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Offline AsTallAsLions

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6240 on: January 29, 2020, 07:13:13 AM »
Fair play to Dean, he got it right last night. Tactics and subs were spot on.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6241 on: January 29, 2020, 07:21:19 AM »
Well done Dean, leading Villa to two Wembley appearances in less than a year. Also I believe he is the first English manager since Harry Redknapp to get a team to a Wembley final.

To get a *Premier League* team to League Cup Final.  The Bradford manager was English but we can forget about that!

Offline manic-road

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6242 on: January 29, 2020, 08:26:16 AM »
Well done Dean, leading Villa to two Wembley appearances in less than a year. Also I believe he is the first English manager since Harry Redknapp to get a team to a Wembley final.

To get a *Premier League* team to League Cup Final.  The Bradford manager was English but we can forget about that!

Cheers for the correction Dave P.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6243 on: January 30, 2020, 10:39:32 PM »
It's safe to say that the 'Smith is the new Lambert' line can now be dismissed -at least as far as League Cup semi-finals are concerned!!

Offline Risso

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6244 on: January 31, 2020, 10:24:35 AM »
It's safe to say that the 'Smith is the new Lambert' line can now be dismissed -at least as far as League Cup semi-finals are concerned!!

Yep, in getting to a cup final, Smith is clearly the new Sherwood! ;)

Offline TheMalandro

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6245 on: February 01, 2020, 12:06:43 AM »
I feel very uneasy about the relationship between Smith, Suso and Purslow. Perhaps itís paranoia from the last few regimes.

My gut feeling, Smith will be gone within a year. 

Offline Luke8

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6246 on: February 01, 2020, 12:27:29 AM »
I feel very uneasy about the relationship between Smith, Suso and Purslow. Perhaps itís paranoia from the last few regimes.

My gut feeling, Smith will be gone within a year. 

Smith and Purslow looked pretty close on Tuesday night. And at Burnley.

Offline nigel

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6247 on: February 01, 2020, 11:03:43 AM »
I feel very uneasy about the relationship between Smith, Suso and Purslow. Perhaps itís paranoia from the last few regimes.

My gut feeling, Smith will be gone within a year.

What makes you say that?

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6248 on: February 01, 2020, 05:00:36 PM »
Todayís first half illustrates a problem for us. Far too often our level just drops through the floor, itís not weíre a bit off our game weíre fucking miles off. Dean has to be better and stabilising this sort of thing. You canít be ace all the time, but we shouldnít drop like we do.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6249 on: February 01, 2020, 05:08:02 PM »
We're shit a lot more time than we're ace.

Offline Demitri_C

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6250 on: February 01, 2020, 05:09:02 PM »
Isnt able to motivate a fucking team for 90 minutes. Another shambles performance and another game against ten men he has failed to get anything from.

Not good enough

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6251 on: February 01, 2020, 05:10:03 PM »
Well yes fully agree. Today was unacceptable and it was another game from minute one then opposition looked to have more intent and accuracy. If we donít massively step it up weíll be relegated.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6252 on: February 01, 2020, 05:11:12 PM »
Jack aside, weíre a team of hot and cold players with a hot and cold coach. Not a great combination for grinding out the wins we need. 

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6253 on: February 01, 2020, 05:13:43 PM »
Dear Mr Appleyard,

Any chance you could coach the defenders at some stage this season please?

Offline Demitri_C

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6254 on: February 01, 2020, 05:33:15 PM »
One step forward  four back under smith