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Archives: Blackburn Rovers

Leeds United, Blackburn And Nottingham Forest Handed January Transfer Bans

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Leeds United, Blackburn and Nottingham Forest have been handed transfer bans for the upcoming January window after breaching the Football league’s financial fair play (FFP) rules. The League announced that the clubs had incurred financial losses in excess of the £8 … Continue reading

5 Classic Premier League Footballers From The Past: A Walk Down Memory Lane, Part Two

Posted on by Scott J Hancox
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After the first part of classic Premier League footballers was well received, I decided to continue the series. Here are five more greats from memory lane: 1. Emerson The Brazilian central midfielder came to the Premier League during the Bryan … Continue reading

Top 5 Surprises in the Championship So Far This Season

Posted on by Nick Ottman
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We are fast approaching Christmas and the Sky Bet Championship is really taking shape. Like every other season, the Championship has already thrown up some real surprises. Here are the five things that have made it an eye-opening first half … Continue reading

Watch the 5 Goals Scored By Goalkeepers in the Premier League From 2001-2013 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Hussein Jiva
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In the past 13 years, roughly 0.38 goals per year have been scored by goalkeepers in the Premier League. So when a goalkeeper does score, it’s such a rare treat that it’s something you want to embrace and watch over … Continue reading

Blackburn Rovers Away Shirt for 2013-14 Season: Leaked [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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A photograph of what appears to be Blackburn’s away shirt for the 2013-14 season has been leaked on the Internet. After Blackburn’s stunning new home shirt for next season, this one is a little bit of a letdown, but Blackburn’s … Continue reading

Blackburn Rovers Home Shirt for 2013-14 Season: Official [PHOTO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Blackburn’s home kit for the 2013-14 season will be available tomorrow. The new Blackburn home shirt, designed by Nike, is one of the best Rovers shirts I’ve seen in years. The design of it is spectacular. According to the club … Continue reading

‘Venky’s – The Fall of Blackburn Rovers’: Full-Length Documentary [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Given their current situation, it’s hard to believe that Blackburn Rovers were once Premier League champions in 1995 and founding members of the Football League in 1888. On December 13, 2010, the Venky’s, the new owners of Blackburn Rovers, decided … Continue reading

Robert Lewandowski Would Have Signed For Blackburn If It Wasn’t For a Volcanic Ash Cloud

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Robert-Lewandowski

It’s incredible to believe, but Robert Lewandowski would have signed for Blackburn Rovers in 2010 if it wasn’t for an Icelandic volcanic ash cloud that ruined the plans. Robert Lewandowski was playing for Polish side Lech Poznan in 2010. He … Continue reading

4 FA Cup Videos To Get You In The Mood for Manchester United-Chelsea [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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After today’s FA Cup matches, the names of Wigan Athletic and Manchester City are in the hat for the semi-final draw tomorrow, which EPL Talk will be bringing you live at 2:30pm ET. Unless there are draws after the final … Continue reading

Which 3 Premier League Clubs Will Be Relegated This Season?

Posted on by Todd Shenk
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As an American, when I was first introduced to the Premier League I was intrigued by the idea of relegation to a lower league along with lower tier teams moving up. I will admit that it took me a bit … Continue reading

Peter Odemwingie Hits Back at West Brom Over Transfer Window Fiasco: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Oh, Peter Odemwingie. When will you learn? The West Bromwich Albion striker has hit out at his club by saying that they broke a gentleman’s agreement which would have seen the Nigerian footballer join Queens Park Rangers. According to The Guardian, … Continue reading

Bayern Munich’s Guardiola Coup Began After Their Defeat to Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Congratulations to Bayern Munich for capturing the signature of one of the most sought after managers in world soccer. While some had thought that former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola would be taking a long sabbatical from the game, The Guardian’s Rafa Honigstein … Continue reading

Howard Webb to Referee Manchester United v Liverpool: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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The referee for Sunday’s Premier League clash between Manchester United and Liverpool will be one Howard Webb, one of the better referees in the division. In such a high profile match, the referee is bound to come under some immense … Continue reading

Mansfield Mark 96 Empty Seats With Names of Hillsborough Victims For Liverpool Match: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Mansfield Town, a club in the fifth tier of English football, displayed a lot of class this weekend when they decided to take 96 seats at their ground in Nottinghamshire and set them aside as a tribute to the 96 … Continue reading

Bild say Manchester United are Closing in on Robert Lewandowski After “Mega Offer”: The Daily EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Bild magazine in Germany is reporting that Manchester United are closing in on signing Polish striker Robert Lewandowski after tabling a “mega offer.” Ferguson has already said that United won’t be signing anyone in the January transfer window, so whether the … Continue reading

Does January Window Transfer Spending Help Premier League Clubs?

Posted on by Guy Robert
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With the transfer window coming up, we can all count on one thing for certain. There will be non-stop chatter about what teams must do if they are going to “push for the top” or “avoid relegation”. Rumors and arguments … Continue reading

West Ham Want to Introduce Safe Standing at Olympic Stadium: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
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West Ham United co-owner David Gold says he wants to introduce safe standing at the Olympic Stadium in East London if West Ham United becomes the new tenants of the ground. While Gold’s desires are to be commended (to have … Continue reading