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Jol and Maradona in the frame for Blackburn Rovers hot seat

Martin Jol is favourite for the Blackburn job at 5/2 – but there are others in the frame

Sam Allardyce is sacked by Blackburn Rovers’ new owners

The former Bolton boss has been sacked by the new owners after just four games

Bolton vs Blackburn – Blackburn unbeaten in seven against Bolton

Bolton are yet to beat a team managed by Sam Allardyce since he left them in April 2007

Blackburn vs Aston Villa – Blackburn did the double last year

Blackburn have only lost six home games under Sam Allardyce in 36 matches

Newcastle vs Blackburn – Visitors impressive at St James’ Park

Blackburn have won on their last four trips to St James' Park, keeping three clean sheets

Blackburn vs Wigan – Away win looking massively unlikely

Blackburn have won six of their seven career home meetings with Wigan

Allardyce concerned about lack of Premier League points at Blackburn

Results are now more of a priority than performance for Blackburn

Allardyce not short of options to cover for suspended Samba

Ryan Nelsen, Gael Givet and Phil Jones could all play in defence against Liverpool

‘I’m good enough to manage Real Madrid’, claims Allardyce

Blackburn boss boasts of big club credentials as he prepares to face Fulham

Lancashire club nearing takeover and cash injection

Indian tycoon remains hopeful of completing Blackburn Rovers takeover

Blackburn in big-money takeover talks with Indian businessman

Ahsan Ali Syed promises Allardyce £100m to spend if takeover is completed

Top half challengers – burly Blackburn eye shock Euro spot

Allardyce builds on solid defensive foundations in quest for European football