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Blackburn Rovers FC

Founded 5 November 1875 at Leger Hotel
Turned professional 1880

Players provided 48
Total appearances 322

1880-2008

Ewood Park
Domestic Honours FA Cup runners-up 1881-82, 1959-60, winners 1883-84, 1884-85, 1885-86, 1889-90, 1890-91, 1927-28;
Football League
(founder members) Champions 1911-12, 1913-14; Division Two winners 1938-39, runners-up 1958-59, play-off winners 1991-92; Division Three winners 1974-75, runners-up 1979-80;
FA Charity Shield winners
1912, runners-up 1928, 1994, 1995;
Football League War Cup
runners-up 1940;
Full-Members Cup winners
1986-87;
After league restructure: FA Premiership runners-up 1993-94, Champions 1994-95, Division One/Championship runners-up 2000-01,
Football League Cup winners
2001-02;
European Honours UEFA Champions League best: fourth place, Group B, 1995-96;
UEFA Cup best: round of 32, 2006-07 (beaten by Bayer Leverkusen, agg 2-3);
UEFA Intertoto Cup winners
2007;
Home venue Ewood Park, since 1890; previously occupied Leamington Street, 1881-90; Alexandra Meadows, 1878-81; Pleasington Cricket Ground, 1877-78; Oozehead Ground, 1876-77; All matches were played away from home before this;
Home strip Blue and white halved shirts, white shorts, white socks.

 

The 48 Players   12 with only one app.
Ply no. Name Pos Start/
Sub
App Gls
GA
Mins Playing Career
271 Bob Crompton RB   41 0 3690 1902-14 12 years
32 days
763 Bryan Douglas OR 36
0
36 11 3240 1957-63 5 years
229 days
751 Ronnie Clayton RH 35
0
35 0 3150 1955-60 4 years
191 days
1040 Alan Shearer CF 24
1
25 9 - 1992-96 3 years
291 days
1051 Graeme Le Saux LB/M 19
1
20 1 - 1994-97 3 years
93 days
842 Keith Newton FB 19
0
19 0 - 1966-69 3 years
109 days
695 Bill Eckersley LB 17
0
17 0 1461 1950-53 3 years
146 days
114 Jimmy Forrest HB   11 0 990 1884-90 5 years
363 days
1049 Tim Flowers GK 10
0
10 0
8 GA
874 1994-98 4 years
10 days
353 Jock Simpson OR   8 1 720 1911-14 3 years
33 days
115 Herby Arthur GK   7 0
4 GA
630 1885-87 1 year
363 days
663 Bobby Langton OL   7 1 630 1946-47 1 year
52 days
118 Joe Lofthouse OR   6 1 540 1885-90 5 years
15 days
517 Herbert Jones LB   6 0 540 1927-28 364 days
1150 David Bentley M 1
5
6 0 242 2007-08 267 days
85 Jimmy Brown CF   5 3 450 1881-85 4 years
23 days
520 Arthur Rigby IL   5 3 450 1927 240 days
347 Billy Bradshaw LH   4 0 360 1910-13 3 years
33 days
76 Fred Hargreaves HB   3 0 270 1880-82 1 year
345 days
110 Joe Beverley LB   3 0 270 1884 23 days
155 Jack Southworth CF   3 3 270 1889-92 3 years
39 days
269 Fred Blackburn OL   3 1 270 1901-04 3 years
10 days
374 Joe Hodkinson OL   3 0 270 1913-19 6 years
222 days
1026 David Batty M 2
1
3 0 170 1994-95 1 year
94 days
87 Jack Hargreaves OF   2 0 180 1881 14 days
92 Doctor Greenwood FB   2 0 180 1882 21 days
156 Bill Townley OL   2 2 180 1889-90 1 year
20 days
298 Sam Wolstenholme RH   2 0 180 1905 30 days
373 Eddie Latheron IL   2 1 180 1913-14 334 days
377 Danny Shea IR   2 0 180 1914 30 days
480 Harry Healless CH/LH   2 0 180 1924-28 3 years
161 days
498 Syd Puddefoot IR   2 0 180 1925-26 175 days
536 Austen Campbell LH   2 0 180 1928 26 days
573 Arthur Cunliffe OL   2 0 180 1932 30 days
1050 Stuart Ripley LM 1
1
2 0 98 1993-97 3 years
296 days
1073 Jason Wilcox LM 1
1
2 0 96 1996-99 2 years
259 days
170 John Barton RH   1 (1?) 90 1890 90 min
173 Nat Walton IL   1 0/1/2/3 90 1890 90 min
208 Jimmy Whitehead IR   1 0 90 1894 90 min
213 Harry Chippendale OR   1 0 90 1894 90 min
241 Tom Booth CH   1 0 90 1898 90 min
277 Kelly Houlker LH   1 0 90 1902 90 min
345 Arthur Cowell LB   1 0 90 1910 90 min
468 Ron Sewell GK   1 0
2 GA
90 1924 90 min
502 Ted Harper CF   1 0 90 1926 90 min
1084 Chris Sutton F 0
1
1 0 12 1997 12 min
1119 David Dunn M 0
1
1 0 45 2002 45 min
1157 Stephen Warnock D 0
1
1 0 6 2008 6 min

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