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Author Topic: Financial fair play  (Read 72356 times)

Offline SoccerHQ

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #705 on: February 11, 2019, 08:08:24 PM »
Slightly off-topic, but I wonder if Dean Smith could get a tune out of Gary Gardner as Monk seems to have done with him so far this season?

We’ll never know, he’s out of contract in the Summer.

Didn't he sign a four year deal in 2016?

Would be surprised if he was out of contract, surely we'd have sold him full time in January for a small fee and to get him off the books earlier.

He's clearly a good enough player at championship level even if he can never show it for us.

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #706 on: February 11, 2019, 08:09:34 PM »
Monk's done a great job there to be totally fair and I thought he got the tin tack too early from trigger happy Leeds.

Said no Leeds fan ever.

He actually walked out on Leeds, they were happy to keep him on.

Boro was the club where he was arguably sacked prematurely.

Soon SHA are back to appointments like Zola and Cotterill the better.

Offline paul_e

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #707 on: February 11, 2019, 08:15:14 PM »
It's also important to remember that come the summer the RDM and Bruce first window spending is all off the books, along with a fuck load of wages.

The embargo that was supposedly in palce in the summer was, as I understand it, about money in the bank more than anything else.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #708 on: February 11, 2019, 08:22:58 PM »
Must admit that not once this season have I thought "what we need is Gary Gardner in the team".

Offline kippaxvilla2

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #709 on: February 11, 2019, 08:23:34 PM »
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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #710 on: February 11, 2019, 09:33:20 PM »
Must admit that not once this season have I thought "what we need is Gary Gardner in the team".

We really need another ponderous, plodding midfielder to slow things down. That's the trouble with our midfield, too much pace.

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #711 on: February 11, 2019, 09:51:35 PM »
Dunno...he'd be an upgrade on Jedinak and better off the ball than Hologram.

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #712 on: February 11, 2019, 09:53:17 PM »
We'd have to play like the Noses though and they're utter filth to watch with their 7% possession and long ball biffing.

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #713 on: February 11, 2019, 09:56:34 PM »
Dunno...he'd be an upgrade on Jedinak and better off the ball than Hologram.

That’s true, so why didn’t Dean recall him?

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #714 on: February 11, 2019, 09:57:50 PM »
I'd say because Gary Gardner is shit. And we have enough shit and slow and weak midfielders as it is.

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #715 on: February 11, 2019, 09:59:42 PM »
I don't really want to see Gardner in our team ,i just hate loaning one of our players to a club  who loathe us .Other than the Villa match i think he has only missed one game for the noses,so he must be doing ok

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #716 on: February 11, 2019, 10:01:33 PM »
Because we didn't have a recall option. No one cared when he went out on loan and his stats this season are crap.

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #717 on: February 11, 2019, 10:18:44 PM »
Must admit that not once this season have I thought "what we need is Gary Gardner in the team".

“The missing link is Gary Gardner”

Said nobody ever

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #718 on: February 11, 2019, 10:20:22 PM »
Must admit that not once this season have I thought "what we need is Gary Gardner in the team".

“The missing link is Gary Gardner”

Said nobody ever
However plenty have wondered if his brother is THE missing link.

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Re: Financial fair play
« Reply #719 on: February 11, 2019, 10:21:49 PM »
Ironic really as his brother looks like the missing link.