Premier League Final Day Of The Season Drama: Blackburn Rovers Lose But Win The Title In 1995

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"There's only one Jack Walker" hollered Blackburn Rovers fans on Monday night, as the club came to terms with relegation from the Premier League for the first time since 1999. Unfortunately for them, there was only one Jack Walker.

The boyhood fan's riches was the mid-90s equivalent of Chelsea and Manchester City "buying the league" as the Lancashire side rose to Premiership prominence.

Blackburn's 1994/95 triumph saw them field an XI totalling £19.15m in the final, nerve-shredding, game of the season at Liverpool. Paul Warhurst, who was injured, also cost £2.7m.

Vying for their first ever championship with Manchester United, Kenny Dalglish returned to Anfield knowing Alex Ferguson's side had to beat West Ham United at Upton Park.

What unravelled was a remarkable, fraught day as Anfield was bathed in sunshine and the gloom descended over the Boleyn Ground.

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