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Paul Wheelock column: Regrets? Blackburn Rovers have had a few

Lancashire Telegraph: Tom Cairney and Michael Keane rue Sheffield Wednesday’s equaliser at Hillsborough

2:50pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NINETY eight days. That’s how long it is between the final day of this season and the opening day of the 2014/15 campaign.

Suzanne Geldard column: Waiting game not fair on Burnley supporters

Lancashire Telegraph: After a tough season, Burnley players deserve the chance to celebrate promotion with the fans

2:40pm Thursday 17th April 2014

“ONE game at a time” – if I had a pound for every time I’ve heard that phrase this season, but increasingly in recent weeks... well, I couldn’t afford to retire but it might cover the council tax for a couple of months.

It’s still one game at a time, insists Burnley boss Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph: Sean Dyche

1:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SEAN Dyche is sorry for repeating himself, but he makes no apology for the sentiment.

Champagne stays on ice if Clarets go up as Trippier targets title

Lancashire Telegraph: Kieran Trippier

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

KIERAN Trippier says the champagne will stay on ice even if Burnley secure promotion tomorrow, because the title would be their next target.

DJ Campbell training with first-team at Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: DJ Campbell

9:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

DJ Campbell may not be able to play for Blackburn Rovers again this season – but Gary Bowyer insists the striker still has a big role to play between now and the end of the campaign.

Accrington Stanley squad go door to door to attract fans

11:03am Thursday 17th April 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley boss James Beattie spent yesterday afternoon knocking on the doors of Hyndburn residents in a bid to boost the attendance at tomorrow’s home game against Mansfield Town.

Burnley bow out in cup semi final

11:39am Thursday 17th April 2014

BURNLEY missed out on a place in the Lancashire FA Senior Cup final, losing 2-1 to Bury in the semi-final at Turf Moor.

Blackburn Rovers striker Dean Rittenberg inspires England win over Germany

10:07am Thursday 17th April 2014

SUPER-SUB Dean Rittenberg scored with his first touch and then set up the winner as England U18s came from behind to beat Germany U18s 2-1 at the New York Stadium in Rotherham.

Rovers duo David Dunn and Corry Evans set to return for Yeovil game

Lancashire Telegraph: David Dunn

3:40pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DAVID Dunn and Corry Evans are set to return to the Blackburn Rovers squad for Good Friday's home clash with Yeovil Town.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers must find right balance

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Gallacher

2:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

WE are seeing both sides of the coin with Blackburn at the moment.

Willie Irvine column: Burnley can have a party beside the seaside

Lancashire Telegraph: THere's much more to the Fylde coastline than Blackpool Tower and beach

1:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

‘BLACKPOOL, go for it!” It used to be part of a jingle for an advert about the seaside resort in the 1990s, but it’s a phrase that now applies to Burnley.

Danny Webber column: More to come from McCartan

Lancashire Telegraph: Shay McCarten

12:19pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

I COULDN’T be happier for Shay McCartan getting his first professional goal – and what an important one it could prove to be.

Clarets must stay calm in promotion race, says Micky Mellon

Lancashire Telegraph: Five more points will do it – Micky Mellon wants Burnley to keep calm in the promotion race

9:32am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MICKY Mellon has urged Burnley to keep faith with the methods that have kept them in the top two for practically three quarters of the season, and pave the way to promotion.

Marshall to hand Rovers run-in fitness boost

Lancashire Telegraph: Ben Marshall

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BEN Marshall is ready to hand Blackburn Rovers a major injury boost by returning before the end of the season.

Darwen target maximum points

Lancashire Telegraph: Darwen left to kick their heels after rain

12:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

AFC DARWEN will be hoping to make it a century to forget for North West Counties First Division bottom club Northwich Flixton Villa tonight.

Safety for Padiham

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve Wilkes' Padiham were beaten

12:13pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

PADIHAM are celebrating a case of ‘job done’ after their Evo-Stik League First Division North survival was guaranteed.

Borough confident in survival battle

Lancashire Telegraph: Brent Peters men claimed an important win

12:12pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BRENT Peters has urged his Bacup and Rossendale Borough side to keep moving away from the North West Counties Premier Division relegation zone tonight.

England call for Finnis-Brown

12:22pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

BURNLEY’S Rachel Brown-Finnis has been recalled to the England women’s squad after injury.

FULL-TIME: Burnley 1, Bury 2

8:53pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BURNLEY missed out on a place in the Lancashire FA Senior Cup final, losing 2-1 to Bury in tonight's semi-nina at Turf Moor.

Dan Clough column: Victory would have given us real hope

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers drew at Sheffield Wednesday

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

TWO points behind the play-offs and Rovers really would have thrown their hat into the ring as realistic play-off candidates.

Dave Burnley: I had Pool party in a lifeboat by the pier

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Parkinson

3:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SOMETIMES life doesn’t run to script no matter how hard you try to influence its outcome.

Stephen Cummings: Officer! I’d like to report a robbery!

Lancashire Telegraph: Danny Ings

1:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT’S a minor wonder that Lancashire Police’s switchboard wasn’t jammed with calls from thousands of Burnley supporters on Saturday tea-time, complaining of a mugging that had just taken place on Harry Potts Way.

Keep up the good work, urges Burnley boss Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph: Sean Dyche

12:00pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

SEAN Dyche is confident that Burnley will get the wins they need to achieve automatic promotion, providing they keep delivering performances as good as Saturday’s.

Star Conway insists Rovers will recover to fight for top six place

Lancashire Telegraph: Craig Conway

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

IN-form winger Craig Conway insists Blackburn Rovers will overcome their ‘horrible’ feeling of gut-wrenching dejection in time for Good Friday’s crucial home clash with Yeovil Town.

