Unsworth and Royle oversee final game

by | 12/05/2016  85 Comments  [Jump to last]
Updated David Unsworth and Joe Royle will take temporary charge of Everton for Sunday's match against Norwich City.

The former Blues manager and the current Under-21s coach will oversee the final game of the season following the dismissal of Roberto Martinez as manager, the club have confirmed.  


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Brian Williams
1 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:23:46
Well deserved.
David Milner
2 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:31:31
Under 21s coach so lets see some of the Under 21s players.
Derek Thomas
3 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:32:01
Martinez or Unsworth?; sorry couldn't resist. Will be a whole better atmosphere on Sunday. The team selection AND performance will be interesting as well.

3, 6, 12, 18 months to late really. Was Moshiri the catalyst - as it really seemed to go down hill from then

Sam Hoare
4 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:32:32
Good stuff. A win-win for Unsie.
Colin Glassar
6 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:34:35
Get in there, Rhino!!
Patrick Carty
7 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:37:55
I am looking forward to the summer now. I hope Unsworth gives the young players a run on Sunday.

Bring Howard and Osman on with half hour to go for their last game for us.

Gerry Quinn
8 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:38:39
Lyndon,

I am surprised that :

a) You report Martinez as having been sacked????
b) Unsworth looking set to be in charge Sunday????

I too am so keen to get rid of this guy, as much as anyone else, but there is still nothing from the OS...until that happens, why "speculate" so officially?

Liam Reilly
9 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:41:21
I expect with Unsy in charge the side will revert to some no nonsense defending for once.

There's a relief out there now - which would turn to optimism if Mr De Boer is in the stands on Sunday

Ajay Timothy
10 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:42:15
Gerry the official site won't announce this for hours. This news is something we have all been waiting for and is on BBC so it is "official '
Gerry Quinn
11 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:50:22
Ajay, having followed this team for >55 years, I wouldn't trust any part of the media with getting anything spot on - I learnt long ago that it is all speculation until it is official
Bob Hannigan
12 Posted 12/05/2016 at 14:55:34
Unsworth should be fine, I would prefer Big Dunc for the last fixture
Matthew Williams
13 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:01:46
Well deserved to Rhino – play the youngsters and go for a big win, 2 Strikers, 2 Wingers, no 2 holders just 1, drop the fraud's faves & play with some real passion.

Time to put smiles on our faces again, a great day to be a Blue & the sun's out too... happier times ahead folks!

Ajay Timothy
14 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:09:16
Gerry I know the feeling having supported them since 1971. Never nice to hear of someone losing their job but I am sure the millions in compensation will help
Bob Cumiskey
15 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:19:25
Bob (#12),

Why would you prefer Duncan Ferguson? He has had a great living from EFC and delivered what in return? Please explain as I really do struggle with why certain fans like Duncan Ferguson, so much.

I would love to see him gone from our club as soon as possible as he was part of the backroom/ coaching staff and being well paid for it no doubt.

Good luck Unsy on Sunday. Let's give it to Norwich in the last game.

Mike Allen
16 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:20:29
De Boer odds-on with all leading bookmakers.

I hope it is Unsworth on Sunday but he can't lay into the players – he'll have to play Mr Nice Guy till the new boss comes in. I can't see wholesale changes for Sunday; I just hope it works out for him on the day, the supporters will be 100% behind him.

Jim Bennings
17 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:33:42
Let's hope Rhino shakes these lazy shite players into working hard.
Tony Draper
18 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:42:35
If Rhino really is in charge for Sunday then he really should field his own side, let the lazy, half arsed, overpaid fucker's who haven't earned their bloated wages watch what happens at Goodison Park when eleven lads give it loads in the Royal Blue Jersey !

COYB!

Martin O'Sullivan
19 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:44:45
About time! Here's to the future! COYB
Peter Gorman
20 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:49:15
Gerry, if you are waiting for the OS you'll be waiting an age my friend. They've pretty much shut up shop recently, not even accepting comments on anything.

This is a step in the right direction but as I'm sure we'll agree, something that could and should have been done sooner.

