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Billy Morgan the man to 'put a bit of stuff' in Cork, according to Tomás Ó Sé

The Rebels are looking for a new manager.

Billy Morgan Source: Donall Farmer/INPHO

WHAT IS THE future of Cork football?

According to Tomás Ó Sé, the answer lies in the county’s past.

Peadar Healy stepped down as the Rebels’ boss on Saturday evening in the wake of the defeat to Mayo after extra time in Limerick.

So, the search begins for his successor on Leeside — and the Kerry legend reckons his Nemo Rangers clubmate Billy Morgan is the best man for the job on Leeside.

“There’s players in Cork that are good enough to perform. They’re not world beaters but they’re better than what they’ve been producing all year,” said Ó  Sé on the Sunday Game last night.

“Now if you look at it, Páirc Uí Chaoimh is a huge stadium. The Cork County Board need the Cork footballers going well. End of story.

“You have the Super 8s coming in next year, like it or lump it. And if Cork make it into the Super 8s, you’d have the likes of Tyrone and even the Dubs going to Páirc Uí Chaoimh for a result.

“They need to get it right. Too often in Cork it’s a case of, ‘Oh, who wants the job? Yeah, I’ll take it’. No. That’s not good enough. They actually need to nail this. They need to get it right.

“I think Billy Morgan is the man. They need somebody of his ilk. John Cleary’s been mentioned, Ronan McCarthy’s been mentioned, I think Stephen O’Brien would be a great choice.

“But Billy Morgan has what Cork need right now, and that’s to put a bit of stuff in them. Get a performance out of them.”

Morgan led Cork to consecutive All-Ireland titles in 1989 and 1990 during his first stint in charge of the county before returning in 2003 for a four-year term in which he added another provincial crown.


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