Illness may force Rovers striker out of Africa

This Is Lancashire: Rudy Gestede

9:00am Monday 28th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will assess Rudy Gestede before deciding whether the striker is well enough to make a 10,000-mile round trip to Malawi just days before the start of the new season.

FULL TIME: Bradford City 0 Blackburn Rovers 0

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4:48pm Saturday 26th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers played out a goalless draw at Bradford City in a pre-season friendly this afternoon.

MATCHDAY LIVE: Bradford City v Blackburn Rovers

2:31pm Saturday 26th July 2014

UPDATES from Blackburn Rovers' pre-season friendly at Bradford City this afternoon.

Rochina pondering Blackburn Rovers stay

This Is Lancashire: Ruben Rochina

10:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

RUBEN Rochina is contemplating staying at Blackburn Rovers for the final year of his contract despite interest from clubs in Spain.

Blackburn Rovers boss eyes new strike pairing

This Is Lancashire: Chris Brown

1:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer will be out to prove that bigger is better when his side visit Bradford City in pre-season friendly action tomorrow afternoon.

Rovers striker Rhodes has belief in promotion push

This Is Lancashire:

9:01am Friday 25th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes is hoping to repay the club’s faith in him by spearheading a charge to the Premier League this season.

Rovers pair Brown and Spurr to play at Bradford

This Is Lancashire: Tommy Spurr

6:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers fans should get their first glimpse of new striker Chris Brown in Saturday’s friendly at Bradford City.

Paul Wheelock column: Blackburn Rovers will hope Gestede is out of Africa

This Is Lancashire: 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.

FULL-TIME: Accrington Stanley 2 Blackburn Rovers 2

This Is Lancashire:

9:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

DEFENSIVE disasters spared Rovers defeat to their lower-division neighbours at a sun-kissed Store First Stadium last night.

Accrington Stanley draw was a good workout for Blackburn Rovers, says boss Gary Bowyer

This Is Lancashire: Gary Bowyer described Watford as "a top, top team'. Picture: Action Images.

9:44am Thursday 24th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer labelled last night's friendly at a sun-kissed Store First Stadium as a ‘good workout’ after his side twice came from behind to earn a draw with lower-league neighbours Accrington Stanley.

TEAM NEWS: Accrington Stanley v Blackburn Rovers

This Is Lancashire: David Dunn celebrates

7:21pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have named a strong side for tonight’s friendly at neighbours Accrington Stanley.

Kevin Gallacher column: Midfield decisions key for Blackburn Rovers

This Is Lancashire: 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.

Gary Bowyer expecting Blackburn Rovers to look 'leggy' in pre-season Accrington Stanley clash

This Is Lancashire:

1:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

IF BLACKBURN Rovers look leggy in tonight’s pre-season friendly at neighbours Accrington Stanley (7.45pm) then you will not find Gary Bowyer complaining.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer confident Rudy Gestede will be flying for start of season

This Is Lancashire: Rudy Gestede celebrates scoring for Rovers - and he wants to add even more before the end of the season

9:12am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer insists Rudy Gestede will be fit and firing for the opening game of the campaign against his former club Cardiff City – despite the fact the striker is set to miss another week of pre-season.

Dean Rittenberg the super sub as Blackburn Rovers U21s beat AFC Darwen

This Is Lancashire: Dean Rittenberg

10:11am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers U21s made it back-to-back pre-season victories with a 1-0 win at neighbours AFC Darwen last night.

Garry Flitcroft: Blackburn Rovers will have to grind it out if they are to win promotion

This Is Lancashire: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley stunned Forest Green

5:33pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE story goes that after the Blackburn Rovers players finally made their way back to the away dressing room at Deepdale after sealing their place back in the Premiership with a 1-0 win at Preston North End on that memorable midweek May night in 2001, a physically drained Garry Flitcroft told his team-mates they had just gone through their hardest season of their life.

Darwen ready for return of Blackburn Rovers

This Is Lancashire: Kevin Gallacher

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will renew an historic rivalry with neighbours AFC Darwen tonight when they send a team to the WEC Anchor Ground for a pre-season friendly (7.45pm).

