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13 Feb 2019 23:56:21
Just seen after match interviews, Smith, you are fast losing credibility, blaming referees is a smoke screen for the teams inadequacies, accept we are not good enough and don't blame the men in black. You are beginning to sound like Warnock
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1.) 15 Feb 2019 11:29:44
If you go all the way back, to game at Baggies, last min goal with hand . since then, at least 3 off side goals against us .3-4 penalties we’ve had denied. So overall I think Deano could have a point . If I remember rightly, there has been at lot of cursing of the men in black, on here over the last few weeks .
I’m not saying it’s all their fault, but it certainly doesn’t help .


 

 

13 Jan 2019 01:58:01
Things get emotional after a frustrating inept performance and whilst this is not particularly helpful it is understandable. So as things calm down let's look ats what's happening. A new manager comes in and gives the club a boost, players lift their game and fans get behind the team. People think we are on the way up. What happens then, opposition coaches analyse what's happening and hey guess what, we get found out, every opposition coach know our weaknesses and exploit this. So everyone knows we can't defend. So what do we do to counter this, simple answer, nothing. And whilst we do nothing to improve we will continue to struggle. So poor defence with no obvious improvement, surely we haven't employed people that can't at least shore things up whilst new personnel are sought.

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1.) 15 Jan 2019 12:00:27
I've said for ages we need plans A, B and C so the opposition don't know which one we may use on any day. You're right scottcafu teams have sussed out our weaknesses, hence why we need to change the way we play from time to time. the high press is great until it breaks down but again the worry was two of the goals came down our left flank again.


 

 

28 Nov 2018 22:13:20
Just looked at the stats, they don't win you the game, however when your goalkeeper doesn't make a single save and doesn't catch or touch the ball with his hands you have to worry when the opposition score 5.

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11 Nov 2018 20:27:18
Alls good, I am not sure if Taylor was injured and that's why Hutton played left back, however when elmo played right back we looked a lot better, we moaned about Bruce playing people out of position perhaps Deano is seeing what SB and the rest of saw that we need a left back, just saying!

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23 Oct 2018 23:49:03
Not critism just observations and I am sure things will change for the better, Chester needs to up his game, Kodja and Hogan are spent forces, Albert is also past his best, the full backs are average championship players. Jack is fast becoming a luxury. And Algazi (forget the spelling) is not good enough. No surprise the likes of Norwich outplayed us. Our time will come it just takes time.

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1.) 24 Oct 2018 06:17:19
There is no competition at cb for us so Chester knows he will play week in and week out. He is not the same player this season. Jack needs to find s and product to. To easy to break us down at the moment.


2.) 27 Oct 2018 08:19:11
Luck will change in our favour before long.
I have no doubt.


 

 

 

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17 Feb 2019 13:27:38
It all gets a bit emotional immediately after a defeat to local rivals, so as the dust settles and heads are a bit clearer my current thinking. The owners are extremely unlikely to change the management. They did not make their money overnight but through clever business accumen over a period of time, this approach in my opinion will be their approach. So Deano stays. So if the ball is in his court what can he do. Firstly he can stop blaming everyone except him self this serves no purpose whatsoever other than alienate, fans, players and referees. He needs to take a good hard look at his tactics. The current squad with the obvious exceptions made the playoffs last year so they must have something, he needs to unlock whatever previously worked, which obviously he is not doing at the moment. In Deans defence i think he has made a start with the massive task of rebuilding. Yesterday was not good enough and whilst i appreciate that it is stating the obvious, it was an improvement on Brentford. On most of the stats we were ahead except the most important one i accept that but we did have chances. I think Mings, Hause, Kalanic, Chester and Tz can become a reasonably reliable defence. Jack and Mcginn in midfield Green and Tammy upfront. After this Deano needs to step up and get the best out of what's left. This is where the manager needs to earn his money. So on the basis of my earlier comment regarding tbe managers position and my claret and blue tinted glasses i would like to adopt a more positive approach. It seems that Dean is a good guy and "one of our own" and could eventually be one of our favourites however he has got to step up to the plate, he has got to change things for the better soon or any goodwill and patience from the fans will vanish, crowds will dwindle and when it starts to hit financially then the owners commercial heads will kick in and Deano will be another managerial casualty.

