” If there is a flaw in the academy system it’s that they try to tell them everything. Kids are taught the same. They look the same. So you’re constantly looking for the X factor. It’s the hardest thing, that mystical ingredient, instinct, the four-second hit, like/dislike, it can come unbelievably quickly. “


” The game shapes you. I played for 20 years at all levels, apart from the Premier League. I had a disaster at Bristol City, where in two years I learnt more about myself, the industry, fans, how you get treated, than I ever learnt in my career. “


” You have to have some form of talent. Getting to a skill-set when you can do something is achievable. Getting to a skill-set when you can do it an elite level is a different thing. “


” Life’s not a dress-rehearsal. So if you want to do it, do it. “


” The mind tells you that you should use the Europa League as your pre-season but you don’t really because the players aren’t silly, they know it’s a real game. “


” As a manager, everyone is clambering for you to do something. It comes from the media, the fans, the board and even your own staff sometimes. The strongest thing can be to do nothing and remind the players of the simplicity of the format. The players have taken ownership of that. “


” Anyone can take the wheel of the ship in calm water but it’s not so easy when it’s not calm water. You can’t just enjoy the good times, you have to be resilient in the tough times. “


” I think what helps enormously is the cultural environment that you have set. We constantly try to monitor it. When you have a base to work from that holds it together, that’s something that you can go back to and rely on. A lot of is down to the consistency of work, the consistency of message and the consistency of the players’ performances. “


” In this game you can waste a lot of energy wondering about other people’s opinions when the one that actually counts is yours. Because that’s your job, to lead and to manage. “


” I’ve been linked with lots of clubs but that’s what tends to happen if you stay in the same job for five years. It means you have brought a level of success. “


” There’s a bit of a myth that you pre-suppose every European player is better than every English player. “


” I don’t want just pure roll out of the back four. I want productive mixed play… how many ways can you affect a game? “



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As a manager, everyone is clambering for you to do something. It comes from the media, the fans, the board and even your own staff sometimes. The strongest thing can be to do nothing and remind the players of the simplicity of the format. The players have taken ownership of that.
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