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I imagine it will be 5-4-1

Howson and Saville as wingbacks, Fletcher as a wide left player and probably wing shunted to the right side.

 

If that is true then that is an absolute disgrace. That would mean Friend, Shotton (sort of), Wing, Fletcher, Howson and Saville all playing out of position. That’s more players playing out of position than in their proper position.

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I imagine it will be 5-4-1

Howson and Saville as wingbacks, Fletcher as a wide left player and probably wing shunted to the right side.

 

If that is true then that is an absolute disgrace. That would mean Friend, Shotton (sort of), Wing, Fletcher, Howson and Saville all playing out of position. That’s more players playing out of position than in their proper position.

 

Therefore it wont be true.

I reckon it will be a good entertaining game full of goals, with Boro winning by the odd 1.

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So nice of the club to let Rod Stewart do a draw for 1st team day.

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He's just said her had to leave out 2 defenders and picked a centre forward and centre midfielder. He called Fletcher a centre forward. Let's see if he plays him there.

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Prediction: Blackburn to win 3-0 and Mowbray to be our manager next year!

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I'm actually a little worried that Fletcher will be off within the first 10mins for downing to play left wing back...

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The 'weird' thing about this team is that it could easily be our usual 5-4-1 shape. Howson and Saville as wingbacks and Fletcher out wide. I think even Pulis would have to be taking the *** if he did that mind.

 

He could do my bring Downing on after a minute plan, that might explain Fletcher appearing in the starting XI :)

 

And please spare a thought for McNair and Van La Parra who can't even get into the side under these circumstances. Thankfully the trouble causing Tavernier doesn't find a way in either.

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That defence is going to get destroyed

 

Blackburn to win 4 nothing

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his pre match interview was basically

 

"is two strikers a sign of intent?"

 

"no it's a sign of my shortage of defenders"

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Why is it, that more than half of the players pour water onto their chest .. leaving a wet spot the size of a compact disc? Does it have a purpose? looks stupid on those red jerseys :D

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Why is it, that more than half of the players pour water onto their chest .. leaving a wet spot the size of a compact disc? Does it have a purpose? looks stupid on those red jerseys :D

 

I always thought it was Vicks Vaporub

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