Challenge Phoenix

Discussion in 'The Hornets' Nest - Watford Chat' started by Klein Lust, Dec 1, 2019.

  1. Klein Lust

    Klein Lust Academy Graduate

    I understand we are in a bad place glued to the bottom of the Prem and all, but who's with me on this being a challenge?

    I know plenty will fire me down but at the end of the day we aren't a hopeless team, usually, just unlucky.

    I've been getting it in the neck from my football friends, being the only WFC fan, yet most of them think we don't deserve to be where we are.

    Obviously the money situation would be bad if we get relegated, but we've been in worse predicaments.

    Who's with me on this being a big challenge? Challenge Phoenix....Phoenix from the flames.

    We ain't down yet......
  2. SkylaRose

    SkylaRose Reservist

    I applaud your optimism, but the only way we are getting out of this mess is whoever comes in has the desired effect. As much as people get on HB1's case of being negative - he is being realistic, and after yesterday's SH horror show where the real Watford came out to play football - we really are sunk. Yes it's only December, but our run of fixtures now is awful. We had three previous games to get as much from as possible and we screwed it up. Norwich aside, (who btw are playing much better now since we gave them a kick up the arse), we crumbled in the SH of both Burnley and Southampton.

    It will take a manager with real spice and energy to give this bunch if no-hopers the kick up the arse they need. Even if we get a top bloke in, we are going to be bottom three Xmas. We will get nothing from Leicester and Liverpool - so a slight chance of three points may come against Palarse. It's not totally impossible to do - but we look like a dead duck more than a Phoenix at the moment.
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  3. Burnsy

    Burnsy Squad Player

    I agree we aren’t down yet and we stand a chance. But that’s why this next managerial appointment is so key - and all the indications are it’s going to be a horrific one.

    Also, I can’t agree with anyone who says we don’t deserve to be where we are. Sure we’ve been unfortunate with decisions - but we’ve been the standout worst performers this season so’s not even close.
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  4. Cthulhu

    Cthulhu Keyboard Warrior Staff Member

    You can’t make a silk purse out of a stale vomit
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  5. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    We're down...No getting out of this mess with the full backs we've got.

    Holebas and Kiko don't stop crosses...last night was evident how weak they are.

    Gracia wanted defensive reinforcements and was given a 2nd rate CB and a £30m winger. He saw the problems and wasn't supported.

    QSF inherited the same problems...a aging crap, injury prone defensive unit...It's a turd Guardiola couldn't polish.

    So the fault lies squarely at the recruitment team's door - after the FA Cup final, the defence should have been overhauled completely - it was the shape of things to come.
  6. Cassetti's Beard

    Cassetti's Beard First Team

    Well survive comfortably.
  7. Carpster

    Carpster Reservist

    Those favourites quoted scare the living daylights out of me. Hughton good Lord have the decision makers at the club not learnt anything! Now I'm fine with going down but let's go down fighting. Get that team who played second half against Arsenal out every week. The players are there. If we lose let's lose 3-2 and at least have a go.
  8. WillisWasTheWorst

    WillisWasTheWorst Its making less grammar mistake's thats important

    In GT’s relegation season we had seven 3-2 games, winning one and losing six.
  9. Knight GT

    Knight GT Predictor extraordinaire 2013/14

    I was screaming from the stands last night for Holebas and Masina to close down the Saints player about to cross the ball. Neither of them within 10 feet of the players despite the fact to Saints player took his time
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  10. zztop

    zztop Eurovision Winner 2015

    Blimey, there are 72 points to play for, and we are only six points from safety at the moment. Of course we are not down.

    ...but I might have a rethink if we we get Hughton.
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  11. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    Name the wins from the next 4 games.
  12. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

    No, but you can make a vomit purse and sell it to Everton for £30m by pretending it’s a silk purse.
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  13. Oscar calling

    Oscar calling Squad Player

    Big Fat Sam has achieved it in the past!
  14. zztop

    zztop Eurovision Winner 2015

    Football isn't like that.

    Did you predict West Ham winning at Chelsea yesterday?
  15. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    Yes...on my acca.
  16. zztop

    zztop Eurovision Winner 2015

    I bet.

    But if you did, then that means you even put money on the massive underdog getting a win.
  17. hornetgags

    hornetgags McMuff's lovechild

    I did...had it as a double chance home or away....granted it was an accident as I was meant to put it as home or draw.
  18. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Thought this thread was about Gino buying an American club.

  19. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    Stick 2 lay in eggs m8
  20. EB Hornet

    EB Hornet Reservist

    I think we are all but down but this should be the sentiment from the team. I actually wish Troy would come out with some sort of attack on the VAR decisions and say it’s clear no-one wants us here and it’s time for a siege mentality. Us v the world. Get some fire in the bellies and come out swinging like Rocky on steroids. May even get the fans pumped and spark a bit of entertainment into match day. Let’s be honest we’re not going to outscore and out defend teams with pure ability.
  21. Klein Lust

    Klein Lust Academy Graduate

    I um a cok mooog no eggs frum Stereolab
  22. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Right. So Deeney is now encouraged to speak out of turn? That'll go down well on here.
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  23. EB Hornet

    EB Hornet Reservist

    There's a time and a place for these things though.

    Telling another club you've just beaten - knowing you'll be playing them again - that they have no balls, not a good idea.

    Telling everyone the team have a tactic to systematically foul certain players, knowing refs will hear this, not a a good idea.

    Stuck at the foot of the table with almost no hope, saying something to build an us v them situation, not a bad idea.
  24. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    OK, so anything other than your suggestion - bad idea. Got it.
  25. EB Hornet

    EB Hornet Reservist

    Not at all, should have added 'in my opinion'.

    Assuming of course you were actually attempting some genuine dialogue on the matter.
  26. folkestone orn

    folkestone orn Reservist

    Optimistic about life in the Championship then?
  27. Klein Lust

    Klein Lust Academy Graduate

    I started this thread at the beginning of the month, before Nige took charge.

    Things are looking more positive now, since our third league win of the season versus Villa.

    See, I was tight, I knew we'd get better (pure hope lol)

    Challenge Phoenix it is, yipeeeeee
  28. WillisWasTheWorst

    WillisWasTheWorst Its making less grammar mistake's thats important

    What, as in ‘drunk’ when you started the thread?
  29. Klein Lust

    Klein Lust Academy Graduate

    Drunk? Nah, hope in the form of love innit
  30. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Proper toight.
  31. Klein Lust

    Klein Lust Academy Graduate

    Lol, yeah, proper toighte.

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