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Thread: Birmingham City Post Match Thoughts

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    Birmingham City Post Match Thoughts

    As Kenneth Wolstenholme once famously said "They think it's all over. It is now!". Mathematically maybe not but I don't think there's a single Miller who in their heart believes we can survive now. We'll probably win the last two and still get relegated. Close but no cigar? You simply can't afford to take the lead in games like we have in 3 of the last 4 only to end up losing them, especially when playing a defensive formation. Time to look forward to next season with a new team and a new division as loanees go home and at least 2 or 3 of our prize assets will more than likely be sold. Who's looking forward to that transfer window

    Thoughts?

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    Dogs guna get one when I get home.
    Fking football.

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    The fat lady is well and truly singing.

    We need a win and a draw and Milwall to lose all three, which ainít gonna happen.

    Good effort boys, we build and go again in league one next season.

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    What a totally embarrassing second half performance. WTF did Warne say to them at half time. Wood, please stay away for the rest of the season. Why he was in the team today is beyond me. We will not come straight back up and anyone who thinks we will is completely deluded! Once again we've had a chance to keep ourselves in it and we've blown it big style!

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    Been on the cards for some time - brave effort time and again, but you can't play an entire season of FA Cup Round 5 games and expect to win enough to stay with the pace - at least it isn't the humiliation it was last time


    one plea - during the summer, please don't raise expectations of singing so and so - just keep 'shtum' until the press conference and introduction...

    agree that we need time to rebuild and have one season of mid-table consolidation to build a decent foundation for another promotion tilt
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    I don't want to say "I told you so"

    Richard Wood

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    I find it almost amusing that posters on the Matchthread - posters btw like CT and Frog that I admire - are not concerned with the reality but rather have decided to switch off because they can't handle people pointing out the reality. Wendun, IBS, Kempo and Uncle Tom Cobley did not get RUFC relegated although some of the MM sh*tbrains will try and argue we did. The decisions of the chairman and the manager got RUFC relegated. The bizarre Warne love-in can have nothing to do with his performances which have been pathetic but purely to do with the misguided die-hards identification of him as a true Miller. If he had been any other manager these same posters would have been screaming for his sacking.

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    Best be a good excuse why Wood was on pitch

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    He better not come out with his usual we gave it everything post match interview, we gave nothing in the second half except hope to a team we'd got the beating of in the first 45 minutes.

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    Just saw the ref counting his winnings in Ladbrokes

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    We lost to a poor side today but then again any tram in this division is capable of knocking 3 or 4 easy goals in. They gave it everything and ca.e up well short

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_idiotb_stardson View Post
    I don't want to say "I told you so"

    Richard Wood

    ALL on Richard Wood? Get a grip. Ajayi was just as pants so either could have and should have been subbed.

    Hang on though.....why did Warne drop both Ike and Robertson and use a player who simply was not fast enough for this game today and moreover, a player who for me has played atrocious for the last three home games and was lucky not to be sent off at Swansea?

    The 'love child' Newell' played his usual sub standard game but still got a start.....why?

    Totally wrong tactics for today........over to you Paul Warne!

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    When we go 1 up and then sit back 10 metres we generally don't end up winning.

    Very strange that we keep playing this ****ing **** tactic.

    Did we actually look like a team that wanted to stay in this division? Answer is no. There are teams who have gone down in the past I.e. Burton who put up more of a fight than us and have had no money just like us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Silly-miller View Post
    Just saw the ref counting his winnings in Ladbrokes
    How can you blame the ref for our inept tactics and effort in the second half? laughable.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brin View Post
    ALL on Richard Wood? Get a grip. Ajayi was just as pants so either could have and should have been subbed.

    Hang on though.....why did Warne drop both Ike and Robertson and use a player who simply was not fast enough for this game today and moreover, a player who for me has played atrocious for the last three home games and was lucky not to be sent off at Swansea?

    The 'love child' Newell' played his usual sub standard game but still got a start.....why?

    Totally wrong tactics for today........over to you Paul Warne!
    Ajayi had a decent game and is comfortable at this level.

    Wood has never been comfortable at this level and should never play again. His career is well and truly over.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brin View Post
    ALL on Richard Wood? Get a grip. Ajayi was just as pants so either could have and should have been subbed.

    Hang on though.....why did Warne drop both Ike and Robertson and use a player who simply was not fast enough for this game today and moreover, a player who for me has played atrocious for the last three home games and was lucky not to be sent off at Swansea?

    The 'love child' Newell' played his usual sub standard game but still got a start.....why?

    Totally wrong tactics for today........over to you Paul Warne!
    Brin I love woody but he was way out of his depth today, looked more like a pub player.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gm_gm View Post
    Brin I love woody but he was way out of his depth today, looked more like a pub player.
    Warne's team selection at fault though, he should have known he'd struggle against Birmingham's pace up front.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the_idiotb_stardson View Post
    Ajayi had a decent game and is comfortable at this level.

    Wood has never been comfortable at this level and should never play again. His career is well and truly over.
    'Ajayi had a decent game'? A 4/10 at best, again most of his passing was wayward and to anywhere. He just hoofed it away. His threepenny bit head faired no better and once again had to succumb to fouling as he was totally outclassed AT THIS LEVEL.

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    What happened there is we had to play 2 games in 48 hours and didn't have the strength in depth to make it work. I'm more optimistic than some others about our chances in league one. Think we have a sound basis for a good league one team - better than last time we went down - and the only one of the predicted leavers to bother me is Vaulkes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gm_gm View Post
    Brin I love woody but he was way out of his depth today, looked more like a pub player.
    gm_gm, neither am I defending Wood, as he has clearly reached his twighlight years as a player but, IBS seems to want to point the finger just at him, like HE cost us the overall game.

    I totally agree that Wood is not fast enough for this level of football and his clearances were not to his best today but, his wages are paid by RUFC and if chosen to play, simply cannot say, 'No thanks Boss but they're too fast for me'.

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