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  • Blackburn exclusive: the letter that proved Rovers were in crisis a year ago

    * By Sportingintelligence 15 January 2012 . The full story explaining the context in which the letter below was sent in January 2011 is elsewhere on this website today. This letter was sent by senior figures at Blackburn Rovers to the club’s co-owner and main decision maker, Anuradha Desai. Read the full story. .     […]

  • Rovers fans pose 64 questions but Blackburn postpone meeting

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 20 December 2011 A meeting between Blackburn’s board and fans’ representatives, scheduled for this week with the intention of letting supporters know what is happening at the club, has been indefinitely postponed, Sportingintelligence can reveal. The meeting, promised in exchange for a ‘truce’ on protests […]

  • Blackburn funding crisis: what next for Rovers?

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 11 December 2011 Blackburn Rovers’ owners have been asked by their bankers Barclays to make a £10m deposit into the club bank account by 31 December or else risk that they will burst their overdraft limit in the near future. One possible outcome in this […]

  • BLACKBURN-INDIA Special: The family behind the Rovers buyout

    By Nick Harris 17 January 2011 INTERACTIVE SPECIAL REPORT . This feature will be updated throughout the week with links to other pieces in a special series that also includes: The VH Group in detail; Pune in pictures; Boomtown Pune; Words of chicken wisdom; DR BV Rao; Inside Venky’s XPRS; the family-sponsored temple. . It was […]

  • BLACKBURN-INDIA Special: Pictures of Pune, home of Rovers’ new owners

    By Nick Harris 17 January 2011 Blackburn Rovers became the first Premier League club to be owned by an Indian company when Venky’s, part of the poultry conglomerate the VH Group, finalised their takeover in November. The Rao family – brothers Venkatesh and Balaji, and their sister Anuradha Desai – have been accused of knowing […]

  • LIVE blog: the best and worst owners in English football

    . 31 DECEMBER 2012 A Sportingintelligence survey of almost 1,000 fans from more than 60 different clubs has been published on this website today (link here), with those taking part voting SWANSEA CITY as the club in English football with the best owners, and BLACKBURN ROVERS as the club with the worst owners. These are […]

  • Fans celebrate as Steve Kean ‘forced to resign’ as Blackburn manager

    By Nick Harris SJA Internet Sports Writer of the Year 28 September 2012 Steve Kean’s managerial reign at Blackburn is over after the 44-year-old surprisingly resigned on Friday evening. Nobody at the club was expecting the Scot to quit so suddenly and MD Derek Shaw, when told of the news, said he was unaware it […]

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