Key Ben Brereton-Diaz update emerges as Blackburn Rovers await Chile decision

© Provided by Football League World Championship – Blackburn Rovers v Huddersfield Town Chile are unlikely to risk Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Brereton-Diaz in their next World Cup qualifier with Brazil, according to a report from La Tercera, via Sport Witness. Although he hasn’t played for Blackburn since suffering a …

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Ex-Burnley boss quits last job amid shocking Queen’s Park rumors

Former Airdrie and Burnley man Owen Coyle has left Indian Super League side Jamshedpur. The former Diamonds striker has been heavily linked with Queen’s Park joining Ligue 1 as their new boss, following the departure of Laurie Ellis. Coyle won the Indian Super League with the Red Miners this year …

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Blackpool’s Kevin Stewart misses Jamaica call with PNE’s Daniel Johnson also out

Preston North End’s Daniel Johnson and Blackpool’s Kevin Stewart are both missing from Jamaica’s World Cup qualifiers squad as Reggae Boys opt to focus on homegrown talent. Live throws understands Johnson has made himself unavailable for this camp while Stewart is omitted after declaring himself ready to feature. The Blackpool …

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Wilfried Zaha sees ‘even more to come’ for Crystal Palace

Wilfried Zaha is excited about Crystal Palace’s future under manager Patrick Vieira after booking a ticket to Wembley on Sunday. A comprehensive 4-0 win over Everton in the FA Cup quarter-final continued the Eagles’ fine debut campaign under their new manager. Vieira has kept Palace comfortably clear of the relegation …

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Blackburn Rovers, Blackpool and PNE gave the Championship play-offs a boost after their rivals lost

Blackburn Rovers currently hold the Championship play-offs and are the best placed of Lancashire’s three sides in the second tier of English football to be in the Premier League next campaign. And that despite yesterday’s 1-0 loss on the road to Reading as Rovers had a number of scoring chances …

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Rescue ponies named after crisps settling into new home at Burnley Farm

Seven Welsh mountain ponies rescued as part of a massive multi-agency operation are settling into their new home in Lancashire. The horses were part of a herd of 40 taken in by the Horses and Ponies Protection Association (HAPPA) at Shores Hey Farm near Burnley in February. Upon arrival, the …

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Paddy Lane thanks Fleetwood Town after Northern Ireland call-up

The 21-year-old has represented the U21s but will be in the senior configuration for the first time for friendlies against Luxembourg and Hungary. Lane has stood out on the Fylde coast this season but his international arc was not on his mind, instead he focused on improving Fleetwood’s fortunes. He …

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UK security not compromised by hoaxes, minister says

A government minister has said he is confident that Britain’s national security has not been compromised by a hoax that managed to reach two of the most senior members of the Cabinet. An inter-Whitehall security investigation has been launched after Home Secretary Priti Patel and Defense Secretary Ben Wallace were …

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Hyndburn Council urged to oppose Blackburn’s campaign plan

HYNDBURN Council is asked to oppose neighboring Blackburn with Darwen Borough Local Plan over its designation of 94 acres of countryside for employment purposes.The commercial development of the ‘green belt’ land near Junction 5 of the M65 has proved highly controversial with local residents.Activists, led by West Pennine Tory Cllr …

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MI5 expresses ‘deep and deep’ regret over Manchester Arena bombing

The hearing into the attack has now concluded in Manchester and a report from the chairman is expected later this year. Lawyers for the security services said it was “deep and profound” to regret that suicide bomber Salman Abedi was able to carry out his plot on May 22, 2017. …

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Wyre Wheels returns to make cycling accessible to everyone

Wyre Wheels is run in partnership with the Wheels for All initiative, a nationally recognized program that provides specially adapted bicycles for people with disabilities and different needs. If you have reduced mobility and enjoy cycling in the park, you can join the Wyre Wheels sessions every Friday starting March …

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Blackburn Rovers boss Tony Mowbray’s verdict on Derby County win

ROVERS boss Tony Mowbray is happy to have secured “an important three points” after his side’s 3-1 win over Derby. Ravel Morrison opened the scoring but Mowbray’s men responded with goals from Scott Wharton and Tyrhys Dolan in quick succession. Sam Gallagher wrapped up the result in stoppage time, heading …

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Derby County have sent a warning to Blackburn Rovers with the Ewood Curse set to strike again

Derby County have another chance to try and escape the Championship relegation zone, but the odds are stacked against them. Wayne Rooney’s Rams are in action against promotion hopefuls Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday (7.45pm kick-off), quite a high order on its own. But the trip to Ewood Park was always …

