Andy Lochhead column: First win is important to help Clarets' confidence grow

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE wait for the first win of the season goes on and it’s starting to get a bit desperate now.

We are not a 'million miles away', insists Blackburn Rovers coach Craig Short

This Is Lancashire: Craig Short

12:34pm Friday 24th October 2014

DURING Blackburn Rovers’ 12-game unbeaten run to end last season, a run which has done much to raise expectations at Ewood Park, Craig Short would take his seat on the bench almost certain that they would not be beaten.

Strike partner reunion key to Premier League survival, says former Claret David Unsworth

This Is Lancashire:

11:04am Friday 24th October 2014

FORMER Claret David Unsworth has backed Burnley to stay up this season, although he hopes they find their form after Sunday’s meeting with Everton.

Burnley striker Lukas Jutkiewicz vows to end goal drought - with old club Everton up next...

This Is Lancashire:

9:28am Friday 24th October 2014

LUKAS Jutkiewicz faces Everton on Sunday for the first time since his Goodison Park exit – but the Burnley striker is more focused on breaking his Premier League duck than the opponents.

Craig Short: Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes is the best finisher I have played or worked with

This Is Lancashire:

6:00am Friday 24th October 2014

CRAIG Short has labelled Blackburn Rovers hitman Jordan Rhodes as the best finisher he has played or worked with.

Simon Garner column: Blackburn Rovers must take the game to Nottingham Forest

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Friday 24th October 2014

AS a footballer you’ve got to make things happen. It sounds like Blackburn didn’t do that until the second half on Tuesday.

Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman won’t rush star after death of girlfriend

This Is Lancashire:

11:13am Friday 24th October 2014

JOHN Coleman experienced ‘one of the saddest days’ he has had in football when he learned that Kal Naismith’s girlfriend had died.

Blackburn Rovers' move to become private company given green light

This Is Lancashire: Rovers Trust have moved to bring Ewood Park into the community by making the ground an ACV

11:40am Thursday 23rd October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will turn from a public limited company to a private one.

Everton's Europa League trip to France could benefit Clarets

This Is Lancashire: ROBERTO MARTINEZ

11:30am Thursday 23rd October 2014

WHEN Burnley’s Premier League match with Everton kicks-off on Sunday afternoon it will be just 65 hours since the Toffees finished their Europa League clash with Lille.

Blackburn Rovers defender Adam Henley determined to retain right back spot

This Is Lancashire:

9:25am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ADAM Henley hopes to have put a marker down for the Blackburn Rovers right-back spot after producing a performance he admits will do wonders for his confidence.

Clarets keeper Tom Heaton believes team spirit can lead to first Premier League win

This Is Lancashire: Tom Heaton applauds the Burnley fans

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

THE togetherness that helped Burnley win promotion can inspire them to a first Premier League win of the season.

Tyrone Marshall: Burnley must stick with 'Best of British' policy

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

AFTER West Ham’s £16.5million strike force had helped the Hammers steal all three points from Turf Moor on Saturday, the point was made that the Ecuadorian and Senegalese internationals signed by Sam Allardyce showed the difference between an established Premier League side and one whose sole ambition is to spend another year dining at the top table.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers' defensive improvement tempered by wasteful finishing

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

27. 9. 20. 17. 30. 12 ... No they’re not this weekend’s winning lottery numbers but the amount of shots Rovers have had in each of their last six matches.

Accrington Stanley register lowest league crowd

This Is Lancashire: John Coleman has happy memories of playing City

10:16am Thursday 23rd October 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley boss John Coleman isn’t too concerned with the poor attendance for Tuesday night’s 3-1 win over Hartlepool, after the Reds recorded their lowest attendance since they were in the UniBond League.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer praises players for response to half-time dressing down in Birmingham City win

This Is Lancashire:

11:23am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer praised his players for responding positively to his half-time dressing down in last night’s 1-0 home win over 10-man and managerless Birmingham City.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes needs to gamble more to get back on the goal trail

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ONE of the best strikers I listened to when I was a player was Gary Lineker.

Defender Bee Mee believes Clarets have adjusted well to Premier League football

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BEN Mee believes Burnley have come through their period of Premier League adjustment, and will get better.

Former England fast bowler released by Lancashire CCC

This Is Lancashire:

10:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER England fast bowler Kabir Ali has been released by Lancashire.

VIDEO: Blackburn Rovers 1 Birmingham City 0

This Is Lancashire:

9:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ROVERS returned to winning ways last night thanks to man-of-the-moment Ben Marshall’s fifth goal of the season.

Burnley midfielder Nathaniel Chalobah eyeing U21 European Championships starting spot

This Is Lancashire:

9:44am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

NATHANIEL Chalobah is eager to impress with Burnley and retain his place in the England under 21 team ahead of next summer’s European Championships.

Willie Irvine column: Burnley finding it tricky to keep out Premier League sides

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

LAST season in the Championship we were absolutely tremendous defensively, but now we are in the Premier League each week we are playing against international stars and I feel we cannot compete to keep them under control for the 90 minutes.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer pleased with second half display in win over Birmingham City

This Is Lancashire:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers moved to within three points of the play-offs last night after they ended their four-match winless run by beating 10-man and managerless Birmingham City 1-0 at Ewood Park.

FULL TIME: Accrington Stanley 3 Hartlepool United 1

This Is Lancashire:

10:00am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

ACCRINGTON Stanley claimed a home victory over Hartlepool United in League Two tonight – although only 947 were there to see it.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City

This Is Lancashire:

5:25pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

WELCOME to Ewood Park as Blackburn Rovers welcome Birmingham City.

TEAM NEWS: Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City

This Is Lancashire:

7:07pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have made two changes for tonight’s Championship clash at home to managerless Birmingham City.

