Writer: J P Fear
Date:Friday May 12 2006
Have the board voted on the David O'Leary issue yet? According to one report they have met and voted to keep him as manager. So, can the board please announce that? The fans have every right to know, preferably before the season-ticket renewal forms are sent out.
So come on Doug Ellis or Steve Stride, lets have a statement clarifying exactly what the situation is and put to rest this constant speculation.
O'Leary had a meeting with our so called chairman and pro-tennis player Doug Ellis and the rest of the board met yesterday. You would assume if they had voted to sack O'Leary they would have announced it after the meeting? Lets have some clarification please.
Apparently O'Leary will now meet with the board to talk over the 'future strategy'. Strategy? At Villa? Give me a break. They have never been a pro-active board, they react (badly) to their failures and usually jump straight towards their next one.
O'Leary wants to re-build the squad with hungry players but Ellis - because he is an incapable head of the PLC - is insisting the manager sells before he buys. Quite how you build numbers when you have to sell is beyond me, but then I have never studied Dougeconomics.
Date:Friday May 12 2006
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