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Offline Toronto Villa

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1020 on: January 18, 2020, 05:57:48 PM »
More bed wetting on here I see. Knee jerk as usual.

Oh do fuck off. Just what I imagined Villa to be. Second best to Brighton and a bit of magic away from another humiliating defeat. Thank you Dean. Thank you.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1021 on: January 18, 2020, 05:59:02 PM »
If we had the same points at the same stage as in last season's table we would be sitting 14th, 3 points clear of the bottom 3, Fulham were already 5 points from safety having only won 3 games. We are in a dog fight but we are still in there fighting and picking up points from teams around us. I wouldn't give up on Smith yet.

It's been a while since I wet the bed.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1022 on: January 18, 2020, 06:01:16 PM »
Seriously donít get it , july 18 we were bankrupt , jan 19 we were mid table in the championship.

Smith made mistakes but we still fighting and 3 points off 14th and in cup semi final and if we get 2 strikers as he trying to get we probably stay up .

Which is what we all hoped for , having lost 2 of his best 3 players .

Spot on and same goes for SheffieldVillian. There are people on here who want smith to fail, who are delusional and believe we could draw someone like Poch here for a relegation battle, or would take a corrupt chancer like Allardyce and refuse to remember the shambles of sacking managers mid season last time we were up.

The same people were bemoaning smith for sticking stubbornly to 433 and then when heís changed to 352 or whatever itís still not good enough.

For these people smith had nothing to do with us getting promoted and everything to do with our struggles this season. It really is a load of old bollocks and I struggle to understand the tunnel vision on here.

Two things.  You are equally as intransigent with your own view that Dean Smith is Mr Wonderful as those on here who feel he needs to go, which I do as this is about the here and now and NOT last season.  Secondly, if you really don't like the tunnel vision, post elsewhere?  It is all about opinions, be more accepting of others opinions eh?

If it is all about opinions, surely he should be allowed to post that he really doesn't like the 'tunnel vision' without being told to post elsewhere?

For what it's worth, of course there are things that Smith could have done much better this season. Not believing that is as crazy as saying that he has made no positive contribution (which is the post I was disagreeing with earlier). I'm not yet at the Smith Out stage myself but can understand those that are.

I have no argument with you Sheffield as I respect the fact that our opinions differ.  But for me, it would be really helpful if people didn't come on here and use the word 'delusional'.  Pisses me off enormously as it is completely dismissive of other posters opinions.  Telling him to post elsewhere, gives him an option, rather than referring to other posters as delusional.  I appreciate that I am not a mod and call also post elsewhere, but I prefer to post here but don't wish to be described as a delusional poster, because I think Dean has been fairly awful this season.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1023 on: January 18, 2020, 06:01:52 PM »
Be nice. Please.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1024 on: January 18, 2020, 06:02:01 PM »
Seriously donít get it , july 18 we were bankrupt , jan 19 we were mid table in the championship.

Smith made mistakes but we still fighting and 3 points off 14th and in cup semi final and if we get 2 strikers as he trying to get we probably stay up .

Which is what we all hoped for , having lost 2 of his best 3 players .

I think the owners are going with this opinion and Smith was always going to be unsackable this season.  We've just got to go with it and see what happens.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1025 on: January 18, 2020, 06:02:57 PM »
Seriously donít get it , july 18 we were bankrupt , jan 19 we were mid table in the championship.

Smith made mistakes but we still fighting and 3 points off 14th and in cup semi final and if we get 2 strikers as he trying to get we probably stay up .

Which is what we all hoped for , having lost 2 of his best 3 players .

Spot on and same goes for SheffieldVillian. There are people on here who want smith to fail, who are delusional and believe we could draw someone like Poch here for a relegation battle, or would take a corrupt chancer like Allardyce and refuse to remember the shambles of sacking managers mid season last time we were up.

The same people were bemoaning smith for sticking stubbornly to 433 and then when heís changed to 352 or whatever itís still not good enough.

For these people smith had nothing to do with us getting promoted and everything to do with our struggles this season. It really is a load of old bollocks and I struggle to understand the tunnel vision on here.

Two things.  You are equally as intransigent with your own view that Dean Smith is Mr Wonderful as those on here who feel he needs to go, which I do as this is about the here and now and NOT last season.  Secondly, if you really don't like the tunnel vision, post elsewhere?  It is all about opinions, be more accepting of others opinions eh?

