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      Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)

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      Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Feb 03, 2017 09:18:24 am
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      Ian Ayre to leave Liverpool sooner than expected as club paves way for new arrival

      By Tony Barrett

      Ian Ayre will leave Liverpool at the end of February, two and a half months earlier than expected, leaving the way clear for the Merseyside club to proceed with plans to have a new chief executive in place after the end of this season.

      Ayre had planned to depart when his contract expires in May but he has brought forward his own departure having made significant progress on the transition process that was triggered when he announced his plans to leave in March last year.
      Liverpool’s owners, Fenway Sports Group (FSG), are understood to have made significant progress in their search for a successor to Ayre with his replacement expected to take over at the end of this season.

      With Ayre set to join TSV 1860 Munich as chief executive in the coming months, Liverpool have prepared for his departure by instigating a restructure of the club’s senior management which will see Billy Hogan, previously chief commercial officer, become managing director, while Andy Hughes has been promoted to chief operating officer from his current role as chief financial officer.

      Ayre’s own role has naturally diminished as his period of notice progressed, particularly with Michael Edwards having assumed responsibility for transfers and contract negotiations after being appointed sporting director in November last year. As a result, Ayre informed FSG of his desire to leave earlier than planned and his request has now been granted.
      Speaking on behalf of John W Henry, Tom Werner and himself, FSG president Mike Gordon confirmed their expectation that a replacement will be in situ by this summer.

      “Although this transition has been nearly a year in the making, today is still a difficult day—we are officially saying goodbye to Ian,” Gordon said.

      “On behalf of John and Tom, I would like to place on record the outstanding contribution Ian has made to Liverpool Football Club over the past ten years. It goes without saying that his leadership of LFC has been instrumental to the club’s progress under our ownership.  It is a measure of his character and his commitment to LFC that we have been able to collectively plan and execute such a gradual, natural transition.  On both a professional and personal level, he will be missed.

      “Over the past year, we made a number of changes to our management structure by promoting several of our top employees to more senior positions in recognition of their exceptional service to LFC.  Though some of these changes are already public, today we are formally announcing the promotion of Billy Hogan to Managing Director and Chief Commercial Officer, and Andy Hughes to Chief Operating Officer.

      “The promotions are a reflection of their first-rate performance as executives and carry additions to their respective roles and responsibilities.  These changes have already ushered in improvements to the club’s operations and they will also serve to ensure management stability during the transition to new executive leadership.

      “The last step remaining is to conclude the process of identifying and hiring a successor to Ian.  We are very pleased with the search progress and fully expect to have our new CEO in position by our original deadline of the summer 2017.  We are quite confident that LFC will have the right structure and the best people operating within that structure to fill the lofty ambitions of LFC and its supporters.”

      While Liverpool are already planning for the summer transfer window that does not add any urgency to the need to appoint Ayre’s successor as Liverpool’s new structure will see transfer business overseen by Edwards in collaboration with Jürgen Klopp. Although the chief executive will have an input it is not expected to be as significant as it has been in the past.

      Ayre dismissed any notion that this had been a factor in his decision to leave Liverpool, insisting that the structural changes only came about as a result of his forthcoming departure, and he also underlined his belief that the influence of Gordon and Edwards will ensure the new approach is effective.

      “We never had a conversation like that. It was never part of the discussion. It was never a factor in my decision,” Ayre maintained. “I can safely say that if I had been staying things would not have changed in the way that they have changed.
      “It's natural to give that responsibility to Michael because of his experience. We have worked together on a number of transfers. It was never in any of my thinking. If I was staying here I would have expected to carry on negotiating transfers and I'm sure Mike (Gordon) would say the same. That was a part of the job I really enjoyed.

      “I was saying to someone earlier, look at that team on the pitch the other night against Chelsea, I negotiated deals to bring every one of those players to the club apart from Jordan Henderson -and I negotiated Jordan's new deal. There's a satisfaction in knowing the team you leave is one you played your part in bringing here.

      “The important thing is that there remains an openness and a dialogue. My personal view is that you can't have a 'them and us' in any football club, you can't have a complete separation between what goes on in football and what goes on in the rest of the business. It only works in my opinion when everything comes together as one.

      “I think Mike's role, sitting across the whole group, is very important. The new CEO might not have the same level of involvement I've had in transfers and other football matters but he will still have an involvement.”
      Citing the fulfilment of three main objectives – the redevelopment of the Main Stand at Anfield, seeing the club put on a more secure financial footing and the team become more competitive under Klopp – as the prime reason for his decision to leave earlier that expected, Ayre now plans to take a break before joining 1860.

