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Offer has been accepted bauser has had his critics but he has pulled masterstrokes on both of these.  Now over to you Leo!  Payero small issues look sorted should be an announcement tomorrow or f

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Not been keeping up but Sporar should be sorted by Tuesday 

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3 minutes ago, TheJew said:

Marv did well last season!

He did okay. We would want someone to come in and challenge Bola for the shirt though, surely. And if Johnson couldn't do that last season, he certainly won't do it being a year older.

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10 minutes ago, Neverbefore said:

I reckon one of the signings could be resigning Johnson tbh. Warnock seems desperate for left footers atm and we know he wants versatility. 

I don't want it to happen but I can definitely see it.

Why would you try and will this kind of thing into existing by putting it down in words man?

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My sauce told me, that the mystery person is a former player in the 30's 40's bracket ... 

He wouldn't and couldn't answer if it was a foreigner or not ..  (which lead me to think he IS foreign) 

Deep respect to my sauce, that he couldn't be persuaded to telling any useful hints .. I like that .. There are enough blabbermouths 

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7 minutes ago, SmogDane said:

My sauce told me, that the mystery person is a former player in the 30's 40's bracket ... 

He wouldn't and couldn't answer if it was a foreigner or not ..  (which lead me to think he IS foreign) 

Deep respect to my sauce, that he couldn't be persuaded to telling any useful hints .. I like that .. There are enough blabbermouths 

There's literally no one I can think of that fits that description that I'd want

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7 minutes ago, SmogDane said:

My sauce told me, that the mystery person is a former player in the 30's 40's bracket ... 

He wouldn't and couldn't answer if it was a foreigner or not ..  (which lead me to think he IS foreign) 

Deep respect to my sauce, that he couldn't be persuaded to telling any useful hints .. I like that .. There are enough blabbermouths 

Downing

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3 minutes ago, liambell42 said:

Downing

That's the part I forgot .. He told me it was 100 % not Downing, thnk God 

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15 minutes ago, SmogDane said:

My sauce told me, that the mystery person is a former player in the 30's 40's bracket ... 

He wouldn't and couldn't answer if it was a foreigner or not ..  (which lead me to think he IS foreign) 

Deep respect to my sauce, that he couldn't be persuaded to telling any useful hints .. I like that .. There are enough blabbermouths 

A certain ex player might be leaving he’s rule with a national team 😉

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2 minutes ago, SmogDane said:

One last clue 

An unsung hero

Forget Middlesbrough Monopoly, I'm all aboard the express for Middlesbrough Guess Who?

"Are they a bell end?"
"Yes."
"...Hmmm actually, that doesn't help."

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