23 Dec 2010

Caretaker manager to take care of Blackburn for rest of season

5:46 am on 23 December 2010

Steve Kean will remain as manager of All White captain Ryan Nelsen's Blackburn Rovers Premier League football club until the end of the season.

Kean was promoted from first-team coach to caretaker manager following the surprise sacking of former boss Sam Allardyce and assistant Neil McDonald last week.

Venky's, the Indian-based poultry business that took over the north-west club last month for 23 million pounds ($NZ 47.7 million dollars), had made it clear they would not rush to appoint a successor to Allardyce.