Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

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Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by ellis9 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:40 pm


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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by BigDan50 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:01 am

Cockerill hasn't got the intellect or the ability to coach an international side.

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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by JP14 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:15 am

BigDan50 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:01 am
Cockerill hasn't got the intellect or the ability to coach an international side.
No but he has got dog and players will play for him, a good senior coach or forwards coach post Jones.

A likely possibility will be Borthwick getting the head coach role.
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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by ellis9 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:33 am

JP14 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:15 am
BigDan50 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:01 am
Cockerill hasn't got the intellect or the ability to coach an international side.
No but he has got dog and players will play for him, a good senior coach or forwards coach post Jones.

A likely possibility will be Borthwick getting the head coach role.
The talk is the Head Coach role, not a forwards coach.

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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by JP14 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 9:40 am

Still, my point stands.
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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by TigerCam » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:21 pm

With McCall and Baxter saying that they have (at present) no interest then the RFU in their quest to have an Englishman in charge at HQ then I guess Cockers is in the frame. Doesn't work for me personally?

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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by Dr H Flashman MBE » Sun Dec 09, 2018 2:23 pm

BigDan50 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:01 am
Cockerill hasn't got the intellect or the ability to coach an international side.
Bilingual top coach who has won lots at club level as a coach and player. Hardly lacking in either I would suggest.
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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by Dangerous4 » Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:23 pm

I suspect he would be good at the job. Wish we hadn't sacked him.

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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by fleabane » Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:57 pm

He was sacked because the club went backwards in on field performances, underachieving in three or four successive seasons, and you want him back?
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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by Smudge » Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:11 pm

Players will play for him? Are you serious? Look at all those who left because of him, not to mention those who
stayed but hated him, (yes there were several) His man management was lamentable.
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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by Scott1 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:23 pm

Who started this thread? :smt002

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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by newport tiger » Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:10 pm

fleabane wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:57 pm
He was sacked because the club went backwards in on field performances, underachieving in three or four successive seasons, and you want him back?
By underachieving he still got into playoffs and we always qualified for Europe, so i would take him back tomorrow.

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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by Hot_Charlie » Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:14 pm

BigDan50 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:01 am
Cockerill hasn't got the intellect or the ability to coach an international side.
A rather brave, sweeping statement. He’s got more than most.

Remember the day he turned up at Toulon? I’ve never seen another coach (Mike Ford) look so embarrassed as (your thick man) Cockers spoke straight away and at some length with French journalists “en Francais”.

5 months later he’d taken over the team, and dragged them from mid-table to the Top 14 final.

As you say though, no intellect or coaching ability.

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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by Dangerous4 » Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:28 pm

fleabane wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:57 pm
He was sacked because the club went backwards in on field performances, underachieving in three or four successive seasons, and you want him back?
He has vastly improved Edinburgh , and no one since has been as good. Poor Geordon just got thrown into the lions den, so I don't want to knock him.

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Re: Cockerill could be next England Head Coach

Post by Big Dai » Tue Dec 11, 2018 6:18 pm

BigDan50 wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:01 am
Cockerill hasn't got the intellect or the ability to coach an international side.
And Eddie has?
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