Corny tribute from former striker

Last updated : 23 May 2002 By Dan

"I want to wish him and the lads all the best for the future," Tomlinson told the Express and Echo newspaper.

"I have really enjoyed playing for John since he has taken over as manager and I have told him that.

"I have enjoyed playing for him more than I have for just about any other manager - just the way he goes about the job.

"To be honest I really don't feel like playing under anybody else at the moment."