General Discussion: The Championship (and lower divisions) discussion thread including transfers.

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rural avatar

17421 posts since 26/9/06

26 Oct 2018 20:36
Big win for the R's
carl lewis
carl lewis avatar

23300 posts since 14/10/04

26 Oct 2018 20:38
Wally showing that his serious
Burt avatar

4961 posts since 3/1/10

27 Oct 2018 08:43
No doubt at all that there's something about McClaren that brings an element of doubt; his demeanour on the touchline and his aloofness/awkwardness in interview along with his history are all particularly uninspiring. Can't argue with the way he's turned it around though, the football that we're playing now is completely different to that under Holloway and it's obviously taken the squad time to respond to the new demands.
NumBerS avatar

3316 posts since 5/3/04

posted 27 Oct 2018 11:43, edited 27 Oct 2018 11:43
Undoubtedly things have improved, look so much more solid. That was real backs to the wall stuff last night. My only concern is that it’s false economy. The season was supposed to be about Smyth, Manning, B-S, etc but loanee’s that we have no chance of keeping are in therir place and I don’t see how they can be dropped. Eze always looks like he is slow to react to me. Can be infuriating
MoB avatar

36478 posts since 31/8/04

27 Oct 2018 11:47
McLaren deffo been talking to some voodoo priest
rural avatar

17421 posts since 26/9/06

27 Oct 2018 12:37
Fulham could do with some of that West London JuJu right now.
caol87 avatar

1845 posts since 28/6/14

posted 27 Oct 2018 12:44, edited 27 Oct 2018 12:44
rural wrote: Fulham could do with some of that West London JuJu right now.

Can't compare Championship to Premier League, we've found that out the hard way, had 11 different back 4's so far this season, with a-lot of injuries in defence as well so has been totally unsettled, plus most of them have never played together before as majority of our deadline day signings were defenders (Mensah, Chambers, Bryan) plus had the injured Ream and Mawson

Offensively we are sound but defense is far from settled yet, we've started slow last 3 years under Jokanvic but ended up doing very good towards the middle of the season onwards, this time last year we were 17th in the Championship, look how that ended up…