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Rejected 2nd new contract offer at Notts County and apparently has offers from us and Lincoln

Edit: Just see it's already being discussed in another thread! ooops
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Been discussing this with the resident gimps on the League 2 transfer thread.

I would rather we dont get involved in paying these sort of players £2, 3 or even 4k per week. Last big pay day sort of chap, been there done that. I hope he goes to the Gimps!
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Been discussing this with the resident gimps on the League 2 transfer thread.

I would rather we dont get involved in paying these sort of players £2, 3 or even 4k per week. Last big pay day sort of chap, been there done that. I hope he goes to the Gimps!


Why do you think this? 30 is not that old and he is highly thought of at Notts. we are giving contracts to a lot of younger players so surly a couple of older heads would not be a bad thing to give us a bit of experience. And where is your info coming from that he would warrant high wages etc?
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Balance isn't it? We should sign good players for the right money, but that's easier said than done.
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Quoted from Cloudy
Been discussing this with the resident gimps on the League 2 transfer thread.

I would rather we dont get involved in paying these sort of players £2, 3 or even 4k per week. Last big pay day sort of chap, been there done that. I hope he goes to the Gimps!


O'Connor stating that he was offered a 40% pay cut then a 25% pay cut to stay. Still think he would be on a decent whack but he is a decent player. It's whether he is worth the risk and looks like both clubs think he might be. Does live local to Lincoln so that's in our favour.
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If he’s worth it then why not. Still think Lincoln would blow ya out the water in regards to wages they can offer.


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Still need to recruit a new midfielder, good that Jolley sees that


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It nice to be interested in a player who was not relegated last season.
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He's crap or was when he was on loan at the imps many seasons ago but he might have improved since then.




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O'Connor stating that he was offered a 40% pay cut then a 25% pay cut to stay. Still think he would be on a decent whack but he is a decent player. It's whether he is worth the risk and looks like both clubs think he might be. Does live local to Lincoln so that's in our favour.


Im begining to think that this is an essential part of MJ's recruitment policy - You either live local or are prepared to move if you want to play for us.

As long as he can bring some quality players here its fine but .....



                           
                        

               
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little bit of a crossover between his career at Crewe and Harry Davis', i wonder if that will have any effect? I doubt it will as Davis was in the youth team for most of O'Connor's time at Crewe, but I suppose it is worth considering


GTFC Transfers 2018/19

IN:
Alex Whitmore (CB), Louis Robles (ST), Harry Davis (CB), Elliott Whitehouse (MF)

OUT:
Ben Davies (RB), Nathan Clarke (CB), James Berrett (MF), Tom Sawyer (MF), Jack Keeble (CB), Ben Killip (GK), Scott Vernon (ST), Karleigh Osborne (CB), Gary McSheffrey (ST), Sean McAllister (MF), Zak Mills (RB), Chris Clements (MF)
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Interesting, I wonder if this all boils down to wheather it’s a case of a manager has to ....

1 Persuade the player

2 Persuade his agent

If it’s the first one MJ may have a sporting chance if it’s the 2nd then the Gimps would have the upper hand considering their recently accrued “wealth”.

My view looking at the last couple of seasons I’ve possibly seen half a dozen players worth really  stretching the budget for (though they’d never sign for us) Berry, Kee, Collins etc.. but O’Connor does not fall into this bracket.

I also wonder if this is the season when the Gimps spend big to try and secure automatic?

How much will it cost to get the ball down I wonder 😉


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He's crap or was when he was on loan at the imps many seasons ago but he might have improved since then.


He was quality in his short time at SB.
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-Has he not spent most of the last 2 years injured?
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-Has he not spent most of the last 2 years injured?


Did an ACL in April 2017, up to then had played most of the 16/17 season
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If we could get 30+ games a season out of him for 2 years, he'd be a cracking signing, top midfielder for this level. Imagine having him in our squad instead of a Berrett. With him living so close to Lincoln, I think they'd be daft not to sign him and I'm sure both parties would want it to happen.
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O'Connor stating that he was offered a 40% pay cut then a 25% pay cut to stay. Still think he would be on a decent whack but he is a decent player. It's whether he is worth the risk and looks like both clubs think he might be. Does live local to Lincoln so that's in our favour.


so relatively local to Grimsby then?


