Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Butty

Mowbray’s Future

Recommended Posts

Got to say I enjoyed this comment on the Middlesbrough Gazette website after Mowbray was appointed:

 

Tony Mowbray will find it difficult to rebuild Blackburns fortunes in the 18 months he has been given by the Venky's.

Blackburn are still a relatively big club, certainly bigger than Burnley, and should not have been in this position, unbelievable that only 12 months ago they had Rhodes and Gestede.

They might have to bite the bullet this season, go down and rebuild.

Certainties for Division One champions next season though for me.

 

Good to see fans of other clubs know their stuff.

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I almost fell asleep listening to Mowbray if I'm honest, but he seems a decent guy, determined, and wants to do a good job, we can't ask for anymore really.

I'm more uncomfortable that Paul Senior a youth team coach and former academy scout has been given a seemingly free reign to appoint the next manager of our football club, he's nowhere near qualified to be in the role he currently holds and should not be appointing football managers at Blackburn Rovers.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, Gav said:

I almost fell asleep listening to Mowbray if I'm honest, but he seems a decent guy, determined, and wants to do a good job, we can't ask for anymore really.

I'm more uncomfortable that Paul Senior a youth team coach and former academy scout has been given a seemingly free reign to appoint the next manager of our football club, he's nowhere near qualified to be in the role he currently holds and should not be appointing football managers at Blackburn Rovers.

 

To be fair, I think he's more qualified than anyone else that has picked a manager here since Venkys arrived... not that that's saying much though.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, J*B said:

Mowbray first decision? Chris Samba back training with Rovers. 

is he?

cos Bruce this morning in his press conference as said he training with them to earn a deal with them

http://www.expressandstar.com/sport/aston-villa-fc/2017/02/24/christopher-samba-must-prove-his-fitness-to-earn-aston-villa-deal/

Just now, Gav said:

I almost fell asleep listening to Mowbray if I'm honest, but he seems a decent guy, determined, and wants to do a good job, we can't ask for anymore really.

I'm more uncomfortable that Paul Senior a youth team coach and former academy scout has been given a seemingly free reign to appoint the next manager of our football club, he's nowhere near qualified to be in the role he currently holds and should not be appointing football managers at Blackburn Rovers.

 

Thought Mowbray was honest in his interview.

On Senior, he has experience in football in varied roles over 20 years, so its probably more experience than Venkys are actually used to.

what makes you qualified considering some of shocking appointments we made over the past 30 years and look at some of appointments made by clubs in the championship over the past 5 years

Edited by chaddyrovers

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, chaddyrovers said:

is he?

cos Bruce this morning in his press conference as said he training with them to earn a deal with them

http://www.expressandstar.com/sport/aston-villa-fc/2017/02/24/christopher-samba-must-prove-his-fitness-to-earn-aston-villa-deal/

Thought Mowbray was honest in his interview.

On Senior, he has experience in football in varied roles over 20 years, so its probably more experience than Venkys are actually used to.

Mowbray seems a decent guy came across well 

Paul Senior is here for Paul senior and no one else his experience is on par with other jokers venkys have employed his claim to fame is allegedly discovering Eriksen for spurs.. He isn't well thought of throughout the industry 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
32 minutes ago, JHRover said:

Got to say I enjoyed this comment on the Middlesbrough Gazette website after Mowbray was appointed:

 

Tony Mowbray will find it difficult to rebuild Blackburns fortunes in the 18 months he has been given by the Venky's.

Blackburn are still a relatively big club, certainly bigger than Burnley, and should not have been in this position, unbelievable that only 12 months ago they had Rhodes and Gestede.

 

 

 

 

Sadly with Dyche solidifying the Dingles in the Prem and thus pocketing another £200m and us only heading one way for 7 years, his statement there is becoming more and more redundant by the season.  Burnley have just spent £13m on a player - we've spent 250k in about 4 windows.

What determines the size of a club?.... the history, the fanbase?  For me, neither - in the modern day it's the finances, and Burnley are streets ahead of us now.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Prepared to back Mowbray certainly. Sneaky feeling we will edge a win tonight.

Proof will be in who he wants to sign for me if he is just a yes man or his own man, despite having no cash whatsoever to spend.

Will he state he has been tracking Abdoul Ba for years...:rolleyes:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, Jimmy612 said:

Sadly with Dyche solidifying the Dingles in the Prem and thus pocketing another £200m and us only heading one way for 7 years, his statement there is becoming more and more redundant by the season.  Burnley have just spent £13m on a player - we've spent 250k in about 4 windows.

What determines the size of a club?.... the history, the fanbase?  For me, neither - in the modern day it's the finances, and Burnley are streets ahead of us now.

 

I was going to "like" this - though it is spot on - can't in anyway "like" it :unsure:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, Jimmy612 said:

Sadly with Dyche solidifying the Dingles in the Prem and thus pocketing another £200m and us only heading one way for 7 years, his statement there is becoming more and more redundant by the season.  Burnley have just spent £13m on a player - we've spent 250k in about 4 windows.

What determines the size of a club?.... the history, the fanbase?  For me, neither - in the modern day it's the finances, and Burnley are streets ahead of us now.

 

If finances were the only factor then Bournemouth and Swansea would be considered bigger clubs than Newcastle, Villa and Leeds, which nobody does.

There's more to it than that. Fanbase is important, but I'd say top of the pile comes achievements, honors, success and standing in the game.

