Here’s To You, Paul Robinson, Football Loves You More Than You Will Know
the blackburn candidate
Meet the Blackburn Fan Standing Up to Venky’s at the General Election
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.
Spittle Red Riding Hood
The Cult: El Hadji Diouf
One of the most widely disliked players of his generation, El Hadji Diouf was as much a source of morbid fascination as he was one of football’s ultimate figures of hate.
festive goalfests and boxing day batterings
Remembering The Greatest Boxing Day In The History Of English Football
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.
the blackburn precedent
Game Changers: Blackburn Rovers and Jack Walker’s Millions
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 king does not approve
Anthony Stokes Pleads Guilty To Assaulting Elvis Presley Impersonator
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.
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the clown prince
The Cult: Robbie Savage
As a player and a pundit, Robbie Savage has always made himself difficult to ignore. Thus, we have relented to the Welshman's demands for attention and inducted him into The Cult.
blackburn in crisis
From Obsession to Apathy: Falling Out of Love With Blackburn Rovers
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.
the play-off lottery
What Becomes of Play-off Final Winners in the Premier League?
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.
Baying for Claret: Blackburn and Burnley's Bitter Local Rivalry
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.