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Author Topic: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan  (Read 15222 times)

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #255 on: April 21, 2018, 05:04:31 PM »
Decent bit of work by Bruce to bring Grabban on board - I like his confidence - shame we didn't have him at the start of the season -  would like to keep him for next season wherever we are

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #256 on: April 21, 2018, 05:10:39 PM »
Just noted Ramadan starts 15th May - hope this doesn't have any effect on his stamina levels

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #257 on: April 21, 2018, 09:06:27 PM »
I think he's the best, most complete striker we've had in ages.  He held the ball up brilliantly by himself today, then when Hogan came on, he shifted out wide.  And of course he scored two very good goals.

He looks every bit the 12m striker that Hogan doesn't.

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #258 on: April 21, 2018, 09:43:12 PM »
Other than that you love Hogan though right Riss?

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #259 on: April 21, 2018, 10:02:52 PM »
Just in case I haven't made my position and views clear, I think Hogan is shit. No really, I do.  He came on today, stood between their two central defenders for 25 minutes, then when he did get a chance on a plate, he skied it over the bar.  Absolute rubbish.

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #260 on: April 21, 2018, 10:14:48 PM »
But he does run around with purpose like hes going to do something soon.

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #261 on: April 21, 2018, 10:16:30 PM »
But he does run around with purpose like hes going to do something soon.

He didn't today.  He hung around their goal like I do after 50 minutes of five aside football and I'm breathing out of my arse.

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #262 on: April 21, 2018, 10:32:46 PM »
We've proved to be at our best when playing to Hogan's strengths. Only with Grabban in for Hogan.

I have to think he's been looking for a home where he "fits". Maybe it's us, and he'll be happy, fruitful and successful.

Well, until we get someone better, obvs.

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #263 on: Today at 12:06:38 AM »
I like Hogan. He seems to have the right attitude and there is a decent player there.

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #264 on: Today at 12:57:49 AM »
I don't dislike Hogan but there is a gulf in class between him and Grabban.

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Re: Lewis Grabban - signed on loan
« Reply #265 on: Today at 01:52:00 AM »
He's doing a very good job at convincing us to sign him permanently.

Problem is, he's giving Bournemouth a very good reason to charge a premium for him.

When you see the transfer fees paid for the likes of Kodjia, Hogan and even Assumabongface at Boro in recent years, why should a player who has had more than once decent season at this level go for drastically less?