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Goodbye Gibbo

Goodbye Gibbo

This is really extraordinary news and not news that I like to see. The much heralded team of Cassells & Gibson is no more in any of its shapes or forms.

Between them they have masterminded the development in football of some of the finest young talent which reached its pinnacle in 2008 when an expensively assembled Chelsea Youth proved to be no match for our mainly home grown boys.

Not all of the players nurtured by these very special men made it at City but many did get work in football and that is a great testimony to Jim & Gibbo.

I for one will miss Gibbo immensely. He is great to meet, infectious, good humoured, very knowledgeable and a very able coach. All-in-all a great man.

Gibbo - whatever challenge you are seeking (am I'm sure it won't be long in the making) I know you will do well. Very best wishes from myself and all at Vital Manchester City. One proviso - please do not come back to haunt us!

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

Writer:Tranmere Loyal
Date:Wednesday July 28 2010
Time: 4:28PM


Do you know the real reason permachine and if so are you in a posiiton to say a little more?
28/07/2010 16:49:00
Getting out before the ship sinks!
Vanilla Ice
28/07/2010 19:18:00
Vanilla: before the ship sinks?? are you on crack or something? It's a bit more like before the rocket launches!
Blue ponderer
28/07/2010 19:56:00
'Kin ell. I remember seeing Asa Hartford, Gibbo and Cassd deep in conversation heading out to the IOM from Liverpool airport a couple of years back. A great team.
Johnny Baguette
28/07/2010 20:51:00
Vanilla, wrong Manchester pal, you're looking for manchesterunited.*
28/07/2010 22:19:00
sad news for City, but he obviously has his reasons. His legacy will remain long after he has gone.
28/07/2010 22:56:00
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