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Blackburn Rovers 1-1 Birmingham City

21 Jan

Lukas Jutkiewicz started his senior career at Swindon more than a decade ago Gianfranco Zola’s search for a first win as Birmingham City manager goes on as his side drew at Blackburn. City were in front inside three minutes as keeper Jason Steele brought down David Cotterill and Lukas Jutkiewicz converted the penalty. Rovers levelled […]

Cambridge sign Blackburn’s Wharton

20 Jan

Scott Wharton played in the EFL Trophy for Blackburn’s under-23s this season Cambridge United have signed defender Scott Wharton on loan from Blackburn Rovers until the end of the season. The 19-year-old has played four times for Rovers’ first team, after making his debut in August against Burton. “He’s a left-footed centre-half that’s been blooded […]

Cambridge sign Blackburn’s Wharton

20 Jan

Scott Wharton played in the EFL Trophy for Blackburn’s under-23s this season Cambridge United have signed defender Scott Wharton on loan from Blackburn Rovers until the end of the season. The 19-year-old has played four times for Rovers’ first team, after making his debut in August against Burton. “He’s a left-footed centre-half that’s been blooded […]

Blackburn omit Wolves target Marshall

19 Jan

Ben Marshall is out of contract with Blackburn at the end of the season Blackburn Rovers have made winger Ben Marshall unavailable for selection by boss Owen Coyle because of interest from Championship rivals Wolves. Marshall will not be considered for the game against Birmingham City on Saturday after Wolves made an offer for the […]

Blackburn hopeful on Hoban return

18 Jan

Tommie Hoban joined Blackburn on a season-long loan from Watford in August Blackburn are hopeful that Tommie Hoban will return from injury in February. The 22-year-old defender, on loan from Watford, had only played 10 times for the club before dislocating a shoulder. Manager Owen Coyle told the club website: “He’s got a meeting with […]

Court rules two footballers are rapists

17 Jan

Image copyright SNS and Ciaran Donnelly Image caption David Robertson (left) and David Goodwillie had claimed the sex was consensual A former Scotland international footballer and his ex-teammate have been ruled to be rapists and ordered to pay £100,000 damages despite never facing a criminal trial. Denise Clair, who was left “devastated” by a Crown […]

Ipswich Town 3-2 Blackburn Rovers

14 Jan

Tom Lawrence’s two goals last week ensured Ipswich took National League side Lincoln City to a FA Cup third-round replay Tom Lawrence took his tally to five goals in three games as Ipswich Town overcame Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers at Portman Road. Lawrence put the hosts ahead with a free-kick before Hope Akpan levelled. Christophe […]

Queens Park Rangers v Blackburn Rovers

6 Jan

It finished 1-1 in the Championship between QPR and Blackburn in September BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Queens Park Rangers will check on striker Idrissa Sylla, who was forced off during Monday’s 2-1 win over Ipswich with a […]

Magpies misery & banging the drum

2 Jan

Charlie Mulgrew (right) is probably best off trying to avoid going to Newcastle any time soon Charlie Mulgrew made sure the new year had a distinctly familiar and unwelcome feel for Newcastle, grabbing another winner for Blackburn to knock Rafael Benitez’s men off the top of the Championship table. Brighton benefited, but had a little […]

Blackburn Rovers v Newcastle United

1 Jan

Jason Lowe served a two-match suspension for collecting 10 yellow cards this season BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Blackburn’s Jason Lowe returns from a two-match ban, but boss Owen Coyle has a long list of injury concerns ahead […]