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Recent results have of course been pretty mediocre/mixed/good
With a bit more luck/effort/ruthlessness
We could have had a few more goals/points/clean sheets
Were it not for the referee/spate of injuries/suspensions
We could have been in a higher position/a better frame of mind/clover
<Name of next opponent here> are a very difficult opponent/not to be under estimated/to be respected at all costs
This weekend we will look to line up 3 at the back/4 at the back/5 at the back
The injured lads are coming along nicely/making progress/back on the grass
Having Bradley Dack back will be like having a new signing/great news for the lad/a nice problem to have
Harry Chapman is a bit behind the group/not ready yet/making my judgement look a bit shaky right now
My relationship with Arma/Dacky/Darragh epitomises the fact that all the lads are equals in my eyes
You have to respect the honesty of the group/the effort the lads put in/your elders
You really can’t beat a team defending like that/scoring early/a chicken parmo
Conceding a late goal like that is frustrating/frustraating/frustraaating
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
Not So Hot Take On Rovers Start