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Fred Pickering

It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Fred Pickering, aged 78. Fred started his career in Blackburn Rovers Youth team in 1959 before eventually being sold to Everton in 1964. He developed into a major force as a sensational centre-forward, scoring some magnificent goals and forming an impressive partnership […]

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Inaugural Hall of Fame Dinner

Blackburn Rovers legends return to Ewood Park for inaugural Hall of Fame dinner Former Blackburn Rovers players descended on Ewood Park this week for an induction in to the Blackburn Rovers FC Hall of Fame,  in association Blackburn Rovers Former Players Association’s, at a special event. Alan Shearer, Brad Friedel and Brian Douglas were amongst […]

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Inaugural Hall of Fame Dinner – sold out

Thursday 7 Feburary 2019 7:30pm Premier Suite, Blackburn Rovers Football Club THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT AND NO FURTHER TICKET REQUESTS CAN BE TAKEN. If you’d like to hear about upcoming events please click here to join our mailing list. Book your place now. Join Blackburn Rovers Former Players for the Inaugural BRFC Hall of […]

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Full Members Cup Anniversary Dinner

17 November 2017, Ewood Park As part of the series of Champions Celebration Dinners, the Blackburn Rovers Former Players Association held a dinner at Ewood Park on 17th November 2017 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the club winning the Full Members Cup in 1987. Second Division Blackburn Rovers had beaten First Division Charlton Athletic […]

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Blackburn v Burnley Golf Day 2016

In his playing days, David Dunn always liked to beat Burnley and the Rovers fans loved him for it. Well, he’s been at it again, although this time on the golf course. The now annual golf match between the Rovers and Burnley was played at Great Harwood GC and, playing on his home course, Dunny […]

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Blackburn v Burnley Golf Day 2015

“Old” hostilities were renewed on Wednesday 26th August when Nelson Golf club hosted the second annual golf match between Blackburn Rovers Former Players Association (BRFPA) and Burnley Former Players Association (BFPA). A collection of buggies (actually only three) set off down the fairways in excellent weather and battle commenced. Local knowledge proved to be the […]

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Celebration of Champions Event Brochure now on sale

Following the fantastic Celebration of Champions event on 14 May 2015 at Ewood park which saw the return of champion Blackburn Rovers teams from 1974/75 and 1994/95, we have a limited edition brochure available from the evening. At just £5 it will make the perfect stocking filler! On 14 December we’ll be at the Rovers game […]

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Rovers’ legends celebrate anniversary of honours at former players event

Blackburn Rovers legends descended on Ewood Park on Thursday to celebrate the anniversaries of winning the Division Three and Premier League titles. Players from the 74/75 and 94/95 squads celebrated the respective 40th and 20th anniversaries at the Blackburn Rovers Former Players Association (BRFPA) dinner in the club’s Premier Suite. Hosted by BBC Radio Lancashire’s […]