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Di Canio waiting on January transfer kitty

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PAOLO Di Canio has suggested that he is still waiting to find out how he will be supported financially in the January transfer window, stating he remains unsure whether or not he will have to “auto-finance” his squad.

After majority shareholder Andrew Black released part of the £500,000 of extra funds originally set aside for the new year sales to help Town out of embargo earlier this season it is expected that Di Canio’s purse-strings will be tightened next month.

That may mean a sell to buy policy being introduced at the County Ground, but the Robins boss hinted he is still a little in the dark as to whether or not he will have new money available to him.

“We are not close and not far, but we are talking to be ready for this moment where maybe we are going to negotiate,” he said of his ongoing transfer negotiations.

“It is not now, it is an option to see.

“It is not easy to say ‘yes we are close’ because generally we see if there is a different intention than in the past to help me, or if I have to go through to make some important decisions if I have to auto-finance my team.”

The Swindon manager stressed that the next three matches, against Colchester, Portsmouth and Carlisle, will give him a clear idea of the areas in which he needs to recruit in January.

“If we finish in the next three games and win two or maybe get seven points or even nine, we are completely inside the group who fights for the top six,” he said.

“The next three games will be crucial for me to make some decisions, because I will know if I can use this or that.”

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6:10am Sat 29 Dec 12

Redhouse Red says...

If we sell caddis, and burnley sell Austin. Perhaps reading lose Morrison?

Those are the most likely sources of cash for Pdc to invest.

That said letting some of the loans go back will save a few quid
If we sell caddis, and burnley sell Austin. Perhaps reading lose Morrison? Those are the most likely sources of cash for Pdc to invest. That said letting some of the loans go back will save a few quid Redhouse Red
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6:44am Sat 29 Dec 12

Chish and Fips says...

Hopefully with what cash is available it is spent wisely as possible this time.. no need to embroider on that too much when you see what has come through and back out of the revolving door at the County Ground ....
Hopefully with what cash is available it is spent wisely as possible this time.. no need to embroider on that too much when you see what has come through and back out of the revolving door at the County Ground .... Chish and Fips
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10:19am Sat 29 Dec 12

London Red says...

Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season!
.
Who of our perm signings have headed out this season?
.
Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal!
.
Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month
.
Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt
.
Hit
Williams
Collins
Navarro
Miller
Ward
Martin
Hollands
Bostock
.
Miss
Rooney
Coke
Bessone
.
Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season
.
Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit
.
So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose
.
Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too
Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season! . Who of our perm signings have headed out this season? . Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal! . Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month . Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt . Hit Williams Collins Navarro Miller Ward Martin Hollands Bostock . Miss Rooney Coke Bessone . Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season . Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit . So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose . Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too London Red
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11:12am Sat 29 Dec 12

Jibberjab says...

London Red wrote:
Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season!
.
Who of our perm signings have headed out this season?
.
Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal!
.
Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month
.
Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt
.
Hit
Williams
Collins
Navarro
Miller
Ward
Martin
Hollands
Bostock
.
Miss
Rooney
Coke
Bessone
.
Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season
.
Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit
.
So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose
.
Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too
Same old **** LR, were you sat about all morning waiting for someone to write something, so you could get your fix of enjoyment attempting to belittle them and getting all billy big balls about it rather then just respecting their opinion, you really are one very sad person, or maybe just a deluded fantasist that believes the football club are going to ring you up any day now and invite you down to work at the club in thanks for being their online savior, when in realty they would no doubt think your **** like anyone else.
[quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season! . Who of our perm signings have headed out this season? . Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal! . Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month . Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt . Hit Williams Collins Navarro Miller Ward Martin Hollands Bostock . Miss Rooney Coke Bessone . Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season . Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit . So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose . Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too[/p][/quote]Same old **** LR, were you sat about all morning waiting for someone to write something, so you could get your fix of enjoyment attempting to belittle them and getting all billy big balls about it rather then just respecting their opinion, you really are one very sad person, or maybe just a deluded fantasist that believes the football club are going to ring you up any day now and invite you down to work at the club in thanks for being their online savior, when in realty they would no doubt think your **** like anyone else. Jibberjab
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12:08pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Oi Den! says...

