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Burnley's lucky charm Martin Atkinson to take charge of Hull City fixture

BURNLEY will be hoping to continue their excellent record under the watchful gaze of Martin Atkinson on Saturday.

Atkinson will take charge of the Clarets' Premier League trip to Hull City and when he is in the middle good things tend to happen for Burnley.

This will be

today 17:23
'It's causing shocking delays' - Blackburn traffic system branded ‘a total disaster’

A NEW traffic system has been branded ‘a total disaster’.

Beardwood with Lammack councillor Mike Lee was responding to complaints from residents and commuters over congestion on Preston New Road, Blackburn, stretching back miles during rush hour.

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Players' pride, strength in reserve, Pogba to Pirelli - Blackburn Rovers 1 Manchester United 2 talking points

ROVERS reporter Rich Sharpe picks out three talking points from the FA Cup defeat to Manchester United at Ewood Park.

PLAYERS’ PRIDE

THE Rovers players were out on their feet come the final whistle, something that wasn’t lost on the home fans who stayed behind to

today 12:59
Jose Mourinho: Blackburn Rovers ‘probably deserved’ Old Trafford replay

JOSE Mourinho conceded that Blackburn Rovers ‘probably deserved’ a replay as his Manchester United side moved in to the last eight of the FA Cup.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 16 minutes from time as United came from behind to edge past Rovers in an excellent cup tie at Ewood Park.

today 05:17
Speeding Blackburn driver chased by police twice in nine days - reaching speeds of 90mph in 30mph zones

A 20-YEAR-OLD man who lead police on a prolonged, high speed pursuit later told officers he was shocked by the way he had driven and pledged never to do it again.

But Blackburn magistrates heard nine days later Joshua Houlgrave embarked on an even more horrifying piece of dangerous

today 05:17
"Our performance was of a high calibre" - Blackburn Rovers boss Owen Coyle praises players after Manchester United cup tie

BLACKBURN Rovers boss Owen Coyle felt his players were a credit to themselves for the performance they put in against Manchester United.

Rovers were edged out 2-1 by the holders who progressed in to the last eight courtesy of goals from Marcus Rashford and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

yesterday 20:29
Investigation underway after house fire in Clitheroe

AN investigation is being held into a house fire in Clitheroe.

The blaze took place at a property in Franklin Street at around 5.15pm on Saturday and was attended by two crews from Clitheroe fire station.

Firefighters found a fire involving textiles when they arrived

yesterday 12:47
Blackburn Rovers striker Danny Graham says Manchester United remain the ‘big draw’ in the FA Cup

DANNY Graham says Manchester United remain the big draw they always have been as Blackburn Rovers look to spring a shock against the holders in today’s fifth round tie.

Rovers host Jose Mourinho’s men in the last 16 of the FA Cup having seen off Championship rivals QPR and

yesterday 11:41
“There’s everything to gain” – Jason Lowe on ‘underdogs’ Blackburn Rovers ahead of Manchester United clash

BLACKBURN Rovers captain Jason Lowe is relishing the chance to face a star-studded Manchester United team in the FA Cup and says the players are ready to give a good account of themselves at Ewood Park.

Lowe feels there is nothing to lose and everything to gain for Rovers when they

yesterday 09:29
Jason Steele on Rovers aiming to do 'something special' against Manchester United and Sunday League management

JASON Steele could well be in for a busy afternoon as Blackburn Rovers host holders Manchester United in the FA Cup fifth round.

But while Steele’s thoughts are on preparing for the televised clash in the last 16 of the FA Cup, two of his closest friends will be taking over his

yesterday 05:05
MATCH VERDICT: Burnley 0 Lincoln City 1

TURF Moor might abound with the positivity of a club on the move at the moment, but that sense of progression doesn’t imbue you from being on the wrong end of an FA Cup shock.

Burnley have tended to write their own headlines this season. A model club, a manager earning deserved

2017-02-18 21:09
Sean Dyche offers 'no excuses' for Burnley's FA Cup defeat to Lincoln City

SEAN Dyche offered no excuses for Burnley's FA Cup humbling at the hands of non-league Lincoln City.

The Burnley boss refused to be critical of his side after they were beaten at Turf Moor by the National League leaders, and insisted they had created enough to score during the game.

2017-02-18 18:57
FULL-TIME: Burnley 0 Lincoln City 1

BURNLEY crashed out of the FA Cup after being humbled by non-leaguers Lincoln City at Turf Moor.

In what will go down as the Clarets darkest day in the FA Cup since being beaten by Wimbledon 42 years ago a Sean Raggett header a minute from time condemned Sean Dyche’s side to a

2017-02-18 16:45
Sam Vokes eyes Wembley trip - but Burnley won't underestimate Lincoln

SAM Vokes is dreaming of Wembley as he aims to continue his own impressive FA Cup goalscoring record against Lincoln City today.

The Wales international has scored in five of the last six rounds Burnley have been involved in the cup, dating back to the third round exit at his

2017-02-18 07:57
Police called in over Lancashire Tories 'free meals'

ALLEGATIONS of electoral fraud are to be probed by police after a row broke out over whether a Conservative Party event breached voting rules.

The Liberal Democrats claimed 250 people attended the event in Nelson and were urged to vote for particular candidates as they tucked into a

2017-02-18 07:57
'We will be underdogs' - Marvin Emnes accepts Blackburn Rovers will be written off against Manchester United

MARVIN Emnes accepts Blackburn Rovers will be written off in most quarters ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup fifth round tie with Manchester United.

But the Swansea loanee says there will be no lack of determination among the Rovers players to cause an upset against the holders.

2017-02-17 19:51
Daily News
Mark Clattenburg will continue to referee in Premier League until end of season

Mark Clattenburg will continue to referee in the Premier League until the end of the season.

Clattenburg announced his decision last week to become head of referees in Saudi Arabia but the official will remain in English football for the rest of the current campaign.

The Premier

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Love gin? Get yourself to Accrington for The Gin Jamboree...

ACCRINGTON Town Hall is hosting a unique gin tasting event on Friday, June 16.

The Gin Jamboree will feature more than 100 artisan gins with hundreds of tonic and garnish combinations for gin fans to try in search of their new favourite, with mixologists on hand to guide along the

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Britain beats Ibiza to bask in warmest day of year so far

Temperatures have hit 18.3C (64.9F) as the country basks in the warmest day of the year so far - beating the likes of Ibiza, southern Spain and the whole of France.

The record temperature was logged at Kew Gardens, west London, where visitors enjoyed temperatures 10 degrees warmer than

today 16:17
Man 'killed banker after being laughed at'

An unemployed plasterer has told jurors he killed a young banker after he was "laughed at" and called a "half chap".

Trevor Timon, 31, allegedly punched 30-year-old Oliver Dearlove in the head after becoming angry that he and his friends were talking to a woman he knew.

Mr

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Rory McIlroy plays round of golf with US president Donald Trump

Rory McIlroy played a round with US president Donald Trump on Sunday as he continues his recovery from a rib injury.

The world number three has not played competitively since suffering a stress fracture to one of his ribs during the South African Open in January, where he lost a

today 16:17
Pep Guardiola relishing 'beautiful' intensity of Champions League spotlight

Pep Guardiola is relishing the intensity of the Champions League spotlight and hopes his Manchester City players can do the same.

City resume their European challenge on Tuesday as they host Monaco in the first leg of their last-16 tie.

Guardiola won the competition twice with

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Woman with lifetime ban from Blackburn Mall caught with 'bulging' carrier bag

A WOMAN who was subject to a lifetime ban from Blackburn’s Mall was seen leaving the shopping centre with a bulging carrier bag.

Blackburn magistrates heard Tracey Wilson handed the bag to a man before going into Marks and Spencer where she was detained.

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Lancashire care home nurse suspended after berating elderly patient

A NURSE at a Lancashire care home who berated an elderly patient and placed another in ‘time out’ has been suspended by a health watchdog.

