Bye bye wigan!

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by Harry Genshaw » Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:41 pm

Pretty harsh on a bloke who took them back up, not to give him a lot longer imo.

Pearson or Giggs I can see but Sam? :shock: Not a chance :lol:
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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by ExiledViking » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:15 pm

Harry Genshaw wrote:Pretty harsh on a bloke who took them back up, not to give him a lot longer imo.

Pearson or Giggs I can see but Sam? :shock: Not a chance :lol:
It is harsh, but at the end of the day, things weren't working out for him, his recent pre/post match interviews had a real air of desperation about them, and when you start slagging your own fans off in public, there's no way back unfortunately.

To be honest I'm not bothered if Big Sam doesn't come to us, we don't want another Malky Mackay situation erupting ...I would have Pearson at Wigan in a heartbeat, not sure on Giggsy though, not enough experience for me, he needs to cut his mangerial teeth in Non-League or League 2 first.

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by LeverEnd » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:17 pm

Dougie Freedman has been mentioned...

Actually he's bookies favourite for the Wolves job. Now that would be funny.
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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by Bruce Rioja » Wed Oct 26, 2016 1:37 pm

ExiledViking wrote:and when you start slagging your own fans off in public, there's no way back unfortunately.
Out of nosiness, what did he say?
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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by Burnden Paddock » Wed Oct 26, 2016 2:13 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:
ExiledViking wrote:and when you start slagging your own fans off in public, there's no way back unfortunately.
Out of nosiness, what did he say?
Something about chink.... Oh forget it!

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by Prufrock » Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:02 pm

Lovely place for Giggs to fail.
In a world that has decided
That it's going to lose its mind
Be more kind, my friends, try to be more kind.

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by ExiledViking » Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:28 pm

LeverEnd wrote:Dougie Freedman has been mentioned...

Actually he's bookies favourite for the Wolves job. Now that would be funny.
I think every out of work manager has been mentioned at some point in the last 24 hours :lol:
Bruce Rioja wrote:
ExiledViking wrote:and when you start slagging your own fans off in public, there's no way back unfortunately.
Out of nosiness, what did he say?
He said something along the lines of...Fans should get frustrated at the result, but don't take it out on the players because I think we're playing well...
This refers to the substitution just after Brighton had scored, He took Grigg off and put Le Fondre on, when we needed 2 upfront to rescue the game.
The boos & jeers weren't aimed at the players, they were aimed at Caldwell for being so bloody negative.
Then to make matters worse, late on in the game he throws Craig Davies on to support Le Fondre (I say support in the loosest possible way, because Davies is bloody useless)
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Bruce Rioja wrote:
ExiledViking wrote:and when you start slagging your own fans off in public, there's no way back unfortunately.
Out of nosiness, what did he say?
Something about chink.... Oh forget it!
:lol: :lol: :lol:
Prufrock wrote:Lovely place for Giggs to fail.
If Giggs did come, he wouldn't be alone.
There's talk of a director of football to come in to help him out.
Either way, can't see that happening, the club won't pay the wages of 2 people when 1 can do the same job.

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by Bruce Rioja » Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:39 pm

Cheers Bud. How's ALF getting on?
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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by ExiledViking » Wed Oct 26, 2016 8:28 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:Cheers Bud. How's ALF getting on?
No worries mate :D
When he gets on he plays really well, he brings a lot of energy & enthusiasm to the team.
Sadly, with Caldwell's 1 upfront philosophy, he hasn't had a full game yet.
He can't play at all against Cardiff on Saturday due to his loan agreement ...Maybe a chance for Kaiyne Woolery to finally stake his claim after banging in 2 for the development squad yesterday.

Not been confirmed by the club as yet, but Mike Pollitt has left the club too, so it looks like a full backroom staff overhaul is underway...

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by boltonboris » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:17 am

feck him.

Worst defender in Premier league history. Murderers eyes and teeth that don't fit his mouth

He was a fvckin clogger and he can fvck off
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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by LeverEnd » Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:26 pm

boltonboris wrote:feck him.

Worst defender in Premier league history. Murderers eyes and teeth that don't fit his mouth

He was a fvckin clogger and he can fvck off
:lol:
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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by ExiledViking » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:21 pm

boltonboris wrote:feck him.

Worst defender in Premier league history. Murderers eyes and teeth that don't fit his mouth

He was a fvckin clogger and he can fvck off
In his playing days we used to call him Captain Calamity :lol:
To be honest, he didn't actually make that many mistakes at the back, though the ones he was fault for tended to be monumentally catastrophic :hang:

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by BWFC_Insane » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:26 pm

People used Caldwell as an argument for inexperience sometimes working. But he took Wigan up last season on a massive budget. Far bigger than ours now.

There was no evidence as to how good a manager he was. This season was the test and I think showed he wasn't really up to the challenge.

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by officer_dibble » Thu Oct 27, 2016 9:16 pm

Is craig davies actually fit? I'd take him any day over Madine if he could stay fit.

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by ExiledViking » Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:27 pm

BWFC_Insane wrote:People used Caldwell as an argument for inexperience sometimes working. But he took Wigan up last season on a massive budget. Far bigger than ours now.

There was no evidence as to how good a manager he was. This season was the test and I think showed he wasn't really up to the challenge.
We weren't on a massive budget last season, those that stayed on from our Championship team (which wasn't many) had to take a big pay cut.
Our saving grace was we still had our parachute payment from the prem tucked away, hence why we could spend £1m on Yanic Wildschut ...and money very well spent too!

On the subject of Caldwell, you're bang on the money.
Defensively we weren't much better last season than we are now, only difference being, most League 1 strikers are not as prolific in front of goal as they are in the Championship ...Mind you, it always helps when you have someone like Big Jussi between the sticks, he got us out of a few scrapes, I tell thee...
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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by ExiledViking » Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:28 pm

officer_dibble wrote:Is craig davies actually fit? I'd take him any day over Madine if he could stay fit.
He's definitely fit ...just bloody bone idle instead :lol:

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by Burnden Paddock » Wed Nov 02, 2016 9:24 pm

Warren Joyce appointed! :?

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by ExiledViking » Thu Nov 03, 2016 11:35 pm

Happy with that ...Anyone who doesn't play the Martinez way is great in my book :D

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by BWFC_Insane » Sun Nov 06, 2016 7:16 pm

ExiledViking wrote:Happy with that ...Anyone who doesn't play the Martinez way is great in my book :D
Happy with another bloke with zero experience...aye ok then.

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Re: Bye bye wigan!

Post by ExiledViking » Thu Nov 10, 2016 6:01 pm

BWFC_Insane wrote:
ExiledViking wrote:Happy with that ...Anyone who doesn't play the Martinez way is great in my book :D
Happy with another bloke with zero experience...aye ok then.
He saved Hull City from going out of the football league in 1998 as Player Manager, and also spent a few years managing Royal Antwerp in Belgium.
Add that to the fact Utd fans are gutted to see him go, I think we've got a good 'un
Just need to get shut of Graham Barrow and his cronies now, and we're sorted :oyea:

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