London Red wrote:
Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season!
.
Who of our perm signings have headed out this season?
.
Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal!
.
Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month
.
Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt
.
Hit
Williams
Collins
Navarro
Miller
Ward
Martin
Hollands
Bostock
.
Miss
Rooney
Coke
Bessone
.
Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season
.
Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit
.
So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose
.
Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too
It's all about opinions LR. I would add Navarro, Miller, Roberts and Archibald-Henville to your list of misses. There was much talk of "great signings" when some of these players joined, just because they'd come from clubs in a higher division. I don't think any one of them has justified that fanfare.
.
Having said all that, I think PDC - with generous assistance from Mr Black - has managed to fashion a side capable of promotion. And I remain unconvinced that we need another striker. We have Collins, Williams and Martin with De Vita also able to play as a main striker and Storey coming through. That's a pretty strong striking department I reckon, and one I think many clubs at our level would be jealous of. I would rather see us trimming costs by getting rid of some players than increasing them by signing more. However, if we are going to lose Martin (with Norwich saying "thanks very much for improving his fitness and all-round game"?) and/or Hollands, then I would agree that we need to strengthen. In that case, like Chish and Fips, I would have my fingers firmly crossed.
[quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season! . Who of our perm signings have headed out this season? . Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal! . Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month . Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt . Hit Williams Collins Navarro Miller Ward Martin Hollands Bostock . Miss Rooney Coke Bessone . Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season . Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit . So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose . Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too[/p][/quote]It's all about opinions LR. I would add Navarro, Miller, Roberts and Archibald-Henville to your list of misses. There was much talk of "great signings" when some of these players joined, just because they'd come from clubs in a higher division. I don't think any one of them has justified that fanfare. . Having said all that, I think PDC - with generous assistance from Mr Black - has managed to fashion a side capable of promotion. And I remain unconvinced that we need another striker. We have Collins, Williams and Martin with De Vita also able to play as a main striker and Storey coming through. That's a pretty strong striking department I reckon, and one I think many clubs at our level would be jealous of. I would rather see us trimming costs by getting rid of some players than increasing them by signing more. However, if we are going to lose Martin (with Norwich saying "thanks very much for improving his fitness and all-round game"?) and/or Hollands, then I would agree that we need to strengthen. In that case, like Chish and Fips, I would have my fingers firmly crossed. Oi Den!
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12:29pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Oi Den! says...

New Year wish list: Town to be promoted, Reading to be relegated and Bristol City to escape the drop. Then we can renew rivalries with the clubs we should have in our sights. I've always seen City as our main local rivals. That League Cup win at their place last season was sweet. It would be great to have the chance to regain the local bragging rights in the League. It's been far too long.
New Year wish list: Town to be promoted, Reading to be relegated and Bristol City to escape the drop. Then we can renew rivalries with the clubs we should have in our sights. I've always seen City as our main local rivals. That League Cup win at their place last season was sweet. It would be great to have the chance to regain the local bragging rights in the League. It's been far too long. Oi Den!
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12:37pm Sat 29 Dec 12

oncearedalwaysared says...

Don't see Bristol City surviving. I went to watch them at home to Hull a few days before our match against Villa and they were abjectly poor to say the least, clueless in all departments. Unless they get rid of the Manager in the next 2 weeks I would expect us to take their place next season. A local derby against Reading would then be a high probability.
Don't see Bristol City surviving. I went to watch them at home to Hull a few days before our match against Villa and they were abjectly poor to say the least, clueless in all departments. Unless they get rid of the Manager in the next 2 weeks I would expect us to take their place next season. A local derby against Reading would then be a high probability. oncearedalwaysared
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12:41pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Wilesy says...

