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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by Snowflake Royal » 14 Aug 2019 17:38

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Because Yiadom might need a rest..

Because Gunter is .surplus to requirements and not match fit.

Because Rhino at RWB might be better than either Howe or Watson
and it allows for Rhino to go central if Adam or Pele are pulled

You have 4 RBs at your disposal. Two young products of your academy who went on tour with the first team. And you choose to play your best midfielder out of position, into a position where his performances have been mixed.

Might as well tell Howe and Watson to pack their bags.


Were either of them involved in the U-23 game on Monday? If so, that might be why they weren't involved.

Believe Gunter played. Surely the first team takes priority

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by Lower West » 14 Aug 2019 17:40

Nameless I assumed it was about getting certain players on the pitch, chose 11 and then decide how you can play them. I think playing 352 was fair enough but Rino may as well not have played. Other than that it was reasonable in terms of players getting minutes under their belt.


Got the result. Through to the next round. Another very winnable game. Every match minute played helps shape the squad into a team.

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by StellaPlease » 14 Aug 2019 17:52

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Nameless I assumed it was about getting certain players on the pitch, chose 11 and then decide how you can play them. I think playing 352 was fair enough but Rino may as well not have played. Other than that it was reasonable in terms of players getting minutes under their belt.


Got the result. Through to the next round. Another very winnable game. Every match minute played helps shape the squad into a team.


Retrospectively I agree. Wass pretty pissed off last night but it was a new team coming together and it will take some time.

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by Hound » 14 Aug 2019 18:38

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Snowflake Royal You have 4 RBs at your disposal. Two young products of your academy who went on tour with the first team. And you choose to play your best midfielder out of position, into a position where his performances have been mixed.

Might as well tell Howe and Watson to pack their bags.


Were either of them involved in the U-23 game on Monday? If so, that might be why they weren't involved.

Believe Gunter played. Surely the first team takes priority


Can understand the logic to an extent - gives Rino some experience playing that position if we needed to swap things around in a game and Chuck a CF on for example.

Though falls down slightly when our normal RB is as good as Yiadom in an attacking sense

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by Hendo » 14 Aug 2019 19:05

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Snowflake Royal You have 4 RBs at your disposal. Two young products of your academy who went on tour with the first team. And you choose to play your best midfielder out of position, into a position where his performances have been mixed.

Might as well tell Howe and Watson to pack their bags.


Were either of them involved in the U-23 game on Monday? If so, that might be why they weren't involved.

Believe Gunter played. Surely the first team takes priority


Oh yeah, he did you’re right. I guess it does take priority, but for whatever reason JG wanted to try Rino out there.

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Can understand the logic to an extent - gives Rino some experience playing that position if we needed to swap things around in a game and Chuck a CF on for example.

Though falls down slightly when our normal RB is as good as Yiadom in an attacking sense


This could well be the reason, especially when you consider that AY had AFCON before the season so could probably do with a bit of a rest.


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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by bcubed » 14 Aug 2019 23:10

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Why play Rino at RWB if we have Yiadom, Gunter, Howe and Watson at the club. It's madness.



Because Yiadom might need a rest..

Because Gunter is .surplus to requirements and not match fit.

Because Rhino at RWB might be better than either Howe or Watson
and it allows for Rhino to go central if Adam or Pele are pulled

You have 4 RBs at your disposal. Two young products of your academy who went on tour with the first team. And you choose to play your best midfielder out of position, into a position where his performances have been mixed.

Might as well tell Howe and Watson to pack their bags.


Don't want to interfere. I enjoy an Ian/Snowball argument as much as the next man or woman. But didn't you say Snowball that Rino was wasted at RWB?

Anyway I didn't understand it and good as he is (No doubt in any position) the side is weaker when he plays there than in his preferred position.

Overall there were promising signs and I thought all our new players looked very comfortable on the ball and quick in thought and action. Wycombe fans near me (was in Home stand) were most impressed with Ovie. So was I.

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by 2 world wars, 1 world cup » 15 Aug 2019 10:15

On the face of it: a draw in 90mins against a lower league team, which was probably a fair result. Not impressive.

