Blackburn Rovers announce stand sponsor

First published in Sport

BLACKBURN Rovers have announced a two-year sponsorship deal for the Riverside Stand at Ewood Park with Regulatory Finance Solutions (RFS).

A management consultancy business who provide regulatory expertise for the financial services industry, RFS work closely with the UK’s major banks, life and insurance companies.

RFS Chief Executive Officer, John Turner, is a lifelong Rovers fan, who sees this as an ideal opportunity to return to his roots and mix business and pleasure, whilst expanding the RFS brand and footprint in the North West. Turner said: “I used to sit in the old Riverside Stand as a schoolboy and have been a season ticket holder over the years before and after the new Riverside Stand was developed.

“Supporting Rovers is a real passion of mine and I’m delighted to sponsor my hometown team.”

Greg Coar, Head of Commercial and Marketing at Rovers, said: “When you speak to John, you can hear the passion for the club loud and clear. It’s fantastic that he sees a commercial benefit for his company is aligning RFS with Rovers and, as a staunch fan, he is justifiably proud to have such a visible presence at Ewood Park.”

Paul Agnew, Operations Director at Rovers, added: “It is very encouraging for us to secure this stand sponsorship with RFS, particularly as the man at the helm has such strong Rovers connections. We are fighting hard in a trying economic climate to bring new business to Ewood Park and this new contract provides a clear indication that we are moving in the right direction.”

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10:47am Thu 22 Nov 12

ChrisDeBerg says...

We should have just given him the shirt sponser for the same price!

I don't like the shirts with no sponser on them. A few of my mates do..

Suppose it could be worse.. You could be a Voukefala FC supporter :) They play in pink and they're sponsered by a brothel! haha! Only in Greece!
We should have just given him the shirt sponser for the same price! I don't like the shirts with no sponser on them. A few of my mates do.. Suppose it could be worse.. You could be a Voukefala FC supporter :) They play in pink and they're sponsered by a brothel! haha! Only in Greece! ChrisDeBerg
  • Score: 6

11:37am Thu 22 Nov 12

Dukes says...

about time something has been done.
about time something has been done. Dukes
  • Score: 4

11:40am Thu 22 Nov 12

French Rover says...

Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground.

I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.
Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground. I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed. French Rover
  • Score: -7

1:21pm Thu 22 Nov 12

scottlad says...

Everyone should get behind a local sponsor, get money circulating around the town, hopefully his business will go global, he makes a fortune, then buys the club off Venkeys.
Everyone should get behind a local sponsor, get money circulating around the town, hopefully his business will go global, he makes a fortune, then buys the club off Venkeys. scottlad
  • Score: 9

1:21pm Thu 22 Nov 12

scottlad says...

Everyone should get behind a local sponsor, get money circulating around the town, hopefully his business will go global, he makes a fortune, then buys the club off Venkeys.
Everyone should get behind a local sponsor, get money circulating around the town, hopefully his business will go global, he makes a fortune, then buys the club off Venkeys. scottlad
  • Score: 2

1:44pm Thu 22 Nov 12

makaveli96 says...

As long as the rumours are false about the company being from SWINDON then good luck!

BLACKBURN PEOPLE
BLACKBURN BORN
BLACKBURN LIVE
BLACKBURN WORK
BLACKBURN WIFE
ATTEND ALL BLACKBURN ROVERS GAMES

The rules are simple......
As long as the rumours are false about the company being from SWINDON then good luck! BLACKBURN PEOPLE BLACKBURN BORN BLACKBURN LIVE BLACKBURN WORK BLACKBURN WIFE ATTEND ALL BLACKBURN ROVERS GAMES The rules are simple...... makaveli96
  • Score: -15

2:28pm Thu 22 Nov 12

French Rover says...

makaveli96 wrote:
As long as the rumours are false about the company being from SWINDON then good luck!

