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Online Deano's Mullet

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Season expectations 2017-18
« on: July 16, 2017, 01:48:34 PM »
What do you think then? Maybe a bit early but I certainly have higher expectations this season than last. I reckon we'll be in the play-off places at the very least, whether we'll actually go up I have no idea. Being positive, I've gone for promotion via playoffs. I certainly don't ever see us being so consistent as to finishing 1st or 2nd.

Offline Des Little

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2017, 02:09:23 PM »
I genuinely think we'll go straight up, with the others in contention being Boro, Wolves, Reading and Derby.

Offline garyshawsknee

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2017, 02:19:51 PM »
I might put money on Terry being player manager before Christmas !!

Offline peter w

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2017, 02:20:53 PM »
9th.

Offline SteveN

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2017, 02:24:05 PM »
Under Bruce, bang average, mid table.

Online Sexual Ealing

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2017, 02:25:42 PM »
I can't see us going up under this manager, based on the decisions he's made so far. I obviously hope I'm wrong.

Offline clash city rocker

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2017, 02:35:22 PM »
If terry can stay fit and play most games it will help the defence no end. However our major problem is going to be scoring goals. Watching our 20m+ at the harriers the other night doesn't fill me with confidence.Unless the goal scoring problem gets rectified one way or another our best hope may be scrapping into the play offs.

Online KRS

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2017, 02:57:41 PM »
I can't see us finishing top 2 under Bruce, so we should be expecting to finish in one of the playoff places...realistically I'm not confident or convinced that is achievable under Bruce either so could quite as easily be mid table mediocrity.

Online Damo70

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #8 on: July 16, 2017, 03:17:25 PM »
I don't see us as top two. Maybe somewhere in the play off places.

Online brian green

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #9 on: July 16, 2017, 03:18:07 PM »
My views are word for word the same as those expressed by Sexual Earring.  Not with Bruce.  Not based on what has been done by him, hope I am wrong.

Offline Chris Jameson

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #10 on: July 16, 2017, 03:20:39 PM »
We'll walk this league, somebody is due a hammering soon etc.

Offline saunders_heroes

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #11 on: July 16, 2017, 03:22:47 PM »
I dont get the "I don't think we'll go up with Bruce in charge" stuff. Is that what Bruce is best at, getting teams promoted to the PL?

Offline Karlos96

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2017, 03:24:05 PM »
I'm expecting a similar finish to last season watching the game yesterday nothing has changed we still struggle to create chances and there is just no pace in the side.

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2017, 03:24:50 PM »
I might put money on Terry being player manager before Christmas !!

I'm not sure about Terry as Player/Manager but I can't see Bruce lasting until Christmas if things remain the same. You may want to lay a few quid on David Moyes coming in until the end of the season.

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Re: Season expectations 2017-18
« Reply #14 on: July 16, 2017, 03:29:13 PM »
Our squad should be top 2, however I think we'll be 6-10th. Bruce just doesn't give me any confidence at present.