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Offline Fugazi

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Re: The Managerial Merry-go-round
« Reply #12825 on: Wednesday 10 October 2018, 10:18:40 pm »
Be great if it goes tits up like
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« Reply #12826 on: Wednesday 10 October 2018, 10:20:39 pm »
Be great if it goes tits up like

John Terry crying at Wembley again would be dreamy.

Offline chopey

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« Reply #12827 on: Wednesday 10 October 2018, 10:23:34 pm »
Terry forcing himself on people again.

Offline brummie

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« Reply #12828 on: Wednesday 10 October 2018, 10:33:13 pm »
Dean Smith and John Terry, plus a Sporting Director who worked at Valencia and Atletico Madrid.

Finally, some proper sensible thinking. Smith gets teams playing good football, and is a Villa fan and Brummie. Terry knows the club and we need some serious f***ing help in defence right now. Pitarch a sign that we have finally, finally understood that you need switched on people overseeing this stuff, no matter how much money you've got - something Lerner totally failed to get.

Henry smacked of starfucking, Faria would have been a decent appointment, but this one looks to me a case of serious, grown up thinking.

At the very least we will start to play actual football rather than the eye-bleedingly s*** dross we played under Bruce.
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« Reply #12829 on: Wednesday 10 October 2018, 10:36:43 pm »
Dean Smith and John Terry, plus a Sporting Director who worked at Valencia and Atletico Madrid.

Finally, some proper sensible thinking. Smith gets teams playing good football, and is a Villa fan and Brummie. Terry knows the club and we need some serious f***ing help in defence right now. Pitarch a sign that we have finally, finally understood that you need switched on people overseeing this stuff, no matter how much money you've got - something Lerner totally failed to get.

Henry smacked of starfucking, Faria would have been a decent appointment, but this one looks to me a case of serious, grown up thinking.

At the very least we will start to play actual football rather than the eye-bleedingly s*** dross we played under Bruce.
Terry will be a disaster. He’ll be plotting and waiting for his opportunity to stab the manager in the back, he’ll even get the players who’ll already be his friend to back him in a power struggle.

Offline brummie

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« Reply #12830 on: Wednesday 10 October 2018, 10:46:44 pm »
Dean Smith and John Terry, plus a Sporting Director who worked at Valencia and Atletico Madrid.

Finally, some proper sensible thinking. Smith gets teams playing good football, and is a Villa fan and Brummie. Terry knows the club and we need some serious f***ing help in defence right now. Pitarch a sign that we have finally, finally understood that you need switched on people overseeing this stuff, no matter how much money you've got - something Lerner totally failed to get.

Henry smacked of starfucking, Faria would have been a decent appointment, but this one looks to me a case of serious, grown up thinking.

At the very least we will start to play actual football rather than the eye-bleedingly s*** dross we played under Bruce.
Terry will be a disaster. He’ll be plotting and waiting for his opportunity to stab the manager in the back, he’ll even get the players who’ll already be his friend to back him in a power struggle.

When we signed him as a player, I was very much of the opinion that he was a bad egg looking for a last pay day.

I couldn't have been more wrong - he was utterly inspirational the whole season, and gave 100 percent in every way, playing a big, big role in geeing up the other players. He was excellent for us.
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« Reply #12831 on: Wednesday 10 October 2018, 10:54:19 pm »
Quite like Villa, have a soft spot for them, so hope it works out well for your sake Brummie, but I can’t stand Terry. But if he does the business for your club I suppose who cars what anyone else thinks.
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« Reply #12832 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 11:45:42 am »
Worth mentioning as he was a man who contributed greatly to the managerial merry go round over the decades, but Doug Ellis has died, I see.
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Offline HTT

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« Reply #12833 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 11:53:33 am »
RIP I guess.
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« Reply #12834 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 11:55:11 am »
RE Bruce I thought he would have took yous up, hopefully we won’t see the likes of him anywhere near the PL again, I’d rather see the likes of Warnock managing in the PL, at least his achievements haven’t come on the back of big spending etc.
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« Reply #12835 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 12:10:50 pm »
Without Wolves in the division, Villa would've been promoted imo. Would've been Cardiff, Fulham and Villa. Bit unlucky with the timing.

