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GK Nkoudou

Postby burnley007 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:03 pm

Could this be a sign that we are thinking of a permanent deal??
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby joey13 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:40 pm

Gudmundsson out injured

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Ooogeorgeorgeoghani » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:43 pm

Not impressing the radio lancs commentators, sound like he is lacking some quality

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Pearcey » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:44 pm

Trying too hard I think.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby burnley007 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:45 pm

Keeps losing the ball.
Not great.
There's a player in there somewhere...
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Newcastleclaret93 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:50 pm

keeps losing the ball but looks dangerous.

With game time he could be great. Looks a little rusty at the moment.

That pass to wood in the first half was great. He should have at least hit the target
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby cutsy123 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:50 pm

Hes had a good half

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby claretandy » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:50 pm

He's trying to hard, just needs to keep it simple.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby joey13 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:51 pm

Seen a lot of the ball , obvious quality there

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Tribesmen » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:52 pm

I think he did well , wanted to try something and have a go , hey what more do you want

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Moorite » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:52 pm

Sadly he's struggling. Far to often loses the ball when the simple pass was there.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Vegas Claret » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:52 pm

too often turning back into trouble when he has grass to run in to

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:52 pm

Hes direct quick nd tricky but as above trying too hard.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby bfccrazy » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:00 pm

If we bag another goal or 2 in this game then his true game will be shown - he's trying harder than he needs to and will come good when calmer.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby boyyanno » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:01 pm

Had a poor half but seen a lot of the ball. Reminded me a little of some of Brady's earlier games for us. I think with game time there will be a good player in him.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Conroy92 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:02 pm

Like others have said, there's certainly a player in there. As a loanee you have to show it all in limited oppertunitys, he's clearly trying too hard!

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Funkydrummer » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:21 pm

Needs more practice on crossing a ball.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:26 pm

Off now. Hes worked as hard as anyone and probably had most of the ball. Just panics at the end.

Burnley fans stayed behind him throughout though. Good to see.
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby claptrappers_union » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:26 pm

File under Jean Louis Valois

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Funkydrummer » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:28 pm

claptrappers_union wrote:File under Jean Louis Valois


That's very unfair.
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby KRBFC » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:39 pm

I thought he did well, always positive direct and kept trying. End product needs work but there's quality in there.
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby halfmanhalfbiscuit » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:47 pm

boyyanno wrote:Had a poor half but seen a lot of the ball.

He certainly didn't

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Goalposts » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:56 pm

positive runs...lost he ball consistently ...poor deliverys....needs a lot of work
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:56 pm

One player he can definitely learn from is lennon. What a player.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby pushpinpussy » Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:57 pm

always went looking for the ball. looked dangerous but his end product let him down. with a run of games this lad could be a gem

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby IndigoLake » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:01 pm

He's young and hasn't had a great deal of football of late. Hope we stick with him as he clearly has some talent.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby boyyanno » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:02 pm

halfmanhalfbiscuit wrote:He certainly didn't


You've quoted half of what I said you absolute numpty :lol:

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby AlargeClaret » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:05 pm

Thought GKN showed a bit of class ,very busy ,nice touch good dribbling though was trying too hard, crossing sloppy too,though obviously rusty ,though far better than the basic “ meat and potatoes” fare that JBG serves up.That said JBG adds a bit more steel
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby jojomk1 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:07 pm

Not on that showing
Too lightweight
Too much showboating with step overs and no end result

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby bfccrazy » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:09 pm

Interestingly we looked weaker defensively down his side after he came off.

He wa standing WBA players up so they had to float in crosses at best which we swept up nicely. Once he went off they seemed to have more freedom down that side. Their goal also came from his side once off (I know Ward was hurt) but Lennon was concentrating more on the middle of the park rather than out wide which GKN did.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby jojomk1 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:09 pm

" Far better than the basic meat and potatoes from JBG"
Are you being serious ?
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby ebby » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:10 pm

Next.....

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby JohnMac » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:13 pm

Caught in possession too easily and too fond of the showboat stuff. But he isn't a waster, there was some good stuff in there as well and it was a while since he has played.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby taio » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:14 pm

jojomk1 wrote:" Far better than the basic meat and potatoes from JBG"
Are you being serious ?


Hopefully not. Because Gudmundsson is anything but that.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby IanMcL » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:17 pm

Funkydrummer wrote:That's very unfair.