But actually a great chance for the team to gel more, experiment with formations and ideas and it all paid off really well in the end. Standout points for me:

- Richards, the guy I asked never to play for Reading again, brilliant again.
- Adams, the guy I called pointless after the Hull game, actually did well I thought. Some good battling, some good balls. Not a bad squad player at all.
- Swift, the guy I said would one day would be one of our best players, showed why.
- Rafael - solid all game but not really tested. Penalty hero. Steve Mautone wannabe :) No brainer he now starts. Defence must trust him.
- Moore, as I said for first two games, not quite with it. Not sure what's going on with him. Like him, though, loyal and passionate player.
- Pele. Meh.
- Puskas. Class. He will miss chances, but he will be there to miss them. And he will also score bucketloads. Money well spent. The sort of player we were hoping to spend that money on instead of the shite Stam decided to spend the same money on.
- Boye. Really like him. A tricky hungry energetic player. I dunno why I think of Jamie Lambert.

Overall, yeah, a lot of positives as we got confidence in a keeper (for now), we got to try youngsters, try a new formation, a penalty win ( :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: ) and a massive boost.

Give it another 3 or so league games to gel and I can really see this lot being a decent force.

The future is definitely looking bright!

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by bcubed » 15 Aug 2019 10:47

I wonder how often the word gel will be used over the next few weeks?!

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by SWLR » 15 Aug 2019 12:14

bcubed I wonder how often the word gel will be used over the next few weeks?!

Other hair products are available


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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by 2 world wars, 1 world cup » 15 Aug 2019 12:28

bcubed I wonder how often the word gel will be used over the next few weeks?!


Until they gel I expect.

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by bcubed » 15 Aug 2019 12:34

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bcubed I wonder how often the word gel will be used over the next few weeks?!


Until they gel I expect.


Wasn't being critical. It just strikes me as a word that will get a lot of use.

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by SWLR » 15 Aug 2019 13:15

bcubed I wonder how often the word gel will be used over the next few weeks?!


Until someone sticks some Gelignite where the sun don't shine

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by 2 world wars, 1 world cup » 15 Aug 2019 13:28

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bcubed I wonder how often the word gel will be used over the next few weeks?!


Until they gel I expect.


Wasn't being critical. It just strikes me as a word that will get a lot of use.


Hehe no worries :)

I could say cohere,... any English boffins out there have a good single word we might use instead?

You're right though, I think it will be a feature in our discussions for a lot of this season.


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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by Sutekh » 15 Aug 2019 13:36

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Until they gel I expect.


Wasn't being critical. It just strikes me as a word that will get a lot of use.


Hehe no worries :)

I could say cohere,... any English boffins out there have a good single word we might use instead?

You're right though, I think it will be a feature in our discussions for a lot of this season.


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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by Snowball » 15 Aug 2019 13:57

They’ll be fine once they have developed mutual understanding of each other’s game, runs, strengths, weaknesses and so on, to the point where the playing eleven and substitutes are a well-oiled outfit playing with almost supernatural awareness and “Hoel”

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by bcubed » 15 Aug 2019 14:21

Snowball They’ll be fine once they have developed mutual understanding of each other’s game, runs, strengths, weaknesses and so on, to the point where the playing eleven and substitutes are a well-oiled outfit playing with almost supernatural awareness and “Hoel”


Not very snappy though?!

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by 2 world wars, 1 world cup » 15 Aug 2019 14:40

Snowball They’ll be fine once they have developed mutual understanding of each other’s game, runs, strengths, weaknesses and so on, to the point where the playing eleven and substitutes are a well-oiled outfit playing with almost supernatural awareness and “Hoel”


:lol:

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by Snowball » 15 Aug 2019 14:40

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Snowball They’ll be fine once they have developed mutual understanding of each other’s game, runs, strengths, weaknesses and so on, to the point where the playing eleven and substitutes are a well-oiled outfit playing with almost supernatural awareness and “Hoel”


Not very snappy though?!


Well I wanted to say "gel"

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by genome » 15 Aug 2019 15:01

A team "taking time to gel" is one of those annoying football buzz-phrases that doesn't actually mean anything

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Re: BFTG - Wycombe Away

by Ark Royal » 15 Aug 2019 15:11

Prefer 'meld'. 'Tis a woody word.

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