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Post by shabba » Sun May 30, 2021 1:23 pm

Bluejacko makes a great point - it’s all about getting a tram together and players with the right attitude.

I’d love to look back over posts from years ago and see how excited we were over various names/transfers that didn’t work out. We need the right environment for these players to thrive under and hopefully it’s what’s being built behind the scenes now.

Hopefully players will come to town to make a name for themselves and not just be names who then fail to deliver.

As for the Oxford lad - he must have thick skin if he switched from NI to ROI! Surely that can’t have gone down well with a lot of people!?

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Post by hallamblue » Tue Jun 01, 2021 11:44 am

another member of th Brizzle City staff join Town ...


https://www.bcfc.co.uk/news/werhun-step ... city-role/

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Post by hallamblue » Thu Jun 03, 2021 12:59 pm

Town closing in on Wes Burns ( Fleetwood forward)


https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-new ... ward-burns

Oops sorry DB....I hadn’t seen your post. You Beat me to it 👍

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Post by Kerry Blue » Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:07 pm

That looks a good first signing to me go certainly played well against us and is a good age 👏👏

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Post by rossi » Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:26 pm

Kerry Blue wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:07 pm
That looks a good first signing to me go certainly played well against us and is a good age 👏👏
23 goals for Fleetwood in 134 starts plus 42 sub appearances. I'm seriously underwhelmed. If this is the height of our ambition, God help us.

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He could be being targeted as our RB

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Post by Bluemike » Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:30 pm

He could be being targeted as our RB

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Post by hallamblue » Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:39 pm

rossi wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:26 pm
Kerry Blue wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:07 pm
That looks a good first signing to me go certainly played well against us and is a good age 👏👏
23 goals for Fleetwood in 134 starts plus 42 sub appearances. I'm seriously underwhelmed. If this is the height of our ambition, God help us.
He’s not a central striker though Gary, he’s either a right back or right wing back. He can take on opponents and beat them and has a good goal ratio for that position. He makes beating players look easy , certainly better than Edwards ( who I know isn’t a right back), but both player work along that right touch line.


https://youtu.be/6sFceY2xdmQ

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Post by hallamblue » Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:41 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:30 pm
He could be being targeted as our RB
And switch KVY to the left back position....... ( he played for Col Ewe there I believe).

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Post by tangfastic » Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:17 pm

Would make sense

Can’t rely on KVY to stay fit, so need an attacking back up full-back. That’s not Donacien and if he goes the other way in part-exchange, then good business. He looked good against us, albeit only in the second half.

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23 goals for Fleetwood in 134 starts plus 42 sub appearances. I'm seriously underwhelmed. If this is the height of our ambition, God help us
Yes, I'm not sure Burns is the type of striker we are hoping for. As Mike says, hopefully Cook's thinking RB for Burns if indeed the link is fact. According to Cook, It looks like we'll primarily be recruiting from Portsmouth, Bristol City and Wigan.

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Post by tangfastic » Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:43 pm

number 9 wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:22 pm
23 goals for Fleetwood in 134 starts plus 42 sub appearances. I'm seriously underwhelmed. If this is the height of our ambition, God help us
Yes, I'm not sure Burns is the type of striker we are hoping for. As Mike says, hopefully Cook's thinking RB for Burns if indeed the link is fact. According to Cook, It looks like we'll primarily be recruiting from Portsmouth, Bristol City and Wigan.
I don’t think a striker is what it used to be. He’s a RB /RWB/ winger.

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tangfastic wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:43 pm
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Thu Jun 03, 2021 4:22 pm
23 goals for Fleetwood in 134 starts plus 42 sub appearances. I'm seriously underwhelmed. If this is the height of our ambition, God help us
Yes, I'm not sure Burns is the type of striker we are hoping for. As Mike says, hopefully Cook's thinking RB for Burns if indeed the link is fact. According to Cook, It looks like we'll primarily be recruiting from Portsmouth, Bristol City and Wigan.
I don’t think a striker is what it used to be. He’s a RB /RWB/ winger.
Less chance of being played 'out of position'! :wink:

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Post by tangfastic » Thu Jun 03, 2021 5:30 pm

First signing under Ashton- but it’s young Alfie Cutbush signing his first pro deal.

There’s been a lot of talk of needing hairy-arsed blokes, but not sure Cutbush fits the mould. Maybe he has Brazilian heritage.

https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-ne ... t-pro-deal

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Post by Bluemike » Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:21 pm

The first of many.

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Post by shabba » Thu Jun 03, 2021 7:52 pm

"Best player at Fleetwood, gutted to see him go but wish him the best"

"Absolute joke another of our great players gone we will come back and not know any of the players at this rate. Good luck wes xxxx"

"Absolutely gutted about this move. 😢 Your going to be missed so much Wes. Good luck for your future. Xx"

"Gutted! Good luck Wes.. absolute class.
Another top player gone from FTFC"

"Absolutely gutted!!!"

"Best player at Fleetwood for me, hard working."

