Offaly Senior Football Manager

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Next Offaly Senior Football Manager?

Paschal Kellaghan
1
8%
Peter Brady
2
17%
Stephen Darby
2
17%
John Rouse
2
17%
Pat Flanagan
0
No votes
Declan Kelly
0
No votes
Tom Coffey
2
17%
Tom Cribbin
0
No votes
James Stewart
0
No votes
Emmet McDonnell
0
No votes
A.N. Other (specify below)
3
25%
 
Total votes : 12

Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby LooseCannon » Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:54 pm

Well folks?
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby SearingDrive » Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:32 pm

LooseCannon wrote:Well folks?

Have any of the people listed expressed any interest in the Offaly post. There are 3 former managers on the list, excluding Paul Rouse who has ruled himself out last week. I would not take Pascal Kellaghan, too devenaive, football would be boring rubbish.
We will not get a high profile candidate, more likely a local, or an unknown outsider.
I do not see any standout name on the list, maybe Stephen Darby if interested, did himself and Alan McNamee, with John Rouse resign last week?

It is the Co. Board's call on the next manager, good luck to them. Hope they get one soon.
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby Geansai Gorm » Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:45 pm

It's hard to see if any on those listed could 'inspire' any more that what has gone before.

The system they have to work in is the real problem!
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby Alloutbarthegoalie » Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:43 pm

One of these maybe, Peter Brady, Phil Reilly, Stephen Darby. If we went for an outsider Paul “ pillar” Caffrey could be worth a punt. Paul Rouse should be on the selection committee.
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby LooseCannon » Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:47 pm

https://www.offalyexpress.ie/news/sport ... s-job.html
A couple of left field candidates to say the least.
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby SearingDrive » Wed Aug 08, 2018 5:58 pm

LooseCannon wrote:https://www.offalyexpress.ie/news/sport/328579/10-names-for-offaly-to-consider-for-the-senior-football-manager-s-job.html
A couple of left field candidates to say the least.

Left of left indeed! I would choose Stephen Darby if it were my decision, and Stephen was interested.
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby jimbob17 » Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:29 pm

Would be surprised if Kellaghan wasnt in the mix for this though his style of football is far from good on the eye. I wouldnt see much to look forward to if he was involved unless that changed.

Other potential contenders or people out there that might become involved would include likes of Jack Cooney from Kinnegad (though he would be known for negative style), Steven Darby, Phil Reilly, Pat Daly, John Rouse, Martin Murphy, Johnny Doyle or maybe even Benny O Brien who had good experience and success with St Brigids in Roscommon while a Clara contender could also fall into the mix while likes of a Roy Malone, Cathal Daly or Colm Quinn could also become involved. Another name thrown out as a contender is Declan Kelly but he would probably be better served staying on with u20s! I think it will be a man from inside the county either way. Lets hope they get it right and back the team up with strong backroom team!
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby SearingDrive » Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:58 am

jimbob17 wrote:Would be surprised if Kellaghan wasnt in the mix for this though his style of football is far from good on the eye. I wouldnt see much to look forward to if he was involved unless that changed.

Other potential contenders or people out there that might become involved would include likes of Jack Cooney from Kinnegad (though he would be known for negative style), Steven Darby, Phil Reilly, Pat Daly, John Rouse, Martin Murphy, Johnny Doyle or maybe even Benny O Brien who had good experience and success with St Brigids in Roscommon while a Clara contender could also fall into the mix while likes of a Roy Malone, Cathal Daly or Colm Quinn could also become involved. Another name thrown out as a contender is Declan Kelly but he would probably be better served staying on with u20s! I think it will be a man from inside the county either way. Lets hope they get it right and back the team up with strong backroom team!

I agree about Pasacal's negative football. Can't see much progress with that option. Think it will be a local choice, Stephen Darby ideally if he is interested.
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby Bord na Mona man » Fri Aug 10, 2018 11:20 am

LooseCannon wrote:https://www.offalyexpress.ie/news/sport/328579/10-names-for-offaly-to-consider-for-the-senior-football-manager-s-job.html
A couple of left field candidates to say the least.

There is no suggestion that the names are candidates at all.
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby greenairfield » Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:01 am

Fact some of the articles in that paper are like reading Joe.ie horrific.
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby SearingDrive » Wed Aug 22, 2018 4:37 pm

It is reported in today's Irish Independent that Pascal Kellaghan is favourite for Offaly SF manager.
I can't see much progress if that is the case.
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby jimbob17 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:17 am

Heard two local people (ex players) incl Paschal are in for the job. Not from fully reliable source so can take it with pinch of salt! Didnt hear of any outsiders!

Is there anyone else out there worth going after - inside or outside county?

Who are the local people that you would want involved in terms of selectors coaches etc?
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby feirmeoir » Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:04 pm

I heard Shane Curran, not from a reliable source though
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby Alloutbarthegoalie » Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:27 pm

feirmeoir wrote:I heard Shane Curran, not from a reliable source though

FFS,!!!
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Re: Offaly Senior Football Manager

Postby jimbob17 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:09 pm

That would be some pantomime. Was he involved with a club managing or coaching in Offaly or Westmeath of late? Heard his name thrown around alright!
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