UK time is: 19:24:42
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rovers boss comes out fighting

Under fire Rovers boss Steve Kean has come out of a corner with his fists up (not literally) after having his monthly meeting with the Rao family in India.

Kean has been out in Pune talking to the Venky's gang and feels the force is still strong and that the backing he has been promised is still very much in place.

For the last few weeks the Scottish version of Al Murray has been copping flak for the team's poor run of results and slide towards the relegation zone in the Premier League.

But Kean told the Daily Mail - 'There have been stories about my future but I've been to India and it could not be further from the truth. I have a good relationship with the owners and I'm still enjoying it.

'It was a really good meeting. It always comes around on the 27th or 28th of the month. I get my e-ticket on my phone, get on the plane and get out there.

'We never discussed anything negative that was putting any pressure on me or the lads.

'We talked a bit a bit about the last month and about where we are in the table. We'd like to be higher but we're only two points further back than we were this time last year.

'They've watched the games live and they can see there's a determination and a fight. They know that's a quality you need at this stage because it's so tight.

'We're all fairly comfortable with the way things are progressing but I know we have to get the points and we have to get them quickly.

'Relegation was not discussed, not at all. If it happened to any club there's a massive financial implication but we haven't discussed that.'

They might need to chat about it soon if results don't pick up!

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 1 2011

Time: 9:10AM

Your Comments

I personally am glad that he enjoys a strong relationship with his chair people but sooner rather than later the action on the pitch will have to marry up to the talking he does!
Mikey Delap
Sick of hearing all his bull, tbh
glen9mullan
He's a tool who talks utter BS, the latest drivel is that the break should suit us more than Arsenal, guess he didn't notice Fabregas, Walcott, Diaby and Song who didn't play in the internationals are all back. The fact that they didn't discuss relegation, when we are 1 point above the zone, lost 6 of the last 8 with a really tough run in sounds like they have all buried their heads in the sand
blue_n_white99
He could come out and say he's donated 100,000 to charity and people would slag him off asking what Jerome Anderson's commission was for brokering the deal. We ALL know that his words need to be met with actions. Just bring on the game already.
fransavarese
agree, he's just a tool...they are living in the own world
DommyWalker
A load of bullsheet....
metalrover
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Blackburn MotM v Charlton? (Monday December 22 2014)

Bowyer: The Players Were Excellent (Monday December 22 2014)

O'Sullivan Returns To Rovers (Monday December 22 2014)

Rhodes at the Double! (Sunday December 21 2014)

Rovers: Preview Charlton (h) (Saturday December 20 2014)

Rhodes Confident Of Christmas Cheer (Saturday December 20 2014)

Bowyer: We Move On (Saturday December 20 2014)

Rovers Sign Teenager (Saturday December 20 2014)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Walker 22
2. dallydally 15
3. roverjoy 9
4. rovers2011 7
5. Sasman! 6
6. rover50 3
7. Rye of the Rovers 2
8. felling2 2
9. archery 2

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
5. Derby County 22 11 6 5 17 39
6. Watford 22 11 5 6 16 38
7. Norwich 22 9 7 6 11 34
8. Blackburn 22 9 7 6 3 34
9. Forest 22 7 10 5 5 31
10. Wolves 22 8 7 7 -7 31
11. Cardiff 22 8 6 8 -1 30

Breaking League News

Young trio continue to push for first team chance
Leeds Utd : 22/12/2014 19:14:00
LUFC Bellusci hit with misconduct charge by FA
Leeds Utd : 22/12/2014 18:54:00
LUFC Leeds trip to the Riverside to be shown live
Leeds Utd : 22/12/2014 18:36:00
Pearce: We were the better team all game
Reading : 22/12/2014 15:50:00
Fulham`s McCormack Going Nowhere!
Fulham : 22/12/2014 15:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Blackburn Rovers Man of the Match v Charlton Athletic?
Suggested By:  Walker
Steele 0%
Baptiste 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 0%
Tunnicliffe 10%
Evans 0%
Lowe (Off 49) 40%
Marshall (Off 76) 0%
Gestede (Off 76 0%
Rhodes 40%
Substitute: Williamson (On 49) 0%
Substitute: Dunn (On 76) 10%
Substitute: King (On 76) 0%