Fans of [ ____________________ ] are beginning to worry following a string of poor results in the league. Though the club’s supporters, affectionately known as [ ____________________ ], have refused to turn on the team just yet, sources are telling us that they fear for the future
Manager [ ____________________ ], has come under considerable pressure [since replacing ____________________ / despite performing well in the past]. He has admitted the teams performances have not been good enough but said they would put it right.
[Delete following paragraph if Chelsea manager]
The board/owner/president/other has given the manager his, her or its firm backing saying, ‘this club has a long tradition off standing by its managers and will not change that practice now.’