Blackburn Rovers

FL125 VOTE

 

  Who is the all-time fans' favourite at Blackburn Rovers?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Alan Shearer 45%
2 Tugay Kerimoglu 27%
3 Simon Garner 16%
4 Brad Friedel 10%
5 Matt Jansen 2%
     

The FL125 Fans' Favourite voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #FansFavourite.

 

  What is Blackburn Rovers' best ever match?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Blackburn Rovers 5-0 Burnley (2001) 49%
2 Blackburn Rovers 4-3 Manchester United (2006) 32%
3 Blackburn Rovers 1-0 Newcastle United (1995) 8%
4 Blackburn Rovers 7-1 Norwich City (1992) 6%
5 Blackburn Rovers 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur (2002) 5%
     

The FL125 Greatest Match voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #GreatGames.

 

  Who is Blackburn Rovers' best ever captain?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Tim Sherwood 35%
2 Colin Hendry 29%
2 Ryan Nelsen 29%
3 Garry Flitcroft 7%
     

The FL125 Greatest Captain voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestCaptain.

 

  Who is Blackburn Rovers' greatest ever player?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Alan Shearer 48%
2 Tugay Kerimoglu 27%
3 Ronnie Clayton 10%
4 Simon Garner 9%
5 Bryan Douglas 6%
     

The FL125 Greatest Player voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurGreatestPlayer.

The nominees were:

Alan Shearer - This club record transfer in 1992 went onto score 131 goals in 172 appearance his four years with Rovers.

Simon Garner - Rovers' all-time leading goalscorer. The popular frontman scored 194 goals in a 13-year spell at the Ewood club.

Ronnie Clayton - A popular player for club and country, Ronnie spent 19 years at Rovers amassing almost 600 appearances.

Tugay - Popular player who ran the Rovers midfield during an eight-year spell with over 250 appearances to his name.

Bryan Douglas - Rovers' one-club man, with almost 500 appearances during his 17 years at the club.

 

  When was Blackburn Rovers' best season?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 1994/95 90%
2 2001/02 6%
3 1991/92 4%
     

The FL125 Greatest Season voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #OurBestSeason.

The nominations were:

1991/92 - A season of excitement started with the appointment of Kenny Dalglish as manager, culminating in the famous Play-Off win over Leicester at Wembley.

1994/95 - A season that needs little introduction as Rovers lift the coveted Premier League trophy at Anfield.

2001/02 - A League Cup final win over Tottenham, a top-10 finish and European qualification - a superb way to celebrate being back in the Premier League.

 

  Who is Blackburn Rovers' best ever manager?  
Rank Answer Percentage
1 Kenny Dalglish 71%
2 Bob Crompton 18%
3 Graeme Souness 11%
     

The FL125 Greatest Manager voting shortlists were compiled from data submitted by Football League clubs, which was collected from fans through social media. Supporters were asked to submit their suggestions by interacting with their respective clubs through Twitter, using #FL125 and #GreatManagers.

The nominees were: 

Bob Crompton - One of the founding fathers of Blackburn Rovers, Crompton had two successful spells in charge of the club.

Kenny Dalglish - Under Kenny's guidance, Rovers won the Premiership in 1995 - their first major title for almost 70 years.

Graeme Souness - Silverware was added under Souness' stewardship with the League Cup win in 2002.