Bowyer hoping Blackburn can escape Championship relegation

Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer says he would be "gutted" if his former side Blackburn Rovers were relegated from the Championship this weekend.

Thursday, 27th April 2017, 3:51 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 6:33 pm
Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer

Bowyer spent more than a decade at Ewood Park having originally worked as a youth coach and a reserve coach, before taking reigns of the first team in 2013

Despite his harsh sacking in 2015, the Pool boss is hoping Tony Mowbray's side can pull off a miracle and escape.

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Blackburn could be relegated as soon as this weekend if they fail to beat Aston Villa and other results go against them.

“I’d be gutted, I don’t want them to go down at all,” Bowyer said.

“I think you look at their squad, they’ve got far too much quality.

“It would upset me, I would be upset because I had 11-and-a-half years there and I know the implications if they got relegated on the people and I don’t want that.

“That wouldn’t be good so hopefully they can get a result.”