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by darlo2001uk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Bradford PA...
Replies: 70
Views: 18179

Re: Bradford PA...

LoidLucan wrote:
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:17 pm
At our best we are more than capable of winning on Saturday.
At our best we would have beaten BPA, a team that had scored 1 goal and conceded 18.

We weren't - and didn't.
by darlo2001uk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Bradford PA...
Replies: 70
Views: 18179

Re: Bradford PA...

Kings Lynn on Saturday will be very tough - three wins out of three at home for them.

And we all know what will happen against Blyth at home.

Not looking to clever at the moment - still, we're settling in, aren't we...….
by darlo2001uk
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: International duty
Replies: 53
Views: 12600

Re: International duty

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by darlo2001uk
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Jordan Nicholson
Replies: 4
Views: 2033

Re: Jordan Nicholson

He asked to leave.
by darlo2001uk
Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Sesh
Replies: 5
Views: 2345

Re: Sesh

Fatty eats roadkill wrote:
Fri Jul 26, 2019 3:47 pm
When do we play Chester away?
I guess it will tell you in the fixture list on the club website.
by darlo2001uk
Sat May 18, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Manager Interviews this week
Replies: 230
Views: 52068

Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Otherwise he would have said 'all the names'. The names that are in contention have played for Darlington - is obvious enough to most. There is no absolute need to have said "all of the names", although it may have helped. He doesn't write 'the names' . He writes 'names' It's not hard, as you say.....
by darlo2001uk
Sat May 18, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Manager Interviews this week
Replies: 230
Views: 52068

Re: New Manager Interviews this week

Otherwise he would have said 'all the names'.
by darlo2001uk
Sat May 18, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: New Manager Interviews this week
Replies: 230
Views: 52068

Re: New Manager Interviews this week

The Northern Echo understands that names are in contention at this stage have previously played for Darlington and an appointment will be made early next week - Echo While Stoddart's paragraph doesn't actually make sense (neither does the opening paragraph), I'm sure he doesn't actually mean that al...
by darlo2001uk
Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Time for Gray to finish the job.....
Replies: 64
Views: 11869

Re: Time for Gray to finish the job.....

lo36789 wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:24 pm
Dave Penney was obviously a good manager? Hodgson also made us competitive every single year - I think it's unfair to question his ability.
No David Penney was not a good manager. He failed to get us promoted with a massive budget and then proved elsewhere how over-rated he was.
by darlo2001uk
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Nuneaton....
Replies: 161
Views: 29149

Re: Nuneaton....

Looking forward to this one, 3rd away game in a row for me. Hopefully get something out of this, but my away record this season isn't the greatest. Spennymoor 2-2 Darlington. Kidderminster 5-2 Darlington. Ashton United 2-2 Darlington. FC United 1-2 Darlington. Bradford PA 2-2 Darlington. Chester 3-...
by darlo2001uk
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Drewe Broughton
Replies: 13
Views: 3763

Re: Drewe Broughton

Probably because his performances were worse than shite. Regardless that he was doing it on the cheap (we were paying his expenses, so I was told), it doesn't change the fact he was useless as a player. There was a reason he was playing for peanuts with a team in the National League relegation zone...
by darlo2001uk
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Piece on us in the new When Saturday Comes
Replies: 21
Views: 4966

Re: Piece on us in the new When Saturday Comes

A good, well written read. Putting over our present position very well. I especially liked his observation of the Rugby club’s permanently faulty club clock, the one that sits inside a piece of brickwork above the clubhouse roof. This clock as we all know is either set at the wrong time or stuck st...
by darlo2001uk
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington V Southport match thread
Replies: 142
Views: 25459

Re: Darlington V Southport match thread

i think our side is too lightweight in the middle. Next season im hoping we go for something a little more physical in the middle. Will be a key year for Tommy next year ... his signings havent worked out as planned this year. Ainge - knackered - immobile and unfit Hughes - cant play in midfield wh...
by darlo2001uk
Thu Jan 31, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington Deadline Day
Replies: 12
Views: 4114

Re: Darlington Deadline Day

Well, I was just walking my dog along Grange Road and I could have sworn I saw Michael Bridges going the opposite way.....
by darlo2001uk
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Chandler
Replies: 85
Views: 21320

Re: Chandler

comeondarlo wrote:Seems like a mountain out of a mole hill tbh...
Are you saying Chandler had a mountain coming out of his mole hill?

