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Offline manic-road

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #885 on: August 24, 2023, 02:27:07 PM »
Thought Olsen did OK when he came on. We are stuck with him so hopefully he can find some better form this season.

He will probably start against Hibs next week as it's pretty much a dead rubber but I don't expect to see much of him this season unless Emi is injured.

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #886 on: August 24, 2023, 02:55:21 PM »
Spink's debut was at Forest on Boxing Day 1979 at Forest. His second game was in the European Cup Final.

I was at it and we got done 5-0 I think it was and I thought he was shite!  Wrong again as usual.

It was a 2-1 defeat. Gary Shaw scored for us, and scored a hat-trick at Bristol City the following week. Trevor Francis won another dubious penalty.

https://www.avfchistory.co.uk/game/3568

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #887 on: August 24, 2023, 03:17:30 PM »
Spink's debut was at Forest on Boxing Day 1979 at Forest. His second game was in the European Cup Final.

I was at it and we got done 5-0 I think it was and I thought he was shite!  Wrong again as usual.

It was a 2-1 defeat. Gary Shaw scored for us, and scored a hat-trick at Bristol City the following week. Trevor Francis won another dubious penalty.

https://www.avfchistory.co.uk/game/3568

You're correct, it must be the previous game against them when they did us 4-0 that I'm mixing it up with, I know I was at both but could have sworn Spink was in goal and the score was 5.  I was at the Bristol City game the week after too.  I think Saunders was going to hook Shaw at half time so the story goes.

Offline MorrisNielson

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #888 on: August 24, 2023, 04:51:36 PM »
I was wondering if it may have been Spink, but given that it wasn't until the final in May 1982 that he actually made his debut, I was thinking that he may not have been even second choice the season before.
Spink replaced Findlay as second choice in December 1978. Former schoolboy international Mark Kendall would step up when Spink was out injured. These are his stats:


Offline Meanwood Villa

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #889 on: August 24, 2023, 05:03:14 PM »
I was wondering if it may have been Spink, but given that it wasn't until the final in May 1982 that he actually made his debut, I was thinking that he may not have been even second choice the season before.
Spink replaced Findlay as second choice in December 1978. Former schoolboy international Mark Kendall would step up when Spink was out injured. These are his stats:



That (1) in 81/82 looks so small in comparison to its significance.

Also am I right in thinking one of his substitute appearances in the 90s was as an outfield player?

Offline Pete3206

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #890 on: August 24, 2023, 09:14:15 PM »
I'd give Olsen 90 minutes next week. It's in our interests to at least give him a risk free chance to build a bit of confidence.

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #891 on: August 24, 2023, 11:16:54 PM »
Or another unwarranted opportunity to mess thinks up. Hes barely Sunday league standard fgs

Offline MorrisNielson

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #892 on: August 25, 2023, 09:13:41 AM »
That (1) in 81/82 looks so small in comparison to its significance.
Also am I right in thinking one of his substitute appearances in the 90s was as an outfield player?
His last appearance was as an outfield sub at QPR (Hendrie was send off on debut).

Offline Meanwood Villa

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #893 on: August 25, 2023, 06:03:52 PM »
That (1) in 81/82 looks so small in comparison to its significance.
Also am I right in thinking one of his substitute appearances in the 90s was as an outfield player?
His last appearance was as an outfield sub at QPR (Hendrie was send off on debut).

Thanks. Imagine that happening now! Not entirely sure how it happened then but I assume someone off injured and Nige on the wing was better than 9.

Offline PeterWithesShin

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #894 on: August 25, 2023, 06:05:15 PM »
Taylor got injured.

Offline john e

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #895 on: August 25, 2023, 06:30:51 PM »
Thought Olsen did OK when he came on. We are stuck with him so hopefully he can find some better form this season.

Ill be happy to more of Olsen when were three nil up, playing against no hopers

Offline Meanwood Villa

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #896 on: August 25, 2023, 06:47:22 PM »
Thought Olsen did OK when he came on. We are stuck with him so hopefully he can find some better form this season.

Ill be happy to more of Olsen when were three nil up, playing against no hopers

Aye, in his first five minutes he looked dodgy as ever under pressure but fortunately we went and hit the fourth on the break. Don't trust him at all.

Offline AV84

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #897 on: August 25, 2023, 06:51:50 PM »
Hopefully we would still get a win but it might be no harm to see Olsen get 90 minutes before the window closes and we can't do anything about it, if indeed something needs doing.

Offline Baldy

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #898 on: November 30, 2023, 11:09:44 PM »
Played well tonight.

 :)

Offline usav

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Re: Robin Olsen
« Reply #899 on: November 30, 2023, 11:22:33 PM »
Yes he did and showed he can step in should anything happens to Emi.

 


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