Phil 'must go' Parkinson just might. He has been linked with the managerial vacancy at Leicester City after manager Nigel Pearson left to take the vacant job at Hull City. Chris Powell is in interim charge at Leicester, but this is not seen as a permanent appointment.
The official site has announced that Steve Gritt is to leave the building for a second time: Gritt . The widely respected Academy Director agreed to leave by mutual consent on the expiry of his contract as the clubs searches for further ways to save money.
Elsewhere, Nicky Bailey has passed his medical at Boro and Gordon Strachan has 'spoken to' the ginger nut and his wife. However, the paperwork cannot be completed 'because Keith Lamb is in South Africa' according to reliable local sources. So we will have to wait a bit to trouser the money and pay the gas bill.
CAFC tweets report that a fox was seen inspecting a cardboard box outside The Valley this morning, but he did not get in the box so could not be signed up as 'the fox in the box'. Just as well given the problems we had with a previous occupant of that role.