All posts tagged with: Henri Lansbury

Why Villa and Bruce are a mismatch

Steve Bruce is not a bad manager – his record at Championship level proves that. For his management to work however, there is a certain mould of player required. His 2012/13 and 2015/16 Hull sides were all about power in central areas, much like his promotion-winning teams at Birmingham before that. The physical build of… Read more →

Drama at the City Ground

Despite a 2-1 defeat at Nottingham Forest, Newcastle United could come away from the City Ground more confident in their own credentials than when the match kicked-off. They had looked more than capable of winning with 10 men, Matt Ritchie opening the scoring after Jonjo Shelvey had been dismissed, and at least drawing with nine,… Read more →