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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2750 on: December 06, 2017, 02:43:10 PM »
Already seeing a better player , he'll never be deadly but Rondons better than the majority of what we have seen here so far.
Play him in and he takes some knocking off the ball , 60 yard punts to his neck are no good.
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2751 on: December 06, 2017, 02:45:47 PM »

for me he was under pulis but Alan might play to Rondons strengths, the jury is now out good and proper

59 said once he was our worst striker for 20 years or something

I'm sure he regrets those comments, maybe heat of the moment.
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2752 on: December 06, 2017, 03:38:39 PM »
59 said once he was our worst striker for 20 years or something

I'm sure he regrets those comments, maybe heat of the moment.
I never regret anything i say, as ive said before i like is work rate but he is not and never will be a natural finisher.

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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2753 on: December 06, 2017, 06:21:49 PM »
I never regret anything i say, as ive said before i like is work rate but he is not and never will be a natural finisher.

Who would you say has been our most natural finisher you've seen in your time? In the 20 odd years I've watched the Albion I'd have to say ive not seen many natural finishers barring saido/odemwingie who I would put in that category lee hughes aswell he was very clinical.  You could argue super Bob in there who scored some crackers but I'd class him (like rondon) more of an old fashioned striker. Remember Andy Hunt scoring a good few goals for us, my first game i think he scored a hat trick against Grimsby but I probably couldn't comment on if he was a natural finisher or not. Goodman/Bull/Regis again wouldn't be able to comment.


Now what would be our worst every strikers?
Who I've seen:
De Freitas
Mickey Evans ?
James Quinn

Wow


Edit: my apologies sir Kevin for leaving you out the list
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2754 on: December 06, 2017, 06:31:18 PM »
Who would you say has been our most natural finisher you've seen in your time? In the 20 odd years I've watched the Albion I'd have to say ive not seen many natural finishers barring saido/odemwingie who I would put in that category lee hughes aswell he was very clinical.  You could argue super Bob in there who scored some crackers but I'd class him (like rondon) more of an old fashioned striker. Remember Andy Hunt scoring a good few goals for us, my first game i think he scored a hat trick against Grimsby but I probably couldn't comment on if he was a natural finisher or not. Goodman/Bull/Regis again wouldn't be able to comment.


Now what would be our worst every strikers?
Who I've seen:
De Freitas
Mickey Evans ?
James Quinn

Wow
Phillips ?
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2755 on: December 06, 2017, 06:39:54 PM »
Who would you say has been our most natural finisher you've seen in your time? In the 20 odd years I've watched the Albion I'd have to say ive not seen many natural finishers barring saido/odemwingie who I would put in that category lee hughes aswell he was very clinical.  You could argue super Bob in there who scored some crackers but I'd class him (like rondon) more of an old fashioned striker. Remember Andy Hunt scoring a good few goals for us, my first game i think he scored a hat trick against Grimsby but I probably couldn't comment on if he was a natural finisher or not. Goodman/Bull/Regis again wouldn't be able to comment.


Now what would be our worst every strikers?
Who I've seen:
De Freitas
Mickey Evans ?
James Quinn

Wow

Brighton.

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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2756 on: December 06, 2017, 07:05:08 PM »
Phillips ?


Think I'd agree with that one Glos.

(except for the shot that hit the bar in the play-off final  :)  )
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2757 on: December 06, 2017, 07:17:08 PM »
 Most natural finisher i've seen in a baggie shirt is Kevin Phillips with Tony Brown next.

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« Reply #2758 on: December 06, 2017, 07:17:48 PM »
If we had kept SKP we may have stayed in the PL under Mowbray.
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« Reply #2759 on: December 06, 2017, 07:23:42 PM »

Think I'd agree with that one Glos.

(except for the shot that hit the bar in the play-off final  :)  )
Yes and as KYA and Legend says.Also the young girl at Argos check out said to me (as I had a shirt on) "Who is going to score now we lost Phillips!?
That was a major blunder letting him go!
Rondon is a totally different striker of course. Ideally you need one of each type? A big man and a "Fox in the Box!"
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2760 on: December 06, 2017, 07:54:49 PM »
Phillips ?

Oops probably the best natural finisher we've ever had haha ;D

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« Reply #2761 on: December 06, 2017, 08:24:32 PM »
Tony Brown
Jeff Astle
Kevin Phillips
Cyril Regis
                  And i suppose even though i cant stand either of them Berahino and Odemwingie are in there :(

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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2762 on: December 06, 2017, 09:50:34 PM »
And back to Rondon chaps...
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2763 on: December 07, 2017, 11:32:08 AM »
Brighton.

I was escorted out by the police at 0-1 down and missed all of his goals.

May I venture to ask why?  :D

Rondon has been better now the Cretaceous period has come to an end. (Compliance...)

