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20 Oct 2015 09:08:11
We need a win and quick! What better way to start than beating the mags. Come on lads show us what you're made of this Sunday!


1.) 20 Oct 2015 18:57:37
3 pts and the season starts playing against a poor defending team with a poor goale
Only one tesult here.

2.) 21 Oct 2015 16:44:42
We definatly need to start winning and that is the players responsibility now! . Defoe wants to start well he has to start scoring goals and we need to provide the chances for him . I just hope against the barcodes we play 4-4-2 and go for it and with the crowd behind us well get the 3 points! and if we can't score against that terrible Newcastle defence we deserve to be bottom of the leaugue!

3.) 23 Oct 2015 11:24:33
See Congerton is still there given the task of helping with signing s? he's one of the reasons we in in the state we are and we are keeping him for at least 12 months! it gets worse at this club!



11 Oct 2015 13:34:35
I'd like to welcome big Sam to our great club and wish him all the best. Bring us some thing to be proud of Sam I'm sure the whole of the stadium of light will be behind you. Ha'way the lads!!!


1.) 11 Oct 2015 23:24:14
Like him or not well have to give him our support . I just hope he doesn't ignore the talented kids we have here!

2.) 12 Oct 2015 10:23:54
like I've said on other posts on here bob and what I said about dick sam is another manager who has never been noted for giving youth a chance mate

3.) 12 Oct 2015 13:55:05
As a west ham fan I have witnessed BFS at his best and worst. You are in for a long season, everyone loves him who never had em at their club. wait and see, you will be begging for poyet to come back. The young players you have will have to take a back seat once he signs Joey O'brien and nolan. You never know, you could survive another year, you have recuited some good players this year. Gluck with the rest of the season lads!



07 Oct 2015 19:11:55
Anyone know anything about this bob Bradley? Apparently he manages in Norway and is currently top of the league. Who ever we get as manager I think he should try and bring Kevin Philips back to us as a coach? Knows the club and what it means to wear the shirt with some pride. God knows why he's at Derby.


{Ed002's Note - Bob Bradley is a very good coach and a really great guy.}

1.) 07 Oct 2015 20:22:25
if he did come i'd like him to bring with him his son Michael Bradley Captain of the national team really good leader and skilfull . just what we need!

2.) 08 Oct 2015 09:04:32
agree 100% bob as his son would be a great player for us to sign and i'm sure bradley would cut it as a manager in the premiership, if its your post in the sunderland echo and the club do go down the big sam route which I am totally against as I don't like his style of play and can't see myself paying money to watch it I think your idea of him bringing kevin nolen in would be a good idea as he is the type of box to box leader we need on the pitch irrespective of his previous links to newcastle.

3.) 08 Oct 2015 21:01:17
Agree gary. Would never had put bob bradly in the frame, but there is the yank connection with short and I have read good reports about the man.
I also couldn't watch big sams football. that's not for me.

4.) 09 Oct 2015 00:50:45
NO Gary not my post in the Echo . looks as if big Sam will be given the job till the end of the season according to latest rumours if so we must get behind him . mind itll be boring kick rush football?? personal i'd prefer something long term a young hungry manager who plays the kids and an attacking 4-4-2 system against teams at home . but I fear Short doesn't have that type of ambition or patience or BOTTLE! . again the system at the top of this club is very wrong and until we change that well go through lots of managers and had massive instability at this club . again the fans have been short changed and lied too!

5.) 12 Oct 2015 10:31:34
i couldn't agree anymore bob my sons friend works at the sol and he has been saying since his been their the people at the top are all business minded people are employed to make the club run well financially yet non of them have come from a football background and couldn't tell you the difference between a centre half and a centre forward so I fear until we get people in at the top with some idea on football we will be a club in limbo let's hope when short said he was going to sort the club out he starts at the top mate




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23 Sep 2015 12:03:59
So Mr short is this exceptable because surely if you want this club to progress and achieve something you need to get 2 things:
1the balls to sack a manager that in my opinion is although a decent bloke, hasn't got a clue about tactics or motivation get rid and bring in either big Sam or a young manager who will give this club a shot in the arm it so desperately needs.
2 get rid of congerton sorry but he's not good enough. This is a fantastic football club but if things don't change we'll end up like Portsmouth wallowing in the lower part of the football league for the near future. I really hope this doesn't happen, but we are festering and it looks like nobody high up gives a shi@%.


1.) 23 Sep 2015 15:29:32
So sack Dick and Congerton is your answer to moving the club forward? I happen to disagree, well mostly anyway!

