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  • Wanderers close in on Middlesbrough striker Lukas Jutkiewicz
  • DF: Swansea "nearly there" with deal to sign French striker David Ngog
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12:19pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Beyond News Forum says...

Why oh why is DF looking to loan strikers that have scored 2 goals in 24 games?

Why is DF bringing part time postmen to the Reebok?

Why is DF trying bring Sunderland's rejects to BWFC?

Not good enough - this all sound like BWFC are looking at playing in League One next season. No passion, no fixes, steps backward and disgraceful.

I will not be paying money to watch bit part players from Luxembourg, more non-goal scoring strikers and a less than exciting wing coupled with a bum squeaking defence. If the club keep going like this despite the FFP there will be one less fan at any game home or away - I'm done with it all! I have been committed to the point I really cannot watch the demise of BWFC anymore - it is heartbreaking.
Why oh why is DF looking to loan strikers that have scored 2 goals in 24 games? Why is DF bringing part time postmen to the Reebok? Why is DF trying bring Sunderland's rejects to BWFC? Not good enough - this all sound like BWFC are looking at playing in League One next season. No passion, no fixes, steps backward and disgraceful. I will not be paying money to watch bit part players from Luxembourg, more non-goal scoring strikers and a less than exciting wing coupled with a bum squeaking defence. If the club keep going like this despite the FFP there will be one less fan at any game home or away - I'm done with it all! I have been committed to the point I really cannot watch the demise of BWFC anymore - it is heartbreaking. Beyond News Forum
  • Score: 7

12:21pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Beyond News Forum says...

BTW Good afternoon Marc. :)
BTW Good afternoon Marc. :) Beyond News Forum
  • Score: 0

12:37pm Mon 27 Jan 14

BrendanJabbers says...

I think Dougie should get Businessman of the Year if he offloads Ngog to Swansea. If Ngog's earning as much as he's reputed to be (we can get FOUR loanees in on his wages??) then his goal return has been pitiful in his time at the Reebok.
I think Dougie should get Businessman of the Year if he offloads Ngog to Swansea. If Ngog's earning as much as he's reputed to be (we can get FOUR loanees in on his wages??) then his goal return has been pitiful in his time at the Reebok. BrendanJabbers
  • Score: 3

12:40pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Reebok Rhythm says...

Beyond News Forum wrote:
BTW Good afternoon Marc. :)
Totally agree with you pal, I'm disillusioned with it all. All we can do is reminisce of some of the greatest times we ever had! How I dearly miss the likes of Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty.

The team now doesn't resemble anything of the 'never beaten' Wanderers' attitude we used to have, it's just an empty shell. The infrastructure is superb but the regime is abysmal and the impetus we once had has wilted. I have kept faith in Dougie Freedman but he is rapidly becoming a poor man's Coyle.

COYWM!
[quote][p][bold]Beyond News Forum[/bold] wrote: BTW Good afternoon Marc. :)[/p][/quote]Totally agree with you pal, I'm disillusioned with it all. All we can do is reminisce of some of the greatest times we ever had! How I dearly miss the likes of Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty. The team now doesn't resemble anything of the 'never beaten' Wanderers' attitude we used to have, it's just an empty shell. The infrastructure is superb but the regime is abysmal and the impetus we once had has wilted. I have kept faith in Dougie Freedman but he is rapidly becoming a poor man's Coyle. COYWM! Reebok Rhythm
  • Score: 1

1:31pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Jance says...

Josh Vela, Odelusi, Riley, Tom Eaves. All are definitely good enough. Too many players breezing through games (Chungy, Eagles mainly), no effort. Massive clearout in the summer and we can maybe look to move forward!
Josh Vela, Odelusi, Riley, Tom Eaves. All are definitely good enough. Too many players breezing through games (Chungy, Eagles mainly), no effort. Massive clearout in the summer and we can maybe look to move forward! Jance
  • Score: 2

2:28pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Beyond News Forum says...

Reebok Rhythm wrote:
Beyond News Forum wrote:
BTW Good afternoon Marc. :)
Totally agree with you pal, I'm disillusioned with it all. All we can do is reminisce of some of the greatest times we ever had! How I dearly miss the likes of Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty.

The team now doesn't resemble anything of the 'never beaten' Wanderers' attitude we used to have, it's just an empty shell. The infrastructure is superb but the regime is abysmal and the impetus we once had has wilted. I have kept faith in Dougie Freedman but he is rapidly becoming a poor man's Coyle.

