ASANTE SIGNS!!!

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Emdubya » Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:20 pm

Maybe he might just be the man to play alongside Hazel and get him firing again.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by bga » Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:25 pm

Emdubya wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:20 pm
Maybe he might just be the man to play alongside Hazel and get him firing again.
Oh no not that old chesnut again..................

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Heaton out » Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:28 pm

bga wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 12:32 pm
Heaton out wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 12:28 pm
Cracking signing, lets hope we can creative enough chances for him etc
But does he need a big Centre Forward to play along side him...........................
5ft 11" so shouldn't do really.........

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Darlo_CR » Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:30 pm

Lawman3 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:02 pm
Interesting comment That he needs a” mini preseason “ before he is fit. We don’t want to be offloading Hazel any time soon…..
Nelson will be able to fill in until then, played well on Saturday.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:45 pm

Emdubya wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:20 pm
Maybe he might just be the man to play alongside Hazel and get him firing again.
I think we can be sure that Hazel is on his way now.

Well have striking options of Asante, Nelson, Simms and Curry when he's back. Not sure if we'd yet call Salkeld a striking option because he was brought in as a midfielder, but he could work well with Asante.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Darlo_CR » Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:45 pm

Apparently we put him through a full in depth medical, not normally something that happens at our level. He’s fully recovered from his hernia op and is in fantastic shape!

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:46 pm

This reminds me of the moment when Tommy Wright signed Reece Styche.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by bga » Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:04 pm

Darlo_CR wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:45 pm
Apparently we put him through a full in depth medical, not normally something that happens at our level. He’s fully recovered from his hernia op and is in fantastic shape!
But not played since April........

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by MikeinBlack2 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:05 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:46 pm
This reminds me of the moment when Tommy Wright signed Reece Styche.
Probably kept Tommy his job to be fair. If I remember correctly didn't he score two on his debut, a cup match wasn't it?
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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by JABWootton » Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:06 pm

Wonder what the odds are of Hazel scoring a Hat-Trick tonight

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Spyman » Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:21 pm

JABWootton wrote:Wonder what the odds are of Hazel scoring a Hat-Trick tonight
Long - as I'd be shocked if he starts the game.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by MikeinBlack2 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:28 pm

Spyman wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:21 pm
JABWootton wrote:Wonder what the odds are of Hazel scoring a Hat-Trick tonight
Long - as I'd be shocked if he starts the game.

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I guess that if possible Josh will start with the same line up as on Saturday. They did so well in the first half it would be surprising if he were to change anything until at least half time.
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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by lo36789 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 3:25 pm

bga wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:04 pm
Darlo_CR wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 1:45 pm
Apparently we put him through a full in depth medical, not normally something that happens at our level. He’s fully recovered from his hernia op and is in fantastic shape!
But not played since April........
Has he been training?

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by loan_star » Tue Nov 14, 2023 5:13 pm

Spyman wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 12:43 pm
Darlo_CR wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 12:35 pm
Great video here of all his goals at Chester, a complete striker: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J0w0JwoxJHA
He looks strong, composed and with a poachers instinct from that compilation. If we can keep him fit and get the ball to him in and around the penalty area, he'll score goals.
Sounds like Hazel when it comes to getting the ball to him in and around the penalty area.......

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Darlopartisan » Tue Nov 14, 2023 5:17 pm

Please keep Hazel, send Simms back and move Curry on

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by QUAKERMAN2 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 5:47 pm

Darlopartisan wrote:Please keep Hazel, send Simms back and move Curry on
I would be happy with Hazel, Nelson and Asante.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Quakerlad » Tue Nov 14, 2023 5:47 pm

Darlopartisan wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 5:17 pm
Please keep Hazel, send Simms back and move Curry on
Spot on.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Spyman » Tue Nov 14, 2023 7:06 pm

loan_star wrote:
Spyman wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 12:43 pm
Darlo_CR wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 12:35 pm
Great video here of all his goals at Chester, a complete striker: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J0w0JwoxJHA
He looks strong, composed and with a poachers instinct from that compilation. If we can keep him fit and get the ball to him in and around the penalty area, he'll score goals.
Sounds like Hazel when it comes to getting the ball to him in and around the penalty area.......
Looks like an upgraded version of Hazel when you look at those Chester goals - although they were a few years ago now.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by TKOA » Wed Nov 15, 2023 11:41 am

View of a Chesterfield supporter:

They've signed Asante after we, Chesterfield, paid him off as he's not featured for us in ages. He was really good for us after we initially signed him but then he did his Achilles i think it was and was out for ages. He came back from that but didnt quite have the same mobility he had previously and struggled to make an impact. He then picked up more injuries and never seemed to be coming back from them to the point he wasnt given a squad number for this season. He apparently turned down a number of loan moves including to other NL sides leading to the point of us getting rid of him.

