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Author Topic: Bruce out?  (Read 316997 times)

Online PeterWithesShin

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4710 on: August 19, 2017, 08:23:15 PM »
His interview is on the official Villa Facebook page.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4711 on: August 19, 2017, 08:23:37 PM »
B for me today. Can we do it again this week. Bristol City is will be tough.

They're nothing to write home about. Drew 0-0 at home today with one of the relegation favourites and only ones to lose to SHA in the league so far.

If we have aspirations of top 2 this is the sort of game we need to be winning to be taken seriously.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4712 on: August 19, 2017, 08:25:27 PM »
You often see foreign players coming into the country and one of the lines used is "can they do it on a cold windy night in Stoke-on-Trent?"

For me we can use that phrase for our team.

We will pick up plenty of points at VP this season but it's not enough if we surrender everytime we go outside Aston.

What I want to see at Bristol is the same positive outlook in our play even if we go a goal down. We need to be much more positive away from home so hopefully SB will start implementing it in his talks to the group.

You might be right. But let's see us do it in back to back league games

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4713 on: August 19, 2017, 08:38:08 PM »
B for me today. Can we do it again this week. Bristol City is will be tough.

They're nothing to write home about. Drew 0-0 at home today with one of the relegation favourites and only ones to lose to SHA in the league so far.

If we have aspirations of top 2 this is the sort of game we need to be winning to be taken seriously.

Spoke to a Bristol City fan this morning, thought despite a lot of goals, they were very overrated. Some midfielder has been pushed up front and has scored a few. Thought if Villa found form we'd beat them and they're not keen on Lee Johnson the Manager.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4714 on: August 19, 2017, 09:02:23 PM »
We've got some very winnable games coming up - with a fair few home games

Kodjia and Jedinak to come in to

Hopefully Bruce can start to get some momentum.

Need to sort out our defending though. And stop playing Hutton

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4715 on: August 19, 2017, 09:30:51 PM »
His post match interview was infuriating .Talking about 'nonsense' all week.

His record since last October is very poor.

We're a better side when we push up the pitch - let's hope he learns from today.


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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4716 on: August 19, 2017, 09:36:59 PM »
on holiday and only seen the highlights but it defo looked like our best performance under Bruce  by a distance
the lad up front was terrific

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4717 on: August 19, 2017, 10:22:42 PM »
If bruce couldn't understand the criticism after 40 games in charge the he is either stupid or ignorant. Bottom of the league and two terrible performances. That said i didn't want him sacked and i hope he can carry on being more positive with his selections.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4718 on: August 19, 2017, 10:46:21 PM »
He's something of a lucky manager. He stumbled across this selection today due to injury and reluctance to play roly poly gate guy. He made the most of it but now needs to reach those heights more consistently.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4719 on: August 19, 2017, 10:47:31 PM »
Was Gabby injured or just dropped completely?

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4720 on: August 19, 2017, 10:50:03 PM »
You would think injured, but that might be 'nonsense'.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4721 on: August 19, 2017, 10:51:37 PM »
I think it is a bit premature for Bruce to be having a go at the fans.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4722 on: August 19, 2017, 10:55:17 PM »
It was a bit OTT from Bruce today with regards to the social media. he must has realised that after 40 games in and being bottom of the second division might have generated some negative feedback.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4723 on: August 19, 2017, 10:55:53 PM »
I think it is a bit premature for Bruce to be having a go at the fans.

Quite right. He is still adamant that we shouldn't have lost at Reading and takes no notice of his previous 40 games at the club. Oh, and he hasn't spent millions? Maybe not as much as others, but he's spent enough.  He stumbled on this team selection, yet he keeps picking Hutton.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4724 on: August 19, 2017, 11:44:49 PM »
You often see foreign players coming into the country and one of the lines used is "can they do it on a cold windy night in Stoke-on-Trent?"
It appears that Arsenal's foreign contingent can't even do it on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Stoke😂