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The third man?

Discussion in 'City Talk' started by Bigrod, Jun 14, 2019.

  1. Bigrod

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    After all the euphoria around Donaldson’s signing and the potential for Doyle to score loads more goals, then we still have the issue of the third man.

    If Donaldson and/or Doyle are injured/ill/suspended/out of form then we need a third striker.

    Perhaps the option of bringing someone on in the 65/70th minute to freshen up the attack and/or a tactical change.

    Waiting for a third striker!
     
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    Harry Lime would be a good signing, then.
     
  3. Bigrod

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    So a Rapid transfer from Vienna then. ;)
     
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    We've got Patrick.
     
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    Where do you see McCartan in this?
     
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    Hopefully at another club.
     
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    Still have a feeling Cullen will come into replace miller
     
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  8. Bigrod

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    @Verycreative :thumbup:
     
  9. Bigrod

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    Always seen him as sort of an attacking midfielder. Not sure if he is a player who occupies the ‘deep sitting’ number 10 or as a player who sits wide but isn’t really a winger (Nicky Law type). He certainly is not an ‘out and out’ striker.

    Where do you see him ‘in this’?
     
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  10. JonButterfield

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    Agreed, he's a star shaped peg in a team with round or square holes.
     
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    Absolutely. Plus if we've managed to find a club for wright then I imagine McCarten will have a few offers.
     
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    I heard we paid footballs top agents whatever they wanted just to get Wright to pee off.

    They're struggling with Riley though.
     
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    Riley is a harder one to get rid of me thinks. He hasn't got the luxury of being "well liked" in the game or having a half decent season a few years back at a professional level, so you'd be signing a complete unknown.
     
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    We’ve got Omari Patrick !
     
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    And Edin reckoned that's how you made money... spending a lot on complete unknowns!
     
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    Personally speaking, I’d love to see him at another club. Don’t think he’s good enough.

    But when he’s been at his best for Stanley and Lincoln, he’s been deployed as a second striker. He also plays as a no10, but I’ve never been keen on that position at this level. Give me pace next to a big lad every time. Someone like Kieran Agard or Nicky Maynard
     
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    I'm pinning my hopes on Salford for that one...
     
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    I don't understand what you mean.
     
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    Fordy117 Just call me Mr Negative!

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    100% agree.

    McCartan isn't good enough and he needs to leave and yes we need a decent forward with pace around the big man for sure.
     
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    First time I've seen the word star posted in connection with McCartan
     
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