ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?

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ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?

Post by Rufusuk » Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:20 pm

Great important goals earlier in the season. Defence has a leader when he plays

Clumsy tackle today, giving the chance for referee to make the penalty decision.

Having a 'word' with the officials at the end. Instant red card!
Just in time to coincide with Hunter's ban! Great timing!

Why didn't one (of the many) management team get to White (before his verbals) and get him off the pitch. It was highly predictable what he was going to do ~ serial offender.
I hope he didn't manage to have'another word' in the bar to the ref or he may be missing for the rest of 2015.

Then White wants to pick a fight with some fans who thought his behaviour after the final whistle was unacceptable (but not surprising).

Overall, anaemic display today. Marine looked likely to win it for most of the 2nd half.

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Re: ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?

Post by Robbie Painter » Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:36 pm

Conduct on the pitch - unacceptable.

Conduct from fans in stand - unacceptable. They need to have more respect for White given his overall contribution to Darlo over the years. No need for the abuse.

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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sat Oct 03, 2015 7:37 pm

ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?.................. both.

But todays behaviour was stupid stupid stupid :roll:

Football is a team game, and by getting a completely unnecessary red card/ban he's going to make things difficult - for the team.

Rufusuk wrote:Why didn't one (of the many) management team get to White (before his verbals) and get him off the pitch. It was highly predictable what he was going to do ~ serial offender.
In hindsight this might have been an option, but does our most senior player need tying to a sack barrow, muzzling, and escorted from the pitch as if he's Hannibal Lecter?
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?

Post by Bogratsteve » Sat Oct 03, 2015 8:33 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
In hindsight this might have been an option, but does our most senior player need tying to a sack barrow, muzzling, and escorted from the pitch as if he's Hannibal Lecter?
Anyone else no but seeing as it's White then certainly!

I do expect better but he is not going to change unfortunately so we either play him and suffer the consequences or don't and complain were loose at the back

The classic catch 22

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Post by LoidLucan » Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:37 pm

He's still very much in credit as far as I'm concerned. We've had so much from him during his time with us that the crazy moments should be forgiven, frustrating though they are.

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Re: ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?

Post by darlodave1974 » Sat Oct 03, 2015 9:49 pm

Hero

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Post by TDS » Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:21 pm

With White it is simply that its avoidable. He hasn't any need to gob off all the time.

Bet he was a nightmare child.

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Post by offside » Sat Oct 03, 2015 10:58 pm

Whitey was sent off for pushing the linesman after the full time whistle and it was thoroughly deserved there was just no need to go over and do that, there isn't anyone who can control him he is just a liability at times

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Post by Beano » Sat Oct 03, 2015 11:24 pm

offside wrote:Whitey was sent off for pushing the linesman after the full time whistle and it was thoroughly deserved there was just no need to go over and do that, there isn't anyone who can control him he is just a liability at times
If that is true, his ban would be significantly longer than 3 games.

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Post by Darlo_Pete » Sun Oct 04, 2015 7:10 am

He's certainly exasperating, you never know which Alan White is going to turn up, So like Dave says, he's both.

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Post by Fatty eats roadkill » Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:03 am

Could be worse. Chimp chokers best player got a six match ban for gozzing on a Wycombe fan.

Alan if you're reading this go and chin the fuckers twisting. I for one love you in a mans way not a womans way. If you held back people would twist for you being soft!
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Post by al_quaker » Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:08 am

His actions after the match were inexcusable. A very good player on the pitch, but no matter how unjust you feel the penalty decision was, or whatever else caused the anger, you can not push an official.

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Post by onewayup » Sun Oct 04, 2015 10:57 am

Alan White,always gives his all for his home town club,for me hero albeit with a slight flaw, take the flaw out and it wouldn't be Alan White ,stay as you are Alan ,
The fans that threw bile at you yesterday,then had the audacity to ridicule you need to look at themselves first and foremost ,unacceptable from fans to players no matter what level your playing at or supporting,learning curve all round,let us stick together and get through it together.onwards and upwards.

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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sun Oct 04, 2015 1:54 pm

Darlo_Pete wrote:He's certainly exasperating, you never know which Alan White is going to turn up, So like Dave says, he's both.

Who's Dave? It was me who said .......
theoriginalfatcat wrote:ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?.................. both.
and I'm not Dave.
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Re: ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?

Post by Ryan2k9 » Sun Oct 04, 2015 2:32 pm

For me hero on the pitch gives all for this club and he's been class this season scored important goals but he's a liability at the moment he needs to calm down and respect officials deserved to get sent off for pushing a linesman he's let the team down and the fans and that fan he had a go at was right to voice his concern is thought we pay to watch them he needs to book his attitude down sharp as don't want his status at Darlo legend and hero to go down the pan with fans shouting at him

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Post by coles » Sun Oct 04, 2015 3:22 pm

Can't believe the title of this thread hero or villain really??? How many points has the lad won us this season alone playing up top everyone loved him then. What you see is what you get a DARLINGTON born lad playing for his hometown club wearing his heart on his sleeve. His will to win is beyond doubt id much rather he played for us than against us.

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Post by Neil Johnson » Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:32 pm

al_quaker wrote:His actions after the match were inexcusable. A very good player on the pitch, but no matter how unjust you feel the penalty decision was, or whatever else caused the anger, you can not push an official.
Maybe he stumbled into the back of the winger, but putting two hands into his back wasnt a bright move. P.S. Where were the rest of the "defence"?