BLACKBURN PEOPLE
BLACKBURN BORN
BLACKBURN LIVE
BLACKBURN WORK
BLACKBURN WIFE
ATTEND ALL BLACKBURN ROVERS GAMES

The rules are simple......
sorry maka they are from Swindon though John is a local lad... :-)
[quote][p][bold]makaveli96[/bold] wrote: As long as the rumours are false about the company being from SWINDON then good luck! BLACKBURN PEOPLE BLACKBURN BORN BLACKBURN LIVE BLACKBURN WORK BLACKBURN WIFE ATTEND ALL BLACKBURN ROVERS GAMES The rules are simple......[/p][/quote]sorry maka they are from Swindon though John is a local lad... :-) French Rover
  • Score: 5

3:06pm Thu 22 Nov 12

Lancs - pensioner says...

French Rover wrote:
Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground.

I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.
Hi Frenchy
The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed!

COYB
[quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground. I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.[/p][/quote]Hi Frenchy The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed! COYB Lancs - pensioner
  • Score: 2

3:08pm Thu 22 Nov 12

makaveli96 says...

French Rover wrote:
makaveli96 wrote: As long as the rumours are false about the company being from SWINDON then good luck! BLACKBURN PEOPLE BLACKBURN BORN BLACKBURN LIVE BLACKBURN WORK BLACKBURN WIFE ATTEND ALL BLACKBURN ROVERS GAMES The rules are simple......
sorry maka they are from Swindon though John is a local lad... :-)
Next you will be telling me that Jack Staw isnt from Mill Hill!!
[quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]makaveli96[/bold] wrote: As long as the rumours are false about the company being from SWINDON then good luck! BLACKBURN PEOPLE BLACKBURN BORN BLACKBURN LIVE BLACKBURN WORK BLACKBURN WIFE ATTEND ALL BLACKBURN ROVERS GAMES The rules are simple......[/p][/quote]sorry maka they are from Swindon though John is a local lad... :-)[/p][/quote]Next you will be telling me that Jack Staw isnt from Mill Hill!! makaveli96
  • Score: -1

3:51pm Thu 22 Nov 12

noddymcleod says...

Yes and what do they do ? Are they pay-day loan sharks ?
Blackburn is a lower than average wage earning town and the loan industry is booming. The RFS site is offering loans to unemployed people with no questions asked. Any chance the LET runs a proper check instead of simply repeating the firm's PR puff ?
'Toon fans are rightly up in arms about Wonga trying to sponsor. Are there any proper journos left at LET ?
We did have a local sponsor, Wayne Wilde, and he left in disgust over Venkys misrule.
Can't some of you guys see further/or ask further than the end of your noses ?
Yes and what do they do ? Are they pay-day loan sharks ? Blackburn is a lower than average wage earning town and the loan industry is booming. The RFS site is offering loans to unemployed people with no questions asked. Any chance the LET runs a proper check instead of simply repeating the firm's PR puff ? 'Toon fans are rightly up in arms about Wonga trying to sponsor. Are there any proper journos left at LET ? We did have a local sponsor, Wayne Wilde, and he left in disgust over Venkys misrule. Can't some of you guys see further/or ask further than the end of your noses ? noddymcleod
  • Score: 0

3:52pm Thu 22 Nov 12

noddymcleod says...

Yes and what do they do ? Are they pay-day loan sharks ?
Blackburn is a lower than average wage earning town and the loan industry is booming. The RFS site is offering loans to unemployed people with no questions asked. Any chance the LET runs a proper check instead of simply repeating the firm's PR puff ?
'Toon fans are rightly up in arms about Wonga trying to sponsor. Are there any proper journos left at LET ?
We did have a local sponsor, Wayne Wilde, and he left in disgust over Venkys misrule.
Can't some of you guys see further/or ask further than the end of your noses ?
Yes and what do they do ? Are they pay-day loan sharks ? Blackburn is a lower than average wage earning town and the loan industry is booming. The RFS site is offering loans to unemployed people with no questions asked. Any chance the LET runs a proper check instead of simply repeating the firm's PR puff ? 'Toon fans are rightly up in arms about Wonga trying to sponsor. Are there any proper journos left at LET ? We did have a local sponsor, Wayne Wilde, and he left in disgust over Venkys misrule. Can't some of you guys see further/or ask further than the end of your noses ? noddymcleod
  • Score: 0

3:52pm Thu 22 Nov 12

noddymcleod says...

