Singh maintains Premier focus
Owners Venky’s have sent the former Malaysia international into
Ewood Park after the club’s relegation to the Championship last
Singh, a TV pundit in Asia, has already caused controversy with
comments at a fans forum concerning manager Steve Kean and
midfielder Morten Pedersen, which he has since apologised for.
But insists he will he will continue to ‘voice an opinion if it
needs voicing’ as he seeks to turn the club around.
He told The Sun: “I am the owners’ representative here and my
responsibility has been made very clear right from the outset by
the family. They want promotion.
“My 22-year-old son is my go-to man. We were having a chat about
this and he said, ‘Do you know what you’ve done? You’ve walked into
the most impossible job in the world!’
“Yes, it’s a big, big challenge but the bigger the better. It’s
better to have tried and failed than never to have tried at
“But I have a motto on my Blackberry – it says ‘Promotion… or
die trying’ and that’s my only aim at this club.”
He added: “I call a spade a spade. I’ll voice an opinion if it
needs voicing. Had it gone well last season then I would not be
sitting here – that’s the way it is.”