That's an interesting euphemism!
by darlo2001uk
Wed Jan 09, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Hartlepool match confirmed at BM
Replies: 293
Views: 63213

Re: Hartlepool match confirmed at BM

Tezza - I'm more than happy for people to have a go at me if they wish. Everyone else can do it without bringing someone's mental health into it. I've a family member who took his own life after suffering from depression. It's not something to be joked about. You're not standing up to me or giving ...
by darlo2001uk
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: York V Darlington
Replies: 150
Views: 35258

Re: York V Darlington

LoidLucan wrote:Penney has been put in temporary charge of the team but some fans are already calling for his head!
My God - frying pans and fires comes to mind.

Well, at least they don't have to worry about a midfield with him in charge.

Eyes up, boys.
by darlo2001uk
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington V Kidderminster
Replies: 67
Views: 16960

Re: Darlington V Kidderminster

Think it is 9 points from relegation zone - but yes, we are closer to the play-offs than relegation.

Well done Tommy!
by darlo2001uk
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Nuneaton
Replies: 17
Views: 7030

Re: Nuneaton

It's quite something when his two-week spell is still longer than two of our previous managerial reigns (Kidd - 11 days and Atkinson/Gregan - 5 days). You just know what's going to happen on Saturday now don't you! Oh completely. If you were a club in crisis, we are your perfect opponents right now...
by darlo2001uk
Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Nuneaton
Replies: 17
Views: 7030

Re: Nuneaton

It's quite something when his two-week spell is still longer than two of our previous managerial reigns (Kidd - 11 days and Atkinson/Gregan - 5 days). You just know what's going to happen on Saturday now don't you! Oh completely. If you were a club in crisis, we are your perfect opponents right now...
by darlo2001uk
Sat Sep 22, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Darlington v Bradford (Park Avenue)
Replies: 92
Views: 26338

Re: Darlington v Bradford (Park Avenue)

Syers was my player of the season last year and would be one of the first names in our starting line-up this year.
by darlo2001uk
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Chester Tsunami....
Replies: 19
Views: 6015

Re: Chester Tsunami....

jjljks wrote:Clear case of someone being a bit of a diva? :lol:
My thoughts exactly! :)

Might be Deva though.....
by darlo2001uk
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Brackley Away Sat
Replies: 98
Views: 28778

Re: Brackley Away Sat

It was excellent but we need to stop handing teams easy goals.

I don't think Tommy would be too impressed with Brackley's goals on Saturday.
by darlo2001uk
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Mr Gray in todays NLP
Replies: 57
Views: 20346

Re: Mr Gray in todays NLP

[/quote]
Gray managed to do this in the early days, but then lost the plot with the long diagonal hoofball of later games[/quote]

I'm not sure he lost the plot. He had simply reached his limit talentwise, and when plan A didn't work, his only plan B was to revert to hoofball.
by darlo2001uk
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Sunderland game tonight
Replies: 37
Views: 13236

Re: Sunderland game tonight

Darlo_Pete wrote:We had some great chances which weren't shown, just our goal.
It wasn't Match of the Day. It was a local news programme and the number of chances that a non-league team created in a meaningless (to the wider public) match is irrelevant for a platform such as this.
by darlo2001uk
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Lee Hume
Replies: 6
Views: 4103

Re: Lee Hume

And they were leading 1-0 too!!!!
by darlo2001uk
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: The Off Topic Room
Topic: The world cup
Replies: 59
Views: 44343

Re: The world cup

We are due a John Stones howler at some point. Tonight?
by darlo2001uk
Wed Jun 20, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Tommy wants 3 new players
Replies: 119
Views: 39236

Re: Tommy wants 3 new players

Replace Syers with Hughes and you won’t be far away. I expect Wheatley and Hughes to be our first choice central midfield pairing. I know Hughes has had some issues of late but the lad has played 50 times in the league and over 100 times in the National. He’s only mid twenties so he could be a big ...
by darlo2001uk
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Leeds sack Heckingbottom
Replies: 20
Views: 7148

Re: Leeds sack Heckingbottom

Gramps for the Leeds job?

Apparently they want a big name :)
by darlo2001uk
Wed May 30, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Virtual Feethams
Topic: Ainge signs for Darlo
Replies: 57
Views: 15130

Re: Ainge signs for Darlo

Does this qualify for cartwheels (for the older users on here!)?