Sigi Schmid Has A Secret Twitter Account

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

How is a modern football manager supposed to keep up with his 21st century players? If you start your own twitter account, like Union manager Peter Nowak, you’re liable to take a lot of abuse for unpopular decisions. So Sigi Schmid keeps his a secret.

Schmid, the trophy-laden head coach of the Sounders, wants to keep tabs on what’s going on, but has no desire to let people know he’s on twitter. So here’s what he does:

Schmid admitted that he’s on Twitter, but his account is under an alias. He said he uses it to keep up with what his players and the media are saying.

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That quote comes from the notes of an article by The Seattle Times.

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