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Can a ‘number two’ make the successful transition to Manager?
20:46 Monday 6th March 2017

After leading Leicester City to two wins in a row, scoring six goals in the process, Craig Shakespeare has done his hopes of becoming the next permanent manager no harm at all. However just how easy will it be for a man who previously was the…

Is this the most important player in the Bundesliga this season?
18:00 Friday 20th January 2017

Cast your minds back to the 2011-12 Premier League season and you might just recall a French striker named Anthony Modeste who spent a dismal six months at Blackburn Rovers.Here he picked up more red cards than goals. Five years later, though,…

Blackburn Rovers may pay the ultimate price
17:27 Friday 5th April 2013

Foreign ownership in English football is commonplace nowadays. In November 2010, chicken and poultry company Venky's purchased a 99.9% stake in Blackburn Rovers. It didn't come cheap either. The cost of the takeover was £23m, added to the £20m…

Match Report: Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Blackburn Rovers (Blackburn Fan's Perspective)
20:28 Sunday 29th April 2012

Blackburn Rovers took a step closer to the end of their 11 year Premier League stay at White Hart Lane today, losing 2-0 to Tottenham Hotspur without putting up a fight whatsoever.On the outside of it, a 2-0 loss to a club sat in fourth when…

The Home Straight
23:08 Wednesday 28th March 2012

So here we are, at the business end of the season with the majority of clubs having just eight games left to play. This will be make or break for a few clubs, especially those at the foot of the table.It's only a two-horse race for the title…

Match Report: Bolton Wanderers 2-1 Blackburn Rovers (Rovers Fan's Perspective)
19:08 Sunday 25th March 2012

Bolton Wanderers secured all three points in what was an emotional day at the Reebok Stadium. David Wheater scored two first half headers as the Trotters played their first game since Fabrice Muamba collapsed after suffering a cardiac arrest…

The Premier League Relegation Battle Hots Up
20:46 Friday 23rd March 2012

With only nine games left to go in the Barclays Premier League Season (ten for Bolton and Villa) the relegation battle is shaping up nicely, with five teams vying to keep their place in the division.Wolves, Wigan and Bolton currently occupy…

Bolton Back In Action Against Local Rivals
19:52 Friday 23rd March 2012
By Rob

In the aftermath of a week that ranks amongst the toughest in Bolton Wanderers' recent history, the team to return to action with a Premier League clash at home to Lancashire rivals Blackburn Rovers on Saturday (March 24).One week on from Fabrice…

Managerial Merry-Go-Round
15:29 Saturday 3rd March 2012

Approaching the final stages of the 2011/12 season a number of chairmen have decided that the man that was originally the 'right' man for the job, is now the wrong man. Usually you'd expect it to be the case that the men in the firing line…

Steve Kean: Contrast of loyalty
19:14 Thursday 1st March 2012

One of the most notable sights of the Barclays Premier League season so far has been Blackburn Steve Kean manager standing in solitude on the touchline. Never in the leagues history has a manager been scrutinised and disliked to this extent…

Confident Blackburn Grab Deserved Point At Goodison.
19:39 Saturday 21st January 2012

A Tim Howard clanger cost Everton dearly as David Goodwillie's equaliser gave Blackburn a share of the points at Goodison Park on Saturday. Earlier Tim Cahill broke his 13-month goal drought to give Everton an unwarranted lead. In truth, a…

Nothing Like a bit of Extra 'Fan-Power'
17:34 Tuesday 17th January 2012

Football fans – so much springs to mind. Irrational rivalry, mass releases of anger and euphoric celebrations which borderline on insanity. However, in England one word which doesn't present itself immediately is ‘power'.Yes, we've all seen…

Samba Looks To Follow Cahill Out Of The North West
20:28 Monday 16th January 2012

Chelsea finally managed to complete the signing of Bolton Wanderers centre back Gary Cahill today, whilst the much admired Chris Samba handed in a transfer request at Lancashire neighbours Blackburn Rovers. It is a common consensus that these…

Match Report: Blackburn Rovers 1 - 2 Bolton Wanderers (Blackburn Fan's Perspective)
19:56 Wednesday 21st December 2011

12 months of pain and anger could well be over with, much to the delight of myself and many other Blackburn Rovers fans. Tuesday's humiliating display has left us rock bottom of the league going into Christmas, and with the statistic of only…

Match Report: Blackburn Rovers 1 - 2 Bolton Wanderers (Bolton Fan's Perspective)
00:22 Wednesday 21st December 2011
By Rob

Bolton Wanderers took a huge step towards Premier League survival while putting a dent in the hopes of rivals Blackburn Rovers with a 2-1 victory at Ewood Park.A top class first half performance coupled with a poor display by the hosts ensured…