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Ex-Claret Dobson expects Leicester City and Burnley to struggle in Premier League

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

FORMER Claret Martin Dobson thinks Burnley and Leicester will both be fighting to stay up at the end of the season, despite the Foxes flying start to life in the Premier League.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer upset by Rotherham United manager Steve Evans' Jordan Rhodes comments

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

ROTHERHAM United boss Steve Evans’ claim that Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes is on £50,000 a week is ‘appalling’.

BEAST: Former star Brian Jensen urges Clarets to maintain belief after West Brom loss

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:30am Thursday 2nd October 2014

FORMER Turf Moor favourite Brian Jensen has urged Burnley not to doubt themselves, despite a winless start to the Premier League season.

Gary Bowyer: Blackburn Rovers can bounce back – but we must solve our inconsistency

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:27am Thursday 2nd October 2014

GARY Bowyer insists Blackburn Rovers can bounce back from the disappointment of defeat for a fourth time this season by beating Huddersfield on Saturday.

Willie Irvine: Burnley just don't look dangerous

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

From the beginning against West Brom the line-up looked strange with the manager starting with Lukas Jutkiewicz up front on his own.

Goal shy Burnley close to unwanted club record

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BURNLEY are only 35 minutes of football away from potentially setting an unwanted club record at Leicester City on Saturday.

Performance in Rotherham United loss not acceptable, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:17am Wednesday 1st October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have slipped to 11th in the Championship standings after they were beaten 2-0 at struggling Rotherham United last night.

Sean Dyche: Leicester City clash will be test of Clarets' resolve

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:20am Wednesday 1st October 2014

SEAN Dyche says Saturday’s match at Leicester City will be a test of character for his players – as they look to respond to a heavy defeat at West Bromwich Albion.

FULL-TIME: Rotherham United 2 Blackburn Rovers 0

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A SHOCKING first-half performance condemned Rovers to a desperately disappointing and ultimately deserved defeat at the New York Stadium last night.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers midfielder Ben Marshall provides plenty of options

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:49pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BEN Marshall playing as an attacking right back could give Blackburn Rovers the option to go 3-5-2.

Burnley U21 0 Hull City U21 2

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:29pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BURNLEY fielded a strong team for a Under 21 Premier League Cup tie tonight – but Michael Keane’s error after only 10 seconds put Hull City on course for victory at Turf Moor.

TEAM NEWS: Rotherham United v Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:25pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have made three changes for tonight’s Championship clash at Rotherham United.

Another Scotland snub for Burnley midfielder Arfield

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2:58pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BURNLEY midfielder Scott Arfield has once again been overlooked by Scotland boss Gordan Strachan.

Bryan Douglas pays tribute to late Blackburn Rovers great Matt Woods

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

1:08pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BRYAN Douglas has paid a glowing tribute to fellow Blackburn Rovers great Matt Woods after he passed away.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer not underestimating former club Rotherham United

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12:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

WHEN Gary Bowyer walks into the New York Stadium tonight he will encounter a very different club to the one he left as a 25-year-old.

Magpies facing derby trip in FA Cup

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:42am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CHORLEY face a derby trip to Bamber Bridge in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup as they bid for a place in the first round proper for the first time in 24 years.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes Ben Marshall can fill problem right-back spot

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:14am Tuesday 30th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer boss believes left-winger Ben Marshall is the man to solve his side’s right-back problem.

Nathaniel Chalobah: Turf Moor loan spell will be learning curve

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:17am Tuesday 30th September 2014

NATHANIEL Chalobah wants to use his loan spell with Burnley as a real learning experience after making his Premier League debut on Sunday.

Blackburn Rovers birthday boy Tommy Spurr makes return from injury

Lancashire Telegraph: Tommy Spurr

11:06am Tuesday 30th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers defender Tommy Spurr has made his return from injury.

Andrew Greaves column: Woeful Clarets display was a bad day at the office

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

SO much for a Super Sunday? In front of the TV cameras at the Hawthorns yesterday we were nothing short of woeful. And thankfully it’s a long time since I’ve had to utter such a phrase.

West Brom boss Alan Irvine pleased to breach Burnley defence

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

ALAN Irvine felt West Bromwich Albion had been the first to truly open up the Burnley defence this season as his side claimed a 4-0 victory at the Hawthorns.

Blackburn Rovers loan star Ryan Tunnicliffe vows to add more goals to his game after first of his career

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Monday 29th September 2014

SUPER-SUB Ryan Tunnicliffe is determined to take a leaf out of his hero Steven Gerrard’s book and add more goals to his game – after the first of his career left Blackburn Rovers in upbeat mood ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Rotherham United.

No excuse for West Brom defeat, says Burnley boss Sean Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Monday 29th September 2014

SEAN Dyche refused to use injuries as an excuse after Burnley slipped to the bottom of the Premier League table with a 4-0 loss at West Bromwich Albion yesterday.

MATCH ANALYSIS: West Brom 4 Burnley 0

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:18am Monday 29th September 2014

PERHAPS it was always inevitable. The game was half an hour old when Craig Dawson, the defender Burnley had spent all summer trying to sign, set the Clarets on course for this dispiriting defeat.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Blackburn Rovers 2 Watford 2

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:15am Monday 29th September 2014

THE question over whether this Rovers team can find the consistency they must acquire if they are to win promotion remains unanswered.

GOALS WILL COME: Clarets must find a source of creativity

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Monday 29th September 2014

THE message from players and management coming out of Turf Moor over the past few weeks has been clear: The goals will come.

