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Offline Sexual Ealing

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2018, 10:09:18 PM »

Offline itmustbe_it is!

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2018, 10:09:43 PM »
Yes yes yes yes yes

Villa are back !!!

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #17 on: October 10, 2018, 10:09:58 PM »
I think it is a good appointment. Onward and upward.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #18 on: October 10, 2018, 10:10:00 PM »
Happy enough with this.

One word of caution, Dean is a bit of a slow burner. Takes a while for his methods to really click into place at Walsall and Brentford. Yes better players here but they need to be organised and coached. He will do that but needs time.

I think our rest of the season will probably be similar to when SB came in. Next season is when I really expect us to look good providing FFP dosen't cripple us.

I would imagine Richard O'Kelly will be coming in to join the staff. Dean's number 2 at Walsall and Brentford. Used to manage Hereford.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #19 on: October 10, 2018, 10:10:07 PM »
At fucking last. UTV!

Offline richtheholtender

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #20 on: October 10, 2018, 10:10:24 PM »
Welcome all!! Come on villa

Offline Fred Crump

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #21 on: October 10, 2018, 10:11:08 PM »
Bloody fantastic news ! Good luck Deano and JT - UTV!

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #22 on: October 10, 2018, 10:11:53 PM »
Triple signing and at last a shape is coming together.  Well done to Christian Purslow for dumping Steve Bruce, not playing all of this out in the media and going in for Smith and Terry quickly and effectively.  Top class, professional. Will be interesting to see who else they bring in with them but we have a Manager who wants to play proper football, has an Assistant who is utterly respected and we have a Sporting Director with a great pedigree.  I'm glad we have had games moved for telly now.  Swift, decisive, meaningful.  Excellent.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #23 on: October 10, 2018, 10:12:06 PM »
I'm a lot more in favour of this then I am some of the options, but he wouldn't have been my top choice.

Still, let's see what he can do. Hopefully we can play some decent stuff. Should add a few thousand to the Abertawe gate too!

Offline serbentoflight

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #24 on: October 10, 2018, 10:12:41 PM »
Smith out!!! 😉

Offline auntiesledd

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #25 on: October 10, 2018, 10:12:57 PM »
Crivens, I wasn't expecting such a statement at this time of night!

I'm excited by the appointments, so welcome one & all. May you sort out this fecking shambles & bring organisation, excitement and success to Aston Villa. :)

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #26 on: October 10, 2018, 10:13:48 PM »
Happy enough but we need patience and to be realistic. It will probably take 3 years to be champions of England, and another couple to start winning the European Cup on a regular basis. At least we've wrapped up the division 2 title and FA Cup this season now though.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #27 on: October 10, 2018, 10:14:14 PM »
Bloody hell !

Offline Phil from the upper holte

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #28 on: October 10, 2018, 10:14:18 PM »
Social media ruins all the fun.

Offline Drummond

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #29 on: October 10, 2018, 10:14:32 PM »
I like that he's head coach and therefore will be on the training ground rather than sending his unskilled lackeys to do his job.

He's done well so far, let's hope he can grow more and into our club. He knows what it means, hell get full support from the fans.