Yes and what do they do ? Are they pay-day loan sharks ?
Blackburn is a lower than average wage earning town and the loan industry is booming. The RFS site is offering loans to unemployed people with no questions asked. Any chance the LET runs a proper check instead of simply repeating the firm's PR puff ?
'Toon fans are rightly up in arms about Wonga trying to sponsor. Are there any proper journos left at LET ?
We did have a local sponsor, Wayne Wilde, and he left in disgust over Venkys misrule.
Can't some of you guys see further/or ask further than the end of your noses ?
Yes and what do they do ? Are they pay-day loan sharks ? Blackburn is a lower than average wage earning town and the loan industry is booming. The RFS site is offering loans to unemployed people with no questions asked. Any chance the LET runs a proper check instead of simply repeating the firm's PR puff ? 'Toon fans are rightly up in arms about Wonga trying to sponsor. Are there any proper journos left at LET ? We did have a local sponsor, Wayne Wilde, and he left in disgust over Venkys misrule. Can't some of you guys see further/or ask further than the end of your noses ? noddymcleod
  • Score: 0

4:22pm Thu 22 Nov 12

French Rover says...

makaveli96 wrote:
French Rover wrote:
makaveli96 wrote: As long as the rumours are false about the company being from SWINDON then good luck! BLACKBURN PEOPLE BLACKBURN BORN BLACKBURN LIVE BLACKBURN WORK BLACKBURN WIFE ATTEND ALL BLACKBURN ROVERS GAMES The rules are simple......
sorry maka they are from Swindon though John is a local lad... :-)
Next you will be telling me that Jack Staw isnt from Mill Hill!!
Our Jack is an Essex boy maka.....sorry!
Essex thru and thru but he doesn't have a fake tan although it may have come in useful in his constituency meetings...
[quote][p][bold]makaveli96[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]makaveli96[/bold] wrote: As long as the rumours are false about the company being from SWINDON then good luck! BLACKBURN PEOPLE BLACKBURN BORN BLACKBURN LIVE BLACKBURN WORK BLACKBURN WIFE ATTEND ALL BLACKBURN ROVERS GAMES The rules are simple......[/p][/quote]sorry maka they are from Swindon though John is a local lad... :-)[/p][/quote]Next you will be telling me that Jack Staw isnt from Mill Hill!![/p][/quote]Our Jack is an Essex boy maka.....sorry! Essex thru and thru but he doesn't have a fake tan although it may have come in useful in his constituency meetings... French Rover
  • Score: 3

4:24pm Thu 22 Nov 12

French Rover says...

Lancs - pensioner wrote:
French Rover wrote:
Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground.

I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.
Hi Frenchy
The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed!

COYB
its might be an eyesore but its still too good for the Dingles...anyway they would never get used to not having a straw/mud roof above their heads....
[quote][p][bold]Lancs - pensioner[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground. I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.[/p][/quote]Hi Frenchy The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed! COYB[/p][/quote]its might be an eyesore but its still too good for the Dingles...anyway they would never get used to not having a straw/mud roof above their heads.... French Rover
  • Score: 2

4:41pm Thu 22 Nov 12

greenscreener says...

French Rover wrote:
Lancs - pensioner wrote:
French Rover wrote:
Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground.

I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.
Hi Frenchy
The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed!

COYB
its might be an eyesore but its still too good for the Dingles...anyway they would never get used to not having a straw/mud roof above their heads....
Dingles aren't really happy having any roof over their heads !

Anybody remember exactly what year it was that they started smashing up the roof of the old Darwen End trying to get into the snack bar at the back. I'm thinking it was around 1980, possibly earlier ?

Regarding the Riverside, the biggest issue I have is the walkway at the front. Bloody annoying when 'the faithful' stroll in late and stroll out early. They should keep the doors locked during the match and make those feckers use the top gates at the back.
[quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Lancs - pensioner[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground. I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.[/p][/quote]Hi Frenchy The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed! COYB[/p][/quote]its might be an eyesore but its still too good for the Dingles...anyway they would never get used to not having a straw/mud roof above their heads....[/p][/quote]Dingles aren't really happy having any roof over their heads ! Anybody remember exactly what year it was that they started smashing up the roof of the old Darwen End trying to get into the snack bar at the back. I'm thinking it was around 1980, possibly earlier ? Regarding the Riverside, the biggest issue I have is the walkway at the front. Bloody annoying when 'the faithful' stroll in late and stroll out early. They should keep the doors locked during the match and make those feckers use the top gates at the back. greenscreener
  • Score: -1

5:07pm Thu 22 Nov 12

dangerous dave says...

