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Author Topic: Pepe Reina: Signs for Lazio  (Read 28614 times)

Offline Pete3206

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #120 on: January 18, 2020, 11:56:04 AM »
We need older heads and leaders in the team for the current situation. This why for me, he goes straight in the team this afternoon.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #121 on: January 18, 2020, 12:42:30 PM »
Why is everyone automatically jumping to the conclusion that he’s being bought to replace Nyland? In my view he’s been bought as an experienced back up to Nyland and Steer and nothing more. People really are adding 2 and 2 together and getting 5.

We ll see who really knows summation come Brighton next week.
I'm prepared to hold hands up but Reina is number 1 as he wouldn't move otherwise .
As well as the obvious that he's in a different league to what we have.
But you keep counting will see in a week.

Arrant nonsense mate. He’s not number 1 at his current club and he certainly isn’t in a different league to either Nyland or Steer. He was a bloody good keeper back in the day, he’s coming to the end of his career and I think will be a happy back up to the others whilst offering some decent experience.

Go back to school for your maths. Reina is number 1
The quotes below explain why such a keeper was signed.
I already have an understanding of the intricacies of top level football clubs .
Those who advocate some second rate keeper like Nyland ,chocolate wrists as souness called him v Man city, don't really get it in my opinion.

Dean Smith on new signing Pepe Reina…
“He has settled in fine straightaway, which is what I’d expect.

“With Tom Heaton getting injured, I think everybody knew at the start of the season I was looking for a goalkeeper with Premier League experience.

“Tom has been a big plus for us this season already, unfortunately he got injured.

“We then only had two recognised senior goalkeepers. It was important we moved quickly and we’re very fortunate to get someone so vastly experienced who has got leadership qualities within the dressing room as well.

“We’re really pleased to have Pepe in the building.

“He’s vastly experienced, a leader, he will be a voice in the dressing room that we need as well.”

That is all


Pompous.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #122 on: January 18, 2020, 12:56:02 PM »
Well I'm not fickle - not saying you are. I don't say anything about you tbh as you're entitled to your football views

Don't get me started on the absolute horrific views and comments in the formation of a Dean Smith out thread.
I think go after those people who will be critical of Dean Smith as Smith is brilliant in my view.



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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #123 on: January 18, 2020, 01:03:58 PM »
Well I'm not fickle - not saying you are. I don't say anything about you tbh as you're entitled to your football views

Don't get me started on the absolute horrific views and comments in the formation of a Dean Smith out thread.
I think go after those people who will be critical of Dean Smith as Smith is brilliant in my view.




I like Smith too, Footy. But I can accept the views of people that don't and want him out.

Anyway, three points today would be be nice.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #124 on: January 18, 2020, 05:06:44 PM »
Great save at the end.

Offline manic-road

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #125 on: January 18, 2020, 05:09:20 PM »
Great save at the end.
Looked assured today, made a good save from Maupay and his distribution was good.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #126 on: January 18, 2020, 05:34:32 PM »
Reina started v Brighton and put in an assured and commanding display.
Top agility for saving Maupay overhead kick.
Won't be best pleased conceding as was bit too close to near post for Trossard goal baiting him to shoot across from tight angle.
Other than that Villas number 1 goal keeper had little of real note to do
Was vocal throughout and in distribution was communictating to defenders what's around them to help them not get caught in possession.
Reserve keeper Nyland was watching on from the bench as he's a back up .

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #127 on: January 18, 2020, 05:37:44 PM »
Reina started v Brighton and put in an assured and commanding display.
Top agility for saving Maupay overhead kick.
Won't be best pleased conceding as was bit too close to near post for Trossard goal baiting him to shoot across from tight angle.
Other than that Villas number 1 goal keeper had little of real note to do
Was vocal throughout and in distribution was communictating to defenders what's around them to help them not get caught in possession.
Reserve keeper Nyland was watching on from the bench as he's a back up .


That last line...pompous. You're a sad bastard, Footy.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #128 on: January 18, 2020, 05:43:10 PM »
Reina started v Brighton and put in an assured and commanding display.
Top agility for saving Maupay overhead kick.
Won't be best pleased conceding as was bit too close to near post for Trossard goal baiting him to shoot across from tight angle.
Other than that Villas number 1 goal keeper had little of real note to do
Was vocal throughout and in distribution was communictating to defenders what's around them to help them not get caught in possession.
Reserve keeper Nyland was watching on from the bench as he's a back up .


That last line...pompous. You're a sad bastard, Footy.

Less of that.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #129 on: January 18, 2020, 05:50:44 PM »
Good save at the end I though. Was good on the crosses aswell. Solid debut in that Heaton style manner.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #130 on: January 18, 2020, 09:45:15 PM »
Oldest first team debuts:
37 years & 245 days - Peter Schmeichel - 2001-02 - Slaven Belupo - 21/7/2001
37 years & 140 days - Pepe Reina - 2019-20 - Brighton & Hove Albion - 18/1/2020
37 years & 88 days - Brad Friedel - 2008-09 - FH Hafnarfjardar - 14/8/2008
37 years & 23 days - Robert Pires - 2010-11 - Blackburn Rovers - 21/11/2010
36 years & 241 days - John Terry - 2017-18 - Hull City - 5/8/2017
35 years & 115 days - Shay Given - 2011-12 - Fulham - 13/8/2011
34 years & 259 days - James Paton - 1889-90 - Stoke - 17/3/1890
34 years & 72 days - Colin Calderwood - 1998-99 - West Ham United - 2/4/1999
34 years & 20 days - Les Sealey - 1991-92 - Everton - 19/10/1991
33 years & 279 days - Dick Roose - 1911-12 - Bradford City - 2/9/1911
33 years & 231 days - Bob Roberts - 1892-93 - Preston North End - 26/11/1892
33 years & 225 days - Chris Sutton - 2006-07 - Fulham - 21/10/2006
33 years & 207 days - David Ginola - 2000-01 - Leicester City - 19/8/2000
33 years & 204 days - Glenn Whelan - 2017-18 - Hull City - 5/8/2017
33 years & 189 days - Cyrille Regis - 1991-92 - Sheffield Wednesday - 17/8/1991
33 years & 160 days - Peter Broadbent - 1966-67 - Sheffield United - 22/10/1966
33 years & 130 days - Christopher Samba - 2017-18 - Hull City - 5/8/2017
33 years & 117 days - Tom Heaton - 2019-20 - Tottenham Hotspurs - 10/8/2019
33 years & 93 days - Ronny Johnsen - 2002-03 - Charlton Athletic - 11/9/2002
33 years & 58 days - Luc Nilis - 2000-01 - Marila Pribram - 22/7/2000

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #131 on: January 18, 2020, 09:50:02 PM »
Top stuff. Thank you.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #132 on: January 20, 2020, 10:44:34 AM »
I like him that save at the end was brilliant he will be the experienced head we need in the run in he looks like he's never been away from the Premier League.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #133 on: January 21, 2020, 10:13:10 PM »
Looking like a great bit of business.

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Re: Pepe Reina
« Reply #134 on: January 21, 2020, 10:15:05 PM »
Is there an option to buy? Looking at his age compared to friedel's when he joined, it must be worth a punt to bring him in for a couple of seasons.

 


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