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16 Facts About Blackburn Rovers
Blackburn Rovers were founder members of the Football League in 1888.
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Blackburn Rovers continued to struggle during the early years of the 20th century, but the results began a gradual improvement.
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Blackburn Rovers made headlines in the summer of 1992 by paying an English record fee of £3.
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Blackburn Rovers struggled in the Champions League and finished bottom of their group with just four points.
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The following season Blackburn Rovers finished sixth to qualify for the UEFA Cup for the second season running.
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Blackburn Rovers led the team to sixth the following season and Rovers's third European qualification in five years.
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Blackburn Rovers was replaced by Paul Ince, Ince's first job was to persuade some of the wantaway players to stay.
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Blackburn Rovers first home ground was a field at Oozehead on Preston New Road to the north west of the town.
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The Blackburn Rovers committee felt this was the ideal venue for the club after having already played numerous games there in 1882.
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Blackburn Rovers supporters have formed several support clubs related to the team, and almost all of them are partially focused on making trips to Ewood Park easier.
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