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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3570 on: August 12, 2017, 06:01:32 PM »
He also says we may try another formation. Fucks sake man, that was what you had 30+ games last season to try, and a pre-season this. Fucking twat hasn't got a clue. When he doesn't even know how long he's been here then I don't think we can be expecting him to have a clue on something as complex as formation and tactics.
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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3571 on: August 12, 2017, 06:02:33 PM »
He's got to go, no bones about it. But I have absolutely no confidence that the club will appoint the right manager. And to boot, we have tried the 'experienced' route, we have tried the 'foreign' route, we have tried the 'young and upcoming' route, and yet for 6/7 years now, we have been in terminal decline despite HUGE amounts of player turnover.

Its a deeply disturbing picture.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3572 on: August 12, 2017, 06:02:41 PM »
He also says we may try another formation. Fucks sake man, that was what you had 30+ games last season to try, and a pre-season this. Fucking twat hasn't got a clue. When he doesn't even know how long he's been here then I don't we can be expecting him to have a clue on something as complex as formation and tactics.
Are we sure Bruce isn't the Busker from Perry Barr under pass?  Unbelievable comment "we may try another formation"

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3573 on: August 12, 2017, 06:03:56 PM »
He is appalling and I never thought I would see the day when he was our manager.Having said that the same people who appointed him will be selecting the next manager . That's the bit that worries me oh and yet another owner that hasn't a scooby do about running a football club.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3574 on: August 12, 2017, 06:04:17 PM »
A massive plus would be to play the ball on the ground. That's how we scored last week and made our chances. He should fine his defenders for starting an attack with a hopeful punt to our midget striker.
Hogan Gabby combination was stupidity and I don't think he tried it pre-season.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3575 on: August 12, 2017, 06:04:20 PM »
By my reckoning he's had 37 league games and 2 cup games as Villa manager. I still have no idea what his tactics are, how he expects us to win games beyond one of our expensive players doing a bit of individual magic. We look worse than we did the day he arrived and are playing the worst football week in week out i've seen from a Villa side in over 40 years.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3576 on: August 12, 2017, 06:04:20 PM »
He also says we may try another formation. Fucks sake man, that was what you had 30+ games last season to try, and a pre-season this. Fucking twat hasn't got a clue. When he doesn't even know how long he's been here then I don't we can be expecting him to have a clue on something as complex as formation and tactics.
Are we sure Bruce isn't the Busker from Perry Barr under pass?  Unbelievable comment "we may try another formation"

a better formation would be the one without him in the dugout

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3577 on: August 12, 2017, 06:04:36 PM »
Have a horrible feeling that John Terry will be player manager in a few games time.

Must surely have been at the back of his mind when he signed. Xia is exactly the sort of person who would give him that job.
Yes it will be lauded as winner, legend and now saviour!

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3578 on: August 12, 2017, 06:05:32 PM »
No doubt his post match guff will be more of the same. Pointing out all the flaws we see, and then promptly doing fuck all at BH to fix them, same as it's been since October. 10 months of this shite under him and we look worse than the day he walked into the club.

On the BBC he says he can't remember a worse thrashing that he's had in the Championship.  Well allow me to jog your memory Steve, January this year, away at Brentford.  A similarly utterly inept performance and sound thrashing.  Twat.

Indeed.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3579 on: August 12, 2017, 06:05:43 PM »
He's just thick.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3580 on: August 12, 2017, 06:06:01 PM »
He also says we may try another formation. Fucks sake man, that was what you had 30+ games last season to try, and a pre-season this. Fucking twat hasn't got a clue. When he doesn't even know how long he's been here then I don't think we can be expecting him to have a clue on something as complex as formation and tactics.

He really is just making it up as he goes along now.  He needs putting out of his misery, today was even worse than anything Di Matteo served up.  We absolutely should have binned him off last season. 

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3581 on: August 12, 2017, 06:06:44 PM »
It's way deeper than Steve Bruce.

We sign players who have skills elsewhere, yet they completely disappear once they put a Villa shirt on.

They're suddenly earning wages they never had before, training in luxury at BMH.

Then the have no desire, no fitness and the skills desert them.

I don't know how on earth we can stop the rot.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3582 on: August 12, 2017, 06:06:48 PM »
He is appalling and I never thought I would see the day when he was our manager.Having said that the same people who appointed him will be selecting the next manager . That's the bit that worries me oh and yet another owner that hasn't a scooby do about running a football club.

I know and Brian Little was one of them one of the greatest players most of us have seen who are old enough to remember

still walks on water mind, but you could almost cry

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3583 on: August 12, 2017, 06:06:56 PM »
It's not the formation, it's the person trying to implement it.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3584 on: August 12, 2017, 06:08:06 PM »
For anyone interested, his Facebook interview is at the top https://www.facebook.com/pg/avfcofficial/videos/