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I see that Northampton have lodged a complaint to the EFL that Scunthorpe fielded an inexperienced team against Bristol Rovers, as a result of which the Cobblers lost automatic promotion on goal difference. Average age of the Irons team was 20! Nothing will happen. Keith Hill involved of course.
 

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Haha. Well they did have 45 games before this one so they can’t really grumble about the last one. Next time, if they want automatic promotion, they’ll have to do better.
 

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Some classic Keith hill comments after their relegation

“There will be players who'll say it's my fault. It's not my fault - 100% not my fault. “

Hill added: "The club need to show bravery. They can throw me under the bus if they want, like most clubs do - I got thrown under the bus [at Tranmere] last season and I got thrown under the bus at Bolton. You clean a club up and then you get thrown out.
 

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Some classic Keith hill comments after their relegation

“There will be players who'll say it's my fault. It's not my fault - 100% not my fault. “

Hill added: "The club need to show bravery. They can throw me under the bus if they want, like most clubs do - I got thrown under the bus [at Tranmere] last season and I got thrown under the bus at Bolton. You clean a club up and then you get thrown out.
A strange man. Since when has club management not been hostage to team fortunes? Keith failed at Rovers and he failed at Scunthorpe. They will need tougher players than 20 year olds to get back out of the NL!
 

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It’s never Keith’s fault is it?!? He got the job in November so had plenty of time to turn it round but he wasn’t capable
 
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It’s never Keith’s fault is it?!? He got the job in November so had plenty of time to turn it round but he wasn’t capable
In fairness, Scunthorpe are skint and their squad was absolutely hopeless, so he had no chance really.

However, he just can't keep his mouth shut can he ? I have never known anybody so intent on pissing off both their employer and their paying customers.
 

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What a world of difference compared to the torrent of abuse he was getting at Tranmere.
 

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His month at Burnley has certainly been a "Thriller" these situations are rarely "Black or White" and things haven't turned out to "Bad" for him..
It seems that Leeds are doing a Sheff Utd. Likely yo be relegated after one good season. Losing key players due to injury has been key for them. However, Burnley and Everton are still in the mix.
 

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Leeds do not know how to defend. They've conceded 77 goals. I would be very surprised if they survive.
 
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Leeds do not know how to defend. They've conceded 77 goals. I would be very surprised if they survive.
Yes, they looked doomed. Everton have two relatively easy home games and will probably stay up quite comfortably.
 

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Jeff Hughes doesn’t play for larne Tonight but his side qualify for Europe.
 
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