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Signing a goalscorer now doesn't make up for the fact that we've gone the whole of pre-season without one and took nearly a month to replace McNulty. Hopefully he can hit the ground running but it could take him a while to gel which could be troublesome early doors.
No, you're right. Obviously, we shouldn't have signed him. But now that we have, we'll just have to put up with it - and keep using that gel on those squeaky doors. A pre-season with the gel can would have fixed that!
 

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Has anyone heard bollucks quite like this before hahaha
No, you're right. Obviously, we shouldn't have signed him. But now that we have, we'll just have to put up with it - and keep using that gel on those squeaky doors. A pre-season with the gel can would have fixed that!
We should have left signing him until next June so he could have the all important pre-season with us.
 

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No, you're right. Obviously, we shouldn't have signed him. But now that we have, we'll just have to put up with it - and keep using that gel on those squeaky doors. A pre-season with the gel can would have fixed that!
Where did I say we shouldn't have signed him? Fucking hell, it's impossible to have an opinion on here that isn't just blind positivity isn't it. Surprisingly it's possible for something to happen that isn't just a "good thing" or a "bad thing". Am I happy we've signed him? Yes. Do I think he's a decent player? Yes. Would I have preferred him to have come in a few weeks ago so he could get used to playing in the team ready for the start of the season? Yes. It's like doing all your revision for an exam the night before, yeah sure you might still pass but you'd have had a much higher chance if you'd properly prepared.
 

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Hiwula is a good signing but would have preferred him in a week or two ago. Signing a goalscorer now doesn't make up for the fact that we've gone the whole of pre-season without one and took nearly a month to replace McNulty. Hopefully he can hit the ground running but it could take him a while to gel which could be troublesome early doors.
Give it a rest you cockwomble
 

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Yet another poster who simply insults instead of trying to provide a counter argument, but that's all this forum is. Get with the hivemind or get attacked for not, kind of pathetic really.
Do you have just been posting negative bollocks all the fucking time kid. Oh we haven't signed a striker, oh we have signed a striker but still, oh i've never been to the ricoh, oh i can't wait to call the phone in, oh fuck off

Hivemind as well, ffs
 

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Yet another poster who simply insults instead of trying to provide a counter argument, but that's all this forum is. Get with the hivemind or get attacked for not, kind of pathetic really.
To be fair, you are consistently proven wrong. Go from goalpost to goalpost whinging.

Going on and on about no striker coming in, we get one in and you move the goalposts and whinge about something else.
 

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Yet another poster who simply insults instead of trying to provide a counter argument, but that's all this forum is. Get with the hivemind or get attacked for not, kind of pathetic really.
It gets boring when you're constantly being negative, no wonder you get "attacked" a lot. In an ideal world every fan would love to have all the transfers done in the first week of the transfer window but this isn't the case. Look at the Prem and how many deals are still being brought through...its not just us.
 

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Where did I say we shouldn't have signed him? Fucking hell, it's impossible to have an opinion on here that isn't just blind positivity isn't it. Surprisingly it's possible for something to happen that isn't just a "good thing" or a "bad thing". Am I happy we've signed him? Yes. Do I think he's a decent player? Yes. Would I have preferred him to have come in a few weeks ago so he could get used to playing in the team ready for the start of the season? Yes. It's like doing all your revision for an exam the night before, yeah sure you might still pass but you'd have had a much higher chance if you'd properly prepared.
Do you ask and answer your own questions? Yes
 

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To be fair, you are consistently proven wrong. Go from goalpost to goalpost whinging.

Going on and on about no striker coming in, we get one in and you move the goalposts and whinge about something else.
We need to work out which one of the "usuals" he is on the CWR phone in
 

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To be fair, you are consistently proven wrong. Go from goalpost to goalpost whinging.

Going on and on about no striker coming in, we get one in and you move the goalposts and whinge about something else.
I've maintained from the start that I was unhappy that we hadn't brought a striker in earlier, so yes, I wasn't expecting us to get one in yesterday and I'm pleasantly surprised that we have but that doesn't change the fact that we've taken so long to do so. The post in this thread that seems to have upset so many people was simply me responding to another poster who asked me a direct question about what I thought of our transfer strategy now we'd signed Hiwula and that hasn't changed. I'm still of the mindset that we shouldn't have sold McNulty if we didn't have someone lined up to come in within the next week or so, and I still think it's poor business to wait this long to add a vital component to the squad. You'l often find in football that the team who have prepared the best do the best, especially in the lower leagues.

Do you have just been posting negative bollocks all the fucking time kid. Oh we haven't signed a striker, oh we have signed a striker but still, oh i've never been to the ricoh, oh i can't wait to call the phone in, oh fuck off

Hivemind as well, ffs
You can shut that 'never been to the Ricoh' shite down right away considering I'm a season ticket holder chief. Yet again zero response to my argument, just spouting more shite.

