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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10245 on: September 26, 2020, 08:12:02 PM »
There is Dean the person and Dean the football manager. The former is beyond reproach. Heís a wonderful, genuine man who loves the city, the club and relates to everything we do. Dean the football manager deserves credit for how ended last season and have started this. But he made lots of errors last and deserved the criticism he got. We all hope he is here for a very long time because professionally he is successful. I donít want the Dean the personís reputation taking a beating because of his professional performance. As we saw with Sir Graham, itís very, very sad when that happens.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10246 on: September 26, 2020, 08:33:00 PM »
Brilliant just effing brilliant , whatever your thoughts on Deano the boss ,he is just an outstanding bloke I love the man
I agree - and it's what a lot of clubs do. Credit to all for doing it.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10247 on: September 26, 2020, 10:21:30 PM »
Absolutely lovely.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10248 on: September 26, 2020, 11:54:39 PM »
I thought Dean should have been sacked earlier on in the year. I was wrong....

Takes a big man to admit this, I donít expect this to be a common occurrence however.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10249 on: September 27, 2020, 12:16:42 AM »
I thought Dean should have been sacked earlier on in the year. I was wrong....

Takes a big man to admit this, I donít expect this to be a common occurrence however.

I'm hoping the we have a similar result with regards to people's views of Keinan Davis.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10250 on: September 27, 2020, 12:22:22 AM »
KD has achieved exactly what In the EPL?

How many league goals was it again In two / three years ?

When he scores 5 goals plus in a league season I will be the ďbig manĒ.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10251 on: September 27, 2020, 12:23:14 AM »
Nice to see the class we talk about in action - thatís heartwarming and we need more of it. Am sure other clubs do similar and credit to all that do. The more inclusive the sport, the more inclusive society.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10252 on: September 27, 2020, 05:35:53 PM »
I thought Dean should have been sacked earlier on in the year. I was wrong....

Takes a big man to admit this, I donít expect this to be a common occurrence however.

I'm hoping the we have a similar result with regards to people's views of Keinan Davis.

Reeled him in....

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10253 on: September 28, 2020, 08:11:41 PM »
So far so good this season, but there's a lot more assurance about the side. Faith in players like Konsa and Luiz is now paying off. Defensively we look a lot better. Staying up was astonishing, but hopefully we'll be able to kick on and have a season that's a little more comfortable. We're playing like a side that doesn't look like it should be worrying about relegation battles. Ask me again in a couple of months of course...
I wanted him gone in Jan. We looked absolutely done for, and when a club looks that way they virtually never turn it around, but Dean did.

I'll be delighted if we have a solid season, and hope Dean is the man who can take us forward. Top bloke.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10254 on: September 28, 2020, 08:17:53 PM »
Well done Dean, I wasnít sure you had it at times last season very happy to be wrong. Keep proving me wrong.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10255 on: September 28, 2020, 08:57:11 PM »
Great start. Keep it up. Two more in please.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10256 on: September 28, 2020, 09:05:51 PM »
Well he's managed to keep the confidence high among the players from the end of the last season - probably was the turning point for the team that, considering we couldn't buy a win from Feb to July. Now we look like we can see off the newly promoted dross and give the also-rans a game as well. Add to that the signings and getting key players to sign-up, and you have to feel optimistic the way things are going under Smith.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10257 on: September 28, 2020, 09:08:53 PM »
I could be wrong but I think this is the first time we've gone 6 top flight games unbeaten since the start of the McLeish season (W2 D5).

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10258 on: September 28, 2020, 09:13:19 PM »
Smith has had a great spell, Iím so pleased for him. Shame this thread sometimes had a whiff of the Alan Partidge needless-to-say-I-had-the-last-laughs about it. But mainly, just pleased heís got almost everything right since lockdown. Good on him.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10259 on: September 28, 2020, 09:20:17 PM »
Maybe we're seeing the influence of quality coaching now Shakespeare has been added to the bunch.

 


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