# Blackburn Rovers

Last week
19th March 2023 - 25th March 2023
# hot prospect
Man of the match Evan Ferguson stars as Brighton reach FA Cup semis
Sam Szmodics was also among the scorers in the competition’s last eight.
# Mixed Fortunes
Irish midfielder's goal not enough, as Sheffield United reach FA Cup semi-finals
Sam Szmodics had restored Blackburn’s advantage before the Blades fought back.
Last year
# Potential
Liverpool youngster joins Aberdeen on season-long loan
Leighton Clarkson has agreed to link up with Jim Goodwin’s side.
# hot prospect
Promising Liverpool teenager makes Championship loan move
Tyler Morton has joined Blackburn for the season.
# uncertainty
'It looks like I’m leaving,' admits Blackburn boss
Tony Mowbray looks set to depart Ewood Park after five years in charge.
# i feel good
Irish full-back James Brown earns two-year contract at Blackburn
The former Drogheda United defender initially joined the Championship club on a six-month deal.
# Going Well
Hull's McLoughlin impresses again, Irish youngster makes first Championship appearance since August
It was a good night for Dublin-born Peter Kioso.
All time
# No deal
Blackburn Rovers give up hope of landing Ireland striker Michael Obafemi
The Championship club had reportedly agreed a fee to sign the 21-year-old from Southampton.
# Give it a lash Zak
Ireland and ex-Barca youngster Zak Gilsenan earns two-year contract at Blackburn Rovers
Gilsenan was involved with the Ireland U19s this week.
# Championship
Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading
Wayne Rooney’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.
# Wrap
Norwich restore lead at top of Championship as Sunderland continue push for promotion in League One
The Canaries sit 10 points clear at the top of the table.
# Reaction
Preston boss hails Irish defender Cunningham
The Galway native helped Alex Neil’s side earn an important 2-1 win over Blackburn.
# Boost
Irish international marks full debut with superb goal in Preston victory
Greg Cunningham was making his first start since re-joining the club.
# Test
Quiz: How well do you remember the 1994-95 Premier League season?
Can you vividly recall the year of Jurgen Klinsmann’s move to Spurs and Blackburn’s triumph?
# Test
Quiz: How well do you remember the Premier League 1993-94 season?
The second campaign saw Man United crowned champions.
# Accident
'He was normally so strong, so fit, so successful, such a presence. Now he was broken and helpless'
The story of a moped accident that changed the life of former Premier League striker Matt Jansen.
# rotten luck
Ireland defender Cunningham has loan spell at Blackburn cut short
The Galway full-back has returned to Cardiff City to continue rehabilitation on an ACL injury.
# Setback
Awful luck for Cunningham as Irish defender suffers ACL injury
The Galway native is facing another lengthy period on the sidelines.
# On the Move
Championship loan switch for Ireland left-back Greg Cunningham
The 28-year-old Cardiff City player will spend the 2019-20 season with Blackburn Rovers.
# Take a Bow
Ireland's Conor Hourihane scores a brilliant last-gasp free kick to get Aston Villa out of jail
Aston Villa narrowly avoided defeat at Blackburn Rovers as an unconvincing performance kept Steve Bruce’s position under the microscope.
# Pen to Paper
Ireland defender commits future to Blackburn ahead of Championship return
Derrick Williams will have a big part to play for Tony Mowbray’s side this season.
# well deserved
Ireland defender Lenihan caps fine few months by signing long-term deal at Blackburn
The Meath man made his Ireland debut last month, having earned promotion back to the Championship with his club.
# bouncebackability
Blackburn Rovers are heading straight back to the Championship
Captain Charlie Mulgrew struck the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over Doncaster Rovers to secure promotion from League One.
# new faces
All you need to know about the Blackburn duo who have just received their first Ireland call-ups
Darragh Lenihan and Derrick Williams have been handed a chance to impress by Martin O’Neill.
# The Return
Blackburn's promising Irish defender makes long-awaited comeback after injury nightmare
Darragh Lenihan returned to action against Portsmouth last night.
# Wrap
Southampton stunned, pitch invasion mars Burnley win
Meanwhile, Newcastle were the third top tier side to be eliminated from the second round.
# Worry
Watch: Blistering Robbie Brady finish gives O'Neill reason for cheer after Walters woe
The 33-year-old attacker required treatment after picking up a knock.
# Interview
‘I’d been released by Blackburn... I was at a crossroads in my career’
Thomas Morgan recalls emerging from a low point in his footballing life to captain his country to a historic achievement.
# Going Down
Heartbreak for Blackburn's Irish contingent as they win - but can't beat relegation to League One
Wins for Birmingham and Nottingham Forest keep them safe at Blackburn’s expense.
# Quiz
How well do you remember these Premier League title run-ins?
With the current season approaching its conclusion, we look back on some of the most memorable campaigns.
# Take a Bow
Watch: Aiden McGeady goal earns Preston a late point
The winger continued his fine run of form in the Championship this afternoon.
# New Challenge
Ireland U21 international Jack Byrne leaves Man City to join Wigan
The Dubliner has ended his five-year association with the Eastlands outfit.
# The Rovers Return
'My state of mind? I probably went on the beer for a month. I was in a dark place for a while'
25 years ago, Meath native Gary Tallon joined Blackburn Rovers and was part of their meteoric rise. But things quickly went downhill.
# Irish Eye
Shane Duffy finds the target on a good night for Irish defenders in the Championship
Duffy scored against Blackburn tonight, the club he left in August after scoring three own goals in his final two league games.
# on fire
Linked with an Ireland call-up, Scott Hogan continues his fine Championship form
The 24-year-old Salford-born striker has yet to officially declare for the Boys in Green.
# sparse
The crowds stayed away from Leeds last night as club recorded paltry attendance
It was the lowest turnout at Elland Road since 2009.
# Positive
Jack Byrne managed a badly-needed 90 minutes for Blackburn last night
The 20-year-old was back in the starting XI after being left out of the side in recent weeks.
# Transfer News
Two Irish defenders join Blackburn in wake of Shane Duffy's departure
Derrick Williams and Tommie Hoban have secured permanent and loan deals respectively.
# On the Move
Irish defender Shane Duffy links up with Chris Hughton as Brighton's record signing
Meanwhile, Irish underage defenders Tommie Hoban and Derrick Williams have replaced Duffy at Blackburn.
# Revenge is sweet
After a rough few days, Shane Duffy grabbed a huge extra-time winner for Blackburn tonight
The Derry native went from villain to hero at Ewood Park.