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bax
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I'm on the fence in the Hurst in/out debate, but found a few stats interesting. Since the turn of the year (Lincoln at home on NYD) we've won just 16 of 44 matches. This would put us about 10th in a league table.

I guess the question is how long do you allow mediocrity to linger before action - whatever that is - takes place? This season's form hasn't been temporary, the issues (lack of strikers etc) have been with us for a while now.

For anyone interested, I've written a bit more about it here:

http://toogoodtogodown.wordpre.....eir-last-44-matches/
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Hadn't realised our form was quite that bad. Particularly when you take into account that it's 3 points for a win and draws can soon leave you with a big gap to make up, perhaps it's time to twist in regards to the manager.


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I think you have to factor in Mr Fentys statement on here that a new stadium is critical to the future of the club and that he won't prop up BP forever. He states that promotion isn't critical to the development of a new stadium - maybe it isn't - but it would sure as hell help him if it were achieved, not least for the improved cashflow that it would bring, particularly as crowds increase as games become more critical. Currently, according to the form figures you have put together, he can only expect home gates to fall not rise, thus causing the opposite to happen.
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As always a great blog.

"How long do you allow mediocrity to linger before action" great question for Hurst supporters.


In his three stints as Grimsby Town manager spanning over 10 years the club was never relegated and he also guided them to three promotions.
Only 14 managers have reached 1,000 matches in charge of a Football League team by 1998 and Buckley is one of them.
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Thats the form of a nearly man, no points for that people only remember the winners Buckley Laurie Mac and Kerr
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We all remember Mike Newell though Garth
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We all remember Mike Newell though Garth


Never forget is not the same as always remember.


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Hadn't realised our form was quite that bad. Particularly when you take into account that it's 3 points for a win and draws can soon leave you with a big gap to make up, perhaps it's time to twist in regards to the manager.


Yeah I think draws are often useless. They're what got Neil Woods' team relegated (only lost 6 of those infamous 20 games I think).


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Yeah I think draws are often useless. They're what got Neil Woods' team relegated (only lost 6 of those infamous 20 games I think).


Obviously it's sometimes better to get a draw than to lose (against a rival for example) but 3 points for a win means the meek don't succeed.


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