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Blackburn Rovers deny Bollywood actor is part of their caretaker management team

Updated: Friday, 28 Dec 2012 20:26 | Comments

Blackburn global advisor Shebby Singh has been criticised by supporters
Blackburn global advisor Shebby Singh has been criticised by supporters

Blackburn global advisor Shebby Singh has claimed it is "business as usual" at Ewood Park following a bizarre day of rumour and counter-rumour at the managerless npower Championship club.

Rovers sacked Henning Berg yesterday after 57 days at the helm and a a run of one win in 10 matches that leaves the pre-season promotion favourites 17th in the table heading into tomorrow's trip to Barnsley.

Assistant manager Eric Black, first team coach Iain Brunskill and goalkeeping coach Bobby Mimms were also dismissed and reports emerged this morning that Singh took Friday training alongside Judan Ali - a novice coach with experience limited to youth and amateur level and the star of Bollywood football movie 'Dhan Dhan Dhan Goal'.

Singh quashed rumours that Ali was set to take up a position at Ewood Park, insisting his presence at Blackburn's Brockhall Village training base was that of a guest despite television footage of the 39-year-old wearing club training kit.

He told Sky Sports News: "No, no - he's a guest of the club and, no, there's been no appointments, there's been no signings. None at all.

"That's rumour and speculation at the end of the day, what can I say?

"Please, I am serious now, no it's not true."

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