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The One Where Steve Evans Is A Pussycat

It seems to be the week for “interesting” analogies – first, we had Russell Slade moan about our deep sea defending on Tuesday night, and now Graham Westley has told the press that Steve Evans – this weekend’s opposing manager – is “a pussycat really“. The most alarming thing for …

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Taken Off The Christmas Card List?

Let’s be honest, it’s not going to come as much of a surprise to learn that Graham Westley has saved on the cost of a postage stamp this Christmas and decided not to pass on any of his season’s greetings to Karl Robinson. That might have been your opinion already, …

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All Over Bar The Shouting

There she goes. Leaving on the 16.42 from Waterloo for the evening White Star steamer to the New World. It has been an emotional, enthralling few months where moments of utter joy had been entwined in frustration and, at times, despair. But now she is leaving your life for the …

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The End Is Nigh

It’s not quite your four-minute warning, but now is the time to start thinking about how to Protect and Survive as the end is nearly upon us. The only thing between us, three-and-a-half-months without football and Boro’ withdrawal symptoms is today’s showdown at the Lamex Stadium against The Best Team …

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Tranmere: A Retrospective

Right then, did the 3-1 scoreline really tell the full story of our Tranmere adventure on Sunday? For us, we have to disagree with Ronnie Moore’s assertion that the home side “deserved” the victory. Now, we’re obviously going to a little biased here but were they even the better side …

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Goodbye Gary

A bolt from the blue this Wednesday lunchtime? Or was it pretty much nailed on after last night’s tame defeat at Bury? Either way you look at it, Gary Smith’s era at the Boro’ is now at an end. It’ll probably go down as “mutual consent” reading the club’s statement, …

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What Became Of The Likely Lads

Please don’t get us wrong, See we’ll forgive you with a song we’ll call the Likely Lads. But if it’s left to you, We know exactly what you’d do with all the dreams we had… ‘Cause blood runs thicker, Oh, we’re big-strong-and-physical, you know; If it’s important to you, it’s …

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On Brentford

Sometimes it feels as if you’re in a group of people standing close to a rather large hole and your only saving grace is that there are a few more in front of you. Of course, things as they stand mean that we’re a good foot from the edge of …

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The Last Chance Saloon?

It is not often thought to be a good idea to take Borochat as a barometer of public opinion on the Lamex terraces, but it does lead us to believe there has been a alarming increase in the number of people unhappy with the current management team. There’s also the …

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Some Possible Discussion Topics?

BoroGuide and the A Load Of Old Toffee team always appreciate the time and effort that is put into contributing discussion points for each and every episode. Without your input, the podcast would be shaped by just four people and we don’t feel that’s particularly good. And sometimes we have …

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