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.
Rovers fixtures for the 2015/2016 Sky Bet Championship have been released today. Rovers begin their campaign at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday 8th August 2015. It is the return of the East Lancashire derby against Burnley this season, the pair clash at Ewood Park on 24th October 2015 with the return match at Turf Moor on 5th March 2016. Rovers are at home on Boxing Day with Middlesbrough the visitors. Rovers also finish off the season on 7th May 2016 with a home match against Reading. The full fixture list can be found: Blackburn Rovers 2015/2016 Fixtures All fixtures … Continue reading
Rovers have drawn League One new boys Shrewsbury Town at home in the Capital One Cup. The tie will take place during week beginning 10th August 2015.
Reports in the national media over the last few days have suggested that Rovers had received offers for striking duo Rudy Gestede and Jordan Rhodes. BRFCS can confirm that there have been no formal offers received for either of the strikers. Representatives for both Rhodes and Gestede have confirmed that at present that there have been no formal/informal offers for either of the players but did concede that they expected there to be some serious interest for Premier League and Championship clubs for both strikers as the summer transfer window develops over the coming weeks. The striking duo scored 43 … Continue reading
Reports in the local media are suggesting that Leon Best will sit out the last year of his contract with Rovers after failing to agree a financial settlement with the club. Best spent last season on loan at Derby and Brighton. It is thought that by the time Best leaves he would have cost the club over £11 million pounds in wages and transfer fees, he has been on the transfer list since May 2014 after being signed under the Steve Kean. In recent year Rovers have reached financial settlements with a number of players including Danny Murphy, Dixon Etuhu … Continue reading
Adam Henley is delighted to be part of the Wales squad on the back of a good second half of the season for Rovers. Talking to the Lancashire Telepgraph in the lead up to Wales crucial Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium the Rovers right back said “It’s going to be another great experience and another step to where I want to go. It’s a big game against Belgium and a massive one for the whole country. We got a great result in Israel and the whole experience was brilliant for me. The standard of the players is very high and … Continue reading
Since the end of the season there has been lots of speculation regarding outgoings and potential incomings, this is our understanding of the current situation. Rudy Gestede and Jordan Rhodes have been linked with moves away from Rovers this summer, at present there have been NO BIDS for these players. West Brom and Crystal Palace remain very interested in signing Gestede, Palace tried to sign him for £3.5 million during the January transfer window. It is our understanding that Gestede would want to move should a Premier League club come in for him, however anyone wanting him would have … Continue reading
View image | gettyimages.com Apologies for not providing news content over the last few months but we are pleased to report that Kamy will from tomorrow be providing you with news, Rovers related gossip and exclusive interviews. Going forward our ever popular podcasts will make a return for the start of next season and we hope to go back to doing a weekly podcast! We also have some exciting plans for the content side of site which we will share in due course!
Should Rovers beat Liverpool, in the FA CUP semi final we’ll face Aston Villa (for a change). We were drawn as the away team.
We’re in the process of repairing the site after catastrophic hardware failure, sadly it seems a lot of content created since May 2014 isn’t recoverable, but we’re still doing what we can to get as much back as possible. More info at http://www.brfcc.com/mb/index.php/topic/30356-were-back/
In the first stage of upgrade work to be carried out on the BRFCS website during the close season, some much-needed work on the server side and on the forums will be done over the coming week. From later today the messageboard forums will be unavailable until Sunday, 1 June. The forums are scheduled to go offline at 9pm.
Today Blackburn Rovers Football Club owners Venky’s published an open letter to fans of the club. The full text of the letter is reproduced here.
In Podcast 77 chief reporter Kamy and BRFCS editor Wen Y Hu talk about missing out on the play-offs in this end-of-season roundup, player performances, Gary Bowyer and club management issues.
Half-time report from today’s match against Charlton Athletic
Today’s line-ups for the match against Charlton Athletic
Ewood Park, Saturday, 5 April 2014, 15:00 KO
In Podcast 76 Brisbane-based members of the Blackburn Rovers Australia and New Zealand supporters group talk to BRFCS editor Wen Y Hu about themselves and how they follow the Rovers from afar and discuss their views on the club in an interview from February 2013.
Tonight’s line-ups for the match against Ipswich Town
Ewood Park, Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 19:45 KO