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Bottled it

Tim Flowers’ face shimmered with sweat. “Don’t talk to me about bottle,” he said, eyes widening. “Don’t talk to me about bottling it, because that’s bottle out there, that’s quality players giving their all.”

The goalkeeper gestured in the direction of the pitch, where a raucous Ewood Park was in full voice following Blackburn Rovers’ victory over Newcastle United in the penultimate game of the 1994/95 Premier League season.

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