      “Anyone who knows me and knows me well knows that I’m very driven and like to be challenged,” he added. “I felt that it was less challenging by then and time to give somebody else an opportunity.
      “At different stages of businesses and business organisations, they need different energy from people. So this felt natural for me, the right time. As we’ve both said, the relationship Mike and I have is first class, I’ve always had an open and honest way with him and that has continued.

      “I don’t know when I’ll go (to 1860) yet. I’ll take some time out. I think it makes sense to freshen yourself up and give your mind a bit of peace and tranquillity. I’ll do some of that. I always said I wanted to finish this before I really focused on anything else so I genuinely haven’t agreed a date yet.
      “But they know I’m coming because we’ve agreed a deal. I didn’t leave Liverpool with this on the cards, it’s something that came more recently. What excited me about it when I met Hasan Ismaik, the owner, there were some similarities with the Liverpool that came out of the Hicks and Gillett triangle of problems, in terms of what needs doing.

      “They need somebody to bring the individual parts of the business together and that football club together; to harmonise and have unity in all work. They want to bring the club back to the top and do all sorts of things within the club. Hasan is committed to that.
      “That’s exciting – the type of thing that drives me; it’s an interesting opportunity in a different country. When I put all of those parts together, I thought, ‘Yeah, I’d like to go and try that.’

      https://www.joe.co.uk/sport/ian-ayre-to-leave-liverpool-sooner-than-expected-as-club-paves-way-for-new-arrival/110958




      « Last Edit: Feb 03, 2017 09:32:06 am by what-a-hit-son »
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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #1: Feb 03, 2017 09:25:42 am
      Was expecting his replacement to have well been announced already. 

      With owners on the other side of the Atlantic would have thought this might have been a high priority?
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      Reply #2: Feb 03, 2017 09:32:29 am
      Is this an attempt to take the edge off a failure to sign anyone this transfer window?
      Ian Ayre fucks off and Steven Gerrard returns, how many points is that worth to us?
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      Reply #3: Feb 03, 2017 09:32:51 am
      Was expecting his replacement to have well been announced already. 

      With owners on the other side of the Atlantic would have thought this might have been a high priority?

      Unless any potential new owners might want their own man......
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      Reply #4: Feb 03, 2017 09:36:39 am
      Unashamed plagerism but it seems apt.

      https://mobile.twitter.com/carra23/status/672024783404552192

      Meh.
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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #5: Feb 03, 2017 09:37:34 am


       xxxxx:action-smiley-065:
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      Reply #6: Feb 03, 2017 09:39:52 am
      Think that's harsh from Carra but I still found it funny :D.
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      Reply #7: Feb 03, 2017 09:41:59 am
      Unless any potential new owners might want their own man......

      You never know, with two promotions and no doubt juicy pay rises then it's feasible but unless someone chips in with a huge cheque I can't see it.

      China are busy plowing money into their own league and I can't see any oil men bothering now, most of the revenue streams have been plundered and I can see fsg staying until that particular well starts to run dry.
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      Reply #9: Feb 03, 2017 10:18:33 am
      I would like Saul Goodman to replace him
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      Reply #10: Feb 03, 2017 10:23:49 am
      Is this, waiting until the summer for a new CEO, the start of FSG planning to sell up.
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      Reply #11: Feb 03, 2017 10:41:06 am
      Is this, waiting until the summer for a new CEO, the start of FSG planning to sell up.

      Ayre was just a voicebox, nothing to see here.
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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #12: Feb 03, 2017 11:49:02 am
      I thought it was tradition for Ian to leave early anyway.

      Glad to see the back of him, would welcome someone with a bit more charisma and perhaps negotiating power. I suspect we'll get another 'job for the boys' type appointment though.
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      Reply #13: Feb 03, 2017 11:58:13 am
      February looks better already!
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      Reply #14: Feb 03, 2017 12:00:38 pm
      I thought it was tradition for Ian to leave early anyway.

      Glad to see the back of him, would welcome someone with a bit more charisma and perhaps negotiating power. I suspect we'll get another 'job for the boys' type appointment though.

      His job is being split up into its constituent parts, finally. Michael Edwards is head of transfers, Andy Hughes deals with day-to-day operations as COO and Billy Hogan is the new MD. The new Chief Executive won't deal with football matters when he's hired so it doesn't much matter. If you cast your mind back to late last year, Edwards got the job on the back of Klopp's recommendation to FSG which can only be a good thing.
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      Reply #15: Feb 03, 2017 01:21:57 pm
      I thought it was tradition for Ian to leave early anyway.

      Glad to see the back of him, would welcome someone with a bit more charisma and perhaps negotiating power. I suspect we'll get another 'job for the boys' type appointment though.

      I thought Mike Gordon had taken over negotiations?

