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Jamie Semple will always have his cut back for Turnbull to score that one two with the crossbar goal. His small moment of fame.

Just as Dom Thomas will always have a nutmeg on Jim Goodwin before setting up the 5th goal in a 5-0 win if my memory serves me right.

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45 minutes ago, capt_oats said:

Someone was asking about the whole ST/streaming patter a while back.

Mildly interested to see Burrows reply on the subject.

Interesting to see that, I guess for us it was financially beneficial rather than detrimental. I can only think that is what fuels Flao’s support.

I imagine it’s detrimental for the OF hence why the fingers have been snapped and Doncaster is doing their bidding.

Can’t we just go rogue like The Rangers or do we actually abide by the rules?

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On 27/06/2022 at 22:37, Busta Nut said:

There is a shitey wee account claiming we've signed someone. Not the Japanese or Faroese persons
 

 

See that boy is apparently still at Morecambe (also the shitey wee account has deleted the original Tweet :lol:).

And now he's signed a contract extension...

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Just FYI in case anyone missed it, the ECL 2nd round home tickets are now on sale for season ticket holders £15 for an Adults and probably less for others.

 

Should be going on public sale soon as well.

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3 hours ago, Gianfranco said:

Jamie Semple will always have his cut back for Turnbull to score that one two with the crossbar goal. His small moment of fame.

Just as Dom Thomas will always have a nutmeg on Jim Goodwin before setting up the 5th goal in a 5-0 win if my memory serves me right.

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59 minutes ago, Phillips455 said:

Just FYI in case anyone missed it, the ECL 2nd round home tickets are now on sale for season ticket holders £15 for an Adults and probably less for others.

 

Should be going on public sale soon as well.

That’s me signed up, I am going on a European tour (to Fir Park)

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12 minutes ago, capt_oats said:

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I scored that Turnbull goal at the fives last week, it was left foot, off the keeper’s knee and right foot into the net.  9 other boys that didn’t understand the reference.  

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7 hours ago, Kapowzer said:

Yeah I get that but the two signings we’ve made and the promotion of the boys won’t be far of the wages savings from those we released. So by my reckoning we’ve still got a tidy amount left to do some business.

I dunno, I suppose the sort of players I aspire we get wouldn’t be at a place to prove themselves to gain a contract.

To that point, it's probably worth noting that a number of our first team signings last season didn't happen until mid-July.

Slattery was 24th July, Ojala was 29th July and Goss was 26th August. Johansen was 31st August.

Which I guess brings us full circle to your original point of there's a chance they won't be in for Austria. :)

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It almost seems like the kiss of death to me. I know we are now in the midst of the Information Age, where there’s more data and awareness available around younger players - but I honestly rack my brains to think of having heard of a player at the age of 14/15 who’s actually gone on to fulfill their potential.

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I suppose looking at that @capt_oats we at least had in place what pretty much turned out to be our front three (by minutes played) over the course of the season (minus Tony).

We're going to Austria with a LB position that continues to give me the fear and a desire for a bit of fresh quality in midfield and attack to raise competition for places. I also don't think many on here wouldn't be against a centre half like a Mulgrew with pedigree and of a standard to marshal the defence.

There's also 4 I consider wage thieves who will definitely need a significant payoff or run down their contracts as we they will not end up anywhere of a higher standard or on more money.

I suppose it brings up all sorts of debates as have been outlined already in the last 20 pages:

  • Will SOD be pushed forward into a right midfielder?
  • Is McGinn going to be used as a RB to facilitate the above or right side of a back 3?
  • Does GA think central defence is now covered with Ojala, McGinn, Lamie, Sol, Bevis, Devine and Carroll (as he was a few times last season)?
  • Despite what we all think as @thisGRAEME pointed out way back, GA inexplicably fancies McGinley, does he now think this position is covered?
  • If we go 532, how is Tierney best used in that?
  • Are we going to see Maguire, Mahon, Johnson and Shields push on to any significant degree?

As you point out, potential for quite a bit of business despite what has been drip fed publicly. It only takes one marquee summer signing to prompt a focus of tactics and formation away from where it looks like we are at present.

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Burrows said they were working on some things, so I don't think it's a case of GA being happy with what we have, but it's possible we're either waiting on specific people, or we're losing out to other teams.

I think we definitely need a few more in, but I don't think our squad is bad enough that we need to panic.

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11 minutes ago, Nadroj said:

Liam Donnelly - yay, nay, or meh?

meh.

Good for kicking an opponent and has a decent shot on him. Lacks pace and ability to pick a pass. Can play a bit of CB in a back 3.

Teamed up with Liam Polworth in midfield to give us a 3rd place finish in 2019/20. You are just an Allan Campbell short of recreating that...

Not the worst signing since he is kind of proven at this level although didn't look anywhere near his best after his injury lay off. Already looking forward to him scoring a screamer against us.

If you continue to play 4-4-2 I don't see a place for him in the team. His mobility is an issue. But then are you going to do that because I don't see Alan Power thriving in a 2 man centre midfield either.

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I'd echo that Meh. Plays best as the extra cover in front of the central defenders. Amazing run in the first few months of 2019/20 season then got injured, but was already on or near double figures by the end of September, mostly all 20 yard contenders or it seems like it. Was out for a year and got knee surgery, then a few cameos and back onto the treatment table for an extended period. Don't know if he was rushed back or unlucky.

We were hoping he recreates that run from 2019, but unfortunately he didn't ever look close to it. Granted different manager and set up from then and he did return to a regular start when we went through our dismal run. That may cloud some people's judgement as many felt his starts were at the expense of those who offered more or were at least in form.

I'd give him the benefit of the doubt because I've felt Alexander has made a number of decent players look mediocre with his instructions and tasks he's given them at times.

I think player and club felt it was the right time to part ways. Thought he was a shoe in to go to Paisley due to the connection.

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Just FYI in case anyone missed it, the ECL 2nd round home tickets are now on sale for season ticket holders £15 for an Adults and probably less for others.
 
Should be going on public sale soon as well.
Where did you see this? There's nothing on the website or Twitter as far as I can see.
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