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Offline gpbarr

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6330 on: September 16, 2017, 11:22:59 PM »
I give SB a lot of credit for coming out fighting.

To be clear, I don't (& never did) want him as Villa manager. And I stick by my views that I don't think he will get the job done.

But I also think most fans are fickle - they dish it out, but seem to struggle to take it back. Why shouldn't he come out fighting - there are many on here calling it 'guff' - well one look at these pages and am sure we will all agree there is a lot of 'guff' on here all the time (from me included).

I think it shows he cares, and at the end of the day, I do believe he's a good man at heart. So fair play to you Steve - we might disagree tonight on many things, but I'll give you the credit thats due for not hiding away from the criticism.   

Offline Pete3206

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6331 on: September 16, 2017, 11:50:24 PM »
Most fans are fickle? I disgree mate.




Offline Newby

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6332 on: September 16, 2017, 11:51:52 PM »
Got to find that consistency before he starts bleating. He has selective memory does Bruce. I want my previous criticism of him rammed firmly down my throat, but first, show me the consistency and the quality in performances. Forest and Burton should yield six points, after which, then I will start to believe. Credit where it's due, good result today.

Offline Cliftonville Villain

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6333 on: September 17, 2017, 12:20:05 AM »
Great result today, and credit where credits due, but cant help feeling that fan pressure picked that formation today. Maybe cracks were papered over, but Bruce needs to see what happens when his side are left to attack teams in this league. You got the result today, don't fanny about with the formation, go out all guns blazing in the next few games, and you'll see that there is no mass hysteria, just Villa fans who could see what the problem was. Why couldn't you?

Offline West Derby Villan

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6334 on: September 17, 2017, 12:57:48 AM »
The bloke can't win can he? We won, enjoy the moment and let's see where we are at the end of the month.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6335 on: September 17, 2017, 01:00:26 AM »
Forest, Burton and Bolton left this month in the league.

I think anything less than 7 points from those 3 games and Bruce would still deserve to go

Offline ROBBO

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6336 on: September 17, 2017, 01:11:22 AM »
If we had lost he would be gone, one good performance no way makes up for the crap he has dished up over the last few weeks. Kodja coming back may just save his job.

Offline West Derby Villan

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6337 on: September 17, 2017, 01:32:12 AM »
I love Kodjia but he wasn't the major influence on tonight's game

Offline ChicagoLion

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6338 on: September 17, 2017, 01:36:40 AM »
I give SB a lot of credit for coming out fighting.

To be clear, I don't (& never did) want him as Villa manager. And I stick by my views that I don't think he will get the job done.

But I also think most fans are fickle - they dish it out, but seem to struggle to take it back. Why shouldn't he come out fighting - there are many on here calling it 'guff' - well one look at these pages and am sure we will all agree there is a lot of 'guff' on here all the time (from me included).

I think it shows he cares, and at the end of the day, I do believe he's a good man at heart. So fair play to you Steve - we might disagree tonight on many things, but I'll give you the credit thats due for not hiding away from the criticism.
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At the point you use fickle you become irrelevant.

Online DB

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6339 on: September 17, 2017, 01:37:04 AM »
I love Kodjia but he wasn't the major influence on tonight's game

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Offline West Derby Villan

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6340 on: September 17, 2017, 01:51:30 AM »
I love Kodjia but he wasn't the major influence on tonight's game

???

See ROBBO post

Offline gpbarr

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6341 on: September 17, 2017, 02:23:48 AM »
I give SB a lot of credit for coming out fighting.

To be clear, I don't (& never did) want him as Villa manager. And I stick by my views that I don't think he will get the job done.

But I also think most fans are fickle - they dish it out, but seem to struggle to take it back. Why shouldn't he come out fighting - there are many on here calling it 'guff' - well one look at these pages and am sure we will all agree there is a lot of 'guff' on here all the time (from me included).

I think it shows he cares, and at the end of the day, I do believe he's a good man at heart. So fair play to you Steve - we might disagree tonight on many things, but I'll give you the credit thats due for not hiding away from the criticism.
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At the point you use fickle you become irrelevant.

if you say so.

Offline stuart445

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6342 on: September 17, 2017, 02:37:41 AM »
We're not fickle we love Steve Bruce...... This week

Offline Sexual Ealing

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6343 on: September 17, 2017, 03:00:31 AM »
The bloke can't win can he?

Not as often as he should, no.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6344 on: September 17, 2017, 03:04:57 AM »
Pretty much every football fan on the world is fickle, however "dishing it out and not taking it" has nothing whatsoever to do with fickleness. I also can't think of too many managers that last long once they've started criticising the fans. He's been using "mass hysteria" to deflect from his own failings. I'm delighted we won 3-0 today, I still want him gone though as I have no confidence we'll be promoted under him, and if he stays I hope i'm wrong.