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Andy Lonergan Signs
« on: January 07, 2021, 06:00:54 PM »
From SSN!?!


"WEST BROM SEAL LONERGAN MOVE

West Brom have signed goalkeeper Andy Lonergan.

The 37-year-old has come in to provide backup to Sam Johnston and David Button.

Lonergan joins from Stoke City, where he signed a short-term deal in December and played in the EFL Cup defeat to Tottenham.

The Baggies will be the 14th club of the ex-Liverpool ‘keeper’s career. "
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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2021, 06:01:33 PM »
GUess Bond might be off then as he's not mentioned.

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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2021, 06:02:55 PM »
Wasn’t this the chap who was absolutely awful at Wolves?

Not sure why we’ve signed another keeper unless there’s a chance we may accept a bid for Johnstone late in the window.
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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2021, 06:03:51 PM »
You maybe right, if they get 10m+ for SJ they will probably take it to restrengthen elsewhere and run with Button.

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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2021, 06:04:17 PM »
As I said on the transfer forum, this is a pointless signing that has the real stench of an agent being done a favour. We habe 3 goalkeepers, we will not need Lonergan this season and we don't need a goalkeeper coach either. The only reason the club wpuld want him is because of footballs nepotism culture.
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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2021, 06:05:18 PM »
Sounds like Bond is off more than anything to me.

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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2021, 06:07:39 PM »
"Joe Chapman
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Albion are indeed close to signing Andy Lonergan, though the deal isn't completed yet - though have been told that Sam Johnstone isn't going anywhere. #wba"

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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2021, 06:09:07 PM »
My despair is turning into incredulity !
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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2021, 06:12:02 PM »
Perhaps we are going to field a team with the highest combined age ever recorded in premier league history? Lonergan in goal with Ivanovic in defence and Charlie Austin up front is the spine. Bring in Snodgrass and maybe at the end of the season we can put the side out to grass!

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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #9 on: January 07, 2021, 06:15:23 PM »
MASI

"As per below, understand Albion are close to signing Andy Lonergan to bolster the goalkeeping department. He hasn't signed yet. But will soon, possibly tomorrow. Highly likely one of Button or Bond (not Johnstone before anyone panics) will be moving on... #wba"

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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #10 on: January 07, 2021, 06:16:08 PM »
Perhaps we are going to field a team with the highest combined age ever recorded in premier league history? Lonergan in goal with Ivanovic in defence and Charlie Austin up front is the spine. Bring in Snodgrass and maybe at the end of the season we can put the side out to grass!

First in the vaccine queue though! 

Perhaps thats the plan, when all the others are fielding their 3rd teams, our codgers will run rings .........   where me sedatives , nurse, nurse, please make it stop !
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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #11 on: January 07, 2021, 06:21:25 PM »
Go on someone tell me this is a good idea go on I dare you double dare you.  :(
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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #12 on: January 07, 2021, 06:24:31 PM »
I posted this a couple of days ago, just saying,

I bet he knows how many shekels / dinar / lev his agent friends can "earn" representing their clients interests though.

He will be keen as mustard to get some transfer business concluded to "strengthen the team", I'm sure.

Please Note:-  for the avoidance of doubt, those are 2 separate  paragraphs and no linkage is inferred !!


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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #13 on: January 07, 2021, 06:26:56 PM »
Eh?  why?

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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #14 on: January 07, 2021, 06:27:16 PM »
Wasn’t this the chap who was absolutely awful at Wolves?
Wouldn't be surprised. He had a number 1 in 1960 with My Old Man's a Dustman so he must be getting on  ;D

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Re: Andy Lonergan signed
« Reply #15 on: January 07, 2021, 06:29:19 PM »
Bond is off

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Saves a few grand a week i'd imagine so makes sense

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Re: Andy Lonergan
« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2021, 06:30:12 PM »
Lads, when a signing is officially announced THEN it goes on the main board until then it stays in the transfer forum. You've all been on here long enough to know these things
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« Reply #17 on: January 07, 2021, 06:42:41 PM »
First in the vaccine queue though! 

Perhaps thats the plan, when all the others are fielding their 3rd teams, our codgers will run rings .........   where me sedatives , nurse, nurse, please make it stop !
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Re: Andy Lonergan
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2021, 06:51:41 PM »
One word....... Why?

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Re: Andy Lonergan
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2021, 06:52:10 PM »
With the apparent signing of Rob Snodgrass that gives these two a combined age of 70!

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Re: Andy Lonergan
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2021, 07:00:01 PM »
One word....... Why?


Bond is off so need a number 3. Now personally i'd say run with the 2 and put Bonds wages towards someone else instead. SJ aint missed a game but guarantee if we run with 2 keepers only then SJ will end up crocked.

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Re: Andy Lonergan
« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2021, 07:22:56 PM »
Man City have just had two keeprs go down with covid, so I would run with three

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Re: Andy Lonergan
« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2021, 07:29:16 PM »
Man city signed Scott Carson as a no 3
These things happen all the time
Good cover and better than Bondy
Same age as Ben Foster
No issues for me
More experienced players the better to go with our inexperienced squad

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Re: Andy Lonergan
« Reply #23 on: January 07, 2021, 07:30:04 PM »
Man city signed Scott Carson as a no 3
These things happen all the time
Good cover and better than Bondy
Same age as Ben Foster
No issues for me
More experienced players the better to go with our inexperienced squad

Same reason why we signed Al Habsi couple of years ago.
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Re: Andy Lonergan
« Reply #24 on: January 07, 2021, 07:34:15 PM »
Didn't Citeh sign Carson just so they could make up their quota of UK players in their squad?
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