'No problem' working with Gannon - Horsfield

Published Add your comment

Geoff Horsfield insists he has no problem working with Jim Gannon as the pair look to put their differences to one side and guide Port Vale to promotion.

It is business as usual at Vale Park after assistant Horsfield returned to work earlier this week following a two-week investigation into his well-documented bus row with boss Gannon, which occurred on the way to the club`s League Two clash at Aldershot.


Valiants chairman Bill Bratt on Wednesday revealed the bust-up had been dealt with internally in an amicable manner, simply stating the duo were back to fulfilling the same roles. And Horsfield is adamant there will be no problem between them, telling the Sentinel: "Of course I can work with Jim Gannon, and he's got to work with me, because I'm the assistant manager at least until the end of the season."

He added: "I was brought here to help the club get promoted and I want to finish that job. It's not about me or Jim Gannon - it's about Port Vale and getting promoted. Me and the manager talk all the time, so we didn't need a clear-the-air chat because it all got sorted internally."

Horsfield, who was appointed by former manager Micky Adams, sees his current contract expire in the summer, and he added: "Until I'm told otherwise I'll keep doing my job. We'll have to see what happens then, but of course I want to stay at Vale because the club have been great to me and given me the chance to get on the coaching ladder."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Geoff Horsfield
Port Vale
League Two

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again