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dwayne

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Jul 5, 2003
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Did anyone really think this was going to be any different than a struggle this season with no notable investment (apart from an inferior cuccu replacement) ?

It's a bit depressing but the fact is that without these players we have gone backwards and are now back to being a 15th/16th placed team. We had a great start to the season but are now reverting back to mean.

The EPL is incredibly unforgiving and frustrating.
 


Bozza

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Jul 4, 2003
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It's quite incredible who has moved on from Albion in the last few months...

Technical Director - Dan Ashworth
First Team Head Coach - Graham Potter
Assistant Head Coach - Billy Reid
First Team Coach - Bjorn Hamberg
Senior Player Development Coach - Bruno
Goalkeeping Coach - Ben Roberts
Assistant Head of Recruitment - Kyle Macaulay
Top goalscorer - Neal Maupay
Player of the Season - Marc Cucurella
Player with the Best Song: Yves Bissouma
Tallest Left-back in the Whole Wide World Ever: Dan Burn
Chief Mentalist - Florin Andone
DJ in Residence - Jurgen Locadia
Hope the above helps...
 


Pevenseagull

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Jul 20, 2003
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Hope the above helps...
We could probably get Andone back.

Wherever he is someone would probably drive him.

or get someone else to drive him who didn't know what he was like.



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And Locadia if he wasn't allowed to put any cassettes on.
 

Invicta

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Nov 1, 2013
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Did anyone really think this was going to be any different than a struggle this season with no notable investment (apart from an inferior cuccu replacement) ?

It's a bit depressing but the fact is that without these players we have gone backwards and are now back to being a 15th/16th placed team. We had a great start to the season but are now reverting back to mean.

The EPL is incredibly unforgiving and frustrating.
Still 7th in the league, you've gone early on this thread.
 

GT49er

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Feb 1, 2009
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Gloucester
We always knew we would lose players (and others) but the process seems to be going too fast, a bit like out of control.

White went; we all knew it was going to happen. Top dollar. No problem.
Burn left: unexpected - could have squeezed out a bit more Saudi blood money maybe, but not a problem.
Ashworth went; unexpected, but his job here was done. He'd set up the structure needed for others to carry on.
Biss went; expected, planned, succession in place. Price a tad disappointing. Yes, I know he only had one year left on his contract. I understand perfectly so no need to explain to me again........still the price a tad disappointing then.
Cucu went; unexpected, and a big disappointment. At least we got a good price.
Brighton 5 Leicester 2; the apogee. 4th. place in the PL and looking worth every bit of it. We were sailing! My Albion mojo has never been in a better place!
Then The Queen died - all momentum ceased (we've only got one point from nine under Charlie)...............
Into that vacuum; Potter went - just when it looked as if the project was starting to come to fruition.
Then we lose Mwepu; totally unexpected, and tragic for the lad.....and RdZ appears to be taking over where Potter started rather than where Potter left off - and just at the moment I'm wondering if the wheels haven't started falling off.

Hoping against hope I'm wrong - but my Albion mojo is in a slightly concerned place!
 
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AmexRuislip

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Feb 2, 2014
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Did anyone really think this was going to be any different than a struggle this season with no notable investment (apart from an inferior cuccu replacement) ?

It's a bit depressing but the fact is that without these players we have gone backwards and are now back to being a 15th/16th placed team. We had a great start to the season but are now reverting back to mean.

The EPL is incredibly unforgiving and frustrating.
You didn't mention marbles :D
 

BN41Albion

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Oct 1, 2017
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We always knew we would lose players (and others) but the process seems to be going too fast, a bit like out of control.

White went; we all knew it was going to happen. Top dollar. No problem.
Burn left: unexpected - could have squeezed pout a bit more Saudi blood money maybe, but not a problem.
Ashworth went; unexpected, but hos job here was done. He'd set up the structure needed for others to carry on.
Biss went; expected, planned, succession in place. Price a tad disappointing. Yes, I know he only had one year left on his contract. I understand perfectly so no need to explain to me again........still the price a tad disappointing then.
Cucu went; unexpected, and a big disappointment. At least we got a good price.
Brighton 5 Leicester 2; the apogee. 4th. place in the PL and looking worth every bit of it. We were sailing! My Albion mojo has never been in a better place!
Then The Queen died - all momentum ceased (we've only got one point from nine under Charlie)...............
Into that vacuum; Potter went - just when it looked as if the project was starting to come to fruition.
Then we lose Mwepu; totally unexpected, and tragic for the lad.....and RdZ appears to be taking over where Potter started rather than where Potter left off - and just at the moment I'm wondering if the wheels haven't started falling off.

Hoping against hope I'm wrong - but my Albion mojo is in a slightly concerned place!
You've summed up exactly my thought process over the last little while and how I'm feeling at this point!
 

jackalbion

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Aug 30, 2011
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We always knew we would lose players (and others) but the process seems to be going too fast, a bit like out of control.

White went; we all knew it was going to happen. Top dollar. No problem.
Burn left: unexpected - could have squeezed pout a bit more Saudi blood money maybe, but not a problem.
Ashworth went; unexpected, but hos job here was done. He'd set up the structure needed for others to carry on.
Biss went; expected, planned, succession in place. Price a tad disappointing. Yes, I know he only had one year left on his contract. I understand perfectly so no need to explain to me again........still the price a tad disappointing then.
Cucu went; unexpected, and a big disappointment. At least we got a good price.
Brighton 5 Leicester 2; the apogee. 4th. place in the PL and looking worth every bit of it. We were sailing! My Albion mojo has never been in a better place!
Then The Queen died - all momentum ceased (we've only got one point from nine under Charlie)...............
Into that vacuum; Potter went - just when it looked as if the project was starting to come to fruition.
Then we lose Mwepu; totally unexpected, and tragic for the lad.....and RdZ appears to be taking over where Potter started rather than where Potter left off - and just at the moment I'm wondering if the wheels haven't started falling off.

Hoping against hope I'm wrong - but my Albion mojo is in a slightly concerned place!
Agree but also not, think Potter had an easy start (slate me if you will) we’d already lost to Fulham, the seeds had been sewn for this kind of unclinical Brighton already this season, no need to worry yet.
 


Berty23

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Jun 26, 2012
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Everyone needs to take a deep breath. We drew with Liverpool and could easily have won. We lost to spurs and could easily have drawn. We lost to Brentford and if either Welbeck or March had taken a very inviting chance then result could have been different.

Some unfortunate matches That could have played out differently. Football has that random element. Last week Raya was essentially throwing them in and last night he was like pope at the Amex who then prevented a win against Germany. Tiny margins.
 

sydney

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Jul 11, 2003
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town full of eejits
Did anyone really think this was going to be any different than a struggle this season with no notable investment (apart from an inferior cuccu replacement) ?

It's a bit depressing but the fact is that without these players we have gone backwards and are now back to being a 15th/16th placed team. We had a great start to the season but are now reverting back to mean.

The EPL is incredibly unforgiving and frustrating.
you are such a negative person aren't you , the fact is Potter has royally fucked us over and as always we just blow hot and cold and waste a lot ball pissing about at the back 20 odd goal attempts and they had 3 and scored 2 of them...:rolleyes: if my eyes roll back any further my head will burst...so yes you are right , same old shyte but i would say with good reason.
 

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