Perhaps down to the manner of his departure, it does not really feel like the end of the road for John Ryan with Doncaster Rovers.
Surely, the man at the helm during the club’s remarkable resurrection would bow out with more positive fanfare, website and programme articles eulogising his 15 year spell.
Instead, there are increasingly bitter verbal back and forths, rushed and confused statements about Ryan’s future and the general sense we have entered the unknown.
Given his contribution to the club, Ryan deserved to go out in the same manner as Sir Alex Ferguson, a man for whom he holds a great deal of admiration.
But looking beyond what would be the correct way to honour Ryan, it still does not seem as though that is it for his time at the club.
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