CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by Denver Royal » 26 Mar 2018 12:03

Snowflake Royal wrote:I'm tired of the toxic negative atmosphere Denverx. I'm a fanof support.

Fair enough. :)

I am too, tbh. He may divide opinion. Many do. Some say he will tighten the defense. I'll be impressed if he does, since I'm not convinced there is the talent back there currently to do it. It doesn't strike me as a Champ-type defense. We've had one 1-0 win all season. Summer window may help. I'm actually a fan of 20 shutout's a season as a target, inc. a dozen or so rather boring 1-0 wins. Some wouldn't be, which affords discussion, toxic or otherwise. But, I hear what you say. Certainly need to get behind him at this point. No reason not to.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by Old Man Andrews » 26 Mar 2018 12:10

Denver Royal wrote:
Snowflake Royal wrote:I'm tired of the toxic negative atmosphere Denverx. I'm a fanof support.

Fair enough. :)

I am too, tbh. He may divide opinion. Many do. Some say he will tighten the defense. I'll be impressed if he does, since I'm not convinced there is the talent back there currently to do it. It doesn't strike me as a Champ-type defense. We've had one 1-0 win all season. Summer window may help. I'm actually a fan of 20 shutout's a season as a target, inc. a dozen or so rather boring 1-0 wins. Some wouldn't be, which affords discussion, toxic or otherwise. But, I hear what you say. Certainly need to get behind him at this point. No reason not to.


Wow...........

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by Hendo » 26 Mar 2018 13:29

Old Man Andrews wrote:
Denver Royal wrote:
Snowflake Royal wrote:I'm tired of the toxic negative atmosphere Denverx. I'm a fanof support.

Fair enough. :)

I am too, tbh. He may divide opinion. Many do. Some say he will tighten the defense. I'll be impressed if he does, since I'm not convinced there is the talent back there currently to do it. It doesn't strike me as a Champ-type defense. We've had one 1-0 win all season. Summer window may help. I'm actually a fan of 20 shutout's a season as a target, inc. a dozen or so rather boring 1-0 wins. Some wouldn't be, which affords discussion, toxic or otherwise. But, I hear what you say. Certainly need to get behind him at this point. No reason not to.


Wow...........


Shutouts is one thing. But having 20, seems like an awful lot for a target. The 05/06 team had 23 clean sheets, for comparison.

I think 15 would be a reasonable target for an average season. Anything 20+ and you're looking at a serious promotion challenge.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by Sutekh » 26 Mar 2018 14:24

Has the club sorted out who'll be joining Paul Clement yet? I presume Gibbsy will be back but who else got the push from Swansea (or Derby) when Clement left?

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by Denver Royal » 26 Mar 2018 14:29

Hendo wrote:
Old Man Andrews wrote:
Denver Royal wrote:Fair enough. :)

I am too, tbh. He may divide opinion. Many do. Some say he will tighten the defense. I'll be impressed if he does, since I'm not convinced there is the talent back there currently to do it. It doesn't strike me as a Champ-type defense. We've had one 1-0 win all season. Summer window may help. I'm actually a fan of 20 shutout's a season as a target, inc. a dozen or so rather boring 1-0 wins. Some wouldn't be, which affords discussion, toxic or otherwise. But, I hear what you say. Certainly need to get behind him at this point. No reason not to.


Wow...........


Shutouts is one thing. But having 20, seems like an awful lot for a target. The 05/06 team had 23 clean sheets, for comparison.

I think 15 would be a reasonable target for an average season. Anything 20+ and you're looking at a serious promotion challenge.


Yep, its a big ask, no doubt. Warnock set a target of 16 this season...which they achieved a month ago, and there are still eight games left. Safe to say, they are challenging for promotion.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by tee peg » 26 Mar 2018 16:51

Sutekh wrote:Has the club sorted out who'll be joining Paul Clement yet? I presume Gibbsy will be back but who else got the push from Swansea (or Derby) when Clement left?



Nothing sorted as far as I can see.You would have thought this would have been sorted by now.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by Biscuitman62 » 26 Mar 2018 20:36

NeilD wrote:
Biscuitman62 wrote:Relieved that Jaap Stam has finally been put out of his misery. Sad but it had to happen (3 months ago IMO).


Agreed but at least he has the International break to get his staff appointed/set up and a chance to look at some of his players rather than a mid-week appointment with a weekend game to panic over.

Just hope the time taken to wield the axe does not prove costly to the extent of us losing our place in the Championship.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by leon » 26 Mar 2018 23:47

Biscuitman62 wrote:
NeilD wrote:
Biscuitman62 wrote:Relieved that Jaap Stam has finally been put out of his misery. Sad but it had to happen (3 months ago IMO).


Agreed but at least he has the International break to get his staff appointed/set up and a chance to look at some of his players rather than a mid-week appointment with a weekend game to panic over.

Just hope the time taken to wield the axe does not prove costly to the extent of us losing our place in the Championship.


That would be less than ideal.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by Biscuitman62 » 28 Mar 2018 20:04

leon wrote:
Biscuitman62 wrote:
NeilD wrote:
Agreed but at least he has the International break to get his staff appointed/set up and a chance to look at some of his players rather than a mid-week appointment with a weekend game to panic over.

Just hope the time taken to wield the axe does not prove costly to the extent of us losing our place in the Championship.


That would be less than ideal.

Absolutely. After all the time and effort to get back into this division all those years ago under the ownership of John Madejski. Here's hoping no such fate awaits us. However should worst come to the worst it would be ironic in the sense that Madejski has at most a little influence in Club matters.


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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by John Smith » 26 Apr 2018 17:04

Absolutely bloody typical that only a few weeks after we hire Clement that someone of the calibre of Keith Curle then becomes available. Well we've missed the boat this time but hopefully when we are next in a position like this the board do the right thing. Fuming!

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by double d » 26 Apr 2018 17:05

John Smith wrote:Absolutely bloody typical that only a few weeks after we hire Clement that someone of the calibre of Keith Curle then becomes available. Well we've missed the boat this time but hopefully when we are next in a position like this the board do the right thing. Fuming!


You are a very good troll. One of the best. Up there with me and Hiram.

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by Tilehurstsouthbank » 27 Apr 2018 12:58

double d wrote:
John Smith wrote:Absolutely bloody typical that only a few weeks after we hire Clement that someone of the calibre of Keith Curle then becomes available. Well we've missed the boat this time but hopefully when we are next in a position like this the board do the right thing. Fuming!


You are a very good troll. One of the best. Up there with me and Hiram.


You're not a good troll. You're just special...

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Re: CONFIMRED - Paul Clement appointed as new Royals boss

by leon » 27 Apr 2018 14:14

double d wrote:
John Smith wrote:Absolutely bloody typical that only a few weeks after we hire Clement that someone of the calibre of Keith Curle then becomes available. Well we've missed the boat this time but hopefully when we are next in a position like this the board do the right thing. Fuming!


You are a very good troll. One of the best. Up there with me and Hiram.


that's a double oof on both of you.


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