MATCHDAY LIVE: Leyton Orient v Swindon Town

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  • REPORTING BY SAM MORSHEAD & ANDY WARREN
  • HALF-TIME: Orient 0 Swindon 0
  • Few chances in difficult conditions at Brisbane Road
  • Ritchie tests Jones in only shot on target

10:41pm

If given the chance, boss Paolo Di Canio would like to bring in two or three new players before the transfer window slams shut, following Joe Devera's injury this evening.

The Town manager also said no progress has been made in moving Lee Cox and Luke Rooney away from the County Ground.

Swindon Advertiser: Town boss Paolo Di Canio

PAOLO DI CANIO

“Before it was one or two, and now maybe it is two or three.

“We have Joe out, and I wasn’t enjoying the way Flinty played tonight and linked with the others, so I have to make sure we have competition because we have a short list of defenders.

“Macca was adapted to play there but has found difficulty at a different level, and we have only two adult centre-halves. They have similar characteristics in some way, but I need slightly different.”

10:37pm

Town manager Paolo Di Canio was in the dark regarding the future of the club when he spoke to the media after the game.

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Town boss Paolo Di Canio

PAOLO DI CANIO

“I don’t know nothing now, and I want to travel back and see if something happened or not," he said.
“I was always positive, I am negative now because of the game, but time flies quick and I want to make sure in which direction we have to run and start working on the way we can run to make the best for this club.

“I hope for the positive one, but any direction can be there.

“If something goes not the way we wanted we don’t know what is going on for this club.

“It is fantastic the fans jumped around and waved the arms and clapped the team, and I want to make sure they can keep going on in this way and this natural behaviour. They live without thinking anything wrong can happen, and that is the only positive energy we can take.

“We don’t know what can happen in the next 48 hours."

 

10:25pm

Town keeper Wes Foderingham came to his side's rescue late on with a superb save from Jimmy Smith, and was pleased to do what was asked of him on another quiet evening.

Swindon Advertiser: Football player image for Wes Foderingham

WES FODERINGHAM

“The conditions were bad and the pitch was difficult, so it was a tough game," he said.

“That (not having much to do) has been the case a lot this season, and the cross that came in earlier I should have tipped over the bar, and if I hadn’t then made the save I would’ve got hammered for it.

“I am just pleased I was able to be there for the team and make the save when they needed me.”

10:23pm

10:15pm

Town boss Paolo Di Canio believes his side created the better chances this evening, but was unhappy with a few of his players.

Swindon Advertiser: Town fans are being urged to think beyond the reign of Paolo Di Canio

PAOLO DI CANIO

“I am very disappointed with some of my players, but I will tell them why," he said.

“There is obviously not long left of the transfer window and there are a few rumours, and maybe that affected a few of them.

“We dominated in terms of chances, but we didn’t look like we should score, and that was disappointing.

“The subs were very bad where in the last few times they have made a difference, and always I can blame them but I blame myself.

“I will work more with my players and myself and make sure we know what is going on.”

9:35pm

FULL-TIME: Leyton Orient 0 Swindon 0

9:34pm

90 minutes: A sublime long ball from Ritchie sets Williams free, but the striker can’t get the ball out from under his feet and can only scuff if straight at Jones.

9:33pm

88 minutes: Foderingham hasn’t had a save to make all night, but makes a superb stop low to his left to deny Smith. Three minutes added.

9:30pm

85 minutes: Ritchie swirls in a corner, which is only just too high for Ward who can only head high and wide when free at the back stick.

9:29pm

84 minutes: Orient do well to work the ball into the box on a rare attack, but Smith takes it off Mooney’s head.

9:27pm

82 minutes: McCormack swings in a cross which Williams heads wide.

9:25pm

80 minutes: Ritchie cuts inside and then fires wide along the floor.

9:23pm

SUBSTITUTION: De Vita replaced by Gary Roberts (78)

9:23pm

SUBSTITUTION: Rowlands replaced by Jimmy Smith (78)
 

9:20pm

75 minutes: McCormack fires in a shot from 35-yards which Jones has to tip over.

9:18pm

73 minutes: A fizzing volley from Cox goers over the bar.

9:15pm

70 minutes: Obudajo goes down looking for a penalty, but all he gets is a yellow card for diving.

9:15pm

69 minutes: Martin puts in a great cross, but there is no Town player able to get on the end of it.

9:14pm

68 minutes: Orient break, and Cox fires wide.

9:13pm

68 minutes: De Vita puts in a good little cross which Williams sweeps onto the inside of the post, but the ball bounces out. So unlucky!

9:12pm

SUBSTITUTION: Dean Cox replaces Lee Cook.

9:11pm

66 minutes: Rowlands goes into the book for a late tackle on Alan McCormack.

9:07pm

SUBSTITUTION: Chris Martin replace James Collins. (62)

9:04pm

59 minutes: Foderingham comes flying out of his area wide on the right and Mooney pops the ball past him, but the keeper gets away with it as it.

9:02pm

57 minutes: From the free-kick which follows, Collins heads wide after getting in between the two centre halves. Best chance of the game so far.

9:01pm

56 minutes: Lee Cook is booked for a foul on Thompson.

9:00pm

55 minutes: Town break at pace and McCormack fires in a cross which Ritchie does really well to angle at goal, but his shot is blocked.

8:59pm

54 minutes: Nathan Thompson goes into the book for a late tackle on Lloyd James. The following free-kick goes out for a corner which is caught by Wes Foderingham.

8:55pm

The second half has started much the same as the first ended, with Town pushing forward without being able to create any meaningful chances.

8:51pm

A few internet issues here at Brisbane Road, which have hopefully now been resolved. You haven't missed anything.

8:49pm

The game is back under way at Brisbane Road.

8:34pm

HALF-TIME: Leyton Orient 0 Swindon Town 0

8:32pm

45 minutes: Cook goes down under pressure from Ferry and Flint, but the referee turns his penalty appeals down. Looked a decent shout for me.

8:31pm

43 minutes: Alan McCormack gives away a free-kick in the corner for a foul on Moses Odubajo, but Lee Cook’s set piece is woeful and trundles into the side netting.One minute added.

8:30pm

41 minutes: Flint can only partially clear after going up with Mooney, and from the knockdown Charlie MacDonald fires into the side-netting.

8:29pm

40 minutes: Williams takes a nice ball from Collins and storms into the box, and after being tracked all the way by Cuthbert he goes down, but no penalty is given.

8:25pm

37 minutes: A great tackle from Tommy Miller wins the ball back for Town, and after he receives it from De Vita the midfielder sees a shot blocked.

8:22pm

SUBSTITUTION: Aden Flint replaces Joe Devera

8:19pm

Joe Devera is struggling a little bit, and is hobbling off to receive treatment. Not looking good.

8:17pm

28 minutes: Town win a corner, and Ritchie’s kick sends Jones scrabbling and Chorley has to head behind. The second corner is caught cleanly by keeper Jones.

8:16pm

27 minutes: Ritchie and Ferry link up well down the right, and the move ends with Ritchie side-footing a shot straight at Jones.

8:12pm

24 minutes: Matt Ritchie sends through a delightful ball for Williams, but he is flagged offside.

8:09pm

Bit of swirling rain starting to get a little heavier out there

8:07pm

18 minutes: Nathan Thompson skips all the way into the area before the ball bobbles to Collins, but the striker is offside before he takes his shot at the Orient goal, which Jones saves.

8:02pm

Not a pretty game by any means, but Town are having by far the better of it.

7:59pm

10 minutes: Ritchie takes aim from distance but his shot flies wide. Well-struck though.

7:57pm

Eight minutes: A sublime first touch from Williams allows him to bring the ball down and free Collins, and the striker chases and charges down Jamie Jones’ clearance. It is cleared.

7:53pm

Four minutes: Dave Mooney fires the ball very wide after a good Orient move.

7:51pm

Two minutes: Raffa De Vita has the first attacking run of the game, and wins a corner after beating Scott Cuthbert. After the initial set piece is cleared, De Vita sends it back in but Williams can only turn it over the bar with his knee.

7:46pm

We are underway

7:45pm

A few nice little boos when former Town defender Scott Cuthbert's name is read out.Swindon Advertiser: Simon Ferry came to Town on the advice of Scott Cuthbert, pictured

7:43pm

Here come the teams!

7:42pm

The cheerleaders look cold.....

7:40pm

CHARITY BET

Sam and Andy are raising money for the STFC Football in the Community Trust by using their lacking football knowledge to bet on the results of Town matches. After a four-game losing streak Sam struck gold in the 2-0 home win over Shrewsbury, netting £18 after also predicting Chris Martin as first scorer.

Tonight's bets

Sam - Leyton Orient 1 Swindon Town 2, Ritchie first scorer - 30/1

Andy - Leyton Orient 0 Swindon Town 1, Williams first scorer - 20-1

Current charity total - £18

7:37pm

Very sparse looking crowd here this evening at Brisbane Road, still a few minutes until kick-off but looks like it might be a small one.

7:36pm

Right, we are less than 10 minutes away from kick-off, so here's a reminder of how we are allowed to cover games on the Advertiser website.
Unfortunately Football League rules mean our updates are subject to a three-minute delay.
If you are after up-to-the-second commentary from today's match, log on to Twitter and follow Sam - @SamMorshead_SA.
Updates will still appear on here but will be on delay.
After the game, stay tuned for comprehensive reaction.
Enjoy!

7:34pm

DANGER MEN - The men Town have to watch tonight

MARTIN ROWLANDS

Swindon Advertiser: Farewell - Colchester United midfielder Martin Rowlands will not be offered a new deal by the U's. Picture: STEVE BRADING (CO54785-22)
The experienced Irishman has made more than 400 appearances during his career, the majority of which came during his spells with Brentford and QPR. The midfielder can pick a pass, and despite now being 33 is still capable of threatening runs into the opposition box.

LEE COOK

Swindon Advertiser:
Cook started his career at Aylesbury before making a move to Watford where he made a breakthrough which eventually enabled him to move to QPR, the team he supports.
During his time at Loftus Road he earned rave reviews for the quality of his delivery from wide on the left, and eventually moved to Fulham in the Premier League for £2.5million.
Injuries hampered his time at Craven Cottage, and after two loan spells at both former club QPR and Charlton he finds himself in League One with Orient. The winger scored the winner when the two sides met in September.

DAVID MOONEY

Swindon Advertiser: David Mooney celebrates his goal with Dean Cox: Simon O'Connor
The well-travelled Mooney has been leading the line in the absence of Kevin Lisbie, and is capable of holding the ball up as well as getting in behind defences. He has scored nine goals in close to 60 matches for the Os following loan spells at Colchester, Charlton, Norwich and Stockport.

MICHAEL SYMES

Swindon Advertiser: Michael Symes is relishing a return to Everton: Action Images
A new signing at Orient, Symes has scored once so far this season since arriving from Bournemoth.
Symes started as a youth player at Everton, but didn't make the grade and eventually moved to Bradford. During two years at Valley Parade he was loaned out three times, latterly to Shrewsbury who he eventually joined permanently.
He impressed in his first two seasons in Shropshire but fell out of favour and was loaned out to Accrington, who he eventually joined full time. 13 goals saw him seal a move to Bournemouth, another of his former loan clubs, but was released after two years when he joined Orient. He is on the bench tonight, but he could be a threat if he gets on.

7:27pm

LAST TIME AT BRISBANE ROAD

Town also lost to the Os the last time they made the trip to Brisbane Road, going down 3-0 before eventually being relegated from League One.

Swindon Advertiser:

Click on the image to read Sam Morshead's match report

7:23pm

 

YOUR SAY

We at the Adver want your thoughts on tonight's game, and also your score predictions.

There are plenty of ways to get in touch - which are all, conveniently, listed below...

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7:21pm

END OF THE RUN

When Orient visited the County Ground at the start of September, Lee Cook scored the goal in a 1-0 win which brought to an end Town's unbeaten home run which had lasted more than a year.

Swindon Advertiser:

LEE COOK

Town boss Paolo Di Canio was not happy with the way his side performed in the game.

“It is very bad but one day we have to lose at home," he said.

“It is not about the record but the way we lost doesn’t make me enjoy.

“There was not desire and 100 per cent commitment, and it is not to say my players did it deliberately, but it happens.

“After this week it makes me think I have overestimated some of my players."

7:17pm

7:13pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says

Town win tonight 4-0.

That would be handy!

7:15pm

7:09pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says

Sam, don't see a problem with Chris Martin dropping to the bench, he will get some gametime (guess 65 minutes), Paolo picks his team after looking at the opposition, he sees Collins as the one to do the business tonight. Respect all our team and a Roberts/Martin combo coming on may be the answer if the going gets tough and we are chasing the game.

Could he also be reminding Collins that he is still very central to his plans amid interest from Wolves and West Brom?

7:12pm

Swindon Advertiser:

The pitch is not in great condition at all, plenty of sand down to try and dry up moisture.

7:10pm

TEAM NEWS

Leyton Orient: Jamie Jones; Scott Cuthbert, Ben Chorley, Mathieu Baudry, Gary Sawyer; Lloyd James, Moses Odubajo, Martin Rowlands, Lee Cook; Charlie MacDonald, David Mooney.

Subs: Leon McSweeny, Dean Cox, Anthony Griffin, Michael Symes, Jimmy Smith, Afolabi Obafemi, Elliot Omozusi.

7:06pm

A few hats and gloves out there as Town come out to begin their warm-up. Not all that cold this evening compared to recent days, but still glad I have a few layers on.

7:06pm

YOUR SAY

6:48pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Dover Red says

Come on Town 3 good points to show this league we are the boys to watch !!

7:04pm

Elsewhere in League One this evening, Crawley's home game with Preston has been called off at very late notice. Hope their pitch revovers before Saturday.......

7:02pm

7:00pm

Injured Town striker Miles Storey tweets his good luck message to his teammates.

6:58pm

YOUR SAY

What do you think of the Town side this evening? Is Paolo Di Canio right to have dropped Chris Martin after he finally got off the mark for Town against Shrewsbury?

There are plenty of ways to get in touch - which are all, conveniently, listed below...

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We promise the very best ones will make their way into the 'Matchday Live' blog over the course of the evening.

6:54pm

6:48pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Dover Red says

Come on Town 3 good points to show this league we are the boys to watch !!

Sky Sports News are here this evening, so hopefully a few updates on there tonight of a few goals.

6:53pm

BREAKING TEAM NEWS

Town side to face Leyton Orient: Foderingham; Thompson, Ward, Devera, McCormack; Ritchie, Miller, Ferry, De Vita; Collins Williams.

Subs: Bedwell, Flint, McEveley, Navarro, Roberts, A Rooney, Martin.

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon Town's Joe Devera in action against Leyton OrientSwindon Advertiser: WELCOME RETURN: Tommy MillerSwindon Advertiser: Raffa De Vita, rightSwindon Advertiser: ON TARGET: Two-goal James Collins

BACK IN THE SIDE: Joe Devera, Tommy Miller, Raffa De Vita, James Collins.

So four changes for Town from the victory over Shrewsbury 10 days ago, with the fit-again Joe Devera replacing Aden Flint, Tommy Miller coming in for Danny Hollands, Raffa De Vita taking the place of Gary Roberts and James Collins given the nod ahead Chris Martin.

6:48pm

Good evening and welcome to Brisbane Road for this evening's League One clash between Leyton Orient and Swindon Town.

This game was of course due to be played on Boxing Day, but a waterlogged pitch saw the festive action cancelled. The pitch is not in great state tonight either, with patches of sand dotted all over the surface.

Stick with Matchday Live for the best build-up, match coverage, and then reaction from another vital game in Town's push for promotion from League One.

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6:48pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Dover Red says...

Come on Town 3 good points to show this league we are the boys to watch !!
Come on Town 3 good points to show this league we are the boys to watch !! Dover Red

7:01pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Just seen on Sky that Crawley have postponed tonights game against Preston because of a water logged pitch, in their defence could it be they want their pitch playable for saturdays televised game against us? If so the one of very few of postponements in this dreadful league that I can see as justified given TV revenue is important to them.
Just seen on Sky that Crawley have postponed tonights game against Preston because of a water logged pitch, in their defence could it be they want their pitch playable for saturdays televised game against us? If so the one of very few of postponements in this dreadful league that I can see as justified given TV revenue is important to them. old town robin

7:06pm Tue 29 Jan 13

KojaktheWarg says...

They have an interesting history having been spawned from a Cricket Club in the late 1800's. They were known as Clapton Orient for nearly 50 years until just after WWII.

For the present though...3 Points for STFC please. We have buyers watching..
They have an interesting history having been spawned from a Cricket Club in the late 1800's. They were known as Clapton Orient for nearly 50 years until just after WWII. For the present though...3 Points for STFC please. We have buyers watching.. KojaktheWarg

7:09pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Sam, don't see a problem with Chris Martin dropping to the bench, he will get some gametime (guess 65 minutes), Paolo picks his team after looking at the opposition, he sees Collins as the one to do the business tonight. Respect all our team and a Roberts/Martin combo coming on may be the answer if the going gets tough and we are chasing the game.
Sam, don't see a problem with Chris Martin dropping to the bench, he will get some gametime (guess 65 minutes), Paolo picks his team after looking at the opposition, he sees Collins as the one to do the business tonight. Respect all our team and a Roberts/Martin combo coming on may be the answer if the going gets tough and we are chasing the game. old town robin

7:13pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Town win tonight 4-0.
Town win tonight 4-0. the wizard

7:17pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Out of all our available players I see the starting line up as a workman like side that is well used to each other in those positions. Would have thought that Roberts who has been improving of late would have made the start. Ferry having a good game will be key.
Out of all our available players I see the starting line up as a workman like side that is well used to each other in those positions. Would have thought that Roberts who has been improving of late would have made the start. Ferry having a good game will be key. the wizard

7:28pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

Jed McCrory is leading the consortium that are in advanced talks with Swindon Town in taking over the club. He has just led another consortium in the taking over of Banbury Utd in the latter months of 2012 so two clubs in around 4/5 months is rather odd and can he be a chairman of the two I wonder. The big issue now is can it be tied up before 31st Jan or will we have to sell a player or three to provide finances for the rest of the season. So where is the budget that everyone kept on about being there every month for this season. Fact is Town will have to possibly sell players if this deal does not get done in time.
Jed McCrory is leading the consortium that are in advanced talks with Swindon Town in taking over the club. He has just led another consortium in the taking over of Banbury Utd in the latter months of 2012 so two clubs in around 4/5 months is rather odd and can he be a chairman of the two I wonder. The big issue now is can it be tied up before 31st Jan or will we have to sell a player or three to provide finances for the rest of the season. So where is the budget that everyone kept on about being there every month for this season. Fact is Town will have to possibly sell players if this deal does not get done in time. Di kanny oh

7:32pm Tue 29 Jan 13

robstfc says...

Question is who is Jed McCrory and how much is he worth?
Question is who is Jed McCrory and how much is he worth? robstfc

7:36pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

robstfc wrote:
Question is who is Jed McCrory and how much is he worth?
|Worth????Not much apparently there is a silent partner who is the chief investor and there seems to be at least 4 in this consortium.There is no info on this silent investor and how much he is worth. Jed McCrory is chairman at Banbury Utd.
[quote][p][bold]robstfc[/bold] wrote: Question is who is Jed McCrory and how much is he worth?[/p][/quote]|Worth????Not much apparently there is a silent partner who is the chief investor and there seems to be at least 4 in this consortium.There is no info on this silent investor and how much he is worth. Jed McCrory is chairman at Banbury Utd. Di kanny oh

7:38pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Ollie Reed's Parky dance! says...

Crawley game off tonight due to waterlogged pitch. Hope ok for Saturday?
Crawley game off tonight due to waterlogged pitch. Hope ok for Saturday? Ollie Reed's Parky dance!

7:44pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Paynter Boy says...

I'm hearing strong rumours that the deal is done on STFC. Await news tomorrow.
I'm hearing strong rumours that the deal is done on STFC. Await news tomorrow. Paynter Boy

7:46pm Tue 29 Jan 13

whizzy1978 says...

Can you shed any light on the rumour that BBC Wiltshire understands that Banbury United owner Jed McCrory is fronting the 'local consortium' looking to takeover Swindon Town. From what i have read about the bloke it doesnt look great for swindons future & other fans feel the same.
Can you shed any light on the rumour that BBC Wiltshire understands that Banbury United owner Jed McCrory is fronting the 'local consortium' looking to takeover Swindon Town. From what i have read about the bloke it doesnt look great for swindons future & other fans feel the same. whizzy1978

7:52pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Looked him up on Linkedin and had a word with a good mate on the stock exchange. Looks like he is a front man, not much money of his own, so its important to find out who else is in the consortium.
Looked him up on Linkedin and had a word with a good mate on the stock exchange. Looks like he is a front man, not much money of his own, so its important to find out who else is in the consortium. the wizard

7:57pm Tue 29 Jan 13

EastleazeRed says...

Di kanny oh wrote:
Jed McCrory is leading the consortium that are in advanced talks with Swindon Town in taking over the club. He has just led another consortium in the taking over of Banbury Utd in the latter months of 2012 so two clubs in around 4/5 months is rather odd and can he be a chairman of the two I wonder. The big issue now is can it be tied up before 31st Jan or will we have to sell a player or three to provide finances for the rest of the season. So where is the budget that everyone kept on about being there every month for this season. Fact is Town will have to possibly sell players if this deal does not get done in time.
Never heard of Jed McCrory , but from what people have been saying its not good news. Seems to me Andrew Black wants to drop this club like a hot potato and doesn't care who he sells to either .
[quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: Jed McCrory is leading the consortium that are in advanced talks with Swindon Town in taking over the club. He has just led another consortium in the taking over of Banbury Utd in the latter months of 2012 so two clubs in around 4/5 months is rather odd and can he be a chairman of the two I wonder. The big issue now is can it be tied up before 31st Jan or will we have to sell a player or three to provide finances for the rest of the season. So where is the budget that everyone kept on about being there every month for this season. Fact is Town will have to possibly sell players if this deal does not get done in time.[/p][/quote]Never heard of Jed McCrory , but from what people have been saying its not good news. Seems to me Andrew Black wants to drop this club like a hot potato and doesn't care who he sells to either . EastleazeRed

7:58pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

the wizard wrote:
Looked him up on Linkedin and had a word with a good mate on the stock exchange. Looks like he is a front man, not much money of his own, so its important to find out who else is in the consortium.
Sounds like the same role as Andrew Fitton took when he fronted the men with the most money.
[quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: Looked him up on Linkedin and had a word with a good mate on the stock exchange. Looks like he is a front man, not much money of his own, so its important to find out who else is in the consortium.[/p][/quote]Sounds like the same role as Andrew Fitton took when he fronted the men with the most money. old town robin

7:58pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Since 1950 says...

Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day!
COYR!
Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR! Since 1950

8:01pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Since 1950 wrote:
Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day!
COYR!
Totally agree, it stinks now they have all their injured players back. Maybe its a generation thing 1950, me being a 1952.
[quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR![/p][/quote]Totally agree, it stinks now they have all their injured players back. Maybe its a generation thing 1950, me being a 1952. the wizard

8:03pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Since 1950 wrote:
Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day!
COYR!
Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol!
[quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR![/p][/quote]Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol! old town robin

8:05pm Tue 29 Jan 13

batman returns says...

Well adver perhaps you can have a word with whoever is at the game to get a little more info
Well adver perhaps you can have a word with whoever is at the game to get a little more info batman returns

8:09pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Sam quote ; Not a pretty game by any means, but Town are having by far the better of it.

Need to get that early goal, hitting speculive long distance shots is not going to be the answer, unless we get lucky. Suspect Paolo wants it played long with Williams and Collins pressing their centre backs.
Sam quote ; Not a pretty game by any means, but Town are having by far the better of it. Need to get that early goal, hitting speculive long distance shots is not going to be the answer, unless we get lucky. Suspect Paolo wants it played long with Williams and Collins pressing their centre backs. old town robin

8:12pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

whizzy1978 wrote:
Can you shed any light on the rumour that BBC Wiltshire understands that Banbury United owner Jed McCrory is fronting the 'local consortium' looking to takeover Swindon Town. From what i have read about the bloke it doesnt look great for swindons future & other fans feel the same.
Perhaps Duke of Banbury can shed some light on this geezer.
[quote][p][bold]whizzy1978[/bold] wrote: Can you shed any light on the rumour that BBC Wiltshire understands that Banbury United owner Jed McCrory is fronting the 'local consortium' looking to takeover Swindon Town. From what i have read about the bloke it doesnt look great for swindons future & other fans feel the same.[/p][/quote]Perhaps Duke of Banbury can shed some light on this geezer. the wizard

8:15pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Matt Ritchie sends through a delightful ball for Williams, but he is flagged offside.

Would be the same chance that SKY reports he scuffed over from 4 yards/
Matt Ritchie sends through a delightful ball for Williams, but he is flagged offside. Would be the same chance that SKY reports he scuffed over from 4 yards/ old town robin

8:17pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Since 1950 says...

old town robin wrote:
Since 1950 wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR!
Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol!
Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****!
[quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR![/p][/quote]Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol![/p][/quote]Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****! Since 1950

8:20pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Not much going down the left, when are they going to bring Raffa into the game ?
Not much going down the left, when are they going to bring Raffa into the game ? the wizard

8:22pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Stfc_BristolRed says...

Hmmmmm.... Devera struggling. Don't think a heavy pitch line this would be the best to bring him back into the team on
Hmmmmm.... Devera struggling. Don't think a heavy pitch line this would be the best to bring him back into the team on Stfc_BristolRed

8:29pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Since 1950 wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Since 1950 wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR!
Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol!
Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****!
I won't try to guess what the **** was, hope it wasn't too offensive, just good to know there are still a few old timers around that even know who dixon from dock green was, lol
[quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR![/p][/quote]Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol![/p][/quote]Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****![/p][/quote]I won't try to guess what the **** was, hope it wasn't too offensive, just good to know there are still a few old timers around that even know who dixon from dock green was, lol old town robin

8:34pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

BBC stats showing we have had the best part of possession shots etc, 5 corners to none from LO. We just need a few goals now.
BBC stats showing we have had the best part of possession shots etc, 5 corners to none from LO. We just need a few goals now. the wizard

8:35pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Since 1950 says...

old town robin wrote:
Since 1950 wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Since 1950 wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR!
Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol!
Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****!
I won't try to guess what the **** was, hope it wasn't too offensive, just good to know there are still a few old timers around that even know who dixon from dock green was, lol
No, not offensive at all. Just this over sensitive censorship. Ol'f**t.
COYR!
[quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR![/p][/quote]Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol![/p][/quote]Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****![/p][/quote]I won't try to guess what the **** was, hope it wasn't too offensive, just good to know there are still a few old timers around that even know who dixon from dock green was, lol[/p][/quote]No, not offensive at all. Just this over sensitive censorship. Ol'f**t. COYR! Since 1950

8:38pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

0-0 half time, any benefits for us in second half with the wind? lady reporting on SKY gives us the edge, but she never mentioned the penalty shout. How is the ref, is he a homer or was it a fair decision?
0-0 half time, any benefits for us in second half with the wind? lady reporting on SKY gives us the edge, but she never mentioned the penalty shout. How is the ref, is he a homer or was it a fair decision? old town robin

8:38pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Since 1950 wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Since 1950 wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Since 1950 wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR!
Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol!
Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****!
I won't try to guess what the **** was, hope it wasn't too offensive, just good to know there are still a few old timers around that even know who dixon from dock green was, lol
No, not offensive at all. Just this over sensitive censorship. Ol'f**t.
COYR!
'evenin all
[quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR![/p][/quote]Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol![/p][/quote]Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****![/p][/quote]I won't try to guess what the **** was, hope it wasn't too offensive, just good to know there are still a few old timers around that even know who dixon from dock green was, lol[/p][/quote]No, not offensive at all. Just this over sensitive censorship. Ol'f**t. COYR![/p][/quote]'evenin all the wizard

8:47pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Since 1950 wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Since 1950 wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Since 1950 wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR!
Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol!
Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****!
I won't try to guess what the **** was, hope it wasn't too offensive, just good to know there are still a few old timers around that even know who dixon from dock green was, lol
No, not offensive at all. Just this over sensitive censorship. Ol'f**t.
COYR!
Ha Ha, my kids gave me some grumpy old git mints for Christmas and they definitely help to relief a bit of wind when I'm cruising in Oxon
[quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Evening Sam, evening all. Could be a bit of a lottery tonight with the conditions. Towns fitness will count later in the game. Funny how they could get the game on tonight but couldn't on boxing day! COYR![/p][/quote]Evening All, I thought it was PC Dixon, Lol![/p][/quote]Just an ordinary copper who's patroling his beat around Dock Green. You ol' ****![/p][/quote]I won't try to guess what the **** was, hope it wasn't too offensive, just good to know there are still a few old timers around that even know who dixon from dock green was, lol[/p][/quote]No, not offensive at all. Just this over sensitive censorship. Ol'f**t. COYR![/p][/quote]Ha Ha, my kids gave me some grumpy old git mints for Christmas and they definitely help to relief a bit of wind when I'm cruising in Oxon old town robin

8:48pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Since 1950 says...

Jed who?
Jed who? Since 1950

9:03pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Since 1950 wrote:
Jed who?
Jed Red Herring ???
[quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Jed who?[/p][/quote]Jed Red Herring ??? the wizard

9:06pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

have to say a draw won't be enough tonight it will be 2 points lost against our rivals. From reports we are pressing without any luck, if only this game had been played over Xmas, I'm sure we would have slaughtered them, still some time to put it right, we only need 1 goal to put the records right.

COYR
have to say a draw won't be enough tonight it will be 2 points lost against our rivals. From reports we are pressing without any luck, if only this game had been played over Xmas, I'm sure we would have slaughtered them, still some time to put it right, we only need 1 goal to put the records right. COYR old town robin

9:08pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Haydonender says...

Frustrating.........
...come on lads, just the one goal will do
Frustrating......... ...come on lads, just the one goal will do Haydonender

9:14pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

So Collins hauled off after missing a couple of chances, predictable if he doesn't take his chances he has to make way for others, hope to see paolo's tactical changes work, one left to go my guess would be Roberts for De Vita.
So Collins hauled off after missing a couple of chances, predictable if he doesn't take his chances he has to make way for others, hope to see paolo's tactical changes work, one left to go my guess would be Roberts for De Vita. old town robin

9:24pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

Blooming Willams that is two sitters he has missed.
Blooming Willams that is two sitters he has missed. Di kanny oh

9:29pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

I wouldn't mind betting the bar stewards try and steal one in injury time.
I wouldn't mind betting the bar stewards try and steal one in injury time. the wizard

9:30pm Tue 29 Jan 13

DarrenSTFCRomain says...

