Date: 11th May 2011 at 9:50am
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Blackburn Rovers are taking a hard line with ‘supporters’ looking to sell their season tickets to rival Man United fans for Saturday’s big clash.

United are virtually guaranteed to be winning the Championship and have sold out their ticket allocation with fans expecting to see the title sealed at Ewood Park. As a result over eager United fans have been trying to get hold of tickets how ever they can.

This has seen a select group of Rovers fans that for future reference we shall call morons advertising their tickets online to buy.

But this has not gone down well with the club who are getting tough.

A Rovers statement said they were fully supported by the police in efforts to minimise the illegal practice and have stressed that ‘offenders will face strong and appropriate action’

Blackburn managing director Tom Finn told the club website – ‘This is a very disturbing situation, not to mention a criminal offence and a situation we could well do without leading up to what is a massive fixture.

‘We are currently monitoring things very closely and, where necessary, will cancel the season tickets, so denying entry to the stadium on the day.

‘We need as many Rovers fans inside Ewood Park on Saturday as we can.

‘Fervent home support has worked wonders for us in recent years and we need it again now.’

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