Well what an excellent 'sponsorship' appointment this is - its interesting that some of the projects that this company undertakes are totally alien to the likes of SHAW AGNEW SINGH AND THE VENKEYS
1. Principal Based Regulation and Treating Customers Fairly.
2. Complaint Handling
3. Quality Assurance.
Three principals that the current owners and management no little about so perhaps they've got the sponsorship for nothing in return for a few lessons on how to treat the supporters!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!
OUT WITH SHAW AGNEW BLACK HENDRY SINGH
Well what an excellent 'sponsorship' appointment this is - its interesting that some of the projects that this company undertakes are totally alien to the likes of SHAW AGNEW SINGH AND THE VENKEYS 1. Principal Based Regulation and Treating Customers Fairly. 2. Complaint Handling 3. Quality Assurance. Three principals that the current owners and management no little about so perhaps they've got the sponsorship for nothing in return for a few lessons on how to treat the supporters!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!! OUT WITH SHAW AGNEW BLACK HENDRY SINGH dangerous dave
  • Score: -1

5:17pm Thu 22 Nov 12

eddyo says...

Lancs - pensioner wrote:
French Rover wrote:
Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground.

I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.
Hi Frenchy
The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed!

COYB
I remember buying a brick for the new Riverside in the Steve Archibald era when all the old 2-tier was demolished. None of the current Riverside is an Archibald Leitch-job.
[quote][p][bold]Lancs - pensioner[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground. I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.[/p][/quote]Hi Frenchy The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed! COYB[/p][/quote]I remember buying a brick for the new Riverside in the Steve Archibald era when all the old 2-tier was demolished. None of the current Riverside is an Archibald Leitch-job. eddyo
  • Score: 1

7:17pm Thu 22 Nov 12

peely says...

French Rover wrote:
Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground.

I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.
Think you're being a bit harsh there FR on the old riverside ! If you get a seat in the first few rows in front of pillars it's still one of the best seats in the ground ( weather permitting of course ),plus it holds some fantastic memories for us older supporters !
[quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground. I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.[/p][/quote]Think you're being a bit harsh there FR on the old riverside ! If you get a seat in the first few rows in front of pillars it's still one of the best seats in the ground ( weather permitting of course ),plus it holds some fantastic memories for us older supporters ! peely
  • Score: 5

7:22pm Thu 22 Nov 12

modan says...

What about the Indian firms
Euro Garages
Poundstrechers
New Look
Voi Jeans
TATA
Northern Foods Ltd
Air India
Kingfisher
Airtel
Archelor Steel
B&M Stores
Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co
bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap
aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,
What about the Indian firms Euro Garages Poundstrechers New Look Voi Jeans TATA Northern Foods Ltd Air India Kingfisher Airtel Archelor Steel B&M Stores Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs, modan
  • Score: 1

7:26pm Thu 22 Nov 12

French Rover says...

greenscreener wrote:
French Rover wrote:
Lancs - pensioner wrote:
French Rover wrote:
Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground.

I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.
Hi Frenchy
The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed!

COYB
its might be an eyesore but its still too good for the Dingles...anyway they would never get used to not having a straw/mud roof above their heads....
Dingles aren't really happy having any roof over their heads !

Anybody remember exactly what year it was that they started smashing up the roof of the old Darwen End trying to get into the snack bar at the back. I'm thinking it was around 1980, possibly earlier ?