Ex-Blackburn Rovers midfielder Billy McKinlay named as new Watford head coach

Lancashire Telegraph: Billy McKinlay Watford

1:45pm Monday 29th September 2014

FORMER Blackburn Rovers midfielder Billy McKinlay has been named as the new head coach of Watford after Oscar Garcia stepped down due to health reasons.

Tommy Spurr to return to action tonight for Blackburn Rovers U21s

Lancashire Telegraph: Tommy Spurr

11:23am Monday 29th September 2014

TOMMY Spurr will make his comeback from injury in Blackburn Rovers' U21s Premier League clash with Reading at Ewood Park tonight (7pm) – which is free to all supporters.

PLAYER RATINGS: Blackburn Rovers 2 Watford 2

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:32am Monday 29th September 2014

ROVERS reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this weekend's draw with Watford at Ewood Park.

PLAYER RATINGS: West Brom 4 Burnley 0

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:14am Monday 29th September 2014

CLARETS reporter Chris Flanagan gives his player ratings for this weekend's disappointing loss to West Brom.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Accrington Stanley 1 Plymouth Argyle 0

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:18am Monday 29th September 2014

IT was as if John Coleman had never been away.

FULL TIME: West Bromwich Albion 4 Burnley 0

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

6:04pm Sunday 28th September 2014

AN injury-hit Burnley side succumbed to a convincing defeat at West Bromwich Albion this afternoon.

Live MATCHDAY LIVE: West Bromwich Albion vs. Burnley

3:13pm Sunday 28th September 2014

Updates from The Hawthorns for Burnley's Premier League match against West Bromwich Albion

Gary Bowyer hails 'outstanding response' after Blackburn Rovers fight back to draw with Watford

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:39am Sunday 28th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer praised his side’s ‘outstanding response’ after they came from two goals down at half-time to a draw an enthralling Championship clash 2-2 at home to high-flying Watford yesterday.

FULL-TIME: Blackburn Rovers 2 Watford 2

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:09pm Saturday 27th September 2014

RESILIENT Rovers produced a storming second-half fight back to recover from two goals down and draw a match they did enough to win.

FULL TIME: Accrington Stanley 1 Plymouth Argyle 0

ACCRINGTON Stanley are within two points of the play-off places after John Coleman made it two wins out of two since returning as manager.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v Watford

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

1:53pm Saturday 27th September 2014

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

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Watford

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:21pm Saturday 27th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have named an unchanged team for this afternoon’s Championship clash at home to Watford.

Burnley boss Dyche hungry for first victory

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Saturday 27th September 2014

BURNLEY have not contributed greatly to the Premier League’s goal glut in the early stages of the season, but Sean Dyche does not care what the scoreline is at the Hawthorns tomorrow – as long as it is a victory.

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers fans remember Trelleborgs away tie 20 years on

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Saturday 27th September 2014

THE result may not have been what they wanted but for the Blackburn Rovers fans who made the trip to Trelleborg for the club’s maiden European away day it proved to be a memorable experience.

Reid hopes Burnley can follow West Bromwich Albion example

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:50am Saturday 27th September 2014

STEVEN Reid returns to West Bromwich Albion tomorrow, confident Burnley can follow his old club’s lead. Now in their fifth consecutive season in the top flight, the Baggies started life in the Premier League in far worse fashion than Burnley have done.

We may never top Blackburn Rovers result, says Trelleborgs captain

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

THE captain of Trelleborgs sat crestfallen, crying in the dressing room. Little did Jonas Brorsson know that today, 20 years on, he would be taking part in a reunion celebrating the most famous result in the Swedish club’s history.

David Eyres: Burnley sub Keane might have played for Manchester United this weekend

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:50am Saturday 27th September 2014

IT’S a strange situation that Michael Keane would probably have had more chance of playing at centre back for Manchester United than for Burnley this weekend, but I think we’ve got a good young squad here now.

Stuart Ripley: Trelleborgs exit was blessing in disguise in Blackburn Rovers' title chase

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

STUART Ripley still remembers the embarrassment of Blackburn Rovers’ defeat to Trelleborgs, but he believes their UEFA Cup exit may have actually helped them to win the Premier League eight months later.

Burnley boss not fazed by injury doubts

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:50am Saturday 27th September 2014

SEAN Dyche insists he is not overly concerned about injury doubts hanging over both Burnley’s regular central midfielders ahead of tomorrow’s match at West Bromwich Albion – even though both his first choice strikers are already absent.

Craig Conway will soon get back to his best, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:00am Saturday 27th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes Craig Conway is already getting back to his best after giving the influential winger a ‘little breather’.

Simon Garner column: You can't teach what Jordan Rhodes does so well

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

JORDAN Rhodes’ goal on Saturday against Fulham – you just can’t teach that.

Andy Lochhead column: Burnley strikers must keep on believing

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

EVERY team goes through spells where goals are hard to come by, this is the case for Burnley at the moment and they just have to keep on working.

Burnley to assess trio ahead of West Bromwich Albion clash

Lancashire Telegraph: Kieran Trippier

2:57pm Friday 26th September 2014

BURNLEY will assess the fitness of Kieran Trippier, David Jones and Dean Marney ahead of Sunday’s trip to West Bromwich Albion.

Watching football is my way of switching off says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

IF Gary Bowyer or any of his managerial counterparts need a reminder of why health is more important than football, it came last weekend when the head coach of tomorrow’s opponents Watford was admitted to hospital with minor chest pains.


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