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Any chance we can resurrect the Shola Ameobi deal?
at 14:28 27 Aug 2016

or Charisteas?
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Can Best sign today and be available?
at 12:53 27 Aug 2016

or has the deadline for today passed?
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New signing before Sunday?
at 12:02 18 Aug 2016

i have an inkling there will be.What a lift that would give to the fans and team alike.
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3 defenders on the bench
at 14:14 13 Aug 2016

wow is the squad really that short of options?

Or is McCarthy going for the 'pinch an early goal from a set piece and switch to 7 at the back' mentality?!

Anyway, COYB!
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One things for certain- we are completely toothless without Murphy
at 22:04 9 Aug 2016

desperate for another forward of his ilk in the squad.

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2 things from yesterdays game I havent seen mentioned much, if at all
at 10:09 7 Aug 2016

1.Our first goal was from a Knudsen throw!

2.Barnsleys number 6 clattering Ward as he looked to break.Seemed very cynical from my seat in lower North and reminded me of that Watford challenge on Williams a couple of years back.Was it that bad?
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Phil- isnt it time we were linked with Kenny Mclean again? (n/t)
at 18:20 2 Aug 2016

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So Paul Jewell replaced Kennedy as u21's manager then
at 21:43 1 Aug 2016

how did i miss that?!

5-4 to Sudbury.
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Phil- is Kaikai one of the 2 players we have ongoing moves for?
at 20:36 31 Jul 2016

or is it him plus 2 others?

And i take it the Bennett deal is dead?
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Wow-that was bad.(what has happened to Freddie Sears?)
at 20:31 30 Jul 2016

This will probably be a drunken mess, pretty much what our right back,midfield and attack looked like.
Apparantly you cant read anything into friendlies- but from what I saw the same concerns from last season still exist :

Chambers- a Belgian pub team winger doing him on toast for their first goal.
Murphy- over reliance yet again on him.34 next birthday- I thought he was our best player,but can he bully defences consistently like he did 2 years ago?
Skuse- Lovely little 5 yard passes here and there, when will he grab a game by the scruff of the neck and dominate though?
Bru- looked quite decent dropping deep first half, picking up possesion, but as per normal drifted out of the game.
Sears- I loved him when he first joined, breath of fresh air.Looks absolutely ruined now.No attempt on goal for the whole game, worked hard but what did he contribute in an attacking sense?


POSITIVES

Lamah- I liked the look of him.Fairly limited contribution in his 60mins, but decent touch on him and looks an athlete.
Webster- Good on the ball and looked like he had been part of our backline for years.McCarthy says he wont be fit for the season opener?Sounds like bullsh*t to me.
Murphy-Looked strong,positive and good hold up play.My worry is our over reliance on him, as a I mentioned earlier.


My biggest concern of the lot is that McCarthy has taken almost the same spine of a team into another season.I know he has said he is looking at additions but I fear they will be average squad filler.

Bart
Chambers
Smith
Berra
Knudsen
Bishop
Skuse
Bru
Sears
McG
Murph

thats his most likely line up- who comes in and replaces any of them?
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The Elliott Bennett rumours have died right down
at 09:59 30 Jul 2016

i guess we can scrub him off the list of potentials.

Sounds like McCarthy is targeting 4 players,id guess thats 2 wingers, a CM (hopefully) and another forward.
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It seems that even McCarthy has forgot about Giles Coke
at 11:05 29 Jul 2016

didnt even mention him when talking about players with niggles or injuries.
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No subject
at 19:27 27 Jul 2016

[Post edited 27 Jul 19:28]
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no McDonnell in the squad today
at 14:25 23 Jul 2016

loan move lined up?
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Lewis Price has just signed for Rotherham
at 20:09 17 Jul 2016

he is 31!

God I feel old now...
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Tabby, Varney and Toure
at 10:59 10 Jul 2016

wonder where they will end up?

Tabby surely can still do a job at league 1 level?
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So,Kightly then- apart from the fact we wont pay the fee
at 12:44 8 Jul 2016

or get near the wages he would want, sounds like a pretty promising link.
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Jordan McGhee - remember him?
at 09:56 4 Jul 2016

off to Middlesbrough apparantly.
[Post edited 4 Jul 10:00]
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I see Glen Murray has joined Brighton on a season loan...
at 19:53 3 Jul 2016

great signing for them.Would have been a very useful player to have here, certainly somebody who could fill the Murphy role.

I wonder if MM is even looking for another forward?I think we need one, especially if Sears is (unfortunatly) used wide again.
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When has the season ticket early bird deadline been extended to?
at 10:52 2 Jul 2016

Seems a bit pointless at the moment doesnt it?Latest noises coming from McCarthy arent really going to convince the undecided or make the people who cancelled have a rethink are they?
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