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Replacing one of us
« on: November 08, 2021, 09:32:13 PM »
This time it's Stacy Murphy's turn to say a few words.

https://heroesandvillains.info/2021/11/08/replacing-one-of-us/

 

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2021, 09:43:20 PM »
That expresses how I feel, thanks, Stacy.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2021, 09:52:05 PM »
Yeah, me too. Well written piece, as always.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2021, 09:52:47 PM »
Well written and on the money - thank you

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2021, 10:34:02 PM »
Spot on.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2021, 10:34:08 PM »
Well done Stacey.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2021, 10:55:22 PM »
Done.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2021, 10:58:19 PM »
Did he have any ‘vocal detractors’?

At the games there was pretty much zero dissent in my experience.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2021, 11:00:06 PM »
What an absolutely fantastic article. The first paragraph especially.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #9 on: November 08, 2021, 11:00:56 PM »
Did he have any ‘vocal detractors’?

At the games there was pretty much zero dissent in my experience.

Possibly only on social media.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #10 on: November 08, 2021, 11:01:46 PM »
I have the same dread about Gerrard, he will always be looked upon as just waiting for the Liverpool job and never fully buy into Aston Villa, he will never be one of us.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #11 on: November 09, 2021, 12:22:57 AM »
The sentence “ Dean Smith’s departure will no doubt please a few very vocal detractors who became very predictable and dull in their criticism but Dean’s departure is sad for the club and the majority of us as fans” sums it up for me

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2021, 01:53:15 AM »
Great article. A day after the news about the sacking I still feel very sad.
The only other time I felt this sad about a Manager leaving was when Ron Saunders left.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #13 on: November 09, 2021, 01:57:40 AM »
Good managers overcome the loss of their best players. So pinning this on Jack Grealish is unfair. Completely accept that it wasn’t easy for that to happen but he put all his eggs in that basket. Dean Smith wasn’t a good enough manager to get past that which is why he’s no longer manager.

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Re: Replacing one of us
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2021, 02:12:37 AM »
Great article. A day after the news about the sacking I still feel very sad.
The only other time I felt this sad about a Manager leaving was when Ron Saunders left.

I was also sad about the departures of BFR, BL and JG. Thy were passionate about Villa and gave it their best shot.

Really sad about Dean, because I thought he had laid the groundwork. 

All the best Deano, you are a diamond.

 


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