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1.) 17 Feb 2019 16:16:32
Scotcafu, at least we agree that Deano has a massive rebuild to do . As you say these owners are not the type to panic . They will be prepared to give Deano, the backing he will need . Also as you say, when we get everybody back, we could have the makings of a decent defence . His biggest problem is that midfield, with Jack back, he will give us the flair, The rest is for him to sort out, be it with players already tried, or as you suggested maybe U23s. We know that Tammy, will score the goals if he’s given the service . Deanos problem is fitting in a system . that will provide Tammy with that service .
Iv defended Deano, because he’s having to use what he’s got . When he’s got in the players he wants, I think everybody will be happy .
Onwards&Upwards Villaforever.


2.) 17 Feb 2019 18:06:59
Dave and Scotty, two very good posts, and between them I think lies the answer.
To be honest I am looking forward to a good clear out and a productive Summer window.


3.) 17 Feb 2019 19:45:35
Just had my season ticket reminder to buy early for the discount. I buy 4 tickets me my son and two grandkids, i will probably do it, however probably like many others are apprehensive to invest based on what's currently being served up. The prices are really good for premiership football, so we can forget that, they are good value for attacking football with flair and excitement absolutely poor value for what's being served up at the moment. So Deano for many like me you have a very small window to woo us and get us to part with our hard earned cash. I really hope i am parting with my money by the April deadline.


 

 

16 Feb 2019 18:59:44
Once plan A fails which is pretty much every game there is no plan B. In saying this i don't know what plan A is and neither do the players. Our season is obviously over so Deano you have to look to next year. You are not going to be able to replace all of the deadwood ie Whelan, Taylor, Hourihan, Jedinak, Thor Hutton, Elphick, elmo Kodja. Jack Tammy Mings alghazi will be gone So you have the rest of this failure of a season to work with the best of the deadwood that you are you are going to have to keep. So bring in the best of the under 23's and show us some of your coaching skills which are sadly lacking at the moment.

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1.) 16 Feb 2019 19:22:45
Agree with the U23 bit Scotty.


2.) 17 Feb 2019 13:56:20
Why not play 442.


 

 

15 Feb 2019 11:59:00
Just read all of the recent posts again, in any walk of life there are differing views especially when things aren't going well like the present failings at Villa Park. All of that said I find it extremely distasteful when personal insults are used to reinforce their views, i think the term for this is bigot. So have your personal views and argue these vigorously. Fortunately the insults come from a very small minority and no need to name names we all know who.

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14 Feb 2019 19:55:18
So we have an extremely abusive patronising contributer who labels many on here as "moronic, arrogant deluded*. Many of these me included are" time served"loyal fans who have the audacity to criticise people who earn in a lifetime what managers and players earn in less than a year. So should we sit tight lipped and gagged when we see so much ineptitude from our players and coaches, I don't think so. don't criticise when players can't string three passes together in fear of the atmosphere "becoming toxic" the cliche "get out of the kitchen if it gets too hot* springs to mind. So excuse me if we have a manager that can't motivate or select a team capable of performing, players that can't string passes together then i am going to have my say both on here and in the ground and i think rightly so.

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1.) 14 Feb 2019 21:05:52
You talk so much sense and know so much, why aren’t you in a job within football? why aren’t you finding players who can handle the heat? why aren’t you showing them how to string 3 passes together? Beyond me. You are a fountain of knowledge and because you haven’t spent so much time watching Villa you have the right to talk whatever brainless thought pops into your head.


2.) 14 Feb 2019 21:09:18
Scotty, you may have been patronised but certainly not abused, I might add not by me.
To be honest I don’t think anyone could motivate the players we have, ok most new managers have a honeymoon period as we had some weeks ago, but more often than not that quickly evaporates and players steadily fall back into the patterns they are happily familiar with, “give me the money thanks”
Dean Smith has inherited a group of players that quite clearly cannot carry out his idea`s, the squad he has were more accustomed to playing a more mundane game than the one Dean Smith wants to play, this is mainly where the problem lies.
1. You seem to think along with others that he is not up to the job, or that he is not capable of organising his team and methods.
Can I ask does that mean you think he should have to change and abandon the footballing ideas he strongly believes in, remember these are the attributes that attracted us to him in the first place, open attacking football.
Or my preferred option.
2. Should we give Dean Smith every ounce of support we can muster, and let the man manage his team, and then let him start the rebuilding process he longs for and is eager to do.
I know which I prefer, even if it does mean a longer wait.
And by the way his comments after the games are not from a man who is clueless, they are carefully thought about and are surely meant to support his players, as well as pacify us the fans, after all he can`t trash his team in front of the media can he, he would get hammered for that as well.


3.) 15 Feb 2019 14:48:11
It's all about opinions as you both always sprout on about scot is entitled to his as your are to yours ridiculing someone who took time to write on here is wrong in my opinion and as you put it Chris why are you not involved in football if your opinion is always correct?


 

 

13 Feb 2019 18:57:36
Lets hope things are looking up, at last we are not playing with 10 men, its only taken deano a third of the season to see things that the rest of have seen all season regarding the left back.

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1.) 13 Feb 2019 21:55:34
Same result.
Where do we go from here? Stick with Smith and Co. Or make a change now.
Personally I'd stick with him. Another change now will not get us into playoffs, that's gone now.
Give him and the owners the summer to completely re-build (and it will take a massive re-build) .
But we must be in the top 6 after 6 games otherwise we're playing catch up again and we will fall short again.
UTV.


 

 

 

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08 Jan 2019 11:04:05
Think Mr F you should change your logo to black and gold!

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01 Jan 2019 19:05:49
Surely wolves would keep him if he is good as you say.

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03 Dec 2018 14:59:30
Dave none of us should forget, owners need to understand that there is no place in modern football for the likes of Bruce, mad mick, puliss, Hughes, Big Sam, moyes, keeping on reminding fans of these guys failings may just save other clubs from the dross that these so called experienced managers dish up. Good news is message is getting through not many of the aforementioned are currently employed in league football.

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10 Oct 2018 17:01:18
Kingy strikes again, wide of the mark by a mile!

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09 Oct 2018 12:19:40
Posted this last night before Henry not interested came out. At least half a dozen high profile names are backing Terry, just wonder if this was always the plan. We should know this week .

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20 Feb 2019 12:28:43
He might be "doing or trying" but not very successfully.

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17 Feb 2019 19:45:35
Just had my season ticket reminder to buy early for the discount. I buy 4 tickets me my son and two grandkids, i will probably do it, however probably like many others are apprehensive to invest based on what's currently being served up. The prices are really good for premiership football, so we can forget that, they are good value for attacking football with flair and excitement absolutely poor value for what's being served up at the moment. So Deano for many like me you have a very small window to woo us and get us to part with our hard earned cash. I really hope i am parting with my money by the April deadline.

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15 Feb 2019 23:47:12
TOV, couple of things, like your humour, if you can't smile there is something wrong with you. Your observations on Wednesday are spot on. Can't we ask the league for dispensation to play 5 at the back three defensive holding midfield playes and gung ho up front. We might just about then to keep the goals against column under a number between 2 and 5.

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15 Feb 2019 18:25:30
VD, I like you enjoy the banter and would certainly not categorise you in the bigot camp. I certainly do not feel any malice thrown my way from you. I accept your "give the guy a chance position. No one wanted Smith to succeed more than me, however he has to take some responsibility, that's what management is all about in any walk of life. I object to some of his team selections and would have hoped that him and his experienced coaches could have plugged some of the "holes in the culinder" by now. So let's agree to disagree, rembering that i felt the same as you with Garde Dimatteo lambert bruce etc and "give them a chance and patience" has been knocked out of me. The aforementioned are all still wealthy men and we continue to suffer so let's show Deano are expections are not unreasonable.

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15 Feb 2019 11:33:24
Riminded me of jloyd Samuel, similar features including long gangly legs, Taylor had a long run with very poor performances so why not give Hause a chance and a run of games to build his confidence, some of the clowns seem to get in whatever.

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