Top 3 managers you have NOT enjoyed watching Burnley under ?

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Top 3 managers you have NOT enjoyed watching Burnley under ?

Post by Vegas Claret » Tue May 14, 2019 9:15 pm

Opposite to the other thread, who's football have you enjoyed the least ? This will be interesting !

1:Martin Buchan
2:Frank Casper
3:Brain Laws
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Post by claptrappers_union » Tue May 14, 2019 9:16 pm

To be fair, I’ve been watching them in 1992, so all of them at some point.

Mullen before he was sacked

Heath - meh

Waddle - we looked like we didn’t have a prayer most of the time

Ternent - Shipping 11 goals against Gillingham and Man City - there was no hope. 6-5 at Grimsby, 7-4 against Watford - shambles

Cotterill - 0-0 draw with Luton (I think) is the worst football match I’ve ever seen at Turf Moor

Coyle - Plymouth at home the season we went up - awful ... after the 4-1 defeat at Hillsborough.

Laws - wrong appointment

Howe - see Heath

Dyche - lost 2-1 at Southampton - I contributed to a thread that it was time for him to go.
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Post by South West Claret. » Tue May 14, 2019 9:19 pm

1. Casper.
2. Cotterill.
3. Laws.

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Post by Vegas Claret » Tue May 14, 2019 9:19 pm

South West Claret. wrote:1. Casper.
2. Cotterill.
3. Laws.
jeez I'm gonna change my 3rd one, forgot all about Laws !
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Post by Ric_C » Tue May 14, 2019 9:28 pm

1. Laws
2. Howe
3. Cotterill

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Post by Right_winger » Tue May 14, 2019 9:30 pm

Howe,
Dyche,
Waddle

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Post by Devils_Advocate » Tue May 14, 2019 9:30 pm

To be fair to Laws he didn't half make the team announcements interesting as it was a lottery which ridiculous decisions he'd make picking the team.

Its bloody boring under Dyche having a settled successful team pretty much picking itself every week

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Post by South West Claret. » Tue May 14, 2019 9:31 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:jeez I'm gonna change my 3rd one, forgot all about Laws !
How could you :D

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Post by Vegas Claret » Tue May 14, 2019 9:33 pm

South West Claret. wrote:How could you :D
it took me a while to forget :lol:

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Post by Tricky Trevor » Tue May 14, 2019 9:33 pm

Buchan/Cavanagh
Waddle
Cotterills last season.

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Post by tarkys_ears » Tue May 14, 2019 9:34 pm

Laws, Howe, Dyche.

I don't care where we are at the moment, Dyche's football is the worst to watch.

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Post by Ric_C » Tue May 14, 2019 9:38 pm

tarkys_ears wrote:Laws, Howe, Dyche.

I don't care where we are at the moment, Dyche's football is the worst to watch.
Hmmm

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Post by South West Claret. » Tue May 14, 2019 9:38 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:it took me a while to forget :lol:
I know what you mean :D

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Post by Dark Cloud » Tue May 14, 2019 9:46 pm

Quote: Coyle - Plymouth at home the season we went up - awful ...

Absolutely! That game was utter garbage and Eagles finally got himself sent off. When we won at Wembley 8 months later I remember actually pinching myself as I remembered that Plymouth match and it seemed like something from a different era, never mind the same season.

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Post by TheFamilyCat » Tue May 14, 2019 9:53 pm

Brian Miller is probably protected by his club legend status, but let’s be honest, he was managing us at our very lowest.

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Post by Wokingclaret » Tue May 14, 2019 10:08 pm

TheFamilyCat wrote:Brian Miller is probably protected by his club legend status, but let’s be honest, he was managing us at our very lowest.
He did win the 3rd Div Title

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Post by tim_noone » Tue May 14, 2019 10:14 pm

Frank Casper..Brian Miller..Stan the Man..as above.appalling defeats by Gillingham and City at Home.

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Post by Wokingclaret » Tue May 14, 2019 10:15 pm

1, Benson, if we hadn't appointed him, our time line would have been different and Buchan and Cav would not have happened
2, Laws (another mistake)
3, Casper ( great coach but.....)