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Weather in Blackpool, Blackburn, Lancaster, Preston, Burnley today with clouds and sunshine over Lancashire

There will be a mix of cloudy and sunny skies in Lancashire today (March 15). According to the latest forecast from the Met Office, every region of the county will bask in sunshine until around 1pm – which will be followed by cloudy skies. Burnley is expected to have sunny …

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International Women’s Day: Young women in Blackpool set a five-year plan to make the Fylde Coast a better place to live and work

The IWD event, organized by community organization The Washington Group at Blackpool Sixth Form, focused on five key themes – being the best you can be and believing in yourself; well-being and benevolence; bringing young women into technology and science; playing sports and being active; and the environment. The summit …

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Talks to resume as Russian strikes intensify in western Ukraine

Beleaguered Ukrainians hope that renewed diplomatic talks with Moscow could pave the way for the evacuation of more civilians, as Russian forces maintain pressure on the capital. Overnight, Russian forces fired artillery at the northwestern outskirts of Kiev, a major political and strategic target for the invasion, as well as …

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Leeds or Burnley to join Norwich and Watford in relegation? Gabby Agbonlahor makes predictions but thinks Everton will pull through

Gabby Agbonlahor thinks it will be between Leeds and Burnley as to who gets relegated alongside Norwich and Watford this season. Norwich and Watford are five and three points from safety respectively, with Leeds, Everton and Burnley within two points of each other at the bottom of the table. Getty …

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Blackpool cannabis farm shut down by police

Shocking footage shows the state workers at the Lancashire cannabis factory lived in. Images released following a drug bust in the country reveal how workers lived in cramped conditions inside the cannabis farm – with a bunk bed and a single bed squeezed into a small room with a stove …

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Ignore Ofsted, says Social Mobility Commissioner

Headteachers should ignore Ofsted and ‘put on blinders’ over their advice, the chairman of the Social Mobility Commission has said. Social mobility czar Katharine Birbalsingh told Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) officials that she did not believe Ofsted was “necessarily, as an idea, a force for good “. …

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Leeds could break West Ham’s heart with decision to sign £25m man Ben Brereton Diaz

Leeds United could challenge West Ham United for Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Brereton Diaz this summer. That’s according to a report from TEAMtalk which claims Leeds could return for the Chile international after ex-manager Marcelo Bielsa rejected the chance to sign him last summer. West Ham boss David Moyes is …

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Burnley defender Nathan Collins backs his team-mates for international call-up!

The former Brentford defender, who faces his former club this weekend, spent three years without an invitation at St George’s Park, when he was called up for a couple of European Championship qualifiers. The 29-year-old, with 70 league appearances and four goals for the Bees, was an unused substitute as …

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What are the chances of Blackpool joining the Swansea City system again?

Read more Read more Neil Critchley provides update on injuries to Jordan Thorniley ahead of c… The Blackpool head coach lined up with three at the back in November when the sides first met at the Liberty Stadium. Dujon Sterling started at the right of the back three alongside Marvin …

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Watford misfortune worsens as Wolves head to impressive win at Molineux

Watford’s dwindling Premier League survival hopes suffered another blow as a terrible 21-minute opener saw them comfortably beaten at Wolves. A 4-0 loss at Molineux leaves Watford with just one win in their last 16 Premier League outings, with Roy Hodgson’s side three points from safety with 10 games remaining. …

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Cancel dad’s army? You’re kidding – VIRGINIA BLACKBURN | Virginia Blackburn | Columnists | Comment

For starters, it’s ageist – making fun of a group of old men; sexist – where were the women in dad’s army? Taking a menopause leave? Classist – the languid, upper-class Sergeant Wilson revolves around the pompous, middle-class Captain Mainwaring – “Do you really think that’s wise, sir?” It’s anti-Scottish …

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Ben Mee injury blow with Burnley captain set to miss Brentford Premier League clash

Ben Mee is set to miss Burnley’s Premier League game at Brentford on Saturday through injury. The Clarets captain had a knee problem in the loss to Leicester and missed Chelsea’s 4-0 thrashing last time out. Sean Dyche described the issue as a jab rather than a twist when discussing …

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British Pie Week: how do you eat yours?

