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"A very good team they may be, but it's hard for broadcasters to whip up enthusiasm for a team who played much of last season without strikers.

 

(If done by an Italian coach, this would be seen as tactical genius; successfully deployed by injury-depleted Moyes, it was taken as proof that 4-5-1 is strangling the life from the league)."

 

Hmmm....not sure about that. Don't think he's crediting football fans with much intelligence. Anyone with a passing knowledge of the game gave us due respect last year. Lazy writing I think, manufacturing evidence with little or no basis in reality to back up his point.

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"A very good team they may be, but it's hard for broadcasters to whip up enthusiasm for a team who played much of last season without strikers.

 

(If done by an Italian coach, this would be seen as tactical genius; successfully deployed by injury-depleted Moyes, it was taken as proof that 4-5-1 is strangling the life from the league)."

 

Hmmm....not sure about that. Don't think he's crediting football fans with much intelligence. Anyone with a passing knowledge of the game gave us due respect last year. Lazy writing I think, manufacturing evidence with little or no basis in reality to back up his point.

 

They paid us lip service really, mentioned the strikers but it only when it became a bandwagon kind of thing about a month and half into Cahill playing up front.

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