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Dan Clough column: Blackburn Rovers’ fans have no need to panic

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ONCE again, hysteria has set in after one defeat away from home against a good side.

Simon Garner column: Blackburn Rovers have to improve their mentality

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Garner

1:50pm Friday 29th August 2014

IT will be a tough game at Wolves tomorrow, make no mistake about that.

Paul Wheelock column: Stance Blackburn Rovers owners Venky's have taken on Jordan Rhodes is bold one

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WITH Steve Bruce admitting his attempts to sign Jordan Rhodes are ‘dead and buried’ you would hope that brings to an end what, while not quite a saga, has certainly been the only story in town as far as Rovers fans are concerned this past week.

Simon Garner column: Blackburn Rovers ace Rhodes worth more than McCormack

Lancashire Telegraph: TRANSFER TARGET: Newcastle have expressed an interest in Leeds United striker Ross McCormack

12:50pm Friday 22nd August 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have got to be looking for a bid in the £12m to £15m bracket before they considering letting Jordan Rhodes go to Hull City.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers being made to pay the penalty

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

YOU are always at risk of being accused of sour grapes when you complain about officials after a defeat.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers ace Cairney deserves to be in running for award

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

IT was great to see Tom Cairney follow up his nomination at the Northwest Football Awards with a fine goal at Norwich last night.

Simon Garner column: Blackburn Rovers have got Blackpool at a good time

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Garner

3:50pm Friday 15th August 2014

BLACKPOOL are still in turmoil, there’s no question about that.

Paul Wheelock column: Cup exit left bad taste in the mouth

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

SHOULD we be surprised that Rovers crashed out of the League Cup to lower-division opposition?

Kevin Gallacher column: Opening point a frustrating one for Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Gallacher

3:10pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

I THINK you have to look at the draw in the opening game of the season against Cardiff as two points dropped.

Dan Clough column: Cairney can be central to attack-minded Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

THE longer I have to reflect on Friday’s draw with Cardiff the more I see it as two points dropped.

Simon Garner column: Blackburn Rovers' opening opponents Cardiff City may struggle

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Garner

4:10pm Friday 8th August 2014

CARDIFF are fancied by a lot of people to go straight back up – but not by me.

Paul Wheelock column: Promotion can be achieved but Blackburn Rovers' squad needs strengthening

Lancashire Telegraph: Boss Gary Bowyer on the day he was unveiled as Rovers’ permanent boss in May last year

2:50pm Thursday 7th August 2014

LET’S cut to the chase, the refreshing air of optimism swirling around Ewood Park is not misplaced – Rovers can win promotion this season.

Kevin Gallacher column: Don't risk Rudy Gestede unless he's 100% fit

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

5:31pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

I’D be tempted to start Rudy Gestede against Cardiff on Friday – but only if he is fully recovered from the illness he has been suffering.

Dan Clough column: I think this can be Blackburn Rovers' year

Lancashire Telegraph: Boss Gary Bowyer on the day he was unveiled as Rovers’ permanent boss in May last year

11:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

ROVERS boss Gary Bowyer says he cannot wait for the season to get under way on Friday night, and I for one join him in that anticipation.

Kevin Gallacher column: Now is time for fine-tuning Rovers' starting XI

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

GARY Bowyer will be looking to pick his strongest XI in the final two pre-season games this week.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Simon Garner column: Championship side should start in opening Blackburn Rovers friendly

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Rovers take on promotion chasing QPR at Ewood Park.

3:40pm Friday 11th July 2014

IF I was Gary Bowyer I would start with the same team that finished last season in tomorrow’s first friendly of the summer at Telford.

Paul Wheelock column: Rovers defence in need of reinforcements

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Thursday 10th July 2014

IF Rovers started the season with the strikers and attacking midfielders they currently have at their disposal you would not find me complaining.

Kevin Gallacher column: McCormack deal highlights value of star Rhodes

Lancashire Telegraph: Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes

5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

ROSS McCormack going to Fulham for £11m really sets the benchmark for Blackburn Rovers if they ever have to sell Jordan Rhodes.

Simon Garner column: Attacking style is way to go for Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Garner

3:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

SOME of the attacking football we have seen at this World Cup has been fantastic – and I hope Blackburn take note and start the new season the way we finished the last.

Paul Wheelock column: Paying off players is the correct but painful thing to do

Lancashire Telegraph: Dickson Etuhu

2:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

SHORT-TERM pain for long-term gain goes the old adage – and Rovers will certainly be hoping it rings true following their decision to pay off two more players.

Kevin Gallacher column: Team spirit crucial to Blackburn Rovers camp

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:35pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

IT was a good move by Blackburn to announce that Dickson Etuhu and DJ Campbell have left the club before training starts again today.

Simon Garner column: Biting an opponent is coward’s way out

Lancashire Telegraph: Luis Suarez has been handed a long ban

1:17pm Friday 27th June 2014

I SAW a lot in my career – but I never saw a player bite another player.

Paul Wheelock column: Gary Bowyer right to hit back at Doncaster owner

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer

4:28pm Thursday 26th June 2014

GOOD on Gary Bowyer for hitting back at Doncaster owner John Ryan over his comments that Chris Brown has penned a £10,000 per week deal at Blackburn Rovers.