British Pie Week runs from March 7-13 this year British Pie Week: Expert lifts the lid on how to eat your pie It’s the perennial question that accompanies many pub lunches – how do you eat your pie? Full crates or pastry trays? Sauce, liqueur or red sauce? Mash, chips …

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South Korea returns North Korean boat and crew

The South Korean military has sent a North Korean boat and its seven crew members back across the countries’ disputed western maritime border a day after it drifted in waters near a border island. South Korea’s navy on Tuesday fired warning shots to chase away a North Korean patrol vessel …

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Blackburn man sold heroin and cocaine to pay off drugs debt to violent trafficker as judge issues damning statement

A drug dealer who sold heroin and cocaine to pay off his own cannabis debt has been jailed for 27 months. Hamza Ali, 20, owed a man ‘notorious for violence’ £700 and agreed to pedal Class A drugs for him in March last year. When police arrested him in Blackburn …

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Burnley Rounders League player completes 130 parkruns in 102 locations

The parkrun is a 5 km run or walk every Saturday morning, organized all over the world, it’s free and it’s a way to stay fit and healthy, open to people of all levels. Paula, now 53, already plays rounders in the Burnley Rounders League, also qualifying as a referee, …

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Where Blackpool rank among previous playoff winners in the first league season at this stage

Blackpool have defied all odds since Neil Critchley took over the reins two years ago and with their eyes watching the board at the end of the season they have more than proven their worth. Back-to-back wins over Reading and Stoke saw the Seasiders rack up 48 points after 35 …

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Andrew Marr: ‘Deranged’ Putin was one of my smartest interviewees

Andrew Marr has described Vladimir Putin as “one of the smartest men I have ever interviewed” accusing the “deranged” Russian leader of hiding behind his country’s nuclear capability. The veteran broadcaster, who left the BBC in November last year after 21 years, interviewed Mr Putin in 2014 ahead of the …

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Preview: Blackburn Rovers v Millwall – prediction, team news, line-ups

Sports Mole preview Tuesday’s Championship clash between Blackburn Rovers and Millwall, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups. Millwall will look for six consecutive championship wins as they continue their domestic campaign in search of promotions Blackburn Rovers Tuesday night. Fourth-placed Blackburn enter the contest after a 2-0 loss at …

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Sainsbury’s, Asda, Esso, Tesco, Morrisons: cheapest petrol and diesel prices in Blackpool, Preston, Blackburn, Lancaster and Burnley

Petrol prices in Lancashire and the rest of the UK continue to rise. Amid a cost of living crisis that is affecting food and energy bills, price hikes at the pump are adding to the mounting pressure on daily life. Even at some of the county’s cheapest filling stations, prices …

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Stoke City 0-1 Blackpool: Josh Bowler wins birthday

Josh Bowler has scored in six of his last eight Championship appearances for Blackpool Birthday boy Josh Bowler snatched a late winner with his third goal in as many games to earn Blackpool victory at Stoke. The 23-year-old midfielder exchanged passes with Jerry Yates before shooting past Jack Bonham with …

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Fierce row after demolition of council-owned West Lancs housing corporation

A homebuilding company behind new residential developments around Skelmersdale and West Lancashire is to be wound up by the Borough Council that owns it, following a ruling by Conservative councilors and others. The decision angered some Labor advisers. Some claim that more than £1million of public money could now be …

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How schedule and suspensions will affect Blackburn Rovers selection

A busy schedule, rather than worries about possible suspensions, will have a bigger influence on Tony Mowbray’s team selection. The Rovers boss believes the current suspension model is outdated and would like to see an overhaul, but hopes to talk less about referees for the rest of the season. Midfielders …

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Burnley v Chelsea: match preview | premier league

Burnley’s good run ended against Leicester on Tuesday, but seven points from three previous games saw them salvage their season. Freedom is awfully close, if they beat Chelsea and Everton lose to Tottenham then Burnley will climb free. With all the fuss surrounding Roman Abramovich’s sale of Chelsea, you could …

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“It’s like the lights in Blackpool” – Starbucks banned from putting up a famous sign

A new Starbucks branch is due to open on the A34 – without its famous 30ft high sign. Stafford Borough Council said Starbucks could not put up its totem pole sign after it was compared to ‘Blackpool illuminations’. It comes as 43 people objected to the planned drive-thru at the …

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Blackburn with domestic violence champion Darwen stepping down from council

CHAMPION for children and survivors of domestic violence steps down as advisor after 20 years in politics Cllr Pat McFall, 79, will not contest his ward Little Harwood with Whitebirk in the upcoming Blackburn local election with Darwen on May 5. She was first elected in May 2002 but was …

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Championship overview and best bets

Hoping to make it three profitable previews in a row, our tipster Joe Rindl has the best bet for Fulham’s league game with Blackburn. It wasn’t until November that Fulham traveled to Ewood Park and beat Blackburn Rovers 7-0. He came smack in the middle of an impressive run for …

