Danny Drinkwater

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Danny Drinkwater

Post by cricketfieldclarets » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:11 pm

The stage his yours.

Next week is his big chance to resurrect his career. And make a name here.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Barry_Chuckle » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:13 pm

Be lucky if he gets on the bench next week, if he does he'll be lucky to get a 20 minute cameo near the end.

It's just not the Sean Dyche way

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by boatshed bill » Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:35 pm

Barry_Chuckle wrote:Be lucky if he gets on the bench next week, if he does he'll be lucky to get a 20 minute cameo near the end.

It's just not the Sean Dyche way
Be lucky if he gets on the bench :D

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by bfcjg » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:34 pm

Hes just learning how to kick it high and forward for the nod on.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:36 pm

boatshed bill wrote:Be lucky if he gets on the bench :D
Be lucky if he ever kicks a ball for us.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:38 pm

Steve1956 wrote:Be lucky if he ever kicks a ball for us.
This has certainly carried on for far too long and I was thinking earlier whether we should have fined him wages, if that was possible with the loan contract. But then it might do us a favour by just sticking by him, accepting he's a pillock, putting an arm around him and doing what SD did with Barton and let him respect SD and stick with us. That's the only good way out of this.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:45 pm

FactualFrank wrote:This has certainly carried on for far too long and I was thinking earlier whether we should have fined him wages, if that was possible with the loan contract. But then it might do us a favour by just sticking by him, accepting he's a pillock, putting an arm around him and doing what SD did with Barton and let him respect SD and stick with us. That's the only good way out of this.
Did you see his cameo in the cup Frank,that was before some thug in a pub had tried to break his ankles.......he's a lost case,Chelsea paid a fortune for him and he's on loan at Burnley I think that tells you all you need to know about Drinkwater.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Blackrod » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:45 pm

Won’t be fit enough. Pinning hopes on him is desperation stuff. He looked poor in his league cup appearance and he’s probably gone backwards since with his self inflicted injuries.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:47 pm

Steve1956 wrote:Did you see his cameo in the cup Frank,that was before some thug in a pub had tried to break his ankles.......he's a lost case,Chelsea paid a fortune for him and he's on loan at Burnley I think that tells you all you need to know about Drinkwater.
It says he's not good enough for Chelsea. If you think that's a lost case whilst appreciating their midfield then fair enough.

Chelsea paying a fortune and him being here on loan tells me nothing, only that he's not good enough to get into a Chelsea midfield. Chelsea **** money like it's nothing.
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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by quoonbeatz » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:48 pm

Expect to see him after the international break

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by JohnDearyMe » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:49 pm

Doesn't sound like he'll be in contention until the end of November. Would be amazed if he makes the bench next weekend

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:50 pm

Blackrod wrote:Won’t be fit enough. Pinning hopes on him is desperation stuff. He looked poor in his league cup appearance and he’s probably gone backwards since with his self inflicted injuries.
Someone on here said his injuries were a freak nightclub incident :lol: I suppose hitting on someone else's woman by a freak in a night club was an incident. :D

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by SkiptonClaret » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:50 pm

”Bwilliant signing”

CT. August 2019.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:51 pm

quoonbeatz wrote:Expect to see him after the international break
Which one ? :lol:
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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:53 pm

SkiptonClaret wrote:”Bwilliant signing”

CT. August 2019.
Lotto numbers SkiptonClaret.
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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Burnley1989 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:54 pm

Steve1956 wrote:Did you see his cameo in the cup Frank,that was before some thug in a pub had tried to break his ankles.......he's a lost case,Chelsea paid a fortune for him and he's on loan at Burnley I think that tells you all you need to know about Drinkwater.
What a stupid statement

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by SkiptonClaret » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:56 pm

FactualFrank wrote:Lotto numbers SkiptonClaret.
Another player on a downward trajectory (Crouch, Lennon, Walters...). Don’t need lottery numbers as it’s blindingly obvious.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:57 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:What a stupid statement
Thanks buddy,,every word is true. ;)

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by quoonbeatz » Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:58 pm

Steve1956 wrote:Which one ? :lol:
The next one.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:01 pm

SkiptonClaret wrote:Another player on a downward trajectory (Crouch, Lennon, Walters...). Don’t need lottery numbers as it’s blindingly obvious.
How was Drinkwater on a downward trajectory? He's totally, totally different to Crouch, Lennon and Walters - totally different. He's 29 - still in his prime. He's at Chelsea - look at their midfield and team!

It's just chalk and cheese with regards to Crouch, Lennon and Walters who were all past their best.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:04 pm

And, SkiptonClaret, you've mocked somebody quoting from August 2019. That only has any merit, if we knew the nightclub incident was going to happen.
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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by dougcollins » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:04 pm

Touch and go I heard.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by SGr » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:05 pm

I still maintain Drinkwater at least could’ve been a good signing (if we’re all assuming he never will be) had his incident not occurred.

That being said, what was our net spend this transfer window just gone? Very low by my reckoning. Could’ve signed one first XI player permanently for me.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:05 pm

quoonbeatz wrote:The next one.
I don't believe you,you've just made that up ! :lol:

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Top Claret » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:48 pm

I would have thought Drinkwater is a good month away from the 1st team

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:50 pm

Top Claret wrote:I would have thought Drinkwater is a good month away from the 1st team
That might as well be 2 months.

It's Defour all over again.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by bfcjg » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:50 pm

Why though do we specialise in signing players either not fit or not good enough ? Are we trying to market ourselves as Turf turd polishes?
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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 9:55 pm

bfcjg wrote:Why though do we specialise in signing players either not fit or not good enough ? Are we trying to market ourselves as Turf turd polishes?
Options, funds and scouting, I'd say. We have fewer options as we don't find enough players and we can't offer big contracts, so we're limited.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by KRBFC » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:15 pm

It’s ok we’ll be fine when Defour and Brady return from injury, just like we will when Wood is back. It’s not Dyches fault the £20M he spent on 2 forwards aren’t good enough to cover for an injured Wood.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by fidelcastro » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:19 pm

KRBFC wrote:It’s ok we’ll be fine when Defour and Brady return from injury, just like we will when Wood is back. It’s not Dyches fault the £20M he spent on 2 forwards aren’t good enough to cover for an injured Wood.
Good luck waiting for Defour.

:shock:

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:22 pm

fidelcastro wrote:Good luck waiting for Defour.
:shock:
Yeah this might be the only time you chat any sense. As not really sure how he missed that one.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Steve1956 » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:23 pm

fidelcastro wrote:Good luck waiting for Defour.

:shock:
Have we resigned him now he's fit ? :D
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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by fidelcastro » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:23 pm

FactualFrank wrote:Yeah this might be the only time you chat any sense. As not really sure how he missed that one.
Aye, how can I compete with you? The man who discovered Chris Wood!

:lol:

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:25 pm

fidelcastro wrote:Aye, how can I compete with you? The man who discovered Chris Wood!
:lol:
You don't like complements then? :D xx

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by gawthorpe_view » Sat Nov 02, 2019 10:33 pm

Top Claret wrote:I would have thought Drinkwater is a good month away from the 1st team

We've not had a good month for quite a while.

:lol:

[Sorry]

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by KRBFC » Sun Nov 03, 2019 12:30 am

FactualFrank wrote:Yeah this might be the only time you chat any sense. As not really sure how he missed that one.
I didn’t miss that one, it was a sarcastic posted laughing at the fools always blaming injured players because the players Dyche spunked a fortune on aren’t good enough to deputise.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Rowls » Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:18 am

FactualFrank wrote:You don't like complements then? :D xx
Complement = goes well with. Eg. "The bacon complements the fried eggs"

Compliment = to give praise. Eg. "I'd like to compliment you on your new haircut"
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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by FactualFrank » Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:23 am

Rowls wrote:Complement = goes well with. Eg. "The bacon complements the fried eggs"

Compliment = to give praise. Eg. "I'd like to compliment you on your new haircut"
I knew as soon as I posted that one! I'll take it as I just know.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Vegas Claret » Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:56 am

Drinkwater should walk into our team with one arm tied behind his back, all down to his attitude at this point imho

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Rowls » Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:39 am

Rowls wrote:Complement = goes well with. Eg. "The bacon complements the fried eggs"

Compliment = to give praise. Eg. "I'd like to compliment you on your new haircut"
I was bored and couldn't sleep. :|

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Tinribs » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:31 am

bfcjg wrote:Why though do we specialise in signing players either not fit or not good enough ? Are we trying to market ourselves as Turf turd polishes?
Erm because we have one of the smallest budgets in the league,so it’s either young championship players or older end experienced,who are out of favour.

Will continue to be that way unless we get a sugar daddy or build a 50k seater stadium and fill it every home game

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by jrgbfc » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:37 am

Tinribs wrote:Erm because we have one of the smallest budgets in the league,so it’s either young championship players or older end experienced,who are out of favour.

Will continue to be that way unless we get a sugar daddy or build a 50k seater stadium and fill it every home game
Or maybe try looking in Europe instead of being obsessed with signing 30 year old British players. 25 million wasted on Gibson and Vydra who haven't even been given a chance.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by jrgbfc » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:38 am

dougcollins wrote:Touch and go I heard.
Back on the grass apparently.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Woodleyclaret » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:06 pm

Never my choice but I will give him 100% backing if he ever gets on

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Spijed » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:10 pm

jrgbfc wrote:Or maybe try looking in Europe instead of being obsessed with signing 30 year old British players. 25 million wasted on Gibson and Vydra who haven't even been given a chance.
They way some go on, you'd think there were plenty of clubs who haven't signed any players that are seen as a waste of money!

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by boatshed bill » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:15 pm

Spijed wrote:They way some go on, you'd think there were plenty of clubs who haven't signed any players that are seen as a waste of money!
Some clubs have a lot more money to waste.
Some clubs have bought badly and got relegated.

We have done well to still be in the PL, but we need to address some issues before too long, and spending in excess of £10m on players not good enough to get a game is one of these issues.

7 years of Sean Dyche now and we have developed just one PL player.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by GodIsADeeJay81 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:37 pm

boatshed bill wrote:Some clubs have a lot more money to waste.
Some clubs have bought badly and got relegated.

We have done well to still be in the PL, but we need to address some issues before too long, and spending in excess of £10m on players not good enough to get a game is one of these issues.

7 years of Sean Dyche now and we have developed just one PL player.
Developed just one?

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by bobinho » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:49 pm

SkiptonClaret wrote:”Bwilliant signing”

CT. August 2019.
I'm going to wait...

Until it is beyond any doubt that this was a failed act of desperation. We aren't there yet.

DD can STILL get into this side, and if watching yesterdays game hasn't shown that, then I have no idea what will.

And even if he doesn't break into the side, maybe his presence thereabouts may inspire others to be better.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by boatshed bill » Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:41 pm

GodIsADeeJay81 wrote:Developed just one?
Through youth and development squad to PL, yes, one.

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Re: Danny Drinkwater

Post by Spijed » Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:43 pm

boatshed bill wrote:Through youth and development squad to PL, yes, one.
How many other clubs with a similar size scouting network to ours have been able to bring through a player as good as Dwight McNeil?

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