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This Is The Definitive Guide To Blackburn Rovers

Rich in detail, Blackburn Rovers: The Complete Record provides the full season-by-season record of every first team, League and Cup game Rovers have contested, as well as summaries, statistics, matches to remember and profiles of the club`s greatest players.

Blackburn Rovers: The Complete Record is the official record of Rovers since their formation in 1875. Written by well-known Blackburn Rovers author Mike Jackman this book is the definitive guide to Blackburn Rovers and will be on the wish list of every Rovers fan.

The story of Blackburn Rovers FC, from its beginnings in the 19th century to the present day, is covered in fascinating detail. Followed by profiles of the club`s great players, the managers, matches to remember and a history of the grounds played on.

In addition the full season-by-season record of every first team League and cup game Rovers have contested is documented. Summaries, records and statistics, complete the picture.

The result is a volume that is an essential addition to the bookshelves of any Rovers fan. Put simply this is a book that provides everything any Blackburn Rovers fan, and indeed any football fan would want to know about Blackburn Rovers Football Club.


Born in Blackburn, Mike Jackman has been watching Blackburn Rovers for over 40 years since his first introduction to Ewood Park in August 1961. Mike is now retired after working for 30 years as a primary school teacher. A member of the Football Writers` Association, he is the author of seven books to date and has written extensively on the history of Blackburn Rovers. In 1994 he produced the club`s 'Official Encyclopedia`, in 1995 he produced an illustrated history of the club to celebrate the winning of the Premiership title. Both books were published by Breedon Books and in 2006 the illustrated history was again published by Breedon in a totally revised edition.

Mike produced his first edition of the 'Complete Record` in 1990 and the new edition reflects the continued research into the history of Blackburn Rovers that he has done since that time.

Blackburn Rovers: The Complete Record is available to buy online at and in all good book shops from August 2009. Priced 19.99. ISBN: 978 1 85983 709 2

A note to the press - Please email to request your complimentary review copy. We would be happy for you to extract from within the book as part of a feature and if you would like to interview the author please let us know. The book cover and images from within the book are available in digital format and can be sent on request.


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Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday September 6 2009

Time: 7:10PM

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Author was my primary school teacher in year 6! One of the best teachers ive had. I have a copy of the book, and as i pre-orderd, i have my name in the back of it, i think theres about 200 names printed in the back. ill be reading when i get the opertunity.
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06/09/2009 21:10:00

I havent heard much about this but it sounds a good read.. count me in.
Mikey D
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07/09/2009 07:50:00

i have 2 historys written by Jackman and their both fantastic reads...
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07/09/2009 12:15:00

Sorry to chamge the subject....but luv the interview John Williams has done with the LET re our financial situation!!!!! ROVERS TIL I DIE, I'M ROVERS TIL I DIE I KNOW I AM I'M SURE I AM I'M ROVERS TIL I DIE!!!!!!
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07/09/2009 14:39:00

erm? off topic lol
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07/09/2009 17:15:00

was a good interview that - and guess what.... its on here!!! look upwards! lol
Mikey D
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07/09/2009 18:19:00

yeah sorry Rover but that interview was one i'd been waitin for since we sold Bents.....
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08/09/2009 01:15:00

Havnt we all... Havnt we all...
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08/09/2009 12:17:00

This WILL be another superb book I'm sure.
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11/09/2009 09:23:00


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