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Teesknees
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Ian Holloway on his way to work....

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The only thing we lacked yesterday was a bit of confidence in front of goal.  A lot of the lads are looking for the perfect shot.  They should have a pop sooner.  Only one who had a go was Vernam.


And interesting that Ollie mentioned that in his interview. There's been some talk that Jolley wanted them to play very systematically - I'd suggest that Ollie will get them playing much more instinctively.
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And interesting that Ollie mentioned that in his interview. There's been some talk that Jolley wanted them to play very systematically - I'd suggest that Ollie will get them playing much more instinctively.


Judging from the article in the Plymouth paper which someone linked a couple of days ago I think you may be right. He seems very keen on players taking a chance i.e. Instead of Hess n Clifton hanging back and being behind the ball He wants them to take a chance and go beyond the ball.
Did hear the first arrivals might be a couple of attacking players this week. I could imagine them being players he has worked with before, after all why take a chance on someone you don't know when you have 'old favourites wanting to ok play for you?
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I hope Jordan Mutch is one of them, would be an amazing signing for this level.




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Listen to his podcasts. Before the Blackpool job he took time out of the game, went and watched how foreign teams trained including Madrid/Barca (not sure which). He determined that his method was quite defensive and decided to shape himself as an attacking coach.

Our defence may appear solid but with risks come reward and consequences. The key is to ensure rewards outweigh the consequences and I expect as we get into full flow under him, we may become a little bit exposed at the back.

Set pieces are so important and being successful at them can make a huge difference to the final league position. I expect him to have us well drilled at corners, free kicks and throw ins.

Fitness is key at this level and if midfielders are going to bomb forward, athletes like Hess and Clifton are very much required.

The one position he needs to address as a matter of urgency is left back and I would expect someone to come in this week.
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Hopefully some of those players who want to join us are realistic with their wage demands and will make us better.


i cant imagine too many of their agents have rung up to say they are sh!t but want a £100k  


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i cant imagine too many of their agents have rung up to say they are sh!t but want a £100k  


Cheeky   but nonetheless you are right it is often those peskie agents who try and drive the price up so their cut is bigger.


Supporting the Mighty Mariners for over 30 years, home town club is were the heart and soul is and it's great to be a part of it.

Jesus’ disciple Peter, picked up a fish to get the tribute money from it, Jesus left his thumb print on the fish, bless'ed is the Haddock.
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Where to find his podcasts?
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Where to find his podcasts?


Here's some recent ones.

https://soundcloud.com/ianhollowaypodcast

They are not in the correct order on the page, so check the episode numbers.
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That didn't really work but I've found on castbox which I use for my podcasts, thanks though. There's one 'The Real Boss' chatting with wife Kim which I'm going to listen to first seeing as we all now family! And tbh I'm intrigued by the White Witch who sensed Grimsby the place to be and encouraged the whole shebang. We owe her a debt of gratitude! Plenty of time to kill in hospital bed too! 😅

"Ollie is joined by his wife, Kim, to discuss how they met, their life in and out of football, moving house 43 times and scouting trips to Hartlepool"

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