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by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
08 Dec 2019 05:24
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG Birmingham
Replies: 144
Views: 6037

Re: BFTG Birmingham

Just seen the free kick again. Rafael should have done better imo. Nope top corner. It was an excellent strike, no doubt. But the wall was not in the right place nor was there enough people in it. Keeper openly invited the taker to put it in the corner he did. Anyway.... This is my first time in a ...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
03 Dec 2019 06:44
Forum: The Team
Topic: FA Cup 3rd Round Draw
Replies: 100
Views: 3441

Re: FA Cup 3rd Round Draw

i think its a pretty decent draw. Obviously you want to avoid the 23 teams you are playing twice already this year. Plus Ive never seen the appeal of drawing a much stronger team than you from the top of the Premiership. The key to a run in the cup, IMHO, is to be handed a nice 3rd round draw, and h...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
27 Oct 2019 11:56
Forum: The Team
Topic: Ade Williams
Replies: 53
Views: 5795

Re: Ade Williams

BTW much as I dislike Leeds (doesn't everybody outside of Leeds?) I think they will do it this season and look the best team in this division-with a proper striker they would walk it IMHO. I follow Leeds as one of my drinking buddies is a Leeds fan*, and Championship chat is always welcome in the p...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
27 Oct 2019 11:43
Forum: The Team
Topic: How times change
Replies: 38
Views: 2542

Re: How times change

I have always 'supported' Liverpool only because when I was 5 my best mate told me he supported them and the Liverpool badge was the best badge in the Panini stickers we were collecting so I arbitrarily decided to support them. I'm glad Liverpool are top of the league but I've never been there and ...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
06 Oct 2019 17:02
Forum: The Team
Topic: GOMES OUT!
Replies: 805
Views: 40746

Re: GOMES OUT!

There is a huge grey area between 'Wanting to go down' and 'Going down being disastrous' and it would be astonishing to find zero fans with an opinion in that grey area. Plenty of teams have gone down and come back up, including the team we seem to be mimicking at the moment - Blackburn. Its clear w...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
06 Oct 2019 07:40
Forum: The Team
Topic: Gomes, Should he stay or should he go? Mk2
Replies: 321
Views: 13586

Re: Gomes, Should he stay or should he go? Mk2

Nice bit of fence-sitting tbf Where do you want us (as a club) to be? Hey I picked a side: I think he should stay. My point being that we are who we are right now, and the replacement is unlikely to be anyone particularly better. Therefore it's a choice between giving any of these managers time to ...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
25 Sep 2019 10:49
Forum: The Team
Topic: Gomes, should he stay or should he go - poll
Replies: 41
Views: 2751

Re: Gomes, should he stay or should he go - poll

I mean it would be nice to go on a run of results again some time in my lifetime, but Gomes is just the sort of stabilising influence the club needs, and that outweighs everything else at the moment.
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
04 Sep 2019 07:52
Forum: The Team
Topic: Crowd for Charlton
Replies: 65
Views: 6250

Re: Crowd for Charlton

LOLWUT? I just don't get this. Before the game, didn't give us much of a chance, as the game went on I believed more and more that we could win. Two different people, two different emotions. Who would thunk it? I get not being confident about winning, or thinking we were never going to take the lea...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
03 Sep 2019 09:02
Forum: The Team
Topic: Crowd for Charlton
Replies: 65
Views: 6250

Re: Crowd for Charlton

The wins at Saints and West Ham under McDermott, many of the backs-to-the-wall games we then nicked 1-0, THEY brought joy (IMO, to me). They felt special, that whole season did, because we out-did ourselves, we found something more. IIRC (and I do) there was a belief that we were lucky against Sout...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
02 Sep 2019 09:03
Forum: The Team
Topic: Crowd for Charlton
Replies: 65
Views: 6250

Re: Crowd for Charlton

I used to watch Newport County (for decades) and we lost a lot of games, eventually went out of the league and out of business. But, because our expectations were low and winning was rare (except for two glory seasons when we got to the quarter-final of the European Cup winners cup, drew 2-2 away a...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
02 Sep 2019 06:08
Forum: The Team
Topic: Crowd for Charlton
Replies: 65
Views: 6250

