West Ham United have pinpointed Blackburn Rovers goalkeeper Jake Kean as their long-term replacement for Jussi Jaaskelainen, says the Daily Mirror.
Boss Sam Allardyce is believed to be a big fan of the 22-year-old shot stopper, having snapped him up from Derby County when he was Rovers manager in 2009.
And with current 'keeper Jaaskelainen now 38-years-old, the Hammers are keen to give him competition for the number one spot going i...More
Blackburn Rovers will have to pay former manager Henning Berg £2.25m after the Norwegian won a court case against the club reports BBC Sport.
Berg had spent 57 days as Blackburn manager since his appointment on a three-year deal at the end of last October, picking up just one win in his time in charge at Ewood Park.
In court Blackburn had contended that managing director Derek Shaw had acted without the authorisation of club owners ...More
A power struggle at Blackburn Rovers led to Michael Appleton’s sacking, with Shebby Singh, the Championship club’s global advisor, keen to appoint a big name replacement, the Daily Mirror has reported. Interim Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez is said to be on Singh’s shortlist.
Appleton was sacked after 67 days and 15 games in charge at Ewood Park, and found out the decision after Singh came to the training ground for the first time in mo...More
When Michael Appleton was linked with the Blackburn Rovers job in January, many fans were left bemused and angry. What had Appleton achieved in his short managerial career to suggest that he would be the right man to guide the Lancashire club to success - to the play-offs and the Premier League?
Given the dreadful circumstances he worked under at financially-troubled Portsmouth, Appleton’s record with the south-coast club may not ha...More
Blackburn Rovers have sacked manager Michael Appleton after just 15 games and 67 days in charge, BBC Sport has reported.
Appleton was the third permanent manager at Ewood Park this season. Steve Kean started the campaign in charge but resigned in September, to be replaced by former Rovers defender Henning Berg.
Berg left the club in December and Appleton was appointed, moving from Blackpool - where he spent only 65 days, replacing ...More
Arsenal, whose last trophy came via the FA Cup in 2005, take on Championship side Blackburn Rovers as they begin a crucial period of fixtures that sees them take on Bayern Munich in the Champions League as well as rivals for the Premier League top four in Tottenham and Everton in the next five games.
With the clash with Bundesliga giants Bayern coming just three days after the cup clash with the Blackburn, Arsene Wenger may be tempte...More
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