Blackburn could have Bradley Johnson available for the home clash with QPR after he missed the thumping win at Sheffield Wednesday through illness.
Garry Monk described Sheffield Wednesday’s 5-0 defeat at home to Blackburn as a “horrible” day for everyone at the club.
Captain Tom Lees could return for Sheffield Wednesday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Blackburn at Hillsborough.
Preston manager Alex Neil hailed Josh Harrop’s “stunning” strike which salvaged a 1-1 draw for his side at Blackburn.
Josh Harrop’s thunderbolt helped Preston secure a 1-1 draw in the Lancashire derby at Blackburn.
Blackburn should be boosted by the return of Ryan Nyambe and Lewis Holtby for the visit of Preston.
Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray singled out Sam Gallagher for criticism after the striker wasted four excellent chances in their 2-1 FA Cup third-round defeat at Birmingham.
Jeremie Bela spared the blushes of team-mate Ivan Sunjic as 10-man Birmingham grabbed a late winner to beat Blackburn 2-1.
Birmingham’s injury problems are showing signs of easing – but not in time for their FA Cup clash with Blackburn.
Sabri Lamouchi urged his Nottingham Forest players to improve their game management after enduring a nervous finish to their 3-2 win over Blackburn.
Lewis Grabban took his tally for the season to 14 as Nottingham Forest beat Blackburn 3-2 at the City Ground.