UK time is: 11:05:11
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Kelly 'shocked' by sackings

Leicester City manager Rob Kelly has revealed that the window of his own opportunity was severely clouded by the deparure of Craig Levein and his other working colleagues last January.

He remembers it as 'a bad day' and one when people lost their jobs rather than others getting one.

The comments, revealed on the Leicester Mercury's Blue Army website, show a genuine sensitivity and will further endear him the growing army of followers he forever involves and acknowledges.

Indeed he stressed the working class background of his own upbringing and after remembering how his own father lost his job when the car industry collapsed said it was a shock to see his own colleagues leaving at Leicester.

Kelly admitted he expected to join Craig Levein, Peter Houston and Kenny Black at the exit sign because 'that's usually the way it happens for staff.'

What actually transpired is history but Kelly confirmed, as expected, that he would be keeping the Levein vision at the forefront of his thinking.

'We have to cointinue what Craig started because that is what will drive the club forward,' he said.

Click Club Forums, click 100% football for fans chat. Click Vital Links, click Football League for other team sites.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday April 19 2006

Time: 1:31PM

Your Comments

Nice to hear some honest words from a manager. I'm sure he'll improve you next season.
FEn_100
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leicester City Articles

Hamer & Ulloa Talk Stoke (Monday September 15 2014)

Pearson Credits Willingness & Desire (Monday September 15 2014)

Stats: Stoke v Leicester (Saturday September 13 2014)

Pearson - Stoke Are An Example (Thursday September 11 2014)

Real test yet to come for Leicester City (Thursday September 4 2014)

Vardy Was A Welcome Return (Thursday September 4 2014)

Pearson Names Our 25 Foxes (Thursday September 4 2014)

Schlupp - We Have Confidence & Belief (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Cambiasso Makes Debut In Friendly (Wednesday September 3 2014)

Archived Leicester City Articles

List All Vital Leicester  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Liverpool 5 2 0 3 -1 6
11. Man Utd 4 1 2 1 3 5
12. Everton 4 1 2 1 -1 5
13. Leicester City 4 1 2 1 -1 5
14. Stoke 5 1 2 2 -1 5
15. Sunderland 5 0 4 1 -1 4
16. Q.P.R. 5 1 1 3 -8 4

Breaking League News

Don`t You Provoke Me!
Chelsea : 21/09/2014 10:58:00
Newcastle Utd 2-2 Hull
Hull City : 21/09/2014 10:51:00
Match Day Moments - Manchester City (a)
Chelsea : 21/09/2014 10:48:00
West Ham : 21/09/2014 10:37:00
Allardyce on Executing the Game-Plan!
West Ham : 21/09/2014 10:28:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Stoke MotM
Suggested By:  Svens
Hamer 1%
De Laet 0%
Morgan 0%
Moore 0%
Konchesky 0%
Schlupp 0%
King 0%
Mahrez 0%
Hammond 0%
Nugent 0%
Ulloa 66%
Sub - Cambiasso 33%
Sub - Drinkwater 0%
Sub - Vardy 0%