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Ali dismisses Rovers move

JUDAN Ali has been forced to deny he is set for a coaching role at Blackburn Rovers.

The 39-year-old youth coach has been at Rovers for the past two weeks, shadowing the coaches, and is understood to have been being considered for a role at the club in some capacity.

But, after a strong backlash from supporters, the move was put on hold and is now believed to be unlikely.

Ali said:"I've had no intentions of coaching here.

"It's for my personal development, observing how a professional club is operated and structured for elite players.

"I want to see how it compares with those I've been with in eastern Europe, in India and in the Caribbean.

"For me it's almost a once in a blue moon opportunity to be at a professional outfit such as Blackburn Rovers.

"I've not come here to look at the playing side of the business at all. It's to see how the club is, the facilities, the sports science.

"I've not come in to critique, judge or even take notes on how the training sessions are delivered by any members of the coaching team.'

"I'm not privy to any of this information. I don't have any input on the playing side of the club and I strictly can say that I'm being transparent.

"It's a time of volatility or controversy or whatever you want to call it and I happen to be at the centre of it all."

 

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2:57pm Sat 29 Dec 12

ROVERBOY says...

Circus Ewood continues
Circus Ewood continues ROVERBOY
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2:59pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Captain Dreckley says...

Obviously Singh wasn't expecting the backlash from the fans or press at LT and national level. Backed down like when he tried to bring in McKinley. If Venkys cannot see he does not understand the club, the supporters or football in England after this latest fiasco then they never will. Singh is so out of his depth but far too arrogant to admit it. Venkys, Singh was a big mistake. Get rid now before he can do any more damage, reputational or financial.
Obviously Singh wasn't expecting the backlash from the fans or press at LT and national level. Backed down like when he tried to bring in McKinley. If Venkys cannot see he does not understand the club, the supporters or football in England after this latest fiasco then they never will. Singh is so out of his depth but far too arrogant to admit it. Venkys, Singh was a big mistake. Get rid now before he can do any more damage, reputational or financial. Captain Dreckley
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3:01pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Andy Young says...

Didn't stop you strutting around with a club issue training top on did it? Same as Speccy Singh. What a clown and what a circus.
Didn't stop you strutting around with a club issue training top on did it? Same as Speccy Singh. What a clown and what a circus. Andy Young
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3:03pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Riverside 7 says...

So he's not set for a coaching role.
Thank goodness for that.

Also - there are not enough coaches at the club for him to shadow anymore.
So he's not set for a coaching role. Thank goodness for that. Also - there are not enough coaches at the club for him to shadow anymore. Riverside 7
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3:14pm Sat 29 Dec 12

god Im bored says...

Shebby Singh is on BBC 5 live phone in tonight..........606 phone in with Alan Green.
should be interesting?
Shebby Singh is on BBC 5 live phone in tonight..........606 phone in with Alan Green. should be interesting? god Im bored
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6:46pm Sat 29 Dec 12

madrover says...

more guess work cryer your reporting this past few days has been nothing but pure speculation . It makes me wonder who winds me up the most you or singh.About time telegraph got a reporter who can get close to the club and report facts not fiction
more guess work cryer your reporting this past few days has been nothing but pure speculation . It makes me wonder who winds me up the most you or singh.About time telegraph got a reporter who can get close to the club and report facts not fiction madrover
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9:46pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Road Runner Road Runner says...

Possibly one of the better decisions taken by ---------------

Thank goodness.

Arte et labore
Possibly one of the better decisions taken by --------------- Thank goodness. Arte et labore Road Runner Road Runner
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5:22am Sun 30 Dec 12

MxMave says...

"I've not come in to critique, judge or even take notes on how the training sessions are delivered by any members of the coaching team.'
Well worth havin you over to watch then mate.
"I've not come in to critique, judge or even take notes on how the training sessions are delivered by any members of the coaching team.' Well worth havin you over to watch then mate. MxMave
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1:48pm Sun 30 Dec 12

maltese blue n white says...

If it looks like ****... Sounds like ****.... and smells like ****... it is usually ****... I firmly believe that if that pr1ck shebby could have got another no-mark yes man into BRFC he would have done.... call me racist... i simply don't care anymore... but with all my heart I want the Indian circus out of Ewood and the malaysian ringmaster too... We've been raped by these feckers.... and also by kean JA and the alleged directors of the club.... Thanks to the guys in blue and white yesterday.... that win was much needed and long overdue, but I don't fault the players for "lack of results" Team formation and tactical play is the issue.... And bottom line is no-one really knows who is picking the team or what the motives are for dropping players, playing has beens, and playing players out of position.... maybe one day the truth will out.....
If it looks like ****... Sounds like ****.... and smells like ****... it is usually ****... I firmly believe that if that pr1ck shebby could have got another no-mark yes man into BRFC he would have done.... call me racist... i simply don't care anymore... but with all my heart I want the Indian circus out of Ewood and the malaysian ringmaster too... We've been raped by these feckers.... and also by kean JA and the alleged directors of the club.... Thanks to the guys in blue and white yesterday.... that win was much needed and long overdue, but I don't fault the players for "lack of results" Team formation and tactical play is the issue.... And bottom line is no-one really knows who is picking the team or what the motives are for dropping players, playing has beens, and playing players out of position.... maybe one day the truth will out..... maltese blue n white
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9:12pm Sun 30 Dec 12

moh says...

madrover wrote:
more guess work cryer your reporting this past few days has been nothing but pure speculation . It makes me wonder who winds me up the most you or singh.About time telegraph got a reporter who can get close to the club and report facts not fiction
Ali can make millions in bollywood,he's probably going round a few countries to observe things to incorporate in films, at least he will have his own views of his experience in Blackburn.
[quote][p][bold]madrover[/bold] wrote: more guess work cryer your reporting this past few days has been nothing but pure speculation . It makes me wonder who winds me up the most you or singh.About time telegraph got a reporter who can get close to the club and report facts not fiction[/p][/quote]Ali can make millions in bollywood,he's probably going round a few countries to observe things to incorporate in films, at least he will have his own views of his experience in Blackburn. moh
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9:26am Tue 1 Jan 13

kiwipom73 says...

Seems to be another shut case even though a very nearer thing.... just thank goodness it ended with an Ali-bye !!!
Seems to be another shut case even though a very nearer thing.... just thank goodness it ended with an Ali-bye !!! kiwipom73
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