“He is building a squad that respects the club’s history, in which players work hard and respect their team-mates. No-one is bigger than the club.”
“The changes we saw over the summer have resulted in a very young squad.
“But it’s also a squad, with the players and the culture, that provides a base camp for us to build and grow from as we start our new journey.”
“There is a myth that we have non-football people making football decisions, and I think it’s insulting to the brilliant people who work on the football side in this club,” said Woodward.
“Many of the senior staff on the football side of the club have been in their roles for over 10 years. Some of our scouts have worked with us for more than 25 years. We’ve expanded our recruitment department in recent years, and we believe this now runs in an efficient and productive way.
“Player recommendations and decisions are worked on by this department and by the first-team manager and his staff, not by senior management.”
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