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Life after Roy

A ‘New Gaffer Phrasebook’ could become a bestseller should anyone care to publish it. The proverbial ‘revolving door’ of management means you’d have a steady stream of newly-appointed managers rustling through the pages, trying to find something to proudly proclaim in their first press conference. A tagline of intentions could read: “Are you a new manager at a football club in Britain? Don’t know what to say to win the fans over? Look no further!” Featuring clichéd gems such as “bring in a few new lads” and “get back to winning ways”. But what do you say when the manager before you wasn’t a failure? What statement do you open with that could win over a set of fans that saw their team narrowly miss out on European glory at the end of last season?

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Saturday marks one of the exciting days in the footballing calendar, just ahead of the 3rd round FA Cup Saturday in January; the very first game.

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Tapped Up [15/01]

I was about to post about the beginning of the end of top class British football as we know it, but luckily it seems things have changed.

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Tapped Up [21/12]

With Paul Ince lasting just twenty-one games in the Blackburn job before getting the chop last week, its becoming clear that there’s a lot to be said for experience, and a fatter CV when applying for any position within the English Premier League, regardless of what was achieved during a playing career.

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