New Manager Poll

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If available, who do you want?

Alun Armstrong
7
9%
Micky Cummins
1
1%
Neil Aspin
10
13%
Gary Mills
1
1%
Martin Gray
3
4%
Ben Clark
10
13%
Tommy Miller
0
No votes
Matthew Bates
1
1%
David McGurk
1
1%
Darren Kelly
1
1%
Mark Bower
6
8%
Chris Hardy
2
3%
Chris Swailes
13
17%
John Flanagan
2
3%
Nick Gray
0
No votes
Paul Thirlwell
7
9%
Ian Bogie
1
1%
Brian Atkinson
2
3%
Alan White
5
7%
Other - Please state in thread
3
4%
 
Total votes: 76

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New Manager Poll

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:48 am

The other thread has thrown up a few names, so just for a bit of fun or debate, here's a poll.
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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by bga » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:55 am

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:48 am
The other thread has thrown up a few names, so just for a bit of fun or debate, here's a poll.
For me they have to be "A talented young Manger with a bright future".......oh hang on a minute!

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by tdk1 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:59 am

I think style of play is something we need to look at. I'd like us to be a lot more direct and hard working than we are at the moment, with a midfield which is fit, strong, and wins the ball back, and at least one defender who will happily chuck some opponents in the air.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Darlopartisan » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:28 am

Chris Swailes

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by HarryCharltonsCat » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:50 am

bga wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:55 am
Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:48 am
The other thread has thrown up a few names, so just for a bit of fun or debate, here's a poll.
For me they have to be "A talented young Manger with a bright future".......oh hang on a minute!
You cracked that one on the other thread.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by HarryCharltonsCat » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:51 am

tdk1 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:59 am
I think style of play is something we need to look at. I'd like us to be a lot more direct and hard working than we are at the moment, with a midfield which is fit, strong, and wins the ball back, and at least one defender who will happily chuck some opponents in the air.
Vote for Gray incoming.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by HarryCharltonsCat » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:53 am

Neil Aspin is Gray without hair.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:58 am

Bowyer ticks a lot of boxes.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by HarryCharltonsCat » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:01 pm

Think he's managing Bradford City at the moment Pete.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:03 pm

I think it's a different Bowyer at Bradford City, but may be wrong.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by biccynana » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:08 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:03 pm
I think it's a different Bowyer at Bradford City, but may be wrong.
Well, it's not likely to be the same one is it ;)

And it's Bower at BPA, anyway.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by tdk1 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:25 pm

HarryCharltonsCat wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:51 am
tdk1 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:59 am
I think style of play is something we need to look at. I'd like us to be a lot more direct and hard working than we are at the moment, with a midfield which is fit, strong, and wins the ball back, and at least one defender who will happily chuck some opponents in the air.
Vote for Gray incoming.
I really loved how we played under gray, but no.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by darlocity » Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:31 pm

Chris Swailes for me

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Darlofan97 » Sat Apr 27, 2019 1:32 pm

What’s the fascination with Swailes?

Granted he has done well with Dunston this season, and had a very good cup run, but there is a gulf in quality between the Northern League & Conference North. It would be a risk, especially if the likes of Armstrong, Aspin, Bower & Flanagan are interested.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by EDJOHNS » Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:09 pm

Shocked no-one has mentioned Craig Liddle as yet so there you go.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Darlo_H » Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:35 pm

EDJOHNS wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 2:09 pm
Shocked no-one has mentioned Craig Liddle as yet so there you go.
He's heavily involved with youth coaching at Boro and seems he'd rather keep on down that road than a return to management, especially given the position we're in.

I'd be happy with Thirlwell, Swailes or Aspin. Bower too but I don't think he'd realistically move.

