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Thank god that's over

Post by theroyaldyche » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:31 pm

one of the worst games i've watched in years

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:32 pm

Played poor, won and we're through.

McNeil played very well I thought, so that's a positive to take away from the game.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:33 pm

Whatever do you mean?

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Aclaret » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:39 pm

Would rather our penalty have come v Fulham for the winner in the 90th minute !

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Vegas Claret » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:40 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Whatever do you mean?

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you should go for a job at the Government if you are trying to spin any gloss on that "performance" CC :lol:

Delighted we won 3 in 3, delighted Wood has 3 in 3, great McNeil looks a really really good player, great a few players came back from injury BUT as a team performance it was nothing other than abject

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by wilks_bfc » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:40 pm

Foreign broadcasters picked a great game for their viewers

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Tribesmen » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:43 pm

Hey take a win any day of the week .
1-0 to the Burnley end of story ........
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Leisure » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:44 pm

Some folk are never happy. Should have won by 3 or 4, defence played well, got a penalty, through to next round etc. UTC

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Vegas Claret » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:48 pm

Leisure wrote:Some folk are never happy. Should have won by 3 or 4, defence played well, got a penalty, through to next round etc. UTC
how do we win 3 or 4 when we only had 2 shots on target ?

A wins a win though :D
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by tiger76 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:50 pm

We're in the draw on Monday that's all that matters in KO football.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Longside4evr » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:50 pm

What do you expect completely change side first time of playing with one another it was like bedding in players
We won that's all that matters and if we had lost wouldn't have been that bothered would have been better to lose than have a replay before going to Old Trafford.
main point Pope Defore Ward all got a game

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:51 pm

Barnsley have the best defence in League 1, so know how to sit back and make it difficult for the other team. Just 18 goals conceded in 25 games. They were never going to just roll over and let us win 3 or 4-0. But we got the job done.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by DomBFC1882 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:52 pm

Lol 3 or 4? What were you watching? It was dire

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Leisure » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:52 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:how do we win 3 or 4 when we only had 2 shots on target ?

A wins a win though :D
Because McNeil missed a simple header and Vydra hit the side netting when it was easier to score.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Guller Bull » Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:55 pm

Not sure what stream I was watching but it really wasn't that bad.

Seen us play far worse.

Mind you seen us play far better and lose.
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by BigChaCha » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:00 pm

I thought it was a good solid Cotterill type performance.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Lancasterclaret » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:01 pm

its a serial whinger having a whinge.

3rd round game versus lower league opposition with a ton of changes the only thing that matters is that we win.

And we did.
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Billy Balfour » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:17 pm

Someone moaning because we won. Even for this forum, it's a new nadir.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by jrgbfc » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:22 pm

That was absolutely dismal today. Fair do's we were disjointed because of all the changes but to get outfootballed at home to a League 1 outfit is poor however people try and dress it up.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by tiger76 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:25 pm

It was never going to be easy today,Barnsley are in form have a strong defence,and where always going to raise their game playing at a Premier League ground.

If we had taken our chances the result would have been more emphatic,but all that matters is progressing,which we did.
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by theroyaldyche » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:25 pm

jrgbfc wrote:That was absolutely dismal today. Fair do's we were disjointed because of all the changes but to get outfootballed at home to a League 1 outfit is poor however people try and dress it up.
correct

and it wasnt exactly a reserve team we put out. many of them should/could start in the prem

we were outfootballed and lucky to scrape a win. a reply would have seen us exit the comp

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Stockbrokerbelt » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:29 pm

We never got out of reverse, it was more important as a training game for players over coming injury issues.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Quickenthetempo » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:30 pm

The cameras scanned the Turf Moor crowd and we looked the most miserable bunch ever.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by tim_noone » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:35 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:The cameras scanned the Turf Moor crowd and we looked the most miserable bunch ever.
Aye......but they know their football tha knows !

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by CleggHall » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:43 pm

Put simply we gave Barnsley the chop! :D

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by nil_desperandum » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:45 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:how do we win 3 or 4 when we only had 2 shots on target ?

A wins a win though :D
I was at the game and I thought we missed the target with 3 relatively easy headers in the 2nd half. Andy Payton summarising for the radio pretty much said that all 3 should have been put away, so that's your 3 straightaway.
I didn't think we were great, but we were defensively solid and threatened enough up front to have won more easily, and of course, had McNeil scored in the 46th minute Barnsley would have had to be more adventurous so we might have produced more.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Vegas Claret » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:48 pm

nil_desperandum wrote:I was at the game and I thought we missed the target with 3 relatively easy headers in the 2nd half. Andy Payton summarising for the radio pretty much said that all 3 should have been put away, so that's your 3 straightaway.
I didn't think we were great, but we were defensively solid and threatened enough up front to have won more easily, and of course, had McNeil scored in the 46th minute Barnsley would have had to be more adventurous so we might have produced more.
I watched it on tv, McNeil and Tarks were the stand outs - Tarks looked like Van Dijk did against us, total control without breaking a sweat

