Babak’s Babble: Where Are Blackburn Rovers Heading Under Gary Bowyer

Gary Bowyer divides opinion between the Blackburn Rovers contingent. His record as Blackburn Rovers manager is arguably an average one. This is not an opinion but illustrated by facts. This may be a harsh assessment but the numbers do not lie. The question is what do supporters expect from their manager? If the answer is promotion then a reality check may be required sooner or later. During 84 matches in charge, including two caretaker periods, Rovers have won 32 matches, drawing 29 times and losing 23 times. The win percentage is only 38%. Over the course of 46 matches, the … Continue reading

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Babak’s Babble: How Many Crucial Goals Do The Best Players Score?

In this week’s column Babak analyses the goalscoring records of Messi, Ronaldo and Aguero in terms of the impact their goals have on the outcome of games. Continue reading

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2014/15 Match Report: Middlesbrough 1 Rovers 1

Riverside Stadium, Saturday, 29 November 2014, 15:00 KO
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Rudy Nominated For Player Of The Month Award

Rovers striker Rudy Gestede has been nominated for the Championship Player of the Month award for November. Continue reading

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Lowe Set To Return

Jason Lowe is in contention for a place in the squad away to Brentford. Continue reading

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FA To Probe Racism Allegation

The FA have launched an investigation into allegations that Rovers striker Rudy Gestede was subject to racist abuse at the end of the Middlesbrough match. Continue reading

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Babak’s Babble: Who Should Win The Ballon D’Or?

In this week’s column Babak looks at the credentials of the three candidates for the Ballon D’Or. Continue reading

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Eastwood Delighted To Make Contribution

Simon Eastwood made his first appearance of the season and was delighted that he was able to help his team-mates get a draw at Middlesbrough. Continue reading

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Bowyer: Proud Of The Players

Gary Bowyer was proud of the players as Rovers snatched a late draw at Middlesboro through Rudy Gestede’s equaliser. Continue reading

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Brown Set To Feature

Rovers boss Gary Bowyer has confirmed that striker Chris Brown is set to make the substitutes bench for Rovers’ visit to Middlesbrough tomorrow. Continue reading

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Babak’s Babble: Is Pellegrini The Fall Guy At Manchester City?

In this week’s column Babak asks whether Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is the one to blame for his side’s shortcomings. Continue reading

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2014/15 Match Report: Rovers 2 Leeds United 1

Ewood Park, Saturday, 22 November 2014, 15:00 KO
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Babak’s Babble: Qatar 2022 Under The Microscope

In this week’s column Babak examines the bidding process for the World Cup in the wake of FIFA’s report on the selection of Russia and Qatar. Continue reading

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Robbo Looking To Leave Rovers

Paul Robinson has admitted that he is looking to leave Rovers in the January transfer window due to lack of playing opportunities. Continue reading

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2014/15 Match Report: Brighton & Hove Albion 1 Rovers 1

Amex Community Stadium, Saturday, 8 November 2014, 15:00 KO
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Bowyer Hails Squad Harmony

Gary Bowyer pays tribute to the application and commitment of his players as the squad nears full strength. Continue reading

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Babak’s Babble: What Shane Duffy Brings To Rovers

In this week’s column Babak examines Shane Duffy’s stats and assesses just how good the young Irish international really is. Continue reading

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Bowyer Sets Rudy Goals Target

Gary Bowyer has set star striker Rudy Gestede a goals target for the season after his latest goal earned a draw at Brighton & Hove Albion. Continue reading

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Hanley: Competition For Places Great

Rovers captain Grant Hanley is delighted that there is competition for places in the starting line-up. Continue reading

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2014/15 Match Report: Millwall 2 Rovers 2

The Den, Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 19:45 KO
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