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  Blackburn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blackburn is known to fans of The Beatles as the town featured in the song "A Day in the Life".
Blackburn is administered by Blackburn with Darwen Unitary Authority, which has been controlled by the Labour Party since 1945.
Bill Fox, chairman of Blackburn Rovers and president of the Football League from 1998 until his death in 1991, was born in Blackburn on 6 January 1928.
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 Buy Blackburn Rovers Football Tickets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blackburn Rovers are a side that have enjoyed both the supreme highs and emphatic lows that are associated with the Premier League competition.
Blackburn Rovers have remained in The Premier League since and are battling to regain the form shown in previous years.
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 Chelsea 2-2 Blackburn Rovers
That impact may have been anticipated from a former Blackburn player, but, like £16.8 million striker Crespo, £17 million winger Duff was one of the more peripheral figures.
Hasselbaink himself threatened a winner but Blackburn, positive even when playing five at the back, were closer, first through Gallagher and then with captain Garry Flitcroft's nicely-timed volley.
Blackburn may have been gifted their goals, but they earned their point.
www.mychelseafc.com /reports/2003-04/chelsea_2_2_blackburn.htm   (624 words)

  
 Independent Online Edition > Blackburn : app5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blackburn Rovers granted their former manager Graeme Souness his long-awaited wish last night when they gave Craig Bellamy a permanent escape route from Newcastle.
Andy Todd, the Blackburn Rovers captain, was yesterday charged with violent conduct by the Football Association after elbowing Robin van Persie during his side's FA Cup semi-final defeat to Arsenal in Cardiff on Saturday.
Blackburn Rovers will put stringent security measures in place in an effort to avoid any trouble in the FA Cup replay against their Lancashire neighbours Burnley next week.
sport.independent.co.uk /football/blackburn   (592 words)

  
 Blackburn Rovers Football Club
Blackburn and Birmingham are both considering a bid for him, with Blackburn almost certain to lose Damien Duff and Hakan Suker not staying they are in need of a boost to their attacking options - though Souness is only prepared to offer a pay as he plays contract.
Feb 16 2003: Blackburn Rovers have been approached by Cardiff City - they would like to buy young forward Marc Richards, who is on loan at Swansea at the moment.
Davies was once valued at £7m by Blackburn Rovers but after a nightmare period there his form has vanished and he has been unable to capture a first team place - even while out on loan.
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 www.manutdzone.com : McCleery's Manchester United Zone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blackburn Rovers hopes of retaining their Worthington Cup crown still burn bright after they came from behind at Old Trafford to claim a draw.
The Blackburn defence had hardly put a foot wrong in the opening period as they hunted their first victory at Old Trafford in 40 years, with Martin Taylor and Andy Todd reading every cross and pass with assurity.
But Rovers' front two, Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole, were finding it as hard to make any meaningful headway as their United counterparts, amply illustrated as the former fell over inside the area attempting to convert Neill's cross.
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 ESPN.com Soccernet England: Full-time Report - Bolton Wanderers v Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn gave their First Division promotion rivals Bolton a football education in a 4-1 win at the Reebok Stadium.
A second Blackburn goal was inevitable and it came in the 75th minute when Banks could only half-save a shot from Jansen, and Dunn scrambled the ball home.
But Blackburn were not finished and in the 89th minute came the goal of the game, an unstoppable 25-yard free-kick struck home sweetly by substitute Hignett.
soccernet.com /england/2000/20010223/reports/bolton_blackburn_full.html   (307 words)

  
 Blackburn Rovers Football Club Ewood Park from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blackburn Rovers are a club that have known all about football's high and lows since their foundation in 1875.
They quickly emerged as one of England's most powerful clubs and by 1928 Rovers had won the league championship twice and the FA Cup on six occasions.
Funded by Jack Walker's millions, Rovers immediately launched a sustained assault on Manchester United's title dominance, eventually toppling their Lancashire rivals to win the championship in 1995.
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 Arsenal.com - The Official Arsenal Website
Blackburn were the latest team to try and spike Arsene Wenger's Gunners.
Rovers were being pummelled at this point but gathered their senses and forced their way back into the match.
Blackburn had no reply, with the honourable exception of Vratislav Gresko's curling free-kick from the left.
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 Blackburn Rovers Sports Links - RealSportsNetwork.com
Blackburn Rovers FC: Exiled in Belgium - A Belgian supporters site with news, fixtures, results, history, the team, Ewood Park, links, and contacts.
London Branch of the Blackburn Rovers Supporters Club - Arrange travel to matches, match tickets and variety of social events.
Blackburn Rovers - The official site with news, club information, fixtures, travel, match reports, and tables.
www.realsportsnetwork.com /Soccer_UEFA_England_Clubs_B_Blackburn_Rovers.html   (1670 words)

