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Leicester boss: I won’t let former coaches’ failures ruin my dreams

29 Apr



“Sometimes you have to show that resilience”


Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare

The Leicester boss returns to West Brom today where his ex-gaffer Bobby Gould was driven out by coffin-carrying supporters.

And Shakespeare even witnessed another old Baggies boss Brian Talbot axed after a 4-2 FA Cup humbling by part-timers Woking with a famous hat-trick by Tim Buzaglo.

But Shakespeare – who made 122 appearances at Albion from 1990 – says watching former managers ground down by the job has not put him off chasing a career in the dugout.

“The first memory is the difficult one – I was in the team that got beaten by Woking,” said Shakespeare of his Hawthorns memories.

“That actually cost the manager, Brian Talbot, his job and when you look back, I remember coming out of that dressing room.

“You talk about fans – wow, we did get their wrath!

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