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And you can blame Jose all you like but we’ve been like that for well over 30 years !It’s awful isn’t it ? What really grates me is that it’s been a piss poor league this year and the door kept being kept open and each and every time the players pissed their pants and failed to walk through it. And there seems to be zero real accountability for that abject failure.
The fact that a clutch of decent GCSE passes and a high IQ (means virtually nothing) are cited as evidence of 'high intelligence' tells you something about how low the standards are.Most athletes are pretty dumb really because they have to dedicate their lives to it at the expense of studying, ours are unfortunately dumb in their decisions on the field as well.
Harry Kane isn't that intelligent but is brilliant, Frank Lampard has a high IQ but was a shit manager so there must be more to it.
I don't think our players are up to standard which is why a lot of them make mistakes, probably doesn't help they seem to have no clear game plan in the light of shit management.
I think Davies is ok but he needs to play week in weekmout. That season rose got injured and wee Ben played 18 or 19 on the trot he got real good as part of a settled back 4 but hasn't happened for him since.its mainly the back line, its full of absolute idiots and it shows in every single game. gut that shocking back line out this summer and things will look a hell of a lot brighter next year.
that has to be the thickest bunch of defenders you could field. its a struggle with 1 idiot in the side but 4 is just suicide.
All of the things you say are true they were also true when we were top and me and one or two other posters were pointing this out (to wide spread derision) ALL of the points you mark speak to a lack of or very poor coaching. Missing out on Tuchel and Naggelsmann is a big mistake we now must get the absolutely best coach available.West Brom and Fulham have more of an identity than us.
I can't think of a positive thing we do well as a collective. We can't defend, can't pass, awful in possession, our counters aren't fluid as other eams. 90% of the time we are relying on a moment of brilliance by a player or two to get anything going, it's never made to look easy with Tottenham.
You mention Lloris and Toby, but I think Kane is our only player whose positives isn't masked by a some glaring deficiency(-ies).
Just you. To me he looked like he couldn't give a fuck and was thinking "you got yourself here Ryan I've no intention of getting you out" Was the same for the last month of Jose and was not the only one either...