Date: 5th December 2011 at 9:29am
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Rovers manager Steve Kean has rounded on fans who booed during the celebration of Rovers first goal on Saturday.

Fans took exception to something (depending on which report you believe) after Yakubu had expertly dispatched his first goal and loud booing was heard and caught by the TV cameras.

Some are of the belief the booing was due to Yakubu’s show of support to Steve Kean on the touchline where as some have reported David Dunn’s taunting of the crowd in a show of defiance as the reason behind the problem.

Either way and whoever you believe, Kean has hit out at the sections who were booing during the game.

Kean told the Lancashire Telegraph – “I would think it is unnecessary for fans to boo after we have scored a goal.”

“I prefer to call fans supporters, and supporters support the club through thick and thin, through good times and bad times.”

“I would like to think supporters support and they cheer when the ball goes in.

“I would hate to think there were people in the ground wishing we had been beaten.

“If that is the case, I don`t think they are supporters.

“I don`t know if that`s the case, but if when you score, they don`t cheer but boo, it would be disappointing.

“As long as they cheer the lads. If they want to boo me, they can boo me because when we win I give the credit back to the lads.

“But I hope with victories and performances, the minority – I don`t think there were 20,000 outside protesting – will get smaller and eventually they will feel too embarrassed.”

The gulf widens…

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