‘The results don't lie' – Markus Schopp's future at Barnsley: The verdict

Asia's Tech News Daily

‘The results don’t lie’ – Markus Schopp’s future at Barnsley: The verdict
© Provided by Football League World markus schopp

This article is part of Football League World’s ‘The Verdict’ series, which provides personal opinions from the FLW writers regarding the latest breaking news, teams, players, managers, potential signings and more…

Barnsley travel to Bristol City on Saturday with the Robins winless in their last 16 home league games.

The Tykes are on a barren run themselves without a win in 12 in the league with the pressure cranking up around Markus Schopp’s position in the dugout by the week.

After Gerhard Struber and Valerien Ismael joined the club from the Austrian Bundesliga to great degrees of success the expectations were high upon Schopp’s arrival this summer. However, his methods have not been well received by the players who are looking like relegation fodder.

Having surprised the rest of the division in their run to the play-off semi finals in 2020/21 it is clear that the squad has the ability to be competing far higher up in the Championship. If the poor form continues Schopp’s days are numbered.

Here, we gathered the thoughts of a selection of FLW writers on whether they think Schopp should be sacked if the Tykes do not beat Bristol City on Saturday…

Alfie Burns

It’s tough to say whether or not this rests on just a single result.

Things aren’t going well for Barnsley and they are up against it in the Championship. They’ve fallen from a play-off semi final to become relegation fodder in a matter of months.

That’s not all Schopp’s fault, of course, but he’s the manager and will be the man getting the axe unless something changes.

The reason why I’m not 100% sure Barnsley will sack him if they lose to Bristol City is the position the club are in when it comes to a successor.

Barnsley clearly had faith just a couple of months ago that Schopp was the man to take them forwards, loading him up with a decent contract.

It’s difficult to see them firing him this early if they can’t upgrade in the dugout with someone to lead the fight against relegation.

That kind of scenario will take a bit of planning. That might already be underway but it’s difficult to say that Schopp’s fate rests on this Saturday’s result. That’s rarely the situation.

George Dagless

I think they’ll consider it, yes.

I’m sure Barnsley don’t want to have to think about sacking a manager as he has not been at the club long and he’s the latest to come in that they feel from their system should work but, clearly, the results on the pitch do not lie.

Fans have been unhappy with some of the changes he has made since arriving and it just looks as though the players aren’t quite getting what is being asked of them at the moment under Schopp.

Of course, time would help them get the message but the Championship doesn’t afford you much of that and with the likes of Cardiff getting twitchy and pulling the trigger on their manager now, I’d not be surprised if the Tykes soon followed suit.

Jordan Rushworth

Markus Schopp is certainly hanging on to his job by a thread at the moment but there does seem to be some appetite from the Tykes’ hierarchy to provide him with more time to try and turn things around.

The game against Bristol City at the weekend is one that represents a chance for Schopp to finally end Barnsley’s terrible recent record. That is considering the record that the Robins have at Ashton Gate this season and under Nigel Pearson’s tenure.

Anything other than a win should see pressure remain firmly on Schopp because it would then be just one win in 15 for him in charge of Barnsley. That is a terrible record to have considering that this group of players made the play-offs in the Championship last term.

It could very well be win or bust for him and Schopp’s job should not be secure if the Tykes’ winless run goes on against Bristol City.

Source

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related

OTHER NEWS

TUI saves Britons in Lapland with Covid delivery as hundreds of families stuck in Finland

Thousands of Lapland travellers faced being stuck in Finland after the UK’s travel rules were changed. From 4am on December 7, travellers need to take a PCR test before arriving ... Read more »

Southampton sign 40-year-old former Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero on a one-month deal to cover injuries to Alex McCarthy and Fraser Forster over busy festive period

Willy Caballero has joined Southampton on a month's contract as injury cover The experienced Argentine, 40, will likely make his debut v Arsenal on Saturday Injuries to Alex McCarthy and Fraser Forster left Saints without a senior 'keeper  Read more »

Two teens injured after shark attack at popular beach near Geelong

Two teenage girls have been rushed to hospital after they were attacked by a shark at a popular beach. Emergency services were called Ocean Grove near Geelong on Victoria’s Bellarine ... Read more »

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's Palm Beach mansion where accusers claim he sexually assaulted them is revealed: Dozens of FBI photos are submitted into evidence for Ghislaine Maxwell sex trafficking trial

Prosecutors have submitted into evidence dozens of never-before-seen photos of the inside of Jeffrey Epstein's Palm Beach mansion All the photos were taken when the FBI raided Epstein's Palm Beach, Florida home in 2005Several women claim they were coerced into giving Epstein sexual massages at the home  This comes as the sixth day of Ghislaine Maxwell's sex trafficking trial is underway in federal courtTaking the stand first is a witness known as Kate, who claims she was introduced to Maxwell through a boyfriend in Paris and was given a schoolgirl uniform to wear at the Palm Beach mansion Epstein's massage table - along with a 'Twin Torpedo' sex toy - were seized from the estate On Friday, Epstein 's massage table was unfolded in court in a dramatic moment during the trial  Read more »

