Owen Coyle has revealed that Nigerian Efe Ambrose is desperate to join Blackburn Rovers but that a work permit issue has stopped him from doing so.

Ambrose has been in training with his prospective club after he agreed to join on the winter deadline day. He agreed to move on a loan deal but it still awaiting a decision on his work permit application.

The 28-year old defender wants to move away from Celtic Park but the permit is not close to arriving, according to comments from Coyle. Coyle added that when the permit goes through and he impresses at Lancashire, a permanent move in the summer is a possibility.

“The group really like him, he doesn’t hold anything back in terms of the way he trains, and he shows that he wants to be part of it. The lad is desperate to be at Blackburn Rovers and kick start his career.

“We are really awaiting the final word from the FA, ultimately it will be their decision, but hopefully we get good news,” Coyle said. Continue reading COYLE – AMBROSE DESPERATE TO JOIN ROVERS

Owen Coyle Says Blackburn Deserved to Win against Burton Albion

Owen Coyle says that Blackburn deserved more than just a point from the game against Burton Albion.

The two teams were involved in a 2-2 draw which did not improve the fortunes of the home team. After three successive defeats at the start of the campaign, Blackburn are under serious pressure to get a quick win under their belts. They came closest to do so after getting a 2-1 advantage with 30 minutes left of the game against Burton Albion. However, three points were not to come after the away team secured a late equaliser with two minutes left.

This was an extremely disappointing result for Blackburn and Coyle felt that his team decided to take all three points. This game was the few positives for the team that has suffered from numerous injuries. Even though they allowed the away team to have slightly more possession, Blackburn created more opportunities. The club were coming into the game after having lost the opening games against Norwich, Wigan, and Cardiff. Continue reading Owen Coyle Says Blackburn Deserved to Win against Burton Albion


English Championship side Newcastle United have confirmed the signature of the former skipper of Blackburn Rovers ahead of the new season.

United signed the defender Hanley for a five year deal for an undisclosed transfer fee. Hanley had been with Rovers since he was 16 years but decided it was time to move elsewhere. The player now aged 24 made his debut for Blackburn Rovers when he was 18 and has gone to score nine goals in 201 games.

On the international scene, he has 23 caps to his belt since getting his debut against Wales back in 2011. On the deal, coach Rafa Benitez said: “I am very pleased to bring rant Hanley to our project to add his hard work and potential to our squad. “Grant is a young player with a lot of ambition to improve and keep growing with us.”

Manchester United 7-1 Blackburn Rovers – Dimitar Berbatov Dimitar Berbatov scored 5 as Manchester United thrashed Blackburn. Berbatov gave United the lead from Nani’s delivery prior to Park Ji-Sung combined with Wayne Rooney for two-. Berbatov pounced on a Pascal Chimbonda backpass to score the third prior to grabbing his hat-trick with a firm strike from just within the area. Nani lashed in to make it five-, Berbatov followed up Park’s blocked shot and then fired in an angled strike just before Chris Samba’s late consolation header. United’s Bulgarian ace grew to become the fourth player to score five targets in a Premier League game, joining former United striker Andy Cole, Newcastle’s Alan Shearer and Tottenham’s Jermaine Defoe
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