The experienced goalkeeper has squashed any rumours linking him with a return to the senior Three Lions squad and is instead focusing on survival with the Ewood Park outfit
The 32-year-old, who acquired a respectable 41 caps for the senior England squad, retired from international duty in 2010 after being effectively ignored by then England manager Fabio Capello.
His recent good performances for the Lancashire club has led to some touting him for another England call-up ahead of Euro 2012.
However the experienced goalkeeper played down any suggestion of a return to the international duty and reiterated his commitment to Blackburn's cause.
He told the Daily Express: “It’s not about there being too many bad memories in the past.
“It’s just I’m enjoying playing for Blackburn Rovers and I’m concentrating on that.
“I’m just focusing on keeping Blackburn in the Premier League. Being away from England has definitely helped. It has helped me as a person and as a player.
“I’ve been out of that for a while now and it has helped me enjoy my football.
He also continued by assuring fans that his decision to retire from England duties was not a reflection on his fitness but instead a personal decision.
He added: “There is nothing else to worry about. That is the main reason I retired from international football. I can recharge the batteries more.
“I’m 32 and feel I can benefit more from staying with my own team, working on my own game and maybe having a rest when needed rather than training every day and having to sit and watch a game that I am not involved in.”