LOOKS LIKE ITS GOING 2BE ONE OF THEM NIGHTS AGAIN....
LOOKS LIKE ITS GOING 2BE ONE OF THEM NIGHTS AGAIN.... DarrenSTFCRomain

9:33pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

Fods just pulled out a blinding save.
Fods just pulled out a blinding save. Di kanny oh

9:35pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Bozwillocks
Bozwillocks the wizard

9:39pm Tue 29 Jan 13

joey butler says...

Cannot win every match and up to 3rd in the table, 1 point gained or 2 lost, really not sure?
Cannot win every match and up to 3rd in the table, 1 point gained or 2 lost, really not sure? joey butler

9:40pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Rebel_phish says...

How did it end 0-0 ????
How did it end 0-0 ???? Rebel_phish

9:42pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

result 0-0. Not good enough, we are just not clinical upfront and neither Williams or Collins can say they didn't have chances. After this very disappointing result, I have to say it's play-off as best.

As said previous without doubt if we got them over Xmas we would have slaughtered them. so actually cheats do prosper.
result 0-0. Not good enough, we are just not clinical upfront and neither Williams or Collins can say they didn't have chances. After this very disappointing result, I have to say it's play-off as best. As said previous without doubt if we got them over Xmas we would have slaughtered them. so actually cheats do prosper. old town robin

9:42pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Rebel_phish says...

Stats show that it was fairly even. My son is at the match and says it definately was TOWN ALL the way.

Joey: 1 point gained me thinks.
Stats show that it was fairly even. My son is at the match and says it definately was TOWN ALL the way. Joey: 1 point gained me thinks. Rebel_phish

9:43pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

On chances this is two points dropped Williams and Collins the culprits again although Williams hit the post. Could have been worse I suppose with Fodds pulling out that very late blinding save. Ahh well going to have to do the 3-0 on creepies again for the nation to witness the Di Canio express in motion. Hope this takeover is done before 31st Jan.
On chances this is two points dropped Williams and Collins the culprits again although Williams hit the post. Could have been worse I suppose with Fodds pulling out that very late blinding save. Ahh well going to have to do the 3-0 on creepies again for the nation to witness the Di Canio express in motion. Hope this takeover is done before 31st Jan. Di kanny oh

9:45pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Haydonender says...

Shame but 1 point better than nothing and keeps unbeaten run going. Still right in the mix
Shame but 1 point better than nothing and keeps unbeaten run going. Still right in the mix Haydonender

9:47pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

Andrew Black was asked at the end of the game on the takeover and he said "fragile". mmm its going to the wire for sure and not sounding that great me thinks.
Andrew Black was asked at the end of the game on the takeover and he said "fragile". mmm its going to the wire for sure and not sounding that great me thinks. Di kanny oh

9:48pm Tue 29 Jan 13

mallorca says...

So this investor sounds like a mickey mouse saga,here we go yet again
as we all fear if this aint completed who knows what will happen
So this investor sounds like a mickey mouse saga,here we go yet again as we all fear if this aint completed who knows what will happen mallorca

9:48pm Tue 29 Jan 13

mallorca says...

So this investor sounds like a mickey mouse saga,here we go yet again
as we all fear if this aint completed who knows what will happen
So this investor sounds like a mickey mouse saga,here we go yet again as we all fear if this aint completed who knows what will happen mallorca

9:54pm Tue 29 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best old town robin

9:58pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Roger_Smart says...

old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Are you an Oxford fan in disguise? We picked up a point away from home and were the better team. The end of the season is a long way away. I can't remember the last time we lost. PERSPECTIVE please
[quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Are you an Oxford fan in disguise? We picked up a point away from home and were the better team. The end of the season is a long way away. I can't remember the last time we lost. PERSPECTIVE please Roger_Smart

9:59pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

I get the feeling from Paolo's after match comments that he is not happy with Flint as he has mentioned the need for a centre back should the take over be done in time and was talking about players giving him some issues, Miller, Ritchie, Ferry were mentioned I think.
I get the feeling from Paolo's after match comments that he is not happy with Flint as he has mentioned the need for a centre back should the take over be done in time and was talking about players giving him some issues, Miller, Ritchie, Ferry were mentioned I think. Di kanny oh

10:01pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

We still have plenty of games to play as have Tranmere and Donny, and they can all be won, lost or drawn and that goes for the other teams as well, so quite where all the gloom has come from ??

Done some more research on this bloke, seems a bit of a modern day Michael Knighton to me, so hope he goes elsewhere and we get somebody better.
We still have plenty of games to play as have Tranmere and Donny, and they can all be won, lost or drawn and that goes for the other teams as well, so quite where all the gloom has come from ?? Done some more research on this bloke, seems a bit of a modern day Michael Knighton to me, so hope he goes elsewhere and we get somebody better. the wizard

10:02pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Orient are a decent side and ended Notts Counties 22 game run on Saturday. Perspective needed. Yes we missed chances but Fodds pulled off a blinding save near the end when they could have nicked it.
[quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Orient are a decent side and ended Notts Counties 22 game run on Saturday. Perspective needed. Yes we missed chances but Fodds pulled off a blinding save near the end when they could have nicked it. Di kanny oh

10:05pm Tue 29 Jan 13

joey butler says...

old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Old Town,

I think your view is a bit depressing and I am inclined towards a point gained.

If we all follow your thoughts to a conclusion, we might as well all reverse over ourselves in the car park at The Kings Arms!! You first, please!!
[quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Old Town, I think your view is a bit depressing and I am inclined towards a point gained. If we all follow your thoughts to a conclusion, we might as well all reverse over ourselves in the car park at The Kings Arms!! You first, please!! joey butler

10:08pm Tue 29 Jan 13

mallorca says...

Sorry sounds iffy,so these so called investors seem to be non starters,don't know about 20 point deduction,yet if the Town go into admin that is possible
Why all this hush surely they checked these people out??????
still I hope we are not over reacting
Sorry sounds iffy,so these so called investors seem to be non starters,don't know about 20 point deduction,yet if the Town go into admin that is possible Why all this hush surely they checked these people out?????? still I hope we are not over reacting mallorca

10:08pm Tue 29 Jan 13

The Jockster says...

Given all the possession we had more a case of two points lost but bog of a pitch and swirling wind and rain and despite all that we could have lost. World. Class save from Fods and I thought they could could have had a pen. Ward solid Macca immense and his screamer deserved a goal. Roberts did nothing when he came on and gave the balls away twice in a minute. Was called harsh last week when I said taxi for Martin well now it's TAXI! The bloke ain't got it he's got less than Collins who was playing no worse. Think Pdc was just trying to shake things up. Ritchie ran his socks off and all those on for the full 90 put a shift in. Overall got to settle for the point on reflection I think.
Given all the possession we had more a case of two points lost but bog of a pitch and swirling wind and rain and despite all that we could have lost. World. Class save from Fods and I thought they could could have had a pen. Ward solid Macca immense and his screamer deserved a goal. Roberts did nothing when he came on and gave the balls away twice in a minute. Was called harsh last week when I said taxi for Martin well now it's TAXI! The bloke ain't got it he's got less than Collins who was playing no worse. Think Pdc was just trying to shake things up. Ritchie ran his socks off and all those on for the full 90 put a shift in. Overall got to settle for the point on reflection I think. The Jockster

10:09pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the don69 says...

old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Long,long way to go yet Old Town!what worries me is the take-over!don't sound very promising to me,it's all irrelevant if Black puts us into Admin!so if someone don't buy us soon,we can kiss goodbye to a promotion challenge!!!!!!!!!!!
[quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Long,long way to go yet Old Town!what worries me is the take-over!don't sound very promising to me,it's all irrelevant if Black puts us into Admin!so if someone don't buy us soon,we can kiss goodbye to a promotion challenge!!!!!!!!!!! the don69

10:09pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

Lets Hope Austin is sold so we can keep all our players together. Don't look like the takeover is going to beat the 31st January, I do hope I am wrong Please lets not make assumptions on Jed McCrory as we know nothing about the consortium and he is just heading it up. There is a money man in the background but that's all we know so its no good saying this that and the other about Jed McCrory.
Lets Hope Austin is sold so we can keep all our players together. Don't look like the takeover is going to beat the 31st January, I do hope I am wrong Please lets not make assumptions on Jed McCrory as we know nothing about the consortium and he is just heading it up. There is a money man in the background but that's all we know so its no good saying this that and the other about Jed McCrory. Di kanny oh

10:11pm Tue 29 Jan 13

King Red says...

Di kanny oh wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Orient are a decent side and ended Notts Counties 22 game run on Saturday. Perspective needed. Yes we missed chances but Fodds pulled off a blinding save near the end when they could have nicked it.
Exactly! If it wasn't for quality throughout this team we would have lost to a late Orient goal. Also how many games left? 18! That's 54 more points to play for and we have Doncaster and Tranmere to play. They will also have to play eachother and the likes of Brentford and Bournemouth. 6 points is nothing......
[quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Orient are a decent side and ended Notts Counties 22 game run on Saturday. Perspective needed. Yes we missed chances but Fodds pulled off a blinding save near the end when they could have nicked it.[/p][/quote]Exactly! If it wasn't for quality throughout this team we would have lost to a late Orient goal. Also how many games left? 18! That's 54 more points to play for and we have Doncaster and Tranmere to play. They will also have to play eachother and the likes of Brentford and Bournemouth. 6 points is nothing...... King Red

10:16pm Tue 29 Jan 13

STFCman&boy1973 says...

the wizard wrote:
We still have plenty of games to play as have Tranmere and Donny, and they can all be won, lost or drawn and that goes for the other teams as well, so quite where all the gloom has come from ??

Done some more research on this bloke, seems a bit of a modern day Michael Knighton to me, so hope he goes elsewhere and we get somebody better.
Oh no, that's not good...
I won't sleep now...

COYMRs
[quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: We still have plenty of games to play as have Tranmere and Donny, and they can all be won, lost or drawn and that goes for the other teams as well, so quite where all the gloom has come from ?? Done some more research on this bloke, seems a bit of a modern day Michael Knighton to me, so hope he goes elsewhere and we get somebody better.[/p][/quote]Oh no, that's not good... I won't sleep now... COYMRs STFCman&boy1973

10:17pm Tue 29 Jan 13

The Jockster says...

