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Former Man Utd star's sense of entitlement is staggering

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Former Manchester United star Paul Ince has blasted Premier League owners for appointing the “same old names” when a managerial vacancy becomes available.

Ince’s comments come in the wake of Sam Allardyce taking over at Everton and Alan Pardew being appointed as the new manager at West Bromwich Albion.

Phil Jones hits back at critics, addresses injury issues

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones was once tipped by Sir Alex Ferguson to become United’s greatest ever player.

Fast forward a few years and the 25-year-old has started only 113 matches in the Premier League since moving to Old Trafford from Blackburn Rovers in the summer of 2011.

Satnav woe for former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson

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Sir Alex Ferguson may have been a regular visitor to Blackburn Rovers’ ground in the past, but that didn’t stop him getting lost in the town over the weekend.

The ex-Manchester United boss was travelling to Ewood Park on Saturday to watch his son Darren’s Doncaster Rovers team face Tony Mowbray’s side.

Second-tier Blackburn football seek new manager after Coyle departure

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London (AFP) – English second-tier strugglers Blackburn Rovers are seeking their seventh full-time manager since Indian owners Venkys bought the club in 2010 after Owen Coyle left by mutual consent on Tuesday.

The 50-year-old Scot - who guided them to just 11 wins in 37 matches since taking over in June last year - leaves with the former English champions second from bottom of the Championship and three points adrift of safety.

Video: Jose Mourinho applauds Blackburn’s opener vs Man Utd

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is not always known for being magnanimous, but he certainly found that trait within himself after Blackburn...

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Man Utd stars see the funny side of pitch invasion at Blackburn

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Fans played with us today!! Into the next round ⚽ #facup pic.twitter.com/qa68pAckSy Matteo Darmian (@DarmianOfficial) February 19, 2017...

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Video: Jose Mourinho discusses Blackburn 1-2 Man Utd

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho faced the media after today's FA Cup fifth round win over Blackburn Rovers. The Red Devils came from a...

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Tweets and Photos: Man Utd players on beating Blackburn

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Next round here we go #FACup pic.twitter.com/e2Xx5NMbhW Ander Herrera (@AnderHerrera) February 19, 2017 Manchester United's players...

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Saints not Chelsea on Mourinho’s mind

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Blackburn (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho refused to dwell on the prospect of facing his former club Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals after Manchester United negotiated a difficult fifth-round visit to Blackburn Rovers in a 2-1 victory.

It took the substitute pairing of Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to combine for the latter to score the winning goal in the second half, maintaining United’s interest in all four competitions.

Saints not Chelsea on Mourinho’s mind

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Blackburn (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho refused to dwell on the prospect of facing his former club Chelsea in the FA Cup quarter-finals after Manchester United negotiated a difficult fifth-round visit to Blackburn Rovers in a 2-1 victory.

It took the substitute pairing of Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to combine for the latter to score the winning goal in the second half, maintaining United’s interest in all four competitions.

Mourinho faces Chelsea, Lincoln dream of Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho will have to get past former club Chelsea if FA Cup holders Manchester United are to keep their hopes of retaining the trophy alive following the quarter-final draw on Sunday.

Giant-killers Lincoln - the first non-league side into the last-eight in over a century after beating Premier League Burnley on Saturday - could have a lucrative trip to Arsenal should the Gunners beat another non-league side Sutton on Monday.

Mourinho faces Chelsea, Lincoln dream of Arsenal

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London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho will have to get past former club Chelsea if FA Cup holders Manchester United are to keep their hopes of retaining the trophy alive following the quarter-final draw on Sunday.

Giant-killers Lincoln - the first non-league side into the last-eight in over a century after beating Premier League Burnley on Saturday - could have a lucrative trip to Arsenal should the Gunners beat another non-league side Sutton on Monday.

Ibrahimovic sends Manchester United through to Chelsea FA Cup clash

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Blackburn (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic combined to score the winning goal that carried Manchester United through to the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-1 win at Blackburn Rovers.

United will face Chelsea in a mouthwatering last-eight tie at Stamford Bridge next month as victory maintained Jose Mourinho’s interest in all four competitions in which his side have competed this season.

Ibrahimovic sends Manchester United through to Chelsea FA Cup clash

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Blackburn (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic combined to score the winning goal that carried Manchester United through to the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-1 win at Blackburn Rovers.

United will face Chelsea in a mouthwatering last-eight tie at Stamford Bridge next month as victory maintained Jose Mourinho’s interest in all four competitions in which his side have competed this season.

