Date: 28th September 2015 at 8:44am
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Blackburn Rovers winning the last SkyBet Championship match would only really count for anything if we could build on this at Hull City in many ways?? A late equaliser meant we gained a point in this 1-1 draw on Saturday afternoon.

Consistency is what Blackburn need, which would’ve ideally meant a run of wins to follow the 3-0 win over Charlton Athletic but a point against Hull at The KC Stadium isn’t exactly a disappointing result is it!! This (I’d think) is something many would’ve taken before the match wouldn’t they.

Rovers looked to be heading for defeat when Abel Hernandez did (which seemed to be coming by all accounts) put Hull ahead but Jordan Rhodes celebrated his one hundred and fiftieth appearance for us with an injury time equaliser!!

Gary Bowyer’s told The Official Blackburn Rovers Website this was deserved: “It was a point we richly deserved because of our performance.

“I thought first half we were terrific. We came to a difficult place and were up against an experienced team, then you look at our young team and then we suffered a blow losing Danny Guthrie so soon, but the way that we took the game to Hull was terrific from the players.


Bowyer (who knows performances as well as results, mainly results as it’s a results based business, are what he needs to ease pressure on him) doesn’t feel Rovers are getting much luck this season!!

When Hull did score Rhodes seemed to be fouled by Curtis Davies when the Scottish International was going through on goal, however, no foul was awarded and Hull went up the other end with a breakaway goal to go ahead.

He added: “I just don’t think we’re getting the rub of the green at the moment. It’s clearly a foul on Jordan. Why is Jordan Rhodes, when he’s clean through on goal, going to go down? It just doesn’t add up. The lad’s come from behind him, he’s not won the ball and the referee has got to send him off.

“He doesn’t give it and they go straight down the other end and score, which was a hammer blow.


Still we kept battling on and got that equaliser. After this Hope Akpan (who came on for Danny Guthrie when he was injured after only eight minutes) almost won it from another corner!!

GB has spoken a lot about character and resilience.

The Rovers Manager did again as he ended by saying: “But then you saw the character and the resilience and the belief that these lads have got in each other and I can’t praise these players enough.

“To come here and fight it out like we have done has been a great performance and a good point.


This isn’t a bad point really is it?? When you score in injury time it makes it feel like a win even if it’ll only bring us a point, which helped Rovers move up the Championship table.

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