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Offline TonyD

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3945 on: August 14, 2017, 10:10:38 AM »
I can't believe he hasn't gone yet.   

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3946 on: August 14, 2017, 10:12:17 AM »
I can't see him getting sacked just yet. It's a case of keeping a close eye on the gap between us and 2nd place. When that becomes worrying, he goes.

Offline aj2k77

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3947 on: August 14, 2017, 10:17:00 AM »
Oh we are back to counting the gap between us and promotion again.

Offline AVH87

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3948 on: August 14, 2017, 10:18:51 AM »
With the games coming thick and fast, I'd give him tomorrow and Saturday and see if he can produce at least a win.

If he doesn't, we need to be ready to act. Maybe try something left-field like Leeds have done, Thomas Christiansen? Must be other coaches like that abroad, rather gamble than bring in Moyes/Pardew.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3949 on: August 14, 2017, 10:19:43 AM »
I can't see him getting sacked just yet. It's a case of keeping a close eye on the gap between us and 2nd place. When that becomes worrying, he goes.
When, being the operative word. 

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3950 on: August 14, 2017, 10:19:45 AM »
There isn't really a gap is there or cause to panic. On;y Wolves have had a good start and that is all it is, a start. Its vital we average two points a game though, so we cannot carry another performance like Cardiff again.

Offline aj2k77

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3951 on: August 14, 2017, 10:23:15 AM »
The cause to panic is that we've played shit football during the entirety of Bruce's reign, had mid table results and no performances of note, whilst spending more money.

If the football and results were improving, no need to panic, the opposite is in effect. There's no reason to think, other than blind optimism that under Bruce we are going to suddenly click and dish out one of these hammerings we've talked about for the past 12 months and get enough goals and points to be promoted.

Offline TonyD

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3952 on: August 14, 2017, 10:24:24 AM »
The idea of giving him any more time,  even one more game,  is astonishing. 

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3953 on: August 14, 2017, 10:26:56 AM »
Hutton got badly found out thereafter, so he has a point, although Bree is bigger, quicker,can cross and is crucually, better. Thats got to be Hutton's last game.
Chester was worse than Hutton. Got turned for their second and third.

Chester may have had a bad game but it's not like a common occurrence for him unlike some others I could mention.

Offline Three Spires Villa

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3954 on: August 14, 2017, 11:10:18 AM »
The idea of giving him any more time,  even one more game,  is astonishing. 

This, he has had plenty of games, very poor

Offline andyh

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3955 on: August 14, 2017, 11:14:07 AM »
I just happened to stumble across it, I wasn't intentionally looking for it.

The league table has a very familiar feel to it.

Offline ROBBO

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3956 on: August 14, 2017, 11:18:02 AM »
There was some excuse when he took over but he's had a pre season to sort things out and by the reviews of the Cardiff game we have gone backwards.

Offline Dave

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3957 on: August 14, 2017, 11:18:12 AM »
There isn't really a gap is there or cause to panic. On;y Wolves have had a good start and that is all it is, a start.

How then would you describe the starts made by Forest, Ipswich and Cardiff?

Offline tomd2103

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3958 on: August 14, 2017, 11:19:25 AM »
The cause to panic is that we've played shit football during the entirety of Bruce's reign, had mid table results and no performances of note, whilst spending more money.

If the football and results were improving, no need to panic, the opposite is in effect. There's no reason to think, other than blind optimism that under Bruce we are going to suddenly click and dish out one of these hammerings we've talked about for the past 12 months and get enough goals and points to be promoted.

As I said in another thread, his post match interviews suggest that he is just as bewildered as us by some of our performances which is a real concern.  This suggests that not only does he see these type of performances coming, he also can't put his finger on why we have been so bad and therefore doesn't seem to know what is required to change things.
« Last Edit: August 14, 2017, 11:24:40 AM by tomd2103 »

Offline andyh

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #3959 on: August 14, 2017, 11:23:02 AM »
The cause to panic is that we've played shit football during the entirety of Bruce's reign, had mid table results and no performances of note, whilst spending more money.

If the football and results were improving, no need to panic, the opposite is in effect. There's no reason to think, other than blind optimism that under Bruce we are going to suddenly click and dish out one of these hammerings we've talked about for the past 12 months and get enough goals and points to be promoted.

As I said in another thread, his post match interviews suggest that he is just as bewildered as us by some of our performances which is a real concern.  This suggests that not only does he see these type of performances coming, he also can't put his finger on why we have been so bad and therefore doesn't seem to know how what is required to change things.
The biggest worry in all of that is that he has been saying exactly the same things for months.

One can only deduce that he doesn't have a bloody clue what he is doing.