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Re: Grant

Postby Woodclanger 1 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:27 pm

stagsfan6493 wrote:Different day, different ref, if he was wearing the Lincoln shirt then he might have got that pen.

He creates which a lot of our players are unable to do. He’s not a grafter unfortunately but he makes CJ and Tyler better players when he’s on the pitch.


Opinions I suppose, I'd send him back. Mardy, workshy, lightweight,nesh, prancing puff. Once again his second touch was a tackle.
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Re: Grant

Postby EdwinstoweStag » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:27 pm

Still too much of a “Fancy Dan” for L2 football.
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Re: Grant

Postby Jamie » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:28 pm

He was poor again today. We can't afford passengers like that when we already have Walker and CJ are already lightweight. I wouldn't start him Saturday.
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Re: Grant

Postby MTFCMusings » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:32 pm

Ballsy from Flitcroft to take him off, but the right decision. Grant didn’t look too pleased.
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Re: Grant

Postby ParisStag » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:35 pm

Jamie wrote:
bellwhiff wrote:He’s NESH.


As in cold?


As in afraid of getting stuck in. As in 'he's neshed it'. Have you not heard it in that context?
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Re: Grant

Postby bellwhiff » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:38 pm

ParisStag wrote:
Jamie wrote:
bellwhiff wrote:He’s NESH.


As in cold?


As in afraid of getting stuck in. As in 'he's neshed it'. Have you not heard it in that context?

Exactly
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Re: Grant

Postby Sneag » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:38 pm

What Grant needs is a thread from Norman asking Forest to take him back.
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Re: Grant

Postby Jamie » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:38 pm

ParisStag wrote:
Jamie wrote:
bellwhiff wrote:He’s NESH.


As in cold?


As in afraid of getting stuck in. As in 'he's neshed it'. Have you not heard it in that context?


No that's a new one on me. He's probably nesh, as in cold as well, a bit more effort would fix that...
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Re: Grant

Postby ParisStag » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:51 pm

Jamie wrote:
ParisStag wrote:
Jamie wrote:
bellwhiff wrote:He’s NESH.


As in cold?


As in afraid of getting stuck in. As in 'he's neshed it'. Have you not heard it in that context?


No that's a new one on me. He's probably nesh, as in cold as well, a bit more effort would fix that...


Fair enough. Maybe it's a geographical thing. Where are you from?
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Re: Grant

Postby MTFCMusings » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:55 pm

He’s getting some mindless abuse @‘d at him on Twitter. That should really help him put the effort in.
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Re: Grant

Postby Woodclanger 1 » Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:59 pm

This is his job and he just doesn't graft.
I'd get the sack for that lack of effort, give me Elsnik any day of the week.
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Re: Grant

Postby Sandy Pate Best Stag » Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:11 pm

Put Tomlinson at the side of Bish and let Mellis do the creative stuff, he was on fire before Grant came and took the role.
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Re: Grant

Postby stagmanrob » Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:47 am

We all saw what Otis Khan was capable of last season for Yeovil, and he looked more than capable of replicating that in Pre-Season for us.

For whatever reason he's never really got going here, but after his cameo at Vale, I'm surprised he's not been given more of an opportunity since to show he's better on his day than Grant.

Not forgetting we actually own the player and paid decent money for him too. He must be watching Grant strolling about trying his fancy flicks, wondering what on earth he has to do to get an opportunity to impress.
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Re: Grant

Postby SINA STAG » Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:42 am

stagmanrob wrote:We all saw what Otis Khan was capable of last season for Yeovil, and he looked more than capable of replicating that in Pre-Season for us.

For whatever reason he's never really got going here, but after his cameo at Vale, I'm surprised he's not been given more of an opportunity since to show he's better on his day than Grant.

Not forgetting we actually own the player and paid decent money for him too. He must be watching Grant strolling about trying his fancy flicks, wondering what on earth he has to do to get an opportunity to impress.



Spot on Rob since the January transfer window we've not been the same side perhaps the likes of White n Bobby getting injured as not helped... IMO the likes of Grant have not improved or impressed on what we already have.
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Re: Grant

Postby tmwilson » Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:51 am

Sandy Pate Best Stag wrote:Put Tomlinson at the side of Bish and let Mellis do the creative stuff, he was on fire before Grant came and took the role.


That sums it up perfectly for me. Mellis was on top form and creating so much.
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Re: Grant

Postby julianshatnasty » Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:09 am

The flip side of that is that Mellis was hopeless last night for about 65 minutes. Also terrified of a tackle, won't put a foot in, waiting for the ball to come to him, was a passenger and looked out of his depth.

Wrong position I guess. Midfield of Bishop Tomlinson and Mellis/Khan maybe needed now. Can't win a fight with a guy who can't fight.
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Re: Grant

Postby Conker » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:36 am

Mellis did fine.

Khan was brilliant at the start and it’s a bit concerning he cannot get in.
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Re: Grant

Postby ParisStag » Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:55 am

Maybe Khan is struggling with not being the star of the side like he was at Yeovil. He needs game time though. Agree that he can be a major player for us.
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Re: Grant

Postby lifestags » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:03 am

I thought we lost a lot of quality when he went off last night, didnt really look like scoring. Mellis should of been taken off, he was 2 yards behind everyone and it does not register with him when their is ''danger''.

Khan should be given a chance too.
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Re: Grant

Postby DE STAG » Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:48 am

lifestags wrote:I thought we lost a lot of quality when he went off last night, didnt really look like scoring. Mellis should of been taken off, he was 2 yards behind everyone and it does not register with him when their is ''danger''.

Khan should be given a chance too.

This. I was surprised that Mellis wasn't replaced by Tomlinson much earlier, he just wasn't on the pace of the game. Khan should have replaced Grant.
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Re: Grant

Postby victor A block » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:11 am

Thought Mellis was poor. No point playing a more creative player at home if he's not in the game. Tomlinson should have been on at half time for him.
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Re: Grant

Postby tillydog123 » Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:37 am

Drop Grant play Khan and Tomlinson maybe for a change as Mellis great when all is well but is not a fire eater of a player when the chips are down.
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Re: Grant

Postby arsene wengers coat » Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:31 am

Can't sour our relationship with forest. :/
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Re: Grant

Postby Sneag » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:07 pm

The frustrating thing with Grant, is we've all seen what he's capable of.

If it's an attitude problem, then maybe he would do well to reflect on the fact that he's got 8 games to prove to Forest he's as capable as Yates of getting into their first team squad, or 8 games to showcase himself to his next club.

Maybe he has already done this and is trying too hard to be a world beater instead of doing the simple things well.

Most fans will forgive a misplaced hollywood pass, if it's preceded by grafting for the team and (mostly) retaining possession.
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Re: Grant

Postby Chander Lear » Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:38 pm

Sneag wrote:The frustrating thing with Grant, is we've all seen what he's capable of.

If it's an attitude problem, then maybe he would do well to reflect on the fact that he's got 8 games to prove to Forest he's as capable as Yates of getting into their first team squad, or 8 games to showcase himself to his next club.

Maybe he has already done this and is trying too hard to be a world beater instead of doing the simple things well.

Most fans will forgive a misplaced hollywood pass, if it's preceded by grafting for the team and (mostly) retaining possession.


Last night he was clearly scared of getting that 2nd booking, hence the weakness in some challenges. But we looked less threatening when he went off.

he was clearly frustrated at being subbed - passion?
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