Managers have got to be so flexible now | Graham Westley

NIGEL Pearson takes over at Bristol City until the end of the season, Jonathan Woodgate gets the nod for the rest of the campaign at Bournemouth.
So how difficult is it to take over as a manager on a shortterm basis?
For me, there are two big issu es here: one is about joining a new club and the other is about the length of the deal.
Let’s nip the second one in the bud first. I’m not sure that players take much notice of the length of a manager’s contract nowadays.
You might think that the manager on a long-term deal has a greater motivational effect because players think of that person as ...

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