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Moments of Pleasure

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  1. Agree with this. I think Lee could talk his way out of or around any suggestion he has erred by not playing him before if Palmer suddenly hit form.
  2. When so many different posters are pointing the finger at so many different areas of the team, and so many different players, including new ones that have yet to play ten games for us, and highlighting so many different problems or issues, then the answer is what? Single out another under-performing employee? What sort of organisation is this?
  3. Yes. And let's hope Jon does the same
  4. There's a few Campbells to get through. Alistair?
  5. Welsh ****. Sorry, that's unfair, and incorrect. English ****.
  6. Try the Forest match thread, mate. It's all pastry on there
  7. Ah, but is it? Or is it his squad that Mark Ashton has assembled? Or his squad that he and Mark Ashton have assembled?
  8. That optimism you display here and clearly enjoy, sir, is good for health and longevity, apparently. I wonder how many years yet it will be before we are one of the group of (49) clubs that have managed at least one season of PL football?
  9. Blackburn are, but they beat us comfortably.
  10. Bugger. Need some joss sticks for watching us v Forest tomorrow ....
  11. You don't run a shop in the High Street, or the Chalice Well Gardens shop, selling, er, crystals and bits of stone that "heal" and beads that sort yer chakras out and shit?
  12. A role that SO'D found himself in, after leaving us (ie, it's a bit "who you know"/who you ingratiate yourself with, football, and not entirely a meritocracy, as any black footballer going into management will confirm) so not necessarily the ringing endorsement it might seem. And incidentally, do we have the names of who thinks highly of Lee, and something concrete to illustrate this thinking, some evidence in other words? "He was highly thought of" gets mentioned often but seems a bit vague to me.
  13. @Davefevs The GD thing is very interesting. I remember watching that when you put it up before, Dave. Someone was on otib saying "yeah, but ..." about Brentford (and the case against LJ and how he compares to BFC, whether to sack or back) the other day, highlighting that Brentford have finished 11th (last season) and 9th in the last two seasons (ie we're not a million miles away from where they were recently) But look at their GD and ours: 14/15 Brentford 5th +19 15/16 Brentford 9th +5 Us minus loads (but not really Lee's doing that season). 16/17:
  14. I had a longer look: 1910 16th First Division (start as you mean to go on) 1920 8th Second Division 1930 20th Second Division 1940 - 1950 15th Third Division South 1960 22nd Second Division 1970 14th Second Division 1980 20th First Division 1990 2nd Third Division 2000 9th Third Division 2010 10th Second Division 2020 12th Second Division Generally, then, as a decade ends, we ar
  15. On 11 March this year, the Guardian ran some puff about us - "Mendes, Wilder and the SAS: How Lee Johnson has Bristol City on the rise" (cough) - in which Ben Fisher reported that Lee had been in Portugal at the end of last season, and had attended seven matches. And the Pereira loan came out of this. In another piece a year or two before the same paper, in amongst some more very lovely, gentle reportage on us (the national media appear to completely ignore us when we are average or worse and they might need to write something critical, strange), reported that Lee had been in Verona watch
  16. I thought we had decided LJ was at fault? Can we bloomin' decide, once and for all, so we can finally, decisively, unequivocally, apportion our misguided blame and opprobrium/abuse, and know who to demand be sacked. Cheers.
  17. "Lee is central to a large project...." Er, yes. We cannot cope without Lee, and the whole shebang, sorry, "project," will collapse like a "Marlon" of cards, should Lee ever leave us. No other coach could hope to have Bristol City 12th in the Championship. Never mind 8th! It is Lee, or bust. Back to 1982. Well, League One, certainly. Don't do it, Steve. You know you, sorry, the "project," which is "large," is ****ed without Lee. Lee is central to everything. We are nothing without Lee. So, I'm with Bat: Johnson stays, Johnson in. Forever.
  18. Pros: We're a steady, midtable Championship club. Cons: We're a steady, midtable Championship club.
  19. Yeah, c'mon Landsdowne tweet something nice about Nigel Farage and the Football Lads, and then sack Remainer Johnstone. F***'s sake.
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