Moss was appointed to a poisoned chalice
when it comes to Chelsea - not the easiest team to control.
Pretty invader is a poisoned chalice
6 This plant started growing last year in an old pot, and I have no idea where it's come from.
Equal ops law encourages fear AS a trade unionist I welcomed the race relations and equal opportunities legislation, but soon realised it was a poisoned chalice
that created more of a compensation culture than it did equality and gradually started to promote out of fear and not merit.
The Hartlepool job is a poisoned chalice
and any manager would come to the same sticky end.
McLean realises that such a high profile case is a poisoned chalice
and that becomes clearer when those in theshadows of power attempt to manipulate and influence the outcome.
It is probably a bit of a poisoned chalice
, the manager's job, same as in England as well.
It has been said the Hearts job is a poisoned chalice
The attempts largely failed making the job of CEO of HP a poisoned chalice
that few managers would want to tarnish their careers with.
The 39-year-old archaeological consultant said: "It's a bit of a poisoned chalice
the England job especially at the minute.
SIR - Regarding the offer of head coach of the British and Irish Lions to current Wales head coach, Warren Gatland, it is my view that this role would be a poisoned chalice
for Mr Gatland.
The marriage-ruining England leftback spot has become a poisoned chalice
and Bridge clearly realised it was sensible to get out before the curse did him any more damage.
To say we will inherit a poisoned chalice
if we win the general election is putting it mildly.
THE Fat Controller's plan to take cabinet meetings on tour - a gimmick stolen from Scottish first minister Alex Salmond who has already dragged his minions toDumfries, giving new meaning to the phrase Edinburgh Fringe - is a last desperate attempt to swap a poisoned chalice
for a china tea service.
Mr Blair realises a job in Brussels is not a poisoned chalice
, but a very lucrative gravy train.
With the England job, it is one that has a high profile, and can be a poisoned chalice