Drivers have been reminded about the extra congestion around Ewood Park before and after tonight’s big game.

Blackburn Rovers take on Newcastle United in the FA Cup at 7.45pm and motorists heading to Darwen are being urged to allow extra time or use an alternative routes.

Blackburn with Darwen Council said fans are also being urged to use these additional parking spaces available at the following locations:

Thwaites Theatre Car Park – 150 spaces BB2 4HT

Golden Cup – 40 spaces BB3 0AJ

Brook Industrial Estate – 90 spaces BB2 4JZ

Fernhurst – 40 spaces BB2 4JP

Verifyne Plastics – 100 spacesBB2 4PA

Brown Cow – 20 spaces 

Mill Hill Club – 30 spaces BB2 4EZ