17 December 2008
Allardyce Named Rovers Manager
The former Bolton and Newcastle manager, agreed to a three-year contract today with Blackburn. Announcing officially on its website, the club's statement read:
"Blackburn Rovers are delighted to announce the appointment of Sam Allardyce as manager with immediate effect."
Blackburn will present their new boss at a press conference tomorrow (16:00 GMT) and the first match to be overseen by Allardyce will take place on Saturday (15:00 GMT) against Stoke City.