Ewood Park – Blackburn Rovers in Lancashire
Blackburn Rovers is a football club based at the Ewood Park stadium in Blackburn BB2 4JF, Lancashire England. The team plays in Ewood Park since 1890. Find a cheap place to stay (hostels or b&b’s, great value hotels and self catering apartments).
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Ewood Park fotball stadium comprises out of four stands: the Darwen End stand, the Riverside Stand which is now the oldest part of the modern Ewood Park, the Ronnie Clayton Blackburn End and the Jack Walker Stand, named after Blackburn industrialist and club supporter, Jack Walker.
Ewood Park is the second oldest home to a Premier League club. Though both Anfield and Stamford Bridge were constructed earlier (1884 and 1877), their current tenants (Liverpool FC and Chelsea FC) did not start playing there until 1892 and 1905, respectively.
Blackburn Rovers football club is one of only three clubs to have been both a founder member of the Football League and the Premier League. The others being Aston Villa and Everton FC. Blackburn also have a long term rivalry with Greater Manchester club Bolton Wanderers football club, and also with Manchester United and Manchester City Football Club.
Club — Blackburn Rovers Football Club
Club Colours –Blue and White
Nickname Blackburn Rovers — Rovers, Blue and Whites, The Riversiders
Founded — 1875
Stadium — Ewood Park in Blackburn
Capacity — 31,300
Opened — 1890
Address — Nuttall Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 4JF, England UK
Website — Blackburn Rovers FC
Location of Ewood Park Stadium — the football ground is situated south of Blackburn city centre in England BB2 4JF UK. The town center is 1,5 mile away from the ground.
GPS Postcode — BB2 4JF
Nearest train station — the main railway station of the city is Blackburn train station, about 1,5 mile away from Ewood Park stadium. Mill Hill station is approximately one mile away from the ground. There are direct trains from Manchester Victoria, Salford Crescent and Preston Station.
The station of Blackburn is also connected by intercity trains with London Euston, central Birmingham (New Street), central Glasgow (Central and Queen Street) and Edinburgh city centre (Waverley).
By Car — You have to leave the M6 at junction 29 and join the M65 and head East to Blackburn. Ewood Park stadium is well signposted on the M65 motorway. Leave at junction 4, join the A666 and head towards Blackburn. Ewood Park is about a mile away on the right.
By Bus — buses that service Ewood stadium include: Bus Line 3, 3a, 3b, 46 and 346.
Nearest Airport — you can fly either to Manchester (see best hotels) or Liverpool and then take a bus or drive to the town.