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John Schofield joins Saddlers

Former Lincoln manager John Schofield has joined the Saddlers a s first team coach. As well as working with the first team he will also be helping with the development of Walsall's crop of promising youngsters.

John has a Uefa A license and is working towards his pro license, having previously been manager at Lincoln, where his teams were known for playing attractive football. He had previously work with the youth set up at Lincoln with players as young as 9 right up to the under 18/reserves before moving onto manager.

This appears to be a sound appointment by the club and gives the staff an experienced head with more up to date league knowledge. It is also a brave appointment by Mullen as some managers have refused to appoint number two's who are capable of stepping up into the main job. So has JB already got a plan B for next season if things don't work out!!!




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Writer: Jorge's Jottings Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday June 17 2008

Time: 3:07PM

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Good luck to John. He did a fantastic job at Lincoln bringing through the youngsters and in his coaching capacity. Just found wanting when it came to management. You have got yourself a real good coach.
Dean1
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17/06/2008 20:44:00

Good luck to you mate Schoeys school of Excellence
codbater
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17/06/2008 22:11:00

You will see the fruit of his labours in a couple of years, youth coaching is his great asset.
C T E
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17/06/2008 22:12:00

Good luck John, you deserved a break after leaving Lincoln. Hope it all works out well, I am sure you will do a grand job.
lindumimp
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18/06/2008 08:34:00

good luck john. You are a great coach and a top man. Im sure you'll do really well at walsall. GOod luck
Branston_Imp
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18/06/2008 09:49:00

good luck john, although the comment about being able to step up to the top job is out of line, i think Schoey himself has now realised he is more cut out for being a coach - and a damn good one at that!
sincil_eye
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28/06/2008 10:08:00

 

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