Manchester United visited Ewood on a big night of drama exactly 20 years ago, as Rovers staged their first home league match after gaining promotion.
Almost 30,000 watched as the two old rivals played out a thrilling 2-2 draw, which was notable for a David Beckham own goal, Fabien Barthez antics in goal for United, a disallowed Ciccio Grabbi strike, a superb Keith Gillespie goal and a Craig Short red card which led to Beckham's controversial equaliser from the subsequent free kick.
And the winner is ...
Blackburn Rovers return to their 2021/22 Championship season by visiting Oakwell home of Barnsley FC.
They played for both Rovers and the Tykes
Issue 1 went on sale before the Sunderland match on 16/09/1989
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