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Re: Signings

Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:38 pm

Hopefully Jameson will sign and that will be the goalkeeper no.1 position filled. I am sure the lure of first team football will be a big factor. I don't think it is wise or financially viable to have two experienced first team keepers with our reduced budget especially with the option of the loan market. Unless AA spots a young kid who thinks he can develop.
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Re: Signings

Post by Darlo_Pete » Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:50 pm

Apparently are youth keeper was very well thought of by TW, so perhaps he could be one for the future and probably on the bench regularly as back up hopefully for Jameson.

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Re: Signings

Post by quakersfan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:25 am

An exciting forward and proven goal scorer announced today/tomorrow.

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Re: Signings

Post by AndyPark » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:14 am

Really? Where’s this come from...
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Re: Signings

Post by Comfortably_numb » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:37 am

Darlo_Pete wrote:
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:50 pm
Apparently are youth keeper was very well thought of by TW, so perhaps he could be one for the future and probably on the bench regularly as back up hopefully for Jameson.
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Re: Signings

Post by Darlopartisan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:54 am

York are also saying “just waiting for a player who returns from holiday today “ so it could be Jameson following Maguire to York.

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Re: Signings

Post by D_F_C » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:19 am

Personally I wouldn’t be gutted if Jameson didn’t sign. There’s plenty of decent keepers out there to loan if required. It’s the striker that we are desperate for. Could also do with some staff


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Re: Signings

Post by H1987 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:51 am

Can't begrudge him his shot at professional football if he goes to York. Is Hemming still on the books at Boro? I don't think they've released their retained list yet. I'd be straight in there if possible.

If they keep him, maybe they'd be open to a seasons loan.

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Re: Signings

Post by Makka Pakka » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:00 am

Has Jameson become a decent keeper since he left us?
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Re: Signings

Post by 50 years » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:11 am

The few games against Darlo he played well, had got his confidence back. As has been mention we have had a couple of good loan keepers so we hopefully won't have a problem filling the position and the young lad in the academy looked good in the few games I went to see last year to develop for the future and as back up.

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Re: Signings

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:55 am

Makka Pakka wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:00 am
Has Jameson become a decent keeper since he left us?
He always was a decent keeper.

IMO he was very good in the Evostik and competent in the NLN, even when he started making mistakes. Half of the fan base had an exaggerated dislike of his abilities.

It's probably likely that he has improved since then, can't see any other reason why York would be in for him.

If you think that we signed Bartlett and at the time he was an upgrade on Jameson, now York consider Jameson to be an upgrade on Bartlett, we can be confident he's better now.

As it happens, I think he'll sign for York anyway.
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Re: Signings

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:06 am

quakersfan wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:25 am
An exciting forward and proven goal scorer announced today/tomorrow.
I'm guessing Dale Hopson. Has links with AA through Blyth.
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Re: Signings

Post by Quaker85 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:08 am

D_F_C wrote:Personally I wouldn’t be gutted if Jameson didn’t sign. There’s plenty of decent keepers out there to loan if required. It’s the striker that we are desperate for. Could also do with some staff


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Re: Signings

Post by al_quaker » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:33 am

If Hopson signs presumably Nicholson will be off?

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Re: Signings

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:59 am

al_quaker wrote:If Hopson signs presumably Nicholson will be off?
Always rated Dale Hopson but is he more a midfielder than striker.Would still have him though.

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Re: Signings

Post by HarryCharltonsCat » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:00 am

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:55 am
Makka Pakka wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:00 am
Has Jameson become a decent keeper since he left us?
He always was a decent keeper.

IMO he was very good in the Evostik and competent in the NLN, even when he started making mistakes. Half of the fan base had an exaggerated dislike of his abilities.

It's probably likely that he has improved since then, can't see any other reason why York would be in for him.

If you think that we signed Bartlett and at the time he was an upgrade on Jameson, now York consider Jameson to be an upgrade on Bartlett, we can be confident he's better now.

As it happens, I think he'll sign for York anyway.
This. He was never as bad as he was made out to be. Problem he'd have coming back here is first mistake and the know all's would be straight back on his case.

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Re: Signings

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:33 am

al_quaker wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:33 am
If Hopson signs presumably Nicholson will be off?
So you're pondering Nicholson's future because a fan guessed a name?
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Re: Signings

Post by al_quaker » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:47 am

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:33 am
al_quaker wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:33 am
If Hopson signs presumably Nicholson will be off?
So you're pondering Nicholson's future because a fan guessed a name?
IF being the operative word

It's a discussion point - hypothetically could we have a squad with both Hopson and Nicholson?

For what it's worth, Nicholson is a good player at this level and I'm looking forward to seeing how he may perform in a team set up by Armstrong.

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Re: Signings

Post by Darlopartisan » Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:02 am

One thing York can offer Jameson that we can’t is a goalkeeper coach, he’s still young so he needs a coach for him to progress in his abilities.

