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Author Topic: Ross McCormack - JOINS MELBOURNE CITY  (Read 91016 times)

Offline Toronto Villa

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Ross McCormack - JOINS MELBOURNE CITY
« on: August 02, 2016, 11:37:44 PM »
Being now reported in a number of places that McCormack will sign for us in a 12m deal with add ons bringing it potentially to 14m. There's no doubt the boy has goals in him. Can score in the box, outside, two footed, deadly from set pieces. It's a lot of money for his age but if we are better overall and he does his what he does and scores the goals it will be a snip to get us back into the PL. Plus fucks Norwich a bit as they were all set for him.
« Last Edit: September 29, 2017, 10:44:36 AM by Legion »

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2016, 11:39:52 PM »
Welcome Ross. Show 'em where the goal is!

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #2 on: August 02, 2016, 11:41:29 PM »
Stay off the Ginsters pasties please Ross!

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #3 on: August 02, 2016, 11:43:32 PM »
Will be pleased if it happens, about time we started making a statement of intent.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2016, 11:45:31 PM »
I suppose you put a high price on goals.

I wanted more mobility, but nonetheless welcome this as a boost.

I think we have three strikers capable of scoring 20 goals in this league.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2016, 11:48:53 PM »
Stay off the Ginsters pasties please Ross!

He does look like he carries some timber. Doesn't see him to stop him finding the net. Which is all we will care about.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2016, 11:49:50 PM »
I suppose you put a high price on goals.

I wanted more mobility, but nonetheless welcome this as a boost.

I think we have three strikers capable of scoring 20 goals in this league.

Between them maybe! ;

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2016, 11:49:56 PM »
I'm 3 days older than young Ross. Next scamp who calls him old is going to get whacked round the head by my SunLife Parker Pen.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2016, 11:52:25 PM »
Stay off the Ginsters pasties please Ross!

He does look like he carries some timber. Doesn't see him to stop him finding the net. Which is all we will care about.

Despite being a big lad he doesn't seem to struggle to be on the pitch, last 5 seasons he's played 45 games, 44, 43, 32, 45. A striker that is rarely injured, what voodoo is this? You'll be telling me next he's a striker that scores goals!

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2016, 11:54:48 PM »
12-14 million is cheap if he can fire us back into the PL within two seasons. And two seasons is what I think it will take us to get back. Oh and before anyone starts the 'call yourself a Villa Fan' shite I've heard it all close season from mates who blindly believe that  the main body of the squad that got us relegated will get us up at first time of asking .Mind you I reserve the right to change my opinion if significant changes to the squad occur before the window closes.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #10 on: August 02, 2016, 11:57:43 PM »
Wouldn't have been my first choice.

Reading a Fulham forum though, none of them want to lose him. The overwhelming attitude seems to be that it's just a bid that's too good to reject for a 30 year old.

So although he's not perfect for our situation, we're not in a position where we can afford to be hugely picky. So fine, let's make it happen.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #11 on: August 02, 2016, 11:59:30 PM »
I suppose you put a high price on goals.

I wanted more mobility, but nonetheless welcome this as a boost.

I think we have three strikers capable of scoring 20 goals in this league.

Between them maybe! ;

Ayew and McCormack should get 20 apiece and Gestede has the capability but I don't think he will get the games.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #12 on: August 03, 2016, 12:00:35 AM »
It will be a boost to our midfield to look up front and see a forward who can score goals. And he should be a perfect playing partner Ayew too who does so much great work and has had fucking donkeys to work with.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2016, 12:03:16 AM »
Is McCormack a second striker? If so, still a chance of buying Kodja too? Kodja, McCormack and Ayew would get lots of goals.

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Re: Ross McCormack
« Reply #14 on: August 03, 2016, 12:03:50 AM »
A good thing if we do have Ayew, McCormack and Rudy is it's 3 different styles of striker/attacker. So we can mix it around depending on who we're playing, and even bring on a sub that will offer something very different to what the defenders had been dealing with up to then if we need to change something during a game.