- Jun 16, 2015
I was not serious, but you just open a can of worm. Why didn't Fletch sit on the bench until after Ole, Carrick, McKenna left? He had been our technical director for a while at that point. Will he continue to stay on the bench after this stint as technical director, or this stint is a moot point?Urgh, how many times can people misattribute a quote. RR does know why he's on the bench, and values him being there - when we lost McKenna, Carrick and that other coach there were few coaches that had a link with the players. He said more he didn't know the scope of his responsibilities beyond assisting him in coaching - that's another issue in and of itself. BUT 1, in Germany technical directors commonly sit on the bench and two, if someone's job is to oversee the pathways between academy to first team, him having an intimate knowledge of the first team is more than fine.