All posts tagged with: Steve Bruce

Sheffield Wednesday 2019-20 Season Review with Steve Walmsley, Mark Younger and Connor Thorpe

The Championship season is provisionally set to resume on 20th June, so Gabriel Sutton spoke to three Wednesdayites. Mark Younger (@mark42swfc), Connor Thorpe (@CThorpeFootball) and Steve Walmsley (@SheffWedWOTMT) from the excellent War Of The Monster Truck discuss the 2019-20 campaign for the Owls and the future that lies ahead. Gab: It’s been bleak times for… Read more →

Aston Villa’s August Review: improvement needed

With a two-week break from the Championship for internationals, this is a good time to review how all 24 teams have looked in their first five league games. Here’s our assessment of Aston Villa. What we said in pre-season “While Aston Villa boast some of the league’s most technically gifted players, the current direct system can stifle creativity. Their… Read more →

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 →