The Saturday Interview: Grass is greener for groundsman 'Buzzer'

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THE surroundings are not too dissimilar to how John Coleman left them.

Dyche has made a difference to defence, says Clarets ace

This Is Lancashire: Ian Woan (left) and Burnley boss Sean Dyche

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

WHEN Sean Dyche was appointed Burnley manager 691 days ago he inherited a team with the worst defensive record in the Championship.

Felix Magath's sacking from Fulham won't affect our preparations, says Blackburn Rovers boss

This Is Lancashire:

11:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

FULHAM’s decision to sack Felix Magath will have no bearing on the way Blackburn Rovers approach today’s Craven Cottage clash (3pm), according to Gary Bowyer.

Coleman happy to inherit squad rather than build

This Is Lancashire:

10:50am Saturday 20th September 2014

JOHN Coleman admits he is excited by the squad he has inherited on his re-appointment as Accrington Stanley manager, and admits that will be the biggest change.

Defender Trippier still aiming to get on the front foot

This Is Lancashire: Kieran Trippier

9:30am Saturday 20th September 2014

KIERAN Trippier has told fans to expect more from him going forward in the weeks to come as he adapts to the different challenges of the Premier League.

Gary Bowyer won't rein in Blackburn Rovers in order to find the right balance

This Is Lancashire:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has vowed not to rein in his side’s attacking instincts in order to get the balance he recognises they must acquire.

Chance for other strikers to shine in Ings' absence

This Is Lancashire:

12:30pm Saturday 20th September 2014

IT was disappointing news this week to hear that Danny Ings is going to be out for a little while.

Five-star Blackburn Rovers U21s sweep aside Stoke City to return to winning ways

This Is Lancashire: Mark Yeates tries to get away from Blackburn's Connor Mahoney

9:06pm Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers U21s returned to winning ways in style with a 5-2 victory over Stoke City at Leigh Sports Village tonight.

Sean Dyche warns Sunderland not to underestimate his Burnley side

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

SEAN Dyche has warned Sunderland not to underestimate his side at Turf Moor tomorrow.

We have to get back to keeping clean sheets, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have scored 55 league goals in 2014.

The players decide who takes penalties, says Burnley boss Dyche

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

SEAN Dyche will continue to let his players decide among themselves who should take penalties – despite Scott Arfield’s late miss at Selhurst Park last week.

Corry Evans urges Blackburn Rovers to start showing some consistency

This Is Lancashire: Billy Clarke is challenged by Blackburn's Corry Evans

8:35am Friday 19th September 2014

CORRY Evans has called on his Blackburn Rovers team-mates to start showing consistency if they are to stand a chance of being in the promotion shake-up come May.

Danny Ings' injury lay-off could have been worse, says Clarets boss Dyche

This Is Lancashire:

8:33am Friday 19th September 2014

SEAN Dyche is relieved that the hamstring injury that will keep Danny Ings out of action for the best part of a month is not as bad it could have been.

Andy Lochhead column: Clarets strikers will find their scoring boots soon

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

SEAN Dyche has plenty of options up front this season but the strikers will be desperate to get their first goal.

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

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Friday 19th September 2014

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

Blackburn Rovers send goalkeeper David Raya and midfielder John O'Sullivan out on loan

This Is Lancashire: Charlie Tootill with young player of the year David Raya

10:48am Friday 19th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers goalkeeper David Raya and midfielder John O'Sullivan have signed initial one-month loan deals with Southport and Accrington Stanley respectively.

Chris Flanagan column: Jutkiewicz will be hard to depose at Turf Moor

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IT is a decision that does not have to be made just yet, but the likelihood is it will have to be made at some point. Lukas Jutkiewicz or Sam Vokes. Will either deserve to be left out?

Ex-Claret Fletcher faces battle for Turf Moor return

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

STEVEN Fletcher returns to Turf Moor for the first time on Saturday – but he faces a battle just to get on the Sunderland bench.

We can’t let our form slip, admits Clarets defender Mee

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

BEN Mee knows Burnley’s defence cannot afford to let their standards slip – because the Clarets’ new signings are ready and waiting to take their places.

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer says his side deserved at least a draw in Derby County defeat

This Is Lancashire:

9:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

RIVALS managers Gary Bowyer and Steve McClaren had contrasting views on the outcome of last night's five-goal thriller at Ewood Park.

HOME COMFORTS: Burnley captain Shackell urges success at Turf Moor

This Is Lancashire:

9:27am Thursday 18th September 2014

JASON Shackell is targeting Burnley’s first win of the season on Saturday – insisting the Clarets need victories at Turf Moor if they are to stay in the Premier League.

Injured Burnley star Ings could face four weeks out

This Is Lancashire:

9:25am Thursday 18th September 2014

DANNY Ings is expected to be out for around four weeks after picking up a hamstring injury at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Paul Wheelock column: Jordan Rhodes has displayed character and respect since seeing Hull City move blocked

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Thursday 18th September 2014

JORDAN Rhodes’ conduct before, during and after his on-off move to Hull says a lot about his character and his respect for Rovers.

Accrington Stanley appoint Coleman

10:23am Thursday 18th September 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley have confirmed the return of John Coleman as their new manager.

FULL-TIME: Blackburn Rovers 2 Derby County 3

This Is Lancashire:

10:22pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

ROVERS' nine-match unbeaten league run at Ewood Park came to an end last night.