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Burnley caused another Premier League headache after Southampton beat West Ham in the FA Cup

Burnley have been handed a further Premier League fixture after Southampton’s FA Cup win over West Ham on Wednesday night. The Clarets were due to host the Saints on Saturday March 19 in a televised evening on Sky Sports. But Ralph Hassenhuttl’s side will now be in the FA Cup …

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Blackpool council tax bands revealed

The charge for Band D is set to rise by £66 to £2,063 for the 2022/23 financial year, from £1,997 in the current year after the ruling Labor executive approved a 2.99% increase . The total includes precepts of £236 for police costs, £77 for fire and £206 for adult …

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Incredible impact – Jurgen Klopp hails neuroscience experts after record cup win

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes cutting-edge neuroscience helped his side win the Carabao Cup and will continue to play a role as they chase an unprecedented treble. A record ninth League Cup was won at Wembley after 120 goalless minutes resolved with an 11-10 penalty shootout win. Klopp hired the …

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Deliciously Bold Pancakes You Can Make at Home

It’s not hard to make pancakes, and here are some delicious recipes that look as good as they’re likely to taste, for Mardi Gras. Discover how simple it is to dream up different pancake creations, then sit down and eat them with family or friends – or enjoy them on …

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Blackpool FC’s financial losses amount to £4.8million in the promotion’s winning season affected by Covid

Read more Read more Fan gallery of Blackpool’s emphatic win over Reading at Bloomfield Ro… The club’s latest financial results cover the club’s promotion-winning campaign from Ligue 1 in the 2020/21 season. The vast majority of the campaign was played behind closed doors due to the pandemic, which inevitably had …

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Olympic Curling Team Shares ‘Incredible’ Aftermath of Gold Medal

Team GB’s women’s curling team shared their life since winning gold at the Beijing Olympics in a new interview. Eve Muirhead, Vicky White, Jennifer Dodds, Hailey Duff and Mili Smith won Team GB’s only gold medal at this year’s games by thrashing Japan 10-3. After their epic victory, they described …

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One of the Issa brothers is launching a new supermarket in Blackburn

One of Blackburn’s billionaire brothers, Issa, is set to launch a new supermarket. Asda co-owner Zuber Issa will open Euro Groces in his hometown of Blackburn, BusinessLive reports. It is reported that his brother Mohsin is not involved in the new venture. READ MORE:Blackburn’s Issa brothers monitor controversial plot where …

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Preview: Burnley v Leicester City – prediction, team news, line-ups

Sports Mole preview Tuesday’s Premier League clash between Burnley and Leicester City, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups. Burnley will strive to rise above the dreaded dotted line when Leicester City visit Turf Moor on Tuesday night in the Premier League. Sean DycheThe Foxes side managed to salvage a …

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The Stanley Buildings in Blackpool and their £6m revamp are set to start this summer

Work is due to start in July on a multi-million pound project to renovate historic buildings in Blackpool town center and convert them into a hub for start-up businesses. The rejuvenation scheme for council-owned Stanley buildings between Church Street and Caunce Street is being funded by the station’s £39m Town …

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Russian troops push towards Ukrainian capital as residents hide

Russian troops moved closer to the Ukrainian capital on Saturday after a night of explosions and street fighting that sent Kyiv residents seeking refuge or fleeing the city. The country’s leader claimed that Ukrainian forces repelled the assault and vowed to continue the fight. “The real fighting for Kyiv is …

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Hygiene notes for every Greggs in Blackburn

But with every restaurant there is a different standard when it comes to cleanliness and hygiene. And thanks to the Food Standards Agency (FSA), we can see what each of the hygiene ratings are for the different locations. Inspections are carried out by the local authority and findings are updated …

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Lancashire lights up in support of Ukraine

Lancashire County Council is set to light up County Hall in blue and yellow to show the county’s solidarity with the people of Ukraine. County Councilor Phillippa Williamson, Leader of Lancashire County Council, said: “Lancastrians are horrified by the violent conflict unfolding in Ukraine, and we want to add our …

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Radisson agrees deal with Blackpool FC

An existing hotel in the Championship Football Club’s stadium, which offers contemporary rooms overlooking the pitch, is set to become a member of Radisson Individuals. Radisson Hotel Group has secured another distinctive property for its fast-growing conversion brand. Score a landmark chord Following the signing of an agreement with Blackpool …

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Maximum Burnley council tax hike agreed despite ‘fantastic’ jibe

Burnley’s full council budget meeting voted to raise the borough’s share of council tax to a maximum of 1.99% despite a Tory attack on ‘fantasy’ spending. The increase, agreed on Wednesday evening, will see the authority’s share of the council tax bill for a semi-detached family home in Strip D …