Dobson: It's just a matter of time for the Clarets

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

9:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

CLARETS legend Martin Dobson is the last player to captain Burnley to automatic promotion to the top flight, but says he will happily hand over the honour to Jason Shackell.

Rovers U18s bid to bounce back against the Potters

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

8:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers welcome Stoke City to Brockhall today (11.30am) for their final U18s Premier League home match of the season.

Forster nets leveller in Elland draw

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

10:30am Tuesday 15th April 2014

NICHOL Forster got the goal that earned Blackburn Rovers Ladies a 1-1 draw with Leeds United in front of almost 600 supporters at Elland Road on Sunday.

Non-league: Colne hope to make rivals Wins

Lancashire Telegraph: Colne boss Steve Cunningham

7:54am Tuesday 15th April 2014

COLNE are in North West Counties League action tonight away at Winsford United.

Stephen Lowe: Late goal rescues Stanley again

Lancashire Telegraph: James Beattie

7:28am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THIS season we are definitely the kings of the last minute goal, and this time it was Shay McCartan to the rescue and Stanley gained a well-earned point from high-flying York.

Shay targets more goals for the Reds

Lancashire Telegraph: Shay McCarten

7:27am Tuesday 15th April 2014

FORMER Burnley youngster Shay McCartan hopes he can finally kick-start his Accrington Stanley career after netting his first goal for the club at the weekend.

Young defender leaves Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

7:24am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Young Blackburn Rovers defender Hugo Fernandez has revealed he has been released by the club.

Bad luck but it’s no Greek tragedy for Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: A young Burnley fan is denied a promotion party on Saturday

4:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

FANS arrived at Turf Moor hoping for a promotion party, but 27 shots later it had turned into a very strange kind of horror show.

No reason to be disappointed, says Burnley boss Dyche

Lancashire Telegraph: Sean Dyche

2:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche said his team could not have done much more to at least prevent defeat to Middlesbrough.

Andrew Greaves column: Home defeats like buses for Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Danny Ings is left frustrated as Burnley cannot find a way through

2:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

WELL that result has certainly made things interesting hasn’t it?

New deals for five Burnley youngsters

Lancashire Telegraph: CLARETS STARLET Cameron Howieson

1:37pm Monday 14th April 2014

BURNLEY have offered new contracts to five young professionals, however eight will be leaving the club.

Bowyer praises Blackburn Rovers fans for Hillsborough tribute

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers boss Gary Bowyer and Owls chief Stuart Gray lay wreaths in memory of the 96 who died at  illsborough

1:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer paid tribute to his side’s ‘magnificent’ supporters on the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster.

Burnley boss Dyche bemused by ref justice

Lancashire Telegraph: Sean Dyche contests the decision to dismiss his goalkeeper

12:50pm Monday 14th April 2014

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche was left baffled by the performance of referee Dean Whitestone as three penalty appeals were turned down during Saturday’s 1-0 home loss to Middlesbrough.

Furious Blackburn Rovers boss demands response

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer at yesterday's Cardiff match

10:34am Monday 14th April 2014

INCENSED Gary Bowyer has promised an instant reaction in Good Friday’s home clash with Yeovil Town after Blackburn Rovers blew the chance to move within two points of the play-off places.

There's no need to panic, insists Burnley defender

Lancashire Telegraph: Ben Mee

10:44am Monday 14th April 2014

KEEP calm and carry on – that’s the message from defender Ben Mee as Burnley’s promotion push extends into the Easter weekend.

Clarets v Middlesbrough...How they rated

Lancashire Telegraph: Young Clarets topple the Trotters

7:30am Monday 14th April 2014

Suzanne Geldard rates the Clarets in the Turf Moor defeat...

Sheffield Wednesday v Blackburn Rovers...How they rated

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers set for United clash

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Paul Wheelock rates Rovers in the draw at Hillsborough...

Accrington Stanley set for Nelson friendly

12:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

NON-LEAGUE Nelson will host Accrington Stanley in a pre-season friendly at Victoria Park on Saturday, July 19.

AFC Darwen 2 Oldham Boro 3

4:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

AFC Darwen turned in one of their poorest performances of the season as they went down to lowly Oldham Boro.

Derby pain for Clitheroe

3:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

BAMBER Bridge took a big step in their push for securing a play-off place following a 2-0 victory over Clitheroe at Irongate.

Barnoldswick Town 1 Congleton Town 1

3:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

BARNOLDSWICK Town turned in a poor display – but managed to grab a point thanks to a late show from Matthew Cavanagh.

Farsley FC 3 Ramsbottom United 2

2:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

A VITAL promotion battle appeared to be going the way of the Rams until disaster struck in the last five minutes.

AFC Liverpool 4 Colne 2

2:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

COLNE came out on the wrong end of a six goal scoreline after a dramatic second half against AFC Liverpool. The game looked to be heading for a scoreless draw with neither side able to break the deadlock in the first half but five minutes after the interval, AFC took the lead from a John Lawless penalty.

Bacup and Rossendale Borough 3 St Helens Town 2

1:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

BACUP and Rossendale Borough deservedly ran out 3-2 winners against St Helens Town at West View, a result which saw the whites climb out of the North West Counties League Premier Division relegation zone.

Darlington 3 Padiham 0

12:11pm Monday 14th April 2014

GUTSY Padiham slipped to defeat to Evo-Stik League First Division North play-off chasers Darlington – but boss Steve Wilkes was still proud of his depleted troops.

Chorley 3 Stocksbridge Park Steels 1

12:06pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO quickfire goals of stunning execution set up another vital victory for league leaders Chorley against already-relegated Stocksbridge Park Steels.

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