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|Cook: Norwood Probably Hasn't Had Momentum|
Not sure what to make of that.
I think if we can get him fully fit and bring in creative players who actually provide him with some service then he'd score lots of goals for us and I would definitely keep him.
|Cook: Chambers and Skuse Both Still Have Football in Them|
I personally want them both to be released as we need a fresh start and new leaders within the changing room but I don't understand the hatred these two receive on this site.
Whether you think they're good footballers or not it's hard to deny they've given everything they have for the club and deserve nothing but our best wishes in their futures.
|Coach Gill Leaves Town|
Surprised at this one. Thought he was supposedly quite well thought of around the club. Makes sense for Cook to bring his own people in and freshen everything up though.
|Vincent-Young May Need Surgery But Will Be Back For Pre-Season|
Got to feel for him but it's not the worst time to pick up a minor injury. Getting him fully fit and keeping him fit is going to be crucial for us next season. Hopefully we can add a player similar to him for the left side in the summer as well.
|Town Confirm Rolls Appointment as Director of Performance|
Really excited about the changes being made off the field. It just goes to show how severely lacking we were during Evans' reign. I like that we're appointing a person with a dedicated individual job rather than someone trying to do two or three different things.
Does anyone have any info about Scott Barron being head of recruitment? Has he got any experience of doing this previously? It's arguably the biggest and most important role that needs to be filled this summer.
|Johnson: I Was Beyond Impressed With Ashton's Pragmatic, Disciplined Approach|
Feel like I'm wishing my life away at the moment. I'd love to see a list of the squad we assemble over the summer. The Bristol City fans have been very vocal in bashing Mark Ashton but I've been very impressed with everything I've read about him so far. Hopefully he's just been their scapegoat and does a great job for us.
|Cook: Norwood and Harrop Back But We Can't Wait For Season to End|
The only way to find out if someone like Tyreese Simpson is ready is to give him a chance. If he's not ready then what have we lost? We've got three meaningless games to play so it's a great opportunity to throw a couple of them in and see how they get on without any pressure on them. If our first team can lose 3-0 against two relegation fodder sides then we don't really need to worry about how a few of our U23s will cope.
|Barron Targeted to Head Town's Recruitment|
Wow. I remember him being in the academy which feels an eternity ago.
I don't want to bash the guy but what experience has he had at doing player recruitment? I read the interview he did during the link in the article and it sounds like his company are more of a player liaison type company that assists players with their utility bills etc. It's such a vital role and we desperately need to get it right so I hope he has the credentials.
|Wigan Confirm Richardson as Permanent Boss|
Really disappointed to see this. He’s been with Cook everywhere during his successful periods as manager and done a great job at Wigan with little to no resources. Hopefully Cook can manage without him and bring in a good replacement.
|Cook: Painful Nights Like These Hurt Me Deeply and I'm Sure They Hurt Our Supporters|
I don’t understand the point of Cook shouldering the blame and not “throwing the players under the bus”. Every single one of those players have no problem in throwing him under the bus with their shameful performances week after week.
I cannot wait to get these final games over and done with. The fewer number of this lot that returns for pre-season the better.
|Cook: The Club Will Be a Very Different Place Come August|
I'm hoping that we'll look back in two or three years and have a good laugh about that 3-0 result against Wimbledon. It's clearly sparked the required reaction for Cook to start wielding the axe and getting the wheels in motion for sorting this mess out once and for all.
Don't forget Norwich lost 1-7 at home to Colchester which ended up being the catalyst in turning their fortunes around.
I really can't wait to get the remaining games played and finished and see what Cook can get done in the summer.
|Keeper-Coach Walker Leaves Town|
Richard Wright would be a great acquisition in that role if he wanted it.
I'd also be very happy if we brought John McGreal back too. It'd be nice to fill our coaching staff with people who genuinely care about the club.
A real mass exodus is what's required in the summer. I personally hope we don't renew any of these players' contracts. They're simply not good enough and don't even seem to care.
I can't wait for a fresh start and looking forward to next season already!
|O'Leary and Johnson Press Conference - Part Two|
I was very sceptical about the takeover when news first broke a couple of months ago, mainly because there hasn’t been many success stories within English football that includes American investors/ownership.
However I have been so impressed with the way both Mike O’Leary and Brett Johnson have conducted themselves during these first few interviews and it sounds like we finally have a clear direction and plan of action. It’s the most excited I’ve been about our club for years and can’t wait to see what the summer brings!
|Cook's Former Assistant Richardson: We'll See What Happens|
I would expect he'll be joining in the summer.
From the outside looking in, it would look like Richardson's done a fantastic job at Wigan with the little to no resources he's got there so he's clearly a capable guy. Really hope he joins.
|Town Confirm Cook Appointment|
Welcome aboard Paul.
By far the best candidate of all the managers which were available in my opinion!
It's so nice to feel some positivity about ITFC again!
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