tinkerman

tinkerman

(ˈtɪŋkəˌmən)
n
(Team Sports, other than specified) chiefly soccer informal Brit a manager or coach who continually experiments by changing the personnel or formation of a team from game to game
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GaryLineker reckons The Tinkerman could spring a surprise in France.
FRANCESCO GUIDOLIN has insisted he's prepared to keep on playing the Tinkerman - after claiming it's the only way to bridge the gap to the big-guns.
Ahead of today's trip to Liverpool, Ranieri said: "Maybe this season I will be the Tinkerman.
If Claudio Ranieri gave up the title of Tinkerman last season during Leicester's joyous run to the PL title, then Rafa Benitez can surely claim it now.
TINKERMAN Claudio Ranieri vowed that his fearless Foxes would not crumble under the pressure after his side beat Watford to go five points clear at the top.
And if and when they do, the portrait that has been painted of their immensely-likeable manager may be changed from Tinkerman to something more respectful.
When I was with Chelsea I was known as the Tinkerman," said the Italian.
3 The Tinkerman got it right while Sherwood got it wrong Claudio Ranieri thanked the press when we congratulated him on his masterstroke substitution.
He used to be called The Tinkerman when he was in charge at Chelsea - and he has certainly changed the fortunes of the Foxes.
Mark Hammett has acquired a reputation as something of a Tinkerman since arriving at the Cardiff Blues from the Hurricanes, making significant changes just about every week.
Although the Sunderland boss faces the most pivotal week of his Wearside managerial career, the temptation to turn tinkerman will be easily resisted.