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Re: Manager sack race

Postby GG - Amir Sohail » Wed Jun 22, 2011 9:54 pm

Apparently, Villas Boas is the best thing to happen to Chelsea since Jose was appointed. One of my colleagues who's a massive Chelsea fan told me this...
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby Aidan11 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 8:52 am

One headline today says Villa-Boas will give Roman six - meaning six years.

I'll give him six months.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby monsta666 » Thu Jun 23, 2011 11:51 pm

The biggest issue that will face this new Chelsea manager is the ageing squad. Ancelotti could not overcome this problem last season and it will only get worse in the coming season. If Chelsea finish in the same position next season as last season (which would be a good achievement for the manager) he would face the sack. The problem he faces is this; he must win a major piece of silverware i.e. either the Champions League or Premier League. I don't know how they will win the Champions League (Barcelona are simply too good) and they will lose the Premier League to United again unless they go all out in this summer transfer window. I don't see them going wild spending £100 million+ getting 2 or more marquee players.

I feel in all likelihood we will be talking about the new Chelsea manager in a years time. Not saying this manager won't go on to bigger and better things but he really faces an uphill task in succeeding with Chelsea. Maybe his talents would be better suited to Manchester City.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby mikesiva » Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:03 pm

Mr Popodopolous wrote:
Aidan11 wrote:
Mr Popodopolous wrote:
Aidan11 wrote:Even Mark Hughes would have been a better choice. :stupid


Well.... He lacks experience to say the least, but how many European competitions has Hughes won? He's had a chance to win the Europa League with Blackburn and Man City but hasn't. It's not the CL but Blackburn and arguably Man City historically speaking are not as big as Porto. Hell, if we measure by European Cups then neither are Chelsea.


But why does Abramovich want this Aston Villa-Boas or whatever his name is?

Hiddink was in the frame but if they couldn't get him why not go for another big name? Hands up anyone on here who had heard of this bloke two weeks ago.


Well yes, Hiddink would have been a better choice I'm sure. He (Villa-Boas) is incredibly inexperienced and this would surely be a major concern- maybe Abramovich wants to build something for the long term, but then this would go against absolutely everything he's done at Chelsea to date. This though is a once great Chelsea side surely in need of a fair amount of regeneration- so an up and coming manager may be the one to fit the bill if this is Abramovich's line of thinking.

As for your final point though, well yeah followers of European football would surely have heard of him. A good article on what he would bring to the table...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/footba ... hance.html

Like I said yesterday, his attention to detail is fantastic...

http://i.telegraph.co.uk/multimedia/arc ... 27022a.pdf

I guess you need more than a good CV to manage Chelsea....
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby Aidan11 » Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:06 pm

I think managers now see Chelsea as a nice way do earn a decent bit of wedge for a few months.

Otherwise no-one would touch it.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby braveneutral » Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:14 pm

Aidan11 wrote:I think managers now see Chelsea as a nice way do earn a decent bit of wedge for a few months.

Otherwise no-one would touch it.

Yep, I bet they get a good package when they get the shove.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby mikesiva » Fri May 18, 2012 9:45 am

"Wigan have given Liverpool permission to speak with boss Roberto Martinez about the managerial post at Anfield, Latics owner Dave Whelan has confirmed.
Kenny Dalglish was sacked as Reds boss on Wednesday, leaving the club to search for a fourth boss in two years."

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Re: Manager sack race

Postby Aidan11 » Fri May 18, 2012 9:47 am

Funny how no one mentions Peter Reid these days.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby braveneutral » Fri May 18, 2012 3:05 pm

Rodgers turns down the opportunity to speak to Liverpool.

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Re: Manager sack race

Postby SaintPowelly » Fri May 18, 2012 3:07 pm

braveneutral wrote:Rodgers turns down the opportunity to speak to Liverpool.

:lmaoagain


I wasnt suprised, he said when the Chelsea job was available, that he wants to build his career and the Swansea job was perfect for that.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby braveneutral » Fri May 18, 2012 3:11 pm

Yeah, he said the same with Spurs I think when Redknapp was being touted for the England job and he was looked at as a replacement according to BBC.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby andy » Mon May 21, 2012 12:16 pm

braveneutral wrote:Rodgers turns down the opportunity to speak to Liverpool.

:lmaoagain



good to see that...he's doing a good job at swansea and can build something special there.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby Aidan11 » Thu May 31, 2012 8:56 am

The Sun are reporting that Paul Lambert has walked out of Norwich as they refused him permission to talk to Aston Villa.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby Gingerfinch » Thu May 31, 2012 9:09 am

cricketfan90 wrote:
braveneutral wrote:Rodgers turns down the opportunity to speak to Liverpool.

:lmaoagain



good to see that...he's doing a good job at swansea and can build something special there.


Not any more.
I reckon he made the right decision. Swansea may end up struggling next season, see Hull and Palace. Rodgers may have then missed his chance of managing a big club.
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Re: Manager sack race

Postby Kim » Thu May 31, 2012 10:13 am

So Rodgers pldeges his loyalty to Watford - the walks out to join Reading (who sack him)

He turns up at Swansea, to carry on the work started by Martinez, pledges his loyalty to them, then joins Liverpool.

The dayafter hes signed a player for a club record fee.

Nice.

Ill have a bet Martinez ends up at Spurs.
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