If it is all about opinions, surely he should be allowed to post that he really doesn't like the 'tunnel vision' without being told to post elsewhere?

For what it's worth, of course there are things that Smith could have done much better this season. Not believing that is as crazy as saying that he has made no positive contribution (which is the post I was disagreeing with earlier). I'm not yet at the Smith Out stage myself but can understand those that are.

I have no argument with you Sheffield as I respect the fact that our opinions differ.  But for me, it would be really helpful if people didn't come on here and use the word 'delusional'.  Pisses me off enormously as it is completely dismissive of other posters opinions.  Telling him to post elsewhere, gives him an option, rather than referring to other posters as delusional.  I appreciate that I am not a mod and call also post elsewhere, but I prefer to post here but don't wish to be described as a delusional poster, because I think Dean has been fairly awful this season.

He didn't. He said posters who thought we could attract someone like Poch here for a relegtion battle were delusional. Which isn't an unfair point of view.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1026 on: January 18, 2020, 06:04:24 PM »
Depends how you read it.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1027 on: January 18, 2020, 06:05:02 PM »
More bed wetting on here I see. Knee jerk as usual.

Oh do fuck off. Just what I imagined Villa to be. Second best to Brighton and a bit of magic away from another humiliating defeat. Thank you Dean. Thank you.

Thank you Dean? You do know we are playing with two wingers up front. We maybe got an undeserved draw but it's a point and it may be a much needed one come the end of the season.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1028 on: January 18, 2020, 06:05:52 PM »
More bed wetting on here I see. Knee jerk as usual.

Oh do fuck off. Just what I imagined Villa to be. Second best to Brighton and a bit of magic away from another humiliating defeat. Thank you Dean. Thank you.

We were the better side second half.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1029 on: January 18, 2020, 06:07:39 PM »
More bed wetting on here I see. Knee jerk as usual.

Oh do fuck off. Just what I imagined Villa to be. Second best to Brighton and a bit of magic away from another humiliating defeat. Thank you Dean. Thank you.

We were the better side second half.

*Less shite side   ;)

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1030 on: January 18, 2020, 06:08:14 PM »
More bed wetting on here I see. Knee jerk as usual.

Oh do fuck off. Just what I imagined Villa to be. Second best to Brighton and a bit of magic away from another humiliating defeat. Thank you Dean. Thank you.

You won't be told again.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1031 on: January 18, 2020, 06:09:37 PM »
Seriously donít get it , july 18 we were bankrupt , jan 19 we were mid table in the championship.

Smith made mistakes but we still fighting and 3 points off 14th and in cup semi final and if we get 2 strikers as he trying to get we probably stay up .

Which is what we all hoped for , having lost 2 of his best 3 players .

Totally with you on this, I just donít get this in/out thread at all. He has earned total respect and we are pretty much where a lot of us expected us to be. Yes mistakes have been made both on and off the pitch, but no one would expect it was going to be easy considering the amount of recruiting and injuries. Iím 100% behind Deano and hope others can rustle up some faith in him.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1032 on: January 18, 2020, 06:09:37 PM »
More bed wetting on here I see. Knee jerk as usual.

Oh do fuck off. Just what I imagined Villa to be. Second best to Brighton and a bit of magic away from another humiliating defeat. Thank you Dean. Thank you.

We were the better side second half.

I thought that.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1033 on: January 18, 2020, 06:10:05 PM »
More bed wetting on here I see. Knee jerk as usual.

Oh do fuck off. Just what I imagined Villa to be. Second best to Brighton and a bit of magic away from another humiliating defeat. Thank you Dean. Thank you.

Thank you Dean? You do know we are playing with two wingers up front. We maybe got an undeserved draw but it's a point and it may be a much needed one come the end of the season.

We were absolutely shocking in the first half. That had nothing to do with not having any forwards. We didnít win the ball, we didnít keep possession, we didnít close them down fast enough, we didnít even get any shots on goal to force a save. Thatís not good enough.

Yes of course this is a massive point, and thank fuck we have one of the very best players in the league playing for us. But we got lucky and maybe this provides a catapult to our game vs Watford. What I absolutely take exception to is some sycophant tell us we are bed wetting having just got a draw in a game we were mostly second best against the mighty Brighton.

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Re: Smith out
« Reply #1034 on: January 18, 2020, 06:10:17 PM »
We can't afford to lose on Tues, Smith has to get this one right. Otherwise Watford will be 4 points ahead of us.