It gets boring when you're constantly being negative, no wonder you get "attacked" a lot. In an ideal world every fan would love to have all the transfers done in the first week of the transfer window but this isn't the case. Look at the Prem and how many deals are still being brought through...its not just us.
It's not the fact we're doing deals late, that's fine. It's the fact we're replacing probably our most important player from last season so late into the window. I doubt there is a single Premier League club who've sold their top goalscorer from last season and is yet to replace them. You can't just do everything last minute because eventually it'll catch up with you. We've learnt this so many times in the past when we've bought late. Thankfully Hiwula is a decent player so it's not our usual panic loanee from a higher division but it could have been. The longer you leave it the more desperate it gets and the less prepared your team is going into the season. We're already at a disadvantage to most teams because we've had a shorter pre-season due to winning the play-offs and it doesn't help when key components of our team haven't been around for it.

To answer the question about Armstrong earlier in the thread, we signed him with 11 days to go until the start of the season, so he at least played in a friendly and had a full weeks training to get to know his new teammates/for the manager to have a look at him and to see how to best use him.
 
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I don’t care if he scores 25 goals this season FP and we get promoted.

NOTHING will make up for the pre season he missed. Nothing.
Christ, like talking to 8 year olds on here. Only hear what they want to hear and then twist the argument to fit their narrative without actually countering any of the points made.
 
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I've maintained from the start that I was unhappy that we hadn't brought a striker in earlier, so yes, I wasn't expecting us to get one in yesterday and I'm pleasantly surprised that we have but that doesn't change the fact that we've taken so long to do so. The post in this thread that seems to have upset so many people was simply me responding to another poster who asked me a direct question about what I thought of our transfer strategy now we'd signed Hiwula and that hasn't changed. I'm still of the mindset that we shouldn't have sold McNulty if we didn't have someone lined up to come in within the next week or so, and I still think it's poor business to wait this long to add a vital component to the squad. You'l often find in football that the team who have prepared the best do the best, especially in the lower leagues.


You can shut that 'never been to the Ricoh' shite down right away considering I'm a season ticket holder chief. Yet again zero response to my argument, just spouting more shite.


It's not the fact we're doing deals late, that's fine. It's the fact we're replacing probably our most important player from last season so late into the window. I doubt there is a single Premier League club who've sold their top goalscorer from last season and is yet to replace them. You can't just do everything last minute because eventually it'll catch up with you. We've learnt this so many times in the past when we've bought late. Thankfully Hiwula is a decent player so it's not our usual panic loanee from a higher division but it could have been. The longer you leave it the more desperate it gets and the less prepared your team is going into the season. We're already at a disadvantage to most teams because we've had a shorter pre-season due to winning the play-offs and it doesn't help when key components of our team haven't been around for it.

To answer the question about Armstrong earlier in the thread, we signed him with 11 days to go until the start of the season, so he at least played in a friendly and had a full weeks training to get to know his new teammates/for the manager to have a look at him and to see how to best use him.
If we'd waited until yesterday to sell McNulty, Hiwula wouldn't have had any extra pre-season with us.
 

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I've maintained from the start that I was unhappy that we hadn't brought a striker in earlier, so yes, I wasn't expecting us to get one in yesterday and I'm pleasantly surprised that we have but that doesn't change the fact that we've taken so long to do so. The post in this thread that seems to have upset so many people was simply me responding to another poster who asked me a direct question about what I thought of our transfer strategy now we'd signed Hiwula and that hasn't changed. I'm still of the mindset that we shouldn't have sold McNulty if we didn't have someone lined up to come in within the next week or so, and I still think it's poor business to wait this long to add a vital component to the squad. You'l often find in football that the team who have prepared the best do the best, especially in the lower leagues.


You can shut that 'never been to the Ricoh' shite down right away considering I'm a season ticket holder chief. Yet again zero response to my argument, just spouting more shite.


It's not the fact we're doing deals late, that's fine. It's the fact we're replacing probably our most important player from last season so late into the window. I doubt there is a single Premier League club who've sold their top goalscorer from last season and is yet to replace them. You can't just do everything last minute because eventually it'll catch up with you. We've learnt this so many times in the past when we've bought late. Thankfully Hiwula is a decent player so it's not our usual panic loanee from a higher division but it could have been. The longer you leave it the more desperate it gets and the less prepared your team is going into the season. We're already at a disadvantage to most teams because we've had a shorter pre-season due to winning the play-offs and it doesn't help when key components of our team haven't been around for it.

To answer the question about Armstrong earlier in the thread, we signed him with 11 days to go until the start of the season, so he at least played in a friendly and had a full weeks training to get to know his new teammates/for the manager to have a look at him and to see how to best use him.
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Christ, like talking to 8 year olds on here. Only hear what they want to hear and then twist the argument to fit their narrative without actually countering any of the points made.
Aren't you the one twisting the narrative by going on and on about not signing a striker and as soon as we do you moan about how late it is? If we had held onto McNulty until we had a replacement like you wanted then it still would have been late and we may potentially be in the position Pompey are now in.

Wasn't so long ago you were moaning about us being nowhere near ready and that everybody was injured for the start of the season as well.

