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Academy Recruitment

Post by number 9 » Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:05 am

We don’t need Muhrens, we need Kevin Beatties...

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by tangfastic » Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:26 am

I’ll raise you a Johnny Wark. Crunching tackles in midfield and bursts into the box to score. And can take a penalty.

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by Ricco » Sun Mar 07, 2021 9:58 am

11 Warks would get us back in the premiership and beyond!

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by hallamblue » Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:07 am

....and Paul Mariner ta boot 👍

Get well soon PM

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by Shed on tour » Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:21 am

A Big Al would also come in handy to sort out some of those so-called hard league 1 players.

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by Bluemike » Sun Mar 07, 2021 11:15 am

Not to mention Matt Richards

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by barmy billy » Sun Mar 07, 2021 12:21 pm

Shed on tour wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 10:21 am
A Big Al would also come in handy to sort out some of those so-called hard league 1 players.
I quite agree. What a superb centre half he was. Soon sort out these modern nancy boys.

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by Kerry Blue » Sun Mar 07, 2021 1:08 pm

And another Paul 😱. Paul Cooper that is.👍

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by marko69 » Sun Mar 07, 2021 3:25 pm

And a few Alan Brazils. For getting the pints in, post match.

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by number 9 » Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:15 pm

One common theme, most of the players already mentioned were hard as nails. It just seems like many of our youngsters are light weight except for Downes maybe. And when you add the amount of injuries to many of our youngsters, it begs the question is the academy molding the right type of player?

Should the academy focus more on strength and fitness, as opposed to skills and natural ability?

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by tangfastic » Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:24 pm

number 9 wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:15 pm
One common theme, most of the players already mentioned were hard as nails. It just seems like many of our youngsters are light weight except for Downes maybe. And when you add the amount of injuries to many of our youngsters, it begs the question is the academy molding the right type of player?

Should the academy focus more on strength and fitness, as opposed to skills and natural ability?
Yes. Get rid of Saint Kluggo and bring in Fatima Whitbread.

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by number 9 » Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:29 pm

tangfastic wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:24 pm
number 9 wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:15 pm
One common theme, most of the players already mentioned were hard as nails. It just seems like many of our youngsters are light weight except for Downes maybe. And when you add the amount of injuries to many of our youngsters, it begs the question is the academy molding the right type of player?

Should the academy focus more on strength and fitness, as opposed to skills and natural ability?
Yes. Get rid of Saint Kluggo and bring in Fatima Whitbread.
I'm sure Fatima would whip them into shape in no time! :lol:

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Re: Academy Recruitment

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by number 9 » Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:51 pm

marko69 wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 4:33 pm
Or Victoria Wood. (RIP)

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ObOkhXGu7oY
"A whiff of her leotard could bring a lambchop back to life!" :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by ipswichtownNo1 » Wed Mar 10, 2021 8:33 pm

marko69 wrote:
Sun Mar 07, 2021 3:25 pm
And a few Alan Brazils. For getting the pints in, post match.
Your nuts, no no, not your nuts, you are nuts! :lol:

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Re: Academy Recruitment

Post by number 9 » Sun Aug 15, 2021 9:08 pm

Can anyone recommend a solid resource to monitor our academy recruitment under the current regime? I’m just curious if the players we are now recruiting have distinct qualities and backgrounds different from the former…is ‘Flops’ too harsh? Cheers!

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