Dean Smith & Drinkwater

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by claptrappers_union » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:22 pm

I read somewhere that Drinkwater has played Man City 4 times in his last 5 league games

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by jrgbfc » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:23 pm

That's one thing I won't miss at all if we get relegated. Turning up to play the likes of Liverpool and City knowing you're going to get walloped. No fun whatsoever.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Damo » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:24 pm

This thread is brilliant.

Love seeing the armchair managers look stupid
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Shore claret » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:25 pm

He's been awful on the first 3 city goals

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by BurnleyFC » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:25 pm

I hope they don’t hook him at half time.
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Spijed » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:26 pm

How on earth are Man City so far behind Liverpool in the league?

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by 7decades » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:26 pm

Forty million..... GREEN SHIELD STAMPS maybe
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Rileybobs » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:27 pm

Spijed wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:26 pm
How on earth are Man City so far behind Liverpool in the league?
Because their defence is rubbish.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Steve1956 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:27 pm

BurnleyFC wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:25 pm
I hope they don’t hook him at half time.
Cruel..but funny :lol:

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by kaptin1 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:27 pm

Shore claret wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:25 pm
He's been awful on the first 3 city goals
Make that 4

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Rileybobs » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:27 pm

I wonder if Dean Smith is making Drinkwater feel good at half time.
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Jakubclaret » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:29 pm

Spijed wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:26 pm
How on earth are Man City so far behind Liverpool in the league?
Inconsistency, world beaters on the day & also capable of getting beat by Norwich, they haven’t turned up often enough & dropped silly points throughout the course whereas Liverpool have been unstoppable.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by chekhov » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:29 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:11 pm
Danny Treadwater
I’ll go one step further: Danny Treadtreacle.
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Pstotto » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:33 pm

Nepotism and Dyche... For the wages of Drinkwater and Crouch space-wasters they could have bought Danny Ings.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Stayingup » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:34 pm

Pstotto wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:33 pm
Nepotism and Dyche... For the wages of Drinkwater and Crouch space-wasters they could have bought Danny Ings.
Yes exactly. I don't know why they didn't. Politics I expect.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Pstotto » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:36 pm

Wheels within wheels, like Trippier to Spurs for £3.5M.

What was that about?

£35M OK.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Longsidelenny » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:36 pm

dean Smith said he looked sharp in training must have been marking John terry and Tom heaton
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Pstotto » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:38 pm

Better not look at Terry and Heaton in ultra-violet light then... :-)

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by TheFamilyCat » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:39 pm

Worst debut since George Weah's cousin
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Burnley Ace » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:40 pm

warksclaret wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:59 pm
..and it cost us in excess £1.1 million in wages by my calculation to keep him "not Dyche-fit). This after DD came back from a pre-season with Chelsea. DD will be no fitter now than in August probably as he only played 150 minutes with us
I bet you feel like a really stupid **** now!!! Lol what a prick :-)
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by HunterST_BFC » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:40 pm

Rileybobs wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:27 pm
I wonder if Dean Smith is making Drinkwater feel good at half time.
By pulling him off?
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Moorite » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:41 pm

Comments from AV forum:

Having a mare of a debut so far. Disappointing

at fault for both goals and so far off the pace he makes Hourihane look speedy

For his own career sake , take him off

How quickly can we send this turd back to Chelsea?

I'm struggling to think of a worse debut

The worst is he doesn't seem bothered
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by kaptin1 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:43 pm

HunterST_BFC wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:40 pm
By pulling him off?
:lol:

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by DAVETHEVICAR » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:43 pm

5 now

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by FCBurnley » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:45 pm

5-0

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Corky » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:45 pm

And Drinkwater was described as being woefully off the pace. Perhaps we never played him because he just didn't take it seriously.
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by CoolClaret » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:47 pm

This is absolutely brilliant, crying laughing watching him get skinned at will.

Possibly the worst debut that I've ever seen.
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by maidenover » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:50 pm

Not involved with City’s 5th. Ambling around now 10 yards from the ball.
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by JimmyRobbo » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:52 pm

warksclaret wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 3:40 pm
See Drinkwater straight in the Villa team after two days only training. Smith has already made him feel good by publicly saying he has already had an impact around the club in training

Did it not take SD three weeks before he played him in the U-23

"Dyche-fit" my arse. This saying is just a way out of not playing people. Be interesting to see what DD does today but the first step in management of motivating, and giving someone a feeling of worth has already been achieved
Are you watching his masterclass against city?

