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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Mister e » Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:16 pm

Anybody heard anything about a potential new goalkeeper !

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Old Git » Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:42 am

Snickers wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:36 pm
I have a pretty good source and he's telling me we are linked with Adam Johnson, allegedly he has became match fit during the lockdown.
How could anyone become match fit during lockdown? Clearly you are some sort of troll trying to be funny but I don’t think many people will find it so.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Wijnhard's_Schlong » Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:27 am

I see the Mackems have let 24 go. The majority of these are players aged under 24 so presumably haven't had much if any first team involvement. I've no idea who they are though I'm sure others will. From the number alone though you'd think there may be one or two that could perhaps do a job for us?

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by lo36789 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:35 am

Wijnhard's_Schlong wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:27 am
I see the Mackems have let 24 go. The majority of these are players aged under 24 so presumably haven't had much if any first team involvement. I've no idea who they are though I'm sure others will. From the number alone though you'd think there may be one or two that could perhaps do a job for us?

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Vodka_Vic » Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:41 pm

Storey (albeit a little indirectly) and Wheatley both came via these types of pathways so why not?

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Quaker85 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:51 pm

Wijnhard's_Schlong wrote:I see the Mackems have let 24 go. The majority of these are players aged under 24 so presumably haven't had much if any first team involvement. I've no idea who they are though I'm sure others will. From the number alone though you'd think there may be one or two that could perhaps do a job for us?

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Jack Diamond who scored against us playing for Harrogate is on the pending list.


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Re: Potential new signings

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:00 pm

Quaker85 wrote:
Wijnhard's_Schlong wrote:I see the Mackems have let 24 go. The majority of these are players aged under 24 so presumably haven't had much if any first team involvement. I've no idea who they are though I'm sure others will. From the number alone though you'd think there may be one or two that could perhaps do a job for us?

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Jack Diamond who scored against us playing for Harrogate is on the pending list.


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Would have him in a heartbeat, very impressed with him when we played Harrogate.


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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Old Git » Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:24 pm

See Kyle Lafferty also released by Sunderland what a signing he would be but I guess will find a higher level club.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:14 pm

Sunderland fans having a real go at Donald on their message board, they have just lost their keeper to Rangers on a free and left it far too late to renew his contract which has expired.Apparently turned down £5m for him not that long ago, absolute shambles with these owners and many fans have had enough and think they will struggle next season.Also they want Parkinson out as well


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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Quaker85 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:36 pm

QUAKERMAN2 wrote:
Quaker85 wrote:
Wijnhard's_Schlong wrote:I see the Mackems have let 24 go. The majority of these are players aged under 24 so presumably haven't had much if any first team involvement. I've no idea who they are though I'm sure others will. From the number alone though you'd think there may be one or two that could perhaps do a job for us?

https://www.safc.com/news/team-news/202 ... ained-list
Jack Diamond who scored against us playing for Harrogate is on the pending list.


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Would have him in a heartbeat, very impressed with him when we played Harrogate.


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So was I. So much so I’d say his abilities make him a league two player at the very least.


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Re: Potential new signings

Post by D_F_C » Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:25 pm

Mister e wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:16 pm
Anybody heard anything about a potential new goalkeeper !
Heard that we could be in for Sol Brynn from Middlesbrough on loan. Only a rumour from twitter though.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Emdubya » Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:52 pm

Quaker85 wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 12:51 pm
Wijnhard's_Schlong wrote:I see the Mackems have let 24 go. The majority of these are players aged under 24 so presumably haven't had much if any first team involvement. I've no idea who they are though I'm sure others will. From the number alone though you'd think there may be one or two that could perhaps do a job for us?

https://www.safc.com/news/team-news/202 ... ained-list
Jack Diamond who scored against us playing for Harrogate is on the pending list.


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Exactly.Hes on the pending list which means there is a contract on offer.Seriously doubt he will be leaving.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Emdubya » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:12 am

Fan or troll Snickers,it doesn’t really matter.Either way you’re an arsehole.
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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Old Git » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:24 am

Snickers wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:42 am
Snickers wrote:
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:36 pm
I have a pretty good source and he's telling me we are linked with Adam Johnson, allegedly he has became match fit during the lockdown.
How could anyone become match fit during lockdown? Clearly you are some sort of troll trying to be funny but I don’t think many people will find it so.
He wasn't fit in jail, prisoners get fed burgers, kebabs, pizzas these days according to the daily mail. But sure mate, call me a troll while he hits double figures next season
Lets hope he manages 16+ . Remember what happened when he hit on 15 !
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Re: Potential new signings

Post by lo36789 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:59 am

4 posts and the signature which takes up inordinate amounts of space...just attention seeking...will be gone soon.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by H1987 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:33 am

I'd imagine Alun will take a look at the young lads released from all of our near neighbours when possible. He's emphasised looking local in the past so I'm sure he will take such an opportunity.

I hope we get Junior Mondal in, although he may land higher up if someone in the conference is willing to gamble on him.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by My opinion » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:39 am

Don't know what attracts you to Mondal. Just read his stats on wicki and 5 goals in 35 does not look so good, and at 5" 9 he doesn't look like the hold it up alternative CF I thought we would be looking for.
On saying that, I know nothing at all about him so I am probably totally wrong about him.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by H1987 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:02 pm

He's a winger not a striker... not to mention playing at a higher level. He was on fire for Whitby.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:35 pm

There's a big gap in quality between the Evostik and NLN.
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Re: Potential new signings

Post by My opinion » Fri Jun 26, 2020 10:50 pm

H1987 wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:02 pm
He's a winger not a striker... not to mention playing at a higher level. He was on fire for Whitby.
Ah, sorry I didn't realise that. I think we need a goal scoring CF more than we need a 4th winger.
Just my opinion though.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by ReeceStyche’sManbun » Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:34 pm

Boro have released Mitchell Curry, Enes Mahmutovuc, Nathan Dale, Stephen Wearne and Layton Watts, wonder if Alun had worked with any of these when he was at Boro?

Curry and Mahmutovic are meant to be pretty well regarded too

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Maurice_Peddelty » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:59 am

Mitchell Curry was on-loan at Inverness CT earlier this season and played 15 games and scored 2 goals before being recalled by Boro. He then went on loan to Gateshead and played 4 matches (scoring once) before Covid struck. I wonder if he is expected to play in the play-offs with Gateshead. He is Newcastle born, so you would expect Gateshead to be interested in him longer term (if he was a success).

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by HarryCharltonsCat » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:12 am

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:35 pm
There's a big gap in quality between the Evostik and NLN.
He played 35 times for a team aiming for League 2 play offs, so not sure the gap between Evostik and NLN is an issue.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Darlogramps » Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:00 pm

HarryCharltonsCat wrote:
Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:35 pm
There's a big gap in quality between the Evostik and NLN.
He played 35 times for a team aiming for League 2 play offs, so not sure the gap between Evostik and NLN is an issue.
About 2/3s of those appearances were off the bench, and he’s since been released. 48 appearances in total and he scored only five goals, which isn’t brilliant for an attacker.

It’s a bit of a misconception people have that because someone has played at a level, it’s instantly assumed they’re good enough for that level. It’s an incredibly simplistic way of looking at things.

I’m not saying Mondal wouldn’t be a good signing at this level. But what I’m saying is people need to look beyond: “He’s played at a higher level so he’s good enough for us”, which is too reductionist an argument.
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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Comfortably_numb » Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:43 pm

Old Git wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:24 pm
See Kyle Lafferty also released by Sunderland what a signing he would be but I guess will find a higher level club.
I reckon Lafferty will be on between £6,000 - £8,000 a week.

He's also a loose canon so one to avoid.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Old Git » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:55 pm

Comfortably_numb wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:43 pm
Old Git wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:24 pm
See Kyle Lafferty also released by Sunderland what a signing he would be but I guess will find a higher level club.
I reckon Lafferty will be on between £6,000 - £8,000 a week.

He's also a loose canon so one to avoid.
He is also nearly 33 and has no club so l doubt he will command that much in future. Would expect he will find a full time club in the lower leagues but might have to settle for a much reduced pay packet next season.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:07 pm

Comfortably_numb wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:43 pm
Old Git wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:24 pm
See Kyle Lafferty also released by Sunderland what a signing he would be but I guess will find a higher level club.
I reckon Lafferty will be on between £6,000 - £8,000 a week.

He's also a loose canon so one to avoid.
Is that why he was fired? Because he's a loose canon?
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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Vokuhila » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:41 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:07 pm
Is that why he was fired? Because he's a loose canon?
That would be an ecumenical matter.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by Footifanreturns » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:25 am

Vokuhila wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:41 pm
theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:07 pm
Is that why he was fired? Because he's a loose canon?
That would be an ecumenical matter.

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Re: Potential new signings

Post by don'tbuythesun » Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:31 am

He could end up at Vicarage Road.

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