City F.C. -
Our Managerial Team
Yes, It's the 2 people that without
whom the streets would be safe at night, the deadly duo that strike
fear into the hearts of every team manager from Ron Greenwood down.
Roger 'Cloughie' Green, part-time
coat stand and master of the understatement, has all the makings of
a perfect manager. Why isn't he one ? He has applied for 13 posts
with league clubs, and has been turned 44 times. Each.
Roger took over as manager of City
halfway through the season and turned the team into something like
the Arsenal double-winning side of the 70's, but with added
ingredient of a passion for mint sauce, something that Arsenal
manager Bertie Mee was (mis-)quoted as saying his team needed to
become relegated. He is kind to animals, the roof of his car is
often used as a toilet by pigeons. (He thought that it had the same
effect as go-faster stripes).
Robin 'Oggi' Edmonds, Loon of the
parish. The Leagues' only illiterate secretary, Robin has combined
stupidity and a typewriter to become the most sought-after
sportswriter in England. He has won awards for his flowing,
descriptive versions of the matches played by City, and was singled
out for praise by H.R.H. Andy Taylor at a recent morgue opening.
Driving force behind the formation of the team, Robin spends many
nights slaving over a hot wife in order to arrange matches, referees
and excuses. Came to the fore when Ashley Thomsett bottled out of
being the secretary, and has regretted it ever since. Missing,
presumed dead, after the last time he ponced a lift from Roger in
The effect of these two on a
frankly lethargic Trunk Test was electric. The AEE was seen on the
floor more often as he marvelled at the cool and efficient way that
Roger cried as Robin presented his first expenses chit. Roger
introduced the pontoon tickets as a fundraiser, and he now lives in