I think if you asked fans of other clubs across the world the vast majority would consider Blackburn Rovers to be a bigger club than Burnley. Healthier finances and a couple of years of them scrapping in the bottom half of the Premier League won't change decades of history.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, Jimmy612 said:

Sadly with Dyche solidifying the Dingles in the Prem and thus pocketing another £200m and us only heading one way for 7 years, his statement there is becoming more and more redundant by the season.  Burnley have just spent £13m on a player - we've spent 250k in about 4 windows.

What determines the size of a club?.... the history, the fanbase?  For me, neither - in the modern day it's the finances, and Burnley are streets ahead of us now.

 

When they've ruled the roost for 30yrs consecutively they can maybe then lay claim to our crown, until then no matter how much money they have, or what value players they have, they're only ever 3 thick Indian chicken farmers and a sun tanned cockney spiv away from disaster.

 

 

 

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
36 minutes ago, Gav said:

I almost fell asleep listening to Mowbray if I'm honest, but he seems a decent guy, determined, and wants to do a good job, we can't ask for anymore really.

I'm more uncomfortable that Paul Senior a youth team coach and former academy scout has been given a seemingly free reign to appoint the next manager of our football club, he's nowhere near qualified to be in the role he currently holds and should not be appointing football managers at Blackburn Rovers.

 

Spot on re Senior. Others will learn in time at Rovers cost

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, Traviscon said:

Sorry J*B, not sure if that's a statement or a question.

 

Have I missed something? Is Samba back training with us, or would you want that to be Mowbrays first decision?

It was on SSN last night and The Football Ramble said it was happening on this mornings podcast - but it seems he's at Villa if my twitter timeline is correct?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
51 minutes ago, Gav said:

I almost fell asleep listening to Mowbray if I'm honest, but he seems a decent guy, determined, and wants to do a good job, we can't ask for anymore really.

 

I thought he spoke with authority, passion with a multiple insights into the tactical deficiencies.

On the plus side, at least you can now listen to our managers interviews, unlike with the last gobsh1te.

 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, J*B said:

It was on SSN last night and The Football Ramble said it was happening on this mornings podcast - but it seems he's at Villa if my twitter timeline is correct?

Oh, I thought Marcus on the Ramble was having a joke!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, A cup of beans said:

Oh, I thought Marcus on the Ramble was having a joke!

Look at the transfer thread on here - someone else saw it on SSN. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, J*B said:

Look at the transfer thread on here - someone else saw it on SSN. 

Last post I can see is from Yoda's brother who said SSN reported Villa.

 

Maybe crossed wires somewhere.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, J*B said:

Look at the transfer thread on here - someone else saw it on SSN. 

A 50 year old Samba would be an improvement on Greer and Wesley.

 

Edited by A cup of beans

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I always quite liked Mowbray, I liked the way he tried to get teams to play and his honesty with how he responded to questions. Both of those traits have probably led to his undoing at some of his previous jobs, but I think they could be a breath of fresh air for us. 

I am not sure exactly who else we were expecting to take the job of fighting against relegation in the Championship, but he is at least experienced and respected. For the time being he is being honest and has handled the questions well, let us hope that this continues and that the wins and points follow. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 minutes ago, Eddie said:

I always quite liked Mowbray, I liked the way he tried to get teams to play and his honesty with how he responded to questions. Both of those traits have probably led to his undoing at some of his previous jobs, but I think they could be a breath of fresh air for us. 

I am not sure exactly who else we were expecting to take the job of fighting against relegation in the Championship, but he is at least experienced and respected. For the time being he is being honest and has handled the questions well, let us hope that this continues and that the wins and points follow. 

Well said, Eddie.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, Athlete said:

Mowbray seems a decent guy came across well 

Paul Senior is here for Paul senior and no one else his experience is on par with other jokers venkys have employed his claim to fame is allegedly discovering Eriksen for spurs.. He isn't well thought of throughout the industry 

That might be what we need though, Paul Senior won't want to be at Rovers for long, he sees himself being a director of football at a big club, which could mean that he has an incentive to do a good job. He's all about his CV and turning us around will look great on his CV. That is different to what we've had before.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, RV Blue said:

That might be what we need though, Paul Senior won't want to be at Rovers for long, he sees himself being a director of football at a big club, which could mean that he has an incentive to do a good job. He's all about his CV and turning us around will look great on his CV. That is different to what we've had before.

Great point. I would take that all day. 

We have gone though huge upheaval here over the past few years. If Senior wants to build his CV here, best of luck to him. We need stability. Mowbray is definitely a stable, solid manager.  So if the two of them can figure out a way to work together, it will be the most stability we have had in manies a year. 

Edited by Bigdoggsteel

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, RV Blue said:

That might be what we need though, Paul Senior won't want to be at Rovers for long, he sees himself being a director of football at a big club, which could mean that he has an incentive to do a good job. He's all about his CV and turning us around will look great on his CV. That is different to what we've had before.

He's way out of his league for a club director..More suited as a second hand car salesman 

He's looking forward to cost cutting in the summer and making a percentage at the same time.. 

2 well known ex players have already made comments on senior 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, Athlete said:

He's way out of his league for a club director..More suited as a second hand car salesman 

He's looking forward to cost cutting in the summer and making a percentage at the same time.. 

2 well known ex players have already made comments on senior 

What comments were these and by who? I didn't see this. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.