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Indian side cancels Rovers trip

The Indian national football side have had to postpone their trip to Blackburn Rovers and have cited the problems at Ewood Park as reasoning for this.

The trip was lined up shortly after Rovers made their debut appearance over in Pune where owners Venky's are based but due to the current stagnation of the club and the dwindling interest that the Rao family seem to have in their football team at the present time, this has put pay to what amounts to a promotional visit.

It's probably not ideal as Rovers have the fight of their lives on to stay in the top flight.

"Blackburn have told us that this is not the right time to visit the club," the All India Football Federation general secretary Kushal Das told the Lancashire Telegraph.

"They are going through some management problems at the moment."

The side have instead lined up a cheeky little visit to Dubai instead. Interesting... Blackburn first choice, Dubai second. Who'd have thought?

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Writer: Mikey Delap Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday February 7 2012

Time: 1:50PM

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Another "not brilliant" sign!
Mikey Delap
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07/02/2012 13:53:00

Do the Venkys ever say anything brilliant or do anything that is good...
Marcus:)
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07/02/2012 15:11:00

lets face it what sort of crowd would that match have attracted? it would have made Ewood look like the JJB!
simdohquo
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07/02/2012 15:27:00

Thanks for that image Sim!! ;)
Mikey Delap
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07/02/2012 17:44:00

“They are going through some MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS at the moment.” Interesting choice of words?
Tombo1984
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08/02/2012 03:24:00

Agreed Tombo. Will this be something that comes out as "mistranslation"?
rossp2112
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08/02/2012 07:02:00

Everything they (Venky's) seem to say (and that's not much) comes across as a 'mistranslation'.
Waggy Waggy Wagstaff
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08/02/2012 16:15:00

 

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