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Online ez

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3510 on: August 12, 2017, 05:08:06 PM »
Gutted. I expect he'll stay for a bit longer but i think we know we're going to have to change managers yet again.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3511 on: August 12, 2017, 05:08:16 PM »
I'd try and tempt Jokanovic. He's unhappy with Fulham's owners trying to sell off players behind his back. Reckon he'd come in a flash.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3512 on: August 12, 2017, 05:08:53 PM »
Jokanovic if there is any chance at all.

But it might be out of the frying pan into the blast furnace for him.
« Last Edit: August 12, 2017, 05:11:50 PM by KevinGage »

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3513 on: August 12, 2017, 05:09:54 PM »
I'd try and tempt Jokanovic. He's unhappy with Fulham's owners trying to sell off players behind his back. Reckon he'd come in a flash.

Yep proved at two clubs now at this level he can build pleasing sides on the eye with a weak budget.

Edit: You'd think given what we've spent over the last 12 months we wouldn't blink at paying 1-2m in compensation to go after a manager under contract at another club.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3514 on: August 12, 2017, 05:10:08 PM »
I originally voted to see what happens at the start of this season. Well I've seen what's happened and its clear things are getting worse rather than better. A poor team, reinforced by players on the way down from their careers, 'coached' by a manager who's bereft of ideas. Needs to go

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3515 on: August 12, 2017, 05:10:34 PM »
As soon as we concede the first goal away from home you know the game is lost and the only question is the margin of defeat. There's no sign of progress whatsoever. Get rid.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3516 on: August 12, 2017, 05:11:35 PM »
Bruce is on a rolling deal isn't he? Presumably his coaching staff too. Not too much compo to dish-out, get it done and get in somebody who knows how to manage a team in 2017.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3517 on: August 12, 2017, 05:12:01 PM »
the biggest problem is RDM and Bruce have spent all the money and will leave the next manager with an ageing very average squad with limited resources to go again (pun intended)
we are really in a fix

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3518 on: August 12, 2017, 05:13:27 PM »
As soon as we concede the first goal away from home you know the game is lost and the only question is the margin of defeat. There's no sign of progress whatsoever. Get rid.

Diabolical considering we have likes of Terry and Whelan now in the ranks. Surely those two should be giving out b*ll*ckings to the rest to keep our heads up.

Just not good enough, I'd normally be against an early change but we saw last season how 1 win in 10 at this level leaves you trailing many teams and having too much to do so I'd rather avoid that and get back amongst the pack again.

Looks like we'll have to change manager to do that.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3519 on: August 12, 2017, 05:15:21 PM »
At least if it is Jokanovic or someone similar, they might lay the foundations for finally (finally) playing a brand of football that promises a brighter future.  Even if they don't actually crack the promotion thing themselves.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3520 on: August 12, 2017, 05:15:28 PM »
the biggest problem is RDM and Bruce have spent all the money and will leave the next manager with an ageing very average squad with limited resources to go again (pun intended)
we are really in a fix
Sounds familiar...

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3521 on: August 12, 2017, 05:16:40 PM »
I'd try and tempt Jokanovic. He's unhappy with Fulham's owners trying to sell off players behind his back. Reckon he'd come in a flash.

I'm all for that!

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3522 on: August 12, 2017, 05:17:49 PM »
the biggest problem is RDM and Bruce have spent all the money and will leave the next manager with an ageing very average squad with limited resources to go again (pun intended)
we are really in a fix

There are options though.

A new manager could come in and make Hourihane an integral part of the team. All play flows through him like at Barnsley so we're instantly better to watch.

Kodjia will be back aswell so we'd have more of a cutting edge in the final third. There are good players at this club but yet again we're playing agricultural, analogue football in a digital world.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3523 on: August 12, 2017, 05:20:09 PM »
I hate to say it, and I know a lot of ppl will disagree, but given the state of the club, the playing staff, the shit attitudes and the need to get promoted this season, I think there is only one man suitable for the job at hand...and that man is Fat Sam. I genuinely can't think of anyone else that could sort things out behind the scenes, bring in better coaching staff at BHM, won't take any shit from the players and demand respect whilst getting results.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3524 on: August 12, 2017, 05:20:33 PM »
Wanted him out at end of last season and he done nothing to convince me otherwise ..