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09/22/2017 06:00 AM
'We would take kudos and confidence from that' - Tony Mowbray on Rovers trying to end Shrewsbury Town's unbeaten start
TONY Mowbray believes ending Shrewsbury Town's unbeaten start to the League One season would give Rovers 'kudos and confidence'.

09/22/2017 04:00 AM
'I have managed under pressure and expectation before' - Rovers boss Tony Mowbray on the challenges of management
ROVERS boss Tony Mowbray says he would rather face the pressure of a promotion push than that of a relegation battle as he prepares to face League One leaders Shrewsbury Town tomorrow.

09/21/2017 04:50 PM
'We are still at that inconsistent position' - Danny Graham says Rovers have to find some 'middle ground'
DANNY Graham says Rovers must become more consistent as the season goes on with four wins and three defeats to their name so far.

09/21/2017 03:37 PM
Rovers to be without Craig Conway and Rekeem Harper for Shrewsbury Town trip
ROVERS expect to be without Craig Conway and Rekeem Harper for this weekend’s trip to Shrewsbury Town.

09/21/2017 09:00 AM
Rovers fans’ jury: “Would you make changes to the team for this weekend’s trip to Shrewsbury Town?
We asked our Rovers fans’ jury: “Would you make changes to the team for this weekend’s trip to Shrewsbury, and if so, who would you want to see come in?”

09/21/2017 07:00 AM
Simon Smith: Concentrated support at away games is why Rovers have had more success on the road
WITHOUT glossing over a muted and tired performance last Saturday I would like to talk about the experience of us fans, writes Simon Smith.

09/21/2017 04:00 AM
'When you have that support behind you it helps' - Elliott Bennett praises Rovers' away following ahead of Shrewsbury Town clash
ELLIOTT Bennett is hoping another capacity following can inspire Rovers to a fourth consecutive away win when they travel to League One leaders Shrewsbury Town this weekend.

09/20/2017 08:00 AM
'We can put down a marker with another away win' - Paul Downing says Rovers determined to bounce back at Shrewsbury Town
PAUL Downing says Rovers can put down a marker by returning to winning ways at League One pacesetters Shrewsbury Town on Saturday and continue their good form away from home.

09/20/2017 04:00 AM
'I have never once spoken to the gaffer about leaving' - Danny Graham focussed on winning his place back in Rovers side
DANNY Graham says he never had any intention of leaving Rovers this summer and is itching to win a place back in the starting XI.

09/19/2017 12:40 PM
Rovers announce ticket allocation for Oldham Athletic away game next month
ROVERS have been given an allocation of 3,500 tickets for next month’s away game at Oldham Athletic.

09/19/2017 11:00 AM
'I’m feeling ready to start' - Bradley Dack eager to get his Rovers career up and running
BRADLEY Dack is looking to kickstart his Rovers career after overcoming two separate hamstring strains in the opening month of the season.

09/19/2017 07:00 AM
Simon Garner: Rovers will need to take more chances if they are to avoid home repeat
SEEING Rovers’ winning run come to an end against AFC Wimbledon on Saturday was a disappointment, it was certainly a bad result, writes Simon Garner.

09/19/2017 04:00 AM
'Down the line he will be a fixture in the team' - Rovers boss Tony Mowbray admits Bradley Dack may have to bide his time
BRADLEY Dack may have to bide his time in his wait to become a Rovers regular, but boss Tony Mowbray expects the attacker to become a firm fixture in his side moving forward.

09/18/2017 10:39 AM
FAN GALLERY: Blackburn Rovers v AFC Wimbledon
ROVERS' winning run was ended on Saturday as they slipped to a 1-0 home defeat to AFC Wimbledon.

09/18/2017 10:10 AM
Rovers 'keeper Jayson Leutwiler named in the Canada squad for upcoming friendly with El Salvador
ROVERS 'keeper Jayson Leutwiler has been named in the Canada squad for their upcoming friendly with El Salvador next month.

09/18/2017 09:52 AM
Joe Nuttall on target as Rovers Under-23s draw at Norwich City
ROVERS Under-23s bounced back from losing their unbeaten start to the season with a point on the road at Norwich City on Sunday.

09/18/2017 06:36 AM
'We’re going to face that a lot this season' - Tony Mowbray says Rovers have to be more clinical to overcome stubborn opposition
ROVERS boss Tony Mowbray says his side must learn to overcome the challenges posed by stubborn opposition as they fell to defeat against AFC Wimbledon.

