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  1. Me too. Fantastic atmosphere. If I close my eyes I can still see George Kirby shoulder charging their goalkeeper into the net with the ball still in his hands. It would never be allowed to stand today!
  2. My view is that this squad is capable of doing better. I'd be happy to give EH a shot at it as Ralph I sense has hit his ceiling.
  3. FF was offered a new contract but turned it down. My inference from that is that FF was preferred over AM but as he is obviously leaving at the end of the season and AM has signed a new contract, AM will be #1 this season and #2 thereafter when a replacement for FF is signed.
  4. The cross into to C-L was clearly telegraphed. It would be a bad goal to give away at any level let alone the Premiership.
  5. That's even worse than I thought and the obvious weakness areas of GK and CB have still not been addressed. Watching Stephens trailing in behind Calvert-Lewin for yesterday's 3rd makes me almost despair.
  6. Maybe it is just stubbornness and tactical naivety. I can't understand why he doesn't seem to expect the opposition to counter his set up in the second half of games and then have any counter measures of his own to call upon. Other teams do it for heavens sake. Maybe he'll see the light after yesterday's debacle but I'm not holding my breath.
  7. So either he changes the system, or we buy the players needed, or he goes.
  8. The system needs good players and we don't have enough of them. Results will force the board's hand eventually but the outcome looks inevitable based on this performance.
  9. 1. The club's need to balance the books. 2. DI and JV not signing new contracts. 3. Known interest in JWP from AV at least
  10. Sorry, it was a poster on this forum who said he knew JWP. Not verified anywhere else so far as I know. Fits the known facts though.
  11. My reading is that the club had to sell two of JV, JWP and DI to raise the necessary funds. That fits with a earlier report quoting JWP as saying 'it's up to the club'.
  12. No brainer. He clearly wanted a move so better £30M for a replacement now than nothing in 12 months time. That's football.
  13. Let him go if the alternative is he goes on a free at the end of next season, subject to fitness issues of course. His fitness alone is why we should already have backups in the pipeline.
  14. And maybe work with a relatively successful manager for a change.
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