Date: 12th February 2015 at 3:09pm
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Barnsley have parted company with yet another manager with Danny Wilson biting the bullet earlier today.

There is no debating that Wilson`s second spell at the club has been nothing but terrible but have the club made the right decision?

I personally would have given him a little longer but when you step back and analyse his second spell then I think that the club have made the correct call.

Whilst part of me is sick and tired of constantly sacking managers, I have no defence for Wilson to remain in the job.

Results and performances have been appalling from day one but I do think they could have been forgiven slightly this season if his signings and tactics hadn`t been so bad.

The plan for a young hungry team is a decent philosophy to have but it hasn`t quite panned out that way.

Too many of the signings have been poor and a lot of them lack the desired hunger to succeed at this level.

If the board had seen potential to progress next season with the squad that has been assembled and seen a manager who knows his best eleven, has a definite style of play and a preferred formation as well as a plan B then I think Wilson would still be in a job even with the current league position and points total.

Unfortunately not only do we have a poor points tally and poor league position but it also looks as though we are on a downward spiral with a manager devoid of ideas and no idea what his best team is, what formation to play or how to change things for the better during a game.

Some people have suggested the modern game has moved on too much for managers like Wilson. I`m not sure that is entirely true.

In Wilson`s first spell in charge he just played fearless attacking football. The football we have seen this time around has been the exact opposite.

Football is football. I don`t buy in to this ‘modern game` bull but what I do think is that as time goes on managers become more negative for fear of losing their jobs, so much so that they can completely change their whole football philosophy over the years.

Wilson was a breath of fresh air first time around. Second time around has been the most painful in my time watching the reds and I think only Wilson would have been given this long. Any other manager would have probably been shown the door before January.

Budget wise we are in the top six in this division, on the field we are a long way off and I think it will take time until we can build a squad capable of pushing for promotion.

Today has probably been the saddest day in my time as a Barnsley fan. Not because the club have made the wrong decision but because I wanted this appointment to work out more than any other.

Danny Wilson will always be a Barnsley legend as far as I am concerned. It just wasn`t meant to be this time around.

So where do Barnsley look to now? Who in their right mind would want the job?

Craig Hignett is one of the bookies favourites and I`m sure Redders will come in to the betting as well if Leeds decide to sack him any time soon.

However I`m not sure I would want another legend to return and tarnish their reputation with the fans.

If I were Barnsley I would be looking at that bloke at Rochdale who`s done a great job on a shoe string. I think he is just the type of manager we need to be challenging in the top half of this division.