Oi Den! wrote:
London Red wrote:
Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season!
.
Who of our perm signings have headed out this season?
.
Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal!
.
Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month
.
Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt
.
Hit
Williams
Collins
Navarro
Miller
Ward
Martin
Hollands
Bostock
.
Miss
Rooney
Coke
Bessone
.
Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season
.
Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit
.
So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose
.
Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too
It's all about opinions LR. I would add Navarro, Miller, Roberts and Archibald-Henville to your list of misses. There was much talk of "great signings" when some of these players joined, just because they'd come from clubs in a higher division. I don't think any one of them has justified that fanfare.
.
Having said all that, I think PDC - with generous assistance from Mr Black - has managed to fashion a side capable of promotion. And I remain unconvinced that we need another striker. We have Collins, Williams and Martin with De Vita also able to play as a main striker and Storey coming through. That's a pretty strong striking department I reckon, and one I think many clubs at our level would be jealous of. I would rather see us trimming costs by getting rid of some players than increasing them by signing more. However, if we are going to lose Martin (with Norwich saying "thanks very much for improving his fitness and all-round game"?) and/or Hollands, then I would agree that we need to strengthen. In that case, like Chish and Fips, I would have my fingers firmly crossed.
Ward the big hit of the new signings, hope we can sign him up on a permanent.

Williams looks very good and the best of the rest for me, just needs to add a few more goals and I think he will if he can stay fit.

From what I've seen of Hollands he also looks very good and well worth signing on for longer.

The other hits have all done ok, but no better than that IMO, I think they will all admit that if they are honest.

I don't think anyone has been an outright miss a la Comazzi or Lanzano. Rooney has scored more than Martin but admittedly hasn't looked a Championship player.

Hope we can sign at least a forward and a left back, and would like a back up keeper but guess that won't happen.

If we can retain Ward, Bostock Martin and Hollands for rest of season that would be good business, would think Ward and Martin should be possible, Bostock and Hollands may be less likely.
[quote][p][bold]Oi Den![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season! . Who of our perm signings have headed out this season? . Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal! . Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month . Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt . Hit Williams Collins Navarro Miller Ward Martin Hollands Bostock . Miss Rooney Coke Bessone . Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season . Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit . So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose . Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too[/p][/quote]It's all about opinions LR. I would add Navarro, Miller, Roberts and Archibald-Henville to your list of misses. There was much talk of "great signings" when some of these players joined, just because they'd come from clubs in a higher division. I don't think any one of them has justified that fanfare. . Having said all that, I think PDC - with generous assistance from Mr Black - has managed to fashion a side capable of promotion. And I remain unconvinced that we need another striker. We have Collins, Williams and Martin with De Vita also able to play as a main striker and Storey coming through. That's a pretty strong striking department I reckon, and one I think many clubs at our level would be jealous of. I would rather see us trimming costs by getting rid of some players than increasing them by signing more. However, if we are going to lose Martin (with Norwich saying "thanks very much for improving his fitness and all-round game"?) and/or Hollands, then I would agree that we need to strengthen. In that case, like Chish and Fips, I would have my fingers firmly crossed.[/p][/quote]Ward the big hit of the new signings, hope we can sign him up on a permanent. Williams looks very good and the best of the rest for me, just needs to add a few more goals and I think he will if he can stay fit. From what I've seen of Hollands he also looks very good and well worth signing on for longer. The other hits have all done ok, but no better than that IMO, I think they will all admit that if they are honest. I don't think anyone has been an outright miss a la Comazzi or Lanzano. Rooney has scored more than Martin but admittedly hasn't looked a Championship player. Hope we can sign at least a forward and a left back, and would like a back up keeper but guess that won't happen. If we can retain Ward, Bostock Martin and Hollands for rest of season that would be good business, would think Ward and Martin should be possible, Bostock and Hollands may be less likely. Wilesy
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1:15pm Sat 29 Dec 12

DarrenSTFCRomain says...

Oi Den! wrote:
London Red wrote: Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season! . Who of our perm signings have headed out this season? . Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal! . Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month . Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt . Hit Williams Collins Navarro Miller Ward Martin Hollands Bostock . Miss Rooney Coke Bessone . Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season . Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit . So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose . Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too
It's all about opinions LR. I would add Navarro, Miller, Roberts and Archibald-Henville to your list of misses. There was much talk of "great signings" when some of these players joined, just because they'd come from clubs in a higher division. I don't think any one of them has justified that fanfare. . Having said all that, I think PDC - with generous assistance from Mr Black - has managed to fashion a side capable of promotion. And I remain unconvinced that we need another striker. We have Collins, Williams and Martin with De Vita also able to play as a main striker and Storey coming through. That's a pretty strong striking department I reckon, and one I think many clubs at our level would be jealous of. I would rather see us trimming costs by getting rid of some players than increasing them by signing more. However, if we are going to lose Martin (with Norwich saying "thanks very much for improving his fitness and all-round game"?) and/or Hollands, then I would agree that we need to strengthen. In that case, like Chish and Fips, I would have my fingers firmly crossed.
Spot on Den..
7 players with a good wage packet..
BUT then again you do have to be lucky when your looking at new players,,

Are we paying any wages for cokes ??

Is Martins..Hollands and Bostock loan over on the 5th Jan and when are Risser and co due back
[quote][p][bold]Oi Den![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season! . Who of our perm signings have headed out this season? . Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal! . Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month . Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt . Hit Williams Collins Navarro Miller Ward Martin Hollands Bostock . Miss Rooney Coke Bessone . Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season . Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit . So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose . Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too[/p][/quote]It's all about opinions LR. I would add Navarro, Miller, Roberts and Archibald-Henville to your list of misses. There was much talk of "great signings" when some of these players joined, just because they'd come from clubs in a higher division. I don't think any one of them has justified that fanfare. . Having said all that, I think PDC - with generous assistance from Mr Black - has managed to fashion a side capable of promotion. And I remain unconvinced that we need another striker. We have Collins, Williams and Martin with De Vita also able to play as a main striker and Storey coming through. That's a pretty strong striking department I reckon, and one I think many clubs at our level would be jealous of. I would rather see us trimming costs by getting rid of some players than increasing them by signing more. However, if we are going to lose Martin (with Norwich saying "thanks very much for improving his fitness and all-round game"?) and/or Hollands, then I would agree that we need to strengthen. In that case, like Chish and Fips, I would have my fingers firmly crossed.[/p][/quote]Spot on Den.. 7 players with a good wage packet.. BUT then again you do have to be lucky when your looking at new players,, Are we paying any wages for cokes ?? Is Martins..Hollands and Bostock loan over on the 5th Jan and when are Risser and co due back DarrenSTFCRomain
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1:38pm Sat 29 Dec 12

the wizard says...

Wilesy wrote:
Oi Den! wrote:
London Red wrote:
Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season!
.
Who of our perm signings have headed out this season?
.
Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal!
.
Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month
.
Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt
.
Hit
Williams
Collins
Navarro
Miller
Ward
Martin
Hollands
Bostock
.
Miss
Rooney
Coke
Bessone
.
Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season
.
Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit
.
So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose
.
Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too
It's all about opinions LR. I would add Navarro, Miller, Roberts and Archibald-Henville to your list of misses. There was much talk of "great signings" when some of these players joined, just because they'd come from clubs in a higher division. I don't think any one of them has justified that fanfare.
.
Having said all that, I think PDC - with generous assistance from Mr Black - has managed to fashion a side capable of promotion. And I remain unconvinced that we need another striker. We have Collins, Williams and Martin with De Vita also able to play as a main striker and Storey coming through. That's a pretty strong striking department I reckon, and one I think many clubs at our level would be jealous of. I would rather see us trimming costs by getting rid of some players than increasing them by signing more. However, if we are going to lose Martin (with Norwich saying "thanks very much for improving his fitness and all-round game"?) and/or Hollands, then I would agree that we need to strengthen. In that case, like Chish and Fips, I would have my fingers firmly crossed.
Ward the big hit of the new signings, hope we can sign him up on a permanent.

