Blackburn 3-0 Stoke

By | Dec 22, 2008

Sam Allardyce’s Blackburn Rovers reign got off to the perfect start with an impressive win against Stoke City. Benni McCarthy’s penalty, awarded after Ibrahima Sonko fouled Morten Gamst Pedersen, opened the scoring in the ninth minute. Jason Roberts bundled home the second from close range and McCarthy turned in a third before half-time. Roberts was […]

Wigan 3-0 Blackburn

By | Dec 14, 2008

Antonio Valencia inspired Wigan to victory over Blackburn to pile more pressure on Rovers boss Paul Ince. Emile Heskey’s backheel, followed two minutes later by Valencia’s low drive, gave Wigan a perfect start as they dominated the first half. Substitute David Dunn gave Rovers more attacking threat, but their best chance came from Ryan Taylor’s […]

Blackburn 1-3 Liverpool

By | Dec 7, 2008

Goals from Xabi Alonso, Yossi Benayoun and Steven Gerrard were enough to keep Liverpool top of the table and leave Blackburn without a league win in 10. Stephen Warnock stopped Benayoun giving Liverpool the lead before Morten Gamst Pedersen fired against the crossbar. After half-time Alonso sidefooted past Paul Robinson to open the scoring and […]

Tottenham 1-0 Blackburn

By | Nov 23, 2008

Tottenham moved out of the Premier League’s bottom three with a victory over Blackburn, who had defender Martin Olsson sent off on 39 minutes. Aaron Lennon was Spurs’ inspiration and he set up the winner when he robbed Olsson, went on a run and cut the ball back for Roman Pavlyuchenko to slot in. Pavlyuchenko […]

Blackburn 0-2 Chelsea

By | Nov 9, 2008

Nicolas Anelka scored twice to continue his fine start to the season as Chelsea marched back to the top of the Premier League with a win at a wet Ewood Park. In a one-sided first half, only keeper Paul Robinson kept Rovers in it, saving well from Anelka and Jon Obi Mikel. However, he could […]