Blackburn’s Mowbray out to crack Venky’s puzzle with passage to India | David Conn

01 May 2018 07:39
Rovers’ manager secured a return to the Championship and will ask for money this summer to make the club competitiveSo Blackburn Rovers, the scrambled remains of the Jack Walker-funded club which once won the Premier League, have been promoted to the Championship, reversing the precipitous slide since they were bought in 2010 by Venky’s, the egg and chicken conglomerate of India.After the recent 3-1 home victory against Peterborough United their manager, Tony Mowbray, told the Guardian he would travel to Pune, India, this summer to talk to the Venky family and ask them to invest some more of their money to give his team a chance next season. He did the same last summer after relegation and they released £1.5m, of which Mowbray spent £1.25m, including £750,000 signing Bradley Dack, the midfield craftsman whose performances have been outstanding. Related: QPR owner Tony Fernandes refuses to rule out Ian Holloway departure Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian