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Transfer window open

Post by ClaretTony » Thu May 16, 2019 9:56 am

The transfer window opened at midnight and while I’m not expecting an imminent rush of signings in the Premier League, the sticky is set up and will be updated during the summer.

One deal on already, Wolves’ permanent signing of Jimenez to go through on 1st July and I’ll add Aston Villa or Derby to the list after the play off final.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by FactualFrank » Thu May 16, 2019 10:00 am

Get the offer in for Roofe. How he didn't start last night, God only knows. Much better than Bamford, imo.
Or, Che Adams, although I feel that ship has now sailed.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Thu May 16, 2019 10:03 am

I know Bamford isn't great but he is a better option than someone injured for Leeds last night
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by FactualFrank » Thu May 16, 2019 10:09 am

Good point. I thought he was dropped. However Bamford generally plays ahead of him anyway even when both are fit to play. I much prefer Roofe.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by TVC15 » Thu May 16, 2019 10:14 am

claretonthecoast1882 wrote:I know Bamford isn't great but he is a better option than someone injured for Leeds last night
That's a matter of opinion.
How injured was he ?....if he could still fall to the floor like a fairy then he's at least equal to Bamford.
Plus the club would have saved at least a tenner in tissues after the match.
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by ClaretTony » Thu May 16, 2019 10:15 am

FactualFrank wrote:Good point. I thought he was dropped. However Bamford generally plays ahead of him anyway even when both are fit to play. I much prefer Roofe.
Roofe is ahead of Bamford but he’s had injury problems recently.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by claret10 » Thu May 16, 2019 10:29 am

FactualFrank wrote:Get the offer in for Roofe. How he didn't start last night, God only knows. Much better than Bamford, imo.
Or, Che Adams, although I feel that ship has now sailed.
Roofe got injured midway through the game on Saturday

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Woonderbah » Thu May 16, 2019 10:53 am

Roofe needs fixing
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Thu May 16, 2019 12:30 pm

Can we predict the date of our first signing?

28th July for me.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by edison » Thu May 16, 2019 12:35 pm

(runs screaming from room)
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by ClaretTony » Thu May 16, 2019 12:37 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Can we predict the date of our first signing?

28th July for me.
No need to predict - it’s 16th May

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by SGr » Thu May 16, 2019 12:42 pm

Not entirely convinced about Roofe. Given the fee we’d be paying I’d want some sell on potential, not convinced at the age of 26 we’d see a return. If it’s a striker we want, Che Adams should be the target.

Either way, the money would be better spent on the midfield, our strikers are not incompetent, their conversion rates are good. Real shame United’s transfer policy looks to be changing - they’d have never gone for Dan James last summer. He’d be a brilliant addition out wide.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Rileybobs » Thu May 16, 2019 1:18 pm

Leeds fans don't think that Roofe is anything better than Championship standard, although you've always got to take these thoughts with a pinch of salt.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by whiffa » Thu May 16, 2019 1:21 pm

Rileybobs wrote:Leeds fans don't think that Roofe is anything better than Championship standard, although you've always got to take these thoughts with a pinch of salt.
People said such things about Ings, Barnes and Vokes. They proved them wrong.
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Quickenthetempo » Thu May 16, 2019 1:22 pm

FactualFrank wrote:Get the offer in for Roofe. How he didn't start last night, God only knows. Much better than Bamford, imo.
Or, Che Adams, although I feel that ship has now sailed.
Are you a secret Leeds fan Frank?

You always seem to be raving about their players.
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by beddie » Thu May 16, 2019 1:43 pm

If we really want Che Adams then we should pay the price and do the deal now,it's pointless bidding again, that will only help brum push the price up and we'll be in exactly the same position as in previous years, looking at what's left. If we are serious about progressing then this is the standard of player we have to sign.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by SGr » Thu May 16, 2019 1:47 pm

beddie wrote:If we really want Che Adams then we should pay the price and do the deal now,it's pointless bidding again, that will only help brum push the price up and we'll be in exactly the same position as in previous years, looking at what's left. If we are serious about progressing then this is the standard of player we have to sign.
Completely agree.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Herts Clarets » Thu May 16, 2019 1:51 pm

ClaretTony wrote:No need to predict - it’s 16th May
I think the post was referring to the signing of a new player from outside the existing squad, not the extension of another multi million pound Fit Note for one of our perennial sick notes.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Thu May 16, 2019 1:52 pm

And that is the reason we didn't get Adams, we didn't offer the amount Birmingham said they wanted.

