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LETTER: Bowyer must be given time at Ewood

Lancashire Telegraph: LETTER: Bowyer must be given time at Ewood LETTER: Bowyer must be given time at Ewood

THE Blackburn Rovers Football & Community Action Group would like to respond to an article published in the Lancashire Telegraph on March 18.

We believe the column, written by Dan Clough, was done so in a way that suggests the group is considering reigniting protests and would welcome the dismissal of manager Gary Bowyer. This is absolutely not true.

The BRFC Action Group has not “re-emerged” as Mr Clough begins by saying. The group has been active all season in holding constructive dialogue with the club and, as recently as this weekend against Leicester City, the group obtained 48 match tickets to be made available for Foster Carers Association and Targeted Youth Support so that a number of youngsters could enjoy a memorable day at Ewood Park.

This included ground tours, a pre-match lunch and meeting Rovers star Ben Marshall before taking in what turned out to be a tremendous football match.

The group are proud sponsors of club captain Grant Hanley and have worked with the club on many initiatives over the last 12 months in attempts to rebuild relationships with the club and its supporters. We welcome the stability that Gary Bowyer has brought to the club following three years of misguided freefall and are well aware that there is no quick fix to the turmoil that has happened before him. Many individuals across the supporter base did indeed express their displeasure following the recent run of three defeats and this was evident in many social arenas around the borough, many social media pages and internet message boards, including the one provided by the Lancashire Telegraph. In our opinion to write an article that suggested all of those supporters are attributed to the BRFC Action Group is wrong.

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Mark Fish Secretary BRFC Action Group

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1:22pm Thu 27 Mar 14

TurfMoorTom says...

Hallelujah. Especially when many posting on the Rovers boards are either Burnley fans or Burnley fans masquerading as Rovers fans,in both cases trying to destabilse the club.

All stay together, stay strong, support your club through thick and thin and pull in the same direction, particularly as now it seems to be moving in the right direction.
Hallelujah. Especially when many posting on the Rovers boards are either Burnley fans or Burnley fans masquerading as Rovers fans,in both cases trying to destabilse the club. All stay together, stay strong, support your club through thick and thin and pull in the same direction, particularly as now it seems to be moving in the right direction. TurfMoorTom
  • Score: 10

9:39pm Thu 27 Mar 14

noddy57 says...

First of all credit where its due,,Gary Bowyer has under the circumstances done a great job at Blackburn and deserves time to see out the season at least and then see how he starts next season and if he achieves the promotion everyone expects,then he should be rewarded with an improved contract,
First of all credit where its due,,Gary Bowyer has under the circumstances done a great job at Blackburn and deserves time to see out the season at least and then see how he starts next season and if he achieves the promotion everyone expects,then he should be rewarded with an improved contract, noddy57
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10:36pm Thu 27 Mar 14

J.C - Rishton says...

Journalism at its worst - he should have to write a public apology to the Action group at least - if not simply sacked by the LT.
Bear in mind all he needed to do was phone and ASK them about an unbsubtatiated rumour BEFORE going to press with it - shurely that is not too much to ask of any reporter.

Who needs Dingles on here stiring it up when our own "BRFC" appointed LT reporter is doing it for them.

A true low point for the Telegraph and its (low) standards - utter disgrace!!
Journalism at its worst - he should have to write a public apology to the Action group at least - if not simply sacked by the LT. Bear in mind all he needed to do was phone and ASK them about an unbsubtatiated rumour BEFORE going to press with it - shurely that is not too much to ask of any reporter. Who needs Dingles on here stiring it up when our own "BRFC" appointed LT reporter is doing it for them. A true low point for the Telegraph and its (low) standards - utter disgrace!! J.C - Rishton
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