Erico Sousa

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Vodka_Vic » Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:27 pm

loan_star wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:31 am
We had a player by the name of Ricardo Costa for a while too, scored at the tin shed end one game.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ricardo_C ... born_1973)
5-1 v Mansfield. I was at that game. Weren't they winning and then Iysenden Christie decided to lamp our keeper and get sent off and it changed the game?

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Darlogramps » Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:04 am

Armstrong confirmed post-match that Sousa will be signing.
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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Darlo_Pete » Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:41 am

That's great news welcome to the club Erico, I wonder where he lives?

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Darlofan97 » Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:05 am

Leeds based, I think.

He can play either side of the wing, so gives us options to change around the side dependent on injuries etc. Seemed to impress both against us and on trial, and we know Alun & Darren have a good eye from a player, so I do think he will improve us.

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Darlofan97 » Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:06 am

Lawman3 wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 10:57 am
I assume he is contracted to Tadcaster. If we offered him a contract would a fee be payable? It's probably not wise in the current climate to be buying players.
Not contracted so no fee, just 7-days notice. :thumbup:

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:20 am

Really pleased if true, he was unplayable at times against us and seems a perfect fit. Would imagine one or two will be released though as midfield seems a bit overloaded .AA was not happy with our second half performance and will need to be better against league opposition and have to agree with this.Once Maguire is available and Will is back, we do appear to have a very good squad with players who can adapt to different formations but wouldn’t say no to reverting back to a midfield of Wheatley, Hatfield and Holness.So many options with this squad and tbh not sure of our best starting eleven.


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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Vodka_Vic » Sun Oct 25, 2020 10:21 am

I reckon Sousa will 'March' straight into the team. (Quite a subtle one there but Monty Python aficionados should get it).

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Earl_Lee_Dawes » Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:35 am

Very good Vic!

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by bga » Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:58 pm

Darlogramps wrote:
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:04 am
Armstrong confirmed post-match that Sousa will be signing.
Did Armstrong do 2 post match interviews because the only one I've seen he doesn't seem to mention the player? Unless I missed something!

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:18 pm

You need to add this website to your linked bookmarks https://www.nesportnews.co.uk/

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Erico Sousa

Post by Darlogramps » Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:31 pm

bga wrote:
Darlogramps wrote:
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:04 am
Armstrong confirmed post-match that Sousa will be signing.
Did Armstrong do 2 post match interviews because the only one I've seen he doesn't seem to mention the player? Unless I missed something!
Yes, he did. Check out North East Sports News (which seems to be the new site Craig Stoddart is involved in).
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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by bga » Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:45 pm

Darlogramps wrote:
Sun Oct 25, 2020 1:31 pm
bga wrote:
Darlogramps wrote:
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:04 am
Armstrong confirmed post-match that Sousa will be signing.
Did Armstrong do 2 post match interviews because the only one I've seen he doesn't seem to mention the player? Unless I missed something!
Yes, he did. Check out North East Sports News (which seems to be the new site Craig Stoddart is involved in).
Thanks......So we heard it first not on the official Club website! Good spot.

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by 50 years » Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:47 pm

Thought I saw him on quaker tv in his track suit on the pitch reacting with the players as they came on the pitch so assume he has signed? Then again my eyesight not brilliant so could be wrong:😁

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by real_darlo_85 » Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:12 pm

50 years wrote:
Sun Oct 25, 2020 2:47 pm
Thought I saw him on quaker tv in his track suit on the pitch reacting with the players as they came on the pitch so assume he has signed? Then again my eyesight not brilliant so could be wrong:😁
North East sports website has pre-match pictures of him training with the squad.
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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by uncovered » Sun Oct 25, 2020 11:13 pm

Hopefully the paperwork comes through on Wednesday. A tricky pacy player. We have some great options in this team. A bit of competition and an extra option to rivers.

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by real_darlo_85 » Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:26 am

I've taken a look at the couple of YouTube videos of him and, although the main footage is when he was playing in Slovenia and some trialist matches, you can see why he has had potential to do well. I'm guessing he has just not been at clubs able to harness and get the best out of him or maybe a lack of consistency.
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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by jjljks » Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:40 pm

Should slot in nicely to Donawa's spot. Great bit of business by AA (yet again!). Glad to have Sousa in our squad & hope he can make the most of this opportunity.

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by super_les_mcjannet » Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:02 pm

Signing has now been announced.

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Darlopartisan » Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:03 pm

Excellent straight into action on Saturday 👍

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by Old Git » Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:20 pm

Expect him to be on the bench on Saturday. Pity he will be cup tied for the Swindon game.

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by eddie-rowles » Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:05 am

Had a good debut, almost scored a really good early goal and gave an interesting and confident post match interview definitely hoping he can improve and supply the goals for Charman and Campbell.

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by onewayup » Mon Nov 02, 2020 1:47 pm

I think erico was a really good signing from alun ,he saw what the lad can do and I expect alun and daz to get him even better than he is ,I also see him moving on if he continues to be the player we have seen, he's definitely got potential to move further up the leagues, I would love it to be with Darlington FC, however agents are already looking ,so who knows what the future holds.

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by jjljks » Mon Nov 02, 2020 2:30 pm

Erico nearly scored within 2 minutes, then continued to be a threat for the rest of the game with skills that enabled him to ride tackles, create space and generate chances. Given this was his first competitive game for DFC and he was only just building relationships with the rest of the team, this was a very promising start. Welcome Erico!

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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by PierremontQuaker03 » Mon Nov 02, 2020 2:42 pm

onewayup wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 1:47 pm
I think erico was a really good signing from alun ,he saw what the lad can do and I expect alun and daz to get him even better than he is ,I also see him moving on if he continues to be the player we have seen, he's definitely got potential to move further up the leagues, I would love it to be with Darlington FC, however agents are already looking ,so who knows what the future holds.
However, history has shown that he has moved around a lot and failed to establish himself in league football. No one can doubt his ability, but can he do it consistently - that's the thing that he needs to prove with us. I always remember Reece Styche saying, you find your self playing at this level for a reason.
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Re: Erico Sousa

Post by bga » Mon Nov 02, 2020 3:35 pm

PierremontQuaker03 wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 2:42 pm
onewayup wrote:
Mon Nov 02, 2020 1:47 pm
I think erico was a really good signing from alun ,he saw what the lad can do and I expect alun and daz to get him even better than he is ,I also see him moving on if he continues to be the player we have seen, he's definitely got potential to move further up the leagues, I would love it to be with Darlington FC, however agents are already looking ,so who knows what the future holds.
However, history has shown that he has moved around a lot and failed to establish himself in league football. No one can doubt his ability, but can he do it consistently - that's the thing that he needs to prove with us. I always remember Reece Styche saying, you find your self playing at this level for a reason.
Agree with this. And Styche should know a thing or two about moving around a lot! Was his record 3 Clubs in one season or have I got that wrong?

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