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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by Rbee » Mon Feb 20, 2023 1:02 pm

UxbridgeR wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 12:52 pm
I think he's still holding out for the Inter or Real Madrid jobs.
The B teams yes, stepping stones to progress his career.
patrickqpr wrote:
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Would like to see Warburton back to replace Les.
Good shout.

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by BiscuitRanger » Mon Feb 20, 2023 1:34 pm

What's Ryan Nelsen up to these days?
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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by Giorgio » Mon Feb 20, 2023 2:24 pm

....Paulo Sousa just got appointed by Serie A Salernitana...first game in charge.... 0-2 home defeat... :roll: :roll:

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by pindarus » Mon Feb 20, 2023 2:49 pm

Frank Sibley usually fills in for a stint when someone is sacked. Only 75.

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by ZENITH R » Mon Feb 20, 2023 2:51 pm

It's looking a lot like it's going to be Gareth Ainsworth.
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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by Wegerle » Mon Feb 20, 2023 2:54 pm

UxbridgeR wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 12:16 pm
"Winning mentality" ? His win ratio in his second spell was worse than Steve McLaren's.

It's sad that so many people seem unable to think beyond ex-managers and players when it comes to managerial appointments. Even sadder that the weak people running the club regularly cave in to it.
Something snapped with the players when the Beale saga began. The extreme decline has little to do with tactics but with mindset.
To get us back on track we need a motivator able to get the players believe in themselves again.
Unless an ideal candidate is found really soon, I'd go for a temporary solution to get us back on track and start rebuilding again in the summer.
Ex players/ managers or not, I don't really care as long as the slide stops and we survive this season.
Although I didn't think NC was the right man this moment in time I did see improvement in the players belief and attitude against Middlesborough and would have given NC a few more games.

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by QPR-NI » Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:08 pm

Wegerle wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 2:54 pm
UxbridgeR wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 12:16 pm
"Winning mentality" ? His win ratio in his second spell was worse than Steve McLaren's.

It's sad that so many people seem unable to think beyond ex-managers and players when it comes to managerial appointments. Even sadder that the weak people running the club regularly cave in to it.
Something snapped with the players when the Beale saga began. The extreme decline has little to do with tactics but with mindset.
To get us back on track we need a motivator able to get the players believe in themselves again.
Unless an ideal candidate is found really soon, I'd go for a temporary solution to get us back on track and start rebuilding again in the summer.
Ex players/ managers or not, I don't really care as long as the slide stops and we survive this season.
Although I didn't think NC was the right man this moment in time I did see improvement in the players belief and attitude against Middlesborough and would have given NC a few more games.
We were/are basically 3 games away from being in the relegation zone.

There was no more time.

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by Lee Gib » Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:12 pm

Taken from Reddit of all places, but for me this post perfectly sums up the reality for me with this hot mess that has been created.
Beale brought in a bunch of players he knew / had worked with, made a big song and dance about loyalty and commitment and then did a runner anyway. Those players have largely downed tools as a result - we've been in a slump ever since Beale start touting himself for the Wolves job, although apparently he was also chatting to Stoke even before that - which has exacerbated the general loss of form and confidence across the squad.

Critchley was handed an absolute hospital pass trying to clear all of that mess up, but he made things worse by tearing into the team publicly from the moment he arrived. It was more than justified, our performances have been terrible and totally lacking in mental robustness, but it clearly just made a mentally fragile squad even more timid. Between continuing to play appallingly and increasing numbers of players now dropping out with nothing injuries, it's fairly clear that he'd lost the dressing room.

Just a total circus all round. We were probably overachieving early on in the season, but we should - assuming we can keep our best 11 fit - be top half at least, and potentially pushing for the playoffs. Instead, between Beale stabbing the club, players and fans in the back, and Critchley doing an admittedly impossible job about as badly as he possibly could, we've completely destroyed the entire squad's morale.

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by UxbridgeR » Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:16 pm

QPR-NI wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:08 pm
We were/are basically 3 games away from being in the relegation zone.

There was no more time.
True only if we lose all three of our games, and the current bottom three win all theirs. What do you think the odds are on that happening ?
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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by patrickqpr » Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:56 pm

UxbridgeR wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:16 pm
QPR-NI wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:08 pm
We were/are basically 3 games away from being in the relegation zone.

There was no more time.
True only if we lose all three of our games, and the current bottom three win all theirs. What do you think the odds are on that happening ?
Agreed. The fact is that the bottom 4 have won 3 games between them out of a combined 20 played. We need to take into account that they are as bad or only slightly better than us.

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by Nw6ranger » Mon Feb 20, 2023 4:29 pm

ZENITH R wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 2:51 pm
It's looking a lot like it's going to be Gareth Ainsworth.
I Don't think our lot of players will respond to him.

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by patrickqpr » Mon Feb 20, 2023 4:41 pm

Nw6ranger wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 4:29 pm
ZENITH R wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 2:51 pm
It's looking a lot like it's going to be Gareth Ainsworth.
I Don't think our lot of players will respond to him.
Then they should be dripped and shipped out ASAP. Nobody is bigger than the Club.

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by UxbridgeR » Mon Feb 20, 2023 5:19 pm

patrickqpr wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:56 pm
UxbridgeR wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:16 pm
QPR-NI wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 3:08 pm
We were/are basically 3 games away from being in the relegation zone.

There was no more time.
True only if we lose all three of our games, and the current bottom three win all theirs. What do you think the odds are on that happening ?
Agreed. The fact is that the bottom 4 have won 3 games between them out of a combined 20 played. We need to take into account that they are as bad or only slightly better than us.
To put it another way, when Critchley took over ten weeks ago, we were eight points off the bottom three. When he was sacked, we were still eight points above the bottom three. But now, "he's got to go" because otherwise we're definitely going to get relegated :?
Are headphones getting bigger, or are idiots getting smaller ?

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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by deadendjob » Tue Feb 21, 2023 4:10 pm

BiscuitRanger wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 1:34 pm
What's Ryan Nelsen up to these days?
He was sacked from Toronto in 2014 for losing 29 in 64 games.
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Re: Critchley sacked

Post by Andy_N19 » Tue Feb 21, 2023 10:29 pm

Nw6ranger wrote:
Mon Feb 20, 2023 4:29 pm
I Don't think our lot of players will respond to him.
My fear also, the players are like the treacherous waters around the Scilly Isles, they
tended to scupper all types of ships... like managers.

The majority of our players are poor in attitude, technique, strength, stamina,
they may well unseat Ainsworth ultimately. They've become a cancer at the club.
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