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"ATTACK, ATTACK - ATTACK, ATTACK, ATTACK"

24-03-2008

As Blues stumble back towards danger, The Stirrer's resident Bluenose Callum O' Connell calls on boss Alex McLeish to opt for a bolder strategy.

So we're a few games away from the end of the season and those few games which Blues need to win, they don’t.

Newcastle who were a team there for the taking we drew against, and Reading who’ve had a dreadful run recently we lose to.

So where are Blues going wrong? I personally think it's our defence and our lack of creativity without Kapo.

Against Newcastle and Reading we should have really just gone all out attack. We could have played De Ridder, Kapo Larsson and Zarate - our most goal-getting line-up, but McLeish obviously isn’t brave enough.

McLeish doesn’t want to say how many points we need for safety but I think he should to help focus the minds of a squad that doesn’t seem determined enough to want to keep us up.

The latest rumour is that McFadden will leave us if we are relegated.

I don’t think he’ll be the only one, so Blues need to get their act together, find the balance, and go for goals.

One positive highlight from the weekend – Zarate’s first goal.

There’s been disturbing news that Blues have been raided by the police, apparently in connection with the Aliou Cisse transfer. I’m sure every supporter hopes nothing more comes of this and that the club stays in the clear.

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