COYWM!
As I have said in the past, I was there through the upward movements of the SA days, very close to the 'family' circle of the club. I have witnessed, listened to and learned a lot behind the scenes. I cannot implore DF enough to go down the SA route rather than this destructive youth route - BWFC are not ready for that kind of player until we are able to build on being in the PL - we are not there and look a million miles away from that.

Yes we have some very good talent waiting in the fold, but that needs to be blended with the right kind of experience - hungry players like Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty you mention. The experience and wage bill was nothing like what we have today in comparison - and those that did earn the extra little bit were worth every penny of their tenure.

We are not going to get out of the Championship trying to play Premier League football - we need to get ugly, passionate and stalwart, even cheeky like the BWFC of old. This team just is NOT physical and clever enough to compete in the Championship. In terms of capabilities between teams in the lower leagues and the PL, the gap has closed - time and time again the PL teams recently have struggled to cope with the physical nature of lower league clubs. I do not doubt for one minute that if DF was to channel more of the Big Sam effect through the team then the results will come and we will see a different DF capable of moving the team back upwards and ultimately into the PL - he tries to tell fans this is about educating the club, but it is he who needs to educate himself on how the Mighty Whites family s motivated. He is trying to move into our family and tell us our history is completely something else and that his brand of football is better for the club - I think thousands of fans cannot be wrong when they say it is not working his way.

We can clearly see how ragged the players are being run from the stands. Nothing in midfield, nothing up front, nothing in the middle and bar Mills and Ream the defence is an abomination.

Okay we may never see the likes of the players mentioned above back at the club - for me what SA did was legendary, never to be repeated given the standards of players gracing these waters recently - however I do feel there are a few that can be tapped from Real Madrid, Roma, PSG and Bayern Munich that are excellent players at the end of their contracts, not even warming the bench who would jump at the chance of rekindling their careers at BWFC, who have the hunger to succeed and drop their wage demands - this isn't about agents - even agents know when something good can come from being savvy with their clients - just ask Big Sam...

I will never forget Phil Brown tapping me on the shoulder to get a box ready for Hidetoshi Nakata at 5:30am (10 minutes to get it done) - it wasn't my job to do, but we quickly worked as a team to kick the bottoms of De Vere's staff to make it happen - 5:30am??? Such was the passion of everyone at the club... what the hell happened? Those were exciting days, every day brought a new surprise - that all seems lost in and unmotivated, demoralized mentality from reception to scouts and ultimately players and fans.

Can you imagine a Campo or JJ in the dressing room today and what effect those players alone would have on the team's moral? Such were the personalities of these players - Rio Gardner included.

I am devastated for the club... it would be good to get an in depth report on the situation rather than just glossing over the un-glossable.

COYWM
[quote][p][bold]Reebok Rhythm[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Beyond News Forum[/bold] wrote: BTW Good afternoon Marc. :)[/p][/quote]Totally agree with you pal, I'm disillusioned with it all. All we can do is reminisce of some of the greatest times we ever had! How I dearly miss the likes of Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty. The team now doesn't resemble anything of the 'never beaten' Wanderers' attitude we used to have, it's just an empty shell. The infrastructure is superb but the regime is abysmal and the impetus we once had has wilted. I have kept faith in Dougie Freedman but he is rapidly becoming a poor man's Coyle. COYWM![/p][/quote]As I have said in the past, I was there through the upward movements of the SA days, very close to the 'family' circle of the club. I have witnessed, listened to and learned a lot behind the scenes. I cannot implore DF enough to go down the SA route rather than this destructive youth route - BWFC are not ready for that kind of player until we are able to build on being in the PL - we are not there and look a million miles away from that. Yes we have some very good talent waiting in the fold, but that needs to be blended with the right kind of experience - hungry players like Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty you mention. The experience and wage bill was nothing like what we have today in comparison - and those that did earn the extra little bit were worth every penny of their tenure. We are not going to get out of the Championship trying to play Premier League football - we need to get ugly, passionate and stalwart, even cheeky like the BWFC of old. This team just is NOT physical and clever enough to compete in the Championship. In terms of capabilities between teams in the lower leagues and the PL, the gap has closed - time and time again the PL teams recently have struggled to cope with the physical nature of lower league clubs. I do not doubt for one minute that if DF was to channel more of the Big Sam effect through the team then the results will come and we will see a different DF capable of moving the team back upwards and ultimately into the PL - he tries to tell fans this is about educating the club, but it is he who needs to educate himself on how the Mighty Whites family s motivated. He is trying to move into our family and tell us our history is completely something else and that his brand of football is better for the club - I think thousands of fans cannot be wrong when they say it is not working his way. We can clearly see how ragged the players are being run from the stands. Nothing in midfield, nothing up front, nothing in the middle and bar Mills and Ream the defence is an abomination. Okay we may never see the likes of the players mentioned above back at the club - for me what SA did was legendary, never to be repeated given the standards of players gracing these waters recently - however I do feel there are a few that can be tapped from Real Madrid, Roma, PSG and Bayern Munich that are excellent players at the end of their contracts, not even warming the bench who would jump at the chance of rekindling their careers at BWFC, who have the hunger to succeed and drop their wage demands - this isn't about agents - even agents know when something good can come from being savvy with their clients - just ask Big Sam... I will never forget Phil Brown tapping me on the shoulder to get a box ready for Hidetoshi Nakata at 5:30am (10 minutes to get it done) - it wasn't my job to do, but we quickly worked as a team to kick the bottoms of De Vere's staff to make it happen - 5:30am??? Such was the passion of everyone at the club... what the hell happened? Those were exciting days, every day brought a new surprise - that all seems lost in and unmotivated, demoralized mentality from reception to scouts and ultimately players and fans. Can you imagine a Campo or JJ in the dressing room today and what effect those players alone would have on the team's moral? Such were the personalities of these players - Rio Gardner included. I am devastated for the club... it would be good to get an in depth report on the situation rather than just glossing over the un-glossable. COYWM Beyond News Forum
  • Score: 5

