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Strikers offer encouraging signs

26 January 2016

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Paul Lambert felt there were promising signs with the way the front two of Jordan Rhodes and Danny Graham linked up on Saturday.

Fresh from signing on loan from Sunderland until the end of the season, the Rovers boss handed a debut to forward Graham in the 1-1 draw with Charlton Athletic.

The manager felt the pair showed good awareness of each other and was encouraged by what he saw.

"The front two, I thought were very, very good," said Lambert.

"Danny coming in for his first game was excellent, and Jordan looked more like his self. His header was excellent from a terrific cross from Adam.

"But Danny Graham certainly gave everyone a massive lift. His all-round game, his link-up play, it was really pleasing.

"I thought the two of them were excellent I really did, and if they can keep that partnership then that will be great.

"So there was plenty of encouragement there."

Rovers are back in action this Saturday when they take on Oxford United in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup.

Tickets are selling well for the match at the Kassam Stadium with less than 300 remaining for the match.

Prices are Adults £20, Over 65’s £13, Students £13 (on production of a valid NUS card), Under 18’s £13, Under 13’s £5 and Under 7’s FREE.

Available from the Roverstore at Ewood or Blackburn Town Centre or via our call centre on 01254 372000.

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