Where it all began
Walking out of the restaurant there was a slight chill in the air under the shadow of the stadium even though it was mid-July. Looking around the car park I had a shiver run down my spine at the thought of what was happening around the club, How could it be happening to him? He's been brilliant for us yeah he's pushed the team for promotion but not made it. We have always been there or there about's for a while now, he just didn't have the backing of the board with the funds to bring in more players of better quality to help improve the squad. By the sounds of my budget neither do I have their full backing either but I should be okay. Hopefully.
Walking to my car, looking at the shine from the moon high up in the sky bounce off the roof, I was thinking about what I was going to do with the team? My team! My head was in overdrive, I knew the team needed 2 more full back's, 3 winger's and we could do with bringing in 1 more striker considering 2 of the 3 we have are injured until the New Year. I would have to look at the Free Transfer Market and the Loan Window. Only having 100k Transfer budget and then 10k available wages would make it difficult to bring in a minimum of 6 players. May have too look at the youth team's for a hidden gem or two. Would the club allow me to find a Parent club to loan players from for no cost? We would also get an annual fee as well which would increase our revenue. It would mean I would be able to bring in some young talent to add to my squad depth without affecting my budget.
I felt sorry for Karl though, I really did. He's done a lot for me since I arrived 4 years ago at the club to be an assistant coach at youth level and then after two years become head coach of the U12s and U13s. However now I'm being chucked into the deep end so to speak at the age of 25 would I be able to cope with the pressure? The board is taking a big gamble on me and my ideas, I have to repay their faith in me.