Gold Coast owner won't demand instant success from Bleiberg, Okon
Gold Coast United owner Clive Palmer isn't demanding instant success from his coaching team in next season's A-League. "I've failed at things more than I've succeeded at things in life to be honest but I've just kept on going," Palmer told the Gold Coast Bulletin.
"A lot of people fail and just give up ... we won't be doing that.
"If we don't win the first year it won't be the end of the Gold Coast. We'll just try and win it in year two.
"I won't be letting heads roll, I'm more interested in seeing the soccer ball roll into the net."
Palmer is sure the extroverted Miron Bleiberg and always understated Paul Okon will be a coaching collaboration that will stand the test of time.
"Miron has a wealth of knowledge, a host of contacts and he is a great promoter and a very good judge of talent," explained Queensland's wealthiest man. "And Paul is a former Socceroos captain who was one of the best players this country has produced. We are lucky and delighted to have them on board."