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Regbutler
21 Feb 24 12:02
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Report The Dragon February 21, 2024 4:46 PM GMT
i had them for top 6 position pre season and now 1 point off relegation position.

1 point out of the last 21 says it all really

no surprise.

lets hope whoever comes in can turn it around
Report Regbutler February 24, 2024 5:44 PM GMT
Had to back us at 13/2 today, the new manager effect
Only for small, but just about covered the rest of today's losing football bets
Report The Dragon February 24, 2024 5:59 PM GMT
nice one reg , great result hopefully the beginning of the turnaroundCool
Report themightymac February 24, 2024 7:32 PM GMT
Reg, as a former pro, can you explain the logic how the same players can play much better after a manager gets sacked? It happens with alarming regularity. Are the players not giving 100% for the previous manager or were previous results down to the previous manager`s bad management? If it`s the former, then it is not very professional behaviour by the players and not fair on the sacked manager.
Report Regbutler February 24, 2024 9:43 PM GMT
Hi, mighty mac
Not saying my opinion is more accurate than anyone's else's but...

Gonna sit on the fence a bit and say it could be that the previous manager's tactics were so bad, that the players didn't understand or couldn't implement them. And the new manager just had them go back to basics, for want of a better phrase.

Or, they had completely lost respect for him, didn't like him and, as you say, were not giving 100%.
And/or, they so wanted to impress the new manager that they all put in a shift that they hadn't done for a while.
Without seeing the team he put out, it may be that he restored some players to the team who the previous manager had left out , and you would imagine that they would be double eager to please.

Or, might have just had a lucky day!
Report themightymac February 24, 2024 11:18 PM GMT
Thanks Reg for the reply which is much appreciated.

Your opinion is much valued, as you played at a high professional level and have a better insight.

Hope they stay up!
Report Regbutler February 25, 2024 8:07 AM GMT
Cheers mighty mac, just to clarify, the highest I played was the old Division 3 , League 1 now
But, just to add, I can assure you that not every player would be giving 100% in every match, for whatever personal reason or agenda. Stating the obvious, but, you can see that for yourself in most matches. It's just a mirror of any workplace where you have a mix of characters.
Report Winja February 25, 2024 9:35 AM GMT
watched the highlights on sky and was disappointed to see the southampton manager refusing to shake the hand of the millwall keeper.....bit charmless no matter how upset you are.....
Report Deptford February 25, 2024 2:41 PM GMT
Much needed win, Watford at home next week
Report Winja March 2, 2024 3:06 PM GMT
1-0 ...3 minutes....
Report The Dragon March 2, 2024 3:17 PM GMT
Cool
Report The Dragon March 3, 2024 1:07 PM GMT
1-0 ft good result upto 18th but very tight in the bottom end of champ
Report The Dragon March 3, 2024 1:08 PM GMT
17 points off top six - think my bet is bustedCry
Report The Dragon March 5, 2024 5:45 PM GMT
hoping fo a hat trickof wins tonight. i am on at 12/5
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