Back in Toon: John Carver

  • Sport Careers Agency client John Carver reflects on his time at Newcastle United
  • Carver spent a total of 20 years at the club as a player, coach, academy director and first team manager
  • Worked closely with the legendary Sir Bobby Robson
  • Pinpoints Robson’s man-management skills as the key to his success
  • Carver returning to St James Park for United’s Boxing Day clash with Sheffield Wednesday

JOHN CARVER will stand at the statue of Sir Bobby Robson outside St James' Park on Boxing Day and pay homage to the man at the heart of his coaching career.

Sport Careers Agency client and former Toon boss Carver, now boss of Omonia Nicosia in the sunshine of Cyprus, is back home for a festive break.

He will take in his beloved Newcastle United's home fixture with Sheffield
Wednesday as a fan in the stands.

John learned from a legend as he worked alongside Robson at the Geordie giants and he believes it was Sir Bobby's people skills that marked him out as one of the great managers.

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