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Arnold scores 1,000th, Westminster Women beat Blackburn 89-50 in quarter-finals

It was the playoffs, but Westminster’s women’s offense looked as powerful as it had in the previous nine regular season games. The Blue Jays beat Blackburn 89-50 on Wednesday in their St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference quarterfinal game at Historic Gym. Senior Reese Arnold needed 29 points to reach 1,000 …

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Antonio Conte hints at Tottenham exit after Burnley loss

Antonio Conte looked like a manager on the edge after watching his Tottenham Hotspur side lose 1-0 at Burnley on Wednesday night. The result came just four days after Tottenham’s brilliant 3-2 win at Manchester City, but it was their fourth defeat in five Premier League games. Conte appeared to …

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Lancashire security installations company changed hands after founders retired

Sysco Technical Solutions, which provides and manages specialist security installation projects at high security sites, was acquired by its management team. the Leyland The company was established in 2013 and has managed the project to install perimeter security technology at a large critical national infrastructure site for the past few …

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Prime Minister slammed ’embarrassment’ after Partygate survey questionnaire leaked

Labor has branded Boris Johnson a ‘national embarrassment’ after it was suggested he may have become the first UK prime minister to be questioned under police caution over the partygate saga. A copy of the police questionnaire sent to Downing Street staff following partying allegations was leaked to ITV news …

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Blackburn with Darwen health boss hails additional Covid booster shots

The offer of an additional booster shot to over-75s and the most vulnerable has been hailed as an “important” step forward in the fight against re-infection with coronavirus. Blackburn with the Darwen Council’s director of public health, Professor Dominic Harrison, said the additional vaccination would combat the drop in protection …

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Burnley vs Tottenham: Predictions, Kick-off Time, TV, Live Stream, Team News, H2H Results

Just days ago this game would have barely made hearts beat, but massive wins over Brighton and Manchester City respectively have injected signs of life into the rest of their campaigns. Sean Dyche’s side could put more pressure on those above them in the relegation battle, while Spurs must surely …

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Blackpool Transport confirms all tram services have resumed after damaged overhead lines were repaired

The decision to suspend services on Friday February 18 was taken after transport chiefs agreed it was “too dangerous to operate a safe service”. The operator said it hoped to resume service at 2pm on Friday, but Storm Eunice then brought strong gales and high tides to the Fylde coast. …

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New music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards dies aged 31

British entrepreneur Jamal Edwards has died aged 31, his manager has confirmed. Edwards rose to fame creating the new music platform SBTV – helping to launch a string of UK music careers including Dave and Jessie J. He was an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust, a charity run by the …

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WC Baseball opens with 10-9 win over Blackburn

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Wilmington College baseball team got their 2022 season off to a strong start on Saturday with a 10-9 win over Blackburn College. Jesse Reliford and Jared Lammert had multiple hits for Wilmington while Caleb Scott and Aaron Burns both homered. Scott had a …

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Brighton and Hove Albion

Adam Lallana has admitted Albion underperformed losing 3-0 to Burnley at the Amex. Goals from Wout Weghorst, Josh Brownhill and Aaron Lennon carried Burnley to the bottom of the Premier League on a collective day off by the hosts. And midfielder Lallana admits the players will have to do some …

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Blackpool draw shows how far Cardiff City have come according to Bluebirds boss Steve Morison

Read more Read more Cardiff City 1-1 Blackpool: Josh Bowler denied a clear penalty as Seasiders drew… The Welsh side came into today’s match four wins from five. Despite this, Cardiff still languished in the bottom half of the table following a disappointing campaign. Register to our daily newsletter The …

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Storm Franklin weekend weather forecast for Lancashire and Cumbria

Three weather warnings are in place in Lancashire and Cumbria heading into the weekend. A yellow weather warning for ice is in effect until 9am this morning (February 19), this covers all of Cumbria and Lancashire. Storm Eunice hit the county yesterday with gales over 80 mph and it left …

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Tottenham and Burnley have canceled flights as Storm Eunice causes travel chaos with Bournemouth vs Forest in doubt

STORM Eunice wreaked havoc on sporting fixtures this weekend as 100mph winds batter the UK. Premier League clubs are battling to rearrange their travel plans as flights have been grounded and transport bosses have told millions to stay indoors. 2 Storm Eunice is currently hitting the UKCredit: PA 2 Millions …

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Child deaths at lowest level since records began

