Tag Archives: Zola

Slavisa of Macedon: Why Joka’s Approach Will Conquer the Known World

In which ITWM, compares a coach with a few impressive wins to one of the most heralded generals in the history of humanity…

Giuseppe Sannino – The Right Man for the Job?

The king is dead, long live the king. The short-lived search for Zola’s successor was an interesting one. For the first time, there seemed to be no real limits to who could be appointed as Head Coach. The Pozzos may run their clubs shrewdly and without unnecessary financial outlay but, unlike previous owners, they do […]

Top Five Moments: Part Two

We continue our look at the moments that made this season great. For our second trip into the memory banks, we take a step off the pitch, and into the Legends’ Lounge… 2) The Fans Forum (01.11.12) We’re playing fast and loose with the word ‘moment’ here, but bear with us… The Charlton game showed […]

What’s the Matej with Vydra?

We at ITWM Towers are nothing if not forthright, so let us say what we’re all thinking: the last month’s Matej Vydra – he’s been a bit… crap, hasn’t he? Now, now, I know what you’re going to say: “How can you slate a guy who’s scored 20 goals in his first season at this […]

Half-Term Report: Gianfranco Zola

By the time the summer transfer window finally slammed shut, those keeping an eye on Watford’s transfer activity would have needed four different appendages to count the players signing up for the first season of a brave new Watford world. With sixteen in total, it was not so much the quality of the players that […]

Fans’ Forum Transcript: Part Two – On the Pitch

Your four predecessors all gave same answer to this question. Which player impressed you most when you arrived? And don’t worry, Bob Paisley never knew his players’ names either! GZ: In terms of attitude they have all impressed me. Since I came I keep asking them to change things; things they’d been doing very well […]

Fans’ Forum Transcript: Part One – Off-field Matters

It seems like forever since the Pozzos blew in with the summer wind, bringing with them a new vision for our lovely little club, can you believe it’s only been four months? Yesterday evening (01.11.12) saw the first Fans Forum held by the new management team, and covered a lot of bases, from the technicalities […]