THERE have been stories linking you with both Doncaster and Millwall this season. Are there any truth in them? Would you ever be tempted to leave Town? Dave, Dalton
Jacko says: OBVIOUSLY I am under contract to Town until the end of the 2008-09 season, and I am happy that is the case and have no wish to leave the club.
Stories have circulated about me, but then a lot of managers have been linked with a lot of jobs.
Any approach would have to be made through the club rather than to myself, and there haven't been any.
It's flattering to be mentioned in connection with other clubs, but I have a big job to do at this one and I'm determined to succeed.
I READ an article this week in which Sir Alex Ferguson talked about managers having an ever-tougher time controlling what he termed `player power'. Is this a problem at League I level too? Fergie mentioned the need to impose discipline with regard to things like time-keeping. Do you operate a fine system for tardiness? Finally, who was the strictest manager you played under? Freddie, Netherton
Jacko says: THE situation in League I is slightly different to that in the Premiership.
The players in the top flight are often internationals who command huge salaries, and in those cases, fines can be pretty meaningless.
It's not like that in League I, and time keeping and general conduct is something I am a stickler over, so we do operate a fine system.
Because we train at a variety of venues - sometimes here at the Galpharm, sometimes at the Leeds Road Barn and sometimes up at Storthes Hall - and at a variety of times, it's vital to the smooth running of the sessions that the players are in the right place at the right time.
Any proceeds from fines go to Lee Martin, our physio, to spend on getting equipment for the treatment of injured players, so they benefit from it in the long run!
In terms of the strictest manager, I would have to say George Mulhall, who as well as working here at Huddersfield was my first manager at Bradford and also my last, at Halifax.
I'm really close to George now - we had a great chat at Andy Booth's testimonial dinner on Monday - but as a teenager I was terrified of him.
He was experienced both as a player and as a coach and manager, and he wasn't afraid to say what he was thinking!
But he was also a good manager, and he spent a lot of time with me on an individual basis and greatly improved my game.
I THOUGHT Jon Worthington made a great impact as a sub against Bournemouth last Saturday. Will he start at Bradford tomorrow and if so, who will miss out? Johnny, Holme Valley
Jacko says: I HAVE a fair idea of my team for Bradford, but one or two things are still up in the air because of fitness concerns, and as always, my players will be the first to know whether they are in or out.
What I will say is that Worthy is very much in contention.
He did well against Bournemouth and also did well in the 45 minutes he played in the Reserves on Wednesday, when it was always the plan that he would play only one half.
He's worked very hard to get fit again after his hernia operation, and he's come back looking more like the Jon Worthington of old.
I think his form in the first few matches was certainly affected by the hernia, a problem which became clear after the game at Brentford.
Sometimes players can continue while suffering a hernia, but Worthy's was getting worse and worse and definitely needed attention.
WITH Nathan Clarke's performances well below par, surely John McCombe deserves an opportunity at centre-back? Chief, Shelley
Jacko says: NATHAN, over three years, has been very consistent, but this season he has had some poor performances.
We've had a good chat about the situation this week and I've told him that good young players don't become bad ones overnight.
That said, I need good performances from him, and he knows that. He hasn't been doing himself justice, and it's time he puts that right.
John McCombe's attitude has always been excellent, and his performances in the Reserves have been good, but at the moment, Nathan has the shirt.
I'VE been a Town fan for a long time, and under a succession of managers, we seem to produce our best performances against the higher-placed sides. Why? John, Hepworth
Jacko says: I WISH I knew, because if I did, we'd be in the Championship!
It's certainly not down to under-preparation or under-estimating opponents.
What I would say is that this division, and I think football as a whole, is become tighter.
In League I, I really think that on their day, any side can beat any other. It's all about being consistent, and the sides that are succeed.
WHOSE fans give you a worse reception, Swansea's or Bradford's? Simon, Meltham
Jacko says: NEITHER are the most welcoming!
Bradford fans always give me the treatment because I am a former player now managing their biggest local rivals.
Swansea don't care for me because of the comments I made a couple of seasons ago about Lee Trundle showboating were taken out of context by the media down there.
I hope I'm not tempting fate, but I have to say Swanswea have the edge!