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Offline Clark W Griswold

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6495 on: February 19, 2020, 01:47:48 PM »
Spurs have taken more points than anybody bar Liverpool since Mourinho took over. They were incredible fortunate against us.

I'd love us to batter both Man United and Arsenal.
wouldn't we all - however the reality is we couldn't do that when we were a decent side let alone the team that can't beat Bournemouth home or away - I admire your optimism however

Xmas 1989, Aston Villa 3 Man Utd 0, Aston Villa 2 Arsenal 1.
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I know what you mean though, It hasnít happened much since!

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6496 on: February 19, 2020, 01:57:44 PM »
Those were the first two games Iíd attended at Villa Park for a while after living in Somerset due to work. God knows how many of us were crammed into the Holte End for the Man Utd game but what a day that was.

Offline Clark W Griswold

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6497 on: February 19, 2020, 02:19:57 PM »
Yes it was the most packed Iíd experienced up to that point.

Fergie, on the dole....

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6498 on: February 19, 2020, 07:34:18 PM »
Yes it was the most packed Iíd experienced up to that point.

Fergie, on the dole....
Where has that 31 years gone?

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6499 on: February 19, 2020, 09:26:29 PM »
Scary isnít it?

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6500 on: February 19, 2020, 11:08:14 PM »
Our record has to improve at some point! I trust Smith to at least try and win.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6501 on: February 21, 2020, 10:42:04 AM »
Not sure mentioning Southampton's home record was such a good idea.  Comments like that have a way of coming back and biting you on the arse.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6502 on: February 21, 2020, 12:57:02 PM »
Especially when our away record is diabolical.

Online Three Spires Villa

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6503 on: February 21, 2020, 02:36:31 PM »
Bit silly from Dean. Do the talking on the pitch. These things do not help.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6504 on: February 21, 2020, 04:54:17 PM »
Not sure mentioning Southampton's home record was such a good idea.  Comments like that have a way of coming back and biting you on the arse.

Yep, pretty much always.

Then again, it may help to add a tad more pressure on them. I hope the latter but fear the former.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6505 on: February 21, 2020, 05:00:19 PM »
Spurs have taken more points than anybody bar Liverpool since Mourinho took over. They were incredible fortunate against us.

I'd love us to batter both Man United and Arsenal.
wouldn't we all - however the reality is we couldn't do that when we were a decent side let alone the team that can't beat Bournemouth home or away - I admire your optimism however
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They are both totally different propositions now though.  Really should be nothing to fear.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6506 on: February 22, 2020, 07:31:53 AM »
Lose today and I think it's time for a change

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6507 on: February 22, 2020, 07:39:31 AM »
A week before a cup final ? Thatís not going to happen. He is here for the rest of the season, at least.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6508 on: February 22, 2020, 10:23:20 AM »
Yeah, I wouldn't have minded getting rid after the last Southampton game. You are never going to play brilliantly every week at this end of the table, but feel he has done enough to keep his job until the end of the season now, barring a hammering next week coupled with a disastrous run of league results.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #6509 on: February 22, 2020, 10:44:32 AM »
For me if we go down, his position should be looked at and maybe time to make a change. If we stay up and he has money, look again at Christmas

 


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