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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #15 on: November 06, 2010, 07:55:30 PM »
I think Gerard wants him out, and that is fine by me. Carew was pretty much undroppable under MON and  has done nothing for a while. If nothing else, I like the way seniority counts for little under the new boss.

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #16 on: November 06, 2010, 07:58:24 PM »
I'm sorry I'm with Carew. He is a Villa legend and houllier should have abit of respect.

Carew has said nothing out of turn.

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #17 on: November 06, 2010, 08:00:37 PM »
I think Gerard wants him out, and that is fine by me. Carew was pretty much undroppable under MON and  has done nothing for a while. If nothing else, I like the way seniority counts for little under the new boss.
Shame he was dropped quite alot, I think now he needs to prove himself to Houllier and us who've lost faith in him.
"The fans who sing my name every week" - barely hear it any more and dont use us as an excuse Mr. Carew

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #18 on: November 06, 2010, 08:03:37 PM »
TOtally disagree gibbo- he's been a decent signing but no way would I call him a villa legend- Carew on his day was top draw but his day was all too rare and his attitude and workrate were often well below par- I wish him well wherever he goes but I'm totally on houlliers side on this issue.

Carew should have been running his balls off to try and earn a new contract and I will not be sorry to see him replaced by a much better striker.

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #19 on: November 06, 2010, 08:04:24 PM »
I'm beginning to dislike this Houllier fellow.
For telling a few home truths to and vastly under-performing, highly paid player?

I can't remember the last time Carew had a good game for us. I remember him having a good 20 minutes in the Reading away game last season but since then he's been fairly pointless and has probably helped to hinder the Fonz's progress. MON always seemed to be pissed off with him but was perhaps better at managing him than Houllier. Even so, Carew's performances and effort were not good enough even under MON and it looks like his time here is up. As with many naturally gifted footballers, if their attitudes don't match their talents they fail wherever they go and become known as 'if only' players.

If he doesn't fit into Houllier's system then he needs to move on and we replace him with a player that is willing to contribute properly.

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #20 on: November 06, 2010, 08:08:01 PM »
I think Gerard wants him out, and that is fine by me. Carew was pretty much undroppable under MON and  has done nothing for a while. If nothing else, I like the way seniority counts for little under the new boss.
Shame he was dropped quite alot, I think now he needs to prove himself to Houllier and us who've lost faith in him.
"The fans who sing my name every week" - barely hear it any more and dont use us as an excuse Mr. Carew

39 appearances last season despite some pretty iffy games. Hardly Luke Young type of dropped.

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #21 on: November 06, 2010, 08:10:27 PM »
Carew being a Villa legend is just about one of the most ridiculous things I've read on here in a long time.

A good player on his day, yes but his day was rare even to begin with. He has taken the piss with some of the performances he's had and how little effort he has put in.

He's no more a Villa legend than Mark Draper.

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #22 on: November 06, 2010, 08:13:19 PM »
If Carew thinks he's got the fans on his side because a couple of muppets are still singing his name, I think he's got a bit of a shock on the way.  He's about as much of a Villa Legend as Dave Chance.

He'll get another club no problem, but he's done nothing recently to earn a new deal here.

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #23 on: November 06, 2010, 08:15:31 PM »

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #24 on: November 06, 2010, 08:16:34 PM »
I don't think either of them come out of this particularly well. Carew shouldn't have made the comments he did but Houllier should have dealt with it in private not through the press, it's undignified

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #25 on: November 06, 2010, 08:18:56 PM »
I'm sorry I'm with Carew. He is a Villa legend and houllier should have abit of respect.

Carew has said nothing out of turn.

He is in no way a Villa legend.

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #26 on: November 06, 2010, 08:22:15 PM »
I think Gerard wants him out, and that is fine by me. Carew was pretty much undroppable under MON and  has done nothing for a while. If nothing else, I like the way seniority counts for little under the new boss.
Shame he was dropped quite alot, I think now he needs to prove himself to Houllier and us who've lost faith in him.
"The fans who sing my name every week" - barely hear it any more and dont use us as an excuse Mr. Carew

39 appearances last season despite some pretty iffy games. Hardly Luke Young type of dropped.

Well maybe it was just his inaffectiveness then.. Luke Young was unfairly dropped

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #27 on: November 06, 2010, 08:22:33 PM »
gerard is right in what he says , he didn't say anything wrong in implying it was chance for Carew to show what he can do to try and merit a new deal

I don't see how Carew finds that being disrespectful to him, either way he has burnt his bridges now I feel..
« Last Edit: November 06, 2010, 08:59:48 PM by east19 »

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #28 on: November 06, 2010, 08:25:31 PM »
I'm with Gerard on this one. Methinks Carew's days are numbered.

I posted a couple of weeks ago that in the case of Carew it should be good riddance to bad rubbish and got called an idiot by a few.

The blokes attitude is a fucking disgrace and how on earth he has been elevated to a cult hero is beyond me.

Andy Gray - yes
Brain little - yes
paul mcgrath - yes
birchy - yes

Carew - my fucking arse

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Re: Houllier slams 'stupid' Carew!
« Reply #29 on: November 06, 2010, 08:28:48 PM »
I'm sorry I'm with Carew. He is a Villa legend and houllier should have abit of respect.

Carew has said nothing out of turn.

I hope you calling Carew a legend is tongue in cheek

What does it say about a players commitment and professionalism when he has to break a curfew to go lap dancing.

The bloke is a first class wanker