Buchan and Cav, Heath, Waddle and the latter of Mullen and Miller's term
At least some of Bonds season was exciting but too many mistakes made

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Post by Spike » Tue May 14, 2019 10:18 pm

Bond
Waddle
Benson

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Post by claretfern » Tue May 14, 2019 10:55 pm

Benson
Buchan/Cavanagh
Cotterill

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Post by thatdberight » Tue May 14, 2019 11:12 pm

Alf Ramsey
Herbert Chapman
Rinus Michels
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Post by Jakubs Tash » Tue May 14, 2019 11:22 pm

Dark Cloud wrote:Quote: Coyle - Plymouth at home the season we went up - awful ...

Absolutely! That game was utter garbage and Eagles finally got himself sent off. When we won at Wembley 8 months later I remember actually pinching myself as I remembered that Plymouth match and it seemed like something from a different era, never mind the same season.
Ipswich - not Plymouth.

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Post by ClaretTony » Tue May 14, 2019 11:29 pm

Cavanagh
Benson
Buchan

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Post by claptrappers_union » Wed May 15, 2019 1:41 am

Jakubs Tash wrote:Ipswich - not Plymouth.
No, Plymouth :)

https://www.11v11.com/matches/burnley-v ... 08-282549/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by Vegas Claret » Wed May 15, 2019 3:54 am

jeez I forgot about Benson too ! We've had some really **** managers !!!

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Post by jrgbfc » Wed May 15, 2019 4:07 am

Jakubs Tash wrote:Ipswich - not Plymouth.
Ipswich was the game when the guy parachuting in crashed into the cricket field stand roof. Was the highlight of the day if I remember rightly :lol: :lol:

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Post by KRBFC » Wed May 15, 2019 4:44 am

Laws, Cotterill, Dyche.

3 horrible styles of play, not sure which side passes the football less but given the financial circumstances when all were manager, Dyche for me has to take the award for ''worst style of play'' but also the award ''most successful''.

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Post by Tricky Trevor » Wed May 15, 2019 6:36 am

I would have had Benson top of my list but I checked our managers on the link and he was so bad they jumped a year. I thought I must have dreamt him.
https://www.worldfootball.net/teams/burnley-fc/9/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Post by 4:20 » Wed May 15, 2019 7:17 am

3. Laws
2. Waddle
1. Cotterill

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Post by Blackrod » Wed May 15, 2019 7:46 am

KRBFC wrote:Laws, Cotterill, Dyche.

3 horrible styles of play, not sure which side passes the football less but given the financial circumstances when all were manager, Dyche for me has to take the award for ''worst style of play'' but also the award ''most successful''.
Agree with much if this. Cotterill did a good job with what he had even though it wasn’t great to watch. Personally didn’t like Howe’s football. Every time the other team
went anywhere near our goalmouth I expected them to score. Whilst it’s not as exciting I prefer a more organised defence as number one priority.

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Post by martin_p » Wed May 15, 2019 8:07 am

Spike wrote:Bond
Waddle
Benson
We played some great football under Bond!

For me it's got to be the late Cotterill era and the Benson, Buchan, Cavanagh years.

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Post by bob-the-scutter » Wed May 15, 2019 11:12 am

Chris Hoddle

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Post by Jakubs Tash » Wed May 15, 2019 3:30 pm

claptrappers_union wrote:No, Plymouth :)

https://www.11v11.com/matches/burnley-v ... 08-282549/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Quite right. Apologies, my memory is playing tricks on me. It was your above comment of "Coyle - Plymouth at home the season we went up - awful ... after the 4-1 defeat at Hillsborough." that threw me....

The Ipswich game at home was dreadful and I thought Eagles got the red card in this game - not the Plymouth game - but I was wrong.

Think the Plymouth game was Russell Anderson's debut, though.

