Date:Wednesday April 19 2006
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.
King Pens Four Year Deal (Wednesday October 29 2014)
Hamer Out Injured (Monday October 27 2014)
Pearson Moves To Wrexham On Loan (Monday October 27 2014)
Tough Afternoon For Pearson (Sunday October 26 2014)
Taylor-Fletcher Leaves On Loan (Sunday October 26 2014)
Stats: Swansea v Leicester (Saturday October 25 2014)
Pearson On Competition & Swansea Threat (Friday October 24 2014)
Pearson Looking Forward To Training (Wednesday October 22 2014)
Young Duo Leave On Loan (Monday October 20 2014)
Pearson - We Should've Taken A Point (Sunday October 19 2014)
|Crystal Palace||2||-||0||Leicester City|
|Leicester City||5||-||3||Man Utd|
|15. Aston Villa||9||3||1||5||-10||10|
|16. Crystal Palace||9||2||3||4||-3||9|
|17. Leicester City||9||2||3||4||-4||9|
» Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:41:00
|Moyes In Demand!
» Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:39:00
|Falcao Deal Agreed
» Man Utd : 31/10/2014 20:38:00
|Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 14-15 - Newcastle (Away)
» Liverpool : 31/10/2014 20:34:00
|Chelsea v QPR - Match Preview
» Q.P.R. : 31/10/2014 17:23:00