The players union' report noted there had been "a lack of action which reflected his inexperience. Therefore primarily he must bear considerable responsibility for these failures." One of the players added: "I suppose we just wanted Johnno to have the bollocks to take action, especially after the Tindall night. He was too loyal and that was his downfall."
But you could see, Johnson could have been a manager to respect if he had come down like a ton of bricks.