There’s a fine line between coaches not throwing players under the proverbial bus, and seeking to rig press conferences so heavily in the club’s favour that absolutely no insight about any performance sees the light of day. Football needs to feed us. Not just the press and the bloggers, but ultimately the supporters.
‘Oh, I won’t talk about that’, simply isn’t good enough. Nowhere near good enough.
Reporters in press rooms need to up their game.