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About ham_chop

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  1. I also heard he's signing a new deal
  2. I've been off the forum for quite a while, mainly due to having a baby (not me, my wife!) But I felt compelled to come back and join this debate. This man is the worst thing to happen to our club in years. I listened to talksport yesterday and as much as I dislike him, Adrian Durham nailed it by saying football would be glad of us missing out on the playoffs because of pulis's football. In truth, we were never ever good enough for the top 6 this year but that's where I get the most frustrated - we should have been a top 6 side by some margin with the players we have. Traore bailed him out last season, by his unpredictability we got past teams that this year we didn't.the absolute farce in the transfer market - selling bamford, bringing in hugill and van la parra seemingly there just to train with us summarises just how inept he is. We've played 5 at the back at home all season - we are not a side battling relegation. The fact that he just insisted on this formation and the approach when we went on our losing streak is just insane. And yes, he might have made significant financial savings but that is not what he's employed to do as his primary role - he's here to win us games and he's just not done it enough. I honestly cannot fathom what could possibly keep him here next season, and if he stays we are plunging back into the Strachan days all over again
  3. Laughable when members people drop in limited information looking for some attention, and then go offline and not reply Ham_chop you a complete attention seeker.... Back your information up in your original posts. If you have information then share it, if you don't then you may as well not post.... Complete wind up merchant and in all honesty you look like a complete tit to me Or maybe the Sharing of finer details compromises someone? I'm simply giving a heads up. Call me a tit, wum all you like pal, I'm big enough and ugly e oughto take it. I'm just sharing something to give a warning. I thought this forum was for sharing info? I'm just not prepared to shaft a mate. So I'll go leave it
  4. It's definitely not George, my profile picture was previously bamford. It's the club. That said player is potentially going to that's the hard to swallow bit
  5. WHY WHEN WHO It's not nice to digest
  6. Theres a big departure on the horizon
  7. Are people honestly moaning about being 1-0 up? Just try and enjoy it ffs
  8. I fu**ing hope not! Sysyem did not work and teams knew how narrow we were so let their full backs bomb forward at every opportunity. For me we play at our best in a 4-4-2 formation, although we don't play this formation until we are up against it. Monk isn't brave enough to start with this formation We started 442 last week against Fulham and couldn't get near them. We can't play that system
  9. Birmingham will be top 6 this season, easy.... Crazy deals they are doing
  10. Yes if he was in the premier league I could see him selected in front of maguire. I might get shot down but I think Maguire is a better player than Gibson
  11. First time in a long time I enjoyed it last night. Paddy was sensational and Assombalonga is a proper striker. Kudos to Gestede too, a bit of an unsung hero last night by all accounts
  12. The Gazette are doing a good job of playing the victim here - are they trying to turn sections of the fans against the club? No need to put this out there in the style they did and the bridges are being burned here. They could have dealt with this internally and tried to resolve it without airing dirty laundry the Monday before a season starts...
  13. Factor in an assumed 4 mil for Gaston and take another 7mil off for Fletcher and you're around the £24m mark. Not bad business really
  14. Absolutely delighted to have Howson, he's likely to be out no.10 next year if you picked a squad today. Christie, don't know a lot about him but he's a full international so I'm pleased with that. Just a couple of wingers and a forward now - then maybe one or two to leave and we're about ready for the season
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