Regarding the Riverside, the biggest issue I have is the walkway at the front. Bloody annoying when 'the faithful' stroll in late and stroll out early. They should keep the doors locked during the match and make those feckers use the top gates at the back.
yes agree, always looks terrible when people are leaving early before the final whistle....bad enough you see fans going up the exits in normal stands but to see fans walking out alongside the pitch on the Riverside is always a poor sight...not like they have to beat the rush these days!
[quote][p][bold]greenscreener[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Lancs - pensioner[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]French Rover[/bold] wrote: Good news on the Riverside sponsorship, maybe with a bit of luck tht Rovers will finally knock it down (15 years too late) now and build a proper stand that is more in keeping with the rest of the ground. I believe that they once tried to knock it down in the seventies - but the usual moans and groans that could be heard echoing around the stand from the 'riversiders' frightened the builders away. Actually it used to be a decent and proper stand when it had the top tier but now it resembles a cow shed.[/p][/quote]Hi Frenchy The rumour I heard about the Riverside was Uncle Jack would rebuild it if the ground capacity was filled regularly, this never happened, but your right when the TV cameras switch on its the first thing you see, ugly as it is we could sell it to the Dingles to replace the cowshed! COYB[/p][/quote]its might be an eyesore but its still too good for the Dingles...anyway they would never get used to not having a straw/mud roof above their heads....[/p][/quote]Dingles aren't really happy having any roof over their heads ! Anybody remember exactly what year it was that they started smashing up the roof of the old Darwen End trying to get into the snack bar at the back. I'm thinking it was around 1980, possibly earlier ? Regarding the Riverside, the biggest issue I have is the walkway at the front. Bloody annoying when 'the faithful' stroll in late and stroll out early. They should keep the doors locked during the match and make those feckers use the top gates at the back.[/p][/quote]yes agree, always looks terrible when people are leaving early before the final whistle....bad enough you see fans going up the exits in normal stands but to see fans walking out alongside the pitch on the Riverside is always a poor sight...not like they have to beat the rush these days! French Rover
  • Score: 0

7:30pm Thu 22 Nov 12

Harwoodstblue says...

modan wrote:
What about the Indian firms
Euro Garages
Poundstrechers
New Look
Voi Jeans
TATA
Northern Foods Ltd
Air India
Kingfisher
Airtel
Archelor Steel
B&M Stores
Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co

bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap

aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,
So what ?
[quote][p][bold]modan[/bold] wrote: What about the Indian firms Euro Garages Poundstrechers New Look Voi Jeans TATA Northern Foods Ltd Air India Kingfisher Airtel Archelor Steel B&M Stores Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,[/p][/quote]So what ? Harwoodstblue
  • Score: 2

9:11pm Thu 22 Nov 12

M.DANNY says...

modan wrote:
What about the Indian firms
Euro Garages
Poundstrechers
New Look
Voi Jeans
TATA
Northern Foods Ltd
Air India
Kingfisher
Airtel
Archelor Steel
B&M Stores
Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co

bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap

aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,
I agree where are those Indian companies ? why don't they sponser BRFC it is an Indian football club now.
You missed out Tetley Tea,Jaguar,Land Rover,Corus and that richest man in UK Laxmi Mittal who owns the world's largest steel plants.
[quote][p][bold]modan[/bold] wrote: What about the Indian firms Euro Garages Poundstrechers New Look Voi Jeans TATA Northern Foods Ltd Air India Kingfisher Airtel Archelor Steel B&M Stores Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,[/p][/quote]I agree where are those Indian companies ? why don't they sponser BRFC it is an Indian football club now. You missed out Tetley Tea,Jaguar,Land Rover,Corus and that richest man in UK Laxmi Mittal who owns the world's largest steel plants. M.DANNY
  • Score: 2

3:30am Fri 23 Nov 12

rovers82 says...

kean out, sponsors in, as simple as that
kean out, sponsors in, as simple as that rovers82
  • Score: 2

8:23am Fri 23 Nov 12

greenscreener says...

M.DANNY wrote:
modan wrote:
What about the Indian firms
Euro Garages
Poundstrechers
New Look
Voi Jeans
TATA
Northern Foods Ltd
Air India
Kingfisher
Airtel
Archelor Steel
B&M Stores
Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co


bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap


aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,
I agree where are those Indian companies ? why don't they sponser BRFC it is an Indian football club now.
You missed out Tetley Tea,Jaguar,Land Rover,Corus and that richest man in UK Laxmi Mittal who owns the world's largest steel plants.
They are all watching the cricket.

