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Dann - under fire manager was the key

Uh oh. Don't look now but the manager of Rovers seems to be getting a bit of credit.

Scott Dann has confirmed his move to Ewood Park was driven by the previous work relationship between the player and current Rovers boss Steve Kean.

Dann worked with Kean at Coventry a few years back when the under fire Rovers boss was a coach there and that old relationship has played a part in the Ł6 million deal to take Dann to East Lancashire.

Dann told the club's official website - 'It's happened quite late but I'm glad to get it done and get started really'

'When you're involved in it it's not the best thing to be involved in, so I'm just glad to get it done.

'I've worked with the manager before and know what he's about and that was a big factor for me, and with the new owners (Venky's) it's a good time to come to the club.'

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday September 1 2011

Time: 1:25PM

Your Comments

Well, well, well...
Mikey Delap
Well, well, well...
Mikey Delap
Haha! I think Steve Kean must have slipped him some of that booze!!
SyekotikRover
Haha! I think Steve Kean must have slipped him some of that booze!!
SyekotikRover
That being said... Well done to Kean and Venkys on this fantastic bit of business!
SyekotikRover
That being said... Well done to Kean and Venkys on this fantastic bit of business!
SyekotikRover
This must have been part of his contract, surely.
BlackburnDrover
This must have been part of his contract, surely.
BlackburnDrover
I don't know if Kean has choose our signings in this or the last window but I have been impressed by them and him IF he has personally choose them from our scouting lists.
Red_ice
I don't know if Kean has choose our signings in this or the last window but I have been impressed by them and him IF he has personally choose them from our scouting lists.
Red_ice
great signing's but my god did stoke buy some amount of players, they must be pushing for champions league this year
stevekally
great signing's but my god did stoke buy some amount of players, they must be pushing for champions league this year
stevekally
The players are behind him, a very good player comes here because of him.. we have to give him some credit
Andy Fergie
The players are behind him, a very good player comes here because of him.. we have to give him some credit
Andy Fergie
seems like kean hav build up quite a bit of connection during his time as a coach
wonderkid10
seems like kean hav build up quite a bit of connection during his time as a coach
wonderkid10
Everyone saying Stoke did good business, when you work out what we've spent, including Formica and Rochina, I'm beginning to think value for money Kean and Co. have out-shone everyone. Lets get behind the club and shock everyone, bring on Fulham...
SparkyP
Everyone saying Stoke did good business, when you work out what we've spent, including Formica and Rochina, I'm beginning to think value for money Kean and Co. have out-shone everyone. Lets get behind the club and shock everyone, bring on Fulham...
SparkyP
Goo replacement for Jones, But Kean will always be judged by results, He has not go them to date, and the fulham game is a must win match. No excuses now,we need to start grabbing points
glen9mullan
Goo replacement for Jones, But Kean will always be judged by results, He has not go them to date, and the fulham game is a must win match. No excuses now,we need to start grabbing points
glen9mullan
 

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