Kean to stay on as Rovers manager
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Steve Kean will remain as manager of Blackburn Rovers until the end of the season, the English Premier League club announced today.

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. Blackburn have confirmed Steve Kean will remain as manager until the end of the season.

Venky's, the Indian-based poultry business that took over the north-west club last month, had made it clear they would not rush to appoint a successor to Allardyce.

A club statement read: "Following the departure of Mr Sam Allardyce as football manager of Blackburn Rovers Football Club earlier this month, Mr Steve Kean was appointed as manager.

"Venky's London Limited - Blackburn Rovers - has decided to continue with Mr Steve Kean as manager, until the end of the season, June 2011."