FA Cup: Super-Subs Ibrahimovic And Pogba Fire Man Utd Into Last Eight After 2-1 Win v Blackburn (Video)

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba saved the day for Manchester United on Sunday evening, with the two substitutes combining for the winning goal against Blackburn in a tense clash at Ewood Park.

Embed from Getty Images (A definite dive from the young chap, there).

Rovers took the lead on 17 minutes, with ex-Swansea striker Danny Graham calmly firing past Sergio Romero after a lovely through-ball from the impressiveMarvin Emnes.

Where to find Blackburn vs. Man United FA Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Blackburn vs. Man United, you’ve come to the right place.

Over the years, there have been plenty of memorable matches between Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United, but most of them have been in the Premier League. Today, the two famous clubs meet each other in the 5th Round of the FA Cup with the prize of moving through to the quarter-finals for the victor.

Where to find Blackburn vs. Man United FA Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Blackburn vs. Man United, you’ve come to the right place.

Over the years, there have been plenty of memorable matches between Blackburn Rovers and Manchester United, but most of them have been in the Premier League. Today, the two famous clubs meet each other in the 5th Round of the FA Cup with the prize of moving through to the quarter-finals for the victor.

4-2-3-1 v Blackburn: Mourinho's strongest possible Man Utd lineup for vital cup game; Key Stats, Team News & Predicted Lineups

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Blackburn vs Manchester United Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s FA Cup fixture.

Blackburn vs Manchester United
FA Cup 2016/17
19th February, 16:15 pm BST
Ewood Park, Blackburn
Live Stream: Watch Blackburn vs Manchester United live on BT Sport 2

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Blackburn host Manchester United in the next round of the FA Cup this weekend.

FA Cup draw: Manchester United and Chelsea face non PL teams in fifth round

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The fifth round fixtures and dates of the 2016-17 FA Cup was released on Monday, and it brings good news for all the Premier League clubs.

After earning a shock victory against Leeds United on Sunday, non-league side Sutton United will welcome Arsenal to Gander Green Lane.

66 goals in 10 games: Remembering the Boxing Day goal-fest of 1963

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Klopp Says Mohamed Salah Could Shatter Goal-Scoring Records

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hailed striker Mohamed Salah's early impact this season. He said the player could shatter goalscoring records if only he could maintain his blistering start to the campaign.

Salah, who signed for a reported £34 million from Roma in the off-season, struck twice as Liverpool beat Southampton 3-0 in the Premier League on Saturday.

Venky’s ‘deeply hurt’ by Blackburn’s fall from grace

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London (AFP) – Blackburn Rovers’ Indian owners Venky’s insist they are “deeply hurt” after the club’s shocking decline hit a new low with relegation to England’s third tier for the first time since 1980.

Crowned English champions 22 years ago when they memorably pipped Manchester United to the Premier League title, Blackburn suffered a humiliating exit from the Championship on the final day of the season on Sunday.

Venky’s ‘deeply hurt’ by Blackburn’s fall from grace

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London (AFP) – Blackburn Rovers’ Indian owners Venky’s insist they are “deeply hurt” after the club’s shocking decline hit a new low with relegation to England’s third tier for the first time since 1980.

Crowned English champions 22 years ago when they memorably pipped Manchester United to the Premier League title, Blackburn suffered a humiliating exit from the Championship on the final day of the season on Sunday.

Blackburn look to Mowbray for Rovers revival

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London (AFP) – Indian-owned Blackburn Rovers have appointed Tony Mowbray as the club’s new manager, the English second-tier strugglers announced Wednesday.

Mowbray, 53, has signed an 18-month contract after former manager Owen Coyle left the Championship club by mutual consent on Tuesday.

‘It’s The Strangest Thing That’s Happened So Far’ – Sutton United Reserve ‘Keeper Wayne Shaw Reveals He’s Been Asked To Pose Naked

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It's fair to say Sutton United have been revellingin the attention brought about by their remarkable FA Cup run, especially tonight's fifth-round tie against Arsenal.

Indeed, reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw has become something of an unlikely star, with the 45-year-old, 20 stone "Roly Poly Goalie"being singled out as the physical embodiment of the non-league dream.

English Championship

On This Day in Football: There go the Rovers!

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On this day in 1875, following a meeting at the Leger Hotel, Blackburn Rovers Football Club was founded.

Two friends, John Lewis and Arthur Constantine, arranged the meeting which was attended by 17 men. Constantine was familiar with football and had played the sport while studying at Shrewsbury School.

Kamil Grosicki, Fulham and Cardiff stars… Names of the Football League, week 5

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Can Leeds, Sunderland and co overcome their problems this season?