2:34pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Beyond News Forum says...

And thanks for the replies Marc ;)
And thanks for the replies Marc ;) Beyond News Forum
  • Score: 0

3:00pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Reebok Rhythm says...

Beyond News Forum wrote:
Reebok Rhythm wrote:
Beyond News Forum wrote:
BTW Good afternoon Marc. :)
Totally agree with you pal, I'm disillusioned with it all. All we can do is reminisce of some of the greatest times we ever had! How I dearly miss the likes of Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty.

The team now doesn't resemble anything of the 'never beaten' Wanderers' attitude we used to have, it's just an empty shell. The infrastructure is superb but the regime is abysmal and the impetus we once had has wilted. I have kept faith in Dougie Freedman but he is rapidly becoming a poor man's Coyle.

COYWM!
As I have said in the past, I was there through the upward movements of the SA days, very close to the 'family' circle of the club. I have witnessed, listened to and learned a lot behind the scenes. I cannot implore DF enough to go down the SA route rather than this destructive youth route - BWFC are not ready for that kind of player until we are able to build on being in the PL - we are not there and look a million miles away from that.

Yes we have some very good talent waiting in the fold, but that needs to be blended with the right kind of experience - hungry players like Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty you mention. The experience and wage bill was nothing like what we have today in comparison - and those that did earn the extra little bit were worth every penny of their tenure.

We are not going to get out of the Championship trying to play Premier League football - we need to get ugly, passionate and stalwart, even cheeky like the BWFC of old. This team just is NOT physical and clever enough to compete in the Championship. In terms of capabilities between teams in the lower leagues and the PL, the gap has closed - time and time again the PL teams recently have struggled to cope with the physical nature of lower league clubs. I do not doubt for one minute that if DF was to channel more of the Big Sam effect through the team then the results will come and we will see a different DF capable of moving the team back upwards and ultimately into the PL - he tries to tell fans this is about educating the club, but it is he who needs to educate himself on how the Mighty Whites family s motivated. He is trying to move into our family and tell us our history is completely something else and that his brand of football is better for the club - I think thousands of fans cannot be wrong when they say it is not working his way.

We can clearly see how ragged the players are being run from the stands. Nothing in midfield, nothing up front, nothing in the middle and bar Mills and Ream the defence is an abomination.

Okay we may never see the likes of the players mentioned above back at the club - for me what SA did was legendary, never to be repeated given the standards of players gracing these waters recently - however I do feel there are a few that can be tapped from Real Madrid, Roma, PSG and Bayern Munich that are excellent players at the end of their contracts, not even warming the bench who would jump at the chance of rekindling their careers at BWFC, who have the hunger to succeed and drop their wage demands - this isn't about agents - even agents know when something good can come from being savvy with their clients - just ask Big Sam...

