Bowyer and Woodgate set friendship aside for relegation showdown

06 March 2020 10:30
Managers of Charlton and Middlesbrough have a long history and meet on Saturday battling to stay in ChampionshipJonathan Woodgate and Lee Bowyer planned to talk on the telephone during the 48 hours preceding Saturday’s match at The Valley.In one sense there is nothing unexpected about that – the former Leeds United teammates turned fledgling Championship managers are good friends and in frequent contact – but it is still a little unusual for two managers locked in a relegation skirmish to be in touch so close to such a potentially season-defining fixture. Related: I know the benefits of playing abroad – and so do others such as Jadon Sancho | Eni Aluko Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian