Blackburn Rovers are out of the Premier League promotion picture after they were thrashed 3-0 at home by Bournemouth last weekend. Blackburn Rovers went into the Bournemouth game needing a win to stay alive for the playoffs in the English Championship. They had been ruled out of the two automatic spots for promotion into the Premier League ahead of next seasonbefore they faced the Cherries at home on Saturday and needed a win to stay in contention. In the end, they could not stay in contention for Premier League promotion via the playoffs after the heavy home loss at the hands of Scott Parker and his Bournemouth players.
Blackburn Rovers are on a run of five games without a win in the English Championship ahead of their game with Preston North End on Monday. Blackburn Rovers can boost their hopes of making the playoffs by beating Preston away from home. The one-time Premier League champions have not won a game since the 3-1 home win over relegated Derby County in the middle of last month. Since the game against the Rams, Blackburn Rovers have failed to beat Reading, Coventry City and Peterborough United away from home plus both Stoke City and Blackpool at home.
English Championship side Blackburn Rovers reportedly had a bid turned down for Barnsleymidfielder Callum Styles. This is according to the report from the stables of The Sun which claimed that Blackburn Rovers and other teams wanted to sign the young Barnsley midfielder during the winter transfer window only for them to meet a no-sale stance on the part of Barnsley mainly due to the preference of the player.
Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray is of the school of thought that money doesn’t guarantee success as his team continues to exceed expectations in the English Championship this season. The Blackburn Rovers boss talked about money in relation to the fight for Premier League promotion during his pre-match presser ahead of the league game with Welsh team Swansea City on Saturday evening as he called on his players to focus on the task at hand which is to secure one of the two automatic spots on offer for next season’s Premier League campaign.
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Premier League promotion chasers Blackburn Rovers have been eliminated from this season’s FA Cup at the third round stage after they ended on the wrong end of a five-goal thriller despite taking the lead. The English Championship giants were knocked out by Wigan Athletic.
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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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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