One game wonders
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:25 pm
I haven't the memory for this, but since we're doing XIs this week how about an XI of people who only wore the shirt once? You can decide whether or not to pick loan players like Mike Salmon.....
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The other (okay, an other) player who only played two substitute appearances was Amine Karam. I was gutted that we were unable to sign him on permanently, because in the times I saw him for the reserves he was clearly the best player, technically, that I have ever seen. Destined to be a star."Mally" wrote:He doesn't qualify because I think he appeared twice as a sub but Abdou Sall deserves a mention because in both "appearances" he never touched the ball.
No"boris" wrote:Leon Mike also came on twice as sub, so does he count?
Erm, Steve McClaren has already made 33 appearances for us, in case you'd forgotten..."Snake" wrote:I’ll reserve my judgement on this topic until I see how well Steve McClaren plays for us in PR-B’s testimonial.
Shorter than Tony Obi's 15 minutes? Or Abdou Sall's combined total?"SteMerritt" wrote:Marcus Phillips, one sub appearance away from home - surely the shortest ever OUFC career?
From my hazy memory, didn't Marcus Phillips sign from non-league on the Monday, have his brief encounter of first team pro football, then was released again very shortly after? You could argue that Tony Obi had been at the club for quite a while. Abdou Sall is a player I had successfully managed to blank from my memory - thanks for reminding me of him"boris" wrote:Shorter than Tony Obi's 15 minutes? Or Abdou Sall's combined total?"SteMerritt" wrote:Marcus Phillips, one sub appearance away from home - surely the shortest ever OUFC career?
Wasn't he signed primarily as a member of the coaching staff though?"GodalmingYellow" wrote:What about the ageing donkey that Smith signed last summer who buggered off to New Zealand. Was he the only "first team" player never to wear the shirt?