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Rovers pair Brown and Spurr to play at Bradford

Lancashire Telegraph: Tommy Spurr

6:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers fans should get their first glimpse of new striker Chris Brown in Saturday’s friendly at Bradford City.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers will hope Gestede is out of Africa

Lancashire Telegraph: Rudy Gestede

1:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

IT is testament to how important a player Rudy Gestede has grown to become that you cannot imagine Gary Bowyer shedding a tear if the big striker fails to make it all the way to the Africa Cup of Nations.

Chris Flanagan: Bolton recruits can boost Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

IT is four years since Bolton Wanderers stayed in the Premier League thanks to a rather significant arrival from Turf Moor.

FULL-TIME: Accrington Stanley 2 Blackburn Rovers 2

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

DEFENSIVE disasters spared Rovers defeat to their lower-division neighbours at a sun-kissed Store First Stadium last night.

Clarets keeper Gilks wants number one shirt

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:26am Thursday 24th July 2014

MATT Gilks is eager to maintain his place in the Scotland squad this season – as he prepares himself for a battle with Tom Heaton for the number one jersey at Burnley.

Accrington Stanley draw was a good workout for Blackburn Rovers, says boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer described Watford as "a top, top team'. Picture: Action Images.

9:44am Thursday 24th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer labelled last night's friendly at a sun-kissed Store First Stadium as a ‘good workout’ after his side twice came from behind to earn a draw with lower-league neighbours Accrington Stanley.

TEAM NEWS: Accrington Stanley v Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: David Dunn celebrates

7:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have named a strong side for tonight’s friendly at neighbours Accrington Stanley.

Kevin Gallacher column: Midfield decisions key for Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Gallacher

3:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE backbone of any side is your goalkeeper, your two central defenders, at least one midfielder and your main striker.

Gary Bowyer expecting Blackburn Rovers to look 'leggy' in pre-season Accrington Stanley clash

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IF BLACKBURN Rovers look leggy in tonight’s pre-season friendly at neighbours Accrington Stanley (7.45pm) then you will not find Gary Bowyer complaining.

Willie Irvine column: Pre-season goals a boost for Burnley strikers

Lancashire Telegraph: Ashley Barnes should feature for Burnley tonight

1:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

PRE-SEASON games are all about getting your fitness for the new season but it is still great that three of the strikers got off the mark at the weekend.

Sordell quickly settling into life at Burnley

Lancashire Telegraph: Marvin Sordell sets up new charity

12:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BURNLEY striker Marvin Sordell believes settling in quickly at Turf Moor will help him find his best form when the Premier League season starts next month.

Turf Moor fortress key to Premier League survival - Taylor

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:09am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MATT Taylor hopes Burnley’s performances will add extra spice to the Turf Moor atmosphere this season – believing home form could be the key to their Premier League survival.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer confident Rudy Gestede will be flying for start of season

Lancashire Telegraph: Rudy Gestede celebrates scoring for Rovers - and he wants to add even more before the end of the season

9:12am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer insists Rudy Gestede will be fit and firing for the opening game of the campaign against his former club Cardiff City – despite the fact the striker is set to miss another week of pre-season.

New look and league for Chorley FC

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Chorley Football Club have revealed the new kits for the 2014/15 season in the Conference North.

Accrington Stanley ace Hatfield ready to make impression

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:20pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley midfielder Will Hatfield is relishing the chance to take on East Lancashire’s big guns starting with tonight’s visit of Blackburn Rovers.

Dean Rittenberg the super sub as Blackburn Rovers U21s beat AFC Darwen

Lancashire Telegraph: Dean Rittenberg

10:11am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers U21s made it back-to-back pre-season victories with a 1-0 win at neighbours AFC Darwen last night.

Garry Flitcroft: Blackburn Rovers will have to grind it out if they are to win promotion

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley stunned Forest Green

5:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE story goes that after the Blackburn Rovers players finally made their way back to the away dressing room at Deepdale after sealing their place back in the Premiership with a 1-0 win at Preston North End on that memorable midweek May night in 2001, a physically drained Garry Flitcroft told his team-mates they had just gone through their hardest season of their life.

