Thierry Henry Back At Monaco ??

Krule

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Ended up Monaco 0 PSG 4....not a pasting but still an embarrassing loss....don't think he'll be there too much longer.
 

mano-obe

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Hate the prick as he hates Spurs. Management is such a tough gig, you can talk a good game but putting that onto the field amongst an array of players with personalities is horrible. Gary Neville, Shearer, Henry have struggled and knew the game inside out.

Anyway, Henry is a bellend.
 

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Football is both amazing and stupid. How does he get such a great job with no real coaching experience and no sign of good man management skills ? Such an appointment would only happen in football. Hard headed hugely successful businessmen buy football clubs and then it seems lose touch with their business intelligence.
 

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I think it’s unfair to bundle Neville & Henry together.

Neville has shown that he has a level of tactical understanding and can articulate moments in games so they’re understood by the man on the street, whereas Henry just smiles and says ‘boom’. He has never been a good speaker on Sky and never shown anything other than ‘well I was a good player’ kind of analysis.

I dream of the day he takes over at Arsenal :whistle:

Give me a Bellamy / Neville style of pundit any day over Henry / Owen
 

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Football is both amazing and stupid. How does he get such a great job with no real coaching experience and no sign of good man management skills ? Such an appointment would only happen in football. Hard headed hugely successful businessmen buy football clubs and then it seems lose touch with their business intelligence.
How much experience did Zidane have before taking the Real Madrid job?
 

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I think it’s unfair to bundle Neville & Henry together.

Neville has shown that he has a level of tactical understanding and can articulate moments in games so they’re understood by the man on the street, whereas Henry just smiles and says ‘boom’. He has never been a good speaker on Sky and never shown anything other than ‘well I was a good player’ kind of analysis.

I dream of the day he takes over at Arsenal :whistle:

Give me a Bellamy / Neville style of pundit any day over Henry / Owen
To be fair, he's probably much more articulate in French then he is English.
 

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How much experience did Zidane have before taking the Real Madrid job?
Two years with the Castilla side before getting the main gig. The Real job is more about getting the ego's in check, as you have all the tools at your disposal with regards the footballing talent.
 

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How much experience did Zidane have before taking the Real Madrid job?
Not sure where that gets us. Are you saying as he made a success, due in the main to the squad he inherited, other people should be given top managers jobs without proving themselves elsewhere first ?
 

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Not sure where that gets us. Are you saying as he made a success, due in the main to the squad he inherited, other people should be given top managers jobs without proving themselves elsewhere first ?
I'm saying that there should be no hard and fast rule that only football manager's with experience should get top jobs as in evidence of Zidane's appointment at Real especially as other experienced manager's have failed with the same set of players.
 

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I'm saying that there should be no hard and fast rule that only football manager's with experience should get top jobs as in evidence of Zidane's appointment at Real especially as other experienced manager's have failed with the same set of players.
I agree that you can't have a blanket hard and fast rule but I reckon it's just common sense that ex-players getting fast-tracked into top jobs should be much rarer than it is. Of course there are experienced managers who fail and likewise there are inexperienced ex-player types who are successful but by and large experienced managers are far more likely to be successful than the other. Off the top of my head I'm struggling to think of an ex-player who has been fast-tracked into a top job and been an undisputed success other than Pep. Despite his CL successes being pretty hard to just ignore, there are still massive question marks about ZIdane to be honest.
 
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