Since 1950 wrote:
Jed who?
Clampett. One for the old uns
[quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Jed who?[/p][/quote]Clampett. One for the old uns The Jockster

10:21pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

The Jockster wrote:
Since 1950 wrote:
Jed who?
Clampett. One for the old uns
But he struck oil.
[quote][p][bold]The Jockster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Jed who?[/p][/quote]Clampett. One for the old uns[/p][/quote]But he struck oil. the wizard

10:21pm Tue 29 Jan 13

smirg kcab says...

Shut the fuuck up on the consortium, you know nothing you ignorant fools,
A fitton was the chairman of hungerford, and a lot still respects the money he put in.
So you want us to go into admin and lose players and points do you?
Swindon muppets, pig headed fools.
Onwards and upwards.
A good point towards being champions.
Shut the fuuck up on the consortium, you know nothing you ignorant fools, A fitton was the chairman of hungerford, and a lot still respects the money he put in. So you want us to go into admin and lose players and points do you? Swindon muppets, pig headed fools. Onwards and upwards. A good point towards being champions. smirg kcab

10:22pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

STFCman&boy1973 wrote:
the wizard wrote:
We still have plenty of games to play as have Tranmere and Donny, and they can all be won, lost or drawn and that goes for the other teams as well, so quite where all the gloom has come from ??

Done some more research on this bloke, seems a bit of a modern day Michael Knighton to me, so hope he goes elsewhere and we get somebody better.
Oh no, that's not good...
I won't sleep now...

COYMRs
Doing research on this bloke to prove what exactly. Surely its the make up of the consortium that is just as important and we know exactly nothing at present about them. I will wait and see what happens then hopefully listen to the new board and see what they have to say and I get the feeling Paolo is quite happy but obviously is giving nothing else away. Lets deal with facts when they happen then cast our opinions.
[quote][p][bold]STFCman&boy1973[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: We still have plenty of games to play as have Tranmere and Donny, and they can all be won, lost or drawn and that goes for the other teams as well, so quite where all the gloom has come from ?? Done some more research on this bloke, seems a bit of a modern day Michael Knighton to me, so hope he goes elsewhere and we get somebody better.[/p][/quote]Oh no, that's not good... I won't sleep now... COYMRs[/p][/quote]Doing research on this bloke to prove what exactly. Surely its the make up of the consortium that is just as important and we know exactly nothing at present about them. I will wait and see what happens then hopefully listen to the new board and see what they have to say and I get the feeling Paolo is quite happy but obviously is giving nothing else away. Lets deal with facts when they happen then cast our opinions. Di kanny oh

10:26pm Tue 29 Jan 13

joey butler says...

The Jockster wrote:
Since 1950 wrote:
Jed who?
Clampett. One for the old uns
Malky, Didn't know you were a secret Beverly Hillbillies fan, not sure I would admit to that!!
[quote][p][bold]The Jockster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Jed who?[/p][/quote]Clampett. One for the old uns[/p][/quote]Malky, Didn't know you were a secret Beverly Hillbillies fan, not sure I would admit to that!! joey butler

10:27pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Oi Den! says...

You can be the best team in the division but you'll never win 'em all. Let's take the point and the clean sheet, say "that'll do", and move on to Saturday. Unless it all goes wrong off the field, I'm confident we'll go up - and we'll do it without needing to compete with the also-rans in the 4 team knockout lottery. To the bookies Grim will go, with dreamo also there in tow...
You can be the best team in the division but you'll never win 'em all. Let's take the point and the clean sheet, say "that'll do", and move on to Saturday. Unless it all goes wrong off the field, I'm confident we'll go up - and we'll do it without needing to compete with the also-rans in the 4 team knockout lottery. To the bookies Grim will go, with dreamo also there in tow... Oi Den!

10:29pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Doing research on this bloke to prove what exactly.

To see what kind of man he is, property developer, football supporter, a man of worth or a person of integrity. To look at his back ground and experience in similar roles, or to see if he is a complete novice, but with good intentions. I see no harm in any of that.
Doing research on this bloke to prove what exactly. To see what kind of man he is, property developer, football supporter, a man of worth or a person of integrity. To look at his back ground and experience in similar roles, or to see if he is a complete novice, but with good intentions. I see no harm in any of that. the wizard

10:29pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

smirg kcab wrote:
Shut the fuuck up on the consortium, you know nothing you ignorant fools,
A fitton was the chairman of hungerford, and a lot still respects the money he put in.
So you want us to go into admin and lose players and points do you?
Swindon muppets, pig headed fools.
Onwards and upwards.
A good point towards being champions.
Totally agree Grim it seems so many want to put this bloke down even before the contracts are signed. Having opinions on people is one thing but lets flaming hear the bloke first and the make up of the consortium. In the words of Manwell c r r r a z i e.
[quote][p][bold]smirg kcab[/bold] wrote: Shut the fuuck up on the consortium, you know nothing you ignorant fools, A fitton was the chairman of hungerford, and a lot still respects the money he put in. So you want us to go into admin and lose players and points do you? Swindon muppets, pig headed fools. Onwards and upwards. A good point towards being champions.[/p][/quote]Totally agree Grim it seems so many want to put this bloke down even before the contracts are signed. Having opinions on people is one thing but lets flaming hear the bloke first and the make up of the consortium. In the words of Manwell c r r r a z i e. Di kanny oh

10:30pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Oi Den! says...

joey butler wrote:
The Jockster wrote:
Since 1950 wrote:
Jed who?
Clampett. One for the old uns
Malky, Didn't know you were a secret Beverly Hillbillies fan, not sure I would admit to that!!
Thankls for the reminder JB. Haven't seen it for 40 odd years but I actually recorded an episode of it t'other night. Yet to see it. Maybe I'll discover how bad it really was!
[quote][p][bold]joey butler[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Jockster[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Since 1950[/bold] wrote: Jed who?[/p][/quote]Clampett. One for the old uns[/p][/quote]Malky, Didn't know you were a secret Beverly Hillbillies fan, not sure I would admit to that!![/p][/quote]Thankls for the reminder JB. Haven't seen it for 40 odd years but I actually recorded an episode of it t'other night. Yet to see it. Maybe I'll discover how bad it really was! Oi Den!

10:30pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Oldhamred says...

Di kanny oh wrote:
Andrew Black was asked at the end of the game on the takeover and he said "fragile". mmm its going to the wire for sure and not sounding that great me thinks.
Where did you here this?
We had not heard a peep from AB until recent events came to light but now he comments 5 minutes after a game?
[quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: Andrew Black was asked at the end of the game on the takeover and he said "fragile". mmm its going to the wire for sure and not sounding that great me thinks.[/p][/quote]Where did you here this? We had not heard a peep from AB until recent events came to light but now he comments 5 minutes after a game? Oldhamred

10:31pm Tue 29 Jan 13

King Red says...

Oh and on the missing chances front, yes we do miss chances, doesn't every team. But, 15 clean sheets and goals scored,a goal difference of +30. That might be what it comes down to on the last day of the season. Can't we all be happy at 3rd place and with a good chance of promotion. None of us can change what will happen with the takeover but we can help the players on the pitch with our support!
Oh and on the missing chances front, yes we do miss chances, doesn't every team. But, 15 clean sheets and goals scored,a goal difference of +30. That might be what it comes down to on the last day of the season. Can't we all be happy at 3rd place and with a good chance of promotion. None of us can change what will happen with the takeover but we can help the players on the pitch with our support! King Red

10:33pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Roger_Smart says...

King Red wrote:
Di kanny oh wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Orient are a decent side and ended Notts Counties 22 game run on Saturday. Perspective needed. Yes we missed chances but Fodds pulled off a blinding save near the end when they could have nicked it.
Exactly! If it wasn't for quality throughout this team we would have lost to a late Orient goal. Also how many games left? 18! That's 54 more points to play for and we have Doncaster and Tranmere to play. They will also have to play eachother and the likes of Brentford and Bournemouth. 6 points is nothing......
Not to mention that Tranmere and Doncaster will not be looking forward to playing us .....far from laughing there *** off
[quote][p][bold]King Red[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Orient are a decent side and ended Notts Counties 22 game run on Saturday. Perspective needed. Yes we missed chances but Fodds pulled off a blinding save near the end when they could have nicked it.[/p][/quote]Exactly! If it wasn't for quality throughout this team we would have lost to a late Orient goal. Also how many games left? 18! That's 54 more points to play for and we have Doncaster and Tranmere to play. They will also have to play eachother and the likes of Brentford and Bournemouth. 6 points is nothing......[/p][/quote]Not to mention that Tranmere and Doncaster will not be looking forward to playing us .....far from laughing there *** off Roger_Smart

10:34pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

the wizard wrote:
Doing research on this bloke to prove what exactly.

To see what kind of man he is, property developer, football supporter, a man of worth or a person of integrity. To look at his back ground and experience in similar roles, or to see if he is a complete novice, but with good intentions. I see no harm in any of that.
One bloke who may be heading up the consortium so what if he is this and that. I say lets see what the make up of the actual consortium is and listen to what they have to say. To be honest I do not give a sh*t what his background is if he comes in with his consortium and saves the club and stops administration than that is good enough for me at this moment in time.
[quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: Doing research on this bloke to prove what exactly. To see what kind of man he is, property developer, football supporter, a man of worth or a person of integrity. To look at his back ground and experience in similar roles, or to see if he is a complete novice, but with good intentions. I see no harm in any of that.[/p][/quote]One bloke who may be heading up the consortium so what if he is this and that. I say lets see what the make up of the actual consortium is and listen to what they have to say. To be honest I do not give a sh*t what his background is if he comes in with his consortium and saves the club and stops administration than that is good enough for me at this moment in time. Di kanny oh

10:36pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

Oldhamred wrote:
Di kanny oh wrote:
Andrew Black was asked at the end of the game on the takeover and he said "fragile". mmm its going to the wire for sure and not sounding that great me thinks.
Where did you here this?
We had not heard a peep from AB until recent events came to light but now he comments 5 minutes after a game?
This was announced on BBC Wilts live commentary after the game by Shawn Hodgets.
[quote][p][bold]Oldhamred[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: Andrew Black was asked at the end of the game on the takeover and he said "fragile". mmm its going to the wire for sure and not sounding that great me thinks.[/p][/quote]Where did you here this? We had not heard a peep from AB until recent events came to light but now he comments 5 minutes after a game?[/p][/quote]This was announced on BBC Wilts live commentary after the game by Shawn Hodgets. Di kanny oh

