The busy Christmas period beckons for footballers up and down the land. And it can be a crucial time for managers.
The respectable Nigel Adkins faces Christmas unemployed. After his dismissal by Reading, he'll have plenty of time to spend with the family. While Mrs. Steve Clarke faces a Christmas largely without her husband. The former Chelsea player, and one time West Brom manager, Steve Clarke replaces Adkins at Reading. For all I am sorry Adkins has been fired, he'll be back in the game before long.
And I'm delighted for Steve Clarke. A good man who . . .
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