Ewood Park

Next Game

Blackburn v Wigan

Saturday, 13 September 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Molineux Stadium

Last Game

Wolves 3 - 1 Blackburn

Saturday, 30 August 2014, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

O'Connor set for Albion stay

Burton Albion are set to extend defender Anthony O'Connor's loan stay at the Pirelli Stadium until the end of the season.

Last Updated: 02/01/13 at 13:37

O'Connor: Loan due to expire in mid-January

O'Connor: Loan due to expire in mid-January

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Blackburn right-back joined the Brewers in August and has been a virtual ever-present in manager Gary Rowett's starting XI, making 31 appearances in all competitions.

However, his current agreement is set to expire on January 12.

Rowett told Albion's official website: "Anthony has come in this season and performed really well, he's been one of the mainstays in the team over the first half of the season.

"Playing senior football is obviously a huge factor in his development and we've been speaking to Blackburn and we're close to finalising a deal to keep him with us until the end of the season."

O'Connor's arrival has seen fellow right-back Andy Corbett struggle for opportunities this season and he has now joined Blue Square Bet Premier side Hereford on a one-month loan deal.

Meanwhile, Burton goalkeeper Stuart Tomlinson has penned a new one-month contract at the Pirelli Stadium which runs until the start of February.

Tomlinson is continuing to step up his fitness having suffered a cruciate ligament injury in October. Rowett added: "We are really pleased that Tomo is ahead of schedule in his recovery and we've always wanted to support him through the injury.

"We see him as part of the squad and the very second that he's back fit we will look at doing something longer. This extension allows some more time for him to get back to fitness."

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

E

ven if United were to sign CR7 & Messi to play upfront, the fact remains Fletcher and Cleverly are playing in midfield. That's where the problem is. Fletcher is too slow with an awful pass, while Cleverly is simply rubbish

mrunited4life
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

T

hese days, these days, you can't say something racist without somebody saying that you're a racist.

tk421
'Wrong' Views Not Silenced By Shouting...

D

rop Rooney (he's so disappointing, overrated and overpaid), and play Di Maria and RVP upfront, much like the set up at the Netherlands team with Roben and RVP...

eric bush3
Di Maria - A Signing of Necessity, or Opportunity?

Footer 365

Transfer Deadline Day: Hull City splash out but Radamel Falcao move to Manchester United makes headlines

Hull were the most active club on deadline day but it was Man Utd's signing of Radamel Falcao which grabbed headlines.

Transfer news: Radamel Falcao joins Manchester United on loan

Manchester United have signed Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan with an option to buy.

Transfer news: Hatem Ben Arfa leaves it late to join Hull City on loan

Hull City have signed midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa on a season-long loan from Premier League rivals Newcastle.

Mail Box

It's That Time Again: 'Wenger Out'

Are Arsenal fans the ficklest in the Premier League? That's one question in the mailbox as Gooners call for Wenger to leave (again). Plus, plenty of reaction to Falcao...

Wenger: The Most Stubborn Manager Going

Arsenal fans would quite like their club to sign a striker thank you very much, whilst someone is excited about Jim White et al. Plus, Klose to Arsenal please...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property