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Discussion in 'World Sports' started by coyoteshockeyfan, Dec 31, 2007.

  1. Stout

    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    Can't believe a world class soccer executive like Ernie Stewart would hire him :sarcasm:
     
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    I blame Carlos Cordeiro more, we replaced Sunil Gulati with Sunil Gulati version 2.0.
     
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    JK had his faults, sure. I honestly felt we were heading in the right direction with him in charge, minus the Costa Rica game. I fully believe 100% that if he were still the manager, we would have made the WC.

    How about dem ladies? 13-0? Are you kidding me?
     
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    Stout I gave my cards a victory...

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    Boy, I sure don't. We were going nowhere fast under JK. Problem is, we had rot in the locker room, and BA didn't shake up the roster. Then, after we missed, we had to get it absolutely right. Then when hire Ernie freaking Stewart...huh?...who takes thirty years to hire Greg freaking Berhalter. WTF?
     
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    Disagree, losing to Mexico at home at the last minute and losing to Costa Rica on the road where we never play well isn't a dealbreaker at all. Even if it is 4-0. Losing to T&T is embarrassing.
     
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    Except he backed us into a position where losing both crushed us. Granted the T&T loss was embarrassing, but that's because we hired the wrong coach who did nothing to shake up the team. Firing JK and hiring the wrong coach was stupid; should have fired JK and brought in someone at least willing to change the status quo.
     
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    Completely disagree. The Costa Rica should be have been seen as a loss as we have never performed well there. Also, losing to Mexico wasn't that big of a deal either. It was an overreaction to sack him, just like it was to hire Arena and Cordeiro.
     
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    As I recall it, we were backed into really needing something from them because of results earlier in qualifying. I could be wrong.
     

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