The number of babies and children who died in England and Wales in 2020 has reached the lowest level in 40 years, figures show. There were 2,226 infant deaths and 789 child deaths aged between one and 15 in 2020, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. Eleven implicated coronavirus …

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Blackburn at Concord-Merrimack County GOP Dinner

CONCORD, NH — A senator from Tennessee will headline the Republican City of Concord Committee and Merrimack GOP Committee’s annual fundraising dinner next month. U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) will be in Concord on March 18 to host the annual Lincoln-Reagan Dinner at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord. The …

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A £6.5million weight and conditioning room is now open at Burnley College

Photo: Burnley MP Antony Higginbotham and part of the Evolution team Submitted by Peter McLean A brand new industry-leading education and training spa and gymnasium has opened at Burnley College. Evolution Spa & Performance Center is a £6.5million development in Lancashire, with an award-winning gym and fitness center on site. …

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Blackpool weather: This is the hour-by-hour forecast as Storm Dudley is expected to batter the Fylde coast with 90mph winds and heavy rain

The Met Office’s yellow warning for strong winds is in place from 1pm today (16 Feb) until 6am Thursday morning (17 Feb). While the weather alert warns of inland wind gusts of up to 70mph and 90mph around coastal and exposed areas, the Met Office is predicting gusts reaching a …

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Golda’s film producer admits to ‘stirring up’ Jewish casting controversy

Film producer Michael Kuhn said he was “stirring up” controversy over whether non-Jewish actors could play Jewish characters in his latest film. The 73-year-old, who has been honored for his services to the film industry, says the controversy surrounding his latest photo, Golda, a biopic about Israel’s first female prime …

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Joseph Masi slams West Brom forwards in Blackburn stalemate

Joseph Masi was highly critical of Baggies’ attacking play as West Brom drew 0-0 with Blackburn Rovers at the Hawthorns last night (February 14). A point in Game 2 from Steve Bruce in charge was enough to see the Baggies move into eighth place in the Championship. Masi questioned Albion’s …

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Burnley plan to reunite Maxwel Cornet with £12m ace in summer

Photo by JEFF PACHOUD/AFP via Getty Images Sean Dyche’s Burnley plan to reunite Maxwel Cornet with former Lyon team-mate Tino Kadewere even with their Premier League status up in the air, as reported by The Sun (February 13, page 61). Cornet, Kadewere and Wout Weghorst. Now they are a top …

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Cup clashes beat time for Fylde Coast amateur clubs

Read more Read more Fylde Coast amateur football: Thornton 16 points clear and Alliance leaders score… Dejay Delacruz’s seventh-minute goal for Blackpool separated the sides again at half-time, although they doubled their lead within two minutes of the restart through Kian Makepiece. Thornton were level in the 70th minute through …

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Last expected result in the “Wagatha Christie” case

Coleen Rooney and Rebekah Vardy need to know the outcome of the final stage of their High Court libel battle. In an October 2019 Twitter post, Ms Rooney, 35, accused Ms Vardy, 39, of leaking stories about her private life after a months-long “sting operation”. Former England star Wayne Rooney’s …

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Blackburn Rovers returning players to help guard against fatigue

The return of more options, particularly in attack, has been welcomed by Tony Mowbray who says it will give him the chance to rotate some of his players amid fatigue concerns. Sam Gallagher and Tyrhys Dolan bolstered the attacking ranks with their returns for the midweek defeat at West Bromwich …

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Burnley transfer rumours: Clarets target speaks out, MLS club reject bid for West Ham target

Yesterday’s results worked in Burnley’s favor as Norwich and Watford were beaten by Manchester City and Brighton respectively. The Clarets remain four points from safety as they enter today’s game against Liverpool, but Newcastle United’s victory over Aston Villa today could increase the gap to seven points. The last time …

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Blackpool 1-2 Bournemouth: Siriki Dembele goal completes Cherries comeback

Siriki Dembele was one of five Bournemouth transfers made on deadline day last month Siriki Dembele scored a last-gasp winner for Bournemouth, who came from behind to win with two goals down at Blackpool. Josh Bowler’s superb strike put Blackpool ahead, after striker Dominic Solanke’s penalty was saved by home …

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Myanmar marks anniversary of historic pact with minorities

The head of Myanmar’s military government called for national unity among the country’s ethnic minorities as he led a parade marking the 75th anniversary of a landmark agreement that failed to deliver harmony. Armed forces and government ministries took part in the Union Day parade in the capital Naypyitaw, with …

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Marsha Blackburn and colleagues back bipartisan legislation to reduce export shipping backlogs and boost U.S. exports

washington d.c. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), John Thune (RS.D.) and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) backed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, bipartisan legislation that would update federal regulations to the global shipping industry. The bill would level the playing field for U.S. exporters by making it more difficult for ocean …

