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  • Date:22 Aug 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Ewood Park
  • Attendance:13,562

Live Commentary

94:40 +4.40

Morten Gamst Pedersen fouled by Aaron Mclean, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Robinson.

94:14 +4.14

Jason Lowe concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Dudgeon. Free kick taken by Joe Dudgeon.

92:55 +2.55

Sone Aluko has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

92:07 +2.07

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tom Cairney by Dickson Etuhu. Robert Koren takes the free kick.

91:53 +1.53

Centre by Joe Dudgeon, Gael Givet makes a clearance.

91:07 +1.07

Shot from long distance by Jason Lowe misses to the right of the target.

90:48 +0.48

Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a short corner.

90:08 +0.08

Foul by Aaron Mclean on Bruno Ribeiro, free kick awarded. Danny Murphy takes the direct free kick.


Tom Cairney takes a shot. Blocked by Jason Lowe.


Corner from the left by-line taken by Robert Koren, Headed effort on goal by Aaron Mclean from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.


(Hull) makes a substitution, with Aaron Mclean coming on for Liam Rosenior.


Liam Rosenior fouled by Markus Olsson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Liam Rosenior.


Morten Gamst Pedersen comes on in place of Colin Kazim-Richards.


Jay Simpson replaces Paul McKenna.


The ball is crossed by Liam Rosenior, Scott Dann makes a clearance.


Sone Aluko takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.


Booking for Colin Kazim-Richards for unsporting behaviour.


The ball is sent over by Dickson Etuhu, Miguel Nuno Gomes takes a shot. Colin Kazim-Richards grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Blackburn 1-0 Hull.Miguel Nuno Gomes provided the assist for the goal.


Sone Aluko takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.


Tom Cairney is brought on as a substitute for Corry Evans.


Colin Kazim-Richards takes a shot. Ben Amos makes a save.


Bruno Ribeiro takes a shot. Save by Ben Amos.


The ball is delivered by Colin Kazim-Richards, save by Ben Amos.


The referee blows for offside against Sone Aluko. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.


Robert Koren takes a shot. Scott Dann gets a block in.


Sone Aluko has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.


Inswinging corner taken by Danny Murphy, clearance by Abdoulaye Faye.


Markus Olsson crosses the ball. A cross is delivered by Bradley Orr, clearance by Liam Rosenior.


Danny Murphy takes the outswinging corner, save by Ben Amos.


Bradley Orr delivers the ball. Fabio Nunes leaves the field to be replaced by Miguel Nuno Gomes. Bruno Ribeiro on for David Dunn.


Dickson Etuhu challenges Sone Aluko unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Robert Koren from left wing.


Unfair challenge on Liam Rosenior by Fabio Nunes results in a free kick. Ben Amos takes the free kick.


The ball is crossed by Markus Olsson, James Chester makes a clearance.


The ball is swung over by Jason Lowe, Abdoulaye Faye makes a clearance.


Markus Olsson produces a cross, blocked by Corry Evans.


The ball is crossed by Scott Dann.


Unfair challenge on Sone Aluko by Scott Dann results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Robert Koren.


A cross is delivered by Liam Rosenior.


The ball is sent over by Fabio Nunes.


Short corner taken by David Dunn from the left by-line, Fabio Nunes sends in a cross, Liam Rosenior gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Danny Murphy from the left by-line, James Chester manages to make a clearance.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Colin Kazim-Richards on Paul McKenna. James Chester restarts play with the free kick.


Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Murphy from the right by-line, save made by Ben Amos.


Markus Olsson crosses the ball.


Markus Olsson produces a cross, blocked by Corry Evans.

Match Preview

Rochina ready for Rovers return Blackburn boss Steve Kean will have Ruben Rochina at his disposal again for the visit of Hull. The striker missed the 1-1 draw at Ipswich on the opening day because of a hamstring injury. It was thought the clash with the Tigers may be too soon for him too, but the Spaniard has recovered in time to give Kean a boost. Captain Danny Murphy will also be available despite complaining of tightness in his calf earlier in the week. Full-back Martin Olsson is yet to return to training from his groin injury so the Sweden international misses out, as does back-up goalkeeper Mark Bunn, who is sidelined following a hip operation. Midfielder Steven Nzonzi will again be left out in the cold after declaring his desire to leave while summer signing Leon Best is a long-term absentee with a knee injury. Hull manager Steve Bruce has hinted he will shuffle his pack to cope with the physical presence of Blackburn. The Tigers boss enjoyed a winning start in his first npower Championship match in charge, as they beat Brighton 1-0 thanks to a goal from substitute Jay Simpson. The performance of Simpson and the other replacements, coupled with a lack of match-fitness for a number of his players, has given Bruce food for thought ahead of their clash with Rovers. Forward Matty Fryatt (Achilles) remains Hull's only injury absentee, but Corry Evans, Paul McShane and Alex Bruce will be hoping to force their way into the manager's thoughts. "In terms of Wednesday, I think we will need to change slightly in terms of personnel," Bruce told Hull's official website. "Going to Blackburn on a Wednesday night, we need to be physically ready for the challenge that they're going to throw at us."

Formation:4231Manager: Steve Kean


Formation: 3511Manager: Steve Bruce


  • Paul Robinson
  • Bradley Orr
  • Scott Dann
  • Gael Givet
  • Jason Lowe
  • Danny Murphy
  • Dickson Etuhu
  • Fabio Nunes
  • David Dunn
  • Markus Olsson
  • Colin Kazim-Richards
  • SUBS
  • Jake Kean
  • Morten Gamst Pedersen
  • Paulo Jorge
  • Edinho Junior
  • Miguel Nuno Gomes
  • Grant Hanley
  • Bruno Ribeiro



Match Report

Form Guide

  • Blackburn
  • VS
  • Hull
  • W

Last Meetings

  • Hull
  • 3 - 1
  • Blackburn
  • 08/12/1990
  • Blackburn
  • 2 - 1
  • Hull
  • 28/08/1990
  • Hull
  • 2 - 0
  • Blackburn
  • 10/04/1990
  • Blackburn
  • 0 - 0
  • Hull
  • 31/10/1989
  • Blackburn
  • 4 - 0
  • Hull
  • 18/03/1989
  • Hull
  • 1 - 3
  • Blackburn
  • 20/09/1988

Top Scorers


  • C Kazim-Richards 1


  • J Simpson 1



    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins


    • Total goals 2
    • Goals per game 1
  • 1 (For) Period 81-90 mins