The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Blackburn Rovers top scorer Yakubu called on fans to get behind the team and not protest its Indian owners ahead of today’s game against Aston Villa.
Steve Kean will remain as manager of Blackburn Rovers until the end of the season, the English Premier League soccer team said on its website.
Blackburn Rovers, which were relegated from English soccer’s Premier League last season, fired coach Michael Appleton after 67 days in charge.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Former Premier League soccer champion Blackburn Rovers today fired manager Henning Berg less than two months after hiring the Norwegian.
Blackburn Rovers was relegated from English soccer’s Premier League after losing 1-0 at home to Wigan Athletic, which secured its top-flight status.