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Three things learnt as Manchester United saw off spirited Blackburn in the FA Cup

Premier League Manchester United secured their place in the FA Cup quarter-finals after seeing off a valiant Blackburn Rovers side at Ewood Park on Sunday afternoon. Embed from Getty Images   Danny Graham’s early strike hinted that another shock result could be on the cards this weekend, but Marcus Rashford finished well as Jose Mourinho’s side recovered from going a …

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Blackburn Rovers vs Manchester United: Match Preview, likely line-ups and score prediction

Another fixture for Manchester United in their hectic schedule see’s them travel to Ewood Park to face Blackburn Rovers, who lie 23rd in the Championship. The Red Devils played on Thursday against Saint-Etienne and now face another opposition that they haven’t played in years. These two sides last met at Ewood Park, in 2012, when United emerged 2-0 victors. Embed …

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Southampton: Fonte tempted by move; striker departing on loan; Reed touted for breakthrough campaign

Claude Puel’s influence is taking affect at Southampton. The Saints finished their preseason unbeaten, and the manager emphasised how productive the tours have been. “All the players have improved on their play” said Puel. “We can see a good attitude, a good spirit and good acquaintances between the players. This is interesting for the future.” Embed from Getty Images   …

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Does this Championship striker deserve a Premier League chance?

After signing for Blackburn Rovers in 2012, Jordan Rhodes has gone on to be one of the Championship’s most consistent performers, yet still hasn’t made the step up to the Premier League. Does he deserve the chance? It’s a fair question and one that should be examined. Wherever Rhodes has played he has been a constant threat to opposing teams and …

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Is this the man to guide Blackburn Rovers to the Premier League?

Embed from Getty Images It is hard to believe that when Blackburn Rovers were relegated from the Premier League in 2012, the club would still be in the second tier of English football four seasons on. Fast forward to the present day and that’s exactly where they are. More worryingly for Rovers fans, the club find themselves in the bottom …

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