‘Great ambition’: Blackburn appoint Jon Dahl Tomasson as head coach

Former Denmark striker twice led Malmö to Swedish titleHe says target is to become sustainable Premier League clubBlackburn have appointed Jon Dahl Tomasson as their head coach on a contract to 2025. The former Denmark striker, who played in England for Newcastle, led Malmö to back-to-back Swedish titles before leaving last December.Tomasson takes over from Tony Mowbray, who departed last month after an eighth-placed Championship finish. Tomasson has been coaching since his retirement as a player in 2011 and had spells in charge of Excelsior and Roda JC in the Netherlands before working as an assistant with Vitesse Arnhem and Denmark.