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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13590 on: June 07, 2021, 01:49:14 PM »
If we spend 100m top six is the target - minimum.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13591 on: June 07, 2021, 03:08:25 PM »
Win the FA Cup and top 8 please. No pressure!

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13592 on: June 07, 2021, 04:06:57 PM »
Cups are a lottery. It's the league I'm interested in.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13593 on: June 07, 2021, 04:40:36 PM »
Spurs will either have no money or no Kane. I feel for them.

I fucking don't :)

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Me neither. They were one of the first circling vultures when Xia had us dangling over the edge in 2018.

Fuck Spurs with a pitchfork.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13594 on: June 07, 2021, 04:48:28 PM »
And a pitchfork which is on fire at that.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13595 on: June 07, 2021, 04:52:02 PM »
And a pitchfork which is on fire at that.

And we should make Levy do the walk of shame

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13596 on: June 07, 2021, 10:43:00 PM »
Cups are a lottery. It's the league I'm interested in.

Nah it's the cup for me. I want to live to see Aston Villa lift the FA Cup.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13597 on: June 07, 2021, 10:52:27 PM »
If we spend 100m top six is the target - minimum.

I'd be happy with 7th or 8th personally.

Seems Leicester are signing a good DM from Lille (who've just won the French league of course) and Edouard from Celtic for 18m so 5th place team is strengthening what is already a very good first 11.

Our target really needs to be finishing above two of Everton, West Ham, Arsenal and Spurs next season. And Leeds of couse. If we do that we'll certainly be in the top 10.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13598 on: June 07, 2021, 10:54:35 PM »
I really wouldn't be happy with 7th or 8th. What's the point of that? Top six, minimum. I'll settle for finishing lower if we win a trophy, admittedly. So long as we are comfortable all season, at least.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13599 on: June 08, 2021, 04:31:59 AM »
Spurs will either have no money or no Kane. I feel for them.

I fucking don't :)

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Me neither. They were one of the first circling vultures when Xia had us dangling over the edge in 2018.

Fuck Spurs with a pitchfork.

But Spurs are a team that is committed to playing football 'the right way' (last manager: Jose Mourinho); that are all about glory (last league title: 1961, one of two league titles in their history); that fill pints up from the bottom of the glass. Most of all, unlike other teams, they have a stadium.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13600 on: June 10, 2021, 12:58:27 AM »
I imagine that eighth will be the minimum requirement, and top six a sign of real progress -something that Purslow mentions in many of his interviews.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13601 on: June 10, 2021, 07:01:38 AM »
I would imagine that next season we will need to qualify for European football, if we don't I can imagine a few of our young guns deciding that they may want to move on to teams that are in European competition.


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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13602 on: June 10, 2021, 07:27:35 AM »
I really wouldn't be happy with 7th or 8th. What's the point of that? Top six, minimum. I'll settle for finishing lower if we win a trophy, admittedly. So long as we are comfortable all season, at least.

 I am never one to temper ambitions because our ambitions are to keep progressing and growing but I think to climb from 17th to 11th is a lot easier than to climb from 11th to the top six or seven because of the size of the clubs who are there.

We have now got the youngest average age group on the longest-term contracts in the Premier League. That is what we want to build on ... We know these players will get better, getting them on longer-term contracts is really important. It is all right bringing in young players and building their value but Im hopeful players will come to Aston Villa, like Ezri Konsa, and spend six, seven or eight years here. If they are doing that it means the club is progressing. That is an important part of the plan moving forward.

Prepare for disappointment, hope for success.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13603 on: June 10, 2021, 07:48:30 AM »
Spurs will either have no money or no Kane. I feel for them.

I fucking don't :)

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Me neither. They were one of the first circling vultures when Xia had us dangling over the edge in 2018.

Fuck Spurs with a pitchfork.

But Spurs are a team that is committed to playing football 'the right way' (last manager: Jose Mourinho); that are all about glory (last league title: 1961, one of two league titles in their history); that fill pints up from the bottom of the glass. Most of all, unlike other teams, they have a stadium.
Spurs were part of a ruthless cartel that attempted to hijack the game and ruin it for everyone outside their cosy little arrangement. I have zero sympathy for their plight. The fans? Maybe just a little bit. We have to be equally ruthless now in our pursuit of the elite. Spurs are in financial difficulties and will have to sell Kane to help balance the books. We should look at finishing above the arrogant tossers. Fuck em. Top 6 is now achievable and CL football will be the next goal after that. Leicester City have proved it's achievable. We are a bigger club with access to huge resources. Time to think big. Time to act big.

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Re: Dean Smith - Confirmed
« Reply #13604 on: June 10, 2021, 08:14:47 AM »
Can I just say, that i think Sexual Ealing was joking about feeling sorry for them.

Hopefully if they do have time sell players like Kane and Son, they can pick up top replacements like Onomah and Dawkins.

 


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