Illness may force Rovers striker out of Africa
BLACKBURN Rovers will assess Rudy Gestede before deciding whether the striker is well enough to make a 10,000-mile round trip to Malawi just days before the start of the new season.
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Bowyer: Baptiste can be Blackburn Rovers' Mr Versatile
BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer is relishing working with Alex Baptiste for the first time today after ending his year-long pursuit of a defender he describes as 'more than one player'.
FULL-TIME: AFC Telford United 0 Blackburn Rovers 4
RUBEN Rochina scored twice and Leon Best and Jack O'Connell once each as Rovers started their pre-season preparations with an ultimately comfortable victory over their non-league opponents.
Rovers wingers challenged to hit 30 goals by boss Bowyer
GARY Bowyer has set his wingers the ambitious target of firing 30 goals between them this season to make Blackburn Rovers even more of an attacking force.