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think he will go to the Gimps as they are throwing money around like confetti
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think he will go to the Gimps as they are throwing money around like confetti


Are we? We have signed two new players so far.
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If we could get 30+ games a season out of him for 2 years, he'd be a cracking signing, top midfielder for this level. Imagine having him in our squad instead of a Berrett. With him living so close to Lincoln, I think they'd be daft not to sign him and I'm sure both parties would want it to happen.


I'd personally rather have a decent player on a reasonable wage available for 46 games of the season rather than risking signing a good but expensive player in the hope they could manage 30-odd. Especially when you consider we've already got a boatload of midfielders signed up or offered contracts.

I wouldn't want to break the bank for somebody just to see him keep Clifton out of the team, either.
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think he will go to the Gimps as they are throwing money around like confetti


Hardly. Its because we have generated money. We have broke our season tickets sales record.
The majority of our money from cup runs has been spent on our new academy/training ground. We pay good wages, but we can , when we have sold nearly 6k season tickets.

Plus we have a new chairman who does put money in, add to that we sold Alex for 250k, so we do have cash, yes, but we are hardly throwing it around. We spend it wisely and on the future,

As for O'Connor he lives a couple of miles out of Lincoln, whoever gets him is getting a very good player at this level.

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Hardly. Its because we have generated money. We have broke our season tickets sales record.
The majority of our money from cup runs has been spent on our new academy/training ground. We pay good wages, but we can , when we have sold nearly 6k season tickets.

Plus we have a new chairman who does put money in, add to that we sold Alex for 250k, so we do have cash, yes, but we are hardly throwing it around. We spend it wisely and on the future,

As for O'Connor he lives a couple of miles out of Lincoln, whoever gets him is getting a very good player at this level.



I think you’ll find that St Danny & Prince Nicky will splash the cash this season, this will be interesting as they won’t lose either way as you’ll either go up or they’ll inevitably move to a bigger job.

Though it has to be said that makes them no different to most managers.


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I think you’ll find that St Danny & Prince Nicky will splash the cash this season, this will be interesting as they won’t lose either way as you’ll either go up or they’ll inevitably move to a bigger job.

Though it has to be said that makes them no different to most managers.


And you know this because?
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And you know this because?


They are football managers and they are pretty much all tempted by status over loyalty


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And you know this because?


Thats how they ended up at Lincoln, that's how.

As soon as a better job comes along they will be history in Lincoln.

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Thats how they ended up at Lincoln, that's how.

As soon as a better job comes along they will be history in Lincoln.



They were approached for numerous jobs at bigger clubs higher up the FL according to the several sources but never went. I agree that money usually wins out over loyalty any day but looking at the bigger picture they have a very loyal mantra with regards to players and themselves.

They will leave when it's right for them, maybe in a year, maybe two years. We will just enjoy the ride while it lasts. The big test will be how we go about appointing a new manager when they leave and if we can continue growing the club. Having Clive Nates as chairman now with his input and contacts should help us sustain a reasonably healthy period, I don't see that changing anytime soon.
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Thats how they ended up at Lincoln, that's how.

As soon as a better job comes along they will be history in Lincoln.



Your probably right, but they have already turned jobs down. its not beyond the realms of possibility that we will part with them first.
But having sold more season tickets than everyone in League 2 and a lot of L1, I imagine they think think they can take us further up the ladder. Our new chairman will really push us on, and we will move to a new ground soon so that will help too. If Burton etc can do championship then I am sure we both could.

But as you say they will if they do move us on, move further up the pyramid, Their absolute dream would be to manage West Ham, but I can't see that with the way the PL is run etc now.

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They were approached for numerous jobs at bigger clubs higher up the FL according to the several sources but never went. I agree that money usually wins out over loyalty any day but looking at the bigger picture they have a very loyal mantra with regards to players and themselves.

They will leave when it's right for them, maybe in a year, maybe two years. We will just enjoy the ride while it lasts. The big test will be how we go about appointing a new manager when they leave and if we can continue growing the club. Having Clive Nates as chairman now with his input and contacts should help us sustain a reasonably healthy period, I don't see that changing anytime soon.


Are they bringing on anyone internally to replace them?


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Are they bringing on anyone internally to replace them?


Jamie McCombe is 1st team coach - Maybe him.

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Hardly. Its because we have generated money. We have broke our season tickets sales record.
The majority of our money from cup runs has been spent on our new academy/training ground. We pay good wages, but we can , when we have sold nearly 6k season tickets.

