There has been a fair amount of upheaval at my old club Morecambe this week with the resignations of chief executive Rod Taylor and vice-chairman Graham Hodgson on Monday. I'd heard whispers they weren't happy but I'm not sure exactly what the problem was.
The two of them have been involved with the club since the Conference days so it must have been a big wrench for them to leave. Obviously something has gone on behind-the-scenes I can understand if some Morecambe fans are anxious about the recent turn of events.
It's been a couple of years since I was manager but I would say that while Peter McGuigan is the owner and chairman, the supporters don't need to worry about the club's future. As long as he's in charge, Morecambe will be fine. I got on well with Peter. We'd chat about the team and players but he let me get on with my job. His mantra was he'd never let the club get into debt and I'm sure he'll keep everything on a sound financial footing.
Tuesday night's games saw wins for Torquay United, Barnet, Accrington Stanley and Plymouth Argyle which put the cat amongst the pigeons at the bottom of the table and after losing on Saturday, anyone connected with Aldershot Town and York City must have been tearing their hair out as they both slipped into the bottom two.
There's no worse feeling as a manager than sitting at home when your promotion or relegation rivals are playing. The feeling of helplessness is almost unbearable and I used to be a nervous wreck when we didn't have a game and other teams did.
I know some managers who like to follow every minute of their rivals' games but I just couldn't stand it. I'd check the scores every 20 minutes or so and then quickly switch off because the tension was terrible. If a team was winning 2-0, that it would it for me and I'd have to go and find something to take my mind off it.
The agony was just as bad at training the next morning if the results had gone against you. You knew you'd have three or four days before you had the next game and the chance to make up some lost ground and it seemed like an eternity.
Plymouth's 2-0 win at Southend United in midweek followed a fine 2-1 victory over Fleetwood Town at the weekend. It was a surprise result and the Fleetwood chairman Andy Pilley came out and criticised the players on Twitter after the game.
I know chairman invest a lot of their own time and money in their clubs but I really don't think they should publicly criticise the team. When it's really necessary, that's the job of the manager and an outspoken chairman rarely helps to get the best out of players.
Bradford City beat Wycombe Wanderers 1-0 on Tuesday and you've got to give Phil Parkinson and his players a lot of credit for the way they've pulled themselves to together after their superb Capital One Cup run and the disappointment of their 5-0 loss to Swansea City in the final.
They've played seven npower League 2 games since the final and lost just once. To be able to regain their focus after a big day out at Wembley is some achievement and although they're still seven points adrift of the Play-Off places, they've given themselves a chance.
The challenge for Parky and his team is to start turning draws into three points. Four of those seven games since Wembley have been draws and I reckon Bradford will need at least five wins in the last eight games to be in contention.
It's been interesting few days for Edgar Davids at Barnet. The win against Fleetwood in midweek was badly needed but it was what happened on Saturday that really caught my eye.
The Bees lost 3-2 at Accrington. Davids got himself sent off for the second time this season for a second yellow late on in the game. He must have been in a foul mood on the way back to London but when he spotted 36 Barnet fans stranded on the M6 because their bus had broken down, he made sure they got to the next service station and bought them all a coffee.
Like a few people, I wasn't really sure about Davids' motives when he pitched up at Underhill. There was a suspicion it was all a bit of a vanity project for him but credit where it's due, it says a lot about his character to stop and help those supporters. He's doing a decent job of trying to steer the club to safety and his motorway rescue is a great story.
I've ordered a team bus to pull over and pick up stranded fans a few times. But I'm talking about three or four supporters whose car has broken down. I've never picked up a whole bus load.