09/17/2017 01:00 PM
'It was an unexpected win' - AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley felt his side unsettled Rovers in Ewood Park victory
AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley felt his side unsettled Rovers in the opening 30 minutes which proved key to 'an unexpected' win.

09/17/2017 11:00 AM
Team selection, second home defeat, stubborn resistance, difference without Darragh, Dack given the nod - Rovers Talking Points
ROVERS reporter Rich Sharpe picks out five talking points from the home defeat to AFC Wimbledon.

09/17/2017 09:00 AM
Blackburn Rovers 0 AFC Wimbledon 1: PLAYER RATINGS
ROVERS reporter Rich Sharpe hands out his player ratings after the home defeat to AFC Wimbledon.

09/17/2017 04:00 AM
Blackburn Rovers 0 AFC Wimbledon 1: MATCH VERDICT
ROVERS will hope that this won’t become a familiar story in front of their own fans.

09/16/2017 04:50 PM
'We have to be better than that' - Tony Mowbray left frustrated as Rovers lose at home to AFC Wimbledon
TONY Mowbray felt Rovers lacked ‘the guile’ to break down AFC Wimbledon on a frustrating afternoon at Ewood Park.

09/16/2017 03:55 PM
Blackburn Rovers 0 AFC Wimbledon 1: MATCH REPORT
ROVERS endured a frustrating afternoon at Ewood Park as they saw their winning run ended by AFC Wimbledon.

09/16/2017 12:10 PM
MATCHDAY LIVE: Blackburn Rovers v AFC Wimbledon
ROVERS are looking for a fifth consecutive win as they host AFC Wimbledon.

09/16/2017 07:30 AM
'He’s standing up well' - Tony Mowbray pleased with reaction of Rovers 'keeper David Raya to error in Doncaster defeat
TONY Mowbray believes goalkeeper David Raya is ‘standing up well’ and is pleased with the Spaniard’s reaction to his mistake in the Doncaster Rovers defeat.

09/16/2017 04:00 AM
'It’s how you manage those players' - Rovers boss Tony Mowbray on keeping all of his squad happy
ROVERS boss Tony Mowbray has worked hard to bring more competition to his squad, but admits he now faces a balancing act to keep all of his players happy.

09/15/2017 10:00 AM
'We have to try and impose our own qualities on them' - Rovers boss wary of AFC Wimbledon threat ahead of Ewood Park clash
ROVERS will have to focus on the next hurdle which comes against a ‘tough’ and ‘physical’ opponent in AFC Wimbledon, according to boss Tony Mowbray.

09/15/2017 07:00 AM
'There are many things you throw in to the melting pot' - Rovers boss considering changes despite run of four consecutive wins
ROVERS may be enjoying their best run of form in 10 years, but Tony Mowbray says his team selection will be more than just a case of saying 'same again'.

09/15/2017 06:00 AM
'At times it’s not how I would like to do it' - Rovers boss Tony Mowbray wants his side to find their identity as the season goes on
TONY Mowbray admits he has had to sacrifice some of his footballing philosophies to get Rovers up and running in League One.

09/15/2017 04:00 AM
'That connection off the pitch you take on to it' - Dominic Samuel says team spirit has been to key to Rovers run
ROVERS striker Dominic Samuel believes a togetherness off the pitch is paying dividends on it as Tony Mowbray’s side eye a fifth consecutive victory.

09/14/2017 04:30 PM
'We hope his rehabilitation goes smoothly' - Tony Mowbray not putting any pressure on Rovers defender Darragh Lenihan after surgery
DARRAGH Lenihan will be sidelined for at least 12 weeks after successfully undergoing surgery last week.

09/14/2017 01:43 PM
Rovers boss Tony Mowbray provides injury updates on Craig Conway and Rekeem Harper
REKEEM Harper will undergo a scan this afternoon on his hip flexor after coming off injured in the win at Scunthorpe United on Tuesday.

09/14/2017 12:21 PM
Blackburn Rovers fan banned from football for THREE years after assaulting Burnley player during derby clash
A BLACKBURN Rovers fan who ran onto the pitch and assaulted a Burnley player during the derby match has been banned from attending football matches for three years.