Steve Bingham
21 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:51:28
I would just like to thank everything that is holy for making this a good day . Well done Mr M ! At least now I am about to leave for work with a smile on my face .
Brian Cleveland
22 Posted 12/05/2016 at 15:52:27
If Rhino does take charge, I don't think he will use the kids for this game. He will send out the seniors telling them they have to apologise so they can do their lap of honour/shame with at least some semblance of dignity.
Alan J Thompson
24 Posted 12/05/2016 at 16:03:22
For one game does it make any difference. Players attitude will have more to do with it. If the rumour is true it would be good to see likely/interested parties in attendance near the Director's box.
Alan Bodell
27 Posted 12/05/2016 at 17:06:32
Bob # 15, so right mate, he has not uttered a word during the games this season, just let RM strut the technical area, where was the aggression needed ?
We can't just employ out of passion so good bye Dunc. and thanks for years gone by and I hope Unnsy gives Tom Davies some game time to show the senior players what endless energy and ball skills are.
Damian Wilde
28 Posted 12/05/2016 at 17:20:14
Has G.Jones and D.Lawrence gone?? Please say yes.
Brendan Fox
29 Posted 12/05/2016 at 17:48:52
Rhino!

Hopefully all of the Mad Clowns coaches will also be shown the door and Unsie is allowed to work with his backroom team for the game. They'll let the senior players know what is expected as an Everton player with pride in the shirt and respect to the fans!

Denis Richardson
30 Posted 12/05/2016 at 17:54:16
Looks like a party atmosphere will be there come Saturday. Hopefully that will mean the 'old heads' will be given a decent send off. Will be interesting to see who makes the team but I'd hope the likes of Howard, Osman, Gibson and Pienaar will play some part and get a good cheer before they head off to retirement.

Time for a new chapter, hopefully Moshiri made the decision and now calls the shots.

What are the odds on Everton making top 4 next year?

Lee Gorre
31 Posted 12/05/2016 at 18:08:21
Bob (15). I've no strong feelings either with Ferguson but I am not sure how much a part of the existing coaching set up he really is. He is always with the subs pre-game and at half time so he must have little influence or input on tactics and what goes on in the game.

I'd give him the benefit of any doubt for now.

Roger Helm
32 Posted 12/05/2016 at 18:09:50
What are the odds, Denis? Slim and none, and Slim's out of town. With our players, unless there is a miraculous improvement, top eight would be an achievement.

The whole squad, like the club itself, needs a huge re-structuring before we can be talking about top-four finishes,

Alan Bodell
33 Posted 12/05/2016 at 18:35:52
Lee #31, he has been great for us with his passion before and great memories but where is the aggression these days ?
Time moves on and so all our senior coaches need to, my previous employers don't pay me for my love of them and Lukaku's lack of aggression with that physique speaks volumes.
Dave Abrahams
35 Posted 12/05/2016 at 18:48:51
David Unsworth will absolutely no problems on Sunday, all he has to say is go out and enjoy yourselves but move about the pitch, you've done enough standing around all season.

I hope he starts with one youngster at least and has some more on the bench.

All the possible tension and a bad atmosphere has been lifted from the game, it's one to enjoy and the likely victory is still meaningless but one that will let us go home with a smile on our faces.

The hard work begins after the game getting a new man in and telling the players who stay that from now on it is Finch farm training ground and not Finch Farm holiday camp.I got my season ticket late this afternoon and the wait was worthwhile because I got a better seat in the UpperBullens, roll on next season.

Chris Williams
38 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:15:32
According to Sky it will be Rhino together with Joe Royle.

Team might be interesting.

Frank Duffy
39 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:17:46
Sky has just said Unworthy and Royal will be on charge on Sunday. Really pleased he has gone now we just want Kenwright to follow very soon. Let's hope the change in Manage works on Sunday.
Guy Hastings
40 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:19:12
I'd like to think that whoever comes in to replace RM will have it mind the work that Unsworth and Sheedy have put in.
Les Martin
41 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:20:53
I would suggest that Unsy and Joe will take this opportunity to play the players who are likely to depart in the summer. By that I mean the senior players coming to the end of their Everton careers.

