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Lack of options

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:26 pm

2 nil down
70 minutes gone
Still playing same system

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Re: Lack of options

Postby SGr » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:30 pm

Crouch and Vydra are both different to what we have on the pitch, no sign of either though

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Re: Lack of options

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:33 pm

SGr wrote:Crouch and Vydra are both different to what we have on the pitch, no sign of either though

Game over.

I just dont understand at times. Great subs against spurs.

Today losing and keep the same system just change the personel when it wasnt working.

Games like this show how bad our windows were.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby DomBFC1882 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:36 pm

Absolute donkey poo no other words
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Re: Lack of options

Postby Blackrod » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:38 pm

We’ve a 38 year old on the bench to surprise them with you know. We can bypass midfield too. That’ll show ‘em.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:42 pm

Blackrod wrote:We’ve a 38 year old on the bench to surprise them with you know. We can bypass midfield too. That’ll show ‘em.

And hes still only half the age of a man thats tactically outclassed us twice this season.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby ElectroClaret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:44 pm

Terrible, abject performance.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby fanzone » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:57 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:And hes still only half the age of a man thats tactically outclassed us twice this season.



Crystal Palace have far better players at there disposal

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Re: Lack of options

Postby NRC » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:00 pm

it's not about the players at anybody's disposal as most teams in this league have better players. It's an inability to affect a game within it that cost us
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Re: Lack of options

Postby Vegas Claret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:08 pm

more of a shame is when the crowd only turn up for games against the big boys, huge game today and it sounded extraordinarily quite

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Re: Lack of options

Postby theroyaldyche » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:09 pm

******* wank

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Re: Lack of options

Postby MACCA » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:11 pm

Tactically outclassed today in every area of the pitch. They won every battle in every department. The result was only going 1 way. These astute managers that have been around for years and tactically adapt to the oppositions strengths and expose their weaknesses don't just throw out the same 11 week after week and expect the same approach to work every single week regardless of opponent.

Sometimes you've just got to doff your cap.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby randomclaret2 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:15 pm

Still...we've £24m in the bank eh ?

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Burnley1989 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:27 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:more of a shame is when the crowd only turn up for games against the big boys, huge game today and it sounded extraordinarily quite


Did you go on?

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Re: Lack of options

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:28 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:more of a shame is when the crowd only turn up for games against the big boys, huge game today and it sounded extraordinarily quite

To be fair palaces fans are far better than ours. Our lot were intimidated from the outset.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby DCWat » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:29 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:Did you go on?


Whether he did or didn’t (suggest the username provides the answer as you’ll well have known) he’s right about the atmosphere, it was poor.
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Re: Lack of options

Postby Vegas Claret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:29 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:Did you go on?


no mate, I live on the other side of the world. When I used to go on there wasn't a game I came back from without being horse, the support back then was miles better

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Re: Lack of options

Postby burnleymik » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:31 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:To be fair palaces fans are far better than ours. Our lot were intimidated from the outset.


:lol:

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Burnley1989 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:36 pm

DCWat wrote:Whether he did or didn’t (suggest the username provides the answer as you’ll well have known) he’s right about the atmosphere, it was poor.


It’s easy to criticise when your not there though

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Burnley1989 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:37 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:no mate, I live on the other side of the world. When I used to go on there wasn't a game I came back from without being horse, the support back then was miles better


Don’t mean to be a d!ck, I sit in the Bob lord, which is a sh!te atmosphere but when the team play **** it just annoys me that we turn on the fans

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Re: Lack of options

Postby bfcjg » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:39 pm

Dycherannosaurus knows that eventually tw@ting it forward aimlessly will lead to a goal.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby MDWat » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:41 pm

Crouch isn’t really an option. He’s bang average and more like a tourist attraction at the game than a footballer you expect to do anything.