  
 Blackburn Rovers | Home
ROVERS' impressive recent run of form has coincided with David Bentley coming into the side, but despite three straight victories, the on loan star insists performances can still improve from both a personal and team point of view.
THERE was joy for one Rovers international, and disappointment for another as the final World Cup qualifiers came to an end last night.
THREE Rovers players are on international duty for their respective countries this evening.
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 Football Forums: Teams Sponsored by ChilliSauce Stag Weekends, Stag Nights & Corporate Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blackburn were inaugural members at the formation of the Football League in 1888, playing their first game against Accrington Old Reds, a game which ended in a 5 - 5 draw.
From their earliest days Blackburn were a highly successful Cup team, reaching their first FA Cup Final in 1882, though they lost 1 - 0 to Old Etonians at the Kennington Oval.
Rovers had to wait until 1912 to win their first League Championship, in a First Division that had now grown to 20 clubs.
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 Home vs Blackburn Rovers
Capitalising on their numerical advantage Blackburn should probably have won by more but they were unable to press home the advantage.
Fiesty in the tackle, Blackburn were just as spritely going forward after they had survived an early scare when LuaLua's volley narrowly went past the post.
The win sent Blackburn nine points clear of third-from-bottom Norwich and Faye's dismissal - he was booked for a wild challenge on Friedel - provided a fitting end to a miserable match.
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 Newcastle United Football Club - Match reports - Blackburn Rovers (h)
Lowest of the season, with Rovers taking up only part of their allocation - and filling it with fans dressed variously as the Teletubbies, the pink panther and what looked from a distance like a yellow parrot - although it could have been a parakeet....
Rovers finally managed a league victory on Tyneside to end a 45-year wait since their last success, in August 1958 since when we've won 11 and drawn 8 of the 19 games staged before today.
And while the goal that separated the two sides today was dubious and shouldn't have counted, the one that Chopra thought he had scored just before half time was rightly ruled out for offside and that apart, we looked less and less like beating Friedel in goal as the afternoon wore on.
www.nufc.com /html/2003-12-28blackburn-h.html   (2160 words)

  
 MOP Squad Sports - Blackburn Rovers
Formed by a group of public school old boys in 1875, Blackburn's early history was littered with FA Cup triumphs.
Former Blackburn and England favourite Bob Crompton was in charge for the famous FA Cup final victory over Huddersfield in 1928, and the club enjoyed top-flight football until 1936.
Blackburn found themselves playing Third Division football in the 1970s before local-boy-made-good Jack Walker transformed the club's fortunes.
www.mopsquad.com /soccer/england/blackburn   (179 words)