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« Reply #12836 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 12:19:45 pm »
RE Bruce I thought he would have took yous up, hopefully we won’t see the likes of him anywhere near the PL again, I’d rather see the likes of Warnock managing in the PL, at least his achievements haven’t come on the back of big spending etc.

Bruce achieved promotion with Hull, Wigan and Birmingham based on little spending didn't he?

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« Reply #12837 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:14:31 pm »
RE Bruce I thought he would have took yous up, hopefully we won’t see the likes of him anywhere near the PL again, I’d rather see the likes of Warnock managing in the PL, at least his achievements haven’t come on the back of big spending etc.

Bruce achieved promotion with Hull, Wigan and Birmingham based on little spending didn't he?

He didn't get Wigan promoted, that was Paul Jewell.

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« Reply #12838 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:17:24 pm »
Fair enough. He's been promoted 4 teams without much backing though so still seems an odd thing to throw at him

Offline Optimistic Nut

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« Reply #12839 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:17:49 pm »
Without Wolves in the division, Villa would've been promoted imo. Would've been Cardiff, Fulham and Villa. Bit unlucky with the timing.

Should have done it season before with us. No excuses with the squad they had when you see it was Huddersfield who were one of the teams up.
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« Reply #12840 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:24:09 pm »
Without Wolves in the division, Villa would've been promoted imo. Would've been Cardiff, Fulham and Villa. Bit unlucky with the timing.

Should have done it season before with us. No excuses with the squad they had when you see it was Huddersfield who were one of the teams up.
iirc weren't villa a complete mess in the first season down?

Offline Kid Icarus

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« Reply #12841 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:24:36 pm »
Without Wolves in the division, Villa would've been promoted imo. Would've been Cardiff, Fulham and Villa. Bit unlucky with the timing.

Should have done it season before with us. No excuses with the squad they had when you see it was Huddersfield who were one of the teams up.

Di Matteo was their manager until October like. They didn't even make it to the play offs to be able to go up instead of Huddersfield. IIRC Huddersfield were the most deserving of going up in the play offs as well. Either them or Fulham. 
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« Reply #12842 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:26:27 pm »
Fulham were the best team in the league that season imo, just quite inconsistent. 

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« Reply #12843 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:37:35 pm »
Fulham were the best team in the league that season imo, just quite inconsistent. 

Then they weren't the best team.  :lol:

Offline Kid Icarus

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« Reply #12844 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:50:22 pm »
I know what Neesy means, they played the best quality football. Similar to Man United being 'better' than Liverpool and Spurs last season despite them both playing infinitely better football than Man United.
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Offline TRon

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« Reply #12845 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 02:57:30 pm »
Without Wolves in the division, Villa would've been promoted imo. Would've been Cardiff, Fulham and Villa. Bit unlucky with the timing.

Should have done it season before with us. No excuses with the squad they had when you see it was Huddersfield who were one of the teams up.

Di Matteo was their manager until October like. They didn't even make it to the play offs to be able to go up instead of Huddersfield. IIRC Huddersfield were the most deserving of going up in the play offs as well. Either them or Fulham. 

Bruce has been at Villa long enough now to have made more progress than he has. Even looking in as an outsider I wasn't convinced he was getting them anywhere, they always seem to be struggling to get near the automatic promotion spots.

Offline Kid Icarus

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« Reply #12846 on: Thursday 11 October 2018, 03:17:48 pm »
Without Wolves in the division, Villa would've been promoted imo. Would've been Cardiff, Fulham and Villa. Bit unlucky with the timing.

Should have done it season before with us. No excuses with the squad they had when you see it was Huddersfield who were one of the teams up.

Di Matteo was their manager until October like. They didn't even make it to the play offs to be able to go up instead of Huddersfield. IIRC Huddersfield were the most deserving of going up in the play offs as well. Either them or Fulham. 

Bruce has been at Villa long enough now to have made more progress than he has. Even looking in as an outsider I wasn't convinced he was getting them anywhere, they always seem to be struggling to get near the automatic promotion spots.

No doubt. I was just talking about 16/17 really.
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Re: The Managerial Merry-go-round
« Reply #12847 on: Saturday 20 October 2018, 03:01:30 pm »
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« Reply #12849 on: Saturday 20 October 2018, 03:19:39 pm »
What a s*** manager he is.