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8 minutes ago, GrimsbyBoro said:

Haven't the club been banging on about the scouting system, the databases and the moneyball system since Mowbray was here.

They clearly can't use it. 

I'd rather we looked abroad for some talent and flair ala Brentford. 

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14 minutes ago, TheJew said:

They clearly can't use it. 

I'd rather we looked abroad for some talent and flair ala Brentford. 

We should just stalk their scouts. 

I would imagine in this day and age every club has access to these tools.

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3 minutes ago, GrimsbyBoro said:

We should just stalk their scouts. 

I would imagine in this day and age every club has access to these tools.

It would give a potential rehabilitation route for people convicted of stalking.  Although I suppose as we'd be asking them to do more stalking then it might not be the best environment for them 🤔

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9 hours ago, diggerlad07 said:

Good shout!

I know we have been scouting Cedric Kipre from Wigan. 

If we got any sense and do want him then we would be trying to agree a fee with Wigan right now for him given they desperate need for cash.

Think Brighton just signed a player very cheaply from them this past week

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Shame about Moukoudi. I thought he looked promising when he came in Jan and was surprised Warnock didn’t seem to fancy him over Friend or even Fry at the back. I think he might well go on to bigger things as many players who leave us without really making an impact do. 

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Probably our only centre back with pace. 

Far better than Fry and Friend based on what little I'd seen

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Yeah that one bums me out, think the kid clearly has a lot of talent. Alas, Warnock isn't going to like a primarily ball playing cb.

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I wish we could find our own Pablo Hernandez

Been missing that exact type of player since Gaston's DMs on Instagram got leaked 

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This lad is one to keep an eye on. Got great natural striking instincts.

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15 minutes ago, Smogzilla said:

This lad is one to keep an eye on. Got great natural striking instincts.

I'm sure we can beat that out of him soon enough.

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I've heard good things about him and the fact he was linked to some of the bigger clubs as well shows there is some potential. We just have to hope he stays grounded and gets a fair shot. Hopefully he's one of the academy's success stories and not another Porritt/Park etc. 

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Would be great to actually get a striker from our academy that scores consistently for us.

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Nice to see another emerging young Irish attacking talent, even better when hes at boro.

If parrott, obafemi, Connolly and this fella all progress as they're expected we could have a bright future, at least from an attacking perspective!

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