BLACKBURN FA CUP OPPONENTS REVEALED

Blackburn Rovers have known their opponents in the third round of the FA Cup, the most prestigious cup competition. Blackburn Rovers found out about their FA Cup third round opponents after the draw was made earlier this week.

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At the end of the draw, Blackburn Rovers were given an away game againstWiganAthletic for a place in the fourth round of the competition. WiganAthletic are now in League One, the third tier of club football in England.
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GALLAGHER DOUBTFUL FOR FULHAM CLASH

Blackburn Rovers are sweating on the fitness of striker Sam Gallagher ahead of the visit of Fulham on Wednesday night. The Cottagers are guests of Blackburn Rovers in the Championship later this week and the home team could be without Gallagher who was forced off with an injury during the closing stages of the win at Derby County over the weekend.

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CHILE WORLD CUP HOPES IN TATTERS

Chile face a big hurdle in their quest to secure a place amongst the 32 teams for next year’s FIFA World Cup tournament on Qatari soil after the latest defeat in the South American qualifiers. The Chileans were beaten 2-0 by hosts Peru in their latest qualifying duel and the result has left them with a lot to do in the bid to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar at the end of next year.

Two-time Copa America winners Chile have had an underwhelming 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign till date and that prompted the appointment of Martin Lasarte as new manager in place of Reinaldo Rueda. Lasarte became the Chilean senior national team manager in March but results have not changed much under him in the six qualifiers played since then. Continue reading CHILE WORLD CUP HOPES IN TATTERS

BLACKBURN IN STALEMATE AT BORO

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Blackburn Roversresponded well to their first defeat of the season in the English Championship following the stalemate with Middlesbrough in their latest league encounter. The former Premier League champions were able to recover from the 2-1 loss at home to former leaders West Brom with a battling 1-1 draw at the home of Boro.

 

Hosts Middlebrough went behind after 17 minutes thanks to the goal from Sam Gallagher who has been very impressive for Blackburn Rovers since the new season started last month. Blackburn Rovers kept the home team at bay until nine minutes from the break when midfielder Jonny Howson levelled proceedings. Neither Boro nor Blackburn Rovers could add to their goal tally though they both finished the game with ten men. Continue reading BLACKBURN IN STALEMATE AT BORO

BLACKBURN JOIN RACE TO SIGN UNITED STARLET THIS SUMMER

Manchester United youngster Brandon Williams may be forced to seal a loan switch away from the club unless he wants to be comfortable being called upon for only Cup games or when there’s an injury to any player that plays in the same position as him at Old Trafford. He has been told by United manager Olé Gunnar Solksjær that he is an important player for the club and will spend a couple of years at Old Trafford but he first needs to enjoy a run of games and going out on loan is already the best option for him to choose this season.

 

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Southampton were the front-runners trying to sign the young versatile defender this summer but they were let off by the transfer amount United were asking for. The Saints were also told that they would be paying the player’s salary so they immediately rejected the offer as they tried to focus on other new faces that would be coming to the club instead.
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BERETON SCORES FRIST GOAL FOR CHILE

Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Bereton opened his account for Chile after he scored the only goal of the game during the Copa America clash with Bolivia on Friday night. The Blackburn Rovers player was able to find the back of the net for the two-time Copa America champions on his full debut for his country.

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Bereton made his debut for Chile in the first game for his country at the ongoing Copa America tournament on Brazilian soil. He came on as a substitute in the final quarter of the game with Argentina which ended in a 1-1 draw in Group A. The Blackburn Rovers striker was then named in the starting XI for Chile in their second Group A encounter with the Bolivians and it didn’t take long for him to hit the back of the net.
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BLACKBURN GET SIGNIFICANT SUMMER TRANSFER BOOST

Blackburn Rovers have had themselves a major transfer boost after recent reports emerged that one of their transfer targets is free and available for a move this summer as long as the right offer comes in for him. The Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has revealed that he is very keen to sign new defensive reinforcements and has said he will be delighted if he can sign a left-back in the summer transfer market.

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Since making that statement, Blackburn have started being linked to the signing of Freiburg star Chima Okoroji. The German Bundesliga club’s left-back has been attracting a couple of suitors since the last months because of his fine performances for his club and he is now recognized as one of the major signings Blackburn would love to complete as soon as the transfer window is officially open.
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BLACKBURN TO MISS OUT ON DEFENDER

Blackburn Rovers are reportedly set to miss out on one of their transfer targets ahead of the summer. Motherwell defender Declan Gallagher is a transfer target for Blackburn Rovers but the English Championship giants are set to miss out on him according to the report from the Daily Record.

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It was reported that Gallagher is on the verge of signing for Scottish Premiership club Aberdeen on a free transfer. The experienced defender is expected to leave Motherwell at the end of his contract at the club this summer.
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HARWOOD-BELLIS HAS MAN CITY QUALITY – MOWBRAY

Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray is certain that young defender Taylor Harwood-Bellis has the quality to play for the first team at parent club Manchester City.

 

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Mowbrayspoke about Harwood-Bellis in a recent interview with the Lancashire Telegraph amidst the transfer rumours linking him with other clubs.
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BLACKBURN HANDED BIG INJURY BOOST

Blackburn Rovers have been handed a big injury boost ahead of their Championship clash with newly promoted team Coventry City at the weekend with the news that Darragh Lenihancould return from injury to be a part of the game against the Sky Blues.DarraghLenihan has missed the last two Blackburn Rovers games due to a rib injury. The defender took painkillers to enable him return to Blackburn Rovers training on Friday and he is in line to return to the Blackburn Rovers squad for the league game against the Sky Blues. Blackburn Rovers boss Tony Mowbray spoke about Darragh Lenihan in his pre-match presser on Friday ahead of the Coventry City game on Saturday. According to him, Lenihan could feature against the Sky Blues.

The return of the experienced Lenihan to the Blackburn Rovers squadis a big boost for the former Premier League champions in their quest to qualify for a playoff spot at the end of the regular season in the English Championship. Blackburn Rovers have won just three of the 21 games without Lenihansince the start of the 2018/19 Championship season to highlight his importance to the former Premier League champions.Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray was not impressed with his team’s defending in the midweek loss to Watford in the league. The Blackburn Rovers boss had to opt for loanees Taylor Harwood-Bellis and Jarrad Branthwaite at the heart of the defence against the Hornets in the absence of the injured DarraghLenihan.JarradBranthwaite and Taylor Harwood-Bellis have started the last two league matches in the absence of Lenihan.
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