Published: Mon, May 08, 2017
Sport | By Desiree Waters

Rovers relegated to League One

Rovers relegated to League One

So this means Rovers will be playing in League One next season.

Rovers, relegated despite winning at Griffin Park, scored twice in the opening 15 minutes.

Elsewhere, Birmingham City, who held a two-point advantage over Blackburn and Forest but with an inferior goal difference going into the final round of fixtures, endured a tense last 10 minutes against Bristol City.

Wins for another historic club, two-time European champion Nottingham Forest - 3-0 over Ipswich - and Chinese-owned Birmingham City, which beat Bristol City 1-0, condemned Rovers, owned by Indian poultry firm Venkys, to the drop.

Blackburn is now on its eighth manager of the Venky's era, which has been marked by broken promises, poor recruitment and a lack of investment.

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Amy is giving her take on today's match, which kicks off at 12pm, in our "fan cam" series - and will post again once the final whistle is blown. "The owners deserve it". They've fallen so far that not only have they been relegated, they're headed to the third tier - a first for a former EPL champion. No Premier League victor has fallen so far. But then logic would also suggest that none of these three clubs should be where they are right now - and Blackburn, under Tony Mowbray, have hit form at...

Per TSN, "We want our Rovers back" and "There's only one Jack Walker" were two of the chants being sung by unhappy Blackburn fans after the full-time whistle at Brentford. "We'll wait and see", he said. "I'm off to China!"

Brighton will deliver the Championship title if they win at Aston Villa, who are set for a mid-table finish after failing to deliver an instant return to the Premier League.

Reading, who won 4-2 at Burton, will face Fulham in the play-offs.

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