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The end for Kean is nigh

The end for Kean is nigh

It really can't get much worse right now.

After the depressing 2-1 defeat to Bolton that saw Rovers decide to actually play for a whole 25 minutes of the available hour and a half Rovers hit a new low.

Bottom at Christmas in a position that has seen only one side in donkeys years survive, with owners that don't seem to care and a manager whose last dalliance with reality is a distant memory.

The players apparently back the manager but played Bolton with all the motivation of an overweight drunk in a display that got what it merited again - nothing.

But with the pressure building and the situation at breaking point word is out that Steve Kean's job is finally in the balance and that the first in a long line of problems could finally be addressed as early as today.

Rumours are out that Venky's are lining up Mark Hughes as a short term replacement with Avram Grant and Dave Jones also in contention.

Throw into the mix that one of the strong sources around Ewood Park confirming that the hated Rovers boss is on his way with the major problem being convincing someone to takeover at the club when so much needs to be done to restore something close to normality.

Stay tuned because despite Kean's 'shocked if I get sacked' comments his job is nowhere near as safe as he would have you believe.

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Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Wednesday December 21 2011
Time: 10:38AM

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It really could happen...
Mikey Delap
21/12/2011 10:42:00
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please make it happen !!!!!!
Mike J.
21/12/2011 10:53:00
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please please please pull the trigger on Kean.... or if not pull it on me. im physically sick at the prospect of him managing our club for one more day
ewoodeagle
21/12/2011 10:54:00
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Fingers, toes, legs and arms are all crossed... Finally could we have something to cheer about...
Rye_of_the_Rovers
21/12/2011 10:54:00
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Kevlar Kean will survive I fear... still, glued to my PC refreshing everything every 5 mins in the sheer hope that today is the day. SHortest day of the year, hope its the longest of his life
Aogu
21/12/2011 11:02:00
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Sack him now. Although Sparky aside, those replacements don't fill me with any confidence. Jones and Grant, really?
*Dave*
21/12/2011 11:11:00
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Get rid of this clown now! I'm embarassed by him every time I see his stupid face.
fransavarese
21/12/2011 11:34:00
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I found it quite funny that he would be "shocked" if he got fired. Blackburn 20th with some of the players you possess is shocking not firing the person responsible for it. If anything that's understandable and reasonable.
TheFamousNo7
21/12/2011 13:03:00
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I would be laughing.... but we've got Mcleish as manager! I feel your pain... from a Villan!
Timmsy
21/12/2011 13:23:00
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blackburn fans should be ashamed of the way they treat steve kean.the man has more gracious integrity than the oafs in the stand.the team is going thru a injury crisis and he is struggling to keep the club going. I know the majority of blackburn fans are decent football supporters but the clowns ( and i notice the chants only appear when a team scores against you )who are being abusive to kean are an embarassment to football.
johnney handsome
21/12/2011 15:14:00
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