Re: Crowd for Charlton

The continuing low home crowds is a concern...I blame it on Stam. I blame it on Anton, although Stam made it worse. When McDermott was sacked. we transitioned from a club that had an excellent rapport with the fans, and a side that tried to win on match days; to a club that became apathetic about i...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
12 Aug 2019 16:35
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - HULL CITY (AWAY)
Replies: 141
Views: 12003

Re: BFTG - HULL CITY (AWAY)

I think we need a power post ranking all our keepers from best to worst. I think the season we had 9 keepers would go down as the worst. Can we name them!? McCarthy and Shaka joint top for me What was the problem we all had with McCarthy again? His distribution? I didnt have a problem with McCarthy...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
12 Aug 2019 16:28
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - HULL CITY (AWAY)
Replies: 141
Views: 12003

Re: BFTG - HULL CITY (AWAY)

: What were Federici and McCarthy? Standard probably.. Federici was a standard keeper. He also had an issue with the near post by the way. McCarthy was a combination of a great keeper and an occassional dodgy keeper. An excellant shot stopper but at times a bit of a flapper. He could have been grea...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
12 Aug 2019 15:52
Forum: The Team
Topic: BFTG - HULL CITY (AWAY)
Replies: 141
Views: 12003

Re: BFTG - HULL CITY (AWAY)

: What were Federici and McCarthy? Standard probably.. Federici was a standard keeper. He also had an issue with the near post by the way. McCarthy was a combination of a great keeper and an occassional dodgy keeper. An excellant shot stopper but at times a bit of a flapper. He could have been grea...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
08 Aug 2019 11:20
Forum: The Team
Topic: Where will we finish?
Replies: 208
Views: 12202

Re: Where will we finish?

I havent seen us play in the flesh for coming on two years and I cant recognise 16/18ths of the players (I reckon I could give Gunter a go) but I think we're fcking shit. Bottom for me.
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
09 Jul 2019 14:53
Forum: The Team
Topic: Nick Shorey joins Accademy as Scout
Replies: 79
Views: 4268

Re: Nick Shorey joins Accademy as Scout

I don't think that it's unreasonable for someone to criticise Shorey's conduct/performances in 07/08 - I seem to remember Brian McDermott referring to it in an interview when Shorey returned in 2012. I've no issue with a player wanting to move on - plenty of Reading players have been in that positi...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
19 Jun 2019 10:10
Forum: The Team
Topic: League Cup 1st Round
Replies: 29
Views: 3043

Re: League Cup 1st Round

For the first round, i would like somebody local two leagues below us to be played in front of a crowd of the 1500 people who remembered the fixture was on. For the second round, somebody we will play twice this season anyway, and have played 20 times in the last 10 years. I dont think we'll get to ...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
24 Apr 2019 13:56
Forum: The Team
Topic: Next Season's Squad.
Replies: 1825
Views: 121380

Re: Next Season's Squad.

I think our defence requires the least work. We need to bring back Miazga (unlikely) or bring in AN other as first choice partner for Moore. But we have depth in the full back positions, while I think 2 of Holmes, McIntyre and Osho can provide cover (send one of them on loan). In midfield I think w...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
31 Mar 2019 10:36
Forum: The Team
Topic: The League of 4
Replies: 539
Views: 63271

Re: The League of 4

Yes. Still need 2 wins and tough games to come. Sure the players won’t be getting complacent In saying that Hull and Brentford are two big opportunities to seal safety Up to this point (where Rotherham have two home games and we have two away games) I wanted to be 4 or more points clear as we've de...
by Dr_Hfuhruhurr
31 Mar 2019 07:23
Forum: The Team
Topic: The League of 4
Replies: 539
Views: 63271

Re: The League of 4

I didnt like the look of those two home games for Rotherham, where we have two away games, but Derby did an almighty number on Rotherham yesterday and, in fairness, we've dome our part and got the points that we needed to do. Be mighty surprised if it isnt Championship football next year now.
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