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Lessons to learn for us, says Johnson

15 Hours ago

Development Squad boss Damien Johnson was left frustrated by "naivety" shown from his side following a 2-0 defeat to Everton on Monday night.

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We never gave up, says a delighted Damien

12 February 2019

Development Squad manager Damien Johnson was thrilled with his side's endeavour, spirit and attitude after dramatically booking their place in the Final of the Lancashire Senior Cup.

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Damien: Full speed ahead

10 February 2019

Damien Johnson says his side will have used this weekend as a time for rest and recovery, with the Under-23s set for a Lancashire Senior Cup semi-final showdown on Monday.

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Damian disappointed by cheap goal

9 February 2019

Damian Johnson was left frustrated following his side's 1-1 draw away to Everton in the Premier League Cup on Friday night.

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DJ pleased for the returning Rankin-Costello

6 February 2019

Damien Johnson reserved special praise for the returning Joe Rankin-Costello, who marked his first start in almost a year with the opening goal of the 7-1 home hammering of Leicester City earlier this...

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Damien wants more of the same from Butterworth

4 February 2019

Development Squad chief Damien Johnson wants to see forward Dan Butterworth to show his influential side once again this evening against Leicester City.

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Fast start pleases Johnson

22 January 2019

Damien Johnson was happy to see his side not come unstuck in the cup against Sheffield United for a second time this term, following a convincing win at Leyland.

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Make or break time, says Johnson

21 January 2019

Damien Johnson says tonight's Premier League Cup game against Sheffield United is one his side has to win.

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We didn't do enough in both boxes

15 January 2019

Damien Johnson gave an honest assessment of his side after Rovers' Development Squad suffered a first defeat in five games against Derby County's Under-23s at Leyland.

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Brad's been a breath of fresh air

12 January 2019

Damien Johnson has been thrilled with what he has seen from countryman Brad Lyons after the young midfielder penned a permanent stay at Rovers earlier today.

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Damien: We're full of confidence

9 January 2019

It's now four consecutive wins for Rovers' Under-23s side, the latest of which was an impressive 1-0 win over Chelsea at Aldershot Town's EBB Stadium

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Damien Johnson's half season report

28 December 2018

Damien Johnson is pleased with the improvement his side have shown in the first half of the Premier League 2 season.

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