Be interesting to see how he gets on at Darlington, looks like they need him to do well.....but his last few months with us he seems to have spent most of his time in Nandos and doing haircuts for people!


This post worries me a little but I suppose we’ll find out in the next few weeks if he’s still up to it. With Hazel out of the squad I imagine he’s on his way so we’ll be relying on an unfit Asante and Simms while Nelson serves his ban. Maybe Josh can speedial Eddie Howe during the international break? 🤔

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Spyman » Wed Nov 15, 2023 12:03 pm

Yeh those comments don't fill you with hope, but then again a level lower his loss of mobility is likely to be a bit less of an a issue - Chesterfield are top of the National League and so its no surprise that a player who might perform for us won't neccessarily be performing for them.
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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by TKOA » Wed Nov 15, 2023 12:15 pm

That’s what I’m hoping for!

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by MikeinBlack2 » Wed Nov 15, 2023 3:22 pm

Hopefully he will be match fit very quickly as we are in desperate need of a goal scorer. I have a worry that we will bw forced into playing him before he is truly fit enough and he'll pick up an injury and be out for several weeks, leaving us pretty much where we are now.
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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Mario » Wed Nov 15, 2023 6:42 pm

He was involved in the pre match training from start to finish.

Heard some comments that he could be involved on Saturday, but some were saying 2 weeks.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by The_Natural » Wed Nov 15, 2023 7:28 pm

Wouldn’t rush him into Saturday for the sake
Of it, am sure Gowling will have a plan not to over stretch him to begin with

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by lo36789 » Wed Nov 15, 2023 9:44 pm

Mario wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2023 6:42 pm
He was involved in the pre match training from start to finish.

Heard some comments that he could be involved on Saturday, but some were saying 2 weeks.
Might as well use the game to our benefit for the games that matter.

Even if he has no impact on Saturday if he can run around for 60 mins at match intensity that has to move him forward.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Darlofan97 » Wed Nov 15, 2023 9:45 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2023 9:44 pm
Mario wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2023 6:42 pm
He was involved in the pre match training from start to finish.

Heard some comments that he could be involved on Saturday, but some were saying 2 weeks.
Might as well use the game to our benefit for the games that matter.

Even if he has no impact on Saturday if he can run around for 60 mins at match intensity that has to move him forward.
What

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by lo36789 » Wed Nov 15, 2023 10:48 pm

He hasn't played football for a while. The result on Saturday is frankly irrelevant so if he's off the pace then so be it.

It has to have some benefit to him and he only needs to stick within what he is ready for

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Darlofan97 » Wed Nov 15, 2023 11:39 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Wed Nov 15, 2023 10:48 pm
He hasn't played football for a while. The result on Saturday is frankly irrelevant so if he's off the pace then so be it.

It has to have some benefit to him and he only needs to stick within what he is ready for
It’s not irrelevant.

When you have just been beaten 8-0, you need a response immediately.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by lo36789 » Wed Nov 15, 2023 11:59 pm

We need a result on Saturday? Really?

I think we need to get results against Warrington and Rushall. I honestly do not think it matters if we win, lose or go to pens on Saturday.

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Re: ASANTE SIGNS!!!

Post by Spyman » Thu Nov 16, 2023 7:04 am

lo36789 wrote:We need a result on Saturday? Really?

I think we need to get results against Warrington and Rushall. I honestly do not think it matters if we win, lose or go to pens on Saturday.
I think we need some kind of performance, whether that results in a win or not is probably less important, but we need to show some fight and not get battered for the sake of morale.

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On Sunday April 29, 2012 at 10:25 pm, Darlo Cockney wrote:Sadly some people have nothing better to do that invent rumours.

We will be playing at the arena again next season - fact.

Quakerz - if you actually attended games and spoke to people you might actually find our facts, rather than spreading s*** on this board.

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