Williams looks very good and the best of the rest for me, just needs to add a few more goals and I think he will if he can stay fit.

From what I've seen of Hollands he also looks very good and well worth signing on for longer.

The other hits have all done ok, but no better than that IMO, I think they will all admit that if they are honest.

I don't think anyone has been an outright miss a la Comazzi or Lanzano. Rooney has scored more than Martin but admittedly hasn't looked a Championship player.

Hope we can sign at least a forward and a left back, and would like a back up keeper but guess that won't happen.

If we can retain Ward, Bostock Martin and Hollands for rest of season that would be good business, would think Ward and Martin should be possible, Bostock and Hollands may be less likely.
A very balanced and perspective view from Wilesy, and one which most would find difficult to fault. Best post on here today by far.
[quote][p][bold]Wilesy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Oi Den![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season! . Who of our perm signings have headed out this season? . Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal! . Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month . Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt . Hit Williams Collins Navarro Miller Ward Martin Hollands Bostock . Miss Rooney Coke Bessone . Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season . Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit . So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose . Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too[/p][/quote]It's all about opinions LR. I would add Navarro, Miller, Roberts and Archibald-Henville to your list of misses. There was much talk of "great signings" when some of these players joined, just because they'd come from clubs in a higher division. I don't think any one of them has justified that fanfare. . Having said all that, I think PDC - with generous assistance from Mr Black - has managed to fashion a side capable of promotion. And I remain unconvinced that we need another striker. We have Collins, Williams and Martin with De Vita also able to play as a main striker and Storey coming through. That's a pretty strong striking department I reckon, and one I think many clubs at our level would be jealous of. I would rather see us trimming costs by getting rid of some players than increasing them by signing more. However, if we are going to lose Martin (with Norwich saying "thanks very much for improving his fitness and all-round game"?) and/or Hollands, then I would agree that we need to strengthen. In that case, like Chish and Fips, I would have my fingers firmly crossed.[/p][/quote]Ward the big hit of the new signings, hope we can sign him up on a permanent. Williams looks very good and the best of the rest for me, just needs to add a few more goals and I think he will if he can stay fit. From what I've seen of Hollands he also looks very good and well worth signing on for longer. The other hits have all done ok, but no better than that IMO, I think they will all admit that if they are honest. I don't think anyone has been an outright miss a la Comazzi or Lanzano. Rooney has scored more than Martin but admittedly hasn't looked a Championship player. Hope we can sign at least a forward and a left back, and would like a back up keeper but guess that won't happen. If we can retain Ward, Bostock Martin and Hollands for rest of season that would be good business, would think Ward and Martin should be possible, Bostock and Hollands may be less likely.[/p][/quote]A very balanced and perspective view from Wilesy, and one which most would find difficult to fault. Best post on here today by far. the wizard
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3:35pm Sat 29 Dec 12

the wizard says...

For those of you who are concerned about the stadium redevelopment plan perhaps we should encourage our board to look here for the short term answer,

http://www.bbc.co.uk
/news/uk-england-cam
bridgeshire-20855355



LOL, LOL & LOL again !!!!!!
For those of you who are concerned about the stadium redevelopment plan perhaps we should encourage our board to look here for the short term answer, http://www.bbc.co.uk /news/uk-england-cam bridgeshire-20855355 LOL, LOL & LOL again !!!!!! the wizard
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4:11pm Sat 29 Dec 12

London Red says...

