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Discussion in 'Coventry City General Chat' started by Grendel, Dec 14, 2019.

  1. Grendel

    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    If I could have your attention

    There are times when the club in a season reaches a cross roads

    To me this season that is today. I previously started a thread on the same vein with Mowbray and was proved right as the car crash unfolded

    In many areas the club has some could players who could make this a successful season.

    We criminally lack any forwards who top 6 teams would want or we get the goals to dry up. Biamou, Bakayoko and Hiwula are duds. Godden finds the Robins way and stops scoring. Clarke Harris and Chaplin escape the Robins way and start scoring

    Only team to have no away wins, pitiful goals difference and embarrassing number of goals scored - a team in the drop zone with 5 wins versus our 7

    It is still possible to turn the season around. A different style and crucially new forwards. The rest of the team is competitive and capable

    Like Ipswich we are slumping.

    What do we do? Stick or twist?

    The taxi is warming up and needs to be heading to Birmingham unless a change of approach and personnel is adopted soon
     
  2. Skybluefaz

    Skybluefaz Well-Known Member

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    Liked by dim. All we need to know.
     
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    Get a grip. We lost today, beat Ipswich away on Tuesday. Turning point my arse, just typical city
     
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    I think you will be proved wrong and we will still have a good season..
     
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    The striker situation is clear to see chaplin was said to be used with a target man Biamou I felt was who he wanted him paired with but got injured without a doubt Robins sent Chaplins development backwards & he got out first chance he had,JCH deemed not good enough goes to Bristol & starts scoring freely,in comes Godden 18 goals last season at this level looks to have suffered from being played alone something isn’t right with regards to what we are doing with our strikers.
     
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  7. Skybluefaz

    Skybluefaz Well-Known Member

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    McNulty. 28 goals. Really fucking struggled didn't he?
     
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    I know Grendel isn’t everyone’s cup of tea but he has raised some valid points which deserve to be debated without it turning into an abuse war.

    The only losing 3 games would be great if we were winning a lot of the other games but we’re not. Rotherham have lost 4 more and are above us.
     
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    @Grendel is your opinion Robins will not be able to take us into the championship and he’s reached his level now ? I’ve heard this from a few people I’m not so sure just yet
     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    Many of our expert fans thought once that Chris Wilder wasn’t good enough when considered a candidate post Robins first time round

    Ok
     
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    cc84cov Well-Known Member

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    Faz you gotta give me more than one name mate he’s signed how many strikers ? Also that was league 2 level I fancy most our strikers to score 20+ at that level mate
     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    We’d have been screwed without Mcnulty whereas most other clubs with that budget at that level Would have coped
     
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    No you have raised some valid points. Let’s see if we are still in the mix come the New Year and a reinforcement or 2.
     
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    We have no money mate I don’t see many coming in lucky to get 1 competing against clubs with money to spend
     
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    This constant boom or bust after every win or loss is bizarre. It’s a long season and we have the opportunity to strengthen in Jan. we are one or two players away from a very strong side. How come this taxi wasn’t running on Tuesday ?
     
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    We got promoted
     
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    fernandopartridge Well-Known Member

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    Clarke was signed by Robins and Mcgoldrick had that great run under him but wasn't signed by him.
     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    So we should have and without a shite ref would have failed
     
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    cc84cov Well-Known Member

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    McGoldrick was Micky Adams I’m sure before he left ?
     
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    fernandopartridge Well-Known Member

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    Tbf that's one hell of a leap, we battered Notts County in the second leg, think we'd have prevailed in the end
     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    You are sensible - what do you think? I think this could be squandered opportunity
     
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    fernandopartridge Well-Known Member

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    No. Signed by Thorn I think but had the great run under Robins
     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    Well after that - Waggott signed him
     
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    cc84cov Well-Known Member

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    I’m certain it was Adams mate then he was sacked the days after ?
     
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    Adams was manager from 2005 to 2007. McGoldrick was with us from 2012
     
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    Grendel Well-Known Member

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    No it was years later
     
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    For what it's worth, I rated Wilder and Chaplin.

    I did once think Ben Stevenson was going to be great though.
     
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    I’m thinking of Misfud

    Wagott was behind it Lee Carsley & Richard shaw names mentioned maybe were caretakers at the time then
     
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    I can just about tolerate it but if we're in the bottom half at the turn of the year I might be minded to agree with you, as our form is virtually relegation form as I posted last week.
     
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    I second this view is the championship a step too far ?
     
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    If you want to get promoted you've got to set up to win games, can't be conservative and hope it works. We've now got 4 fit strikers yet we only had 1 on the pitch for 99% of the game.
     
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    Over the last 10 it’s 19th with 11 points. Bolton have picked up a point more
     
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    I'm not on board with a lot of what Grendel has said but the money issue is a red herring.
    There are several forwards in the league 1 leading scorers who cost less than Bakayoko let aĺone Godden
     
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    Just quietin' down for a voice in the crowd.
    I get so confused and I don't understand, our tactics anymore!
     
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