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  1. No mudslinging and no ridiculous picture-cropping, children.
  2. oldjamfan1

    Fred Pickering

    I’m slightly reluctant to post this as there is no official confirmation as far as I know but I hear that Fred Pickering has passed away. RIP
  3. WE'RE BACK WITH A BRAND NEW ISSUE!! To order your copy of the fanzine please visit our ONLINE SHOP or purchase through eBay by CLICKING HERE. It's still only £1.50 and postage is 75p for first class delivery. Please note that a full £1 from each issue sold will be donated to local charities. We do this whenever we can if sales have been healthy enough to put us into profit. If you prefer grabbing a copy in person, the fanzine will be sold outside Ewood before the forthcoming home matches from an hour before kick-off (at the bottom of Kidder Street). Thanks for your interest! Issue 95 contains: We Spy On Who We Want!, Waggott Woes, The Brereton Enigma - Solved!, Tactics and Humility, Overheard in the Blues Bar, Kit Stories - 1960 FA Cup Final, Reffin' Hell, Sliding Doors #3, Voice From The Valleys, Who Were You? #9, There's Only One Simon Garner, The Evolving Nature of Fandom, Film Poster, Our Boy Dunn Good, Quizzes, Crossword, Tartan Army XI plus much more!
  4. speeeeeeedie

    Champions League 2018-2019

    This season's groups are; Group A: Atlético Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco, Club Brugge Group B: Barcelona, Tottenham Hotspur, PSV Eindhoven, Inter Milan Group C: Paris Saint-Germain, Napoli, Liverpool, Red Star Belgrade Group D: Lokomotiv Moscow, Porto, Schalke, Galatasaray Group E: Bayern Munich, Benfica, Ajax, AEK Athens Group F: Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk, Lyon, Hoffenheim Group G: Real Madrid, Roma, CSKA Moscow, Viktoria Plzeň Group H: Juventus, Manchester United, Valencia, Young Boys Will Real win again? I don't think so.
  5. https://www.mirror.co.uk/sport/football/news/former-blackburn-boss-steve-kean-1397368 I cannot believe the media are still trying to spin that the clown left us on the up.
  6. https://www.lancs.live/sport/football/compare-accrington-stanley-pne-rovers-15547607 We are losing to the great unwashed on this chaps and chapesses, get voting!
  7. dingles staying down 4ever

    John Lewis Grave

    The Scouts from St. Georges, Mill Hill as part of their Community Impact Badge went to the Old Blackburn Cemetery to clean Rovers' Founder, John Lewis' grave.
  8. Stuart

    Happy Kean Out Day

    Is it 6 years ago already?
  9. https://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/sport/football/rovers/news/17408147.rovers-to-induct-seven-players-in-to-inaugural-hall-of-fame/ Record goalscorer Simon Garner, appearance holder Derek Fazackerley, and club legends Bryan Douglas, Ronnie Clayton, Brad Friedel, Alan Shearer and Bob Crompton, who led his hometown club to glory as a player and as a manager, are the first seven to be inducted. Friedel ahead of Tugay though? Tough call
  10. AndyC

    Big Sam

    https://twitter.com/dieciochoaniss/status/1091290166050910209?s=12
  11. Rovers Trust has worked tirelessly over the last 8 years to persuade the FA, Premier League and English Football League in order to improve the safeguarding of the organisation and control of our Football Clubs. The Trust has decided to embrace a new medium and take the fight to the theatre to show the anxiety and devastation of being a true fan in these circumstances. Blackburn Rovers was an original founding member of the football league; therefore, the Rovers' Trust should also lead from the front and stage this production, not just for Rovers' fans, but also for the fans of clubs like Blackpool, Coventry, Wimbledon and Charlton etc. We feel it is time that the football authorities were made to sit up and take notice. We urge you to support this play and plight, providing a platform for the voice's of true fans to be heard in an exciting and revolutionary way. A sum of £9,000 is required to make this play happen; a national appeal which is supported by Henry Winter, one of the few prominent journalists to lend his support to football fans who feel a lost connection with their club. https://mobile.twitter.com/henrywinter/status/1092798519243689986 This is not a mere protest play. It’s a story about one fan’s feeling of depression and helplessness when there is a loss of localism, and the connection with his club begins to slip away. I’m sure we all know how that has felt at some point in the last 8 years, and we hope fans of other clubs who have had similar experiences of ownership to ours will support this message. If you wish to support this play, you can view the appeal brochure and donation pages from this link: https://www.roverstrust.com/2019/01/17/heart-scarf-soul-a-play-starring-a-blackburn-rovers-fan/ Please feel free to share far and wide!
  12. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=fTlrULfDcUo&t=295s I have watched this lads short matchday videos for a couple of years and as an overseas fan found them a good way of getting a different feel for matchdays that you don't get just from say usual highlights. After 2 years and out of the blue, presumably the insipid pale dreary blue of Waggots office, orders issued have resulted in this lad being banned from doing any further filming on matchdays inside Ewood or risk the rath of Rovers. I have never seen him post anything controversial on his channel and he comes across as a well balanced lad who just wants to share his love of Rovers. I do not know him from Adam but just subscribe to his Youtube channel. I wish him well on his new venture, Rovers Fan TV. It will be interesting to see if the Club try to interfere with fan interviews outside of Ewood at the Ipswich game. I wonder if Rovers will actually have the bottle to ban all phone videoing inside Ewood.
  13. 4000Holes

    Mike Harrison

    Very sad to learn that Mike Harrison passed away. Mike was part of one of the most exciting forward lines ever to play for Rovers. RIP
  14. Stuart

