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Author Topic: Dean Smith - Confirmed  (Read 504819 times)

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6720 on: February 23, 2020, 01:09:46 AM »
So you agree Steve Bruce is shit and yet seem to be saying you'd prefer him to be manager. Otherwise I don't get the Newcastle love in.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6721 on: February 23, 2020, 01:15:57 AM »
Im not saying Id prefer him as a manager, as to be honest Id prefer neither, but considering where we are in the table and our performances Im not sure Bruce wouldve done any worse.

Id swap our points total for theirs and in 10 weeks thats all that will matter.

Offline Villan82

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6722 on: February 23, 2020, 01:18:17 AM »
At least Steve Bruce had a Plan A.

Nothing can ever get so bad to justify a sentence that begins, "at least Steve Bruce..."

At least Steve Bruce isn't our manager.

Steve Bruce has not done a bad job with Newcastle. Certainly keeping their heads above water.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6723 on: February 23, 2020, 01:23:09 AM »
Newcastle have won more games, lost less games and conceded less goals than us.

And we all agree theyre shit. So yes, theyve outperformed us so far. And its not because they have better players.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6724 on: February 23, 2020, 01:26:33 AM »
I'd prefer their points total as well, and I'd love us to fluke some of the results they have, doesn't alter that they are crap and often play far worse than we do, especially going forward.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6725 on: February 23, 2020, 01:36:29 AM »
I'm a knobhead like this, and it probably wouldn't work, but I'd like us to only play players who we know can hurt opponents.

Engels Mings Hause
Giulbert Luiz Target
Trezeguet Grealish Hourihane
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Offline CT Villan

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6726 on: February 23, 2020, 02:55:18 AM »
Sorry Dean, but after the final he should be removed. Then hold our noses and ask Sam to come in and save us.

Offline Demitri_C

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6727 on: February 23, 2020, 03:03:25 AM »
Bruces football was shit but i dont care what anyone says he had us better defssbovely than smith has.

Smith has to be one of the worst managers for defensive mistakes i have seen for us. We are so woeful at the back its unreal


Not sure that you're in the best position to be calling out mistakes, mate.

Dont understand what that has to do with steve bruce and dean Smith?

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6728 on: February 23, 2020, 03:21:37 AM »
Newcastle are shit, Steve Bruce is shit, that they've jammed some bizarre results doesn't alter that and on no planet would I swap Smith for him. And I say that as someone who isn't convinced Smith is good enough to be a top flight manager.

Steve Bruce is a defensively minded manager, who sets his teams up to try and nick results.  Understandable when you are trying to survive in the top flight and coming up against top sides, not so understandable when you are playing at home to Barnsley and Rotherham. 

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6729 on: February 23, 2020, 05:04:40 AM »
I don't think Newcastle will do down, though. We may well do.

Smith always seems to do well against Bruce, though, so if he's still in a job, there's a chance we'll win at least one more game before the end of the season.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6730 on: February 23, 2020, 05:52:26 AM »
Newcastle are shit, Steve Bruce is shit, that they've jammed some bizarre results doesn't alter that and on no planet would I swap Smith for him. And I say that as someone who isn't convinced Smith is good enough to be a top flight manager.

Steve Bruce is a defensively minded manager, who sets his teams up to try and nick results.  Understandable when you are trying to survive in the top flight and coming up against top sides, not so understandable when you are playing at home to Barnsley and Rotherham.
as I said Plan A, what is Smiths strategy?

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6731 on: February 23, 2020, 07:18:58 AM »
very little in the positive column has been recorded for the past decade other  than our current owners saving us from oblivion. now they must save themselves from an unremitting drain on their wallets and take the most objective of reviews, regardless of whether we stay up, win the Cup final or not. By and large, our strategy, both on and off the pitch ,has been found wanting since promotion - a situation neither would tolerate in their other business interests.PL or Championship, this summer is pivotal to our future development.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6732 on: February 23, 2020, 07:23:45 AM »
Anyone really expecting Smith to get sacked before the end of the season?

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6733 on: February 23, 2020, 07:37:29 AM »
Anyone really expecting Smith to get sacked before the end of the season?


Hoping. Praying.

Offline Abbeyfealeavfc

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6734 on: February 23, 2020, 08:17:25 AM »
Yesterday was bad enough without bringing potato head up.
"Plan A"- Roll your sleeves up. What a joke!
"Defensively minded manager"-this is the guy who left us with 1 central defender and has gone a long way to f-cking up that player's career, whilst playing Axel at rb.
Comparisons with the jordees-They were already PL when he joined them. They've got a 40m striker who can't score. When he left us we were on our way to fighting a relegation battle in the championship with very little in the way of defence. There is only one way newcastle is going under him.
Compare Deano to other managers if you have to, but bruce? Really?

 


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