Vital Football

Latest Blackburn Rovers News

Fergie backs Kean

Fergie backs Kean

Rovers manager Steve Kean seems to have won a new fan - Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

Ferguson has spoken ahead of Monday's clash between his side and Rovers with emphasis on the hard time Rovers fans gave Steve Kean during the very difficult September - December period the club endured.

With the club fans in revolt in 2011 the ire directed towards the Rovers boss has calmed with the guns pointed firmly at Kean's employers Venky's for the time being.

This has led to suggestions of potential regret from what many consider to be the greatest manager of all time.

Ferguson told Sky Sports - 'I`m sure a lot of [fans] are saying to themselves, 'I wish I hadn`t done that`.

'Things can change. You have to dig in and not let it get to you.

'Now no one is talking about protest marches [anymore].

'He has held his dignity very well and deserves praise from everyone, including his own supporters.

'He`s shown his mettle in times when it was difficult for him.'

Opening a can of worms there Alex?

Join The Vital Debate



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

Writer:Mikey Delap
Date:Friday March 30 2012
Time: 9:57AM

Comments

0
Ah yes, the Ferguson mind games... how we've missed you!
Mikey Delap
30/03/2012 10:05:00
0
Kean as Fegusons assistant maybe?.....
riisenholt
30/03/2012 12:10:00
0
Just a quick note on the united game, wouldn't it be nice if the fans cheered the starting line up like we used to and all the other teams do? I know there hasn't been much to cheer about this season but even Wolves still give a shout as they announce the starting 11. At the moment its "Number 1 - Paul Robinson!"....m-mmurmer-mmyaay... It sets the mood for us and the players if we're cheering them from the start me thinks. And no comments please about how it hasn't helped Wolves this season!
Citizen Kean
31/03/2012 21:09:00
0
Apparently folk have been writing to Kean to apologise for what happened earlier in the season. Two wins on the bounce and everything's fine. Good lord. Yes, we've done better since the turn of the year, but doing worse would have been hard. Four more wins are needed now that the other teams around us have started picking up, and I think that's going to be challenging. If he keeps us up then fair enough as far as that's concerned, but we're still not moving forward.
rossp2112
01/04/2012 20:50:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Blackburn Rovers Articles

FA Cup Third Round - Full Draw (5/12/16)

The draw for the third round of the FA Cup took place earlier this evening.

Vital View - Championship, 1st-3rd December 2016

Another Newcastle defeat opened the Brighton but Albion could only draw so closed to within a point of the leaders. Cardiff, Wigan and rock bottom Rotherham make up the bottom three.

Video - Blackburn 1-1 Huddersfield

A Danny Graham penalty ensured Blackburn claimed a share of the points against promotion-chasing Huddersfield with Rovers making it three unbeaten after this draw at Ewood Park.

Stats: Blackburn v Huddersfield Town

All the stats from Blackburn (1) vs (1) Huddersfield Town, Ewood Park, 3/12/16 Att: 12034

Archived Vital Blackburn Articles

Vital Blackburn articles from

Site Journalists

Walker
Editor email
Profile
VitalRovers
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Huddersfield MotM
Suggested By:
Steele20%
Nyambe20%
Lenihan20%
Mulgrew20%
Williams0%
Feeney0%
Lowe0%
Evans0%
Conway0%
Graham0%
Gallagher0%
Sub - Emnes20%
Sub - Bennett0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 19 13 1 5 40 21
2 Brighton 19 11 6 2 39 17
3 Reading 19 10 4 5 34 1
4 Leeds Utd 19 10 2 7 32 3
5 Birmingham 19 8 7 4 31 2
6 Sheff Wed 19 9 4 6 31 1
7 Norwich 19 9 3 7 30 4
8 Huddersfield 19 9 3 7 30 -3
9 Derby County 19 8 5 6 29 4
10 Fulham 19 7 7 5 28 9
11 Bristol City 19 8 3 8 27 4
12 Barnsley 19 7 4 8 25 3
13 Forest 19 7 4 8 25 1
14 Preston 19 7 4 8 25 1
15 Aston Villa 19 5 10 4 25 1
16 Ipswich 19 6 6 7 24 -2
17 Q.P.R. 19 6 5 8 23 -8
18 Brentford 19 6 4 9 22 -2
19 Burton 19 5 7 7 22 -4
20 Wolves 19 5 6 8 21 -3
21 Blackburn 19 5 5 9 20 -7
22 Cardiff 19 5 4 10 19 -12
23 Wigan 19 4 6 9 18 -5
24 Rotherham 19 1 4 14 7 -26
Write for Vital Football
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
The Vital Football Members League

Recent Blackburn Rovers Results (view all)

Blackburn Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Dec 10 2016 5:30PM : Preston North End (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 13 2016 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 17 2016 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 26 2016 3:00PM : Barnsley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 31 2016 12:30PM : Huddersfield Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Jan 2 2017 3:00PM : Newcastle United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Vital Football Comment