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Surprised your gap between Hoddle and the Ghost Of Hitler is so big :icon_lol:
 

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Surprised your gap between Hoddle and the Ghost Of Hitler is so big
 

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The Ghost of Hitler never tried to be a singer.

On Colin Lee:

---------------------Oakes------------------

Muscat-------Pollet---------Curle-------Naylor

Bazeley-------Taylor---------Emblen------Sinton

---------------Branch--------Akinbiyi-------------

Given where we were and the budget we had, I really liked that team. We only lost three at home all season and two of them were inside the first month while we were sorting ourselves out. Shame it fell apart when we tried to reprise the "sell your most valuable player and put it into 4-5 new signings" game.
 

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I'd have Taylor above Lee, but that's about right.

Met Zenga and he was great, would not want him as a manager.
 

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Mick was great for us and just what we needed in 2006 in the aftermath of Hoddle. I always liked Mick pre-Wolves but that went up a few notches once he was here. He and Nuno are my favourite Wolves managers though he is of course a very different sort of character to Nuno. Those YouTube videos with compilations of his press conferences are great
Agree with all of that.

I liked him from his days as RoI boss obviously, so was pleased when he took us over. He's a good guy, knows his stuff and knows how to have a laugh with the press etc. Unfortunately i think his tactics are finished in this day and age - his last few games in his second spell as RoI boss were rancid, poor team selection and no back-up plan.

Retirement is the best thing for him now. I like his commentary on the whole, so hopefully he can forge a new career doing more of that.
 

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He was good on TV, he isn't now unfortunately. It's really sad.
 

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He was good on TV, he isn't now unfortunately. It's really sad.
I never really liked him on TV at any point in his managerial career. I wasn't a lover of his style of perpetuating the dour, 'professional' Yorkshireman. I was completely underwhelmed when he was appointed as our manager, but supported him as he was our manager. He did a good job at the time, but (as I said at the time) we should have parted with him steaight after the Blackburn game.

My top 5 managers in my lifetime;

Nuno
Cullis
McGarry
Allen
Turner
 

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Feel a bit sorry for Solbakken in that list, I was quite excited by his appointment and by the boards instruction of change our style and culture. Unfortunately most of his signings didn't work out or were injury prone. Thought initially we looked like we could play a more possession based game and it was gunna work out but it soon turned sour. The absolute bellend senior pro's we had at the time, plus Solbakkens failure to instill any discipline meant he'd lost the dressing room and the fans by Christmas. I was appalled by the actions of some of our 'fans' towards him (shades of the end of Turners reign).
Personally I think we 'd have stayed up if he'd been given till the end of the season.
 

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Nuno
Mick
Turner
Jackett
(a big gap)
Lee
Taylor
Jones
McGhee
Lambert
Solbakken
Zenga
Hoddle
(a fucking huge gap)
The Ghost of Hitler
(still a huge gap)
Saunders
I'd have put McGhee much lower, probably below Zenga, maybe below Hoddle?.......Arrogant, pretentious twat, he thought he was miles better than he actually was....criminal how poor we did considering the players he had at his disposal.
 

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Feel a bit sorry for Solbakken in that list, I was quite excited by his appointment and by the boards instruction of change our style and culture. Unfortunately most of his signings didn't work out or were injury prone. Thought initially we looked like we could play a more possession based game and it was gunna work out but it soon turned sour. The absolute bellend senior pro's we had at the time, plus Solbakkens failure to instill any discipline meant he'd lost the dressing room and the fans by Christmas. I was appalled by the actions of some of our 'fans' towards him (shades of the end of Turners reign).
Personally I think we 'd have stayed up if he'd been given till the end of the season.
It would have helped if he didn't have the man management skills of Malcolm Tucker. When you hear those senior players interviewed on the OGC you realise his arrogance was up their with McGhee's
 

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Too many dickheads in the changing room that thought they knew better than the manager screwed us there.
Not realising that you needed to take most of those dickheads with you for at least a season before phasing them out was what did him. Compare and contrast how Nuno changed the style post Lambert to how he did it post MM
 

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Actually, He tried too hard to take them with him, kenny just put them in the bomb squad and worked with the ones who wanted to work with him, was vastly better.
 

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Definite shame we couldn’t sort him out. There’s a very good player there, somewhere.
 

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Definite shame we couldn’t sort him out. There’s a very good player there, somewhere.
That clip is essentially what he did in the u23 team a lot. That attitude of his really buggered him up.
 

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That clip is essentially what he did in the u23 team a lot. That attitude of his really buggered him up.
Yeah, I don’t think we could have done much more with him but he definitely has serious talent. Wish he’d scored one of those chances against citeh - might have helped.
 

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The one in the last minute was his moment.

Clearly a talent in there as Nuno stuck by him a lot longer than some players but in the end had to concede defeat.
 
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