Darwen ready for return of Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Gallacher

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will renew an historic rivalry with neighbours AFC Darwen tonight when they send a team to the WEC Anchor Ground for a pre-season friendly (7.45pm).

Hard work will pay off, says Burnley boss

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:08pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche believes the Clarets can reap the rewards of their Austrian training camp once the Premier League season gets under way next month.

Wade Elliott tips Burnley to surprise in Premier League

Lancashire Telegraph: CITY SLICKER: Birmingham's Wade Elliott

9:27am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WADE Elliott has backed Burnley to be the surprise package of the Premier League – and survive in it.

Squad now boasts the flexibility we need, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer described Watford as "a top, top team'. Picture: Action Images.

9:38am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes winger Ben Marshall is the perfect example of the flexibility his squad now boasts.

Former Blackburn Rovers ace Flitcroft aiming high with Chorley

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Genesis side were on target twice against Clitheroe.

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

GARRY Flitcroft retains ambitions to move into full-time management.

Burnley to host Italian side Hellas Verona in pre-season friendly

Lancashire Telegraph: Michael Kightly scores as he and south Essex pal Dean Marney send Burnley into the Premier League

2:53pm Monday 21st July 2014

BURNLEY will welcome Italian side Hellas Verona to Turf Moor ahead of their Premier League opener with Chelsea.

Garry Flitcroft believes top-flight return would be fitting for Blackburn Rovers star David Dunn

Lancashire Telegraph: dunn.jpg

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

GARRY Flitcroft believes there would be no better way for David Dunn to round off his Blackburn Rovers career than by leading his hometown club back into the Premier League.

Blackburn Rovers legend Derek Fazackerley joins Oxford United

Lancashire Telegraph: Derek Fazackerley

7:27am Monday 21st July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers record appearance holder Derek Fazackerley has joined League Two outfit Oxford United as assistant head coach.

Dyche plays down Marney and Heaton fitness trouble as Clarets ease to friendly win

Lancashire Telegraph: Dean Marney and Danny Ings celebrate Burnley’s derby win

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche has played down injuries to midfielder Dean Marney and goalkeeper Tom Heaton after the pair missed yesterday’s 8-0 pre-season friendly thrashing of FC Grossklein.

Hatfield at the double in win

Lancashire Telegraph: James Beattie

7:59am Monday 21st July 2014

A WILL Hatfield brace gave Accrington Stanley a battling 2-1 victory at North West Counties League Premier Division new boys Nelson.

Beattie’s joy at Buxton capture

Lancashire Telegraph: New boy Adam Buxton

7:51am Monday 21st July 2014

Accrington Stanley boss James Beattie says he beat off several other sides to complete the permanent signing of Adam Buxton.

Clarets convincing winners in Austria

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:41pm Sunday 20th July 2014

BURNLEY romped to an 8-0 friendly success over FC Grossklein in Austria to end their week-long training camp in the country.

David Eyres: Burnley new boy Jutkiewicz could be find of summer

Lancashire Telegraph: Lukas Jutkiewicz

1:20pm Saturday 19th July 2014

BEING an Evertonian, Lukas Jutkiewicz is someone whose career I have kept an eye on.

Devarn Green eager to stake Blackburn Rovers claim

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:20pm Saturday 19th July 2014

TEENAGER Devarn Green admits his maiden taste of first-team football with Blackburn Rovers has left him desperately wanting more.

Blackburn Rovers still interested in signing Manchester United starlet Michael Keane

Lancashire Telegraph: Michael Keane

10:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers remain interested in re-signing Manchester United starlet Michael Keane despite the arrival of Alex Baptiste.

Reid: Burnley will be one of fittest teams in Premier

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:10am Saturday 19th July 2014

STEVEN Reid thinks Burnley will be one of the fittest teams in the Premier League after a gruelling training camp ahead of tomorrow’s opening pre-season match in Austria.

