January Transfer Window

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by marko69 » Sun Jan 08, 2023 9:03 pm

Cabanas Blue wrote:
Sun Jan 08, 2023 8:35 pm
Hirst joins on loan for the rest of the season.
Dazzz67 wrote:
Sun Jan 08, 2023 8:37 pm
Just seen Hirst has joined on loan for rest of the season, good start for the week.

Welcome young man and good luck!
Yep. 👍👍

Probably liked the way the players celebrated their goals yesterday. Real look of genuine togetherness in the squad. 👌👍

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by rossi » Mon Jan 09, 2023 9:17 am

Dazzz67 wrote:
Sat Jan 07, 2023 8:51 pm
I think it is Marko.

The term wobbly or in vulgar terms 'pissed', this is the nickname of the famous German beer 'Warsteiner', where if you have a few you become 'wobbly' lol.
WOBBLY - a slang term meaning an outburst of anger, often classified (incorrectly) as being Cockney Rhyming Slang.
Actually, the meaning of Wobbly in Cockney Rhyming Slang is Telly (Wobbly Jelly)

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by hallamblue » Mon Jan 09, 2023 1:21 pm

says here that deal is complete and Broadhead has passed his medical and signed for a £1.5 m fee

https://www.footballinsider247.com/live ... rs-090123/

Phil Ham obviously keeping his powder dry with the Club likely to want to break the news before TWTD lol

https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-new ... ad-signing

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by shabba » Mon Jan 09, 2023 1:44 pm

Interesting!

Would love to get some Sunderland/Wigan/Everton fans views on him, he kindly had that Everton fan pop on here and he said he was good.
tried to find something on respective forums but only saw a comment on the sunderland forum saying 'shame' (as in that they didn't get him) and one said 'bargain' at a 1m price quote.

Hopefully this just makes us that bit more potent overall, i.e when we need to bring on fresh legs they are at least players who can score, you dont really get that with Jackson, Aluko etc - who have their own abilities but they dont score enough.

Exciting the level of depth we have now!

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by hallamblue » Mon Jan 09, 2023 1:52 pm

In midfield and up front we are essentially saturated with choices. Defence ? x 4 CB’s, one of which only Id trust (Burgess) fully. We leak goals just about every game . Please Town get another CB in this squad .

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by mendipblue » Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:05 pm

Not overly excited about the George Hirst signing. 145 appearances including youth International football scored 32 goals? Maybe KMck has seen something 🤔.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Charnwood » Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:36 pm

mendipblue wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 2:05 pm
Not overly excited about the George Hirst signing. 145 appearances including youth International football scored 32 goals? Maybe KMck has seen something 🤔.
Appearance stats are meaningless these days when a 2 min late
sub appearance counts the same as a start.

If you segment George Hurst’s career into three fairly even
appearance chunks;
1) Sheff Wed, Leicester City, Rotherham and Blackburn 43 app (0)
2) Portsmouth 40 (13)
3) England U17, U18, U19 and U20. 40 (17)

In group 1 these are most likely sub appearances that don’t add up to much, whereas groups 2 & 3 are more likely starts which produced 30 goals 80 appearances. I’m happy to trust McKenna.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Bluemike » Mon Jan 09, 2023 3:04 pm

What have Take That got to do with it Andy ? Surely that prat Gary Barlow isn't part of the staff too now ?

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Charnwood » Mon Jan 09, 2023 3:31 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 3:04 pm
What have Take That got to do with it Andy ? Surely that prat Gary Barlow isn't part of the staff too now ?
🤣🤣🤣, no idea what you’re talking about 🤣

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Dazzz67 » Mon Jan 09, 2023 4:01 pm

Sorry have I missed something somewhere? lol

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by AzzurroMark » Mon Jan 09, 2023 4:05 pm

Dazzz67 wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 4:01 pm
Sorry have I missed something somewhere? lol
Yes, glad you said that Dazzz as I thought maybe it was just me who didn't get the joke!

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Mariner67 » Mon Jan 09, 2023 4:43 pm

hallamblue wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 1:21 pm
says here that deal is complete and Broadhead has passed his medical and signed for a £1.5 m fee

https://www.footballinsider247.com/live ... rs-090123/

Phil Ham obviously keeping his powder dry with the Club likely to want to break the news before TWTD lol

https://www.twtd.co.uk/ipswich-town-new ... ad-signing
Broadband sounds like a good addition, hopes he's fast :D & I guess we will be playing 3 up front now with all the forwards wanting a game.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Bluemike » Mon Jan 09, 2023 5:17 pm

Charnwood wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 3:31 pm
Bluemike wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 3:04 pm
What have Take That got to do with it Andy ? Surely that prat Gary Barlow isn't part of the staff too now ?
🤣🤣🤣, no idea what you’re talking about 🤣
Lmfao, sneaky Andy 🤣

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Mon Jan 09, 2023 8:53 pm

I’m loving these last two additions. Both strikers aren’t they?

