Match Report: Bury 1-1 Blackburn Rovers

Tuesday 28th July 2015 – Pre-Season Friendly  Bury 1 v 1 Blackburn Rovers Bury (1) 1 Pope 26 Christian Walton; Joe Riley, Nathan Cameron, Peter Clarke, Chris Hussey; Craig Jones (Chris Sedgewick 69), Tom Soares, Danny Pugh, Hallam Hope; Tom Pope (Danny Rose 65), Leon Clarke. Sub not used:Rob Lainton (gk), Scott Burgess. Manager:David Flitcroft Blackburn Rovers (0) 1 Conway 65 David Raya; Adam Henley, Shane Duffy, Grant Hanley, Tommy Spurr; Jason Lowe (Danny Guthrie 46), Lee Williamson; John O’Sullivan (Willem Tomlinson 46), Ben Marshall, Craig Conway; Nathan Delfouneso (Anthon Forrester 78). Subs not used: Jason Steele (gk), Connor Mahoney, … Continue reading

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Match Report: Oldham Athletic 0 – 2 Blackburn Rovers

Saturday 25th July 2015 – Pre-Season Friendly Oldham Athletic 0 v 2 Blackburn Rovers Oldham Athletic (0) David Cornell; Connor Brown (Jack Tuohy 72), James Wilson (George Edmundson 73), Gavin Gunning, Joe Mills (Jack Truelove 46); Lee Croft (Rhys Turner 46), Mike Jones (George Green 46), Liam Kelly (Tim Dieng 46), Carl Winchester (Trialist 61); Daniel Philliskirk; Rhys Murphy (AlenPloj 46). Sub not used: Joel Coleman (gk). Manager:Darren Kelly Blackburn Rovers (0) 2 Delfouneso 58 Conway 84 Jason Steele (Simon Eastwood 46); Ryan Nyambe (Adam Henley 46), Shane Duffy, Matt Kilgallon (Grant Hanley 46), Tommy Spurr; Craig Conway (Luke Wall … Continue reading

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Match Report: Tranmere Rovers 0 – 2 Blackburn Rovers

Friday 24th July 2015 – Pre-Season Friendly Tranmere Rovers 0 v 2 Blackburn Rovers Tranmere Rovers  (0) 0 Scott Davies (Luke Pilling, 84); Liam Hogan (Mitch Duggan, 75), Ritchie Sutton (Evan Gumbs, 80), MichaelIhiekwe (Jack Fleming, 80), Matt Hill (Trialist, 45); Lois Maynard (Kevin Cringle, 84), Jay Harris (Trialist, 45), Steven Jennings (Ben Jago, 75), Liam Ridehalgh (Eddie Clarke, 75); Cole Stockton (Trialist, 80), Andy Mangan (Trialist, 60). Manager: Keith Hill Blackburn Rovers (0) 2 Sarpong 76, Mahoney 81 David Raya; David Carson, Sam Lavelle, Scott Wharton, Jack Doyle; Connor Thomson, Sacha Petshi, Liam Nolan; Jeffrey Sarpong (Luke Wall 77), … Continue reading

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Rhodes Unhappy That Boro Bid Was Rejected

Jordan Rhodes has gone public about his desire to talk to Middlesbrough after Rovers rejected a bid in-excess of £10 million.  Talking to ESPN radio Rhodes said “I have been advised by the club that they have rejected an offer from Middlesbrough for my services which was in excess of what Blackburn paid for me,” “I am ambitious and have never hidden my desire to play at the highest level possible and that was one of the reasons why I left Huddersfield Town for Blackburn. “When I left Huddersfield I felt the timing was right in the next stage of … Continue reading

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Match Report: Rochdale 2 – 1 Blackburn Rovers