"Superb player, firm fan favourite for years, quick, skillful, can finish as well. Always grafts 100% will be massively missed"

"excellent player mate majority of the fans devastated to see him leave"


Some comments from the Fleetwood Fans, seems he is highly regarded there. 'hard working' was a good thing to see.

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Post by Acapulco Town » Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:20 pm

He will be the business. The Fleetwood fans are crying into their fish soup.

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Post by verulam » Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:50 pm

He was outstanding against us. Very happy to see him come on board.

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Post by number 9 » Thu Jun 03, 2021 10:52 pm

It’s very encouraging to hear those comments from the Fleetwood fans about Burns! I think I’ll just suck my thumb after the next acquisition. Cook and company definitely seem to know what they’re doing.

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Post by Kerry Blue » Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:23 am

More good news Lee Evans in town for his medical today 👏👏👏 see EADT.

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Post by bluejacko » Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:59 am

Kerry Blue wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:23 am
More good news Lee Evans in town for his medical today 👏👏👏 see EADT.
Beat me to it😀

https://www.eadt.co.uk/sport/ipswich-to ... ns-8026588

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Post by hallamblue » Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:30 am

It’s brilliant isn’t it !

Player identified
Contact Club
Negotiate
Talk to player
Contract signed
New Town player

Twice, in less than a week.

Seems the days of endless useless rumours and protracted negotiations followed by no signing are finally over.

How ridiculous the situation was under Evans for so long eh !

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Post by tangfastic » Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:41 am

hallamblue wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 8:30 am
It’s brilliant isn’t it !

Player identified
Contact Club
Negotiate
Talk to player
Contract signed
New Town player

Twice, in less than a week.

Seems the days of endless useless rumours [/b]and protracted negotiations followed by no signing are finally over.

How ridiculous the situation was under Evans for so long eh !


Good to see, but I think we’ll still have plenty of dud transfer rumours flying around this summer. It does feel things have been happening quietly behind the scenes and now they’re being completed.

Don’t know much about Evans - but obviously Cook knows him well. Had a promotion under Cook. Is a deep lying midfielder, I believe. A replacement for Downes or Dozzell?

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Post by shabba » Fri Jun 04, 2021 9:51 am

Nice, very impressed how silently and quickly we have moved for these 2, I think he was out of contract too so a free.

He was on 6k a week so I imagine he will be on at least that here, but still not a fortune etc. Cook no doubt trusts him, hopefully we are bringing in players with the right attitude and that will help lead others. If we can get a core of hard working players along with a bit of talent then it should be a good mix, the hard working ones helping to keep the talented ones in line etc.

Really exciting to get 2 signings done already! When are the pre season fixtures announced, I'll try and make some this year.

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Post by rossi » Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:32 am

hallamblue wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:39 pm
rossi wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:26 pm
Kerry Blue wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:07 pm
That looks a good first signing to me go certainly played well against us and is a good age 👏👏
23 goals for Fleetwood in 134 starts plus 42 sub appearances. I'm seriously underwhelmed. If this is the height of our ambition, God help us.
He’s not a central striker though Gary, he’s either a right back or right wing back. He can take on opponents and beat them and has a good goal ratio for that position. He makes beating players look easy , certainly better than Edwards ( who I know isn’t a right back), but both player work along that right touch line.


https://youtu.be/6sFceY2xdmQ
Well, it says on TWTD that he's a right-sided forward OR a wing back. So I can see value as a squad member, but the phrase 'Jack of all trades, master of none' springs to mind. That said, the Fleetwood fans seem genuinely sorry to see him go, so maybe my feeling of being underwhelmed will be proven to be entirely unfounded, hope so.

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Post by bluejacko » Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:04 am

rossi wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 10:32 am
hallamblue wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 3:39 pm
rossi wrote:
Thu Jun 03, 2021 1:26 pm


23 goals for Fleetwood in 134 starts plus 42 sub appearances. I'm seriously underwhelmed. If this is the height of our ambition, God help us.
He’s not a central striker though Gary, he’s either a right back or right wing back. He can take on opponents and beat them and has a good goal ratio for that position. He makes beating players look easy , certainly better than Edwards ( who I know isn’t a right back), but both player work along that right touch line.


https://youtu.be/6sFceY2xdmQ
Well, it says on TWTD that he's a right-sided forward OR a wing back. So I can see value as a squad member, but the phrase 'Jack of all trades, master of none' springs to mind. That said, the Fleetwood fans seem genuinely sorry to see him go, so maybe my feeling of being underwhelmed will be proven to be entirely unfounded, hope so.
Not being rude mate but who do you have in mind that would not leave you underwhelmed?
These players have been singled out with the team building idea to the front, it might be better to have this type than big time charlies coming to do us a favour.

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Post by AzzurroMark » Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:19 am

Kerry Blue wrote:
Fri Jun 04, 2021 7:23 am
More good news Lee Evans in town for his medical today 👏👏👏 see EADT.
That should brighten up the half time entertainment, though was convinced he had retired from stand-up!

Oh wait, oh not that Lee Evans! :wink:

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