Shebby Singh appointed football director at Blackburn Rovers

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 23:42

London: Indian-owned English club Blackburn Rovers today appointed former Malaysian defender and football expert Shebby Singh as their director of football.

The decision to appoint Singh was taken by the club`s Indian owners Venky`s, the `Daily Mail` reported.

The Indian-origin former footballer became well known while appearing as an expert for broadcaster ESPN for their coverage of international tournaments.

One of Singh`s tasks will be to act as a go-between for the Venky`s and manager Steve Kean, although the manager`s future remains uncertain after relegation from the league, the newspaper reported.


First Published: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 23:42

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