Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

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Gibbons
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Kestrels whooping at the gibbons
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Gibbons singing Whoop There It Is
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Kestrels reenacting the movie Birds
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Basmati Rice
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Arable farmers and their hoes
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Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:45 pm

Big win if true

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by WacoRover » Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:22 am

We have had dominion over Wigan for some time. I know that means nothing today, but we’ve got a better football than them, too. So there’s that. And, Dack. Lots of positivity here!

If we lose to Wigan, shame on us.

2-1. A win... I said nothing about a clean-sheet.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:26 am

Mowbray OUT!

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by mrblackbat » Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:40 am

WacoRover wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 1:22 am
but we’ve got a better football than them, too.
Mitre Delta?

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by mcteeth » Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:43 am

Will be interesting tonight as it's the type of game we seem to have struggled in since returning to the Championship. Teams lower down in the table coming to Ewood, sitting a lot of players behind the ball, being physical and making life difficult for us. We've already lost at home to Charlton and Luton this season so no game can ever be taken for granted despite Wigan's position and form.

Aside from the 3-0 at home last season we've struggled a bit against Paul Cook since the League 1 season but hopefully the 3-0 at the back end of last season when we last met is more indicative of where the teams both are now.

Interesting to see the line up too considering how well we played against Bristol City. We've got 5 games in 13 days now including Birmingham in the League and Cup so there will need to be squad rotation. You'd assume Dack will return to the side and I'd like to see Johnson and Bell keep their places considering how well they both played.

We don't really do thrashings in recent times would be nice if we make another fast start and really dominate tonight as we're capable of doing.
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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by stillgrowling » Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:15 am

Nothing to add to that Mcteeth - just as I see it.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by RoverthePennines » Mon Dec 23, 2019 10:00 am

Wigan was probably Coccium to Romans, just as an impromptu, unimpressive archaeological aside

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by Gaz » Mon Dec 23, 2019 2:54 pm

By my calculations, a 15-0 win tonight will see us in the playoffs!! Come on you blues!!

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by mcteeth » Mon Dec 23, 2019 3:38 pm

:hyper:

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by Darth Rover » Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:30 pm

Rovers in the spotlight tonight with sky showing this live in the UK. I just hope with a lot of people watching Rovers can continue the good run of results. Always nice to see your team win on TV.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by WacoRover » Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:50 pm

Darth Rover wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:30 pm
Rovers in the spotlight tonight with sky showing this live in the UK. I just hope with a lot of people watching Rovers can continue the good run of results. Always nice to see your team win on TV.
Yeah, this could be a nice spotlight. We will see.

I wish we could get these in the U.S.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Mon Dec 23, 2019 6:17 pm

WacoRover wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:50 pm
Darth Rover wrote:
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:30 pm
Rovers in the spotlight tonight with sky showing this live in the UK. I just hope with a lot of people watching Rovers can continue the good run of results. Always nice to see your team win on TV.
Yeah, this could be a nice spotlight. We will see.

I wish we could get these in the U.S.
ESPN+

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by WacoRover » Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:00 pm

I don’t get ESPN+ or ESPNU... costs more on Grande. I may look at changing this year.

Strong 11 today. Rovers looking solid for the Latics.

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by El Sphero » Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:48 pm

So it looks like Tony has reverted back to the more regular line up and away from the unusual, albeit effective, XI from last week. Always a bold decision to make lots of changes from a team that just won but I'd say in this case it's easy to justify.

Anyone know where Tosin is?

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Re: Blackburn Rovers v Wigan Athletic, Mon 23 Dec 2019, KO 1745

Post by WacoRover » Mon Dec 23, 2019 8:07 pm

All Wigan so far...

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