Conor Wickham?

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Conor Wickham?

Post by hallamblue » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:35 pm

Was thinking the other day , where the hell has this player gone?? He seems to have fallen off the face of the Earth. I can’t remember the last time I heard his name mentioned in a game. Is he injured - still ???

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Re: Conor Wickham?

Post by Dubai Blue » Mon Dec 02, 2019 7:12 am

Still al Palace I believe. Not sure if he is getting games.

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Re: Conor Wickham?

Post by marko69 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:06 am

Massively overrated back in the £8M days.

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Post by Ricco » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:52 pm

He's still at Palace, has been involved in 16 league games in the last 4 seasons, many of those probably from the bench.

Lastest major injury kept him out from Nov '16 until Oct '18. This summer Palace added a year to his contract, which now runs until June 2021. So they must think he's capable of coming back and playing at that level...
marko69 wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:06 am
Massively overrated back in the £8M days.
Yeah probably, but what does £8m buy you in terms of top level strikers? Besides, even Lionel Messi would've struggled to make headlines if he had had as many injuries!!!

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Post by marko69 » Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:22 pm

Back in 2010/11 someone posted, “should get £5M plus for him”......, think my response was something along the lines of “what you smoking?”..... and he went for 8. I know nothing.

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Post by Ricco » Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:42 am

Connor Wickham professional goals after Ipswich Town - 37... Jordan Rhodes - 209... who knew,? Not Roy Keane.

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Post by MasseyFerguson » Tue Dec 03, 2019 4:24 pm

It's easy to forget that Wickham had only just turned 16 when he made his first appearance for us in 2009. He was a very promising teenager and it is unfortunate for him that serious injury put him out of action for well over a year. It's hard to come back from that. He is still only 26 so time is on his side. Good luck to the lad.

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:04 pm

I thought the lad was real quality and for me a vastly better all round player than Rhodes.

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Re: Conor Wickham?

Post by marko69 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:44 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 7:04 pm
I thought the lad was real quality and for me a vastly better all round player than Rhodes.
:shock: Is this a wind up? I have got to believe that it is.

Back in the days of both CW & JR coming through the ranks, almost every ITFC quote typed up onto print at the time was stating that even though Wickham had quality, Rhodes was the one with undoubted potential to go far. He certainly had maybe four golden years...... fizzled out now though perhaps.

That’ll never rest for me, (not asking anyone to join me in it)....., but RK and his Tampax over Rhodes choice. f**king c**t.

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:11 pm

No wind up Marko, had it not been for numerous injuries Wickham would have left Rhodes standing, far better player in my opinion

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Re: Conor Wickham?

Post by marko69 » Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:12 am

For me, back in their younger days, CW looked more Peter Crouch-like, (an acquired taste to watch) .... whereas Rhodes (at ‘Udders) looked more Charlie Nicholas / Ally McCoist. Definitely my preferred type of striker. To be honest how Roy Keane didn’t see the potential speaks volumes that he’s full of sh*te.

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Re: Conor Wickham?

Post by Bluemike » Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:14 am

We all know Roy Keane is THE WORST thing to happen to ITFC, far worse than any McCarthy, Duncan, Magilton, Jewell, Evans and yes even Hurst.

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Post by barmy billy » Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:07 pm

I seem to remember reading round about the time that he joined Palace, that Wickham had become a bit of a diva with an inflated opinion of himself.

True or not, who knows.

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Post by Ricco » Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:41 pm

barmy billy wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:07 pm
I seem to remember reading round about the time that he joined Palace, that Wickham had become a bit of a diva with an inflated opinion of himself.

True or not, who knows.
I mean at that point he's a premiership player, I can count on one hand how many premiership footballers I wouldn't describe like that... doesn't really mould a model personality and ego does it?

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Post by Charnwood » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:41 pm

No surprise he can’t concentrate on his football !

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football ... uel-girls/

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Re: Conor Wickham?

Post by number 9 » Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:47 pm

Charnwood wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:41 pm
No surprise he can’t concentrate on his football !

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football ... uel-girls/
Well that explains it, he's been busy getting his snake charmed. :lol:

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Post by barmy billy » Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:39 am

He clearly has impeccable taste then, as befits the diva he is alleged to be.

Bloody revolting woman.

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Post by Ricco » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:39 pm

barmy billy wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:39 am
Bloody revolting woman.
Glad I'm not the only that thought it :lol:

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Re: Conor Wickham?

Post by marko69 » Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:32 pm

Wouldn’t kick her out the bed for farting.

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Re: Conor Wickham?

Post by Ricco » Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:00 pm

marko69 wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:32 pm
Wouldn’t kick her out the bed for farting.
Depends if that's part of her new fire breathing routine?

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