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  1. 11 Jan '08 13:07
    Given Newcastle's revisited predilection for giving the boss the boot, I thought it would be interesting to look at other teams that just can't help shooting themselves in the foot and thinking the grass is forever greener if they had 'him', no 'him', wait - HIM! etc.

    What about Leicester City FC:

    Little 91 - 94
    McGhee 94 - 95
    ONeill 95 - 00
    Taylor 00 - 02
    Adams 02 - 04
    Levin 04 - 05
    Kelly 05 - 07
    Worthington 07 - 07
    Allen 07 - 07
    Megson 07 - 07
    Burrows 07 - 07
    Holloway 07 -

    Seeing as Holloway's record so far is: WDLDLLLDWDLL, I'm thinking this list won't stop growing any time soon.
  2. Standard member Peakite
    Sais
    11 Jan '08 21:00
    Leroy Rosenior managed 10 minutes at Torquay, the revolving door at Leicester can't even go that fast.
  3. Subscriber invigorate
    Only 1 F in Uckfield
    11 Jan '08 21:15
    Originally posted by ElleEffSeee
    Given Newcastle's revisited predilection for giving the boss the boot, I thought it would be interesting to look at other teams that just can't help shooting themselves in the foot and thinking the grass is forever greener if they had 'him', no 'him', wait - HIM! etc.

    What about Leicester City FC:

    Little 91 - 94
    McGhee 94 - 95
    ONeill ...[text shortened]... ecord so far is: WDLDLLLDWDLL, I'm thinking this list won't stop growing any time soon.
    Read my lips

    18 Dec: New Leicester boss Ian Holloway attacks reports that he's using the press to unsettle Plymouth striker Barry Hayles. 'I don't like it: it's very damaging. I was proud of what I did at Plymouth, and very proud of the Plymouth fans, so I'm not going to raid their team. I'm looking at other targets.' 1 Jan: Signs Barry Hayles for £150k. 'I'm absolutely delighted!'
  4. Standard member rhb
    Ginger Scum
    11 Jan '08 22:17
    I haven't got the mojo to list them all, but Hearts of Midlothian have been through plenty of managers in the last few seasons.
  5. 12 Jan '08 10:41
    The porkers over the other side of the city from me have had a revolving door put on the managers office.... in no particular order -

    Big Ron - 2 or 3 years, and when Villa showed an interest "I'm going nowhere" turned in to "Always wanted to manage them" after his move 2 weeks later!

    Trevor 'Jasper Carrott' Francis - a season?

    Terry Yorath - not long at all.

    Danny Wilson - arrived from 'big' club Barnsley, and departed for 'big' club Bristol City!

    Jimmy Jewell - arrived from 'big' club Bradford, and departed for 'big' club Wigan!

    Peter Shreeves and David Pleat - both made cameo appearances.

    Paul Sturrock - get promoted and then they sacked him!

    Brian Laws - it's a day by day appointment...

    Ha ha ha ha ha... you gotta love 'em!
  6. 12 Jan '08 10:44
    Originally posted by blade68
    The porkers over the other side of the city from me have had a revolving door put on the managers office.... in no particular order -

    Big Ron - 2 or 3 years, and when Villa showed an interest "I'm going nowhere" turned in to "Always wanted to manage them" after his move 2 weeks later!

    Trevor 'Jasper Carrott' Francis - a season?

    Terry Yorath - not l ...[text shortened]... aws - it's a day by day appointment...

    Ha ha ha ha ha... you gotta love 'em!
    Ooops...

    Chris Turner needs slotting in there somewhere too!
    He's another one that didn't last 5 minutes.
  7. Subscriber invigorate
    Only 1 F in Uckfield
    12 Jan '08 13:16
    Luton Town you would have to be mad as hatter to work there.
  8. 11 Feb '08 12:57
    Originally posted by invigorate
    Read my lips

    18 Dec: New Leicester boss Ian Holloway attacks reports that he's using the press to unsettle Plymouth striker Barry Hayles. 'I don't like it: it's very damaging. I was proud of what I did at Plymouth, and very proud of the Plymouth fans, so I'm not going to raid their team. I'm looking at other targets.' 1 Jan: Signs Barry Hayles for £150k. 'I'm absolutely delighted!'
    More shady-ness from Holloway re Plymouth:

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/p/plymouth_argyle/7232135.stm

    Sat 9 Feb: Leicester 0 - Plymouth 1

    Ouch!

  9. 12 Feb '08 11:52
    can not feel sorry for them as the sack brings in money, like sam he walks away with estermate £5,000,000 if we get the sack you would be lucky to get a reference
    Its said that the highest earners in mangement are the out of work due to the pay offs
  10. 14 Feb '08 14:10
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/football/teams/l/leicester_city/7244895.stm

    Leicester boss Ian Holloway has hit back at suggestions his job could be in danger after a series of poor results.

    Some newspapers claimed Foxes chairman Milan Mandaric was considering hiring his fifth manager in 12 months as the team slid closer to the drop zone.

    But Holloway told BBC Sport: "Isn't it amazing? We lose a couple of games and everyone's got Milan swinging the axe."


    Can anyone spot the quote where Ian is being a little creative with the truth?
  11. 23 Feb '08 21:52
    Originally posted by blade68
    The porkers over the other side of the city from me have had a revolving door put on the managers office.... in no particular order -

    Big Ron - 2 or 3 years, and when Villa showed an interest "I'm going nowhere" turned in to "Always wanted to manage them" after his move 2 weeks later!

    Trevor 'Jasper Carrott' Francis - a season?

    Terry Yorath - not l ...[text shortened]... aws - it's a day by day appointment...

    Ha ha ha ha ha... you gotta love 'em!
    Paul Sturrock - get promoted and then they sacked him!
    that 1 was truly amazing
  12. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    24 Feb '08 06:02
    England
  13. Standard member nmdavidb
    I Drank What? ©
    24 Feb '08 06:18
    The Atlanta Falcons

    Dave

    wait...is this about soccer?
  14. 24 Feb '08 08:47
    Originally posted by invigorate
    Luton Town you would have to be mad as hatter to work there.
    the old ones are still the best!!!
  15. 24 Feb '08 08:47
    Originally posted by Red Night
    England
    well paid thought....look at erickson!