On JLV.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby IanMcL » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:18 pm

Young and still a lot to learn.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby what_no_pies » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:20 pm

He was very sloppy in possession but helped out defensively and clearly needs a run of games. Did appear to be trying too hard as he was running into defenders instead of playing simple passes.

5/10 today thanks to his admirable defensive work but I feel there's much more to come from him.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby halfmanhalfbiscuit » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:27 pm

boyyanno wrote:You've quoted half of what I said you absolute numpty :lol:

Sorry, it was because I was only interested in how you summed up his first half performance.
I didn’t think he had a poor first half.
I’m sorry – but is there any need to call me numpty? I’m feeling a real burn.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:27 pm

bfccrazy wrote:Interestingly we looked weaker defensively down his side after he came off.

He wa standing WBA players up so they had to float in crosses at best which we swept up nicely. Once he went off they seemed to have more freedom down that side. Their goal also came from his side once off (I know Ward was hurt) but Lennon was concentrating more on the middle of the park rather than out wide which GKN did.

He worked very hard tracking back for sure.

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Postby halfmanhalfbiscuit » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:29 pm

He did indeed cricketfield.
And yes we did look weaker when he came off.
I thought he did well.
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby PhiladelphiaChris » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:30 pm

I thought he had a very good game overall.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Lancasterclaret » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:30 pm

Some positives to be sure, but his dead ball delivery was poor.

Certainly a work in progress and he's certainly a good option.

But you just have to look at the other wing to how to do it. He could learn a lot from Lennon.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby TVC15 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:35 pm

AlargeClaret wrote:Thought GKN showed a bit of class ,very busy ,nice touch good dribbling though was trying too hard, crossing sloppy too,though obviously rusty ,though far better than the basic “ meat and potatoes” fare that JBG serves up.That said JBG adds a bit more steel


WTF are you talking about ?
JBG has been brilliant for us this season - he is a better player than GKN in every respect.

GKN was a real mixed bag today - crossing was woeful and his decision making terrible at times. Ward was getting frustrated with him.
But it was his first ever Premier League start and he was not scared to look for the ball. He made some good runs and he also worked back in defence very well.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby dermotdermot » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:39 pm

I thought that he had a really good game. Okay, he lost the ball a few times but won it back and dispossessed opponents defensively several times.
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby claretspice » Sat Mar 31, 2018 5:52 pm

Amazed anyone could think he offered more than JBG would have done today. Or that he had a particularly good game.

He had lots of the ball first half - and as importantly, lots of space to exploit. But apart from an excellent pass into Wood, he did very little with it. He was more productive in the second half but even then he made more bad decisions than good.

There's some talent there- some pace, a work rate and a stomach for the fight- but even after 3 years in England he's sushi raw. It will be interesting to see if Dyche fancies the challenge of trying to harness him because I'd be very surprised if Spurs reckon he's got a future there.
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby KRBFC » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:21 pm

JohnMac wrote:Caught in possession too easily and too fond of the showboat stuff. But he isn't a waster, there was some good stuff in there as well and it was a while since he has played.

Took up some good positions off the left drifting inside, had a hand in the first goal when he kept it simple and made one or two really good contributions defensively inside our own box, an encouraging performance despite the lack of end product which i'm sure will come with more game time.
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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Paul Waine » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:27 pm

I wasn't at the game. All I've seen are the two goals from IT's links (thanks, IT).

GKN's pass out to the right wing was the "killer pass" that opened WBA up and led to Ashley Barnes's spectacular goal.

Agree, when GKN first played at Crystal Palace there was an "eagerness and determination to impress." It's got to be hard coming into a team on a loan, when you've not been making your own club's side. Effectively trying to impress to coaches.

And, he is being kept out from more game time by JBG's performances over the past several games. It was JBG that beat Joe Hart from outside the box for Chris Wood to nip in and get our third at West Ham.

Be good to see GKN get some more game time in some of the next few games.

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Vegas Claret » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:33 pm

reminds me very much of a young Nathan Dyer

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby ClaretSam92 » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:35 pm

I thought he was awful on what was a good day. Lost the ball 100% of the time and has no end product. We need Gudmunson back ASAP!

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Re: GK Nkoudou

Postby Dark Cloud » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:37 pm

I believe Sean could do something with this guy and maybe something most other managers couldn't do, but it strikes me he's also the sort of player who may well divide opinion among us lot until the cows come home.
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