This week on 5 interesting manager fact we take a look at Tim Sherwood. As a Newcastle United supporter myself, I believe Sherwood to be a very bright English manager and one that could be a very good bench-boss in the future, one that Newcastle should perhaps consider to replace departing Alan Pardew. Here are 5 interesting facts about Sherwood.
Gunners supporter?born in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire the closes football club for Sherwood was (now) Conference South club Boreham Wood FC. Nonetheless, Tim Sherwood grew up an Arsenal FC supporter, perhaps because Boreham Wood FC's venue Meadow Park was also home to the Arsenal Ladies outfit. Who can blame him really.
Premier League TitleCaptain of Premier League outfit Blackburn Rovers, Tim Sherwood led his team to the League title in the 1994-95 season.
3 England CapsThat's right. The midfielder who spent most of his playing career with Blackburn Rovers was indeed called up to the English national squat on three occasions. Twice Sherwood played for England in the qualifying stages for Euro 2000 and once in a friendly match against Hungary.
Best quote about Gareth Bale leavingTalking about Welsh international Gareth Bale leaving for Real Madrid, Sherwood had this interesting insight to share:
‘We’re taking out one of the best players in the world and replacing him with seven players who have never played in this competition before. How on earth did people think we would be title challengers or even make the top four?’