I will never forget Phil Brown tapping me on the shoulder to get a box ready for Hidetoshi Nakata at 5:30am (10 minutes to get it done) - it wasn't my job to do, but we quickly worked as a team to kick the bottoms of De Vere's staff to make it happen - 5:30am??? Such was the passion of everyone at the club... what the hell happened? Those were exciting days, every day brought a new surprise - that all seems lost in and unmotivated, demoralized mentality from reception to scouts and ultimately players and fans.

Can you imagine a Campo or JJ in the dressing room today and what effect those players alone would have on the team's moral? Such were the personalities of these players - Rio Gardner included.

I am devastated for the club... it would be good to get an in depth report on the situation rather than just glossing over the un-glossable.

COYWM
I echo every sentiment, top post. It doesn't make it any easier for us though.
[quote][p][bold]Beyond News Forum[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Reebok Rhythm[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Beyond News Forum[/bold] wrote: BTW Good afternoon Marc. :)[/p][/quote]Totally agree with you pal, I'm disillusioned with it all. All we can do is reminisce of some of the greatest times we ever had! How I dearly miss the likes of Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty. The team now doesn't resemble anything of the 'never beaten' Wanderers' attitude we used to have, it's just an empty shell. The infrastructure is superb but the regime is abysmal and the impetus we once had has wilted. I have kept faith in Dougie Freedman but he is rapidly becoming a poor man's Coyle. COYWM![/p][/quote]As I have said in the past, I was there through the upward movements of the SA days, very close to the 'family' circle of the club. I have witnessed, listened to and learned a lot behind the scenes. I cannot implore DF enough to go down the SA route rather than this destructive youth route - BWFC are not ready for that kind of player until we are able to build on being in the PL - we are not there and look a million miles away from that. Yes we have some very good talent waiting in the fold, but that needs to be blended with the right kind of experience - hungry players like Djorkaeff, Giannakopoulos, Campo, Okocha, Hierro, Speed, Jääskeläinen, N'Gotty you mention. The experience and wage bill was nothing like what we have today in comparison - and those that did earn the extra little bit were worth every penny of their tenure. We are not going to get out of the Championship trying to play Premier League football - we need to get ugly, passionate and stalwart, even cheeky like the BWFC of old. This team just is NOT physical and clever enough to compete in the Championship. In terms of capabilities between teams in the lower leagues and the PL, the gap has closed - time and time again the PL teams recently have struggled to cope with the physical nature of lower league clubs. I do not doubt for one minute that if DF was to channel more of the Big Sam effect through the team then the results will come and we will see a different DF capable of moving the team back upwards and ultimately into the PL - he tries to tell fans this is about educating the club, but it is he who needs to educate himself on how the Mighty Whites family s motivated. He is trying to move into our family and tell us our history is completely something else and that his brand of football is better for the club - I think thousands of fans cannot be wrong when they say it is not working his way. We can clearly see how ragged the players are being run from the stands. Nothing in midfield, nothing up front, nothing in the middle and bar Mills and Ream the defence is an abomination. Okay we may never see the likes of the players mentioned above back at the club - for me what SA did was legendary, never to be repeated given the standards of players gracing these waters recently - however I do feel there are a few that can be tapped from Real Madrid, Roma, PSG and Bayern Munich that are excellent players at the end of their contracts, not even warming the bench who would jump at the chance of rekindling their careers at BWFC, who have the hunger to succeed and drop their wage demands - this isn't about agents - even agents know when something good can come from being savvy with their clients - just ask Big Sam... I will never forget Phil Brown tapping me on the shoulder to get a box ready for Hidetoshi Nakata at 5:30am (10 minutes to get it done) - it wasn't my job to do, but we quickly worked as a team to kick the bottoms of De Vere's staff to make it happen - 5:30am??? Such was the passion of everyone at the club... what the hell happened? Those were exciting days, every day brought a new surprise - that all seems lost in and unmotivated, demoralized mentality from reception to scouts and ultimately players and fans. Can you imagine a Campo or JJ in the dressing room today and what effect those players alone would have on the team's moral? Such were the personalities of these players - Rio Gardner included. I am devastated for the club... it would be good to get an in depth report on the situation rather than just glossing over the un-glossable. COYWM[/p][/quote]I echo every sentiment, top post. It doesn't make it any easier for us though. Reebok Rhythm
  • Score: 2

4:13pm Mon 27 Jan 14

beechd says...