Expect Pienaar, Osman and Howard to be given a chance to say goodbye, and the possibility of some youngsters getting 10 minutes at the end. I predict a bit of carnival attitude as the relief and gloom as been lifted and replaced by optimism.
Chris Wilson
42 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:21:23
I hope Roberto tunes in to see the match (probably wouldn't and I guess I couldn't blame him). But it would be good for him to see the team being managed by people who actually "understand" Everton; unlike the claims from Roberto that I always took as lip service trying to garner fan support. OK, bad feelings gone - on to the future!
Stephen Davies
43 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:22:05
Yes backroom staff gone also and Joe Royle in charge for last game
Paul Hewitt
44 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:30:22
No tippy-tappy on Sunday. Full throttle, Dogs of War.
Geoff Williams
45 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:31:23
I don't expect any major changes but I do hope some of the youngsters get at least 30 minutes.
Brent Stephens
46 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:39:24
I guess, and I hope, the starting X1 on Sunday is our "best" team (I know, I know!). I'd love a performance from the heart, intuitive, with the natural talents of Ross, Rom and others given free reign. Give them their heads. A good performance and a good win might just be taken by the players to be a fresh start and a reason to stay and get stuck in next season.
James Stewart
47 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:41:16
Big Joe, nice touch never sat right how it ended with him before.
Jim Lloyd
48 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:45:46
This should have happened after the Liverpool game; but it's good to see even if it is late. I hope we see some of the youngsters get a game and agree with Brent, just tell the team to go out and batter Norwich (no disrespect to Norwich by the way)
Brian Harrison
49 Posted 12/05/2016 at 19:46:36
Well it will be a pleasure going to the ground on Sunday with only positive thoughts. I am sure Joe Royle and David Unsworth will demand a lot more effort from the players, and with the cloud lifted I am sure they will get a performance.
Jim Bennings
51 Posted 12/05/2016 at 20:12:58
Great to see Joe Royle back even just for one match at Goodison, last man to win a trophy and a man who was genuinely hard done by in his dismissal.

Might actually be an enjoyable occasion after all Sunday.

No hard feelings towards Martinez though, I prefer to remember his better moments in his first year, in particularly ending the horrible Old Trafford hoodoo.

All the best to him for the future, it just wasn't meant to be here for him.

Gareth Williams
52 Posted 12/05/2016 at 20:23:12
I'm glad Roberto Martinez has finally gone. I didn't want him in the first place but he will get a good pay off and maybe a job in Spain. I will wish him well.
Keith Meakin
53 Posted 12/05/2016 at 20:53:26
DOGS OF WAR
this Sunday
Norwich be very afraid.
Big Dunc comes on as a second half sub.
Oh Yes.
Paul Kossoff
54 Posted 12/05/2016 at 20:58:45
Roger 32, odds on Everton top four next season? Probably the same as Leicester last season I would say, and look what happened there. Odds are out the window from now on as far as the Premier League goes.
Brendan Fox
55 Posted 12/05/2016 at 21:01:36
Proper Evertonians choosing and leading the team out on Sunday. It will certainly help to lift the mood around the supporters who have had to endure some turgid passionless displays during the tenure of the deluded one.

The players will have to show some fight and passion or it could well be a lot shown the door in the summer no matter the size of their ego or belief of how good they are. You play for the shirt and the supporters or you get your lazy overpaid arse out!

Craig Walker
57 Posted 12/05/2016 at 21:39:05
Anyone mentioning top 4 should be banned from TW. Let's learn our lesson for once!
John Daley
58 Posted 12/05/2016 at 21:39:49
"Big Joe, nice touch never sat right how it ended with him before."

One ex-manager who I really wish could have ridden out the storm when things went into decline and the press scented blood. At the start of his final season, I was convinced we were in with an outside chance of getting back up there where we belong. Six months later we were watching Claus Thomsen and Terry Phelan. Fuck my life.

So, not the best of circumstances but it'll be good to see Big Joe back on the bench one last time.

Fran Grimes
59 Posted 12/05/2016 at 21:51:57
Farewell Roberto your dream is dead, whatever your plan was, it was taking too long, and was difficult to watch. Your attention to detail was atrocious, too many goals conceded at set pieces, not enough scored from them. Ultimately you lost the players, not long after you lost the fans.