PICTURED: 'Upset' Khloe Kardashian after discovering love rat Tristan Thompson 'got another woman PREGNANT while they were still together'... and now she's 'concerned' about co-parenting True

DailyMail.com exclusively revealed court docs alleging Tristan, 30, got his trainer pregnant in MarchKhloe, 37, was pictured keeping a low profile while driving around Calabasas on Sunday  'She was upset to find out that he cheated again,' a source said Monday A separate source insisted to DailyMail.com they had already broken up 'around the Spring'Maralee Nichols, 31, reportedly welcomed her child last Thursday, Dec. 2  Read more »

US says it will send troops to eastern Europe if Russia invades Ukraine

Official says Washington would also impose economic measures, in a warning to Moscow on eve of talks between Biden and Putin The US has said it would send reinforcements to ... Read more »

Will the risk Antonio Brown presented to Bruce Arians and Tom Moore be a factor in Tampa Bay's final decision?

The Buccaneers have two weeks to decide whether to keep or to cut receiver Antonio Brown. In 14 days, he returns from the three-game suspension imposed on him for giving ... Read more »

DoJ sues Texas, saying electoral map plans violate Voting Rights Act

Photograph: Matt York/AP Redistricting proposals violate section 2 by denying rights to Latino and Black voters, attorney general Merrick Garland says The US Department of Justice is suing Texas over ... Read more »

Southampton sign former Chelsea and Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero

© Photo by Chloe Knott – Danehouse/Getty Images Southampton have signed former Chelsea and Manchester City goalkeeper Willy Caballero on a short-term deal. Saints were forced to sign an emergency ... Read more »

Succession: 12 of the wildest moments from Jeremy Strong's intense interview

© Graeme Hunter/HBO jeremy-strong_3.jpg Jeremy Strong, who plays Kendall Roy in Succession, gave an inside look to his process of method acting in a new interview with The New Yorker. ... Read more »

Everton drawn away to Hull City in FA Cup Third Round

© Photo by Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images Everton have been drawn away at Hull City in the FA Cup Third Round. The tie will take place over the ... Read more »

Singer John Miles has died aged 72

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Singer John Miles, who hit the big time with Music Was My First Love and It Will Be My Last, and worked with ... Read more »

Price revealed as Newcastle enter picture for in-demand Man Utd target

© PA Images Sven Botman, Daishawn Redan, Netherlands Under-21’s, October 2021 Multiple reports claim Newcastle United are keen to sign Lille defender Sven Botman in the January transfer window – ... Read more »

I'm A Celebrity's Cyclone trial under construction hours before Storm Barra could hit

I’m A Celebrity is preparing for the return of its popular Celebrity Cyclone trial with the set under construction at Gwrych Castle in North Wales. The news comes amid weather ... Read more »

Donald Trump's new social media venture hits obstacle

Donald Trump’s plans to set up a new social media venture to take on the likes of Twitter and Facebook have hit an obstacle after US regulators announced an investigation ... Read more »

The Guardian view on Arthur Labinjo-Hughes: more lessons to learn

There is no easy way to make tragedies like the murder of Arthur Labinjo-Hughes less likely to happen. Child protection involves confronting experiences that many people can hardly bear to ... Read more »

The Guardian view on a byelection test: Labour voters should back the Lib Dems

Incompetence, dishonesty and sleaze has seen Boris Johnson’s polling suffer. His Conservative party appears to be losing ground to the Liberal Democrats in North Shropshire, where a byelection will be ... Read more »

What Alabama football's DBs said about key interceptions in SEC championship vs Georgia

ATLANTA — One of the biggest differences between Alabama football and Georgia that allowed the Crimson Tide to pull away with a 41-24 SEC Championship Game win on Saturday was ... Read more »

Homes cut off by Storm Arwen to be reconnected by tomorrow, PM says

Homes still without power following Storm Arwen will be reconnected “by tomorrow at the latest”, the Prime Minister has said. Boris Johnson said he spoke to the chief executive of ... Read more »

Fiery Sunset Illuminates Manhattan Skyscrapers

New Yorkers were treated to a fiery sunset as the sun lit up skyscrapers in Manhattan on December 4. Susan Bardissi filmed a video from Cliffside Park, New Jersey, that ... Read more »

Top prospects shine as Alabama knocks off Georgia in SEC title game

Alabama’s star-studded offense made the nation’s most dominant defense look silly Saturday night, as Alabama put up huge numbers all night long in a convincing 41-24 win over top-ranked Georgia ... Read more »

Yankees rumors: Seiya Suzuki fits in the Bronx, but Yanks have competition

© Provided by Fansided The Yankees have interest in Japanese outfielder Seiya Suzuki, but they aren’t alone. Suzuki has interest in a handful of teams across MLB. Per the Boston ... Read more »

Arsenal aware striker ‘must be challenged' – Player set for January loan

© PA Images Arsenal-youngster-Folarin-Balogun Arsenal are aware that their youngster Folarin Balogun “must be challenged” as they will allow him to go out on loan in January, according to reports. ... Read more »

