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Derby humbled again as old boy Bradley Johnson hits two for Blackburn

Bradley Johnson returned to Pride Park to inspire Blackburn to a 4-0 victory and condemn Derby to their worst start for 28 years. Johnson, who left Derby in July 2019, scored twice as Rovers ripped County apart, with Tyrhys Dolan and Adam Armstrong als…

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Championship roundup: Swansea and Birmingham coaches and players clash

Melee mars goalless draw at Liberty StadiumBrentford inaugurate new ground by beating HuddersfieldSwansea and Birmingham shared a 0-0 Championship draw that was overshadowed by players and coaches clashing at the Liberty Stadium. The two teams could no…

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Championship roundup: Swansea and Birmingham coaches and players clash

Melee mars goalless draw at Liberty StadiumBrentford inaugurate new ground by beating HuddersfieldSwansea and Birmingham shared a 0-0 Championship draw that was overshadowed by players and coaches clashing at the Liberty Stadium. The two teams could no…

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Ryan Fraser’s debut goal sees Newcastle beat Blackburn in Carabao Cup

Ryan Fraser did much more than merely secure Newcastle a third-round trip to Morecambe next week. Not content with shooting the winner in the tightest of ties, the debut-making Scotland winger’s high energy skills suggested he will be a big hit with hi…

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Bournemouth’s Arnaut Danjuma finally sees off battling Blackburn

This was not the most resounding victory for Bournemouth but, given how they flitted in and out of a topsy-turvy game, there could be no argument that Arnaut Danjuma’s emphatic winner six minutes from time was deserving of winning an occasionally hairy…

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Still got it: Morten Gamst Pedersen scores two long-range free-kicks – video

The 38-year-old former Blackburn Rovers midfielder Morten Gamst Pedersen proved he has not lost his touch by scoring two long-range free-kicks for Alta IF in Norway. The first of the strikes in a 4-1 win over FK Senja was from the touchline. Peder…

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Championship: West Brom suffer promotion blow at Blackburn

Substitute Rothwell denies Bilic, Boro in troubleLeonard sinks Hull, Forest held at PrestonPromotion hopefuls West Brom were left frustrated after being held to a 1-1 draw by Blackburn Rovers. Filip Krovinovi? swept Slaven Bilic’s side into the lead bu…

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David Dunn appointed as manager of Football League returnees Barrow

Former Blackburn player replaces Bolton-bound Ian EvattCumbrians are back in Football League after 48-year absenceDavid Dunn has been appointed as the manager of newly-promoted League Two side Barrow.The former Blackburn Rovers and Birmingham City atta…

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Leeds close on Premier League return after easing to victory over Blackburn

Leeds took a huge stride towards the Premier League as goals from Patrick Bamford, Kalvin Phillips and Mateusz Klich helped to secure a 3-1 win at Blackburn.The win moves the Championship leaders four points clear of second-placed West Brom, who will h…

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Football clockwatch: Leicester v Crystal Palace, Blackburn v Leeds and more!

Updates from the 3pm Premier League and Championship kick-offsNorwich v Brighton – live!Live scoreboard: the latest from all Saturday’s gamesHow they stand: the latest league tablesAnd you can get in touch with Tom by email or on Twitter 2.08pm BST Mea…

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Championship roundup: Leeds fight for draw while Brentford beat Reading

Stuart Dallas saves Leeds from defeat against bottom side LutonBrentford keep pressure on top two with fourth successive winChampionship leaders Leeds needed a Stuart Dallas equaliser to earn a point against the division’s bottom side Luton. Harry Corn…

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Lewis Holtby: ‘After losing 6-0 to Liverpool we know what we have to do better’

The Blackburn midfielder on his team’s play-off chances, his Anglo-German family and his former Spurs teammatesThe Zoom call is coming to an end but one final question needs to be asked of Lewis Holtby: who is the best player he has had the privilege o…

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My favourite game: when Blackburn stunned Arsenal in the 2013 FA Cup | Michael Butler

As a Rovers fan living across the road from the Emirates, it was a great feeling to watch this scrappy win even from the home endIt is a wonderful thing to live next to a football ground. Every other week my road, bordering the Emirates Stadium, would …

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My favourite game: when Blackburn stunned Arsenal in the 2013 FA Cup | Michael Butler

As a Rovers fan living across the road from the Emirates, it was a great feeling to watch this scrappy win even from the home endIt is a wonderful thing to live next to a football ground. Every other week my road, bordering the Emirates Stadium, would …

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‘It was perfect’: 25 years on from the day Blackburn won the league

On the anniversary of Rovers clinching the title, we speak to some of the people involved on that final day at LiverpoolBlackburn had waited 81 years for another league title and led Manchester United by two points going into the final day of the 1994-…

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The Premier League’s best young players of 2009-10 … a decade later

Gareth Bale went on to win the Champions League four times, but many of his contemporaries had already peakedBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThere is an assumption that footballers get better with age before peaking in their late twenties and regressin…

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The Premier League’s best young players of 2009-10 … a decade later

Gareth Bale went on to win the Champions League four times, but many of his contemporaries had already peakedBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThere is an assumption that footballers get better with age before peaking in their late twenties and regressin…

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The Premier League’s best young players of 2009-10 … a decade later

Gareth Bale went on to win the Champions League four times, but many of his contemporaries had already peakedBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredThere is an assumption that footballers get better with age before peaking in their late twenties and regressin…

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Football quiz: when Blackburn won the Premier League 25 years ago

Who lifted the trophy? Who scored the goals? Who complained?More quizzes: misses, photos, assists, managers and rantsWhich sponsorship logo adorned Blackburn’s shirts that season?Foster’s ExportMcEwan’s LagerTennent’s SuperCarlsberg Special BrewWho mis…

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Former Cardiff midfielder Peter Whittingham dies aged 35

Whittingham suffered head injuries in fall this monthCardiff pay tribute and say they are ‘heartbroken’The former Cardiff City and Aston Villa midfielder Peter Whittingham has died at the age of 35, the Welsh club have said. Whittingham had what South …