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The 2019/20 season
at 12:00 16 Mar 2020

I think the most likely outcome is that the league tables will be as they stand or based on an average points per game and we move on with next season. This is going to carry on for a while yet and I can't see that this season will reach a conclusion.

We will need consensus across the European leagues as to how this plays out and we will need to stay on roughly the same timetable as the likes of Italy, France, Spain and Germany.
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Dyer
at 11:50 11 Mar 2020

Other than sentiment - can someone sell him to me as our next manager?
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Lambert has really been made to look silly hasn't he?
at 17:22 1 Mar 2020

All the blarney earlier in the season about rotation paying dividends at the business end of the season and we are the side that is folding like a pack of cards.
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Is the club worth less (or should I say much less) to ME in L1?
at 08:01 25 Feb 2020

Evans has approaching £100m of debt with the club that he'd have to write off for any potential buyer to be even remotely interested whether we were at Championship or L1 level.
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With Jackson out for 3 games is it time to throw Dobra in?
at 12:10 23 Feb 2020

We need to replace his energy at the top end of the pitch.
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Who is setting and enforcing any standards at this club?
at 20:02 9 Feb 2020

They've fallen through the floor. Evans awarding PL with a 5 year deal on the back of a terrible run of form really sets the tone. Everyone and everything at the club seems far too comfortable, it has been that way for many years but it's even worse now we've dropped a level. We are still being expected to swallow that we are performing well, there are positives to take and that it's no disgrace to lose to the likes of Rotherham and Peterborough in the manner we did.
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Huws and Judge were abysmal tonight n/t (n/t)
at 22:05 28 Jan 2020

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Did anyone else pick up on this?
at 08:59 30 Dec 2019

“Me and the staff we try and help them the best that we can. People think the game is about managers. It’s not about managers, the game’s about players and supporters and that’s what people want to see".

What a bizarre quote. Almost as bizarre as his quote earlier in the season about players being more important than tactics and formations.
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What happened to the Lambert
at 09:24 27 Dec 2019

that threw caution to the wind at Norwich? Chucking every attacking player possible on the pitch and nicking late goals.
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What is the end game for Evans?
at 21:16 16 Dec 2019

I've posed this question many times, but today seems a good time to raise it again.

With a balance owing to him of approaching £100m he seems to have about reached his limit in terms of funding. It's going to be a 1/2 decent sales per summer approach to ensure that debt remains fairly stable and the club can operate virtually neutrally cash flow wise. That fits in with the approach of cultivating academy players to reduce signings needed and to bring in cash from future sales.

All perhaps well and good and not a bad model for operating but my concern is we are going to see the heart ripped out of the side every summer for the foreseeable future. People clinging onto us holding onto Wolfy and Downes unless huge (i've heard the likes of £10m bandied about) offers come in might be sadly disappointed.

We are getting further and further away from the Premier League every season. And with that ME is getting further and further away from recouping his money. When does he cut his losses?

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Tyreece Simpson
at 16:52 16 Nov 2019

He could be one hell of a player for us. He looked a man against boys today - reminded me a lot of Wickham when he was breaking through.
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Has the introduction of VAR improved decision making?
at 10:47 21 Oct 2019

In the Premier League I think it's tough to argue that it has. There seems to be a reluctance to acknowledge when a referee has made an error and wrong decisions are being doubled down on. The fact that not once has a referee reviewed an incident on the pitch side monitor is bizarre.
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Any stattos out there know what the worst goal difference in a season is?
at 10:24 15 Sep 2019

Bolton must be contenders for beating it.
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"Systems don't win games, players do"
at 19:34 12 Sep 2019

People's thoughts on that statement from PL?
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Was our first goal bad from their perspective?
at 08:07 1 Sep 2019

I've seen Ricketts has said it was a sloppy goal to give away, "naive" and "we gave them a goal". You hear this all the time - it was a decent move and a great finish. We won the game because we have better players and outclassed them in moments, that is the short summary.
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Away pub
at 08:03 16 Aug 2019

Where are people heading pre match tomorrow?
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When is Murphy going to sign then? n/t (n/t)
at 10:40 11 Aug 2019

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Was it a pen on Jackson? n/t (n/t)
at 08:45 11 Aug 2019

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Downes is a proper player
at 21:35 3 Aug 2019

If he plays like that every week he's the first name on the team sheet.

Rowe also had a fantastic game. The goal came from him taking the ball, being positive and driving past a couple of players. A proper old school winger.

Norwood is an absolute handful. As Lambert said, a nightmare to play against.

I was impressed with our resilience and battling qualities today in a game that was far from easy. We ground it out IMO deserved the 3 points.
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Lambert doesn't seem to know much
at 18:25 25 Jul 2019

that or he is being disingenuous. He seems to be washing his hands of all responsibility in anticipation of things going tits up.
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