Monday Jul 14
This Is Lancashire
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.
Steve Kean could have worked with Jose Mourinho at Chelsea, but claims to have snubbed Blues
Steve Kean has claimed he turned down an opportunity to become an assistant coach at Chelsea ahead of this season.
Blackburn Rovers hope Corry Evans will be fit to face Ipswich Town
BLACKBURN Rovers boss Gary Bowyer is hopeful Corry Evans will be fit to start Saturday's visit of Ipswich Town to Ewood Park after the midfielder came off with a dead leg in last night's 3-3 home draw with Brighton & Hove Albion.