Kevin Gallacher column: We may need to go down Goodwillie road again

Lancashire Telegraph: David Goodwillie has been given a community service order

10:36am Thursday 26th June 2014

BLACKBURN have bitten the bullet with David Goodwillie – and they may have to do the same with two or three other players yet.

Simon Garner column: No need to break up Blackburn Rovers striker pair

Lancashire Telegraph: Rudy Gestede

1:50pm Friday 20th June 2014

I SEE that we have been linked with Doncaster’s Chris Brown. I’ll be completely honest and say I do not know a great deal about him.

Simon Garner column: Phil Jones needs to stick as a centre back

Lancashire Telegraph: Rickie Lambert, right, and Phil Jones

3:00pm Friday 13th June 2014

I HOPE Phil Jones gets a chance to play for England in the World Cup.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers hampered by wages of transfer listed players

Lancashire Telegraph: Dickson Etuhu

2:40pm Thursday 12th June 2014

ROVERS have showed their intention to fall in line with the Championship’s controversial financial rules by transfer listing five big earners.

Kevin Gallacher column: Under Hodgson you'd need two layers

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Gallacher

2:30pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

WHEN I played under him at Blackburn Rovers I always found Roy Hodgson to be tactically astute.

Simon Garner column: Rochina not right for playmaker job at Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Garner

2:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

THERE has been talk this week about whether Blackburn Rovers need a playmaker next season. Some have said it should be Ruben Rochina, but I’m not sure about that.

Simon Garner column: The Rovers six should cut their losses

Lancashire Telegraph: Leon Best

12:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

IF I was to offer any advice to the six players Blackburn Rovers have put on the transfer list, it would be to take a pay cut and go and play football.

Kevin Gallacher column: Dunn effect still has its force at Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Gallacher

1:30pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

IT comes as no surprise to me that Gary Bowyer wants to keep David Dunn at Ewood Park.

Simon Garner: Venky's must keep talking to the fans

Lancashire Telegraph: Mrs Desai, head of owners the Venky’s

1:00pm Friday 23rd May 2014

IT is good to see that Venky’s have written an open letter to Blackburn Rovers supporters.

Paul Wheelock column: It is too early to write Luke Varney off as an unnecessary addition

Lancashire Telegraph: Luke Varney

3:40pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

LUKE Varney is not a signing that has set the fans’ pulses racing.

Kevin Gallacher column: Dunn still has plenty to offer Rovers but may move on

Lancashire Telegraph: David Dunn celebrates

4:00pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

DAVID Dunn’s new contract comes down to two things for me.

Simon Garner column: West Ham risk all if they sack Allardyce

Lancashire Telegraph: Sam Allardyce remains in the hot-seat at Upton Park for now. Picture: Action Images

4:00pm Friday 16th May 2014

IT’S a tough decision for West Ham to make over Sam Allardyce’s future.

Paul Wheelock column: Rovers must look to move on returning loanees

Lancashire Telegraph: Ruben Rochina

12:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

ROVERS’ squad will be swelled by the return of eight first-team players this summer once their loans end.

Kevin Gallacher column: Dyke's FA plan will hinder grassroots

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Gallacher

1:20pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

I DON’T agree with Football Association chairman Greg Dyke’s proposals for a B league at all.

Simon Garner column: Cairney has really impressed all year

Lancashire Telegraph: Rovers ace Tom Cairney

4:00pm Friday 9th May 2014

I WAS delighted to see Tom Cairney being named player of the year.

Paul Wheelock column: Rovers side needs only minor surgery

Lancashire Telegraph: Boss Gary Bowyer on the day he was unveiled as Rovers’ permanent boss in May last year

9:53am Friday 9th May 2014

IF the Rovers squad was in need of major surgery this time last year it is testament to Gary Bowyer’s astuteness in the transfer market that 12 months on it requires very little in the way of additions.

Kevin Gallacher column: Conway has been a Rovers revelation

Lancashire Telegraph: Craig Conway celebrates another Rovers goal with Jordan Rhodes

4:00pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

CRAIG Conway has been a great signing for Blackburn Rovers.

Dan Clough column: The future looks bright for Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: gary bowyer 8 10.jpg

2:00pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

SEVENTY points, 70 goals, plus-eight goal difference, 12 games unbeaten, three consecutive wins, two points behind sixth place and 26 clear of relegation.

Simon Garner column: Bowyer deserves credit for campaign

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer

4:00pm Friday 2nd May 2014

IT’S a great accolade for Rudy Gestede to be named the Championship’s player of the month.

Paul Wheelock column: Rejuvenated King can be difference

Lancashire Telegraph: Josh King has a chance to stake his claim

4:46pm Thursday 1st May 2014

MAYBE it was the continued outstanding form of the irrepressible Craig Conway? Or maybe it was the sight of a fired-up Ben Marshall back in training and itching for a first-team return?

Kevin Gallacher column: Case of ‘what if’ for Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph: Rudy Gestede

12:00pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

DO we go into the final game of the season with a better team than what we started the season with? I’d say definitely yes.

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