A very interesting new media ‘exclusive’ concerning Newcastle United and Michael Emenalo. The very successful and highly regarded former Chelsea Director of Football, now reported to be the favourite for a…
What is more in this spirit of magnanimity I am feeling, I will happily pick Joe up personally from his hotel and drive him down to Manchester myself, I’ll even throw in a gratis bottle of whiskey on the back seat as a fit and proper send off.
Think of the career progression possibilities that Harford is passing up. Driving Miss Daisy, then on to maybe polishing the boots or delivering the pies, or even running around the training centre delivering messages to Pards.
It is simply down to a communication blip, in which it was reported that the Buffoon would be taking a 1 week family holiday when, in fact, he has been on one long holiday, at our expense, from the day of his appointment!
It doesn’t sound like a great start in terms of staff management to immediately talk about “shifting some out” but this may well be what the main role of the new job is all about – managing the wage budget and transfer kitty. That hardly warrants the title “Director of Football”.
The real question should be, exactly why should a club who are in the ten best supported in Europe and have a turnover featuring in the top twenty in the world (despite laughable commercial income) employ somebody with Joe Kinnear’s qualifications as Director Of Football?