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Post by South West Claret. » Wed May 15, 2019 3:32 pm

bob-the-scutter wrote:Chris Hoddle
Not only was he a useless player but I didn't know he was a useless manager as well :D

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Post by edison » Wed May 15, 2019 3:48 pm

Laws, Cotterill, Howe - in no particular order

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Post by Goobs » Wed May 15, 2019 3:51 pm

1) Cotterill - Made me stop wanting to go on as I was so bored by the football that I barely enjoyed the games we won.
2) Laws - The whole club was on a down and apathy had set in after Coyle left and relegation became inevitable. Not really his fault but I just didn't enjoy his entire reign and I never wanted him here in the first place which made it even worse.
3) Casper - I don't remember too much about his time in charge as I had only just started going on but from what I do remember we were a bang average / poor 4th division side at the lowest I have ever seen us. It was better than watching Pub leagues down the park but only for the crowds as the football didn't seem much of a difference in standard.

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Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Wed May 15, 2019 3:57 pm

Benson
Cavanagh
Cotterill


Only Cotterill has ever made me question going on, prior to that I just accepted we were ****

Laughable to see Dyche being listed (but no surprise with some who have listed him)

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Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Wed May 15, 2019 3:59 pm

martin_p wrote:We played some great football under Bond!

For me it's got to be the late Cotterill era and the Benson, Buchan, Cavanagh years.

Correct, the injury to Kevin Reeves was a huge turning point

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Post by duncandisorderly » Wed May 15, 2019 4:09 pm

Cotterill was the only one that made me want to stop watching us, but he also granted me the epiphany that if you start to care less then you start to enjoy more.

There's nothing to quite beat gallows humour when (the old site) is awarding the man of the match to a plastic bag after the 19th game without a win.

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Post by SGr » Wed May 15, 2019 6:36 pm

Cotterill was painful.

But I have to give a special mention to Howe, especially later on, for sucking the joy out of scoring a goal. Not a nice feeling when you finish celebrating, knowing the opposition is about to cancel it out within 2 minutes.

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Post by bfcjg » Wed May 15, 2019 8:39 pm

We've had some real garbage in the bad old days, but more recently Cotterill ( in fairness his job was to keep us up first season and he couldn't drop that mantra ) Waddle and Howe.

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Post by South West Claret. » Wed May 15, 2019 9:28 pm

Forgot about the Waddler he was so bad he never managed again except a Sunday team I believe, wonder if he was sacked from there.

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Post by NL Claret » Wed May 15, 2019 10:08 pm

In no particular order.

Howe - square pegs in round holes with his tactics and resources. Brighton away v 9 men.

Waddle - clueless tactics and terrible recruitment, shocking first 6 games and didn't get much better

Cotterill- used to go away regularly but after Rotherham and West Ham I didn't bother again for about 8 yrs.

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Post by OrientMascot » Wed May 15, 2019 10:36 pm

I’ve only been watching since the season before the “Orient Game” but when you look through the list of managers after Casper we have a good track record of appointing managers. For me only Waddle & Laws have failed. Granted some of the football from others hasn’t been great but we definitely progressed..Cotterill signed a lot of players that took us up in 2009 as did Howe when we got promoted under Dyche.

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Post by depechedingle » Thu May 16, 2019 7:34 am

Benson
Buchan
Cavanagh

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Post by IanMcL » Thu May 16, 2019 2:25 pm

Cotterill
Howe when the centre backs were trying to pass to each other!
Bond, except one match at Wimbledon, which we won 1-4.

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Post by davemanu2000 » Thu May 16, 2019 2:31 pm

The less loved and low performing Managers were :
1.Law
2.Bond
3.Benson

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Post by martin_p » Thu May 16, 2019 2:43 pm

Can’t believe there’s so much hate for the Bond season. Yes, I understand the dislike of the man himself, but the football that season, certainly at home, was entertaining. I was only 15, but I remember a 7-0 v Port Vale and a couple of fives and at least two fours at home. I’m still convinced we’d have gone up if Kevin Reeves hadn’t got an ultimately career ending injury. It wasn’t until Jimmy Mullen arrived that we saw entertainment at that level again.

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