The Axe Fails To Fall On Steve Kean… For Now

It was a story that was completely in keeping with the entire way in which Blackburn Rovers Football Club has been run over the last couple of years or so that whether it was true or not was almost irrelevant. As a barometer of what most think of the owners of the club, that the story that Steve Kean had been sacked its manager and then decided to carry on anyway as if nothing had happened was so readily believed in itself spoke volumes about the respect – or the lack thereof – with which both are held amongst the clubs support and the wider world of football. When viewed through this prism, that he remains in charge of the club is the icing on the cake for all bar the beleaguered supporters of the club themselves, but how much longer he can remain in this position is still a matter for conjecture, even if the previous form of both the owners and the manager suggest a tendency to hang on until the bitter, bitter end. It was entirely in keeping with the chaotic nature of this football club that Keans future should be called into question in this respect at a time during which it may just about be able to state a case for saying that he has turned some sort of corner. Blackburn Rovers spent a...

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