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Sorry to those of you that were around in 1978, but the FA Cup is pointless...
at 13:41 11 Nov 2019

When highlights of previous years' Cup are wheeled out they contain a high proportion of those who had "zero chance of winning it". Is the prospect of losing away to Luton or Wigan next year so enticing that we'd rather that than a possible win over Man Utd here in the 3rd round?

In any case, it's not a binary choice as was often seen in Mick's results that prompted the usual Cup exit as his cautious selection, protecting the massive challenges that lay ahead, had him unpacking the customary suitcase of unknowns who quickly demonstated why the average Town fan had yet to hear of them.
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Why do our Managers not care about cup competitions?
at 09:55 10 Nov 2019

But, as various posters have pointed out, still the memories come from significant games - and we rob them of that significance. But, as you say, promotion's the thing - I just can't wait for life back in the Championship where every game I watched for nigh-on two decades was so freighted with gripping importance.
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Keane, Huws or the ref
at 18:21 9 Nov 2019

I've been one of those who've admired those Dozzell touches, but even today most of them came from too deep to penetrate the midfield clutter. He looks terrific, and the goal was wonderful, but still he was, for me anyhow, a luxury, or perhaps a player who needs to shine in the Eredivisie.
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Much more like it from Andre
at 18:15 9 Nov 2019

"Ran the game" (even second half) not too much of a commendation. True the sliding passes on the turn kept coming, but there was no-one up front reading them - or perhaps there was just no-one up front.
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Piss poor from Lambert
at 18:12 9 Nov 2019

Was Mick taller than I remember him?
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Gill:"We will be strong"
at 13:01 9 Nov 2019

Half the "first team" (whatever that is) would be o.k. But if it's none of Garbutt, Chambers, Woolfie, Skuse, Nolan, Jackson or Norwood, then it won't be as full a connection with fans as that which P.L. trades in.

I know the League comes first for many, but our never-ending shamefaced approach to the Cup needs sorting. Plenty of teams, across different leagues, who go on a roll manage to challenge for both when the wind is behind them.
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Gill:"We will be strong"
at 11:56 9 Nov 2019

How strong - do we think? Will there be any fully fit game-changers out there?
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Mel Morris just won Richard Keogh’s unfair dismissal case for him
at 13:24 8 Nov 2019

Agreed - though this is Derby's pockets we're talking about, not Town's.
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Say we go up
at 12:47 6 Nov 2019

I think that if you imagine a genuine Champ mid-table side, say Birmingham or Charlton, away at Rochdale or Accrington they would have had little trouble in winning in comfort.
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Line up for the Cups
at 12:43 6 Nov 2019

I think both teams will sadly be less strong than that, with more genuine U23s in the Tuesday line-up.
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Judge...
at 11:49 6 Nov 2019

If it's preventing crosses coming into the box you're after, then, at our level (as opposed, say, to England's full back riches) you need a defender first and foremost rather than a frustrated winger. Not many of our recent full backs could consistently get close enough to stop the flow of crosses. Probably Donacien has been as good as any at that, certainly not Kenlock.
But employing 3-5-2 at L1 level you're never going to get a raiding wing-back who could as easily slip effectively into a 4-4-2.
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What sort of dumb questions will get asked tonight at the AGM then..?
at 16:16 31 Oct 2019

So, as some quite reasonable questions have been summarily dismissed on here, what admissible questions remain that might be attempted?
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For those who are close to these matters locally
at 18:09 29 Oct 2019

Are Norwich losing fans then?
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It really is a sign of how mismanaged we've been
at 20:22 27 Oct 2019

None of which he would probably have achieved had he stuck with us and found himself playing regularly alongside such as Mich D'avray, Irving Gernon and Alan Sunderland.
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It really is a sign of how mismanaged we've been
at 16:06 27 Oct 2019

Not sure why you've cited these as they're not similar or especially typical.

Muhren was 31 and we were just staring the slow slide down, while he had a couple of good year's of a Man Utd payday. Brazil was young, but also sold at the start of the slide when 9th was our last hurrah, and his subsequent career was injury-plagued. Talbot was in his prime and went on to 250 Arsenal appearances, but his sale paved the way for the two Dutch maestros
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9 -0 (n/t)
at 22:46 25 Oct 2019

Football had only just been invented when 9-0 happened to us. Back then, it was jumpers for goalposts and some geezer from the Dog and Duck drafted in to make up the numbers. There is also some doubt as to whether the tally was accurate especially as it was played without nets and thus some goals were later disputed. Tonight was actually played in the present and so the result has far greater significance.
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Georgiou
at 13:30 25 Oct 2019

............ except when he goes to his right.
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Panic stations already?!
at 11:31 24 Oct 2019

It is, as you say, only two games. But I don't think it's panic but rather that people pile on when it's safe to say it. Prior to these games quite a few were expressing thoughts that we had not yet put together a complete convincing 90 minutes that reflected our lofty perch. Several spoke about lack of a system. But Social Media is only social when there's seamless agreement.
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What is our preferred style of play and formation?
at 09:59 24 Oct 2019

With the width non-existent last night, and Rotherham's press our lack of strategy was clearly evident in Holy's kicking: high ball after high ball - meat and drink to such as Rotherham defenders and hopeless offerings for forwards who can't win headers. Couldn't somebody tell him.
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Matthew Pennington - this is Hull Live's verdict on his loan spell
at 21:37 22 Oct 2019

Certainly this is nothing more than assertion, yet so, if a bit more vituperative, was the post to which he responded.
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