Ian Maher, who worked at Buckshaw Retirement Village, Chorley, was also hauled before the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for several

today 16:17
Latest news from Blackburn
today 17:23 Mark Clattenburg will continue to referee in Premier League until end of season
today 17:23 Love gin? Get yourself to Accrington for The Gin Jamboree...
today 17:23 Burnley's lucky charm Martin Atkinson to take charge of Hull City fixture
today 16:17 Britain beats Ibiza to bask in warmest day of year so far
today 16:17 Man 'killed banker after being laughed at'
today 16:17 Rory McIlroy plays round of golf with US president Donald Trump
today 16:17 Pep Guardiola relishing 'beautiful' intensity of Champions League spotlight
today 16:17 Woman with lifetime ban from Blackburn Mall caught with 'bulging' carrier bag
today 16:17 Lancashire care home nurse suspended after berating elderly patient
today 16:17 Police searching for runaway driver after car flipped in Oswaldtwistle
today 16:17 'It's causing shocking delays' - Blackburn traffic system branded ‘a total disaster’
today 15:11 Ian Brady loses bid to launch fight for choice of tribunal lawyer
today 15:11 Tipper truck driver 'crushed cyclist to death by careless driving on roundabout'
today 15:11 British IS fighter 'carries out suicide bombing in Iraq'
today 15:11 East Lancashire pharmacist wins award for innovation in patient care
today 15:11 UKAD chief's appearance before select committee postponed by one week
today 15:11 Scotland boss Vern Cotter handed squad fitness boost
today 15:11 Morrisons recall beef slices over sickness bug fears
today 15:11 IN PICTURES: Bikers brave the Blackburn rain in memory of activist Fred Hill
today 15:11 Relief for drivers as road flood work starts in Skipton New Road
today 15:11 'We know there’s a big demand' - calls for M65 extension to cross the Pennines
today 15:11 Former Blackburn Rovers striker 'felt like a criminal' trying to enter USA
today 15:11 Rival groups of men throw bricks and stones during Blackburn town centre dispute
today 14:05 Life-threatening sepsis may affect far more in UK than previously thought
today 14:05 QC Max Hill appointed new terrorism laws watchdog
today 14:05 Nigel Wood: Super League's World Club Series win strengths RFL's hand
today 14:05 Phil Dowson to retire before assuming coaching role with Northampton
today 14:05 IN PICTURES: 10 photographs of Brownies and Cubs in East Lancashire in the 1990s
today 14:05 'The pain is crucifying' - frustrated residents call for action over ‘massive’ potholes
today 12:59 Unilever shares plunge after Kraft Heinz merger bid scrapped
today 12:59 Community stalwart nominated to receive Freedom of the Borough of Hyndburn
today 12:59 PICTURE GALLERY: Did you go to the fair in Blackburn town centre?
today 12:59 Players' pride, strength in reserve, Pogba to Pirelli - Blackburn Rovers 1 Manchester United 2 talking points
today 11:53 Sex attacker who cut his throat in court admits knife offence
today 11:53 Confident Rashford looking for United to win at Chelsea
today 11:53 NRL chance too good to turn down for Greenwood
today 11:53 VIDEO: Cheeky Blackburn Rovers mascot attempts to influence referee - in front of a shocked Jose Mourinho!
today 11:53 Darwen-based Crown Paints makes major investment in new machinery
today 11:53 Liverpool woman, 20, caught dealing class A drugs on streets of Darwen
today 11:53 Surprise hike on way for council tax payers in Blackburn with Darwen
today 11:53 VIDEO: Cheeky Blackburn Rovers mascot attempts to influence referee - in front of a shocked Jose Mourinho!
today 11:53 Severe delays after train guard attacked by two men on Clitheroe to Manchester service
today 10:47 Richard Cockerill to become new Edinburgh coach in summer
today 10:47 Man taken to Royal Blackburn Hospital after being saved from house fire
today 10:47 IN PICTURES: House 'severely damaged' after accidental fire in Rishton
today 09:41 Two senior Ukip officials quit over party's 'insensitivity' about Hillsborough
today 09:41 Why Muslim parents are sending children to Church of England schools
today 09:41 Drivers on London's Night Tube to vote on strike action
today 09:41 Shed Seven to play King George's Hall, Blackburn in December
today 09:41 'He was terrific' - Burnley boss defends Joey Barton and praises desire
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today 17:39 WWE wrestling star The Rock set to return to Raw with THIS British comedian
today 17:39 Is Vladimir Putin secretly married? Russian leader's 'lover' wears wedding ring in public
today 17:39 Thug caged for killing PE teacher with one 'haymaker' punch
today 17:31 Sweden fights back as foreign leaders make up bad news
