Blackburn Rovers F.C.
|Full name||Blackburn Rovers Football Club|
The Blue and Whites
|Ground||Ewood Park, Blackburn, Lancashire|
|Awner||Venky's London Ltd|
|2018–19||Championship, 15t o 24|
The club wis established in 1875, becomin a foondin member o The Fitbaa League in 1888. It is ane o anerlie three clubs tae hae been baith a foonder member o the Fitbaa League an the Premier League (the ithers bein Aston Villa an Everton). In 1890 the Rovers moved tae its permanent home at Ewood Park. Prior tae the formation o the Premier League in 1992, maist o the club's successes wur afore 1930, when it haed gained league an FA Cup trophies on several occasions. Relegation in 1966 wis followed bi 26 successive saisons o fitbaw ootside the tap flight.
In 1992, Blackburn wis promoted tae the new Premier League a year efter bein taken ower bi local steel baron Jack Walker, who installed Kenny Dalglish as manager. In 1995, Blackburn became league champion, haein spent millions o pounds on players lik Alan Shearer an Chris Sutton. Houiver, the title-winnin team wis quickly split up an, in 1999, the club wis relegated. It wis promoted back tae the Premier League twa year later, juist efter Walker's daith, an haes been in the tap flight ever syne. During this time it haes qualified for the UEFA Cup fower times: ance as League Cup winners, twice as the Premier League's saxt-placed team an ance via the Intertoto Cup. The 2009–10 season marks the club's 70th nonconsecutive year in the tap flight.
The club's Latin motto "Arte et labore", the club's translation o this is "Bi Skill & Hard Work".
Club honours[eedit | eedit soorce]
|1994–1995||Premier League Champions|
|1884, 1885, 1886, 1890, 1891, 1928||FA Cup winners|
|1882,1960||FA Cup runners-up|
|1959||FA Youth Cup winners|
|1998, 2000||FA Youth Cup runners-up|
|2002||League Cup winners|
|1987||Full Members Cup winners|
|1912||Charity Shield winners|
|1882, 1883, 1884, 1885, 1896, 1901,
1902, 1904, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1945
1983, 1985, 1987, 1989, 2007
|Lancashire Senior Cup winners|
|1993–94||Premier League runners-up|
|1911–12, 1913–14||League Division 1 (nou Premier League) champions|
|2000–01||League Division 1 (nou the Championship) runners-up|
|1938–39||League Division 2 (nou the Championship) champions|
|1957–58||League Division 2 runners-up|
|1974–75||League Division 3 (nou League Ane) champions|
|1979–80||League Division 3 runners-up|
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