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I feel sorry for her to be used as a PR stunt by Vince.
Yes it is normal to put the academy manager in charge while you find someone but they called a press conference to announce it and got her to pose with the shirt.

Interestingly Vince got offered to go onto talkSPORT today to discuss it but he declined. I wonder why.

Hopefully this won’t affect her career moving forward.
 
No one knows what went on in those 14 days, if indeed she was ever in with a chance of the job. Not every interim manager is in the frame to become permanent manager. There could have been recruitment problems, negative feedback from the player, anything that could have sowed a seed of doubt in Vince’s mind. He’s not there to appease the snowflakes, he’s there to run a football and make decisions as he sees fit.
 
No one knows what went on in those 14 days, if indeed she was ever in with a chance of the job. Not every interim manager is in the frame to become permanent manager. There could have been recruitment problems, negative feedback from the player, anything that could have sowed a seed of doubt in Vince’s mind. He’s not there to appease the snowflakes, he’s there to run a football and make decisions as he sees fit.
That doesn’t stop it being a complete PR stunt from the start. In the press conference it was all about Hannah being the 1st female manager of a men’s football team. He mentioned it at least 3 times but it was also clear she wasn’t going to get the job long term.

If that was the case then why not do what any other football club do and when they sack a manager just put 1 line at the bottom saying: ‘Academy Manager, Hannah Dingley, will take temporary charge of the team while we find a suitable replacement.’

Instead DV called a press conference and got her posing with the kit.
 
No one knows what went on in those 14 days, if indeed she was ever in with a chance of the job. Not every interim manager is in the frame to become permanent manager. There could have been recruitment problems, negative feedback from the player, anything that could have sowed a seed of doubt in Vince’s mind. He’s not there to appease the snowflakes, he’s there to run a football and make decisions as he sees fit.
You’re still missing the point. And why the need to use ‘snowflakes’ to describe people who disagree with your opinion?
 
That doesn’t stop it being a complete PR stunt from the start. In the press conference it was all about Hannah being the 1st female manager of a men’s football team. He mentioned it at least 3 times but it was also clear she wasn’t going to get the job long term.

If that was the case then why not do what any other football club do and when they sack a manager just put 1 line at the bottom saying: ‘Academy Manager, Hannah Dingley, will take temporary charge of the team while we find a suitable replacement.’

Instead DV called a press conference and got her posing with the kit.

But he wasn't wrong, she was in charge albeit for a few pre season friendlies - that's still a landmark 'appointment'. Like I say, she wasn't given the job permanently, that bit is very clear from the outset so what's he done wrong ?
 
But he wasn't wrong, she was in charge albeit for a few pre season friendlies - that's still a landmark 'appointment'. Like I say, she wasn't given the job permanently, that bit is very clear from the outset so what's he done wrong ?
Yes she was there as a stop gap, no one has an issue with that but then don’t hold a press conference and make such a big deal out of it when you wouldn’t for any one else.

It was a PR stunt to try and make it look like he was changing the game. He hasn’t.
 
And so what Steve? If it's made it more 'acceptable' for another owner to promote a female into a more prominent role next time, or simply raised the profile of women in football, then it's still positive?

There are a plethora of truly appalling human beings who own football clubs up and down the country and I really don't think that Dale Vince is one of them. If, occassionally, he does things for a bit of a show then so be it - the message is positive so what's the harm?

Seems like a strange hill to die on Steve - far more deserving owners for your ire.
 
And so what Steve? If it's made it more 'acceptable' for another owner to promote a female into a more prominent role next time, or simply raised the profile of women in football, then it's still positive?

There are a plethora of truly appalling human beings who own football clubs up and down the country and I really don't think that Dale Vince is one of them. If, occassionally, he does things for a bit of a show then so be it - the message is positive so what's the harm?

Seems like a strange hill to die on Steve - far more deserving owners for your ire.


Exactly.

No other owner has bothered to put a female before the media in virtually any playing capacity. He should be applauded, not vilified.
 
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