Season 5.1 – One last shot!

Larry shut his laptop down. That must have been the 16th time he had watched the run in from the previous campaign, it still haunted him. He had spent the summer looking long and hard at himself as well as the job at hand. Larry and Terry Butcher had talked often and in great detail … Continue reading Season 5.1 – One last shot!

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Season 4 – Villa ran by a Villain

It had been six months since Larry had walked through the doors at Villa Park. In that time he had completely restructured the club, completed an overhaul of the coaching staff, secured a new foreign affiliate club and reduced the squad size to raise £24 million in cash, in doing that they also saved over … Continue reading Season 4 – Villa ran by a Villain

Motherwell – Cleaning house and Starting afresh…

Larry Fredericks first twelve months in management had seen him coach a team of overachieving hard working players to an unlikely promotion. What he had now was a country mile away from what he left back in Tychy. Motherwell were the favourites (1/5) to gain promotion and win the league (9/2). On paper, his new … Continue reading Motherwell – Cleaning house and Starting afresh…

GKS Tychy – Where there isn’t a Polish word for Consistency. . .

Eleven games before the big freeze sets in and then Polish football shuts down for three months. Late one night at the training ground Larry Fredericks decided to mix things up a little, he wrote every one of the post Christmas fixtures out on a wall of the player's canteen. Each game blazoned in huge … Continue reading GKS Tychy – Where there isn’t a Polish word for Consistency. . .