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Ex-Villa boss Paul Lambert named as new manager of Blackburn Rovers

Supporters' confidence in Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has all but run out.
Paul Lambert said he was refreshed and ready for the challenge at Ewood Park

Former Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has been appointed as the new Blackburn Rovers boss.

Lambert, who has been out of the game since being sacked by Villa last season, said he wanted to "deliver a brand of football that will both entertain the supporters and bring success."

During his time as Norwich manager, Lambert delivered back-to-back promotions in 2009-10 and 2010-11 to take the Canaries from League One to the Premier League.

He told Blackburn's official website: "I would like to thank...

 By PA Sport

Blackburn part ways with manager Gary Bowyer

Gary Bowyer has been dismissed as manager of Blackburn.

Blackburn are searching for a new manager after announcing Gary Bowyer has left the club.

The 44-year-old had been in charge at Ewood Park since May 2013 having filled the role on a caretaker basis on more than one occasion.

Rovers decided to wield the axe following a run of one win in six league games which sees the 1995 Premier League champions languishing 16th in the Championship.

A statement released on the club's official website clarified the reasons why he and his staff had been released.