Replacements De Boer a risk, Koeman proven, not forgetting that tackle on Craig Short. Personally I'd have Moyes back, knows the club, the fans and the players, a steady hand after a turbulent season. Those who shout for Duncan must have shit for brains, and I'd really despair for their sanity. A, and piss off the RS, but I don't want him. The clenched fist and gritted teeth masks the fact that the man stole a living from the club and would continue to do so, if allowed.

I'd rather have Benitez players must take responsibility, apologise to the fans, as they too have contrived to get rid of Martinez. Best of luck to Unsie and Big Joe, two true blues and I'd love to see them get a chance.

Ian Smitham
60 Posted 12/05/2016 at 22:11:55
Not trying to be funny, but why do they need a Manager on Sunday? Surely Jags could get them through a game? What are the two going to add or see that an England international and current Captain of the club can't see??

They will be as fit as they will be on Sunday, the Captain will know who to pick and will also have a handle on who to leave out, for example players who the other players don't like/can't work with . It's one game and aside from the money for places, and remembering the opposition I can not see why anyone's help is needed.

For completeness, absolutely nothing against Big Joe or Rhino

Someone help me??

Steve Woods
61 Posted 12/05/2016 at 22:58:21
Only two days of training with Joe and Rhino to try and turn around 3 years of Martinez's philosophy... a tough ask. Really looking forward to the game for the first time in since about September! I assume the backroom staff are still lurking in the shadows around Finch Farm at least until the new manager arrives pre season.

I'm actually optimistic for a win but if that can't be achieved lets hope that they will be inspired to give 100% effort for 90 mins and play for the shirt, something sadly missing this season.

I hope the lap of dishonour will be cancelled this on Sunday, just like the player awards night was tonight. It would just not feel right having them parade around after such a horror of a season on so many levels. Expect to see a much more normal Goodison on for the match fully behind the team and more forgiving of player errors for this last one of the season, free of the Martinez shackles.

Jack Convery
62 Posted 13/05/2016 at 00:15:37
This should have happened after the derby disgrace - we would have stood a better chance against what is an average MU team. The 2nd half when Stones stormed forward and tore up the RM tactical nonsense rule book, showed we had it in us to win the game. Was I the only one to notice Stones reaction when Smalling put the ball in MU net - its the highest he's jumped all season by the way !

Two true blues in charge so whatever happens we can at least look forward to Sunday now.

William Cartwright
63 Posted 13/05/2016 at 03:06:52
Ian Smitham (60) If you need help just read John Daley's (58) Post . . .
Alan J Thompson
64 Posted 13/05/2016 at 03:43:51
Ian(60); If anyone disagrees with Unsworth or Royle it's a one off. Anyone disagreeing with Jagielka may be inclined to carry it into next season. This is best all round for one game.
Peter Barry
65 Posted 13/05/2016 at 04:39:00
We will see on Sunday if Everton's players were just 'not playing for Martinez' or are are indeed crap.
Anto Byrne
66 Posted 13/05/2016 at 05:44:04
Simple instructions for Sunday "right lads get out there and enjoy your football, play without a care in the world, have fun relax and do it for the supporters"
Lee Brownlie
67 Posted 13/05/2016 at 06:10:51
GRRRREAT to see some optimism at last!!

Nevertheless, although Martinez HAD TO go, I don't agree with some of the uneccessary vitriol now he's actually out the door.. he just wasn't up to the job, but he hardly gave it to himself did he? And he definately spoke like a fan, never slagging off the fans despite the increasing revolt against him. Maybe he was too busy singing '..my only Everton' when he should have been noticving just how grey the skies were!!).

End of the day, he just didn't know either how to fire up his charges (who also let us ALL down at times, showing what they could really do only in sporadic bursts!), keep them fired up when they did well, nor how to put things right when it wasn't happening, no 'Plan B' and all that. Still, water under the bridge, now, though.. the untenable position breaks.

So.. from hereon it's onwards and upwards, hopefully! Here's hoping we make it a great showing on Sunday, demo for the new man, like.. (Please, god though, not Moyes or Hughes or Benitez the like.. 'stability' and taking NO REAL RISKS we don't need!!).. hopefully de Boer in the stands, for me!.. NEXT SEASON STARTS HERE!!!

