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GrimRob
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The team so far:

1     Danny Coyne
2     John McDermott
3     Tony Gallimore
4     Peter Handyside
5     Richard Smith
6     Wayne Burnett
7     Kevin Donovan
8     Craig Disley
9     Michael Boulding
10   Steve Livingstone
11   Stacy Coldicott
12   Danny Butterfield
13   James McKeown
14   Martin Paterson
15   Mark Lever
16   Jean-Paul Kalala
17   Kingsley Black
18   Rob Jones
19   Gary Jones


Please pick a No. 20

Paul Robinson
Des Hamilton
Kirk Wheeler
Gary Croft
Andy Taylor
Josh Fuller
Josh Lillis
Jammal Shahin
Dayle Southwell
Andrew Boyce
Nathan Arnold
Diallang Jaisyemi
Max Wright


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Tough one! Probably has to be Crofty who was a great servant, but Nathan Arnold will always be a but special to us I suspect.


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Gary Croft.

(although his spell here as #20 wasn't when he made his reputation here)


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Hmmm. Croft is obviously the best player there, but that's based on pre-fishy era gtfc really. So Arnold, a frustrating player to watch at times, but produced some magic moments as well as the obvious one.

Hilariously, the first 2 on that list commanded transfer fees of about £3m combined - and some say Ronaldo's overpriced  


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Straight choice between Crofty and Arnold for me but I'm going to go for Arnold, if not just for THAT goal at Wembley.



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Croft cost 2 million quid, didn't he? Hard to overlook him.


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Croft a very good full-back so the best player in that list. Honourable mention for Arnold, however.
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Croft.

Loved it when he played for Ipswich against Town with a tag on his ankle

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Arnold.

Croft was a superb player for Town but that was in his first spell that pre-dated the Fishy.

As a No.20 he was tidy, effective and steady.  I think I'm right in saying Slade originally brought him back as a holding midfielder before he ended up as cover at full-back for both Macca and Newey.  Definitely not the attack-minded full-back from his first spell.

Arnold all day for me.  Some great goals and even better memories.
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Arnold for the memories.

Croft clearly the better player, but for reasons already mentioned...
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I’d love to pick Nath, but Crofty was sublime over two spells. So he gets my vote


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Quoted from chaos33
Tough one! Probably has to be Crofty who was a great servant, but Nathan Arnold will always be a but special to us I suspect.


Exactly how I see it too , Croft (just)


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Croft was clearly the best player on that list, but his pomp was before the Fishy. I don't remember much of Crofty's second spell as I won't have seen him that often. So I'm going for Nathan Arnold who has a special place at this club, not just for THAT goal.


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Croft


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While I want to vote for Disco Des, its got to be Crofty


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Easy this one Croft
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Outside of Arnold or Croft I don't think the other can even be considered.

But I'm gonna go for Arnold just for how pivotal he was in getting us out of non-league
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Arnold , for helping to end the nightmare
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Croft clearly best on there but vote goes to Nathan


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