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    by Published on 14-08-2014 15:45
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    Following the tidal wave of negativity over the past three months and today's departure of Will Buckley, has anyone (aside from me) considered recent events could in fact be a very POSITIVE move by the club?

    Let me explain my rationale:

    Firstly, as a devoted fan of the Albion and it's greatest ever benefactor, it's inconceivable Tony Bloom will leave the club high and dry. Or that he would suddenly dilute his ambition for Premier League football, instead wallowing in the depths of League 1, the echoes of anonymous loanees bouncing off the 15.000 or so empty padded seats. Do fans really perceive him to be lacking in drive or ambition, unwilling to dip into his swollen coffers? ...
    by Published on 12-08-2014 12:27
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    It's not all about winning, nor about getting to the playoffs, nor even about reaching the dizzying heights of the Premier League. it's about excitement - and that's what has been lacking for the last year or so at the Albion:

    • Getting excited about reading on a Sunday night that we were about to spend 2.5m on the leading scorer in our division the previous year.
    • Getting excited when Buckley scores a last minute winner against Donny in the first game at the Amex (not to mention the other last minute winners and equalisers in 4 or 5 games that season).
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