By Ollie Irish
Schteeeve McClaren – “I will schelebrate my succschess with a big fat schmoke”
McClaren’s FC Twente won the Eredivisie this weekend, for the first time in its history, pipping Ajax by a point. It’s a remarkable rehabilitation for the much-mocked Englishman, whose career was in tatters when England failed to qualify for Euro 2008. The poisonous British media turned him into a laughing stock – at the time, I’m sure I joined in – like so many other ex-national bosses (Hoddle, Turnip Taylor, Sven etc.).
I couldn’t be happier for Schteeve – so few English players and managers have the balls to test themselves abroad (this narrow-mindedness