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21 Nov 2018 14:31:41
O'Neill and Keane anyone?

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21 Nov 2018 14:43:11
O'Neill any day of the week 😁

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21 Nov 2018 15:12:52
No no no both past there sell by date both were good players and martin good manager but no good for us

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21 Nov 2018 15:12:53
It's a no from me. Quite simply, that ship has sailed. AK all the way.😁

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21 Nov 2018 15:24:10
Nice to have him waiting by the quayside if things don't go well,he could put the wind back in our sails if karanka fails.

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21 Nov 2018 15:44:18
0 goals in last 4 games but the big question is was it pretty football?as long as it was entertaining the no goals means nothing.

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21 Nov 2018 15:55:18
I don't think keano is build for management,unless he stays under O'Neil's wing,he's to much of a loose cannon but as a pair I'd definitely like to see them in our dugout

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21 Nov 2018 15:57:46
Think you need to brush up on your sarcasm Sutton,he could bring warbo back as first team coach.
Oneil Keane Warbo and Robbo.
Dream team

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21 Nov 2018 15:58:56
Hi all,
always a supporter of Keane and O’Neill but I think they lost the magic. The Republic have been abysmal of late, terrible football and no plan.
No need to change anything at present.

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21 Nov 2018 16:05:22
Like it Sutton.👍

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21 Nov 2018 16:08:11
And why have they lost there jobs?because Keane fell out with a few players and lost the dressing room.quick let’s get the pair of them in!

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21 Nov 2018 16:36:12
One of your posts rhymed ff79 lol

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21 Nov 2018 16:50:03
Ff would you be happy with 7 defenders playing at once in the forest team?would be some very entertaining football then.

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21 Nov 2018 17:27:37
Be one less than I'm watching at the moment Sutton.😁😁😁

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21 Nov 2018 18:00:00
Like it!!

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21 Nov 2018 18:04:03
Sitting on the the dock of the bay waiting for karanka to sail away,there just sitting there resting their bones waiting for the shipping magnet to call their phones.😀😀😀

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21 Nov 2018 18:50:43
Ff when have we played with 6 defenders?

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21 Nov 2018 19:20:13
Every week back four and two holding midfielders.
The whole side goes out to defend firstly and not concede that's the set up.

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21 Nov 2018 22:47:34
So your lying and talking rubbish to have a pop at ak?youve just taken your hate for our manager to another level.

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22 Nov 2018 06:51:50
Rep of Ireland started with 7 yes that’s right 7 defenders against Denmark.thats 7 defenders not 5 defenders and 2 defensive midfielders just straight up full backs and center backs.only.

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22 Nov 2018 09:40:20
Sutton you really need to lighten up,the site says "BANTER".
I don't hate anyone,life is too short my friend,all about opinions and is like to think most on here would have known I was just having a wind up with Oneil.
Always one.

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22 Nov 2018 10:12:01
On the note of Ireland's set up,it was three at the back two wing backs.
Owdawda obrien Hendrick and brady aren't defenders,so your maths needs a brush up,just saying Mr serious.🤔🤔🤔

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22 Nov 2018 10:31:53
Ha ha ha Martin O'Neill for manager? That's odd coming from those who moan about not being entertained from their armchairs in the stands? 🤣🤣🤣

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22 Nov 2018 11:04:59
Better make that two,oh dear red.😁😁😁

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21 Nov 2018 14:27:17
Mick Rathbone reckons Brereton has a potential worth of £40million! I hope that there is a sell-on clause. £7million as it stands seems good business on our part.

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21 Nov 2018 15:29:30
Can’t get in the Blackburn team how’s he going to prove his worth?

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20 Nov 2018 18:38:26
Sad to hear the death of old red Jim Iley,l beleive he joined us for £16'000 from Spurs to replace Jack Burkitt ,bit of a showman Jim ,known to the fans as "rubber Legs" ,all round midfielder,lots of flair RIP Jim .

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20 Nov 2018 21:15:08
I met Jack Burkitt a couple of times.Way before my time playing wise. He had a news agents in Bakersfield. Always amenable. Our one and only FA cup winning captain.
I can't say I remember Jim Iley but nice post Carlo.

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21 Nov 2018 07:37:51
Saw them both play. Forest legends.

