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Kean and the cult of personality

November 18, 2011
By Alexander Dimond
It's probably something of an understatement to call Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean 'unpopular'. After all, lots of managers have been 'unpopular' with their supporters throughout the years. But very few managers have caused such disaffection as to lead one fan to hire a plane in order to fly a banner over the ground demanding the manager be sacked, as happened to Kean during the recent defeat to Chelsea at Ewood Park.

It's natural to suggest Kean's unpopularity is intrinsically linked ...

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