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Silkyskills1 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:49 pm

theroyaldyche wrote:correct

and it wasnt exactly a reserve team we put out. many of them should/could start in the prem

we were outfootballed and lucky to scrape a win. a reply would have seen us exit the comp
A reserve team,in the days when we had one, would have performed far better than what we saw today simply because it would have been a team. Today was just a bunch of individuals,some up for it more than others, some having to fill in certain positions,some returning from injuries. They had their best team out,were up for it but fell short because they weren't good enough to beat what we had on display.
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Lancasterclaret » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:55 pm

This is going to be a five pager in which the usual suspects out do each other to have a go.

We won. We went through. Players got needed game time.

That.is.all.that.matters.

Just enjoy the win
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Hedontplayforyou » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:01 pm

We will get a penalty against Fulham

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Paul Waine » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:09 pm

Stockbrokerbelt wrote:We never got out of reverse, it was more important as a training game for players over coming injury issues.
Watched on a stream. We weren't "in reverse" - there were a lot more forward passes than backwards and sideways passes - but we were rarely out pof second gear. A totally new team. Tarks enjoyed himself, though there was no structure to where he was playing. Charles Taylor did well in the more forward position. Dwight McNeil had another great performance, dribbling past one and sometimes a second defender (how often have we seen that this season)? Steven Defour had a good run out and showed his class - most of the time. Nick Pope back in goal for first time since July - with not a lot to do - and Nick is now cup tied. (but, Tom Heaton isn't... ). Matej Vydra…. well, I can see why he's not been starting in the Premier League- though we can get penalties when we get the ball in the box on the ground....

And, VAR still needs some work. How many people do they have reviewing the video in the VAR studio? Is it just one or two guys covering all the games? Why did the ref whistle for the pen to be taken and then stop Vydra mid-run up?

UTC

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Vino blanco » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:11 pm

Our bench is going to get interesting for choice in the coming weeks.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Spijed » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:16 pm

Lancasterclaret wrote:This is going to be a five pager in which the usual suspects out do each other to have a go.
And when we win the silence is deafening!

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Rumbletonk » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:25 pm

48% possession against a league 1 side at home is disappointing. We moved the ball at an excruciating slow pace. Still, job done thankfully

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by beddie » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:27 pm

In their defence the players today haven't really played together but to be fair we were awful.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by jrgbfc » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:33 pm

We looked like we were playing in slow motion today. Someone of Defour's ability should be grabbing a game like that by the scruff of the neck but him and Hendrick were massively disappointing.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Ooogeorgeorgeoghani » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:45 pm

Rumbletonk wrote:48% possession against a league 1 side at home is disappointing. We moved the ball at an excruciating slow pace. Still, job done thankfully
I thought that too looked like one of our performances prior to the west ham game

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by jedi_master » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:58 pm

At least we’re through, that is all that mattered.
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Devils_Advocate » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:02 pm

jedi_master wrote:At least we’re through, that is all that mattered.
....and no injurys to key players
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by vinrogue » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:11 pm

Pope got a game, Tarks played at right back, Ward got loads of minutes, Taylor played as the left side of midfield until Ward was subbed, Long and Gibson got a 90 minute trial together, Defour and Hendrick got game time, Vydra and Vokes got time on the pitch. Yes not a flowing purist game but seriously we won and I am happy we did UTC

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by tiger76 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:14 pm

Clean sheet for Nick Pope on his return.Three wins on the spin.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by DAVETHEVICAR » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:16 pm

Bet Cardiff wished they had played badly and were in the draw for Round 4

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Lord Beamish » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:18 pm

Leisure wrote:Because McNeil missed a simple header and Vydra hit the side netting when it was easier to score.
And Long brought a fine save out of their ‘Keeper just before the break.
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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by TonbridgeClaret » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:19 pm

Does anyone know the attendance please?

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by DAVETHEVICAR » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:28 pm

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by HieronymousBoschHobs » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:52 pm

Awful game; the crowd became increasingly frustrated as the second half went on, myself included. Probably didn't help it was so cold in the JHU.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by Leisure » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:20 pm

What did you expect?

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by SkiptonClaret » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:33 pm

Leisure wrote:What did you expect?
Quite. You can rely on the football to be awful as much as you can expect the weather to be grim.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by beddie » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:35 pm

Leisure wrote:What did you expect?
Against a league one side I expected us to be a lot better than that.

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Re: Thank god that's over

Post by bfcjg » Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:50 pm

The thing about today is no injuries players getting game time and a win. Ok a four nil would be great but if it came with injuries ?
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