Match Day Thread Wigan Athletic v Sunderland – Tuesday 13th April - KO 18:00

Discussion in 'Sunderland' started by RTB, Apr 11, 2021.

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Your prediction

Poll closed Apr 13, 2021.
  1. Home win (WAFC)

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  2. Away win (SAFC)

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  3. Draw

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  1. sheepman

    sheepman Well-Known Member

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    I think his systems are potentially very good My argument is that the players aren’t good enough to cope with constant change in personnel Really good players can but with limited players you at least need the basis of a settled core of the team We don’t have that So when things go wrong we’ve got nothing to fall back on and regroup players haven’t been given the chance to build up partnerships and understandings
     
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  2. Wolfy

    Wolfy Well-Known Member

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    Seems this 60m championship budget business has effected the players.
     
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  3. The Norton Cat

    The Norton Cat Well-Known Member

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    That's kind of what I'm saying. The changes he makes need to be natural extensions of what they players are used to doing.
     
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  4. rooch 3

    rooch 3 Well-Known Member

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    But surely you can say that about every team that gets beat?
     
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  5. marcusblackcat

    marcusblackcat SAFC Sheriff
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    As most will say, I’m one of the most “rose tinted” fans going. But tonight’s game has me flummoxed and properly feeling depressed about it. Before the game I thought we could afford to draw one if we win the rest. Now we need to win them all and hope fir a slip up. And we just don’t look capable any more
     
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  6. sheepman

    sheepman Well-Known Member

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    I think if LJ had been here from pre season things would be different. Looks to me like he’s trying to push things probably quicker than he’s like but some of the players just aren’t up to it. Saturday will be interesting Think it’s essential to stop the rot If it is to be the playoffs I’d put my money on LJ turning it round and going into the playoffs on the up
     
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  7. marcusblackcat

    marcusblackcat SAFC Sheriff
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    Not necessarily. Some Parkinson stuff cost us games. I can’t blame a manager for players stopping doing simple things. They simply couldn’t pass to each other. Can’t blame a manager fir that.
     
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  8. rooch 3

    rooch 3 Well-Known Member

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    I know if I was a player and I’d played in league 1 all my life I would be thinking I’m getting the boot in 6 games time somehow my brain would not be bouncing with joy as the games ticked away.
     
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  9. Dave_39

    Dave_39 Well-Known Member

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    totally bottled it yet again who everyone want to avoid in play offs
     
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  10. brb

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    I think one of the biggest mistakes anyone could make in this league is to look at the table.

    Your lot need to do their homework before they go into each game, after seeing Wigan totally demolish Doncaster on Saturday, it was obvious tonight was going to be a very difficult challenge for Sunderland. You also met Charlton at a time of change in form.

    Your next game is Blackpool, they tore my lot a new arsehole just over a week ago, when we had been on top of our game, they also got a draw at Lincoln. Albeit they drew tonight after Accrington missed a pen.

    You will need to play every game now like it's a cup final, failure to do so will be costly.
     
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  11. SAFCDRUM

    SAFCDRUM Well-Known Member

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    Must work both ways though. If the same player isnt good enough to get us promoted he'll be gone anyway.
     
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  12. Nordic

    Nordic Well-Known Member

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    Depends how you get beat. Rollover and tickle my belly at corners wasn't in the game plan. Only positive is he'll have learnt an awful lot / cemented his ideas about this squad in the last 2 weeks.
     
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  13. Vincemac

    Vincemac Well-Known Member

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    That’s least I expect
    However I get your point
     
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  14. marcusblackcat

    marcusblackcat SAFC Sheriff
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    But even Sanderson and Jones form have dropped. Both players who’d fancy their chances of being here I think.

    On the Posh showed teams exactly how to deal with Jones. Just kick him for 45 minutes and he vanishes! Particularly when players get zero punishment for it
     
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  15. Draig

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    I would have taken Wright and Scowen off.
    Shifted 09 to cb, Power to RB, shifted Denver to Scowen's slot and brought Fadzean on at LB.
    Then brought Gooch on at RM where Power had been and swap Geads out left and Diamond behind Wyke (with a view to bringing AOB on for Diamond if that wasn't working out).
     
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  16. rooch 3

    rooch 3 Well-Known Member

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    So why are some of these here for a third season?
     
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  17. marcusblackcat

    marcusblackcat SAFC Sheriff
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    See if I was that same player, I’d want to show I’m capable and try harder. Different mindsets I suppose. But surely they’re guaranteed a nice cash bonus fir promotion? I don’t know! Just know that I’m pretty gutted tonight. Much more than in previous seasons
     
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  18. Makemstine Roger

    Makemstine Roger Well-Known Member

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    nice post no matter what we feel it wasn't nice to watch and he gets paid the big bucks to get it right , everyone can see it was a poor performance that cant be defended, boy i hope he gets it right for Saturday
     
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  19. Gil T Azell

    Gil T Azell Well-Known Member

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    Exactly what I was thinking <laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh>. Nice 1 mate.
     
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  20. Paperback Ruiter

    Paperback Ruiter Well-Known Member

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    Nobody who lose 6 points to Wigan should go up automatically. But we still might!
     
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