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Youngy
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Results tend to not matter if you fall out with your boss.


And most of your squad.....
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And most of your squad.....


And most of the fans


I slept with a girl last night who told me I didn't have a very big organ.

I said ' to be fair though love, it is playing in a fking Cathedral'  

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Does anyone know the exact reason he got the sack?
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Threw Henderson under a bus, didn't he?
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The game before the Blackpool win was the Doncaster debacle which, on the playing side, was the final nail in the coffin for a lot of fans.  I think we were all happy to accept a period of transition under Bignot and were prepared to write that season off to develop for the next season, especially after selling Bogle off and (as it looked at the time) using that money to reinvest in new talent.

But the constant changes, the Gavin Gunning obsession, the over the top efforts at looking like a man of the people and the treatment of fans favourites just became too much.  The Doncaster game was all we had to look forward to really for the remainder of the season.  To use that game as an experiment which included playing an out of depth left back in central midfield was the final straw for many.  

There was other issues too.  He had clearly lost the dressing room, both from a togetherness point of view and control of it.

I still maintain that he was led down a merry path by 'the board' who encouraged him to sign the players he did and experiment with the remainder of the season.  To use that as justification to sack him was very poor.  I'm not saying it was the wrong decision to sack him but get the reasoning right rather than use something ridiculous.
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I don't think we will see him back at The BP again.
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I don't think we will see him back at The BP again.


We could draw Guiseley at home in the first round of The FA Cup!



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The Bignot era was an extremely odd one. I remember making great efforts to get to the Stevenage away game (lost 2-0) and the Crewe away game (lost 5-0). Both were truly shocking performances - as bad as any under those dismal showings last season under Slade.

There were times when I thought he didn't have a clue, but despite all the changes in personnel, all the signings and all the tactical bingo, he would always pull out a result - and he made some decent signings too.

I don't think any of us truly know what happened. All we do know is that Fenty thought he was a fruitloop yet the board sanctioned all his signings and basically game him free rein of the place.

I believe he upset some of the senior players in the squad (Pearson, Disley) and I think there was an argument to say he lost the dressing room - at least those players he inherited.

But what's odd is that the board sacked Bignot and then brought in a bloke who only released Pearson and Disley anyway, so if we were never going to protect the senior players then why not let Bignot manage his way through the transition?

There's still a lot about that time which doesn't make sense to me, and I doubt we'll never know the true story of what actually happened.


"Don't shine that light in my face, mate - I've just lost a pint of blood."
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This is a hypothetical question, but as we are mass debaters on here, do we think the team that played at Donny on Tuesday, would have beaten Guisley  away?
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Legend.


GTFC
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