14.01.2012 [The Independent] - The future of the Blackburn Rovers captain, Chris Samba, looked uncertain last night after the player did not show up yesterday for training or for a meeting designed to clear the air with his manager SteveKean. Samba called in sick, though it seems
Stephen "Steve" Kean (born 30 September 1967) is a Scottish football manager and former player. A winger, he spent his playing career in the lower divisions of Scottish, English and Portugese leagues in the 1980s and 1990s, before moving into coaching. His only management position to date was a twenty-one month spell in charge of Blackburn Rovers, from which he resigned on 28 September 2012.
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18.01.2012 [ESPN.co.uk] - Blackburn manager SteveKean has reiterated the Premier League club's standpoint that Christopher Samba is not for sale. Samba was the subject of a bid from Queens Park Rangers last week as Rovers were forced to ward off unwelcome attention in their
18.01.2012 [The Guardian] - Blackburn's Scott Dann has set Arsenal and Liverpool on high alert by demanding urgent talks with SteveKean following Chris Samba's decision to request a transfer. But it's not all bad news for Kean, with a loan move for the Bordeaux forward Anthony
17.01.2012 [Lancashire Telegraph] - SteveKean is eager to bolster his strike options after losing Yakubu to a three-match ban following his sending off for a high tackle on Danny Murphy in Saturday's win over Fulham. Kean was unhappy with the decision and had indicated that he would
16.01.2012 [Daily Star] - SteveKean is showing that he certainly has the bottle to ride out the Blackburn crisis. A majority of fans want him out yet the players are clearly right behind him. Their spirit in beating Fulham with ten men was unquestionable.
09.01.2012 [bettor.com (blog)] - Blackburn Rovers manager SteveKean has revealed he hopes the club's captain Ryan Nelsen will be injury free when he returns from New Zealand. The 34-year-old defender has been sidelined since the last nine months with a nagging knee problem and has
16.01.2012 [Mirror.co.uk (blog)] - Blackburn are only five points behind and arguably playing better, yet while Rovers boss SteveKean is 11-8 favourite with Hills to be next to go, Hodgson is 40-1. Further up the table – though not for long – there is little sign of Arsenal's trophy
13.01.2012 [Yahoo! Eurosport UK] - Blackburn manager SteveKean admits this weekend's Barclays Premier League fixture schedule looks promising for his team - but is taking nothing for granted. Rovers, currently bottom of the table, host Fulham on Saturday, while fellow strugglers Bolton
18.01.2012 [Blackpool Gazette] - Liverpool and Arsenal have been put on alert as Blackburn defender Scott Dann, 24, seeks urgent talks with manager SteveKean over his future. Bolton Wanderers have been reportedly ordered to stump up £8m for want-away Spurs forward Giovani dos Santos
15.01.2012 [sportingintelligence] - 'This includes the termination of the manager's employment [Sam Allardyce] and the appointment of a new manager [SteveKean]. 'We have had no input into the terms of this appointment and presumably discussions are taking place with SteveKean
15.01.2012 [talkSPORT.co.uk] - SteveKean played seven players aged 23 or under including Grant Hanley, Jason Lowe, Junior Hoilett and Martin Olsson against The Cottagers. And the team was dealt a blow when in-form striker Yakubu was sent off in the first-half.
15.01.2012 [Here Is The City] - For once the boos that rang around Ewood Park were not reserved for the Blackburn manager, SteveKean, nor the club's owners. Some were directed at Murphy, others, equally unjustly, at the referee, Anthony Taylor. Yakubu, skirmishing for possession on
15.01.2012 [MSN News UK] - SteveKean revealed the key to Blackburn's 3-1 win over Fulham, achieved with 10 men, was to keep Danny Murphy out of the game: "It was an early red card and it was quite a daunting feeling to go into the rest of the game a man down against a very good
02.01.2012 [The Sport Review] - SteveKean and his depleted Blackburn side managed to ruin Sir Alex Ferguson's 70th birthday, Manchester City have stalled at the top and Chelsea self-combusted. 2011 saw Manchester United record the highest total of points, 88, and the highest total
14.01.2012 [talkSPORT.co.uk] - SteveKean's side looked to be up against it after the first-half dismissal of Yakubu but goals from Morten Gamst Pedersen and David Dunn put them into a commanding two-goal lead. Damien Duff pulled one back for the Cottagers as they looked to fight
12.01.2012 [Sports Mole] - Rovers boss SteveKean will be without a number of first-team players for the match at Ewood Park, with captain Christopher Samba the most notable absentee. Meanwhile, striker Yakubu is expected to return after he was rested for Saturday's FA Cup
31.12.2011 [ESPN.co.uk] - (23:40) December 31, 2011 SteveKean: This result is massive Premier League : Under fire Blackburn manager revels in victory following stunning result at Premier League champions Manchester United. (03:23) | Dec 31, 2011 ESPNsoccernet Press Pass: 31
25.12.2011 [Yorkshire Evening Post] - Leeds were loudly booed off against Reading last weekend and Blackburn boss SteveKean has been getting some hammer as well. Is it right to boo and did you ever get any stick? I've got to be honest and say while I know people are saying that they can't
02.01.2012 [sportingintelligence] - Some if not all of the Hoilett receipts are likely to be made available to manager SteveKean to recruit a replacement midfielder and possibly another striker, maybe on loan. Defenders are also on Kean's wish list but the extent of other sales could
10.01.2012 [Yorkshire Evening Post] - Meanwhile, Rovers manager SteveKean says nothing should be read into the absence of Rovers' in-demand stars in the FA Cup on Saturday - as he looks to add new faces before their match against Fulham this weekend. Stoke are giving a trial to Dutch
07.01.2012 [talkSPORT.co.uk] - The 34-year-old former Real Madrid star's contract expires in six months, and Rovers boss SteveKean has been vocal in his admiration of him. But Raul has confirmed to German newspaper Bild that he is hopeful of extending his successful stay in the
16.01.2012 [The Week UK] - If SteveKean's side perform better when the chips are down then it could help them escape relegation. The win over listless Fulham lifts Rovers to 17th in the table and out of the relegation zone for the first time since the autumn.
10.01.2012 [Sportsvibe] - One man who has faced a barrage of abuse recently is Blackburn Rovers boss SteveKean. Fan action ranging from protests to prolonged booing has made his tenure a miserable one. While Savage may not agree with the appointment of Kean, he certainly has
13.01.2012 [The Week UK] - But manager SteveKean appears determined to hold on to Samba particularly with Scott Dann likely to be sold to either Arsenal or Villa. "There has been interest all along," said Kean. "It doesn't surprise me, because he is a quality player for us and