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Club information: Blackburn Rovers

Club information page for Blackburn Rovers Football Club.

Full name: Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Nicknames: Rovers, The Blue and Whites, The Riversiders

Founded: November 5, 1875

Owners: Venky's London Ltd

Stadium (capacity): Ewood Park (31,367)

Most appearances: Derek Fazackerley (671)

Most league appearances: Derek Fazackerley (596)

Most goals: Simon Garner (194)

Most league goals: Simon Garner (168)

Oldest player: Bob Crompton (40 years 150 days vs. Bradford, February 23 1920)

Youngest player: Harry Dennison (16 years 155 days vs. Bristol City, April 8 1911)

Biggest win: 11-0 vs. Rossendale United (FA Cup, October 13 1884)

Biggest league win: 9-0 vs. Middlesbrough (Division Two, November 6 1954)

Biggest league defeat: 0-8 vs. Arsenal (Division One, February 25 1933), 0-8 vs. Lincoln City (Division Two, August 29 1953)

Highest transfer fee paid: £8m - Jordan Rhodes from Huddersfield Town (August 30, 2012)

Highest transfer fee received: £17.5m - Roque Santa Cruz to Manchester City (July 1, 2009)



Honours

First Division/Premier League (3): 1911–12, 1913–14, 1994–95

Second Division/Championship (1): 1938–39

Third Division/League One (1): 1974-75

FA Cup (6): 1884, 1885, 1886, 1890, 1891, 1928

League Cup (1): 2002

Charity Shield/Community Shield (1): 1912

Full Members Cup (1): 1987

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Saturday's key events


TRIATHLON
· After silvers in both the men's and women's events, Team GB will be fancied to get on the podium again in the mixed relay (11.30pm-1am)

SWIMMING
· Touted as Michael Phelps's successor, Caeleb Dressel already has two gold medals from these Games and he will be going for a third in the men's 50m butterfly final (2.30am)
· It is Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus III in the women's 800m freestyle final, with Ledecky entering as firm favourite (2.46am)
· Great Britain will be heavily fancied to add another gold medal to their swimming haul, having produced by far the fastest qualifying time for the mixed 4x100m medley relay final (3.43am)

ATHLETICS
· Dina Asher-Smith is one of three British women in the 100m semi-finals (3.01am-3.20am), and will hope to challenge for a medal in what is likely to be a star-studded final (1.50pm)
· The inaugural Olympic 4x400m mixed relay event concludes with Great Britain one of the eight finalists going for gold (1.35pm)

RUGBY SEVENS
· Team GB's dreams of an unlikely gold are still alive in the women's event as they face France in their semi-final (3.30am). The winners will face either New Zealand or Fiji in the gold medal match later in the day (10am)

SAILING
· Gold medals are up for grabs in the windsurfer - RS:X finals. Emma Wilson participates for Team GB in the women's final (6.33am), while Tom Squires is in action in the men's (7.33am)

TENNIS
· Following his shock semi-final defeat, ending his hopes of a Golden Slam in 2021, Novak Djokovic battles for bronze against Pablo Carreno Busta (7am)
· The women's singles event reaches its conclusion with the gold medal match between Belinda Bencic and Marketa Vondrousova

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