10:40pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

The Jockster wrote:
Given all the possession we had more a case of two points lost but bog of a pitch and swirling wind and rain and despite all that we could have lost. World. Class save from Fods and I thought they could could have had a pen. Ward solid Macca immense and his screamer deserved a goal. Roberts did nothing when he came on and gave the balls away twice in a minute. Was called harsh last week when I said taxi for Martin well now it's TAXI! The bloke ain't got it he's got less than Collins who was playing no worse. Think Pdc was just trying to shake things up. Ritchie ran his socks off and all those on for the full 90 put a shift in. Overall got to settle for the point on reflection I think.
Cheers The Jockster sounds like a more realistic assessment of the game and from a fan that was actually there. Well done to you and the 700 plus fans truly magnificent support yet again.
[quote][p][bold]The Jockster[/bold] wrote: Given all the possession we had more a case of two points lost but bog of a pitch and swirling wind and rain and despite all that we could have lost. World. Class save from Fods and I thought they could could have had a pen. Ward solid Macca immense and his screamer deserved a goal. Roberts did nothing when he came on and gave the balls away twice in a minute. Was called harsh last week when I said taxi for Martin well now it's TAXI! The bloke ain't got it he's got less than Collins who was playing no worse. Think Pdc was just trying to shake things up. Ritchie ran his socks off and all those on for the full 90 put a shift in. Overall got to settle for the point on reflection I think.[/p][/quote]Cheers The Jockster sounds like a more realistic assessment of the game and from a fan that was actually there. Well done to you and the 700 plus fans truly magnificent support yet again. Di kanny oh

10:42pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.
So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through. the wizard

10:43pm Tue 29 Jan 13

London Red says...

Reading most of the comments it seems only Jock was there
.
Definitely 2 points dropped in terms of the game - but it is still another away point - and each one of those will be vital in the run in
.
Pitch was terrible and wind was dreadful an was blowing in all directions
.
We coped well in the first half and played some good stuff - in fact it was total domination - but didn't adapt well with the change of ends and let them back in it
.
Wes, Thompson, Ward, Macca, Ritchie and Ferry had good games
.
Ritchie back to his best tonight
.
Miller was excellent first half but less so in the 2nd
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Collins and RDV were average - tried hard but nothing was really falling for them right
.
Collins didn't really get a clear cut chance - best was from a delightful free kick by Ritchie early in the 2nd but he just failed to get the vital touch
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Williams is NOT a striker and certainly not our biggest threat - the guy can't finish!
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Scuffed one over from 5 yards and then with 2 where he was through produced pass backs rather than shots
.
Yes he hit the post but that should have been in!
.
Martin and Roberts like PdC said were terrible today and made us work
.
I don't blame PdC as I felt we needed those changes to spark us back into life but they just didn't work
.
Martin is still way too fat! He could be good but needs a PdC pre-season
.
Don't know what was up with Roberts but it looked like he didn't want to be out there tonight - maybe time to give Luke Rooney another shot!
.
Flint was OK at the back but a liability in attack - considering he is so big he never wins a ball from a set piece and often gives away a free kick - which is worse than just not winning it as it lets them clear it and regroup
Reading most of the comments it seems only Jock was there . Definitely 2 points dropped in terms of the game - but it is still another away point - and each one of those will be vital in the run in . Pitch was terrible and wind was dreadful an was blowing in all directions . We coped well in the first half and played some good stuff - in fact it was total domination - but didn't adapt well with the change of ends and let them back in it . Wes, Thompson, Ward, Macca, Ritchie and Ferry had good games . Ritchie back to his best tonight . Miller was excellent first half but less so in the 2nd . Collins and RDV were average - tried hard but nothing was really falling for them right . Collins didn't really get a clear cut chance - best was from a delightful free kick by Ritchie early in the 2nd but he just failed to get the vital touch . Williams is NOT a striker and certainly not our biggest threat - the guy can't finish! . Scuffed one over from 5 yards and then with 2 where he was through produced pass backs rather than shots . Yes he hit the post but that should have been in! . Martin and Roberts like PdC said were terrible today and made us work . I don't blame PdC as I felt we needed those changes to spark us back into life but they just didn't work . Martin is still way too fat! He could be good but needs a PdC pre-season . Don't know what was up with Roberts but it looked like he didn't want to be out there tonight - maybe time to give Luke Rooney another shot! . Flint was OK at the back but a liability in attack - considering he is so big he never wins a ball from a set piece and often gives away a free kick - which is worse than just not winning it as it lets them clear it and regroup London Red

10:47pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Last step says...

How many London Reds made it & was The Flag there?!
How many London Reds made it & was The Flag there?! Last step

10:47pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Oldhamred says...

Cheers....switches to five live online.
Have to follow forum/twitter feeds etc for commentary.
Cheers....switches to five live online. Have to follow forum/twitter feeds etc for commentary. Oldhamred

10:49pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Thanks for that LR probably summed it up as best as it could be. Sounds like the elements won the day up to a point. Somebody said earlier we would have murdered them at Christmas time, but on a bad pitch you never know.
Thanks for that LR probably summed it up as best as it could be. Sounds like the elements won the day up to a point. Somebody said earlier we would have murdered them at Christmas time, but on a bad pitch you never know. the wizard

10:49pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Di kanny oh says...

the wizard wrote:
So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.
I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.
[quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.[/p][/quote]I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong. Di kanny oh

10:51pm Tue 29 Jan 13

dave gar says...

terrible conditions pitch very heavy though we were the better side suited them more than us ,,happy with the point thought there penalty shout was a good one ,,best chance came with headers 2 realy should have gon in ,,,thought thompson got caught out once or twice ,,my mom mcormack
terrible conditions pitch very heavy though we were the better side suited them more than us ,,happy with the point thought there penalty shout was a good one ,,best chance came with headers 2 realy should have gon in ,,,thought thompson got caught out once or twice ,,my mom mcormack dave gar

10:53pm Tue 29 Jan 13

London Red says...

That should be made us worse
.
Interesting comments on the CBs - they were not there when I wrote my post
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3 should be CB, Winger and Forward
.
Oliver from Bradford, Green from Charlton and Cassidy from Wolves would be my ideal signings
That should be made us worse . Interesting comments on the CBs - they were not there when I wrote my post . 3 should be CB, Winger and Forward . Oliver from Bradford, Green from Charlton and Cassidy from Wolves would be my ideal signings London Red

10:55pm Tue 29 Jan 13

London Red says...

Lots of London Reds there biggest turnout for a while - flag banned as it didn't have a fire certificate
Lots of London Reds there biggest turnout for a while - flag banned as it didn't have a fire certificate London Red

11:00pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Di kanny oh wrote:
the wizard wrote:
So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.
I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.
Yes, I think speed is the key thing here sadly, and not necessarily perhaps the best for the club over the longer term. Deciding in haste now could well end up regretting it all later, the old, "if only I'd waited" syndrome. Damned if you do and sometimes damned if you don't. Having waited this long does another two weeks really make that much difference. However that said I think any consortium needs to have the "right face" at the front of it. have a good look at Jed and make up your own mind. I'm not putting the guy down just stating what I read without any prejudice. Any road, time to turn in. Have a good one tomorrow. Cheers.
[quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.[/p][/quote]I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.[/p][/quote]Yes, I think speed is the key thing here sadly, and not necessarily perhaps the best for the club over the longer term. Deciding in haste now could well end up regretting it all later, the old, "if only I'd waited" syndrome. Damned if you do and sometimes damned if you don't. Having waited this long does another two weeks really make that much difference. However that said I think any consortium needs to have the "right face" at the front of it. have a good look at Jed and make up your own mind. I'm not putting the guy down just stating what I read without any prejudice. Any road, time to turn in. Have a good one tomorrow. Cheers. the wizard

11:03pm Tue 29 Jan 13

The Jockster says...

Cheers kanny oh - LR's comments are also good appraisal of game and it seems we're pretty close on our assessment of performances -Willo. Had an early chance and fluffed it and he wasn't on his game really. He got a tap on the leg 2nd half and made a meal of it Macca was going ape as he wanted to throw the ball to him and Willo was doing his best actor bit supposedly hurt!
Cheers kanny oh - LR's comments are also good appraisal of game and it seems we're pretty close on our assessment of performances -Willo. Had an early chance and fluffed it and he wasn't on his game really. He got a tap on the leg 2nd half and made a meal of it Macca was going ape as he wanted to throw the ball to him and Willo was doing his best actor bit supposedly hurt! The Jockster

11:15pm Tue 29 Jan 13

mike1990 says...

It's not a bad point,don't forget they got a point at Brentford,what I would like to know?why is Andrew Black in such a hurry to sell,anyone would think he's skint,so if I was buying the Town,i'd call his bluff and want a bargain and push him as low as possible,he's just throwing his money away,wonder why he ever bought the Town?
It's not a bad point,don't forget they got a point at Brentford,what I would like to know?why is Andrew Black in such a hurry to sell,anyone would think he's skint,so if I was buying the Town,i'd call his bluff and want a bargain and push him as low as possible,he's just throwing his money away,wonder why he ever bought the Town? mike1990

11:16pm Tue 29 Jan 13

joey butler says...

The Jockster wrote:
Cheers kanny oh - LR's comments are also good appraisal of game and it seems we're pretty close on our assessment of performances -Willo. Had an early chance and fluffed it and he wasn't on his game really. He got a tap on the leg 2nd half and made a meal of it Macca was going ape as he wanted to throw the ball to him and Willo was doing his best actor bit supposedly hurt!
I think we badly need to sign a striker who has proven ability to hit the back of the net Malky.

Paul Benson from Cheltenham comes to mind!!
[quote][p][bold]The Jockster[/bold] wrote: Cheers kanny oh - LR's comments are also good appraisal of game and it seems we're pretty close on our assessment of performances -Willo. Had an early chance and fluffed it and he wasn't on his game really. He got a tap on the leg 2nd half and made a meal of it Macca was going ape as he wanted to throw the ball to him and Willo was doing his best actor bit supposedly hurt![/p][/quote]I think we badly need to sign a striker who has proven ability to hit the back of the net Malky. Paul Benson from Cheltenham comes to mind!! joey butler

11:32pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the don69 says...

joey butler wrote:
The Jockster wrote:
Cheers kanny oh - LR's comments are also good appraisal of game and it seems we're pretty close on our assessment of performances -Willo. Had an early chance and fluffed it and he wasn't on his game really. He got a tap on the leg 2nd half and made a meal of it Macca was going ape as he wanted to throw the ball to him and Willo was doing his best actor bit supposedly hurt!
I think we badly need to sign a striker who has proven ability to hit the back of the net Malky.