Perhaps Dyche was right again?
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Down_Rover » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:54 pm

Pstotto wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:33 pm
Nepotism and Dyche... For the wages of Drinkwater and Crouch space-wasters they could have bought Danny Ings.
Can you please prove that theory

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by boatshed bill » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:55 pm

I've just heard the funniest (deliberate?) comment on 5Live:
"it's been a sobering debut for Drinkwater" :D :D :D
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Burnleyareback2 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:57 pm

What a surprise, our cover midfielder for 6months isn’t actually the superstar people on here thought.

One myth down, surely they must be right about Ballon Dor nominee Vydra?

Maybe, just maybe the manager who sees them play each day is right??
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by joey13 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:01 pm

Burnleyareback2 wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:57 pm
What a surprise, our cover midfielder for 6months isn’t actually the superstar people on here thought.

One myth down, surely they must be right about Ballon Dor nominee Vydra?

Maybe, just maybe the manager who sees them play each day is right??
Who brought these world beaters in , in the first place ?

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by claretandy » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:03 pm

Bosscat wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:04 pm
Perhaps SD was right in letting DD go :D
We didn't let him go, DD decided to leave for more game time.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Moorite » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:04 pm

One more from the Villa forum:

Dyche has played a blinder here in getting rid of him and weakening us at the same time.

:lol: :lol:
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Taffy on the wing » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:06 pm

Mercifully he's off!.........let's see what Angela can do.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by claretblue » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:06 pm

Lansbury on for Drinky!

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by MrTopTier » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:07 pm

Replaced by Lansbury, ha ha, at least he cannot be blamed for the sixth.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by dermotdermot » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:07 pm

He can’t be playing as bad as that. They’ve made two subs and haven’t hooked him off yet. Douglas Luiz has come off to be replaced by someone with the intriguing name of Marvellous Nakamba.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by tarkys_ears » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:08 pm

Whys it so funny?

We made villa look like city last week.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by dermotdermot » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:08 pm

I stand to be corrected. He’s off now.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by JohnDearyMe » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:15 pm

This thread has cheered me up

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by KRBFC » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:17 pm

This topic highlights the problem on this forum and a problem stemmed from Dyche’s hoof ball. The fans are so divided and toxic atm.

You have one side praying Drinkwater does well for Villa to slam Dyche and the opposite side laughing at every Drinkwater touch to argue back. What is wrong with you all?

Drinkwater was **** for us and had a **** debut for Villa, he doesn’t play for us anymore so I don’t care. I’m not sure 1 game against one of the best sides in Europe is even a fair judgement either way given the lack of games under his belt in the last 2 years.
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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Goalposts » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:18 pm

all people who called for drinkwaters inclusion in the team have no where to go now,,you can spot them all with the runny egg on there faces..saw him play for us 3 times this season...no where near good enough

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by Down_Rover » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:19 pm

tarkys_ears wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:08 pm


We made villa look like city last week.
That’s an exaggeration

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by KRBFC » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:21 pm

Burnleyareback2 wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:57 pm
What a surprise, our cover midfielder for 6months isn’t actually the superstar people on here thought.
Just for balance because I don’t care either way but why are people so fickle in football? He’s played 1 game against Man City and you are happily writing him off? I’d hope you wouldn’t write off our players so quickly. Pope was shocking yesterday, so he’s now the worst goalkeeper ever? Is this how football is now...

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by levraiclaret » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:22 pm

KRBFC wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:17 pm
What is wrong with you all?
We are fine it's the others (you) who carp all the time.

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by levraiclaret » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:26 pm

KRBFC wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:21 pm
Just for balance because I don’t care either way.
If you were a supporter you would care - one way or another!

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by wilks_bfc » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:29 pm

Know you shouldn’t/can’t judge against 2 games against Man City, but that’s 10 goals for them against a team with Drinkwater in midfield.

Twitter full of Villa fans not impressed with Smith and questioning why he put Drinkwater straight into team

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Re: Dean Smith & Drinkwater

Post by PremierLeagueClass » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:30 pm

Further proof that Dyche does indeed know more about football management than the muppets on this forum...
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