One thought on “Ten miles to go on a nine mile road

  1. I think the most pertinent points come at the end of the article – the ones about young managers.

    In Holland (and many other European places) they have to work their way up from the bottom, coaching U13 sides. The top players who want to coach do this. The contrast with the likes of Gareth Southgate and Alan Shearer who stepped into roles they were not ready for.

    It makes you wonder about how Mark Hughes would approach the game if he had not been given full-on managerial jobs from the outset….

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