Mexican publication Reforma took a nationwide poll regarding Hugo Sanchez's job approval amongst fans. Among the findings:
Should Hugo Sanchez stay on as coach?
56 percent said NO
40 percent said YES
4 percent were unsure
Who should replace Hugo Sanchez as coach?
51 percent were unsure
10 percent said JAVIER AGUIRRE
7 percent said RICARDO LAVOLPE
6 percent said JESUS RAMIREZ
Will Mexico qualify for the 2010 World Cup?
54 percent said YES
36 percent said NO
10 percent were unsure
How big of a failure is not reaching the Olympics?
36 percent said bad but NOT ONE OF THE WORST in Mexican soccer history
24 percent said ONE OF THE WORST in Mexican soccer history
17 percent said it was A SMALL SETBACK
13 percent said it was THE WORST-EVER FAILURE in Mexican soccer history
4 percent said it SHOULD NOT BE SEEN AS A FAILURE
6 percent were unsure
Is Mexican soccer in a crisis or is this just a bad result for the Under-23 team?
53 percent said it was just a BAD RESULT
40 percent said Mexican soccer is in a CRISIS
7 percent were unsure
Who is responsible for the Under-23's bad results?
43 percent said HUGO SANCHEZ
28 percent said SOME OF THE PLAYERS
13 percent said FMF OFFICIALS
12 percent said EVERYONE IS EQUALLY RESPONSIBLE
4 percent said other
Do you feel the media had some responsibility in the Under-23's failure to reach the Olympics?
72 percent said NO
20 percent said YES
8 percent were unsure
[According to Reforma, this was based on a survey done by telephone across Mexico on March 18, 2008, based on questions asked of soccer fans 16 years of age or older. There is a 4.8 percent margin of error. I'd post a link but it's a pay site.]