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2 New Signings Today

Post by AndyPark » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:03 am

A striker who used to play for Darlo & a LB from a National League club.
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:09 am

So, Kneeshaw and...

If we're signing a left back (we already have O'Hanlon and Kokolo), I'd say that paves the way for O'Hanlon to be sold?
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:19 am

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:So, Kneeshaw and...

If we're signing a left back (we already have O'Hanlon and Kokolo), I'd say that paves the way for O'Hanlon to be sold?
Totally agree, will find out this morning but will be amazed if O'Hanlon is still a Darlo player.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Spyman » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:20 am

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by spen666 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:32 am

https://darlingtonfc.co.uk/news/quakers ... e-director

Probably the most significant signing the club will make

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by OnTheTerraces » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:46 am

how do you know we are signing two players ... completely out of the blue a defender, do we really need one?

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:54 am

OnTheTerraces wrote:how do you know we are signing two players ... completely out of the blue a defender, do we really need one?
Well if one leaves, then yes we would do.

*If* this is true, I think the defender would be a replacement on a one in one out.
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Darlogramps » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:56 am

OnTheTerraces wrote:how do you know we are signing two players ... completely out of the blue a defender, do we really need one?
In the Echo this morning.

And yep, if the new defender comes in, presumably either Kokolo or O'Hanlon will be off.
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by OnTheTerraces » Fri Feb 08, 2019 10:01 am

oh, i dont read the echo :(

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by LoidLucan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:33 am

Wonder if Kneeshaw's international clearance is already sorted.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by H1987 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:53 am

O'Hanlon isn't contracted for next season is he? So perhaps cutting our losses with whatever we can. I can't imagine Kokolo going anywhere, i assume he's here for free anyway.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Vodka_Vic » Fri Feb 08, 2019 12:29 pm

O'Hanlon was going to Kiddy a few weeks ago but it hit a snag. Presumably he'll be off now.
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Darlo_CR » Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:03 pm

The defender is reported to be Aaron Cunningham of Hartlepool, played excellent against us for Blyth earlier in the season.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:29 pm

Reported by whom?

You mean someone said on twitter.

It's not Cunningham.
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

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Post by LoidLucan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:39 pm

Good news. Looks like it's until the end of the season but with a view to next season if all works out.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by bga » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:42 pm

LoidLucan wrote:Good news. Looks like it's until the end of the season but with a view to next season if all works out.
Yep we desperately need a Striker, good we have maybe the flexibility for next season if he plays well.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by H1987 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:47 pm

Great signing, I think. Hope it works out :thumbup:

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by grimsbyquaker » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:55 pm

Will be interesting to see what formation we go with tomorrow, esp with Hughes back and wanting to play. It looked like a 4-4-2 v Bishop with Henshall on the left and Thommo on the right, with Ainge and Harvey up front? A bit like how we finished at Curzon Ashton. I presume they’ll revert to 3-5-2 and play Hughes at the back with Smith and Tez but if he’s also signing a left back then maybe we’ve stumbled on a formation change.
Up front is more straightforward as we need to plan for life post-Harvey

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:58 pm

If Kneeshaw replaces Harvey, will we have to start calling him Wilson?
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by LoidLucan » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:16 pm

No pressure Wilson but 5 goals tomorrow wouldn't go amiss :D
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by coles » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:36 pm

grimsbyquaker wrote:Will be interesting to see what formation we go with tomorrow, esp with Hughes back and wanting to play. It looked like a 4-4-2 v Bishop with Henshall on the left and Thommo on the right, with Ainge and Harvey up front? A bit like how we finished at Curzon Ashton. I presume they’ll revert to 3-5-2 and play Hughes at the back with Smith and Tez but if he’s also signing a left back then maybe we’ve stumbled on a formation change.
Up front is more straightforward as we need to plan for life post-Harvey

Will be interesting to see how much fitter Hughes will be as he could be an option in midfield as well

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by AndyPark » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:13 pm

Sam Muggleton joins on loan from Chesterfield for a month.
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Makka Pakka » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:17 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:If Kneeshaw replaces Harvey, will we have to start calling him Wilson?
No. Wilson sounds too much like a surname. He's going to need a nickname.
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by Darlo2807 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:19 pm

Hopefully turns out well, I remember one game that was televised where he hit the bar twice in the space of a minute with two long throw ins. Obviously they wouldn’t have counted but hopefully we can utilise them with the return of Hughes

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by jjljks » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:21 pm

Great to have Hughes back in contention, although may be a bit early for him to start & probably better to ease him back via the bench rather than straight 90 minutes. He is capable of playing a number of positions and gives TW plenty of options, especially if he comes off the bench, for example as replacement for Ainge or a CB, even midfield.

Also happy to see Kneeshaw getting another chance as he could fill the slot when HS leaves for Fleetwood and until then, he provides another attacking option up front.

Nice to see recognition of Galbraith & his services being secured for another 12 month.

Puzzled as to the left-sided signing if it is Sam Muggleton, but could be the kind of defensive to put beef into mid-field. Good to have Palmer extending his loan period. Either way, it appears that it helps to provide cover if O'Hanlon leaves.

Just as important is the arrival of the new finance director. We need to keep improving both on and off the pitch.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by don'tbuythesun » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:25 pm

You beat me to it 2807. He has an amazing throw, can tackle and put in a decent cross. Considering he's played 18 times this season I can't believe he's come to us.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by divas » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:36 pm

don'tbuythesun wrote:You beat me to it 2807. He has an amazing throw, can tackle and put in a decent cross. Considering he's played 18 times this season I can't believe he's come to us.
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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:47 pm

Not sure where O'Hanlon and Kokolo fit into the team if Muggleston gets the nod.This guy can put a throw in from the halfway line into the 6 yard box, seen him do it for York and could be some weapon for Hughes and Ainge.

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Re: 2 New Signings Today

Post by divas » Fri Feb 08, 2019 4:55 pm

QUAKERMAN2 wrote:Not sure where O'Hanlon and Kokolo fit into the team if Muggleston gets the nod.This guy can put a throw in from the halfway line into the 6 yard box, seen him do it for York and could be some weapon for Hughes and Ainge.

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Wouldn’t be surprised to see Muggleton used from the bench more often than not

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