Plus we have a new chairman who does put money in, add to that we sold Alex for 250k, so we do have cash, yes, but we are hardly throwing it around. We spend it wisely and on the future,

As for O'Connor he lives a couple of miles out of Lincoln, whoever gets him is getting a very good player at this level.



No problem with how you've generated your cash - good on you and i wish more clubs were like that, rather than relying on a sugar daddy billionaire.

But it is also probably not true that you haven't splashed the cash...i mean, how much must Bostwick be on??



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No problem with how you've generated your cash - good on you and i wish more clubs were like that, rather than relying on a sugar daddy billionaire.

But it is also probably not true that you haven't splashed the cash...i mean, how much must Bostwick be on??



Think I have heard he is on 3k, quality player though.
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Matt Dean Twitter comment.....

Had it confirmed that #gtfc are in for ex-#Scunthorpe midfielder Michael O’Connor.

Told he has other offers, though, and is weighing them up.

Word is he still lives in Lincolnshire so #gtfc’s offer might be given serious consideration.
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Are they bringing on anyone internally to replace them?


That's a good question. No idea about that TBH but I wouldn't be surprised if they didn't have some sort of input in their successor.
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Think I have heard he is on 3k, quality player though.


Players have to get what they can BUT it angers me than any League 2 footballer earns £150k+pa.
The game is so far removed from its traditional roots and i believe ( and sometimes hope) it imploeds and we can start again
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Think I have heard he is on 3k, quality player though.


That is insane.


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Think I have heard he is on 3k, quality player though.


But you're not splashing the cash  .

I would be shocked if our top earner was on half that.


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Players have to get what they can BUT it angers me than any League 2 footballer earns £150k+pa.
The game is so far removed from its traditional roots and i believe ( and sometimes hope) it imploeds and we can start again


Why would it anger you that a lower division footballer could earn this much? It's a specialised job, one which only a tiny fraction of the population are capable of carrying out so why would you begrudge them the money, if they can get it?

Anyway, in the grand scheme of things, it's not a massive amount in comparison to, say, the folk in the City who make vast amounts of money speculating with (and often losing) other people's money.

A lower division footballer on a decent whack isn't exactly the same as the top level players who bag a few times this amount each week.
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Both Boswick and Frecklington are rumoured to be ob 3-4k and thats excluding signing on fees.




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Why would it anger you that a lower division footballer could earn this much? It's a specialised job, one which only a tiny fraction of the population are capable of carrying out so why would you begrudge them the money, if they can get it?

Anyway, in the grand scheme of things, it's not a massive amount in comparison to, say, the folk in the City who make vast amounts of money speculating with (and often losing) other people's money.

A lower division footballer on a decent whack isn't exactly the same as the top level players who bag a few times this amount each week.


as an older guy (63) it angers me that a footballer, not a skilled life saving surgeon or even a CEO of a compnay with responsiblity for thousands of people, earns so much for kicking a ball around. He may well be skilled in his job but it, as I said in my earlier post, removing the game even further from the people.

You may be happy for your season ticket to go up to £6/800 or your Sky/BT subscription to rise and rise but this is the sort of move that will be neccesary for the game to continue to pay exhorbitant wages. Pitches and stadia have improved, slightly in GTFC case, but the ever increasing cost of football just goes in to the pocket of limited ability players. It is that that is killing the game for me.

You may feel differently, thats your perogative, but i hate it !
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I'd personally rather have a decent player on a reasonable wage available for 46 games of the season rather than risking signing a good but expensive player in the hope they could manage 30-odd. Especially when you consider we've already got a boatload of midfielders signed up or offered contracts.

I wouldn't want to break the bank for somebody just to see him keep Clifton out of the team,


No reason he can't play a full season, all players get injuries, I was talking worst case scenario. Personally, I'd be happy to see him keep Clifton out the team if it improves us. But I think it's moot anyway as I think they'd be competing for different positions next season, with Clifton most likely to be utilised as a right midfielder. O'Connor would then be up against Rose, Woolford and possibly Summerfield for a central midfield berth. 4/5 CMs isn't a 'boatload' either.

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Why would it anger you that a lower division footballer could earn this much? It's a specialised job, one which only a tiny fraction of the population are capable of carrying out so why would you begrudge them the money, if they can get it?