Looks like another mediocre player from the DF school of bad buys, he pipes on about loans are no good and give the youth a chance yet does exactly the opposite, season was wrote off weeks ago so he may as we'll cull the dead wood and try some of the youth team,Lester, Vela, Eaves etc. try and get some interest in Chungy as well as he's just not cut out for this league, bye bye to Eagles and Mears, Knight, Medo, Mills, etc
Looks like another mediocre player from the DF school of bad buys, he pipes on about loans are no good and give the youth a chance yet does exactly the opposite, season was wrote off weeks ago so he may as we'll cull the dead wood and try some of the youth team,Lester, Vela, Eaves etc. try and get some interest in Chungy as well as he's just not cut out for this league, bye bye to Eagles and Mears, Knight, Medo, Mills, etc beechd
  • Score: 1

4:16pm Mon 27 Jan 14

JustaBloke2000 says...

What did Freedman admire about Jutkiewicz, his hair? His witty repartee? It can't have been his goal scoring record as that is pretty poor...
What did Freedman admire about Jutkiewicz, his hair? His witty repartee? It can't have been his goal scoring record as that is pretty poor... JustaBloke2000
  • Score: 2

4:24pm Mon 27 Jan 14

beechd says...

Medo would struggle to find someone in pass the parcel, let's face it except for Dawson (inspiring) Mcnaughton (dependable) and Danns ( mr reliable) who else has he signed of significance?
I think even the most optimistic of fans can see DF just isn't the man for the job if you want a quick fix, if it's the long game then only time will tell.

God help us if that's the case !!!!!!!!
Medo would struggle to find someone in pass the parcel, let's face it except for Dawson (inspiring) Mcnaughton (dependable) and Danns ( mr reliable) who else has he signed of significance? I think even the most optimistic of fans can see DF just isn't the man for the job if you want a quick fix, if it's the long game then only time will tell. God help us if that's the case !!!!!!!! beechd
  • Score: 0

4:34pm Mon 27 Jan 14

JustaBloke2000 says...

beechd wrote:
Medo would struggle to find someone in pass the parcel, let's face it except for Dawson (inspiring) Mcnaughton (dependable) and Danns ( mr reliable) who else has he signed of significance?
I think even the most optimistic of fans can see DF just isn't the man for the job if you want a quick fix, if it's the long game then only time will tell.

God help us if that's the case !!!!!!!!
Quick fixes would just be plastering over cracks, though. DF has always been one for the long game, building things up from scratch again. I'm still not sure he's the right man for the job but at least I can understand 'some' of the stuff he's doing.
Other things, not so much...
[quote][p][bold]beechd[/bold] wrote: Medo would struggle to find someone in pass the parcel, let's face it except for Dawson (inspiring) Mcnaughton (dependable) and Danns ( mr reliable) who else has he signed of significance? I think even the most optimistic of fans can see DF just isn't the man for the job if you want a quick fix, if it's the long game then only time will tell. God help us if that's the case !!!!!!!![/p][/quote]Quick fixes would just be plastering over cracks, though. DF has always been one for the long game, building things up from scratch again. I'm still not sure he's the right man for the job but at least I can understand 'some' of the stuff he's doing. Other things, not so much... JustaBloke2000
  • Score: 1

4:56pm Mon 27 Jan 14

J J J J says...

I have been following this live blog throughout the day and saw that DF has pulled off a miracle in getting Swansea to buy N'gog, What a genius. He should now re-invest this money into the defence. As long as you keep a clean sheet you are guaranteed at least a point. He now has to opportunity to buy some defenders or loan them whichever way. I would abandon the deal to sign that jutkiewics and play Craig Davies. and if he gets injured I would throw a youth team player in because keeping clean sheet will mean if we get a goal we are more than likely to win because of the stability at the back.
I have been following this live blog throughout the day and saw that DF has pulled off a miracle in getting Swansea to buy N'gog, What a genius. He should now re-invest this money into the defence. As long as you keep a clean sheet you are guaranteed at least a point. He now has to opportunity to buy some defenders or loan them whichever way. I would abandon the deal to sign that jutkiewics and play Craig Davies. and if he gets injured I would throw a youth team player in because keeping clean sheet will mean if we get a goal we are more than likely to win because of the stability at the back. J J J J
  • Score: 0

5:05pm Mon 27 Jan 14

M.I.B. says...

It's been great having Wiltshire, Sturridge and one or two others playing under our badge, but for every great player we've had, I'm guessing we've plenty more turkeys too.

