Championship side Blackburn Rovers booked their place in the FA Cup quarter-final following a shock win against Stoke City on Saturday afternoon, reports BBC Sport.
Stoke took the lead early in the first-half. Peter Crouch continued his fine run of form in front of goal to put the Premier League side ahead inside of 10 minutes.
Blackburn found an equaliser in the latter stages of the opening 45 minutes, with Joshua King heading ...More
Blackburn manager Gary Bowyer has sent a message to Crystal Palace that striker Rudy Gestede will only be allowed to leave if the Eagles meet the asking price, reports Sky Sports.
“It’s not his fault that people don’t meet the valuation of him by our owners, all he can do is get ready for the game. The owners have a valuation on where the player sits and until that’s met, he won't be going anywhere," said Bowyer.
Palace reportedly ...More
Swansea manager Michael Laudrup has identified the signing of two new strikers as a priority this summer, with Blackburn forward Jordan Rhodes near the top of his list, according to The Telegraph.
Rhodes began his career at Ipswich Town, spending spells on loan at Oxford, Rochdale and Brentford before moving to Huddersfield in 2009.
Rhodes only arrived at Ewood Park from the Terriers for a joint-club record £8m in August last year, ...More
West Ham United have pinpointed Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jake Kean as their long-term replacement for Jussi Jaaskelainen, says the Daily Mirror.
Boss Sam Allardyce is believed to be a big fan of the 22-year-old shot stopper, having snapped him up from Derby County when he was Rovers manager in 2009.
And with current 'keeper Jaaskelainen now 38-years-old, the Hammers are keen to give him competition for the number one spot going i...More
Blackburn Rovers will have to pay former manager Henning Berg £2.25m after the Norwegian won a court case against the club reports BBC Sport.
Berg had spent 57 days as Blackburn manager since his appointment on a three-year deal at the end of last October, picking up just one win in his time in charge at Ewood Park.
In court Blackburn had contended that managing director Derek Shaw had acted without the authorisation of club owners ...More
A power struggle at Blackburn Rovers led to Michael Appleton’s sacking, with Shebby Singh, the Championship club’s global advisor, keen to appoint a big name replacement, the Daily Mirror has reported. Interim Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez is said to be on Singh’s shortlist.
Appleton was sacked after 67 days and 15 games in charge at Ewood Park, and found out the decision after Singh came to the training ground for the first time in mo...More
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