We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by DJBlu » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:34 pm

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Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:33 pm
Someone tell me what the point of three centre backs is? I don’t see a single advantage it gives us beyond what Brockbank abandons the role to play as a winger......
WE DON'T KNOW.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by McD » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:34 pm

IE before the game "....The most important thing for us it to concentrate on ourselves and be better at what we do. Certainly that means that defensively we need to be stronger..."
So did he not tell the players this?
Once again the opposition run at us straight down the middle and score - How many times does this have to happen before IE wakes up?
What do you expect IE will say now?
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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by DJBlu » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:36 pm

Again Sarcevic whinging that Brockbank is holding his position as the Crawley player wanders past him(Sarc that is).

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by Mar » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:39 pm

Seemingly too pedestrian going forward for the most part. Last 5 minutes there's been a notable shift in tempo but we're still suffering from the fullbacks being too deep.

We don't want the ball hoofed forward and we're struggling to get any wing play because our wide men are starting so deep. Which means inevitably we're not whipping crosses into the front man and any attacking play we have gets to midfield and invariably slows down enough for the opposition defence to get settled. Presumably the wingbacks sitting so deep has meant that Doyle has ended up wide and doing the crossing in, instead of attacking the ball.

Seems like we've constantly got a numerical disadvantage due to our tactics.

For lack of a better target man, give Santos a run up front, knocking down to Doyle and Delfouneso either side. Might end up giving them enough of a distraction to give our front men some space.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by BWFC_Insane » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:39 pm

DJBlu wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:36 pm
Again Sarcevic whinging that Brockbank is holding his position as the Crawley player wanders past him(Sarc that is).
Someone needs to tell them what to bloody do.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:40 pm

DOYLE HITS BAR

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by BWFC_Insane » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:41 pm

We need width.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:41 pm

Attack v defence this (I'd put a bob on defence)

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by DJBlu » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:41 pm

BWFC_Insane wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:41 pm
We need width.
Or hit it long?

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by officer_dibble » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:42 pm

That’s the chance gone I think. Beaten ourselves today.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by Prufrock » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:42 pm

I mean tbf they've been excellent since going behind.
In a world that has decided
That it's going to lose its mind
Be more kind, my friends, try to be more kind.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:42 pm

Jesus how did that not go in? Delf saved at point blank then Tomo rebound over

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by Worthy4England » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:43 pm

Dave Sutton's barnet wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:04 pm
officer_dibble wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 3:57 pm
I think I’d leave Santos and Greenidge with Brockbank and Jones at full back. Isgrove on the right Thomason on the left.
A reasonable reshuffle of personnel but it would worry me for various reasons.

Firstly, some of our best moves have come from centre-backs pushing on.

Secondly, it would maroon our best passer (Tomo) wide left.

Thirdly, it would force our neat and tidy anchorman (Tutte) into a more general role which would be easier to bypass.

Fourthly, it wouldn't necessarily improve penetration as Tomo isn't a winger.

Fifthly, it sounds obvious but we'd be going from having three defenders to four defenders – Jones has struggled to penetrate from WB so he wouldn't have a hope from LB. Same for Brocky out right.

Sixthly, they seem to me to be playing quite narrow and would therefore overpower our depleted centre.

We might, at some point, be able to play a 4-4-2 but (1) I doubt it and (2) it would need new players, like the back three does.
What have the Romans ever done for us?

How we're not level is anyone's guess.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by LeverEnd » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:43 pm

Having a proper go now, but only themselves to blame for the finishing.
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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by officer_dibble » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:43 pm

Delf agaibeen shite since his mrs dropped her sprog, silly cow.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:44 pm

21 Bolton attempts on goal - I make that our highest number of the season

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by Dave Sutton's barnet » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:44 pm

officer_dibble wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:43 pm
Delf agaibeen shite since his mrs dropped her sprog, silly cow.
I think he has to take some of the blame :D

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by BWFC_Insane » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:44 pm

What this shows is we are good enough. The problem lies not in the players.....

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by DJBlu » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:45 pm

This is bonkers. Why oh why wait till now?

fecking lunacy.

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Re: We've all come a long way: Crawley (H) Sat 2 Jan @ 3pm

Post by DJBlu » Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:45 pm

BWFC_Insane wrote:
Sat Jan 02, 2021 4:44 pm
What this shows is we are good enough. The problem lies not in the players.....
Nor the system as it's not changed either.

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