Wednesday, 16 September 2009


West Bromwich Albion 3 - 1 Plymouth Argyle
Plymouth Argyle 0 - 1 Watford

Plunge to the bottom, propping up the table. Deja Vue of last season just before Luggy the Great pulled off the run of wins to placate the support. The start results of the table (2 points from 7 games) are hard to swallow in their starkness, yet the performances of the losses from the players are better than they have been for some time, but the opposition have been better. Murphy's Law is at play and it'll take something big like a win at Newcastle to break the cycle. Should Luggy go? Sturrock and the fans will have to sweat it out and see. But what's for sure is that his second tenure at the club has brought it to its knees. Sturrock has become bigger than the club itself and to be frank, there's no where he could go professionally - even if he did go 'upstairs' there's a lot of bad blood around and what he could actually do up there? For a successor no one who could realistically take over - Coppell? Tisdale? Jewell? The management of the Greens is a poison chalice, even a fire fighter who can ensure survival will be criticised (ie Pulis). It is not an attractive outlook.

1 comment:

Lord Hutton said...

It's all gloom in my office at the moment, what with you guys and Southampton stuck to the bottom of 2 and 3.