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Rafa Benitez and Wolves

Discussion in 'Molineux Mix' started by WillenhallWolfie1980, Feb 13, 2019.

  1. WillenhallWolfie1980

    WillenhallWolfie1980 Senior Member

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    Is it just me but does anyone else think that Rafa Benitez has a real problem with Wolves FC ?

    Both games this season he has had a major rant after the game throwing his toys out of the pram

    1st game calling for var and 2nd game saying no foul on the keeper only to change his mind the morning after and claiming in England they don't get the rules right and also moaning about the amount of time added on

    Lets not forget the Stephen Ward sending off at Anfield where he moaned and when Newcastle Played at Molineux in their Promotion winning season where Mitrovic should have been sent off only to score the winner he moaned saying the FA should have a word with Wolves over their supporters chanting towards him and Mitrovic
     
  2. Floyd Man

    Floyd Man Just doesn't shut up

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    Wolves are the future. Benitez is the past - that's why he's at Newcastle.
     
  3. wolfgar

    wolfgar Just doesn't shut up

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    Hope so. Makes regularly taking points off him a bit sweeter. Personally I think he's a nob (albeit a pretty decent tactician).
     
  4. Stafford

    Stafford Just doesn't shut up

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    Shelvey incident
     
  5. JadeWolf

    JadeWolf Just doesn't shut up

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    northnorfolkwolf Just doesn't shut up

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    We don't follow Newcastle; I expect he's having a moan after most games tbh. Life for him must be hell under Ashley and no really decent players. He must come to clubs like Wolves and see what's going on and get totally ****ed off. 2 last minute goals doesn't help!
     
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  7. JOSWolf

    JOSWolf Just doesn't shut up

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    He is always moaning. Not just at us.
     
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  8. Thank you Sir Jack

    Thank you Sir Jack Just doesn't shut up

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    Ouch - you know how to hurt.
     
  9. old wittonian

    old wittonian Just doesn't shut up

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    He can always resign.
     
  10. quirky_birky

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    It's to deflect the attention from him and his players. He's not the only one who does it, although he does appear grumpier than most.
     
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    kidder_wolf_II Just doesn't shut up

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    Mourinho used to be the master of that until he strangely started to turn on his own players
     
  12. JadeWolf

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    I really don't like him. His comments to me smack of arrogance, and this idea that actually Newcastle are lucky to have him as a manager, and he thinks he's beyond criticism.
     
  13. Mark Rankines Lovechild

    Mark Rankines Lovechild Just doesn't shut up

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    It’s not good football under Benitez. Ultra defensive, crap to watch, dirge.
    I know we only got a glimpse but, Almiron, for 20 million, looks a very dubious buy. I predict he is going to be an absolute shocker.
    I would laugh my nuts off if he flops and their record signing flounders on the bench.
    Perhaps Benitez has bought him as a two fingered departure salute to Ashley at the end of the season.
    With the exception of Longstaff and Rondon, I don’t reckon another of their players would get in our match day squad.
     
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  14. Immigration wolf

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    How about a cheeky bid for longstaff in the summer just to **** him off a little bit more?
     
  15. Leigh72

    Leigh72 Just doesn't shut up

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    I couldnt care less what he has to say about us or anything, deflecting from himself is all he ever does.
     
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  16. Chisels_n_ommers

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    FACT
     
  17. Rhoswolf

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    Just a total and utter ****ing ****er, hope they get relegated.
     
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    This...it’s nothing personal. At least he doesn’t blame snow, and the wind unlike Mr Veneers Klopp.

    Tbf Benitez is a great coach
     
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    He just moans for the sake of it - FACT
     
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    The Spanish waiter rants on and on and on!
     
  21. Leominster_Wolf

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    He comes across now as really angry at everything. Can't recall him ever being like that before. Perhaps we see him as more angry at wolves, because we pay more attention after we've played em.
    Having said that hope they go down along with Ashley's stock,be even harder to find a buyer then.
     
  22. PumpKing

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    He certainly doesn’t appear happy in his present employment.

    Perhaps he’d be happier now managing back in Spain, where they apparently understand the rules of football better than we do here.
     
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    I can't stand Benitez. To me, he's poison.
     
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    I do wonder why he stays there? There must be dozens of better clubs across Europe who'd love to have him?
     
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    He'll be gone when his contract is up in the summer.
     
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    'e dow like being called a 'fat Spanish waiter' by the South Bonk
     
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    Watched a fair bit of MLS, Almiron is never a £21million player
     
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    Mr Creozote is not happy. The all you can eat buffet has run out.
     
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    They all moan! Don’t get the real hatred for Ashley to be honest. The transfer record they broke all those years ago for Owen was only just beaten by wolves recently. Now their new record signing is more than wolves. What’s he actually done wrong up there? Having a huge fan base doesn’t automatically mean they should be a top prem side year in year out.
     
  30. WickedWolfie

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    Again under him...

    Giggled last time, listening to Mackems going through Euston singing "Rafa's beneath us" to the tune the Geordies were using the other night...
     
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    Caballero, dos cervezas por favor...
     
  32. Florida Wolfey

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    There's every chance that Almiron will flop in the Prem. I watched him quite a lot for Atlanta in MLS and while I can say at that level he is a good player, there is a huge leap to the Prem.

    Almiron is the kind of player who will drift in and out of games and most certainly won't be used to the physical aspect of the English game. I like him as a player and admire his qualities which are basically being a footballer with a brain. He can see things ahead of him and he has footballing intelligence. His skill level is why Newcastle bought him as well as his vision but whether this is of Premiership quality is very questionable.

    All that said, it makes sense for Newcastle to blood him now. They can work with him and gently bring him on until the season end. Newcastle shouldn't go down so the time to judge Almiron will be this time next year once he's had a pre-season and adjusted to life at a higher level.
     
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    The only thing I disagree with you is that Newcastle could well go down..
     
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    I used to like Newcastle and their football under Keegan, then that changed under Dalglish.
    As I've said before send your team out to try and win, not to just stifle the opposition .
    It's no coincidence they play in Black and White, as they haven't been relevant since the days of Black and White tv.
     
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    I think Cardiff are worse than them but yes, you could be right!
     
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    I would say that Colin has his team over-performing but Rafa under-achieving.
     
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    I think the thing with Ashley from my point of view is, as a business man while successful, has some of the more dubious practices zero hours contracts, paying under min wages etc. But with Newcastle he plays the fans like a cheap fiddle.
    Before our game up there, big boycott planned - media team jump into action - rumours, stories of takeovers in final stages = protests cancelled. Job done!!
    He wants out, but is asking for too much and the status quo will carry on up there.
    But there is a sense of entitlement from the fans, very similar to wet spam
     
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    I’d be curious to know the cost of their starting 11 Monday night
     
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    Ouch. Remind me not to upset you!

    Spot on
     
  40. WickedWolfie

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    I'll bet it was about the same, or more, than ours...
     

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