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Re: Paul Cooks 1st Transfer Window rumour thread.

Post by tangfastic » Tue Aug 31, 2021 6:56 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Aug 31, 2021 4:40 pm
Morsy isn't happening, forget that one.
From BM yesterday about how the Celina deal won’t come off.

Ash, what is so good about Celina? Yes he has ability, on his day unplayable but most days he's average and defensively anonymous and a liability. I hope it doesn't happen and I don't believe it will.

Maybe BM is trying to reverse-jinx the Morsy move. :)

TBF … doesn’t seem likely.

More’s to the point….. we’ve got an absolute bunch of unwanted players still on our wage-bill.

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:06 pm

Yep I always say what I think, no fence sitting here for fear of being wrong, anyone can do that. Morsy won't be happening 100%

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Post by tangfastic » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:18 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:06 pm
Yep I always say what I think, no fence sitting here for fear of being wrong, anyone can do that. Morsy won't be happening 100%
Town set to sign Morsy.

https://www.eadt.co.uk/sport/ipswich-t ... ay-8286546

If it happens, you’re responsible, Mike.


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Post by Kerry Blue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:37 pm

A big thank you to Mike without your input we would have had no chance of Morsy signing I'm 100% sure of that.😂😂😂

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Post by Blue Wilf » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:38 pm

Can you categorically state that Mbappe won't be signing please mike? 😂

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Post by barmy billy » Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:55 pm

I find it quite incredible that Morsey, if it happens, will be ITFC's 19th signing this summer. And to think there we all were at the end of last season guessing at 3,4 or possibly no more than 6 new faces appearing. But we were all way off the mark: 19 is a hell of a lot & there are going to be some reputations on the line (ie Ashton & Cook) if it doesn't work,

COYB.

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Post by hallamblue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:12 pm

Morsy appears set to sign guys 👍👍👍👍

Stuart Watson; Twitter

Room for one Mor?

#itfc have only gone and agreed a deal for #Boro midfielder Sam Morsy.

Understand he'll become the 20th signing of a remarkable summer transfer window before tonight's 11pm deadline 👇

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Post by hallamblue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:13 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:06 pm
Yep I always say what I think, no fence sitting here for fear of being wrong, anyone can do that. Morsy won't be happening 100%
Ha ha ha just like Celina wouldn’t :lol: 👍

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:18 pm

LOL happy to oblige , absolutely thrilled at Walton and Morsy, not so Celina tbh but hey ho. All we need now is to win a game, that would be a bonus, Morsy banned for Three games by the way.

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Post by Kerry Blue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:28 pm

probably be rescinded, even Mowbray thought it wasn't a red.

Let's hope they are correct and Middlesbrough continue with the appeal.

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Post by hallamblue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:29 pm

Just text you lol :lol:

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:35 pm

Blue Wilf wrote:
Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:38 pm
Can you categorically state that Mbappe won't be signing please mike? 😂
He was looking to sign but we couldn't guarantee him a start each week so deal is off.

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Post by Blue Wilf » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:38 pm

:D Jackson set to keep him on the bench I suspect... ho hum...

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Post by ashfordblue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:42 pm

Well that's a nice bit of business done by Ashton and PC as I predicted with Tang that we would get these players in before the deadline, now we need to ship out Jackson, Norwood, and Nolan :D

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Post by Kerry Blue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:45 pm

probably be rescinded, even Mowbray thought it wasn't a red.

Its on 1'24"

https://www.skysports.com/football/midd ... ers/447393

I can't watch this as I'm in the Algarve let me know your thoughts.

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Post by BlueBalls » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:52 pm

Arm up but not a red imo

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Aug 31, 2021 8:54 pm

Arm ? I thought he went in with his foot on the guys leg ?

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Post by Kerry Blue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:21 pm

It looks like our final signing is done🎉🎉🎉

Confirmed its a 3 year deal 👏👏
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Post by Magicmark » Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:31 pm

Still need to strengthen the defence, unless the new goalkeeper can play as a left back lol,wolfvenden should be nowhere near the first team.