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21 Nov 2018 12:15:02
1898 ring any bells

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21 Nov 2018 15:09:02
It was a post office on oakdale rd.

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20 Nov 2018 11:36:44
Quite obvious why I mentioned Dawson as an example Sutton. He led the team out holding the mascots hand and making him feel special. Where Pants just ignores the other mascots and leaves them to their own devices, which casts the club in a very poor light. Remember these kids are the support of the future, they need to feel valued. A small action with a big meaning for the club going forward. It is something we have noticed all this season in the Trent End and it is clear for all to see.

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20 Nov 2018 12:48:33
I’m not going against what it does for the kids just asking why you only mentioned Dawson.iv just watched one where the kid that’s with Dawson is 6paces behind Dawson and hasn’t turned round to hold his that same one Marty cash isn’t holding his mascots hand either.

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20 Nov 2018 13:31:04
Matty cash before anyone starts.

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20 Nov 2018 15:30:02
Marty Mcfly. Back to the future. Very apt as far as we are concerned.

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20 Nov 2018 16:28:24
Marty Feldman. eyeballs all over the place.
He could watch a tennis match without moving his head.

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20 Nov 2018 18:02:42
Best ambassador out of the players has got to be Danny Fox ,aways looks after kids on the pitch and first in line at hospital visits ,well done Danny?

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21 Nov 2018 10:54:40
Should stop all this pre-match circus, plus bringing players kids onto the pitch and just concentrate on the football.

I'm all for making the players more accessible to the fans but this be organised outside match days so it is not a distraction and topic for singling out players for not acting like babysitters!

I doubt most kids could reach up to hold Pants hands walking onto the pitch !

Bah Humbug😜

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21 Nov 2018 11:04:07
They could change it to old man coming on the pitch,you'd look great in your lucky red trousers and holding your hero pants hand.🤣🤣🤣

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21 Nov 2018 12:43:19
He’s got a pair of lucky red period pants to match the trousers.

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22 Nov 2018 10:33:47
No flies on me though!👌😘

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19 Nov 2018 20:24:55
Noticed the debate about Pants and I feel there are better out there if promotion is to be taken seriously. One thing I would criticise him over is the way he ignores the young mascots pre match though. It is the kids big day and they and their paying parents deserve just a couple of minutes of his time, not walking away and leaving them to it as he does. Take a leaf out of Michael Dawsons book on this one Pants, these starstruck kids will always remember you well if you do. U REDS.

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20 Nov 2018 08:07:54
Why can’t he take a leaf out of all the other players books on this one why mention just Dawson?

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21 Nov 2018 02:55:55
Wouldn't blame the Mascot,I wouldn't feel safe in "Pants" hands either!!!

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21 Nov 2018 07:13:13
Lol rogie😭😭😭

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18 Nov 2018 23:40:07
I see a few comments about pants clean sheets but if you look at those clean sheets he hardly had to make to save, the defence is protecting him now, on a second note if we got a point every time a defender shielded a ball for pants to collect and ended up knocking it out for a corner because after screaming at him he still hasn't moved we would be promoted already, butland earnt stoke a point against us would pants if stopped those. no grabbans one on one butland was off line like usain bolt pants would of been rooted and conceded as for lolleys effort doubt he would of reacted there's the difference between a top 6 keeper and an average one.

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19 Nov 2018 09:27:49
The keeper is part of the defence and together they have 7 clean sheets 3rd highest in the league.there working together to keep goals out just as any other defence

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19 Nov 2018 21:26:27
First rule of goalkeeping. If you cannot make the catch then make sure you parry the ball away from danger!

So why does everyone pick on Pants for parrying the ball away from danger?

Not seen too many video clips or matches where he gets punished on the rebound?

Maybe because of his size he gets noticed more during a game than the dwarfs on the pitch?

Just saying!

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19 Nov 2018 22:14:54
No doubt Pants has some flaws but he's the best keeper we've had at the club in a while and he's certainly good enough for where we're at right now. If we go up, he's someone you'd want to improve upon.

Not sure why he gets so much stick on here. He's awkward looking and cumbersome but generally a decent keeper. His distribution can be erratic, especially with the ball at his feet and he's not the most agile but he often makes harder saves look a lot easier with the use of his vast frame. He's good 1v1 and despite his criticism with the high ball he's light-years ahead of what we've had for the past year or two with regards to commanding his box and being a presence behind the back four.

