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John Duffy in for Watto?


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#1 TIM THE LION

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 08:59 AM

Reports coming from Neil Barker on twitter suggest Watto will be Iyesten Harris's assistant at Salford and that John Duffy ( ex Leigh) will be his replacement at the Lions could some one from the club please let us know if this has any foundation in reality. Thanks in advance.

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.

 

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#2 TIM THE LION

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 09:05 AM

According to BBC Manchester he's going, perfect timing, not. Still can't blame the man too good an opportunity to pass up. Good luck if you do go Watto, all the best.

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#3 RIGGY

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 09:27 AM

Hi Everyone

 

According to the board we will have a statement later today.  Thanks for your patience

 

Riggy



#4 TIM THE LION

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 09:48 AM

Cheers Riggy

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.

 

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#5 mickburkes boots

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 10:18 AM

Hoping not,as turning the season around but if so been a great servant to the game and Swinton lions

#6 steve wild

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 11:18 AM

The story is obviously correct. As Riggy has mentioned there will be a formal statement later today both on here & on the website.

#7 wayne_r

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 12:28 PM

Obviously a great opportunity for Ian Watson, but why go now, having done so much hard work to put the team together, under extremely difficult circumstances and now having a winning team, just seems strange to me....................



#8 wberry2013

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 01:12 PM

I totally agree with Wayne

Makes no sense to me


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#9 LOYALION

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 01:14 PM

Ian is at the end of his playing career and can not afford to turn down opportunities like these if his ambition is in coaching. If it is correct then I whole heartedly thank him for what he has done for us over the years. I'm not happy, but that's the way it goes. As for John Duffy.......

"no-one knows what it's like to be the bad man.........behind blue eyes"


#10 mark richardson

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 01:19 PM

Awful news
But good luck to him

#11 mark richardson

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 01:24 PM

And I'm also thankful that Bobby Goulding just got a job

Edited by mark richardson, 24 June 2014 - 03:45 PM.


#12 TIM THE LION

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 01:29 PM

Is it coincidental timing with the end of the exclusivity period with council coming up or am I reading far too much into this?

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#13 mike the lion

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 02:50 PM

On the MEN website

 

http://www.mancheste...rd-reds-7316177



#14 marshy1

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 03:20 PM

Tim yes you are reading to much in that but understandable I guess.

#15 wberry2013

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 04:10 PM

Still no official statement from our side?.

Why not


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#16 marshy1

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 05:01 PM

Wayne this could be due to Riggy's work load and the fact I believe he has to forward stuff on to appear on the forum, a throw back to the previous regime.

#17 marshy1

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 05:02 PM

Wayne this could be due to Riggy's work load and the fact I believe he has to forward stuff on to appear on the forum, a throw back to the previous regime.

#18 duffymoon

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 05:08 PM

Statement is on the facebook page

#19 wberry2013

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 05:43 PM

Let's not blame the past let's fix it for the future so we can look slightly professional. and no I'm not having a dig at riggy

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#20 duffymoon

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Posted 24 June 2014 - 05:50 PM

The statement is on the Lions facebook page