The Team 20/21 season

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by Old Git » Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:17 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:00 pm
Didn't he switch Atkinson from RB to CM at Blyth?
Maybe he had another decent right back and needed Atkinson in midfield. The good news for us is that we have two players in Atkinson and Hedley who can play in both positions. In addition we have Reid who can play in defence midfield or up front. All of which gives extra cover for places and that will be vital with a squad of 18.

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by ReeceStyche’sManbun » Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:52 pm

D_F_C wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:52 pm
Interesting to see AA mention that he’s looking at signing a keeper, an attacking midfielder and striker. Biggest hint that Atkinson is likely to be first choice RB


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Loan keeper from boro Safc or NUFC

would be my guesses about those players

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by Lallacab » Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:30 pm

ReeceStyche’sManbun wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:52 pm
D_F_C wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:52 pm
Interesting to see AA mention that he’s looking at signing a keeper, an attacking midfielder and striker. Biggest hint that Atkinson is likely to be first choice RB


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Lambert

Maguire/Langstaff

Loan keeper from boro Safc or NUFC

would be my guesses about those players

I think it will be Brynn , Lambert and Maguire

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by quakerste » Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:17 pm

Wasn't there rumour regarding Alex Pattison?

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by Lallacab » Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:24 pm

quakerste wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 5:17 pm
Wasn't there rumour regarding Alex Pattison?

Wycombe took an additional years option on him

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by Darlofan97 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:10 pm

Old Git wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:17 pm
lo36789 wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:00 pm
Didn't he switch Atkinson from RB to CM at Blyth?
Maybe he had another decent right back and needed Atkinson in midfield. The good news for us is that we have two players in Atkinson and Hedley who can play in both positions. In addition we have Reid who can play in defence midfield or up front. All of which gives extra cover for places and that will be vital with a squad of 18.
Alun had Alex Nicholson (now at Gateshead), who is a very good right-back.

Either way, it’s good to have the option of either Atkinson or Hedley at right-back. Hedley performed well there last season, if Atkinson is even better then great.

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by lo36789 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:34 pm

Makes sense. I think I was going by some previous chat where it was mentioned that Atkinson as a holding midfielder was Armstrong's biggest masterstroke at Blyth and basically was a catalyst for the form which got th into the playoffs.

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by Darlofan97 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 11:25 am

You are absolutely correct.

However, I think there has been a conscious decision at some point this summer to not pursue a right-back, go with what we have in that position and strengthen other areas of the squad.....

Atkinson played at right-back for Carlisle in League 2, Hedley performed admirably there last season. I’d have nee qualms about going with those two next season.

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by ReeceStyche’sManbun » Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:59 am

Noticed that Danny Graham has left Blackburn, he’s from the area and maybe wants a similar path to what Nicky Hunt’s doing. Alun did say in his interview that he’s looking for another striker, I know that I’m probably putting 2+2 together and getting 5 but you never know



**I don’t know how to delete posts so I’m just gonna leave this here saying that I apologise for my actions for this ridiculous suggestion pls forgive me uncovered people xxxxxx.
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The Team 20/21 season

Post by Darlogramps » Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:10 pm

ReeceStyche’sManbun wrote:Noticed that Danny Graham has left Blackburn, he’s from the area and maybe wants a similar path to what Nicky Hunt’s doing. Alun did say in his interview that he’s looking for another striker, I know that I’m probably putting 2+2 together and getting 5 but you never know
Very funny.

If Danny Graham drops from the Championship to sign for us, I will run naked down Skinnergate.

Not going to happen.
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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by Old Git » Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:15 pm

Darlogramps wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:10 pm
ReeceStyche’sManbun wrote:Noticed that Danny Graham has left Blackburn, he’s from the area and maybe wants a similar path to what Nicky Hunt’s doing. Alun did say in his interview that he’s looking for another striker, I know that I’m probably putting 2+2 together and getting 5 but you never know
Very funny.

If Danny Graham drops from the Championship to sign for us, I will run naked down Skinnergate.

Not going to happen.
Oh Danny please please please sign for us.

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by darlo2001uk » Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:22 pm

ReeceStyche’sManbun wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:59 am
Noticed that Danny Graham has left Blackburn, he’s from the area and maybe wants a similar path to what Nicky Hunt’s doing. Alun did say in his interview that he’s looking for another striker, I know that I’m probably putting 2+2 together and getting 5 but you never know
I reckon you are putting 2 and 2 together and getting 255...…..

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by Wijnhard's_Schlong » Fri Jul 24, 2020 12:30 pm

ReeceStyche’sManbun wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:59 am
Noticed that Danny Graham has left Blackburn, he’s from the area and maybe wants a similar path to what Nicky Hunt’s doing. Alun did say in his interview that he’s looking for another striker, I know that I’m probably putting 2+2 together and getting 5 but you never know
Wow. As if the regular clamour to sign the local lad who played a good number of games for a team promoted from League One wasn't delusional enough, now this. The single most ludicrous suggestion I've read on here in a while which is quite the achievement. Well done.

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by ReeceStyche’sManbun » Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:48 pm

Yeah looking back on it now having posted it, I think I’ve gotten this one catastrophically wrong 😂😂 post will be deleted so we can all just move on and pretend it never happens...

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by Old Git » Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:43 am

Really excited about the squad AA is assembling for the coming season. Great to hear his enthusiasm in the interview with Ray. Hope we can get started on October 3rd as planned but it must be in doubt if COVID cases continue to rise.

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Re: The Team 20/21 season

Post by JE93 » Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:45 pm

Whoever we're looking at as our goal keeper, it won't be one time loanee Jake Turner who joins Morcambe on loan for the season from Newcastle. Good luck to the lad, he looked good while here.

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