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Offline Mister E

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6840 on: September 24, 2017, 03:16:07 PM »
If Palace get a result next week, some could argue that acorn er has been turned.
Leave it out.

Offline Axl Rose

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6841 on: September 24, 2017, 03:26:20 PM »
If Palace get a result next week, some could argue that acorn er has been turned.
Leave it out.

Apologies. I just twigged on to what you meant.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6842 on: September 24, 2017, 03:33:25 PM »
Presumably there'll be no complaints next time we get 65% possession and lose.

We battered Cardiff 65% to 35%.

Offline Damo70

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6843 on: September 24, 2017, 03:52:37 PM »
Pulis had been playing this low possession game for years over at the pride of the midlands they are top half
you don't hear them moaning !

You do, all the time

Wrong, I just moan about Bruce



Bruce or spruce?

Offline Axl Rose

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6844 on: September 24, 2017, 03:58:25 PM »
Presumably there'll be no complaints next time we get 65% possession and lose.

We battered Cardiff 65% to 35%.

I'm just pining for better performances.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6845 on: September 24, 2017, 04:05:57 PM »
It's not all pointless possession though, yesterday for about 15 mins in the second half we barely went into their half. Only good keeping, desperate last ditch blocks and challenges by our defence and wank finishing meant we weren't 2-1 down. Once we scored they were never in it again but you can't afford spells like those when 1 up as even if it's only now and again, some teams will take advantage and we'll finish with 1 or 0 points instead of all 3, and playing catch up doesn't leave us massive wiggle room.

Absolutely. We left much too much to the last line and for long periods allowed them to dominate midfield. There didn't seem to be anyone in the middle of the park prepared to put his foot on the ball and hold play up a bit. It was the same against Barnsley. Fortunately we were up against two fairly mediocre teams. Pretty sure we won't get away with it against Wolves or Leeds.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6846 on: September 24, 2017, 04:41:36 PM »
They had one chance beyond the goal where they may have scored.

The free kick was well saved but bread and butter for the keeper. They created Jack all.


I don't disagree with that, but are we gonna hand 13 shots to the opposition each game in the hope they're as bad as Forest?

We can get away with it at VP I think as we'll always have spells of pressure.

Cardiff must've had 13 shots against us and they well and truly battered us after the first 10 minutes so it's not a great tactic away from home.

Offline Rudy65

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6847 on: September 24, 2017, 04:51:38 PM »
Pulis had been playing this low possession game for years over at the pride of the midlands they are top half
you don't hear them moaning !

You do, all the time

Wrong, I just moan about Bruce

I meant the Baggies fans

Offline LeeB

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6848 on: September 24, 2017, 04:55:18 PM »
Presumably there'll be no complaints next time we get 65% possession and lose.

We battered Cardiff 65% to 35%.

I'm just pining for better performances.


Don't think we'll get that with Spruce.

Offline Gareth

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6849 on: September 24, 2017, 05:25:23 PM »
The ultimate judgement on zzzzBruce....the bin him or not thread has turned into a H&V punathon :-)

Brilliant

Offline Mister E

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6850 on: September 24, 2017, 06:32:29 PM »
The ultimate judgement on zzzzBruce....the bin him or not thread has turned into a H&V punathon :-)

Brilliant
Is it needling you? Unfir treatment,I'd opine.

Offline sickbeggar

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6851 on: September 24, 2017, 06:38:35 PM »
Points won in games with the minority of possession 11pts
points won in games with the majority of possession 2 pts

It's deffo a Brucie plan. If he takes it to its logical conclusion we could be in the CL league and not touch the ball all game.

Offline four fornicholl

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6852 on: September 24, 2017, 06:48:07 PM »
Points won in games with the minority of possession 11pts
points won in games with the majority of possession 2 pts

It's deffo a Brucie plan. If he takes it to its logical conclusion we could be in the CL league and not touch the ball all game.
That is the root of the problem. All bark and no bite.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6853 on: September 24, 2017, 06:49:53 PM »
Points won in games with the minority of possession 11pts
points won in games with the majority of possession 2 pts

It's deffo a Brucie plan. If he takes it to its logical conclusion we could be in the CL league and not touch the ball all game.
I really don't understand your obsession with possession stats ! I'd understand it more if we were losing games, but we're unbeaten in 6.It just looks like moaning for the sake of it.
Take a look at Leicesters possession stats when they won the league. I'm pretty sure their fans weren't bothered

Offline sickbeggar

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #6854 on: September 24, 2017, 06:57:45 PM »
Points won in games with the minority of possession 11pts
points won in games with the majority of possession 2 pts

It's deffo a Brucie plan. If he takes it to its logical conclusion we could be in the CL league and not touch the ball all game.
I really don't understand your obsession with possession stats ! I'd understand it more if we were losing games, but we're unbeaten in 6.It just looks like moaning for the sake of it.
Take a look at Leicesters possession stats when they won the league. I'm pretty sure their fans weren't bothered

well i think its interesting. Leeds for example have got 10 points from games with the majority of possession with most of them earned at home which sort of makes sense - you have less of the ball away from home traditionally.. We're the exact opposite. And i'm sorry Leicester may be a good example  of limited possession winning games but the football isn't. Bruce's Villa, like all his sides are awful to watch