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Re: Sam Johnstone
« Reply #375 on: April 10, 2019, 08:22:14 PM »
Bond definitely deserves to start the next game. After all, Johnstone hasn’t exactly distinguished himself this season. Bond, on the other hand, has looked  confident in the matches he has played.

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« Reply #376 on: April 10, 2019, 08:36:31 PM »
I said after watching him in the friendlies he wasn't going to be up to it. He as done nothing to prove me wrong. Get Bond in.

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« Reply #377 on: April 10, 2019, 08:52:26 PM »
Apart from the two games after DM went, he's offered nothing and I think he's cost us a few points. I'm not even convinced he's championship standard.

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« Reply #378 on: April 10, 2019, 08:52:53 PM »
I'd take him out for his own good , he has shown good things since signing no doubt and is still a decent age but how many soft goals has he been involved in ? . Not all his fault as they are told to play like it but I'd start Bond on Saturday.
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« Reply #379 on: April 10, 2019, 09:11:03 PM »
I'd take him out for his own good , he has shown good things since signing no doubt and is still a decent age but how many soft goals has he been involved in ? . Not all his fault as they are told to play like it but I'd start Bond on Saturday.


According to James Shan we were told to take no risks at the back on Tuesday night so if that's the case it was Johnstone's fault to play that pass that lead to their opener. His and Livermore's.

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« Reply #380 on: April 10, 2019, 10:08:11 PM »
I'd take him out for his own good.............

I know he's dodgy but shooting him seems a tad excessive even for me, fair play for the proactive sentiment though  ;D  ;) .
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« Reply #381 on: April 11, 2019, 12:25:39 AM »

According to James Shan we were told to take no risks at the back on Tuesday night so if that's the case it was Johnstone's fault to play that pass that lead to their opener. His and Livermore's.
disobeying coaches instructions deserves a few games on the bench.

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« Reply #382 on: April 11, 2019, 06:28:31 AM »
Needs dropping to the bench. He rarely comes for crosses, corners and is frozen to his line too often. The first goal against Millwall was awful and against Bristol City he was even worse. IMO he's just average.

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« Reply #383 on: April 11, 2019, 08:58:18 AM »
Cannot start on Saturday, he's like a sh!tting dog at the minute and is making an already poor back 4 even worse.

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« Reply #384 on: April 11, 2019, 12:47:15 PM »
I'm not sure whether we're allowed to call him thick but he surely cannot be far off.

I think from the outset on Tuesday most would understand that Bristol City are a very energetic side who would look to press in packs when the opposition have possession.

To be a minute into the game, with a no risks approach, to play a pass to a cumbersome Livermore with at least three players hounding down on him is so ridiculous it warrants being called thick.

Mind boggling stupidity.

It is almost like he and others are on the pitch to make up the numbers. There seems to be no game head, no understanding of the opposition, no understanding of his own players.
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« Reply #385 on: April 11, 2019, 02:47:24 PM »
In summary........

I'm not sure whether we're allowed to call him thick but he surely cannot be far off. .......so ridiculous it warrants being called thick.........Mind boggling stupidity............no game head, no understanding of the opposition, no understanding of his own players.

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« Reply #386 on: April 11, 2019, 02:49:30 PM »
In summary........

...... you're most welcome  ;) .

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« Reply #387 on: April 11, 2019, 11:01:30 PM »
not a fan then Liam ?

No. Not really.

Expected much better of him to be honest

I don’t believe there is one good or outstanding aspect of his game
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« Reply #388 on: April 11, 2019, 11:38:11 PM »
No. Not really.

Expected much better of him to be honest

I don’t believe there is one good or outstanding aspect of his game


I concur, also there are several aspects of his game that are very poor. Crosses and long shots to name two.
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« Reply #389 on: April 12, 2019, 12:16:28 AM »

I concur, also there are several aspects of his game that are very poor. Crosses and long shots to name two.

As well as closing down when strikers approach, lack of communication, inability to take control of his 18 yard box and lack of common sense to add a few more.

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« Reply #390 on: April 12, 2019, 09:17:03 AM »
Not really that impressed by him.

He's ok but thats about it...hes ok

He makes some good saves at times but his all round game is pretty poor for me
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« Reply #391 on: April 12, 2019, 09:45:07 AM »
I was really excited when we signed him as his stats from the last couple of seasons were very good, not just the amount of clean sheets as that relies on defenders too, but things like percentage of shots saved, distribution etc.

I've been so disappointed by him, he looked better when Shan first came in but other than that he has looked ropey for most of the season.

Time to give Bond the gloves I think.
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« Reply #392 on: April 12, 2019, 09:50:42 AM »
I was really excited when we signed him as his stats from the last couple of seasons were very good, not just the amount of clean sheets as that relies on defenders too, but things like percentage of shots saved, distribution etc.

I've been so disappointed by him, he looked better when Shan first came in but other than that he has looked ropey for most of the season.

Time to give Bond the gloves I think.

If Bond gets the gloves here's hoping he's up to life in the mixer and doesn't leave us as shaken and stirred as Mr Johnstone......
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« Reply #393 on: April 12, 2019, 10:58:01 AM »
If Bond gets the gloves here's hoping he's up to life in the mixer and doesn't leave us as shaken and stirred as Mr Johnstone......
Would be nice for Bond to get a run of games, rather than the odd job here and there.

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« Reply #394 on: April 12, 2019, 01:15:54 PM »
Would be nice for Bond to get a run of games, rather than the odd job here and there.

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« Reply #395 on: April 12, 2019, 03:03:59 PM »
It makes no difference who is in goal with that defence in front of you. I would say his nerves are shot now, so give Bond a go, but if we keep defending like we do another keeper will be ruined.

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« Reply #396 on: April 12, 2019, 03:12:56 PM »
It's all in the Jaws of fate.......
Hope he has more luck than Cech had when that blow felled him.

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« Reply #397 on: April 12, 2019, 04:32:08 PM »
Hope he has more luck than Cech had when that blow felled him.

Must've scared the living daylights out of him, took one right in the Necros.
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« Reply #398 on: April 19, 2019, 11:34:59 PM »
I didn't go today, but watched the goals. Surely he has to be dropped now for Bond? I was shocked but what I saw, he literally was a paper bag. Absolutely awful performance, should have saved both Hull goals comfortably. If we don't drop him how can we win the play offs? Can't believe we paid £5m for him, what a poor signing it has turned out to be.

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« Reply #399 on: April 19, 2019, 11:37:39 PM »
I didn't go today, but watched the goals. Surely he has to be dropped now for Bond? I was shocked but what I saw, he literally was a paper bag. Absolutely awful performance, should have saved both Hull goals comfortably. If we don't drop him how can we win the play offs? Can't believe we paid £5m for him, what a poor signing it has turned out to be.


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