Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

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Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by hallamblue » Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:02 pm

https://www.ipswichstar.co.uk/sport/ips ... -1-6355380


Personally I think he’d struggle with the demands of 2 games or more a week (when this Club finally decides to stop canceling games!). He’s been out of the rigors of the English game for a couple of years now, and it’s never easy going back to pick it up again.

I think before he left us he was picking up continual niggling injuries, do a player in his late 20’s , off the pace do to speak is maybe not an ideal target in January. Although if was to return and could readjust I think league one is about his level, and as a left footed CB could be useful.

What do others think ?

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by Bluemike » Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:14 pm

I think its nothing more than training with us as the article on TWTD says, at least I hope so, wouldn't want him back here, was never a fan first time around.

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by tangfastic » Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:22 pm

An injury to one or more of our CB’s we can cope. CB is a position we have cover. Stay in the USA, Tommy.

Could we cope if KVY, Norwood or Downes are out for a while?

Not sure if Evans is likely to open his cheque book in January, but I’d be looking to get decent back-up for KVY (RB)and Norwood(target man). And if Downes is out we don’t have a similar physical midfielder. Bring 2-3 in ... and then offload a few bodies who won’t make it here - Roberts, Donacien, Dozzell.

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by marko69 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:29 pm

tangfastic wrote:
Sun Nov 03, 2019 1:22 pm
Stay in the USA, Tommy.
No disrespect whatsoever to the thread, Hallamski, but the above quote is bang on, in a nutshell.

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by number 9 » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:02 pm

He wasn't good enough for the U.S., that's why he's back at Ipswich. :shock: :lol:

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by hallamblue » Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:55 am

I th8nk it’s close season in US right now isn’t it ? Which is why he’s “ nipped” home.

Marko, I wasn’t hinting at him coming back to Town, just that HE might be looking for a return at some point maybe? :D

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by marko69 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:08 pm

It's ok Hallam, I fully understood that you weren't hinting...... My post was directed at the article and those words by Tang. Before I even read Tangs post, I said out loud to no one in particular, "FFS, Tommy. Stay in the USA!" :lol:

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by hallamblue » Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:09 pm

Lol that’s alright then....and I agree with that sentiment btw.

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by Magicmark » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:02 pm

Wouldn't mind him coming back,he had some goals in him from set pieces.Might be good cover as we have a constant injury crisis.

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by marko69 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:14 pm

There is absolutely no doubt at all that he is very good at being involved in set pieces. He’s scored a few goals in a Town shirt.

But does the equation balance on both sides;

Set pieces in forward positions / headless chicken defending.

Got to say that equation is weighted to the right a bit.

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by Magicmark » Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:28 pm

It's debatable if he can defend or not,this goes for most of our defence.I wanna see him return.It an area that needs strenthening.

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Re: Tommy Smith’s come and get me hint?

Post by marko69 » Mon Nov 04, 2019 11:35 pm

In a non sarcastic way, it definitely is debatable now. Because the club are a level lower. Maybe he could be useful. The championship definitely caught up with him.

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