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defendyourself

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Gerhard Struber no longer a rumour

24 September 2020 - 07:59 AM

English Reporter on twitter says we are going after Gerhard Struber, Barnsley's manager

 

https://twitter.com/...094325922471940

 

Edit: very believable as he is a blend of Thelwell's knowhow and RB clubs.  Managed all the youth teams and Salzburg's reserve team at one point.


Thelwell Q&A

21 August 2020 - 01:47 PM

For those with an Athletic sub this is pretty good.  link

 

Will drop a couple notables:

 

On squad quality / status

 

it’s still very early days....I think we’re all trying to review and evaluate where we are and what we need to do going forwards...So I think there is a recognition that we do need some additional players of a high quality, and I think we’re at the start of that process. And of course, we’re also reviewing and evaluating where the rest of the group is....and hopefully they prove that they’re capable of taking the club forwards. If not, then of course we need to find other ways in which we can move the club forwards. "

 

On Long term vision

 

"I would hope, if I’m thinking about what I want my team to look like going forward, we obviously want a couple of things here. We want higher level performance which helps us to win games, but then also, you made the point and alluded to young players and the academy... And so, it’d be great to create two things, really: Let’s call it performance and pipeline. "

 

he emphasized we arent going to magically because top salary spenders in the league and focus on club infrastructure, etc. but that isnt new news


Daniel-Kofi Kyereh

21 July 2020 - 06:55 AM

Supposedly we are trying to hijack a free transfer St. Pauli thought they had for Daniel-Kofi Kyereh.  Paul Fernie knows him after recruiting him at his prior club.

 

https://www.bild.de/...d.html#fromWall

 

We definitely need some more competition up there and i like that he is a winger/forward from the limited reading i've done.  i just hope this isnt the only forward they are going after.

 

Football manager and fifa agree that he is fast lol


Interim head athletic trainer leaves

05 January 2020 - 12:38 PM

In other news we lost our interim head athletic trainer to Inter Miami.  So now a month before preseason we have job ads up for a new head athletic trainer lol.  This club.

 

https://sportcareers...ils.php?id=4120