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Richard last won the day on December 13 2016

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  1. Ash so not something you believed just PFE , gotcha
  2. Unbelievable and I think warrants an explanation
  3. How totally facetious . Give the post on poster bit a rest hey?
  4. I flog him to anyone willing to hand over a couple of mill
  5. If be amazed if we get anything above 2m for him it would be astonishing business.
  6. Considering the midfield options he has? He has more options than people are suggesting .
  7. Mark I've not deleted you post for no other reason than long multi quoted threads are a pain. look its your opinion, some of which I have a degree of sympathy for but fair play to you. The point I am making is that I do not think Bruce has done as brilliantly as some people are making out, I do not believe that he cannot be criticised and I have cited an example of a manager, many of whom would not want him at our club so I accept the comparison is unpallatable for some people, who has done better in similar circumstances. Does that mean Bruce has been crap or I think he has been crap? No. But what it does mean is I am a little more sober about his performance than others on this site.
  8. Of course and before I explain let me just say VillaCas that was an excellent post really one of the best on this site in the last few weeks. no to address the point of my comparison to mcclaren , there seems to be a current perceived norm or accepted wisdom on here which is made up of one , some or all of the following views; its all about points nothing more its not his squad so we can't expect much hard to see what more he could have done based on that he's doing a brilliant job. Now my point was to show that a decent comparison is mcclaren at Derby . He came in at about the same time with them on the same points as us. He inherited a squad , which despite protestations on here, was not his own, he left them 18 months ago and there have been many many changes in the team since then and in the 11 games since has taken 5 more points than we have and sit just one point behind the play off positions. So basically , especially if it is all about points, maybe he isn't doing as well as people are saying. Just to temper the enthusiasm a bit and bring a touch of realism to the argument . Now no doubt there will be someone to come and counter this view and it will get a load of likes blah blah blah. That's fine, this is my view I do not think he is doing as well as some are suggesting , I do believe he deserves some criticism for things and I do not think that some of the bad decisions should be excused merely because it is Bruce that has made them. For example and not exclusively but selecting agbonlahor consistently which, in my opinion, is getting a lot of defence because it is Bruce that made that decision people are saying they can see why which I doubt they would be able to if it was a different manager making the decision. And that is just an example it is not the whole point so I do not want people to fixate on that element of what I have just posted
  9. No not sure it is worth noting as Chelsea aren't a competitor of ours in this division and conte did not join them at about the same time Bruce joined us with both teams on the same points. McLaren v Bruce does bear comparison and I'm surprised you feel that judging whether he is doing better or not is subjective given that points is all that matters his Derby have got more points than us in the same timescale so he is doing better.
  10. I don't hate him I just think he is a shit footballer who really masquerades as a professional . People need to distinguish between having an opinion that someone us poor and hate
  11. 18 months ago in that time 13 have left and 12 arrived
  12. McLaren is doing better with derby than Bruce is with us
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