I suddenly have a newfound respect for this club and particularly the besuited man in the middle.
He is Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson.
But why, Lord B? Why any kindness towards the Smoggies at all?
The reason can be found at: http://homepages.nildram.co.uk/~kritip/managers%20job.htm
It is not a particularly original idea - a normal punter applies for a top managers job based on years experience of Championship Manager - but this tale has a fantastic ending.....