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Graeme Souness has ruled himself out of the running for the Blackburn job despite being one of the favourites to succeed Paul Ince.

Pressure mounts at Blackburn for Ince

Blackburn manager Paul Ince faces a difficult week as he tries to focus on football while speculation about his future continues to spiral out of control.

Ince faces make or break in favourable run

Paul Ince, the Blackburn Rovers manager, knows only a return to winning ways can ease the pressure which is growing over his short tenure at Ewood Park.

Blackburn chairman sets win target

Blackburn chairman John Williams has set the team a target of nine wins to save their season.

Ince receives tentative Blackburn backing

Blackburn Rovers' defeat by Liverpool has not changed the board's determination to persist with Paul Ince for now, though chairman John Williams insistence yesterday that "the board will make decisions it feels are in the best interests of the club" reflects the precarious position both they and their manager find themselves in.

FA chairman seeks changes at the top

Football Association chairman Lord Triesman is among those calling for further work to combat racism and ensure equality throughout the sport, including at boardroom level.

Blackburn agree Bunn fee

Blackburn have agreed an undisclosed fee with Coca-Cola League One side Northampton for goalkeeper Mark Bunn.

Blackburn confirm Grella arrival

Australia international Vince Grella has joined Blackburn on a four-year contract, becoming manager Paul Ince's fifth signing.

Fowler nears Blackburn move

Robbie Fowler is poised to make a surprise move back to the Barclays Premier League after Cardiff announced he is set to join Blackburn.

Ince handed £3m transfer boost by Blackburn's trustees

Blackburn Rovers' new manager, Paul Ince, has been given a £3m boost to his transfer funds after the Jack Walker Trustees decided to reinstate their annual payment to the club.

Knox joins Ince at Blackburn

Blackburn have confirmed the addition of Archie Knox to new manager Paul Ince's backroom staff.

Cool Di Matteo takes to Dons task with relish

Roberto Di Matteo has always come across as being as cool as Christmas so it was no surprise to hear him saying yesterday, on his first day in his new job, that he can handle the pressure of succeeding Paul Ince as manager of League One newcomers MK Dons. On the face of it, the Italian and the Milton Keynes club seem an unlikely match but Di Matteo believes it is the perfect role for someone who wants to learn his way in management from the bottom up.

Roxburgh urges English to catch up on coaching

Uefa's technical director, Andy Roxburgh, believes Paul Ince will be one of the last Premier League managers to operate without a Pro Licence as England catches up with coaching standards in Europe. Ince, who will be unveiled today as manager of Blackburn Rovers, has been given two years to attain the qualification required to coach in the top flight, which Roxburgh feels reflects England's traditionally different attitude to management from the rest of the continent.

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Rovers hope to get Ince clearance

Blackburn Rovers are confident they satisfy the Premier League that Paul Ince’s managerial experience in the lower leagues compensates for his lack of the most basic coaching qualifications, clearing them to appoint him as their next manager.

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