They neither know, nor care, about Football.
[quote][p][bold]M.DANNY[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]modan[/bold] wrote: What about the Indian firms Euro Garages Poundstrechers New Look Voi Jeans TATA Northern Foods Ltd Air India Kingfisher Airtel Archelor Steel B&M Stores Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,[/p][/quote]I agree where are those Indian companies ? why don't they sponser BRFC it is an Indian football club now. You missed out Tetley Tea,Jaguar,Land Rover,Corus and that richest man in UK Laxmi Mittal who owns the world's largest steel plants.[/p][/quote]They are all watching the cricket. They neither know, nor care, about Football. greenscreener
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6:29pm Fri 23 Nov 12

modan says...

greenscreener wrote:
M.DANNY wrote:
modan wrote:
What about the Indian firms
Euro Garages
Poundstrechers
New Look
Voi Jeans
TATA
Northern Foods Ltd
Air India
Kingfisher
Airtel
Archelor Steel
B&M Stores
Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co



bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap



aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,
I agree where are those Indian companies ? why don't they sponser BRFC it is an Indian football club now.
You missed out Tetley Tea,Jaguar,Land Rover,Corus and that richest man in UK Laxmi Mittal who owns the world's largest steel plants.
They are all watching the cricket.

They neither know, nor care, about Football.
India has the world's largest football stadia capaity 120,000 it is called the Salt Lake Stadia in kolkatta where football is played .The club called Kingfisher East Bengal FC plays it's football.Argentina , Venezuea ,Juventus played there even world's best player Messi was there in India. In India the football supporters like big clubs like Real Madrid,Barelona,Manc
hester Unted,Brazil,Argenti
na,Spain etc etc.Venkys are trying promote Blackburn Rovers FC in India population of over 1 Billion.I want big Indian multi- National companies to sponser Blackburn Rovers FC likes of TATA,Birla,L&T,Relia
nce,Bhajaj,Godrej,Ki
ngfisher,Kirlosker,M
&M,Mafatlal,Caparo Group,Air India,Hero,Maruti Suzuki,Airtel,Cobra Beer,British based Indian companies like Arcelor Steel,Northern Foods,Voi Jeans,Pounstrechers,
New Look,East End,B&M,Tetley Tea,Land Rover,Jaguar,Euro Garages,Euro Packaing ,Al Murads, and many more.I want Blackburn Rovers to be big in India because it is owned by an Indian family.
[quote][p][bold]greenscreener[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]M.DANNY[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]modan[/bold] wrote: What about the Indian firms Euro Garages Poundstrechers New Look Voi Jeans TATA Northern Foods Ltd Air India Kingfisher Airtel Archelor Steel B&M Stores Infosys,Spice Jets,PAL,Binatone,Co bra Beer,Reliance,Jet Airways,HCL,Sail,Cap aro Group,East End Ltd,KTC and millions more could sponsor an Indian owned Football clubs,[/p][/quote]I agree where are those Indian companies ? why don't they sponser BRFC it is an Indian football club now. You missed out Tetley Tea,Jaguar,Land Rover,Corus and that richest man in UK Laxmi Mittal who owns the world's largest steel plants.[/p][/quote]They are all watching the cricket. They neither know, nor care, about Football.[/p][/quote]India has the world's largest football stadia capaity 120,000 it is called the Salt Lake Stadia in kolkatta where football is played .The club called Kingfisher East Bengal FC plays it's football.Argentina , Venezuea ,Juventus played there even world's best player Messi was there in India. In India the football supporters like big clubs like Real Madrid,Barelona,Manc hester Unted,Brazil,Argenti na,Spain etc etc.Venkys are trying promote Blackburn Rovers FC in India population of over 1 Billion.I want big Indian multi- National companies to sponser Blackburn Rovers FC likes of TATA,Birla,L&T,Relia nce,Bhajaj,Godrej,Ki ngfisher,Kirlosker,M &M,Mafatlal,Caparo Group,Air India,Hero,Maruti Suzuki,Airtel,Cobra Beer,British based Indian companies like Arcelor Steel,Northern Foods,Voi Jeans,Pounstrechers, New Look,East End,B&M,Tetley Tea,Land Rover,Jaguar,Euro Garages,Euro Packaing ,Al Murads, and many more.I want Blackburn Rovers to be big in India because it is owned by an Indian family. modan
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