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Everything posted by TheSkipper

  1. Hit them early, it could be a good game with plenty of chances. Allow them to control the game, then we might make a real game of it. Either way, I am looking forward to seeing what happens on the pitch. I am hoping Jim O'Brien makes a start, as I think he will get in behind Tamworth and make it tricky for them.
  2. Millwall 2-1 Luton Town Nottingham Florist 0-0 Blackpool Cambridge United 0-2 Ipswich Town Fleetwood Town 1-0 Crewe Alexandra Lincoln City 1-3 Charlton Athletic Joker Bradford City 2-2 Bristol Rovers Crawley Town 0-1 Sutton United Exeter City 1-0 Newport County
  3. Aren't most pubs protected by heritage laws now?
  4. @CliftonMagpie I think Yeovil handled the recording mate, they've uploaded the same highlights.
  5. Thanks for sharing the update with us @super_ram, please do tell Granny we wish her well.
  6. The Nations League needs scrapping, it's nothing but a B competition that is there to give fringe internationals a run to see if they're good enough for the main team.
  7. "I will go and watch games, I will get two exceptional recruitment specialists to get you players in budget, I will get you a manager or managers in front of you that can play attacking, open, front-foot football, that have integrity. "If I can deliver Southend United what I promise tomorrow, Monday, Friday and then in two or three or six months' time and the club are in a healthy position, then we'll sit down and talk about a longer-term involvement." If what Collymore says pays off, good on him for helping a former club out.
  8. Clifton area is a stronghold for Notts fans, pulling down the Meadows impacted the club but it also created Clifton in this aspect.
  9. Aww, this sucks. I know the gaffer has mentioned it a little at times but I hope @GrannyPie comes back stronger.
  10. Trolleybuses sounds like something you have to manually push yourself.
  11. Re: CB's Cameron - Rawlinson - Lacey This would be my preferred choose, with Lacey going into the middle if Brindley coming in when needed. I like Patterson but I think his experience so far is the only weakness, he crumbles when the defence does and I think this is where Slocombe shows he's the stronger option.
  12. Hopefully, the Notts team that are overcoming the recent defeats will continue to get ahead when they have fallen back. Or if it is later in the game and our attacking form has stopped being effective, this will be time for us time to time waste a little with passing football, otherwise after time we might generally fold as opposed to keep pushing.
  13. Ipswich Town 1-0 Shrewsbury Town Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Bolton Wanderers Barrow 0-3 Leyton Orient Hartlepool United 1-1 Northampton Town Mansfield Town 1-2 Oldham Athletic Boreham Wood 0-3 Dagenham & Redbridge Joker Dover Athletic 0-0 Barnet Wealdstone 2-1 Eastleigh
  14. Shambolic defending to allow the game out of reach, it is as if the players have no confidence to finish a match off.
  15. It's one of the best early draws that Notts have had for years, though I do think the aim is to make the actual knockout round.
  16. One thought I have, is Notts trying to do too much to soon? I would agree, there's a mix of issues and that is most likely what is proving to be difficult to resolve.
  17. Give Matt Palmer the ball, make space and that will keep Notts moving forward. We have to be a lot more creative. I don't want to see Notts attempt to walk into the back of the net, someone has to try their luck from distance. With Cal Roberts out, we might be one dimensional.
  18. Cardiff City 2-1 Reading Derby County 1-0 Swansea City Fleetwood Town 1-3 Charlton Athletic Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Oxford United Bristol Rovers 0-1 Swindon Town Colchester United 1-1 Salford City Maidenhead United 0-1 King's Lynn Torquay United 2-0 Wealdstone Joker
  19. I like how Ian Burchnall explains his decisions, he speaks very well throughout and it's hard not to connect with him.
  20. I've seen him play, he's a good prospect that should do just fine here. I am excited to see how he fits in, as Notts has needed someone with a bit of pace at the back, and whilst Kyle Cameron will be a loss. I think if he does well, Ian Burchnall should consider trying to bring him in for the full season.
  21. Notts would be foolish to miss this chance, if it doesn't happen I won't be happy. I would support any reason to bring back the 09/10 squad, imagine the vibe of this testimonial/retirement game and the optimism leading into the first team players. The fans believing promotion is realistic and results go our way, two events could be remembered for a long time. It fuels the positivity doesn't it?
  22. Home shirt! I don't think the mint shirt is bad, I just don't think it's Notts. I don't personally like it.
  23. Yes, it can be like that. I think under the Reedtz it's been much better. I think Notts might bring in a striker on loan.
  24. I think with some game time and faith, Lewis Knight could prove to be a very important player in time. If he plays out wide as a forward or more as a striker, his pace and potential will only grow with any chance given. I don't think he's done bad so far, and should be considered ahead of Elisa Sam who I believe will perform better this season.
  25. Tough times has made the best of discussing Notts on here, there's no snide remarks or petty behaviour. Just a friendly place to share your views, which I think every will say they appreciate reading even if they don't agree. It gives that balance. I glad to see you joining in @steve61, welcome from me too.

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