Blackburn Rovers F.C.

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 4th, 2012
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Blackburn Rovers have signed Fulham midfielder Dickson Etuhu for an undisclosed fee on a four-year deal. The Nigeria international, 30, had been at Craven Cottage for four years, scoring six times in 127 appearances since joining from Sunderland in 2008. Etuhu will team up with his former team-mate a...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2012
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Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni may have played his last match for relegated Blackburn Rovers. The 29-year-old has told BBC Sport that he is not keen on playing in the Championship, after Rovers dropped out of the top flight. Yakubu was the one bright element in an otherwise gloomy season for ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 7th, 2012
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Blackburn Rovers were relegated on Monday night with rain, tennis balls and relentless derision falling on their beleaguered manager Steve Kean. Whatever Kean’s limitations, it was a disgrace that Rovers’ owners, the Venky’s, did not turn up for this brutal denouement. This fine club has been left be...
By benim
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Sep 1st, 2011
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Controversial Senegalese forward El Hadji Diouf has left Blackburn Rovers by mutual consent, the Premier League club said on Thursday. “Dioufy has left the club. I think we reached a mutual consent termination of his contract last night,” manager Steve Kean told the club website (www.rove...
By benim
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Aug 31st, 2011
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Everton striker Yakubu is on the verge of a move to Blackburn Rovers, BBC Africa Sport understands. The Nigeria international spent the second half of last season on loan in the Championship with Leicester City. And it is believed Rovers boss Steve Kean is confident of completing a deal for Yakubu be...
By benim
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Jan 8th, 2011
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Manager Roy Hodgson left Liverpool on Saturday and the club appointed former player and manager Kenny Dalglish until the end of the season to try to turn around a dismal run of form. Hodgson, who joined England’s most successful club from Fulham in July last year, had been under intense pressur...
By benim
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Nov 27th, 2010
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Dimitar Berbatov smashed home five goals to set Manchester United on their way to a 7-1 victory against a beleaguered Blackburn Rovers. The Bulgarian dramatically ended his 13-hour drought to steal the headlines from a resurgent Wayne Rooney on his first Premier League start since September 26. The r...