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Offline Dazvillain

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #315 on: January 20, 2020, 04:34:16 PM »
Club site confirms heís left on loan to Toulouse

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #316 on: January 20, 2020, 04:37:48 PM »
Sure they said Bordeaux on Sky. Are you sure they didn't say "Kalinic is going to lose?"

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #317 on: January 20, 2020, 04:45:07 PM »
I saw him and Moreira play.  Do I win?

Sorry, no prize unless you saw Ivo Stas play for us as well!
I claim that prize (nearly) as I saw Ivo on the pitch in a Villa shirt in a youth friendly at Shrewsbury Tech. Whether he played in the 20 odd minutes before he held his hamstring and walked off is a matter of conjecture.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #318 on: January 20, 2020, 04:52:33 PM »
He came, he fumbled, he left.

I wonder who bought him ?

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #319 on: January 20, 2020, 05:06:47 PM »
He came, he fumbled, he left.

I wonder who bought him ?
Ivo went back to Banik Ostrava.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #320 on: January 21, 2020, 12:21:14 AM »
On-loan? Pity we couldn't sell the fecker. The only player in the squad Smith rated less than Kodjia.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #321 on: January 21, 2020, 12:44:57 AM »
He came, he fumbled, he left.

In a golden decade for terrible signings at the club, he has to be one of the more bizarre ones.  It was as if they found a file on him left in a drawer somewhere from when we tried to sign him before and got shafted by that woman from Sunderland. 

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #322 on: January 21, 2020, 02:30:52 AM »
By my reckoning, since we were relegated we've used 9 different goalkeepers in the first team, which is some going.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #323 on: January 21, 2020, 02:46:33 AM »
I saw him and Moreira play.  Do I win?

Sorry, no prize unless you saw Ivo Stas play for us as well!
I claim that prize (nearly) as I saw Ivo on the pitch in a Villa shirt in a youth friendly at Shrewsbury Tech. Whether he played in the 20 odd minutes before he held his hamstring and walked off is a matter of conjecture.



I saw Ivo play for and score for Villa in a pre season friendly at Witney Town. Possibly the first game under BFR. I think Big Ron had gained some coaching experience at Witney whilst still playing for Oxford. There were no stands so we were all stood around the touchline like a parks game. I think we won 6-0 and Ivo was credited with one of the goals, even though he actually hit the side netting and the ball went in through/under the net.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #324 on: January 21, 2020, 03:18:11 AM »
I saw him and Moreira play.  Do I win?

Sorry, no prize unless you saw Ivo Stas play for us as well!
I claim that prize (nearly) as I saw Ivo on the pitch in a Villa shirt in a youth friendly at Shrewsbury Tech. Whether he played in the 20 odd minutes before he held his hamstring and walked off is a matter of conjecture.



I saw Ivo play for and score for Villa in a pre season friendly at Witney Town. Possibly the first game under BFR. I think Big Ron had gained some coaching experience at Witney whilst still playing for Oxford. There were no stands so we were all stood around the touchline like a parks game. I think we won 6-0 and Ivo was credited with one of the goals, even though he actually hit the side netting and the ball went in through/under the net.

You definitely get 100 I Spy points for that. Well done.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #325 on: January 21, 2020, 08:38:17 AM »
The fact that Ivo scored a "ghost goal" in an obscure friendly game is kind of fitting. Man or myth?

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #326 on: January 21, 2020, 08:40:00 AM »
He came, he fumbled, he left.

In a golden decade for terrible signings at the club, he has to be one of the more bizarre ones.  It was as if they found a file on him left in a drawer somewhere from when we tried to sign him before and got shafted by that woman from Sunderland. 

Didnít we try to sign him three years prior and he got denied a work permit at the time too? Obviously transfers sometimes end up not working for all sorts of reasons, but giving that background to signing him, his pedigree as an international goalkeeper, us paying a fee when we clearly didnít have much money at the time and then him being outcast with a couple of months it really has been a bizarre signing.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #327 on: January 21, 2020, 08:54:36 AM »
He left because he had a technical flaw in his game.

Lovre can't turn around.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #328 on: January 21, 2020, 09:06:02 AM »
Hope it's a loan to buy. 

He might not have been great for us but he came with decent pedigree and we shouldn't be in a situation where we just take any loan to get him off the wage bill. Esp with FFP considerations and all those fun things.

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Re: Lovre Kalinic - Signed
« Reply #329 on: January 21, 2020, 09:08:43 AM »
An odd signing - a signing agreed under Bruce maybe?