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Blackburn Rovers

Blackburn Rovers Football Club is an English professional association football club that plays in the Premier League. The club is based in Blackburn, Lancashire. Established in 1875, Blackburn Rovers joined the Football League in 1888.

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Indian owned Blackburn appoints local duo to get back into Premier League
Indian owned English football club Blackburn Rovers has appointed former Preston chairman Derek Shaw as their new managing director get the club back into the Premier League in the shortest possible time.

Former Brit footie undergoes world's first live hair transplant online
Sports pundit and former England footballer Michael Gray has become the first person ever to have his hair transplant operation broadcast live on the internet.

Dilemma over Kean's Blackburn future persists as Venky's confesses to 'total confusion'
Steve Kean's future as Blackburn Rovers manager is still undecided as one of the co-owners, Venkatesh Rao confessed to their being complete chaos at the club.

Kean's future as Rovers manager on 'knife-edge' following hectic parleys with Venkys
Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean is likely to get axed soon after spending two days with owner Venkys at their chicken firm's headquarters in Pune, India.

Blackburn boss Kean in hot water as Allardyce contemplates legal action
Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean's problems have reportedly escalated with his predecessor Sam Allardyce considering legal action for Kean's attack on him.

Corporate finance company contemplates buying Blackburn from Venkys
A corporate finance company owned by Blackburn Rovers fans is considering buying out the relegated club from their Indian owners Venkys.

Ex-Man U captain Keane says losing title on Sunday to City would haunt players forever
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has said losing the Premier League title on the final day to bitter rivals Manchester City would haunt the players forever in their lives.

Blackburn owners Venkys not 'chickening out' despite Premier League relegation
Blackburn Rovers owners Venkys have denied claims of selling the club, and clarified that deputy chief executive Paul Hunt was removed as a cost cutting measure, and added that the decision had nothing to do with his explosive email.

'Relegated' Blackburn's manager Kean says neither he nor Venkys are 'going anywhere'
Beleaguered Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean has said he and the club's Indian owners are not going anywhere, and have already started discussing ways to take the club forward after getting relegated to the npower Championship.

'Explosive' Letter by Blackburn's deputy CEO exposes Venkys shambolic reign
An explosive letter sent by Blackburn Rovers' deputy chief executive Paul Hunt has brought in light the sad state of affairs at the club under their India owners Venkys, resulting in their relegation after playing for eleven years in the Premier League.

Blackburn Rovers owners Venky's plan cutbacks as sale of club on the cards
Blackburn Rovers officials are gearing up for a redundancy of up to 40 per cent as the club came under pressure on Tuesday following its demotion from the Premier League.

Ex-England star Shearer slams Venky's for hanging Blackburn coach Kean out to dry
Former England football star Allan Shearer has strongly criticized Venkys, the Indian owners of Blackburn Rovers FC, for letting team manager Steve Kean down by blaming him for the club's relegation while earning millions of pounds at the same time.

'Dejected' Kean ready to discuss 'relegated' Blackburn's future with owner Venkys
Relegated from the Premier League, Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean has said he would talk to the Indian owners Venkys on how to regroup and bring the club back on track.

Ferguson reckons Man U's 'team-bonding' visit to Scottish golf course 'united' them
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has said his team's team-bonding trip to famous Scottish golfing venue, St Andrews last month, had helped them in pipping bitter title rivals Manchester City to the top of the league table.

Man City defender Richards claims he felt like crying when United steered clear of them
Manchester City defender Micah Richards has revealed that he felt like crying when bitter title rivals Manchester United beat Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park in a Premier League encounter, which eventually steered them five points clear of them.

Wenger says Man City's failure to perform in 'money-time' has cost them
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said Manchester City's failure to core in the last 15 minutes of a game, when the score is at a stalemate, which he also refers to s 'money-time', has cost them a lot this season.

Man City red-faced as youth team player tweets support for rival Man U!
Manchester City was left red faced due to the action of one of its youth team players, Sam Jones, who expressed his joy when old foes Manchester United beat Blackburn Rovers 2-0 at Ewood park on Monday.

Mancini slams Balotelli despite him scoring a brace during draw against Sunderland
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has blasted striker Mario Balotelli for his poor performance, despite the latter scoring a brace during their draw against Sunderland at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

'Improving' Muamba eats for the first time since cardiac arrest
Bolton Wanderer's midfielder Fabrice Muamba's condition is steadily improving as he ate food for the first time since suffering a cardiac arrest during his team's FA Cup quarterfinal clash against Tottenham Hotspurs at White Hart Lane.

Coyle reveals Muamba's 'good luck' message inspired Bolton players to win
Bolton Wanderer's manager Owen Coyle has revealed Fabrice Muamba's private good luck message for the players inspired them during their 2-1 win over fellow relegation threatened Blackburn Rovers at Reebok Stadium on Saturday.

Experience of winning titles gives Manchester United the edge, claims Giggs
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs believes that the club's experience of winning titles will prove too much for their local rivals Manchester City in the Premier League race.

'Sacking' Premier League managers worked well, claims study
A new study has shown that axing managers who aren't performing well can be a positive step for a football club.

Ferguson eyes double joy on New Year's eve
Sir Alex Ferguson will celebrate his 70th birthday on New Year's Eve with a wish to see Manchester United at the top of the English Premier League table.

Ferguson and Dalglish lend support to 'under-fire' Kean
The manager of Indian owned English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers, Steve Kean has received the backing of his fellow Scottish managers Sir Alex Ferguson, Kenny Dalglish and David Moyes

Rooney says Man U players have put away-day blues behind them
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has said the team has put away-day blues behind them.

Kean says would be shocked if sacked by Blackburn Rovers
Manager Steve Kean has said that he would be completely shocked if he was sacked by the Indian management of the Premier League club Blackburn Rovers.

Fantastic week for the Blackburn Rovers: Kean
The English Premiere League team Blackburn Rovers manager, Steve Kean has said that his team had a wonderful week in India.

Blackburn Rovers Indian owners to grill manager Steve Kean
The Indian owners of English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers will be grilling manager Steve Kean, and demanding a major improvement in results fast.

Worst Premier League season start in Arsenal history
Arsenal's poor Premier League season start was hit by another blow when they lost 3-4 to Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park on Saturday.

Lampard admits he will quit playing football when he runs out of steam
England and Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard insists that the day he is told to stop getting into the penalty area will be the day he hangs up his boots.

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