Why do people use their wild speculation as a fact

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Tall Paul » Thu May 16, 2019 2:21 pm

Herts Clarets wrote:I think the post was referring to the signing of a new player from outside the existing squad, not the extension of another multi million pound Fit Note for one of our perennial sick notes.
So is Tony's post

We don't sign young players though...

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Vegas Claret » Thu May 16, 2019 2:42 pm

It would be more pertinent to predict the date we start seeing people meltdown on here for not signing anyone

I'll go 3rd June

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by ClaretTony » Thu May 16, 2019 2:58 pm

Herts Clarets wrote:I think the post was referring to the signing of a new player from outside the existing squad, not the extension of another multi million pound Fit Note for one of our perennial sick notes.
We’ve signed a Player today from another club. Admittedly he’s a young player from non league but nevertheless we’ve had to wait until the window opened to sign him.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by ClaretTony » Thu May 16, 2019 3:00 pm

Tall Paul wrote:So is Tony's post

We don't sign young players though...
Thanks, hadn’t seen your post when I replied. It amazes me that a select group of posters never want to do anything but hammer the club. Four successive years in the Premier League, not sure what they want.
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Dodobdobodobo » Thu May 16, 2019 3:25 pm

Don’t know if he can make the step up but I liked the look of Kalvin Phillips last night.
Anyone seen much of him?

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by claretonthecoast1882 » Thu May 16, 2019 3:31 pm

Herts has a real thing for Defour

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by bfcmik » Thu May 16, 2019 3:46 pm

The transfer window for players from another Association cannot take place until the FIFA Player Matching System is opened on June 11th. Don't know whether Cardiff, Swansea, Newport County or Wrexham stand on this as they play in the English pyramid but are all registered with the Welsh FA

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by TVC15 » Thu May 16, 2019 4:36 pm

ClaretTony wrote:Thanks, hadn’t seen your post when I replied. It amazes me that a select group of posters never want to do anything but hammer the club. Four successive years in the Premier League, not sure what they want.
Think they want us to play like Brazil - not realising that if we try to they will get their wishes granted.
Germany 7 Brazil 1.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Thu May 16, 2019 7:54 pm

ClaretTony wrote:No need to predict - it’s 16th May
Come on. I know we desperately need new players but you arent having that one.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by IanMcL » Thu May 16, 2019 8:53 pm

What we need, now, are lots of rumours!

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by boatshed bill » Thu May 16, 2019 9:03 pm

I know it slams shut, but how does it open? Does it swing open?

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by rob63 » Sat May 18, 2019 1:18 am

FactualFrank wrote:Get the offer in for Roofe. How he didn't start last night, God only knows. Much better than Bamford, imo.
Or, Che Adams, although I feel that ship has now sailed.
I think that ship has become the cost of a high end luxury yacht now while we're looking at the Isle of Man steamer!

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Bin Ont Turf » Sat May 18, 2019 1:29 am

The time of the year when all the lunatics come out with their Blunderbuss' scattering all their sh1te.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by MDWat » Sat May 18, 2019 9:16 am

Roofe is dreadful. Nowhere near Premier League class. What do people watch?!
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Firthy » Sat May 18, 2019 10:04 am

We don't need to sign anyone. Vydra in talks with SD to discuss his future which will be positive now he's had his obligatory season on the bench. Crouch will sign a 12 month contract. Defour, Brady, Lennon and Gibson will be back to full fitness and Wells will be the prodigal son returned.

Maybe a young left back as cover for Taylor.

If you think like this any signings will be a bonus. Expext too much and you'll always be disappointed.
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Re: Transfer window open

Post by FactualFrank » Sat May 18, 2019 10:08 am

Firthy wrote:We don't need to sign anyone. Vydra in talks with SD to discuss his future which will be positive now he's had his obligatory season on the bench. Crouch will sign a 12 month contract. Defour, Brady, Lennon and Gibson will be back to full fitness and Wells will be the prodigal son returned.

