Paul Sturrock looks to paint a brighter future for Yeovil after wilderness years

28 April 2015 18:39
Relegated Yeovil are the Scot’s latest port of call in a colourful career that has had its tough challenges, including dealing with an early Parkinson’s diagnosis• Paul Sturrock appointed Yeovil manager after four-day stint at TorquayPaul Sturrock opens the door to the manager’s office at Yeovil Town and there is a strong smell of emulsion. Everything seems green at Huish Park but the wall behind Sturrock’s desk has recently been painted orange as a nod of respect to Dundee United, the club he represented with such distinction across four decades.“I normally have more of my teams on the wall, but this is the one I support,” Sturrock says. “Sixteen years as a player [from 1974], five years as a coach and, stupidly, I took the manager’s job to keep them up for two and a half years. Normally this wall [to the left] would be green, light blue, dark blue, red – like a stick of rock.” Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian