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I get all that and I agree things will take time, I’m not talking about the future though I’m talking about the now and I get the impression that we should just accept any performances because we try to attack more and it’s not pulis.

Sorry but if I see a bad performance I’m gonna say so, it wasn’t like we lost to the better team or squandered chances, we were just poor. I’m not saying woodgate should be sacked, I’m not saying he’s a failure, this thread is about the Cardiff game and in that game we were ***.

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I don't think anyone thinks the performance was good. I'm just not putting much stock into a game I expected us to lose for the reasons we lost it. The best I can say is we tried to do something different to how we played against Millwall, the last time we played a team like this. Between the two games, I think yesterday's loss of points was more down to individual performances than the tactical battle which is a positive for the tactics as much as it's a negative for some of the individuals in the team. Maybe next time, if we pick the right players, we'll get something more out of the game. It's early days, we can be forgiven right now for thinking we have room to experiment and not be too worried whether it goes right or wrong. That's all part of the learning curve.

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I couldn't watch the game (sounds like I was lucky with that). Just watched the highlights and it looked like a fair result. We created one and half chance the entire game and thats just not good enough. Awful. Briliant header by Fletcher though ? 

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