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Quick Facts:
  Nickname: Rovers
Founded:
1875
Clothing: Lonsdale
Sponsor: Lonsdale
Stadium: Ewood Park (attendance: 31367)



 

Club Honors
League Champions: 1911-12, 1913-14,1994-95
Charity / Community Shield winners: 1912
F.A. Cup winners: 1884, 1885, 1886, 1890, 1891,1928
 
History
  Formed by a group of public school old boys in 1875, Blackburn's early history was littered with FA Cup triumphs. It wasn't until 1912 that the First Division title came to Ewood Park for the first time, and Rovers followed up this success with another championship win two years later. Former Blackburn and England favourite Bob Crompton was in charge for the famous FA Cup final victory over Huddersfield in 1928, and the club enjoyed top-flight football until 1936. Blackburn found themselves playing Third Division football in the 1970s before local-boy-made-good Jack Walker transformed the club's fortunes. Walker's financial backing and shrewd appointment of Kenny Dalglish as manager in 1991 resulted in Rovers gaining promotion and becoming founder members of the FA Premier League in 1992. The club achieved its highest league placing for 80 years in 1994 by finishing runners-up to Manchester United before going one better the following year to clinch the 1995 championship on a nail-biting final day.
 
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