Do we always have to single a player out for criticism? It seems there always has to be one.

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19 Nov 2018 22:48:37
If we're serious about promotion do we want an awkward and cumbersome keeper with erratic distribution,and not very agile that's quite a long list for someone your defending, and red he rarely catches that's the point it's always parry I've seen plenty of clips of him rooted to the spot or kicking straight to the opposition, sorry Sutton pants doesn't organise the defence and be vocal his lack of presence in the box hardly breeds confidence in the defence, I just don't think if were serious about top 6 he is the man to build that platform from

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20 Nov 2018 08:50:03
Pants is not pants ok?

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20 Nov 2018 10:07:24
Pants is I’m sad to say pants at some time in most games that I plays in,there’s always a mistake in him and his distribution is shocking.Most of us know that even Karanka must see it,BUT at this moment he’s got the jersey,and although I end up with a sticky bum every time he gets near the ball he’s our No 1 at the moment so let's try to get behind him, and not slag him off to much

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21 Nov 2018 10:56:41
I thought Smith was a better all round keeper than pants ,pants is a 6ft plus keeper who's afraid of coming for the ball on crosses didn't command his area , we could see if Peter schmickle as any more kids

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21 Nov 2018 10:57:54
Sticky Pants is good for a Goalie. At least the ball sticks!

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18 Nov 2018 20:34:23
Smith , good report at Barnsley , match winning saves.

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19 Nov 2018 07:04:06
But flapping at crosses. Smith is a fantastic shot stopper and I’d be surprised if anyone disputed that Carlo. There is more to being a top class keeper than shot shot stopping . To do well we need a top class keeper and I don’t think we’ve got one at the club at the moment.

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19 Nov 2018 16:28:43
Maybe it,s a top coach we need for the keepers ,if the fans see the faults they need to be addressed ,if they can,t be ironed out then it,s time to go.

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19 Nov 2018 21:20:03
For sure mate. I agree.
Nice to see Worrall saying he’s forest through and through . Should be a regular next season I reckon.

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20 Nov 2018 12:21:11
Mark Crossley made a career out of being a great shot stopper but a someone who couldn't catch a cross

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20 Nov 2018 17:40:59
Not my recollection of crossley if I’m honest. Pretty good all rounder but a top drawer shot stopper on his day .

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18 Nov 2018 10:14:59
AK has listened to our resident keeper expert Ff779 and has secured a top international Premiership title winning keeper to ensure our defence stays strong this season.

Enjoy, this guy fills big Pants! 👍👌❤🙌.

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18 Nov 2018 10:30:55
Red were you at the millwall game?,
No didn't think so,he single handedly gave millwall a draw and it could have been even worst,
He's shocking and has been since his debut at Fulham when he he let one through at his near post.
He's been at fault to many times and scares the he'll out of the crowd when a cross comes in.
Easy to beat on the floor as it takes him to long to get down.
Wastes far to much time and has picked up a lot of bookings for it and his distribution is PANTS,
All in all he's garbage.

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18 Nov 2018 10:37:47
Good video red but backs up what I say if you notice he pushes the ball straight back into the danger area far too often,you only get so much luck when you do that,first rule is to push the ball away to safety or out or one day we might see him catch the ball

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18 Nov 2018 11:14:46
But he's a lot better than Jordan Smith Ff

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18 Nov 2018 11:28:12
Personally I don't think so,he's had more clubs than Rory mcllroy and ended up bench warming at all of them or even further down the pecking order.
All those managers can't be wrong.

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18 Nov 2018 12:33:49
Ff there milllions and millions of Americans that think wwe is real,so yes many people can be wrong

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18 Nov 2018 12:43:57
FF, I agree with you, he pushes the ball into the danger area far too often , too slow to get down. Smith is equally as suspect in other ways. De vries, Darlow and camp were all miles better than what we’ve had for several season now. I think we’d have 4 more points on the board now with a good solid and reliable keeper. Smith ain’t the answer though pal.

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18 Nov 2018 13:25:35
I'm with FF regards the Millwall game, Pants literally threw away 2 points. The video clips are of a much younger, fresher Pants😊. I think a settled back four and stronger midfield are protecting him better. Do I think he's the best we could have? No. Do I think he's got a concentration problem and a mistake in him? Yes. Will AK get a replacement in Jan? Not unless he's injured. When he's good, he's very good. When he's bad, he's bloody awful. Let's hope he doesn't cost us a shot at promotion. FTID.

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18 Nov 2018 13:31:20
Lol Sutton you'll be telling me Elvis is dead next.😁😁😁

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18 Nov 2018 14:17:00
Man city seven premier league games
Sunderland fourty five
Watford two
What premier league winning goalkeeper are you on about?
The guy has hardly played since he came to this country

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18 Nov 2018 15:00:15
Lol 79 red as his Rosie tinted glasses on he's had them on since the love of his life karanka joined us ants his definitely one of our weak links and come January he will be replaced if karanka as any sense by a under 21 Portuguese goalkeeper lol

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18 Nov 2018 16:05:30
Red lvs Aitor IDST?

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18 Nov 2018 16:49:20
Looks like my FIFA Keeper,when I push his Stats up to 100!!! 😂😂😂

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18 Nov 2018 18:12:50
Smith did alright today for Barnsley, just saying.

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18 Nov 2018 18:38:26
There's another video on u tube of his best forest saves,take a look how many times he has to make a double save after palming the ball straight back to the opposition.
Shows his penalty save,but not how he stood on his line still congratulating himself while the ball flew into the net from the resulting corner.

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18 Nov 2018 20:30:29
7 clean sheets 3rd best in the league so not doing to bad the lad isn’t.
Someone mentioned de vries,he was about the worst keeper for not commanding his area and taking crosses,was always pinned to his line.

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18 Nov 2018 20:46:39
Pants won a League Title and a League Cup winners medal with Man City. Never said he was the best but he is a good as we have had in recent seasons and he is a winner which is why AK signed him over others!

AK has improved Darikwa and Fox in our defence and everyone was binning them off. Pants has not conceded in 4 matches ( Leeds doesn't count) so give the guy some credit as the team improves?

Onward & Upward

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18 Nov 2018 20:48:27
With reference to the Millwall game, I was there and the crowd were really getting on Pants back everytime he delayed kicking or throwing it. In the end, he had clearly had enough and rushed his throw out to the left.. Seconds later, the cross came in and it was in the back of our net.

I won't forget that moment, we were quite comfy until that so you could say that we shot ourselves in the foot! With regards Smith, radio said yesterday, he pulled off a couple of good saves but was flapping at balls coming into the box. Each and every keeper makes mistakes. Both Pants and Smith have made some outstanding saves also to gain us points. And how about Smiths save against Ipswich, last game of the season, we could have gone down if it wasn't for his contribution. Let's all get behind our players, we all struggle from time to time, we are not machines. COYR

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18 Nov 2018 20:49:06
Bit like Keiran Westward (2017 Best Championship Keeper) then on the double save front if you check him out as well?

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18 Nov 2018 21:12:08
Not arguing about other goalkeepers,pants in imo is not good enough end of,too many mistakes and hate his time wasting from the minute the game starts.
How you can class him as a premier league winner playing seven games over three seasons is beyond me,league cup I'll give you,fourth choice at Watford in the end when he was bought to be first choice.

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19 Nov 2018 06:07:30
There’s time for pants to start improving afterall ff your eye for a player did moan about Grabban at the start of the season.

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19 Nov 2018 07:48:39
I wouldn't worry about it everyone he will be benched in January simples 😁

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19 Nov 2018 08:22:15
And therein lies our biggest impediment to getting promoted? Fans getting on players back and going quiet during the game when the team needs a boost!

I wouldn't fancy playing in a team with you Ff779 as you would be the one getting on everyone's back no matter what the individual performance! Just be grateful we have started to put some results together as a team?

In recent memory you've had it in for Fox, Osborn, Murphy, Darikwa all of whom have turned it round so now you pick on Pants who like everyone else has had the odd bad game!

Nobody is saying he is the best keeper between the sticks but then everyone said that about De Vries when he first got in the team and he turned out ok.

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19 Nov 2018 09:32:39
You missed grabnone red!!!! The lad who wouldn’t score in this system under karanka because strikers under karanka don’t score.

