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In the debate over who might finally achieve the seemingly impossible — become a successful manager of Newcastle United — Osvaldo Ardiles has been overlooked.
This is understandable at first glance, given the perception of the Argentine as a manager in England — quite different from his immeasurable impact as a player.
In light, however, of the failure of Kevin Keegan to work his magic again , what price Ossie?
Newcastle fans might consider why Keegan should have been thought of as such a sure-fire choice to revive their fortunes, having confessed on leaving the England job in 2000 that international tactics were beyond him.