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Blackburn Rovers Football Club

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Descriptive conventionsrda
Corporate name headingBlackburn Rovers Football Club
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Variant(s)Blackburn Rovers F.C. (Soccer team)
Blackburn Rovers A.F.C. (Soccer team)
Blackburn Rovers (Soccer team)
Rovers (Soccer team)
Riversiders (Soccer team)
Blue and Whites (Soccer team)
Beginning date1875
Associated countryGreat Britain England
LocatedBlackburn (England)
Field of activitySoccer
Found inHistory of the Blackburn Rovers Football Club 1875-1925 , c2005. t.p. (Blackburn Rovers Football Club) front cover (Blackburn Rovers F.C.) back cover (Blackburn Rovers A.F.C., formed 1874)
Its website, viewed 20 February 2020: home page (Blackburn Rovers; Blackburn Rovers F.C., 1875 [in badge]; Rovers) history page (the Blackburn Rovers club was formed in 1875 under Association rules following a meeting on November 5th in the St. Leger Hotel on King William Street, organised by two old boys of Shrewsbury school; majority of the people who attended were Blackburn Grammar School old boys; Rovers' first game took place on 11th December 1875; "Rovers club, Blackburn", as reported in the Blackburn Times) fans pages (Blackburn Rovers Football Club, Ewood Park, Blackburn BB2 4JF)
Wikipedia, viewed 20 February 2020 (Blackburn Rovers F.C.; Blackburn Rovers Football Club; professional football club in Blackburn, Lancashire, England; nicknames: Rovers; The Blue and Whites; The Riversiders; its home ground has been Ewood Park since 1890)
Associated languageeng