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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #30 on: September 19, 2019, 10:18:12 AM »
Here lads I think Jim Gavin is a brilliant manager and all that but to answer the question raised in the thread title you can't go past Brian Cody, end off.

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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #31 on: September 19, 2019, 11:33:23 AM »
Without doubt, Brian Cody is the greatest GAA manager ever - no question.

Totally agree JC.

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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #32 on: September 20, 2019, 09:34:22 PM »
I notice not one of you have considered that Gavin was the tactician that showed us all how to break down the mass blanket defence whilst winning five in a row. Identifying it, coaching it and then executing it saved the game for us all. That's in itself we should all be grateful of and puts him up in that greatest category

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Gavin's success is built on money and privilege alone. Could he do the same with Mayo? No. Enough said.

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« Reply #33 on: September 20, 2019, 09:43:17 PM »
I notice not one of you have considered that Gavin was the tactician that showed us all how to break down the mass blanket defence whilst winning five in a row. Identifying it, coaching it and then executing it saved the game for us all. That's in itself we should all be grateful of and puts him up in that greatest category

Bulldung.
Gavin's success is built on money and privilege alone. Could he do the same with Mayo? No. Enough said.
Christ your bitter. For years people thought the only to beat the blanket was go like for like. Gavin showed another way.

 If Gavin was in charge of Mayo they'd have won a couple of All Irelands. He impowers players and makes them better and isnt afraid to pick youngster ahead of established players.


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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #34 on: September 21, 2019, 08:34:27 AM »
I notice not one of you have considered that Gavin was the tactician that showed us all how to break down the mass blanket defence whilst winning five in a row. Identifying it, coaching it and then executing it saved the game for us all. That's in itself we should all be grateful of and puts him up in that greatest category

Bulldung.
Gavin's success is built on money and privilege alone. Could he do the same with Mayo? No. Enough said.
Christ your bitter. For years people thought the only to beat the blanket was go like for like. Gavin showed another way.

 If Gavin was in charge of Mayo they'd have won a couple of All Irelands. He impowers players and makes them better and isnt afraid to pick youngster ahead of established players.

And if Kildare had €2M of crooked money a year for a decade they could buy 5 in a row too.

If Gavin can win Sam with another county he will get the credit he deserves.  If he simply fills his pockets and runs away then he won't.

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« Reply #35 on: September 21, 2019, 04:26:55 PM »
I notice not one of you have considered that Gavin was the tactician that showed us all how to break down the mass blanket defence whilst winning five in a row. Identifying it, coaching it and then executing it saved the game for us all. That's in itself we should all be grateful of and puts him up in that greatest category

Bulldung.
Gavin's success is built on money and privilege alone. Could he do the same with Mayo? No. Enough said.
Christ your bitter. For years people thought the only to beat the blanket was go like for like. Gavin showed another way.

 If Gavin was in charge of Mayo they'd have won a couple of All Irelands. He impowers players and makes them better and isnt afraid to pick youngster ahead of established players.

And if Kildare had €2M of crooked money a year for a decade they could buy 5 in a row too.

If Gavin can win Sam with another county he will get the credit he deserves.  If he simply fills his pockets and runs away then he won't.

He won 5 in a row as well as winning 5 leagues in 7 years playing attacking football and doesn’t get paid to manage Dublin (unlike other club & county managers). If he chooses to step down it certainly won’t be a case of running away.

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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #36 on: September 21, 2019, 05:23:19 PM »
I notice not one of you have considered that Gavin was the tactician that showed us all how to break down the mass blanket defence whilst winning five in a row. Identifying it, coaching it and then executing it saved the game for us all. That's in itself we should all be grateful of and puts him up in that greatest category

Bulldung.
Gavin's success is built on money and privilege alone. Could he do the same with Mayo? No. Enough said.
Christ your bitter. For years people thought the only to beat the blanket was go like for like. Gavin showed another way.

 If Gavin was in charge of Mayo they'd have won a couple of All Irelands. He impowers players and makes them better and isnt afraid to pick youngster ahead of established players.

And if Kildare had €2M of crooked money a year for a decade they could buy 5 in a row too.

If Gavin can win Sam with another county he will get the credit he deserves.  If he simply fills his pockets and runs away then he won't.

He won 5 in a row as well as winning 5 leagues in 7 years playing attacking football and doesn’t get paid to manage Dublin (unlike other club & county managers). If he chooses to step down it certainly won’t be a case of running away.

Were Daly and Cunningham volunteers also for the Hurlers?


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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #37 on: September 21, 2019, 05:41:51 PM »
Well Nicky English turned down the job as "expenses" weren't sufficent. At least he recommended Daly for the job.

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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #38 on: September 23, 2019, 07:08:17 PM »
Good news this evening - Dublin City Council have voted unanimously to award Jim Gavin the Freedom of the City.

A very fitting award.
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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #39 on: September 23, 2019, 08:45:56 PM »
Good news this evening - Dublin City Council have voted unanimously to award Jim Gavin the Freedom of the City.

A very fitting award.

He is an example to all volunteers out there who give their time for free!

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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #40 on: September 25, 2019, 09:52:32 PM »
I notice not one of you have considered that Gavin was the tactician that showed us all how to break down the mass blanket defence whilst winning five in a row. Identifying it, coaching it and then executing it saved the game for us all. That's in itself we should all be grateful of and puts him up in that greatest category

Bulldung.
Gavin's success is built on money and privilege alone. Could he do the same with Mayo? No. Enough said.
Christ your bitter. For years people thought the only to beat the blanket was go like for like. Gavin showed another way.

 If Gavin was in charge of Mayo they'd have won a couple of All Irelands. He impowers players and makes them better and isnt afraid to pick youngster ahead of established players.

And if Kildare had €2M of crooked money a year for a decade they could buy 5 in a row too.

If Gavin can win Sam with another county he will get the credit he deserves.  If he simply fills his pockets and runs away then he won't.
Fills his pockets? With what?

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Re: Jim Gavin - The Greatest Manager in GAA history
« Reply #41 on: September 27, 2019, 11:44:11 PM »
Good news this evening - Dublin City Council have voted unanimously to award Jim Gavin the Freedom of the City.

A very fitting award.