Originally Posted by Renz
Why does NUFC need votes from other clubs to keep their manager?
Roeder doesn't technically qualify, as you need FA licenses to coach. He's proven he can indeed be a solid top-flight coach, though, so Newcastle wanted to keep him. They lobbied the FA to give a special dispensation, and the FA said no. We're pretty confident he'll pass the final appeal, though. All we need is something like 2/3 of the Premiership owners to agree to the exception, which word is will easily be granted. We shall see.