Paul Benson from Cheltenham comes to mind!!
Robin Van Persie comes quicker to my mind Joey!LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!
[quote][p][bold]joey butler[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Jockster[/bold] wrote: Cheers kanny oh - LR's comments are also good appraisal of game and it seems we're pretty close on our assessment of performances -Willo. Had an early chance and fluffed it and he wasn't on his game really. He got a tap on the leg 2nd half and made a meal of it Macca was going ape as he wanted to throw the ball to him and Willo was doing his best actor bit supposedly hurt![/p][/quote]I think we badly need to sign a striker who has proven ability to hit the back of the net Malky. Paul Benson from Cheltenham comes to mind!![/p][/quote]Robin Van Persie comes quicker to my mind Joey!LOL!!!!!!!!!!!! the don69

11:36pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Oi Den! says...

Still don't see that we should be too bothered about signing new players. The squad we have is good enough to do the job - that's if we can keep it together of course. It seems we either get the takeover done in the next few days or we have to sell players to keep us out of the brown stuff. So (as I see it anyway) deal or no deal = promotion or no promotion.
Still don't see that we should be too bothered about signing new players. The squad we have is good enough to do the job - that's if we can keep it together of course. It seems we either get the takeover done in the next few days or we have to sell players to keep us out of the brown stuff. So (as I see it anyway) deal or no deal = promotion or no promotion. Oi Den!

11:40pm Tue 29 Jan 13

joey butler says...

the don69 wrote:
joey butler wrote:
The Jockster wrote:
Cheers kanny oh - LR's comments are also good appraisal of game and it seems we're pretty close on our assessment of performances -Willo. Had an early chance and fluffed it and he wasn't on his game really. He got a tap on the leg 2nd half and made a meal of it Macca was going ape as he wanted to throw the ball to him and Willo was doing his best actor bit supposedly hurt!
I think we badly need to sign a striker who has proven ability to hit the back of the net Malky.

Paul Benson from Cheltenham comes to mind!!
Robin Van Persie comes quicker to my mind Joey!LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!
I tolda you before Don Corleone, you take the pizza out of me and you be sleeping with the fishes in Coate Water!
[quote][p][bold]the don69[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]joey butler[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]The Jockster[/bold] wrote: Cheers kanny oh - LR's comments are also good appraisal of game and it seems we're pretty close on our assessment of performances -Willo. Had an early chance and fluffed it and he wasn't on his game really. He got a tap on the leg 2nd half and made a meal of it Macca was going ape as he wanted to throw the ball to him and Willo was doing his best actor bit supposedly hurt![/p][/quote]I think we badly need to sign a striker who has proven ability to hit the back of the net Malky. Paul Benson from Cheltenham comes to mind!![/p][/quote]Robin Van Persie comes quicker to my mind Joey!LOL!!!!!!!!!!!![/p][/quote]I tolda you before Don Corleone, you take the pizza out of me and you be sleeping with the fishes in Coate Water! joey butler

11:43pm Tue 29 Jan 13

the don69 says...

Oi Den! wrote:
Still don't see that we should be too bothered about signing new players. The squad we have is good enough to do the job - that's if we can keep it together of course. It seems we either get the takeover done in the next few days or we have to sell players to keep us out of the brown stuff. So (as I see it anyway) deal or no deal = promotion or no promotion.
Can we phone a friend Den?or make that a SHEIHK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[quote][p][bold]Oi Den![/bold] wrote: Still don't see that we should be too bothered about signing new players. The squad we have is good enough to do the job - that's if we can keep it together of course. It seems we either get the takeover done in the next few days or we have to sell players to keep us out of the brown stuff. So (as I see it anyway) deal or no deal = promotion or no promotion.[/p][/quote]Can we phone a friend Den?or make that a SHEIHK!!!!!!!!!!!!!! the don69

11:44pm Tue 29 Jan 13

Oi Den! says...

the wizard wrote:
Di kanny oh wrote:
the wizard wrote:
So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.
I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.
Yes, I think speed is the key thing here sadly, and not necessarily perhaps the best for the club over the longer term. Deciding in haste now could well end up regretting it all later, the old, "if only I'd waited" syndrome. Damned if you do and sometimes damned if you don't. Having waited this long does another two weeks really make that much difference. However that said I think any consortium needs to have the "right face" at the front of it. have a good look at Jed and make up your own mind. I'm not putting the guy down just stating what I read without any prejudice. Any road, time to turn in. Have a good one tomorrow. Cheers.
Wiz, apparently Andrew Black has drawn a line at 31 January. After that, he will no longer fund our operating losses. So if the deal doesn't get done, we won't be able to meet our costs without selling players. Either a bright new dawn is on the horizon or it's back to the dark days. It seems there's no in-between.
[quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.[/p][/quote]I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.[/p][/quote]Yes, I think speed is the key thing here sadly, and not necessarily perhaps the best for the club over the longer term. Deciding in haste now could well end up regretting it all later, the old, "if only I'd waited" syndrome. Damned if you do and sometimes damned if you don't. Having waited this long does another two weeks really make that much difference. However that said I think any consortium needs to have the "right face" at the front of it. have a good look at Jed and make up your own mind. I'm not putting the guy down just stating what I read without any prejudice. Any road, time to turn in. Have a good one tomorrow. Cheers.[/p][/quote]Wiz, apparently Andrew Black has drawn a line at 31 January. After that, he will no longer fund our operating losses. So if the deal doesn't get done, we won't be able to meet our costs without selling players. Either a bright new dawn is on the horizon or it's back to the dark days. It seems there's no in-between. Oi Den!

11:54pm Tue 29 Jan 13

mike1990 says...

Oi Den! wrote:
the wizard wrote:
Di kanny oh wrote:
the wizard wrote:
So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.
I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.
Yes, I think speed is the key thing here sadly, and not necessarily perhaps the best for the club over the longer term. Deciding in haste now could well end up regretting it all later, the old, "if only I'd waited" syndrome. Damned if you do and sometimes damned if you don't. Having waited this long does another two weeks really make that much difference. However that said I think any consortium needs to have the "right face" at the front of it. have a good look at Jed and make up your own mind. I'm not putting the guy down just stating what I read without any prejudice. Any road, time to turn in. Have a good one tomorrow. Cheers.
Wiz, apparently Andrew Black has drawn a line at 31 January. After that, he will no longer fund our operating losses. So if the deal doesn't get done, we won't be able to meet our costs without selling players. Either a bright new dawn is on the horizon or it's back to the dark days. It seems there's no in-between.
Transfer widow closes 31 Jan Oi Den you can't sell players after that.so that would mean the A word.
[quote][p][bold]Oi Den![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.[/p][/quote]I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.[/p][/quote]Yes, I think speed is the key thing here sadly, and not necessarily perhaps the best for the club over the longer term. Deciding in haste now could well end up regretting it all later, the old, "if only I'd waited" syndrome. Damned if you do and sometimes damned if you don't. Having waited this long does another two weeks really make that much difference. However that said I think any consortium needs to have the "right face" at the front of it. have a good look at Jed and make up your own mind. I'm not putting the guy down just stating what I read without any prejudice. Any road, time to turn in. Have a good one tomorrow. Cheers.[/p][/quote]Wiz, apparently Andrew Black has drawn a line at 31 January. After that, he will no longer fund our operating losses. So if the deal doesn't get done, we won't be able to meet our costs without selling players. Either a bright new dawn is on the horizon or it's back to the dark days. It seems there's no in-between.[/p][/quote]Transfer widow closes 31 Jan Oi Den you can't sell players after that.so that would mean the A word. mike1990

12:08am Wed 30 Jan 13

Stfc_BristolRed says...

Anybody would think we just got hammered. We have extended our unbeaten run and are very much in the mix. Tranmere are top, and their form over the last 10 games hasn't exactly been great. We could easily win this league or end up in about 14th, it's that tight I reckon. Most supporters of league 1 teams would kill for out setup/squad/manager/
position. Get a grip people.

COYR
Anybody would think we just got hammered. We have extended our unbeaten run and are very much in the mix. Tranmere are top, and their form over the last 10 games hasn't exactly been great. We could easily win this league or end up in about 14th, it's that tight I reckon. Most supporters of league 1 teams would kill for out setup/squad/manager/ position. Get a grip people. COYR Stfc_BristolRed

12:09am Wed 30 Jan 13

Stfc_BristolRed says...

Our*
Our* Stfc_BristolRed

12:10am Wed 30 Jan 13

joey butler says...

If the worst comes to the worst, Mike and Den, a 10 point deduction would leave us 12th in the table and on recent form, with a very realistic chance of making the play offs.

So all is not lost, yet!!
If the worst comes to the worst, Mike and Den, a 10 point deduction would leave us 12th in the table and on recent form, with a very realistic chance of making the play offs. So all is not lost, yet!! joey butler

12:16am Wed 30 Jan 13

mike1990 says...

joey butler wrote:
If the worst comes to the worst, Mike and Den, a 10 point deduction would leave us 12th in the table and on recent form, with a very realistic chance of making the play offs.

So all is not lost, yet!!
That's the spirit JB backs to the wall,it can still be done.10 point deduction and still make the play-off's now that would be great.
[quote][p][bold]joey butler[/bold] wrote: If the worst comes to the worst, Mike and Den, a 10 point deduction would leave us 12th in the table and on recent form, with a very realistic chance of making the play offs. So all is not lost, yet!![/p][/quote]That's the spirit JB backs to the wall,it can still be done.10 point deduction and still make the play-off's now that would be great. mike1990

2:12am Wed 30 Jan 13

old town robin says...

Roger_Smart wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Are you an Oxford fan in disguise? We picked up a point away from home and were the better team. The end of the season is a long way away. I can't remember the last time we lost. PERSPECTIVE please
You think I'm a pox fan? born in Drove Rd, father and brother played for the town, you cretin. I know the real Roger, so unless you are the real Roger don't give me diatribe of being a Pox fan, you **** go and pleasure yourself and put your PERSPECTIVE where it belongs. If we are 6 points behind Tranmere and Doncaster and drop points against mediocre opposition because our two main strikers can't hit the onion bag, it stands to reason at best we are going to be in the automatic promotion places unless they drop points, it is out of our hands, we are no longer in control.

