Oct 9, 2012, 12:01 PM EDT
Most of us cannot relate to the otherworldly place in which professional athletes exist. It’s almost like those guys breathe air from a separate source.
On the other hand, some similarities do exist. Like this:
If you or I get a new boss today, the anxiety meter moves a little closer to that red zone. Even the most valued employee, the most secure person in his or her job, cannot help but feel a little unease about impending new management.
So, how do you suppose U.S. internationals Tim Ream and Stuart Holden are feeling today at Bolton, where manager Owen Coyle is out after nearly three seasons in charge at the Reebok Stadium?
Coyle has been in Holden’s corner throughout the midfielder’s long, frustrating run of injuries. Which is why Holden put out via Twitter: “Want to wish Owen Coyle the best of luck in the future and thank him for believing in me. Forever grateful for the opportunity he gave me.”
Ream has made just three appearances for Bolton this year, so perhaps this is a bit of a re-set for the former Red Bulls center back. Still, who knows?
- The world wants Laura Bassett to know that her own goal is nothing to be ashamed of… 0
- Minnesota United misses MLS stadium deadline; Deputy commissioner speaks out 1
- Stoppage-time own goal sinks England, sends Japan to Women’s World Cup final 5
- Stars of CONCACAF: Ranking the top 10 players at the 2015 Gold Cup 7
- “Angel Di Maria has most talent at Manchester United,” says teammate. Agree? 8
- VIDEO: Breaking down the done deals and transfer gossip in PST Extra 0