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Offline passport1

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #60 on: June 16, 2021, 10:01:34 PM »
No definitely  not.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #61 on: June 16, 2021, 10:34:26 PM »
Footballers don't have any loyalty. Expecting it is just setting yourself up for disappointment as a fan.

Do football clubs have loyalty to players?

Bouma and Petrov spring to mind.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #62 on: June 16, 2021, 11:03:24 PM »
They are outliers. Clubs are run as businesses, not charities (though tenure and commitment by a player may be rewarded) and players have 15 years or so to make as much moolah as they can. So, as much as I'd love Jack to stay here for the rest of his career, if and when he does leave, it will be impossible to begrudge him (unless he downgrades and goes to Arsenal).

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #63 on: June 16, 2021, 11:11:04 PM »
We were a charity once.  We gave Lescott a contract.  And Simon Dawkins.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #64 on: June 16, 2021, 11:11:37 PM »
RCF's also a big fan of the 40-year-old version.

You're wasted on here. Philistines!

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #65 on: June 16, 2021, 11:14:05 PM »
We were a charity once.  We gave Lescott a contract.  And Simon Dawkins.

Dawkins! And Omar Cummings....or was he just a triallist?

Jesus, Lambert really did a number on expectation-management.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #66 on: June 16, 2021, 11:41:04 PM »
We were a charity once.  We gave Lescott a contract.  And Simon Dawkins.
That wasn't money wasted though. He did come up with The Theory Of Everything and some amazing stuff about Quantum Physics.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #67 on: June 16, 2021, 11:51:50 PM »
Not too sure about this.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #68 on: June 17, 2021, 08:31:54 AM »
Makes total sense, senior head and experience in the dressing room that weve lost. Can cover both fullback roles. Done deal

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #69 on: June 17, 2021, 09:09:49 AM »
A bit of a strange one to me. Don't think its a terrible acquisition, but i'm struggling to see the point really.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #70 on: June 17, 2021, 09:11:40 AM »
John Percy now reporting this will be confirmed in the next 24 hours

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #71 on: June 17, 2021, 09:20:56 AM »
A bit of a strange one to me. Don't think its a terrible acquisition, but i'm struggling to see the point really.

I see him as an upgrade on Elmo.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #72 on: June 17, 2021, 09:23:54 AM »
A bit of a strange one to me. Don't think its a terrible acquisition, but i'm struggling to see the point really.

I see him as an upgrade on Elmo.


I really like Cash but he’s going to always pick up bookings with his very enthusiastic nature, I’m sure Young can do the business back there when called upon.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #73 on: June 17, 2021, 09:29:18 AM »
Its a yes from me.

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Re: Ashley Young - welcome home nearly
« Reply #74 on: June 17, 2021, 09:31:32 AM »
Well, they say never go back so I'm taking a guarded approach. Of course his experience and maturity will help but I'm always nervous about signing players on their way back down.

If Dean and the staff think it's a worthy addition then so be it, here's to it working out for both parties.

 


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