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Fulham win at end of 'massive week' for Blackburn Rovers delights boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:29am Sunday 21st September 2014

GARY Bowyer cut a delighted if relieved figure after bruised and battered Blackburn Rovers earned a 1-0 victory at 10-man and managerless Fulham yesterday to make it six points out of nine at the end of a ‘massive week’.

Dyche happy with Burnley display against Sunderland

Lancashire Telegraph: Sean Dyche applauds the fans at Vicarage Road. Picture: Action Images

6:13pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche was happy with his side’s performance in this afternoon’s goalless draw at home to Sunderland.

Sunderland boss Poyet admits disappointment at Burnley draw

Lancashire Telegraph: TRANSFER TARGETS: Gus Poyet is determined to sign an attacking midfielder and a defender before Monday's transfer deadline

8:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SUNDERLAND boss Gus Poyet admitted he was disappointed that his side did not do enough to claim victory at Burnley this afternoon.

FULL-TIME: Fulham 0 Blackburn Rovers 1

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:39pm Saturday 20th September 2014

A TYPICAL poacher’s goal from the prolific Jordan Rhodes ensured Rovers returned to winning ways with a hard-fought victory.

FULL TIME: Burnley 0 Sunderland 0

Lancashire Telegraph: Ashley Barnes should feature for Burnley tonight

5:01pm Saturday 20th September 2014

BURNLEY were held to a third successive goalless draw as they could not find a breakthrough against Sunderland at Turf Moor.

FULL TIME: Northampton Town 4 Accrington Stanley 5

Lancashire Telegraph: John Coleman

ON-LOAN Blackburn Rovers midfielder John O'Sullivan scored twice as John Coleman started his second spell as Accrington Stanley boss with a remarkable victory at Northampton Town.

TEAM NEWS: Fulham v Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

GOALKEEPER Luke Steele and defender Shane Duffy will make their full Blackburn Rovers debuts in today’s Championship clash with managerless Fulham at Craven Cottage.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Burnley v Sunderland

Lancashire Telegraph: Marvin Sordell sets up new charity

2:14pm Saturday 20th September 2014

UPDATES from Burnley's Premier League fixture at home to Sunderland.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Fulham v Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

1:56pm Saturday 20th September 2014

WELCOME to Craven Cottage for this afternoon's Championship clash between Fulham and Blackburn Rovers. Don't miss a kick of the action with our matchday live blog.

The Saturday Interview: Grass is greener for groundsman 'Buzzer'

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THE surroundings are not too dissimilar to how John Coleman left them.

Felix Magath's sacking from Fulham won't affect our preparations, says Blackburn Rovers boss

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FULHAM’s decision to sack Felix Magath will have no bearing on the way Blackburn Rovers approach today’s Craven Cottage clash (3pm), according to Gary Bowyer.

Dyche has made a difference to defence, says Clarets ace

Lancashire Telegraph: Ian Woan (left) and Burnley boss Sean Dyche

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

WHEN Sean Dyche was appointed Burnley manager 691 days ago he inherited a team with the worst defensive record in the Championship.

Coleman happy to inherit squad rather than build

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

JOHN Coleman admits he is excited by the squad he has inherited on his re-appointment as Accrington Stanley manager, and admits that will be the biggest change.

Defender Trippier still aiming to get on the front foot

Lancashire Telegraph: Kieran Trippier

9:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

KIERAN Trippier has told fans to expect more from him going forward in the weeks to come as he adapts to the different challenges of the Premier League.

Gary Bowyer won't rein in Blackburn Rovers in order to find the right balance

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has vowed not to rein in his side’s attacking instincts in order to get the balance he recognises they must acquire.

Chance for other strikers to shine in Ings' absence

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

IT was disappointing news this week to hear that Danny Ings is going to be out for a little while.

Five-star Blackburn Rovers U21s sweep aside Stoke City to return to winning ways

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Yeates tries to get away from Blackburn's Connor Mahoney

9:06pm Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers U21s returned to winning ways in style with a 5-2 victory over Stoke City at Leigh Sports Village tonight.

Sean Dyche warns Sunderland not to underestimate his Burnley side

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

SEAN Dyche has warned Sunderland not to underestimate his side at Turf Moor tomorrow.

We have to get back to keeping clean sheets, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have scored 55 league goals in 2014.

The players decide who takes penalties, says Burnley boss Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

SEAN Dyche will continue to let his players decide among themselves who should take penalties – despite Scott Arfield’s late miss at Selhurst Park last week.

Danny Ings' injury lay-off could have been worse, says Clarets boss Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:33am Friday 19th September 2014

SEAN Dyche is relieved that the hamstring injury that will keep Danny Ings out of action for the best part of a month is not as bad it could have been.

Corry Evans urges Blackburn Rovers to start showing some consistency

Lancashire Telegraph: Billy Clarke is challenged by Blackburn's Corry Evans

8:35am Friday 19th September 2014

CORRY Evans has called on his Blackburn Rovers team-mates to start showing consistency if they are to stand a chance of being in the promotion shake-up come May.

Andy Lochhead column: Clarets strikers will find their scoring boots soon

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

SEAN Dyche has plenty of options up front this season but the strikers will be desperate to get their first goal.

