Grant McCann - Manager

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by john316z » 11 Dec 2017, 18:11

tonyp wrote:
11 Dec 2017, 13:52
trevormans wrote:
11 Dec 2017, 13:33
when you get facile comments like

"DMac has shown that he's not up to the job"

I would ask which chairman in league football is actually "up to the job" in this respect?? please name ones who do naturally fit the paradigm



our chairman inherited a club which I believe was lower mid table fourth division (say 80th in the league??)

we are now upper mid table third division (say 50th?? in the league) . I would see that as definite progress. we have punched well above our long-standing weight

when I see people,clearly from the challenged end of the gene pool, making comments like he is "interested in making a quick buck" when all the evidence points in the opposite direction , then one can easily dismiss such negativity as being unworthy and barely worth a response.

but as negativity (and let it not be referred to as "realistic" ) continues to be so often all pervasive on this website it needs to be strangled at birth
It is good to see another reply even though it doesn't address the subject of the manager.
When the question was posed -
'Even the starry eyed juvenile supporter would know Posh need a Manager'.
I replied
And who is going to find this Manager?
DMac has shown that he's not up to the job. And/or he is prepared to give McCann more time.
I mean DMac does not have a particularly good track record for picking managers. Or he will be proven to be right in this case by giving McCann more time.
Sorry if I didn't make it clearer.

Oh and I'm sure even you would be able to find some chairmen who have been up to the job in appointing managers.
Yet another fishing trip... Or trolling.... 4WIW.... Personally I think McCann is too slow to adapt to management.... 3 months for it to sink in that Maddison & Edwards out wide is them in their best positions and a back 4 is our best defensive formation.... That should be enough for you for today. McBlarney has a poor manager selection policy, Fergie apart...

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by Ceenitall » 11 Dec 2017, 19:01

Summing up I think it is plain to see, Grant McCann is simply not up to the job, his ridiculous actions at Charlton should have proved that beyond doubt.

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by stuie » 11 Dec 2017, 19:11

superposh80 wrote:
11 Dec 2017, 17:41
Darragh's made mistakes for sure...but his successes far outweigh his failures. We are very lucky to have him.

McCann is also lucky to have him...He's been made manager solely due to his success with the club as a player. He's survived whilst others have been dismissed...He's got it all to prove.
spot on
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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by White G » 11 Dec 2017, 21:00

My Fergie-ometer thread was without doubt one of the most popular threads in the history of this forum. Maybe someone needs to start a similar one up for Mr McCann!

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by stuie » 11 Dec 2017, 21:04

White G wrote:
11 Dec 2017, 21:00
My Fergie-ometer thread was without doubt one of the most popular threads in the history of this forum. Maybe someone needs to start a similar one up for Mr McCann!
we already have one, just more subtle, its called the season
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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by ashman » 18 Dec 2017, 12:06

According to Swanny?

'Posh have picked up 104 points from possible 213 under Grant McCann (including games as caretaker). The best % (almost 49%) since Fergie's first spell (almost 58%)'
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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by superposh80 » 18 Dec 2017, 12:13

ashman wrote:
18 Dec 2017, 12:06
According to Swanny?

'Posh have picked up 104 points from possible 213 under Grant McCann (including games as caretaker). The best % (almost 49%) since Fergie's first spell (almost 58%)'
Take away the first and last 4 weeks of the season(s)...

And I'd expect that % would drop considerably.

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by Chompy » 18 Dec 2017, 12:40

GM needs to a) stop reading social media altogether or b) stop letting it get under his skin and mentioning something or other in almost every interview.

From MM's interview after the Fleetwood win it was obvious GM himself had taken the players through their seasonal numbers before the game, highlighting how bad it had been since the opening month or so. Yet he's still quick to lambast fans who mention numbers or use them in isolation to prove a point.

We need to start seeing more of the real man in interviews. The deadpan comments about the ref were fantastic. More of the same please.

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by superposh80 » 18 Dec 2017, 13:47

Maybe Grant should also stop papering over the cracks by including victories in meaningless cup competitions and FA Cup replays against non league opposition in his stats....

He should...and will...be judged on league form.

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by Ceenitall » 18 Dec 2017, 14:07

Posh are Championship standard, no doubt about it. Pity they don't have a manager up to the job, he spends most of match time complaining to the Fourth official, one day he will be disciplined for it.

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by bristleposh » 18 Dec 2017, 14:15

superposh80 wrote:
18 Dec 2017, 13:47
Maybe Grant should also stop papering over the cracks by including victories in meaningless cup competitions and FA Cup replays against non league opposition in his stats....

He should...and will...be judged on league form.
superposh80 wrote:
18 Dec 2017, 12:13


Take away the first and last 4 weeks of the season(s)...

And I'd expect that % would drop considerably.
So what you are saying it's alright for his detractors to say it but not him.
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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by stuie » 18 Dec 2017, 14:15

Ceenitall wrote:
18 Dec 2017, 14:07
Posh are Championship standard, no doubt about it. Pity they don't have a manager up to the job, he spends most of match time complaining to the Fourth official, one day he will be disciplined for it.
not sure we are championship standard, we make life to hard for ourselves

some of our current squad are good enough to have a punt at the championship
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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by bristleposh » 18 Dec 2017, 14:25

Ceenitall wrote:
18 Dec 2017, 14:07
Posh are Championship standard, no doubt about it. Pity they don't have a manager up to the job, he spends most of match time complaining to the Fourth official, one day he will be disciplined for it.
If you look at televised games every manager complains at the fourth official when they feel their team has been wronged. I suppose you'd be happier if he just sat back and accepted all the appalling decisions that could ultimately cost him his job. Had we have lost 2-1 having certainly deserved at least one if not both penaltie, you would probably have joined a chorus of Posh folk trying to get him the sack.
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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by superposh80 » 18 Dec 2017, 14:42

bristleposh wrote:
18 Dec 2017, 14:15
superposh80 wrote:
18 Dec 2017, 13:47
Maybe Grant should also stop papering over the cracks by including victories in meaningless cup competitions and FA Cup replays against non league opposition in his stats....

He should...and will...be judged on league form.
superposh80 wrote:
18 Dec 2017, 12:13


Take away the first and last 4 weeks of the season(s)...

And I'd expect that % would drop considerably.
So what you are saying it's alright for his detractors to say it but not him.
I'm talking league form...so I don't get your point.

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Re: Grant McCann - Manager

Post by Chompy » 18 Dec 2017, 14:44

Not sure why you bother SP.

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