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Downes leaves Blackburn Rovers Academy
2:00pm Wednesday 15th July 2009 in Sport
ACADEMY manager Bobby Downes has left Blackburn Rovers.
Downes joined Rovers in 1997 and oversaw the conversion to Academy status, but has now left by mutual consent.
A number of players – including David Dunn, Martin Taylor, Paul Gallagher and Matt Derbyshire – progressed from the Academy to the first team during his time at the club.
Head of coaching Gary Bowyer will assume responsibility for the Academy until the appointment of a new Academy manager.
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