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Author Topic: Dean Smith - Confirmed  (Read 764894 times)

Offline four fornicholl

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10920 on: January 15, 2021, 12:11:36 PM »
Quite rightly nominated for December Manager of the Month.

That's great news should get the accolade. 
Outstanding effort in December
Confirmed winner, well done Mr Smith.
« Last Edit: January 15, 2021, 12:15:05 PM by four fornicholl »

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10921 on: January 15, 2021, 12:15:51 PM »
Would love to see the record of all managers who win it....and then lose the next one! Can remember it happening once or twice with MON and I doubt any have won it since given the dubious quality we've appointed since (perhaps Sherwood might've got it for our good run in March 2015?)

Guess it's just a consquence of having wins against bottom half teams and then when you get the award you then have a run v top 6 teams.

Offline Abbeyfealeavfc

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10922 on: January 15, 2021, 12:24:10 PM »
Well done to Deano!

Offline Tuscans

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10923 on: January 15, 2021, 01:14:34 PM »
My bedroom in 1986 looked like Dean Smiths room.

Offline Pete3206

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10924 on: January 15, 2021, 01:14:58 PM »
First MOM since MON in 2010.

Offline Risso

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10925 on: January 15, 2021, 03:53:49 PM »
Well done Dean.

Offline Dr Butler

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10926 on: January 15, 2021, 04:11:14 PM »
yep nice one Dean, onwards and upwards please :)

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Offline darren woolley

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10927 on: January 15, 2021, 04:17:29 PM »
Congratulations Deano well deserved award.

Offline West Derby Villan

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10928 on: January 15, 2021, 05:43:52 PM »
Well deserved Deano

Online Sexual Ealing

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10929 on: January 15, 2021, 05:47:24 PM »
Just put this in the other managers thread. Compare and contrast to his predecessor.
https://tinyurl.com/y3yr7kwa

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10930 on: January 15, 2021, 05:55:57 PM »
Roll wor sleeves up like the Villa and go again.

Offline paul_e

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10931 on: January 15, 2021, 07:06:40 PM »
I love the whole "we were absolutely hopeless ... it's happened too often in the 18 months I've been here" said as if it's absolutely nothing to do with him. I think that's why I dislike the guy so much, play well and HE has proved the doubters wrong play poorly and he'll point anywhere except himself. There's always an excuse as to why it's out of his hands to fix.

The turnaround since we got rid of the fucking chancer and employed someone capable of doing the job is insane, I really hope we now have owners who know to avoid people like this whenever we need to hire again.

Thank McGrath that we've got Smith now.

Offline Drummond

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10932 on: January 15, 2021, 07:19:09 PM »
Can we please not turn this into anything other than a Dean Smith thread. Do not tarnish him with anyone else please.

Offline wittonwarrior

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10933 on: January 15, 2021, 07:27:51 PM »
I think what we have seen since he came to the club  is that he gets players playing.  Under Bruce it was as if one or two were carrying sacks of spuds / cabbages with them.

The acid test though would be a prolonged period without Jack.  This has only happened for one prolonged period in his first season and we tumbled.  Overall though we are a much stronger squad now so this would not become an issue again.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #10934 on: January 15, 2021, 07:42:12 PM »
First MOM since MON in 2010.
Crikey! Over a decade ago.

Well done Smith, deserved we have got teams scared of us again.

 


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