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19 Nov 2018 09:49:57
Forest's defence for a change is not the problem.Dawson and Figs look the business at the moment and Robinson and Darikwa are bang on.

Pleased to see Worrall saying he's a red through and through because he and Figs are the future for us at CB imo.

I honestly believe with Yacob and Colback we have the two best dcm players in the league and with the improving team gelling together can see a top 6 finish for sure this season


My prediction for end of season

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19 Nov 2018 10:28:15
That's where your wrong red I don't sit there having a go at the players on the pitch,there no point to that some around me you should hear though.
I use this site to have a say and pants is not a good goalkeeper imo and I'm entitled to say so.
Everyone including you has had a go at Darikwa and yes he has turned it round,grabban is a goalscorer out and out and I've never said other,but how many would he score with some help up top?
I'll be at hull Saturday no booing from me,I can't alter karankas team selection or his tactics,but I can have an opinion on it.
You keep going on having a go at the fans,well they do their bit and if it was a bit more entertaing the roof would come off.
You need to get yourself down their more instead of criticism of the fans that go every week

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19 Nov 2018 13:29:35
Ff798. You and I are not as a rule on the same thought process regarding the manager and the way the team is set out to play this season but as you say each and everyone to their opinion.
Have to agree with you on Pants though. Thought last season he was just a stop gap until the team was rebuilt during the summer transfer window and was disappointed AK did not go in for a top stopper during that transfer window and yes for those on this site who will say no one would have come to us they would have.
I am not at all confident in Pants abilities as a stopper or his confidence in mastering his box especially at corners. He does not read the game and his distribution is woefully inadequate.
Not like me to slate any player but this boy makes me more nervous as games progress. Not sure if Steele would be able to fill the gap as he has not been really tested with the first choice defence in front of him.

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19 Nov 2018 15:15:53
Mickn what top keeper would you have that would actually come.i see someone comparing pants with butland saying butland is better he is right in what he’s saying but would you get butland for free or would you be happy paying 10+ mill for him?there isn’t £10mill difference between the two

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19 Nov 2018 17:14:12
There is more than 10mil difference between them Sutton.

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19 Nov 2018 17:26:30
No there isn't 10 million difference more like 20 million, butland is far younger as well as far better.
One of the Burnley keepers on loan in Jan would do the trick, but karanka won't sign a keeper in Jan.

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19 Nov 2018 22:54:23
Sutton as Brian stated he would have paid anything for Shilton. A good keeper installs confidence in his defence but cannot see pants at present doing this.

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20 Nov 2018 14:18:46
If there was 20mill difference he wouldn’t be In the championship ff.dont forget this lad has had 6 different clubs the same as someone 6 years older.
Stoke have the same amount of clean sheets as us and 4 more goals conceded both keepers would of played a part in those stats.

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20 Nov 2018 15:13:51
Butland has had 2 clubs the rest were loans while he was learning his trade and getting over serious injuries.
Full England international and in the squad now,different class to pants,feel sorry for you if you can't see that.

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18 Nov 2018 09:27:32
It's good to see that we are still ranked at number three for average attendance. Especially when you consider that the top two can boast much larger capacities. Grass eaters are at fourth. YOU REDS!

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18 Nov 2018 20:51:26
Always believed we have the potential to make Nottingham Forest the best supported club
in the Midlands with our history.
Unfortunately our stadium will hold us back. Even the BC stand does not meet modern requirements. Cannot believe how bad the circulation and catering space is compared to other grounds?

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18 Nov 2018 09:13:33
I see on the BBC news that Donald Trump is blaming forest management for the fires. I know we have been waiting for the forest fire to show itself again, but! .

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18 Nov 2018 10:54:02
Is he ff’s American cousin,seems to want to blame the forest management for everything.

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18 Nov 2018 11:10:27
Lol Sutton,just had a smashing breakfast with Warburton bread,you can't beat a good fry up and some warburtons to go with it.😁😁😁

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18 Nov 2018 13:49:06
I thought he blamed "Chinahh!!" 🇺🇲🇺🇲🇺🇲😂😂😂

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18 Nov 2018 20:15:22
Makes a change from the bbc blaming trump and brexit for everything

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