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Laws Gets Backing - From Blackwell

Wednesday boss Brian Laws has been under-fire from Wednesdayites this week, but one man to offer his backing is Blades boss Kevin Blackwell.

Despite being rivals, Blackwell knows all too well the pressures of being a manager in Sheffield - Unitedites were calling for his head earlier in the season, and some still are.

And despite the Owls' recent poor run of form in the Championship, Blackwell, who has been on the wrong end of Steel City derby defeats more times than not as manager, insists Laws is still a good manager.

'I have a lot of sympathy for Brian,' he told the Yorkshire Post.

'Every manager goes through that sort of period but, if you have been doing a job well, you don't become a bad manager overnight.'

He added: 'I know what he is going through, I am in the same city.

'At a time when people are looking at weekend sport to get them out of the doldrums, I think they are becoming over critical. He is proven, he is big enough, strong enough, and I am sure he will be okay.'




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Writer: Nick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday December 8 2009

Time: 10:23AM

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I apologise for having to put Blackwell's picture on our website - it was for the good of the story!
nickswfc
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08/12/2009 10:25:00

Just ashame Brian is not getting the backing from his own chairman ?
ecco owl
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08/12/2009 11:25:00

Nice gesture but is Blackie's backing a good thing?
robc
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08/12/2009 13:40:00

Maybe he is worried if BL goes they might want him at lane
bodsy owl
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08/12/2009 15:36:00

Pig supporters do bodsy occording to star website
ecco owl
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08/12/2009 16:21:00

No excuses Nick ! I was about to eat & now feel sick.
duds
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08/12/2009 18:27:00

Fancy a swap lads?
shepsblade
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09/12/2009 15:42:00

I would rather stick with laws than have that tw*t
bodsy owl
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10/12/2009 11:06:00

 

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