Maybe just wait and see what things happen before moaning so much?
 
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Larsen is exactly the kind of player we should be going for.

The Dutch league, and separately the leagues in Sweden and Denmark have some really good hungry players that would kill for a chance to play in England for a good League One side. The standard is not dissimilar and does overlap depending on the teams themselves.

Pull this off and this team is starting to look really decent.
 
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Aren't you the one twisting the narrative by going on and on about not signing a striker and as soon as we do you moan about how late it is? If we had held onto McNulty until we had a replacement like you wanted then it still would have been late and we may potentially be in the position Pompey are now in.
I literally said this in my last response to you but I've been criticising how long it took us to sign a striker since before Hiwula sign, this isn't a brand new argument. Pompey aren't in the same situation as us because they've not sold their best player to the first bidder, they trying to offload a substitute striker and sign a better replacement. Not really comparable. There are multiple reasons why selling McNulty and then waiting a month to sign a replacement is a bad thing, but you'll probably just accused me of changing my argument again instead of listening to what I say.

How about this then Nick, I'll only make positive posts on this forum for the next fortnight and you'll agree to actually listen to my arguments instead of ignoring the key points?
 

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All this pre season talk is bollocks. They’ve all had a pre season including the new guy, just not with us. He’ll be fit and ready to go. He’s a footballer and if you think tactics play a big part at this level...they just don’t.
Managers like to use the no pre season with us line as an excuse when things start badly. Unfortunately fans buy into it.
 

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I literally said this in my last response to you but I've been criticising how long it took us to sign a striker since before Hiwula sign, this isn't a brand new argument. Pompey aren't in the same situation as us because they've not sold their best player to the first bidder, they trying to offload a substitute striker and sign a better replacement. Not really comparable. There are multiple reasons why selling McNulty and then waiting a month to sign a replacement is a bad thing, but you'll probably just accused me of changing my argument again instead of listening to what I say.

How about this then Nick, I'll only make positive posts on this forum for the next fortnight and you'll agree to actually listen to my arguments instead of ignoring the key points?
Or how about instead of whinging as much as possible you wait and see what happens before?

Match threads last season were the same, concede a goal and you were all over it.

Pompey are in the situation now where they have a player who doesn't want to be there and the team who were interested in him have moved and signed somebody else.
 

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I literally said this in my last response to you but I've been criticising how long it took us to sign a striker since before Hiwula sign, this isn't a brand new argument. Pompey aren't in the same situation as us because they've not sold their best player to the first bidder, they trying to offload a substitute striker and sign a better replacement. Not really comparable. There are multiple reasons why selling McNulty and then waiting a month to sign a replacement is a bad thing, but you'll probably just accused me of changing my argument again instead of listening to what I say.

How about this then Nick, I'll only make positive posts on this forum for the next fortnight and you'll agree to actually listen to my arguments instead of ignoring the key points?
I get your point totally, I've had the same concerns.

Thing is, now we have brought a striker in, and it looks like another may follow. We need to let it go now and give them a chance. I think this squad is actually really strong. Providing the strikers get going we can really challenge this season.

If you do want to have a moan though, I know just the place... Brexit thread!
 
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Or how about instead of whinging as much as possible you wait and see what happens before?

Match threads last season were the same, concede a goal and you were all over it.

Pompey are in the situation now where they have a player who doesn't want to be there and the team who were interested in him have moved and signed somebody else.
In fairness, just like myself you do love a good meltdown when we concede too!

 
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In fairness, just like myself you do love a good meltdown when we concede too!

Yep, however I don't just appear when we concede and rant then vanish if we win

Can't remember the game, think it Lincoln away where he made himself look silly and vanished when we got back into it
 
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Christ, like talking to 8 year olds on here. Only hear what they want to hear and then twist the argument to fit their narrative without actually countering any of the points made.
But we did have a replacement lined up in Chaplin, unfortunately Pompey played silly buggers. Took your advice about hanging on until replacement is in. Guess what? They delayed, we moved on and now they are stuck with an unhappy player who knows wasn’t wanted!! Us meanwhile, have sold and replaced with a decent (proof is in the pudding) player. Who is better off, them or us?
 

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I get your point totally, I've had the same concerns.

Thing is, now we have brought a striker in, and it looks like another may follow. We need to let it go now and give them a chance. I think this squad is actually really strong. Providing the strikers get going we can really challenge this season.

If you do want to have a moan though, I know just the place... Brexit thread!
Why you pushing the Brexit thread so much, what's your agenda?
 

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Yet another poster who simply insults instead of trying to provide a counter argument, but that's all this forum is. Get with the hivemind or get attacked for not, kind of pathetic really.
Bee careful Charlie
Christ, like talking to 8 year olds on here. Only hear what they want to hear and then twist the argument to fit their narrative without actually countering any of the points made.
He was having fun with you Charlie. Relax and have a light hearted dig now and then. It's a long old season and if you start at 95% wound up, you'll implode before long. PUSB !
 
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