Blackburn relegated to League One despite winning at Brentford

07 May 2017 01:20
Blackburn Rovers, champions of England in 1995, are now a third-rate club. Call it the Venky’s effect. Here on Sunday Blackburn achieved the least satisfying victory in their history as results elsewhere condemned them to relegation to League One.There was no last-gasp escape for the dishevelled Lancashire club, just as there is no miracle cure for the ills that have afflicted Rovers since they were taken over by an Indian chicken-processing corporation in 2010. Blackburn were 14th in the top flight back then; now they are heading towards the third tier, a level unknown to them since their return in 1980. Related: Championship roundup: Forest survive as Newcastle snatch title in final minute Related: Harry Redknapp completes Birmingham’s escape with win over Bristol City Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian