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  1. Pre-match thread

    Same for me, but with the proviso that if it's not working, Bruce is prepared to change it up earlier than the 70th minute.
  2. Premier League Predictions 2017/18 - GW9

    Name Home Team Away Team Guess Villa 1 0 Fulham Villa West Ham 1 1 Brighton Draw Chelsea 2 1 Watford Chelsea Huddersfield 0 3 Man Utd Man Utd Man City 3 1 Burnley Man City Newcastle 2 0 Palace Newcastle Stoke 1 0 Bournemouth Stoke Swansea 1 1 Leicester Draw Southampton 1 1 West Brom Draw Everton 0 2 Arsenal Arsenal Spurs 2 1 Liverpool Spurs rubberman
  3. Pre match buildup

    Hutton just stay at the back and does your job. There's enough up front to do the attacking thing.
  4. Pre match buildup

    Hutton for Talyor the only change. Let's do this.
  5. Steve Bruce

    I think you probably will. Unsure of whether it'll be the team you want it to be though...
  6. 17/18 Promotion Charge

    Surely we were just behind them?
  7. Pre match buildup

    Good results last night. Great opportunity to put a marker down - please make it so.
  8. Pre match buildup

    De Laet for Taylor, otherwise as you were. It's worked for the last four games - no need to mess about.
  9. Steve Bruce

    9-10 points from the next 5 please. We need to keep in contention, but I'm not going to get too worried if we're not top 2 by the November break. Back half of Nov and Dec will need to really push on.
  10. Premier League Predictions 2017/18 - GW8

    Name Home Team Away Team Guess Wolves 1 1 Villa Draw Liverpool 1 2 Man Utd Man Utd Burnley 1 0 West Ham Burnley Palace 0 4 Chelsea Chelsea Man City 3 0 Stoke Man City Spurs 3 0 Bournemouth Spurs Swansea 0 1 Huddersfield Huddersfield Watford 1 2 Arsenal Arsenal Brighton 1 1 Everton Draw Southampton 1 0 Newcastle Southampton Leicester 0 0 West Brom Draw rubberman
  11. Steve Bruce

    If he gets us up - big if - I think whether he stays will be dependent on how we go up. Scraping into the playoffs on the back of turgid 1-0 wins, probably he'll go. Going unbeaten from here and topping the league and he'll get a go in the PL. But let's get up first and then worry about it.
  12. Steve Bruce

    Well I'm glad the international break is over. It's no fun watching an uninspiring manager trying to get the best out of a perennially underperforming squad, serving up dull football which results in a few expected wins against inferior teams by the odd lucky goal. Oh...
  13. Crystal Palace

    On the one hand, they are round the corner from me, so have a bit of a soft spot for Palace, but on the other hand it's good to see our awful records being broken and mesmerising in a car-crash kind of way.
  14. Steve Bruce

    Given we started the same side for the third game in a week, against a side determined to not lose, I think the Bolton result is fine. We'll be rested for the Wolves game and I'm sure Steve will play the same team apart from a Taylor replacement. Wolves aren't impregnable at the back so we'll get opportunities. I'd take a draw now, but think we have a decent chance of sneaking a win as well. Should be a much better game of football than the Bolton grapple-fest.
  15. Pre-Match Thread

    Weak bench. Hope we stay clear of injury.