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posted Nov 23, 2007

I went on my WHU website today to check the team for Sunday's gane and found a thread with the most common sense suggestion for replacing Mclaren that I have seen anywhere. A whole bunch of guys were suggesting that the FA make Trevor Brooking caretaker manager until after Euro 2008 when all sorts of possibility could open up. This also has the added advantage that the English season would be over and managers who are saying today they don't want the job might, when they have time to reflect change their minds.
This, to my mind makes perfect sense all round and Brooking is about the only guy who could take this on without having to give up a present job or the possible offer of one if they are looking.
This is the kind of idea we should be pushing for, not just tossing names around like confetti because what we need more than anything is time-time to sit back and take a long hard look at what is really needed for a truly competitive England to emerge, not another knee-jerk panic decision a-la Mclaren.

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comment by danjo (U6897476)

posted Nov 23, 2007

Fantastic idea, Brooking is perfectly positioned to fill the role until next Summer and you never know, he could even prove a worthy manager in his own right.

Just like buying players, mid-season is clearly the wrong time to recruit a new manager.

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comment by JM (U3062764)

posted Nov 23, 2007

NO to Harry Redknapp-

Why look at what he did at Southampton-ABSOLUTLY NOWT!

Hes a good choice-Huub Stevens-Winner with Schalke04 in the UEFA Cup and a very experienced Club Manager-is also availble in the summer because his contract runs out with Hamburg.

Otherwise Fabio Capello-not pretty football but he gets results and that counts.

As for Klinsmann he wont get picked because hes GERMAN sry but thats the truth-Would do an excellent job though...

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comment by mankim (U10471825)

posted Nov 23, 2007

im not english but a big man united fan, england need to look at the style in the premiership and get a few tips off that, i think the playeres were wasting too much time with the ball in the box and notice that the only goal came from the quick one touch from beckham to crouch. the kind of coaches who have adopted this play are the likes of fergi, wenger and mourihno. its all about the quick passing game and not allowing defenders to settle. i believe we need a youger coach mourinho would definately do the job, wenger as well

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posted Nov 23, 2007

I agree with the Roy Hodgson suggestions. If i wanted to see England do well Hodgson might be the sensible choice.

He's more experienced any of the English names being thrown around and has managed a big european club.

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comment by JWLeo (U6609710)

posted Nov 24, 2007

as long as it not Capello regardless of what he as done before - He doesn't even speak English!

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posted Nov 24, 2007

Dream management team in my opinion would be Trevor Brooking & Alan Shearer in a caretaker role.Then sit back and watch as all the so called managers jump ship to manage England.

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posted Nov 24, 2007

Your point is my point. As i said we need an english manager not anything else. Chris Waddle for me

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posted Nov 25, 2007

There is one Englishmen who could take the England job. He may be seen as unknown to some in the Premiership, but is well repected across Europe, previous jobs include managing Switzerland, Inter Milan and is currently manager of Finland. His name is Roy Hodgson.

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posted Nov 25, 2007

Very good idea. Let's take our time and get it right this time. Unless the perfect candidate (maybe Mourinho) steps into the frame, which seems very unlikely.

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posted Nov 25, 2007

You know what? I might put myself up for England manager.

I am a 40 year old, honest but straight talking Electrician from Nottingham.

The problem with our national team is nothing to do with talent. Its because our great nation is represented at the highest footballing level by a bunch of multi milionaire prima donnas who are more concerned about the colour of their next Ferrari (or their next hair cut) than giving our footballing opponents a good belting. The England manager is spending too much time messaging the egos of these delicate so called "stars".

Think about it. These are players that have been fawned and doted upon, with everyone telling them how fantastic and wonderful they are during their adolescent years. They have the best cars, clothes, travel. gorgeius women as well as mega bucks in their pockets. Is it not understandable that perhaps they lack a certain desire? They need some sense of the measure of what that shirt represents - they probably don't know where England is though because they are all so stupid, at least thats what they sound like when being interviewed.

This is what I will tell them when I become England manager.

Who votes for me?

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posted Nov 27, 2007

Can't be any worse than McClown!!!!!!!!!!!!

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comment by kennedy (U8004942)

posted Nov 28, 2007

kirkster2007

Who votes for me?
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i do, the fact that you cannot spell "gorgeius", makes you an excellent choice for the job.

Hope you get it, Scotland will be above England in the world rankings soon enough! laugh

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