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Mike Ferguson

1943 – 2019 We were deeply saddened to learn that popular sixties midfielder, Mike Ferguson, had passed away at the age of 76 on Tuesday 27th August 2019. Although he arrived at Ewood Park as something of an unknown quantity, ‘Fergie’, as he was popularly known to all, quickly became something of a cult hero […]

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John Lowey

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden death of John Lowey, aged only 61, on 5th August 2019. John Lowey will be fondly remembered by the supporters of Blackburn Rovers as an industrious midfield player who had the ability to deliver the most accurate of corner-kicks. He signed for Manchester […]

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Kevin Stonehouse

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden death of Kevin Stonehouse, aged only 59, on 28th July 2019. The legacy of Kevin Stonehouse is not just the many memories he left of his exploits on the football field with half a dozen Football League clubs.  Perhaps, more importantly, was the […]

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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 […]