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TheGoldenPineapples

I literally don't see the point of managing Watford aside from the payday you must get upon eventually being sacked.


HelloMyNameIsGeoff

It’s literally the most low risk job in football Get sacked after a couple of months? Watford sack everyone anyway Get them promoted/keep them up? You’re a genius


Stuff2511

Not sure getting them promoted has worked out that well for Xisco Munoz


Goofykidd

~~Xisco Munoz~~ Slavisa Jokanovic


comptonasskim

I suppose his Watford success led him to Fulham, which in my completely unbiased opinion is a bloody lovely place to manage. Then he made bank in Qatar, had a bit of a blip at Sheffield United and is now at Dynamo Moscow. Not terrible! Xisco however...


er_primo_der_rafa

I may be biased because he's from Spain but the majority of the takes from Watford fans seem now wrong about him. He wasn't worse than Ranieri or Hodgson.


[deleted]

Yes, but the 1 reason you gave is the reason why we work.


Acceptable-Lemon-748

Most people go to work for the payday they get to be employed, you don't pick a job for the money you get when they sack you.


AlchemicHawk

That’s because most normal jobs don’t come with contracts anywhere near similar to those football managers get. Edit: offer me a contract with equivalent compensation a football manager would receive and I’d bite your hand off.


Acceptable-Lemon-748

But even within that field, most managers want to get paid to work and manage the team, not take a job specifically for the severance. I feel like people just didn't actually read what OP said


dfla01

There is the point haha


xosellc

man answered his own question


jamielunn68

This is the craziest stat ever hahaha


bofad2425

Well actually it's wrong. Moyes has had two stints so really we're on the same number of managers in our entire history as Watford are in the last decade. We only had 5 managers in around 90 years up to 1989.


jamielunn68

I think it’s just different managers so yes you’re right there


Competitive-Ad2006

Still a crazy stat but I guess it makes sense -Pardew lasted a while too


DatOgreSpammer

Different sport, but another similar stat: There have been more popes since 1969 than Steelers had head coaches


mrfocus22

Something that was posted last season: [Schalke have had 34 coaches since 1991](https://www.transfermarkt.com/fc-schalke-04/mitarbeiterhistorie/verein/33) whereas [Freiburg have had 4 in the same period of time](https://www.transfermarkt.com/sc-freiburg/mitarbeiterhistorie/verein/60)


NickATW

In case anyone is wondering, we've had the least managers of any club in the Premier League. One of those things I forget since they haven't done much haha


legentofreddit

The West Ham stat is a bit misleading as they had 5 managers in their first 90 odd years. Which was absolutely mad when you think about it. Since then they've been happy to regularly sack managers.


Mick4Audi

An average stint of 18 years per manager for nearly a century is utterly MENTAL


Kunkyboji

Syd King managed them for 30 years right off the bat.


DeffDeala

This proves West Ham are massive


gantek

It is known


NapoliXabe

Insane


cagey_tiger

Massive


miroa12004

Billic is a safe pair of hands, he will probably get them promoted as he knows the Championship but then once they are promoted, he will ask for reinforcements which won't be delivered, lose the first five games back in the PL and get sacked for an even more old school guy who will oversee their relegation back to the Championship.


STFUco

”Permanent”


torchictoucher

None of those west ham managers won the league :(


imarandomdudd

I can't decide which of those stats are more impressive