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MATCH ANALYSIS: Ipswich Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:20am Monday 20th October 2014

BEN Marshall’s free kick, deep into injury time, curled nervelessly and beautifully over the wall, high into the corner of the net, has the potential to be much more than just a dramatic equaliser.

Gary Bowyer: Blackburn Rovers must use last-gasp Ipswich Town draw as springboard to kick start season

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:58am Sunday 19th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has challenged his side to use their last-gasp 1-1 draw at in-form Ipswich Town yesterday as a springboard to kick start their season.

Dyche: Missed chances cost us

7:38pm Saturday 18th October 2014

SEAN Dyche was left frustrated after Burnley failed to secure their first win of the season, despite dominating for large periods against West Ham.

FULL-TIME: Ipswich Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:05pm Saturday 18th October 2014

BEN Marshall scored a dramatic injury-time equaliser as 10-man Rovers came from behind to earn a last-gasp point at form-team Ipswich today.

FULL TIME: Burnley 1 West Ham United 3

4:51pm Saturday 18th October 2014

BURNLEY were unable to capitalise on Danny Ings’ return from injury as they were beaten at home by West Ham United.

FULL TIME: Stevenage 2 Accrington Stanley 1

ACCRINGTON Stanley were unable to secure revenge against former play-off foes Stevenage as they were beaten in League Two this afternoon.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Ipswich Town v Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn boss Gary Bowyer. Picture: Action Images

1:25pm Saturday 18th October 2014

WELCOME to Portman Road for this afternoon's Championship clash between Ipswich Town and Blackburn Rovers. Don't miss a kick of the action with our matchday live blog.

TEAM NEWS: Ipswich Town v Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Grant Hanley

2:30pm Saturday 18th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will be without skipper Grant Hanley for this afternoon’s Championship clash at in-form Ipswich Town.

Live MATCHDAY LIVE: Burnley vs. West Ham United

2:07pm Saturday 18th October 2014

Join us for updates as Burnley seek their first win of the season as West Ham visit Turf Moor

Burnley striker Jutkiewicz is in Pole position

HIS goals spelt the end for Steve Kean, then Henning Berg, and today he will be hoping to inflict defeat on former Blackburn Rovers boss Sam Allardyce. Lukas Jutkiewicz is pretty well known in Lancashire by now, even if his nationality remains a confusion to some.

Shane Duffy: My Blackburn Rovers centre-back partnership with Grant Hanley will get better with time

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:58am Saturday 18th October 2014

SHANE Duffy insists his centre-back partnership with Blackburn Rovers captain Grant Hanley will go from strength to strength the more the young internationals play together.

Blackburn Rovers U21s keep Theo Walcott and Arsenal U21s at bay

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

10:49pm Friday 17th October 2014

THEO Walcott's hopes of marking his return from nine months out through injury were dashed as Blackburn Rovers prroduced an excellent performance to draw their U21s Premier League clash with Arsenal in Borehamwood tonight.

Blackburn Rovers defender Tommy Spurr will not be risked in U21s clash against Arsenal and Theo Walcott

Lancashire Telegraph: Tommy Spurr

3:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

RETURNING defender Tommy Spurr will not be risked in tonight’s U21s Premier League encounter with Arsenal at Boreham Wood FC (7pm).

Sean Dyche: Big Sam is right - wins are more important than style

Lancashire Telegraph: Sam Allardyce has been allowed to start his fourth season as Hammers boss. Picture: Action Images

2:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

THEY are both imposing former centre halves and each has had the dreaded ‘long ball’ tag bestowed upon them at some point during their managerial career.

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Ryan Tunnicliffe not dwelling on Rotherham United error

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:05am Friday 17th October 2014

IMPRESSIVE as an impact substitute against Derby County and Watford, and a solid performer against Huddersfield Town, it would be fair to say that Ryan Tunnicliffe has enjoyed an encouraging start to his Blackburn Rovers career.

