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Author Topic: Dean Smith - Confirmed  (Read 279803 times)

Offline tomd2103

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3135 on: February 12, 2019, 12:04:43 AM »
We've got one player who has come in and improved on the player that was there before, in Mings.  Kalinic has been every bit as disappointing as Nyland, Hause had the worst debut ever and Carroll isn't going to be fit for two weeks, and has been widely derided by Swansea fans.  All the time we're lining up with Hutton and Taylor at full back and Hourihane as a defensive midfielder.  What part of that is "better than average"?

I didn't see anyone complaining about Kalinic when he signed - Including you.  He has improved the GK position although currently not to the tune of £7 million.

Which Championship clubs hag a better window than we did then?

Ever considered that there was only so much money available and only so many players we could bring in without some going the other way?

Agree, with the last point, probably better to hold back a bit than spend decent money on players who might not be first choice.

Don't agree with the point about Kalinic I'm afraid, looks just as unconvincing as Nyland at the moment.  The goalkeeping situation this season has been a monumental balls up so far. 

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3136 on: February 12, 2019, 12:35:29 AM »
You canít just toss Callum OhíHare into professional games like a random cup game and expect him to just perform. Itís the mistake we made with Bannan to an extent, Albrighton and even someone like Daniel Johnson. We are now in a position where we can bring players through especially at this level. We have to commit to it and sending these kids out on loan and reintegrating them next season is absolutely the right approach.

Offline LukeJames

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3137 on: February 12, 2019, 12:51:20 AM »
You canít just toss Callum OhíHare into professional games like a random cup game and expect him to just perform. Itís the mistake we made with Bannan to an extent, Albrighton and even someone like Daniel Johnson. We are now in a position where we can bring players through especially at this level. We have to commit to it and sending these kids out on loan and reintegrating them next season is absolutely the right approach.
Absolutely, its something we should of been doing years ago.

Offline aj2k77

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3138 on: February 12, 2019, 12:53:29 AM »
Why does every player we sign have additional millions added to their fee? Fuck me, we pay enough anyway but reading this forum Kallenic cost £7m, Hogan £15m, McCormack and Kodjia £30m combined.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3139 on: February 12, 2019, 01:14:34 AM »
I remember when players changed clubs for £50-odd and a packet of baccy.

Offline mr underhill

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3140 on: February 12, 2019, 12:00:42 PM »
I never had you down as being born in the nineteenth century Louise.

Offline themossman

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3141 on: February 13, 2019, 09:43:51 PM »
Poor tactics and result. Iím trying and failing to find positives in these results in relation to smithís ability.

Offline GarTomas

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3142 on: February 13, 2019, 09:44:56 PM »
Poor tactics and result. Iím trying and failing to find positives in these results in relation to smithís ability.

Which players that started tonight would you like to see in the team next year?

Offline PaulWinch again

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3143 on: February 13, 2019, 09:45:00 PM »
Absolute garbage again Dean, truly shit.

Offline Matt Collins

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3144 on: February 13, 2019, 09:45:00 PM »
Outdone tactically first half

Second half was better as we pressed up

Needs time. But he's not doing well at the moment

Offline Davkaus

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3145 on: February 13, 2019, 09:45:10 PM »
Smith Out.

Offline Richard

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3146 on: February 13, 2019, 09:45:36 PM »
No improvement on Bruce sorry to say

Offline pauliewalnuts

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3147 on: February 13, 2019, 09:45:36 PM »
So far away from acceptable, it is truly worrying

Offline Risso

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3148 on: February 13, 2019, 09:46:17 PM »
He looks devoid of ideas as to how to turn this around.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #3149 on: February 13, 2019, 09:46:22 PM »
Out of his depth ?
We appear to have turned him into a Ďvilla managerí in double quick time.

Are all of our kids so shit that not a single one is knocking on the door of the first team?
It seems to me that he has his team and is very inflexible, despite him seeing we are shit.