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The Opposition: Blackburn



Full Club Name:
Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Year Formed:
1875

Nicknames:
Rovers

Ground:
Ewood Park

Capacity:
31,367

Average Attendance (league):
26,660

Manager:
Big Sam (2008 to present)

Chairman:
John Williams

Top Scorer:
David Dunn: 5

Most Used Starting Line-Up:

Robinson

Chimbonda - Samba - Nelsen - Givet

Diouf - Nzonzi - Dunn - Andrews - Pedersen

Di Santo

Probable Starting Line-Up:

Robinson

Chimbonda - Samba - Nelsen - Givet

Hoillet - Nzonzi - Andrews - Pedersen

McCarthy - Roberts

Current Table Position (Premier League):
13th. Played 20. Won 5. Lost 9. Drawn 6. Goal difference -15. Points 21

Club Records:
Most Appearances: 573 Derek Fazackerley
Most Goals: 194 Simon Garner
Record Attendance: 62,255 - Bolton 1929
Record League Win: 9-0 vs Middlesbrough 1954
Record transfer fee paid: 8m for Andrew Cole from United, 2001
Record transfer fee received: 18m for Santa to City, 2009

Famous Blackburn Fans:
Jack Straw (Labour MP)
Jim Bowen (Comdeian)
Carl Fogerty (Superbike Champ)
Stephen Pinder (Actor)
Wayne Hemingway (Fashion)



The journalist

Writer: bigal84 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 10 2010

Time: 1:32PM

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I quite like Carl Fogarty LOL
BlueWolfie
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10/01/2010 15:56:00

I'm going for 3-1 City if the game actually goes ahead.
Kevinho
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10/01/2010 16:47:00

the game WILL go ahead mate and this is a great chance to get the boys at the top of the league getting turtles heads
bluemooner_mcfc
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10/01/2010 18:33:00

Cowadunga!
BlueWolfie
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10/01/2010 19:24:00

This has become our game in hand on some teams. Have it!
Johnny Baguette
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10/01/2010 21:03:00

 

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