We will start with Big Dick. The team as a whole look more threatening now with more attacking potency than they did under Poyet, PDC and MON (Possibly Bruce as well)

However, his tactics do not provide adequate cover for defence, especially when PVA is on the edge of the opponents box! I also have major concerns at his reluctance to use youth players, in particular Watmore, and his lack of substitutions in games.

The positives however, along with the greater attacking threat, are the players he has recommended to sign. Lens, although a bit lazy defensively, looks like he can be a great addition to the squad, Toivonen is a good target man with a nice touch and awareness and M'Vila (The Stand Out In My Opinion) just looks a cut above anyone else quality wise in the squad, even Kaboul (When Coates is not alongside him) looks better than we had already. Basically the signings he has recommended have improved the overall quality of the squad.

This leads me onto Congerton. As I have stated on the rumours section of this site how can he be accountable for signing the players he is TOLD to go and sign? Brid and Buck specifically were direct from Poyet as will a lot of the others have been.

We are a relegation battling club that has changed mangers once a year for the last 4-5 years so how can he attract players here, especially when our wage bill is over stretched for the below average players we can't shift out of the squad.

The core of our squad are the same players we have had for the last 4-5 relegation threatened seasons (Brown, JOS, Catts, Larsson, Fletcher and so on) so until they are all moved on and replaced with the higher quality players (Lens, M'Vila etc) or up and coming youth (Watmore) we will not move forward.

At this stage Dick and Congerton have not had much time to reshape the squad so hopefully we can ride out the poor start and come January we might be able to strengthen again.

To conclude I am as disappointed as any fan at the poor performances thus far but we are being a bit too negative too early. Let's continue to support the team and hopefully we will start gaining points

2.) 23 Sep 2015 21:42:16
Agree with you you
In part mate. I will totally back dick and hope he does get it rite but I just don't see things turning round. I really hope he does for ever single one of them fans who went to Bournemouth. They deserve better than that.



22 Sep 2015 20:47:40
Omg what is going on at my club!!,
Absolutely disgraceful 0-4 at half time and not an ounce of effort. Why not play the kids?? At least they would show a bit of passion and pride. I despair. Pls dick advocate leave now and bring in Sam allerdyce


1.) 22 Sep 2015 23:16:39
What can't understand is Saturday Watmore was deemed as unfit. come the next day Sunday he's playing for the u21s and scores a Hattrick! Dick doesn't like using the youngsters and that for me is a recipe for disaster and a waste of young talent!1

2.) 23 Sep 2015 15:23:36
Totally agree mate. Why not give the youngsters a go. God knows that they can't be any worse than the shower that's on the pitch at present.



16 Aug 2015 08:31:33
Been thinking long and hard bout this our club needs direction a full rebuild from the top down I personally would bite the bullet and bring in a new manager now it's obvious that dick is struggling to get this shower to play mat be disability was rite but I would bring in a strong manager who would play the kids and drop the dross who in my opinion are killing the club I love. Please Mr short save my club from being a joke at present
Bring in a decent manager in allerdyce hoddle or Sean Dyce. Invest big in the club or we will go down. If not sell up and go.




15 Aug 2015 16:50:05
Watmore only one who deserves to wear the red and white stripes




15 Aug 2015 16:37:18
Is it me or are we as a team just not bothered about the fans!! They way we are playing it's like they don't give a s@%t.





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08 Oct 2015 14:39:50
Great call mate bally and super key!! Don't think Mr short will have the balls to do it though.




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25 Sep 2015 13:45:29
Big Sam for me to mate. He'll get us defending well and instill some discipline. The attack will take care of its self





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02 Nov 2015 09:30:28
Cheers mate you played us of the park today. Were struggling in defence to be honest. Long season if big Sam dosnt buy some defenders in Jan.




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10 Oct 2015 06:00:50
Totally agree with you mate its what these players have needed for a while now and I hope big Sam will play some of our young kids. So here's to a new email at our club. Come on big Sam!!




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27 Sep 2015 06:03:13
Another poor performance OK it was Manchester United but come on. How long does Mr short need or is he planning on nxt season in the championship? We need big Sam now before November and these Christmas fixtures or we will go down.




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23 Sep 2015 21:42:16
Agree with you you
In part mate. I will totally back dick and hope he does get it rite but I just don't see things turning round. I really hope he does for ever single one of them fans who went to Bournemouth. They deserve better than that.




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23 Sep 2015 15:23:36
Totally agree mate. Why not give the youngsters a go. God knows that they can't be any worse than the shower that's on the pitch at present.