New Manager Interviews this week

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by grimsbyquaker » Sat May 18, 2019 8:48 am

If it is AA then maybe he'd bring Daz Holloway with him, also ex-Darlo

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sat May 18, 2019 9:11 am

I'd love us to get Bower over Armstrong. Bower has just gone on with it and not grumbled publically when his budget was cut, whereas Armstrong has been a bit like Gray in complaining about his budget. I wonder if either managerial candidate will have told their current club that they've applied for the Darlo job or would they try to keep it a secret, so that they don't look disloyal to their current club?

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by LoidLucan » Sat May 18, 2019 9:16 am

If it was announced as AA the Blyth fans would be angry but not entirely surprised. But if it is Bower it would be like a bolt from the blue for most of the Bradford fans.

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sat May 18, 2019 9:49 am

jjljks wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 8:20 am
Darlo_Pete wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 8:17 am
Vodka_Vic wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 8:02 am
If they applied for the job and took the job at DFC, and resigned from their current jobs, would we still have to pay compensation? I guess their current employers could refuse to let them go in theory, although in practice none would.
Perhaps we'll agree to play a pre-season friendly with them. :roll:
Then renege on that promise, like York City?
It's not pleasurable to stick up for York City, BUT - but it was D.J. who made the decision not to go ahead with this fixture.
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Beano » Sat May 18, 2019 10:43 am

Bower has had Bradford playing good football and consistently challenging for the playoffs.

I’d be happy with him.

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by divas » Sat May 18, 2019 11:54 am

The appeal for Armstrong for me is that he’ll probably be able to bring in a good few lads front blyth. Not sure whether that will be the same for Bower. We’ve got a big job on to rebuild

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Beano » Sat May 18, 2019 2:11 pm

divas wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 11:54 am
The appeal for Armstrong for me is that he’ll probably be able to bring in a good few lads front blyth. Not sure whether that will be the same for Bower. We’ve got a big job on to rebuild
A very rational reasoning - both are quality candidates.

I'm also surprised and impressed that we've had no leaks whatsoever!

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by darlo2001uk » Sat May 18, 2019 2:16 pm

The Northern Echo understands that names are in contention at this stage have previously played for Darlington and an appointment will be made early next week - Echo

While Stoddart's paragraph doesn't actually make sense (neither does the opening paragraph), I'm sure he doesn't actually mean that all those on the shortlist have previously played for Darlington......

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by LoidLucan » Sat May 18, 2019 2:21 pm

Interesting to read that Bower has twice signed Adam Boyes, although I dare say he doesn't come cheap now that he's felt the Spenny vibes. I do think Boyes will want out of there having spent lots of the season gathering splinters in his arse on the bench with Taylor being impossible to dislodge as CF. I don't think he'll fancy another season like that.

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Sat May 18, 2019 2:30 pm

darlo2001uk wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 2:16 pm
The Northern Echo understands that names are in contention at this stage have previously played for Darlington and an appointment will be made early next week - Echo

While Stoddart's paragraph doesn't actually make sense (neither does the opening paragraph), I'm sure he doesn't actually mean that all those on the shortlist have previously played for Darlington......
Why would he not mean that?

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by darlo2001uk » Sat May 18, 2019 3:16 pm

Otherwise he would have said 'all the names'.

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Sat May 18, 2019 3:20 pm

darlo2001uk wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 2:16 pm
The Northern Echo understands that names are in contention at this stage have previously played for Darlington and an appointment will be made early next week - Echo

While Stoddart's paragraph doesn't actually make sense (neither does the opening paragraph), I'm sure he doesn't actually mean that all those on the shortlist have previously played for Darlington......
And I'm sure it does mean exactly that.

The shortlist has been whittled down and is now...short.

It's not hard - those in contention have played for Darlo. That's all there is to know.

Two candidates are at NLN clubs - and must have played for Darlo if they are in contention. If they aren't in contention there would be no point mentioning them.
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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Sat May 18, 2019 3:22 pm

darlo2001uk wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 3:16 pm
Otherwise he would have said 'all the names'.
The names that are in contention have played for Darlington - is obvious enough to most.

