Monday, 13 December 2010

Sam Allardyce leaves Blackburn with immediate effect



Blackburn have confirmed manager Sam Allardyce has left the club with immediate effect.
Blackburn owners, Venky's Group: "We've taken this decision as part of our wider plans and ambitions for the club" BRFC

Allardyce was relieved of his duties along with his assistant Neil McDonald by the club's new owners, the Venky's Group from India.
Blackburn have lost three out of their last five matches, including a 2-1 defeat by former club Bolton on Sunday.
"We have taken this decision as part of our wider plans and ambitions for the club," Rovers said in a statement on their website on Monday.
Rovers are currently 13th in the Premier League, five points above the relegation zone.
Current first-team coach Steve Kean will take temporary charge of the club.

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