Tony Mowbray had no reservations about taking the post at Championship club Blackburn - even though he has not spoken with their owners Venky's.
Jackson Irvine and Michael Kightly are injury concerns for Burton ahead of their crucial home clash with Sky Bet Championship relegation rivals Blackburn on Friday night.
New Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray accepts the Sky Bet Championship club are in a 'pretty precarious position', but is confident he has the talent available to move them up the table.
Having parted Coyle this week despite former Tottenham & Aston Villa boss Sherwood mentioned as an option with former Burnley boss Cotterill also linked Blackburn appointed Mowbray.
The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Burton Albion and Blackburn Rovers this Friday.
Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers appoint Tony Mowbray as their new head coach, replacing Owen Coyle.
Blackburn have appointed Tony Mowbray as the club's new manager.
Mowbray joins the Lancashire club on an 18-month contract following the sacking of former boss Owen Coyle on Tuesday. Mowbray was last in charge of League One club Coventry City.