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Uche
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Ross Kemp On Spice
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02-24-2019, 12:35 PM -
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Proper goal virgin eh? Eek
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02-24-2019, 12:48 PM -
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Horrendous yesterday but he gets fuck all.  The guy gets absolutely booted to fuck, constantly 2 men on him and if he uses his strength to fight back usually gets a foul against him. Them marking him with 2 should benefit us but clueless levein won’t even recognise that as an area to exploit.

We were hoofing balls at his heid all game, he won some flick ons but no one was running beyond him.  If he’s there to be a hold up guy that’s fine but wtf is he doing playing him as a lone striker, then when we’re changing the game bringing on another useless huddy in Maclean.


Sorry to say it again but we’re missing Lafferty massively, he wasn’t replaced well at all it seems.
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02-24-2019, 12:53 PM -
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Like I've said before.

Uche is just a big bulldozing battering ram.

I wonder how much McNutty is on at Hibs?
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02-24-2019, 12:58 PM -
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I like him but 1 league goal is woeful.
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02-24-2019, 01:04 PM -
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Let's be brutal and say he's a bit of a cult hero because he's big and rag doll's players but actually is not a very good footballer.
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02-24-2019, 01:05 PM -
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Don't think he was ever signed as a goal scorer, he just managed to get a few early on (mostly against lower league opp) and people changed their expectations.

He should be holding it up and bringing Naismith, Clare, Mulraney etc. into play but he's not been at it since he came back. Defenders have cottoned on to him now too, they just go down under any pressure and refs always give them the benefit of the doubt. Not much he can do about the size of his body Laugh
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02-24-2019, 01:24 PM -
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(02-24-2019, 01:05 PM)Chrambo Wrote: Don't think he was ever signed as a goal scorer, he just managed to get a few early on (mostly against lower league opp) and people changed their expectations.

He should be holding it up and bringing Naismith, Clare, Mulraney etc. into play but he's not been at it since he came back.  Defenders have cottoned on to him now too, they just go down under any pressure and refs always give them the benefit of the doubt.  Not much he can do about the size of his body Laugh

A ridiculous notion when he's our main striker. Does such logic apply to other positions? Zlamal wasn't signed to save shots maybe?

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I agree he's not seen as a scorer, more a "Hauds the baw up" type which is basic, simpleton dinosaur football.
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02-24-2019, 01:33 PM -
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He was a massive part of why we were so effective earlier in the season. Looking at hearts teams of the last twenty years, in how many would he not be one of the two strikers playing?

I think, given levein's criticism of Vanacek for bigging himself up on social media, it's been a mistake for the hearts media team to give his return such fanfare. He was always likely to be rusty and less effective; but he's a monster but also smiley so he packages well.
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02-24-2019, 01:43 PM -
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(02-24-2019, 01:24 PM)The Comedian Wrote: A ridiculous notion when he's our main striker. Does such logic apply to other positions? Zlamal wasn't signed to save shots maybe?

Monty Chuckle

I agree he's not seen as a scorer, more a "Hauds the baw up" type which is basic, simpleton dinosaur football.

30 years ago maybe but the Zlamal comparison is very out of date in the modern game to be honest.

It's evident the idea was to bring Vanecek in as the poacher who would eat up the chances created by Uche. It's not worked, and yet again we're yet again suffering from Leveins lack of plan B.
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02-24-2019, 01:45 PM -
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Couldn't win a header yesterday. Never going to be good enough.
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02-24-2019, 01:46 PM -
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Yep, he's been sussed. Double up on him, play for fouls, if he does win the first ball there isn't anyone within 20 yards of him.
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02-24-2019, 02:05 PM -
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(02-24-2019, 01:46 PM)Fraggle90 Wrote: Yep, he's been sussed. Double up on him, play for fouls, if he does win the first ball there isn't anyone within 20 yards of him.

This is fine, if teams need to double up, there should be space created by that, yet the way we are playing now, we can't do that. That comes down to the management, and tactics.
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02-24-2019, 02:28 PM -
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He's only started 8 games (and had a fucked foot for 2 of those). Despite only scoring 1 league goal, he's set up another 5.

He was shit yesterday and he isn't the saviour people hoped he'd be but I'm not going to be too critical after 4 months out.
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03-04-2019, 08:57 PM -
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Absolutely hates a goal Monty Ooh
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03-04-2019, 09:00 PM -
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The fucking least of our problems the big man.
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03-04-2019, 09:01 PM -
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He has to be used as a supporting striker, he was very good tonight he would be an absolute asset to any team with a finisher.

Very rarely are you going to get a big target man who can set up play and also bang in goals as your main goal threats. Our team has no clear shape, the players look like they have no idea what they’re meant to be doing when going forward. We are better in every single position player for player with Patrick so all you can blame is the management. Absolute pish.
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03-04-2019, 09:01 PM -
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Only player bringing anything to the table at the moment, he needs a strike partner or a midfielder or two to support him and give him someone to lay the ball off to.
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03-04-2019, 09:02 PM -
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Where did he go last half hour? Time to lose the timber and become a professional football player.
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03-04-2019, 09:02 PM -
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The perfect guy to have a keena alongside him but he gets fucking mr burns up front next to him
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03-04-2019, 09:04 PM -
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(03-04-2019, 09:00 PM)Shaun.Pikajewson Wrote: The fucking least of our problems the big man.

4 goals in our last 5 (not counting the Talbot game) mostly against dross is quite a big problem.



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