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Klopp calls ‘outstanding’ 19-year-old in Liverpool training ahead of Burnley

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp put his players through their paces in training on Friday. The Reds lost 2-0 to Leicester on Thursday but a quick turnaround in games brings them back into action on Sunday. Liverpool travel to Burnley this weekend hoping to claim four Premier League victories in a …

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Rising rents in Blackpool will hit ‘low income people’

The 4.1% hike was accepted by 19 votes to 16 at a full council meeting, with the Conservative group opposing the move which they say would hurt low-income families already suffering from a hike of the cost of living. Tory group leader Councilor Tony Williams said rising costs were worse …

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England boss Sarina Wiegman argues home euro is biggest yet

England coach Sarina Wiegman believes this summer’s home European Championship will be “the biggest women’s football event ever in Europe”. England will host Women’s Euro 2022 in July and will step up their preparations this month by taking part in the first Arnold Clark Cup on home soil. The four-team …

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Blackburn Rovers concerns focus more on past than present

The game was played in February and on Sky Sports, two conclusions some fans could come to as to why Rovers suffered a second consecutive defeat to give up the automatic promotion places. Concerns have been raised by some as Rovers failed to score for a third successive game and …

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FA Youth Cup LIVE: Blackpool Under-18s v Newcastle United Under-18s – Chelsea await winners

The Young Magpies also beat West Ham United by the same scoreline in the third round. A 1-0 win at home to Huddersfield Town and a 3-1 win at Cheltenham Town saw Blackpool progress to face Newcastle. Register to our daily newsletter The newsletter mute the noise Bloomfield Road (Photo …

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Clarets fan – released by Burnley and Blackburn Rovers – makes Football League debut

The 21-year-old midfielder, who previously played for the Fulledge Colts, replaced Shayden Morris at the break as the Cod Army lagged until Harry Darling arrived at Highbury Stadium. The Clarets fan, released by Burnley and Blackburn Rovers as a youngster, had been named in the matchday squad for League One …

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Pushing back migrant boats a ‘court disaster’, warns former chief prosecutor

A controversial decision to ‘push back’ migrants crossing the English Channel is a ‘judicial disaster’, a former director of public prosecutions has warned. It would only take one tragedy resulting from the high-risk tactic to “shame” the nation before the world, said independent counterpart Lord Macdonald of River Glaven. Casting …

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Senator Blackburn on Candidate Biden SCOTUS: ‘It’s his choice’

WASHINGTON, DC (WJHL) – As internal divisions arise within the GOP over the Biden administration’s potential replacements for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) shared her own impressions. on the confirmation responsibilities of the Senate. “The president, it’s his choice,” Blackburn said in an interview with News …

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Burnley injury news and line-up planned for Premier League clash with Manchester United

Burnley are set to be without three senior players for their Premier League game against Manchester United – but Sean Dyche could still name an unchanged starting XI. Having won once all season, the Clarets are anchored at the bottom of the table amid the ongoing relegation battle with Newcastle, …

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Queen returns to Windsor after reaching Platinum Jubilee milestone

The date for the service of thanksgiving for the Duke of Edinburgh has also been announced – March 29 – which the Queen hopes to attend at Westminster Abbey. A number of significant events in the Queen’s diary have been made public, a decision which follows a reception at Sandringham …

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Greenpeace authorized the rock-dropping campaign

Greenpeace has been cleared of environmental harm after dropping boulders on the seabed in a celebrity-backed operation to protect sea life, a judge saying prosecution was not in the offing public interest. The Marine Management Organization (MMO) has taken legal action against the campaign group – and its chief executive …

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Crickets are set to replace kale, acai and blueberries as mainstream superfoods in 2022

There’s been a buzz about the nutritional benefits of insects for years, but 2022 is the year the creepy critters are finally tipped to hit mainstream supermarket shelves. Eighty percent of the world’s population already consume insects as part of their daily diet. Food scientist and entomologist Skye Blackburn found …

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Neighbors future in jeopardy as Channel 5 drops soap

The daytime drama about the residents of Ramsay Street has been shown on British television for over 30 years and launched the careers of stars such as Kylie Minogue, Jason Donovan and Margot Robbie. Channel 5 said scrapping the soap would allow funds to be diverted to original British dramas. …

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Declan Rice delivers on his celebratory promise – Saturday Sports Social

