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Everything posted by city1983

  1. RIP Doesnt say it was coronavirus does it?
  2. i've only ever eaten about 2 mouth fulls. full of gristle, horrible, dry filling and not particularly tasty. I have never understood the love for them.
  3. city1983


    Johnson does pick odd games to go toe to toe against the opposition. He always tries it against WBA and we almost always get thumps. 4-4-2 tends not to works at this level against anyone let alone the top teams in the league. 4-5-1 is the way to play away to the top teams regardless how good we consider ourselves to be
  4. I kind of agree with you, and the likely event of an appointment from within the current coaching set up does not exactly inspire confidence. But for me Nigel Adkins would be a great fit. He's been successful in every job he's had and won multiple promotions including winning promotion from the championship with southampton, he knows the division, he exudes positivity, and is currently available. What is there not to like. He would be the first person on my list, and i'd prefer to have him in charge than LJ. I'm still not sure that all of this lies at johnson's feet though. I'm not sure he has much if any control over player recruitment, and he just has to make do with what he's given, which is a mix of incoherent players that might not be able to play the system he would like to. And i'm not sure any upgrade of manager would want to come under those same circumstances.
  5. Not sure about massengo, but I’m sure Johnson said Nagy has been suffering from flu/a cold.
  6. I’m not a huge O’Dowda fan but thought he was excellent when he came on and helped see the game out. He harried Rooney rather than giving him all the time in the world. He looked lively and fully deserved his place in the squad on that performance. I also think there was nothing wrong with Johnson’s subs. He wanted to make a double sub but had to change his plans when Korey picked up a knock. We were losing the midfield battle so had to sacrifice a striker. Yes Wells is our new striker and has scored more than Fam this season, but Fam is currently undroppable in his current form and is the better lone striker. yes they were causing us problems down our right, but bringing on Weimann put a stop to that. Watching it back now I think we saw it out comfortably and had 2 great chances to kill the game off. Their goals came due to lapses in concentration and nothing to with lee Johnson and certainly nothing to do with his subs on this occasion. In fact I think Weimann and O’Dowda were instrumental in seeing the game out. you sir are speaking nonsense.
  7. opologies i left my computer unattended for 5 minutes and this was posted on my behalf. i dont know how to delete it.
  8. What I don't get is that you've gone out of your way to spell "their" and still got it wrong. It's "they're" as in they(a)re trained hard. it's like when someone goes out of "their" way to say "I" when they should have said "me" It's as though they've been educated but still get it wrong. Just very odd.... if in doubt write "there" and say "me". that way people will just assume you are uneducated rather than stupid.
  9. This is a league I’ve only ever known us to struggle in. I’ve swung back and forth more times than Philip schofield on whether Johnson should be sacked. I wanted Johnson snr sacked and things got worse and worse every season after he left until eventual we were inevitably relegated. johnson drives me mad at times but he has achieved something I have never known at this level which is year on year progression (in points on league position) if you think that landsdown will sack Johnson and go and appoint a Bielsa or nuno Espírito Santo then you are dillusional. I’d like to think he’d appoint Nigel Adkins, but it would more likely be Jamie mcalister.
  10. It’s so frustrating, because away from home Johnson clearly has it nailed. This is a tough tough division, and I expect that away from home Johnson’s record is up there with some of the best that have managed anyone in this league let alone Bristol city, and for that reason alone he deserves to stay. But at home we look clueless and devoid of confidence and he seems to have no idea how to change it. No matter the opposition we cannot get into a pattern of play and dominate a team. As soon as he cracks that we’ll be laughing. I do fear that even though on paper it looks a great transfer window, he’ll now need his 20 odd games to figure out his best team again. I’m confident that we’ll be promoted before we’re relegated under Johnson but it won’t be this season or any time soon. better the devil you know I think. Chopping and changing the manger is not the answer, and some of the names banded around are a joke.
  11. Hahahahahaha ive never heard that one before hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah ........... hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha
  12. on holiday in bovey tracey. be sure to check out the marble museum.
  13. I criticised the sub at the time. I thought that Paterson is a player with the potential to just have that one moment of magic, and I don’t think that O’Dowda is an impact sub. But I think having odowda on that wing gave dasilva more freedom to bomb forward and create the winner. I guess for every disastrous decision like to not bring on a cb against Brentford, he gets it right sometimes too
  14. I agree. I think a draw would have been a fair result, and both teams had the chances to win it. I actually really enjoyed the game today and thought Barnsley looked better than their league position. i am not a fan of Johnson, but that is 3 wins in 4 in the league now. And while some will point at the quality of the opposition in those games, the frequent criticism is that we cannot bet the poor teams at home. there are no easy games in this league and surprises are thrown up all the time. hopefully we’re now on the start of one of Johnson’s long winning streaks
  15. city1983


    He is our best central defender by a considerable distance. Not that comfortable on the ball when we are fannying around with it at the back, but is an absolute rock. But he appears to be a rock made of glass at times which is a real shame.
  16. Eliasson took most of the corners in the first half. As good as his crossing is from open play I always thought his crossing from a deaf ball left a little to be desired, often struggling to beat the firsts man or completely over hitting it. Nothing wrong with them today though
  17. 1 - Nigel Adkins 2- League position is not the be all and end all. i'd like to be in the playoffs, but i want to be entertained for my money i pay 3 - Quality of football is poor, he over thinks everything, and we have a bloated squad that has the look and feel as though it has been put together by 3/4 different managers, because each season he seems to rip up last years rule book that failed and try something different the next season 4 - Probably not, although should we miraculously make the playoffs and scrape our way through we would be crucified in the premiership. but i just do not see it happening. we've been poor at home during most of his tenure, but now the team look affraid to play at ashton gate because the crowd are getting frustraited at the poor quality and style of football currently being offered. 5 - 2/3 years. we need a clear out and re-build rather than just splashing the cash
  18. I'd agree with that, accept maybe i'd pick basso over bentley. Basso was solid that season, made some spectacular (if over elaborate) saves, but his positivity and influence was huge. Solid team though. Carey as captain, that would be a no nonsense team with plenty of flair and creativity. And plenty of game changers on the bench,
  19. I don’t get the love in with brownhill. He’s a decent championship midfielder, but £7m would be a great bit of business on our part imo
  20. I was very impressed by Wigan at our place earlier this season. Was probably the first game where we were outplayed by one of the so called lesser sides in the division. We were lucky to get a point. any point away from home is a good point in this league and to get all 3 yesterday is a great result regardless of performance and Wigan’s lowly league position.
  21. That’s the DNA they preach. Shirking all responsibility
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