When asked if Warnock’s appointment has led to him potentially replacing Ramsey, Marsh said: “100%. In all the times it has happened in the last 10 or 15 years, I’ve never seen it work out [for the first manager].”
Warnock has been tasked with advising Ramsey in the art of management whilst the latter formally leads the side, and on paper, it is a strange appointment.
Warnock was a failed manager with the R’s, and so having him advising the current boss suggests Ramsey is only going to make the same mistakes as Warnock did.
QPR currently sit in 12th place in the Championship table, winning four games and drawing three for a total of 15 points, with Ramsey showing he is talented, but lacking in experience.
It was a bold choice to keep him in charge after taking a temporary role last season with the exit of Harry Redknapp, and so far Ramsey looks like he needs more time to build up his side before properly challenging for promotion from the second tier.
However, Marsh believes he will not get this time, suggesting that Warnock has been appointed merely to replace Ramsey sometime later in the season.
The same kind of managerial team was witnessed at Fulham prior to their relegation from the Premier League, and that worked out terribly as a number of coaches took the leading role before Felix Magath was named manager and some stability was discovered.
Ramsey’s days would appear to be numbered following the appointment of Warnock at Loftus Road, but it is hard to argue that hiring the former manager as their new boss would be a good idea.