Their name has become a byword for mismanagement. Now, a Blackburn Rovers fan will stand on an anti-Venky's platform at the upcoming general election.
With Boxing Day one of the most important dates in the domestic football calendar, we expect it to produce some serious entertainment. In 1963, expectations were exceeded by an absurd margin.
In 1995, Blackburn Rovers were crowned Premier League champions. That success was financed by industrialist owner Jack Walker, who was in many ways the last of his kind.
The former Celtic forward, now at Blackburn Rovers, is in court on a charge of assaulting a man dressed as Elvis outside a Dublin nightclub, which is apparently a crime.
Once champions of England, Blackburn Rovers have fallen on hard times since their purchase by the deeply unpopular Venky's Group. An increasingly empty Ewood Park tells a sad story – fans of the club are gradually falling out of love with their team.
A club promoted to the Premier League via the play-offs is usually hot favourite to go straight back down. But does it always pan out this way? We delved into the history books for a clearer answer.
As fellow founder members of the Football League, the rivalry between Blackburn Rovers and Burnley is almost as old as the sport itself. More than a century later, their relationship is as bitter as ever.