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Blackburn Rovers might get personal Hollywood proprietor following Ryan Reynolds’ lead

Doctor Who star Matt Smith has shared his dream of shopping for Blackburn Rovers – identical to actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney did with Wrexham.

The 41-year-old actor – additionally identified for his roles in The Crown and House of the Dragon – has been a fan of the Championship aspect since he was a child. He even dreamed of being a professional footballer earlier than turning into an actor, experiences the Mirror.

Smith advised the Headliners podcast he “dreams about [buying his boyhood club] on a daily basis”. He stated: “Honestly, if I could buy Blackburn Rovers and I had the money – I know it’s squandering it – I would do it in a heartbeat.”

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Matt’s dad, David, is from the Lancashire city, and though Matt did not develop up there, he is liked the membership since he was little. They have been Premier League champions in 1995 when managed by Kenny Dalglish and that includes legendary striker Alan Shearer, however occasions have been powerful of late and so they now they sit seventeenth within the Championship, nonetheless at risk of the drop.

Rovers have been relegated from the Premier League in 2012 and dipped so far as League One for a single season 5 years later. However, Matt would like to carry them again to their glory days.

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“We’ve got a great history, and it’s a great club, and I’m very proud to be a Blackburn fan,” he stated. “I get right down to the away video games, Millwall, QPR, all of the London video games I attempt to stick my head in there.

“Maybe it is all resulting in that [owning the club]. It’s crossed my thoughts. But it’s a hiding to nothing. I’d find it irresistible, it is a dream. It’s a really attention-grabbing query how a lot you should purchase Rovers for?”



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Smith recommended it may cost £20million to purchase the membership, and he’d be keen to hitch forces with different actors to make the acquisition. He stated: “I would [club together]. I would love to see that club restored. I reckon you could get Blackburn for £20 [million]?”

However, he wasn’t positive if big-name stars can be fascinated about contributing. “[Ryan Reynolds has] got a billion quid in the bank, that’s how he’s managed to do it [with Wrexham],” Smith continued. “I’m not sure [Tom] Cruise is looking to invest in the North.”