The view from England

Bob the team-builder: Can he fix it?

May 24, 2012
By Norman Hubbard
(Archive)
Roberto Martinez has been to Boston before. It was February 2004 when the Spaniard visited York Street. But that was Boston, Lincolnshire, not Boston, Massachusetts. Then he played the full 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw for a Swansea side mid-table in League Two. Now he has been discussing becoming the latest addition to an illustrious list, including Bill Shankly, Bob Paisley and Kenny Dalglish: the Liverpool managers.

Martinez had seemed set for a summer of change long before the invitation ...

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