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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #870 on: October 24, 2018, 06:30:28 PM »
Gary Gardner is playing very well for Blues. Scored last night. Monk classes him as an important cog in their midfield. How can he look so good for them? Surely better than Whelan/ Hourihane?

To be fair, he's probably been coached better in the last few months than he has for all his previous years with us.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #871 on: October 24, 2018, 07:00:45 PM »
Have always said there is a good player in there if he got a run of 10-15 games to build a rhythm (something that would never have happened at Villa) - with all the nasty injuries he’s had good on him if he makes a success of his loan.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #872 on: October 24, 2018, 07:08:06 PM »
Well Leicester can recall Harvey Barnes so no doubt we won’t have inserted a recall clause.  This deal was sanctioned by the bloke who let Elphick leave with Jedi as his replacement.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #873 on: October 24, 2018, 07:27:54 PM »
The annoying thing is we’ll be paying a decent chunk of his wages too, when you consider Blose aren’t allowed to pay more than £10k a week on wages for loans. 

Can you imagine them ever doing us a favour like that?

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #874 on: October 24, 2018, 07:31:25 PM »
The annoying thing is we’ll be paying a decent chunk of his wages too, when you consider Blose aren’t allowed to pay more than £10k a week on wages for loans. 

Can you imagine them ever doing us a favour like that?

Given that every time we sign a player on loan people moan that we're improving another team;s player for them then yes, they're doing us a favour right now.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #875 on: October 24, 2018, 07:33:02 PM »
I don't want him recalled. I've seen more than enough.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #876 on: October 24, 2018, 07:47:27 PM »
I don't think he'd really want to come back anyway. He's doing well there, he's basically been binned by Bruce and others for years and he'd want to come back here and start from scratch again on the off-chance smith wants what he's offering? Last year of my contract i'd be looking after No.1 and standing out in a blose team is probably going to get you noticed more than possibly being a squad player here

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #877 on: October 24, 2018, 07:58:40 PM »
I think he's got another year after this season. Probably has the type of technique Dean would appreciate, maybe not the speed. Maybe he's more useful than Hourihane though.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #878 on: October 24, 2018, 08:04:54 PM »
I don't want him recalled. I've seen more than enough.

I don't want him back, but the petty part of me wouldn't mind bringing him back to loan him out again to a less scummy club. We aren't in the Man City/Man U/Chelsea league and I've never really felt comfortable with loaning a player to a club in the same division, especially that lot.

It's unlikely, but imagine he scored the goal on the last day of the season that saw them pip us to a playoff place on the last day?

I believe the Heathens got relegated once because of goals scored by a Coventry player on loan from The Sty.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #879 on: October 24, 2018, 08:06:59 PM »
yeah looks like you're right. Doesn't seem possible he's still got a year left when he's been that far out the picture for so long. 7 years and he's barely made 30 appearances for us :o

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #880 on: October 24, 2018, 08:09:47 PM »
I believe the Heathens got relegated once because of goals scored by a Coventry player on loan from The Sty.

Yep, Mick Ferguson. The sha manager responsible for that genius move was Ron Saunders.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #881 on: October 24, 2018, 08:16:33 PM »
Is it a case of when he's asked to perform a role he's made for then he is more than capable?

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #882 on: October 24, 2018, 08:20:34 PM »
I don’t want the snivelling blue nose prick back.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #883 on: October 24, 2018, 09:26:40 PM »
I'd take him back in January if he is there best player, no brainer.

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Re: Gary Gardner
« Reply #884 on: October 24, 2018, 09:35:55 PM »
I can't believe he's played that many games for them. It seemed like he couldn't play a couple of games for us without pulling a hamstring or getting a career threatening injury.

 


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