Assistant credits Allen's fairness

Martin Allen is not just a manager who dishes out rollickings, according to his number two.

Friday, 8th June 2018, 9:40 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 11:26 am
Martin Allen, right, addresses the press conference.

Assistant manager Adrian Whitbread has known the Chesterfield boss since his playing days and credits him with kick-starting his own coaching career.

Allen is vocal about not only his intention to do things his own way, but his desire to treat players fairly.

Whitbread is a fan of the manager’s manner when it comes to both praises and grumbles.

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“If he’s not happy with something he’ll tell you. If he is happy with what you’ve done, he’ll be all over you.

“His management skills on a one to one basis with players are very, very good and he knows how to win championships.”