There is a saying in sport that there are two kinds of coaches: those who have been fired and those who have yet to be fired. The well-worn saying has been attributed to numerous people in different sporting codes over the years. Its central message is that, like death and taxes, it’s an inevitability of life on the bench. Coaching is at times a thankless job and such is its unpredictability that it is usually advisable for these men and women to keep their suitcases packed and near the door.Ask coaches Eric Tinkler and Teboho Moloi. These two gentlemen dutifully took their places in the coaches’ unemployment queue a couple of days ago after suddenly parting ways with their employers. And given the fickle nature of the coaching business, you can be certain that the sports bosses are not done and that more heads will roll before the curtain comes down at the end of the season in May. Gasps were heard from Polokwane to Cape Town on Saturday, when SuperSport United abruptly announced t...

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