Matchday Live: Blackburn Rovers v AFC Bournemouth

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9:34pm

Cherries trying to wind down the clock

9:33pm

Added time - 5 mins

9:31pm

Sub: Arter off, MacDonald on

9:31pm

Rhodes heads over

9:31pm

Sub: Ritchie off, Coulibaly on

9:31pm

Sub: Ritchie off, Coulibaly on

9:31pm

Sub: Ritchie off, Coulibaly on

9:31pm

Sub: Ritchie off, Coulibaly on

9:31pm

Sub: Ritchie off, Coulibaly on

9:29pm

Great clearance by Elphick

9:23pm

Great clearance by Elphick

9:22pm

Grabban nets his 15th of the season with an angled drive from 25 yards after 67 minutes

9:15pm

9:14pm

213 away fans

9:13pm

Grabban 1-0

9:12pm

Varney and Gestede off

9:11pm

Feeney and Dunn on

9:11pm

Penalty appeal for Cherries turned down after Ritchie goes to ground under Spurr challenge

9:09pm

Feeney and Dunn on

9:09pm

Feeney and Dunn on

9:09pm

Feeney and Dunn on

9:08pm

Rovers subs

9:07pm

Penalty appeal for Cherries turned down after Ritchie goes to ground under Spurr challenge

9:07pm

Penalty appeal for Cherries turned down after Ritchie goes to ground under Spurr challenge

9:06pm

Penalty appeal for Cherries turned down after Ritchie goes to ground under Spurr challenge

9:05pm

Penalty appeal for Cherries turned down after Ritchie goes to ground under Spurr challenge

9:01pm

Headed over by Keane

9:00pm

Corner to Rovers

8:59pm

Sub: Pugh on, Fraser off 54 mins

8:57pm

Strong tackle by Varney on Francis goes unpunished, the Cherries man okay after treatment

8:52pm

Home fans not happy and booed their team off at interval

8:51pm

Rovers unhappy ref didn't give Rhodes a free kick

8:50pm

Second half under way

8:49pm

Second half under way

8:49pm

Second half under way

8:48pm

Second half under way

8:48pm

0-0 halftime

8:33pm

Ritchie for a foul

8:33pm

Ritchie for a foul

8:31pm

And a rasping drive from Francis is tipped over

8:31pm

8:30pm

Cook hit the post with a header from a corner

8:30pm

Cook hit the post with a header from a corner

8:26pm

Todd Kane gets in behind the Cherries defence but his cross is cleared

8:23pm

Cherries have weathered the early onslaught and have grown into the game

8:17pm

Chances at a premium

8:15pm

Harte's free kick straight into Robbo's hands

8:14pm

Foul on Francis, poor decision.

8:12pm

Cherries defending these free kicks and throws well

8:11pm

Ritchie seizes on the loose ball 20 yards from goal, only to drag his effort well wide of the target

8:05pm

Camp saves comfortably after Rhodes’s tame effort fails to seriously trouble him

8:04pm

Ritchie screws a shot well wide

8:04pm

Crosses and long throws are Rovers' main threats

7:59pm

Robinson gets down smartly to his left to push Matt Ritchie’s low drive around the post.

7:56pm

Cherries goalkeeper Lee Camp scurries across his box to clutch a header from Rudy Gestede

7:54pm

Paul Robinson saves from Lewis Grabban

7:51pm

Cherries being  forced to defend early on.

7:48pm

Jason Lowe shot blocked by Elphick

7:47pm

Rovers on the attack with a Spurr throw

7:46pm

Cherries likely to be 4-3-3, Rovers 4-4-2

7:46pm

Cherries in a huddle

7:44pm

Rovers: Robinson, Kane, Hanley, Keane, Spurr, Varney, Evans, Lowe, Conway, Gestede, Rhodes.
Subs: Dunn, Williamson, Taylor, Feeney, Dabo, Henley, Eastwood (g/k).

7:44pm

Cherries make one change with Harry Arter in for Brett Pitman

7:43pm

Cherries: Camp, Francis, Cook, Elphick, Harte, O’Kane, Ritchie, Arter, Surman, Fraser, Grabban.
Subs: Pugh, Pitman, Smith, MacDonald, Coulibaly, Rantie, Allsop (g/k).

7:43pm

Welcome to tonight's live blog from Ewood Park

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6:30pm Wed 12 Mar 14

nonnogeppetto says...

The very best of luck tonight and safe journey to all the fans that have travelled such a long way. UTCIAD
The very best of luck tonight and safe journey to all the fans that have travelled such a long way. UTCIAD nonnogeppetto
  • Score: 3

7:14pm Wed 12 Mar 14

socoolmichael says...

In SriLanka and will be following every minute of the game via the Echo's web site. Come on you cherries, you know it makes sense!
In SriLanka and will be following every minute of the game via the Echo's web site. Come on you cherries, you know it makes sense! socoolmichael
  • Score: 3

9:52pm Wed 12 Mar 14

TedMacsCherryPants says...

Well done boys, bodies on the line and a fantastic win!!
Have jumped d*rty L**ds sc*m in the league too, pinch me, pinch me!!
UTCIAD
Well done boys, bodies on the line and a fantastic win!! Have jumped d*rty L**ds sc*m in the league too, pinch me, pinch me!! UTCIAD TedMacsCherryPants
  • Score: 0

9:52pm Wed 12 Mar 14

STEADY EDDIE 1 for the road says...

Amazing.. brilliant.. fantastic.
Absolutely thrilled for the lads.!!
Amazing.. brilliant.. fantastic. Absolutely thrilled for the lads.!! STEADY EDDIE 1 for the road
  • Score: 2

10:06pm Wed 12 Mar 14

alasdair1967 says...

9 from 9 and three clean sheets up to twelve how Oxbig must be chocking
9 from 9 and three clean sheets up to twelve how Oxbig must be chocking alasdair1967
  • Score: 2

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