UK time is: 03:39:58
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Other Founder Members Were...

My love for facts, stats and trivia lead me to try something different here on Vital Blackburn. I gave you a Trivia question to try and answer.

The question asked:
"Rovers are one of three teams to be founder members of both the Football League and the Premier League. Who are the other two?"

Blackburn Rovers Football Club were not only one of the founder members of the Football League but also a founder member of the Premier League, due to us being in the Premier League's opening season of 1992-1993.

The other two were of course Aston Villa and Everton.

A little side issue (which I am sure everyone already knows) all three have won the Football League (Villa seven times and Everton nine), but out of the three Rovers are the only team to have won both the Football League (old First Division) and the Premier League!

Congratulations to vital member NeilBaker who was the first to correctly get this, and within eight minutes! Just piping DBT Riverside.

Do you have any trivia questions you would like to put to everyone?
If so contact me via the e-mail link or place your questions below and I'll get vital football members pondering over your teaser…

CLICK HERE - For Why You Should Sign Up To Vital Blackburn




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


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

The Journalist

Writer: Walker Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday December 3 2006

Time: 1:43AM

Your Comments

Good work NeilBaker. As yet another side issue Howard Kendall (in the image - if people didn't know!) is of course a man who had a history with both Rovers and Everton, leading Everton to some of those Title victories.
Hughes Da Man
well i never new that
marshinrover
You learn something new everyday marshin... so they say :)
Hughes Da Man
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Rovers In Need Of A Right-Back (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Rovers Keane On Michael Again (Saturday July 19 2014)

Strengthen The Defence (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Best If Leon And Rovers Part (Wednesday July 16 2014)

Marrow leaves Rovers (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Bowyer's Rhodes Delight (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Odd Kit Launch!! (Tuesday July 15 2014)

Nothing To Worry About (Sunday July 13 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Walker 64
2. Mikey Delap 41
3. dallydally 39
4. Sasman! 26
5. *Dave* 19
6. Marcus:) 10
7. chris_rovers 8
8. rhodie110961 6
9. fransavarese 6
10. adam_quirk 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Birmingham 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Blackburn 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Blackpool 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Bolton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Brentford 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Brighton 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

What will it take to sign a player
» Blackpool : 24/07/2014 00:51:00
RUFC - Rayns Pleased With Win
» Rotherham : 23/07/2014 23:08:00
Millers Beat Forest In Friendly
» Rotherham : 23/07/2014 22:50:00
McCarthy Happy With Colchester Improvement
» Ipswich : 23/07/2014 22:21:00
Colchester 0-3 Ipswich
» Ipswich : 23/07/2014 22:17:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who should be the number one for Rovers?
Suggested By:  Walker
Paul Robinson 68%
Simon Eastwood 6%
Jake Kean 20%
Bring in someone new 6%