Hard no for Gray, still very unconvinced on Armstrong given his feelings around budgets.
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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by shawry » Sat Apr 27, 2019 5:14 pm

I'm not gonna vote, however Alan White with Tommy as assistant manager ;)

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:26 pm

Quite a few people said that they were dead against the return of Gray, hopefully the board will take note of people's feelings against him.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Darlogramps » Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:37 pm

biccynana wrote:
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 12:03 pm
I think it's a different Bowyer at Bradford City, but may be wrong.
Well, it's not likely to be the same one is it ;)

And it's Bower at BPA, anyway.
Which Pete knows of course. Don't fall for his act of playing dumb.



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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Vodka_Vic » Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:55 pm

I see on the same poll on The Tin Shed someone has put in a vote for Darlogramps. Wonder if he'll apply having been given this vote of confidence.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by murtonquaker » Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:20 pm

Im Darlo through and through, I might apply for it...

I have over 2 decades of experience playing Championship Manager and Football Manager

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by lo36789 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:20 am

Can’t believe Alan White is actually getting votes. Are there really those who believe he was a mastermind who was simply overruled by Tommy every week?

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by grimsbyquaker » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:21 am

tdk1 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:59 am
I think style of play is something we need to look at. I'd like us to be a lot more direct and hard working than we are at the moment, with a midfield which is fit, strong, and wins the ball back, and at least one defender who will happily chuck some opponents in the air.
I think, given our budget, that this philosophy would see us as a mid-table, at best, long ball team who would be awful to watch, like what we saw away at Alfreton...dreadful. I could take winning ugly if we were a serious promotion prospect, but that ain’t likely for some time. Your team sounds like what we were being served up in the later Gray era

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by jjljks » Sun Apr 28, 2019 7:39 am

Think we are missing a fundraising opportunity here. Suggest for every vote, a contribution of £1 to BTB fund for benefit of the new manager. Every one would be a winner.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by al_quaker » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:02 am

grimsbyquaker wrote:
tdk1 wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 10:59 am
I think style of play is something we need to look at. I'd like us to be a lot more direct and hard working than we are at the moment, with a midfield which is fit, strong, and wins the ball back, and at least one defender who will happily chuck some opponents in the air.
I think, given our budget, that this philosophy would see us as a mid-table, at best, long ball team who would be awful to watch, like what we saw away at Alfreton...dreadful. I could take winning ugly if we were a serious promotion prospect, but that ain’t likely for some time. Your team sounds like what we were being served up in the later Gray era
To be fair, we’ve tried the opposite this season and we’ve been, for the most part, battling relegation and awful to watch

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:13 am

This season we have been so frustrating, some of the football we played has been really good but with no physicality in midfield or a real presence upfront we have not been able to sustain any pressure.

Yesterday was very typical of us, some of the passing and movement was excellent, however we never look like scoring from crosses, freekicks & corners because the opposition are always more physical and generally we have two players who might win a header and normally one of them Galbraith takes the set pieces.

At the other end defending set pieces hasn't been great either. We seem to have to work so hard for our goals where the opposition don't, hence why we can play well in a game for 30 mins but not get in front and the opposition hit us with a goal.

Wright signed good footballers but his physical players the spine of the team of Burn, Hughes and Ainge in Def, Mid, For all didn't hit the mark.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Beano » Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:29 am

lo36789 wrote:Can’t believe Alan White is actually getting votes. Are there really those who believe he was a mastermind who was simply overruled by Tommy every week?
I can only imagine he is holding the fort until a new appointment is made then will either look after the academy or leave entirely.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by biccynana » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:42 am

What's John Sitton doing these days?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvdCNgH ... .be&t=1806
:lol:

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by Quakers83 » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:10 pm

I reckon David McGurk is interested, apparently he was at the game on Saturday. Experienced with running an Academy, UEFA A Licensed, publicly stated he turned down the job before as it was the right club at the wrong time and he would want the summer to work with his players in his first job of management.

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Re: New Manager Poll

Post by divas » Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:16 pm

biccynana wrote:
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:42 am
What's John Sitton doing these days?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvdCNgH ... .be&t=1806
:lol:
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