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by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 23:42
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG United (A)
Replies: 201
Views: 9215

Re: BFTG United (A)

I think the problem with VAR is that there's a ref involved still making decisions. So now you've got two people looking at the same thing with slightly different opinions. And on top of that they both know the same thing will be watched on TV, in slow mo where everything looks worse, and by people ...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 23:38
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clear out started
Replies: 210
Views: 13930

Re: Clear out started

I'd also add that whilst it's great Gomes has transfer listed the McShane, Mannone and Meyler, it doesn't mean they'll go anywhere . Given Clement signed Walker and extended Jaakkola it's not unreasonable to consider that he may have been trying to shift Mannone. And he certainly dropped Meyler and...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 23:36
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16
Replies: 3818
Views: 547884

Re: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16

Nameless wrote:
Snowflake Royal wrote:I've only seen odds and sods so will defer to you.


No deference needed !
Your assessment is just as likely to be correct, nothing wrong with differing opinions.

No.... but I know you see more so have a better perspective.
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 23:36
Forum: The Team
Topic: The midfield
Replies: 64
Views: 2570

Re: The midfield

He'd have been an improvement on some of the midfields we've put out. Not great, but a decent workhorse. Better than Edwards or Meyler and rarely played as badly as Swift has on occasion, though obviously not in the same league as Swift on the rare occasions he does show up and deliver. More solid t...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 23:33
Forum: The Team
Topic: JOSE GOMES' BARMY ARMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Replies: 113
Views: 6895

Re: JOSE GOMES' BARMY ARMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Loader has looked very handy really. Very tidy link up play, cant expect the chap to be up front alone, especially with the "wingers" we have. Keep him around the first team set up, he'll learn a hell of a lot on the job along side a strike partner. A goal will bring many imo +1 All well ...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 20:40
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clear out started
Replies: 210
Views: 13930

Re: Clear out started

Good to see Gomes having a go at restructuring the squad but I thought the whole idea of the summer was to restructure? Problems started when Clarke was here. All those loan signings. Blowing the Thai's budget on a one off promotion gamble. McD never had a chance to recruit. We were threadbare away...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 20:34
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clear out started
Replies: 210
Views: 13930

Re: Clear out started

That doesn’t sound great tbh. It's brutal by the club and to be honest, I'm surprised Mannone is one of them considering I don't think his performances have been that bad (certainly no worse than Jaakkola). But in desperate times the club needs to do everything it can - sure it's a bit distasteful ...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 20:25
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clear out started
Replies: 210
Views: 13930

Re: Clear out started

Gomes was pretty clear that he wanted a smaller squad and that whilst it may seem unfair to individuals, it was better to isolate the players he wanted from the players he didn't. Especially ones pissed off at being told their surplus to requirements. And of course, it helps encourage them to find a...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 20:19
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clear out started
Replies: 210
Views: 13930

Re: Clear out started

Of our 17 signings since the play-off final, I'd count only 4 as a success. Bodvarsson, Barrow, Bacuna and Yiadom. I'd say our recruitment has been a huge contributor to our downfall since Wembley. Walker is ok as back up imo on a free. IIRC his ability with his feet and distribution is even worse ...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 20:16
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Sensible Option: Adam Federici
Replies: 47
Views: 3910

Re: Sensible Option: Adam Federici

John Smith has got very active all of a sudden since OMA seems to have disappeared this morning. The one who agreed most often with OM iirc... it would be desperately tragic if they were actually the same person.
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 20:12
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Tiago llori
Replies: 113
Views: 12253

Re: Tiago llori

You were wrong He's played seven times in the league and twice in the cup. We've kept three clean sheets in the league so far this season (Hull at home) QPR away and Wigan away. He was present in all three of those games, completing the 90 minutes twice and getting sent off in the 82nd minute the o...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 20:08
Forum: The Team
Topic: Confimred loan - Ovie Ejaria
Replies: 108
Views: 8658

Re: Rumour- Ovie Ejaria

my googling suggests a decent player, but not really a priority area to fix. sounds fairly similar to Rinomhota Can see why he fits into Gomes plan. Be interesting to see who goes from the current midfield set up if he comes in Seems a bit more attacking than Rinomhota. Whoscored has him as more in...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 19:59
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Tiago llori
Replies: 113
Views: 12253

Re: Tiago llori

I'm bored of this argument now Answer me these four questions 1. How many times has O'Shea started for us this season 2. How many games have we kept a clean sheet this season? 3. How many times has O'Shea started in those clean sheet games? 4. How many clean sheets have we kept without O'Shea? So n...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 19:56
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Tiago llori
Replies: 113
Views: 12253

Re: Tiago llori

ah right you are. He did indeed play for them 10 years ago :) He did do ok vs Hull, but then got himself sent off. QPR I didn't watch so can't really comment, but will give you that. So 2 decent-is performances, some dross, and a lot of time on the physio room. No doubt at decent wage as well I'd o...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 19:54
Forum: Rumours and Gossip
Topic: Tiago llori
Replies: 113
Views: 12253

Re: Tiago llori

Sunderland last year hardly stood out for their team spirit or defensive organisation either did they? So why are we signing Ejaria then? I don't know what it is with us signing ex Sunderland players but we have at least five in our squad FTR O'Shea hasn't even been that bad this season, I don't th...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 19:32
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clear out started
Replies: 210
Views: 13930

Re: Clear out started

Linden Jones' Tash wrote:Vito not happy with being listed and ostracised according to social media post

Good. He can put some effort into oxf*rd off then.
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 19:31
Forum: The Team
Topic: The midfield
Replies: 64
Views: 2570

Re: The midfield

It may be by memory failing, but I am sure Kelly had better games when pushed into a CAM role, so for me, if Gomes likes 4-2-3-1, I would see the options as: Clement identified that Kelly needs to sit deeper with play in front of him. Unfortunately doesn't possess a burst of pace to get past player...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 19:25
Forum: The Team
Topic: Clear out started
Replies: 210
Views: 13930

Re: Clear out started

You’d think the one almost certain to go is McShane. Hard to think of a scenario in which he is still clocking on at the end of January. If the options are 1. We pay off his contract now and let him find a club as a free agent 2. We keep paying his wages until June with him having no chance of find...
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 19:19
Forum: The Team
Topic: Bring on the Forest-team for Saturday?
Replies: 47
Views: 2005

Re: Bring on the Forest-team for Saturday?

Jackson Corner wrote:Been here before encouraging display followed by a crap home performance. I expect the same Saturday we will lose with a whimper back to square one. And closer to div one.

I was worried by Gomes saying they just need one win to come good. Didnt help the 7 times it happened in 2018.
by Snowflake Royal
07 Jan 2019 19:16
Forum: The Team
Topic: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16
Replies: 3818
Views: 547884

Re: The Academy/Development squads watch thread 2015//16

I've only seen odds and sods so will defer to you.
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