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  1. 8 hours ago, Flea said:

    Playing an injured Odelusi and Simon Lenighan over Cameron King for example...

    It may just be me, however it appears that the players all seem to be a lot happier at the moment. We have the likes of Staunton who is clearly a very good footballer now being able to express himself. We have an attacking outlet and intent. 

    The thing JF got right last season was how good we were defensively - however he got us great at the back by sacrificing any chance of playing football, by having everyone behind the ball, by killing creativity, by having every move, throw, kick pretty much set down in routine. Every corner, every free kick, every throw was exactly the same - and if something wasn't working we kept doing it regardless.

    Two games in to this season and Wild has already done something that JF failed to do in his entire spell here - make a sub that changed the game for the better. Within minutes of Allen and Earing coming on on Saturday we took control of the game. We have also used all three subs in both games so far, compared to JF's continual refusal to sub players, even when they could barely move through exhaustion (Again, look back to the 4 games in a week farce that ended up with players blowing out of their arse 5 mins into the game at Torquay).

    Under Wild I am genuinely optimistic of a very good season. I honestly feel players like Odelusi - who going on last seasons showing would go down as one of our worst players ever - could actually show they are of worth and use to us under a manager that seems to inspire the players to want to play. In the limited time Samni has played this season its almost like having a totally new player. 

    If the BoD were to say "We are giving the manager X amount to spend to improve the team" I would feel more at ease now that Wild could get some decent talent in rather than had it been JF.

    I do feel JF has what it takes to be a very good coach and when he was coaching the players pre match in the warm ups he looked like he knew what he was doing and looked comfortable. To me however he didn't have the transferable skills with management and I am now really interested to see what his next move will be - as in will he go back into management or focus more on coaching. I'm also left wondering who would offer JF a management job considering his walking out and failure to build a squad over the summer for us. 

    Brilliant assessment. From now on you shall be the Professor in my eyes. 


  2. Really looking forward to seeing how we approach the game. Hoping for a far more offensive approach than JF. New manager has talked a good game so far and Saturdays result was fantastic. But can we adapt an aggressive style at the Shay? Fingers and everything else crossed. 


  3. Really looking forward to seeing how we approach the game. Hoping for a far more offensive approach than JF. New manager has talked a good game so far and Saturdays result was fantastic. But can we adapt an aggressive style at the Shay? Fingers and everything else crossed. 


  4. Interesting appointment. He’ll have to hit the floor running. I’ll reserve judgment until Christmas, when we’ll be able to see 1. If he’s a good judge of players, as we are still well short of a full squad and need new bodies in. 2. Can he motivate (JF’s big weakness). 3. If he plays attacking football (a problem for our last 2 managers). Would be interesting to know why he left Oldham. Personal reasons????? I hope he makes Clarke his assistant and Brown his Captain. Come on Town. 


  5. It’s about competence. I think the club has been run in a far more competent manner by the current Board than by any other Board in my time supporting the Mighty Shaymen (50 years). Stuart Peacock is going to be sadly missed. A ethical, intelligent gentleman. I’ll be very disappointed if I can’t share a drink with him before and after games in the future. 

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  6. Aspin, Heath & JF had lost momentum. I’m hoping for a fresh approach. NC very well thought of by Orient fans and has handled himself well whilst with us. He gets my vote. Wouldn’t be disappointed if Ronnie Moore got the nod. Doubt we’ll see who else applied but it would be interesting to know. 


  7. Christ, get real. This is without doubt the best Board we’ve had in 50 years. If you do not understand this you probably vote for Corbin. Be very careful what you wish for. There really is no upside to bitching about this Board. If no one else with more money to spend is ready to replace them (and they’ve said they’ll stand down if anyone else comes forward) there is no upside to this subject.  

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