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harvey098

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Seems to be the Everton way doesn't it?

For the record I'd still take bright in a heartbeat
Did the same with Bassala Sambou. He thought he was too good for us, wonder if he regrets that.
 

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I wonder if Sambou ever wonders what might have been if he had stopped, or does he just look at his bank and think it’s ok?
 

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He played in pretty decent youth sides with the likes of Bayliss, Harries, Maddison, George Thomas and Shipley - these 5 all signed pro with us played in our 23s and 1 is in the Premier League, 3 Championship, and 1 League 1. At a smaller club there’s a plan and a pathway to the first team. From what I heard Everton had been aware of him for a while in second year of his scholarship, he scored against Arsenal in the FAYC and then a hat trick against Barnsley after that the club knew the chances of him staying were slim.

If he had the chance again I think he would stay but you only get one career in football and it’s difficult to begrudge anyone an opportunity to try their luck at a big Premier League club
 
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Not an ex player but an ex players son Aaron Pressley has just come off the bench for Brentford
 
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Luke Steele was on the UTC podcast last week and talks about his time with us, and goes into detail about the training ground fight between Doyler and Robert Page starts at 51:50

Just got into these, Matt Kilgallon is my favourite so far. Parkin starts to grate after a while though with his whole fuck the club attitude
 

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I like Undr the Cosh and agree Parkin is a bit of an ignorant c**t, though not in the same league as his fellow tyke Darren Gough. That said, they're far more interesting to listen to than the robotic PL 'ex pros', imagine a podcast with people like Jermain Jenas and Shearer on it.

I enjoyed the Darren Sheridan one, didn't realise he was John's brother until he started talking.

Another interesting one from a Cov point of view is Stephen McPhee, who talks about his time at Cov. He is no fan of Strachan who does sound like a bit of a c**t tbh.
 
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Watch the Si Ferry ones. Never heard of him but he played for Swindon under Di Canio. Some hilarious stories about him. The second half is him at Celtic, the stories about Thomas Gravesen are gold.
 

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Watch the Si Ferry ones. Never heard of him but he played for Swindon under Di Canio. Some hilarious stories about him. The second half is him at Celtic, the stories about Thomas Gravesen are gold.
Listened to a few of these the di canio stories are brilliant, wish the lads who done the sky blue extra podcasts pushed the players to tell a few more stories. They are always a bit by the book. How did you career start, how was you time at cov etc etc.
 
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Listened to a few of these the di canio stories are brilliant, wish the lads who done the sky blue extra podcasts pushed the players to tell a few more stories. They are always a bit by the book. How did you career start, how was you time at cov etc etc.
The SBE are tedious in the end, could excuse it early doors but it's the same old thing every time. The lads on it are nice enough but have very little instinct to probe
 

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The SBE are tedious in the end, could excuse it early doors but it's the same old thing every time. The lads on it are nice enough but have very little instinct to probe
That’s it, you’ve listened to one you’ve listened to them all, it’s like they go into the podcasts with a list of 20 questions, do seem like genuine lads though.
 

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Luke Steele was on the UTC podcast last week and talks about his time with us, and goes into detail about the training ground fight between Doyler and Robert Page starts at 51:50

He seems like a good bloke. Love the training ground story. The good old days of beating derby and high field road, love a bit of early morning nostalgia 😂
 

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I like Undr the Cosh and agree Parkin is a bit of an ignorant c**t, though not in the same league as his fellow tyke Darren Gough. That said, they're far more interesting to listen to than the robotic PL 'ex pros', imagine a podcast with people like Jermain Jenas and Shearer on it.

I enjoyed the Darren Sheridan one, didn't realise he was John's brother until he started talking.

Another interesting one from a Cov point of view is Stephen McPhee, who talks about his time at Cov. He is no fan of Strachan who does sound like a bit of a c**t tbh.
Shearer on the All to Play For podcast with Joe Cole and Tom Davis is pretty decent tbf
 

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Ex players on the move in January Transfer Window-
Tony Andreu (unattached)Ross County
Mathew Pennington (Everton) On loan to Shrewsbury.

What a waste of a career for Pennington!


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Ex players on the move in January Transfer Window-
Tony Andreu (unattached)Ross County
Mathew Pennington (Everton) On loan to Shrewsbury.

What a waste of a career for Pennington!


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Pennington will have made a lot of money just hanging around at Everton and then going out to clubs on loan which are actually the level he should play at.
 

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Ex players on the move in January Transfer Window-
Tony Andreu (unattached)Ross County
Mathew Pennington (Everton) On loan to Shrewsbury.

What a waste of a career for Pennington!


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Bailly Cargill gone from MK Dons to Forest Green. He's another I thought would have a better career than he has.
 
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Bailly Cargill gone from MK Dons to Forest Green. He's another I thought would have a better career than he has.
Mental to think Jack Stephens was one of the players of the match against Man City at the weekend.

Those two were on loan with us at the same time and I thought both were decent. Couldn't have gone in more opposite directions.
 
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Pennington will have made a lot of money just hanging around at Everton and then going out to clubs on loan which are actually the level he should play at.
Everton seem to make a habit of this. Look at someone like Luke Garbutt, released by Everton aged 27 having barely played for them.
 

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Everton seem to make a habit of this. Look at someone like Luke Garbutt, released by Everton aged 27 having barely played for them.

It seems mad to me as they are never going to make it at 27 realistically and then look how low they drop, I thought we might have gone for Garbutt in the summer but he ended up lower down.
 

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Bayliss replaced at half time, with Preston 3-1 down at Wycombe.
 

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Mental to think Jack Stephens was one of the players of the match against Man City at the weekend.

Those two were on loan with us at the same time and I thought both were decent. Couldn't have gone in more opposite directions.
Crikey, didn't realise that was the same Jack Stephens