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Barrow Rejects Assistant Job

Barrow Rejects Assistant Job

Chester City assistant boss Graham Barrow has rejected the opportunity to team up with former colleague Roberto Martinez at Swansea.

After getting the vacant manager's job with the Swans, Martinez approached his former colleague, Barrow to join him as his assistant, but he declined the move and said: 'I was flattered to receive the approach from Roberto and I know he will make a success of his career in management, but my heart and affection is and always has been with Chester City.

'Mark (Wright) and the chairman have always been fair to me. I have always been an extremely loyal person and I want to repay the faith that Mark and Mr Vaughan have shown in me.

'I believe that we have the makings of creating something extremely positive at Chester City.

'We have an enthusiastic chairman who backs his management team to the hilt and a progressive manager who has some excellent ideas about the game. That's why I have come to my decision.'


Rumours of Martinez and Barrow teaming up as our new management staff were being posted on message forums last week but it now looks as if Martinez will either keep Nugent and Pascoe, or look elsewhere for his own management staff.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:VitalSwansea
Date:Monday February 26 2007
Time: 2:33PM

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suprising. i can se galactico looking elswhere for an assistant manager though and probabley keep nugent and pascoe just as coaches. wich probabley is'nt a bad idea
swansea_till_i_die
26/02/2007 14:42:00
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Good to see Barrow showing loyalty to Chester. Good on yer Graham!
sandgroanun
26/02/2007 14:42:00
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there are plenty of people willing for the job
naythan_swan
26/02/2007 15:38:00
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yer hes got anoter one lined up now apparentley ot said in the papaer he will be appionted before the weekend
swansea_till_i_die
01/03/2007 15:16:00
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