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Offline Rudy Can't Fail

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #885 on: February 26, 2017, 06:17:19 PM »
Assuming we stay up I can see Bruce's future being decided by the result against the Rags. Win and he stays, lose and he's gone in the summer. My money is on a draw.

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #886 on: February 26, 2017, 06:24:23 PM »
Meaning he stays and goes?

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #887 on: February 26, 2017, 06:26:43 PM »
It means he puts his left leg in, his left leg out, his left leg in and he shakes it all about, he does the okey kokey and he turns around....

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #888 on: February 26, 2017, 07:04:52 PM »
It's all just so clueless with Bruce.  Banging on about failings of 4 years ago, as if that has any bearing at all on what happens now.  It would have if Lerner were still in charge and he'd had no money to spend, but he took over an expensive squad, and has spent a fortune, and yet the football and the results are still appalling.

Why is he not allowed to acknowledge the fact that we've been relegated? Isn't that a failing?

Missing the point entirely. He was talking about problems of four years ago, NOT relegation.  The problems back then were underinvestment and the forced sales of our best players, not things he's had to deal with.  The only common theme with the problems of the past is the picking of the wrong manager.


What has happened in the past has played a part for where we are now. He wasn't here. We mention it, why shouldn't he?

Because he's using it as an excuse for his own failings.

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #889 on: February 26, 2017, 07:09:37 PM »
Past managers have said the same. It's hardly exclusive with Bruce.

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #890 on: February 26, 2017, 07:21:54 PM »
Even spending nothing you'd still expect him to get them to pass the ball. That he hasn't and we can't is very disappointing

I missed yesterday due to being away but it sounds shit again. 29% possession at home is embarrassing

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #891 on: February 26, 2017, 07:25:09 PM »
Even spending nothing you'd still expect him to get them to pass the ball. That he hasn't and we can't is very disappointing

I missed yesterday due to being away but it sounds shit again. 29% possession at home is embarrassing

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100% of the points.

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #892 on: February 26, 2017, 07:33:49 PM »
You can tell you missed yesterday. They had all the ball in front of us. Ipswich created more.

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #893 on: February 26, 2017, 07:40:31 PM »
You can tell you missed yesterday. They had all the ball in front of us. Ipswich created more.
And, Ipswich created 1 chance.

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #894 on: February 26, 2017, 07:47:31 PM »
In fairness, the certain penalty they should have had should be classed as a "chance". I'd say Bent's header was too, though you'd always expect a keeper to save it.

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #895 on: February 26, 2017, 07:58:49 PM »
It's time the league tables were based on possession, Derby hammered us 71-29 despite us scoring and coming close on three other occasions and them never really looking like scoring.

Offline Three Spires Villa

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #896 on: February 26, 2017, 08:15:14 PM »
The football under Bruce is terrible, everyone can see that. Yes we won and I'm glad, but it really should be better than this. We won't go down, blimey should we be happy with that statement? Come on SB, get us playing better, creating chances, if you do we will love you

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #897 on: February 26, 2017, 08:17:31 PM »
How can you really say "it is no good continually switching managers", though?

Surely it depends who you are switching from, and to whom (and I say that as one who wouldn't sack Bruce)?

Really? So one presumes when RDM, RG, TS, PL, and so forth were appointed, someone thought they were the right for - but they weren't. None of them. So who is the right fit??

I suspect those like me who advocate sticking are doing so because we fear the next 4 will be as bad as the last 4 and by then, we will. R calling for the head of another manger as we near relegation to League 2.

Sacking a manager is easy and it often makes supporters happy - till they find themselves singing from the same hymn sheet a few months later.

Stability in the game today is completely under-rated

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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #898 on: February 26, 2017, 08:18:47 PM »
The football under Bruce is terrible, everyone can see that. Yes we won and I'm glad, but it really should be better than this. We won't go down, blimey should we be happy with that statement? Come on SB, get us playing better, creating chances, if you do we will love you

I won't say we played well yesterday, but we did create chances.


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Re: Bruce out
« Reply #899 on: February 26, 2017, 08:28:25 PM »
You can tell you missed yesterday. They had all the ball in front of us. Ipswich created more.
And, Ipswich created 1 chance.

Exactly so.