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Any Previous? - Blackburn v Latics

Any Previous? - Blackburn v Latics




Latics travel to Ewood Park on Saturday to face Blackburn Rovers in the final Championship game of the season, the two clubs have met on 19 previous occasions in competitive matches, with the Rovers having the better of those meetings:

Latics 5 wins, Rovers 11, draws 3

The first meeting came back in August 1986 when the Latics lost both legs of a Littlewoods Cup tie (League cup), in fact of the first eight meetings we lost seven and only managed one draw, but it is recent history that concerns us and that is where the picture turns

The last four games between the two sides have seen three wins and a draw in the Latics favour, but the game that stands out is the Premier League clash of December 15th 2007 when a hat-trick apiece from Latics striker Marcus Bent and Rovers star Roque Santa Cruz led to one of the most entertaining games seen at the DW Stadium as we eventually ran out 5-3 winners.

Last Six Meetings

06 Oct 2013 - Championship - Latics 2 Blackburn Rovers 1
07 May 2012 - Premier League - Blackburn Rovers 0 Latics 1
09 Nov 2011 - Premier League - Latics 3 Blackburn Rovers 3
05 Feb 2011 - Premier League - Latics 4 Blackburn Rovers 3
06 Nov 2010 - Premier League - Blackburn Rovers 2 Latics 1
27 Jan 2010 - Premier League - Blackburn Rovers 2 Latics 1

Last Time Out

Latics 2 Blackburn Rovers 1
Goal scorers - Latics - Spurr (og) 69, Boyce 90 mins
Blackburn - Spurr 8 mins
Referee - Stuart Attwell
Attendance - 16,996

Teams:

Latics - Carson, Shotton (Boyce 62), Rogne (Holt 57), Barnett, Perch, Watson, McArthur (McCann 83), Gomez, McClean, Beausejour, Powell
Unused subs - Nicholls, Espinoza, Garcia, Dicko

Blackburn - Kean, Kane, Hanley, Kilgallon, Spurr, Cairney (Taylor 83), Lowe, Evans (Marshall 90), King, Best (Williamson 41), Rhodes
Unused subs - Morris, Judge, Marrow, Eastwood

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Thursday May 1 2014
Time: 1:52PM

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Cant get too excited about Saturday tbh, the fun starts the week after
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01/05/2014 13:59:00
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