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County

This Is Lancashire: Rovers set for United clash

6:56pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have named an unchanged team for tonight’s Championship clash at home to last season’s beaten play-off finalists Derby County.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v Derby County

This Is Lancashire: Gary Bowyer

5:17pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

GOALS from Rudy Gestede and Ben Marshall were not enough for Blackburn Rovers as they crashed to their first home defeat of the season against Derby County.

Willie Irvine column: Clarets defender Duff improving with every game

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

MICHAEL Duff says that he is relishing his second chance at the Premier League, and no wonder. For the defender has been a real top performer for the Clarets so far this season.

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

This Is Lancashire:

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.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer says repeat of Wigan Athletic win is well within grasp

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE excitement Blackburn Rovers fans felt after seeing their side blow Wigan Athletic away with a sparkling second-half show on Saturday came as no surprise to Gary Bowyer.

Burnley striker Vokes on the road to recovery

This Is Lancashire:

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BURNLEY striker Sam Vokes is still some way from a return to first-team action – despite reports that he could be back for Wales’ two Euro 2016 qualifiers next month.

The clean sheets will come, insists Blackburn Rovers defender Matt Kilgallon

This Is Lancashire:

9:26am Wednesday 17th September 2014

FIT-AGAIN centre back Matt Kilgallon insists Blackburn Rovers can get back to having one of the meanest defences in the Championship.

Clarets new boy George Boyd says fitness will improve performance

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

GEORGE Boyd insists fans did not see the best of him on his impressive Burnley debut – vowing to improve further once he is fully fit.

Steve McClaren: Playing Blackburn Rovers is never easy

This Is Lancashire: Steve McClaren. Picture: Action Images

10:04am Wednesday 17th September 2014

IF Steve McClaren needed any reminder of how tough a test Derby County could be in for at Ewood Park tonight then he got one on Saturday.

Accrington Stanley set to re-appoint former management duo Coleman and Bell

This Is Lancashire:

9:52am Wednesday 17th September 2014

JOHN Coleman is set to make a dramatic return to Accrington Stanley for a second spell in charge of the Reds, more than two and a half years after leaving.

FULL TIME: Oxford United 3 Accrington Stanley 1

ACCRINGTON Stanley had James Gray sent off as they fell to defeat at Oxford United tonight.

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

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

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

Dave Burnley: Nil-nil draws a sign Burnley are on right track this time

This Is Lancashire:

3:16pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

No-score draws for Burnley in our past Premier League fixtures have been like buses, you wait for ages then two come along at once.

Blackburn Rovers striker Luke Varney praised ahead of clash with former club Derby County

This Is Lancashire: French defender Christopher Routis challenges Blackburn opponent Luke Varney

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers striker Luke Varney will go into tomorrow night’s clash with his former club Derby County at Ewood Park with praise ringing in his ears.

Burnley boss Dyche backs Marvin Sordell as Danny Ings replacement

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

SEAN Dyche has backed Marvin Sordell to rediscover the attributes that made him an ‘outstanding’ young player when the pair last worked together.

Blackburn Rovers star David Dunn not thought to be interested in Accrington Stanley post

This Is Lancashire: David Dunn celebrates

11:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley have received more than 100 applications to become their next manager.

Clarets defender Duff’s delight at Premier League return

This Is Lancashire:

9:42am Tuesday 16th September 2014

MICHAEL Duff is relishing every minute of his second chance in the Premier League, having missed most of the season through injury when Burnley last graced the top division.

Star midfielder Tom Cairney willing to play wherever Blackburn Rovers want him to

This Is Lancashire:

9:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers star Tom Cairney is happy to continue being Gary Bowyer’s go-to-guy in midfield – as he believes he can stamp his mark on a match no matter where he plays.

Blackburn Rovers U21s suffer first defeat of the season

This Is Lancashire: Rovers set for United clash

10:28am Tuesday 16th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers U21s have suffered their first defeat of the season.

Burnley captain Shackell satisfied with second successive Premier League clean sheet

This Is Lancashire:

5:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

BURNLEY skipper Jason Shackell was pleased to secure a second successive clean sheet in Saturday's 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace – but admitted mixed feelings about the result.

PLAYER RATINGS: Crystal Palace 0-0 Burnley

This Is Lancashire:

4:06pm Monday 15th September 2014

CLARETS reporter Tyrone Marshall gives his player ratings for this weekend's goalless draw at Crystal Palace.

UPDATE: Burnley to assess Ings hamstring injury

This Is Lancashire:

1:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

BURNLEY will assess Danny Ings’ hamstring injury today after the striker limped out of the 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

This Is Lancashire:

9:13am Monday 15th September 2014

IT was fitting on the day that singer-songwriter Reece Bibby wowed the crowds at a sun-kissed Ewood Park that Ben Marshall produced a performance that did much to suggest that he can provide the X Factor for Gary Bowyer this season.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer challenges Ben Marshall to keep showing Premier League quality

This Is Lancashire:

9:17am Monday 15th September 2014

GARY Bowyer has challenged Ben Marshall to keep showing his Premier League quality after the midfielder inspired Blackburn Rovers to a win which leaves them in buoyant mood going into Wednesday’s home clash with Derby County.

PLAYER RATINGS: Blackburn Rovers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this Saturday's 3-1 home win over Wigan Athletic.

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