Blackburn Rovers

Name Blackburn Rovers Football Club

Founded 1875

Nickname(s) Rovers, Blue and Whites

Blackburn Rovers kit

Club colours Blue and white halved shirts, white shorts and white socks with blue trim

Ground Ewood Park (31,367)

Last season 7th in the Premier League

Paul Ince

Manager Paul Ince (pictured left)

Record appearance maker Derek Fazackerley 596

Record goalscorer Simon Garner 194


Arsenal v Blackburn Rovers - A complete record
Played Arsenal wins Draws Blackburn Rovers wins
111 53 30 28


  • Blackburn are one of only four clubs to have won the English Premiership since it’s inaugural 1992-93 season. Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea complete the quartet.
  • Arsène Wenger's first game in charge of the Gunners was against Rovers at Ewood Park on October 10, 1997. Arsenal won 2-0 courtesy of a brace from Ian Wright.
  • The club's Latin motto "Arte et labore", which was used by the town council before the club were formed, literally translated means "by art and by labour".
League Champions 1912, 1914, 1995
FA Cup Winners 1884, 1885, 1886, 1890, 1891, 1928
League Cup Winners 2002

Ewood Park - Blackburn Rovers

Ewood Park

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2 Sep 2008