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Appleton hopes for derby catalyst

4:56pm Sunday 17th March 2013

MICHAEL Appleton believes David Dunn's late derby leveller can prove a catalyst for Blackburn Rovers' season finale.

FULL TIME: Blackburn Rovers 1 Burnley 1

2:32pm Sunday 17th March 2013

DAVID Dunn’s 95th-minute equaliser preserved Blackburn Rovers’ 34-year unbeaten record over Burnley as this afternoon’s East Lancashire derby at Ewood Park ended all square.

Live East Lancashire derby day: Rovers 1 Clarets 1

9:22am Sunday 17th March 2013

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Kane returns to Rovers on loan

3:30pm Friday 15th March 2013

TODD Kane has returned to Blackburn Rovers after signing a month-long loan deal.

'Pope double' Jim Bowen to 'bless' the East Lancashire derby

Lancashire Telegraph: Jim Bowen and Pope Francis

2:00pm Friday 15th March 2013

COMEDIAN Jim Bowen will say a prayer for both teams before Sunday’s East Lancashire derby after being dubbed a look-alike for the new Pope.

Jake’s Kean to make up for Blackburn Rovers cup woe

1:30pm Friday 15th March 2013

JAKE Kean will feature in his first East Lancashire derby on Sunday, and the keeper says Blackburn Rovers must use the deep pain of missing out on a place at Wembley to motivate them against Burnley.

It’s not all about the strikers, warns former Burnley skipper

1:20pm Friday 15th March 2013

CHARLIE Austin has 47 per cent of Burnley’s Championship goals this season, Jordan Rhodes exactly half of Blackburn Rovers’.

Appleton: 'Derby must be a spark for Blackburn Rovers'

Lancashire Telegraph: MICHAEL APPLETON

10:00am Friday 15th March 2013

MICHAEL Appleton believes the Championship finale gives Blackburn Rovers the chance to change their ‘entire mentality’ – as he calls for bravery in Sunday’s East Lancashire derby.

Ings: 'Burnley can make history on derby day'

Lancashire Telegraph: Danny Ings

10:05am Friday 15th March 2013

DANNY Ings has called on all Clarets to “make history” on derby day.

Burnley butcher creates derby day sausages

Lancashire Telegraph: Heys staff Matthew Stott, Neil Whitaker and Danny Heys try the breakfast kebab

11:03am Friday 15th March 2013

A BURNLEY butcher has created a unique breakfast kebab – just in time for derby day.

Politics put aside for East Lancashire derby match

Lancashire Telegraph: JACK STRAW: Is said to have warmed to the AV system.

1:56pm Thursday 14th March 2013

POLITICAL rivals will put their differences to one side as Burnley and Blackburn do battle in Sunday’s big derby fixture at Ewood Park.

Managers go head-to-head at Blackburn Rovers v Burnley derby

11:30am Thursday 14th March 2013

SUNDAY won’t be the first time Sean Dyche and Michael Appleton have gone head-to-head this season.

We know how much a derby would win to fans: Duff

11:20am Thursday 14th March 2013

FOR Michael Duff, Sunday promises to be the defender’s fifth derby date. He is desperate to taste victory for the first time, but he knows the fans are hungrier still.

Derby day key for out of form Rovers

10:30am Thursday 14th March 2013

BLACKBURN Rovers have lost many of the reasons to be really proud about their football club over the past couple of years – but one bragging right remains intact.

Vokes bids for derby double

10:09am Thursday 14th March 2013

SAM Vokes says it meant a lot to him to score an important derby goal, but it would mean even more to grab the winner this Sunday.

Safety will be top priority on East Lancashire derby day, say police

Lancashire Telegraph: Police near Turf Moor on the last derby day

2:02pm Thursday 14th March 2013

A POLICE chief has pledged not to let a minority spoil the derby.

Emmerdale Clarets fan stirs up East Lancashire derby rivals

Lancashire Telegraph: Richard Moore

5:00pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

EMMERDALE star and Clarets-mad fan Richard Moore has stoked up the rivalry ahead of the big derby with Blackburn on Sunday.

Dyche: Burnley can use derby match against Blackburn Rovers to hit back after Hull loss

Lancashire Telegraph: Picture: Action Images

9:35am Wednesday 13th March 2013

BURNLEY boss Sean Dyche believes Sunday’s derby will be the perfect platform for his players to bounce back, after admitting they have been struck by a fear factor at Turf Moor.

Lucky Blackburn Rovers fan wins East Lancashire derby tickets

Lancashire Telegraph: James Galbraith with Rebecca Robertson of the Youth Zone

2:42pm Wednesday 13th March 2013

A TWELVE-year-old Blackburn Rovers fan will watch his heroes take on their rivals after winning a prize draw.

Henley set to miss rest of Rovers' season

11:27am Tuesday 12th March 2013

ADAM Henley is expected to miss the rest of Blackburn Rovers' season after suffering a hamstring injury at Millwall on Sunday.

No home win in five for Burnley

11:23am Tuesday 12th March 2013

BURNLEY will go into Sunday’s derby with Blackburn Rovers hoping to recover from a third defeat in five winless home games, after slipping up against high flying Hull City last night.

Rovers and Clarets fans to go head-to-head in dance-off hours before derby clash

Lancashire Telegraph: DJ LP Lewis Pearce, MC Lukey P, Luke Purceoo, DJ Evvo Declan Evans and FergieB Brendan Ferguson

2:06pm Tuesday 12th March 2013

ROVERS and Clarets fans will go head-to-head on the dancefloor just hours before their teams meet this weekend.

Rovers and Clarets rivalries set aside in tribute to East Lancashire fan

Lancashire Telegraph: Janice Fretwell

1:22pm Monday 11th March 2013

CLUB rivalries have been temporarily set aside in the lead-up to this weekend’s East Lancashire derby to continue the legacy of a dedicated fan who died last year.

Derby-day warning to Blackburn Rovers and Burnley fans after four are arrested

Lancashire Telegraph: A fan is arrested at Tuesday's match

1:25pm Thursday 7th March 2013

FOOTBALL fans are being warned to behave ahead of the upcoming derby match.

Squad must now shape up, says Blackburn Rovers boss

1:00pm Tuesday 5th March 2013

MICHAEL Appleton has demanded a response from his players in tonight’s game at Bolton Wanderers, knowing a revival in fortunes in Blackburn Rovers’ next four matches could drastically change the mood around the club.

Blackburn Rovers and Burnley fans in fun derby clash

1:10pm Friday 1st March 2013

CLARETS and Rovers fans are set to go head-to-head in a charity grudge match at the King George's playing fields behind the Alma pub, Baxenden, at 2pm.

Racism not tolerated, say Clarets after claim Blackburn Rovers player was abused

Lancashire Telegraph: Colin Kazim-Richards

12:00pm Wednesday 13th February 2013

BURNLEY Football Club have reiterated they have a zero tolerance approach to racism after allegations that Blackburn Rovers forward Colin Kazim-Richards was abused during December’s East Lancashire derby at Turf Moor.

League games on for Rovers v Burnley derby

4:39pm Tuesday 12th February 2013

THE Blackburn Sunday League has announced that no games will be postponed on the weekend of the Blackburn Rovers against Burnley derby clash at Ewood Park on March 17.



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