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Villa's board needs to appoint someone decisively

Villa's board needs to appoint someone decisively

McLeish had a reputation for setting up defensive teams and he took his confidence-sapping pub-team mentality and placed it upon the shoulders of a good team built by Martin O'Neill.

Villa fan and talkSPORT presenter, Jonny Gould describes the summer of frantic manoeuvres which threatened the very top-flight status of our fine football club.

He hopes that the swift decisiveness which ended Eck's ill-fated year in charge will continue with the unveiling of a new manager to give the club a totally fresh impetus.

Read his piece here.



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

Writer:Jonny Gould
Date:Tuesday May 15 2012
Time: 5:15PM

Comments

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all this speculation but no firm favourite i still feel lerner will go for someone who's not in a contract to save the pennies so the could include mad mick or curbs etc
marshyboy87
15/05/2012 17:19:00
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I can't understand why Curbs is mentioned - same as last year. He's been out of football management for a few years now.
Pride of Lions
15/05/2012 17:23:00
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Do you really think they would go for a manager who only just got a local rival relegated for the second season in a row!!?? Give them some credit... Surely not... Gulp! ;)
Adam Deuce
15/05/2012 17:24:00
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no way will they let us down this time. Young and hungry is what the press say and I'm very confident they are right. Very confident.
The Fear
15/05/2012 17:26:00
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I can't see them messin gup again. THey've had to spend a **** load to hire and then sack Mcleish, doubt they will be worrying about having to pay compensation etc. more worried about getting it right thi time!
Dumble
15/05/2012 17:32:00
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i had so much optimism and then the bookies come and shove mccarthy as one of the favourites GOD!! do not even think about it lerner
villa4life87
15/05/2012 18:03:00
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after the high of yesterday I'm feeling rather ill seeing the Mccarthy installed as favourite.
AVbornandbred
15/05/2012 18:14:00
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Come on guys, they are not that stupid, no one who owns such a vast conglomerate can be so stupid as to make the same mistake twice!!!
Charizma
15/05/2012 19:33:00
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Fear, you need to be involved in the negotiations but you are not allowed to recommend yourself.
juddy
15/05/2012 19:53:00
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im hoping you are right Fear, i dont think any of us could stomach another Mcclueless aka McCarthy
Randy bollox
15/05/2012 20:22:00
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