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Alistar brownlee said something that i agree with on bbc tees today. "There will be no tears shed over boros relegation, unlike the last time, there is no sense of bitter loss as we all know that we deserved this"

lets face it i cant see anyway this was undeserved. We have been utterly godawful this season and this has been coming for a very long time

...so what has to change over the summer?

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posted May 24, 2009

We played today as if it was West Ham that needed the win to stay up? Up front we are totally naive when it comes to attacking tactics, a reason why I don't like managers who were ex defenders, no idea about attacking.

As Juninho used to shout " why put balls up there, my feet are down here".

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posted May 24, 2009

We were rubbish today no sense of urgency and I think WHU were there for the taking, watched the game on Setanta and they weren't brill we were absolutely shocking, no passion, should have started wqith academy boys, Tuncay was out of order in his outburst at AJ in the 2nd half, should've knocked him out at least there's a glimmer of hope AJ will be araiund next season unlike the Turk

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posted May 24, 2009

Totally agree - football is changing.

How many players are inconsolable when they are relegated? Very few if any - their agents are telling them about the next contract not their current job / responsibility.

What will change? - nothing in the near future.

As for next season I think the Barcodes will go under financially (-10 points) and Boro will finish in the top 6.



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posted May 24, 2009

I'd single Alves out- a shocking player, and I think he's taken your club for a ride. Big money signing bleeding you for what he could. Having said that I also think Southgate has let far too may of your experienced players go. You've had a strange season, starting off so promisingly, it's difficult to see how dramatically your goals dried up, because after falling behind, you never really looked like getting back into a match. I really do wish you luck for next season, except against the Reds of Forest!

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posted May 24, 2009

Alves - what a joke!!

Golden boot? More like wooden bo***ks - what a plank!

Tuncay is the only attacking plays with any pride the rest have been an embarrassment.

Next season we need to redesign the midfield, it is a shambles. How can the defenders have a hope when to opposition are pouring through at ever attack?

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posted May 24, 2009

Tuncay aside, you have no quality up front at all. However, you have some great youngsters coming through, and I reckon you are better prepared to bounce back than the 'Barcodes'. Southgate seems like a nice guy, but nice guys finish last. By all means give him a chance, but it could cost you 60 million

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posted May 24, 2009

"lets face it i cant see anyway this was undeserved. We have been utterly godawful this season and this has been coming for a very long time"

Let me give you huge respect for your sportmanship. Others would have thought about who they were going to sue.<ok>

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posted May 24, 2009

Was at the Game today and must say that Tuncay was the only player of yours playing with any kind of passion and any glimpse of quality. You lack the structured defence of previous seasons and but for Tristan and De Michele being a Forest Green tribute act today, we could have witnessed a thrashing. Middlesboroughs fans should be extremely proud of themselves, NOT their team, themselves as they kept on singing and they stayed around afterward to celebrate the people who have let them down.

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posted May 25, 2009

Like Middlesbrough the Hammers have a mediocre squad...unlike Middlesbrough though, they have a very good manager.

I might say the same of Newcastle too. Alan Shearer is a good guy and was a great player but he's not a natural manager.

It's back to the drawing board in the Chapionship for the two North East teams.

Ashley was biting his fingernails, no doubt counting the millions he's lost.

Tough life, eh?

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posted May 25, 2009

Boro & Newcastle deserved to be relegated - no excuses. They played pathetically, not even showing some grit. Teams like Stoke & Hull have shown grit, but not these two.

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