Date: 29th March 2014 at 7:15pm
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Rovers are turning into something of a late show specialist as they again emerged from a London away day with a precious late goal, this time in a 2-2 draw with relegation candidates Millwall.

Gary Bowyer’s men were reduced to 10 men after Grant Hanley’s second dismissal of the season for a contestable penalty shout at the start of the second half and were thankful for a late leveler from substitute Josh King at the death that salvaged a point.

After twice coming from behind after conceding two penalties, first through Michael Keane’s set piece header and then late on through King, Bowyer championed the efforts of his players – who had to dig deep to draw their third game on the spin.

‘Everything that we demanded and expected of the players has really come to the fore today,’ said Bowyer after the game.

‘With the events that have happened you are pleased coming away with a point, but the major talking point is obviously the first penalty.

‘The lad has his arm round Grant’s neck, and then to send him off just compounds the decision even further because Matt Kilgallon is round clearing the ball.

‘But the reaction and the response was phenomenal. After that you are talking about nothing but positives because of the character and the spirit.

‘We spoke about it on Tuesday night and to do it again is a measure of how far we have come and how we have to go again.

‘It was a tremendous effort from everyone, you saw them at the end, they were on their knees.’

Rovers are next in action on Tuesday, as they face top half side Brighton at Ewood Park in a rearranged fixture.