Steve Kean signs new contract at Blackburn

10 November 2011 11:28
Under-fire Blackburn boss Steve Kean has signed a new contract, despite the ongoing protests by fans against his reign.[LNB] Rovers' Indian owners Venky's have backed their man, ignoring a large number of their own supporters, who even shelled out to have a plane fly over Ewood Park last weekend trailing a banner saying 'Steve Kean out'.[LNB] Rovers supporters took that step after banners against Kean were banned from the ground for Blackburn's match against Chelsea after weeks of protests against the Scot. [LNB] Point to make: Steve Kean's Blackburn side are languishing in the bottom three[LNB]Kean's men were beaten 1-0 by the Blues, a defeat that leaves them second-bottom of the Barclays Premier League with just six points from 11 games. [LNB]Rovers have won only seven out of 33 games since the 44-year-old replaced Sam Allardyce as boss last December. [LNB]However, after weeks of talks Kean has agreed a new deal, improving terms on the contract he signed in January which had tied him to the club until 2013. [LNB] [LNB] Unrest: Angry Blackburn fans have been protesting against Kean's reign [LNB] Plane stupid: Rovers fans paid for an aircraft to fly past Ewood Park on Sunday trailing a 'Steve Kean out' sign after banners were banned from the ground[LNB]Despite the fans' protests, Sportsmail understands that Blackburn's players have felt things have been improving since the arrival of Paul Clement, the former Chelsea coach. [LNB]And Kean has also sat down with Venky's to discuss transfer targets this week as the club plan for the January window.[LNB] We can turn it around in our next six games, vows under-fire Rovers boss KeanGoal-shy QPR target Blackburn's Roberts as Warnock tells the board to get more strikersPremier League progress report - is your club punching its weight or sinking fast?All the latest Blackburn Rovers FC news, features and opinion[LNB]

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