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Offline adrenachrome

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2550 on: May 11, 2017, 03:32:28 PM »
We still haven't cleansed enough as yet. Turf out Richards and Bacuna, Gabby. Wasters.

Richards has got two years left on his contract.

Dear God, that is depressing.

But Brucey says he is great about the place.

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2551 on: May 11, 2017, 03:32:46 PM »
Its a bit confusing why people are getting fragile over the term happy clapper like its some sort of derogatory term.

Offline LeeB

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2552 on: May 11, 2017, 03:37:16 PM »
Its a bit confusing why people are getting fragile over the term happy clapper like its some sort of derogatory term.

It is though, in the context you deploy it, you doom merchant.

Offline pauliewalnuts

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2553 on: May 11, 2017, 03:56:06 PM »
Its a bit confusing why people are getting fragile over the term happy clapper like its some sort of derogatory term.

It is a term laden with H&V history.

Offline RussellC

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2554 on: May 11, 2017, 04:00:43 PM »
I find it difficult to critique Bruce's style of play as I honestly don't think that he has one. His ethos appears to have been to make us more 'resilient' and hope that our attacking players create goals through individual brilliance. This has worked in patches, but also failed miserably equally as often.

My biggest concern with him as a tactician is that he always seems to lack the courage of his convictions. It's clear that he's wanted to play 3 at the back, for example, but at the first sign of teething problems he reverts to a back 4 and, as a result, we go back to square one as a team.
 
I'm still hopeful that he'll be able to get us up next season, but I would be inclined to immediately say thanks and then look elsewhere. Pulis' football may be eye-wateringly painful to watch, but it's effective enough for his teams to regularly survive in the Premiership,when better 'footballing' teams struggle to do so. I don't think that Bruce is anywhere near as good a planner or pragmatist as Pulis is, and his football's not much better ot watch either.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2555 on: May 11, 2017, 04:23:43 PM »
We still haven't cleansed enough as yet. Turf out Richards and Bacuna, Gabby. Wasters.

Richards has got two years left on his contract.

Dear God, that is depressing.

But Brucey says he is great about the place.

In the same way Big Ron had Stan Boardman on the coach before the 94 Cup Final.

Offline mr underhill

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2556 on: May 11, 2017, 04:39:37 PM »
Richards is about as  funny as a genital wart.

Offline Richard E

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2557 on: May 11, 2017, 04:41:01 PM »
According to the rumours in Wolverhampton today TSM II may be available again shortly.

Offline peter w

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2558 on: May 11, 2017, 05:46:53 PM »
According to the rumours in Wolverhampton today TSM II may be available again shortly.

His wife will be as pissed off as we were after most games when he comes home, looks her in the eye and says, "We go again" and off she goes for the suitcases.

Offline LeeB

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2559 on: May 11, 2017, 05:52:46 PM »
According to the rumours in Wolverhampton today TSM II may be available again shortly.

His wife will be as pissed off as we were after most games when he comes home, looks her in the eye and says, "We go again" and off she goes for the suitcases.

Divorced.

Ha!

Offline dave.woodhall

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2560 on: May 11, 2017, 07:52:44 PM »
I've already told you. Clampy has found some sort of new religion. probably started by is best mate Eastie.

Any time you'd like to be banned again, and this time for good, make another post like these last two.

Offline peter w

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2561 on: May 11, 2017, 07:55:15 PM »
I've already told you. Clampy has found some sort of new religion. probably started by is best mate Eastie.

Any time you'd like to be banned again, and this time for good, make another post like these last two.

Eh?

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2562 on: May 11, 2017, 09:13:37 PM »
O'Neill used pace as his weapon though, in turning the defence into attack.
Whereas Lambert used lack of pace as his weapon in turning attack into defence.

Offline peter w

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2563 on: May 11, 2017, 09:25:32 PM »
O'Neill used pace as his weapon though, in turning the defence into attack.
Whereas Lambert used lack of pace as his weapon in turning attack into defence.

no, he used possession. to the point of not passing forward.

Offline LeeB

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #2564 on: May 11, 2017, 09:29:09 PM »
O'Neill used pace as his weapon though, in turning the defence into attack.
Whereas Lambert used lack of pace as his weapon in turning attack into defence.

no, he used possession. to the point of not passing forward.

10 passes around the back 8, then back to Guzan to give it back to their centre half or centre forward.