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Author Topic: Bruce Sacked at last (now official)  (Read 1015433 times)

Offline sirlordbaltimore

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6045 on: September 13, 2017, 04:00:01 PM »
]I think Boro, Watford, Huddersfield, Fulham, Sheff Wed, Leeds and Wolves all tried something different and it worked out fine them so far

Key words being so far clearly

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6046 on: September 13, 2017, 05:28:37 PM »
I love that Bruce refers to the reaction as 'hysteria'. Sorry Steve but on what level is 7 points from 7 games acceptable. We've also scored 1 goal in three games. It's not hysteria, it's a fucking embarrassing return.

Offline cheltenhamlion

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6047 on: September 13, 2017, 06:02:04 PM »
I love that Bruce refers to the reaction as 'hysteria'. Sorry Steve but on what level is 7 points from 7 games acceptable. We've also scored 1 goal in three games. It's not hysteria, it's a fucking embarrassing return.

A point and a goal a game is pretty much what he has dished up throughout his time here. What do people think is going to change if we keep him on?

He has had two transfer windows, a summer and a truck load to spend. We still don't stick to one formation and player selection from one week to the next. There is nothing that suggests a winning run on the horizon. The football is painfully dull.

So how is he going to change that? By calling us hysterical and hoping Kodjia can nick us a few wins with creating goals for himself?

If he isn't trusted to turn it around immediately and get us promoted automatically then why bother keeping him around in the hope of some miraculous salvation?

It doesn't mean he is a shit or has nothing to offer in football anymore. But he is a long, long way from what we need at the moment.

Offline saunders_heroes

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6048 on: September 13, 2017, 06:08:02 PM »
I love that Bruce refers to the reaction as 'hysteria'. Sorry Steve but on what level is 7 points from 7 games acceptable. We've also scored 1 goal in three games. It's not hysteria, it's a fucking embarrassing return.

I think if anything it's Bruce admitting he's worried about his job because he's done nothing of note since taking over. Very worried indeed.

Offline devilla

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6049 on: September 13, 2017, 06:13:59 PM »
I love that Bruce refers to the reaction as 'hysteria'. Sorry Steve but on what level is 7 points from 7 games acceptable. We've also scored 1 goal in three games. It's not hysteria, it's a fucking embarrassing return.

A point and a goal a game is pretty much what he has dished up throughout his time here. What do people think is going to change if we keep him on?

He has had two transfer windows, a summer and a truck load to spend. We still don't stick to one formation and player selection from one week to the next. There is nothing that suggests a winning run on the horizon. The football is painfully dull.

So how is he going to change that? By calling us hysterical and hoping Kodjia can nick us a few wins with creating goals for himself?

If he isn't trusted to turn it around immediately and get us promoted automatically then why bother keeping him around in the hope of some miraculous salvation?

It doesn't mean he is a shit or has nothing to offer in football anymore. But he is a long, long way from what we need at the moment.

This is exactly where I stand. And It's also the fact that after nearly a year there is no discernable progress. In fact we're going backwards.

Offline Meanwood Villa

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6050 on: September 13, 2017, 06:14:05 PM »
I am surprised he's still here to be honest. Is Tony waiting for a defeat before sacking him?

Offline cheltenhamlion

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6051 on: September 13, 2017, 06:16:13 PM »
I am surprised he's still here to be honest. Is Tony waiting for a defeat before sacking him?

I am trying to find out how long Wyness can keep Tone's trigger finger quiet for.

Offline curiousorange

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6052 on: September 13, 2017, 06:19:21 PM »
I did think he'd be canned today. Instead it seems all the blather about being unlucky last night is enough to keep him around. So that's the weekend ruined as well.

Offline cheltenhamlion

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6053 on: September 13, 2017, 06:34:26 PM »
I did think he'd be canned today. Instead it seems all the blather about being unlucky last night is enough to keep him around. So that's the weekend ruined as well.

If we lose Saturday then I guess he is definitely for the chop. A draw might keep this fandango being danced for another week or two.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6054 on: September 13, 2017, 06:38:24 PM »
I love that Bruce refers to the reaction as 'hysteria'. Sorry Steve but on what level is 7 points from 7 games acceptable. We've also scored 1 goal in three games. It's not hysteria, it's a fucking embarrassing return.

I think if anything it's Bruce admitting he's worried about his job because he's done nothing of note since taking over. Very worried indeed.

He bloody should be. It's been fucking atrocious. We have gone absolutely nowhere in a year.

Online john e

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6055 on: September 13, 2017, 06:58:32 PM »
5 games unbeaten though
we could go on to be the new invisibles

Online PeterWithesShin

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6056 on: September 13, 2017, 07:00:04 PM »
5 games unbeaten though
we could go on to be the new invisibles

Well I don't see us winning many.

/baddumtish

Offline PaulTheVillan

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6057 on: September 13, 2017, 07:01:48 PM »
OUT. NOW.

Offline Mister E

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6058 on: September 13, 2017, 07:08:01 PM »
I love that Bruce refers to the reaction as 'hysteria'. Sorry Steve but on what level is 7 points from 7 games acceptable. We've also scored 1 goal in three games. It's not hysteria, it's a fucking embarrassing return.

I think if anything it's Bruce admitting he's worried about his job because he's done nothing of note since taking over. Very worried indeed.
Yep, definitely a sure sign that justified paranoia is setting in.
The other obvious one is the onset of speeded-up ageing.

Offline eamonn

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6059 on: September 13, 2017, 07:10:23 PM »
5 games unbeaten though
we could go on to be the new invisibles

I think we've become pretty invisible to everyone in the last few years outside of us poor lot wed to them for life.