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deleriad
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RE: Boro State Of Play

Went to the match. After a non-event of a first half, the introduction of Akpom and Giles made all the difference. It was good to see some youngste...

3 days ago
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RE: Boro State Of Play

I don't know. I think we might start with the normal 1st 11 and a couple of changes but maybe make a lot of changes at half-time. I do think that th...

5 days ago
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RE: Boro State Of Play

I see Craig John's in the Gazette has had a go at giving an (almost) half-term report card for the players./p> Quite tricky because it's been a seas...

1 week ago
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RE: Boro State Of Play

I thought I would look back at what I wrote in the Wilder's Window thread At the beginning of the thread I said And then at the end Jarkko h...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Boro State Of Play

@jarkko Although I was one of many who was sceptical of both Carrick and Woodgate, I think Woodgate in particular may have found a role that really...

2 weeks ago
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RE: World Cup 2022

Some really good posts here, and to be fair, a good article in The Guardian which also lays out some of the Qatari views too. Like everyone here; me...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Boro State Of Play

Thanks, Andy, for a good starter for 10. Let's face it, this is not the season we were expecting at the end of July. At half time on the 30th of Jul...

2 weeks ago
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RE: Blackpool v Boro (Again)

Agreed. What's more, I noticed he was playing with a smile on his face and he was joining in fully with the celebrations. A couple of matches ago, he ...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Blackpool v Boro (Again)

@jarkko I'm planning on going to that. Used to live just down the road from there but still pretty close.

3 weeks ago
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RE: Blackpool v Boro (Again)

Thanks, Andy, for an illuminating opener. I suspect, injuries notwithstanding, that we'll see the same starting 11. Hopefully Watmore will be availa...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

Green shoots starting to bud. We've had 8 games under Leo and Carrick so far, won 3, drawn 2, lost 3. 1 Poor performance but mostly you can see a grou...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

@lenmasterman there is always the exception. Seems to me though that he won't replace Howson. He's not left footed so won't replace McGree. That leave...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

@original-fat-bob I really hope not. If we did sign him or an equivalent on loan I would conclude that we haven't learned any lessons. Here's why. Y...

3 weeks ago
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RE: Boro v Bristol City

Another Opus From Bob. Looking at the form table, Bristol City are 23rd over the last 6 games. They had a good spell for a while but are currently ...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

Whisper it softly but I see green shoots. Since Wilder left we've played 7, won 3, drawn 1, lost 3. That's comfortable mid-table form. First Leo and t...

4 weeks ago
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RE: Hull v Boro

@jarkko Agreed I think we have recruited a lot from lower leagues and non-league over the last few years. Wing is an obvious example but there's als...

4 weeks ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

I'm going to put the glass half-full perspective. Personally, I think the main things wrong with us can be solved with a shot of confidence and improv...

1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

@jarkko To be honest it has probably been best for us that Coburn has gone out than sit around here on the bench as part of 6 strikers under Wilder...

1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

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1 month ago
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RE: PNE V BORO

Things definitely turned after Christmas. One thing I noticed is that he really piled on the weight. Speaking as someone who is prone to doing the sam...

1 month ago
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RE: Boro v Huddersfield

@malcolm Like any manager, he's putting the best spin he can on the result which is fair enough. We can all see that the players are massively under-p...

1 month ago
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RE: Boro v Huddersfield

It's fair to say that the skills you need to be a top manager are not the same the ones you need to be a top player though there is clearly an overlap...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

That's a relief. It's a common cliché that football is a game of fine margins and yesterday nearly all the fine margins went our way. A lucky rebound ...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

I don't think he's the wrong man. He's not my first choice but I think he's a viable choice. It will depend on a lot of other things but he does tick ...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

Agreed. It seems very clear that something spurred us into action sooner than we planned and this appointment is crucial. There's still plenty of time...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

@forever-dormo There is a phrase "slowly then quickly." From the outside it looks like there was a slow decline in results starting around February wh...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

I agree in part but, and this is a big but, if the stories coming out of the club are true, it seems that Wilder was crossing his fingers when he sign...

1 month ago
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RE: Wigan v Boro

Well the Nightmare start to the season continues. Thanks to OFB for braving the opener. I see a lot of talk about changing formation, changing to 4 ...

1 month ago
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RE: Boro v Blackburn

If Bruce got the job I would have to change my name. I couldn't take the shame. -Bruce

2 months ago
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RE: Boro v Blackburn

@ken sorry to hear this. I'm always impressed by the detail and hard work in your blog posts despite your health issues. Sending you best wishes from ...

2 months ago
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