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. Continue reading BLACKBURN HANDED BIG INJURY BOOST
Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has given an update on the injury status of important defender Derrick Williams. In his latest update on the injury to Derrick Williams via the Lancashire Telegraph, Tony Mowbray said he doesn’t want to put a timeframe on his comeback.
Republic of Ireland international Derrick Williams had surgery several weeks and it was revealed by Tony Mowbray that the player could miss the rest of the season shortly after undergoing the said injury but the player has stepped up his recovery alongside the Blackburn Rovers medical team to hint that he could return to action before the present season runs out. Derrick Williams would be a free agent in the coming months as his Blackburn Rovers contract expires in the summer. Blackburn Rovers have dealt well with several injuries in their defence this season. Continue reading BLACKBURN BOSS DELIVERS KEY INJURY UPDATE
The January transfer window is wide open and teams can now transact and do business with other teams as they plan to reshuffle their different squads ahead of the second half of the season. While some teams are looking to make purchases and additions, others are looking to let go of some fringe players in their squad to give room for arrivals. One of such clubs is Blackburn Rovers.
The club will be looking to make additions but are also planning a mass exodus as they are looking to let go of as many as seven players. The expected departures ara a couple of players who have been deemed surplus to requirements and they feel they need to make way so they can raise more cash and bring in more players that can help then in their Championship play-off push. Continue reading THE FOUR PLAYERS BLACKBURN ARE LOOKING TO OFFLOAD IN JANUARY
Blackburn Rovers have experienced a good season by their standards as the club has managed to stay clear of the relegation zone. Sitting 17th on the league table 11 points of the relegation places the club is looking ahead to next season.
According to news from England Blackburn are set to sign Charlton Athletic defender Patrick Bauer on a free transfer at the end of the season. Rovers have struggled at the back this season as injuries to key defenders Darragh Lehinan and Charlie Mulgrew has affected the club in recent weeks. Continue reading BLACKBURN SET TO SIGN DEFENDER ON A FREE
Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray said that he is disappointed with the performance of his team despite having beaten Bolton. He said that his team did not play well and that they could have performed so much better.
Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray is happy with the signing of Adam Armstrong on a four-year contract. He said that Armstrong was an influential player last season when he was on loan at the club and that he is happy that he could get him on a long-term contract.
Tony Mowbray said that he wants to build a team that can help Blackburn Rovers mount a push for promotion and he feels that the arrival of Adam Armstrong is a step in the right direction. Continue reading Mowbray happy with signings
Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has admitted that he cannot wait for the World Cup to get into gear following the opening game on Thursday. The Rovers boss is currently putting the final touches on the Rovers’ pre-season plans but amidst this, he is also looking forward to the exciting feast of football in Russia.
Speaking to reporters, he said: “Anybody who loves football is looking forward to the World Cup. It’s in Russia and that’s not an easy place to get to but I will be glued to the TV sets. I’m not sure on all the kick-off times but I’m looking forward to it and looking forward to watching it with the kids and filling in the wall charts. We do every four years as a family trying to guess who will come out on top and predicting the scores!” Continue reading Blackburn Rovers boss excited by the World Cup
Blackburn Rovers manager Tony Mowbray has admitted that almost everyone within the squad wants to be involved as the club head into the final stages of the League One campaign. Harry Chapman remains a long-term injury absentee for the Rovers but aside from this, the club are nearly up to full strength with the likes of Ben Gladwin and Ryan Nyambe closing in on their injury comebacks.
Speaking ahead of Thursday’s league outing versus Peterborough, Mowbray said: “Everybody wants to be involved and is anxious to play their part, win matches and help us over the line. I’ve been at clubs where at the end of the season everybody’s fit again because the summer is coming. Here, everybody has been determined to stay fit all season.We’ve done pretty well with injuries for most of the season – touch wood. Great credit to the medical and sports science departments for keeping them fit. We have to remain focused and finish off the hard work that’s been put into the season with positive results to end the season strongly.” Continue reading Tony Mowbray: Everyone Wants To Be Involved In Promotion Push
Tony Mowbray has revealed that he is looking to strengthen the Blackburn squad by bringing in a couple of permanent signings in this new transfer window. Blackburn are in with a shout to get promoted back into the Championship, but the former West Brom manager recognises the need to strengthen the squad in order to have a chance of promotion. The club are a couple of points behind the likes of Wigan Athletic and Shrewsbury Town. While it is possible for Blackburn to catch both of these clubs, Tony Mowbray has seen his team go through a difficult patch of results over the last few games.
A string of matches in December and January has tested Blackburn’s squad to the limit. The team is in need of a break, and it has come in the form of an early FA Cup exit. This should help Blackburn in the short term, but Tony Mowbray says that the team needs to bring in a couple of players on a permanent basis if the club are to prepare for the second half of the campaign – and possibly for the next season. Blackburn were once a regular Premier League outfit, but the team has now fallen into the third division of English football. After spending five struggling years in the Championship, Blackburn finished in the 22nd place last season and were demoted to the League One. Continue reading Tony Mowbray Reveals Transfer Plans in January Window