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Aston Villa sign striker Rudy Gestede in £6m deal

Aston Villa sign striker Rudy Gestede in £6m deal

Jul. 31 | Aston Villa have completed the signing of Blackburn Rovers striker Rudy Gestede for £6million. The 26-year-old Benin international scored 22 goals for Rovers last season, including 20 in the Championship. Gestede graduated from the FC Metz academy in...

FA Cup QF Replay: Blackburn vs Liverpool

FA Cup QF Replay: Blackburn vs Liverpool

Apr. 8 | Blackburn and Liverpool go head-to-head at Ewood Park on Wednesday night for the chance to book a place in the FA Cup semi-final against Aston Villa. It’s been over four weeks since the two sides played out a 0-0 draw at Anfield but a lot has changed...

FA Cup Preview: Liverpool vs Blackburn

FA Cup Preview: Liverpool vs Blackburn

Mar. 8 | Blackburn travel to Liverpool in the FA Cup sixth round on Sunday looking to complete a hat-trick of scalps against Premier League opposition. Rovers have already seen off Premier League opposition in Swansea and Stoke to reach the last eight, although...

Liverpool agree to sell Jay Spearing to Blackburn Rovers

Liverpool agree to sell Jay Spearing to Blackburn Rovers

Jul. 8 | Liverpool have agreed to sell home-grown star Jay Spearing to Blackburn Rovers in a £1.5million deal. Boss Brendan Rodgers will let midfield dynamo Spearing leave and the Kop have struck a payment plan with Rovers. Now Blackburn’s Indian owners Venkys...

Roy Keane is poised to take over the Blackburn job

Roy Keane is poised to take over the Blackburn job

Oct. 3 | Roy Keane has delayed taking the hot seat at Turkish club Kasimpasa amid interest in the Blackburn job. The 41-year-old arrived in Istanbul on Monday for talks over a £1.4million-a-year contract. But Keane has yet to put pen to paper as he is interested...

Match Preview: Blackburn vs Wigan

Match Preview: Blackburn vs Wigan

May. 7 | Martin Olsson could return to the Rovers side. Olsson has been on the bench for Rovers’ last three games due to a niggling groin complaint but manager Steve Kean says the problem has settled down, while Bradley Orr (Achilles) will be assessed ahead...

Match Report: Tottenham 2 Blackburn 0

Match Report: Tottenham 2 Blackburn 0

Apr. 29 | Tottenham returned to the top four in the Premier League after a comfortable win over relegation-threatened Blackburn at White Hart Lane. Despite winning only one of their previous nine league games before today, Harry Redknapp’s side were on...

Match Report: Blackburn 2 Norwich 0

Match Report: Blackburn 2 Norwich 0

Apr. 21 | The concern among Blackburn Rovers supporters that even avoiding relegation will do little to halt the slide towards oblivion will not disappear because of this victory but at least three points gives Steve Kean hope of achieving a short-term goal. Only...

Match Preview: Blackburn vs Norwich

Match Preview: Blackburn vs Norwich

Apr. 20 | Blackburn will be without Grant Hanley as the central defender will miss the remainder of the season with an ankle ligament injury. Top scorer Yakubu has shaken off a knee problem however, while Junior Hoilett is also available after a hamstring niggle. Bradley...

Match Report: Swansea 3 Blackburn 0

Match Report: Swansea 3 Blackburn 0

Apr. 14 | Swansea City made sure of their place in the Premier League for next season and at the same time sent Blackburn Rovers a step closer to the drop. Goals from Gylfi Sigurdsson, Nathan Dyer and a Scott Dann own goal proved more than enough to take Swansea...