Our best ever players in each position ?

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JimMcDonald
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Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by JimMcDonald » Thu May 30, 2019 7:02 pm

Goalkeeper : Tom Heaton

Full back either left or right : Trippier

Center back : Ben Mee

Right or left midfielder/ Winger : Glen Little

Central midfielder : Steven Defour

Striker : Robbie Blake

Pick your SIX and follow my criteria.....

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by Claret Toni » Thu May 30, 2019 7:19 pm

Goalkeeper: Colin McDonald

Full Back: Keith Newton

Centre Back: Colin Waldron

Winger: Leighton James

Central Midfield: Brian O'Neil

Striker: Ray Pointer

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by fatboy47 » Thu May 30, 2019 8:03 pm

Heatons the only current player who would arguably get close.

Blacklaw
Angus
Waldron
ONeil
Morgan
Lochhead.

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by boatshed bill » Thu May 30, 2019 8:08 pm

62 cup final side was quite good.
Blacklaw
Angus
Adamson
Connelly
McIlroy
Pointer

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by JimMcDonald » Thu May 30, 2019 8:58 pm

None of the players from posts #2 #3 & #4 would get anywhere near our current first eleven.

Footballers was nowhere near as good back then.

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by Blackrod » Thu May 30, 2019 9:02 pm

I didn’t see the 60s side but know that is nonsense.

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by TheFamilyCat » Thu May 30, 2019 9:16 pm

Saxo has upped his game recently

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by ksrclaret » Thu May 30, 2019 9:23 pm

'Keeper - Mike Pollitt

Full back - Brian Easton

Centre back - Keith Lowe

Central midfielder - Amadou Sanokho

Winger - Dane Richards

Forward - Karl Bermingham

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by boatshed bill » Thu May 30, 2019 9:24 pm

Blackrod wrote:I didn’t see the 60s side but know that is nonsense.
They were excellent. Although there were so many BFC players of that era who anyone might choose.
How could anyone think they were not at the top of the professional game at the time?

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by Darnhill Claret » Thu May 30, 2019 9:33 pm

Changes in health + fitness, diet, training regimes mean that it is difficult but you should choose who you feel was the most outstanding in their position. I must first say that it is a difficult choice in most positions, but I will choose the players that got me ‘out of my seat’ the most often with instances of excellence.

Gerry Payton
John Angus
James Tarkowski
Dave Thomas
Peter Noble
Willie Irvine

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by conyoviejo » Thu May 30, 2019 9:52 pm

TheFamilyCat wrote:Saxo has upped his game recently
He certainly has.. :o


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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by Tricky Trevor » Thu May 30, 2019 10:17 pm

Tom Heaton
Keith Newton
Michael Keane
Willie Morgan
Trevor Steven
Ray Pointer

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by Vino blanco » Thu May 30, 2019 10:21 pm

McDonald
Angus
A damson
James
McIlroy
Pointer.

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by nil_desperandum » Thu May 30, 2019 10:46 pm

Difficult to really judge when so few of us can look back much before WW2, but based on reputation and stats Tommy Boyle, George Beel, Jimmy Adamson and Jimmy Mac would be dead certs.
You'd probably have to say McDonald in goal so we're just looking for a fullback.
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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by CoolClaret » Thu May 30, 2019 11:26 pm

JimMcDonald wrote:None of the players from posts #2 #3 & #4 would get anywhere near our current first eleven.

Footballers was nowhere near as good back then.
Obviously, but their talent being nurtured and developed as it is in the modern game... They'd be even better

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by Royboyclaret » Thu May 30, 2019 11:31 pm

nil_desperandum wrote:Difficult to really judge when so few of us can look back much before WW2, but based on reputation and stats Tommy Boyle, George Beel, Jimmy Adamson and Jimmy Mac would be dead certs.
You'd probably have to say McDonald in goal so we're just looking for a fullback.
Without doubt Boyle, Adamson and Mac.

Full-back impossible to split John Angus and Keith Newton, both majestic on their day.

Best keeper I saw was Colin McDonald but Jerry Dawson's 569 record appearances would just shade it.

George Beel scored more goals than Willie Irvine but Irvine had a better goals/games ratio.

Dawson
Newton/Angus
Boyle
Adamson
McIlroy
Irvine.

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by whiffa » Fri May 31, 2019 12:03 am

Goalkeeper: Tom Heaton

Full Back: Keiran Trippier

Centre Back: James Tarkowski

Winger: Glen Little

Central Midfield: Joey Barton

Striker: Danny Ings

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by dsr » Fri May 31, 2019 12:28 am

Goalkeeper: Andy Farrell
Full Back: Andy Farrell
Centre Back: Andy Farrell
Winger: Andy Farrell
Central Midfield: Andy Farrell
Striker: Andy Farrell
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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by SGr » Fri May 31, 2019 9:51 pm

Can only understand shouts for Little if we're being purely sentimental. At the end of the day, we've had wingers who have starred at a much higher level of the game than him. And that includes one that still plays for us.

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by NickBFC » Fri May 31, 2019 9:58 pm

Are we basing on how well they did at Burnley, or their career overall? Surely Gazza worth a shout if the latter (for his wasted potential if nothing else). Ian Wright too.

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Re: Our best ever players in each position ?

Post by Steve1956 » Fri May 31, 2019 10:56 pm

conyoviejo wrote:He certainly has.. :o


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Attention seeking at its finest...... :roll:

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