Tony Mowbray watched the likes of Shrewsbury Town and Wigan Athletic open up an advantage over Blackburn Rovers in the League One table as a result of playing in the last few weeks. Blackburn, however, had not been in action for the last 19 days. This is not to a combination of matches being called off and the international break.
Blackburn Rovers managed to keep their good current run by beating Scunthorpe 1-0 away from home. This win makes it the fourth successive victory for Blackburn Rovers after a difficult start to the season.
However, the match was not that easy, and they had to dig deep in order to come out with the win. Indeed, Scunthorpe was unbeaten before the game, and they showed why during the match.
Blackburn Rovers started the new season with a lot of hope that they would get back into the Premier League after an extended absence.
Blackburn Rovers continued their improvement in form after the arrival of Paul Lambert, as they sealed a place in the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 3-0 win against Oxford United.
Blackburn Rovers continued with their unbeaten run under Paul Lambert, but they were unable to secure three points against Nottingham Forest.
Blackburn Rovers manager Gary Bowyer has claimed that he is committed to remaining at the club going into the new season. This statement comes after reports linking him with the managerial job at Leeds United. After the recent recover from an Italian businessman, Leeds United are widely expected to appoint Bowyer as the new manager. Despite the late recovery in form, Leeds finished well away from the play-off places, which is very important for the club to get into the Premier league.
Blackburn Rovers are set to hold talks with defender Christopher Samba over the future of both the club and the player.
Christopher Samba and the Blackburn Rovers have both been at deadlock over the decision to allow the player to leave during the January transfer window.
Blackburn Rovers boss Sam Allardyce says that he is keeping an eye on young star Phil Jones so that he doesn't get carried away. The 18-year-old, who came up through the youth ranks at Blackburn Rovers, was 'outstanding' for the Young Lions this month.
He also impressed in central midfield for Rovers in their last two games against Manchester City and Fulham. But while delighted with the youngster's achievements, Allardyce does not want to see him lose focus.
GUTI’s agent has revealed a move to Blackburn Rovers for the Real Madrid midfielder is still “possible” – although Sam Allardyce’s immediate priority remains in solving their striker shortage.
The Lancashire Telegraph can confirm preliminary contact has been made between Rovers and the Spaniard’s representatives with Guti believed to be keen on a move to the Premier League.