Discussing his transfer philosophy, Curbs says: 'I wanted a hungry player. Perhaps a little bit angry. Going back to Danny Mills, he was in the reserves at Norwich and I had seen him a few times and was a little bit angry about his situation and wanted to do better and was hungry. I liked to bring in players that could play in a couple of positions.'
Glynn Snodin, reserve team manager and first team coach under Curbs recalled: '