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Author Topic: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach  (Read 312048 times)

Online brian green

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3945 on: March 10, 2020, 09:49:53 PM »
I have never had so much difficulty working out where the fault lies for our serial inability to avoid decline.  The manager is erratic and stubborn, the coaching staff are not able to rectify elementary shortcomings but through it all shines the incompetence of player acquisition.  We have bought too many bad players.

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3946 on: March 10, 2020, 11:07:10 PM »
One fact is he's a rookie coach .
I think there was a suggestion he was a bridge (sic) between manager , coaching staff and players .
When Smith took the role he was told there was an opportunity to take on JT
Dean Smith insisted he had the final say on Terry being his appointment though it seems more that it was put to him that JT would be on board.
Thus far his coaching at premier league level of the defensive shape has been that of a coach who serving an apprenticeship.
It's a different ball game from being captain and player to organising other players as a coach .
Seems JT is failing us in that respect

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3947 on: March 11, 2020, 10:29:15 AM »
I have never had so much difficulty working out where the fault lies for our serial inability to avoid decline.  The manager is erratic and stubborn, the coaching staff are not able to rectify elementary shortcomings but through it all shines the incompetence of player acquisition.  We have bought too many bad players.

I think in many cases we haven't bought bad players per-se, but players who don't blend as a successful squad/team. We've done it before with Gueye, Veretout etc and appear to be doing it again.

These players would do far better growing as part of a more stable/successful team, not being relied on.

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3948 on: March 11, 2020, 10:42:26 AM »
The whole what does John Terry do is a red herring. If your boss wants to play a certain way and it leaves the entire defence exposed because the midfield is 1) shit and 2) plays some open football that only gives the ball away constantly, then you can Baresi and Maldini back there and it would be the same. They are constantly going to be under pressure and make mental and physical errors. Iím not saying he might not have done a better job, but the way we play or try to starts with and ends with the manager. I bet if he was part of Chris Wilders staff they would look much the same as they do now.

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3949 on: March 11, 2020, 12:01:10 PM »
The whole what does John Terry do is a red herring. If your boss wants to play a certain way and it leaves the entire defence exposed because the midfield is 1) shit and 2) plays some open football that only gives the ball away constantly, then you can Baresi and Maldini back there and it would be the same. They are constantly going to be under pressure and make mental and physical errors. Iím not saying he might not have done a better job, but the way we play or try to starts with and ends with the manager. I bet if he was part of Chris Wilders staff they would look much the same as they do now.
Exactly, itís been the same all season. The midfield has been the problem all season.

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3950 on: March 11, 2020, 02:11:20 PM »
The whole what does John Terry do is a red herring. If your boss wants to play a certain way and it leaves the entire defence exposed because the midfield is 1) shit and 2) plays some open football that only gives the ball away constantly, then you can Baresi and Maldini back there and it would be the same. They are constantly going to be under pressure and make mental and physical errors. Iím not saying he might not have done a better job, but the way we play or try to starts with and ends with the manager. I bet if he was part of Chris Wilders staff they would look much the same as they do now.
Exactly, itís been the same all season. The midfield has been the problem all season.
I read TV's comment as more a reflection on Smith than on the MF situation (both of which ae valid).

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3951 on: March 11, 2020, 04:12:57 PM »
No clean sheets here either.


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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3952 on: March 12, 2020, 12:16:44 AM »
Still learning.
« Last Edit: March 12, 2020, 12:33:33 AM by Vill I An »

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3953 on: March 12, 2020, 01:59:48 PM »
Still learning.
Is he?
Where's the evidence?

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Re: John Terry - Confirmed Assistant Coach
« Reply #3954 on: March 12, 2020, 02:00:53 PM »
Still learning.
Is he?
Where's the evidence?

Well he's certainly learning what not to do.