Thank you for subscribing We have more newsletters Show me See our privacy notice. On the terraces at the Cardiff City Stadium he will need early success to silence sceptics, something Trollope himself acknowledged when he was unveiled as the Bluebirds' new head coach.
For a nomadic player that has already played for eight different clubs, including Swansea and Bristol City, that seems rather steep, especially when you consider that his last three moves, Barnsley, Doncaster Rovers and Birmingham, all involved free transfers.
He took Rovers to the Football League Trophy final in 2007 and 12-months later enjoyed glory at Wembley when Rovers went up in the League Two play-offs, Trollope's reputation was growing. Emiliano Sala The evidence from the Emiliano Sala plane crash report and the key questions that remain unanswered Cardiff City signing Emiliano Sala was killed in the plane crash and pilot David Ibbotson remains unaccounted for.
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Football and loyalty are ingrained in Trollope, whose father John is a record holder after turning out for Swindon in 770 games between 1960 and 1980.
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It is understood that 18 candidates for the Bluebirds job were whittled down to just four before Slade's former No. Failing to win a regular place with the Cottagers in their new surroundings, Trollope headed to Coventry and Northampton before signing for Bristol Rovers in 2004.