Category Archives: Managers

Cardiff: losing Mackay would be Tan’s biggest mistake yet

“The overspending of £15m has upset Tan Sri greatly, resulting in the removal on Iain Moody as head of recruitment. As such, he has stated that not a single penny will be made available in January. “Having been the highest-spending … Read more…

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Spurs: five favourites for the job

It wasn’t the way it was meant to go. When, last summer, Real Madrid poured £86m into Tottenham Hotspur’s coffers for Gareth Bale and Spurs embarked on a shopping spree not seen in the capital since the heyday of Roman … Read more…

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Liverpool’s recruitment policy more worrying than their lack of depth

As Liverpool stumbled to a 3-1 defeat at Hull on Sunday, the Reds’ so far almost impeccable run this season was abruptly brought to a halt, leading Brendan Rodgers to demand reinforcements and others to question the former Swansea manager’s … Read more…

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Was sacking Jol Fulham’s only chance?

Martin Jol comes across as a very likeable man. The softly-spoken Dutchman has often been portrayed as a gentle giant of sorts, one of football’s good men. However, sad as it might be to see him departing the Premier League, … Read more…

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One route for Pulis and Palace, but will it lead to survival?

There are a lot of reasons to feel uninspired by Tony Pulis’ football – the route one approach and flurry of long balls, the at times over reliance on a physical approach and the lack of a plan B. There … Read more…

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“Placid” Keane the right choice for Ireland

“I need to learn my boundaries, when to say something, when to step back and hopefully I’ll get that right.” As introductory speech go, few have sounded as ominous as Roy Keane’s first press conference since being appointed Republic of … Read more…

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