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Offline Mister E

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #105 on: July 16, 2019, 11:53:29 AM »
Taking away any of the issues we may have with him or his football you have to seriously question Ashley or his advisors.

What the fuck was the question that Bruce was thought to be the best answer?

"Who can we hire on a comparatively small salary, will just about be able to scrape us 17th place and will be so grateful to be here that he won't make any real demands or rock the boat?"

I can well believe that was actually the question.


already linked with Yannick Bolaise and they described Bruce as a tactician


 https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2019/07/16/do-report-steve-bruce-wants-his-ex-villa-loanee-yannick-bolasie/
It gets better!
Bruce the Tactician: hmmm, how does that work then?

Offline john e

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #106 on: July 16, 2019, 12:47:08 PM »
I just hope Ashley backs Bruce in the transfer market
can you imagine the shower if shit he will buy

it could take them years to recover

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #107 on: July 16, 2019, 12:50:06 PM »
I don't think he bought that badly overall while he was here. There's only Hogan and Lansbury who haven't really worked out. It's how he used some of them which was the problem.

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #108 on: July 16, 2019, 12:52:34 PM »
Oh and Nyland.

Offline ChicagoLion

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #109 on: July 16, 2019, 01:22:33 PM »
Lots of press about Mike Ashley’s business empire, delays in filing accounts, senior staff leaving, investigations into certain accounting activities.
Debenhams “the future Harrods  of the High Street” now full of cheap track suits and other crap.
Enter stage right “ I don’t do tactics me”



Offline kippaxvilla2

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #110 on: July 16, 2019, 01:22:51 PM »
'That's the Championship'.  You can bet he will compare the sizes of club compared to ours though.  He described Wednesday's fans as the best he has ever seen. 

Offline rougegorge

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #111 on: July 16, 2019, 01:26:43 PM »
I don't think he bought that badly overall while he was here. There's only Hogan and Lansbury who haven't really worked out. It's how he used some of them which was the problem.

I agree. Buying bad players is one thing which I don't think you can particular level at Bruce. At Hull, he bought players like Robertson, Maguire, Huddlestone, Snodgrass, and Elmo :). He may not have played them all regularly or necessarily got the best out of them, but I think as managers go, he has generally done ok in signing players.

Offline Villafirst

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #112 on: July 16, 2019, 01:28:04 PM »
So Bruce pictured in the Sun leaving a bakery (Artisan mind) ! Fat fucker!

Offline VILLA MOLE

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #113 on: July 16, 2019, 01:40:12 PM »
So Bruce pictured in the Sun leaving a bakery (Artisan mind) ! Fat fucker!


look leave him alone , be impressed he left !! ???

Offline john e

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #114 on: July 16, 2019, 01:48:14 PM »
I don't think he bought that badly overall while he was here. There's only Hogan and Lansbury who haven't really worked out. It's how he used some of them which was the problem.


well you always did like him more than me
least he’s someone else’s problem now

Offline not3bad

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #115 on: July 16, 2019, 02:06:24 PM »
I don't think he bought that badly overall while he was here. There's only Hogan and Lansbury who haven't really worked out. It's how he used some of them which was the problem.


Agreed. Brought in SJM and getting Terry on board was also an inspired move.

Offline not3bad

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #116 on: July 16, 2019, 02:11:08 PM »
Great illustration of Bruce spotting a good player but then not utilising him properly is Tuanzebe.

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #117 on: July 16, 2019, 02:13:21 PM »
Great illustration of Bruce spotting a good player but then not utilising him properly is Tuanzebe.

Played him at right back, didn't he? It's almost funny now looking back.

Offline mr underhill

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #118 on: July 16, 2019, 02:15:51 PM »
it was anything but heading into the new season with a plethora of right backs - including Axel - and one functioning senior CB, whilst spunking £70k a week on Bolaise.

Offline Holte L2

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Re: Manager merry go round
« Reply #119 on: July 16, 2019, 02:23:35 PM »
Oh and Nyland.

What about Bree and Bjarnasson!?

 


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