      Remember a few seasons ago when we were all tearing our hair out at Ayre's seeming inability to get a deal done, then Gordon took over and the transfers flew through in quick time.

      Of course he also has to liaise with JH and Werner, but that's simply the collegiate way of doing things they prefer; everyone in the loop, and with input.
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      Reply #16: Feb 03, 2017 01:52:03 pm
      I thought it was tradition for Ian to leave early anyway.

      Glad to see the back of him, would welcome someone with a bit more charisma and perhaps negotiating power. I suspect we'll get another 'job for the boys' type appointment though.

      Another talking head mate.

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      Reply #17: Feb 03, 2017 02:41:48 pm
      I thought Mike Gordon had taken over negotiations?

      Remember a few seasons ago when we were all tearing our hair out at Ayre's seeming inability to get a deal done, then Gordon took over and the transfers flew through in quick time.

      Of course he also has to liaise with JH and Werner, but that's simply the collegiate way of doing things they prefer; everyone in the loop, and with input.

      I thought the same.

      There was a sudden change in how quickly we done deals a while back and most of the talk then was Ayre's role was reduced to basically as show to sign contracts but Mike Gordon was the guy getting the deals done.
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      Reply #18: Feb 03, 2017 02:49:16 pm
      I thought the same.

      There was a sudden change in how quickly we done deals a while back and most of the talk then was Ayre's role was reduced to basically as show to sign contracts but Mike Gordon was the guy getting the deals done.

      Yep, that's exactly what I thought.

      I remember clearly there was more than a little delight that Gordon had stepped in, although if memory serves, Ayre was still involved, albeit only the initial phases.
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      Reply #19: Feb 03, 2017 02:51:26 pm
      Yep, that's exactly what I thought.

      I remember clearly there was more than a little delight that Gordon had stepped in, although if memory serves, Ayre was still involved, albeit only the initial phases.

      Yep.

      I think it was the summer we signed Firmino if I recall.

      All of a sudden we bought a player like him almost our of nowhere and the deal was done fast.

      As you say there was more than a little delight that Ayre had seemingly even sidelined.
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      Reply #20: Feb 03, 2017 03:21:43 pm
      Truth be know he should have fu**ed off with the last administration...
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      Reply #21: Feb 03, 2017 03:28:33 pm
      Yep.

      I think it was the summer we signed Firmino if I recall.

      All of a sudden we bought a player Luke him almost our of nowhere and the deal was done fast.

      As you say there was more than a little delight that Ayre had seemingly even sidelined.

      Yeah to be fair I recall that and it was a nice change from the dithering of the past.
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      Reply #22: Feb 03, 2017 03:41:12 pm
      Truth be know he should have fu**ed off with the last administration...

      JWH&Co obviously thought he could do a job for them, his replacement will no doubt have similar credentials.
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      Reply #23: Feb 03, 2017 03:50:11 pm
      Was expecting his replacement to have well been announced already. 

      With owners on the other side of the Atlantic would have thought this might have been a high priority?

      You'd have thought so.
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      Reply #24: Feb 03, 2017 04:15:45 pm
      Nice big pay off for him when he goes, God knows he made FSG enough money.
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      Reply #25: Feb 03, 2017 05:17:47 pm
      hopefully we get someone good in, not another lapdog or someone promoted from the canteen
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      Reply #26: Feb 03, 2017 06:09:02 pm
      I would like Saul Goodman to replace him

      I would like me to replace him 😁
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      Reply #27: Feb 03, 2017 06:32:01 pm
      All the best Ian, enjoy your time in Munich.

      No idea who will come in as the new CEO but looking at the restructuring that's already been announced/happened I doubt we'll notice anyway.  We'll probably only see them when there's a major announcement to be made from the business side or when they're "entertaining guests" at games.



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      Reply #28: Feb 03, 2017 08:08:33 pm
      So who's the fall guy next?
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      Reply #29: Feb 03, 2017 08:12:43 pm
      I've seen better puppets on Thunderbirds.
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      Reply #30: Feb 03, 2017 08:19:27 pm
      Can still remember him being so pissed off at our protest over those ridiculous ticket price increases.

      Little slimy c**t. Don't come back. Ta.
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      Reply #33: Feb 03, 2017 10:51:41 pm
      Was expecting his replacement to have well been announced already. 

      With owners on the other side of the Atlantic would have thought this might have been a high priority?

      More than likely FSG will announce the new CEO day before summer transfer window shuts after recruiting no one ;D
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      Reply #34: Feb 03, 2017 10:53:31 pm
      More than likely FSG will announce the new CEO day before summer transfer window shuts after recruiting no one ;D

      He will be on the bench for our 17/18 opener, warming up with Emre Can's new contract.
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      Reply #35: Feb 03, 2017 11:06:13 pm
      He will be on the bench for our 17/18 opener, warming up with Emre Can's new contract.

