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Author Topic: Bruce out?  (Read 316988 times)

Offline villa `cross the mersey

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1935 on: April 29, 2017, 07:50:37 PM »
"Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce:
That's arguably the worst we've played since I've been here, but a big club like ours, away from home, four wins all season, is nowhere near good enough to where we should be.

"Too many times I've seen us play the way we did today, where we haven't done enough in every department.

"We were absolutely hopeless. Hopeless. And unfortunately away from home I've seen that too many times. Not good enough and I've been here the best part of six months and too many times I've come away like that and thought, 'Dear oh dear, that was inept'."


Then do something about it, you useless twat

Offline Rudy Can't Fail

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1936 on: April 29, 2017, 07:56:06 PM »
Resigning would be a start.

Offline Mellin

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1937 on: April 29, 2017, 07:59:21 PM »
The players are on the beach. Not the right time to judge as we're certainly not the only team going through the motions.

Online olaftab

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1938 on: April 29, 2017, 08:01:18 PM »
The players are on the beach. Not the right time to judge as we're certainly not the only team going through the motions.
So they have had quite a few holidays then this season.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1939 on: April 29, 2017, 08:19:57 PM »
The players are on the beach. Not the right time to judge as we're certainly not the only team going through the motions.
So they have had quite a few holidays then this season.

Mainly weekend breaks.

Offline Newby

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1940 on: April 29, 2017, 08:23:00 PM »
It seems to be one long holiday. Absolute garbage from start to finish this season, even when we win games. So much spent for so little progress. I don't trust any of the coaching staff to improve any of the players. I hope Dr X at least looks  at who might be available, Manager wise,  because Bruce spending more money on 4 quality players, when they seem to go backwards once the hit the training ground at BMH is just gonna be another waste.

Offline OzVilla

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1941 on: April 29, 2017, 08:46:52 PM »
There is absolutly zero chance of Bruce leaving this club over the Summer.

He has a massive job on his hands though, he'll get till October and if were not in the top 6 Atleast he'll be in serious trouble then.

I'm comfortable with that.


Online PaulWinch again

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1942 on: April 29, 2017, 08:50:53 PM »
Bruce needs to play to the players strengths. For instance Lansbury and Hourihane are attacking centre mids, so fucking play them in that role.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1943 on: April 29, 2017, 08:57:08 PM »
There is absolutly zero chance of Bruce leaving this club over the Summer.

He has a massive job on his hands though, he'll get till October and if were not in the top 6 Atleast he'll be in serious trouble then.

I'm comfortable with that.



The problem with that is that in October its virtually impossible to attract a manager already in a job elsewhere. In the summer you may have a chance (however slim) of enticing a Howe, Wagner, Jokanovic type.
« Last Edit: April 29, 2017, 08:58:50 PM by Marlon From Bearwood »

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1944 on: April 29, 2017, 09:02:19 PM »
Keith Wyness on Twitter...

"I dont think i have ever been so angry about a performance from a team i work with , unacceptable as SB said"

Offline OzVilla

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1945 on: April 29, 2017, 09:21:26 PM »
There is absolutly zero chance of Bruce leaving this club over the Summer.

He has a massive job on his hands though, he'll get till October and if were not in the top 6 Atleast he'll be in serious trouble then.

I'm comfortable with that.



The problem with that is that in October its virtually impossible to attract a manager already in a job elsewhere. In the summer you may have a chance (however slim) of enticing a Howe, Wagner, Jokanovic type.

There's always candidates available in October these days such is the fickle nature of football, see Steve Bruce last October.

On the wider point, IMO this club hasn't 'attracted' a top manager in 20 years.  They certainly won't walk away from the PL to join a Championship club regardless of what month it is.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1946 on: April 29, 2017, 09:25:21 PM »
Keith Wyness on Twitter...

"I dont think i have ever been so angry about a performance from a team i work with , unacceptable as SB said"

The ineptitude starts with Bruce.  It was obvious from the word go that it was a shit team set up.  Kodjia and Hogan just can't work together, and the midfield looked as bad as it has all season.

It's all very well Bruce and Wyness saying how angry they are, but to be honest the performance didn't stand out as being much worse than lots of others under Bruce.  They've mostly all been crap, and he's the chief instigator.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1947 on: April 29, 2017, 09:32:02 PM »
"Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce:
That's arguably the worst we've played since I've been here, but a big club like ours, away from home, four wins all season, is nowhere near good enough to where we should be.

"Too many times I've seen us play the way we did today, where we haven't done enough in every department.

"We were absolutely hopeless. Hopeless. And unfortunately away from home I've seen that too many times. Not good enough and I've been here the best part of six months and too many times I've come away like that and thought, 'Dear oh dear, that was inept'."


Then do something about it, you useless twat


Exactly this, the time for excuses is over. This will wear very thin next season if we're still hearing these kinds of quotes.

I'll give him the benefit of the doubt this season but this cannot go on.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1948 on: April 29, 2017, 09:39:58 PM »
All the players bought in January had good form and solid reputations how come as soon as they get to Villa Park it all disappears, this is repeating itself over and over, three proven goal scorers over the last two seasons, one sold one on loan and one who doesn't score anymore, we have a very sick club in my opinion and it needs a very strong dose of discipline.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #1949 on: April 29, 2017, 09:45:16 PM »
I expect us to be much better next season - but we are Aston Villa and I wouldn't be surprised if we are roughly in the same league position this time next year.  I think defensively we're alright but the midfield needs tinkering with, if we can get the service to them than Hogan and Kodjia will score goals. Midfield, Bruce and Tone, the midfield. Oh yeah, and an established goalkeeper too.