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Club information: Blackburn Rovers

Club information: Blackburn Rovers
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Club information page for Blackburn Rovers Football Club.

Full name: Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Nicknames: Rovers, The Blue and Whites, The Riversiders

Founded: November 5, 1875

Owners: Venkys London Ltd

Stadium (capacity): Ewood Park (31,367)

Most appearances: Derek Fazackerley (671)

Most league appearances: Derek Fazackerley (596)

Most goals: Simon Garner (194)

Most league goals: Simon Garner (168)

Oldest player: Bob Crompton (40 years 150 days vs. Bradford, February 23 1920)

Youngest player: Harry Dennison (16 years 155 days vs. Bristol City, April 8 1911)

Biggest win: 11-0 vs. Rossendale United (FA Cup, October 13 1884)

Biggest league win: 9-0 vs. Middlesbrough (Division Two, November 6 1954)

Biggest league defeat: 0-8 vs. Arsenal (Division One, February 25 1933), 0-8 vs. Lincoln City (Division Two, August 29 1953)

Highest transfer fee paid: £8m - Jordan Rhodes from Huddersfield Town (August 30, 2012)

Highest transfer fee received: £22m - Adam Wharton to Crystal Palace (February 1, 2024)



Honours

First Division/Premier League (3): 1911–12, 1913–14, 1994–95

Second Division/Championship (1): 1938–39

Third Division/League One (1): 1974-75

FA Cup (6): 1884, 1885, 1886, 1890, 1891, 1928

League Cup (1): 2002

Charity Shield/Community Shield (1): 1912

Full Members Cup (1): 1987

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