UK time is: 17:47:54
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Kevin MacDonald Still Unsure If He Wants Villa Job


Aston Villa's caretaker manager Kevin MacDonald has admitted in a press conference, video available on BBC Sport that he isn't sure if the managers job is what he wants or what he likes.

He also says he hasn't had 'that' feeling yet that this job is for him.

'I'm not sure if it is what I like, who knows. I'm not sure yet. I've not had that feeling that it is what I want'.

He also says he's not had the time to sit down and assess if he likes it and if it is what he wants. He says it up to other people to decide whether he is good at it or not but obviously up to him whether he wants to take the role.

It is good to see that he isn't just going to 'jump' at the job but surely by now you would want a potential manager to know for sure this is the job I want and I'll grab it with both hands if offered?

If not, what happens when the pressure really builds?

He also knows that as a manager in the Premiership your life is no longer your own and you are under constant pressure and in the public eye. 'Worrying every minute of every day' .. 'do I want it 24 hours a day, 7 days a week?'

Top managers like Sir Alex Chewalot and Martin Jol can cope but he isn't sure if he can cope with the constant decisions.

Big Mac talks about coping with the stress 24 hours a day and isn't sure if he wants that in his life.

He does however say he has been enjoying working with the players and finds working with them day by day 'exciting'. He likes the build up to pitting Villa players v other clubs plus 'it is on the training ground that I very much enjoy'.

Only Big Mac knows what he wants, having heard this thorough and honest interview, I have massive doubts that he should take the role. You have to be partly mad to be a manager and I would think he should know now by pure instinct alone if it is for him or not.

What say you?

Full interview: Click Here

Related:

Clamour For Kevin MacDonald As Manager?
Who Next - The Bookies Odds Game Begins
Bob Bradley The Bookies Favourite As Villa Boss?
Sven Throws His Hat Into The Ring?
Is Kevin MacDonald The Right Man For The Job?
Who Do You Want As The Next Manager?
Sven NOT About To Be Appointed
The Aston Villa Manager Search Rumours!
AVFC Manager Speculation Continues !
Manager Merry Go Round - Latest MON Replacements?
Kevin MacDonald - Better Off Where He Is?
Aston Villa - Next Manager Gossip!
80% Say Yes to Kevin MacDonald
Ronald Koeman Wants In! Manager Talk
Manager Talk: Does Big Mac Want The Job At Villa?
Kevin MacDonald Still Unsure If He Wants Villa Job
USA Coach Bob Bradley Wants Villa Job... Gulp




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: J P Fear Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 22 2010

Time: 10:54AM

Your Comments

I too suspect that he doesn't want the job, although it is perfectly possible that he is genuinely unsure about whether it would be right for him or not - and there will be a million potential factors that he could be considering at the moment. Lerner continuing the hunt for a new manager and not rushing into anything has to be in the best interests of Villa, and I think K-Mac is enabling him to do this. Whether K-Mac turns out to be the man for the job we'll just have to wait and see.
Albarnista
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Aston Villa Articles

Okore Not Ready For Premiership Action (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Nathan Baker Picks Up Hamstring Injury (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Lambert Hoping Everton Was A Blip (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Sanchez Now Ready To Be Relied Upon (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Grealish Back To Nottingham? (Tuesday October 21 2014)

The Villa Times - 20/10/2014 (Monday October 20 2014)

Archived Aston Villa Articles

List All Vital Villa Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Pride of Lions 612
2. The Fear 592
3. ClivetheVillan 529
4. thefacehead 428
5. HeathfieldRoad1874 230
6. sirdennis 200
7. kefkat 197
8. Villan Of The North 135
9. Clubpaver 117
10. DeanoVilla 107

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11
10. Stoke 8 3 2 3 -1 11
11. Hull City 8 2 4 2 0 10
12. Aston Villa 8 3 1 4 -8 10
13. Everton 8 2 3 3 0 9
14. WBA 8 2 3 3 -1 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9

Breaking League News

Okore Not Ready For Premiership Action
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 17:11:00
Nani Staying in Lisbon!
Man Utd : 21/10/2014 17:02:00
Nathan Baker Picks Up Hamstring Injury
Aston Villa : 21/10/2014 16:58:00
Match Day Moments - Maribor (h)
Chelsea : 21/10/2014 16:57:00
Foster May Not Be Back For Crystal Palace
WBA : 21/10/2014 16:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which kick off time do you hate the most?
Suggested By:  JP Fear
Saturday 3pm 4%
Saturday 12.30/12:45 etc 17%
Saturday 5:30/5:45 etc 3%
Sunday early 7%
Sunday 4pm 5%
Monday 8pm 25%
All are fine with me 3%
All of them accept Sat 3pm! 36%