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Suits you sir

Question. Sod who Chris Powell will play up front tomorrow, what suit will he wear? I mean how bloody good did he look on the touchline last Saturday? Dark grey suit, single breasted, great cut, Gucci belt and a shocking pink lining. He looked the mutts nuts.

Parky had a strange liking for wearing a jumper under his jacket, Pardew switched between a cheap suit and a tracksuit, Les Reed was a baggy sweats type of guy, Dowie had a liking for suits but they didn’t like him and Curbs only wore a whistle on a big occasion.

Chris was asked in one of his first interviews whether he would be a tracksuit manager or a suited one. He said at that point he hadn’t decided but he certainly made an impression prowling the technical area on Saturday.

I wonder if he has a different suit for Spotland tomorrow? It might be a bit blustery up in the Pennines so maybe a thick double breasted navy blue herringbone will look the part.

7 Comments Post a comment
  1. Pat #

    Its the quality of the vest underneath that counts – I should know!!

    January 28, 2011
  2. Charlton Lane Dave #

    The only suit you see in Rochdale other than the visiting manager on Saturdays is a boiler-suit.

    January 29, 2011
  3. newyorkaddick #

    I think he should go for the American business casual look….golf shirt, beige chinos (at least an inch too short), white socks, Hush Puppies.

    January 29, 2011
    • LOL NYA. You forgot the company logo on the golf shirt and the thin leather entwined belt!

      January 29, 2011
  4. Hungry Ted #

    One thing I can confirm is that despite the rumours, Sir Chris does not wear his shin guards under that sharp-looking suit, just in case he gives himself 10mins second half…

    January 29, 2011
  5. Su #

    Smart is smart, and he was certainly the “main man”! It was pointed out today that Peter Reid is wearing a jacket with PM on it!

    January 29, 2011
    • Paul Mariner one would assume. I wonder what they did with all the old PP, TB and MK stuff?

      January 29, 2011

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