Recipe for change: Some likely ingredients
Published 28/02/2010 | 05:00
Player representation on committees to select new manager. Weekly communication between player representatives, management and board officials. Reduction of inter-county squads to limit elements of dissent Managers appointed for one-year terms at a time. Squads formally disbanded at the end of every season so that strikes featuring players at the end of their careers lose their value. If players are dropped, communication of such is conducted in a proper and respectful fashion. Weaker counties accept the need for top-class backroom, tactical and medical teams rather than dismissing them due to financial pressures.