Blackburn Rovers fan flies the flag in Peru

Matthew Cox on the Inca Trail

Matthew Cox on the Inca Trail

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ROVERS fan Matthew Cox showed just how devoted he is to the club — by taking a Blackburn flag along the Inca Trail in Peru.

Matthew is pictured with the flag at Machu Picchu, an ancient Inca ruins located almost 8,000 feet above sea level.

He said: “I took the flag because the club isn't going through the best of times and wanted to show that a lot of people are still proud to be blue and white.”

Machu Picchu was built around 1450, at the height of the Inca Empire. It was abandoned 100 years later as a result of the Spanish Conquest. It is possible the inhabitants died from smallpox from travelers.

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9:38am Mon 28 Jan 13

hasslem hasslem says...

Machu Picchu - don't tell shebby....he'll try and sign it, particuarly when he hears it is great; up in the air.

Charlie Careoli - will probably say "Picchu will prove to be a great centre-half as we begin our own climb back to the premiership"

On another related story i hear Shebby is trying to sign our former manager's son from Blackpool - Tom Inca
Machu Picchu - don't tell shebby....he'll try and sign it, particuarly when he hears it is great; up in the air. Charlie Careoli - will probably say "Picchu will prove to be a great centre-half as we begin our own climb back to the premiership" On another related story i hear Shebby is trying to sign our former manager's son from Blackpool - Tom Inca hasslem hasslem
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10:45am Mon 28 Jan 13

karltop says...

And in other news, a man watched some paint dry.
And in other news, a man watched some paint dry. karltop
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2:21pm Mon 28 Jan 13

Blackburn fans love horses says...

Machu Picchu and Blackburn

One of these is a former empire, now a crumbling wasteland with no inhabitants, the previous residents were diseased and their home is now renowned for it's novelty value.

And the other is Machu Picchu...
Machu Picchu and Blackburn One of these is a former empire, now a crumbling wasteland with no inhabitants, the previous residents were diseased and their home is now renowned for it's novelty value. And the other is Machu Picchu... Blackburn fans love horses
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2:43pm Mon 28 Jan 13

Road Runner Road Runner says...

Keep the Blue flag flying high
Flying high in Machu Picchu

Arte et labore
Keep the Blue flag flying high Flying high in Machu Picchu Arte et labore Road Runner Road Runner
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6:25pm Mon 28 Jan 13

tombo1984 says...

LEGEND
LEGEND tombo1984
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11:18pm Mon 28 Jan 13

2 for 5p says...

What is the point Mathew.
What is the point Mathew. 2 for 5p
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7:58am Tue 29 Jan 13

Sick of rip off says...

And just to prove to the rest of the world how foolish the people are here in Blackburn - Here is Matth ew Cox !!!
And just to prove to the rest of the world how foolish the people are here in Blackburn - Here is Matth ew Cox !!! Sick of rip off
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