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Curtis Main

Post by moz1963 » Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:42 pm

Gone to Shrewsbury

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Wiseacre » Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:22 am

Good luck to him - it's been gratifying to see a Darlo boy, literally with Curtis, go on and have a decent career. I've always felt Boro made a mistake letting him go. Are we hoping he might come back home at some point?

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by theoriginalfatcat » Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:09 pm

Wiseacre wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 11:22 am
Good luck to him - it's been gratifying to see a Darlo boy, literally with Curtis, go on and have a decent career. I've always felt Boro made a mistake letting him go. Are we hoping he might come back home at some point?
I am ;)
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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Darlopartisan » Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:13 pm

To be honest I’ve not followed his career since he left the Boro, how’s he been getting on? Anyone.
Wish him well at his new club.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Old Git » Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:02 pm

Darlopartisan wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:13 pm
To be honest I’ve not followed his career since he left the Boro, how’s he been getting on? Anyone.
Wish him well at his new club.
He has been in Scotland for the last few years playing in the Premier League for Motherwell and Aberdeen. Think he was on the losing Motherwell team in the Scottish FA Cup final a couple of years ago.
Quite surprising how many of our former players from the Arena days are still playing considering we left there nearly nine years ago.
Curtis Main (Shrewsbury)
Dan Burn (Brighton)
Ryan Bowman (Exeter)
Michael Smith (Charlton
David Stockdale (Wycombe)
I am sure there may be others. Also there are several players who were loaned to us who are still going strong.
Jordan Pickford (Everton)
Jasper Schmeichel (Leicester)
Kyle Lafferty (Reggina in Italy)
David Wheater (Oldham)
Adam Reach (Sheffield Wed)
Danny Graham (Sunderland until last week)
Incredibly there is a player still playing in the FL who we sold when we played at Feethams.
Answers on a postcard please.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by lo36789 » Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:11 pm

Old Git wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:02 pm
Incredibly there is a player still playing in the FL who we sold when we played at Feethams.
Answers on a postcard please.
Has to be James Coppinger...

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Old Git » Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:16 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:11 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:02 pm
Incredibly there is a player still playing in the FL who we sold when we played at Feethams.
Answers on a postcard please.
Has to be James Coppinger...
Correct good knowledge

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by polam » Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:32 pm

There's another player who played for us at Feethams (albeit on loan) still playing and now at WBA - Andy Lonergan

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Old Git » Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:39 pm

polam wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:32 pm
There's another player who played for us at Feethams (albeit on loan) still playing and now at WBA - Andy Lonergan
Can’t remember him but you are correct he played 2 games on loan from Preston in 2002.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by biccynana » Tue Feb 02, 2021 3:50 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:11 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:02 pm
Incredibly there is a player still playing in the FL who we sold when we played at Feethams.
Answers on a postcard please.
Has to be James Coppinger...
Can you believe he's just turned 40. Makes me feel very old!

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Spratts corner » Tue Feb 02, 2021 5:48 pm

I'm sure he has just retired.I think it was just before Doncasters recent cup game

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by real_darlo_85 » Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:22 pm

Old Git wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:02 pm
Darlopartisan wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:13 pm
To be honest I’ve not followed his career since he left the Boro, how’s he been getting on? Anyone.
Wish him well at his new club.
He has been in Scotland for the last few years playing in the Premier League for Motherwell and Aberdeen. Think he was on the losing Motherwell team in the Scottish FA Cup final a couple of years ago.
Quite surprising how many of our former players from the Arena days are still playing considering we left there nearly nine years ago.
Curtis Main (Shrewsbury)
Dan Burn (Brighton)
Ryan Bowman (Exeter)
Michael Smith (Charlton
David Stockdale (Wycombe)
I am sure there may be others. Also there are several players who were loaned to us who are still going strong.
Jordan Pickford (Everton)
Jasper Schmeichel (Leicester)
Kyle Lafferty (Reggina in Italy)
David Wheater (Oldham)
Adam Reach (Sheffield Wed)
Danny Graham (Sunderland until last week)
Incredibly there is a player still playing in the FL who we sold when we played at Feethams.
Answers on a postcard please.
Jonathan Hogg at Huddersfield to add to the list of former Arena loanees.

