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Free agents

Postby oldweststander » Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:39 pm

We are a little thin squad wise.

Does anyone else think we should be looking at the free agent list?
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Re: Free agents

Postby PEAR CIDER » Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:40 pm

Hugely thin.
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Re: Free agents

Postby Amber Andy » Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:42 pm

oldweststander wrote:We are a little thin squad wise.

Does anyone else think we should be looking at the free agent list?

No they are free agents for a reason.

Getting some first team experience into the youth would be better.
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Re: Free agents

Postby PEAR CIDER » Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:54 pm

Having such a weak bench has cost us 3 points today
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Re: Free agents

Postby MTFCMusings » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:02 pm

PEAR CIDER wrote:Having such a weak bench has cost us 3 points today


How?
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Re: Free agents

Postby Captain Cunno » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:04 pm

While ever we had/have a sniff at the play offs we should've and still should try and strengthen more....
Lack of options on the bench today has done for us....

Once the play offs are not achievable then by all means play the youth and players NC wants to keep...
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Re: Free agents

Postby Sneag » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:08 pm

MTFCMusings wrote:
PEAR CIDER wrote:Having such a weak bench has cost us 3 points today


How?


We were winning with 2 minutes to go. Their forward sat our 1st choice centre back on his arse & smashed a shot past our 1st choice keeper.
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Re: Free agents

Postby MTFCMAD » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:12 pm

Sneag wrote:
MTFCMusings wrote:
PEAR CIDER wrote:Having such a weak bench has cost us 3 points today


How?


We were winning with 2 minutes to go. Their forward sat our 1st choice centre back on his arse & smashed a shot past our 1st choice keeper.


So are you saying we should of subbed our centre back for another centre back???
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Re: Free agents

Postby Sneag » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:16 pm

MTFCMAD wrote:
Sneag wrote:
MTFCMusings wrote:
PEAR CIDER wrote:Having such a weak bench has cost us 3 points today


How?


We were winning with 2 minutes to go. Their forward sat our 1st choice centre back on his arse & smashed a shot past our 1st choice keeper.


So are you saying we should of subbed our centre back for another centre back???


No, I think if Maynard had been in nets he'd have saved it. ;)

Or maybe I was replying to PC & quoted the wrong post. :D
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Re: Free agents

Postby MTFCMAD » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:23 pm

Sneag wrote:
MTFCMAD wrote:
Sneag wrote:
MTFCMusings wrote:
PEAR CIDER wrote:Having such a weak bench has cost us 3 points today


How?


We were winning with 2 minutes to go. Their forward sat our 1st choice centre back on his arse & smashed a shot past our 1st choice keeper.


So are you saying we should of subbed our centre back for another centre back???


No, I think if Maynard had been in nets he'd have saved it. ;)

Or maybe I was replying to PC & quoted the wrong post. :D


:lol:
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Re: Free agents

Postby Mansf1eld » Sun Feb 14, 2021 6:48 pm

Anyone got a list?
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Re: Free agents

Postby PEAR CIDER » Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:48 pm

MTFCMusings wrote:
PEAR CIDER wrote:Having such a weak bench has cost us 3 points today


How?


Because we didnt have the anything in the armory to kill the game off.

1 sub being a defender for a midfielder says it all. With 20mins to go we didnt have enough depth to raise the bar
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Re: Free agents

Postby MTFCMusings » Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:50 pm

PEAR CIDER wrote:
MTFCMusings wrote:
PEAR CIDER wrote:Having such a weak bench has cost us 3 points today


How?


Because we didnt have the anything in the armory to kill the game off.

1 sub being a defender for a midfielder says it all. With 20mins to go we didnt have enough depth to raise the bar


We didn’t need it. We went 2-1 up with ten mins to go and conceded in the last minute.

It’s such a general comment to say ‘weak bench cost us’. Yes the squad is thin, but that is not the reason we conceded a last minute equaliser.
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Re: Free agents

Postby PEAR CIDER » Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:58 pm

We made 1 sub because we had no choice on others. Tired legs on a very difficult pitch was evident to see. Ps I am not taking anything away from the players. Battled hard and played well.

My comments stands, our bench was weak so there was a reluctance to freshen things up.

It's going to cause us all sorts of problems over the next 8 games when we inevitably pick up knocks
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Re: Free agents

Postby Rob » Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:00 pm

Mansf1eld wrote:Anyone got a list?


Geoff had one.
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Re: Free agents

Postby Big yella » Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:11 pm

Rob wrote:
Mansf1eld wrote:Anyone got a list?


Geoff had one.

Diego Costa is on it.
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Re: Free agents

Postby MTFCMusings » Sun Feb 14, 2021 9:14 pm

Mansf1eld wrote:Anyone got a list?


That German fella on Dad’s Army.

Don’t tell him your name Mansf1eld
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Re: Free agents

Postby Spiritater » Sun Feb 14, 2021 10:40 pm

Luke Beckett's still without a club ;)
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Re: Free agents

Postby Tippy Tappy Football » Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:24 pm

I'm sure Nigel or his brother will have a few possible emergency signings lined up. You always need a Plan B.
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Re: Free agents

Postby STAGS FOR LIFE » Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:25 pm

:) Just put this up , if some one would like to look :) i have had a bottle of red and ready for bed :lol:

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Re: Free agents

Postby Tippy Tappy Football » Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:36 pm

Calvin Andrew and Craig Davies available.
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Re: Free agents

Postby Tippy Tappy Football » Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:37 pm

....and so are Chris O'Grady, Paul Taylor and Lee Holmes

...and Paul Anderson
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Re: Free agents

Postby Tippy Tappy Football » Sun Feb 14, 2021 11:45 pm

James Bailey. Signed by Nigel Clough at Derby County.

Joel Lynch, former Forest player.

Jordan Green who scored the winner for Yeovil at Field Mill that helped to cost us promotion in 2018-2019
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Re: Free agents

Postby broomo » Mon Feb 15, 2021 12:28 am

Tippy Tappy Football wrote:James Bailey. Signed by Nigel Clough at Derby County.

Joel Lynch, former Forest player.

Jordan Green who scored the winner for Yeovil at Field Mill that helped to cost us promotion in 2018-2019



James Bailey had a great chance to make a very good football league career, was PLENTY good enough to have been a regular in a top 6 league one side but he blew it because of a poor attitude.

He signed from Crewe as part of the deal that took Brayford to Pride Park and for a while he looked a real prospect. I think he thought he'd cracked the big time and it went to his head.

He played so badly in a pre season friendly against Chesterfield that even the ref tackled him. Nige uses those games to measure a players attitude and unfortunately Bailey let himself down badly.

I think he ended up playing in India or some other footballing backwater.

Such a shame and such a waste. I don't see him having his career resurrected by Nigel.

Plus he's a central midfielder who is better defensively than going forward and that's probably the last position we need cover in.
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Re: Free agents

Postby Tippy Tappy Football » Mon Feb 15, 2021 12:57 am

Thanks for that info Broomo.
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