Blackburn 'won't hold minute's silence for Thatcher'
BBC sports reporter Ben Smith has said Blackburn Rovers will not hold a minute's silence for Lady Thatcher before Saturday's match, despite the former prime minister being an honorary vice-president at the club:
I understand that Blackburn Rovers will now NOT hold a minute's silence for Mrs Thatcher on Saturday.
Blackburn manager Steve Kean 'offered a different role' at club
Granada sports reporter Chris Hall reports that a source close to Venkys, the owners of Blackburn Rovers, says that manager Steve Kean has been offered a different role at the club, which would clear the way for a new man in charge.
The FA Cup quarter-final between Bolton and Spurs, which was abandonded following the cardiac arrest suffered by Fabrice Muamba on Saturday, will take place on Tuesday, March 27 at 7:30pm at White Hart Lane, Bolton have confirmed.
The club have also confirmed that Saturday's Premier League encounter with Blackburn will go ahead as planned just as their club doctor was giving further good news on the progress of Muamba.