Managing an international outfit is always problematic – just ask Glenn Hoddle. The former Spurs and England playmaker (and one-time mulleted pop ‘star’) turned to a soothsayer for guidance on picking the right team. Now in the guise of Roger Parker, the still-youthful head of Richards Butler, Hod could once again do with the mystical powers of Eileen Drury as he attempts to ease his firm towards a transatlantic merger. Chicken entrails are yet to be spotted at Botolph Street, but don’t rule it out.
Managing an international outfit is always problematic – just ask Glenn Hoddle.
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