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Online WarszaVillan82

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7125 on: October 15, 2017, 08:23:04 AM »
It's quite depressing that since going down we've spent no time at all in the top six of a league that is pretty shit with a squad that is one of its most expensive.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7126 on: October 15, 2017, 08:27:28 AM »
Agreed - no excuses, we have to be in the top six this time next week Steve.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7127 on: October 15, 2017, 08:38:06 AM »
we are in that worst position possible with Bruce i feared this would happen at the start of the season

not bad enough to get the sack

not good enough to be our manager

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7128 on: October 15, 2017, 08:48:35 AM »
Bounce back next week and we will be in the Play Offs and possibly a victory in Mordor away from the automatic spots. To put another angle on it.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7129 on: October 15, 2017, 09:06:06 AM »
Yesterday shouldnít matter but itís part of a general problem in that we never, ever nick results off decent teams but regularly have results nicked off us by worse teams. Itís a very bad combination.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7130 on: October 15, 2017, 09:23:47 AM »
If he goes to Small Heath and sets us up negatively and scared to lose I'd sack the prick at half time. Watching us there last season cling on for a draw and not even try to win second half was embarrassing.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7131 on: October 15, 2017, 10:10:39 AM »
Bounce back next week and we will be in the Play Offs and possibly a victory in Mordor away from the automatic spots. To put another angle on it.
I prefer to see it from your angle Ads as opposed to some of the hysteria that is across social media since 7.15pm last night..thats modern football for you I suppose.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7132 on: October 15, 2017, 10:12:44 AM »
Iím not sure he does set out to play negatively
I donít think he knows how to set a team up with any clear defined tactics

he buys players and hopes for the best that they gel, sometimes it works sometimes not, but clearly he hasnít got much idea about what heís doing as far as systems and style of play are concerned

I mean take the 1 niller over bottom club Bolton, he wouldnít have told the players to hold back at home against them yet we were crap, scraping and hanging on in the end to a penalty goal winner,
I donít think that is what he intended, just what we got because heís next to useless

we have had a winning runs with Bruce and unbeaten runs but never ever have we had a run of good form,
maybe we wonít need them to scrape our way up but surely we can do better than this

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7133 on: October 15, 2017, 10:13:47 AM »
we are in that worst position possible with Bruce i feared this would happen at the start of the season

not bad enough to get the sack

not good enough to be our manager

I'd have thought the worst position possible would have been bottom of the league but I suppose we all have different priorities.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7134 on: October 15, 2017, 10:13:58 AM »
I prefer to realise that the football we play under Bruce is very very very rarely exciting, and non existent against anyone half decent.

A poor manager, and one that hopefully will be replaced soon.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7135 on: October 15, 2017, 10:19:31 AM »
Everything you need to know about us and how we play in a nutshell; we're 7th in the league but our player of the season so far is our goalkeeper.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7136 on: October 15, 2017, 10:21:10 AM »
Everything you need to know about us and how we play in a nutshell; we're 7th in the league but our player of the season so far is our goalkeeper.

A decent signing by Bruce then.

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7137 on: October 15, 2017, 10:23:38 AM »
Johnstone is decent, absolutely. It's the midfield for me that needs toying with. Basically Onomah has to play. And players need to play in their correct roles. How hard can it be?
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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7138 on: October 15, 2017, 10:25:00 AM »
Johnstone is decent, absolutely. It's the midfield for me that needs toying with. Basically Odomah has to play. And players need to play in their correct roles. How hard can it be?

Apart from Adomah and Hutton, who was playing out of position?

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Re: Bruce out?
« Reply #7139 on: October 15, 2017, 10:28:07 AM »
Johnstone is decent, absolutely. It's the midfield for me that needs toying with. Basically Odomah has to play. And players need to play in their correct roles. How hard can it be?

Apart from Adomah and Hutton, who was playing out of position?

Apart from Adomah, Hourihane playing as a deep lying midfielder, Whelan playing further forwards, Hutton playing left back and Elmo playing right back, no one.