Yeah I believe completely that we should have a 'philosophy' at the club like Cohen stated - Swansea, Martinez, Sousa, Rodgers. It would be beneficial for us to have an identity from the top then when a manager does come in the owner and board state what kind of football they want and if you don't agree and don't fit the bill then move onto next managerial target. When we don't have a philosophy and we lurch from one manager to another of different philosophies they bring different kind of players together and we get stuck in the shit hole of trying to get certain players out cos they don't fit the tactics of that manager. Where as if the owner only wants players who pass it quick on the deck then regardless of what manager comes in they should be on the same page with how they want to play their football.
Just for the record and it's not based on any particular evidence so far but I've got a strange feeling O'Neill might surprise a few people next year ( in a good way before anyone makes any smart comments). I hope he puts a lot of work in over the summer cos let's be honest we need it. And I hope from the first minute of the first game next season we can clearly see O'Neill's intentions, hopefully they will be positive and effective