Managers need time

I wish to congratulate Martin Smith on his article on Nigel Pearson, it was long overdue.

Thursday, 28th April 2016, 6:43 am
Updated Thursday, 28th April 2016, 7:48 am
Rumbelows Cup - Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester United - 21st April 1991 Nigel Pearson gives a gentle pat of congratulation to his boss Ron Atkinson

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.

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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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