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Ty o,neil

Post by onewayup » Fri May 28, 2021 1:02 pm

I see ty o'Neil has been released by the boro, wonder if we have a chance of his signature.

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Post by Old Git » Fri May 28, 2021 1:47 pm

I would be delighted if we could sign him up but we would have to play him as a striker as he looked less effective when we tried to play him deeper. He may get offers to stay full time but on the plus side he is a local lad and knows the setup well at Darlington.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by lo36789 » Fri May 28, 2021 2:07 pm

If we could get him seems like a no brainer tbh.

A choice between him and Charman for the ST role, ideally supported by Sousa / Mondal / Rivers and Holmes would be a strong and exciting forward line.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by spen666 » Fri May 28, 2021 2:20 pm

Big drop from Championship to NLN and from full time to part time.

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Post by Old Git » Fri May 28, 2021 2:43 pm

spen666 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 2:20 pm
Big drop from Championship to NLN and from full time to part time.
Agreed but he has not been close to the 1st team at Boro. Surprising that a League 2 or NL team did not take him on loan last season. Luke Charman dropped from Premiership to NLN to join us last season 🤞

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by jjljks » Fri May 28, 2021 2:48 pm

We have got to show interest in signing Ty, then Erico will have to make up his mind & sign

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Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Fri May 28, 2021 3:00 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 2:07 pm
If we could get him seems like a no brainer tbh.

A choice between him and Charman for the ST role, ideally supported by Sousa / Mondal / Rivers and Holmes would be a strong and exciting forward line.
Sousa has not yet signed and probably won't, Mondal we know nothing about, Holmes hasn't played in 2 seasons, and won't be ready until September at the earliest. Who knows how good he'll be *if* he can ever regain fitness.

Oh and Charman kept on getting injured last season too.

This seems quite a distance from strong and exciting, as things stand.
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Post by LoidLucan » Fri May 28, 2021 3:01 pm

spen666 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 2:20 pm
Big drop from Championship to NLN and from full time to part time.

How would it be any different to say Joe Wheatley being released by Boro and joining us.

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Post by Emdubya » Fri May 28, 2021 3:19 pm

spen666 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 2:20 pm
Big drop from Championship to NLN and from full time to part time.
He’s not dropping from the championship,he’s going up from academy football to the real thing

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by Geordie Quaker » Fri May 28, 2021 3:31 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 2:07 pm
If we could get him seems like a no brainer tbh.

A choice between him and Charman for the ST role, ideally supported by Sousa / Mondal / Rivers and Holmes would be a strong and exciting forward line.
I'd love to see AA give 2 upfront a bit mroe air time. I think we looked far more dangerous when we had that.

I am unsure if Luke and Ty and the optimal top two pairing, but for me the one upfront system only worked for us sparingly.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by Old Git » Fri May 28, 2021 3:48 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 3:00 pm
lo36789 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 2:07 pm
If we could get him seems like a no brainer tbh.

A choice between him and Charman for the ST role, ideally supported by Sousa / Mondal / Rivers and Holmes would be a strong and exciting forward line.
Sousa has not yet signed and probably won't, Mondal we know nothing about, Holmes hasn't played in 2 seasons, and won't be ready until September at the earliest. Who knows how good he'll be *if* he can ever regain fitness.

Oh and Charman kept on getting injured last season too.

This seems quite a distance from strong and exciting, as things stand.
Pleased to see you are such an optimist. Even an old git like me can look forward expectantly in the close season. It usually takes about 4 games before the gloom starts to descend.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by eddie-rowles » Fri May 28, 2021 4:03 pm

He has definately got something and would improve us, up to him if he wants to play regularly to get back into the EFL, busy month ahead for him.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by Quaker85 » Fri May 28, 2021 4:22 pm

Is it fashionable to misspell definitely now since LOD finished


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Post by Emdubya » Fri May 28, 2021 4:46 pm

Quaker85 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 4:22 pm
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He might be H :o

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by lo36789 » Fri May 28, 2021 6:56 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 3:00 pm
lo36789 wrote:
Fri May 28, 2021 2:07 pm
If we could get him seems like a no brainer tbh.

A choice between him and Charman for the ST role, ideally supported by Sousa / Mondal / Rivers and Holmes would be a strong and exciting forward line.
Sousa has not yet signed and probably won't, Mondal we know nothing about, Holmes hasn't played in 2 seasons, and won't be ready until September at the earliest. Who knows how good he'll be *if* he can ever regain fitness.

Oh and Charman kept on getting injured last season too.

This seems quite a distance from strong and exciting, as things stand.
Haha. I am not writing off Sousa staying yet. He had trials last year and ended up at Tadcaster Albion.

EFL won't be back training until June, friendlies in July. He might just want to sign by then to at least have something. He will know we can't wait until the end of July to know.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by StevieMardenboro » Fri May 28, 2021 10:08 pm

I'd sign him. I'd also like to see us try two central strikers. I probably sound like a dinosaur but quite often it seemed like we struggled to break teams down at home with two wide men and a single striker.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by Beano » Sat May 29, 2021 10:22 am

I understand the desire for two strikers, but if we are to play one up top this can be replicated with someone consistently breaking into the box from midfield, which is something we’ve lacked for a while.

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Post by jjljks » Mon May 31, 2021 7:06 am

Given our propensity for players getting injured and especially strikers, would be useful to have cover in depth. This gives AA more options and Ty has good close control & different skills to complement the forward line. Too often, opposition teams can mark a single striker out of the game & changing formation during a game can help unsettle them.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by H1987 » Mon May 31, 2021 9:20 am

No brainer for me. It'll depend if he gets any pro offers of course, but I suspect we might be his best option to get some football in and prove he can play higher up.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by rogerkay » Mon Jun 07, 2021 10:45 am

Big drop from Championship to NLN and from full time to part time.



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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by Quaker85 » Mon Jun 07, 2021 4:44 pm

rogerkay wrote:Big drop from Championship to NLN and from full time to part time.
The lad has played 12 mins in the Championship. He’s an academy player. I take your point about full time status though.


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Ty o,neil

Post by MCFCDarlo3 » Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:06 pm

Not so sure, first time around he seemed to have a much better application to the job.

Second time maybe he was not in a good place, not sure, cant be good when your ambitions are not being met at Boro.

Hes a good player no doubt.

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Re: Ty o,neil

Post by Darlo_CR » Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:35 pm

MCFCDarlo3 wrote:
Mon Jun 07, 2021 6:06 pm
Not so sure, first time around he seemed to have a much better application to the job.

Second time maybe he was not in a good place, not sure, cant be good when your ambitions are not being met at Boro.

Hes a good player no doubt.
In his second spell he spent most of the time out of position on the wing and was mainly used as a substitute. With a good run of games in his natural position I'd have no qualms about him returning to previous form. He'd be an excellent signing.

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