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  1. 1. We going down then or what? 10 - aye, doomed, no hope of salvation / 5 - can't call it / 0 - nah we're sound, can't wait for next season

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You see, I look at Brighton's fixtures and see a few wins there. This is a team that have recently beaten Liverpool and Tottenham.

 

We play almost exactly the same teams as them, if your implication is that they have an "easier" fixture list.

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You see, I look at Brighton's fixtures and see a few wins there. This is a team that have recently beaten Liverpool and Tottenham.

 

We play almost exactly the same teams as them, if your implication is that they have an "easier" fixture list.

 

I think his implication is that they look more likely to beat said teams.

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You take Wilson out of this team and it’s not even half as talented as the one that got relegated in 2016.

 

Relegation is a certainly. In fact, a good opportunity to double your money while it’s still evens with the bookies.

 

Even if they sacked Bruce in the morning I think it’s too late, they don’t have anyone else lined up, and what on earth would another less than ordinary coach do with this shit heap of a squad?

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You take Wilson out of this team and it’s not even half as talented as the one that got relegated in 2016.

 

Relegation is a certainly. In fact, a good opportunity to double your money while it’s still evens with the bookies.

 

Even if they sacked Bruce in the morning I think it’s too late, they don’t have anyone else lined up, and what on earth would another less than ordinary coach do with this shit heap of a squad?

 

Disagree with that. From 2016 I'd take Wijnaldum, Sissoko, Perez, probably Mitrovic as our Wilson alternatives are dire. Wilson, ASM, Almiron, Willock (although he's a loan player), Hayden, Dubravka, Schär (assuming you mean the whole squad) are better options than many in that 2016 side.

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You see, I look at Brighton's fixtures and see a few wins there. This is a team that have recently beaten Liverpool and Tottenham.

 

We play almost exactly the same teams as them, if your implication is that they have an "easier" fixture list.

 

One of us has a competent manager, a game plan and bad luck that will eventually even out. One has Steve Bruce :lol:

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Deflated this morning thinking about this. I’d been fearing relegation for months like most people but yesterday felt like we’re the ones that will end up falling. It seems far more likely than not now.

 

If it’s a shootout between us, Fulham, Burnley and Brighton I don’t think there’s a sensible argument to suggest we’ll gain more points than those 3 teams while Bruce is in charge.

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Deflated this morning thinking about this. I’d been fearing relegation for months like most people but yesterday felt like we’re the ones that will end up falling. It seems far more likely than not now.

 

If it’s a shootout between us, Fulham, Burnley and Brighton I don’t think there’s a sensible argument to suggest we’ll gain more points than those 3 teams while Bruce is in charge.

 

Really does depend on injuries for me.

 

Bruce has been awful for the most part but it can't be disputed that with Miggy, ASM and Wilson in the "new" formation we were beginning to look like a competent, mid table premier league team. Even if Jones was responsible for that improvement.

 

Miggy is the biggest miss in the new system as he sets the press. As long as we either beat Villa or don't lose to Brighton we'll be in with a fighting chance after the international break with our big hitters back.

 

It is far too early to be throwing the towel in with 11 games to go. Fulham are in great form, but after the upcoming weekend could find themselves 4 points behind us and we'd still have a game in hand on them.

 

If Miggy, ASM and Wilson are back for the final 9 games I think we will survive.

 

Biggest concern is Bruce's message to the players. Bigging up a point away at West Brom is horrible mediocre and I really hope behind closed doors he is making the severity of our situation clear.

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Like I said yesterday, we have to win 1 from 2 next games. 30 points after international break with 9 games left and players back, we have a chance. Basically if we nibble to 30 points for the Spurs game, we need 3 wins from 9 games. Tough but with (Burnley, Sheff Utd, Fulham, West Ham) we have a chance. It's going to be tough tho.

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Brighton play some nice football and if they had a Callum Wilson up front they'd be at least 6 points ahead of us

 

Minimum. They're a nice football team that just struggle to score goals.

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Kinda need Fulham to have our luck with injuries.

 

They actually needed a striker and they signed one. We didn't bother with anything as normal as addressing any weaknesses.

 

Be amazed if there’s not quotes from Bruce saying he was happy with the window.

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Through my own wilful laziness at not doing anything about my season ticket I've already pre-paid a year in advance for a season of Championship Bruceball.  Has anyone ever made a worse purchase?

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Brighton play some nice football and if they had a Callum Wilson up front they'd be at least 6 points ahead of us

 

Minimum. They're a nice football team that just struggle to score goals.

 

Stick Wilson (and Dubravka) in Sheff United and they would be ahead of us.

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Kinda need Fulham to have our luck with injuries.

 

They actually needed a striker and they signed one. We didn't bother with anything as normal as addressing any weaknesses.

 

Be amazed if there’s not quotes from Bruce saying he was happy with the window.

 

'Delighted' would be the word used if so. Everything delights him, we could all learn from Steve. Infinitely Delighted would be his name on here.

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Brighton play some nice football and if they had a Callum Wilson up front they'd be at least 6 points ahead of us

 

Minimum. They're a nice football team that just struggle to score goals.

 

They're aesthetically pleasing, but they obviously have a fundamental problem converting the nice football into goals.

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If everyone was fit, I'd fancy us to finish above them, simply due to having a bit if quality in the front three. As gash as Bruce's tactics are, Almiron, ASM and Wilson are far better then anyone Brighton have in those positions.

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If everyone was fit, I'd fancy us to finish above them, simply due to having a bit if quality in the front three. As gash as Bruce's tactics are, Almiron, ASM and Wilson are far better then anyone Brighton have in those positions.

 

Agreed. It's very unfortunate that the damage will likely be done before they are even fit enough to play. Plus how long will it take to get them back up to speed firing on all cylinders.

 

Plus it's easy to forget, Bruce had Wilson and Almiron for all of that really bleak run until Jones came in and the Everton performance. It's consistent with Bruce, doesn't manage returning injured players or the squad well and then bemoans getting injuries like its purely bad luck. We had injures occur under Rafa but nothing that lead to a "crisis" like We seem to have had all season under Bruce.

 

God I hate him :)

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Kinda need Fulham to have our luck with injuries.

 

They actually needed a striker and they signed one. We didn't bother with anything as normal as addressing any weaknesses.

 

Be amazed if there’s not quotes from Bruce saying he was happy with the window.

 

yup. he licked it clean.

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