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Who R Ya - Blackburn Rovers

Vital QPR takes a look at this Saturday's opponents Blackburn Rovers

Facts & Figures

Founded: 1875

Nickname: Rovers

Ground: Ewood Park (31,367)

Manager : Steve Kean

Selected Honours


Premier League Winners - 1994/95
Division 1 Champions - 1911/12, 1913/14
Division 2 Champions - 1938/39
Division 3 Champions - 1974/75
FA Cup winners - 1884, 1885, 1886, 1890, 1891, 1928
League Cup Winners - 2002

Club Records


Record Attendance: 62,255 v Bolton Wanderers, FA Cup 6th round, 2 March 1929

Record victory: 11-0 v Rossendale United, FA Cup 1st round 13 October 1884

Record defeat: 0-8 v Arsenal, Division 1, 25 February 1933

Record Buy:£8m to Manchester United for Andrew Cole in December 2001

Record Sale:£18m from Manchester City F.C. for Roque Santa Cruz in June 2009

Record Appearances: Derek Fazackerley, 593+3sub, 1970/71 to 1986/87

Record Goals: Simon Garner, 194 goals (168 league), 1978/79 to 1991/92

Squad

Goalkeepers:

Paul Robinson
Mark Bunn

Defenders:

Michel Salgado
Martin Olsson
Christopher Samba
Gael Givet
Ryan Nelsen
Scott Dann
Grant Hanley
Bruno Ribeiro
Myles Anderson
Adam Henley

Midfielders:

David Dunn
Mauro Formica
Vincenzo Grella
Morten Gamst Pedersen
Radosav Petrovic
Steven N`Zonzi
Simon Vukcevic
Robbie Cotton

Strikers:

Yakubu
David Goodwillie
Ruben Rochina
David Hoilett
Jason Roberts
Jordan Slew

Last Five Fixtures

Loss: 0-4 v Man City (h)
Loss: 1-3 v Newcastle (a)
Win: 3-2 v Leyton Orient (h)
Win: 4-3 v Arsenal (h)
Draw: 1-1 Fulham (a)

Last Five Fixtures v QPR

Blackburn 1-0 QPR on 8 Jan 11
Blackburn Rovers 3-0 QPR on 7 Jan 06
QPR 1-3 Blackburn Rovers on 7 Apr 01
Blackburn Rovers 0-0 QPR on 9 Dec 00
Blackburn Rovers 0-2 QPR on 30 Oct 99




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Writer: JackSupple Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 14 2011

Time: 9:28PM

 

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