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Sound of Football Podcast 242 - The poisoned chalice

You have to be certain type of person to be a football manager in the Premier League. Perhaps the greatest quality is the confidence (cruel people might say delusion) that you can perform miracles. The next essential quality is the ability to give a good excuse for failing to perform miracles.

Why do they do it? Are some clubs just destined to be impossible jobs? Graham, Terry and Jan discuss what makes a "poisoned chalice" club — and manage to keep it to just half an hour.

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