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Jordan Rhodes

by Royalwaster » 11 Jul 2018 12:27

Just seen that he's joined Norwich on season long loan - bit surprised by this. Not long ago he cost a lot of money for Blackburn and he seemed to be prolific - has it lost it a bit over the last few seasons or is it just that Wednesday did not suit him? Or was he over-rated?

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Re: Jordan Rhodes

by Sanguine » 11 Jul 2018 13:47

He had six consecutive seasons with over 20 goals in all competitions. I don't think he was over-rated, just a striker of the classic type who needs a certain type of service, which he got at Huddersfield and Blackburn, and hasn't since.

Interestingly*, Rhodes was an Ipswich Town youth player, and their fans have taken the news of his signing for Norwich with all the grace you'd expect of modern-day football fans.

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Re: Jordan Rhodes

by Winston Biscuit » 12 Jul 2018 09:05

I know a Blackburn fan who told me that even when Rhodes was banging them in for them the fans were never 100% behind him. He was always considered by them to be someone who could get into the perfect position to finish off a move but was not a team player and was very lazy. They rated that other centre forward that was there at the same time much higher than Rhodes.

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Re: Jordan Rhodes

by John Smith » 12 Jul 2018 09:52

Winston Biscuit wrote:I know a Blackburn fan who told me that even when Rhodes was banging them in for them the fans were never 100% behind him. He was always considered by them to be someone who could get into the perfect position to finish off a move but was not a team player and was very lazy. They rated that other centre forward that was there at the same time much higher than Rhodes.

This never happened.

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Re: Jordan Rhodes

by Victor Meldrew » 18 Jul 2018 19:56

Winston Biscuit wrote:I know a Blackburn fan who told me that even when Rhodes was banging them in for them the fans were never 100% behind him. He was always considered by them to be someone who could get into the perfect position to finish off a move but was not a team player and was very lazy. They rated that other centre forward that was there at the same time much higher than Rhodes.


That other centre-forward was probably Josh King who is now thought to be worth around £20 million.
Fans sometimes do know best IMHO.


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Re: Jordan Rhodes

by From Despair To Where? » 18 Jul 2018 20:03

I was thinking Rudy Gestede.

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Re: Jordan Rhodes

by Winston Biscuit » 18 Jul 2018 20:05

From Despair To Where? wrote:I was thinking Rudy Gestede.


That's the fella

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Re: Jordan Rhodes

by leon » 20 Jul 2018 14:16

Winston Biscuit wrote:
From Despair To Where? wrote:I was thinking Rudy Gestede.


That's the fella


Rudy can’t fail.

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