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« Reply #2764 on: December 07, 2017, 12:16:26 PM »
 I think he's a top front man who was told to play in a particular non scoring way by Pulis.
I think we will see a much more potent striker under Pardew.
He's already started his long range shots,he getting his eye in for the Swansea game!

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« Reply #2765 on: December 07, 2017, 12:51:22 PM »
May I venture to ask why?  :D

Rondon has been better now the Cretaceous period has come to an end. (Compliance...)

No, it wasn't me  ;) .
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2766 on: December 07, 2017, 05:46:17 PM »
He is now playing with a smile on his face and not 1st down the tunnel at the final whistle . Needs a goal and sure we will see the best of him . I hope .

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« Reply #2767 on: December 07, 2017, 05:58:04 PM »
I'd love for him to become a proper Baggies legend
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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2768 on: December 07, 2017, 06:54:19 PM »
When asked today if he was looking to sign a striker in January, AP said: "I haven’t seen these players yet and I don’t know what they can offer. When you play a different way, which I do, some offensive players might get more joy so Rodriguez, Robson-Kanu, Phillips, Rondon, there’s enough talent there so let’s see if it comes through. If it comes through before January then I might not need anyone".

Any of our strikers could suddenly click with what's going to be a new style of play. For example, some are saying that Rodriguez is crap, but he scored 17 goals in 39 appearances for Southampton in the Premier League in 2013-14. Rondon himself scored 110 goals in 291 appearances before he joined us and has scored for Zenit St Petersburg (who are no mugs) in Europe, not to mention 19 goals in 66 appearances for Venezuela. No matter what some may so, he knows where the net is.

Pulis's "coaching" has inevitably not done any of our strikers any favours over the past 3 years, but AP's approach could well reignite a spark in one or more of them. Fingers crossed that he can.....

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Re: Salomon Rondon
« Reply #2769 on: December 14, 2017, 08:06:05 PM »
Have to give praise where it's due, think London has massively improved since Megson and AP have been in charge. Seems to be working harder for the team, holding the ball up better and using his strength better, which is what I felt was lacking from a striker that isn't going to be scoring tonnes of goals.

He bullied Lovren most of the night yesterday and can see the improvement in his hold up play. Once we have a genuine number 10 playing I think we will hopefully see an efficient counter-attacking team.

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« Reply #2770 on: December 18, 2017, 12:19:30 AM »
He's going to need a day off in the upcoming 3-game week, he's running himself ragged

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« Reply #2771 on: December 18, 2017, 08:06:17 AM »
He still can't score any goals. He still doesn't work the opposition keeper. He also doesn't bother to run the channels to give the team an outball. He is one of the reasons were 19th.

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« Reply #2772 on: December 23, 2017, 11:21:16 AM »
I’m beginning to doubt Rondon will click tbh. I’d love to see him with three or four players supporting him upfront or two wingers sipping in crosses with him attacking the 6 yard box but I can’t see it based on our squad/ injuries and I’m not sure he has it in him? He seems more a Shane long than anything else (good team player / good hold up play but won’t score enough).

Hope I’m proven wrong as he’s all we’ve got considering how poor JRod and HRK are.




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« Reply #2773 on: December 23, 2017, 12:50:35 PM »
It's been obvious for over a year that he's not good enough and it was plain to see in the summer that we were desperate for a quality striker, meanwhile our fans deluded themselves that stocking up on slow midfielders and defenders left us with the self appointed "best team ever". This season has been a car crash that has been looming for a while and Rondon just can't play any football. His touch is awful, his movement doesn't exist, he has no vision, he can't play and link off any midfielders who get near him, he struggles to stay on his feet for more thirty second without throwing himself over and he has no game IQ. He even seems to have lost the ability to head the ball which was his one and only redeeming feature.

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« Reply #2774 on: December 23, 2017, 01:13:29 PM »
It's been obvious for over a year that he's not good enough and it was plain to see in the summer that we were desperate for a quality striker, meanwhile our fans deluded themselves that stocking up on slow midfielders and defenders left us with the self appointed "best team ever". This season has been a car crash that has been looming for a while and Rondon just can't play any football. His touch is awful, his movement doesn't exist, he has no vision, he can't play and link off any midfielders who get near him, he struggles to stay on his feet for more thirty second without throwing himself over and he has no game IQ. He even seems to have lost the ability to head the ball which was his one and only redeeming feature.
We brought in more forward players than defenders or midfielders in the summer but not the goalscorer we desperately needed.a number of fans rightly think it's the best team and why wouldn't they if it is in their opinion.I applaud anyone who saw this car crash coming after finishing 10th last season because I never did.as for rondon i think you've made it clear you don't rate him,it makes you wonder how he became a professional footballer with attributes he hasn't got.