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Offline WilliamStanding

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10230 on: September 16, 2020, 05:42:48 PM »
Well done Deano - many wanted you gone in March and even during project restart.

Proved them wrong

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10231 on: September 16, 2020, 05:47:26 PM »
Nobody wants him to fail and I hope he is a massive success. He made many mistakes earlier for which he was rightly criticized for. However he also made significant changes post break and if we just did that this season with the new players, we will finish comfortably mid table.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10232 on: September 16, 2020, 05:50:03 PM »
Fair play to him holding his hands up on last seasons signings and supporting Suso.  I thought he'd not got who he wanted (Maupay, Benrahma etc) and suffered because of it, but he's not using that as an excuse at all.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10233 on: September 16, 2020, 05:50:38 PM »
That's a great interview I did smile at the mixed metaphor:
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“At times there was just a candle flickering but we managed to get some electricity and heat things up a bit,”

Real measure of him that he passed up the opportunity to criticize Suso.

Offline WilliamStanding

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10234 on: September 16, 2020, 05:52:07 PM »
Tbf I never said anyone wanted him to fail, and yes he made errors, but the fact is there was a minority vehemently calling for his head.

W

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10235 on: September 16, 2020, 07:34:30 PM »
Tbf I never said anyone wanted him to fail, and yes he made errors, but the fact is there was a minority vehemently calling for his head.

W

Superfan. Well done you!

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10236 on: September 16, 2020, 08:02:39 PM »
He is just so impossible to dislike, whatever you think of his managerial qualities (and I strongly suspect that that likeability is one of them).

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10237 on: September 18, 2020, 09:07:31 AM »
Agree Monty. He is a genuinely nice person who tries his best and doesn't really have a bad word to say about others.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10238 on: September 24, 2020, 10:51:07 PM »
Absolute hero
Have to credit Dean who is a particular favourite of mine.
One of the best fitting coaches I feel we could have.

Now on a 7 match unbeaten run league and cup.
It's 5 matches in the league. Fulham next and another 3 points is hopeful.

Then to see if Deans 'home schooling' has really stuck have a good test at home to Liverpool before international period.

If we remain unbeaten say with 4pts then he really is progressing this team !

Well done Dean Smith I would love us to win a trophy this year and feel Smith wants to try so hard to win one too and be everything for him to get us a cup!

Dean Smith only gets better.
What a guy !


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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10239 on: September 25, 2020, 11:23:53 AM »
Absolute hero
Have to credit Dean who is a particular favourite of mine.
One of the best fitting coaches I feel we could have.

Now on a 7 match unbeaten run league and cup.
It's 5 matches in the league. Fulham next and another 3 points is hopeful.

Then to see if Deans 'home schooling' has really stuck have a good test at home to Liverpool before international period.

If we remain unbeaten say with 4pts then he really is progressing this team !

Well done Dean Smith I would love us to win a trophy this year and feel Smith wants to try so hard to win one too and be everything for him to get us a cup!

Dean Smith only gets better.
What a guy !



Amen brother

Offline BC Villain

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10240 on: September 26, 2020, 06:21:36 PM »

Offline Rudy Can't Fail

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10241 on: September 26, 2020, 06:35:12 PM »
Superb.

Never realised about the design on the shirt. 164 pages on SHA.

Offline p_ad

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10242 on: September 26, 2020, 06:45:54 PM »
Brilliant just effing brilliant , whatever your thoughts on Deano the boss ,he is just an outstanding bloke I love the man

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10243 on: September 26, 2020, 07:30:29 PM »

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10244 on: September 26, 2020, 07:32:03 PM »
It's why the other lot hate him so much.

 


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