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04 Feb 2018 15:47:14
Rumour Utd looking at Pickford if they lose degea. Well if Sam is still here in the summer he will probably sell him.
Allardyce is a Championship manager at best, and is clearly out of his depth with us.
If we are going to spend big in the summer, then we need to do it on a manager. One with a history of winning, and who has a history of winning.
Not one who has a history of keeping teams up, and believes a draw is a good result.

Woburnblue

1.) 04 Feb 2018 22:22:00
Who could blame PIckford for moving to a club that wins trophies and regularly plays Champions League football?


2.) 05 Feb 2018 06:41:33
We will probably lose Lookman, Davies and Vlasic as well. Especially if SA stays.


3.) 05 Feb 2018 11:25:07
Vlasic can go along with B.S.
Pair of charlatans.


4.) 05 Feb 2018 19:34:18
Don't get Vlasic know he's young but light years behind lookman and defensively exposes our fullbacks.


5.) 06 Feb 2018 14:59:37
Vlasic exposes the fullbacks because he isn't a winger, he plays central and that is why he drifts inside all the time. The lad has talent but again is being mismanaged.


 

 

15 Aug 2017 23:38:02
Sigurdsson, Rooney, Keane, Klassen, Pickford and Ramirez so far. How can anybody complain about any of that. A striker and a centre back now would finish it off nicely. Oh and don't forget we have Coleman and Bolasie coming back. 👍👍.

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1.) 16 Aug 2017 07:28:42
It's been a really good window for me WB. Even if we don't get another striker, I think the squad looks good.


2.) 16 Aug 2017 07:35:35
It nicely put there Woburnblue.


3.) 16 Aug 2017 14:32:02
Need a striker without a shadow of doubt, at the moment we can cope with Williams and Keane in the backline, but for me a striker is a must.


 

 

15 Aug 2017 20:14:51
Yes Gareth Barry has been a good player for the club. But he is getting too slow now, and in an area of the pitch where you need pace he is getting found out. Hence the bookings. I wish him all the best at West Brom, but him leaving opens the door for someone else.

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1.) 15 Aug 2017 21:16:23
You should probably study his career history and realise he was always liable to a bunch of bookings and a suspension most seasons. It was his game to break it up anyway he could. Being slower only made the fouls a bit more obvious ;) Good luck Gareth Barry, I wasnt keen but I remember a Villa fan saying that only fans who see him week in week out, get what he was all about. Now go and smash Giggs and put that yellow card record out of sight.


2.) 15 Aug 2017 21:27:18
Finally we have our man! Sad to see GB go, I would have liked him to stay for another season, quality - but Gyfi is pure class. just need some bolstering up front now and maybe the left sided defender - but all in all a very good transfer window! Happy days.


3.) 15 Aug 2017 21:34:03
An area of the pitch you need pace? For real? His job is, and always was, to break up the flow of opposition midfield, stop their forward breaks and keep our line steady. He's a defensive enforcer in my view, someone who always puts his body on the line to make the defence job a little easier. Yes he gets a lot of bookings but because he is brave in any situation and knows the tactical advantage of when committing a foul is more of a benefit to the team. I think he would have been a real asset for us in the last half hour of any game where we are under pressure and need to stop such attacking threats. I wil miss him and wish him nothing but the best at West Brom.


4.) 15 Aug 2017 21:57:44
Pace is a quality worth having regardless of your position on the pitch. Having pace when trying to beat players to the ball and break up play is certainly worthwhile. I'd like to have kept him - but it was right to let him go and play games. Good luck GB!


5.) 15 Aug 2017 22:23:03
Anyone saying pace isn't important clearly didn't see the Goodison derby last year. We were on top until Jimmy Mc went off but Gareth B couldn't deal with the pace.

Good luck to him and thanks very much.
But time to move on.


6.) 15 Aug 2017 22:57:58
Thanks Dave, it would appear sentiment is ruling people's heads at the minute. As I said good player in his time but time catches up with us all, and now was Gareth's time.


7.) 16 Aug 2017 05:53:00
Agree Woburn.
At the match you constantly hear people having a go at him because of lack of pace. But as soon as he is moving the sentiment starts.

Alex Ferguson - and dare I say the reds teams of the eighties knew when to move people on before their performance dipped.
For me Gaz Baz could have gone 12 months ago.

Model pro, very respectful other two others I could mention - but we are aiming higher now.

COYB.


 

 

11 Aug 2017 23:31:05
Don't be surprised if EFC have a go for Leeds Chris Woods. Big lad who can hold the ball up and is not to shabby in the air.
Just saying is all.

Woburnblue

1.) 12 Aug 2017 00:31:37
Height of ambition there.


