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Alan Curbishley as DOF

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[quote user="H4H"]With MM as manager and NA First Team Coach.[/quote]Is that Mick McCarthy or Mickey Mouse? [^o)]

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Well, the key is that any DoF is a person of substance from outside the club. Someone who can if necessary stand up to the Board and the CEO (who admit they made mistakes and therefore may need to be stood up to). Curbishley would fit the bill. The nightmare would be we get Neil Adams, plus an internal promotion of some member of the existing staff who currently reports to the CEO, and becomes "Director of Football". Because that, in effect, would be to put the CEO in charge of football matters. And you don''t have to be part of the "McNally out" brigade to recognise that the CEO hasn''t covered himself in glory this season (he says so himself) and if his response to that were to be to (effectively) give himself more power by putting someone from within the club, who is used to answering to him, and who has no experience of the DoF role, in charge of football then you''d have to question whether his judgement has gone.

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I can see ''a bit of everything'' in the OP''s suggestion; A well-respected senior manager (Curbishley), a proven Championship manager (McKay) and an up-and-coming manager (Adams). Is that a ''too many cooks spoil the broth'' scenario though?

 

When Paul Lambert arrived he rapidly knocked things into shape and the board struggled to keep up for the next 3 years. With that appointment came the greatest success we''d seen at the club for decades. Whoever the board choose, is McNally able to put his own ego to one side and appoint another strong-minded first-team manager? 

 

 

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I''ve mooted Woy as DoF previously, but none responded.

 

He will, in all probability, resign the England job after the WC and may consider himself to old to take on the rigours of day-to-day football management as such.

 

He is best of friends with Delia, which is a major factor.

 

Not beyond the bounds of possibility IMHO.

 

 

 

 

 

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[quote user="H4H"]With MM as manager and NA First Team Coach.[/quote]

 

It was only a matter of time until his name was mentioned. He is in the running for every football job going including groundsman.

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[quote user="H4H"]Glenn Hoddle as groundsman and Mike Phealon the new tannoy man...[/quote]

 

Neil Warnock as the new half time clown. Glenn Roeder the community goodwill ambassador.

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