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Re: Signings

Post by Beano » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:24 pm

HarryCharltonsCat wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:00 am
Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:55 am
Makka Pakka wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:00 am
Has Jameson become a decent keeper since he left us?
He always was a decent keeper.

IMO he was very good in the Evostik and competent in the NLN, even when he started making mistakes. Half of the fan base had an exaggerated dislike of his abilities.

It's probably likely that he has improved since then, can't see any other reason why York would be in for him.

If you think that we signed Bartlett and at the time he was an upgrade on Jameson, now York consider Jameson to be an upgrade on Bartlett, we can be confident he's better now.

As it happens, I think he'll sign for York anyway.
This. He was never as bad as he was made out to be. Problem he'd have coming back here is first mistake and the know all's would be straight back on his case.
The biggest issue with Jameson is that he was mentally exhausted and we, incorrectly, didn't protect him enough and take him out of the firing line for a couple of weeks when we needed to as we didn't have a viable back-up.

He just needed a rest, get his confidence back, and keep on improving. He was excellent in the Glue League and the NLN for us.

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Re: Signings

Post by Spyman » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:32 pm

Beano wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:24 pm
HarryCharltonsCat wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:00 am
Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:55 am
Makka Pakka wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:00 am
Has Jameson become a decent keeper since he left us?
He always was a decent keeper.

IMO he was very good in the Evostik and competent in the NLN, even when he started making mistakes. Half of the fan base had an exaggerated dislike of his abilities.

It's probably likely that he has improved since then, can't see any other reason why York would be in for him.

If you think that we signed Bartlett and at the time he was an upgrade on Jameson, now York consider Jameson to be an upgrade on Bartlett, we can be confident he's better now.

As it happens, I think he'll sign for York anyway.
This. He was never as bad as he was made out to be. Problem he'd have coming back here is first mistake and the know all's would be straight back on his case.
The biggest issue with Jameson is that he was mentally exhausted and we, incorrectly, didn't protect him enough and take him out of the firing line for a couple of weeks when we needed to as we didn't have a viable back-up.

He just needed a rest, get his confidence back, and keep on improving. He was excellent in the Glue League and the NLN for us.
Didn't we have Ed Wilsniecki or whatever he was called? He played a couple of games and then Bartlett came in who was on a different level to both of them, so they were both moved on?

Had Bartlett not come in I wonder if Jamieson would have eventually returned to the team after a rest. Problem is, Gray always brought in the best he could and if that meant moving someone else out so be it, so once Bartlett was in there was no place for Jamieson.
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Re: Signings

Post by ReeceStyche’sManbun » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:53 pm

quakersfan wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:25 am
An exciting forward and proven goal scorer announced today/tomorrow.
Where have you heard this?

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Re: Signings

Post by Quakers83 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:10 pm

PJ looks like a done deal to York.

Hopefully we bring in Hopson - good player at this level.

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Re: Signings

Post by Darlogramps » Thu Jun 13, 2019 7:50 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
quakersfan wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 4:25 am
An exciting forward and proven goal scorer announced today/tomorrow.
I'm guessing Dale Hopson. Has links with AA through Blyth.
But will it be Hopson’s choice?

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Re: Signings

Post by 50 years » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:11 pm

Echo this morning says AA hoping to sign a few before he goes on holiday tomorrow. Nothing mentioned on site yet so we may have to wait.
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Re: Signings

Post by 50 years » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:12 pm

50 years wrote:
Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:11 pm
Nicholson has left club, so may be Hobson coming back?

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Re: Signings

Post by quakerste » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:18 pm

Personally I would prefer to keep Nicholson than bring in Hopson.

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Re: Signings

Post by Darlofan97 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:27 pm

Ultimately Nicholson was brought in on a previous wage structure that has been cut 3 times since he signed. We all know TW had a fairly decent budget last summer and decided to spend it across a really small squad leading to inflated wages for certain players.

If AA feels he can replace Nicholson and probably have a significant amount left over to put towards another player then I’m all for it.

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Re: Signings

Post by JE93 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:37 pm

Seems slightly odd considering we took the option on his contract only a couple of weeks ago. I wonder if we were expecting another side to come in with an offer for him and get the benefit of a fee from him.

Personally think it's a shame. Think he would have been good for another 10-15 goals a season playing in that No.10 spot in a good team. But he will have no doubt been a big earner in our wage structure. Hopefully we have a good replacement lined up and signing soon which keeps the positive feeling of the summer going.

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Re: Signings

Post by Darlofan97 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:05 am

AA in the Echo this morning. Basically saying he will be looking to off-load more following Nicholson’s departure. Players on big contracts that he feels he can bring in two for one for.

Also mentioned that Dale Hopson is a target for us.

Missed out on Connor Oliver too who has decided to go to Gateshead from Blyth.

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