Jack Sullivan has revealed the news that many has feared after the club suffered its shocking injury problems.
He has said that over-training ahead of the opening Premier League game against Chelsea had been an issue.
His admission came in a wide-ranging interview on Phoenix FM last night when he declared that whilst they had suffered bad luck some over-training had caused part of it.
It confirmed that the pre-season trips to the US and Austria and a tough series of pre-season games had perhaps put too much stress on the squad.
He explained: “Three of them were because we had trained too hard before the Chelsea game. Some were just down to bad luck.”
He appeared alongside his brother David in a near hour and a half long broadcast in which they explained that although there had been one inquiry about Dimi Payet from a club which remained unnamed, their father had immediately quoted a figure of £100 million.
David jnr said: “We had said since last season there was never any intention of selling the player.”
The club is extremely fortunate that the chairman’s teenage son happens to be an expert in sports science and physiology.
On the other hand, what the hell is he doing giving interviews on club matters?
He didn’t profess to be an expert, he was passing on what he’s heard from people who are experts.
And he talks on club matters with the full backing of the co-owner – what better credentials do you need than that?
More to the point, why shouldn’t he have an opinion on anything to do with the club? He’s just a fan who happens to have a lot more insider knowledge than you.
Yeah get in there PVG,i like your style 😉
If it is actually coming from experts within the club, why did they allow this over training to occur? Do you think you would like working in a business where the chairman’s kid who is barely old enough to have done a days work in his life, is making public pronouncements on the staff, their performance and decisions? As jaybs says below, it is unprofessional and it portrays the club in a poor light.
Get over yourself Sparrow.He was on some rank radio station in Brentwood, no one gives a damn about.I bet most fans didn’t even know he did it & most couldn’t listen to it anyway.Christ some fans really do find far too much to moan about.
I thought all real fans and most at the club read Claret & Hugh so everyone would know about it.
Agree completely sparrow, they are two enthusiastic young guys and I have had some good discussions with them, but the club looks so unprofessional allowing them to have this “ego” trip, it’s bad enough that co-owner David Gold does the same on twitter and gets into debates and then arguments.
Why employ a media department? and a manager to announce the team changes injuries etc when it is being done by two boys and Mr Gold daily? no longer do I get the club emails about the weekend team and Monday about the after match comments, perhaps the media department feel no need to?
Yes it is good that they chat with people, but not releasing every detail just from three people.
Transfer window closed then ? There was always gonna be a transverse effect when BIGGINS left the club . :-).
Time for everyone to go to confession and wait for payet to return injured ? Lol.
Smiley smiley/wink ? Ffs ,
;-). Just testing lol. 🙂