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Sympathy for Ferguson

1 February 2014

Gary Bowyer is more than familiar with the position Barry Ferguson finds himself in when the two meet later today.

Following the sacking of Paul Ince just over a week ago, the Seasiders appointed the former Rovers midfielder on a caretaker basis, a role Bowyer had at Ewood Park on two occasions last season.

"I can speak on the caretaker role because I've done it twice," said Bowyer.

"There's uncertainty, you won't know how long you've got it for, so Barry will be in the same boat. Added to that he's got a decision to make whether he captains and plays as well.

"When I first arrived he was here as a player. He was a fantastic player who played at international level.

"So with all that experience and the people that he has played for he'll be fine.

"If it is something that he wants I hope that they'll give it him."

Bowyer is expecting Blackpool to look to bounce back from their 5-1 loss at Reading in midweek, but the Rovers players will also want to get the draw at Barnsley out of their system.

"We know exactly what to expect because we know Barry as a player and a person. We know it is going to be tough because of that result they had against Reading, but at the same time if you'd have walked into our dressing room after the Barnsley game you'd have thought we had been heavily defeated because of the frustration that was in there,

"Saturday's match enables us to go and try and put that straight."

Tickets for today's match against Blackpool are currently on open sale. Tickets are priced from £19 for Adults, £12 Seniors and £7 Juniors. Why not book online today and collect your tickets from the Blackburn End collection point on the day of the game.

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