Blackburn Rovers - Rovers given early notice over opening day
UK time is: 15:26:18
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rovers given early notice over opening day

Rovers have been handed an early announcement for the opening weekend of the Championship season.

The Football League celebrates 125 years in existence next season and to celebrate the occasion they League has announced some special commemorative fixtures to be played on the opening weekend between founder members and teams of historical significance.

As a result Blackburn Rovers will be away to Derby County on the opening weekend of the Championship, both of whom were founder members of the Football League.

Other fixtures have been announced such as the pairing of Burnley and Bolton, who will face each other on the same day.

Little surprise to warm up for the football season, full fixture schedules are released tomorrow.

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 18 2013

Time: 1:09PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
They should have given us Burnley on the first day.
Report Abuse
18/06/2013 16:10:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Duo Impressed By The Backing! (Friday November 27 2015)

Blackburn Return A No-Brainer - Henry (Friday November 27 2015)

Lambert On Giving Players A Chance (Friday November 27 2015)

Morecambe Loan For Forrester (Thursday November 26 2015)

Midfielder Seals Rochdale Loan (Thursday November 26 2015)

Match Day Officials v Sheffield Wednesday (Thursday November 26 2015)

John O'Sullivan Signs Rovers Extension (Thursday November 26 2015)

Rovers Return For Doneil Henry (Thursday November 26 2015)

Next Up: Sheffield Wednesday (H) (Thursday November 26 2015)

Vital Report - Preston NE 1-2 Blackburn (Monday November 23 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Ipswich 17 6 7 4 0 25
11. Brentford 17 7 3 7 -1 24
12. Fulham 17 5 6 6 1 21
13. Blackburn 17 4 8 5 1 20
14. Wolves 17 5 5 7 -1 20
15. Q.P.R. 17 5 5 7 -3 20
16. Leeds Utd 17 4 7 6 -4 19

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Vital MotM v. Cardiff - George Thorne
Derby County : 27/11/2015 14:00:00
RUFC - Striker Recalled
Rotherham : 27/11/2015 12:48:01
One In, One Out On Loan Front
Derby County : 27/11/2015 11:46:01
Wolves top bad behaviour tables
Wolves : 27/11/2015 11:00:01
The Anthony Hart View: Debt
Bolton : 27/11/2015 10:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers vs Sheffield Wednesday??
Suggested By:  Walker
Rovers to win 68%
Sheffield Wednesday to win 16%
It'll be a draw 16%