Maybe a young left back as cover for Taylor.

If you think like this any signings will be a bonus. Expext too much and you'll always be disappointed.
I just expect a central midfielder. Adams/Roofe to push Crouch to 5th choice is a bonus.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by boatshed bill » Sat May 18, 2019 11:04 am

Firthy wrote:We don't need to sign anyone. Vydra in talks with SD to discuss his future which will be positive now he's had his obligatory season on the bench. Crouch will sign a 12 month contract. Defour, Brady, Lennon and Gibson will be back to full fitness and Wells will be the prodigal son returned.

Maybe a young left back as cover for Taylor.

If you think like this any signings will be a bonus. Expext too much and you'll always be disappointed.
Probably about right there.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by claptrappers_union » Sat May 18, 2019 2:27 pm

Lloyd Kelly signing for Bournemouth


https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48 ... uS0zOpxu40" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by tiger76 » Sat May 18, 2019 11:38 pm

He's a LB which is an area we'll need to fill this summer,even if it's just getting back-up for Charlie,however if funds are limited 13 million is a lot for a player who may not feature much next season,that said we should be targeting younger players which we can develop,and possibly sell on in a year or two,whatever level we're competing at.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by KRBFC » Sat May 18, 2019 11:46 pm

claptrappers_union wrote:Lloyd Kelly signing for Bournemouth


https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/48 ... uS0zOpxu40" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Will probably free up Tyrone Mings, I'd have him here in a heartbeat.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by jurek » Sun May 19, 2019 11:45 am

If its anything like previous seasons it'll be much closer to the closing of the transfer
window afore we manage to get anyone in.
It would be good if we could get our targets in earlier but we know it's not likely to happen
nor is it likely to be those on who are top of our wanted list.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by NL Claret » Sun May 19, 2019 12:09 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:Come on. I know we desperately need new players but you arent having that one.

When you say we desperately need new players, is that UTC posters/fans or the club?

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Barry_Chuckle » Sun May 19, 2019 12:35 pm

NL Claret wrote:When you say we desperately need new players, is that UTC posters/fans or the club?
I'd hope all 3 NL, we've needed new players for the last 2 years, and ones who are going to improve our starting 11. Unfortunately we've had the delights of squad players. This needs to change this summer or I can see a long hard 2019/20 season ahead.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by box_of_frogs » Sun May 19, 2019 12:51 pm

I’m surprised we’ve not had a Dale Stephens link yet.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Top Claret » Sun May 19, 2019 1:09 pm

Our transfer window won't open until 24 hours before it closes, so chill

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Sun May 19, 2019 2:11 pm

NL Claret wrote:When you say we desperately need new players, is that UTC posters/fans or the club?
The club definitely do.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by BurnleyFC » Sun May 19, 2019 2:26 pm

Eddie’s throwing a shed load of money at it at Bournemouth again.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by Bosscat » Sun May 19, 2019 2:26 pm

box_of_frogs wrote:I’m surprised we’ve not had a Dale Stephens link yet.
Give it time ;)

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by NL Claret » Sun May 19, 2019 3:52 pm

cricketfieldclarets wrote:The club definitely do.
New GK to replace Joe and Pope.

New LB as cover for Taylor

New CM for Cork

New CF for bench.

Wouldn't expect much else unless any first team regulars leave.

Big difference next season is that we will have an uninterrupted pre-season. Don't think too many changes will take place. Those who crave big money signings will be left disappointed and cry all transfer window on UTC.

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by boatshed bill » Sun May 19, 2019 5:31 pm

tiger76 wrote:He's a LB which is an area we'll need to fill this summer,even if it's just getting back-up for Charlie,however if funds are limited 13 million is a lot for a player who may not feature much next season,that said we should be targeting younger players which we can develop,and possibly sell on in a year or two,whatever level we're competing at.
No, Tiger, that's exactly what we do: Gibson and Vydra for how much?

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Re: Transfer window open

Post by dougcollins » Sun May 19, 2019 6:28 pm

If it slams closed, how does it open? Slowly and silently?

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