Edit: Also Daniel Powell at Crewe who we had on loan too from MK Dons after our relegation to the Conference
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Re: Curtis Main

Post by loan_star » Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:41 pm

Michael Smith is at Rotherham now, not Charlton.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by real_darlo_85 » Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:46 pm

Matt Green at Grimsby Town is another one for the list...
"The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done!"

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by real_darlo_85 » Tue Feb 02, 2021 9:05 pm

And a couple more Dean Gerken Colchester City (another pretty decent keeper we had on loan) and Billy Clarke Bradford City (famously scoring 4 at Macclesfield during his time with us).

Carl Tremarco may count if you include Ross County from across the border...
"The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It is a very mean and nasty place and it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain't how hard you hit; it's about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward. How much you can take, and keep moving forward. That's how winning is done!"

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Old Git » Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:11 pm

loan_star wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:41 pm
Michael Smith is at Rotherham now, not Charlton.
Sorry silly mistake. He scored a penalty for Rotherham last week against Boro.
Was racking my old brain and could not bring Billy Clarke’s name to mind.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by polam » Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:40 pm

Old Git wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 1:02 pm
Darlopartisan wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:13 pm
To be honest I’ve not followed his career since he left the Boro, how’s he been getting on? Anyone.
Wish him well at his new club.
He has been in Scotland for the last few years playing in the Premier League for Motherwell and Aberdeen. Think he was on the losing Motherwell team in the Scottish FA Cup final a couple of years ago.
Quite surprising how many of our former players from the Arena days are still playing considering we left there nearly nine years ago.
Curtis Main (Shrewsbury)
Dan Burn (Brighton)
Ryan Bowman (Exeter)
Michael Smith (Charlton
David Stockdale (Wycombe)
I am sure there may be others. Also there are several players who were loaned to us who are still going strong.
Jordan Pickford (Everton)
Jasper Schmeichel (Leicester)
Kyle Lafferty (Reggina in Italy)
David Wheater (Oldham)
Adam Reach (Sheffield Wed)
Danny Graham (Sunderland until last week)
Incredibly there is a player still playing in the FL who we sold when we played at Feethams.
Answers on a postcard please.
Scott Wiseman is still playing, in Gibraltar for Lincoln Red Imps after leaving Salford last summer

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Vokuhila » Tue Feb 02, 2021 10:43 pm

real_darlo_85 wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:22 pm
Jonathan Hogg at Huddersfield to add to the list of former Arena loanees.
They all sound like they should be on some sort of Commons select committee, but that trio of Staunton loanees (Hogg, Collins and Davis) have each gone on to have pretty decent FL careers.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Makka Pakka » Wed Feb 03, 2021 12:50 pm

Jamie Devitt just signed for Barrow having been at Blackpool.
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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Old Git » Sat Feb 06, 2021 5:48 pm

James Collins who scored 2 goals on loan for us from Aston Villa in 2010 scored for Luton today.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by bigdavethemaddog » Sat Feb 06, 2021 5:55 pm

when was Kyle Lafferty on loan?

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by tdk1 » Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:23 pm

bigdavethemaddog wrote:
Sat Feb 06, 2021 5:55 pm
when was Kyle Lafferty on loan?
Must have been late era Hodgson. He scored our first goal the day Phil stamp went in goal v Notts county.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by lo36789 » Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:38 pm

We got money from Lafferty didn't we when he returned to England? We were classed as part of his development so part of the beneficiaries when his fee was agreed by tribunal.

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Re: Curtis Main

Post by Comfortably_numb » Sat Feb 06, 2021 7:22 pm

Darlopartisan wrote:
Tue Feb 02, 2021 12:13 pm
To be honest I’ve not followed his career since he left the Boro, how’s he been getting on? Anyone.
Wish him well at his new club.
Curtis did ok-ish up here in Scotland when at Aberdeen. Was viewed as a physical player but I think because he adapted his game to suit up here. Had to compete with Sam Cosgrove who is an absolute monster of a player.

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