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Jack Straw shocked and alarmed at sacking of Blackburn Rovers boss
12:50pm Wednesday 20th March 2013 in News
HIGH profile supporters spoke of their concerns after yesterday’s sacking.
Blackburn MP Jack Straw said he was shocked when he learned the news.
He said: “We have now had more managers this season than we have won away games. It is very alarming and also extremely depressing given that up to three years ago we were one of the best run clubs in the country.”
Comedian Jim Bowen said he was unhappy with the owners.
He said: “What are they doing to Blackburn Rovers? What are they playing at?
“I really do give up which is very sad. I despair.”
Hyndburn MP Graham Jones said the problems did not lie in the manager’s office but the boardroom.
He said: “It struck me that the club was too big for Appleton and he admitted that he dithered over some big decisions. I don’t know if it was the right decision to sack him and I feel sorry for him as he was handed a crown of thorns.