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About the Club

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In Brief

Founded: 1875
Turned Professional: 1880

Current Division: EFL Championship
Home Stadium: Ewood Park
Address: Nuttall Street, Blackburn, Lancashire BB2 4JF

Nicknames: The Riversiders, Rovers
Main Sponsors 2021/22: Recoverite
Club Mascot: Rover the Dog


Derby Matches

Burnley

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History and Honours

Stadium History

Ewood Park (1890-Present) / View Stadium
Leamington Road (1881-1890)
Alexandra Meadows (1877-1881)
Pleasington Cricket Ground (1877-1877)
Oozehead Ground (1875-1875)


Club Honours

Premier League Champions: 1994/95
Division 1 Champions: 1911/12, 1913/14
Division 2 Champions: 1938/39
Division 2 Play-Off Winners: 1991/92
Division 3 Champions: 1974/75
FA Cup Winners: 1883/84, 1884/85, 1885/86, 1889/90, 1890/91, 1927/28
Football League Cup Winners: 2001/02
FA Charity Shield Winners: 1911/12
Full Members Cup Winners: 1986/87
FA Youth Cup Winners: 1958/59
UEFA Intertoto Cup Winners: 2006/07
Football League Founder Members: 1888/89
FA Premier League Founder Members: 1992/93

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Club Staff

Management & Coaching Staff

Manager: Tony Mowbray (Age 57 years) / Appointed 22nd February 2017 (4 years, 7 months, 28 days ago) /  Soccerbase  
Assistant Manager: Mark Venus
Coach: David Lowe
Goalkeeping Coach: Ben Benson
Professional Development Coach: Damien Johnson

Former Managers

Owen Coyle (Jun 2016-Feb 2017) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Lambert (Nov 2015-Jun 2016) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Bowyer (Mar 2013-Nov 2015) /  Soccerbase  
Michael Appleton (Jan 2013-Mar 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Gary Bowyer (Caretaker Manager, Dec 2012-Jan 2013) /  Soccerbase  
Henning Berg (Nov 2012-Dec 2012) /  Soccerbase  
Eric Black (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2012-Nov 2012) /  Soccerbase  
Steve Kean (Dec 2010-Sep 2012) /  Soccerbase  
Sam Allardyce (Dec 2008-Dec 2010) /  Soccerbase  
Paul Ince (Jun 2008-Dec 2008) /  Soccerbase  
Mark Hughes (Sep 2004-Jun 2008) /  Soccerbase  
Tony Parkes (Caretaker Manager, Sep 2004) /  Soccerbase  
Graeme Souness (Mar 2000-Sep 2004) /  Soccerbase  
Brian Kidd (Dec 1998-Nov 1999) /  Soccerbase  
Roy Hodgson (Jun 1997-Nov 1998) /  Soccerbase  
Ray Harford (Jun 1995-Oct 1996) /  Soccerbase  
Kenny Dalglish (Oct 1991-Jun 1995) /  Soccerbase  
Don Mackay
Bobby Saxton
Howard Kendall
Jim Iley
John Pickering
Jim Smith
Gordon Lee
Ken Furphy
Eddie Quigley
Jack Marshall
Dally Duncan
Johnny Carey
Jackie Bestall
Jack Bruton
Will Scott
Eddie Hapgood
Reg Taylor
Arthur Barritt
Bob Crompton
Jack Carr
R B Middleton
J Walmsley
Tom Mitchell

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Club Media

Local Radio Stations

/ BBC Radio Lancashire: (95.5, 103.9 & 104.5 FM / 855 & 1557 MW / 12A (223.936MHz) DAB)
/ BBC Radio Manchester: (95.1 & 104.6 FM / 12C (227.360MHz) DAB)
/ Radio Rovers: (1404 MW)

Club Trivia

Famous Supporters

Bill Beaumont: (Former Fylde and England rugby union player)  / Website: billbeaumont.co.uk  / Twitter: @BillBeaumontTxt
Jim Bowen: (Stand-up comedian and TV presenter)  / Website: jimbowen.tv  / Twitter: @JimBowentv
Carl Fogarty: (Former World Superbike champion)  / Website: carlfogarty.com  / Twitter: @carlfogarty
Wayne Hemingway: (Red or Dead fashion designer)  / Website: houseofhemingway.co.uk  / Twitter: @HemingwayDesign
Lee Mack: (Stand-up comedian and actor)  / Website: leemacklive.com  / Twitter: @leemack
Matt Smith: (Dr Who actor) 

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