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  1. What's behind our mediocre 2018 form?

    I think the big change has been post Wolves at home, the nature of the defeat, and suspension to Frank was gutting. We now look fatigued and low on confidence, we need a "Wolves" game of our own, to drive belief. Only my opinion mind.
  2. Interesting comments by Freeman

    100% agreed - correct way of looking at it
  3. Engvall hip injury

    We had eyes on Gus and Ollie Watkins at the same time, from what I understand LJ favoured Watkins but we went with Gus - these things don’t Always turn out ala Kodjia, he will ship out soon no doubt and will be hopefully the exception as opposed to the norm.
  4. New signings needed for promotion?

    I can answer the last bit, yes there was and still is ill feeling. A few of the more prominent senior pros from the 06 -08 squad talked me and my mates through it once, they had a strong belief certain players held us back and weren't picked on merit.
  5. Poppies on shirts, guess which Club

    Not Irish mate
  6. Advertising Boards

    @Mkelly This is surely the correct option? No personal attack on you here, but the hoardings on Tuesday were a joke, and advising a % change is too abstract, sit in the Lansdown lower and see what it looks like, and then test until its acceptable. Surely this is agreeable?
  7. SSN last night.....

    Tbf it doesn't bother me too much, however the Beeb write up is quite horrific.... http://m.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/41235275
  8. Lansdown the real story

    He is a billionaire businessman ploughing his money into the club. Do people really expect him to be a media savvy middle of the road interviewee? Geoff did a good job pushing for something sensational and got a few poorly worded answers, but little that was worth the furore on here. People moan when they hear the same old interview littered with clichés, yet when someone strays from a pr script the same people get upset. He has invested more than anyone. Fact. He knows the buck stops with him. Fact. He is sticking to his principles, which we may not agree with right now, but just maybe he has learnt his lessons the hard way re managers. He has the right to do this as he is the owner, the same way 91 other clubs are run, rightly or wrongly. Who is next on the hitlist?
  9. Mark ashton

    Bring in players with "potential" when we needed players for the here and now - then sack the coach who is trying to develop said potential. Talk about insulating yourself, no lose situation for Ashton. If we gamble on transfers and had succeeded he is a genius, gamble and fail blame the coaches - genius. As a club we have lost all humility, it's toxic and will take years to repair. football clubs are built on people, look at the ones our club is built on right now - depressing.
  10. Mark ashton

    I may be wrong, but it isn't naivety - I know what MA and co are about - But I was told by someone unconnected to our club, that knows him, that DT has been plotting an escape for a while.
  11. Mark ashton

    Des Taylor was not sacked, not even close, look where he has gone!
  12. Recruitment

    He's gone - nature of his role means it won't always be made public I guess - step up for him...
  13. Recruitment

    Wait til you see which club he has gone too!
  14. Recruitment

    Consulting on biscuits, the state of the middle east and the early works of Shakespeare... He is a recruitment consultant, and should be judged as such. January was a huge opportunity for us to get back on track, the only player signed so far that looks like they know how to win in this division is Cotterill, and that surely is no surprise as we know he can play at this level - I am not a huge LJ fan, but he alone is not to blame
  15. Recruitment

    umm, not wanting to hammer a point to much, but direct quote from the link A former West Bromwich Albion goalkeepoer, he worked with the club in a consultancy capacity during EDerek McInnes's reign as manager. Read more at http://www.bristolpost.co.uk/bristol-city-robins-appoint-mark-ashton-chief/story-28539468-detail/story.html#Heh5C90mZBVDIa8V.99 Defo here when our recruiting was scatter gun