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Post by recordmeister » Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:13 am

...to sound like Dan, do we start to panic?

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Post by Werthers Original » Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:20 pm

For years now we’ve been unable to deal with cynical bullies like Fleetwood, who succeeded in breaking up play so much that it was scarcely a football match. So nothing new there. We’re struggling with fitness and cohesion, whereas they seemed to have the same bruisers as last year. However, how can they have so many good forwards that they can afford to leave McAleny out? Why do we sign injured players? Does anyone understand the formation? What is Mackie for?

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Post by Radley Rambler » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:23 pm

Not yet but we need improved full-backs (Norman anyone?), a much improved midfield which hopefully Hanson can bolster, proper wingers played on the correct side as even I can see that Hall will cut in every single time, the ability to get crosses in on a widened pitch and I still think we need a striker.

We also need a lot more desire. I went to watch Angers v Nimes in the French Ligue 1 last night which was a cracking match. Angers were 3-1 up after 60ish minutes and cruising. Nimes then got one back in the 77th minute but had a man sent off in the 79th. Many teams would have given up but they got on the front foot and scored two more to snatch the points - cue much hand gesticulating and booing at the final whistle from the home fans.

Spare a thought for the 100 or so away fans that turned up. Yes they would have been buzzing but they had a 532 mile trip back to Nimes that my sat nav calculated would take them until 6.30am without any stops! Barnsley seems nearby in comparison.

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Re: When...

Post by Werthers Original » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:16 pm

Oh they’ve got more fans than Fleetwood then

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Post by ty cobb » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:12 am

Not yet, not for a long time. 9 league matches in gives a good indication of where a team is likely to end up. However, given the number of new additions, the number of young players who will take time to get used to the pace and our two best players being out injured (awful luck), even if we're still struggling after 9 games I wouldn't panic.

When a new team and manager struggles even more important that the fans don't panic and stick behind them. We have enough options in this squad to do ok, just need to get a settled first 11 playing well.

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Re: When...

Post by SWA » Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:33 am

9? Normally people say after 10 games. Wondering where you plucked 9 from? :lol:

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