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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #735 on: December 13, 2014, 06:42:47 PM »
But I do note, that he is now starting to increasingly refer to himself in the third person.
Bizarre stuff he's coming out with now.

I note also that this self-centred rant leaves the
club a distinct second in his thoughts.

When a Liverpool manager speaks, I'd expect the
well-being of the club should always be front and
centre. ::)

It's not about Rodgers, it's about LFC.

Somewhere in there also is his own damning
verdict, that success (increased fixture list) is a
barrier to him implementing his methods??

Well f**k Off then!

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #736 on: December 14, 2014, 01:59:58 AM »
David Brent claims: "I think the message for me is clear, I don't think there would be anyone better to do the job here."

"Seven months ago we nearly won the title unexpectedly"

"I had time to work with players and above expectation took them beyond where the club has been."

"This has been a difficult start with new players, less coaching time, young players, virtually starting again."

"I don't think there is anybody equipped better to deal with that. I certainly don't doubt myself."

"I'm not going to cry about it. I'm at a club where the model is based on buying players to create them to be world class."

"The club have employed someone who, without being arrogant, believes he can get the best out of a senior player or youth player. He will always maximise talents that he has and I think last year proved that."

"I think the club is in a different place to others but that is something that I accept as part of my job here at Liverpool. It is something I will always fight for the club and the people to try and make us the best that we can possibly be."

I've tried several language translators but I'm still none the wiser as to what the fairy boots he's on about.

People who are constantly looking backwards tend to be the victims of avoidable accidents. He needs to forget about last season and place all his focus on this one.
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #737 on: December 14, 2014, 02:05:51 AM »
I changed my mind.

I'm in the Rodgers out camp.

 :o

Good man. The light is easier to see on the Dark Side.  :D
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« Reply #738 on: December 14, 2014, 06:57:52 AM »
I've tried several language translators but I'm still none the wiser as to what the fairy boots he's on about.

People who are constantly looking backwards tend to be the victims of avoidable accidents. He needs to forget about last season and place all his focus on this one.
Fortress Rodgers, as the siege sets in  ;D

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #739 on: December 14, 2014, 02:19:49 PM »
half time

United 2 - Liverpool 0

somehow, we managed to let United score twice.

It's like being mauled by a toothless donkey.

The home crowd are singing, "You're getting sacked in the morning"
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #740 on: December 14, 2014, 04:23:14 PM »
Not a surprise...bloody awful defending as per usual...
no lucas and so no control of the midfield..henderson and gerrard were pretty woeful....what does allen actually do?
Toure and balotelli should have started...
Manure weren't even that good...but just efficient...we looked as if we were in slow motion while they scored...

Rodgers has to go...like now...we might even get a bounce and beat bournemouth...
If we can't get rafa/ ancelotti/ klopp til the summer...then we might as well get dalglish and clarke back as caretakers...
this is like the titanic where rodgers is deliberatly steering at the icebergs...

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #741 on: December 14, 2014, 04:33:55 PM »
 Lowest points tally for 16 games since 1964/5 season. Nuff said.

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« Reply #742 on: December 14, 2014, 06:01:54 PM »
no lucas and so no control of the midfield
Strange one, that.

we might even get a bounce and beat bournemouth...
At this point, Rodgers needs to recognise the CL bonus of
winning the EL to save his Liverpool career and has the
squad of players to do that.

Harshest critic of his that I am, I couldn't argue with that.

It's doable if he holds his nerve and has the talent that he claims.

2nd is nothing though, he needs to win it.



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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #743 on: December 14, 2014, 08:53:02 PM »
Brent couldn't organise a p.i.s.s-up in a brewery.

the lad had one season's experience in the premiership.....a one slightly-good-season wonder.

our owners made one helluva mistake in recruiting him.   He needs to be shown the door, and right now.  And I would not be overly saddened to see Ayres leave too.

if our owners want to ignore top quality coaching talent, and instead experiment with their own thoughts, then I think they should also leave.
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #744 on: December 14, 2014, 09:10:37 PM »
Brent couldn't organise a p.i.s.s-up in a brewery.

the lad had one season's experience in the premiership.....a one slightly-good-season wonder.

our owners made one helluva mistake in recruiting him.   He needs to be shown the door, and right now.  And I would not be overly saddened to see Ayres leave too.

if our owners want to ignore top quality coaching talent, and instead experiment with their own thoughts, then I think they should also leave.
We know all this Dude, I'd say Ayres goes first
as I think the incompetence and mediocrity comes
from him. As he's overseen all of it.

However, before discarding a manager and beginning,
again, I think it makes sense to give the manager a chance to
right his wrongs. I don't think that he should be given
more money to do this, he's been given more than enough.

Should he fail then obviously he goes but the mistake
was made by the people who hired him and they should
have the full picture of the limitations and naivety of their
model. Which they only get by seeing our performance
in the remainder of the campaigns (still 3 cups and top 4
in play).

The point is that we have not produced a squad that can successfully
compete in 4 campaigns under their watch. We did well in 2 cups under
Kenny and in the league last year with much stutterings in between &
humiliation in Europe.

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #745 on: December 14, 2014, 10:04:15 PM »
I entirely disagree.
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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #746 on: December 15, 2014, 12:43:57 AM »
I entirely disagree.
That's because you're focussed on Rodgers.

Same way you wanted Hodgson and  Kenny out.

Re-arrange the deckchairs on the titanic, it'll improve things...

Who are you going to get to replace him in December? Jamie
Carragher, AVB...

It's a f**kin' circus since FSG took over and about time they started
making the right moves behind the scenes.

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #747 on: December 15, 2014, 12:51:39 AM »
Lowest points tally for 16 games since 1964/5 season. Nuff said.

I seem to remember him setting 1 or 2 unwanted records in our first season too.

We're probably also the most expensively assembled mid table team in English history too.  :(
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« Reply #748 on: December 15, 2014, 01:09:27 AM »
Don't make the same mistake twice, there's plenty of new ones to choose from.

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Re: Season 2014/15
« Reply #749 on: December 15, 2014, 01:22:18 AM »
Ayre needs to go first. We need someone capable of running us properly. A heavyweight, knowledgeable CEO.

If Ayre remains in place, God only knows who he and the Owners will come up with between them if they were to replace Rodgers.

If they were to both go together then we have to rely on the owners choice of manager and both going together will make us look like the entire club has come of the rails, not just the first team results.

There's just so much wrong at Anfield that you could argue for any number of changes and in a multitude of different sequences.

I can't see us getting relegated (yet) so if Ayre were to be replaced and Rodgers left until the end of the season, and as hard as it could be until then, Rodgers gets until then because of last season. Also it doesn't make the owners look quite so trigger happy and Rodgers will have hung himself having been given the rest of the season to sort things out.

We have to be careful not to be seen to be making hasty decisions, even though it feels like there will be no end to the slump.

Also, will clubs be prepared to release managers mid-season and will managers want to move mid-season, with very little chance in the Winter window to make changes, it's not the most appealing time to attract the right man.

What a mess.
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