Rovers have announced a pre-season friendly with Premier League side Everton.

It will be part of a Merseyside double-header, with Rovers having already announced a friendly with Liverpool

Marco Silva’s team will make the trip to Ewood Park on Thursday, July 26 (7.45pm), seven days after the Anfield side are due in East Lancashire.

Tickets will be priced at £10 for adults, £5 for seniors (65+) and young adults (ages 18-21), and £2 for juniors (under-18s). 

This is the sixth pre-season friendly to be announced and likely to complete the club’s preparations ahead of the Championship return.

Rovers have already confirmed games with Hibernian (July 8), Port Vale (July 14), Liverpool (July 19) Lincoln City (July 22) and Accrington Stanley (July 28).

Pre-season starts next Sunday (June 24) when the players head to Austria for a week-long training camp.