today 17:31 EU commissioner flays 'delay' in post-Dieselgate reform
today 17:29 NHS staff told to wear ‘fat badges’ come up with a better idea
today 17:29 Child secretly filmed teacher sexually abusing boy, 6, from behind a camera
today 17:29 Judge tells heartbroken mother not to blame herself for suffocating her newborn daughter
today 17:29 May warns Peers against delaying 'what BRITISH PEOPLE WANT' in caution to House of Lords
today 17:29 Arthritis CURE - this procedure could TREAT knee pain and avoid joint replacement
today 17:29 Two men face jail after slaying of man that they filmed saying: ‘Smile for the camera’
today 17:29 Hyundai tease new i30 Wagon ahead of its Geneva Motor Show 2017 debut
today 17:29 Vigilantes trap paedophile grooming 14-year-old boy on Grindr
today 17:29 Russian billionaire has £340M super-yacht SEIZED by Gibraltar in row over fees
today 17:29 Is Edward Snowden set to be given asylum by Europe? MEPs push EU to take in whistleblower
today 17:29 Marine Le Pen would WIN first round of French elections after Macron’s Algeria gaffe
today 17:29 Apocalypse NOW: End of the world upon us and 2017 will be our FINAL YEAR, say Christians
today 17:29 Samsung Galaxy S8 - Latest leak gives fans best view yet of radical new design
today 17:29 BREAKING: Ballater street evacuated after unexploded device discovered as police swoop in
today 17:29 Indian villagers in PANIC as tigers kill at least seven in latest big cat attacks
today 17:29 Britain has 'selfish' reasons for wanting EU to THRIVE after Brexit, says David Davis
today 17:29 Grandmother has been using the SAME Tesco bag for 36 years - is it the OLDEST in Britain?
today 17:29 Queen Maxima in pictures - The best photographs of the stylish Queen of the Netherlands
today 17:29 Donald Trump debate LIVE: MPs clash over US president’s state visit to Britain
today 17:29 BREAKING: Marine Le Pen's headquarters RAIDED by police in 'scandal' investigation
today 17:21 Nathan Ake close to becoming Chelsea's first academy graduate since John Terry to play regularly for first team
today 17:21 Model Daisy Lowe breaks the rules at London Fashion Week as she flashes legs AND cleavage in racy outfit
today 17:21 Children of alcoholics are calling helplines to hear bedtime stories because their parents are too drunk
today 17:21 Legal fight to stop beloved pet dog being evicted from luxury £1million apartment
today 17:21 The money myths that could be costing you thousands - are you making one of these remarkably common mistakes?
today 17:21 The money myths that could be costing you thousands - are you making one of these remarkably common mistakes?
today 17:21 Marcus Rashford warns Manchester United will be gunning for revenge when they face Chelsea in FA Cup quarter-final
today 17:21 Marcus Rashford warns Manchester United will be gunning for revenge when they face Chelsea in FA Cup quarter-final
today 17:21 Sutton United vs Arsenal LIVE score and goal updates from the FA Cup fifth round clash
today 17:21 Manchester United stars Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Michael Carrick play role in couple's marriage proposal
today 17:21 Manchester United stars Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Michael Carrick play role in couple's marriage proposal
today 17:21 Theresa May visits some posh mugs on by-election trip as crisis hits local NHS
today 17:21 Theresa May visits some posh mugs on by-election trip as crisis hits local NHS
today 17:21 'Nervous' Melania Trump 'shudders' as husband Donald touches her on the arm during Florida speech
today 17:21 Britain's 'oldest plastic shopping bag' still used by proud owner 36 years on
today 17:21 Britain's 'oldest plastic shopping bag' still used by proud owner 36 years on
today 17:21 Leicester make complaint to FA claiming their players were 'abused and intimidated' at Millwall
today 17:21 Leicester make complaint to FA claiming their players were 'abused and intimidated' at Millwall
today 17:21 Jeremy Corbyn faces 18-point Tory lead over Labour with crucial by-elections just days away
today 17:21 Jeremy Corbyn faces 18-point Tory lead over Labour with crucial by-elections just days away
today 17:21 'Spiderman' thief who stole £100million paintings with 'immense' climbing skills jailed for 8 years
today 17:21 'Spiderman' thief who stole £100million paintings with 'immense' climbing skills jailed for 8 years
today 17:21 85-year-old scares off two burglars by threatening them with an AXE after one falls through garage roof
today 17:21 85-year-old scares off two burglars by threatening them with an AXE after one falls through garage roof
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