Yes it is about opinions and I guess you are doing it on expectations
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Miller could be a miss as a goal scoring midfielder he has "disappointed" - but he is now 33 so is not Miller of 5 years ago
.
But he has come in played pretty well and not many would moan about him like they did with Risser et al
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So that's why I put him as a hit
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Think Navarro is the same - when playing has done a solid job and even though some think he goes under the radar - he does his role well - break up play
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Roberts is the only one who has not really delivered - yes in a few games like Pompey or Coventry - but not enough and thus out the team
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Though he is no Comazzi as said so hardly a disaster and still has plenty of time to show what he can do
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Overall bar Coke, Rooney and Bessone - think all have contribute to our relative success - ie in the POs and had a good league cup run beating higher league teams
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Don't think we will see many pay off this year - so that will show the reduction in waste as some call it
Yes it is about opinions and I guess you are doing it on expectations . Miller could be a miss as a goal scoring midfielder he has "disappointed" - but he is now 33 so is not Miller of 5 years ago . But he has come in played pretty well and not many would moan about him like they did with Risser et al . So that's why I put him as a hit . Think Navarro is the same - when playing has done a solid job and even though some think he goes under the radar - he does his role well - break up play . Roberts is the only one who has not really delivered - yes in a few games like Pompey or Coventry - but not enough and thus out the team . Though he is no Comazzi as said so hardly a disaster and still has plenty of time to show what he can do . Overall bar Coke, Rooney and Bessone - think all have contribute to our relative success - ie in the POs and had a good league cup run beating higher league teams . Don't think we will see many pay off this year - so that will show the reduction in waste as some call it London Red
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4:31pm Sat 29 Dec 12

DarrenSTFCRomain says...

London Red wrote:
Yes it is about opinions and I guess you are doing it on expectations . Miller could be a miss as a goal scoring midfielder he has "disappointed" - but he is now 33 so is not Miller of 5 years ago . But he has come in played pretty well and not many would moan about him like they did with Risser et al . So that's why I put him as a hit . Think Navarro is the same - when playing has done a solid job and even though some think he goes under the radar - he does his role well - break up play . Roberts is the only one who has not really delivered - yes in a few games like Pompey or Coventry - but not enough and thus out the team . Though he is no Comazzi as said so hardly a disaster and still has plenty of time to show what he can do . Overall bar Coke, Rooney and Bessone - think all have contribute to our relative success - ie in the POs and had a good league cup run beating higher league teams . Don't think we will see many pay off this year - so that will show the reduction in waste as some call it
Don't think we will see many pay off this year - so that will show the reduction in waste as some call it

So What do you call it then
[quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: Yes it is about opinions and I guess you are doing it on expectations . Miller could be a miss as a goal scoring midfielder he has "disappointed" - but he is now 33 so is not Miller of 5 years ago . But he has come in played pretty well and not many would moan about him like they did with Risser et al . So that's why I put him as a hit . Think Navarro is the same - when playing has done a solid job and even though some think he goes under the radar - he does his role well - break up play . Roberts is the only one who has not really delivered - yes in a few games like Pompey or Coventry - but not enough and thus out the team . Though he is no Comazzi as said so hardly a disaster and still has plenty of time to show what he can do . Overall bar Coke, Rooney and Bessone - think all have contribute to our relative success - ie in the POs and had a good league cup run beating higher league teams . Don't think we will see many pay off this year - so that will show the reduction in waste as some call it[/p][/quote]Don't think we will see many pay off this year - so that will show the reduction in waste as some call it So What do you call it then DarrenSTFCRomain
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4:52pm Sat 29 Dec 12

London Red says...

I call it job done - aim was promotion - result was the title!
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Plus we had some good cup runs with it
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Also If you actually listen to what was said it was clearly stated certain players - ala Smith and Connell - were signed purely to get us up and were never going to feature in L1
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That was known by the board in advance and they agreed to it - so can not be a waste by PdC
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You can still call it a waste if you like - but that depends on your view point
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No manager ever gets it right everytime and even the best like Ferguson, Wenger and Guardiola have made some expensive mistakes - with just one of their costing more than all of PdC's put together!
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Wenger's paid off Japanese flop was entered in their accounts as a £5m hit!
I call it job done - aim was promotion - result was the title! . Plus we had some good cup runs with it . Also If you actually listen to what was said it was clearly stated certain players - ala Smith and Connell - were signed purely to get us up and were never going to feature in L1 . That was known by the board in advance and they agreed to it - so can not be a waste by PdC . You can still call it a waste if you like - but that depends on your view point . No manager ever gets it right everytime and even the best like Ferguson, Wenger and Guardiola have made some expensive mistakes - with just one of their costing more than all of PdC's put together! . Wenger's paid off Japanese flop was entered in their accounts as a £5m hit! London Red
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5:35pm Sat 29 Dec 12

DarrenSTFCRomain says...

