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Postby Diamond Dog » 03 Jan 2018, 21:27

PENK wrote:Did you look that up? :)


No... I have to confess I was told at work.... I wouldn't have had a clue otherwise!
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Postby PENK » 03 Jan 2018, 21:38

It was in an old Guardian Knowledge article I found it. Off you go with a new question... if anyone else is still out there!
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Postby Diamond Dog » 03 Jan 2018, 21:45

Okay... without Googling... name the last permanent managers of these three Premier League teams, prior to the present manager :

a) Bournemouth
b) Brighton
c) Huddersfield.
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Postby Nikki Gradual » 05 Jan 2018, 16:00

Diamond Dog wrote:without Googling


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Isn't this whole thread just the BCB Googling championships, but done by people clever enough – and prepared to put in the effort – to make the fact that they googled it a fraction less conspicuous?
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Postby PENK » 05 Jan 2018, 16:15

Diamond Dog wrote:Okay... without Googling... name the last permanent managers of these three Premier League teams, prior to the present manager :

a) Bournemouth
b) Brighton
c) Huddersfield.


Was it Poyet at Brighton?
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Postby Nikki Gradual » 05 Jan 2018, 16:26

Diamond Dog wrote:Okay... without Googling... name the last permanent managers of these three Premier League teams, prior to the present manager :

a) Bournemouth
b) Brighton
c) Huddersfield.


When I read this question I wished it was Bournemouth and Burnley and two (maybe three) managers previous. Then I think the answer to both would have been Eddie Howe. As it is, I haven't a clue.
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Postby Vic Snazell-Sprey » 05 Jan 2018, 18:50

PENK wrote:Which team has experienced the most promotions and relegations in English league history?

And which team is the biggest yo-yo club in terms of moving between the top two divisions?


Have both these been answered?
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Postby PENK » 05 Jan 2018, 23:26

Yep - Grimsby and Birmingham respectively.
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Postby Diamond Dog » 05 Jan 2018, 23:44

Not Poyet.
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Postby Tapiocahead » 07 Jan 2018, 17:05

I think Brighton was Sammi Hyppia and Huddersfield Chris Powell. Can't remember Bournemouth.
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Postby Tapiocahead » 07 Jan 2018, 17:09

The only name is can conjure up for Bournemouth is Steven Fletcher but I'm not at all sure he was ever even permanent manager.
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Postby John aka Josh » 07 Jan 2018, 20:33

Tapiocahead wrote:The only name is can conjure up for Bournemouth is Steven Fletcher but I'm not at all sure he was ever even permanent manager.




Big Fletch hasn't been Bournemouth's manager, he was assistant for a while - less than a season I think.
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Postby Diamond Dog » 07 Jan 2018, 22:57

Tapiocahead wrote:I think Brighton was Sammi Hyppia and Huddersfield Chris Powell.


Both correct.
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Postby Tapiocahead » 08 Jan 2018, 11:31

I got nothing for Bournemouth, the only non Eddie Howe names I can conjure up at all are Mel Machin and Harry Redknapp but Howe's not been there that long.
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