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Mutual Consent Watch: Managers Leaving Clubs By ‘Mutual Consent’ Season 2013-14

by | 28th, October 2013

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FOOTBALL managers often leave the club by “mutual consent”. What does that mean? Does the manager agree that it’s not working out and leave?

BBC: “Chris Kiwomya leaves Notts County by mutual consent”

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The Guardian: Swindon Town part company with Kevin MacDonald by mutual consent

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The Belfast Telegraph says of Declan Devine:

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The Gazette: “David Hockaday leaves Forest Green by mutual consent”

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STV: “Manager Billy Reid leaves Hamilton Academical by mutual consent”

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On Ian Holloway, the news was a little more varied:

Reuters: “Holloway leaves Crystal Palace by mutual consent”

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The Telegraph said he resigned:

 

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But Holloway had this to say:

“Getting sacked is an occupational hazard if you take up the poisoned chalice of becoming a football manager. I’m hurting right now after leaving Crystal Palace.”

So. That’s what ‘mutual consent’ means…



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