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Post by Kerry Blue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:36 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:32 pm
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv6tuzHUuuk

You’d better believe guys !! Ha ha
We don't want him walking like an Egyptian.😂😂

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Post by Dazzz67 » Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:37 pm

what a team we have now, just have to get them all working as a unit and here we go.

Hats off to MA and PC.

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Post by Bluemike » Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:40 pm

Ashton is a genius, best signing we have made, Bristol City must be bloody mad.

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Post by Kerry Blue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:43 pm

I wonder if one of two will have there contracts paid up as I've not seen any outgoings so far.

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Post by hallamblue » Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:50 pm

Kerry Blue wrote:
Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:36 pm
hallamblue wrote:
Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:32 pm
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Cv6tuzHUuuk

You’d better believe guys !! Ha ha
We don't want him walking like an Egyptian.😂😂
Lol …. Only after he’s scored the winner that promotes us in May 👍 :mrgreen:

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Post by saint jude » Wed Sep 01, 2021 1:30 am

We signed 19 players (?), should be Paul Hardcastle, not Cook, managing the team.

Would have been good to bring in one more and round it off to figure 20, but question is, fear this glut of transfer activity and essentially a new team altogether bar one or two of the old guard may just have an adverse effect of our promotion ambitions. More is less and all that.

There's a lot of responsibility there, a considerable lot of names and faces to get familiar with both for fans of the club and the players themselves. This is all rather or totally unprecedented here. It's not a criticism, I admire or welcome the levels of activity we've engaged in and it's something to be applauded although just seems to got a little out of hand.

Celina coming back was a surprise but did well before, the majority of the fanbase will welcome it although know near zero of the Morsy player. Putting together a record for most deals down in a transfer window is all very well but put the question out has the club taken on more than it can handle. We're going to look damn awkward particularly in the opinion of neutrals after all this if the team doesn't achieve a promotion by end of season.

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Post by JohnnyB » Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:19 am

They’re not messing about are they? Evans underperforms and they buy a replacement straight away, same with Hladky. At least, I assume Evans will give way (and pass on the captain’s armband) not Harper. Whoever it is, I hope the two players look to get back in the team by working hard, creating competition for places.

This team is now studded with championship experience and pedigree. One of these days it’s going to click, and someone’s going to get a hell of a hiding…

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Re: Paul Cooks 1st Transfer Window rumour thread.

Post by tangfastic » Wed Sep 01, 2021 7:37 am

JohnnyB wrote:
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They’re not messing about are they? Evans underperforms and they buy a replacement straight away, same with Hladky. At least, I assume Evans will give way (and pass on the captain’s armband) not Harper. Whoever it is, I hope the two players look to get back in the team by working hard, creating competition for places.

This team is now studded with championship experience and pedigree. One of these days it’s going to click, and someone’s going to get a hell of a hiding…
I think Morsy was a top target from the start, but it was a difficult one to do. Not sure if we became more interested in signing him because Evans didn’t start so well OR we were just waiting on Boro to buy a midfielder and make him available. Cook did give the impression that he was still looking for the skipper a few weeks back so maybe we were waiting to pounce for Morsy.
I’m pretty amazed we pulled off the Morsy deal. I always thought it was too ambitious. Fair play to Ashton.

Only downside is unwanted players still on the books. But given the amount of players we’ve signed, can’t be too critical. Ashton has worked his tits off. Guess they’ll be paid off or we have to wait to January to offload.

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Post by hallamblue » Wed Sep 01, 2021 9:52 am

Just ONE of those players recruited , would have been seen as a massive coup under Evans tenure…….but also very unlikely to have happened at all.

This has been the single most important transfer window in the Club’s history, and Cook/ Ashton haven’t recruited for League One , they’ve recruited for the Championship level. How the hell they’ve managed to get these players to drop down a level when Championship clubs have been after them too is truly remarkable. Whatever Mark Ashtons salary is , he’s worth every penny.


Over to you Paul ……

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