League 1 - Shrewsbury Town vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

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Can we make it 4 in a row?

Shrewsbury Town win
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Ipswich Town Win
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72%
Draw
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28%
 
Total votes: 18

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Post by hallamblue » Mon Aug 22, 2022 11:29 am

I think it’s because we have better players, with better coaching I think, and there’s this big thing about the players investing in the idea of “roles” within the squad/ team and being happy to be part of the squad even when not on the pitch.

McKenna and his staff have done a really good job in educating the players.

I would add to this, that McKenna stated only s week ago it was about keeping the players as fresh as possible throughout the long season. So it looks like this rotation (which is supported by a far better science base and coaching back up), then Lambert ever used, which in hindsight looked very random and ad hoc.

Under the current manager there appears to be two similar/ quality players for every “ role” in the team. I’d suggest Lambert/ Cook did achieve thus. So wholesale changes meant disruption to performances as those players coming in weren’t as good and didn’t / couldn’t maintain the required performances as a “ group”.

The language McKenna uses is really fascinating tbh and indicates a far deeper level of understanding and analysis of the game than ANY of his managerial predescessors ever achieved.

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Post by Bluemike » Mon Aug 22, 2022 12:22 pm

Absolutely agree with that, also let's look at who he switched, Ladapo, a few have been unimpressed with him so not a bad call by KM, Edmundson, regarded as dodgy by most of us, KM seems to have acknowledged it, Davis, questioned by a few of us, myself included, KM probably noticed the mistakes he's been making, Aluko, Jackson, filled in in a very unfamiliar role so no Surprise there, Aluko, struggles a little with Two games in Four days, and Burns injured so all things we've picked up o. Between us. That said I wouldn't want Five changes every game.

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Post by Charnwood » Mon Aug 22, 2022 1:46 pm

TBH Mike as long as we keep winning games who are we to question what he does. However at this time I’d prefer to be Arsenal than Manchester United 🤣

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Post by hallamblue » Mon Aug 22, 2022 5:19 pm

:lol:

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Post by number 9 » Mon Aug 22, 2022 6:40 pm

Charnwood wrote:
Mon Aug 22, 2022 1:46 pm
TBH Mike as long as we keep winning games who are we to question what he does. However at this time I’d prefer to be Arsenal than Manchester United 🤣
Speaking of ManU, it should be an interesting match tonight if it doesn’t get postponed. I’m not sure what the fans want from the Glazers…they’ve spent hundreds of millions, brought in numerous top managers. I do think it’s time to sell though. Funny, I never thought there’d ever be the possibility of Ipswich & Manu in the Championship together! :lol:

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Post by hallamblue » Mon Aug 22, 2022 9:16 pm

Didn’t they also dump their own debt on the club when they took it over?

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Post by Charnwood » Mon Aug 22, 2022 9:28 pm

Another 4 changes for Man U tonight but it’s not done any harm so far as they’ve run rings round Liverpool for the first hour and lead 2-0. Not much chance of meeting them in the Championship next season. Forget it on tonight’s performance so far.

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Post by number 9 » Mon Aug 22, 2022 10:03 pm

That was a brilliant game! ManU showed passion & commitment. Liverpool will struggle this season. The exit of Mane will not be replaced. I don’t hate ManU like many on this forum. They should always be top 4 in my opinion. Great advert for English football! Rock on!!

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Post by Frosty » Tue Aug 23, 2022 1:00 am

Charnwood wrote:
Mon Aug 22, 2022 9:28 pm
Another 4 changes for Man U tonight but it’s not done any harm so far as they’ve run rings round Liverpool for the first hour and lead 2-0. Not much chance of meeting them in the Championship next season. Forget it on tonight’s performance so far.
yeah your right mate, assume we will meet Liverpool in the Championship instead! :lol: :wink:

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Post by hallamblue » Wed Aug 24, 2022 10:39 am

number 9 wrote:
Mon Aug 22, 2022 10:03 pm
That was a brilliant game! ManU showed passion & commitment. Liverpool will struggle this season. The exit of Mane will not be replaced. I don’t hate ManU like many on this forum. They should always be top 4 in my opinion. Great advert for English football! Rock on!!
I don’t hate Man Utd… in fact I’d “hate” clubs like Chelski, and Man City more for some reason. People( fans) have always “ hated” Man Utd though haven’t they, it’s almost a tradition. :lol:

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Post by marko69 » Thu Aug 25, 2022 12:21 pm

Bro-in-law…… a highly intelligent & successful cardiologist from Winchester. (Should really be a Southampton supporter)
Man Utd ———>> “MY TEAM, MY TEAM!”
Fk off, James.
Even my wee sister is sometimes giving it, “Fk off, James.”

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Re: League 1 - Shrewsbury Town vs Ipswich Town Preview & Matchday Thread

Post by arana peligrosa » Fri Aug 26, 2022 12:18 am

hallamblue wrote:
Wed Aug 24, 2022 10:39 am
number 9 wrote:
Mon Aug 22, 2022 10:03 pm
That was a brilliant game! ManU showed passion & commitment. Liverpool will struggle this season. The exit of Mane will not be replaced. I don’t hate ManU like many on this forum. They should always be top 4 in my opinion. Great advert for English football! Rock on!!
I don’t hate Man Utd… in fact I’d “hate” clubs like Chelski, and Man City more for some reason. People( fans) have always “ hated” Man Utd though haven’t they, it’s almost a tradition. :lol:
Only twice felt tangible loathing toward them, the horror of the 9 - 0 shambles in 1995 (although initial reaction was one of acute embarrassment), and being present at a Cup Final ten years previous after a particular game and score. Other than that it's all rather indifferent. Thought the treble achievement in '99 was outstanding although a little greedy. Like it or not, to go that length of competition and the caliber of teams they beat en-route to win it : it were amazing.

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