09/14/2017 09:00 AM
Fans' jury: What has impressed you most about Rovers' recent winning run?
We asked our fans' jury: What has impressed you most about Rovers' recent winning run?

09/14/2017 07:00 AM
Simon Smith: To win three away games without conceding at any level is worthy of applause
IF I HEAR one more person say “yeah, four wins in a row is ok, but *deep sigh* the level IS worse than last year” then I am inventing a new implement based on medieval torture and the Taser, writes Simon Smith.

09/14/2017 04:00 AM
'It is full credit to the team' - David Raya keen to share the praise for Rovers' run of clean sheets
DAVID Raya was quick to praise the defensive efforts of the whole team as Rovers picked up a third straight clean sheet on the road.

09/13/2017 01:47 PM
FAN GALLERY: Scunthorpe United v Blackburn Rovers
ROVERS fans watched their side win for a fourth consecutive league game at Glanford Park on Tuesday night.

09/13/2017 11:20 AM
Tony Mowbray explains Craig Conway absence, Rekeem Harper selection, and praises Rovers' travelling support
CRAIG Conway missed the Scunthorpe United trip with a bruised hip picked up in Saturday’s win over Rochdale.

09/13/2017 09:55 AM
Away day joy, Rovers' resilience, Swede finish, Dack making a difference, Rekeem's role - Five talking points from the Scunthorpe United win
ROVERS reporter Rich Sharpe picks out five talking points from the 1-0 win at Scunthorpe United.

09/13/2017 07:00 AM
'He is a good person to look up to' - Scott Wharton aims to follow Darragh Lenihan's progression after signing new Rovers deal
SCOTT Wharton is looking to follow in the footsteps of Darragh Lenihan after signing a new long-term contract at Rovers.

09/12/2017 09:31 PM
'It was a tough game against a good side' - Tony Mowbray praises Rovers' resilience as they make it four wins on the bounce
TONY Mowbray was pleased with his side’s resilience as they chalked up a fourth consecutive league win.

09/12/2017 09:10 PM
Scunthorpe United 0 Blackburn Rovers 1: MATCH VERDICT
ROVERS chalked up a fourth consecutive league win as Marcus Antonsson's goal gave them a 1-0 win at Scunthorpe United.

09/12/2017 05:17 PM
MATCHDAY LIVE: Scunthorpe United v Blackburn Rovers
ROVERS will look to make it four consecutive wins when they travel to Glanford Park to face Scunthorpe United.

09/12/2017 09:00 AM
Simon Garner: Defending as a team a key factor in Rovers’ recent run
IT WAS a comprehensive win for Rovers at Rochdale on Saturday and great to see so many travelling fans as well, writes Simon Garner.

09/12/2017 08:00 AM
‘They are very well organised and hardworking’ – Rovers midfielder Richie Smallwood on what to expect from Scunthorpe United
RICHIE Smallwood knows Rovers are in for a tough test at Glanford Park this evening, having spent time as a Scunthorpe United player last season.

09/12/2017 06:00 AM
‘We should always strive to improve’ – Tony Mowbray wants Rovers to continue their forward momentum
TONY Mowbray insists Rovers can’t rest on their laurels and must strive to improve, despite chalking up three consecutive league wins.

09/12/2017 04:00 AM
‘You just have to focus on your own job’ – Rovers boss unaffected by outside perceptions of his team
ROVERS boss Tony Mowbray says he is focussed on the job in hand, and not on outside perceptions of his team, as he looks to bring about a mentality shift at Ewood Park.

09/11/2017 10:32 PM
'It will be a good learning experience for us' - Damien Johnson reacts to Rovers Under-23s' first defeat of the season
DAMIEN Johnson was disappointed to see his Rovers Under-23s side lose their winning start to the season but admits there were positives to take from the display.

09/11/2017 08:00 PM
Blackburn Rovers 1 Middlesbrough 3: UNDER-23s MATCH REPORT
ROVERS Under-23s were beaten for the first time this season as they lost 3-1 against Middlesbrough Under-23s at Ewood Park, writes Sam Jones.

09/11/2017 03:00 PM
'He is going to be a very good player for this football club' - Tony Mowbray pleased to see Scott Wharton sign new Blackburn Rovers deal
ROVERS boss Tony Mowbray is delighted that Scott Wharton has committed his long-term future to the club by signing a new contract.