Date: 17th November 2008 at 10:54pm
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Sometimes Tony, Less Is More

Far be it for me to tell anybody to be quiet but our new boss Mr Tony Adams is making a habit of saying things that may one day come back and bite him on the bum!

The latest ‘sound bites` of ‘I don’t actually like people,’ and ‘If I had my way I’d just walk my dogs every day, never talk to anyone and then die.’ from the interview published in Saturday’s Daily Mail, added to last weeks ‘Everyone stays who I want to stay or I don’t do the job’ will do little to enhance his reputation.

That said, I think his sentiment must be applauded, but what worries me is that it only takes a couple of Fleet Street journalists to start hanging on his every word, waiting for the contradiction that will invariably come and all of sudden, a genuine bloke who has our clubs interests at heart will be depicted as the new village idiot.

I think we (as fans) are already getting a feel for what he means when he says such things and I do genuinely feel that his desire to succeed is there for all to see, but when comments are taken out of context they very often look completely different and you can bet your bottom dollar that when something has not gone right or it’s a bad news day, what he’s said before will be dusted off and used against him. It’s what sells papers after all.

So for now Tony my son, I think you’d be best served by buttoning that enthusiastic streak and concentrating on letting the football do the talking – At the end of the day that is what you will be measured on – and we as well as you, want that success.

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