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The defence isn't dodgy, it's one of the best in the Championship, although clearly far from perfect.  They had a bad day today though.  It's bizarre that so many people can't seem to differentiate be

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Your obsession with Crooks getting an automatic suspension is more worrying than my obsession with turning this place into the premier crisp discussion forum, Alan! I'd love to see the team that

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Just now, Smokedsalmon said:

He's absolutely not a striker and absolutely not good enough for us, but he has a fantastic work rate which is keeping him in the team.

No arguements with that latter bit, that's why I like him coming off the bench to close out a game rather than starting to try win a game. 

Connolly is a better player than him. 

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3 minutes ago, wilsoncgp said:

I don't think you'll get to see that many games from him. It might be harsh on him individually but there's no chance Wilder will give him the benefit of the doubt unless players are out as they are right now in front of him. We can't afford a passenger in the hope he might come good.

I don't see why not - we've given Connolly quite a few games. 😉

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Just now, Whoppy said:

I’m sorry but Watmore is still infinitely better than Balogun and Connelly based on what they have shown 

All 3 are pretty bad. There's a reason we score so few, and nothing sticks upfront.

Sporar the best by a country mile but unfortunately isolated very, very often in games like this.

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That's more Watmore's game. Build-up play, running at defenders, stretching them. Can't get a decent connection on good chances. Sporar in that position even would have got a better connection than Watmore, wrong player at the right time.

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I actually don't think jls has been that bad by the way. Some nice touches and passes, has made quite a few important interception and tackles. Doesn't seem to be the greatest positionally but he's not the reason we're losing here. 

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