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This is probably the first time since BSA left that I've not had that unrealistic desire in the back of my mind, wishing that we still had Allardyce managing us. Disclaimer: I'm not saying Evatt

What do visiting managers say to their players just before sending their players out? "These blokes think they are Barcelona with their swanky stadium and tippy tappy building form the back... ta

Hugh, you are completely and utterly wrong. im actually embarrassed for u, I don’t care if u been supporting us since 1975, you are talking absolute Shyte!    I cannot believe that you fee

1 minute ago, Biggish Dave said:

Ive got a sneaky feeling we might be a bit sticky for the first 5 or 6 games but once we hit our rhythm, some teams are getting thrashed. I also reckon we’ll win 10 on the spin at some stage

Nah this guy wants to win them all 

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I'll reserve any opinion I have of IE until Christmas. I'm not getting carried away with a few new signings and the dicking of a none league team. Every football fan in the country thinks they are in with a chance of promotion before the season starts. Even Wigan.

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1 hour ago, Biggish Dave said:

Ive got a sneaky feeling we might be a bit sticky for the first 5 or 6 games but once we hit our rhythm, some teams are getting thrashed. I also reckon we’ll win 10 on the spin at some stage

I’m still thinking that the first game or two might be pushed back a bit a la Aberdeen. Probably won’t do us any harm. 

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Results nothing to do with the quiet confidence at moment. Although might be a transitional period with a few dodgy results i think we are going to hit some teams like a train with our fitness pace and preparation.

One of Carlisle fans reckoned their players were being furloughed until October which means they are effectively part time and can only train certain number of days. Dont know if this is true or how common it is in League 2. Think other clubs will be struggling financially though.  Think it will be exact opposite of last season and our pre season will stand us in good stead .

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This is a general point but it's amazing that in a professional sport with very well paid participants that every manager doesn't make sure that as a bare minimum all their players are as fit as they can possibly be, and also every player doesn't make sure of the same.

We've experienced it ourselves with multiple managers previously but it's not rocket science and there are plenty of s&c coaches around these days so it should never be an issue.

It's obviously not the case which is why it even gets mentioned by Evatt but fuck moll some professional footballers really must be stealing a living.

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I think you have to take these early games with a pinch of salt, lowly teams probably short of any kind of training make things look good but against proper teams at our own level we won’t walk through them like we have and we won’t get the time or space we are getting. I’m sure IE knows this and hopefully as the players get fitter and more acquainted with each other, the games to come will be against better opposition and give us a better appreciation of what we’ve got. That said I’m really confident that we’ll hit the ground running and I expect us to stay at or near the top all season but then I am at times a super optimist!!

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8 hours ago, Whitesince63 said:

I think you have to take these early games with a pinch of salt, lowly teams probably short of any kind of training make things look good but against proper teams at our own level we won’t walk through them like we have and we won’t get the time or space we are getting. I’m sure IE knows this and hopefully as the players get fitter and more acquainted with each other, the games to come will be against better opposition and give us a better appreciation of what we’ve got. That said I’m really confident that we’ll hit the ground running and I expect us to stay at or near the top all season but then I am at times a super optimist!!

Me too but I think you'll be proved correct.

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After reading today's match report v Accy, it seems Brand Evatt is coming on. It was interesting to hear Iles report that the Accy management team were not to happy with their team. 

We should piss this league, a couple more signings to boost the squad and we should be flying, after watching the dross of Parkinson and Hill, I can't fucking wait to get back and watch some entertaining winning football.

Also loving the FV marketing 'Join the Revolution' (EVO).

COYW

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5 minutes ago, radcliffewhite1 said:

Correct listening to the guy is refreshing after the last two clowns

league 2 is poor it should only be a short stay 

I could never listen to Parkinson, just spouted bullshit and negative soundbites. As for Hill, he was like a fake Liam Gallagher on magic mushrooms, the biggest clown we have ever had as a manager.

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