Blackburn appoint Allardyce as manager

Blackburn have appointed Sam Allardyce as their new manager on a three-year contract.The club sacked Paul Ince yesterday.Blackburn said in a statement: "Blackburn Rovers are delighted to announce the appointment of Sam Allardyce as manager with immediate effect.

Blackburn have appointed Sam Allardyce as their new manager on a three-year contract.

The club sacked Paul Ince yesterday.

Blackburn said in a statement: "Blackburn Rovers are delighted to announce the appointment of Sam Allardyce as manager with immediate effect. Sam has signed a three-year contract."