UK time is: 01:39:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Flicker Shakers Candidate

David Flitcroft is emerging as a front runner for the vacant hotseat at Gigg Lane, Flitcroft is known for his liking for modern coaching methods and tactics having served a good apprenticeship under Keith Hill. Flitcroft is 3/1 for the role, with former Red and current Bury caretaker manager Peter Shirtliff 11/10 favourite for the job.



38 year old Flitcroft spent 3 years at Gigg Lane and was a fans favourite at gigg lane, making 100 appearences before moving to play non league football.



Having spent 6 years working alongside Keith Hill it would be difficult for flicker to leave but will the offer of the 'gaffers' Job be too great for him to refuse?



Bury fans have been quoted stating:



Flitcroft fits the bill perfectly, young enthusiastic and knows the restraints of the club'.



If Flitcroft is the answer god knows what the question is.A disruptive influence who disgracefully went out of his way to undermine an innexperienced manager during his time at Bury,as far as I can see his main contribution to the 'Hillcroft' partnership has been limited to carrying the balls and cones while Hill got on with the coaching and managing.Andy Morrell would be a far more rational option,he's actually run a football club,fairly successsfully too,unlike Flitcroft who would probably struggle to run a bath'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: chiefred Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday August 29 2012

Time: 8:48AM

Your Comments

Well the Bury fan stating that Flitcroft could not run a bath!! I know he would be good at flushing the toilet and lets face it what does Gigg Lane and the personnel look like? A bath or a toilet??
oldtimetyke
Flicker and Hill come as a package, there is no way he would move anyway. Fans of teams like Bury live in dream land. They expect to get ex Premier League managers and won't entertain the idea of giving a young coach a chance.
chiefred
sky are reporting Dowie as the top candidate. Though I am sure they are just increasing the profile of the sky pundits!
oldtimetyke
Dowie? Not been in management for ages. Would be be tempted from his job at sky?
chiefred
Jeff Stelling!!! First signing James Brown, from under the counter!
oldtimetyke
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Rose Recalled (Wednesday April 23 2014)

Stats: Derby v Barnsley (Tuesday April 22 2014)

Reds Ratings (Saturday April 19 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Leeds (Saturday April 19 2014)

Stats: Charlton v Barnsley (Wednesday April 16 2014)

A Must Win (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Stats: Bolton v Barnsley (Monday April 14 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v Burnley (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Reds Ratings (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Barnsley Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Charlton 43 11 12 20 -23 45
19. Doncaster 44 11 11 22 -28 44
20. Millwall 44 10 14 20 -29 44
21. Birmingham 43 11 10 22 -13 43
22. Blackpool 44 10 13 21 -27 43
23. Barnsley 44 9 12 23 -30 39
24. Yeovil 44 8 13 23 -26 37

Breaking League News

Leeds v Forest: Match Report From Kid's Corner
Forest : 23/04/2014 23:07:00
DRFC Defender in Football League Team of the Week
Doncaster : 23/04/2014 22:44:00
Forest : 23/04/2014 22:44:00
LUFC Youngster in England squad for Euro finals
Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 20:13:00
LUFC Butland - Leeds spell will help me
Leeds Utd : 23/04/2014 20:04:00
Upson - Positive Focus Required
Brighton : 23/04/2014 20:04:00
Final 2 games for Seasiders
Blackpool : 23/04/2014 20:01:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Player of the Season?
Suggested By:  
Cranie 19%
O'Brien 3%
Dawson 6%
Kennedy 15%
Steele 9%
O'Grady 6%
Jennings 6%
Ramage 3%
Mvoto 6%
Mellis 3%
Cywka 9%
Etuhu 3%
Wiseman 6%
Perkins 6%