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FULL-TIME: Blackburn Rovers 1 Birmingham City 0

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:56pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

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

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.

FULL TIME: Accrington Stanley 3 Hartlepool United 1

Lancashire Telegraph: Shay McCarten

10:26pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

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

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.

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.

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.

Birmingham City sack manager Lee Clark ahead of Blackburn Rovers clash

Lancashire Telegraph: Birmingham boss Lee Clark congratulates Gary Bowyer

2:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

BIRMINGHAM City have sacked manager Lee Clark ahead of their Championship clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park tomorrow night.

We need to find a way of winning, says Clarets boss Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

SEAN Dyche said Burnley have to ‘find a way of winning’ after they missed a golden opportunity to secure their first three points of the season against West Ham.

VIDEO: Last-gasp Blackburn Rovers hero Ben Marshall not getting carried away with his own form

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

LAST-GASP Blackburn Rovers hero Ben Marshall insists he will not be getting carried away with his own fantastic form.

Clarets midfielder Matt Taylor goes under the knife to fix Achilles problem

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:46am Monday 20th October 2014

MATT Taylor is undergoing an operation on his injured Achilles today as he bids for a return to fitness.

George Boyd backing Burnley to survive despite wait for first win

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:08am Monday 20th October 2014

GEORGE Boyd insists that Burnley will not let Saturday’s home defeat against West Ham hit their belief that they can survive in the Premier League.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Clarets 1 West Ham United 3

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:23am Monday 20th October 2014

IN the space of just five minutes, West Ham showed what separates them from Burnley.

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.

Andrew Greaves column: Misses are more costly than ever in top flight

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

WELL if we didn't realise how important it is to take your chances in the Premier League before Saturday then we certainly do now!

PLAYER RATINGS: Burnley 1 West Ham United 3

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:27am Monday 20th October 2014

SPORTS reporter Chris Flanagan gives his player ratings for Saturday's home defeat to West Ham.

Home comforts are a must for Burnley's Premier League survival

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:19am Monday 20th October 2014

THEY say there is no place like home, and if Burnley are to survive in the Premier League this season they need to make sure that rings true of Turf Moor.

PLAYER RATINGS: Ipswich Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:33am Monday 20th October 2014

ROVERS reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this weekend's dramatic draw with Ipswich Town.

John O'Sullivan and David Raya extend loans away from Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Charlie Tootill with young player of the year David Raya

10:37am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNG Blackburn Rovers duo John O’Sullivan and David Raya have had their loans at Accrington Stanley and Southport respectively extended.

Eric Kinder delighted as Blackburn Rovers U21s hold Arsenal side featuring Theo Walcott to a draw

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:46am Monday 20th October 2014

PROUD Blackburn Rovers U21s boss Eric Kinder paid tribute to his young team after they held Theo Walcott and Arsenal to a 0-0 draw.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Stevenage 2 Accrington Stanley 1

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:35am Monday 20th October 2014

JOHN Coleman has been Accrington Stanley manager for each of their six trips to Stevenage and must be increasingly fed up of his side being on the wrong end of games at the Lamex Stadium.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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