'Oh we're the men from Goodison, from days of Dixie Dean, We've got the best supporters the world has ever seen.. .. .. Everton, Everton, We're forever Everton, All for one, One for all, Everton's the team that plays beautiful football'...

Arild Andersen
68 Posted 13/05/2016 at 06:15:40
Peter (65), Hope we'll see for about 30 mins each half at least. The players still seem horribly unfit remember, that's not fixed in a week.
John Keating
69 Posted 13/05/2016 at 06:28:20
You have to remember that Martinez' dire "philosophy" and style of football - on his instructions - has permeated throughout the age groups.
As a few have mentioned the fitness side of things is too late now so don't expect too much difference there on Sunday.
Hopefully the thing we will see on Sunday is a bit of passion and fight, even though it's the last meaningless game of the season.
Whoever the next manager, he has to get the squad in as early as possible and get fitness and stamina levels up to at least compete next season.
Ognjen Mojovic
70 Posted 13/05/2016 at 06:56:25
Are Joe Royle appointed for just this one game? Was he club's employee before this announcement?
John Audsley
71 Posted 13/05/2016 at 08:14:45
Jags barely talks on the pitch so what makes you think he will talk off it?

Royle and Unsworth are a great choice.

It should have happened at Christmas

Joe Clitherow
72 Posted 13/05/2016 at 08:16:35
John 58

I agree with everything you say there. When Joe left it was a ridiculous falling out with our second worst Chairman (the worst? No, not Bill in my opinion, but Dr David Marsh who slips under the radar but oversaw huge missed opportunity and is hugely responsible for Everton's decline in the Premier League).

What is also nice, due to the way these things work out sometimes and which doesn't seem to have been picked up by anyone, is that Joe will be managing his first playing club against his last, which seems to be a fitting top and tail to his career as well.

Barry McNally
73 Posted 13/05/2016 at 08:19:12
Joe Parkinson coming out of retirement for one last episode of The Dogs Of War, an original Goodison Park series.
Ognjen Mojovic
74 Posted 13/05/2016 at 08:34:22
Is Joe Royle appointed only for this game or is he already in some position in the club?
Barry McNally
75 Posted 13/05/2016 at 08:42:31
If memory serves he left Norwich about the years ago after a brief spell for a role at Everton.
David Milner
76 Posted 13/05/2016 at 08:59:51
Ognjen @74

Joe Royle already holds a post at Everton fc, so it is just overseeing the match on Sunday.

Barry McNally
77 Posted 13/05/2016 at 09:08:11
The XI selected on Sunday will be interesting.
Phill Thompson
78 Posted 13/05/2016 at 09:22:36
John (69) , while the 4231 style has been used through u21/u18 that's where the similarity ith Martinez philosophy ends. Both Unsy and Sheedy u18s have our youngsters well organised and playing as a team. The u21s are defensively sound in a way our first team never have been and both sides utilise their youthful energy to play a pressing game when needed and have won many games this season by the odd goal . They are untainted by anything negative from Martinez. It may take too much courage but I'd live to see Unsy name 3 or 4 youngsters in Sunday's line up. He knows them , instructions would be simple. " Play your hearts out the way I've taught you lads. The rest of you lazy sods, just follow the example of the youngsters"
Robert Workman
79 Posted 13/05/2016 at 09:38:39
I, too, will be very interested to see which team is selected for sunday's game. I do not believe that lots of young players will be in the eleven, but expect quite a few to be on the bench.
Dowell is likely to either start, or play for at least 20-30 minutes.
Am I alone in feeling that the non-selection of Howard in the eleven would be making a statement?
Steve Pugh
80 Posted 13/05/2016 at 10:13:15
Robert, #79, it would be a statement of disrespect to a man who has served the club for years and is leaving at the end of the season, acknowledging that he is no longer good enough for Everton, a club that he obviously loves.
Martin Nicholls
81 Posted 13/05/2016 at 10:16:12
This is a professional football match that people have paid to watch. No room for sentiment so team should be
picked on merit, not so individuals can "say goodbye".
Dennis Stevens
82 Posted 13/05/2016 at 10:28:41
Fran Grimes [59]

"Personally I'd have Moyes back, knows the club, the fans and the players, a steady hand after a turbulent season."

