McLeish Wants Positive Mental Attitude For Arsenal
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McLeish Wants Positive Mental Attitude For Arsenal

McLeish Wants Positive Mental Attitude For Arsenal

Alex McLeish has said he believes that we can win at Arsenal and he hopes the 11 players he selects do as well.

Should he be selecting players who he doesn't think believe we are able to win any game?

Speaking to the Birmingham Mail Alex continued with the nonsensical interview material as he said.

'The great thing about cup football at any level is you've got to believe you can win.'

Sorry, does that really only apply to cup football? Has that been why we've been so piss poor in the league? We've been forgetting to go into games thinking we can win...really?

'I believed we could win at Chelsea and we did and I believe we can win at Arsenal. I hope there's 11 guys who take to the pitch that day who are like minded.'

And then the best bit.

'On paper we shouldn't win, the bookies won't be expecting us to win, but if you've got aspirations to win a cup then these are games you have to win.'

Neither should Swansea and they've beaten both teams, but I don't see them hanging out the white flag ahead of games.

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Why doesn't the idiot visit a speciallist then?
Pride of Lions
20/01/2012 03:26:00
If we lose at Wolves, we are in relegation danger and in my eyes the campaign to remove this clown needs to be ramped up. As has been said, why is he spouting off about Arsenal when we have a far more important match this weekend? I dont care what he thinks we should be doing in the FA Cup. I want to know what he IS going to do to improve performances, and how we're going to win more points in the 2nd half of the season. Eighteen days into the transfer window and all we have is Robbie Keane for 6 weeks - is that the extent of our ambitions for the 2nd half of the season? Surely when the first half has gone so badly, January is the time to make improvements to the squad to ensure improvement on the pitch? If Lerner doesn't trust him to spend cash, he shouldn't be in the hot seat. And if Lerner doesn't have any cash, then why spend £500,000 on giving Robbie Keane some work???? Rant over.
18/01/2012 18:13:00
Get him out NOW!
18/01/2012 16:49:00
would like a positive mental attitude in ALL games please... thank you.
The Fear
18/01/2012 12:55:00
"I hope there's 11 guys who take to the pitch that day who are like minded" - He is clearly going to play a "lesser" team probably full of the reserve players and throw it away. Ar se ho le
18/01/2012 09:53:00
If this is how he talks to the players in the dressing room no wonder we play like we do. #utv
V111A DR
18/01/2012 08:21:00
I think what McIdiot is saying is that with him in charge then, on paper we can't beat them, and the bookies don't expect us to.

I agree it is not the players it is the way they are played.
Just shot his own ******** foot off in my opinion.
17/01/2012 22:26:00
A managers number one job is to motivate and install belief into everyone on and off the pitch, right from board level through to the fans. It's a confidence game, look at MON, not the greatest tactical manager but he has the players feeling ten feet tall and makes everyone believe they can beat anyone. We are in the dull drums, the fans and players heads are well and truly down, we have no confidence at all and won't ever under this muppet. He can't even say the right thing and how hard is it??!! It's up to us to step it up and get him put boys, we have to make Randy see because he certainly doesn't feel it like we do. I've felt physically sick from the moment Eck was appointed and it's only getting worse
17/01/2012 21:22:00
Complete packet of *********.
17/01/2012 19:46:00
What a tool, these comments just prove what I believed all along and thats that we go into league games NOT believing we can win, what a great manager we have probably the only manager in the prem who makes his players believe they CAN'T win!!!
17/01/2012 19:02:00
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