    BRFC Loanee Watch

    Our youngster Brad Lyons is starting today for St Mirren at home against Hibs. Lining up with a certain Simeon Jackson. It’s the lunchtime game on Sky Sports. Keep your eye on number 14.
  15. A good day (almost) all round for Lancashire sides today. Lancashire County Stanley getting a creditable 1-1 draw at home to Charlton with Clarke cancelling out Ahearne-Grant’s 15th minute opener in the 78th minute. Chorley make it five wins from five to sit at the top of the National League North after a 1-0 win at home to fourth places Hereford. Bury nicked a point in the 90th minute at home to Forest Green Rovers. Aimson equalising after the away side saw former Blackburn Rover, Gavin Gunning, sent off in the 76th minute. Oldham got their first win with a 3-1 result against pointless Macclesfield Town. Bolton won 1-0 away at Reading which sees them up to fifth. Wigan snatched a draw from the clutches of victory after an injury time penalty was scored from the rebound. They had led 2-1 from the 31st minute after a Will Grigg penalty. Preston currently 0-0 at home to Stoke with 26 minutes gone. Burnley play at home to Watford tomorrow. Lancashire Coast Fleetwood 2 Rochdale 2 with a 95th minute leveller from Henderson’s second. Blackpool get a point in a 0-0 game away at hapless Shrewsbury. Fylde demolished Dover 4-0 to go third in the National League. Southport won 4-1 away at Nuneaton in an early basement battle in the National League North. Meanwhile Morecambe lost 1-0 away at Stevenage to ruin the clean sweep for Lanky sides and sit bottom of League Two after three games.
  16. waynerovers

    I've been away for a while

    I used to be a regular poster on these forums from 2000 to 2012. I probably wasn't the only one at the time but the whole Steve Kean/Venkys fiasco effectively killed my love for football. Besides the odd international game I completely switched off from the game and it wasn't until this past world cup that I started to keep an eye on Rovers results this season. My question is, in those years that I've been away, has the structure of the club improved, or is it still the hot mess that Kean, Venkys and Anderson left the club in back then or do Rovers fans now have something to be proud of again? Thanks in advance for any input.
  17. damo100

    Riverside Stand

    Steve Waggot mention a few weeks back that the Riverside Stand is to be modernised! Any one got any updates regards this?
  18. Darren Douglas

    Thankyou to Membeds

    I’d like say Thankyou to members for making me feel welcome even tho my first love is Glasgow Rangers & Blackburn Rovers my “English Club” I appreciate made felt welcome Wish BOTH Rangers & Blackburn can return to good years Both sets fans gotten see great players in both Blue Jerseys Id like see read fans opinion on Players that’s played both clubs If liked them or disliked Big Colin Hendry fitted in so easily at Ibrox Tugay Obv fav Not all players with ability fit in easily but when have that determination & desire the fans sense & pick up on it One player I always wished could’ve worn both jerseys was Shearer Blackburn’s McCoist I hope enjoy few photos I post hope find new home for them in meantime Share with Genuine Rovers Fans
  19. Darren Douglas

    Rovers Memorabilia

    Few Rovers collectibles seeking new genuine Rovers fan Few Old Items inc Tesimonial Programmes Old Badges Stain Glass lead outline of Club Crest Planned repaint restore but advised not to Would like info on few of items Club kindly pointed me to forum Hope enjoy
  20. Darren Douglas

    Blackburn Collectors Bundle

    I HOPE ADMIN & MEMBERS THIS IS OK & NOT BREAKING ANY RULES Going make up couple Bundle old Blackburn Collectibles Also going put Stain Glass up for Offer (either as it is or will restore repaint if requested) Each of two shall inc Bronze Plaque in Presentation Box Various Badge/Pins Old Programmes (testimonials inc Bryan Douglas) Photos of past Players Or if someone wants lot as single bundle send me Message or comment Take Photos & Post I want items goto Genuine Rovers Fans Sadly previously a dealer pretending be fan took advantage just earn few quid Why I’m only offering items on legit Rovers Fan Forum I hope enjoy photos I’ve been posting share with Forum esp Older Generation I’ve had nothing but good comments that I appreciate
  21. Tyrone Shoelaces

    Peter Thompson

    I see Peter Thompson the old Preston, Liverpool and England winger has died. I remember him and John " The Tank " Bray having some terrific battles in the early 1960's. Thompson was a real handful with terrific dribbling skills. We don't seem to breed players like him anymore. RIP.
  22. Merry Christmas Friends, Fan Club Members and Sparring Partners - it’s all good! Hope you have a great Christmas and that the big man brings you all the things that are missing from your life. All the best, Stuart
  23. AAK

    Newcastle Away

    £10 Adults and £5 juniors. Great pricing, should see a couple of thousand going up if not more.
  24. MCMC1875

    Bobby Saxton

    I was talking to a friend of mine last week who is a good friend of Neil Saxton. Neil is the son of Bobby Saxton, Rovers manager from 1981-86. He followed a tough act, Howard Kendall and preceded the popular Don Mackay. My mate was saying he never gets mentioned, it's like he never existed. He did a great job at a tough time, keeping Rovers in the 2nd Division when all our Lancashire neighbours were plumbing the depths of the 3rd and 4th Divisions - our only derby games then were Oldham and CIty every year. Without him Rovers would have sunk probably to the 4th. A great bloke who still loves Rovers. Anyone got any memories or photos?
  25. Herbie6590

    BRFCS YouTube Channel

    Hey everyone, just to let you all know we have re-launched the BRFCS YouTube channel and would welcome any suggestions, contributions etc. To get the ball rolling, we have put our 2017 Christmas Podcast up there to whet your appetites for the 2018 Christmas & New Year ones we have planned...🙂 Please subscribe if YouTube is your thing & we’ll put our creative hats on...👍🏻 https://www.youtube.com/user/brfcsdotcom
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