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    I think I'd prefer to get off the LOI merry-go-round of managers as I think we will need something different to get back involved in the business end of seasons.
    Since we've gone full time we now compete with Rovers and Dundalk for any of the players in the Dublin area, naturally that's a battle we will lose 9 times in 10 so I'd prefer someone from outside the league with different connections for players.

    A gamble no doubt but one worth taking IMO. We have some good players already under contract so there is the bones of a good squad there for next year and European football has to be the aim.

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    With the Cup draw this morning it looks like a team from the top 3 will definitely win the Cup, so there's still plenty to play for, hopefully get someone in soon.
    Here on a technicality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by marinobohs View Post
    I was joking �� I'm guessing Ger O'Brien until the end of the season (see how he gets on) and a permanent appointment then.
    Ah yeah, I assumed you were. Nobody could make that suggestion seriously

    Looks like Ger O'Brien for the rest of the season alright. Would like to think we could still push for Europe, but who the hell knows at this stage.
    Out for a spell, got neglected, lay on the bench unselected.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyD View Post
    Ah yeah, I assumed you were. Nobody could make that suggestion seriously

    Looks like Ger O'Brien for the rest of the season alright. Would like to think we could still push for Europe, but who the hell knows at this stage.
    Players should be good enough to put in a decent finish but depends on whether G O'B (or AN Other) can get them playing, there is a lot more in that squad than we have seen this season.

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    Here on a technicality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RathfarnhamHoop View Post
    He's certainly someone Pats should look at. Job at Microsoft probably rules him out of Cork and Longford if they want to train in Longford but Microsoft are only half an hour from where pats train on the m50 so depending on just how flexible his hours are (know they are to an extent) it might be doable.
    Longford still train in Leixlip, do they?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Darwin View Post
    Longford still train in Leixlip, do they?
    Yeah we still do Charlie!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Charlie Darwin View Post
    Longford still train in Leixlip, do they?
    Yeah but I had heard they were planning on moving training to Longford, think all youth teams now train in Longford?

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    Quote Originally Posted by RathfarnhamHoop View Post
    Yeah but I had heard they were planning on moving training to Longford, think all youth teams now train in Longford?
    yeah our youths teams train in longford but its news to me that senior team are moving training to Longford. It hasnt being done since 2008 season. Unless its something that has escaped me?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Martinho II View Post
    yeah our youths teams train in longford but its news to me that senior team are moving training to Longford. It hasnt being done since 2008 season. Unless its something that has escaped me?
    It's not something that's definitely happening just think I remember hearing in a podcast in the last season or so that that's the aim, and with a new manager coming in you'd think that'd be the time to do it if it was the plan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RathfarnhamHoop View Post
    It's not something that's definitely happening just think I remember hearing in a podcast in the last season or so that that's the aim, and with a new manager coming in you'd think that'd be the time to do it if it was the plan.
    No lad what you recall is our former Judas manager saying on a podcast that he wanted to move the clubs underage set up to Dublin to attract better players and so that it would be easier to keep tabs on up and coming players and bed them into the senior set up but the club rejected it saying the youth teams would remain in longford and rightly so.

    We've trained in Dublin for a long time now (senior team) and it is a major asset to us there's definitely no plans to change that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by outspoken View Post
    No lad what you recall is our former Judas manager saying on a podcast that he wanted to move the clubs underage set up to Dublin to attract better players and so that it would be easier to keep tabs on up and coming players and bed them into the senior set up but the club rejected it saying the youth teams would remain in longford and rightly so.

    We've trained in Dublin for a long time now (senior team) and it is a major asset to us there's definitely no plans to change that.
    Maybe that was it. Bit harsh to call him a Judas, he got a job offer at a former club, a bigger club and probably a pay rise, he'd have been daft to turn it down

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    https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-...ricks-athletic

    More on the Nash speculation, he would be a punt but might be worth taking.

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    Perhaps to be taken with a pinch of salt, but Neil O'Riordan of the Sun tweeting that Stevie O'Donnell may be taking the reins at Pats til the end of the season.
    https://twitter.com/noriordan/status...22379404914690

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    Quote Originally Posted by CorribsideSteve View Post
    Perhaps to be taken with a pinch of salt, but Neil O'Riordan of the Sun tweeting that Stevie O'Donnell may be taking the reins at Pats til the end of the season.
    https://twitter.com/noriordan/status...22379404914690
    Journo James Rogers tweeting that St Pats have made an approach to Stephen O'Donnell

    https://twitter.com/jamesdundalk/sta...28708035022848

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    Interesting choice if it comes to pass and would be a big loss to Dundalk FC.

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    Seems a weird one, why would O'Donnell leave the job he's in to only take over at Pats until the end of the season? Unless he'll have gotten the requisite qualifications for the start of next season but strange all the same.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack B View Post
    Seems a weird one, why would O'Donnell leave the job he's in to only take over at Pats until the end of the season? Unless he'll have gotten the requisite qualifications for the start of next season but strange all the same.
    Pats can do a Giller

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ezeikial View Post
    Pats can do a Giller
    That's the plan with Martin Russell coming in as our Gill.

    I wanted something different and O'Donnell is different, hopefully he brings that winning mentality from Dundalk with him and we might see our players get fitter and more physical.
    Here on a technicality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PartySaint View Post
    That's the plan with Martin Russell coming in as our Gill.

    I wanted something different and O'Donnell is different, hopefully he brings that winning mentality from Dundalk with him and we might see our players get fitter and more physical.
    If his team plays anything like he did it will be a serious upgrade for Pats.
    He has the players to mount a strong finish it will be interesting to see if it pans out.

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