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Author Topic: Au Revoir Pires  (Read 11173 times)

Offline pmk1981

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Au Revoir Pires
« on: January 05, 2011, 08:35:06 AM »
http://www.skysports.com/story/0,19528,11661_6635544,00.html

On this i beleive pires might be one of the departures.....

he says "lots of departures" "some arriivals"

so basically , more out than in again....
« Last Edit: January 05, 2011, 10:38:54 AM by Dave »

Offline Rip Van We Go Again

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2011, 08:40:23 AM »
PIRES

'' From what I've understood, there have been several meetings between Gerard and the players who didn't really agree with him."

Oh dear.


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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2011, 08:44:25 AM »
Very odd interview, that.

Hardly sounds like a glowing endorsement of the manager - a manager who actually signed him.

Two games to save his job? Possibly. But you wouldn't want your own players saying that.  It's almost written from a detached, neutral perspective. As if he's not actually a Villa player. Which will probably be the case soon enough, in fairness.

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2011, 08:45:40 AM »
this is just a re run of what was said in the press a couple of weeks ago! The players looked together to me on sunday, we have more than enough to get out of this!

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2011, 08:49:27 AM »
At the moment all I can recall of Pires in a Villa shirt is him getting off with a number of Arsenal players in the tunnel prior to the match at Villa Park.

Offline maidstonevillain

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2011, 08:50:31 AM »
Very odd interview, that.

Hardly sounds like a glowing endorsement of the manager - a manager who actually signed him.

Two games to save his job? Possibly. But you wouldn't want your own players saying that.  It's almost written from a detached, neutral perspective. As if he's not actually a Villa player. Which will probably be the case soon enough, in fairness.

I think that is the way to look at it. A few neutral comments put together with added Sky spin.

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2011, 08:57:47 AM »
So far Pires has been far more active in the press than on the pitch!

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2011, 09:20:50 AM »
Maybe Pires is looking for a way out after realising he's made a mistake.

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2011, 09:29:39 AM »
I hope we've seen the last of him.  It was worthwhile taking a punt on him at the time, but it's clear he has nothing to offer whatsoever.

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2011, 09:40:41 AM »
After finally managing to show some togetherness and spirit on Sunday, and get a very important point, and with an essential game tonight, this is the absolute last sort of thing we need to be reading, really.

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2011, 10:15:02 AM »
I hope we've seen the last of him.  It was worthwhile taking a punt on him at the time, but it's clear he has nothing to offer whatsoever.
It's actually been quite embarrasing when he's on the pitch.
Supposed to be 37 but he wanders around like Abe Simpson.

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2011, 10:18:08 AM »
Cheers Robert, very helpful.

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2011, 10:18:41 AM »
Bad English is going to have kittens.

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2011, 10:22:15 AM »
You may not want to read it or think about it but its right. He'd be gone if we finished the week in the bottom 3 and out of the cup wouldn't he?

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Re: Aurovoir Pires
« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2011, 10:23:17 AM »
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After finally managing to show some togetherness and spirit on Sunday, and get a very important point, and with an essential game tonight, this is the absolute last sort of thing we need to be reading, really.


I was thinking the same thing Paulie