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« Reply #585 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 09:03:48 »

I think he's more likely to go to Blackpool to be honest.

Having said that, some Reading fans I know seem adamant he's going there. I'm not sure they can afford him, think the Orient owner has a few quid in his pocket so won't need the cash. Reading are hardly flush with money themselves.
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« Reply #586 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 09:11:59 »

Noel Hunt is already there as well.
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« Reply #587 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 09:59:40 »

I think he's more likely to go to Blackpool to be honest.

Having said that, some Reading fans I know seem adamant he's going there. I'm not sure they can afford him, think the Orient owner has a few quid in his pocket so won't need the cash. Reading are hardly flush with money themselves.
I have heard from someone close to Wellens that he is keen to move back to his Manchester home.

If he does choose to leave Orient (where he has been denied the funds to sign a couple of players in the last windows...one being Dom Telford) then he will choose Blackpool over Reading for certain.
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« Reply #588 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10:33:40 »

Sam Allardyce to Leeds. Bielsa to Allardyce in 15 months.
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« Reply #589 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10:45:34 »

Sam Allardyce to Leeds. Bielsa to Allardyce in 15 months.
Firefighter, has to be worth a risk at this stage for them, not sure how much Lidls will lose if they are relegated but if Sam can get the best from them in the last few games it will be worth several million to the club. They are in freefall currently, big gamble.
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« Reply #590 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10:52:39 »

Firefighter, has to be worth a risk at this stage for them, not sure how much Lidls will lose if they are relegated but if Sam can get the best from them in the last few games it will be worth several million to the club. They are in freefall currently, big gamble.

I work with a well connected life long Leeds season ticket holder and I believe they have some serious American investment that hinges on them staying in the league, hence the panic stations.
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« Reply #591 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10:55:42 »

Current fad, certainly in the PL, seems to be the appointing of interim managers / coaches.
Doesn't seem to be working with 2 of them being sacked and a third one who would now be out of a job had he been appointed a month earlier.
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« Reply #592 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10:57:30 »

I have heard from someone close to Wellens that he is keen to move back to his Manchester home.

If he does choose to leave Orient (where he has been denied the funds to sign a couple of players in the last windows...one being Dom Telford) then he will choose Blackpool over Reading for certain.

You would like to think he has learnt his lesson already, that the grass isn't always greener being close to home.
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« Reply #593 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 11:01:22 »

I work with a well connected life long Leeds season ticket holder and I believe they have some serious American investment that hinges on them staying in the league, hence the panic stations.
Relegation alone is estimated to cost clubs about £90m, so it makes sense, lack of extra revenue, sponsorship etc as well as TV rights. Its fucking mental.
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« Reply #594 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 11:03:03 »

You would like to think he has learnt his lesson already, that the grass isn't always greener being close to home.
Absolutely, I hear he is fed up with travelling, also Blackpool are a club very close to his heart and he has bonds with their fans too.
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« Reply #595 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 11:16:06 »

I work with a well connected life long Leeds season ticket holder and I believe they have some serious American investment that hinges on them staying in the league, hence the panic stations.

Canít you see a buying signal when one is shouting at you? 😁
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« Reply #596 on: Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 23:19:24 »

Darrel Clarke said to be excited and ready to get hands on with his new managerial role at Isle of Dogs FC.

Reports say he's 'chomping at the bit'. I bet he is  Pint
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« Reply #597 on: Thursday, May 4, 2023, 11:42:52 »

Tranmere take the cheap option by appointing their caretaker manager Ian Dawes

Their fans are over joyed with this news
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« Reply #598 on: Thursday, May 4, 2023, 11:51:47 »

Tranmere take the cheap option by appointing their caretaker manager Ian Dawes

Their fans are over joyed with this news
Understandably too. Cheap option is an understatement.

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Rovers said in a statement: ďThe club has considered several highly qualified candidates, however Ianís coaching abilities, knowledge of the playing squad and the staff as well as the clubís aims to balance player development with winning games ultimately made him the standout choice.Ē

Andy Parkinson will continue in his role as first-team coach, while the club continue their search for a technical director.
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« Reply #599 on: Thursday, May 4, 2023, 11:56:17 »

Understandably too. Cheap option is an understatement.
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