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Author Topic: Bruce out?  (Read 319962 times)

Offline olaftab

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4860 on: August 23, 2017, 08:52:25 AM »
Well done Bruce for 2x4 goals events however can someone explain the subbing strategy of removing a forward and bringing on a centre half as he did against Norwich and again last night? I thought last night it would have been better to do a straight Elphick/Sulliman swap to get the kid playing in the main role.
« Last Edit: August 23, 2017, 08:57:35 AM by olaftab »

Offline dekko

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4861 on: August 23, 2017, 08:54:29 AM »
Well done Bruce of 2x4 goals events however can someone explain the subbing strategy of removing a forward and bringing on a centre half as he did against Norwich and again last night? I thought last night it would have been better to do a straight Elphick/Sulliman swap to get the kid playing in the main role.
Suliman came in as CB, Bree went across to RB, De Laet went forward onto the wing and Adomah went up top with McCormack

Offline Proposition Joe

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4862 on: August 23, 2017, 09:41:59 AM »
Two games in a row he's switched to 3 at the back. He's obviously in the process of trying it out with a look to using it in games from the off. It could be that Samba was missing today because we'll start with 3 CBs on Friday.

With Bree and Taylor it wouldn't necessarily be the 5 at the back negative formation we fear.

Offline aj2k77

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4863 on: August 23, 2017, 10:01:21 AM »
That would be a terrible move, chopping to another formation when we've just put in the best league performance under Bruce.

Offline Bren'd

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4864 on: August 23, 2017, 10:06:13 AM »
Absolutely. We should go at the game in the same fashion as Saturday.  That's the template now so stick with it.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4865 on: August 23, 2017, 10:33:48 AM »
Absolutely. We should go at the game in the same fashion as Saturday.  That's the template now so stick with it.

I couldn't agree more with you.

Offline PaulWinch again

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4866 on: August 23, 2017, 10:45:30 AM »
We have to continue our current attackng philosophy.

Offline Drummond

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4867 on: August 23, 2017, 11:38:16 AM »
So he shouldn't try new tactics now?

Offline LeeB

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4868 on: August 23, 2017, 08:24:07 PM »
So he shouldn't try new tactics now?

Fuck no, that sort of thing will never get you anywhere.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4869 on: August 23, 2017, 08:25:59 PM »
Let's see what happens on Friday night. 

Offline aj2k77

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4870 on: August 23, 2017, 08:26:37 PM »
So he shouldn't try new tactics now?

Not when he's just discovered one that works after 10 months.

Offline john e

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4871 on: August 23, 2017, 08:55:53 PM »
one decent game in 10 months and he's a fucking football genius

Offline Toronto Villa

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4872 on: August 23, 2017, 09:04:33 PM »
one decent game in 10 months and he's a fucking football genius

Which nobody has called him.

Offline four fornicholl

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4873 on: August 23, 2017, 09:06:44 PM »
I can think of plenty of managers who could get a decent tune out of our squad, the jury is still out for me.

Offline Matt Collins

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #4874 on: August 23, 2017, 09:15:31 PM »
Jury should be out for all of us. He's definitely not proved he's the right man for the job

But I do think he's earned a reprieve from being called a "fucking dinosaur" for a bit