Writer: Site Staff
Date:Monday March 18 2013
Graham Westley, as he told The Daily Mail, has claimed that Preston never saw the best of him during his spell at Deepdale with his dismissal somewhat harsh.
He said: 'Preston never got to see Graham Westley at his best.
'I can remember saying 'Graham Westley at Stevenage would do this or that' on several occasions, as I fought for some empowerment.'
Financial constraints must have been in place at Stevenage too?
Westley, sacked in February, feels that financial constraints made his job all the more challenging and was "hamstrung" by this, adding: 'It makes me giggle to think that there is a perception that things 'went wrong'.
'The expectation of promotion that the club set for this season was unrealistic in my eyes, bearing in mind the size of the change, the wage reduction and our budgetary position.
'I felt hamstrung. I knew the answers to problems but I wasn't being allowed to solve all the problems.'
It wasn't easy for Westley, however to be fair he was given the chance to rebuild the squad over the summer and brought in a squad of players that he wanted and the league position wasn't acceptable, nor was the run of form.
Some sympathy will be there for Westley I'm sure but with the club slipping worryingly close to the League One relegation trap door and the signs of change not really showing a managerial change was needed, wasn't it?
Date:Monday March 18 2013
Vital F1 Is Go Go Go For The New Season (Thursday March 13 2014)
League 1 MOTM February Nomination: Grayson (Wednesday March 5 2014)
Grayson: We Do Things The Hard Way (Sunday March 2 2014)
PREVIEW: Lilywhites vs Millers (Monday February 24 2014)
Grayson: Delighted With The Reaction (Monday February 24 2014)
PREVIEW: U's vs Lilywhites (Friday February 21 2014)
Grayson: No End Product (Wednesday February 19 2014)
PREVIEW: Dons vs Lilywhites (Tuesday February 18 2014)
Clarke: We Wanted To Win For Sir Tom (Sunday February 16 2014)
Brownhill Goes Pro (Friday February 14 2014)
|5. Leyton Orient||44||23||11||10||36||80|
|RUFC - View From The Opposition - Port Vale
» Rotherham : 23/04/2014 09:19:00
|Goodbye Sixfields (For Now) As Wolves Arrive
» Coventry : 23/04/2014 08:00:00
|Owain Pleased With Clean Sheet
» Tranmere : 22/04/2014 22:01:00
|McMahon - Plenty Of Positives From United Draw
» Tranmere : 22/04/2014 21:41:00
|Westley - We Haven't Been Good Enough
» Stevenage : 22/04/2014 21:17:00
|Jacobson Feels For The Fans
» Shrewsbury : 22/04/2014 20:56:00
|Pearson Hoping For New Deal
» Bristol City : 22/04/2014 20:55:00