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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.

Life after the fairytale: Leicester City, Blackburn Rovers, Boavista and how underdog champions did the year after

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Fans of former Premier League champions take their fight to India

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Supporters of former Premier League champions Blackburn Rovers are planning to take protesting to a whole new level as they try to save their beleaguered club.

Fan groups say they will fly to India in January in a bid to force a meeting with controversial club owners Venky’s.

A protest during a one-day international cricket match between India and England has also been suggested, while the club’s leading all-time goalscorer is also lending his support to the fans’ efforts.

Need a low-cost left-back, Liverpool? Free agents: 13 footballers your club could still sign for free

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It's the stuff of nightmares – your star player gets injured in a friendly against Andorra and you've only got callow youth players as back up. After the scrapping of the emergency loan system, free...

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Owen Coyle lands job with Blackburn Rovers

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Former Dynamo coach has new coaching job in England.

Barely a week after leaving the Houston Dynamo to be closer to his family, Owen Coyle has been announced as the new manager for the Blackburn Rovers. Coyle signed a two year deal with the Championship level club. Coyle has previously managed Burnley and the Bolton Wanders as well as a short stint with Wigan.

Arsene Wenger ‘sad’ as Arsenal’s FA Cup reign ends [VIDEO]

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said that he felt "sad" after seeing his side's two-year reign as FA Cup holders ended by a 2-1 quarter-final loss to Watford on Sunday.

FA Cup winners in 2014 and 2015, Arsenal were bidding to become the first team to win the competition for three consecutive years since Blackburn Rovers between 1884 and 1886.

English Championship

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.

Newcastle United's 'blip' should not be worried about just yet

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This time last week, Championship table-toppers Newcastle United were in their best form since Kevin Keegan’s reign.

They boasted a 9-game winning streak, which stretched all the way back to the 28th September, where they dramatically fought back to beat Norwich City 4-3.

It all came crashing down to earth last Saturday.

Manchester United

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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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.

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19th February, 16:15 pm BST
Ewood Park, Blackburn
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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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Blackburn in talks with former Man Utd midfielder

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Newcastle United

Newcastle 0 Blackburn 1 – Video Highlights

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Here's the EFL video of the game today on YouTube so it should play around the world. Newcastle were shocked by Blackburn Rovers and lost 1-0 withtheir goal coming after 75 minutes in front of over 52,000 fans at St. James' Park this afternoon.

Another Full House At St. James’ Park

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St. James' Park is again sold out for tomorrow's game against Blackburn Rovers. Those present could possibly see Newcastle make history with a win and that would be the first time in Newcastle's long history that we have won 10 games on the trot. It would put this side and manager Rafa Benitezin the record [.

Videos

Retro Football: Blackburn Teammates David Batty And Graeme Le Saux Have A Punch-Up, 1995 (Video)

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Before Leicester City stormed the grand UEFA citadel, you have to go right back to 1995 for the last time a "small" Premier League sidefound their way into the Champions League.

Thankfully, reigning champions Blackburn Rovers did the nation proud by finishing slap, bang, bottom of their group and crashing out at the first hurdle.

Man-Eating Fish Takes To Pitch As Half-Time Entertainment At Derby County Takes A Turn For The Weird (Video)

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With the score locked a 0-0 at the break, fans attending Derby's home game against Blackburn yesterday were snapped out of their torpor by a truly surreal bout of half-time 'entertainment'.

Indeed, it was at this point that a giant inflatable fish wearinga basketball vest came flailing out onto the pitch and proceeded to eat one of Derby's goalkeeping coaches, only to barf him back up in a state of undress.

FAIL: Blackburn’s Shane Duffy Scores Another Two Own-Goals v Cardiff To Make It Three For Season Already (Video)

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After a good Euro 2016, Republic of Ireland defender Shane Duffy returned with his reputation very much enhanced. However, the Blackburn Rovers defender has since endured a horror start to the season, netting three own-goals already, including two against Cardiff City on Wednesday night.

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Duffy was forced to delete his Twitter account after receiving a torrent of abuse following his own-goal in Blackburn's 3-0 defeat to Wigan.

Blackburn Rovers 2016/17 Umbro Home and Away Kits

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One-time Premier League champions (1995), Blackburn Rovers Football Club have re-signed with Umbro after three [...]

The Rest

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.

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.