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Team news: Rovers v Barnsley

8 April 2017

Team news from Ewood Park as Rovers take on Barnsley...

Tony Mowbray has made six changes to the side that faced Reading in midweek.

With centre-halves Charlie Mulgrew and Darragh Lenihan ruled out, their places are taken by Wes Brown and Tommie Hoban, whilst there's a first start under the new manager for Connor Mahoney.

Danny Guthrie, Lucas Joao and Marvin Emnes all return as Liam Feeney, Craig Conway, Hope Akpan and Sam Gallagher drop to the bench.

Today's visitors make four changes from their last line-up as George Moncur, Marley Watkins, Gethin Jones and Ryan Hedges start. Adam Hammill, Tom Bradshaw, Alex Mowatt and Andy Yiadom the men to make way.

ROVERS: Steele, Nyambe, Hoban, Brown, Williams, Mahoney, Lowe (c), Guthrie, Bennett, Emnes, Joao.

Subs: Raya (GK), Feeney, Graham, Ward, Gallagher, Akpan, Conway.

BARNSLEY: Davies, Roberts (c), MacDonald, Scowen, Moncur, Watkins, Janko, Jones, Hedges, James, Kent.

Subs: Townsend (GK), Lee, Jackson, Bradshaw, Mowatt, Armstrong, Bird.

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