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1 hour ago, Junior Pub League said:

So mince like Stenny and Brechin should be allowed to stay in the SPFL because of "tradition" - jesus wept.

The Shire stank the leagues up for almost 2 decades before being rightly relegated, the sooner we have an active pyramid that clears the deadwood out of the SPFL and replaces them with ambitious teams the better.

For years Brechin punched well above their weight and were an excellently run "wee" club.

Your "big" team have achieved precisely nothing* for donkey's, other than Premier League survival and for years as the one senior team in Scotland's third largest city with a big support from the surrounding area, that is nothing to crow about. 

So don't spout nonsense on this league forum, when you clearly don't have a clue, what you are talking about.

 

 

*Oh yes, I'd forgotten about the 2013-14 Scottish League Cup, that nobody is still talking about.

Edited by Brummo
Aberdeen FC's only recent success outside of Aberdeenshire Cup.

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2 hours ago, theoriginalhedge said:

For the record we have put many competent teams on the park over the past 40 years or so  and your club even saw us as so much a threat that they paid ridiculous amounts of money to take our better players away. :lol: ( Must be a big team thing to do) . 

Just carry on with your shoulder chip laden obsession with our club if that's what rocks your boat.   We will be fine . The responsibility has been acted upon .  Have a nice day. 

Obsession really is the word.  Just an educated guess here, considering this will be VT's experience of following Morton.  Four games unbeaten though.  Record breaking stuff.

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1 hour ago, Brummo said:

For years Brechin punched well above their weight and were an excellently run "wee" club.

Indeed.  Compare that to Morton who have been put into admin, have had to play Brechin more times than they care to remember because of their perennial mediocreness, become a laughing stock after losing 10 goals in a Championship-level game (our dung team only managed half that at worst), yet again find themselves playing catch up with one of the Angus social clubs as they're threatened with yet another drop into the seaside leagues, and recently needed a second attempt to see off Brora Rangers after their game at Cappielow.

Watching them him having to delve into the Brechin threads in repeated (and somewhat tired) failed attempts to scrape any moral high ground because he's also a laughing stock in every other club thread is just the cherry on top.  Eta:  Especially on mornings ahead of Morton playing at home.  Minter.

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Having seen both sides recently, Brechin City will beat Stenny today.

Stenny are awful, the worst side in the division and their new signings are utter garbage. Greig Spence will do nothing in a relegation dogfight and Wilson has to be one of the worst centre halfs in Scottish football going by his performances last season vs Cowden.  Stenny will finish bottom this season and face the dreaded play off

Brechin were well organised in their games against us this season and in Paul McManus you have a decent striker which will help get you safe. Good luck City

 

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11 minutes ago, CowdenPhil said:

Having seen both sides recently, Brechin City will beat Stenny today.

Stenny are awful, the worst side in the division and their new signings are utter garbage. Greig Spence will do nothing in a relegation dogfight and Wilson has to be one of the worst centre halfs in Scottish football going by his performances last season vs Cowden.  Stenny will finish bottom this season and face the dreaded play off

Brechin were well organised in their games against us this season and in Paul McManus you have a decent striker which will help get you safe. Good luck City

 

I think the problem so far is having some form of organisation in the midfield but having a distinct lack of goal threat to reflect it.  McManus might be a decent enough finisher, but he's a foot or two too short to deal with any of the long ball efforts effectively.

Here's hoping we'll be fielding a more settled team than Stenny (that's my pint half full attitude given our near lack of transfer activity).

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17 minutes ago, CowdenPhil said:

Having seen both sides recently, Brechin City will beat Stenny today.

Stenny are awful, the worst side in the division and their new signings are utter garbage. Greig Spence will do nothing in a relegation dogfight and Wilson has to be one of the worst centre halfs in Scottish football going by his performances last season vs Cowden.  Stenny will finish bottom this season and face the dreaded play off

Brechin were well organised in their games against us this season and in Paul McManus you have a decent striker which will help get you safe. Good luck City

 

I’m intrigued to how the game will go today. We played Brechin last week and for 60 minutes they matched Cove and didn’t look like a bottom of the league side. Last 30 minutes they disintegrated slightly.
 

As you say McManus is an accomplished striker at our level and I was impressed with Olly Hamilton and his speed. 
 

If Brechin can get a couple of astute signings in January using the fighting fund then they’ve got every chance of a stronger second half of the season and avoiding 10th spot. There’s not much difference in quality of teams from 6th-10th really.

If I was a Brechin fan I’d be disappointed in the transfer activity so far and would be expecting the club to be doing a bit more. Next few weeks could well be vital to the clubs longer term future/existence in SPFL. Would hate to see them drop down to HL

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On 09/01/2020 at 15:30, Francesc Fabregas said:

Lovely banter, truly, but that's actually his da!

After watching our defence today I think his old man would probably get a game for us😂

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More players coming, just could nae get them over the line for today.

Considering, it would appear Stenny have shop there bolt in the transfer market today is likely as good as it gets for them.

Am anticipating midfield to b sorted as constantly bypass it.

We will come again and a few weeks before next game allows time to work with newbies.

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Brechin look the part, but they give away too many sloppy goals. Stenny on the other hand just look poor. Brechin would comfortably deal with a team like Kelty, if it gets to that.

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8 hours ago, whereismillar said:

that lad hamilton  no7 he looks a player  .

 

Aye , he has come on leaps and bounds in recent weeks. I only wish our defence had the same desire to improve their performance. Hill and Page spent a lot of their time with their hands on their knees , breathing out their arse. 

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Hopefully it wont get that far :L

Brechin look the part, but they give away too many sloppy goals. Stenny on the other hand just look poor. Brechin would comfortably deal with a team like Kelty, if it gets to that.

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Has their been anyone else mentioned that you guys are meant to be after?

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8 minutes ago, mo83 said:

Has their been anyone else mentioned that you guys are meant to be after?

You seem to be in the know . You tell us :lol:

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You seem to be in the know . You tell us 
Don't know a thing or would say bud.Wouldn't like to see you guys go into the highland league so hope you can beat the drop.

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2 hours ago, mo83 said:
3 hours ago, theoriginalhedge said:
You seem to be in the know . You tell us emoji38.png

Don't know a thing or would say bud.Wouldn't like to see you guys go into the highland league so hope you can beat the drop.

Was only jesting  . ..................We seriously need someone like Berra in to sort the defence out. Don't think the fighting fund will stretch that far though unfortunately. :lol:

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Where's a good old Daily Record 'Gie Us a Game' database when you need one?

I can remember Jim Duffy making pretty much all of his Brechin signings off of that when they ran it.  

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Where's a good old Daily Record 'Gie Us a Game' database when you need one?
I can remember Jim Duffy making pretty much all of his Brechin signings off of that when they ran it.  
He still does it, it's just that instead of him using the Daily Record database he goes to the PFA exit trial and chucks contracts at everyone. I think we signed about 5 of them in the summer.

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