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  1. Relegation Thread Version...99?!

    For me, the lack of activity in this window shows me that the board have given up. I don't buy the "we've tried" line, it gets pulled out every year, be it in a different guise this time to the usual "ran out of time"... i think it's poor that fans will continue pouring their hard earned cash into the club until the end of the season and the board know this...so there's no real reason for them to try to sort things out. How can the players be motivated by a man (Remi) who's bosses don't seem to give to toss anymore and have thrown in the towel. We really should fear relegation, financially secure of not.
  2. Jack Grealish

    Was piss poor today, absolutely useless. i know it sounds stupid, but if I were Garde, I'd tell him to pull his socks up properly...if he wants to stand out from the other players, he can do it with performances, not because he wears his socks like a clearing in the woods, he is too big for his boots and needs to be knocked down a bit more...
  3. Rudy Gestede

    He was decent against the slower defences of the championship...he didn't need to move as much. If he was shooting and missing, people would be frustrated, but not as much as seeing him just not moving enough.
  4. The Rémi Garde thread

    You're absolutely right, we have got worse. Tim had 3 wins (albeit in a few more games), now we have zero. I've just got a bit bored of people walking round saying "at least we beat the Blues" like it makes everything better...
  5. Rudy Gestede

    His head is like a 50p, the ball just bounces everywhere
  6. The Rémi Garde thread

    I'd rather we'd lost 5 nil and not be marooned at the bottom of the league 10 odd points adrift... Beating Blues really provides little positivity in our situation, if anything, using it as a positive makes us look a bit small time
  7. Rudy Gestede

    For a guy of his size, he's really shit in the air...
  8. The Rémi Garde thread

    I think Remi will leave within weeks if we still haven't won...I think the abuse will eventually drive him out...it won't chase our fate this season but I think it will be better for us next season. In years to come however, should we make it back to being a comfortable Premier League team, we'll be wishing that we'd got Remi Garde as our manager again. I think he'd be successful with players of a higher ability. Too many players, like Gestede just aren't good enough for this league. Give him last seasons team, or a team from any of the last few years, with just a few better players and we'd be fine. To to be fair, if we had Austin, Rhodes or even Wiemann I think he'd be better as his tactics would be OK as we score more goals.
  9. Alan Hutton

    whereas as a player like Ayew who could really help us out down there will probably have a release clause of 50p and will also be due a long time service bonus from the club...
  10. Jack Grealish

    I think he'll go the way of most academy grads, have loads of potential and then nothing...Barry Bannan is a good example. Maybe he'll move on and improve like Marc Albrighton...but he seems too much of cocky div for that
  11. The Rémi Garde thread

    Correct it's not his team, but how many managers take over and get nothing at all out their new players...you'd at least expect something from a manager of Premier League standard. An F1 driver may not be familiar with a different true of racing car, but he'd be able to wrestle some kind of decent performance from it. (Not a brilliant analogy there) also, I don't want him backed in the window, we'd be much better building for next season and using this next few months to get the squad playing. That's what BrawnGP did, wrote off that season, worked on next seasons car and then won the championship as they'd spent so much time working on it. (I'm not an F1 fan...I just know those bits)
  12. Alan Hutton

    I don't disagree that Hutton might not be up to the standard, but I don't think his commitment can be questioned. He's always been a model professional and respectful of the club, even when he was part of the bomb squad. He turned up and trained and never moaned. Even now, he's one of the few players who actually seems to want to the ball and even if what he tries comes to nothing, at least he tries and carries on trying. By all means call him rubbish, but he's not worthy of some of the more negative tags people have been giving him and others about stealing a living.
  13. Where are we finishing

    So 1 point ahead AND with a good kit and shirt deal?! Tom Fox will be so pleased!
  14. The Rémi Garde thread

    I'm not saying Garde is at fault here, well, not completely, as the players weren't good enough before...however...against Leicester, before we capitulated, we looked good and we didn't look as hopeless in games as we do now. Maybe it's down to lack of confidence within the players and accepting that they aren't up to the requirements, but I don't understand where people are getting the idea that Remi Garde is the man to bring the club back up. What has he shown since he got here? Have I missed it? We seem to somehow have got worse. He hasn't managed to cut out the unforced errors, he hasn't managed to organise the defence, they're terrible, but they're not even organised when they're being terrible. He hasn't managed to address the issues over fitness, even though he's had a few months now. The main thin F he hasn't done though is made this team look like they had a chance of winning a game at any point. I dont blame Garde for where we are, but he's shown me nothing at all to think he was the right man for the job he was given or the right man for the job he now faces.
  15. The Rémi Garde thread

    I'm with the pessimists, I've seen very little from Garde and don't expect to see us win again all season. His record was mediocre, he did alright for a handful of years with a Lyon side that weren't their best, but he showed no signs of being able to pull us out of a dogfight. I think it was an appointment made based on him being young, probably cheap and his methods sounding like they were very interesting...the sort of appointment made by a businessman, not a footballing man. The footballing man would've appointed David Moyes, who may not have done any better, but he would've been less of a gamble. I never used to blame Lerner, I still don't m, he was only trying to make us a sustainable business...he realised he was rubbish at the football owner lark so he tried to sell and bought in Tom Fox to run the club...Tom Fox has managed to make what was already a poor situation much worse. He appointed (or at least had a major role in appointing) Sherwood, he appointed Garde. I blame Tom Fox for this seasons debacle, oh and he was part of that "committee" who suggested players...most of which have been a bit shit.