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Has the quality of football at Ibrox changed?


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Since Smith took over, in the league at least, we've been undefeated. Indeed, we've only dropped 4 points, 2 against a stubborn Hertz we outplayed, and 2 against an ICT who suckerpunched us when we didn't show enough zest to win the game properly.

Overall though, the points have come our way, but what do we think of the standard of the actual football being played in the process? We seem to be more disciplined and solid, but has it come at the cost of sharp attacking football which is easy on the eye?

Are we now more efficient but less impressive to watch?

Under PLG there was a lot of movement, a lot of chances created, and, in places, pretty flowing football, although often there was no end product.

Under Smith we get less of the flash, less chances made, but we seem to be more ruthless.

What do you think of how we are playing at the moment?

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I don't think anything has changed since Smith arrived.

Yes, from an emperical POV, we may have improved our results slightly but the same lack of commitment, ability, spirit, quality, creativeness and finishing is still prevalent.

It's going to be a long summer.

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The football will always be pesh if we have low standard donkeys...dont expect anything else and if some of you are expecting something better with the erseholes who are running the club then you dont deserve to be a fan of RFC

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We are poor, but our two away european performances since WS took over have been absolutely shocking against not the best opposition. Apart from Molde away, we looked good away in Europe under PLG.

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Since Eck dismantled Advocatts team the football has been dire and painful to watch. Lack of quality players and the lack of effort and pride in their performance does not fill me with hope that we will be entertained by a skilful winning team any time soon.

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Under PLG there was a lot of movement, a lot of chances created, and, in places, pretty flowing football, although often there was no end product.

I disagree with this, I thought we were very slow and unproductive, anyone can pass it about in midfield and defense, which we often found ourselves doing

The Motherwell game at the start of the season and the 2nd half vs aberdeen a few weeks back have been our best play, and they were both under different managers

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The quality of football has been steadily deteriorating.

Advocaat had the team playing well.

Under McLeish we rarely played attractive football but he had many handicaps to deal with.

Under PLG there were signs of more intelligent play but there were also moments of utter dross.

Under WS the quality in my opinion has got poorer again, except when you know who does what he does best.

For SPL our results are better under WS. for Europe our performances were better under PLG

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The football will always be pesh if we have low standard donkeys...dont expect anything else and if some of you are expecting something better with the erseholes who are running the club then you dont deserve to be a fan of RFC

This is basically true. As long as we have a squad of players who have little or no quality then what can we expect. This squad is POOR- VERY POOR.

We all know this so what can we expect?

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Under PLG there was a lot of movement, a lot of chances created, and, in places, pretty flowing football, although often there was no end product.

I disagree with this, I thought we were very slow and unproductive, anyone can pass it about in midfield and defense, which we often found ourselves doing

I agree on the unproductive thing, hence 'no end product'. But do you not remember the frustration in a number of games, such as Dundee Utd at Ibrox for creating SO many chances but failing to put them away? We played well in matches like these, but just couldn't close them. Where PLG fell was the lack of spirit in the team - we didn't fight, and we didn't look organised. It didn't stop the team producing some quality passages of play though; just look at Barry's GOTS (imo) against Molde.

The Motherwell game at the start of the season and the 2nd half vs aberdeen a few weeks back have been our best play, and they were both under different managers

So, you didn't think we produced a brilliant display against Hertz under PLG? 2-0 we won.

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We were good vs Hearts Danny, but for every good game there were 3 bad ones. St Johnstone? D'fermiline? etc.

That's not relevant. He is saying the best two performances were against Aberdeen and Motherwell first half, and I'm saying the Hearts one is up there too. The bad performances are a different debate entirely.

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We were good vs Hearts Danny, but for every good game there were 3 bad ones. St Johnstone? D'fermiline? etc.

All started to go sour at half time during the Hearts game, Dado wanted to play a more physical game only to be told by plg that he was the manager and he wanted no heavy tackling. le guen had also been contacted by psg around this time, so he was thinkin about leavin even then, If Murray had got rid of him quicker and not been so stubborn we would have been at least challenging for the title at this stage!

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We were good vs Hearts Danny, but for every good game there were 3 bad ones. St Johnstone? D'fermiline? etc.

All started to go sour at half time during the Hearts game, Dado wanted to play a more physical game only to be told by plg that he was the manager and he wanted no heavy tackling. le guen had also been contacted by psg around this time, so he was thinkin about leavin even then, If Murray had got rid of him quicker and not been so stubborn we would have been at least challenging for the title at this stage!

and the fairy queen tickled magic dust on them and they all lived happily ever after

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We were good vs Hearts Danny, but for every good game there were 3 bad ones. St Johnstone? D'fermiline? etc.

All started to go sour at half time during the Hearts game, Dado wanted to play a more physical game only to be told by plg that he was the manager and he wanted no heavy tackling. le guen had also been contacted by psg around this time, so he was thinkin about leavin even then, If Murray had got rid of him quicker and not been so stubborn we would have been at least challenging for the title at this stage!

and the fairy queen tickled magic dust on them and they all lived happily ever after

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We were good vs Hearts Danny, but for every good game there were 3 bad ones. St Johnstone? D'fermiline? etc.

All started to go sour at half time during the Hearts game, Dado wanted to play a more physical game only to be told by plg that he was the manager and he wanted no heavy tackling. le guen had also been contacted by psg around this time, so he was thinkin about leavin even then, If Murray had got rid of him quicker and not been so stubborn we would have been at least challenging for the title at this stage!

and the fairy queen tickled magic dust on them and they all lived happily ever after

If you are partial to fairy queens that up to you mate, but please there are children watchin !

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