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Bologna - Under New Management

Started on 24 July 2013 by Nic
Latest Reply on 29 July 2013 by Nic
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History of Bologna
I’ve chosen to manage Bologna FC.

Nickname - Rossoblù
Stadium - Stadio Renato Dall’Ara

They are one of the most successful teams in the history of Italian Football.
The club was at the height of power before World War 2. They held dominance in the late 1930’s winning 4 straight scudetto’s. After this dominance the club were neither successful or a failure. The club finished many seasons between the 1950’s – 1960’s around 5th 6th on the table.

In the 1963 - 1964 season Bologna won their last Scudetto.
Though that didn’t mean that the trophy’s stopped coming, the club won the Italian Cup twice during the 1970’s.

However the next few decades for Bologna were ones you’d like to forget if you are a fan of Bologna.
The club slid all the way out of the first two divisions in Italy. They eventually worked all the way back up to Serie A after numerous years fighting for promotion.
The early 1990’s were rough for Bologna being relegated again back to the third division by 1993. They worked back up to Serie A by 1996.

Two years later they experienced European success winning the now defunct UEFA Intertoto cup and competing for the UEFA Cup.
They remained in Serie A until 2004-2005 season losing to rivals Parma in the playoffs.

Bologna didn’t return to Serie A until the 2008 season being stuck in off field turmoil.

Bologna still remain in Serie A yet are constant relegation threats, the club are a giant waiting to be awoken.

Bologna have had 4 different presidents since 2010. Bankruptcy threats and unstable leadership.
A very good luck to you

ESPN Italia
Stefano Pioli has sensationally abused the Bologna board slamming them for the constant unrealistic expectations with lack of funds to make any significant moves during the off season. He has called the board a bunch of thugs who are using the team as a front for mafia business with the club being linked to the Italian Major Crimes Unit in recent weeks.

Stefano also said he fears his safety at the team’s facility with what he says lieutenants carrying heavy artillery at every major exit. Although at the end of his statement he had one last thing to add. I have agreed with the Major Crimes Unit to testify on behalf of the courts. Therefore I have been requested to resign.

Following these major and serious allegations the Italian FA has seized all controlling rights of Bologna and is expected to clean house. There has been no time frame for anything yet so we may expect the club to be relegated and the runner up from Serie B to be Bologna’s replacement yet that is what we hear the worst case scenario.

Sky Sports can tragically confirm reports coming out all across the world that Former Bologna manager Stefano Pioli has been murdered on the way to the safe house where he was being driven to, Due to this tragic news being related to an ongoing investigation we cannot comment any further. Our thoughts are with the Pioli Family

ESPN Italia are receiving reports linked closely the Italian FA that 2 directors have been arrested and the security personnel at Bologna have been arrested and charged with possession of unregistered & or illegal artillery , physical assault, obstruction of justice and first degree murder.
ESPN Italia
Through a joint statement from FA and Major Crime Units Italy, we can confirm after months of collecting evidence and statements from many people connected in one way or another with Bologna we are pleased yet saddened to say we have arrested all people connected to the Mafia and we send our deepest condolences to Mr Pioli’s family this wouldn’t have been possible without his vital help but through his tragic death we can announce Bologna FC is under new management and is free to play in this coming season.
Good luck! If only you had Gaston Ramirez though
@Wellsy thanks mate, Keep going with your story its a great read!

@HamoudiLFC Appreciate the comment. If I had Ramirez would have been easier but looking forward to the challenge!
Bologna Football Club are now looking for a manager to replace Stefano Pioli but despite the club being cleared of any wrong doings the lack of applicants comes to no surprise sources close to FA are claiming they can’t get any major names to come in as manager even with major cash benefits. The FA was hoping to get a major name to help this club stand on its feet again yet this is now looking unlikely.

Three experienced figure names have ruled themselves out of contention for the Bologna FC job despite pay upwards of 100k a week.

Guus Hiddink recently resigned from his position with Anzi and is said to be looking forward to time away from the game.

