Blackburn Rovers fans react on Twitter to Michael Appleton sacking

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Michael Appleton was this morning sacked as manager of Blackburn Rovers.

Michael Appleton's appointment at Blackburn was always one built on quick sand.

He was Rovers' third permanent manager of the campaign after Steve Kean and Henning Berg, and they were his third club after Portsmouth and Blackpool.

With Rovers' chances of promotion already seemingly past by the wayside, concern has turned to ensuring safety; they sit on 46 points just four points above relegation.

Blackburn's controversial owners the Venkys are predictably attracting much of the ire, and while they will feel they had to act to put the club back on the right track, the decision to appoint the inexperienced Appleton is also under scrutiny.

Reserve team coach Gary Bowyer will take charge until the end of the season.

What do the poor Blackburn fans make of this sorry saga? We took to Twitter to find out...

What do you think of what is going on at Blackburn?

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