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  • The-Bodybuilder 21 Nov 2012 10:24:55 14,653 posts
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    Its great for Di Matteo. A limited manager jammies his way into managing a high-calibre club, gets FA and CL cups added to his CV and leaves with co compensation. Not bad for a 6 month gig.

    And has there been a caretaker manager at Chelsea who didn't get a fulltime gig? (when they wanted it). So whoever is next will probably get the full-time job, a sacking and compensation. Maybe I should apply.

    And to summarize what you need to be at Chelsea to survive as manager?
    - be their most successful manager ever? Get the sack
    - be their most wanted manager? Get the sack
    - win the one thing the owner covets the most? Get the sack.

    by all accounts, it is impossible to not get the sack at chelsea.
  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 10:25:08
    If Benitez manages Chelsea I will be sick.
  • senso-ji 21 Nov 2012 10:26:56 6,237 posts
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    Abramovic should just hand out 6 month contracts to every manager in the top leagues around the world. It won't be long before he'll be back to Mourinho.
  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 10:27:13
    The-Bodybuilder wrote:

    by all accounts, it is impossible to not get the sack at chelsea.
    Unless you're John Terry.
  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 10:31:53
    Oh god, please let it be Benitez!
  • THFourteen 21 Nov 2012 10:32:19 35,756 posts
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    someone just made a great point to me

    in 7 years, Chelsea have had several managers and won shitloads of trophies.

    Arsenal have had one manager and won nothing.
  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 10:32:43
    WENGER OUT! :D
  • Jono62 21 Nov 2012 10:32:49 14,683 posts
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    Make Terry manager. That would be fun. See some fans on my FB page saying they won't support them if Rafa is put in charge. Makes me hope it is him.

    Edited by Jono62 at 10:33:04 21-11-2012
  • thedaveeyres 21 Nov 2012 10:36:33 11,958 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    someone just made a great point to me

    in 7 years, Chelsea have had several managers and won shitloads of trophies.

    Arsenal have had one manager and won nothing.
    Man Utd have had one manager in the last 7 years and won 12 trophies. CHECKMATE!

    What a load of fucking bibble. :)

    Edited by thedaveeyres at 10:40:51 21-11-2012

  • The-Bodybuilder 21 Nov 2012 10:36:51 14,653 posts
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    Ironlungs76 wrote:
    The-Bodybuilder wrote:

    by all accounts, it is impossible to not get the sack at chelsea.
    Unless you're John Terry.
    what happens when you get the unstoppable firing machine against the "unfire-able" Teflon Cunt?

    I really would like to find out. Time to make JT player manager.
  • nickthegun 21 Nov 2012 10:43:48 62,801 posts
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    Shikasama wrote:
    If they had made this decision earlier they could have had Ian Holloway or Mick McCarthy
    Gary Megson is still looking for work.

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  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 10:44:29
    THFourteen wrote:
    someone just made a great point to me

    in 7 years, Chelsea have had several managers and won shitloads of trophies.

    Arsenal have had one manager and won nothing.
    7 years, several managers and a budget so big that they spend more per season paying off sacked members of staff than Wenger gets to spend on new players.

    And their captain's a cunt.
  • Kay 21 Nov 2012 10:45:56 18,147 posts
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    Not a shock to be fair, as he was always just a caretaker manager. Winning the CL just bought him some more time, I always got the impression that Roman wanted to get rid of him as soon as he had a reason to. I didn't expect it to be this quick, however, but I guess it's because they must have someone else lined up.

    THFourteen wrote:
    someone just made a great point to me

    in 7 years, Chelsea have had several managers and won shitloads of trophies.

    Arsenal have had one manager and won nothing.
    Yeah, you conveniently forgot to mention the 1b or so ridiculous amount they also had to spend.
  • oceanmotion 21 Nov 2012 10:46:42 16,306 posts
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    I think they were desperate to sack him, he just won things to stop it and any slip up would see him getting the boot.

    Can't imagine Pep going there.

    Man City next for the caretaker manager.
  • evild_edd 21 Nov 2012 10:46:48 3,310 posts
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    The-Bodybuilder wrote:
    Ironlungs76 wrote:
    The-Bodybuilder wrote:

    by all accounts, it is impossible to not get the sack at chelsea.
    Unless you're John Terry.
    what happens when you get the unstoppable firing machine against the "unfire-able" Teflon Cunt?

    I really would like to find out. Time to make JT player manager.
    Brilliant!

    Only just seen the news on the beeb. Unbelievable, really. Not saying Di Matteo was the greatest manager, but after delivering the CL trophy you'd have thought he would be given at least a season. It's not like they're that far behind the top two, either...

    Chelski as a club and Abramovich as a human really are a repugnant combination.

    Why look, it's a blog:
    http://www.edwardlaven.blogspot.co.uk

  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 10:54:41
    oceanmotion wrote:
    I think they were desperate to sack him, he just won things to stop it and any slip up would see him getting the boot.
    Totally this. They had to give him the job, but he was absolutely never going to be their longterm manager. I am a little surprised in the end how little it took to actually sack him though, but to me that suggests someone impressive is waiting in the wings.
  • nickthegun 21 Nov 2012 10:56:56 62,801 posts
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    Its got to be guardiola, really. They basically set the team up for him in summer.

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  • THFourteen 21 Nov 2012 10:57:18 35,756 posts
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    @Kay All i'm saying is, we can Chelsealol over their managers, and take the moral highground over their spending all we want, but i doubt their fans give a shit when they are watching their team cavort around the pitch with CL and PL trophies every othe year.

    whilst we are forever waiting for diaby to be fit.
  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 10:57:21
    We've done Tevez' wage slip yeah?

    http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/world-of-sport/carlos-tevez-pay-slip-leaked-internet-103902149.html
  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 11:00:44
    CrispyXUK wrote:
    We've done Tevez' wage slip yeah?

    http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/blogs/world-of-sport/carlos-tevez-pay-slip-leaked-internet-103902149.html
    Read about that earlier on. You'd have thought the poster would have had the decency to obscure his NI number, his Tax Code and more of his address before putting it up on the net...

    Still, 300k+ on PAYE....egads!
  • morriss 21 Nov 2012 11:02:52 71,284 posts
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    Harry to Ukraine rumours force their hand?
  • nickthegun 21 Nov 2012 11:03:05 62,801 posts
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    My mind just cant make sense of that many numbers on a pay slip.

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  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 11:03:40
    I like the FA fine of 24 :D
  • mcmonkeyplc 21 Nov 2012 11:07:35 39,755 posts
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    Thanks for the tax Tevez! :)

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • evild_edd 21 Nov 2012 11:23:45 3,310 posts
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    The FA Fine was particularly amusing, I must admit. Assume it's a standard fine across all leagues? You'd think they'd tier it for the EPL...

    Why look, it's a blog:
    http://www.edwardlaven.blogspot.co.uk

  • Deleted user 21 November 2012 11:24:48
    I wonder how much the league pays to the tax man?
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