Championship news

Rovers rocked by Best injury

July 30, 2012
By ESPN staff
Blackburn Rovers striker Leon Best is facing a lengthy period on the sidelines after damaging his anterior cruciate ligament in a pre-season friendly on Sunday.

Best, 25, arrived at Ewood Park earlier this month in a £3 million switch from Newcastle United and had been expected to spearhead Steve Kean's attack in the Championship for the coming season.

However, the Ireland international is now unlikely to feature for the club again this year after being carried ...

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