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Former Rovers striker Chris Thompson dies
FORMER Blackburn Rovers striker Chris Thompson has died aged just 52.
Thompson started his career with Bolton, before joining Rovers in 1983 following a loan spell with Lincoln City.
A strike partner to Simon Garner, Thompson made 100 appearances for the club and scored 26 goals.
After leaving Rovers in 1986, he went on to play for Wigan, Blackpool and Carddiff, before ending his career with Walsall.
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