Saving Face

In spite of an ever-growing injury list impacting squad depth, Ray Harford had at least steered the ship back on course with several solid domestic victories over the final few weeks of 1995. Sat in the maelstrom of a highly competitive Premier League mid-table, there is certainly an opportunity for Rovers to re-establish themselves as […]

Winter is Coming

While the month of October had led to a resurgence in positivity, with a relative upswing in performances leading to four wins in six matches, Blackburn faced the daunting task of a packed November and December schedule that would likely define their season. UEFA Champions League Matchday 4 1st November 1995 vs Legia Warsaw Ewood […]

Reality Check

It’s fair to say that Blackburn’s trip to Anfield to face Liverpool on September 16th 1995 had an altogether different atmosphere than their previous encounter in May. While hope and expectation remained in the hearts of their supporters, this time it was more directed towards their fear of dropping into the relegation zone. In what […]

Life After Kenny

Amidst the high of winning the Premier League title, in June of 1995 Kenny Dalglish stunned the fanbase by announcing he was to step down with immediate effect to take up a role as Director of Football. This prompted the promotion of his assistant Ray Harford, who would take over as the club’s new manager. […]

The Revolution

For most British football fans looking back at the 90s, years that end in odd numbers usually represent summers without international tournament football that would otherwise bridge the gap between League campaigns.   The summer of 1995 is remembered rather more fondly in the town of Blackburn, as their football club had just completed its […]