Paul Clement | Sacked

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  1. Jan 21, 2017
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    Robbie Boy Full Member

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    Was meant to make this thread the other day :D

    Just want to say that he's a-bit of a legend. Fantastic appointment by Swansea :drool:
  2. Jan 21, 2017
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    Been listening to TalkSport on my way to and from work, and they've been slewing Swansea all week calling them garbage and how Clement has no experience when it comes to dragging teams out of relegation battles.

    They've pissed me off with it all week and I'm glad Swansea have come out today and hit Liverpool massively (who TalkSport seem to adore anyway).
    Big result for them. Clement will dig them out of relegation.
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    It seemed to be unanimous that Liverpool would romp home 4-5 nil today. Makes it so much sweeter.
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  5. Jan 22, 2017
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    The way Swansea play is very good too. They calmly beat L'pool pressing. He seems to be the British manager to keep the eye on. Has the experience of being at top club in as backroom staff too.

    His Derby stint was solid until the end where thing went sour. Derby was still in place for the playoff (stayed that way, but failed to get the promotion).
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  6. Jan 22, 2017
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    I thought he was unlucky to get sacked at Derby, I think that had more to do with the owner than Clement himself.

    He always came across well when he was Ancelotti's assistant manager. The Swansea job looked like a poisoned chalice, but if he can keep them up then it'll earn him a lot of credit.

    Incidentally he's got a few things in common with Mourinho. Not much of a career as a player. Worked as a PE teacher. Edged his way through the ranks to become an assistant to a top manager. Left his first management job for reasons that seemed to be more to do with club politics than football.

    Meanwhile Liverpool 2-3 Swansea :D
  7. Jan 22, 2017
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    I keep forgetting he's English, I've ended up on wikipedia several times and gone 'ah, right'. It's probably because he's been Ancelotti's assistant abroad, not been talked up by the football men and because he reminds me a bit of of Paul Le Guen.

    Also, he might challenge Hughes as the most miserable looking manager in the league.
  8. Jan 22, 2017
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    Very good set up yesterday. First, he destroyed Liverpool's pressing, then he hit them on counter.
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    Looks like a good manager. Did a good job yesterday. Not sure the owners deserve him.
  10. Jan 22, 2017
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    Good start, but will be found out against the top sides.
  11. Feb 1, 2017
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    Worth a bump. Swansea seems to improve quite well under him. Important win.
  12. Feb 1, 2017
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    I don't think Swansea are expected win much against the top sides anyway.
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    He's done well so war against all the odds.
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    Doing a very good job so far, the team looks twice as organised as they did under previous regimes. I am surprised that he didn't buy any defenders.
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    Who the hell is this Mawson guy?
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    Somewhere in Trumpland Bob Bradley laments.
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    I'm really happy with him. A few people slated Clement and Swansea in the other Swansea threads, but I wanted him over the likes of Rowett as Clement seems committed to a passing game.

    Even the 4 goal loss against Arsenal was flattering to them. Llorente seems invigorated too which is great.

    He's gone under the radar a bit, bought from Barnsley in the summer and still pretty young. He's looking good, probably already out best CB :lol:
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    He's doing an excellent job so far.
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    Think he'll keep them up. Tom Carroll looks like good business.
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    AlecHDR Angry, incoherent heterosexual slob

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    Happy Swansea took a chance on him. It gets boring seeing the Pardews, Pulises and Allardicis passed around between clubs.

    Swansea and Hull went outside the box a bit and are getting rewarded.
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    Yup, whereas Palace are a shambles.
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    padr81 Mr. MoneyBags

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    All credit to Clement, he's only dropped points against City and Arsenal since going there. And its not like they've had a nice run of games. Wins v Liverpool, Southampton, away at Palace and at home to the champions, narrow loss to City and tbh they were in the Arsenal game for ages till the og's knocked the life out of them.

    Well done Swansea on a good appointment and atm they look nothing like relegation candidates.
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    I am surprised to know that he brought in Makelele as his assistant.
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    Is there an argument that the foundations that Bob put in place are starting to pay dividends? Lol
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    Cascarino Full Member

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    If we count the Crystal Palace game, Clement has been in charge for 9 games, won 5.
    He's rejuvenated Llorente who's been brilliant since the turn of the year.
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    Cascarino Full Member

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    I've praised him when he's done well, but the last two games have been very poor.
    Our approach today was very one dimensional, I'm hoping this is a lull and we can hit form again soon, or else the Championship beckons.
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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    Sunderland, Hull and Boro are the three worst teams. Unless something major changes they are going down. Swansea ought to come again, though they have had a few unfortunate injuries, especially losing Rangel and Olsson as their backup full backs are terrible. And yes I know Naughton has often played ahead of Rangel but he is awful IMO.
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    No pace running behind the line.. Olsson brings that. Today I didn't see the plan he set up..
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    Swansea are shite as well. They have one match winner and no pace.

    Their defenders are awful. They may stay up but only by a point or two.
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    Dont watch enough of Swansea to say with certainty but it would appear that they have enough to survive the drop. Gylfi is a hell-of-a-player and no disrespect to Swansea fans, should be plying his trade at a higher club. I also think Tom Carroll will go a long way, lovely left peg on him and very neat and tidy. I hope they maintain their status but definite investment needed next year imo.
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    They have looked a-lot better since Clement has come in but they were poor today.
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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    He could not have done much more really. Carroll and Olsson both very good deals and he is getting more out of Sigurdsson and Llorente. They still have some poor players playing often though. I hope they stay up.

    Btw what happened to Montero?
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    Looked a class act on his day, would also be interested to hear what happened there.
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    Fullback is a real problem area for us, Olsson has been a breath of fresh air and you're spot on about Naughton. Rangel has done wonders for the club but it's been a long time since he played well sadly.

    While I agree with your sentiment, I'd say we have Siggy and Llorente as genuine match winners, and Fer if you're feeling generous (though he splits the fan base).

    Defensively we're poor, but Mawson is one to look out for.
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    That's more than the rest at the bottom have, bar Defoe, but he's reliant on the absolute dross in that team supplying him.