Date: 5th August 2008 at 10:24pm
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So Ian Harte doesn’t think the deal offered by Mick McCarthy is good enough.

A former International of 64 caps experience probably thinks he’s better than the mooted month to month dealon offer, but there was also the carrot of a longer term option if he came up with the goods often enough.

It’s not like there isn’t a pecedent.

Jody Craddock and Michael Gray both earned contract extensions last year, despite being older than Harte.

But at the end of the day, if he doesn’t have the stomach for a fight, what can you do?