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Will we get promoted this year..

Discussion in 'City Talk' started by king karl, Jan 24, 2020.

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Will we gain promotion this season

  1. Yes in top 3

    14 vote(s)
    14.4%
  2. Yes via playoffs

    14 vote(s)
    14.4%
  3. Nope

    69 vote(s)
    71.1%
  1. king karl

    king karl Administrator
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    We've not been in the top 3 all year.. nor seem likely to be

    And I dont back this negative team to go up via the playoffs

    So sorry but it's a NO from me

    I might be wrong but I'm not usually
     
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  2. Park bantam

    Park bantam Well-Known Member
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    We haven’t been out of the play offs positions all season most of it with a massive injury list. Up by the play offs
     
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    It’s a no from me. We don’t look like a team that would be promoted.
     
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    Bronco and Park will vote yes, everyone else no,
     
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    Of course we will, top 3.
    There again it's the hope that kills you.
     
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    Too much chopping and changing and indifferent performances to get promoted unfortunately. If we can miraculously change that who knows
     
  7. Park bantam

    Park bantam Well-Known Member
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    Keeping your options open there
     
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    Before the season I would've said definitely by autos, as did every bookie...

    Now? 11-15th at best
     
  9. Get Rid Of It

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    I would feel confident if Bowyer was keen on adding a def midfielder/ballwinner and urge the team to create more chances than the usual 1 or 2 shots on goal in 45 minutes but he seems happy to do nothing in this transfer window.
    Now there is a surprise, a Jan transfer window with little happening.
    Too many injury prone players here (and we have a fitness coach?).

    Might make the playoffs but this team doesn't have the knowhow to get the best out of Doyle/Vaughan/Donaldson.
     
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    I think we mostly agree the league is shit. Regardless of our inability to create sufficient chances in most games, we’re still well placed to go up automatically. Good away followings at the next couple of games (against poor teams) with a midweek home game in between, 9 points are achievable. I’ve voted yes, we might dick somebody 4 nil soon...I know it’s Friday night but no beer has been consumed, somehow, I genuinely believe we’ll go up.
     
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  11. Fordy117

    Fordy117 Just call me Mr Negative!

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    The league is so bad but we have a shocking manager.

    Let's take the comments from Wellens he Swindon manager about tomorrow's game:

    Wellens said: “We lift the fans by winning. Play well and win – it’s simple, isn’t it?

    “As long as our supporters come along and see that our players are giving everything they can, we’re trying our best to entertain and get results, I think our supporters will be happy.

    Bowyer our manager on Manfield."They've some players that can hurt you blah blah blah"


    Bowyer's mindset is all wrong and he's wrong for the club. Swindon are not a good side but they have a manager that gets it.

    One manager wants to try to win every game the other is scared of losing!

    We will go up if we sack Bowyer and quickly.
     
  12. JonButterfield

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    While I don't think the division is rubbish, I think we have the squad to get this done - particularly given how adept we've looked at shutting other teams down.

    I'll give Bowyer some credit, especially for turning us round, but it's at this moment that we need more for multiple reasons:

    We need to be attracting season ticket buys for next year, we can't tolerate the fans hating the football on offer, and we're legitimately in danger of losing our season-long play off spot - if we continue our form, we'll lose out, end of.

    Bowyer's opposition fearing statements aren't helping on any fronts, especially when the team look devoid of confidence. Surely Gary has to see that it's time he started backing the lads on and off the pitch, and started to unpick a lot of the work he's put in this season.
     
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    I think we will but not with Bowyer at the helm.
     
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    How will that work then, because Bowyer is here for the season at least
     
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    Not a chance with the current style of play. Not promotion and not strong ST sales. Without either and with Rupp in charge the future is bleak!
     
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    Fordy117 Just call me Mr Negative!

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    Why is he?

    Don't managers ever get sacked during a season?
     
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    Not when they are doing well
     
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    Fordy117 Just call me Mr Negative!

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    FFS we are not doing well!

    How is 3 points from 12 doing well!

    Stop winding people up.. no need!

    If we we doing well @king karl wouldn't of started the thread. We haven't really been in the top 3 all season and fans are not happy with the playing style at all.

    We would be bottom of the league and you would say we are doing well!
     
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    We are two points of automatic promotion and the best home record one loss in eleven whether you like it or not we are doing well
     
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    No. Not with this manager.
     

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