He's had to step up and fair play to him for doing that, but I hope it does not end in the sack for him in January with no under-23 job to return to when the new man eventually comes in.
It's amazing that questioning the claims of a rookie to one of the top 20 highest-paid managerial jobs in the world is greeted with silly comments about wedgies. By the same petty token, one wonders if you had some weird crush on our swashbuckling odd-toed ungulate full-back in the 1990s given your valiant and chivalrous defence of the sainted Unsie.
I think it'll end in disaster for him and us. You clearly don't.
Given the incompetence of our board, I sincerely hope you are right.
: ...did he give you wedgies in school or
: Our performances have improved since he took
: over. He hasn't given you reason to be so
: utterly dismissive.
: If we need a man to take us through to the
: end of the season (so we can really get the
: next appointment right) then best give it to
: someone who has a strong bond with the
: players and who has worked closely with half
: the first team for the last few years.
: No-one would come in from outside on a 6
: month contract, so getting someone else in
: til the end of the season would mean paying
: them off in May. And we don't have the
: luxury of a bedding in period for a new
: coach's tactics. It takes time. Look at Pep
: Guardiola last year.
: Christ this has all been written about a
: hundred times on here hasn't it. Forums can
: get so repetitive..
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: He has no marquee options now - but surely
: will in the summer.
: There's zero chance that there won't be a
: vacancy at one of the top clubs in Europe by
: Giving the impression that we're really
: after top talent like Simeone whilst
: simultaneously installing an inexperienced
: club man like Unsworth isn't fooling
: If Unsworth is allowed to continue, I fear
: we'll be in an even worse situation by
: January and he'll be sacked. It's all very
: well saying we can make a change then, but
: we'll be deeper in the mire then with fewer
: matches to escape the drop. In my view, this
: is a predictable scenario - and a likely
: Talking Champions League while we're in a
: relegation battle and handing the reins to a
: rookie strikes me as slightly delusional and
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: -Unsworth likely to be appointed until the
: summer.Simeones representatives approached
: and they’ll go all out to get him in summer.
: -Stadium funding is as good as in place.
: -Champions League football is target within
: next 3 years
: In the words of Liam Gallagher, as you