It is probably in Bob Bradley’s best interests right now for the mainstream sports media to ignore him and his team. Otherwise Bradley would have a lot of questions to answer about his team’s capitulation in the Gold Cup Final. Bradley is getting off lightly in comparison to his peers around the world.
Andre Villas-Boas was appointed Chelsea manager earlier this week. He is the second Chelsea manager after Jose Mourinho to have been heavily influenced in his career by former England manager, the late and great Bobby Robson. Robson was a staunch supporter of coaching education and acted as a mentor to Mourinho and Villas-Boas. How ironic that Robson has helped to blossom the career of two foreign and ultimately very successful coaches? Where are the English coaches who have learned from Robson?