Dowie Is Eager to Emulate Coppell ; Crystal Palace Boss Iain Dowie Will Lock Horns Tomorrow with the Man He Believes Is the Best Manager in the Club's History, Writes Simon Johnson
Johnson, Simon, The Evening Standard (London, England)
IAIN DOWIE is not the type of man to be easily intimidated but even he might feel in the shade when Steve Coppell brings his Reading side to Selhurst Park tonight.
Coppell is regarded by Crystal Palace fans as the best manager in their history and will receive a warm reception, even if he is aiming to put a dent into Palace's hopes of automatic promotion by inspiring Reading to another three points.
The former Manchester United winger has proven his managerial qualities, despite his brief stay at Manchester City in 1996, and his tenure at Reading is launching him back into the big time.
Unbeaten since losing against Plymouth in the opening match of the …
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