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By skill and hard work

4 June 2016

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Owen Coyle has drawn inspiration from the club's motto as he looks to build a team that the supporters can be proud of.

The new Rovers boss insists they will need skill and hard work for the side to have a successful forthcoming season.

Coyle believes there is everything in place to move the club forward, and with the fans backing it really can be achieved.

"It is up to us to try and bring those good times back," the Scott told Rovers PlayerHD.

"That means getting a team on the field that is representative of the supporters and a team that they enjoy watching. A team that they come and are vocal about and encourage and get behind. The onus is on us to provide the fans with that.

"Everything is here for us to try and really move it forward.

"If you think of the club motto - Arte et Labore - nothing could sum the club up better for me. By Skill and Hard Work, that is two key elements of what we need to do. Working hard and bringing skill that the fans like to see and can be entertaining and win. So we'll leave no stone unturned to try and achieve that goal.

"There is no getting away from it, we are coming in with our eyes wide open. Is it a tough challenge? Is it a big challenge? Absolutely.

"We are not coming in here and being naive, we know that within the game and local rivalry there will always be divided opinion, we get that, there's no problem with that. The issue for us is understanding that and making sure that the supporters come and really watch a Blackburn Rovers team and a team that can win. A team the fans can get behind and support - that is the key.

"Then myself and the staff here will do everything in their power to try bit by bit to get a team to get us where we need to be. We all want to be back in the best league in the world and that is the Premier League.

"It will take time, it will take hard work, it will take a lot of things to do that, but we'll meet that challenge head on and we'll move it forward."

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