Tuesday 21st July 2015 – Pre-Season Friendly Rochdale 2 v 1 Blackburn Rovers Rochdale (1) 2 Henderson 32, Henderson 83 Josh Lillis; Andrew Cannon, Oliver Lancashire, Jimmy McNulty, Scott Tanser; Donal McDermott (Lewis Alessandra 70), Jamie Allen, Matthew Lund (CallumCamps 53), Peter Vincenti (Calvin Andrew 70), Joe Bunney (Reuben Noble-Lazarus 76);Ian Henderson. Subs not used: Jonathan DibaMusangu, Joe Rafferty, Michael Rose, Tom Kennedy, James Hooper. Manager: Keith Hill Blackburn Rovers (1) 1 Williamson 19 David Raya (Andrew Fisher 76), Adam Henley (Lewis Travis 76), Grant Hanley (Matthew Platt 76), Duffy (Mark Edgar 76), Olsson (Jack Doyle 76); Connor Mahoney (David … Continue reading

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Boro Set To Bid For Rhodes?

Local media reports in the North East are suggesting that Middlesbrough are set to open negotiations with Rovers over the transfer of star striker Jordan Rhodes. Boro tried to sign Rhodes during the January transfer window but were rebuffed as they offered a buy now pay later deal. BRFCS understands that Venky’s would be willing to sanction the sale of Rhodes providing a club meets their valuation and pays the fee up front, they would not be willing to sanction any deals whereby money is not received upfront. Rhodes is currently injured but is expected to return to full training … Continue reading

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Match Report: Knaresborough Town 0 – 4 Blackburn Rovers Under-21

Saturday 18th July 2015 – Pre-Season Friendly Knaresborough Town 0 v 4 Blackburn Rovers Under-21 Knaresborough Town (0) 0 Josh Walsh; Toby Lees (Ally Wilson 62), Matt Duerden, Tom Clare (Luke McCrum 46), Nick Radcliffe (Callum Rogers 63); Ben Joyce (Dan Hickey 62), Jim Bradley, Ben Parkes (George Eustance 62), Liam Gray (Dominic Wilson 24), Graham Whitehead (Chris Fairhurst 63); Brad Walker (Toby Lees 72). Manager: Paul Stansfield Blackburn Rovers Under-21 (4) 4 Preston 8, Green 16, Chaka 32, Green 45 Jake Kean (Ryan Crump 62); David Carson (Jack Doyle 62), Matthew Platt (Matthew Makinson 33), Scott Wharton (Matthew Platt … Continue reading

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Match Report: Accrington Stanley 0-2 Blackburn Rovers

Saturday 11th July 2015 – Pre-Season Friendly Accrington Stanley 0 v 2 Blackburn Rovers Accrington Stanley (0) 0 First Half Team: Jason Mooney; Dean Winnard, Tom Davies, Joe Wright, Matty Pearson; Matt Crooks; Seamus McCartan, Josh Windass, Sean McConville; Marcus Carver, Billy Kee. Second Half Team: Ross Etheridge; Trailist, Liam Goulding, Adam Cummins, Adam Buxton; Piero Mingoia (Jason St Juste 72), Seamus Conneely, Anthony Barry, Gerardo Bruna (Trailist 72); Terry Gornell, Adam Morgan. Manager: John Coleman Blackburn Rovers (1) 2 Furman 12, Conway 81 Jason Steele; Ryan Nyambe, Shane Duffy, DarraghLenihan, Tommy Spurr; Liam Nolan, Dean Furman, Giles Coke, Connor … Continue reading

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Best Leaves Rovers

Rovers have confirmed today that striker Leon Best has left the club after mutually agreeing to leave the club. Best had a year left on his contract and was on a reported £30,000 a week wages. The striker made 16 appearances for the club scoring just 2 goals. He spent last year on loam at Derby County and Brighton. Rovers released a short statement ‘Blackburn Rovers and Leon Best confirm the player`s departure from the club by mutual agreement. ‘The club thanks Leon for his work and dedication during his time at Ewood Park and wishes him all the best … Continue reading

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Cairney Closes in on Fulham Switch

Blackburn Rovers midfielder Tom Cairney is close to completing a move to fellow championship club Fulham. Cairney had a medical with the London club earlier today and is barring any complications with the medical he is expected to sign for them soon. Cairney joined Rovers 2 years ago from Hull and was named player of the year during his first season.

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