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Was Stretty right?

Even during the last few years of SAF's reign Stretty was always going on about our quality diminishing. The question I ask today is:

WAS STRETTY RIGHT ALL ALONG?

I know that may go against everything we believe in within the JA606 universe but, forget all that and answer the question!

For 'yes' vote 5 stars

For 'no' vote 1 star

For 'this is an obvious attempt (ala Robb) to get load of comments and into an argument' vote 3 stars.

comment by Dave (U11711)

posted on 1/5/19

comment by Ed The King Woodward (U10026)
posted 7 hours, 17 minutes ago
comment by The Lambeau Leap (U21050)
posted 1 minute ago
comment by rosso is facking happy(U17054)
posted 35 minutes ago
Donald Trump is right occasionally. So is David Icke, and so were Adolf Hitler and Rasputin.

I'd put him in that kind of category.
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comment by Dave (U11711)

posted on 1/5/19

comment by scholayScholes (U13961)
posted 7 hours, 26 minutes ago
He was right mostly, it was his delivery that let him down.
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Mostly right

posted on 1/5/19

The problem with what SAF left us with was that there were ageing greats like Vidic, Giggs, Rio (could also include Rooney and RVP in there) and potential that never lived up tho the hype in Smalling, Jones, Welbeck.

Stretty wasn't the only one that was pointing this out and his lack of any sort of nuanced to the debate was just childish.

I would also add I don't blame SAF for the mess we are in. He did enough for the club that he owes us nothing in regards the squad he left behind. Had he stayed on believe he would have had another rebuild was happening. Rooney would have left for a start.

posted on 1/5/19

comment by Dave NotSo (U11711)
posted 3 hours, 43 minutes ago
comment by Robb Ferguson (U21234)
posted 7 hours, 16 minutes ago
comment by Ole-Dirty-Baz ta’rd (U19119)
posted 3 minutes ago
Stretty on creationism was very funny
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Probably one of the best things I’ve read on here
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It was alarmingly hilarious.

I'm pretty sure it was Ji that walked Stretty into a perfect logical contradiction on climate change. Which was then that the creationism came out.

Pure Stretty Gold!
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His ability to never back down, and stamina to keep up the argument when all is lost will never be seen again here. The goat.

posted on 1/5/19

He made some valid points but the way he made the points were the issue.

We have wasted money in the transfer market since Fergie left.

We have spent close to 600m since he left. The squad does not look like it has had that kind of money spent on it.

posted on 1/5/19

comment by Ji Sung Park's Cousin - Ole's joy squids (U2958)
posted 1 hour, 40 minutes ago
comment by Dave NotSo (U11711)
posted 3 hours, 43 minutes ago
comment by Robb Ferguson (U21234)
posted 7 hours, 16 minutes ago
comment by Ole-Dirty-Baz ta’rd (U19119)
posted 3 minutes ago
Stretty on creationism was very funny
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Probably one of the best things I’ve read on here
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It was alarmingly hilarious.

I'm pretty sure it was Ji that walked Stretty into a perfect logical contradiction on climate change. Which was then that the creationism came out.

Pure Stretty Gold!
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His ability to never back down, and stamina to keep up the argument when all is lost will never be seen again here. The goat.
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Cough, Winston, cough.

posted on 1/5/19

comment by Mumbai Martial - Mountains are there to be climbed (U3867)
posted 3 hours, 38 minutes ago
The problem with what SAF left us with was that there were ageing greats like Vidic, Giggs, Rio (could also include Rooney and RVP in there) and potential that never lived up tho the hype in Smalling, Jones, Welbeck.

Stretty wasn't the only one that was pointing this out and his lack of any sort of nuanced to the debate was just childish.

I would also add I don't blame SAF for the mess we are in. He did enough for the club that he owes us nothing in regards the squad he left behind. Had he stayed on believe he would have had another rebuild was happening. Rooney would have left for a start.
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That's a fair comment.

I'd add that while Fergie did indeed leave us with some big transitional challenges to solve, I bet he'd have made a much better job of it than his successors. Maybe we'd have had another rebuilding period like we did between the end of the Keane / Ruud team and the emergence of the Rooney / Ronaldo / Rio / Vidic team. (Just think - three seasons of finishing 2nd / 3rd seemed outrageous back then.)

Fergie didn't jump ship leaving a poisoned chalice. First of all, he doesn't appear to have planned to retire when he did. Secondly, he couldn't have conceived that the leadership of the club would be so poor after he was gone.

posted on 1/5/19

Fergie didn't jump ship leaving a poisoned chalice. First of all, he doesn't appear to have planned to retire when he did. Secondly, he couldn't have conceived that the leadership of the club would be so poor after he was gone.

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David Gill leaving at the same time as SAF is why we are in this mess.

posted on 13/2/20

Yes...

posted on 13/2/20

maybe

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