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Black to be confirmed as Rovers assistant boss

Rovers are set to acquire their new assistant manager today with the hiring of Eric Black to be announced at a press conference this afternoon.

Black comes with a good pedigree having been around the block more than once in his days and will provide experience in the role vacated by the undertaker look-a-like Paul Clement a few weeks back.

The BBC are reporting - 'Eric Black will be confirmed as Steve Kean's new assistant head coach at Blackburn at a press conference on Thursday.

Black, who worked with Steve Bruce at Sunderland, replaces Paul Clement who left Ewood Park to join Paris Saint-Germain last week.

The 48-year-old previously held a similar position at Celtic and Birmingham City, again with Bruce.'

Certainly not as romantic an appointment as a Colin Hendry or a Tugay would have been but certainly a more well rounded one.

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The Journalist

Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 19 2012

Time: 11:11AM

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Sorry but I had to use a picture of Steve Bruce! Apologies to anyone's eyes that are now stinging!!
Mikey Delap
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19/01/2012 11:17:00

It looks like he's stabbing Bruce in the back with an invisible blade...!
FreidelNo.1
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19/01/2012 15:50:00

Fair enough appointment. Sensible enough. Wonder how long he'll hang around?
rossp2112
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19/01/2012 21:30:00

 

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