London Red wrote:
I call it job done - aim was promotion - result was the title! . Plus we had some good cup runs with it . Also If you actually listen to what was said it was clearly stated certain players - ala Smith and Connell - were signed purely to get us up and were never going to feature in L1 . That was known by the board in advance and they agreed to it - so can not be a waste by PdC . You can still call it a waste if you like - but that depends on your view point . No manager ever gets it right everytime and even the best like Ferguson, Wenger and Guardiola have made some expensive mistakes - with just one of their costing more than all of PdC's put together! . Wenger's paid off Japanese flop was entered in their accounts as a £5m hit!
HOW DO YOU NO THE BOARD SAID Smith and Connell - were signed purely to get us up and were never going to feature in L1 . That was known by the board in advance and they agreed to it - so can not be a waste by PdC . You can still call it a waste if you like - but that depends on your view point .
HA HA love it

How on earth can you bring Ferguson, Wenger and Guardiola in2 it..
They have a bit more money and alot more to play with in there budget than most teams in the world let alone div 3..
BUT your right AGAIN
[quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: I call it job done - aim was promotion - result was the title! . Plus we had some good cup runs with it . Also If you actually listen to what was said it was clearly stated certain players - ala Smith and Connell - were signed purely to get us up and were never going to feature in L1 . That was known by the board in advance and they agreed to it - so can not be a waste by PdC . You can still call it a waste if you like - but that depends on your view point . No manager ever gets it right everytime and even the best like Ferguson, Wenger and Guardiola have made some expensive mistakes - with just one of their costing more than all of PdC's put together! . Wenger's paid off Japanese flop was entered in their accounts as a £5m hit![/p][/quote]HOW DO YOU NO THE BOARD SAID Smith and Connell - were signed purely to get us up and were never going to feature in L1 . That was known by the board in advance and they agreed to it - so can not be a waste by PdC . You can still call it a waste if you like - but that depends on your view point . HA HA love it How on earth can you bring Ferguson, Wenger and Guardiola in2 it.. They have a bit more money and alot more to play with in there budget than most teams in the world let alone div 3.. BUT your right AGAIN DarrenSTFCRomain
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7:50pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Malkym says...

Jibberjab wrote:
London Red wrote:
Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season!
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Who of our perm signings have headed out this season?
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Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal!
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Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month
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Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt
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Hit
Williams
Collins
Navarro
Miller
Ward
Martin
Hollands
Bostock
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Miss
Rooney
Coke
Bessone
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Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season
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Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit
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So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose
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Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too
Same old **** LR, were you sat about all morning waiting for someone to write something, so you could get your fix of enjoyment attempting to belittle them and getting all billy big balls about it rather then just respecting their opinion, you really are one very sad person, or maybe just a deluded fantasist that believes the football club are going to ring you up any day now and invite you down to work at the club in thanks for being their online savior, when in realty they would no doubt think your **** like anyone else.
Says the most personally abusive poster ever on these forums!
[quote][p][bold]Jibberjab[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: Of which 99% of that revolving door occurred last season! . Who of our perm signings have headed out this season? . Bessone is the only one - who was only signed on a short term deal! . Loan shouldn't count as the nature of them is to see turnover as they can last as little as a month . Out success rate has been quite high this year showing PdC has learnt . Hit Williams Collins Navarro Miller Ward Martin Hollands Bostock . Miss Rooney Coke Bessone . Jury out - Roberts - has been a disappointment but not a disaster and still has time to become a hit in the 2nd half of the season . Troy too would be here - looked great but went off the boil after his injury - but still young and has time to become a hit . So only 3 misses and 1 was par of the Caddis deal and may never had been signed if that situation never arose . Coke looked quite useful too - so had he not been injured he may have been a hit too[/p][/quote]Same old **** LR, were you sat about all morning waiting for someone to write something, so you could get your fix of enjoyment attempting to belittle them and getting all billy big balls about it rather then just respecting their opinion, you really are one very sad person, or maybe just a deluded fantasist that believes the football club are going to ring you up any day now and invite you down to work at the club in thanks for being their online savior, when in realty they would no doubt think your **** like anyone else.[/p][/quote]Says the most personally abusive poster ever on these forums! Malkym
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8:21pm Sat 29 Dec 12

Oi Den! says...

LR, I don't base my view of players on expectations. When a player joins us I have hopes of course, but no expectations. I prefer to see what they can do for us first. To be honest I think Navarro, Roberts, Miller and Archibald-Henville have all looked very ordinary.
LR, I don't base my view of players on expectations. When a player joins us I have hopes of course, but no expectations. I prefer to see what they can do for us first. To be honest I think Navarro, Roberts, Miller and Archibald-Henville have all looked very ordinary. Oi Den!
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10:18pm Sat 29 Dec 12

London Red says...

Den - fair enough - though I personally can't see how you can wipe the slate totally clean as the past always gives you a base of what to expect - which is why the unheard of ones normally get more time as people don't know what to expect
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Granted none of those have made the same impact as say Wes did - but they certainly have not been poor - thus we are top 6 and had a good cup run with them playing an active role in that
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Darren - that was my point if you listen/read you will pick things up - PdC clearly said in a article a few months back in reaction to comments like yours that certain players were only ever signed to get us up and were always going to be moved on
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He then said that even though that was the plan they had to be offered 2 year deals to get them to sign
Den - fair enough - though I personally can't see how you can wipe the slate totally clean as the past always gives you a base of what to expect - which is why the unheard of ones normally get more time as people don't know what to expect . Granted none of those have made the same impact as say Wes did - but they certainly have not been poor - thus we are top 6 and had a good cup run with them playing an active role in that . Darren - that was my point if you listen/read you will pick things up - PdC clearly said in a article a few months back in reaction to comments like yours that certain players were only ever signed to get us up and were always going to be moved on . He then said that even though that was the plan they had to be offered 2 year deals to get them to sign London Red
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12:38am Sun 30 Dec 12

DarrenSTFCRomain says...

London Red wrote:
Den - fair enough - though I personally can't see how you can wipe the slate totally clean as the past always gives you a base of what to expect - which is why the unheard of ones normally get more time as people don't know what to expect . Granted none of those have made the same impact as say Wes did - but they certainly have not been poor - thus we are top 6 and had a good cup run with them playing an active role in that . Darren - that was my point if you listen/read you will pick things up - PdC clearly said in a article a few months back in reaction to comments like yours that certain players were only ever signed to get us up and were always going to be moved on . He then said that even though that was the plan they had to be offered 2 year deals to get them to sign
ok mate no peobs
[quote][p][bold]London Red[/bold] wrote: Den - fair enough - though I personally can't see how you can wipe the slate totally clean as the past always gives you a base of what to expect - which is why the unheard of ones normally get more time as people don't know what to expect . Granted none of those have made the same impact as say Wes did - but they certainly have not been poor - thus we are top 6 and had a good cup run with them playing an active role in that . Darren - that was my point if you listen/read you will pick things up - PdC clearly said in a article a few months back in reaction to comments like yours that certain players were only ever signed to get us up and were always going to be moved on . He then said that even though that was the plan they had to be offered 2 year deals to get them to sign[/p][/quote]ok mate no peobs DarrenSTFCRomain
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