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Re: Ex Players Thread
« Reply #1150 on: September 12, 2019, 06:54:58 PM »
The best player this club has had in my lifetime. If we’d signed him 5 years before he’d have been a 25m pound player at a top 4 club

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« Reply #1151 on: September 13, 2019, 06:58:14 AM »

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« Reply #1152 on: September 16, 2019, 01:55:05 PM »
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« Reply #1153 on: September 16, 2019, 08:27:18 PM »
Sure I just saw James Morrison talking to John Terry on Vile bench ??!!!
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« Reply #1154 on: September 25, 2019, 08:50:40 PM »
Jordao scoring at Molineux tonight, we’ve all seen that before....

https://youtu.be/ZRjczsDY2Uc
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« Reply #1155 on: September 29, 2019, 06:02:49 PM »
J-rod and Wood doing a good job on Saturday  ;D
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« Reply #1156 on: September 30, 2019, 08:22:35 AM »
McAuley announced he's retired. superb signing and a true professional.

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« Reply #1157 on: September 30, 2019, 09:10:52 AM »
McAuley announced he's retired. superb signing and a true professional.

I echo your sentiments and genuine bloke as well. I hope whatever he decides to do, he is successful in.

Thank you Gareth for your outstanding service to West Bromwich Albion
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« Reply #1158 on: September 30, 2019, 09:47:45 AM »
Loads of great memories about GMac, good luck in the future fella!

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« Reply #1159 on: September 30, 2019, 10:02:52 AM »
Thanks for your service big man you gave
The club 100% commitment 100%
Of the time on & off the pitch.

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« Reply #1160 on: September 30, 2019, 10:22:37 AM »
Fitting that it comes in the same month as Olsson retiring. What a partnership they forged, just proved that youdo not have to have pace if your positioning is absolitely spot on as it was with them.

Thank you for some brilliant memories, G-Mac.

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« Reply #1161 on: October 01, 2019, 05:48:48 AM »
 ;D Gareth,all the best mate outstanding pro always gave 110%.
I took my partner to a game in Czech republic a couple of years ago against Ireland. I told her to watch Gareth and how he cleans up all the danger and his fearless dedication to his Country.
She was amazed at how he did his job and was outstanding in that match. :D

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« Reply #1162 on: October 01, 2019, 08:05:44 AM »
Many of us had reservations when we signed GMac because of his age but he proved us all wrong with years of outstanding service.

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« Reply #1163 on: October 01, 2019, 09:20:01 AM »
Many of us had reservations when we signed GMac because of his age but he proved us all wrong with years of outstanding service.

My Ipswich supporting mate still hates us for nicking GMac off them, says it all really, model Pro and quality player. As someone else suggested one of the best senses of position I have seen at the Albion.
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« Reply #1164 on: October 01, 2019, 09:24:27 AM »
Best wishes big man, thanks for some great goals and great memories.
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« Reply #1165 on: October 02, 2019, 09:22:13 AM »
Burnley's English forward Jay Rodriguez, 30, is being linked with a surprise move to Inter Milan in January.
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« Reply #1166 on: October 03, 2019, 12:02:33 AM »
Burnley's English forward Jay Rodriguez, 30, is being linked with a surprise move to Inter Milan in January.
Which could see an ex baggies frontline of j rod and Lukaku in the champions league 😲
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Re: Ex Players Thread
« Reply #1167 on: October 12, 2019, 06:44:30 PM »
Finland U21 international Marcus Forss has scored a hattrick today for AFC Wimbledon - taking him to 7 for the season. He is now third top scorer in league 1 at only 20.

We released him 2 or 3 years ago aged 17/18. One we will regret?

Yet another striker as well from our academy. A forwards factory.
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« Reply #1168 on: October 13, 2019, 10:02:39 AM »
Finland U21 international Marcus Forss has scored a hattrick today for AFC Wimbledon - taking him to 7 for the season. He is now third top scorer in league 1 at only 20.

We released him 2 or 3 years ago aged 17/18. One we will regret?

Yet another striker as well from our academy. A forwards factory.

Quite possibly.  Look at someone like Austin who had to bounce around a little but made it back to the top flight after good numbers in league one at a similar age.

Any striker who can better 1 in 2 over a season in league one at 19/20/21 is likely to have something about them.

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« Reply #1169 on: October 13, 2019, 02:34:24 PM »
Forss is interesting and as such typifies a) The sheer quantity of players that come through the academy b) The general standard of the academy and c) The dilemmas that face the club.

Forss left without any fanfare even fans like myself who try to keep tabs on what is happening in the academy  were hardly aware of his departure. I do remember him signing for Brentford "B" and thinking for a moment rubbish we just dropped one there not because I had seen a lot of him but merely Brentford are really good at picking up discarded talent. I gave it no more thought until I saw Baggies post.

He is 20 and he is highly regarded at Brentford having played for their first team at the back end of last season so it is no real surprise he doing well at Wimbledon in the league below. 

However at the time of his release Tyler Roberts was ahead of him Jamie Soule Ray Tulloch and Barrie were in the age groups behind him not to mention Calum Morton who was highly regarded but whose development has been hampered by injury. We are producing players at a rate we simply can't hope to accomodate regardless of how well we manage the pathways into the 1st team.
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Re: Ex Players Thread
« Reply #1170 on: October 25, 2019, 03:46:21 PM »
Ally Robertson made his debut for us on this day 50 years ago in a 2-1 victory over Man Utd.

He would go on to make a further 635 appearances for our football club.

Legend!
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« Reply #1171 on: October 25, 2019, 04:27:14 PM »
Ally Robertson made his debut for us on this day 50 years ago in a 2-1 victory over Man Utd.

He would go on to make a further 635 appearances for our football club.

Legend!
Now there was a player who loved a tackle, Ally and John Wile were the best central defensive partnership I have seen at the Hawthorns by a long long way
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« Reply #1172 on: October 25, 2019, 07:05:10 PM »
Now there was a player who loved a tackle, Ally and John Wile were the best central defensive partnership I have seen at the Hawthorns by a long long way

The good old days mate! Two hard as nails gentlemen who gave 100%.

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« Reply #1173 on: October 27, 2019, 10:40:21 PM »
The good old days mate! Two hard as nails gentlemen who gave 100%.

I agree mukka but the way the game is played today they would have spent half the season banned (has would most of the old time players).

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Re: Ex Players Thread
« Reply #1174 on: November 11, 2019, 05:30:55 PM »
Carlos Vela is the runaway MVP of MLS. Hodgson brought him in on loan from Arsenal in 2010-11. He made 8 appearances for the Albion and scored 2 goals, one against Wolves. His club, LAFC, are all the rage in Los Angeles.