On Chelsea’s Ruthless Decision to Sack Avram Grant

[Avram Grant, Chelsea Football Club’s former Israeli Coach]

(BBC Football) — “It is a sign of the cut-throat nature of the modern game that a decent, dignified man is sacked three days after missing out on club football’s biggest honour by the width of a post and on the Premier League title on the last day of the season.

Chelsea will simply say – close but not close enough. Second is nowhere as far as billionaire owner Roman Abramovich is concerned and a man regarded as his friend has paid the price.

Grant took on one of the toughest tasks in football when he succeeded Jose Mourinho in September. He was a man in sharp contrast to the charismatic, endlessly quotable “Special One” who was the headline writers’ dream and loved by every Chelsea fan.”


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2 Responses to “On Chelsea’s Ruthless Decision to Sack Avram Grant”

  1. Dovaleh Yehudi Says:

    Avram will move on to greener pastures, no doubt. It’s only a matter of time until English football boycots Israel as well. . . .

  2. Mo's Antler Says:

    Do they honestly think they are going to do better with someone from Brazil…

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