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Rovers fans in Match of the Day!

18 September 2014

Romantic Rovers fan Colin Parkinson got the right result last night – after popping the question to his girlfriend at Ewood Park!

The 39-year-old, from Blackburn, proposed to partner Lindsey Simpson, who was attending her first ever football match, in front of over 13,500 fans.

The couple were introduced to the crowd to make the half-time draw, before Colin took the mic and got down on one knee.

And he was ‘Rover’ the moon to hear her say yes!

“It couldn’t have gone any better,” said Colin, who hopes to tie the knot with Lindsey sometime next year.

“I was just glad she said yes to be honest! She had an inkling I was going to propose at some point, but I don’t think she was expecting that!

“I want to say a huge thank you to everyone at the club that helped make it possible. Despite the result, Lindsey loved the experience and wants to go again. And who knows, maybe we should come back to Ewood Park for the wedding!”

A club spokesman said: “We were delighted to play our part in Colin’s surprise proposal and were thrilled it went without a hitch. On behalf of everyone at Blackburn Rovers, we wish them all the best for the future.”

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