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…on the sack race

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Bryan Gunn

Bryan Gunn - Good bloke, club legend, hopelessly out of his depth as a manager

Eleven Football League managers have been sacked so far this season, six in October alone, with three more leaving their clubs to fill these vacancies. The first of the season was Bryan Gunn’s sacking after a 7-1 home loss at home to Colchester. When the BBC’s “Videprinter” resorts to writing the number as a word after, in this case “1-7 (SEVEN)”, you know you’re on borrowed time. Read the rest of this entry »


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November 3, 2009 at 11:45 am

…on Roy Keane, manager

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Roy Keane as Sunderland manager

Keano should have considered a handlebar moustache as a serious fashion option

The press have been waiting for it since he joined Sunderland; the moment Roy Keane would walk out on the Black Cats. They’ve called him a time bomb and an accident waiting to happen which was possibly a self-fulfilling prophecy. Look at it however you like but he’s not covered himself in glory – that is for sure. Read the rest of this entry »

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December 4, 2008 at 8:22 pm

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