      Alongside our new defender... Sahko ;D

      F**kin hell..
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      Reply #36: Feb 06, 2017 01:09:21 pm
      The question is  :


      WHY  ?


      Why now ?
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      Reply #37: Feb 06, 2017 02:44:24 pm
      The question is  :


      WHY  ?


      Why now ?

      Who cares.

      Don't go away mad, just go away I say.
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      Reply #38: Feb 08, 2017 09:02:52 am
      Here's a list of the fucks I could give about Ian Ayre...


























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      Reply #40: May 30, 2017 09:32:08 pm

      To be fair to Ayre, I think that club was in shambles before he came along.
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      Reply #41: May 30, 2017 09:43:05 pm
      To be fair to Ayre, I think that club was in shambles before he came along.

      Yeah but...  just when we thought it was safe to go back into the transfer market..
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      Reply #42: May 30, 2017 10:08:54 pm
      Yeah but...  just when we thought it was safe to go back into the transfer market..

      Is that a Harley I hear......
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      Reply #43: May 30, 2017 10:15:39 pm
      Probably the most pointless venture to be made to Germany since David Hasselhoff started singing on top of that wall.
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      Reply #44: May 30, 2017 10:53:59 pm

      Let me guess, they rumbled the bullshitter the minute he walked through the door.
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      Reply #46: May 31, 2017 09:16:37 am
      To be fair to Ayre, I think that club was in shambles before he came along.

      Yes, imagine what's it like now *after* Ayre's been there.  :f_tongueincheek:
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      Reply #47: May 31, 2017 06:15:08 pm
      He's putting some f**king mileage on that Harley, 8 weeks, it'll be worth f**k all at that rate.
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      Reply #50: May 05, 2020 12:56:11 pm

      All that Harley Davidson riding must have taken its toll & he's finally graduated into the Hell's Angels
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      Reply #51: May 05, 2020 02:58:29 pm
      I think it suits him to be fair...
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      Reply #52: May 05, 2020 05:01:43 pm

      Put a red hat on him and he could quite easily pass as Father Christmas  :D
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      Reply #53: May 05, 2020 10:35:18 pm

      Lockdown or hibernation, not quite sure!!
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      Reply #54: May 06, 2020 09:01:18 am
      I  wondered what bumped this thread.



      I've grown a lockdown beard.  Mostly grey now FFS !

      Somebody said to me the other day 

      "I didn't recognise you"

      I replied ...

      " Its OK .

      I didn't recognise myself." !
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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #55: May 06, 2020 11:56:45 am
      He brought stability and moved on and rightly so.
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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #56: May 06, 2020 12:02:51 pm
      Put a red hat on him and he could quite easily pass as Father Christmas  :D




      Put a green pointy hat on he'll look like a f***in pixie...to be sure to be sure....elf inflicted ? 🤣🤣🤣


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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #57: May 06, 2020 12:05:32 pm
      I  wondered what bumped this thread.



      I've grown a lockdown beard.  Mostly grey now FFS !

      Somebody said to me the other day 

      "I didn't recognise you"

      I replied ...

      " Its OK .

      I didn't recognise myself." !





      F**kin scary sh*t mate,  I'm trying to work out if your doing yerself a favour Skip 🤣



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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #58: May 06, 2020 04:02:16 pm




      F**kin scary sh*t mate,  I'm trying to work out if your doing yerself a favour Skip 🤣



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      I only go out at night Billy and then like the Elephant Man.

      Have to avoid the Full Moon like last night otherwise otherwise I go round giggling like Floki out of The Vikings and think of building a Longship singing the Immigrant Song by Led Zep.

      Its OK Billy mate. I know you care. 

      Just have to make sure I'm taking ma meds !




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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #59: May 06, 2020 08:14:52 pm
      He brought stability and moved on and rightly so.

      :laugh:

      He was a stooge for the cu*ts and made a tit of himself on BeingLiverpool. The end!!
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      Re: Ian Ayre to leave at end of February (sooner than expected)
      Reply #60: May 07, 2020 10:17:28 am
      I only go out at night Billy and then like the Elephant Man.

      Have to avoid the Full Moon like last night otherwise otherwise I go round giggling like Floki out of The Vikings and think of building a Longship singing the Immigrant Song by Led Zep.

      Its OK Billy mate. I know you care. 

      Just have to make sure I'm taking ma meds !








      Glad your compus mentos mate amongst all this delirium,  keep taking the Happy Smarties 🤪


      Stay Safe buddy 👍







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