hitchon

VIDEO: I feel like I’m getting old, jokes 23-year-old hammer champion Sophie Hitchon

NEW MARK: Jacob Clarke recorded the best figures by an Accrington amateur since 1927 as he took 8 for 35 against Todmorden on Saturday

I’m a batter really, admits birthday boy after Accrington's best figures for 88 years

THAT’S FINAL: From left to right: Large table champion Simon Blackwell, referee John Timperley marker Andy Dibb and Russell Large

Simon Blackwell is right on Cue as he wins a family affair

LAPPING IT UP:  Members of the Ribble Valley team, who were crowned overall winners at the Lancashire School Games at Blackpool’s Stanley Park, take part in the opening ceremony of an event that included more than 1,800 children from across the county

East Lancs youngsters star in Blackpool festival

UPBEAT: Anirudh Mohan

Anirudh Mohan is still aiming to serve at SW19

OVER TO YOU: Tom Tatham, organiser of the Orphanage Cup (centre) presenting a cheque to Sue Cotton, CEO of CANW (right) and Ian Ainsworth, CANW trustee (left)

Milestone for the fund-raising Orphanage Cup

POOL POWER: Pioneer 79 Swimming Club showed they are one of the best clubs i the county after starring in the Lancashire championships held in both Liverpool and Manchester

Accrington-based club are among the best in the county

MEDAL TIME: (above left to right) Burnley gymnasts Jessica Park, Madison Hull and Claudia Lewis

Burnley club show off their skills in Preston competition

SWIMMERS: Harry and Phil

Harry Pilkington and his dad star in the Open

Haslingden High School hold all the aces

Haslingden High School hold all the aces

END OF AN ERA: The New Gardeners team, along with former secretary June Shorrock

Darwen club exits league but concentrates on junior teams

Jelle Vossen

Burnley confirm agreement over Jelle Vossen deal

Chris Maguire

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers linked with Sheffield Wednesday forward Chris Maguire

Chris Taylor is back in pre-season training with Rovers after signing a new contract

Chris Taylor turned down better deals elsewhere to stay at Blackburn Rovers

Vossen spent last season on loan with Middlesbrough

Belgian striker Jelle Vossen set for £2.5m Burnley move

THE ‘FLYING WARDROBE’: Steve Kindon, in action for Burnley, skips over a sliding challenge

Former Burnley winger Steve Kindon reflects on his favourite Turf Moor ace

Adam Henley kept Liverpool winger Raheem Sterling under lock and key in the FA Cup last season

EURO VISION: Adam Henley aims for big season with Blackburn Rovers and Wales

BELT HOLDER: Luke Blackledge

Darwen boxer Luke Blackledge ruled out of action by infection

IN: Ramsbottom’s Brad Fielding makes it to the line

Ramsbottom suffer first Twenty20 defeat

FULL STRETCH: Colne professional Thomas Kaber dives for a return ball after bowling					            Pictures: KIPAX

Celebrations begin two days in advance as Accrington teen takes eight wickets


Samantha Murray battles back to take fifth in Berlin

NEW RECORD: Sophie Hitchon

VIDEO: Blackburn Harriers duo are victorious at trials

APPEAL: Matt Garner

Ryan Canning century earns side victory over Earby

Rudy Gestede is put through his paces at Brockhall yesterday

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer wants signing before Portugal trip

Ewood Park fire: Blaze breaks out at Blackburn Rovers' ground

Ewood Park fire: Blaze breaks out at Blackburn Rovers' ground

Tom Cairney

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer saddened to see Tom Cairney go

TARGET: Genk striker Jelle Vossen who was on loan at Middlesborough last season

Belgium international striker Vossen a top target for Clarets but work to do over fee

BACK IN THE GROOVE: Burnley players go through their stretches as they return to pre-season training at Gawthorpe in preparation for the Championship campaign ahead

‘The Gaffer’s Day’ ensures plenty of work, sweat and tears for the Burnley boys

WORKING HARD: Anthony Barry wants to impress on his Reds return

Midfielder Anthony Barry returns to Accrington Stanley for third spell

IN TRAINING: Kieran Charnock teams up with new club Chorley for the first day of pre-season				       Pictures: COLIN HORNE

BIG SATURDAY INTERVIEW: The man with two careers sets his sights for the new campaign

Rovers players Jordan Rhodes, Jason Steele, Craig Conway and Ben Marshall model the new kit

Blackburn Rovers players show off new 2015-16 home kit

Craig Conway, pictured battling for the ball with Stoke's former Rovers striker Mame Biram Diouf last season, wants to extend his stay at Ewood Park

Craig Conway expresses his desire to stay at Blackburn Rovers for years to come

Kevin Davies (second left) celebrates Preston's play-off win at Wembley

Blackburn Rovers not interested in Kevin Davies and Sandro Wagner

Rovers players and staff pay their tributes

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers players fall silent for Tunisia terror attack victims

Striker Jelle Vossen

Burnley in talks over possible £3m move for striker Jelle Vossen

Michael Duff

Veteran Clarets defender Duff signs new one-year deal

PRE-SEASON TRAINING: Matt Lowton, Matt Taylor and Lukas Jutkiewicz among the Burnley players put through their paces at Gawthorpe yesterday

Clarets boss Dyche hoping to add two new signings before pre-season training camp

DEAL: Tom Heaton

Dyche: New Heaton contract was never in doubt

Chris Taylor, pictured scoring in the FA Cup last season, has signed a new Rovers contract

Gary Bowyer delighted after Chris Taylor signs new Blackburn Rovers deal

Gary Bowyer

Simon Garner column: I admire job Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has done in difficult circumstances

ON YOUR MARKS: Burnley players put through their paces at Gawthorpe

Clarets players take to Gawthorpe pitches ahead of new season

BIG CHANCE: Mark Young has qualified for the Open at St Andrew’s

Ribble Valley ace Mark Young will play at Open Championship

KEY MAN: Rishton professional Kelly Smuts, pictured appealing for a wicket against Enfield on Sunday, will hope to star

Rishton ready for new East Lancs T20 event

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