Ewood Park

Next Game

Blackburn v Millwall

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship

Ewood Park

Last Game

Blackburn 3 - 3 N Forest

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship

York to land Rovers defender

Sky Sports understands Blackburn Rovers defender Jack O'Connell is set to join York City on loan.

Last Updated: 22/01/13 at 17:44 Post Comment

Jack O'Connell: Set to join York City on loan from Blackburn

Jack O'Connell: Set to join York City on loan from Blackburn

The highly-rated 18-year-old has recently returned to Ewood Park after a successful spell with Rotherham.

O'Connell impressed during his time at Rotherham, making five appearances for Steve Evans' side.

The talented defender has yet to make his first team debut for Blackburn, but he is highly-regarded within the corridors of power at Ewood Park.

Rovers boss Michael Appleton is happy for him to go out on loan again so that he can gain some valuable first team experience.

O'Connell has represented England at Under-18 and Under-19 level and his arrival will be a major boost for York boss Gary Mills.

Footer 365

Tim Sherwood: Aston Villa deserve FA Cup final spot after 'dominating' Liverpool

Tim Sherwood described Aston Villa's 2-1 FA Cup semi-final win over Liverpool as a magnificent occasion for the club.

Aston Villa 2-1 Liverpool: Villa reach FA Cup final after comeback win stuns Reds

Aston Villa produced a stunning fightback to beat Liverpool 2-1 at Wembley and reach their first FA Cup final for 15 years.

Vinnie Jones says Leeds United do not need Russell Crowe takeover

Vinnie Jones admitted that Leeds United’s demise is a ‘sad situation’ and insisted Russell Crowe is not the answer.

Mail Box

Respect, But Never Admiration For Chelsea

Football's about entertainment, the Mailbox says. Which means Manchester United supporters are happy with never winning the league if the football is good...

Wenger's Titles Down To United Woes...

Well, it's certainly one theory. Man United fans are out in force - decrying Wenger and defending FFP. We have mails on Coquelin, Coutinho and Mediawatch...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company