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Author Topic: Birkir Bjarnason - Released  (Read 88553 times)

Offline kipeye

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #915 on: August 09, 2019, 09:54:28 AM »
I think this is one of the nice things that has happened since the takeover and successful promotion. From the players point of view in almost all scenarios, release gives them the maximum opportunity to pursue a career in football or out of it. Look at how many are left hanging around at other clubs holding out for a million or two or just because they can.
I see this as a thank you to those players from the club or in the exception of McCormack's case, a quick ending to a difficult situation. Even with him-he obviously was one unhappy person and is at least free to tackle his own demons.

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #916 on: August 09, 2019, 11:47:49 AM »
Does this mean that both parties agree to terminate the contract and walk away owing nothing to either?

Plus - it stops us having to pay any remainder of contract

Minus - we lose any transfer fee we paid originally

Nice way to deal with a player who caused us no harm (unlike a good few we have had) and only failing was that he was not really good enough. I feel another who fell to the complete lack of tactical nous that Bruce had and was never played in the correct position

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #917 on: August 09, 2019, 11:48:23 AM »
I suspect we had an agreement that we'd let him leave during the window and because it hadn't happened he was told he wouldn't be involved so could leave on a free so he could find a new club or he could stick around until January. I think it reflects well on everyone that he didn't sit out his contract and that we haven't held him back to try to save a bit of money.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #918 on: October 17, 2019, 07:05:12 PM »
Has signed for Al-Arabi in Qatar.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3sKgH1ByfV/

Offline LeeB

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #919 on: October 17, 2019, 07:25:02 PM »

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #920 on: October 17, 2019, 08:55:51 PM »
Not the most talentèd player we've ever had but let's not forget where we were when we signed Barney and players like him. I thought he was a top professional always available never whinging or getting into trouble off the pitch. Scored a blinder against Wolves. I wish him all the best in the future.

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #921 on: October 17, 2019, 09:44:58 PM »
Has signed for Al-Arabi in Qatar.

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3sKgH1ByfV/

He looks as thrilled as ever.

He's a proper miserable bastard isn't he.

I wish him all the best, but fuck me, he could crack a smile once in a while.

Offline Clark W Griswold

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #922 on: October 18, 2019, 09:56:44 AM »
It's an interesting question as to whether we have ever had a more miserable looking c*** play for us. Charles N'Zogbia maybe, any others?

I do also wish him all the best though as i have no problems with him other than him looking like a miserable c***.

Offline PeterWithe

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #923 on: October 18, 2019, 10:00:23 AM »
I really did think he was absolute garbage.

I've got a friend who married an Icelander, they are a dour bunch, its put down to the lack of sunlight and well, everything else apart from fish.

Offline Risso

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #924 on: October 18, 2019, 11:41:29 AM »
I really did think he was absolute garbage.



Same here, goal against the Dingles aside, he was utterly toilet.

Offline JUAN PABLO

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #925 on: October 18, 2019, 11:41:50 AM »
I really did think he was absolute garbage.

I've got a friend who married an Icelander, they are a dour bunch, its put down to the lack of sunlight and well, everything else apart from fish.

plenty of sunlight now

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #926 on: October 18, 2019, 12:30:54 PM »
A big disappointment, the Wolves goal was one of his few bits of quality I will remember him for, but I wish him well.

Offline Rioch is King

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #927 on: October 18, 2019, 12:47:46 PM »
Personally very keen on miserable looking bastards and his goal v Wolves was a great moment. Good luck BB

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #928 on: October 18, 2019, 02:47:20 PM »
I really did think he was absolute garbage.



Same here, goal against the Dingles aside, he was utterly toilet.

Dont think he smiled when he scored, did he?

Offline dcdavecollett

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Re: Birkir Bjarnason - Released
« Reply #929 on: October 20, 2019, 08:18:18 PM »
His goal against Brizzle (5-0)was a good one, as well. He played a few good games in the defensive midfield role in 2018.