Shambles today. Final ball of McNeil, Westwood and Bardsley was awful.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Vegas Claret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:50 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:Don’t mean to be a d!ck, I sit in the Bob lord, which is a sh!te atmosphere but when the team play **** it just annoys me that we turn on the fans


Crowd was excellent against Spurs, today was a bigger game and from kick off it was poor - tbh, it's been poor for a long time

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Re: Lack of options

Postby AndyClaret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:06 pm

Garlick left when the 3rd went in.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Pickles » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:10 pm

Vegas Claret wrote:Crowd was excellent against Spurs, today was a bigger game and from kick off it was poor - tbh, it's been poor for a long time


I thought the Cricket Field Stand would go from strength to strength but it hasn't really happened.
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Re: Lack of options

Postby bfcjg » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:16 pm

MACCA wrote:Tactically outclassed today in every area of the pitch. They won every battle in every department. The result was only going 1 way. These astute managers that have been around for years and tactically adapt to the oppositions strengths and expose their weaknesses don't just throw out the same 11 week after week and expect the same approach to work every single week regardless of opponent.

Sometimes you've just got to doff your cap.

Like Raneiri?

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Re: Lack of options

Postby nyclaret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:19 pm

Crystal Palace pay their players over 100k a week. They shouldn't even be in the position they currently are. No surprise they defeated us so comfortably really.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Granny WeatherWax » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:22 pm

nyclaret wrote:Crystal Palace pay their players over 100k a week. They shouldn't even be in the position they currently are. No surprise they defeated us so comfortably really.


Like spurs do?

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Re: Lack of options

Postby warksclaret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:28 pm

Making subs late is becoming a habit-whats wrong with half time or just after if someone is having a quiet game

Same applies in team selection. Too many of our players have two or three bad games in a row then start the next one. Doesn't happen at Southampton, Newcastle, or Palace all near the bottom

Some positions are difficult to change ie the back four, but McNeil needs a rest and either Robbie or JBG should start. McNeil could be quite an impact in the last 20-25 minutes. We complain about having a small squad then dont change things when playing bad. Cork should also be rested but in this case do you start Hendrick & Westwood ??

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Re: Lack of options

Postby nyclaret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:30 pm

Granny WeatherWax wrote:Like spurs do?


What I'm trying to say is Palace have far superior players. Teams with far superior players beat teams like us 9 times out of 10. Luckily we beat Spurs that one time.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby beddie » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:37 pm

We felt at 2.0 down Crouch should have been on, when he did we saw what havoc he can cause.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby MACCA » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:39 pm

bfcjg wrote:Like Raneiri?


I know not everyone follows others teams, but its basic football knowledge that the Crystal Palace manager is Roy Hodgson.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Aclaret » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:43 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:2 nil down
70 minutes gone
Still playing same system

We brought Brady on to put MORE high balls in. ( for the Palace centre halfs to easily clear )
Not sure what our other options are.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby wilks_bfc » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:45 pm

warksclaret wrote:Making subs late is becoming a habit-whats wrong with half time or just after if someone is having a quiet game


We’ve made half time substitutions 2 games running now and they’ve had no impact on the the outcome of the game.

It’s not the lack of changes in players that’s the problem it’s the lack of change in formation/tactics

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Re: Lack of options

Postby MACCA » Sat Mar 02, 2019 6:46 pm

AndyClaret wrote:Garlick left when the 3rd went in.


He wasn't alone, at LEAST a thousand got up and walked out.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Silkyskills1 » Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:29 pm

beddie wrote:We felt at 2.0 down Crouch should have been on, when he did we saw what havoc he can cause.


Crouch's days of causing havoc are from a time in the past. He's no more than novelty value, the sort sometimes seen in charity games. A very poor acquisition. Vydra must have been disappointed for much of this season but to see Crouch getting on ahead/instead of him must make him despair.

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Re: Lack of options

Postby Dark Cloud » Sat Mar 02, 2019 9:08 pm

TBF Crouch MIGHT be able to cause something to happen, even at 58 or whatever age he is, but he needs a half decent cross or two and today we couldn't get one in, despite having about 101 good opportunities.


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