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Everything posted by johnstone

  1. This is why I am not a football scout!!
  2. Hastie was excellent again yesterday. The boy is going to be a top player. If he stays then great, if not then thats just football. Few guys were saying that Crystal Palace are very interested in signing him, so I think the Rangers move might not be so clear cut.
  3. If he does sign for Rangers there is no way the manager will not play him for the rest of the season. That is just daft!
  4. Top 6 for me is way off. Main this is to keep playing the kids as we are now safe. If we get into the top 6 then it’s an amazing result, but looking at the fixtures I just can’t see that happening.
  5. That is not a football pitch. Ball hardly moved on it. Killie need to get that ripped up pronto.
  6. Turnbell stole the show for me yesterday. Total calmness on the pitch. The Scottish Pogba! Anyway we will get upwards of 3 million for him next season.
  7. McHugh is a good utility player and useful to have if you have injuries. Would love Cadden to stay. ATS is on loan and doubt will be back Frear is worth keeping as backup. Aldred is a must buy. Main I’m not sure about, but would be tricky to get a similar player of his level for free. Gorrin is worth another season
  8. We don’t need anymore players. More than enough cover in all positions. Also our youth players are proving they are ready for the step up. Much rather they played then some of the dirge we have signed from down south.
  9. McHugh needs to be played in defence. He is has played far better in that position this season. Id have him in the back 3 with Tait and Dunne further up supporting Frear and the new boy Ariybi. I’d stick Scott up front as it looks like all our young players are far better than the shite we have been hauling up the motorway.
  10. Shit signings in the summer. players constantly changing position. tactically all over the place. But for me it’s the standard of football at home that is the nail in the coffin. It’s is fucking dreadful and possibly the worst I have seen at Fir Park for years.
  11. I would say since Tanner got injured we have not been the same attacking force. Other than a few great results against Aberdeen we have not really blown any teams away. Tanner was a huge influence on our team. Best signing out with Kipre that Robinson made.
  12. I agree, we need these young guys playing. Maguire, Scott and Turnbull look great. Scott for me looks are far more polished striker that Danny Johnston. Time will tell though if Robison gives them a chance.
  13. Cadden on the right, Bigi and Campbell in the middle and rose on the left. play either Frear or Tanner off the striker. Or once Tanner is fit play Frear on the left instead of Rose. When Frear came on against Accies we had an out ball, needs to start.
  14. Too many knee jerk reactions here. Yes Motherwell were poor on Saturday and lacked any kind of creativity going forward, but for me the main issue throughout the whole game was playing Aldred as a right back. Why? For me one of the best partnerships we have is Tait and Cadden on the right, they work really well together and when we took Tait off we then lost the goal and suddenly had Aldred trying to ping balls into the box, which was of course going to end in tears. Bigi tried hard but need to move the ball quicker and also improve his delivery, but I am happy to have him in there rather than McHugh. Main tried hard and got a good few runs and on another day could have had two, I have no doubt he will get his form back. Sammon for me was just terrible in the air. I have never seen a centre forward time his headers so badly, he should have been sent of for dangerous play for the amount of times he took Accies players out, but as a partnership I'm not conviced. I think until Tanner is back I would have Frear and Main leading the line, or Frear and Sammon. The boy Johnstone is still quite raw and rought around the edges, but could be useful as a sub. I think we need to give it time to click, we have not really changed the squad from last season and Hartley is essentially replacing Kipre, and we know Harley is decent. This same squad last season did pretty good. I'd just put the Accies game down to a bad day at the office. We will eventually click and all this chat about us not scoring or getting any points in the next X amount of games is just heresay. Going forward my 11 (injury free) would be Carson Dunne Hartley Aldred Tait Bigi Rose Campbell Cadden Tanner Main For the time being throw in Sinclair for Dunne and Frear for Tanner, but that team above will not get relegated.
  15. If heading gets banned from football then we are fucked.
  16. Can anyone explain to me why Tait was substituted and Aldred left as a right back? Or even why he was shoehorned in there in the first place? Sammon is utter pish too. His timing for headers is comical.
  17. Million bucks! Amazing for the club if true and exactly what we should be doing. Carson will be next and I think he will be 7 figures too.
  18. Carson and Kipre will go for 7 figure sums this transfer window.
  19. Pish. Was hoping we were going to sign a speed merchant on the wing, but no.
  20. He stepped off the plane in Indonesia and he started essentially frying so they just put him back on the plane for his own safety. Currently waiting in the passenger lounge at Prestwick until this heatwave passes.
  21. Stephen Hughes became a Jakey.
  22. He has signed these guys cos other players must be leaving. I would be amazed if Carson, Kipre and Campbell are still at the club for the start of the new season.
  23. That’s the kind of formation I would make the opposition team when I was cheating in football manager.

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