Anyway, in the grand scheme of things, it's not a massive amount in comparison to, say, the folk in the City who make vast amounts of money speculating with (and often losing) other people's money.

A lower division footballer on a decent whack isn't exactly the same as the top level players who bag a few times this amount each week.


Worth noting that City boys only get paid big money if they make others (personal & corporate) big money, don’t knock them too much they’re possibly managing your pension funds or the investments that support it.

I’ve no real issue with the likes of say Luke Berry and a handful of others earning good money as they are the better players. What does concern me is that you’d get average players earning 6 figure sums which can’t be sustainable for many clubs and catches up on a fair few.


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We will never attract him with the wages we pay. MJ is going for younger talent.
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Have Lincoln sold 6,000 season tickets? Wish they'd mention it more.


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Have Lincoln sold 6,000 season tickets? Wish they'd mention it more.


Won't be long until normal service resumes and they're back to a crowd of a couple of thousand.


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Won't be long until normal service resumes and they're back to a crowd of a couple of thousand.


and we're back with 20k at the Park.......oh wait....

let them have some credit, they were in a similar position to us, have rebounded much stronger than we did and have either;

been lucky as fck for two seasons on all fronts

or

have appointed superbly, invested wisely, generated and captured interest in the community by being highly pro active and imaginative with their approach to PR and are now p1ssing all over us when it comes to being a well run football club.

The only crumb we have at the moment is that we start the season in the same League, on the same points and appear to be turning a corner with a fresher approach led by the manager.

Hopefully we will rise again and take the ascendancy.


                                                                                    
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Have Lincoln sold 6,000 season tickets? Wish they'd mention it more.


I haven't said a word on that I don't think.
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and we're back with 20k at the Park.......oh wait....

let them have some credit, they were in a similar position to us, have rebounded much stronger than we did and have either;

been lucky as fck for two seasons on all fronts

or

have appointed superbly, invested wisely, generated and captured interest in the community by being highly pro active and imaginative with their approach to PR and are now p1ssing all over us when it comes to being a well run football club.

The only crumb we have at the moment is that we start the season in the same League, on the same points and appear to be turning a corner with a fresher approach led by the manager.

Hopefully we will rise again and take the ascendancy.


Can't argue with any of that, I hope we keep the ascendancy for a while yet though.
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You may be happy for your season ticket to go up to £6/800 or your Sky/BT subscription to rise and rise but this is the sort of move that will be neccesary for the game to continue to pay exhorbitant wages. Pitches and stadia have improved, slightly in GTFC case, but the ever increasing cost of football just goes in to the pocket of limited ability players. It is that that is killing the game for me.



But that's just a straw man argument you've built there. I wouldn't be happy for my season ticket to double overnight, but then I don't expect it to. I'd imagine that the salaries offered by clubs will be affordable for them so, if clubs think they can afford a few grand a week for a player, then fair enough. Lincoln obviously have the means due to their recent fortune so, if they want to spend that on one player, I've got no problem with it.

Ultimately, it's just down to the market and what it will pay. The vast amounts of money swallowed up by the Premier League have created an enormous imbalance and the top players are now pocketing incredible wedges of cash, aided and abetted by the Bosman ruling.

At the same time, lower division footballers really haven't benefited in the same way - look how it has gone with the days of 3 year contracts becoming incredibly rare and many professionals often moving around on one year deals with the make up of teams changing enormously year to year. I think that lower division players are certainly no wealthier than they were 20 years ago, not something which could be said for the top level ones. I won't begrudge them anything they get and let's not forget what a precarious and short-lived way it is to make a living, either.
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Have Lincoln sold 6,000 season tickets? Wish they'd mention it more.


Ah the jealousy. It's their time now, just let them enjoy their fortunes going up as we hope for a recovery from last season.


Comrade Kris2
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Can't argue with any of that, I hope we keep the ascendancy for a while yet though.



Can't see why not just got to keep the connection between the fans and club as it is.

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Strange how we now have so many imps on this board after they have had a couple of good seasons. They were notably absent when they were not doing so well.

Why are these guys bothering to spend their time on the board of another club? I guess they are the kind of people who want to crow about their success, or have the occasional gloat.

In other words, pretty sad creatures. It's pathetic, They really should get a life.  
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Most of em on here seem alright to me Ron. And Helgy's been around here even when they were shite.


