Posts Tagged "Blackburn Rovers"

On Financial Fair Play & Legal Threats

On Financial Fair Play & Legal Threats

By on Feb 27, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

It was always likely to only be a matter of time before somebody issued a legal challenge to somebody’s Financial Fair Play rules somewhere in this country. After all, the acquisition of debt has become one of the defining characteristics of football in this country from the very top of the professional game down in recent years. Indeed, in some respects it...

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Thirty-Six & A Half Million Holes In The Accounts In Blackburn, Lancashire

Thirty-Six & A Half Million Holes In The Accounts In Blackburn, Lancashire

By on Nov 3, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

At least, the supporters of Blackburn Rovers may choose to console themselves this evening, at least the team won yesterday afternoon. For the first time since the start of last month, Rovers have three points under their belt with a one-nil win against Middlesbrough being enough to lift the team to ninth place in the Football League Championship table. A repeat of...

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The Venky’s Scattergun Approach Strikes Again At Blackburn

By on Mar 19, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 1 comment

Farewell then, Michael Appleton. After sixty-seven days and fifteen matches, the former Portsmouth and Blackpool manager – and that’s just this season- became the third manager to leave Blackburn Rovers as the itchy trigger finger of the club’s owners, Venkys, got the better of them yet again. There was a time, roughly a year ago, when it seemed as...

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Blackburn’s Shebby Singh Faces The Nation

By on Jan 4, 2013 in Finance, Latest | 12 comments

Frost/Nixon it wasn’t. Yet Blackburn Rovers global advisor, ex-player and TV pundit Shebby Singh was ‘interesting’ when interviewed on BBC Radio 5 Live’s 6-0-6 phone-in programme last weekend. Rovers fans, though, might have found another word beginning with ‘I’ for Singh after his BBC Radio performances this week. Handing an important role to an ex-player and TV...

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