Sports stars and clubs around the world continue to give insight into their lives on social media. Here, the PA news agency takes a look at some of the best examples from February 5. Soccer Declan Rice is a man of his word. Who else but @_DeclanRice?! pic.twitter.com/Tt1CuQ9R5B — Emirates …

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2 players Blackburn Rovers kept in January but could lose this summer

All in all, the January transfer window turned out to be rather quiet for Blackburn Rovers in terms of exits. Although young players such as Danny Butterworth, Hayden Carter, Tyler Magloire, Harry Chapman and Connor McBride were loaned out in search of playing time, Rovers were able to retain their …

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Burnley vs Watford prediction, odds, line: Expert reveals English Premier League picks, best bets for Feb 5

It’s a battle down the English Premier League table on Saturday when Burnley hosts watford as the two battle to avoid relegation. This game has been postponed twice due to COVID concerns. Burnley haven’t won a game since before Halloween, while Watford have picked up a win in that span. …

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Young adults find Lancashire’s new youth employment hubs ‘less intimidating’ than job centers

That was the message from a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) official who said the county’s “youth centres” have proven to be a less intimidating environment than traditional employment centres. Shane Byrne, a DWP Partnership Manager in the North West, told a recent Lancashire County Council External Review Committee …

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Raith cancels ex-Blackburn and Blackpool striker’s contract after signing backlash

Former Rovers and Blackpool striker David Goodwillie will not play for new club Raith Rovers despite signing two days ago. Goodwillie signed a two-and-a-half-year contract with the Scottish side after joining from Clyde, but there was a backlash when he arrived. The former Scotland international was found to be a …

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Burnley trials midfielder makes breakthrough at Falkirk

Airdrie teenager Johnny Armstrong hopes Falkirk can give him a platform to launch his career, and says it’s up to him to seize the opportunity. The 17-year-old midfielder was benched for Bairns in their 2-1 Ligue 1 home loss to Clyde on December 26, and will hope that’s just a …

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Suspicious stains and bloody walls: How the chain behind Blackpool’s infamous hotels became the UK’s worst

It’s a title any hotelier would no doubt strive to avoid, but it was Britannia Hotels that was officially crowned the worst in the country. Britannia Hotels have been historic holders of the label for almost a decade and for the ninth consecutive year the annual survey by consumer group …

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Kate throws a rugby ball in a video marking her new sponsorships

A new video shows the Duchess of Cambridge passing a rugby ball to players to mark her new Rugby Football Union (RFU) and Rugby Football League (RFL) sponsorships. Kate has taken over the Duke of Sussex’s former roles as patroness of the RFU and RFL. In the clip, posted on …

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Blackburn Rovers fans launch fundraiser for dementia-suffering Tony Parkes as PFA refuses to help

Blackburn fans are launching a crowdfunding page to raise £20,000 for dementia-stricken club hero Tony Parkes as the PFA are unwilling to contribute to the former midfielder’s healthcare costs Tony Parkes spent his career at Blackburn Rovers as a player and manager The former midfielder is now in a nursing …

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The young Burnley mum’s bid to raise £200,000 to buy a perfect home for her severely disabled son (five)

Laura Stinton launched the £200,000 campaign after being told during an inspection by an occupational therapist that the house she currently lives in, a terraced property in Burnley, is not suitable for the number of adaptations needed to meet to the complex needs of her son Henry and she would …

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Fleetwood signs Blackburn striker Dan Butterworth

Read more Read more Fleetwood Town players praised for their determination to draw with Cambrid… The 22-year-old former Manchester United youth player will spend the rest of the season at Highbury. Butterworth has made 12 Championship appearances for Rovers, coming off the bench in their last three league games. Register …

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Police investigate Johnson’s birthday and gathering at Downing Street flat

An alleged anti-lockdown party at Boris Johnson’s Downing Street flat and a rally in the Cabinet Room to mark his birthday are under police investigation. A report produced by senior civil servant Sue Gray listed a series of ‘failures of leadership and judgement’ within No 10 and the Cabinet Office …

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Praise for short-lived Blackburn center as he receives ‘outstanding’ Ofsted report

Caring staff at a council-run short stay center for disabled children have been praised for their ‘outstanding’ work by Ofsted. Apple Trees in Blackburn, which is managed by Blackburn with Darwen Council, has been rated exceptional by Ofsted inspectors across the board – for the sixth year running. It is …

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Burnley consider Origi in late striker race but faces Serie A competition

Burnley could pursue Liverpool’s Divock Origi as they scramble to find a replacement for Chris Wood, according to reports. Origi is out of contract at the end of the season and Liverpool are ready to let him go before the end of the January transfer window. Burnley, meanwhile, are desperate …

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