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    According to the European press release this morning, Schteve's side crushed their Dutch league rivals 5-0 with a blistering performance of attacking football & intelligent team tactics

    MaClaren was quoted, "it doesn't seem like 18 months since I've been away" as he beamed his orange face & white teeth for the cameras and slipped back into his famous Dutch accent.

    Maybe Forest had a managerial golden nugget under our noses in Stevie Mac and we didn't get chance to appreciate it because the players were either too lazy or unskilled to apply Steve's tactics properly?

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    Good for him!


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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

    Are you joking?!?!?


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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

    Doh !


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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

    Talk to Mister Ed


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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

    Wrong board....

    This is Forest banter, not a recognition of the current architect of this seasons failures. Mods Please.


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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

    McClaren won nothing. The team he has inherited, even if he has only been away eighteen months, won despite him.

    I was hoping he'd never work again, although now he is, can he take back some of the dross he's lumbered us with?


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    Good for him.
    A couple more wins then and some people (outside NFFC) will have forgotten how shocking he was.
    I'll never ever forgive him for the crap both on and off the field (coaching staff and players brought in) he brought to this football club.


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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

    So he's inherited a team in 3rd a piss pot league which has only lost 2 games all season, none of those losses at home, and managed to get a big win against a bottom of the table side.

    Give him a preseason to put his stamp on things first and a decent division to do it in and I'll start to believe he's competant.


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    Twente were going very well under previous coach Co Adriaanse anyway, but it seems politics sealed his dismissal.

    Twente should do ok this season, regardless of McClaren.

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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

    Who cares how well McClaren has started he was shit for us wonder what Silenzi is doing nowadays


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    Quote Originally Posted by puds1970 View Post
    Good for him.
    A couple more wins then and some people (outside NFFC) will have forgotten how shocking he was.
    I'll never ever forgive him for the crap both on and off the field (coaching staff and players brought in) he brought to this football club.
    Thank Nige and Arthur - they appointed him under false promises as usual and set the disaster in motion - most on here thought Greening was the next messiah and even made a pretty decent photoshop of him chowing down at the last supper with the rest of our losers. same goes for Miller, Reid and even Frank Clarke who has made the biggest cock up in our history in appointing a tractor driving worzel as manager - so those shouldn't complain - you got what you wanted!! What do us fans know about football anyway ?- sod all in the grand scheme which is why we are in the stands , we are free to voice our opinions though and mine is that Cotterill is a far worse manager than SM. And he is clearly way out of his depth here - he probably wont walk for nothing like SM did either!

    Like most companies the problems at Forest lie firmly rooted at the top, Chairman, marthur, the TAP, Pleat- and now when we need him most our benefactor has done a runner and taken his ball with him so until we are sold and turn a new chapter in our history - things are not going to get better! You can blame SM all you like but its all down to the owner and his constant bad decisions and inability to run a football club in any way shape or form.


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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

    I'm in the extreme minority and will get slated for this but- For all his wrongs i did feel a bit sorry for McClaren.


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    Quote Originally Posted by chriscl View Post
    Twente were going very well under previous coach Co Adriaanse anyway, but it seems politics sealed his dismissal.

    Twente should do ok this season, regardless of McClaren.
    Wasn't that the exact scenario at Forest?- why should they do well - he is a clown who cant manage remember


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    no, dj, you feel sorry that he couldn't motivate a bunch of c u n t s. He got paid either way didn't he?


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    Quote Originally Posted by sammy the snake View Post
    no, dj, you feel sorry that he couldn't motivate a bunch of c u n t s. He got paid either way didn't he?
    I always find it interesting that people think just because someone gets paid a lot of money they don't care about their job or want to do well or don't get stressed when things don't go their way.


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    Quote Originally Posted by djnffc94 View Post
    I always find it interesting that people think just because someone gets paid a lot of money they don't care about their job or want to do well or don't get stressed when things don't go their way.
    I think MacClaren cared very much about doing a good job at Forest - this was after all, his chance at redemption in the English game. Whatever job you do, it's more fun to be successful than to struggle, regardless of being on a guaranteed salary

    He was obviously given false promises on team investment, squad quality, etc, you could see the frustration on his face after a few weeks into the job

    It's going to be very clear in the next two months - if the anti-Schteve mob on here are correct, then Twente will be sliding steadily down the Dutch league. However, if they continue to push European giants like Ajax & PSV all the way, then the problem at the start of the season was definitely with NFFC and NOT Steve MacClaren


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    There is obvious things that Forest did wrong and obvious things that McClaren did wrong but there was other things to
    constant obsession about S.MC in the Tabloids
    Players like Camp obviously throwing his dummy out
    verhoek -gate
    Also I think over achieving in the past seasons played a big factor,it is now clear some of our players who we thought were great, were just putting a good effort in and overachieving.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BOSTON_RED View Post
    Wasn't that the exact scenario at Forest?- why should they do well - he is a clown who cant manage remember
    No - at Forest he had a full pre-season to dismantle all the good work done by the previous management team, and also allow our players to become unfit and waste what money we had.

