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Author Topic: Dean Smith - Confirmed  (Read 468564 times)

Offline brontebilly

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5235 on: December 14, 2019, 04:45:41 PM »
What a silly decision a new contract was.

Insane and completely unnecessary

Offline SoccerHQ

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5236 on: December 14, 2019, 04:46:23 PM »
Huge pressure on next two games now, not winning either isn't an option. 4 points at worst.

To not even make 20 points by New Year will leave the second half of the season an uphill struggle given the home fixtures we have left.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5237 on: December 14, 2019, 04:47:11 PM »
Should have been 3

Offline Risso

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5238 on: December 14, 2019, 04:52:09 PM »
Completely inept.  We were this bad last year when we lost to Wigan, but then we had Jack coming back.  Hard to see where any improvement can come from this time, unless we buy big in January.

Offline PaulWinch again

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5239 on: December 14, 2019, 04:52:29 PM »
How many games have we either lost or drawn due to second half failings? Itís a clear indication the manager cannot respond to tactical changes from the opposition. Itís not good enough Dean, sort it out and fast.

Offline curiousorange

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5240 on: December 14, 2019, 04:54:57 PM »
So, we have to ask the question: who's waiting in the wings?

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5241 on: December 14, 2019, 04:57:11 PM »
So, we have to ask the question: who's waiting in the wings?


Offline themossman

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5242 on: December 14, 2019, 04:58:10 PM »
I love him but heís losing us games regularly.

Offline Fred Crump

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5243 on: December 14, 2019, 04:59:02 PM »
So, we have to ask the question: who's waiting in the wings?



AAAAAAAAAAAAGGGGGGGHHHHHH !!!!!!

Please don't do that, even in jest

Offline Risso

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5244 on: December 14, 2019, 05:00:17 PM »
That game was almost Lambert-esque in its rubbishness.  Sheffield United tore us a new one. 

Offline ez

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5245 on: December 14, 2019, 05:01:07 PM »
Hes a good championship manager but regrettably I think that's all.

Offline Rudy65

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5246 on: December 14, 2019, 05:01:59 PM »
Is this really a surprise? He managed Brentford to mid table and now he is mixing it with the big boys in the prem. Prior to that it was league one and Walsall.

I was worried when his name was touted during summer 2018 to replace Bruce, but he proved me wrong last season. But maybe the prem is now a step too far. Changes need to be made and fast

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5247 on: December 14, 2019, 05:02:10 PM »
Hi Dean,

Please start being proactive rather reactive, and if you have to be reactive please start being good at it.

Lots of love,
AVFC

Offline curiousorange

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5248 on: December 14, 2019, 05:03:09 PM »
Smith talks very well. He can explain what he wanted to do and why it did or didn't work. But increasingly Smith the talker and Smith the coach are drawing further apart.

Offline Risso

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #5249 on: December 14, 2019, 05:03:26 PM »
He was lucky to inherit two players in Grealish and McGinn who were too good for the Championship last season.