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Post by al_quaker » Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:41 pm

Neil Johnson wrote:
al_quaker wrote:His actions after the match were inexcusable. A very good player on the pitch, but no matter how unjust you feel the penalty decision was, or whatever else caused the anger, you can not push an official.
Maybe he stumbled into the back of the winger, but putting two hands into his back wasnt a bright move. P.S. Where were the rest of the "defence"?
It was a very soft penalty - bordering on cheating the way their player chucked himself to the floor - although White should no better than to put his hands up there. However, the push I was referring to was the one on the linesman after the final whistle.

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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:50 pm

coles wrote:Can't believe the title of this thread hero or villain really??? How many points has the lad won us this season alone playing up top everyone loved him then. What you see is what you get a DARLINGTON born lad playing for his hometown club wearing his heart on his sleeve. His will to win is beyond doubt id much rather he played for us than against us.

I wouldn't disagree with any of the above, however I feel it misses the point - Alan aggressively pushed one of the officials after the final whistle.

That's ridiculously stupid.

Beano wrote:
offside wrote:Whitey was sent off for pushing the linesman after the full time whistle and it was thoroughly deserved there was just no need to go over and do that, there isn't anyone who can control him he is just a liability at times
If that is true, his ban would be significantly longer than 3 games.
There is no doubt that it's true, for one thing, I witnessed it!
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Post by HarrytheQuaker » Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:26 pm

Neil Johnson wrote:
al_quaker wrote:His actions after the match were inexcusable. A very good player on the pitch, but no matter how unjust you feel the penalty decision was, or whatever else caused the anger, you can not push an official.
Maybe he stumbled into the back of the winger, but putting two hands into his back wasnt a bright move. P.S. Where were the rest of the "defence"?
We were attacking....


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ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?

Post by coles » Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:53 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
coles wrote:Can't believe the title of this thread hero or villain really??? How many points has the lad won us this season alone playing up top everyone loved him then. What you see is what you get a DARLINGTON born lad playing for his hometown club wearing his heart on his sleeve. His will to win is beyond doubt id much rather he played for us than against us.

I wouldn't disagree with any of the above, however I feel it misses the point - Alan aggressively pushed one of the officials after the final whistle.

That's ridiculously stupid.

Beano wrote:
offside wrote:Whitey was sent off for pushing the linesman after the full time whistle and it was thoroughly deserved there was just no need to go over and do that, there isn't anyone who can control him he is just a liability at times
If that is true, his ban would be significantly longer than 3 games.
There is no doubt that it's true, for one thing, I witnessed it!
I don't think anyone can condone pushing an official of that there is no doubt. Whitey would be the first to admit it was wrong. However the abuse towards one player and then further abuse on twitter all aimed at one twitter goes to far.

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Post by Comfortably_numb » Sun Oct 04, 2015 7:28 pm

Hero.

Wish I was him. Darlo man like me. Good enough to play professional football. Giving his last few years playing for the club we love.

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Post by Fatty eats roadkill » Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:29 pm

Thank fuck I'm not on twatter. Too many soft clarts knocking about. If someone had a go at me I'd have a go back. Storm in a tea cup.
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Post by joejaques » Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:14 am

This whole debate is pretty pointless. Let's face it, at his age you ain't gonna change him, so you either accept him, warts and all, or you dump him. I know which camp I'm in. :roll:
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Post by MikeinBlack2 » Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:31 am

joejaques wrote:This whole debate is pretty pointless. Let's face it, at his age you ain't gonna change him, so you either accept him, warts and all, or you dump him. I know which camp I'm in. :roll:
That will be up to MG and the Board really, but look what happened to the rise and fall and rise and .... gone! of The Hitman.
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Post by loan_star » Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:28 am

MikeinBlack2 wrote:
joejaques wrote:This whole debate is pretty pointless. Let's face it, at his age you ain't gonna change him, so you either accept him, warts and all, or you dump him. I know which camp I'm in. :roll:
That will be up to MG and the Board really, but look what happened to the rise and fall and rise and .... gone! of The Hitman.
Two totally different situations and cant be compared.

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Re: ALAN WHITE ~ HERO or VILLAIN?

Post by tezza » Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:29 am

Hero ... more raw meat before each game.

Some of the officials at this level need more than a push ...

While we are on the subject of aggression ... with the exception of Armstrong (possibly the hap hazard Scott) we need a few more physicals threats on the field. Week in week out we are seeing that these teams carry a couple of enforcers.

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Post by theoriginalfatcat » Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:42 am

I've just seen the penalty decision on the "highlights" - the more times I watched it, the worse it got - White hardly touches him and he collapses in a heap, a right con job :thumbdown:

Doesn't excuse the after match incident though.
Mr Singh said this " I'm not expecting to get back any of the money I've already put in, I'm prepared to write it off for the future of the club. I'm not hanging in to make any kind of financial gain in the short or long term - if someone was prepared to come in and take the club off my hands, I'd be more than willing to discuss it"

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Post by divas » Mon Oct 05, 2015 12:14 pm

Yeah, it's terrible.

At the time I was of the opinion that by doing that you leave yourself open to the penalty to be awarded, but having watched it back, it's not even a push, White puts out his arms and that's it, no push at all for me. If you're going to give penalties for contact with arms in the box then there'd be 20 per game

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Post by LoidLucan » Mon Oct 05, 2015 12:34 pm

I don't think the Marine players were even appealing for it. Look at the No 7 in the picture, who's the nearest one, he looks as surprised as anyone when he turns to look at the ref. Extremely poor refereeing.

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