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Author Topic: Glenn Whelan - Released  (Read 48337 times)

Offline footyskillz

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #285 on: September 01, 2018, 10:04:08 AM »
Starts today v Sheff utd for me

Offline footyskillz

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #286 on: October 24, 2018, 12:30:53 PM »
Kept his passing accuracy at 90% yesterday v Norwich did simple things and feel he will be used by Smith in keeping ball and moving whilst allowing other midfielders to express themselves

Offline footyskillz

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #287 on: October 25, 2018, 10:56:33 PM »
Glenn Whelan cited in the Press conference before QPR  "covered highest distance for a while" and showed "hunger, desire, enthusiasm"

Fair play to Whelan clearly showing signs he's performing to abilities .
Hard working and enthusiastic thing he's one smithy will look to include on regular basis , fine to rotate as knows his role  and a dependable pro.

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #288 on: October 25, 2018, 11:00:48 PM »
Itís a lonely road you are travelling on footyskillz.

Offline footyskillz

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #289 on: October 25, 2018, 11:08:13 PM »
Just saying till end of season he's out of contract but can be used effectively and Whelan epitomizes what he wants from a midfielder in his position as does mcginn .  Smithy cited him and name checked him for praise outside of any other in the press conference anyone else mentioned he was asked about .

Just going on what Smith likes as qualities and he's had great passing stats too.

He's a valued member of squad I feel and think Deano does too.

Just don't give him pens

Online Fred Crump

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #290 on: December 26, 2018, 05:37:54 PM »
I know Iím going to get pelters for this but sod it.....
We all know he isnít the type of player we really want and Ian Taylor he certainly isnít , but the bloke is a limited but thoroughly honest pro who always works his nuts off for us. He lasted the course today and was just what we wanted to grind out an ugly win. Give the guy a break some people ....!
Let the abuse begin....  :)

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #291 on: December 26, 2018, 05:42:29 PM »
It's not abuse. I think he's a massively limited footballer that changes the way we play because he likes to sit deep. But he's no longer the player he was 10 years ago and because of his lack of pace and age, he cannot be as dynamic as he once was. Thus when he plays we play deeper and it's not helped by having Hourihane and McGinn in there who are better suited to that role because they are also able to get forward faster. I don't have a massive issue when he comes on late, but as a starting option I don't like it. Next game, I am hoping BB gets the start because he will at least push forward a bit more.

Online Fred Crump

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #292 on: December 26, 2018, 05:53:15 PM »
Agree TV , I think potentially BB is a much better player and please donít get me wrong , Iíd rather watch Jack G , SJM and someone like Ryan Woods or James Maddison pinging it around in triangles for fun all day long in midfield. However occasionally I do admire effort, honesty and professionalism and if sometimes to get results fugly, sweaty and grinding it out does it , then thatís good enough for me. And Ben Dover. Allegedly .... ;)

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #293 on: December 26, 2018, 06:29:52 PM »
Whelan adds absolutely nothing.  He isn't great in the air, great in the tackle, great at passing, quick at closing down and neither does he really protect the back four.  This is one of those signings that simply hasn't worked out and for me, he is the player we most need to replace in our midfield.  He is ok, but in a season where ok will not get you promoted, ok is not good enough.

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #294 on: January 12, 2019, 05:13:59 PM »
Just fuck off

Offline SoccerHQ

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #295 on: January 12, 2019, 05:24:16 PM »
I honestly don't think he's as bad as made out this season.

However bringing him on a game when you're 1 down is bonkers and when he makes an error for the penalty you just leave yourselve open to all sorts of criticism I'm afraid.

Offline myf

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #296 on: January 12, 2019, 07:55:03 PM »
enough already

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #297 on: January 13, 2019, 08:10:13 AM »
He's fucking shit. Absolute, fucking shit.

Offline VinnieChase84

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #298 on: January 13, 2019, 08:32:48 AM »
Thank god heís out of contract come June

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Re: Glenn Whelan - SIGNED
« Reply #299 on: January 13, 2019, 08:33:28 AM »
I honestly don't think he's as bad as made out this season.

However bringing him on a game when you're 1 down is bonkers and when he makes an error for the penalty you just leave yourselve open to all sorts of criticism I'm afraid.
Yeah, I'm with you on both the points you make.
And: Hourihane has been so remittingly bad that any other midfielder is having to do the work of others; accentuating any mistakes made.

 


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