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Rovers Start Away AGAIN!

Blackburn Rovers will start the 2008-2009 Premier League season on the road YET AGAIN, after the fixture computers churned out a trip to Everton.

Rovers travel to Goodison Park to take on Everton (who finished last season in fifth place), which will mean a season beginning with an away match for the fourth season running. Premier League newcomers Hull City will be the first visitors to Ewood Park on Saturday 23rd of August.

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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday June 16 2008

Time: 6:53PM

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Away again! Maybe next season we can start at home for a change?!?! Everton and then Hull could have been worse couldn't it.
Hughes Da Man
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16/06/2008 18:55:00

I love the easy first 3 months that the FA computer has given us. I often wonder if the FA and the MOTD people use the same computer!!!
BomBom
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16/06/2008 18:56:00

Its a reasonable start for us, glad it was not hull to start. the fixtures have been kind all the big teams are spaced out and our run-in's not too bad either.
MajiRovers
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16/06/2008 19:15:00

Would be an ideal start for new Rovers manager Bilic, to mastermind an away win against Everton, his former club. BILIC for BLACKBURN
r.waterfall
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16/06/2008 21:57:00

Yer i think Bilic would be good but havent seen his named linked in a long time.
roverjoy
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16/06/2008 22:10:00

tough game for the opener! will someone tell me the city game at home it doesnt say on sky text!!
kendog
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16/06/2008 23:44:00

Usually I'm quite optimistic with our start to the season... until we get a good manager in post I'm worried. Everton are a good team and Goodison is a tough place to go to.
FreidelNo.1
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17/06/2008 08:41:00

Agreed with Maji about the finish to the season... hopefully we'll have a great end to the season!
FreidelNo.1
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17/06/2008 08:41:00

Hopefully this time our guys wont run out of steam, the lack of intertoto might actually help us this time around.
MikeyGamst
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17/06/2008 09:31:00

help us at the end of the season Mikey but we always start slow but last season the inter2bob cup helped us get a good start
BomBom
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17/06/2008 17:42:00

Its a case of getting a happy medium then... we can start strong with the fixtures we have.
MikeyGamst
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18/06/2008 13:31:00

Thats a hard game first up. Eevrton and yourselves are two clubs who will be wanting that European slot.
dazza71
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19/06/2008 14:45:00

portsmouth, villa and city have not really played a european season so they might just struggle in the later stages of the league, hopefully we will benerfit by this
kendog
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19/06/2008 15:07:00

I hope so Kendog
FreidelNo.1
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20/06/2008 11:56:00

 

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