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Mowbray appointed new Blackburn boss

22 Feb

Tony Mowbray resigned as Coventry boss last September after they failed to win in any of the first 10 league matches of the season Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers have appointed Tony Mowbray as their new head coach, a day after Owen Coyle left the club by mutual consent. The 53-year-old was last in charge of […]

Coyle leaves Championship club Blackburn

21 Feb

Owen Coyle lost just under half of his matches in charge of Blackburn Blackburn Rovers manager Owen Coyle has left the Championship side by mutual consent after eight months in charge. The 50-year-old took over at Rovers in June 2016, but won just 11 of 37 games. Blackburn are 23rd in the table, three points […]

Cup level shows we can survive – Coyle

20 Feb

Media playback is not supported on this device Highlights: Blackburn 1-2 Man Utd Blackburn Rovers boss Owen Coyle says they can use their performance in the FA Cup defeat by Manchester United as inspiration for Championship survival. Rovers, 23rd in the second tier, led through Danny Graham before Marcus Rashford and Zlatan Ibrahimovic goals sealed […]

Blackburn Rovers v Manchester United

17 Feb

Manchester United are the current FA Cup holders TEAM NEWS Blackburn will be without Hope Akpan and Elliott Bennett, who are both banned, while Lucas Joao is cup-tied. On-loan forward Sam Gallagher also misses out after needing 12 stitches for a knee injury while Tommy Hoban and Corry Evans are not yet match-fit. Henrikh Mkhitaryan […]

Stokes must pay Elvis impersonator 230k

16 Feb

Image copyright PA Image caption Anthony Stokes won four Scottish league title medals with Celtic Republic of Ireland international Anthony Stokes has been ordered to pay an Elvis impersonator 230,000 euros for headbutting him in a nightclub. The Blackburn Rovers striker pleaded guilty to attacking Anthony Bradley in Buck Whaleys nightclub in Dublin on 8 […]

Rotherham United 1-1 Blackburn Rovers

11 Feb

Stephen Kelly’s own goal robbed Rotherham of three points after four straight defeats. Blackburn Rovers rescued a point thanks to Stephen Kelly’s late own goal which denied Championship bottom side Rotherham a first win in five games. Jon Taylor had crashed home Joe Newell’s pass early in the second half to give the Millers hope […]

Coyle reveals missed transfer targets

9 Feb

Owen Coyle joined Blackburn on a two-year deal at the start of the season Blackburn boss Owen Coyle has revealed they missed out on signing four players in January, and confirmed Lucas Mugni and Paul Caddis are both on trial. Rennes defender Dimitri Cavare and Watford defender Juan Paredes were both loan targets for the […]

Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Queens Park Rangers

4 Feb

Sam Gallagher is Blackburn’s joint-top scorer this season with 11 goals Sam Gallagher scored a stoppage-time winner to boost Blackburn’s survival hopes with victory over QPR. The visitors were almost ahead inside the first minute with Jamie Mackie forcing a save from Jason Steele. And they felt aggrieved not to be ahead after an hour, […]

Blackburn Rovers v Queens Park Rangers

3 Feb

Marvin Emnes scored three goals in 21 games in his initial loan spell at Ewood Park BBC coverage How to follow: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website Marvin Emnes is in line to make his second Blackburn Rovers debut after rejoining on loan from […]

Blackburn ‘did have money to spend’

3 Feb

Blackburn were relegated from the Premier League in 2012 Blackburn had funds to spend in the January transfer window despite their lack of activity, says Rovers football director Paul Senior. Forwards Marvin Emnes and Lucas Joao both joined on loan, while Celtic defender Efe Ambrose could arrive pending a work permit decision. They were the […]