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The majority of imps are w.ankers but tbf these ones are just ok member.s


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Most of em on here seem alright to me Ron. And Helgy's been around here even when they were shite.


Not saying they are all bad. I just don't get why on earth one would bother spending time on another clubs site?  
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Most of em on here seem alright to me Ron. And Helgy's been around here even when they were shite.


I was on here too, been around for ages.
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I was on here too, been around for ages.


Fair enough.
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Strange how we now have so many imps on this board after they have had a couple of good seasons. They were notably absent when they were not doing so well.

Why are these guys bothering to spend their time on the board of another club? I guess they are the kind of people who want to crow about their success, or have the occasional gloat.

In other words, pretty sad creatures. It's pathetic, They really should get a life.  


I try and only post about Grimsby/Lincoln related stuff. If someone posts things that's not right (who would have thought that on a MB) I try and defend my club like perhaps you would if you didn't think it was true.

If you think that's pathetic and I am pretty sad, that's up to you mate, I do have a life thanks.
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I try and only post about Grimsby/Lincoln related stuff. If someone posts things that's not right (who would have thought that on a MB) I try and defend my club like perhaps you would if you didn't think it was true.

If you think that's pathetic and I am pretty sad, that's up to you mate, I do have a life thanks.


That's fair enough.

But there are those who are really here as wind up merchants or to gloat. That's what I view as pretty sad.
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Can't argue with any of that, I hope we keep the ascendancy for a while yet though.


oh dont make the mistake that my post was imp friendly, it was just a dose of reality... now fk off back to your own board  


                                                                                    
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Think I have heard he is on 3k, quality player though.


3k and he can’t even afford a haircut
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I try and only post about Grimsby/Lincoln related stuff. If someone posts things that's not right (who would have thought that on a MB) I try and defend my club like perhaps you would if you didn't think it was true.

If you think that's pathetic and I am pretty sad, that's up to you mate, I do have a life thanks.


Why are you such a nobhead on 1FF, then?
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I’ve no real problems with Lincoln and coming on here despite them being a bit smug, which I’m sure we’d be if we where having the best period ever in our history. I certainly felt that way after winning our first of 7 Wembley visits 20 years ago 😉

Though we’d need a couple of lucky draws/good cup runs to build our band wagon and a wealthy investor to join the board to match them financially I sense that In MJ we just might have found someone who has learnt his trade as a coach at a higher level than St Danny which may just turn the tide on the pitch at least.

Then again I think there is another subtle difference between MJ and “some” contempories as I think MJ has real class and I can’t really imagine him jumping around the technical area and beyond like a possessed baboon.


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Your so right Herts, St Danny is an embarrassment on the touch line and that is fact!
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Under Jolley with his tactical intelligence and seeming ability to coach a “never say die attitude” I believe this is our best opportunity for some “football fortune” in my lifetime. I hope we can get a really good cup run, make the fourth round and play at Anfield or whatever and put ourselves in the shop window as a club moving forward with a great manager to any prospective new owner.


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Why are you such a nobhead on 1FF, then?


Because I am not the one on 1FF!
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Because I am not the one on 1FF!


The one on 1FF is such a wind up merchant, that I am not convinced that this account on here isn't sone kind of long game being played. If you genuinely aren't the one on 1FF you picked a terrible username haha.
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The one on 1FF is such a wind up merchant, that I am not convinced that this account on here isn't sone kind of long game being played. If you genuinely aren't the one on 1FF you picked a terrible username haha.


I know there is an Impish on 1FF, it's just unfortunate that he uses that name on there. I was Impish on vitals a long time before 1FF came into existence and Impish 2 before he used it.
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I know there is an Impish on 1FF, it's just unfortunate that he uses that name on there. I was Impish on vitals a long time before 1FF came into existence and Impish 2 before he used it.


Interesting, because that's exactly what someone who was planning on making a good Impish and a bad Impish account and implementing an incredibly long drawn out trolling process would say. Hmmm...
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Now we have Whitehouse from The Imps, can't see the need for O'Conner especially at his price. No doubt he will be bound for Sincil Bank now.
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Rejected offer from town over the weekend according to Matt Dean twitter.
States that Jolley has a number of other targets he is working on though
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I sense that O'Connor is a stand out player and a game changer. That is why MJ is putting a big effort in to sign him. MJ may have other options but can he get someone of his quality?


                           
                        

               
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