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Simon Garner column: The next four away games will be a real test of Blackburn Rovers' mettle

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 17th October 2014

IPSWICH and the three away matches which follow tomorrow’s trip to Portman Road are going to be a real test of Blackburn’s mettle.

Paul Wheelock column: If Josh King is serious about leaving Blackburn Rovers then there is no point standing in his way

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:00pm Thursday 16th October 2014

IF Josh King is serious about looking to leave Rovers in January then there is no point standing in his way.

Kevin Gallacher column: Which curse will prevail at Ipswich Town?

Lancashire Telegraph: Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy. Picture: Action Images

3:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

BLACKBURN very rarely win at Portman Road. But then again Ipswich boss Mick McCarthy has just been named manager of the month, and we all know what that means if the curse is true.

Dan Clough column: Scotland snub for Jordan Rhodes is just one of many for Blackburn Rovers players

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

HOW Jordan Rhodes can be constantly overlooked for his national team is beyond me.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers defender Markus Olsson has taken his chance in real style

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:00pm Thursday 9th October 2014

GARY Bowyer has shown he has a sharp eye for a player over his 18 months in charge of Rovers.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers are still in touch with leaders

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

WE are a quarter of a way into the season and while Blackburn’s results may not be as good as we would all like, the table actually does not look that bad.

Dan Clough column: Give Gary Bowyer time to get things right at Blackburn Rovers

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

2:00pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

THERE has been much talk among Rovers fans across web channels about whether Gary Bowyer should remain as our manager.

Simon Garner column: Blackburn Rovers shouldn't have to score two or three goals a game to win a match

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:19pm Friday 3rd October 2014

BLACKBURN need to put their poor defending and inconsistency to bed as quickly as possible before the problems get any worse.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers midfielder Ben Marshall provides plenty of options

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:49pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BEN Marshall playing as an attacking right back could give Blackburn Rovers the option to go 3-5-2.

Simon Garner column: You can't teach what Jordan Rhodes does so well

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 26th September 2014

JORDAN Rhodes’ goal on Saturday against Fulham – you just can’t teach that.

Paul Wheelock column: Ryan Tunnicliffe has given Blackburn Rovers boss tough decision

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

WITH Jason Steele and Shane Duffy having made such accomplished full debuts in the win at Fulham, it’s almost been forgotten just how effective Rovers’ other deadline day recruit was on his last appearance for the club.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers ace Craig Conway proves he’s a real fighter

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

AS a footballer there are two ways you can go when you find yourself out of the team and on the bench.

Dan Clough column: Blackburn Rovers showed real character at Craven Cottage

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

I HAVE to admit to being very disheartened by last week’s defeat at home to Derby.

Simon Garner column: Win at Fulham and it'll have been a good week for Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

THE defeat to Derby has put a bit more pressure on Blackburn going into the Fulham game tomorrow.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers midfielders have got to aim for six goals each

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

AS we saw on Saturday, it’s a massive bonus when you’ve got players like Ben Marshall and Tom Cairney who can strike the ball with consistency from distance.

Dan Clough column: Fortress Ewood Park can take Blackburn Rovers up

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

UNDER Sam Allardyce, Rovers were very difficult to beat at home.

Simon Garner column: I want nine points out of Blackburn Rovers' next four matches

Lancashire Telegraph: Gary Bowyer at work in his office

4:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

GARY Bowyer has got some very tough decisions to make before naming his starting line-up for tomorrow’s match against Wigan.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers captain Grant Hanley will have come back on a high

Lancashire Telegraph: Grant Hanley played the full 90 minutes for Scotland against England

3:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CAPTAIN Grant Hanley will have returned to Blackburn Rovers on a high.

Dan Clough column: Blackburn Rovers have long been blessed with great goalkeepers

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

IN the 20 years or so I have been watching Rovers – since I was about seven – we have been blessed with top quality goalkeepers.

Simon Garner column: Josh King has uncertain future at Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Friday 5th September 2014

IT was good to see Josh King had the chance to showcase his talents at Wembley on Wednesday night with Norway.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers new boys have potential to give their boss a serious selection headache

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:16pm Thursday 4th September 2014

ROVERS’ deadline day signings have the potential to give Gary Bowyer some serious selection dilemmas.

Kevin Gallacher column: Deadline day moves strengthen spine of Blackburn Rovers

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:00pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

JUDGING by Gary Bowyer’s transfer deadline day signings it is clear he is still trying to get the backbone of his side right.

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.


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