Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Bluemike » Wed May 15, 2019 7:11 pm

As I posted the other day his finish was top notch against Forest Green and I would have some of that, I think the very fact we are the favourites to sign the highest scorer in the country speaks volumes of the intent to get this mess sorted out asap and so early too, I just hope the deal is concluded and no last minute "hitches" rear their ugly heads. There were concerns by some that we would not be able to compete in the transfer market with the likes of Fleetwood Town and considering they too are interested in Norwood would hopefully hit that nonsense on the head.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by tangfastic » Thu May 16, 2019 10:43 am

Norwood’s goals video collection looks pretty impressive.

Doesn’t seem big, but looks pretty physical and good in the air. Maybe more like Robert Fleck than a Grant Holt. He seems a pest who doesn’t give defenders much breathing space.

Based on his goals, I would have thought even Championship clubs would be interested. Be good to get this sealed... show of intent and no messing around.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Kerry Blue » Thu May 16, 2019 11:54 am

I believe he is 5 ft 9ins looks good with head and either foot and takes pens (if we ever get any :roll: ) a step up for him I know but if he gets the service I would hope he could score close to 20 goals next season.⚽

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by tangfastic » Thu May 16, 2019 12:08 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 4:54 pm
Thing is Phil Ham rarely posts an article about something unless it’s very high on a completed status.


Also seen this on FB


https://www.eadt.co.uk/sport/interest-i ... -1-6052117


Wouldn’t worry me in the least if Bart leaves - just get a good price! He’ll definitely want to leave despite the tripe he came out with a week of two ago .
I can really see Bart going and I think with the club’s best wishes. Just hope Gerken’s not here to take over the number 1 shirt. Capable GK, but still isn’t great at dealing with crosses and I don’t think his kickings much better than Bart’s. You don’t build a team or a style of play around GK’s, so surely we can ship these two out a bring in 1 or 2 without affecting the team that much.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Kerry Blue » Thu May 16, 2019 1:16 pm

I like the look of Pym a free agent from Exeter with over 160 games played at only 24 years of age but it seems we have other targets.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by hallamblue » Thu May 16, 2019 1:19 pm

I’d say there’s some mileage in the Exeter GK joining . He fits the profile .

Young - “for further development”
Free / out of contract - low wages compared to current GK’s

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Bluemike » Thu May 16, 2019 2:13 pm

Apparently it's on the Devon news site so who knows

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Kerry Blue » Thu May 16, 2019 2:44 pm

https://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/footbal ... town-53014
This has resurfaced again a player we tried to sign when he was at QPR.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Kerry Blue » Thu May 16, 2019 2:50 pm

Kerry Blue wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 2:44 pm
https://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/footbal ... town-53014
This has resurfaced again a player we tried to sign when he was at QPR.

Oh just noticed it says permission to offer him attractive wage package 😂 so forget this then can't be true.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by K L Blue » Thu May 16, 2019 4:36 pm

Kerry Blue wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 2:50 pm
Kerry Blue wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 2:44 pm
https://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/footbal ... town-53014
This has resurfaced again a player we tried to sign when he was at QPR.

Oh just noticed it says permission to offer him attractive wage package 😂 so forget this then can't be true.
You say that Kerry, but if you think about it, it might not be that much of a stretch.
No Transfer fee to pay = better pay packet also this bit stood out to me

"The Scot, whose side were relegated from the second tier last term,
is understood to be confident of acquiring Washington's services after receiving permission to offer him an attractive wage package.
The striker's family home in Cambridgeshire is also within commuting distance of Suffolk."

with his family nearer to us does make it more attractive

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Kerry Blue » Thu May 16, 2019 4:59 pm

K L Blue wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 4:36 pm
Kerry Blue wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 2:50 pm
Kerry Blue wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 2:44 pm
https://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/footbal ... town-53014
This has resurfaced again a player we tried to sign when he was at QPR.

Oh just noticed it says permission to offer him attractive wage package 😂 so forget this then can't be true.
You say that Kerry, but if you think about it, it might not be that much of a stretch.
No Transfer fee to pay = better pay packet also this bit stood out to me

"The Scot, whose side were relegated from the second tier last term,
is understood to be confident of acquiring Washington's services after receiving permission to offer him an attractive wage package.
The striker's family home in Cambridgeshire is also within commuting distance of Suffolk."

with his family nearer to us does make it more attractive
Agree I was just taking the P out of Town with the resources we are likely to have this season.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by doobs » Thu May 16, 2019 7:28 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 8:31 am
Doobs: how long have you been following Town ? Never , ever seen you post on here before.
Only just read your reply - supporting since 1974 through thick and thin. I occasionally post but best I just view this forum from now onwards! Despite my comment, I wish the forum all the best and enjoy seeing other posters views. Coyb

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Post by hallamblue » Thu May 16, 2019 9:55 pm

Doobs keep posting . It’s going to be ( hopefully)- an exciting season coming up. Be part of it on here . We’re not a bad bunch really
(although I’d watch that one from North of the Boarder) :D