My point I tried to say is if we want auto promotion we should be getting 3 points against dire opposition like Orient, if you can't see it the two we have to catch will be well pleased we dropped two points tonight. the fact is if our two strikers fail to hit the net is the reason we do not deserve better than play-offs. I have a small wager on the Robins getting promotion that will pay for mine and my son's season ticket, so who the f**k are you to say I'm a Pox fan. Unbelievable that dipsticks like you don't see we cannot win the league unless others lose.
[quote][p][bold]Roger_Smart[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Are you an Oxford fan in disguise? We picked up a point away from home and were the better team. The end of the season is a long way away. I can't remember the last time we lost. PERSPECTIVE please[/p][/quote]You think I'm a pox fan? born in Drove Rd, father and brother played for the town, you cretin. I know the real Roger, so unless you are the real Roger don't give me diatribe of being a Pox fan, you **** go and pleasure yourself and put your PERSPECTIVE where it belongs. If we are 6 points behind Tranmere and Doncaster and drop points against mediocre opposition because our two main strikers can't hit the onion bag, it stands to reason at best we are going to be in the automatic promotion places unless they drop points, it is out of our hands, we are no longer in control. My point I tried to say is if we want auto promotion we should be getting 3 points against dire opposition like Orient, if you can't see it the two we have to catch will be well pleased we dropped two points tonight. the fact is if our two strikers fail to hit the net is the reason we do not deserve better than play-offs. I have a small wager on the Robins getting promotion that will pay for mine and my son's season ticket, so who the f**k are you to say I'm a Pox fan. Unbelievable that dipsticks like you don't see we cannot win the league unless others lose. old town robin

2:23am Wed 30 Jan 13

old town robin says...

joey butler wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Old Town,

I think your view is a bit depressing and I am inclined towards a point gained.

If we all follow your thoughts to a conclusion, we might as well all reverse over ourselves in the car park at The Kings Arms!! You first, please!!
More likely to be the Steamer Joey, they don't have a car park, it seems I upset one or two on here tonight with my comments, but as with Paolo I'm p**sed off that our main strikers are not good enough to win games. IMO if we are chasing two teams that are 6 points in front of us it was 2 points lost, not gained.

Will you be going to Wembley again if we can get through the play-offs?
[quote][p][bold]joey butler[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Old Town, I think your view is a bit depressing and I am inclined towards a point gained. If we all follow your thoughts to a conclusion, we might as well all reverse over ourselves in the car park at The Kings Arms!! You first, please!![/p][/quote]More likely to be the Steamer Joey, they don't have a car park, it seems I upset one or two on here tonight with my comments, but as with Paolo I'm p**sed off that our main strikers are not good enough to win games. IMO if we are chasing two teams that are 6 points in front of us it was 2 points lost, not gained. Will you be going to Wembley again if we can get through the play-offs? old town robin

6:06am Wed 30 Jan 13

greenml says...

Watching from Dubai I thought we were over this and were a well run club.

Losing faith in football i'm afraid..
Watching from Dubai I thought we were over this and were a well run club. Losing faith in football i'm afraid.. greenml

7:44am Wed 30 Jan 13

the wizard says...

Oi Den! wrote:
the wizard wrote:
Di kanny oh wrote:
the wizard wrote:
So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.
I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.
Yes, I think speed is the key thing here sadly, and not necessarily perhaps the best for the club over the longer term. Deciding in haste now could well end up regretting it all later, the old, "if only I'd waited" syndrome. Damned if you do and sometimes damned if you don't. Having waited this long does another two weeks really make that much difference. However that said I think any consortium needs to have the "right face" at the front of it. have a good look at Jed and make up your own mind. I'm not putting the guy down just stating what I read without any prejudice. Any road, time to turn in. Have a good one tomorrow. Cheers.
Wiz, apparently Andrew Black has drawn a line at 31 January. After that, he will no longer fund our operating losses. So if the deal doesn't get done, we won't be able to meet our costs without selling players. Either a bright new dawn is on the horizon or it's back to the dark days. It seems there's no in-between.
Hi Mike, PC was off when you posted. Sorry not to respond before. Seems a big shame if the A word has to be used. Lets hope some sense comes up to the surface and we all get what we need.
[quote][p][bold]Oi Den![/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Di kanny oh[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]the wizard[/bold] wrote: So, are we saying after Nick Watkins said several then 5 then it was muted maybe 7, we are now down to just this one, or are others still waiting if these talks fall through.[/p][/quote]I believe there are four solid consortiums still of which two are foreign and the Jed McCrory led one seemed to be the most advanced and prefered as I under stand it Wiz, but it does not mean if this falls through the others won't be in with a chance and would see it more to do with Black wanting it sorted quickly. That's the way I see it but could be wrong.[/p][/quote]Yes, I think speed is the key thing here sadly, and not necessarily perhaps the best for the club over the longer term. Deciding in haste now could well end up regretting it all later, the old, "if only I'd waited" syndrome. Damned if you do and sometimes damned if you don't. Having waited this long does another two weeks really make that much difference. However that said I think any consortium needs to have the "right face" at the front of it. have a good look at Jed and make up your own mind. I'm not putting the guy down just stating what I read without any prejudice. Any road, time to turn in. Have a good one tomorrow. Cheers.[/p][/quote]Wiz, apparently Andrew Black has drawn a line at 31 January. After that, he will no longer fund our operating losses. So if the deal doesn't get done, we won't be able to meet our costs without selling players. Either a bright new dawn is on the horizon or it's back to the dark days. It seems there's no in-between.[/p][/quote]Hi Mike, PC was off when you posted. Sorry not to respond before. Seems a big shame if the A word has to be used. Lets hope some sense comes up to the surface and we all get what we need. the wizard

4:44pm Wed 30 Jan 13

Roger_Smart says...

old town robin wrote:
Roger_Smart wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Are you an Oxford fan in disguise? We picked up a point away from home and were the better team. The end of the season is a long way away. I can't remember the last time we lost. PERSPECTIVE please
You think I'm a pox fan? born in Drove Rd, father and brother played for the town, you cretin. I know the real Roger, so unless you are the real Roger don't give me diatribe of being a Pox fan, you **** go and pleasure yourself and put your PERSPECTIVE where it belongs. If we are 6 points behind Tranmere and Doncaster and drop points against mediocre opposition because our two main strikers can't hit the onion bag, it stands to reason at best we are going to be in the automatic promotion places unless they drop points, it is out of our hands, we are no longer in control.

My point I tried to say is if we want auto promotion we should be getting 3 points against dire opposition like Orient, if you can't see it the two we have to catch will be well pleased we dropped two points tonight. the fact is if our two strikers fail to hit the net is the reason we do not deserve better than play-offs. I have a small wager on the Robins getting promotion that will pay for mine and my son's season ticket, so who the f**k are you to say I'm a Pox fan. Unbelievable that dipsticks like you don't see we cannot win the league unless others lose.
No Old Town Robin .. I didn't really think you were an Oxford fan ...but now I am convinced you are a nine year old boy!
[quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Roger_Smart[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Are you an Oxford fan in disguise? We picked up a point away from home and were the better team. The end of the season is a long way away. I can't remember the last time we lost. PERSPECTIVE please[/p][/quote]You think I'm a pox fan? born in Drove Rd, father and brother played for the town, you cretin. I know the real Roger, so unless you are the real Roger don't give me diatribe of being a Pox fan, you **** go and pleasure yourself and put your PERSPECTIVE where it belongs. If we are 6 points behind Tranmere and Doncaster and drop points against mediocre opposition because our two main strikers can't hit the onion bag, it stands to reason at best we are going to be in the automatic promotion places unless they drop points, it is out of our hands, we are no longer in control. My point I tried to say is if we want auto promotion we should be getting 3 points against dire opposition like Orient, if you can't see it the two we have to catch will be well pleased we dropped two points tonight. the fact is if our two strikers fail to hit the net is the reason we do not deserve better than play-offs. I have a small wager on the Robins getting promotion that will pay for mine and my son's season ticket, so who the f**k are you to say I'm a Pox fan. Unbelievable that dipsticks like you don't see we cannot win the league unless others lose.[/p][/quote]No Old Town Robin .. I didn't really think you were an Oxford fan ...but now I am convinced you are a nine year old boy! Roger_Smart

5:07pm Wed 30 Jan 13

joey butler says...

old town robin wrote:
joey butler wrote:
old town robin wrote:
Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage.

Play-offs at best
Old Town,

I think your view is a bit depressing and I am inclined towards a point gained.

If we all follow your thoughts to a conclusion, we might as well all reverse over ourselves in the car park at The Kings Arms!! You first, please!!
More likely to be the Steamer Joey, they don't have a car park, it seems I upset one or two on here tonight with my comments, but as with Paolo I'm p**sed off that our main strikers are not good enough to win games. IMO if we are chasing two teams that are 6 points in front of us it was 2 points lost, not gained.

Will you be going to Wembley again if we can get through the play-offs?
Old Town,

You didn't upset me last night at all, I was trying my hardest to stay positive, perhaps trying too hard!

You will be aware I share your view on our main strikers and am a big Benson fan.

The Kings Arms always had a car park, I must be getting confused?
[quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]joey butler[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]old town robin[/bold] wrote: Tranmere and Doncaster must be laughing their **** off, 6 points advantage there is no way they are going to give up that advantage. Play-offs at best[/p][/quote]Old Town, I think your view is a bit depressing and I am inclined towards a point gained. If we all follow your thoughts to a conclusion, we might as well all reverse over ourselves in the car park at The Kings Arms!! You first, please!![/p][/quote]More likely to be the Steamer Joey, they don't have a car park, it seems I upset one or two on here tonight with my comments, but as with Paolo I'm p**sed off that our main strikers are not good enough to win games. IMO if we are chasing two teams that are 6 points in front of us it was 2 points lost, not gained. Will you be going to Wembley again if we can get through the play-offs?[/p][/quote]Old Town, You didn't upset me last night at all, I was trying my hardest to stay positive, perhaps trying too hard! You will be aware I share your view on our main strikers and am a big Benson fan. The Kings Arms always had a car park, I must be getting confused? joey butler

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