Simon Garner column: Wait until January for more signings

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

IF we were to start the season with the squad we’ve got now I’d be satisfied.

Simon Garner: Let's wait until January for more signings

Lancashire Telegraph: BAP IN THE PICTURE: Alex Baptiste is ready to come back into the Wanderers team

2:10pm Friday 18th July 2014

IF we were to start the season with the squad we’ve got now I’d be satisfied.

Andy Lochhead: There's much more to come from Burnley ace Ings

Lancashire Telegraph: Tesco workers have thanked Danny Ings for his act of kindness

2:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

TO hear that Danny Ings is happy at Burnley is music to my ears, and I’m sure I’m not the only one.

Jutkiewicz set for Clarets debut in Austrian friendly

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

LUKAS Jutkiewicz could be one of five new signings to make their unofficial Burnley debut in the Clarets’ first friendly on Sunday.

Clarets to offer keeper Heaton new contract

Lancashire Telegraph: Tom Heaton applauds the Burnley fans

9:06am Friday 18th July 2014

BURNLEY are set to secure goalkeeper Tom Heaton on a new contract before the Premier League season begins.

Adam Henley determined to earn starting Blackburn Rovers spot

Lancashire Telegraph: Adam Henley

9:08am Friday 18th July 2014

FIT-AGAIN Adam Henley admits he feels he has a point to prove after two ‘terrible’ years.

Sales up as Blackburn Rovers home shirt hits the stores

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

SALES were up when the new Blackburn Rovers home shirt hit the shops for the first time yesterday.

Transfer rumour mill: July 18

Lancashire Telegraph: The transfer rumour mill

10:59am Friday 18th July 2014

Harry Redknapp has made Aston Villa centre half Ron Vlaar, 29, a £4m target for QPR.

Accrington Stanley offer ticket deal to neighbours

Lancashire Telegraph: File photo dated 28/08/2013 of Accrington Stanley manager James Beattie. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday January 20, 2014. Sky Bet League Two club Accrington have been fined £20,000 by the Football League after a commission reveal

10:53am Friday 18th July 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley are offering a special flexi-ticket deal next week in an attempt to encourage Blackburn Rovers and Burnley fans to watch more matches at the Store First Stadium.

Suzanne Geldard: Burnley striker does not need new contract to prove he’s stay-Ing

Lancashire Telegraph: Danny Ings

1:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE debate about whether Danny Ings should or shouldn’t sign a new deal is a can of worms partially prised open.

Paul Wheelock column: Harmless Blackburn Rovers kit launch video has made an impact

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Thursday 17th July 2014

WITH the Rovers squad away at a training camp in Portugal there was potential for this being a quiet news week at Ewood.

West Brom defender Craig Dawson still keen on joining Clarets

Lancashire Telegraph: Craig Dawson - Wigan and Wanderers vying for his services

9:12am Thursday 17th July 2014

CRAIG Dawson is understood to be considering an official transfer request after Burnley had a second bid for the defender turned down by West Bromwich Albion.

Blackburn Rovers told to get ‘comic gold’ kit launch video back online

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

BLACKBURN design guru Wayne Hemingway has urged Rovers to ignore media mockery and put its kit promotion video back online.

Portugal trip will bring us together, says Rovers boss Bowyer

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer

9:15am Thursday 17th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes a week training in the red-hot heat of the Algarve will make his closely-knit squad even tighter.

Ramsbottom United to kick off season with King’s Lynn Town clash

Lancashire Telegraph: OPENER Ramsbottom United’s Lee Gaskell scored the first goal against Mossley

1:41pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PROMOTED Ramsbottom United will kick off life in the Evo-Stik League Premier Division at their Harry Williams Riverside Stadium home.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers kit launch video was bit of fun

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WELL Blackburn Rovers’ kit launch has certainly got people talking.

Willie Irvine: Burnley Beatle was ready for German row

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:30pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

OVERSEAS tours are popular with football teams these days. They were rare when I was playing, although we did go to West Germany to play in the mid to late 60s.



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