Ian Holloway: 'Managing Grimsby makes me feel like Mary Poppins'

08 January 2020 12:01
The 56-year-old is typically enthused with life at the League Two club and has already restored a feelgood factor there“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Come on, that’s what life is about,” says Ian Holloway, halfway through explaining how he feels akin to Mary Poppins after being parachuted in at Grimsby Town, returning to management after 18 months away and with the classic movie still fresh in his mind having watched it over Christmas with his grandchildren.“The old one with Julie Andrews up on the chimneys, not the new one – the new one is crap,” he hastily clarifies. “She blew in when needed and I feel like I’ve blown in when Grimsby need me. Hopefully it will be a great situation. When they have a cup of tea with the old man [Uncle Albert], who laughs so much they all end up on the ceiling – that’s my favourite bit. I want to enjoy my life so that I’m up on the ceiling.” Related: Ian Holloway: 'It’s always about the team and the togetherness' Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian