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My only issue with the Balitoni signing was that obviously nobody had seen him play in previous 12 months or so. If they had it was obvious he was finished.
 

However, at the time I actually thought we were getting the player we had seen in L2 on previous occasions and was actually ok with it,  but as we all know that wasn’t the case… again my point I assume no one had watched him, at least hope nobody had , if they had and still signed him that that’s a worry!

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35 minutes ago, FREDDYFRY said:

My only issue with the Balitoni signing was that obviously nobody had seen him play in previous 12 months or so. If they had it was obvious he was finished.
 

However, at the time I actually thought we were getting the player we had seen in L2 on previous occasions and was actually ok with it,  but as we all know that wasn’t the case… again my point I assume no one had watched him, at least hope nobody had , if they had and still signed him that that’s a worry!

Yes. The mere fact Edinburgh let him go should have been considered more.

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2 hours ago, Bullyweeno1 said:

Yeah understand is one of the top earners and in top 5 is probably right.

Think top earners will be (in no particular order)

1. Goodwillie

2. Parry (replacing Mitchell)

3. Gomis

4. Love

5. Balatoni

I’d say

 

1. gone and not allowed back

2.Gomis

3.Balatoni 

4. Parry

5. Love

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14 minutes ago, haufdaft said:

Why would we pay a player who needed to actively hawk himself around clubs a relatively high salary?

That flies in the face of the traditional supply and demand convention.

Then again, we gave McGrath a two year contract.

All sounds very Clyde like to me.
 

Think we were the only club he contacted. Does that make it better or worse? 
I think at that stage we’d been either turned down or messed about by loads of target signings.....not sure we had any CB’s signed at that point..... Rumsby was late, Elsden even later and not quite sure about Page. Panic was surely setting it. 

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Think we were the only club he contacted. Does that make it better or worse? 
I think at that stage we’d been either turned down or messed about by loads of target signings.....not sure we had any CB’s signed at that point..... Rumsby was late, Elsden even later and not quite sure about Page. Panic was surely setting it. 
We signed him in the middle of June. Surely that would've been too soon to panic.
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1 minute ago, haufdaft said:
11 minutes ago, JBJ said:
Think we were the only club he contacted. Does that make it better or worse? 
I think at that stage we’d been either turned down or messed about by loads of target signings.....not sure we had any CB’s signed at that point..... Rumsby was late, Elsden even later and not quite sure about Page. Panic was surely setting it. 

We signed him in the middle of June. Surely that would've been too soon to panic.

No other CB’s signed and the two Dumbarton CB’s turned us down.... mild panic then 

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20 minutes ago, SLClyde said:

Peterhead getting a player from accies and Montrose a player from Dundee today, but there’s nobody available…

Can fully understand our busy recruitment team missing out on lads from Dundee going to Montrose- but an Accies lad going away up to Peterhead? Unless he hails from that region. 
Be interesting to compare our 2 loanees against our competitors in league 1 

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5 minutes ago, SLClyde said:

Peterhead getting a player from accies and Montrose a player from Dundee today, but there’s nobody available…

Concerning IMHO. 

P Heid and Montrose might've been better placed geographically...or have picked up a player for position we don't have a gap for like RB, CH, CM, RW or CF, or another CH or a 2nd CF.

I don't know, but we seem off the pace recruitment-wise.  Since Xmas we've lost our CF and a CH, in a kind of planned way, but we seem incapable of finding any warm body to fill the berth. 

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