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Post by saint jude » Thu May 16, 2019 9:57 pm

doobs wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 7:28 pm
hallamblue wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 8:31 am
Doobs: how long have you been following Town ? Never , ever seen you post on here before.
Only just read your reply - supporting since 1974 through thick and thin. I occasionally post but best I just view this forum from now onwards! Despite my comment, I wish the forum all the best and enjoy seeing other posters views. Coyb
Sure there was no malice intended. One or two got a bit skeptical over the number of posts over such a length of time. Hell you've had an interest in the club for longer than myself so more power to you. Point being don't allow others to influence a participation.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Frosty » Fri May 17, 2019 6:13 am

doobs wrote:
Thu May 16, 2019 7:28 pm
hallamblue wrote:
Sat May 11, 2019 8:31 am
Doobs: how long have you been following Town ? Never , ever seen you post on here before.
Only just read your reply - supporting since 1974 through thick and thin. I occasionally post but best I just view this forum from now onwards! Despite my comment, I wish the forum all the best and enjoy seeing other posters views. Coyb

Don't be silly Doobs, welcome back to the forum and please DO post!

cheers Dave

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by tangfastic » Fri May 17, 2019 7:28 am

Anybody have thoughts about Washington? I know he’s ex QPR and Sheffield UTD but can’t see I’ve seen much of him. Always thought he was more of a wide man than a striker. I would have thought his next move would be in the Championship due to his age and background. If we did persuade him to come here I think that would show real intent, but would have thought he would be out of our reach.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by marko69 » Fri May 17, 2019 7:37 am

Doobs..., What Liverpool fan, Hallam means is watch out for that one who supports a club north of Dundee! 😳 😆

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Ando » Fri May 17, 2019 7:58 am

marko69 wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 7:37 am
Doobs..., What Liverpool fan, Hallam means is watch out for that one who supports a club north of Dundee! 😳
Didn't realise the Shetland isles were in the Scottish football league :D

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by Bluemike » Fri May 17, 2019 8:05 am

marko69 wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 7:37 am
Doobs..., What Liverpool fan, Hallam means is watch out for that one who supports a club north of Dundee! 😳 😆
Aye !!! Watch the Loon, still smarting from last weekend 😠😠

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by hallamblue » Fri May 17, 2019 8:55 am

marko69 wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 7:37 am
Doobs..., What Liverpool fan, Hallam means is watch out for that one who supports a club north of Dundee! 😳 😆
Ha ha ha , I WAS only a kid then marko munchkin.... but I’ve seen the error of my ways . Although I want them to win the CL

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by marko69 » Fri May 17, 2019 2:33 pm

:lol: Yes, I was just mucking around......... But let's face it; I think everyone admired Liverpool back in the 70s/80s. They were miles ahead.

I have a brother in law who's from Winchester, supports Man U and hates Liverpool. :?: :?: :?: I always remind the glory hunting bar steward that if he was ten years older, he'd be a Liverpool fan. He hates that old chestnut!

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by hallamblue » Fri May 17, 2019 11:02 pm

Will Keane had been released from his optional year by Hull.

Now.


Do we sign him ( it would a “free” and he’s clearly a quality player and definitely so at League One level)


Or .

Steer well clear ? ( injury history is atrocious)

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Post by Bluemike » Fri May 17, 2019 11:29 pm

Steer well clear

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Post by Ando » Sat May 18, 2019 7:05 am

With regards what he can do it would make sense but wages would be an issue. But in terms of injuries a bit gamble.

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Post by Andym » Sat May 18, 2019 7:18 am

Bluemike wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 11:29 pm
Steer well clear
Agreed. I can't see him staying fit. And with a reduced squad we don't need that.

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Re: Transfer Rumours Thread 2019/20 Season

Post by tangfastic » Sat May 18, 2019 7:54 am

At least Keane gave us an insight during his loanee spell to show his true fitness levels. Huws, however, sucked us in during his loanee spell and has become an expensive liability. Surely, they can put two and two together and work out it’s not worth the risk. We’ve already got Sears, Harrison, Folami and Morriss under contract who have been long-term injured last season. Add in the Walters experience. The game where we had none up front wasn’t tactical... just all our strikers injured. Should be an easy decision given we can’t afford to carry injured players.

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Post by Bluemike » Sat May 18, 2019 8:21 am

A fair few rumours circulating around Tranmere fans that Salford City are keen on Norwood and prepared to pay big wages... I don't see this as a done deal at all considering he owns a house quite close.

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Post by hallamblue » Sat May 18, 2019 9:27 am

Well if it’s the money he’s after then Salford City are welcome to him.

Town are lightyears better than Salford City in terms of potential so it should be no competition. If he’s after just big bucks, that’s short lived . The decision is his as they say .

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Post by Bluemike » Sat May 18, 2019 10:43 am

Just rumours atm so hopefully that's all it is

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Post by marko69 » Sat May 18, 2019 12:40 pm

With the way both Luton & Lincoln adapted to League 2 after the "VAAAAAAAAAAAAA-NARAMA", might be worth putting a few quid on Salford City winning the league. And if they get John Norwood, they'll probably be among the favourites.

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