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Taggart on a radge

Old boys network ahoy! Sir Taggart Ferguson has come out with some well timed snidey remarks belittling KK`s return and sticking up for his mate Sam Allardyce. Talking to The Times, he said:

"I welcome any new challenge, but of course Kevin has a big challenge for himself up there to get Newcastle back in a strong position. Sometimes it is wrong to go back to a club for a second spell, but there are examples of managers doing it and having relative success, but no outstanding success, so I will be interested to see how he copes with it.

I think Kevin probably looks at Newcastle as his club. He played and managed there in their best periods of the last 25 years - certainly their best period since I came down to England [to manage United] in 1986.

He was living a great, peaceful life-style but then as soon as that phone went, a part of him must have thought, 'Oh, there`s unfinished business here`. It`s excitement, and we all need that in our life, and for Kevin, the only source that could have come from was Newcastle.

I have said that when you are out of the game you can be forgotten and that`s a big problem for managers. Some managers have taken sabbaticals and that`s been a problem for them. In Kevin`s case, he was working in Glasgow at his soccer school and has obviously been well out of touch with the game while he was trying to make it work.

It`s difficult to say how it will affect him, not having seen virtually any games in three years. He`s had a rest, and he will have the freshness that brings, so who knows? But the game has definitely changed. It`s changing all the time.

Certainly Kevin`s way of management and Sam`s way of management are completely different. Sam was meticulous in his detail and organisation. He left nothing to chance, but his problem was that he wasn`t employed by Mike Ashley."

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Writer:Ross Molyneux
Date:Wednesday January 30 2008
Time: 10:21PM

Comments

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Take it you dont like Sir Alex Ferguson then?
will it ever happen
01/02/2008 12:53:00
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Touched a nerve did he?
storagematt
01/02/2008 22:33:00
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again. listen fergie ferg, sam's other problems were that he thought a smith and butt midfield and playing long ball were good ideas, dont care what he thought his actim stats or whatever stats could show by # of crosses and dribbles into the penalty area, it was obvious he was trying to play punt ball as Shay obviously had been told to never play a short outlet pass. i am venting. also sir ferg, saying that any englishman has seen virtually no games is a retarded statement, its called cable. lastly, fergie choke on somethin long and hard, venting complete
matt11_25
02/02/2008 00:20:00
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again. listen fergie ferg, sam's other problems were that he thought a smith and butt midfield and playing long ball were good ideas, dont care what he thought his actim stats or whatever stats could show by # of crosses and dribbles into the penalty area, it was obvious he was trying to play punt ball as Shay obviously had been told to never play a short outlet pass. i am venting. also sir ferg, saying that any englishman let alone kevin our king, has seen virtually no games in 3 years is a retarded statement, its called cable. lastly, fergie choke on somethin long and hard, venting complete
matt11_25
02/02/2008 00:21:00
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well didnt mean to vent that twice, but it feels good
matt11_25
02/02/2008 00:22:00
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Nah we dont like the Scotch little sh7t, Gum chewing fkn tw*t who cant keep his nose out of our business, just cos the tw*t won everything doesnt give him the right to have a say regarding Newcastle united.
davidmillzy
02/02/2008 12:25:00
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