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Rovers Hall of Fame: The left backs
7:00am Saturday 9th June 2012 in Rovers Hall of Fame
Continuing our Hall of Fame series, we're giving you chance to decide who was the best Blackburn Rovers left back of all time.
Cast your vote at the bottom of this page.
Made 432 appearances between 1948 and 1961 and reached the FA Cup semi final in 1952, won promotion to Division One in 1958. and earned 17 England caps.
Eckersley went from being a junior footballer and lorry driver in Southport to one of England’s best left backs in just three years.
Signed by Rovers in 1948, he spent his entire career at the club.
Made 132 appearances between 1975 and 1979 for Rovers.
Bailey began his career at Blackburn Rovers as an apprentice in 1973 - making his professional bow in 1975.
After hovering on the fringes of the first team between 1975 and 1976, he became a regular for Rovers in 1976-77.
Graeme Le Saux
Made 154 appearances for between 1993-97 and won the Premier League in 1995 with Rovers having finished runners up in 1994.
He signed for Rovers in 1993 for £700,000 and immediately established himself as the club’s number one left back, due to his attacking threat and accurate crossing ability.