Avram Grant has ruled himself out of contention stating he has no intention of being apart of such a disgrace of a organization

Pim Verbeek has stated he prefers to manage Morocco and has all but ruled himself out of contention for the job

With 3 managers who were at the top of the list for Italian FA to take up the managerial role rejecting the position the Football Association must find a candidate for the benefit of the team moving forward.

Meanwhile on the other side of Italy in a meeting an experienced figure is discussing details with Paolo Maldini.

I’ve been thinking for as long as I can remember growing up. My father would tell my brother and I about the legendary Rossoblù. They played football the Italian way. He would tell us story’s whilst he put us to bed.

Paolo Maldini “Mate I hear you but how does this help us here? We are not even connected to football anymore. We are supposed to be figuring out ideas for our clothing line”

Well that’s where you’re wrong. I have a plan.

“What is your plan?”

I’ll put together a power point. I’ll show Rossoblù what my plans are with the team and how I plan to rebuild this once great club to the top once again. That is how we’ll increase profits with the clothing line”

“How will that help us increase profits?”

Oh right forgot to elaborate. It is simple. I’ll accept a minimal salary in turn we can have our logo around the ground on the team shirts everywhere. Exposure is the key!

“Brilliant! That’s a blockbuster deal for all parties involved! How long will this take to get up and running?”

Tomorrow morning i'll send the CV in.

To whom it may concern

I Christian Vieri would like to apply for the vacant Bologna job.

My plan to take the club forward will be simplified.

I’ll bring my own staff in first and foremost. I’ll enlist the help of former teammate and fellow Italian icon Paolo Maldini and build a defensive team with powerful defence and precise counter attacking.
With your support we can build this great club and take it to new heights.

I was born in Bologna my father would tell me such tales of the club when I was young. I see this opportunity as like no other.

This club has experienced woes like no other over the past few six months and now I would like to lead this club I have only one request. My label “Sweet Years” will be the new main sponsor logo on our shirts and major clothing lines.

Thank you for your time
Yours sincerely Christian Vieri
To Christian Vieri

We appreciate your application for the vacant managerial role.

The board and Italian FA have undergone reviews of all applicants and after a vote we decided you would be the best to lead this team forward. Your experience at high level will benefit all involved.
Albano Guaraldi
A really great start I am enjoying this a lot

According to sources close to the situation ex Italian International and superstar Christian Vieriis the leading candidate to take over the vacant managerial role at Bologna Football Club.

The retired striker has been out of football for a while now and is thought to be relishing the opportunity to jump into management.

Numerous reports coming out are claiming Christian Vieri is the new Manager.

We can officially announce the signing of Christian Vieri. He will be presented to the media tomorrow morning. Our Media PR will fax the details to reporters.

Rossoblù Announce New Manager

Vieri To lead Rossoblù forward

Christian Vieri the former Italian international who appeared for the Italian 49 times scoring on 23 occasions is set to lead Bologna Football forward.

He dominated Serie A football as a player and now is set to attempt to do so on the touchline.

He will arrive after a horrible a off season for Bologna with filled with court room appearances, new boardroom and funerals.

The club are now looking forward to get back to football and leave the past in the past. With the new season fast approaching Christian will not have long to decide his plans before the season starts but if anyone is capable of thinking on his feet its Vieri.

Vieri Snubs Media
Christian Vieri has started his managerial career by snubbing the media.
He released a statement earlier this morning through the Bologna FC website

"I will not be going to the media any time soon. Unfortunately due to a shortness of time I have to spend every minute wisely. I will release a podcast for the fans as soon as possible. But for the media I cannot simply find the time"

Vieri Very Angry

On leaving training facility Christian Vieri has hit out at opposing clubs for cancelling friendly's, "claiming they fear for there players safety after there tumultuous off season".

He was also qouted of having said " They simply are hurting themselves also for not letting there players have match practice. If a club fears for there safety we can travel to them but the politics of this game are simply over running the spirit of the game"

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