TEAM NEWS: Accrington Stanley v Blackburn Rovers

There are starting spots for David Dunn and Josh King

There are starting spots for David Dunn and Josh King

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

Paul Robinson, new boy Alex Baptiste, Markus Olsson, Corry Evans and David Dunn all make their first appearances of the summer.

Rovers, who went away for a week of warm-weather training in Portugal after winning their opening pre-season encounter at AFC Telford United 4-0, also include captain Grant Hanley, Matt Kilgallon, Josh King, Tom Cairney, Craig Conway and Jordan Rhodes in their starting line-up.

Simon Eastwood, Adam Henley, Jason Lowe, Lee Williamson, Chris Taylor, Ben Marshall, Ruben Rochina and Leon Best are not involved.

They were part of a Rovers XI who lost a behind-closed-doors clash against Rochdale at Brockhall earlier today.

Stanley: Dawber, Hunt, Liddle, Joyce, Aldred, Winnard, Naismith, Windass, Gray, Hatfield, Mingoia. Subs: McCartan, Atkinson, Goulding, Jenkins, Ormerod, Martin, Clunan, Beverley, Turner.

Rovers: Robinson, Baptiste, Hanley, Kilgallon, Olsson, King, Evans, Cairney, Conway, Dunn, Rhodes. Subs: Raya, Bauress, Varney, Daly, Lenihan, Carson, Mahoney, Tanner, Jorge, Rittenberg, O'Sullivan, Preston, Doyle.

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7:40pm Wed 23 Jul 14

noddy57 says...

Derby games are always tight 3-3 for me.
Derby games are always tight 3-3 for me. noddy57
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7:40pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Pembina says...

Go Zebra's Go
Go Zebra's Go Pembina
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10:34pm Wed 23 Jul 14

Super CIaret says...

What a shambles.

Reliant on two defensive mistakes against League Two Accrington Stanley.

And this is your first team! LOL

Does not bode well.
What a shambles. Reliant on two defensive mistakes against League Two Accrington Stanley. And this is your first team! LOL Does not bode well. Super CIaret
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10:02am Thu 24 Jul 14

digitusjonfred says...

Super CIaret wrote:
What a shambles.

Reliant on two defensive mistakes against League Two Accrington Stanley.

And this is your first team! LOL

Does not bode well.
total cockhead !! its to give a run to firsts , seconds and youngsters.. come and watch the under 20,s team I coach Melbourne Heart !! Google it moron !!
[quote][p][bold]Super CIaret[/bold] wrote: What a shambles. Reliant on two defensive mistakes against League Two Accrington Stanley. And this is your first team! LOL Does not bode well.[/p][/quote]total cockhead !! its to give a run to firsts , seconds and youngsters.. come and watch the under 20,s team I coach Melbourne Heart !! Google it moron !! digitusjonfred
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