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Thursday, December 13, 2007

Our men in the don't know

I don't see what was the hurry to appoint Fabio Capello as the new England manager. Surely the FA can't be so tin pot an operation that they need to announce somebody to boost ticket sales for a no-count friendly in February.
Anybody, what I like about him is the fact that he clearly takes no lip from the press pack, who are already clearly terrified of him, and he hasn't arrived yet.
These highly paid hacks, who set so much store by their contacts, have been conspicuously wrong about nearly everything of late. They assured us it would be Mourinho. He was ready to sign. He didn't.
The truth is they're just guessing, like the people at the other end of the phone-in show.
They said Avram Grant was just a stop-gap at Chelsea. Today he got a four year contract.
They know nothing.

1 comment:

jc said...

Your point is excellent and extends to broadsheet journos and Radio/TV people as much as tabloid hacks. In fact my blood boils more from 5Live "Senior Football Correspondent" Mike Ingham than anyone else. His know-nowt diatribe about anything football when he is paid by you and me..aaarrrghh.