Squad now boasts the flexibility we need, says Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer

This Is Lancashire: Gary Bowyer described Watford as "a top, top team'. Picture: Action Images.

9:38am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes winger Ben Marshall is the perfect example of the flexibility his squad now boasts.

Garry Flitcroft believes top-flight return would be fitting for Blackburn Rovers star David Dunn

This Is Lancashire: dunn.jpg

9:00am Monday 21st July 2014

GARRY Flitcroft believes there would be no better way for David Dunn to round off his Blackburn Rovers career than by leading his hometown club back into the Premier League.

Blackburn Rovers legend Derek Fazackerley joins Oxford United

This Is Lancashire: Derek Fazackerley

7:27am Monday 21st July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers record appearance holder Derek Fazackerley has joined League Two outfit Oxford United as assistant head coach.

Devarn Green eager to stake Blackburn Rovers claim

This Is Lancashire:

12:20pm Saturday 19th July 2014

TEENAGER Devarn Green admits his maiden taste of first-team football with Blackburn Rovers has left him desperately wanting more.

Blackburn Rovers still interested in signing Manchester United starlet Michael Keane

This Is Lancashire: Michael Keane

10:20am Saturday 19th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers remain interested in re-signing Manchester United starlet Michael Keane despite the arrival of Alex Baptiste.

Simon Garner column: Wait until January for more signings

This Is Lancashire:

4:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

IF we were to start the season with the squad we’ve got now I’d be satisfied.

Adam Henley determined to earn starting Blackburn Rovers spot

This Is Lancashire: Adam Henley

9:08am Friday 18th July 2014

FIT-AGAIN Adam Henley admits he feels he has a point to prove after two ‘terrible’ years.

Sales up as Blackburn Rovers home shirt hits the stores

This Is Lancashire:

12:00pm Friday 18th July 2014

SALES were up when the new Blackburn Rovers home shirt hit the shops for the first time yesterday.

Paul Wheelock column: Harmless Blackburn Rovers kit launch video has made an impact

This Is Lancashire:

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.

Blackburn Rovers told to get ‘comic gold’ kit launch video back online

This Is Lancashire:

9:23am Thursday 17th July 2014

BLACKBURN design guru Wayne Hemingway has urged Rovers to ignore media mockery and put its kit promotion video back online.

Portugal trip will bring us together, says Rovers boss Bowyer

This Is Lancashire: Gary Bowyer

9:15am Thursday 17th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer believes a week training in the red-hot heat of the Algarve will make his closely-knit squad even tighter.

Kevin Gallacher column: Blackburn Rovers kit launch video was bit of fun

This Is Lancashire:

1:50pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

WELL Blackburn Rovers’ kit launch has certainly got people talking.

Cairney hails Rhodes deal as top business for Blackburn Rovers

This Is Lancashire: Tom Cairney celebrates his goal at Barnsley

9:23am Wednesday 16th July 2014

REIGNING player of the year Tom Cairney believes Blackburn Rovers have already done their most important business of the summer – tying talisman Jordan Rhodes down to a new contract.

Former Blackburn Rovers midfielder Alex Marrow signs for Carlisle United

This Is Lancashire: Alex Marrow

3:27pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ALEX Marrow has signed a one-year deal with League Two outfit Carlisle United after negotiating his release from Blackburn Rovers.

Striker Leon Best left at home by Blackburn Rovers

This Is Lancashire: 'Leon can be the best'

12:30pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

LEON Best was not part of the 27-man Blackburn Rovers party that headed to Portugal yesterday for a week-long warm-weather training camp.

Midfielder Alex Marrow leaves Blackburn Rovers by mutual agreeement

This Is Lancashire: Alex Marrow

2:02pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

ALEX Marrow has left Blackburn Rovers by mutual agreement.

Young defender Jack O’Connell eyes bigger Blackburn Rovers role

This Is Lancashire: Jack O'Connell

9:15am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PROMISING centre back Jack O’Connell is determined to follow in the footsteps of Grant Hanley and break into the Blackburn Rovers first team.

