Millwall defeated Blackburn 1-0 in a replay to reach the semifinals of English soccer’s F.A. Cup for the first time in nine years.
Blackburn Rovers top scorer Yakubu called on fans to get behind the team and not protest its Indian owners ahead of today’s game against Aston Villa.
A Mikel Arteta penalty kick in stoppage time gave Everton a 1-0 victory over Blackburn Rovers, which missed two spot kicks, in English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester United won its record 19th English soccer championship today with a 1-1 tie at Blackburn.
Manchester United scored twice in the last nine minutes to win 2-0 at Blackburn and extend its Premier League soccer lead to five points over Manchester City with seven games remaining.
Blackburn Rovers was relegated from English soccer’s Premier League after losing 1-0 at home to Wigan Athletic, which secured its top-flight status.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Blackburn Rovers beat Sunderland 2- 0 to log consecutive wins in English soccer’s Premier League for the first time this season and move six points clear of the relegation zone.
Chelsea and Arsenal scored late goals to win and keep their places at the top of English soccer’s Premier League.
Blackburn beat West Bromwich Albion 2-0 today at Ewood Park to climb to seventh in English soccer’s Premier League.