Focus on Blackburn

Appleton becomes Venky's latest casualty

March 20, 2013
By Richard Jolly
"For two weeks, it was normal," said Michael Appleton. "For two weeks, it was brilliant." This isn't the first interview about his brief time as Blackburn. It is Appleton's own analysis of his spell at Portsmouth, where his honeymoon period was followed by administration and relegation. Renowned, until recently, as one of the most promising young coaches in the game, the latest addition to a growing group of managers sacked by Blackburn seems to have proved he possesses an uncanny ability for being ...

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