Contract voor 30 dagen: Caballero (40) keert terug in Premier League

© ProShots Contract voor 30 dagen: Caballero (40) keert terug in Premier League Southampton heeft met het vastleggen van Willy Caballero een noodoplossing gevonden. De veertigjarige Argentijn heeft bij The ... Read more »

UAE reach Fifa Arab Cup knockout stages despite narrow defeat to Tunisia in Qatar

© SUHAIB SALEM Soccer Football – Arab Cup – Group B – Tunisia v United Arab Emirates – Al Thumama Stadium, Doha, Qatar – December 6, 2021 United Arab Emirates’ ... Read more »

Fifa Arab Cup: UAE through to quarterfinals despite loss to Tunisia

© Provided by Khaleej Times UAE’s Bandar Al Ahbabi (left) is fouled by Tunisia’s Mohamed Ben Hamida in the Fifa Arab Cup in Doha on Monday. — AFP The UAE ... Read more »

Athletics-Olympic champion Jacobs to return to action in February

© Reuters/LUCY NICHOLSON FILE PHOTO: Athletics – Men’s 100m – Final ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s double Olympic champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs said on Monday that he will return to competitive ... Read more »

Logan Paul weighs in on Tommy Fury pulling out of fight with brother Jake

Logan Paul has branded Tommy Fury a “b****” after the Brit was forced to withdraw from the showdown with his brother Jake. Fury was set to meet his bitter rival ... Read more »

Mauricio Pochettino responds to latest PSG "storm" as Lionel Messi 'unhappy' with boss

Mauricio Pochettino has spoken about the current situation at Paris Saint-Germain following a few disappointing results and rumours surrounding Lionel Messi. Pochettino has been put under pressure at PSG after ... Read more »

Tennis-Canada's Andreescu to sit out Australian Open

TORONTO, Canada (Reuters) – Canada’s Bianca Andreescu will not play in the Australian Open next month following a challenging spell brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak, the former U.S. Open ... Read more »

Hamilton set fastest lap as wing damage went ‘up and up'

Lewis Hamilton gained the extra point for the fastest lap of the race in Jeddah despite wing damage costing him up to 0.4sec per lap. © PA Images Lewis Hamilton ... Read more »

Granit Xhaka hands Arsenal timely boost ahead of busy Christmas fixture schedule

Arsenal have a potential midfield issue in the new year, with two of their central midfielders on their way to the Africa Cup of Nations, so Granit Xhaka’s return can’t ... Read more »

Allegri and Morata's heated exchange during Juve's 2-0 win over Genoa caught on camera

Massimiliano Allegri was caught on camera telling Juventus striker Alvaro Morata to ‘shut up’ during a heated touchline row.   © GiveMeSport Allegri and Morata were involved in a furious confrontation ... Read more »

Lula, Brazil's popular ex-president, battles for 2022 political comeback

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil’s president from 2002 to 2010, embarked upon a triumphant European tour worthy of a head of state in November. Cleared of corruption charges by ... Read more »

6 Premiership golden boot frontrunners as Kyogo and Tony Watt lead the 'race to 18'

The race for the golden boot, though the SPFL doesn’t have a physical boot to award the winner, is always an interesting sideshow. And unlike in recent years when Alfredo ... Read more »

Military must train for more Kabul-style evacuations, says Afghanistan commander

British military personnel board an RAF A400M aircraft before departing Kabul Airport after Operation Pitting – Jonathan Gifford/MOD/AFP via Getty Images The military must do more training for Kabul-style evacuations, ... Read more »

"No-brainer for Celtic" - Journalist reacts to bargain transfer deal Postecoglou could strike

It would be a “no-brainer” for Ange Postecoglou to boost his Celtic options by signing Reo Hatate in a bargain deal, according to journalist Pete O’Rourke. © GiveMeSport Celtic boss ... Read more »

De Bruyne and Palmer to start - Man City predicted line-up vs RB Leipzig

Pep Guardiola has already confirmed that Kevin De Bruyne will start against RB Leipzig in what is set to be a heavily rotated side. Manchester City will bring their Champions ... Read more »

Oxford High School officials 'could face criminal charges' and civil lawsuits for NOT checking Ethan Crumbley's backpack and locker despite warning signs the day before he shot dead four students

Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald said school officials had the legal authority to search Ethan Crumbley's backpack and locker before the shootingThey can now be charged or face civil lawsuits for their failure to do soMcDonald said an investigation will determine whether they will be chargedSchool officials had concerns about Crumbley, 15, before he allegedly shot up Oxford High School last TuesdayThat morning a teacher reported him to school officials for disturbing pictures and statements he madeHe was reportedly watched by guidance counselors for over an hour as officials tried to get in contact with his parents, James and JenniferWhen they replied, they said Ethan was not a harm to himself or anyone, and he was allowed to return to classThey did not mention that they had bought Ethan a gun when they went Black Friday shopping, McDonald claims Ethan's parents are now charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter Read more »

Former oil wells could be turned into CO2 burial test sites

A project to test if abandoned oil and gas wells could be used to bury carbon dioxide underground will begin next year. © Getty Images/iStockphoto The long-term ambition is to ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic