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Cascarino On Who Will Replace Sir Alex

Cascarino On Who Will Replace Sir Alex

Tony Cascarino, pundit for the New Football Pools on who will replace Sir Alex Ferguson.

'Manchester United may soon be looking for a new manager if the comments from Sir Alex`s son Darren are to be believed but whoever comes in to replace him will have huge boots to fill. It`s difficult to second guess who could be the next man at the helm as football is such a short-sighted business.

If you were looking at candidates then surely Steve Bruce would have a great chance after the job he has done at Wigan but such is football that managers fall out of favour very quickly. Take Martin O`Neill for example, 6 weeks ago I`m sure a number of United fans wouldn`t have grumbled if he was the man to take over but if you look in 18 months time he could be unemployed such is football. A lot will depend on just who is flavour of the month at the time. The same can be said of David Moyes, he is doing a great job at Everton but in a season`s time it could all be very different.

Football as a whole is very short-sighted, take Jose Mourinho when he was appointed at Chelsea, if it wasn`t for his Champions League success few of us would had heard of him but that`s how quickly things change. One thing is for certain, like Mourinho himself said, special clubs need special managers, there`s no doubt Manchester United are a very special club.

There is sure to be a lot of speculation over Sir Alex`s successor in the Old Trafford hot seat but I would expect Fergie to have a big say in the decision. The board will ask him who he thinks will be able to handle the job. After all, you have to trust the judgement of a man who has been exceptional for the club over 20 years and brought them so much success.'

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday April 3 2009
Time: 3:51PM

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Fergie is possibly the biggest act of all time to follow, so whoever you get immediately after him will be handed a poisoned chalice. I wouldn't be surprised to see a very quick turnover of managers in the first few seasons after he retires, the MU fans are hard enough on Ferguson, imagine wht they'll do to a manger who doesn't acutally win them a trophy in his first season?
fifthcolumnblue
03/04/2009 22:19:00
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Fergie is possibly the biggest act of all time to follow, so whoever you get immediately after him will be handed a poisoned chalice. I wouldn't be surprised to see a very quick turnover of managers in the first few seasons after he retires, the MU fans are hard enough on Ferguson, imagine wht they'll do to a manger who doesn't acutally win them a trophy in his first season?
fifthcolumnblue
03/04/2009 22:19:00
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You are in for a period of instability and with that comes the inevitable tumble down the table ........good luck
Doody
04/04/2009 07:19:00
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You are in for a period of instability and with that comes the inevitable tumble down the table ........good luck
Doody
04/04/2009 07:19:00
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