    He had no direction, clue or focus at Forest and thought he was good enough to wing it - in the piss pot league where he's at now he can do that for a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOSTON_RED View Post
    Wasn't that the exact scenario at Forest?- why should they do well - he is a clown who cant manage remember
    Twente have an established squad, third in the Eredivise, and have been going well for a few months.

    There isn't time before the end of the Transfer Window for odd signings, bizarre Pre-season media announcements about the squad not being good enough and futile attempts at chasing unobtainable players.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Rooster View Post
    I think MacClaren cared very much about doing a good job at Forest - this was after all, his chance at redemption in the English game. Whatever job you do, it's more fun to be successful than to struggle, regardless of being on a guaranteed salary

    He was obviously given false promises on team investment, squad quality, etc, you could see the frustration on his face after a few weeks into the job

    It's going to be very clear in the next two months - if the anti-Schteve mob on here are correct, then Twente will be sliding steadily down the Dutch league. However, if they continue to push European giants like Ajax & PSV all the way, then the problem at the start of the season was definitely with NFFC and NOT Steve MacClaren
    I don't disagree but he should have been as frustrated with himself as he was with top brass. Telling the Tudgays they were surplus is never smart, particularly not when you bring in Derbyshire on a larger salary as a response. Our defence would have been substantially bolstered by Gardner being brought in and ffs, just loan some stop-gaps until players like McCleary who is on record saying he'd have shone under you got fit. Replacing the Davies psychological approach with the Beswick version wasn't clever either. He could have spent more time addressing what was already broken and a bit less trying to fix what didn't need it. At Twente we're looking at a setup where all he's got to do is come in and coach a preexisting successful arrangement. Which is his strength. He's not a crisis manager and frankly the moment the coaching heart was pulled out of Forest (rightly or wrongly, whatever, shut up) to make way for the McClaren era, there was a crisis to be managed.

    He was on a sticky wicket here but he didn't help himself as well as he could have.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Doughty's Love Child View Post
    No - at Forest he had a full pre-season to dismantle all the good work done by the previous management team, and also allow our players to become unfit and waste what money we had.

    He had no direction, clue or focus at Forest and thought he was good enough to wing it - in the piss pot league where he's at now he can do that for a while.
    Pre season was a shambles because he realized our players were mostly shit- when he knocked on niges door and told him this it became apparent the war chest he had been promised didnt exist - so he ended up getting mediocre players in and stayed behind for the first few days -how was this his fault then?


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    Default Re: McClaren wins first game back in charge, 5-0

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    Quote Originally Posted by BOSTON_RED View Post
    Pre season was a shambles because he realized our players were mostly shit- when he knocked on niges door and told him this it became apparent the war chest he had been promised didnt exist - so he ended up getting mediocre players in and stayed behind for the first few days -how was this his fault then?
    Doesn't excuse why the likes of Reid and McGugan were allowed to get so out of shape. Nor why he refused to sign the likes or Jack Cork and sign the useless players he did instead.

    EDIT: As I've said before I believe that all 3 of Doughty, Arthur and McClaren were to blame for the mess we are in now. If McClaren has a chairman pulling in the same direction as him then he will do better there than here - that doesn't make him a football genius.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Rooster View Post
    I think MacClaren cared very much about doing a good job at Forest - this was after all, his chance at redemption in the English game. Whatever job you do, it's more fun to be successful than to struggle, regardless of being on a guaranteed salary

    He was obviously given false promises on team investment, squad quality, etc, you could see the frustration on his face after a few weeks into the job

    It's going to be very clear in the next two months - if the anti-Schteve mob on here are correct, then Twente will be sliding steadily down the Dutch league. However, if they continue to push European giants like Ajax & PSV all the way, then the problem at the start of the season was definitely with NFFC and NOT Steve MacClaren
    Fully agree mate! Been saying the same thing.

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