Sir Alex Ferguson praise and cheeky London Underground snap rounds off interesting international break for Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

HE has earned praise from Sir Alex Ferguson and caused a stir simply by travelling on the London Underground. Even during an international break, Sean Dyche chuckles at the fact that he has still never been far from the public eye.

Fit-again Clarets striker Danny Ings set for recall

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:21am Friday 17th October 2014

SEAN Dyche hopes the expected return of Danny Ings and co will help Burnley secure their first win of the season against West Ham United tomorrow.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer unsure on Jason Lowe's return from injury

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:15am Friday 17th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer is unable to put a timescale on Jason Lowe’s return from injury.

We will not underestimate Blackburn Rovers, says skipper of form-team Ipswich Town

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:30pm Friday 17th October 2014

A GLANCE at the form book and a look back at the history of tomorrow’s Portman Road encounter all point towards an Ipswich Town win.

Simon Garner column: The next four away games will be a real test of Blackburn Rovers' mettle

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

IPSWICH and the three away matches which follow tomorrow’s trip to Portman Road are going to be a real test of Blackburn’s mettle.

Andy Lochhead column: Irish ace Stephen Ward not sure of start at Turf Moor

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

IT was fantastic to see a Burnley player help the Republic of Ireland to get a draw against the world champions in midweek, but it’s probably not guaranteed that Stephen Ward will definitely play for Burnley tomorrow.

Clarets boss Sean Dyche shrugs off Nigel Pearson criticism

Lancashire Telegraph: Leicester boss Nigel Pearson. Picture: Action Images

10:54am Friday 17th October 2014

SEAN Dyche has shrugged off criticism that Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson aimed at his Burnley side.

Accrington Stanley eye Stevenage revenge after play-off pain

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:10am Friday 17th October 2014

JOHN Coleman and his Accrington Stanley side will be looking to ‘right a wrong’ tomorrow as they face the team that beat them in the League Two play-offs in 2011.

Burnley set for injury boost ahead of West Ham clash

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:11pm Thursday 16th October 2014

DANNY Ings, David Jones and Kieran Trippier are all expected to be available for Burnley's home match against West Ham United on Saturday - but Matt Taylor is set for an operation on his Achilles.

Suzanne Geldard column: Ticket prices not a good match for Turf

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

RESEARCH into what fans pay to watch football has unearthed some shocking figures.

Paul Wheelock column: If Josh King is serious about leaving Blackburn Rovers then there is no point standing in his way

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

IF Josh King is serious about looking to leave Rovers in January then there is no point standing in his way.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has no fear of bizarre sackings

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

11:01am Thursday 16th October 2014

SEAN Dyche says he has no reason to fear the sack at Burnley – despite seven Premier League managers losing their jobs shortly after promotion in recent seasons.

Clarets midfielder Michael Kightly determined to secure first Premier League win

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:31am Thursday 16th October 2014

MICHAEL Kightly says Burnley are determined to finally secure their first win of the season from back-to-back home games against West Ham and Everton.

Markus Olsson has vindicated my decision to hand him a new deal, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:24am Thursday 16th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes Markus Olsson’s ‘magnificent’ form has vindicated his decision to hand the left back a new contract.

Clarets new boy Stephen Ward helps Ireland to shock result in Germany

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:04am Thursday 16th October 2014

BURNLEY ace Stephen Ward says the Republic of Ireland’s 1-1 draw against world champions Germany was ‘a faiytale’ – insisting the result in Gelsenkirchen was not down to luck.

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Corry Evans makes history in Greece for Northern Ireland

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

CORRY Evans today returns to Blackburn Rovers a history maker.

Blackburn Rovers Ladies storm into second round of cup

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:09am Thursday 16th October 2014

IN-FORM Blackburn Rovers Ladies stormed into in the second round of the FA Women’s Premier League Cup courtesy of a convincing 7-0 victory at Forest Green Rovers.

McKenna blazes a trail in Burnley ‘Fire’ 10k

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:12am Thursday 16th October 2014

JONNY McKenna was too hot to handle as he sped to glory in the Burnley Fire Station 10k.

