Monday, October 01, 2012

Richard Jolly: An overdue exit for Kean

Steve Kean's week began with rumours that he had turned up for training the day after being sacked and ended with him resigning. It was hard to say which was the more surreal. Perhaps, though, it was the latter. As gallows humour became a growth sport in Blackburn during his reign, supporters joked bleakly that even in the event of a nuclear holocaust, Kean would remain at Ewood Park and as manager. To their despair, he was the great survivor. Now, finally, he is gone, claiming he has been forced to resign and his position at the club has become untenable.

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