Blackburn Rovers get more than 2,000 tickets for Blackpool

This Is Lancashire: gary bowyer badge 16 9.jpg

10:34am Tuesday 15th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have been allocated 2,287 tickets for their first away game of the season at Blackpool.

VIDEO: Zebra Claims Ltd announced as Blackburn Rovers' new shirt sponsors

This Is Lancashire:

6:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have announced that Zebra Claims Ltd will be the club's shirt sponsor for the 2014-15 season.

Bowyer: Baptiste can be Blackburn Rovers' Mr Versatile

This Is Lancashire: IT ISN’T OVER ’TIL... Alex Baptiste turns away in celebration after scoring Wanderers last-gasp equaliser against Yeovil at the Reebok.

9:00am Monday 14th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer is relishing working with Alex Baptiste for the first time today after ending his year-long pursuit of a defender he describes as ‘more than one player’.

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer satisfied after pre-season opener

This Is Lancashire: Gary Bowyer described Watford as "a top, top team'. Picture: Action Images.

12:28pm Sunday 13th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer declared himself satisfied after his side ran out 4-0 winners at Telford United yesterday in their first friendly of the summer.

FULL-TIME: AFC Telford United 0 Blackburn Rovers 4

This Is Lancashire: Ruben Rochina

5:35pm Saturday 12th July 2014

RUBEN Rochina scored twice and Leon Best and Jack O’Connell once each as Rovers started their pre-season preparations with an ultimately comfortable victory over their non-league opponents.

TEAM NEWS: AFC Telford United v Blackburn Rovers

This Is Lancashire: Tommy Spurr

2:19pm Saturday 12th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers will field two entirely different line-ups in today's pre-season opener at Conference Premier new boys AFC Telford United (3pm).

Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer boosted by double defender deal

This Is Lancashire: Gary Bowyer

8:55am Sunday 13th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers last night moved to strengthen their defensive options by signing Alex Baptiste on a season-long loan from rivals Bolton Wanderers and agreeing a new contract for Markus Olsson.

Blackburn Rovers sign Alex Baptiste on loan from Bolton Wanderers – and agree new Markus Olsson contract

This Is Lancashire: BLACKBURN LINK Wanderers defender Alex Baptiste could be on the move

5:27pm Friday 11th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers have signed versatile defender Alex Baptiste on a season-long loan from Championship rivals Bolton Wanderers – and tied left-back Markus Olsson down to a new contract.

Simon Garner column: Championship side should start in opening Blackburn Rovers friendly

This Is Lancashire: 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.

David Dunn signs new Blackburn Rovers contract

This Is Lancashire: David Dunn celebrates

11:04am Friday 11th July 2014

DAVID Dunn has signed a new one-year contract at Blackburn Rovers.

Familiar face awaits Blackburn Rovers assistant manager at AFC Telford United

This Is Lancashire:

1:30pm Friday 11th July 2014

IT will be a trip down memory lane for Gary Bowyer’s right-hand man when Blackburn Rovers kick-off their pre-season preparations at AFC Telford United tomorrow (3pm).

Jordan Rhodes joy at new deal as Blackburn Rovers boss backs striker to come out firing

This Is Lancashire: Jordan Rhodes celebrates his opener

9:00am Friday 11th July 2014

PROLIFIC striker Jordan Rhodes has handed Blackburn Rovers a massive boost ahead of the start of the new season by signing a new contract tying him to the club until 2019.

Jordan Rhodes signs new contract with Blackburn Rovers

This Is Lancashire: Blackburn Rovers striker Jordan Rhodes

5:35pm Thursday 10th July 2014

JORDAN Rhodes has signed a new contract with Blackburn Rovers.

Paul Wheelock column: Rovers defence in need of reinforcements

This Is Lancashire:

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.

Blackburn Rovers youngster Josh Morris re-signs for Fleetwood Town on loan

This Is Lancashire: Josh Morris

11:07am Thursday 10th July 2014

BLACKBURN Rovers youngster Josh Morris has re-signed for Fleetwood Town on loan.

Rovers striker Brown is a perfect foil, says Davidson

This Is Lancashire: Chris Brown

9:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

NEW striker Chris Brown has been backed to be a big hit at Blackburn Rovers.






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