Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
More Support For Scolari; Chelsea Chastised
Goal.com, February 19th, 2009 3:30PM

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

Joining a growing choir of EPL peers in support of recently sacked Luiz Felipe Scolari, Bolton Wanderers coach Gary Megson took his turn Wednesday to state "it didn't need changing at Chelsea." Quick to point out that Scolari's time with the team was reduced to "two or three results that didn't go their way," he had just one word to describe the ousting: "ridiculous."

"After kamikaze pilot I would guess football manager has about the same sort of job security - there is nothing you can do about it," added Megson, just a day after ManU's Alex Ferguson said he was "shocked" at Scolari's abrupt sacking, and that the team's "haste is a reflection of the sad way the game is going."

Megson went on to call out team owners for their impatience in allowing new coaches and new systems to produce favorable results, naming Chelsea owner Roman Ambramovich as one of the worst offenders, having brought in four different coaches in the last 18 months. Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Nigerian U-20 star Dike hopes more Cowgirl goals will come    
Goals by Courtney Dike helped Nigeria reach the final of the Under-20 Women's World Cup in ...
Inzaghi: Milan Has Nothing to Lose Against Juve     
AC Milan on Saturday hosts Juventus in an early-season top-of-the-standings clash of Italian heavyweights. While Milan ...
London Wins Semis and Final of Euro 2020    
UEFA on Friday awarded Wembley Stadium in London as the venue for the semifinals and final ...
Prosecutor Calls for End to FIFA's Secrecy     
FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia on Friday said he wants more details published about corruption cases in ...
Pellegrini Defends Toure, Lampard     
Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini defended Yaya Toure's performance against Bayern Munich during City's UEFA Champions ...
Mourinho Was 'Not Expecting' Lampard to Join Man City     
Jose Mourinho says he still has respect for Chelsea legend Frank Lampard even though he could ...
Mourinho: Relationship with Ronaldo 'Does Not Exist'    
Jose Mourinho says he no longer has any relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo now that he has ...
Arrests Mar Roma's UCL Win     
Police arrested three fans prior to AS Roma's UEFA Champions League opener against Russian side CSKA ...
Roma Players Warn City, Bayern Following Rout     
AS Roma's players said they are full of confidence following their 5-1 hammering of CSKA Moscow ...
Di Maria: "I Needed to Change My Life"    
In an interview with Perform, Manchester United forward Angel Di Maria says that he left Real ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives