As we begin our charge (ok flop) to the play-offs the resentment towards Sam Allardyce and his tactics appears to be growing on a daily basis. With a Premier League-standard squad and the inconsistency of all but two Championship challengers, the league SHOULD have been won weeks ago.
They say itís always the hope that gets you in the end, and that was exactly what happened at Ashton Gate this week when we blew yet another chance to hang onto a faint opportunity of automatic promotion.
West Ham's demolition of Brighton on Saturday was only the second time in the last 20 years that the Irons have scored six goals in a competitive fixture.
OK, so itís not absolutely certain yet, but it looks like we are going down the dreaded play-off route if we want to get back into the top flight.
An ex-colleague for whom I have the highest regard is a strongly active member of the Labour Party and I read her Tweets with great interest. Not so much for details of her personal life Ė as amusing as they often are Ė but for the clinical precision with which she will dissect the latest idiocy coming from either Parliamentary or grassroots members.
What surprises me as our seasons heads to itís conclusion is that I am surprised that Sam Allardyce seems so surprised by his treatment by fans and the media.
KUMB.com is delighted to welcome Willis Jamieson - who at just 11 years of age is without doubt the youngest member to join our contributory team - to the KUMB family. For Willis' first article, he set off to Little Heath in order to interview one of Tony Carr's rising stars...
So Tony Mowbray thinks we believe we are ďinsultedĒ by having to play in the Championship. Iíve got news for him, we only feel insulted by the people who have got us here in the first place.
When judging the success of a football manager, I think itís very difficult to attempt midway through any sort of season or even tenure.
Sometimes watching at the Boleyn this season, I have been left wondering whether we are all in this together, and fully understand the financial implications of failure to win promotion.