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  • ElNino9 26 Feb 2013 16:11:09 13,290 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    Yeah, thats not what happened.
    Oh, was it not?

    Sorry about that.

    Hated, adored, never ignored.

  • Dougs 26 Feb 2013 16:13:03 66,714 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
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    Tony Yeboah.
    The fuck? He was ace for leeds!
    For about 10 games (OK it might have been longer but wasn't more than a season or so). Then faded badly. He may have been sold though, my addled mind isn't what it was.

    Edited by Dougs at 16:13:48 26-02-2013
  • reddevil93 26 Feb 2013 16:14:44 11,376 posts
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    kalel wrote:
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    Youthist wrote:
    Trying to think of other latter day strikers that have been totally amazing and then (getting old not included) just totally fallen away and been "ok" but no-where near their former selves. Maybe Jean-Pierre Papin? Wasn't he amazing for two or three years then turned shit (relatively) even when still young?
    Amir Zaki had that amazing Bale style purple batch a few seasons ago..
    To successfully pull off the ironic trolling move, you have to have not recently already posted number of similar things deadly seriously, otherwise it all just blends into one.
    Advice from the master himself, one day ill get there.

  • graysonavich 26 Feb 2013 16:15:09 7,309 posts
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    Darren Huckerby made him look like a legend.
  • Dougs 26 Feb 2013 16:16:05 66,714 posts
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    Having Wiki'd Yeboah, seems he was George Graham'd so I might be being a bit harsh.
  • nickthegun 26 Feb 2013 16:18:55 58,851 posts
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    I just remember him getting a few hattricks and scoring some fucking pearlers.

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  • nickthegun 26 Feb 2013 16:19:26 58,851 posts
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    This is my memory from nearly 20 years ago, so I may be filling the gaps in myself...

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  • THFourteen 26 Feb 2013 16:19:51 32,875 posts
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    we done Chris Sutton for Chelsea?
  • Commander-Keen 26 Feb 2013 16:20:38 806 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    This is my memory from nearly 20 years ago, so I may be filling the gaps in myself...
    He was brilliant on Sensible Soccer if that helps...
  • kalel 26 Feb 2013 16:24:57 86,409 posts
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    reddevil93 wrote:
    kalel wrote:
    reddevil93 wrote:
    Youthist wrote:
    Trying to think of other latter day strikers that have been totally amazing and then (getting old not included) just totally fallen away and been "ok" but no-where near their former selves. Maybe Jean-Pierre Papin? Wasn't he amazing for two or three years then turned shit (relatively) even when still young?
    Amir Zaki had that amazing Bale style purple batch a few seasons ago..
    To successfully pull off the ironic trolling move, you have to have not recently already posted number of similar things deadly seriously, otherwise it all just blends into one.
    Advice from the master himself, one day ill get there.
    I'm assuming '93 signifies a date of birth?
  • roz123 26 Feb 2013 16:26:27 7,112 posts
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    We have had a lot of strikers flop on us, Caseraghi was another.
  • kalel 26 Feb 2013 16:27:19 86,409 posts
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    George Weah at Chelsea is another one. Chelsea do not have a good record.
  • reddevil93 26 Feb 2013 16:28:21 11,376 posts
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    @kalel

    Yup, why?

  • nickthegun 26 Feb 2013 16:28:37 58,851 posts
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    Holy crap! How could we have forgotten Winston Bogarde?

    Oh yeah, because he never fucking played.

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  • nickthegun 26 Feb 2013 16:29:06 58,851 posts
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    @ kalel

    Yup, why?
    He PMd me that he thought it was your IQ but I bet him it was your age.

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  • reddevil93 26 Feb 2013 16:29:55 11,376 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
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    @ kalel

    Yup, why?
    He PMd me that he thought it was your IQ but I bet him it was your age.
    Hahahhahahahahaha, good one man

  • Commander-Keen 26 Feb 2013 16:29:56 806 posts
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    How about The Razzy Yak @ Spurs? Though I did like him! Admittedly, not even close to the level of some of the names mentioned above.
  • Commander-Keen 26 Feb 2013 16:31:23 806 posts
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    And Mido. Fucking hell. That was a bit embarrassing!
  • roz123 26 Feb 2013 16:32:34 7,112 posts
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    George Weah was only on loan for a few months and did OK, not nearly as bad as some of the others.

    Casiraghis only Chelsea goal :D


    Edited by roz123 at 16:32:54 26-02-2013
  • reddevil93 26 Feb 2013 16:32:45 11,376 posts
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    The feck was ya man's name at Sunderland who was great for a season or so while Bruce was there?

  • kalel 26 Feb 2013 16:33:48 86,409 posts
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    Rasiak was total total pants, but it was only 1m in the end and was always an emergency buy.

    Postiga would be a better shout from a Spurs point of view. He was supposed to be our super striker foreign signing. Total rubbish. And of course Bent and Bentley, although the former went for profit in the end amazingly.
  • Commander-Keen 26 Feb 2013 16:33:53 806 posts
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    Asamoh Gyan?
  • reddevil93 26 Feb 2013 16:34:24 11,376 posts
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    That's the one, cheers

  • kalel 26 Feb 2013 16:34:52 86,409 posts
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    Gyan didn't flop.
  • reddevil93 26 Feb 2013 16:34:59 11,376 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Rasiak was total total pants, but it was only 1m in the end and was always an emergency buy.

    Postiga would be a better shout from a Spurs point of view. He was supposed to be our super striker foreign signing. Total rubbish. And of course Bent and Bentley, although the former went for profit in the end amazingly.
    What about Pavly?

  • roz123 26 Feb 2013 16:36:07 7,112 posts
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    Anyone mention Jeffers yet?
  • reddevil93 26 Feb 2013 16:36:08 11,376 posts
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    kalel wrote:
    Gyan didn't flop.
    Never said he did, just remember him being great for a wee while before heading off to UAE or wherever.

  • Commander-Keen 26 Feb 2013 16:36:44 806 posts
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    @reddevil93 Pav was a great player - not a flop. Just the manager never really rated him, but scored a load of great goals.

    Arshavin, maybe?

    Who was that really bad one for the Arsenal recently? Squillaci? What was that all about?
  • kalel 26 Feb 2013 16:37:28 86,409 posts
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    Pav certainly wasn't the Berbatov replacement we needed, but he wasn't stupid money and did ok.

    I think we're in danger of just having a discussion about average players now.
  • neilqpr 26 Feb 2013 16:38:09 2,834 posts
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    Up until the madness of the last year and a half our record signing and biggest flop was Mike Sheron. Yes I'm that old.
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