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Andy Cook (with Poll)

Discussion in 'City Talk' started by NorthernMonkey, Dec 16, 2023.

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How many goals will Andy Cook score this season

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  1. Bronco

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    Defeat Tuesday night will make it very hard as you say, I'd think your right a decent run in till the end of the season just might give fans enough evidence we are improving under Alexander to renew next season.
     
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    I admire your optimism for this season. To put our chances of even a play-off place into perspective, based on the past 6 years, we'll need about 75 points to get into 7th spot and even then it's a lottery. With our current haul of 40 pts from 31 games, that means achieving 35 pts from the final 15 games or if you like an average of 2.3pts per game. That's the kind of performance which over a full season would send us up as Champions and by a healthy margin too! So far, we've achieved a measly 1.3 pts per game. Yes, It's arithmetically possible that we could do that but highly, highly unlikely. I wouldn't be putting any money on it at all. We have to be realistic. :(
     
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    Taking good form in to next season won't happen, most of the team will be out of contract, so I would expect to see a nearly a new side, next season.
     
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    You should never give up until the fat lady has sung the song and gargled after to lubricate the throat.
    There are points at stake for every game and season ticket holders to convince that we are not a complete basket case of a club, we are moving in the right direction and to part with their brass.
     
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  5. Bronco

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    True, and your correct I won't be putting my pension on it, although it would be interesting to see what odds were on offer maybe our resident bookie could tell us @bantamdave41.
    Originally when the play offs were introduced I thought it a bit gimmicky but it certainly gives teams who would have little to play for a chance to save their season.
     
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    I have never liked the playoff's mate, we have been on both sides of it and something does not sit right with me, when a team in 7th and umpteen points behind, gains promotion over a team in 4th. Through what is basically a mini tournament. Would much rather have promoting teams straight off, 5 up and down from each division would be great and would have good team rotation between the leagues.
    The playoff's in my eyes are just a money spinner for the EFL . You don't even get to keep your own gate receipts.
     
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  7. Bronco

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    And can be a money spinner for the clubs as well certainly with regards merchandise, now wouldn't that be something 5 up 5 down can't see the Premier boys taking that on.
     
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    Turkeys don't vote for Christmas .
    I would not be surprised to see the premier league bring in some sort of bollocks like super league have for next year.
    London Bronco's virtually relegated before a ball gas been kicked , because they do not meet the criteria.
     
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    Never say never with regards Bradford City.
    Smith, Odour,S Walker,Stubbs,Young,Cook,Kavannah,Richards,Gilliead,Pattison,Kelly, McDonald all still contracted to the club, hopefully so will Bobby Pointon.
    I'd think we my offer Jamie Walker and Richie Smallwood 12 months contracts on reduced terms, I'm not sure we need to bring that many players in, I'd much prefer maybe 3/4 quality new signings.
    I would hope Halliday will be offered a new contract, maybe go back to Norwich with an offer for Tomkinson if Norwich get into the Premier he wont be good enough.
    I'd say that's more than decent start if they show what they are capable of from now until the end of the season.
     
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  10. Bronco

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    Well the word going around is the Super duper European League is still not dead so who knows.
     
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    I've just looked up Cook's stats as people were quoting that was his 150 appearance for us:
    In the league he's played 134 times but obviously not 90 mins in each match.
    In those 134 games he's scored 60 goals in 10,141 minutes.
    That works out at a goal every 169 mins which is better than a goal every other game (180 mins being 2 games of course).

    Don't get me wrong, I'd get him off pens though!

    Andy Cook - Stats by club | Transfermarkt

    A link to the stats (if the link works in here) in case anyone is interested.
     
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    Another couple of season on his contract to go , say 12 goals each at a conservative guess and another 4 or 5 this year, will take him to one of our all time leading goalscorers. Not bad for a fat boy.
     
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    I've got to disagree Andy, I think the playoffs are great. Keeps more teams and fans interested right to the end. The team that finishes 4th know at th start of the season that its only 3 get automatic, so 4th still gves them an unexpected chance at promotion. The thing that doesn't quite sit well with me is that winning the playoff final ismore exciting better than finshing first in the league
     
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    Is it? I'd be pretty excited if we went up as champions and would take it hands down over winning the playoffs.
     
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    I'd have pulled Chapman off at half time. Certainly will have better games
     
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    I went from shouting at the radio "Cooky FFS"to "Get in Cooky" on Saturday.Fickle or what.
    Great way to mark his 150th appearance.
     
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    City to reach the play offs are a stingy 13/2 with the world's worst bookies, skybet whilst promotion is 25/1 with bet365
     
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    I hope you weren't jumping up and down :mad:.
     
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    Do you think that would have helped with his football ?:eek:
     
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    Football , we all have our own varying opinions on all things in the game.
     
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