  
 RnO - Discount Guide To Gloryhunting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
For those of you that couldn't find Blackburn on a map, we agree that the single best reason we can think of for supporting an English club, aside from an actual connection to the city, is a US international in their starting eleven.
Rovers return to topflight respectability was the work of Jack Walker, the club’s chairman who spent with the best of them.
Blackburn is currently in the top ten, but they would need around fifteen unanswered league points to get near the top of the table.
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 Newcastle United Football Club - Match reports - Blackburn (a)
Babbel played in Gallagher down the Rovers right and the new Scotland international's ball to the far post found the unmarked Stead on hand to shoot home from an acute angle with a close-in first-term effort that Given could only palm into the net.
That meant that Rovers were able to push on with little hindrance and when they lost the ball were only ever a stray pass or a non-tackle from regaining their momentum.
The goal when it came was from a bizarre source, as Robert sent over a long throw right to the Rovers six yard box that, along with Shearer's challenge on Friedel unsettled Rovers enough for Bellamy to twist and fire the loose ball home.
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 Blackburn Rovers Football Club Merchandise   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blackburn Rovers Shirts/Jerseys - Current and past home, away and 3rd jerseys along with a large selection of training shirts and replicas printed with names and numbers.
Blackburn Rovers Apparel - A large range of training suits, shorts, socks and much more.
Blackburn Rovers T-Shirts - Blackburn Rovers t-shirts, polo shirts and long sleeve tees in a range of colours.
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 Blackburn Rovers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A ventriliquist Burnley supporter is walking through the coutryside when he spots a Rovers supporter sat by the side of the road.
Santa Claus, the tooth fairy, a dumb Rovers fan and a smart Rovers fan are walking down the street when they see a ten pound note on the pavement.
The dumb Rovers fan because there is no such thing as Santa Claus, the tooth fairy or a smart Rovers fan.
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 Blackburn Rovers Football Club News from Football.co.uk   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blackburn boss Mark Hughes expects Manchester United to return stronger from their crushing Premiership defeat at Old Trafford this afternoon.
Blackburn boss Mark Hughes reckons the Carling Cup victory over League One Huddersfield will give his team a major confidence boost ahead of Rovers' trip to his former club Manchester United.
Blackburn manager Mark Hughes believes there is plenty more to come from striker Craig Bellamy after the Welshman fired his first two goals in a Rovers shirt against Huddersfield in the Carling Cup.
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 Blackburn | Information relating to Blackburn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
BBC - The Reds have failed to win five of their six League matches this season, and in Blackburn face a side in form having dismissed Manchester United away and West Brom at home in their last two engagements.
Fogarty, from Blackburn, Lancashire, was awarded the MBE for his sport and is now a Superbike team boss.
Blackburn succeeded Bernard Nowell as Citizen of the...
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 premierleague.com - Blackburn Rovers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Blackburn Rovers and their loyal support dream of a repeat of their FA Premier League title win in 1995 and taking the highly prized trophy back to Ewood Park.
Blackburn Rovers' FA Premier League experience is one of football's most compelling stories.
Rovers then clinched a European place in 2002/2003 by finishing a fine sixth.
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 Blackburn Rovers :: ArsenalAmerica.com :: Arsenal's US & Canada Supporters Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Rovers were a bottom dweller, who were seriously looking at relegation.
Rovers are on a three match unbeaten streak, coming off a 0-0 draw with Liverpool.
Blackburn have been experiencing som newfound belief lately, and plenty of fight.
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 This is Blackburn Rovers FC
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BLACKBURN Rovers midfielder Morten Gamst Pedersen has hit back at claims that he's allowed his fame to go to his head.
BLACKBURN Rovers are offering supporters the chance to snap up a `family friendly ticket' for next week's Premiership encounter with Birmingham City at Ewood Park.
www.thisislancashire.co.uk /lancashire/rovers   (164 words)

  
 Blackburn Rovers Football Club : Blackburn Rovers Football Club News Official & UnOfficial
Blackburn Rovers Football Club striker Craig Bellamy does not require knee surgery.
Blackburn Rovers Football Club youngster Jay McEveley may switch his allegiance to Scotland.
Blackburn Rovers striker Matt Jansen is a loan target for PNE boss Billy Davies
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 BBC SPORT | Football | FA Cup | Blackburn 1-0 Leicester
Rovers had enjoyed the best of the few chances that were on offer at Ewood Park, with Pedersen hitting the post from a free-kick early on.
But his late strike handed Blackburn their first FA Cup semi-final since 1960.
Blackburn: Friedel, Neill, Todd, Nelsen, Johansson, Mokoena (Stead 56), Thompson, Flitcroft, Reid (Emerton 67), Pedersen, Dickov.
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 The Internet Football Grounds Guide - Ewood Park, Blackburn Rovers FC
Outside the stadium behind the Blackburn End there is a statue of former club owner Jack Walker.
Blackburn station is at least a couple of miles from the ground and hence a good 20-25 minute walk away.
Blackburn station is served by trains from Manchester and Leeds.
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