"Those who shout for Duncan must have shit for brains, and I'd really despair for their sanity."

Pot calling kettle there methinks!

Eugene Ruane
83 Posted 13/05/2016 at 10:57:38
Fran (59) - 'Personally I'd have Moyes back, knows the club, the fans and the players, a steady hand after a turbulent season. Those who shout for Duncan must have shit for brains, and I'd really despair for their sanity.'

Hope you don't mind, this morning I was trying to explain to my 8 year-old slow-witted nephew the expression 'the pot calling the kettle black' and used that paragraph to illustrate it.

(cheers - he got it immediately).

By the way, if miserable arse ("I'll gi' yuz 200 nicker, 20 Regal and 4 conkers fer Fellaini an Baines") 'knows the fans', he'll fucking keep well away.

Eugene Ruane
84 Posted 13/05/2016 at 10:58:27
Beat me to it Dennis (82)
Phil Jeffries
85 Posted 13/05/2016 at 11:09:32
We wanted investment; indication is it will be given. We wanted a new manager who would make a statement, so let's give Moshiri a chance to show what he is made of.

Remember last time we looked for a manager? Not exactly 'A' grade names. Koeman, De Boer, Mourinho, Pellegrini, Löw, Mancini... do people have issues with these names? Really? I'd have taken Basil Brush 24 hours ago...

Some names may be pie in the sky. But Neville Southall hit the nail on the head. Everton need to show some 'balls' and at least try for the best. He is shouting for Mourinho. I'm just happy Martinez is gone and that we are being linked to some real winners. Managers that have won big trophies and will bring a winning mentality with him.

For now, I'm just happy seeing Royle and Unsworth in the dug out for Sunday. In fact I'm ecstatic! Looking forward to match for the first time in a while! COYB!

Terry Underwood
86 Posted 13/05/2016 at 12:11:22
Unsworth is a true blue, I can just see him giving a speech in the dressing room a la Henry V before Agincourt. I predict a massive reaction to Z-Cars and a good performance by the players. I predict pride, passion and smiles on Everton faces, a real party atmosphere.
Peter Roberts
87 Posted 13/05/2016 at 12:37:40
Good for Unsey, nice to see Joe back in the dugout as well.

Lineup will be very interesting. I'm in Skem on Sunday and would have probably heard the boos at Goodison from there if El Clowno was still in charge.

Nathan Rooney
88 Posted 13/05/2016 at 13:18:57
Still a few saying they would be happy with the ginger jock shithouse returning to little old Everton like a white knight to save us….
Depressing and sadly, a sign of how low some of our fans expectations have fallen.

No thanks very much! Lets aim for the stars eh, we may hit one or two!

Hope Unsy and Big Joe do well and throw more than a few of the kids into the lineup on Sunday. I'm actually looking forward to the match/weekend, and I aint said that for what feels like forever.

John Armstrong
89 Posted 13/05/2016 at 14:20:51
Nice press conference from Unsworth. Respectful to Martinez but also emphasised the need to win games as being vital for the next manager. I like the way Unsworth talks; he's straight, honest, no nonsense, and you can see why the young players respond to him. Good luck on Sunday David, you deserve this opportunity, even thought it will be short-lived.
Joe Clitherow
90 Posted 13/05/2016 at 14:30:47
That's the first press conference I've actually understood in 3 years
Peter Carpenter
92 Posted 13/05/2016 at 14:58:59
Incredible press conference - phenomenal intensity.
Alan McCulloch
93 Posted 13/05/2016 at 17:04:07
John 89, totally agree, respectful, straight and honest press conference from David Unsworth. A tonic for the troops
David Chait
94 Posted 13/05/2016 at 17:07:16
Always loved Unsworth U21 press conferences. Spoke positively but based on honesty and realism. No hyperboles. Felt (and said as much) he should have been given the reigns to end of season from Feb March already... Could have shown us what he's about and given him exposure without losing anything really.. although we didnt know that at the time.

Hope the players respond and maybe jsut maybe we might se more of the u21s being his pride and joy.

Steve Davies
95 Posted 13/05/2016 at 21:10:04
A month too late for me. Anyway, why be picky, Martinez and his acolytes are gone. Love Unsy and Bifg Joe. COYB

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