Blackburn star claims triumph in Touring Cars

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:14am Thursday 16th October 2014

ADAM Morgan celebrated with a ‘couple of beers’ after winning his first ever British Touring Car Championship race at Brands Hatch.

Sir Alex Ferguson: Sean Dyche is doing 'fantastic' job at Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Retiring Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE job Sean Dyche is doing at Burnley is ‘fantastic’, according to former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

Just two clubs in the entire Football League offer a cheaper day out than Blackburn Rovers

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

10:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

JUST two clubs in the entire Football League offer a cheaper day out than Blackburn Rovers.

Clarets striker Lukas Jutkiewicz prepared to fight for his place in side

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:16am Wednesday 15th October 2014

LUKAS Jutkiewicz is relishing a battle with Sam Vokes for a place in Burnley’s starting line-up as the Welsh international nears a return to fitness.

Fit and refreshed Blackburn Rovers star Tom Cairney confident goals will come again

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:11am Wednesday 15th October 2014

FIT and refreshed midfield star Tom Cairney has no doubt Blackburn Rovers will rediscover their shooting boots.

Willie Irvine column: Support will mean so much to Clarets striker Sam Vokes

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SAM Vokes is close to getting back to full fitness after all the hard work he has put in over the last six months.

Kevin Gallacher column: Which curse will prevail at Ipswich Town?

Lancashire Telegraph: Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy. Picture: Action Images

3:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BLACKBURN very rarely win at Portman Road. But then again Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy has just been named manager of the month, and we all know what that means if the curse is true.

Jason Wilcox: Gary Bowyer has got Blackburn Rovers moving in the right direction again

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

IT may be 15 years since he left Blackburn Rovers but you only have to spend a short time with Jason Wilcox to realise his passion for the club still runs deep.

'Freddie' Flintoff close to Australian T20 deal

Lancashire Telegraph: Andrew Flintoff

11:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

ANDREW Flintoff’s Twenty20 comeback is gathering pace after Brisbane Heat coach Stuart Law revealed he expects to sign him for this winter’s Big Bash League.

Burnley have the second cheapest season ticket of all 20 Premier League clubs

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:20am Wednesday 15th October 2014

BURNLEY have the second cheapest season ticket of all 20 Premier League clubs, according to a new survey.

Roar us to victory, urges Clarets co-chairman John Banaszkiewicz

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

CLARETS co-chairman John Banaszkiewicz has called on the club’s fans to roar them on at Turf Moor, after hailing the atmosphere at Leicester as “terrific”.

Jason Wilcox: Never meet your heroes? Kenny Dalglish bucked that trend for me at Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

NEVER meet your heroes, goes the old adage.

Burnley boss Sean Dyche to assess fitness of returning trio ahead of West Ham clash

Lancashire Telegraph: Tesco workers have thanked Danny Ings for his act of kindness

11:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

DANNY Ings, David Jones and Dean Marney remain in contention to make the Clarets squad for Saturday’s game against West Ham.

Clarets duo George Boyd and Scott Arfield target Scotland call-up

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:19am Tuesday 14th October 2014

GEORGE Boyd is hoping regular first team football at Turf Moor can help get him back in the Scotland squad – and he wants Scott Arfield to join him.

Blackburn Rovers captain Grant Hanley undergoing assessment to determine extent of knee injury

Lancashire Telegraph: Grant Hanley played the full 90 minutes for Scotland against England

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers skipper Grant Hanley is undergoing assessment at Brockhall to determine the extent of the knee injury that has ruled him out of Scotland’s big Euro 2016 qualifier tonight.

Stephen Cummings column: Buoyant Burnley can beat Big Sam

Lancashire Telegraph: Sam Allardyce remains in the hot-seat at Upton Park for now. Picture: Action Images

4:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

AS a football supporter, there are any number of reasons for getting the hump when the latest international break rolls around.

Dan Clough column: Scotland snub for Jordan Rhodes is just one of many for Blackburn Rovers players

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HOW Jordan Rhodes can be constantly overlooked for his national team is beyond me.

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