Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

BRFC Action Group Press Release

BRFC Action Group Press Release

The following is the latest press release from the protest demonstration organisers ahead of our fixture with Newcastle in two weeks time...

The BRFC Action Group would like to confirm that the organised protests against the owners of Blackburn Rovers will continue with more protests planned for both the Newcastle fixture and Transfer deadline day.

Last week, the organised element of protest reluctantly returned when supporters held both a 24 hour static protest and a protest march. Since purchasing the club Venkys have constantly failed to keep promises and pledges made towards the clubs supporters.

During the last week supporters have seen an internal letter leak which was covered by Nick Harris on his Sporting Intelligence website (http://www.sportingintelligence.com/2012/01/15/revealed-the-letter-that-exposes-the-history-of-blackburn-rovers-crisis-150102/).

This letter was written by the three most senior members of the board including then Chairman John Williams to Mrs A Desai, one of the legal owners of Blackburn Rovers.

This shows further evidence of how dysfunctional the club has become since the well publicised takeover in November 2010. Since the letter which was dated the 4th January 2011, we have seen the co-signees depart the club without explanation and without adequate replacements being appointed.

The organisers themselves passed comment on the situation with the following comments - "It`s deeply disappointing that we find ourselves still organising protest four months after the very first one took place, prior to the Arsenal Fixture in September.

Protest came about as a last resort; after all previous attempts to have open dialogue with Blackburn Rovers fell on deaf ears. We maintain that the club should be doing all it possibly can to bring an amicable close to protesting.

This can be achieved quite easily by having entering into open dialogue, so that the growing concerns of the clubs supporter base can be eased.

Blackburn Rovers lacks leadership from the top down, whilst the owners contempt for its customer base is profoundly unacceptable. Attendances are now at an all-time low since the club became a founder member of the Premier League.

Revelations about the clubs administration is becoming a daily recurrence, whilst BRFC Action group are concerned that the players are being caught in the cross fire, when their only concern should be playing football and trying to keep our once proud club in the Premier League.

Our message to the owners is simple "Come over to Blackburn and explain to the supporters what your plans are for our club, if you have no interest in doing so then sell the club to someone who shares the same passion as the supporters. Your disrespect and contempt to those who spend so much of their disposable income on supporting their club is unforgivable".

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Monday January 23 2012
Time: 9:26AM

Comments

0
Pretty clear and a lot shorter message this time. Thumbs up :)
Mikey Delap
23/01/2012 17:52:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

Sunderland The Latest Would-be Mahoney Suitors?

Whatever happens to Blackburn this season Mahoney could remain in the Championship as Sunderland, destined to be relegated from the Premier League, are ready to 'swoop' for the winger?

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (24/4/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Vital View - Championship, 21st-23rd April 2017

Brighton would have confirmed the title with a point but defeat kept Newcastle alive. Second-bottom Wigan are clinging on - Blackburn are two off Birmingham, three Nottingham Forest.

Video - Championship Goals, 21st-22nd April 2017

The Championship season continued with the latest round of games played over the weekend.

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Wolves MotM
Suggested By:
Raya25%
Nyambe0%
Lenihan25%
Ward0%
Mulgrew0%
Williams0%
Bennett0%
Lowe0%
Guthrie0%
Conway25%
Gallagher0%
Sub-Graham0%
Sub-Lucas Joao0%
Sub-Emnes25%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
P Brighton 44 28 8 8 92 35
P Newcastle 44 27 7 10 88 40
3 Huddersfield 44 25 6 13 81 3
4 Reading 44 24 7 13 79 1
5 Sheff Wed 44 23 9 12 78 15
6 Fulham 44 21 13 10 76 27
7 Leeds Utd 44 22 7 15 73 14
8 Norwich 44 19 9 16 66 12
9 Brentford 44 18 9 17 63 12
10 Derby County 44 17 12 15 63 2
11 Preston 44 16 13 15 61 2
12 Aston Villa 44 16 13 15 61 0
13 Cardiff 44 16 11 17 59 -2
14 Barnsley 44 15 12 17 57 0
15 Wolves 44 15 10 19 55 -3
16 Ipswich 44 13 16 15 55 -6
17 Bristol City 44 14 9 21 51 -6
18 Burton 44 13 12 19 51 -12
19 Q.P.R. 44 14 8 22 50 -12
20 Forest 44 13 9 22 48 -11
21 Birmingham 44 11 14 19 47 -22
22 Blackburn 44 10 15 19 45 -15
23 Wigan 44 10 11 23 41 -16
R Rotherham 44 5 6 33 21 -58
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Apr 29 2017 3:00PM : Aston Villa (H)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2017 12:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.roveritejon1
Write for Vital Football