Blackburn Rovers

paul robinson

Here’s To You, Paul Robinson, Football Loves You More Than You Will Know

Woa-oa-oa!
Will Magee
7.19.17
the blackburn candidate

Meet the Blackburn Fan Standing Up to Venky’s at the General Election

Their name has become a byword for mismanagement. Now, a Blackburn Rovers fan will stand on an anti-Venky's platform at the upcoming general election.
Marcus Raymond
5.30.17
Spittle Red Riding Hood

The Cult: El Hadji Diouf

One of the most widely disliked players of his generation, El Hadji Diouf was as much a source of morbid fascination as he was one of football’s ultimate figures of hate.
Will Magee
5.9.17
festive goalfests and boxing day batterings

Remembering The Greatest Boxing Day In The History Of English Football

With Boxing Day one of the most important dates in the domestic football calendar, we expect it to produce some serious entertainment. In 1963, expectations were exceeded by an absurd margin.
Will Magee
12.22.16
the blackburn precedent

Game Changers: Blackburn Rovers and Jack Walker’s Millions

In 1995, Blackburn Rovers were crowned Premier League champions. That success was financed by industrialist owner Jack Walker, who was in many ways the last of his kind.
Will Magee
12.13.16
the king does not approve

Anthony Stokes Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Elvis Presley Impersonator

The former Celtic forward, now at Blackburn Rovers, is in court on a charge of assaulting a man dressed as Elvis outside a Dublin nightclub, which is apparently a crime.
UK Sports Staff
11.11.16
the clown prince

The Cult: Robbie Savage

As a player and a pundit, Robbie Savage has always made himself difficult to ignore. Thus, we have relented to the Welshman's demands for attention and inducted him into The Cult.
Sean Cole
9.20.16
blackburn in crisis

From Obsession to Apathy: Falling Out of Love With Blackburn Rovers

Once champions of England, Blackburn Rovers have fallen on hard times since their purchase by the deeply unpopular Venky's Group. An increasingly empty Ewood Park tells a sad story – fans of the club are gradually falling out of love with their team.
Marcus Raymond
9.8.16
the play-off lottery

What Becomes of Play-off Final Winners in the Premier League?

A club promoted to the Premier League via the play-offs is usually hot favourite to go straight back down. But does it always pan out this way? We delved into the history books for a clearer answer.
Jim Weeks
5.26.16
rivalries

Baying for Claret: Blackburn and Burnley's Bitter Local Rivalry

As fellow founder members of the Football League, the rivalry between Blackburn Rovers and Burnley is almost as old as the sport itself. More than a century later, their relationship is as bitter as ever.
Marcus Raymond
3.11.16