2.) 12 Aug 2017 07:16:05
Worcester why doesn't it show ambition just because he is from a championship team doesn't mean he wouldn't be a good signing let's have a look Lescott Cahill jags lookman all bought from lower leagues and have turned out ok in my eyes if Walsh and koeman think he can do a job that's fine by me and as for showing ambition I think we are showing more ambition now than at any point since the 80's remember it's not all about fee size or where the player cones from.


3.) 12 Aug 2017 08:20:01
Bluey u forgot Coleman in that.


4.) 12 Aug 2017 08:46:07
Perhaps we are the unknown Premiership club that bid for him 🤷🏻‍♂️.


5.) 12 Aug 2017 09:08:26
He fits the bill but was kinda hoping we'd get kalinic.


6.) 12 Aug 2017 10:23:12
He is a very good player would love Woods he is strong, hard working and know where the goal is.


7.) 12 Aug 2017 11:04:02
shakey good shout with Coleman forgot to add him in.


8.) 12 Aug 2017 11:30:49
Kalinic struggled at Blackburn, Woods would be worth a punt. Big and strong, holds ball up, decent in the air and most importantly, gets the ball in the net.


9.) 12 Aug 2017 12:05:30
Leading goal scorer in the championship last year, hardly see how it lacks ambition signing him.


10.) 13 Aug 2017 00:23:25
He is not premier league quality at all. i'm not surprised you forget this because he was pathetic when he had his chance at both West Brom and Leicester. He is another Jordan Rhodes, great in the Championship but will not succeed in the top division. If anybody honestly wants to say they think he is an adequate replacement for Lukaku then i'm baffled. I think far too many on here just want us to spend for the sake of it, and a select few just like to argue against any point made because you like the drama. I maintain my stance that signing players of the quality of Woods is something that would see us move backwards in the league!


11.) 13 Aug 2017 11:10:17
i think people have to realise that we have apparently been chasing a striker since we sold the belgian and while we have been linked with a few people the season has begun but we are no closer to one. altho we have targeted kalinic who is about to say no according to reports, i mean really no one sounded him out before approaching him, so it is probs the same for welbeck or anyone else we may be attempting to sign, no matter how positive you try to be this is a bad position to be in with less of the window remaining each day. it is kind of going back to the moyes era of transfers he couldn't sign a quality striker either. good defensive start yesterday good in the middle as usual, we need a striker the quality we bring into this position could define our season cause we looked good yesterday, albeit we weren't great in attack. people are right to be negative about a striker coming from the lower league cause one from the prem or europe could propel us higher in the table, imo, we have a striker in the u23 who's better than this guy your talking about, so why buy him. after all the links and all the waiting and hope of good quality strikers he is a bit of an anti climax for sure no matter how good he is or isn't.


 

 

07 May 2017 22:51:49
Any great team needs a strong spine. Goalkeeper, centre half, strong number 10 and a striker. This is what we need to target, not 9 or 10. But 4 maybe 5 if you want to replace both centre halves. Get this and you have the base to build around it. We have Baines, Coleman (when recovered) . Gana, Scneiderlin and Davies in midfield. Think Lookman will feature more next season so there's six. Bring in a new spine and we have the makings of a very strong team.

Woburnblue

1.) 07 May 2017 23:04:40
More or less what I said in a post on the banter page Woburnblue. Strengthen those 4 positions and we will be a force to be reckoned with.


2.) 08 May 2017 01:30:00
Be nice to see any of Keane, Van Dyke, Koulibaly, Sigurdson, Willan Jose, Butland, Pickford, Trippier and Ghezzal at the club. Not all together, but a couple from that list.


3.) 08 May 2017 07:50:14
If Lukaku and Barkley go, we will need the number 10 and number 9 positions filling. Whilst I agree totally about the spine bit and all the points you make, I would add that if those 2 leave, we will lose our top 2 goalscorers. We will also be losing the 2 players with most assists. So we really need to find out asap what Barkley's plan actually is. We also need to make a decision on Lukaku and let him know that under no circumstances is he leaving the club until a replacement is sorted. Same goes for Barkley if he is not signing a new deal. Then we need to get the replacement in ASAP! All the good work done this season needs to be a foundation for next. My fear is the club may suffer unless plans are in place over the next few weeks. Of course as much as Lukaku wants to leave, he still has 2 years contract and most clubs will only sell a player on with 12 months left. It sometimes causes problems keeping an unhappy player (Berahino for example) but I would guess Barkley will be sold quickly because he only has 1 year left. if he does not sign in the next few weeks. Lukaku may prove to be a more drawn out saga. That's my feelings anyway.


4.) 08 May 2017 08:20:36
Lukaku= willian jose, dolberg, possibly that Villarreal striker.

