Jump to content

Welcome to One Team in Bristol - Bristol City Forums

Welcome to One Team in Bristol - Bristol City Forums, like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup. Be a part of One Team in Bristol - Bristol City Forums by signing in or creating an account.

  • Start new topics and reply to others
  • Full access to all forums (not all viewable as guest)
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get email updates
  • Get your own profile page and make new friends
  • Send personal messages to other members.
  • Support OTIB with a premium membership


Chris Hughton

Recommended Posts

3 hours ago, Lrrr said:

Say its an initial 3 year contract, the rumour is Hughton wanted ~20k a week, lets say Neil would start on similar to what LJ was on when he left. The difference is almost £500,000 per year in salary, so £3m release clause is effectively £1.5m more if you count the difference in wages paid. Next backroom staff, Neil knows Holden, has no real assistant to bring with him (according to PNE website he operates with 1st team coaches rather than assistant) whereas Hughton could want to bring his whole backroom staff at additional cost and could eat a fair chunk out of that £1.5m left, if he brings 1 person over you'd guess they'd be on half what Hughton is on so potentially another £500,000 out for Lawrence if he joined so £1m left. 

So the question is would Chris Hughton spend more than £1m more than Alex Neil as manager? I'd guess yes, so in reality Hughton isn't more affordable than Neil even with the release clause 

Plenty of guesswork going on there, fella. You might be right, but who knows? To do a bit of my own, I’d imagine anyone who comes in will have to work within the existing setup, that probably includes keeping Holden and McAllister even if they were part of the problem with LJ.

Let’s say that’s acceptable to Hughton and he’s on £20k a week for two years (£2.08m) - he is 61 after all and may not want a long stay if we don’t go up - that’s £902k cheaper than paying Neil’s buyout clause before we pay him £600k pa or £1.2m over the two years (£4.2m total spend). 

Plenty of ifs and buts, although I know who’d I’d rather have out of those two.

Edited by tin
Link to post
Share on other sites
18 minutes ago, petehinton said:

🤣🤣 where’s this come from then, this is like Peter Crouch being in the owners private jet to Newcastle when he was in the car on the way to Stoke

Also why would SL be travelling to interview anyone? Surely they will be coming to him?

I know this appears a bizarre interview process but I can only imagine SL would of travelled if it were to try and convince someone, such as Gerrard.

Link to post
Share on other sites
4 minutes ago, havanatopia said:


Peter Vowel and Johny Consonant as his assistants then. The dream team. The Physio looks good in red too.

As long as Whiteley is not involved...



  • Haha 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Create New...