I've never been a fan of us loaning players. Why should we potentially improve another teams players worth and give them game time, whilst at the same time diminishing our own players? It doesn't make any sense unless we buy the player at the end of the loan term.
It's been great having Wiltshire, Sturridge and one or two others playing under our badge, but for every great player we've had, I'm guessing we've plenty more turkeys too. I've never been a fan of us loaning players. Why should we potentially improve another teams players worth and give them game time, whilst at the same time diminishing our own players? It doesn't make any sense unless we buy the player at the end of the loan term. M.I.B.
  • Score: 0

6:22pm Mon 27 Jan 14

Worksopbwfc says...

Why not have a whp round and bring back who was a instant hit with the fans and a great ray of sunshine in this winter spell FEENEY AND SELL DEAD WOOD..
Why not have a whp round and bring back who was a instant hit with the fans and a great ray of sunshine in this winter spell FEENEY AND SELL DEAD WOOD.. Worksopbwfc
  • Score: 0

7:05pm Mon 27 Jan 14

luckyPeterpiper says...

Hi marc, has a deal actually been done for jutkiewicz or what mate? I'm seriously hoping not, 2 goals in 24 doesn't overwhelm me with confidence. He looks like another bench warmer to me.
Hi marc, has a deal actually been done for jutkiewicz or what mate? I'm seriously hoping not, 2 goals in 24 doesn't overwhelm me with confidence. He looks like another bench warmer to me. luckyPeterpiper
  • Score: 0

7:18pm Mon 27 Jan 14

LondonWhite says...

Popescu playing left back with Andy Kellett in midfield or what? Pretty thin in midfield? Just Luke Woodland?
Popescu playing left back with Andy Kellett in midfield or what? Pretty thin in midfield? Just Luke Woodland? LondonWhite
  • Score: 0

7:25pm Mon 27 Jan 14

genesis22 says...

so DF says we are two strikers away from being a top team, I assume he is referring to Messi & Suarez - didn't realise they were being loaned out. As for his comment the first 25 minutes will be important at QPR tomorrow, do we assume if we are not 0-4 down at that stage we should have a chance ? Have you ever, ever, heard such banal rubbish uttered by a manager, I guess his remarks are at least in tandem with the garbage displays his team subjects us to. Will someone please remind him, if you cannot think of anything remotely sensible to say, keep quiet. PS - did he ever go to school or was he raised by monkeys in the jungle.?
so DF says we are two strikers away from being a top team, I assume he is referring to Messi & Suarez - didn't realise they were being loaned out. As for his comment the first 25 minutes will be important at QPR tomorrow, do we assume if we are not 0-4 down at that stage we should have a chance ? Have you ever, ever, heard such banal rubbish uttered by a manager, I guess his remarks are at least in tandem with the garbage displays his team subjects us to. Will someone please remind him, if you cannot think of anything remotely sensible to say, keep quiet. PS - did he ever go to school or was he raised by monkeys in the jungle.? genesis22
  • Score: 0

7:53pm Mon 27 Jan 14

J J J J says...

I have been following this live blog throughout the day and saw that DF has pulled off a miracle in getting Swansea to buy N'gog, What a genius. He should now re-invest this money into the defence. As long as you keep a clean sheet you are guaranteed at least a point. He now has to opportunity to buy some defenders or loan them whichever way. I would abandon the deal to sign that jutkiewics and play Craig Davies. and if he gets injured I would throw a youth team player in because keeping clean sheet will mean if we get a goal we are more than likely to win because of the stability at the back.
I have been following this live blog throughout the day and saw that DF has pulled off a miracle in getting Swansea to buy N'gog, What a genius. He should now re-invest this money into the defence. As long as you keep a clean sheet you are guaranteed at least a point. He now has to opportunity to buy some defenders or loan them whichever way. I would abandon the deal to sign that jutkiewics and play Craig Davies. and if he gets injured I would throw a youth team player in because keeping clean sheet will mean if we get a goal we are more than likely to win because of the stability at the back. J J J J
  • Score: 1

11:03am Tue 28 Jan 14

Jance says...

Before we start bringing players in, Freedman needs to learn to motivate his players, because when the going gets tough this lot don't have the fight in them to dig in. If you don't have these basics then you've got nothing in this league.
Before we start bringing players in, Freedman needs to learn to motivate his players, because when the going gets tough this lot don't have the fight in them to dig in. If you don't have these basics then you've got nothing in this league. Jance
  • Score: 0

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