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Tightrope for Tony as Rovers fans need reason to believe soon

No sooner had the final whistle sounded at Brentford at the end of last season, dedicated  Ewood stattos were keen to inform us that Rovers, comparing the 15 games played under Tony Mowbray to everyone else’s, had the tenth best … Continue reading

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Decades of memories as Rovers look to balance Boundary books

Those of us watching Rovers for our sixth or seventh decade know only too well how quickly 10, 20, 25 years can flash by virtually unnoticed, plans abandoned, once regular haunts neglected, dear old friends seldom seen or even thought … Continue reading

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No hard promises but Rovers learning to fly 

Our Rovers reflections this week come from Riversider23, who you can follow on Twitter on @MarkMark37m    Ten games in, and we’re in a play-off position with a game in hand. Early days, but well-placed. There will be stumbles on the … Continue reading

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Harry’s game should cap happy week ahead of hot-pot October

In all my time watching football, other than in exceptional circumstances, I’ve never regarded a draw away from home as any kind of disaster, certainly not early in the season away to the unbeaten table-toppers, and Saturday’s at Shrewsbury followed … Continue reading

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Shrews Not Tamed as Rovers’ Defensive Comedy of Errors Continues

Old Blackburnian’s summary of the trip to Shrewsbury.,,,,, There are few positives following a relegation to League 1, but if you are to search for some small consolation, then the prospect of an away day in this attractive Shropshire market … Continue reading

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Wimbledon woes made mockery of Tony’s top seed status

It was with some relief, shortly after a soul-sapping defeat at home to AFC Wimbledon, to spy a newspaper headline in which our manager proclaimed: “We’ve got to learn to break teams down”   No wotsit, Sherlock. Having absorbed the … Continue reading

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Fab four has Rovers fans feeling fine on long and winding road

  I’ve got no way of proving this scientifically but I’m prepared to bet that if you’d given all 8,000 Rovers season ticket holders a questionnaire in July asking who would be top of League One on this day and … Continue reading

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