Jason Tindall was talked into managing Bournemouth by his football-obsessed son.
And the rookie boss, who is stepping up from his role as Eddie Howe’s assistant, joked it will be child’s play compared to keeping up with 10-year-old Levi, who is a big Cherries fan.
The Tindalls were on holiday in Croatia when the call came offering the 42-year-old his first big gig in management and the decision to say yes was firmly a family affair.
Tindall said: “There was pressure from my son. He’s a big football enthusiast. He kept asking if I was going to be the manager.
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August 12, 2020