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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #165 on: October 23, 2019, 10:37:42 PM »
To be fair, he wasnít actually getting in their team in their last season in the Championship either.

I think he is probably viewed predominantly as a centre back by Dean Smith now anyway. He played his part in our winning streak there last season and has played both cup games in that position. Iím not sure he offers enough going forward to play as a premier league full back either.

Hause offers presence though, particularly in the air. We are very vulnerable from set pieces with our first choice eleven. Wouldn't rule him out seeing game time at left back or cover for Mings.

Neil Taylor was nowhere near good enough for the championship, defensively or attacking. I'm not sure what came over Smith to make him first choice starting this season, the kind of decision Bruce or McLeish might have made and got dogs abuse for. Having Targett's ability on the ball on our left side has made us a much more coherent attacking force.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #166 on: October 23, 2019, 10:53:58 PM »
I know itís very simplistic terms to look at it in, but Brightonís was the first goal we have conceded indirectly from a free kick/corner wasnít it?

Hause  definitely has useful attributes but I donít think they really fit into how Dean Smith wants his fullbacks to play. I donít think itís unrelated that we are unbeaten since Targett and Guilbert were in the staring XI together.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #167 on: October 24, 2019, 11:12:21 AM »
Neil Taylor was nowhere near good enough for the championship, defensively or attacking. I'm not sure what came over Smith to make him first choice starting this season, the kind of decision Bruce or McLeish might have made and got dogs abuse for. Having Targett's ability on the ball on our left side has made us a much more coherent attacking force.

Because he did well there?

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #168 on: November 26, 2019, 11:32:54 AM »
Did well again last night, his overlaps are definitely creating space for Grealish and their link-up play has been a real positive.

He puked last night didn't he? Was he ill or get a punch to the throat or something?

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #169 on: November 26, 2019, 11:37:01 AM »
Did well again last night, his overlaps are definitely creating space for Grealish and their link-up play has been a real positive.

He puked last night didn't he? Was he ill or get a punch to the throat or something?
Think I read he took a knock to the throat .

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #170 on: November 26, 2019, 12:07:07 PM »
He was night and day better last night than he was against Wolves.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #171 on: November 26, 2019, 04:42:14 PM »
He was like a winger at times last night. Steve Staunton-esque the way he kept getting out onto the wing.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #172 on: November 26, 2019, 04:52:53 PM »
Did well again last night, his overlaps are definitely creating space for Grealish and their link-up play has been a real positive.

He puked last night didn't he? Was he ill or get a punch to the throat or something?

Thought he was a lot better.  Puked right by where I was sitting and made me feel queasy the rest of the game!!  It was projectile sick so guessing illness!!

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #173 on: November 26, 2019, 04:58:45 PM »
He was night and day better last night than he was against Wolves.

True but last night, defensively and to my great surprise, he had very little to do. Pre-match I was very concerned he'd be up against Saint-Maxmin. Fortunately Bruce had him up against Freddie who could cope with his speed. As Mr Mullet says, Targett was allowed to get forward throughout the game, possibly because Newcastle were more concerned with Jack playing on the left.

It was an ideal game for Targett but away from home against stronger sides, I'd be tempted to bring in the superior defensive qualities of Taylor. All that said, Targett looked the business last night and seems to finally fitting in.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #174 on: December 10, 2019, 07:49:00 PM »
How this idiot only got a yellow card for this disgraceful tackle is beyond belief.

He should have received a straight red card. Further proof that VAR is a load of shit.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #175 on: December 10, 2019, 07:51:00 PM »
How this idiot only got a yellow card for this disgraceful tackle is beyond belief.

He should have received a straight red card. Further proof that VAR is a load of shit.

Are you absolutely sure you support Villa mate? Because you seem to fucking moan a lot about us.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #176 on: December 10, 2019, 07:58:52 PM »
How this idiot only got a yellow card for this disgraceful tackle is beyond belief.

He should have received a straight red card. Further proof that VAR is a load of shit.

Disgraceful, my arse.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #177 on: December 10, 2019, 07:59:46 PM »
It was a poor tackle and I doubt many would have complained about a red for it but your post is just a tad OTT.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #178 on: December 10, 2019, 08:07:16 PM »
It was a poor tackle and I doubt many would have complained about a red for it but your post is just a tad OTT.

Not really. I'm watching the game back now and it's worse than I thought it was.

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Re: Matt Targett - signed
« Reply #179 on: December 10, 2019, 08:10:07 PM »
How this idiot only got a yellow card for this disgraceful tackle is beyond belief.

He should have received a straight red card. Further proof that VAR is a load of shit.

Disgraceful, my arse.

If any of our players were on the receiving end of that we'd be fuming, don't lie to yourself.

 


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