Welcome to the LTLF Forest Forum.
Page 1 of 156 1231151101 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 25 of 3884

Thread: Philippe Montanier

      
  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Nottingham
    Posts
    5,541

    Default Philippe Montanier


    There we have it, after 15 weeks without a manager we have a new head coach, Mr Phillippe Montanier.

    Finally we have someone in place, exciting times ahead!
    Let's get 'em.

    Quote Originally Posted by NottinghamForest.co.uk
    Nottingham Forest have confirmed the appointment of Philippe Montanier as the club’s head coach.
    The former Rennes and Real Sociedad manager arrives at The City Ground on a two-year deal following a playing career which saw him make over 300 appearances for clubs including Toulouse, Nantes and Saint-Etienne.

    After ending his career as a goalkeeper, the Frenchman took charge of Boulogne in 2004 and, during his final season, secured promotion to Ligue 1 for the first time in the club’s history.

    A brief spell in charge of Valenciennes followed before Montanier was appointed as head coach at Spanish side Real Sociedad in 2011. He exceeded all expectations in the 2012-13 season as he guided the club to a fourth-place finish in La Liga and subsequent qualification for the Champions League.

    At the expiration of his contract with Sociedad, Montanier took over the reigns at French club Rennes. During his three-year spell with the Ligue 1 side, Montanier steered them to the Coupe de France final in 2014.

    Read more at http://www.nottinghamforest.co.uk/ne...2W8j0PYqC8F.99


    Last edited by Kieran; 27-06-16 at 10:55.

  2. # ADS
    Circuit advertisement
    Join Date
    Always
    Location
    Advertising world
    Posts
    Many

  3. #2
    Impressive member
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Arkham Asylum
    Posts
    6,398

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Let's have it.


  4. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Unnervingly close to Anatoli's house
    Posts
    1,973

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Some interesting wiki edits going on at the moment


  5. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    2,457

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Would Fawaz really spell his name incorrectly?


  6. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Poole
    Posts
    1,449

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    And breathe...


  7. #6
    Too School for Cool
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    7th Heaven
    Posts
    7,728

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    I'll believe it when I see it on Vital


  8. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Stratford Upon Avon
    Posts
    2,172

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Good news. The world is a better place.


  9. #8
    Impressive member
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Arkham Asylum
    Posts
    6,398

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Quote Originally Posted by Red Zed View Post
    I'll believe it when I see it on Vital
    We need Jock to disparage this before I'll believe it.


  10. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2013
    Location
    Trent End
    Posts
    7,076

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    LEAGUE FINISHES

    US Boulogne
    2004/05 - 1st (French 4th div) [PROMOTED]
    2005/06 - 6th (French 3rd div)
    2006/07 - 2nd (French 3rd div) [PROMOTED]
    2007/08 - 16th (French 2nd div)
    2008/09 - 3rd (French 2nd div) [PROMOTED]

    FC Valenciennes
    2009/10 - 10th (French 1st div)
    2010/11 - 12th (French 1st div)

    Real Sociedad
    2011/12 - 12th (Spanish 1st div)
    2012/13 - 4th (Spanish 1st div) [EUROPE]

    Stade Rennais
    2013/14 - 12th (French 1st div) [CUP FINAL]
    2014/15 - 9th (French 1st div)
    2015/16 - Sacked in January.

    Pretty good track record you have to say. I think it says a lot about a manager that he stays in jobs for a long time and has only been sacked once. I think we have done pretty well here. I look forward to it!

    Last edited by Rzarecteh; 27-06-16 at 10:54.

  11. #10
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Posts
    2,457

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Interesting to read that the main criticism of Montanier during his last job was that he was forever changing his line-up. I mean, the last thing we'd want is some kind of 'tinkerman', right?




  12. #11
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    3,986

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    I think I'm most impressed by what he did at Boulogne. They would have spent no money doing what they did at a club like that. That is down to coaching ability.

    Worked with some of Europe's top talents like Griezmann, Vela, Ntep and Dembele with supposedly contrasting results but this guy has the ability to make clubs play above themselves in the top flights he has been at. Again must have some coaching ability.


  13. #12
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Refugee from TF
    Posts
    158

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach


  14. #13
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    London
    Posts
    9,106

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    To get a coach of that calibre is quite the coup.

    Somebody who's managed Real Sociedad only 3 or 4 years ago to a 4th placed finish in La Liga.

    Let's do this.


  15. #14
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    4,812

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    French, Will he get the points needed?


  16. #15
    Impressive member
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    Arkham Asylum
    Posts
    6,398

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    I am properly excited by the new structure - the DoF, our ew coach, etc.
    I feel good times are on their way.


  17. #16
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    3,986

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Suit manager but also a fashionista








  18. #17
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2015
    Posts
    4,812

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Bout time we had someone who knows how to dress at the CG.


  19. #18
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2015
    Location
    Wits' End
    Posts
    6,086

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Theres been more inspirational names chucked about to have really got the juices flowing. That said, this fella has a decent record & has the look of someone not to be fucked about with.

    best of luck to him, he has a nucleus of a very decent football playing side here, could well be the man to get a tune out it.


  20. #19
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    SHAQUE D'AMOUR
    Posts
    8,395

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    So it's not Steve Evans then?


  21. #20
    Left Winger
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Stuttgart/Ruddington/Airport
    Posts
    59,097

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Good pedigree, snappy dresser and a different approach.

    Can only be a good thing.

    "It is better to live one day as a lion, than one hundred years as a sheep"

  22. #21
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Posts
    1,636

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    A promising head coach, some management structure above him, Cohen and Assombalonga fit, coming out of embargo and fresh investment coming into the club. Is it safe to feel slightly optimistic?


  23. #22
    Too School for Cool
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    7th Heaven
    Posts
    7,728

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Now it's official can we change the name of this thread to "Philippe Montanier - Reasons to be Cheerful" please?


  24. #23
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Dec 2014
    Posts
    695

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Quote Originally Posted by BryanRoy View Post
    Suit manager but also a fashionista





    I'm already excited to see what array of trendy scarves he will showcase on the touchline in the autumn-winter months!


  25. #24
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    3,986

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Head Coach

    Quote Originally Posted by MASE View Post
    Theres been more inspirational names chucked about to have really got the juices flowing. That said, this fella has a decent record & has the look of someone not to be fucked about with.

    best of luck to him, he has a nucleus of a very decent football playing side here, could well be the man to get a tune out it.
    Just realised he had that look about him as well


  26. #25
    Left Winger
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Stuttgart/Ruddington/Airport
    Posts
    59,097

    Default Re: Philippe Montanier - Reasons to be cheerful!




 

 

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •