Kean signs new Blackburn contract

20 January 2011 05:47
Blackburn manager Steve Kean has secured his long-term future at the club by signing a new deal keeping him at Ewood Park until June 2013.Kean, 43, took over in a caretaker capacity after ex-boss Sam Allardyce was sacked in December and was made manager until the end of the season. [LNB]But now he can craft Rovers' future over the next two and a half seasons. [LNB]"I am delighted to commit my future to Rovers at the start of what I see as a massively exciting new era," Kean said. [LNB]"The owners have shown great faith in me and I will do all I can to repay them. [LNB]"This is a great opportunity for me and I intend to grasp it with both hands." [LNB]More to follow.

Source: BBC_Sport