Manager 15: The Poll

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Who would you like to see appointed as West Ham United' 15th full-time manager?

Carlo Ancelotti (free agent)
104
12%
Rafa Benitez (Napoli)
41
5%
Marcelo Bielsa (Marseille)
191
23%
Slaven Bilic (free agent)
107
13%
Frank de Boer (Ajax)
61
7%
Tony Carr (West Ham Utd)
1
0%
Paul Clement (Madrid)
4
0%
Roberto Di Matteo (free agent)
3
0%
Unai Emery (Seville)
109
13%
Eddie Howe (Bournemouth)
42
5%
Jurgen Klopp (free agent)
113
13%
Aitor Karanka (Middlesbrough)
1
0%
Michael Laudrup (free agent)
18
2%
Steve McClaren (free agent)
3
0%
Garry Monk (Swansea)
4
0%
David Moyes (Soceidad)
12
1%
Alan Pardew (C Palace)
7
1%
Harry Redknapp (free agent)
8
1%
Brendan Rodgers (Liverpool)
7
1%
André Villas-Boas (Zenit)
10
1%
 
Total votes: 846

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by Discobar » Thu May 28, 2015 11:59 pm

Don`t get me wrong, I`m not digging Bilic out, I`m just not having it that if he gets the job then he`s some sort of "returning hero who will play the West Ham way" cos he aint and he wont.

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by Peaches » Fri May 29, 2015 2:53 am

Outside of Ancelotti and Benitez, all the names mentioned ar a risk. It is very unlikely we get Klopp, Ancelotti or Benitez. De Boer and Emery, possible but still unlikely I can not begin to understand why anyone would possibly pick McLaren or Rodgers over Bilic. Bilic outwitted Rodgers this year, and twice embarrassed McLaren. He did a great job with Croatia, and a good job with Besiktas. I think we are very likely to stay up if he is the next manager, and I think we can progress if he is given time and money. I think most fans will welcome him, and regardless of his defection to Everton, he has always spoken with great regard for West Ham. I honestly believe he respects the ethos, culture and history of the club. He is part maverick, part romantic, and a shrewd tactician. His teams show enough pragmatism to get enough results, but enough flamboyance to entertain. He is one of the most intelligent men in football, and has been praised by other respected managers including Mourinho. I think we would all love for De Boer to come here and have us playing total football, or Bielsa to convert us to the claret and blue Argentina or for Emery to take us to back to back Eufa Cups, but we don't have the players, the academy or the money for that yet. I would be very happy with a European campaign where we give a good account of ourselves, to leapfrog the likes of Everton, Swansea, Palace and Stoke. To finish in 8th and to have a couple of good cup runs playing better football than the last 5 months, and to develop a more professional culture. I believe Bilic has at least as good, if not better chance than the other realistic candidates.

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by Sawbo » Fri May 29, 2015 6:00 am

I'm trying to look at realistic targets so I'm going for Unai Emery

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by don't burst my bubble » Fri May 29, 2015 10:07 am

I am glad to see the back of Sam, I think he has taken a lot of credit recently in the press that perhaps should have gone to the board. It would be a lot easier to put together a montage of BFS nightmares than it would his highlights.
We need to take a step forward now, think & act ambitious. From all the names bounded around, I feel only those below would be a step forward, any other appointment would be a massive gamble.

Carlo Ancelotti , Rafa Benitez, Marcelo Bielsa, Roberto Di Matteo , Unai Emery, Jurgen Klopp

Possibly - Frank de Boer & Michael Laudrup

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by @dave_boy » Fri May 29, 2015 10:41 am

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by MafiaLeader » Fri May 29, 2015 10:43 am

Harry for me, did a great job at QPR on a shoe string budget. I don't think it's realistic though as he will probably get the England job. :arry:

For me, it has to be my fellow countryman Ancelotti. However, there is more chance that Carlton Cole will re-sign then that happening. Di Matteo, Biesla and Emery would all be good.

A name not mentioned is Montella, who would make a good WHU manager. Surely Di Canio too.

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by The Gibbins » Fri May 29, 2015 11:17 am

MafiaLeader wrote:Harry for me, did a great job at QPR on a shoe string budget.
LOL what!?!

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by Up the Junction » Fri May 29, 2015 5:19 pm

MafiaLeader wrote: Surely Di Canio too.
Am guessing you didn't attend last night's KUMB Awards...

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by Macca1973 » Fri May 29, 2015 5:49 pm

8 people have voted for Redknapp! WTF :shock:
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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by ereford ammer » Fri May 29, 2015 6:46 pm

Please let it not be Schteeve :shock:

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by Burnley Hammer » Fri May 29, 2015 6:50 pm

Up the Junction wrote:Am guessing you didn't attend last night's KUMB Awards...
Why? - I mean what happened relating to Di Canio in last nights awards?

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by Up the Junction » Fri May 29, 2015 8:44 pm

I quote former team mate Rufus Brevett: "He's a loon."

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by carnage » Sat May 30, 2015 9:38 am

I think our next manager will have the words "free agent" next to them.

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by DaveWHU1964 » Sat May 30, 2015 10:13 am

Macca1973 wrote:8 people have voted for Redknapp! WTF :shock:
May I second your WTF.

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by BMU.WIC » Sat May 30, 2015 12:04 pm

With regards to :arry: , thirded.

Since the question was "Who would I like to see as the next West Ham manager?" I've played to the whistle and plumped for Ancelotti, even if I think it's an absolute pipe dream in reality. Stranger things have happened though.

If the question was "Who do I think we'll end up with?" I think it points towards Bilic, who wouldn't have been my first port of call.

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by LondonPride » Sat May 30, 2015 4:12 pm

I would like to see Bilic get it, but there are a lot of good names we are being linked with.

I wouldn't want McLaren, Rodgers or Di Matteo. Don't understand why we would.

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by Gormalysis » Sat May 30, 2015 8:23 pm

We're going to end up with Paul Lambert

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by the celestial insect » Sat May 30, 2015 10:31 pm

I wonder whether any of the candidates are watching the progress of this poll and thinking 'bastards'.

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by last.caress » Sat May 30, 2015 10:59 pm

the celestial insect wrote:I wonder whether any of the candidates are watching the progress of this poll and thinking 'bastards'.
Well, Harry Redknapp must have at least eight accounts on here, as things stand! :)

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Re: Manager 15: The Poll

Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Sun May 31, 2015 12:15 pm

I thought the only accounts HR had were offshore.

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