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by ijjysmith » Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:15 pm

Broadhead all signed and sealed.

Look after him. He’s a great kid.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Cabanas Blue » Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:18 pm

ijjysmith wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:15 pm
Broadhead all signed and sealed.

Look after him. He’s a great kid.
Just seen that, best of luck to Everton for the rest of the season.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by hallamblue » Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:22 pm


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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by shabba » Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:25 pm

Really don’t know much about him but it’s clear the board are backing the manager to the max.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Dazzz67 » Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:45 pm

Good bit of business, certainly going for it, couple of high quality players.

Does that leave any space for anymore arrivals? Of so wonder if we will get any defensive re-inforcements.

All done in good time and hopefully put one over on Plymouth this weekend.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Cabanas Blue » Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:56 pm

Dazzz67 wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:45 pm
Good bit of business, certainly going for it, couple of high quality players.

Does that leave any space for anymore arrivals? Of so wonder if we will get any defensive re-inforcements.

All done in good time and hopefully put one over on Plymouth this weekend.
Room for one more hopefully a defender.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Charnwood » Mon Jan 09, 2023 11:27 pm

Bluemike wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 5:17 pm
Charnwood wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 3:31 pm
Bluemike wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 3:04 pm
What have Take That got to do with it Andy ? Surely that prat Gary Barlow isn't part of the staff too now ?
🤣🤣🤣, no idea what you’re talking about 🤣
Lmfao, sneaky Andy 🤣
Sorry mate 🤣

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Charnwood » Mon Jan 09, 2023 11:29 pm

shabba wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:25 pm
Really don’t know much about him but it’s clear the board are backing the manager to the max.
They’re both good signings at our level especially Broadhead who arrives with a few recent goals under his belt, and with Wigan at the bottom of the Championship he won’t be getting the number of chances our boys get every game.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by number 9 » Mon Jan 09, 2023 11:41 pm

How many clean sheets have we had compared to other teams? I still think we’re ok defensively, we just need to score more goals to ease the pressure on KMs insistence on attacking wing backs. You’re always gonna be vulnerable if your defenders are going forward, so you have to score more goals. I can see a few tennis scores on the horizon with our new additions. How bout a few 4-3 wins for a change? Just sayin

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by hallamblue » Mon Jan 09, 2023 11:48 pm

Good thread here tbh re our squad options going forward….

https://www.twtd.co.uk/forum/550100/adm ... o-guys/#10

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Ricco » Tue Jan 10, 2023 12:20 am

I think Broadhead is a quality signing, looking forward to seeing how he gets on here. Not so sure about Hirst, doesn't excite me, and with Broadhead coming in, I don't really see the point in the loan, is there an option to make it permanent?

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Ricco » Tue Jan 10, 2023 12:24 am

number 9 wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 11:41 pm
How many clean sheets have we had compared to other teams?
Walton has essentially the 8th best record in the league when it comes to clean sheets, 9 from 25.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by ashfordblue » Tue Jan 10, 2023 12:46 am

ijjysmith wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:15 pm
Broadhead is all signed and sealed.

Look after him. He’s a great kid.
Smudger: The lad will get the best settling-in advice and be well looked after by KM and his comrades, if he's got the right attitude and works hard and remembers its as a team we play with goals and assists, KM will develop him to his full potential along with Hirsty to make a quality pairing.

Now we need that CB in and seal up our leaky defence

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Bluemike » Tue Jan 10, 2023 5:58 am

Whatever positions we are strengthening it has to be said, hats of yet again to Mark Ashton, our best signing by a distance.

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by hallamblue » Tue Jan 10, 2023 11:00 am

What’s changed is our whole philosophy of identifying, targeting and signing players, quietly , quickly and very efficiently. Very professional all round in my view. But that’s how this club is now under our new owners / staff/ backroom etc . Bloody lightyears different from the Evans era of just 12 months ago !

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Re: January Transfer Window

Post by Charnwood » Tue Jan 10, 2023 11:27 am

number 9 wrote:
Mon Jan 09, 2023 11:41 pm
How many clean sheets have we had compared to other teams? I still think we’re ok defensively, we just need to score more goals to ease the pressure on KMs insistence on attacking wing backs. You’re always gonna be vulnerable if your defenders are going forward, so you have to score more goals. I can see a few tennis scores on the horizon with our new additions. How bout a few 4-3 wins for a change? Just sayin
Exactly No 9, if you score more goals than your opponents you win. It just becomes tricky when you can’t get that 2nd goal and maybe that’s what McKenna is trying it insure against with his latest two signings.

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