League lowdown: Blackburn Rovers

League lowdown: Blackburn Rovers

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Blackburn Rovers


Nickname: Rovers


Founded: 1875


Stadium: Ewood Park


Stadium capacity: 31,367


Distance from Elland Road: 53 miles


Manager/head coach: Tony Mowbray


2018/19 league position: 15th (Sky Bet Championship)


2018/19 top league goal scorer: Bradley Dack (15)


2018/19 average league attendance: 14.552


2019/20 Championship title odds: 33/1


2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 7/1


Previous encounters: 100


Leeds United wins: 45


Draws: 23


Blackburn Rovers wins: 32


Last time at home: Leeds United 3 (Williams O.G. 33, Roofe 90+1, 90+4) Blackburn 2 (Mulgrew pen 47, 90) – Wednesday 26th December 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)


Last time away: Blackburn 2 (Graham 2, Lenihan 70) Leeds United 1 (Klich 45+1) - Saturday 20th October 2018 (Sky Bet Championship)


Did you know: Blackburn Rovers are one of six clubs to have won the Premier League since its foundation in 1992.


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Check out highlights from our last meeting with Blackburn Rovers below: