He and his club made an offer for one of our players, I have no problem with that even if the offer was something of a joke. They have a right to make offers for players just as clubs have a right to tell turn them down.
Jewell though made a derisory offer for
This is the way
But worse still, this nasty little man (little, did I say little?) then decided to tell the world that
How did he know? They weren’t allowed to talk to him. Even Jewell was bright enough to work that one out eventually so then changed it his comment and suggested that
He unsettled our player, Steve Cotterill said our boat had been rocked, and he was asked to go away.
Now apart from clearly being somewhat ignorant he obviously isn’t quite the brightest either. He was quite serious when he claimed he didn’t know why he had received a hostile reception from the
It had never occurred to him that Steve Bruce had made no attempt to unsettle our player through the media, that Bruce had never made public a whole series of silly offers and in fact had conducted his business in the way it should be conducted.
Jewell knew he had lost, even the player himself said there was no contest when
He wouldn’t let it go though and accused
Well, you should have tried us, I reckon if you had tried to conduct the transfer in a fair manner and had made a good offer (just as
At the crucial time your chairman swanned off out of the way to
Jewell was described in our local paper as ungracious and obnoxious to the end. Reporter Chris Boden must have been feeling very charitable about this nasty piece of work when he wrote that.
As disappointed as we are to have lost
Jewell seems to think Wigan are a big club – wrong, they are a small club with some money and the money clears off every Christmas for a break in Barbados. What a way to run a club.