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Offline N'ZMAV

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #45 on: April 17, 2021, 07:59:49 AM »
16/17 was a dire season bar Kodjia scoring some nice goals in the run in.

A midfield choice of Westwood, Gardner and Tishbola (shudders)
Jedinak.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #46 on: April 17, 2021, 08:36:45 AM »
16/17 was a dire season bar Kodjia scoring some nice goals in the run in.

A midfield choice of Westwood, Gardner and Tishbola (shudders)
Jedinak.


Hourihane, Lansbury and Adomah as it went along too.

Offline RamboandBruno

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #47 on: April 17, 2021, 09:37:09 AM »
My lad was 6 at the time and it was his first full season going down VP, poor kid. I remember Chelsea near the end of the season and I asked him to predict the score and he said 0-4 to Chelsea and he was right, even a 6 year old understood how shite we were. The paper aeroplanes bombing out of the Holte were the highlight that day.

That year and the first year in the championship seem a very long time ago.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #48 on: April 17, 2021, 10:33:24 AM »
I remember at the end of season 14/15 I had a nightmare one night when I woke up in cold sweat. I had just seen the fixtures announced for the coming season and there we were in the Championship. It was scary and obviously a relief when I realised it was a dream except it all came to be 12 months later. Bournemouth, Palace and Norwich fans must have felt really crap that season being the only teams to lose against us.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #49 on: April 17, 2021, 12:07:52 PM »
How can you forget Remi Garde?

The only thing I resent Garde for is taking the job. Anyone doing their research would have seen relegation was inevitable and stayed far away.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #50 on: April 17, 2021, 02:58:43 PM »
Garde actually wasn't first choice back then. Think someone posted article that we wanted Christophe Gaultier who's currently manager of Lille who are top of French league. Moyes was also mentioned.

Shows the screwed up thinking that we were targeting better managers when we were bottom of the league in 2015 and a virtual certainty to go down than in 2010 when we'd finished 6th three times running.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #51 on: April 17, 2021, 06:05:37 PM »
I remember at the end of season 14/15 I had a nightmare one night when I woke up in cold sweat. I had just seen the fixtures announced for the coming season and there we were in the Championship. It was scary and obviously a relief when I realised it was a dream except it all came to be 12 months later. Bournemouth, Palace and Norwich fans must have felt really crap that season being the only teams to lose against us.

Newcastle failed to beat us. They also failed to beat the 2008 Derby County side. In fact Derby were minutes away from doing the double over them.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #52 on: April 17, 2021, 06:08:26 PM »
I remember at the end of season 14/15 I had a nightmare one night when I woke up in cold sweat. I had just seen the fixtures announced for the coming season and there we were in the Championship. It was scary and obviously a relief when I realised it was a dream except it all came to be 12 months later. Bournemouth, Palace and Norwich fans must have felt really crap that season being the only teams to lose against us.

Newcastle failed to beat us. They also failed to beat the 2008 Derby County side. In fact Derby were minutes away from doing the double over them.
#AshleyOut

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #53 on: April 17, 2021, 06:18:41 PM »
Derby haven't come back fighting following the defeat in 2019. Struggling to stay up.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #54 on: April 18, 2021, 12:01:38 AM »
Just struggled to replace their high quality loans that season.

Same could well have happened to us. Jota signing looked like it was done just in case we stayed down, imagine if he was actually the Grealish replacement.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #55 on: April 18, 2021, 12:08:27 AM »
I'd rather not.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #56 on: April 18, 2021, 08:43:30 AM »
Garde actually wasn't first choice back then. Think someone posted article that we wanted Christophe Gaultier who's currently manager of Lille who are top of French league. Moyes was also mentioned.

Shows the screwed up thinking that we were targeting better managers when we were bottom of the league in 2015 and a virtual certainty to go down than in 2010 when we'd finished 6th three times running.

To be fair Houllier had been successful too.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #57 on: April 18, 2021, 09:45:47 AM »

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #58 on: April 18, 2021, 09:58:19 AM »
Never forget.

https://www.redandwhitekop.com/forum/index.php?topic=327171.0

And never forgive.

The second post in that thread says absolutely everything.

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Re: Happy Relegation Day!
« Reply #59 on: April 18, 2021, 11:16:59 AM »
Let's not turn into humourless Newcastle fans. I laugh every time Liverpool lose a game, so I certainly don't mind them taking a moment, in-between smashing coach windows and designing black armbands, to laugh at our misfortune.

 


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