He feels it was executives, not performances, which cost him his jobs, and â€śdamagedâ€ť his Âlegacy.
He said: â€śIt is damaged because someone has sacked you whether you deserved it or not. So that is where I think it Âdamages my reputation, even though it was new owners who sacked me twice, once at ÂNewcastle after six months because I wasnâ€™t their man and once at Blackburn when Venkyâ€™s came in â€“ because again I was not their man.
â€śThey have the right to choose whoever they choose, no matter how good or bad you do.
â€śWhen they donâ€™t want you, youâ€™ve to accept that.â€ť