Managers need time

Rumbelows Cup - Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United - 21st April 1991
Nigel Pearson gives a gentle pat of congratulation to his boss Ron Atkinson
Rumbelows Cup - Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United - 21st April 1991 Nigel Pearson gives a gentle pat of congratulation to his boss Ron Atkinson
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I wish to congratulate Martin Smith on his article on Nigel Pearson, it was long overdue.

I am sure thousands of true supporters of football across both the Sheffield and Leicestershire region would agree with every word.

When he had the Wednesday shirt on, he was a giant.

It is obvious we are not privy to any ulterior reason for him being replaced, but his record with Leicester City was amazing.

Perhaps all our local clubs should reflect on this. Success comes slowly, and chairmen and supporters need to give managers time.

He will surely get another chance at a good level, and his CV will read much better with this bitter experience behind him.

Well done Martin Smith and Nigel Pearson.

Peter Sellars

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