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Gary Bowyer eager for Blackburn to claim first victory of the season

Rovers have only one point to show from their first two matches

Rickie Lambert was put through his paces in training as he looks for his first England cap

England v Scotland: Rickie Lambert recollects his journey from the beetroot factory to Wembley

Not so long ago the Southampton striker worked in a factory for £20 a day just to keep his football dream alive

Rickie Lambert was put through his paces in training as he looks for his first England cap

From Rags to riches: How Rickie Lambert went from factory worker to England international

The Southampton striker was working in a beetroot factory not so long ago but his inclusion in Roy Hodgson's squad to face Scotland will cap a remarkable turnaround

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Blackpool 1 Barnsley 0 match report: Injury time own goal from Scott Wiseman sees Blackpool take late win

Defender was unlucky to deflect a last minute long throw into his own net and give Paul Ince two wins out of two

Nick Blackman slots home a penalty to give Reading a share of the points with Bolton

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Nick Blackman converted from the spot to cancel out Darren Pratley opener

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Rickie Lambert was called up to the England squad on the same day that his wife gave birth

Rickie Lambert’s long and winding road to England recognition

Southampton striker caught Hodgson's attention back in his Fulham days but even the England manager thought 'can he do it on the big stage'

Blackpool midfielder Tom Ince hit with two-game ban for misconduct charge

England Under-21 star had been accused of using an offensive and/or abusive gesture towards a match offical

Roy Hodgson names Wayne Rooney in squad to face Scotland despite shoulder injury

Wayne Rooney has been named in the England squad by Roy Hodgson today, in spite of the Manchester United striker having played just one behind-closed-doors game in pre-season, missing Tuesday’s game in Stockholm with a shoulder injury.

Pitch invasions only show the passion involved in the beautiful game

The steward knocked down by a police horse last night was a sad accident - but injury or violence is not normally a part of pitch invasions at football matches

Steward trampled by police horse during Preston v Blackpool pitch invasion

Blackpool manager Paul Ince furious at pitch invasion, as match steward treated in hospital for shoulder injury

Police on foot and horse try to control the pitch invasion by fans at the final whistle of the Capital One Cup first round match between Preston North End and Blackpool

Video: Steward struck by TWO police horses amid pitch invasion after match between Preston and Blackpool

Paul Ince labelled the scenes an 'absolute joke' and fears it will take someone being stabbed before action is taken

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Doncaster 1 Blackpool 3 match report: Two goals in closing stages gives Seasiders late victory

Gary MacKenzie and Tom Ince give Blackpool victory after Rob Jones had cancelled out Steven Davies' opener

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Dreams. Most of us never fulfill any. But now One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has aced two of the most common boyhood desires - to be a footballer and a member of a globally successful boy band - in one fell swoop (and at the tender age of 21).

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