Personally I think the delay is much more about Matt
Wed May 30, 2012 11:25
than the impending takeover. He did sign a one-year deal in both 2010 and 2011 but as he says in his BBC column he is now 28 and is looking to do the right thing for his career and future. He is at a crossroads in his life with his impending nuptials and his studies ending this summer. Would seem an obvious time to make a change if that is what he desires.
To widen the scope of the debate, the reaction to the departures of 3 staff yesterday was rather depressing. It sparked immediate doom-mongering. The official website article did state "New appointments will be announced in due course." I wonder how those eager to pore scorn on the Trust takeover, before it has even happened, would feel if they were not in a position to do so and there was no individual "saviour" on the horizon to prevent the club from certain administration.
With hindsight I believe matt will come to be viewed as a very respected servant to the club akin to the likes of Rhino or Brownie. His 9 years here have been a very choppy time for the club both on... more
'A takeover of the club from the hands of millionaire Steve Hayes to the Wycombe Wanderers Trust is certainly going to see a tightening of the purse strings.' As if Hayes has been a Frank Adams like... more
What changed this summer? Millionaire Steve Hayes is being replaced by the Trust, so we can no longer offer two year contracts. No mention of that fact that this situation is almost entirely the... more
that's a fair bit of spinning yourself we don't know what our current position would be at the moment had it not been for Steve Hayes ownership of the football club. Whether we would at this point be ... more
We've no idea what the club would be like if it had not been for Steve Hayes ownership. Just like we've got no idea what our club would be like if we'd made the play-offs in 94/95, never employed... more
After all his service to WWFC (and performances in the second half of the season)I do believe that offering Matt only a 1 year deal is a bit of an insult. I am sure that he is holding out for a 2... more
Personally I think the delay is much more about Matt Benny,Wed May 30 11:25
Matty had a good season last year, but next year we are in division 4. We have to look at having an appropriate squad to survive in that division and maybe have an eye on the next. We also have to... more