Blackburn Rovers - The Bom Bom Gong for Howler of the Season
UK time is: 13:33:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Bom Bom Gong for Howler of the Season

In previous season's the winners of this particular awards have been a spectacular combination of own goals and red cards.

But this time out the Howler of the Season has been an actual deliberate decision which is a first for the Vital Blackburn End of Season Awards.

Although votes came in for Chris Samba's red card at home to Sunderland and for Paul Robinson's trip on Hernandez against Man United there was only going to be one winner.

Yes, it happened back in December but it's still very fresh in the memory.

The Bom Bom Gong for Howler of the Season goes to - Venky's decision to sack Sam Allardyce and appoint Steve Kean.

Back then it sent shockwaves round the Premier League.

Venky's new to football and to club ownership took their first big decision in removing the man with a big reputation (and a big ego) and appointing his third in command into the hot seat.

Kean had no experience as a manager and although only a temporary appointment it has since led to his instalment as a permanent fixture.

As far as howlers go this spells it out nicely - Kean has been in the Rovers manager's chair for six months and still hasn't won over the Rovers faithful for one reason or another.

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:Monday July 4 2011

Time: 10:34AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Couldn't really see anything else winning this?!
Mikey Delap
Report Abuse
04/07/2011 10:37:00

Agreed - the worrying thought is - will things get worse before they get better?
Report Abuse
04/07/2011 12:33:00

could be relegation this coming season for blackburn and the only ones to blame will be the chicken farmers.
johnney handsome
Report Abuse
06/07/2011 15:49:00

When it happened most expected a real high profile appointment to make such a decision understandable, this didn't happen though and has since left me having some reservations about our future and what Venky's will actually bring? I'd say that Kean is a lot easier to pursuade to do something than Big Sam was!!
Report Abuse
06/07/2011 17:30:00


Have Your Say

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

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Bolton On Sky & Reading Change (Friday October 9 2015)

Bowyer - Award Is Richly Deserved (Friday October 9 2015)

Rhodes In Team Of The Week (Monday October 5 2015)

Another Spell Out For Brown!! (Monday October 5 2015)

Bowyer: An Unbelievable Performance (Monday October 5 2015)

Vital Report - Blackburn 2-0 Ipswich (Sunday October 4 2015)

Bowyer On Ipswich Win (Sunday October 4 2015)

Video - Ipswich Highlights (Sunday October 4 2015)

Archived Blackburn Rovers Articles

List All Vital Blackburn Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Blackburn 2 - 0 Ipswich
Hull City 1 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 3 - 0 Charlton
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Blackburn
Fulham 2 - 1 Blackburn
Blackburn 0 - 0 Bolton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Ipswich 10 4 3 3 -2 15
13. Fulham 10 3 3 4 1 12
14. Forest 10 3 3 4 -1 12
15. Blackburn 10 2 5 3 2 11
16. Leeds Utd 10 2 5 3 -4 11
17. Charlton 10 2 4 4 -3 10
18. Huddersfield 10 2 4 4 -4 10

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

RUFC - Today is Non-League Day!
Rotherham : 10/10/2015 09:00:00
LUFC Hockaday Lands Harriers Job
Leeds Utd : 10/10/2015 08:02:01
LUFC Redfearn lands millers job
Leeds Utd : 10/10/2015 08:00:01
LUFC Striker joins Bury on loan
Leeds Utd : 10/10/2015 07:45:00
LUFC On This Day - October 10th
Leeds Utd : 10/10/2015 07:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Ipswich MotM
Suggested By:  VitalRovers
Steele 3%
Henley 0%
Hanley 0%
Duffy 0%
Olsson 5%
Marshall 0%
Evans 16%
Akpan 16%
Conway 5%
Lawrence 11%
Rhodes 44%
Sub - Williamson 0%