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    John Terry

    Chelsea don't care about 2/5 years down the road. Temporarily is fine. They still have a decent shot at top 4 & the Europa League this season. Chelsea/United are far, far better than 14 of the teams in the premier league. They don't need a 200 page tactical analysis on how to beat Burnley, They just need someone to tell them to go and beat them and have a bit of fun while doing it. 8 times out of 10 they will beat them simply by being far better players.
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    John Terry

    Lampard is the easy & cheap option. Abramovich still has visa issues so isn't as involved as he was. Lampard would jump at the chance to manage Chelsea (even on an initial 18 month contract so they could bin him cheaply if it goes wrong) and they only have to look what Solskjaer has done at United to instantly transform a completely toxic club around. What Chelsea fan wouldn't have far more patience when things go wrong if Lampard & Terry were there.
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    Dean Smith

    I mentioned it a few pages back but around this time in Bruces first season we went 9 games without a win (& only 2 draws from memory). I honestly think that he would have been gone in the summer had that not changed but he/we somehow managed to turn that crap run around and won 7 of the next 8 games. I think Smith probably needs to do something similar (maybe 5 wins from the final 13) for those upstairs not to start having serious concerns that they have the wrong guy but i can't see us getting anything like that the way we are playing. If i was a betting man (and i am) i would happily put decent money on us getting no more than 10 points from the final 13 games.
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    Dean Smith

    but what will happen next season when we pick up a couple of injurues? Smith started with 5 wins from 8 with this aparently shit squad that he has since added to, a couple of injuries and the whole style of play & gameplan is completely out of the window and he doesn't look like he has a clue what he is doing. He's gone from great after match chats & press conferences talking about phases/traps/videos at half time to saying the ref is shit and we are unlucky against teams we barely kicked the ball against for 80% of the match
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    Dean Smith

    We have won 10 all season, Even if we signed messi & ronaldo before Saturday we wouldn't win the next 10
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    John Terry

    He'll be off to Chelsea with Lampard once City have put the final nail in Sarris coffin at the weekend
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    Nintendo Switch

    You probably won't find any. Nintendo are very much a "Buy one Get one" company. Very unusual for discounts on any of their consoles until they are right at the very end of their lifespan and even then is is usually just retaillers dumping stock rather than anything nintendo led. If you specifially wanted the pokemon bundle/console it might be worth trying smytys toys if you have one nearby as they were doing them for £320 for a while. Shows as out of stock onlike but might be a few left on a shelf somewhere
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    Crackdown 3

    If you liked 1 & 2 you will like this. Just more of the same really. Short & sweet campaign but will take you a while to do everything/find all orbs etc. Looks nice enough if you play on X but many of the visual effects are missing from the standard version/S
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    Formula One - 2019

    Not the most auspicious of starts for Williams as they haven't eve managed to get their car ready for the first day of pre-season testing today and will not run until at least tomorrow.
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    Dean Smith

    I guess the proof is in the rest of the season. At around this point under Bruce we went 9 games without a win but then won 7 of the next 8 which kinda makes up for it a bit. If Smith were to do the same it woud definitely earn him some breathing room but does anyone honestly think we will even win 3 or 4 of the remaining 13 games, let alone 7 or 8? This was Bruces first season : P35 W15 D7 L13 GD 37:36 pts52 Smith will be in charge for 34 gmes this year so it's a pretty good comparison i guess He is currently sat on : P21 W7 D8 L6 Gd 36:32 pts29
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    Dean Smith

    I think that given our position with complete lack of squad in the summer and the promise to pretty much give him what he wants to rebuild he would be interested. He would fancy himself to get out of this division easily enough and the potential to build a premier league team pretty much from scratch would probably appeal.
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    Dean Smith

    It was more aimed at people saying out ancient players can't play 2 games every week. The simple fact is that other than 8 lots of midweek rounds they don't anyway They are professional footballers, expecting them to be able to actually play 46 games of football in 273 days whatever money they are being paid doesn't seem too unreasonable
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    Dean Smith

    15 is a hell of a lot more than our current 7 Norwich won 20 games in 16/17 and finished on 70 points. Farke won 15 and finished on 60. Sure it isn't as good and they didn't progress (did anyone really expect them to do anything other than somewhere around top 10?) but realistically they didn't actually do that much worse. Hard to judge Wagner too much i guess. Sure his first season he won 10 in 30, But that was with Huddersfield who were 18th, crap and had only won 3 in 16 before he was appointed so i would say his 1 in 3 win rate was actually pretty good
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    Dean Smith

    Don't disagree that age doesn't play some part but Cardiff had a total of 8 players under the age of 27 in their squad last year, 11 of them were 30+ You need a mixture of everything in the league. Sure Brentford have a lot of kids but that is also why they will never do anything and go on mass winning & losing runs as younger players are generally not very consistent. The average age of squads in this league varies very little and is on average 25.8, we might be at the higher end of it at 27.4 (numbers taken from july/august) but 16/7 teams average is 25+ and you can greatly reduce the average from 27-25 simply with the addition/removal of one player
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    Dean Smith

    So you want to give him a pre-season & make him responsible for completely rebuilding a massively decimated squad even if we only win another 1/2 games until the end of the season? When the season finishes he will have been in charge for 34 league games (+ one 3-0 defeat in the cup) If we have only managed 8/9 wins in 34 games and 5 of those were actually in the first 8 what makes you think he deserves any more of a chance?