A look back at our new capture's career with Middlesbrough, Aston Villa, Liverpool, West Ham and England
21 June 2019
Stewart Downing is aiming to make this weekend's clash against old club Middlesbrough a game to remember for Rovers.
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Brother-in-law, ex-team-mate, long-term friend, it's fair to say that few know Middlesbrough manager Jonathan Woodgate better than Stewart Downing.
It's been a month since Stewart Downing arrived in East Lancashire, and on the day he turns 35, the winger admits he's enjoyed the first few weeks as a Rovers player.
Team-mates for both Liverpool and England, Stewart Downing and Steven Gerrard will meet again when Rovers take on Rangers at Ibrox on Sunday.
Rovers manager Tony Mowbray was delighted to see his side record their first clean sheet of the season in the 1-0 victory over Middlesbrough.
With a first Championship start of the season Danny Graham got his first goal of the campaign, which ended up resulting in Rovers' first win of the 2019-20 term.