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Transfers?
Posted by: prentonpete1 (IP Logged)
Date: 03 August, 2020 10:16

You get more info watching Bolton News page than locally about Div 2 interesting!

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: prentonpete1 (IP Logged)
Date: 03 August, 2020 11:00

If were so bothered about lack of transfers email the club I'm sure the Palios would be glad to say exactly what's going on.

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: TRSince1968 (IP Logged)
Date: 03 August, 2020 11:54

If we are taking on as many players as there are threads on players being taken on, we'll have a second eleven.

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: the kav (IP Logged)
Date: 03 August, 2020 17:40

Bas savage signed for south park today

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Bored rover (IP Logged)
Date: 03 August, 2020 17:46

Cheshire Phoenix making there second signing announcement of the season, I know we have a bigger budget than the local basketball team!

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: stek26 (IP Logged)
Date: 03 August, 2020 19:48

I just hope the recruitment is better than last summer.

Quality over quantity.

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Bored rover (IP Logged)
Date: 03 August, 2020 20:18

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stek26
I just hope the recruitment is better than last summer.
Quality over quantity.

That’s a Mellon strategy though we can only hope MJ has learnt from that and not adopted it as policy, I’m hoping the lack of signings is because he has very specific requirements as opposed any old rubbish.

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: DevonExile (IP Logged)
Date: 04 August, 2020 06:23

I think that the lack of signings is likely to have far more to do with avoiding expenditure until there is greater certainty

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: ADD (IP Logged)
Date: 04 August, 2020 06:42

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Bored rover
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stek26
I just hope the recruitment is better than last summer.
Quality over quantity.

That’s a Mellon strategy though we can only hope MJ has learnt from that and not adopted it as policy, I’m hoping the lack of signings is because he has very specific requirements as opposed any old rubbish.
Agree - we had far too many players warming the bench last year who were never going to be picked.. Re the policy MJ I expect simply wont have the option - 20 players all in including the 3 youngsters just given one year contracts will I expect become the new normal in these times...

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: stek26 (IP Logged)
Date: 04 August, 2020 20:18

Quote:
ADD
Quote:
Bored rover
Quote:
stek26
I just hope the recruitment is better than last summer.
Quality over quantity.

That’s a Mellon strategy though we can only hope MJ has learnt from that and not adopted it as policy, I’m hoping the lack of signings is because he has very specific requirements as opposed any old rubbish.

Agree - we had far too many players warming the bench last year who were never going to be picked.. Re the policy MJ I expect simply wont have the option - 20 players all in including the 3 youngsters just given one year contracts will I expect become the new normal in these times...

Agree with both lads.

We had Payne, Ray, Gilmour who couldn’t even make the bench. Their 3 wages combined would probably have secured Vaughan on Woodyards contract demands

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: pez (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 14:07

I see that we've been linked with Andy Cook again today.

He's reported to be unhappy at Mansfield and wants to move on.

Don't think Cook will ever be happy wherever he goes. Seems a bit of a sulker to me.

Is he past his best or would you be happy to bring him back to Prenton Park?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05/08/2020 14:58 by pez.

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Loyden1 (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 14:10

Take him to preston park

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: pez (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 14:19

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Loyden1
Take him to preston park

Predictive text .... Grrrr!

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Crazylegs Cranebird (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 14:28

Quote:
pez
I see that we've been linked with Andy Cook again today.
He's reported to be unhappy at Mansfield and wants to move on.

Don't think Cook will ever be happy wherever he goes. Seems a bit of a summer to me.

Is he past his best or would you be happy to bring him back to Preston Park?

Absolutely not. He's unhappy at Mansfield because he is not being picked.

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Bored rover (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 15:40

Quote:
pez
I see that we've been linked with Andy Cook again today.
He's reported to be unhappy at Mansfield and wants to move on.

Don't think Cook will ever be happy wherever he goes. Seems a bit of a sulker to me.

Is he past his best or would you be happy to bring him back to Prenton Park?

Not for me did a job at NL but clearly has a bad attitude

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Brenk (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 15:45

Quote:
stek26
Quote:
ADD
Quote:
Bored rover
Quote:
stek26
I just hope the recruitment is better than last summer.
Quality over quantity.

That’s a Mellon strategy though we can only hope MJ has learnt from that and not adopted it as policy, I’m hoping the lack of signings is because he has very specific requirements as opposed any old rubbish.

Agree - we had far too many players warming the bench last year who were never going to be picked.. Re the policy MJ I expect simply wont have the option - 20 players all in including the 3 youngsters just given one year contracts will I expect become the new normal in these times...

Agree with both lads.

We had Payne, Ray, Gilmour who couldn’t even make the bench. Their 3 wages combined would probably have secured Vaughan on Woodyards contract demands



Question. What’s happened with Gilmour and Gumbs? I thought they were still under contract.

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Bored rover (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 15:49

Being linked with Spearing again on that tedious twitter rumour page

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Loyden1 (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 15:53

Gumbs been released . Unlucky lad with injuries wish him luck for future . Nixon reckons we should of given him a deal

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: Moretonwhite (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 16:18

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Bored rover
Being linked with Spearing again on that tedious twitter rumour page

Signing today or tomorrow

Re: Transfers?
Posted by: mogsysmullet (IP Logged)
Date: 05 August, 2020 16:18

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Loyden1
Gumbs been released . Unlucky lad with injuries wish him luck for future . Nixon reckons we should of given him a deal

I can see why Nixon would say that but 8 games in 6 years tells you all you need to know. He's been so unlucky with injures but if this was James Wallace we were talking about we'd all be saying let him go he's a sicknote etc. Gumbs has bags of potential but he's like Jack Wilshire made of Glass, I can see Gumbs becoming like a Dean Ashton and retiring young sadly as his body just keeps recovering year on year.

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