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19 Sep 2018 10:05:31
My starting 11 tonight pants janko hefele fox Robinson colback geddy cash carvalho Lolley grabban thoughts?

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15 Sep 2018 15:03:22
I like the look of todays team. Based on form he needed to bring Cash and Osbourne in.

Janko, Hefela, Fox, Robinson
Guedioura, Colbach
Cash, Osbourne, Lolley

I'd have given Murphy another start to keep his goal run going but maybe he hasn't trained well or has a knock as he isn't even on the bench.

Looks a good team to me

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15 Sep 2018 12:45:18
Not the team I'd pick but think karanka will pick this today
Darikwa hefele fox Robinson
Watson colback
Cash Dias calvalho

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13 Sep 2018 12:04:55

Robinson Hefele Dawson Janko

Guedioura Colback

Osborn Diaz Cash


I would go with the above if all are fit, Janko to be sub at half if struggling and after a hour sub Diaz with Grabban.

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12 Sep 2018 18:43:36
Karanka needs to adapt and play either of these formations against Swansea
Dawson hefele figs
Geddy colback
Cash. Calvalho. Lolley
Murphy. Grabbon
Jango. Dawson. Hefele. Robinson
Cash. Geddy. Lolley
Murphy. Grabbon
Thoughts please.

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10 Sep 2018 17:15:19
I'll throw this out there. Karanka as possibly wasted over 20m on
Calvalho 13m plus wages agent fees
Dias loan so wages he will be on at least 20k a week so nearly 1m in wages
Concalves same in wages 1m

Am not going to include other signings just the above.
But for the 20m karanka as spent. Who should we have brought in.
I'd of signed
Tomlin 2m he'd of done better
Clayton 3.5m for central midfield
Afobe 10m or even Britt for 12m
Adoma 2m for wing
These with what others we have signed would of got us flying. What players would my fellow trickies of signed?

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12 Sep 2018 12:59:42
You may just be 'throwing' it out there, but the most important word in your post is 'possibly'
Carvalho has indeed cost us 13 million. over the course of a number of years helping with FFP.
Dias may well be on 20k a week, but then he might not, 20k is just a number you've once again thrown out there
Goncalves, not Concalves, again may be on 20k a week, and then again may not.
Now we get on to the 'possibly wasted 20m'
The Portuguese trio have played a combined 11 games between them, with a few sub appearances thrown in. They are all just 21, new to the Championship, Nottingham and England, Carvalho and Dias have played well albeit slightly sporadically. Give them an actual chance before you label them a waste. They clearly have talent, they have heart, they work hard and hopefully, and yes that is the main word in my post, hopefully they will get even better.

Now let's move on to your 'wishlist'
Tomlin is a great player who I would have loved to have signed, however he wanted to play for Cardiff in the Premier League which I don't blame him for, his wages would be significantly higher as he'd been promoted, and would have cost far more then 2m for a 29 year old who wasn't committed to the cause.

Clayton was never rumoured to be on Karanka's list, was never seriously rumoured to be leaving a promotion chasing Middlesborough and so never was going to play for Forest, especially not for a meagre 3.5 million. It's a figure you've made up and a signing from Football Manager land.

Afobe is another player who would have been on big big wages, who cost (or will be costing Stoke) 12 million in January. That's not 12 million over a number of years as with Carvalho, its 12 million.
Assombalonga for 12 million? after selling him for 15 just 12 months earlier, and Britt himself wanting to leave. Again, this is just a wishful thought.
And then same with Adoma, no real mention of him leaving Villa once their financial situation was sorted, no mention of a link with us, and no way Villa would let their leading scorer from last season leave for 2 million in this market?

And for one moment, let's pretend we have signed these players instead of our Portuguese trio, while they are more likely to have hit the ground running with Championship, there is absolutely no guarantee we'd be flying with these players. It is 'possible' though.

Why don't we get behind the players we've signed, get behind the Manager who signed them and is committed to pushing this club to a higher level and get behind the club in general!


10 Sep 2018 00:41:17
My humble view on the team to face Swansea.
Janko Hefele Fox Robinson
Cash, Gederele Colback Osborne
Grabban Murphy

Ok I accept very unlikely but it's about time we won a match or at least kept a clean sheet for once. I might have put Cash up front and Grabban on the bench with Lolley on the wing - thoughts.

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09 Sep 2018 15:15:01
Ak's starting 11 next game

Colback Watson geddy osborn
Conclaves yacob carvalho tach dias
Bit harsh to leave cash and Yates out I know but ak does anyway lol.

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09 Sep 2018 10:17:52
Can see our run of form carrying on.
Karanka doesn't know his best side or formation. He as not been picking inform players. So what does he do signs more players to confuse him even more.
Just pick this side and things will change.
Dawson hefele fox
Cash Geddy. Colback. Osbourne
Murphy. Grabbon
Am sure this side would get the results
Subs to change things
Dias calvalho soudani.

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08 Sep 2018 10:17:54
I actually the signing of Janko will benefit us because he’s a very attacking full back as is Osborn. I believe we will see a chance in tactics that allows the full backs to act as the side options allowing the two wingers to play as inside forwards to support the striker and the CAM (Carvalho). The two cdms (whoever they may be, my preference would be Geddy when fit and Yacob) as it would allow Yacob to drop back to form a back 3 while attacking and then Geddy can be the box to box midfielder that does a bit of everything. I believe that this would work a treat for us! We wouldnscore plenty and be fairly solid at the back.
My team then -
Pants / Steele (been fairly impressed with Steele tbh)
Subs - Pants/ Steele, Figs, Darikwa, Greek CDM, Dias, Goncalves and Grabban.
I actually think this system would suit Dias as it would allow him to take players in and use his pace to run and the defence while having support. But cash and Lolley start for me based in form.

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