Next season’s captain

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Next season’s captain

Post by Darlogramps » Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:42 pm

With Galbraith leaving, we’ll need a new permanent captain.

Is there anyone who thinks it should be someone other than Will Hatfield?
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Re: Captain next season

Post by Darlo_CR » Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:47 pm

Only other name I'd put in the hat is Liddle, he captained the side a few times last season.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by AndyPark » Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:51 pm

Got to be Hatfield for me, blokes a natural leader.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:56 pm

Quite possibly Spen.

He’s an independent free thinker.

He likes to think outside the box.

Doesn’t know what he’s on about.
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: Next season’s captain

Post by bga » Fri Jun 12, 2020 3:17 pm

Darlogramps wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 2:42 pm
With Galbraith leaving, we’ll need a new permanent captain.

Is there anyone who thinks it should be someone other than Will Hatfield?
Are some examples of players form dipping when they have the additional responsibility of captaincy? Having said that I cannot think of anyone in our squad so far other than him. AA seems to really rate Atkinson wonder if he is a potential candidate?

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Darlo_Pete » Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:11 pm

It's hard to see beyond Hatfield, unless AA brings in a centre half that normally is a captain at his previous clubs.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Old Git » Fri Jun 12, 2020 4:13 pm

Will Hatfield is the obvious choice for me because he leads by example and I am sure the other players will respect him. Another point in his favour could be that he is not part of the ex Blyth contingent so he can maybe maintain a little bit of distance from the rest of the players. A good captain perhaps should not be too friendly with the players as he may have to act as a link between them and the management at times.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:43 pm

Joe Tait will be captain.
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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by wizardofos » Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:25 pm

A thread started by Darlogramps.
Who is going to heckle from the back benches?

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by lo36789 » Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:28 pm

Hatfield and Liddle would appear from the outside in to have the traditional temperament. Who really knows if not in the dressing room - maybe Jarrett Rivers is the one who can get players going and knows what to say and when.

Beyond being good at predicting a coin toss, which certain could be advantageous, I've often wondered how much wearing an armband really makes a difference? In Italy don't they just give it to the player with the most appearances because they acknowledge it doesn't mean anything.

Whatever characteristics make someone a good captain can be done whether wearing an armband or not - arguably you used the armband as a confidence 'boost' on someone who is naturally more introverted.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Mister e » Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:58 pm

I'm surprised Joe Wheatley's name hasn't been thrown into the mix - Walsall away anybody timely intervention.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:58 pm

I think it makes a difference. If I was a player playing for Darlo I'd sooner have a captain like Craig Liddle than a captain like James Caton.

I would be the type of player who would need shouting at on occasions, but I would only take this from someone who led by example, like Craig Liddle.
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: Next season’s captain

Post by Vodka_Vic » Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:34 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:43 pm
Joe Tait will be captain.
Know something, or just your opinion?

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Darlogramps » Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:49 pm

wizardofos wrote:A thread started by Darlogramps.
Who is going to heckle from the back benches?
Seemingly it’s you. And there’s a lovely irony there.
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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by lo36789 » Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:55 pm

theoriginalfatcat wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 6:58 pm
I think it makes a difference. If I was a player playing for Darlo I'd sooner have a captain like Craig Liddle than a captain like James Caton.

I would be the type of player who would need shouting at on occasions, but I would only take this from someone who led by example, like Craig Liddle.
Would you be less inclined to take it from Liddle simply because he wasn't the designated captain though?

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Fri Jun 12, 2020 8:16 pm

Probably not, but on saying this who would be captain if Liddle was in the team? And before anyone says Gabbiadini - I never thought he should have been captain. Not because he wasn't a good one, but just because he played in the wrong position.
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: Next season’s captain

Post by HarrytheQuaker » Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:02 pm

Vodka_Vic wrote:
Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:43 pm
Joe Tait will be captain.
Know something, or just your opinion?
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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Old Git » Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:13 pm

Joe Tait you have to be kidding. Jamie Chandler a better shout if you want a controversial name in the frame.
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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:45 pm

If you want controversy I nominate Andy Park.
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: Next season’s captain

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:50 pm

Old Git wrote:Joe Tait you have to be kidding. Jamie Chandler a better shout if you want an a controversial name in the frame.
Jamie Chandler would not get into our side.


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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Darlo_CR » Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:50 pm

QUAKERMAN2 wrote:
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:50 pm
Old Git wrote:Joe Tait you have to be kidding. Jamie Chandler a better shout if you want an a controversial name in the frame.
Jamie Chandler would not get into our side.


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However Joe Tait would.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:53 pm

Tait's a bit one dimensional as a player, however at present he plays for an elite team!
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: Next season’s captain

Post by quakerste » Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:06 am

Personally would not want to see Joe Tait back at the club. Nothing against the lad but don't think he will add much, or be an improvement on what we already have at the club.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by jjljks » Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:28 am

Caton would only be captain if the new shirt was long sleeved with integral gloves.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Darlo_CR » Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:39 am

quakerste wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:06 am
Personally would not want to see Joe Tait back at the club. Nothing against the lad but don't think he will add much, or be an improvement on what we already have at the club.
We conceded 50 goals this season compared to York who conceded just 28 with Joe Tait in the heart of defence. He is also very vocal, which I thought was something we lacked from our CB's last season. Laing and Storey are good players however I feel they'd benefit from a leader alongside.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by 50 years » Sat Jun 13, 2020 8:57 am

York also had Steve McNulty at cente half who was vastly experienced at a higher level so may have had a hand in the low goals against?

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by Darlogramps » Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:11 am

50 years wrote:York also had Steve McNulty at cente half who was vastly experienced at a higher level so may have had a hand in the low goals against?
Tait has played more games than McNulty this season.
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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by don'tbuythesun » Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:22 am

Now there's a leader. Steve McNulty, a Tranmere great. What an addition he would be!

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by My opinion » Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:34 am

don'tbuythesun wrote:
Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:22 am
Now there's a leader. Steve McNulty, a Tranmere great. What an addition he would be!
I hope not.. He's 38 years old.. I'm sure we could find someone younger and better.

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Re: Next season’s captain

Post by LoidLucan » Sat Jun 13, 2020 9:34 am

I've read York fans using slightly less flattering descriptions about his overall game these days.

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