UK time is: 02:24:05
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Wanted: Proven Manager

Chairman John Bowler spoke in depth about the sacking of Steve Holland today and said that the club are now looking for a proven manager to take the club forward.

The words couldn't have been much sweeter for Alex fans. Having seen such a dramatic decline in the past four years through poor direction from the Directors, a fresh approach is widely welcomed.

It's near enough universally accepted that Steve Holland wasn't up to the job of managing the club and whilst we've had some great times under the current regime there is now a need and room for fresh, outside ideas.

Chairman John Bowler told crewealex.net that the board are now drawing up a shortlist but warned that the job isn't for anyone learning the game or in it for the short term, ruling out the likes of former Alex men Craig Hignett & Neil Lennon.

'As a board, we are looking for a proven and experienced manager. This is not a job for someone who is trying to learn the game and perhaps only in it for the short-term,' Bowler said.

'We have got to go an appoint the right man. That is the most important thing and there is no time scale on that. We are looking for someone who is prepared to come here and work in what we consider to be a special environment.

'We're not going to be hurried but we're not going to let the grass grow under our feet. Next week we've got a file full of people to go through who have been attracted by the club and together we'll decide who are the likely candidates and then start the interviewing process.

'Steve was allowed to get on with it and for the next guy it will be the same. It's a very special role and you can't have people back seat driving.'

Bowler also confirmed that Steve Holland has been offered a chance to return to coaching at the club's academy but says Holland has decided to take time off to think it over.

'He has gone away to spend some time with his wife and his children to think things over. He is a very talented guy and we hope he will choose to come back here and work with us in an alternative role because we all respect him immensely.'




Join Vital Crewe!

It's easy to register , simply click the link and enjoy getting involved.

Message Board

Our message board is a fast growing portal for fans to air their views. Why not join them by clicking here.

Get involved

This website is your website and we are looking for people to help run the site. Do you go to most of the games and have an opinion? Why not write a match report? Perhaps you are a budding journalist or even just someone who is very opinionated? Well why not join our team? If this interests you please contact Vital Crewe.








Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Dink Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday November 22 2008

Time: 12:18AM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Dario is the man for the job....!!!
lincolnblue
Report Abuse
25/11/2008 11:47:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Crewe Alexandra Articles

Late equaliser costs Alex (Saturday April 18 2015)

Familiar problem for Davis (Saturday April 18 2015)

Stats: Crewe Alexandra v Walsall (Saturday April 18 2015)

Another big weekend for Crewe (Friday April 17 2015)

Midfielder hopes to return (Friday April 17 2015)

Davis looking for more (Friday April 17 2015)

Game of two halves - Davis (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Crewe move up with draw (Wednesday April 15 2015)

Archived Crewe Alexandra Articles

List All Vital Crewe Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. creweman58 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Crewe 1 - 1 Walsall
Peterborough 1 - 1 Crewe
Crewe 1 - 1 Leyton Orient
Chesterfield 1 - 0 Crewe
Crewe 0 - 0 Crawley
Sheff Utd 1 - 2 Crewe

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Scunthorpe 43 13 13 17 -11 52
18. Port Vale 44 14 9 21 -10 51
19. Crawley 44 13 11 20 -24 50
20. Crewe 44 13 10 21 -33 49
21. Leyton Orient 43 12 11 20 -9 47
22. Notts County 43 11 14 18 -15 47
23. Colchester 43 12 9 22 -21 45

Breaking League News

City Hoping For PNE & Rochdale Wins
Coventry : 20/04/2015 23:00:01
Shakespeare Tames Shrews In Midland Cup Final
Walsall : 20/04/2015 20:50:01
DRFC MK Dons v Doncaster Rovers - Team News
Doncaster : 20/04/2015 20:31:00
DRFC Can Rovers halt the Dons?
Doncaster : 20/04/2015 19:00:00
Walsall Youth Team XI v Shrewsbury
Walsall : 20/04/2015 18:53:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Are Crewe stronger than this time last season?
Suggested By:  Vital Crewe
Yes 49%
No 51%