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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1965 on: June 27, 2020, 03:59:40 PM »
Maybe a rename “Anyone else just resigned to the inevitable?”

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1966 on: June 27, 2020, 04:17:01 PM »
Starting to question Purslow too tbh. Smith should have been potted at Christmas at the latest. To keep the club teetering on the brink with no time to save it is unforgiveable for someone in his position.

We can all see it. It's been like a slow moving car crash for months! Not even a glimmer of improvement ANYWHERE - Tactics, fitness, commitment, game management... It's all going backwards if anything!

In clubs defence we did pick up after the Watford horror show. 7 points from Burnley, Watford and Brighton and also got to the couple final.

Writing was on the wall after losing to Southampton and Leicester though and I do think club would've probably sacked him if we'd lose to Chelsea in mid March. We didn't have another game for three weeks at that point.

The cup final was the last thing we needed. Honestly, would take having 3 extra points in the league in exchange for qualifying for the league cup final. Solidifying as a premier league club should have been the priority.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1967 on: June 27, 2020, 04:21:02 PM »
For all his faults (and there were many), Ellis would not have allowed this situation to be prolonged - he would have fired Dean before Christmas. Not sure why Purslow and the owners are so reluctant to pull the trigger, especially given their stated goals for the club.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1968 on: June 27, 2020, 04:28:03 PM »
Correct. Ellis would have fired him and hired someone equally as inept. Let’s not go down this path again.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1969 on: June 27, 2020, 04:29:31 PM »
Correct. Ellis would have fired him and hired someone equally as inept. Let’s not go down this path again.
That's basically what we do now when we fire managers.  It's almost as if Doug was still with us...

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1970 on: June 27, 2020, 04:33:53 PM »
The really annoying thing is that in spite of how terrible we are we don’t need much to stay up. Really any manager who could organise a team would have a chance even now. We just appear to have accepted our fate and are allowing Dean to relegate us.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1971 on: June 27, 2020, 04:36:01 PM »
Correct. Ellis would have fired him and hired someone equally as inept. Let’s not go down this path again.
That's basically what we do now when we fire managers.  It's almost as if Doug was still with us...

Ha, yeh maybe his ghost is still pulling the strings.

Offline CT Villan

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1972 on: June 27, 2020, 04:41:13 PM »
I don't think Dean is inept, he got us promoted and earned the right to have a crack at the Premier League. That hasn't worked out though and he should have been removed in December when it was clear to all that it wasn't working. That fault lies at Purslow's and/or the owner's doors. Not to mention the shit-show that Suso manufactured.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1973 on: June 27, 2020, 08:12:49 PM »
Unless Purslow picks the team and organised training and tactics of course it’s his fault!!! It’s partly his fault for not sacking Dean at Christmas, who has looked lost for most of the season.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1974 on: June 27, 2020, 08:20:09 PM »
It all depended where Ellis went for his holidays.  As of today with only UK holidays on offer he would have gone to Cornwall and come back with Colin Wanker.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1975 on: June 27, 2020, 09:33:10 PM »
It all depended where Ellis went for his holidays.  As of today with only UK holidays on offer he would have gone to Cornwall and come back with Colin Wanker.

Or my mother in law, who possibly wouldn’t do any worse.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1976 on: June 27, 2020, 09:33:59 PM »
Maybe a rename “Anyone else just resigned to the inevitable?”

Or just ‘Anyone Not Resigned to the Inevitable?’

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1977 on: June 28, 2020, 11:45:24 AM »
Brian - Colin won a game yesterday, his first in charge for a club near relegation. We could do with some of that.

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1978 on: June 28, 2020, 11:47:40 AM »
I don’t think we will win a single game from what remains. Would make the “fight” to stay up even more laughable. So much for these “ten cup finals”

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Re: Anyone starting to get worried?
« Reply #1979 on: June 28, 2020, 11:54:22 AM »
I don’t think we will win a single game from what remains. Would make the “fight” to stay up even more laughable. So much for these “ten cup finals”

Ten 2015 FA Cup Finals.

 


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