Barkley=gylfi, klassen

Then a gk=pickford or any of the 100 others linked

2 cb=keane, van dijk

Cm=tielemans

Winger= grey or ghezzel.


5.) 08 May 2017 09:02:34
Berkshireblue2, if we were to buy the cheapest options from your list, circa £25 million each that would be £150 million. Add to that you want VVD also so that's £200 million. Naturally it would mean replacing Lukaku and Ross who would get us £100 million at least. So realistically we would still have to spen £100 million. I can't see that happening despite our new spending power. I have to say though, your list is very exciting and what a summer that would be.


6.) 08 May 2017 11:58:23
Dont forget we already have a small squad compared to others around the top 7 (forget 6 now) . We will also likely lose McCarthy, McGeady, Kone and Valencia plus obviously Lennon for some time. wouldn't be surprised to see Jags move on, Mirallas and maybe even Barry.

So an already small squad needs 8 replacements just to stand still. Add to that losing Rom and Barkley and at least one of our keepers and its 11 to stand still with squad size.

For me, Butland, Keane, VVD, Tielamns, Gylfi, Klaasen, and 3 strikers - don't know enough about them to say who. Would also love Redmond to give us some width / pace and a couple more youngsters.

I think the cash is there - we had some spare last year - its just how much we can spend with FFP. Exciting and interesting times regardless.


 

 

 

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04 Feb 2018 11:36:33
If I see one more post about how much better we were second half I will scream. We were 4-0 down and Arsenal just took there foot off the gas. If they had been bothered that could easily have been 8 or more.
After supporting this club for 54 years, seeing all the highs and lows. I can honestly say this is the lowest I have felt.
Not because this side is any worse than some of the teams we had in the past. But because this is the first time in many years that we have had money to spend to build a good side. And we have wasted it.
I am just thankful that this league is full of very average teams. Otherwise this would definitely rank as the worst season I have had supporting this once great club.
NSNO? Do we even know what that means anymore?

Woburnblue

1.) 04 Feb 2018 12:10:39
I agree about the better in the 2nd half stuff. Half of their side was more worried about where they had parked in the car park and would they be able to get out in time to beat the worst of the traffic.


 

 

03 Feb 2018 19:04:20
Please, please get this clown out of our club. This is beyond embarrassing.

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03 Feb 2018 18:48:57
Jesus, four nil down and he takes a goal scorer off. You couldn't make this up.

Woburnblue

1.) 03 Feb 2018 19:06:49
I went to the gym at 3-0 have to keep fit at 78, I might get the call.


 

 

03 Feb 2018 18:47:57
Arsenal look bored now.

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{Ed025's Note - not as much as me mate..


 

 

03 Feb 2018 18:42:27
Siggy, Klassen, Lookma, Vlasic all flair players who would improve any team. So who do we play. Schneiderlin, Martina, Williams and Niasse. All grafters at best
We are a poor excuse for a club right now.

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12 Feb 2018 17:59:28
A solid base? So he plays Mangala and Martina?

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05 Feb 2018 19:31:54
If we are happy to throw a game on the off chance we will win the next, then we have seriously hit rock bottom. If this is true then no wonder players are looking to jump ship. Sad sad days.

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05 Feb 2018 12:52:30
High,
Players move for money mate, most don't give a toss what the team is like as long as you pay plenty.
As for Morgan he's getting paid loads so he won't move unless he gets a similar deal.
Player power!

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05 Feb 2018 12:47:38
You can't blame playing in Europe for our poor season. If anything it should have helped us improve as a squad. Think about it. We looked poor in our preseason games, and even in the early rounds of the comp, struggling to beat teams I had never heard of.
The only way we will improve is to stay playing in Europe, being out of it just weakens us.

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01 Feb 2018 15:49:21
Pity.

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19 Feb 2018 17:55:49
Well given we have never really seen him play (euros they were all crap) , that’s some statement. So in the future when we buy a player he has half a dozen games to make his mark or he’s out. Also do you really think Rooney will hack it next season given his age. And surely we should be developing the team now for next season. On the other point, I would play Walcott down the middle, and let Sig play wherever he likes.

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19 Feb 2018 16:47:47
Think you might find they were thumbing Ed’s comments, not yours mate.

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19 Feb 2018 16:44:51
442 for me with Gana, Rooney, Davies and Klassen (guy deserves a run of games) .

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15 Feb 2018 12:48:46
City view, so I can look down on those other buggers for once.

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15 Feb 2018 12:46:13
Is this the same Mori everyone was calling crap, before his injury. Headless chicken springs to mind.
Whatever pairing we decide on now, we have to stick with. Use the rest of this season to bed the players in.

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