Dan Clough column: Let's build on a good point - starting tonight

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A POINT at Ipswich must not be sniffed at and I certainly would have taken that before the game.

Clubs should be allowed to appeal against sending offs for two bookings, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

This Is Lancashire:

1:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has called on the football authorities to change the rule that prevents clubs from appealing against sending offs for two bookings.

Managing is a balancing act between getting results and building for the future, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AS Gary Bowyer was addressing the media yesterday afternoon he had no idea of the events taking place 100 miles down the M6.

Clarets midfielder Dean Marney faces late fitness test ahead of Everton clash

This Is Lancashire:

11:30am Tuesday 21st October 2014

DEAN Marney is set for a return to the Clarets side next weekend after narrowly missing out on Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to West Ham.

Accrington Stanley star Kal Naismith reeling after death of girlfriend

This Is Lancashire:

11:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

KAL Naismith has been told to take as much time off as he needs by Accrington Stanley after the death of his girlfriend last week.

Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede: We must back up our words with actions

This Is Lancashire:

9:39am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TOP scorer Rudy Gestede admits Blackburn Rovers must start backing up their words with actions.

Confident Burnley striker Ashley Barnes eager to force way back into starting line-up

This Is Lancashire: Ashley Barnes celebration web.jpg

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

ASHLEY Barnes believes he has proved he can be a goal threat at Premier League level – as he aims to force himself back into the Burnley starting line-up.

Stephen Cummings column: Dark days ahead unless Clarets begin to score

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

IT would be something of a stretch to describe the weather conditions at Turf Moor last Saturday as balmy, but from somewhere October had contrived to conjure the kind of afternoon which made a mockery of the fact that winter is lurking in the shadows.

Dave Burnley column: Burnley just need the X Factor in front of goal

This Is Lancashire:

11:33am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TAKE away the nature of the goals conceded and Burnley played quite well against West Ham United on Saturday.

Turf Moor to host England Under 21s next month

This Is Lancashire: The Turf Moor pitch

10:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

TURF Moor will play host to the England Under 21 side in November as they continue their preparations for the European Championships next summer.

Young Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan joins Burton Albion on loan

This Is Lancashire:

2:15pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

VERSATILE young Blackburn Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan has joined Burton Albion on a month's loan.

Birmingham City sack manager Lee Clark ahead of Blackburn Rovers clash

This Is Lancashire: Birmingham boss Lee Clark congratulates Gary Bowyer

2:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

BIRMINGHAM City have sacked manager Lee Clark ahead of their Championship clash with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park tomorrow night.

We need to find a way of winning, says Clarets boss Sean Dyche

This Is Lancashire:

2:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

SEAN Dyche said Burnley have to ‘find a way of winning’ after they missed a golden opportunity to secure their first three points of the season against West Ham.

VIDEO: Last-gasp Blackburn Rovers hero Ben Marshall not getting carried away with his own form

This Is Lancashire:

1:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

LAST-GASP Blackburn Rovers hero Ben Marshall insists he will not be getting carried away with his own fantastic form.

Clarets midfielder Matt Taylor goes under the knife to fix Achilles problem

This Is Lancashire:

11:46am Monday 20th October 2014

MATT Taylor is undergoing an operation on his injured Achilles today as he bids for a return to fitness.

George Boyd backing Burnley to survive despite wait for first win

This Is Lancashire:

11:08am Monday 20th October 2014

GEORGE Boyd insists that Burnley will not let Saturday’s home defeat against West Ham hit their belief that they can survive in the Premier League.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Ipswich Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

This Is Lancashire:

9:20am Monday 20th October 2014

BEN Marshall’s free kick, deep into injury time, curled nervelessly and beautifully over the wall, high into the corner of the net, has the potential to be much more than just a dramatic equaliser.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Clarets 1 West Ham United 3

This Is Lancashire:

9:23am Monday 20th October 2014

IN the space of just five minutes, West Ham showed what separates them from Burnley.

Andrew Greaves column: Misses are more costly than ever in top flight

This Is Lancashire:

3:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

WELL if we didn't realise how important it is to take your chances in the Premier League before Saturday then we certainly do now!

PLAYER RATINGS: Burnley 1 West Ham United 3

This Is Lancashire:

11:27am Monday 20th October 2014

SPORTS reporter Chris Flanagan gives his player ratings for Saturday's home defeat to West Ham.

Home comforts are a must for Burnley's Premier League survival

This Is Lancashire:

11:19am Monday 20th October 2014

THEY say there is no place like home, and if Burnley are to survive in the Premier League this season they need to make sure that rings true of Turf Moor.

PLAYER RATINGS: Ipswich Town 1 Blackburn Rovers 1

This Is Lancashire:

11:33am Monday 20th October 2014

ROVERS reporter Paul Wheelock gives his player ratings for this weekend's dramatic draw with Ipswich Town.

John O'Sullivan and David Raya extend loans away from Blackburn Rovers

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

10:37am Monday 20th October 2014

YOUNG Blackburn Rovers duo John O’Sullivan and David Raya have had their loans at Accrington Stanley and Southport respectively extended.

MATCH ANALYSIS: Stevenage 2 Accrington Stanley 1

This Is Lancashire:

11:35am Monday 20th October 2014

JOHN Coleman has been Accrington Stanley manager for each of their six trips to Stevenage and must be increasingly fed up of his side being on the wrong end of games at the Lamex Stadium.

Eric Kinder delighted as Blackburn Rovers U21s hold Arsenal side featuring Theo Walcott to a draw

This Is Lancashire:

11:46am Monday 20th October 2014

PROUD Blackburn Rovers U21s boss Eric Kinder paid tribute to his young team after they held Theo Walcott and Arsenal to a 0-0 draw.

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