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As money continues to pour into the Premier League, clubs across the land are desperate to secure themselves a piece of the pie.

Bumper television deals, increased sponsorship and foreign investment has allowed the likes of Leicester City to win a title, while other teams have been able to break into the top flight and be competitive.

4-2-3-1 vs Blackburn: Predicted Fulham starting XI, two players doubtful for Rovers, Key stats

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Fulham vs Blackburn Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of midweek’s Championship fixture.

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Championship 2016/17
14th March, 19:45 pm BST
Craven Cottage, London
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Fulham stunned everyone after registering a fantastic 3-1 victory over league leaders, Newcastle United, last Saturday.

Championship Round up: League Table, Results, Top scorers after round 37

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Brighton and Hove Albion levelled on points with Newcastle United at the top (separated only by the goal difference) after winning 3-0 against Derby County.

It was a strong performance from Chis Hughton’s side who dominated the game from start to finish. The defeat, however, proved costly for Derby, who lost seven of their last 13 Championship games.

Former Celtic manager becomes new Blackburn boss - Fans react on Twitter

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Championship club, Blackburn Rovers, have appointed former Celtic boss, Tony Mowbray, as their new manager after Owen Coyle was sacked on Tuesday.

The club have confirmed the news on their official Twitter handle.

Blackburn Rovers are pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Mowbray as the club’s new Head Coach.

Adkins or Sherwood? Who will become the next Blackburn manager - Fans react on Twitter

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Former Blackburn captain, Tim Sherwood, could make an emotional return to Ewood Park as he is under consideration to take charge of the vacant managerial role.

Blackburn are looking to appoint their eighth manager in less than seven years, after Own Coyle was relieved from his job yesterday.

Congo international

Aston Villa sign veteran defender Samba

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London (AFP) – Veteran Congo international defender Christopher Samba penned a one-year deal with English second-tier side Aston Villa on Thursday after impressing coach Steve Bruce on a trial.

The 33-year-old was a free agent after leaving Greek club Panathinaikos in January and will bring with him a wealth of experience of English football having spent five years at Blackburn Rovers between 2007 and 2012.

Aston Villa sign veteran defender Samba

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London (AFP) – Veteran Congo international defender Christopher Samba penned a one-year deal with English second-tier side Aston Villa on Thursday after impressing coach Steve Bruce on a trial.

The 33-year-old was a free agent after leaving Greek club Panathinaikos in January and will bring with him a wealth of experience of English football having spent five years at Blackburn Rovers between 2007 and 2012.

Venky's

Fowl Play: Celebrating The Anniversary Of Blackburn’s Paradigm-Shifting Venkys Chicken Advert, 2011 (Video)

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When we talk about momentous, paradigm-shifting moments in modern football, they don't come much more seismic than thecontribution made to the pantheon by Blackburn Rovers onJune 28th, 2011.

Having taken over the previous year, Blackburn's new poultry-peddling owners Venkys decided to use their glamorous Premier League asset to help promote their fowl wares.

Charlton’s Roland Duchatelet Voted Worst Owner In English Football Among Poll Of 4,800 Fans

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Charlton Athletic's beloved Roland Duchatelet has been voted as the worst club owner in English football in a poll over almost 5,000 fans.

The poll in question, conducted by Against League 3, saw 4,804 supporters give their overall opinion of their club's owners in the form of a 1-10 rating.

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Newcastle Agree Fee With Norwich For Hanley – Medical Tomorrow

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It looks like Grant Hanley will be the next player to leave Newcastle as the club has agreed a fee with Norwich for the former Blackburn Rovers captain. We signed Grant for [...]

Cup throws up “mad” derby as Blackburn draw Burnley

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The early stages of the Carabou Cup – or the League Cup if you’re a traditionalist – often fails to get the pulses racing.

This year’s second round draw has thrown up some less than inspiring ties, with games such as Brighton versus Barnet and Stoke against Rochdale likely to feature plenty of second string players strutting their stuff in front of lots of empty seats.

D.C. United interested in Derby County’s Marcus Olsson

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The Black-and-Red could be looking to bolster their left flank with a Swedish international

A source has told B&RU that D.C. United has explored the option of adding Marcus Olsson to the roster. The 29-year old Swede currently plays with Derby County in the English Championship, and has played for the Rams since January 2016.

Cup win for Dortmund, goal for Pulisic

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There were games outside of the Champions League on Tuesday, with Christian Pulisic in action. Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund shutout Sportfreunde Lotte in the DFB Pokal. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 57th minute at osnatel ARENA. Andre Schurrle doubled Dortmund's lead in the 66th. Marcel Schmelzer finished off the goals in the 83rd minute.