Stewart Downing's honest reflections on his time at Blackburn Rovers Stewart Downing admitted his decision to re-sign for a second season at Blackburn Rovers was fuelled by a desire to finish his career on his own terms. Downing, speaking to Under The Cosh, said Tony Mowbray was embarrassed to pull the offer of a second year at Ewood last summer only for Rovers to make a call in November asking the veteran to sign on.
The QPR manager gave his assessment following their triumph over Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday evening Mark Warburton felt the patience of his QPR side was rewarded after they defeated Blackburn Rovers 1-0 at Loftus Road. Thomas Kaminski was left unsighted as Ilias Chair stepped onto his right foot and fashioned the opener with 83 minutes on the clock.
The striker made his first start of the season in the Championship defeat in London Tony Mowbray has vowed that young Blackburn Rovers striker Dan Butterworth's time will come after having a difficult game in the loss to QPR. The 22-year-old made his first start of the season for Rovers last night, having made some brief substitute appearances up until then.
Blackburn Rovers endured a disappointing night on Tuesday, as they were beaten 1-0 by QPR at The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium. Ilias Chair’s stunning long range strike just seven minutes from time was enough to secure all three points for the hosts, handing Rovers’ a second straight 1-0 defeat when visiting QPR.
The early season optimism has dissipated and Blackburn Rovers, on the back of a 1-0 defeat to QPR, have some daunting fixtures to come There comes a point where obsessing with the strengths of others can dilute your judgement on what's best for you. All opponents are analysed, strengths dissected and weaknesses investigated.
Mark Warburton eventually got the response he would have wanted from his QPR side on Tuesday night, following their weekend defeat against Fulham at Craven Cottage. The Hoops manager called on his side to respond against Blackburn Rovers in the Sky Bet Championship yesterday evening and, after spending most of the night huffing and puffing, they finally got their three points as Ilias Chair hit the winner less than ten minutes from time.
Blackburn Rovers fell to a narrow 1-0 defeat to QPR last night, stretching their winless run to four Championship matches. Tony Mowbray’s side proved to be resilient for large parts of the game, but they also attacked with purpose and were unlucky not to take the lead on a couple of occasions.
Blackburn Rovers are keen to keep Joe Rothwell at Ewood Park but he is attracting interest from elsewhere Blackburn Rovers midfielder Joe Rothwell is reportedly set to join Scottish Premier League giants Rangers. Reports this week suggest the 26-year-old is prepared to move north of the border and reject a new contract at Ewood Park.
Lewis Travis and Harry Pickering were both forced to withdraw during Blackburn Rovers defeat to QPR Lewis Travis suffered from a dead leg and Harry Pickering will undergo a scan on a calf injury after both withdraw prematurely from Blackburn Rovers 1-0 defeat to QPR. Travis was on the receiving end of a lunging challenge from Rob Dickie after the Rangers central defender had lost control of possession and made a desperate attempt to retrieve the ball.
Blackburn Rovers fell to defeat in their Sky Bet Championship fixture against QPR Blackburn Rovers suffered a third defeat in four matches as they succumbed to a 1-0 loss against QPR at Loftus Road. Ilias Chair's late striker proved the difference as Rangers moved into the play-off places while Rovers dropped to 11th.
Here's how the players rated during Blackburn Rovers 1-0 defeat against QPR It's an all too familiar tale, reminiscent of many fixtures from the campaign before and Blackburn Rovers foil to defeat once more. Ilias Chair's late strike handed QPR victory to lift them back into the play-off positions and leave Rovers to contend with a four-game streak without a win.
Report and highlights from the Sky Bet Championship clash between QPR and Blackburn Rovers at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium as Ilias Chair scored late on to seal a victory for Rangers on Tuesday night. Ilias Chair's late strike gave QPR a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship victory at home to out-of-form Blackburn.
Ilias Chair’s 84th-minute winner helped to catapult QPR into the top six as they beat Blackburn Rovers 1-0 on a damp night in west London. The Moroccan’s long-range strike beat a motionless Thomas Kaminski and will have had Jimmy Dunne breathing the biggest sigh of relief of all after missing a sitter nearly 15 minutes before.
Tony Mowbray has made three changes to his Blackburn Rovers side for the trip to face QPR this evening, which has caused a stir among fans of the North West club. After surrendering a two-goal lead and having to settle for a draw against Coventry City at Ewood Park on Saturday, Rovers have now gone three games without a win in the Championship and dropped down to ninth in the table.
Dan Butterworth has been handed his first senior start as Tony Mowbray made four changes for Rovers’ visit to QPR. The 22-year-old has made five substitute appearances this season, and nine in all since his debut in 2018, but has had to wait patiently for his first start.
Ryan Nyambe was a menace for Todd Kane during Blackburn Rovers score draw against Coventry City at the weekend If at first you don't succeed, try and try again. It's a message Tony Mowbray and his coaching staff are drilling into Ryan Nyambe and his production in the final third, the club hopeful that his work on the training ground will eventually translate to goals and assists.
Blackburn Rovers travel to west London for a Sky Bet Championship fixture against QPR Hello and welcome to our live coverage of Blackburn Rovers Sky Bet Championship contest against QPR. After surrendering a two-goal advantage against Coventry City at the weekend, Tony Mowbray's side will be eager to atone as they go in search of their first win since the 5-1 triumph over Cardiff City.
Blackburn Rovers will be looking to return to winning ways on Tuesday night, as they travel to the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium to face QPR. After giving up a 2-0 half time to draw 2-2 with Coventry City on Saturday afternoon, Tony Mowbray’s side are now without a win in their last three games, and start the day ninth in the Championship table, three points off the play-off places.
How Preston North End, Blackpool and Blackburn Rovers rank among the Championship's 'dirtiest' teams so far this season
The Championship has racked up 502 yellow cards with a quarter of the season gone. With a quarter of the 2021/22 Championship campaign played, we are taking at look (via WhoScored stats) at this season's disciplinary figures including fouls, bookings and red cards to examine which teams are the 'dirtiest’ in the second tier of English football and where each side ranks in the league table.
Queens Park Rangers v Blackburn Rovers: Latest team news, Is there a live stream? What time is kick-off?
QPR host Blackburn Rovers at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium this evening, with both sides eyeing a win that could catapult them into the Championship’s top six. A late surge saw the R’s beaten 4-1 by west London rivals Fulham on Saturday and Mark Warburton’s men will likely want to make amends back in front of their home fans.