There is no absolute need to have said "all of the names", although it may have helped.
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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by darlo2001uk » Sat May 18, 2019 3:32 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 3:22 pm
darlo2001uk wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 3:16 pm
Otherwise he would have said 'all the names'.
The names that are in contention have played for Darlington - is obvious enough to most.

There is no absolute need to have said "all of the names", although it may have helped.
He doesn't write 'the names' . He writes 'names'

It's not hard, as you say...….

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Sat May 18, 2019 3:43 pm

Makes no difference.

"Names that are in contention have played for Darlington" reads the same.

If he meant only some of the names in contention have played for Darlington. he would have said that, and said "some of the names", if we're using your logic.

Anyway, we can argue this all day long thanks to the slight ambiguity in the article which may or may not have been intentional - we'll find out early in the week who it is anyway.
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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Sat May 18, 2019 3:50 pm

LoidLucan wrote:Interesting to read that Bower has twice signed Adam Boyes, although I dare say he doesn't come cheap now that he's felt the Spenny vibes. I do think Boyes will want out of there having spent lots of the season gathering splinters in his arse on the bench with Taylor being impossible to dislodge as CF. I don't think he'll fancy another season like that.
With Spenny playing with a lone striker, and that will be Taylor,Boyes will always be a bench warmer and surely will want regular football. He would certainly get that with us.

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Sat May 18, 2019 3:57 pm

darlo2001uk wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 3:16 pm
Otherwise he would have said 'all the names'.
Having read the article then yeah it could be a bit clearer, maybe needs a word adding and one removing to make it 100% accurate and no confusion.

I have updated it for the Echo :)
Northern Echo wrote:The Northern Echo understands that the names in contention at this stage have previously played for Darlington and an appointment will be made early next week.

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Darlopartisan » Sat May 18, 2019 5:13 pm

Who do we want,
AA.
When do we want him,
Now,
Who do we want,
AA,
When do we want him,
Now.

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Sat May 18, 2019 5:24 pm

I am going to nail my colours to the mast and say our new manager is Alun Armstrong - done a very good job at Blyth - former Darlo player, having the rug from under him pulled - obviously it goes without saying that he wants to get out of this league as soon as possible - wonder what assurances (if any) he has been given.
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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by poppyfield » Sat May 18, 2019 6:53 pm

Can't see Boost The Budget moving much till the announcement.
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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Quaker85 » Sat May 18, 2019 7:46 pm

poppyfield wrote:Can't see Boost The Budget moving much till the announcement.
With sky rocket if it’s AA.


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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sat May 18, 2019 8:03 pm

I think fans will be equally happy with Bower.

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by poppyfield » Sat May 18, 2019 8:23 pm

Quaker85 wrote:
Sat May 18, 2019 7:46 pm
poppyfield wrote:Can't see Boost The Budget moving much till the announcement.
With sky rocket if it’s AA.


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Because of the expectation of the announcement can't help but feel the above update/expectation will put the breaks on it till the new manager is named, today could be the first day the total hasn't moved.
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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by al_quaker » Mon May 20, 2019 6:52 am

I wonder if today will be the day?

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Comfortably_numb » Mon May 20, 2019 11:48 am

suspense is killing me....

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Darlogramps » Mon May 20, 2019 12:08 pm

Comfortably_numb wrote:suspense is killing me....
It's been a good few weeks since the process started.

Hanging on a few extra hours won't do any 'Arm. Stay strong and don't Bow to any pressure.





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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by don'tbuythesun » Mon May 20, 2019 12:10 pm

Sitting by the sea in Cyprus and trying not to check my phone!!

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by e4sby » Mon May 20, 2019 12:36 pm

Darlogramps wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 12:08 pm
Comfortably_numb wrote:suspense is killing me....
It's been a good few weeks since the process started.

Hanging on a few extra hours won't do any 'Arm. Stay strong and don't Bow to any pressure.
TY (thank you)

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by Comfortably_numb » Mon May 20, 2019 12:44 pm

lol - very good guys :)

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Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Post by onewayup » Mon May 20, 2019 1:41 pm

https://twitter.com/ProperFoot/status/1 ... 57248?s=20 this is on darlington FC website.

Says waiting for official announcement of next manager later today ,,
All now agreed,

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