Lee unlamented as Bolton go back to basics

October 20, 2007
By The Insider
Arsenal 2 - 0 Bolton

As Sammy Lee has proved in his torturous weeks as Bolton manager, the great No.2's are those who don't dare to flirt with a top job.

Time and again down the years, the chirpy sidekick of a charismatic manager has tried and failed to fill his boots when he moves on to pastures new, yet Lee's brief and painful stint as Bolton manager was among the more disastrous examples of the 'promotion from within' method.

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