Simon Garner column: Win at Fulham and it'll have been a good week for Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE defeat to Derby has put a bit more pressure on Blackburn going into the Fulham game tomorrow.

Blackburn Rovers send goalkeeper David Raya and midfielder John O'Sullivan out on loan

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

10:48am Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers goalkeeper David Raya and midfielder John O'Sullivan have signed initial one-month loan deals with Southport and Accrington Stanley respectively.

Tributes paid to ex-Chorley club skipper

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to an ex-Chorley FC captain who lost his battle with lung cancer.

Chris Flanagan column: Jutkiewicz will be hard to depose at Turf Moor

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IT is a decision that does not have to be made just yet, but the likelihood is it will have to be made at some point. Lukas Jutkiewicz or Sam Vokes. Will either deserve to be left out?

Ex-Claret Fletcher faces battle for Turf Moor return

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STEVEN Fletcher returns to Turf Moor for the first time on Saturday – but he faces a battle just to get on the Sunderland bench.

We can’t let our form slip, admits Clarets defender Mee

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

BEN Mee knows Burnley’s defence cannot afford to let their standards slip – because the Clarets’ new signings are ready and waiting to take their places.

HOME COMFORTS: Burnley captain Shackell urges success at Turf Moor

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:27am Thursday 18th September 2014

JASON Shackell is targeting Burnley’s first win of the season on Saturday – insisting the Clarets need victories at Turf Moor if they are to stay in the Premier League.

Injured Burnley star Ings could face four weeks out

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:25am Thursday 18th September 2014

DANNY Ings is expected to be out for around four weeks after picking up a hamstring injury at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer says his side deserved at least a draw in Derby County defeat

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

RIVALS managers Gary Bowyer and Steve McClaren had contrasting views on the outcome of last night's five-goal thriller at Ewood Park.

Magpies defeated by Worcester City

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley are on the road tomorrow

4:05pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A lacklustre first half performance cost Chorley their place at the top of the Vanarama Conference North.

Paul Wheelock column: Jordan Rhodes has displayed character and respect since seeing Hull City move blocked

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

JORDAN Rhodes’ conduct before, during and after his on-off move to Hull says a lot about his character and his respect for Rovers.

Accrington Stanley appoint Coleman

10:23am Thursday 18th September 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley have confirmed the return of John Coleman as their new manager.

FULL-TIME: Blackburn Rovers 2 Derby County 3

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:22pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

ROVERS' nine-match unbeaten league run at Ewood Park came to an end last night.

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

6:56pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have named an unchanged team for tonight’s Championship clash at home to last season’s beaten play-off finalists Derby County.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer

5:17pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

GOALS from Rudy Gestede and Ben Marshall were not enough for Blackburn Rovers as they crashed to their first home defeat of the season against Derby County.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers midfielders have got to aim for six goals each

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AS we saw on Saturday, it’s a massive bonus when you’ve got players like Ben Marshall and Tom Cairney who can strike the ball with consistency from distance.

Willie Irvine column: Clarets defender Duff improving with every game

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MICHAEL Duff says that he is relishing his second chance at the Premier League, and no wonder. For the defender has been a real top performer for the Clarets so far this season.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer says repeat of Wigan Athletic win is well within grasp

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE excitement Blackburn Rovers fans felt after seeing their side blow Wigan Athletic away with a sparkling second-half show on Saturday came as no surprise to Gary Bowyer.

Burnley striker Vokes on the road to recovery

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BURNLEY striker Sam Vokes is still some way from a return to first-team action – despite reports that he could be back for Wales’ two Euro 2016 qualifiers next month.

The clean sheets will come, insists Blackburn Rovers defender Matt Kilgallon

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:26am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FIT-AGAIN centre back Matt Kilgallon insists Blackburn Rovers can get back to having one of the meanest defences in the Championship.

Clarets new boy George Boyd says fitness will improve performance

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

GEORGE Boyd insists fans did not see the best of him on his impressive Burnley debut – vowing to improve further once he is fully fit.

Steve McClaren: Playing Blackburn Rovers is never easy

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve McClaren. Picture: Action Images

10:04am Wednesday 17th September 2014

IF Steve McClaren needed any reminder of how tough a test Derby County could be in for at Ewood Park tonight then he got one on Saturday.

Accrington Stanley set to re-appoint former management duo Coleman and Bell

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:52am Wednesday 17th September 2014

JOHN Coleman is set to make a dramatic return to Accrington Stanley for a second spell in charge of the Reds, more than two and a half years after leaving.

FULL TIME: Oxford United 3 Accrington Stanley 1

ACCRINGTON Stanley had James Gray sent off as they fell to defeat at Oxford United tonight.

Dan Clough column: Fortress Ewood Park can take Blackburn Rovers up

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

UNDER Sam Allardyce, Rovers were very difficult to beat at home.

Dave Burnley: Nil-nil draws a sign Burnley are on right track this time

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

No-score draws for Burnley in our past Premier League fixtures have been like buses, you wait for ages then two come along at once.

Burnley boss Dyche backs Marvin Sordell as Danny Ings replacement

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

SEAN Dyche has backed Marvin Sordell to rediscover the attributes that made him an ‘outstanding’ young player when the pair last worked together.


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