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    Unless he didnt want f/t football or the commute to Dundalk it does seem like a missed signing considering he is dropping a level. Maybe some flamboyant continental type is on the way in (scorpion kicks and clangers in traffic light jerseys like Jorge Campos to keep it interesting...). Most likely Rogers sticks for another season but he should be a decent reserve keeper that can help with an a new signing. Could give McCarey a proper run in the side either but we all saw how Mannus really helped Rovers become title challengers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nesta99 View Post
    Any indication of what the issue was, Or just a new manager sending out a message that even better performers are not safe? Ye can see S'OD being a no nonsense style manager but the better no nonsense managers (Ferguson for example) could still suss the need for some man management to motivate too.
    I don't think there was any specific issue beyond it looked like SOD was looking to undermine or at least force out some of the more senior members of the squad. By all accounts Clarkie was told at the start of the season to find a new club but he put his foot down as he had a year left on his deal and proceeded to mug off O'Donnell by performing brilliantly and not giving Kearns a sniff of a starting place. I haven't turned on SOD personally but has to be said this situation has reflected quite poorly on him, especially given Clarkie's status with the fans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack B View Post
    Clarkie gone to Shels. Disappointing but not at all surprising given the rumours of SOD wanting him out before the start of last season. Proceeded to be our best player by an mile though so I can only imagine we'll struggle to adequately replace him. Great signing for a First Division team.
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    I don't think there was any specific issue beyond it looked like SOD was looking to undermine or at least force out some of the more senior members of the squad. By all accounts Clarkie was told at the start of the season to find a new club but he put his foot down as he had a year left on his deal and proceeded to mug off O'Donnell by performing brilliantly and not giving Kearns a sniff of a starting place. I haven't turned on SOD personally but has to be said this situation has reflected quite poorly on him, especially given Clarkie's status with the fans.
    Very much reflects badly on O’Donnells judgement. Unless we sign Brian Murphy I don’t think there is an upgrade available, in this country anyway. Surprised he’s gone to Shels, can only think it’s a travel issue and he doesn’t want to leave Dublin.

    Conor O’Malley mentioned by a few people on Pats Facebook. Would be happy with that, if he could be tempted back.
    Out for a spell, got neglected, lay on the bench unselected.

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    Any Pats fans hear anything about Brian Murphy going to Pats? Best keeper in the league imo. Would be a huge loss for us.

    Sounds like it’s the local power hungry git causing problems once again. I see no future for the club as long as Dunphy is involved. Slowly ruining the club.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sulywaterfordfc View Post
    Any Pats fans hear anything about Brian Murphy going to Pats? Best keeper in the league imo. Would be a huge loss for us.

    Sounds like it’s the local power hungry git causing problems once again. I see no future for the club as long as Dunphy is involved. Slowly ruining the club.
    Wishful thinking is all I’m hearing. Would be a great signing for us, or anyone, I think. Best keeper in the league in my view.If Dundalk had him for their European games they might have a point or three b6 now.
    Out for a spell, got neglected, lay on the bench unselected.

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    Conor O’Malley mentioned by a few people on Pats Facebook. Would be happy with that, if he could be tempted back.
    I thought retired from football ?

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    Alan Mannus is leaving Rovers to become a fireman

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    Murphy would be brilliant but yeah, not really seen anything concrete on it at all. The way our president was talking recently I'm not expecting much in the way of signings anytime soon with the uncertainty still surrounding next season.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D24Saint View Post
    I thought retired from football ?
    He has. Playing GAA I believe. If he could be tempted back he’d be a good replacement for Clarke. He had displaced him from the team before he went away. Bohs tempted Shane Supple back in similar circumstances, so it would be worth a punt.
    Out for a spell, got neglected, lay on the bench unselected.

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    Pats have approached Brian Murphy but he has a few options. Hearing they've made approaches for Tyreke Wilson, Sam Bone and Robbie McCourt too.

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    Conor Kearns leaves Pats as well, so that's both their keepers gone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrtndvn View Post
    Alan Mannus is leaving Rovers to become a fireman
    He's put out a few fires for us alright

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    Think I saw online that Jack Brady is leaving Shels think he would be a great option for Pats as GK. He was very good for us in his few team apps for us.
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    No he's signed back for Shels. Bit surprising but maybe Shels suits him travel wise. I think he's teaching in Dublin from recollection.
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    Daniel O'Reilly left Shels as well. Presume he'll sign for Longford again, but a player I'd like to see back at Harps. Didn't get a fair crack of it at Shels at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyD View Post
    Very much reflects badly on O’Donnells judgement. Unless we sign Brian Murphy I don’t think there is an upgrade available, in this country anyway. Surprised he’s gone to Shels, can only think it’s a travel issue and he doesn’t want to leave Dublin.

    Conor O’Malley mentioned by a few people on Pats Facebook. Would be happy with that, if he could be tempted back.
    O'Malley is a good shout, he might be interested in it if he can work outside of football. You'd imagine Maher coming back from Bray to be #1 is the most likely though. Looked good from what I saw at Bray.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrtndvn View Post
    Alan Mannus is leaving Rovers to become a fireman
    RIP fire

    I really hope this isn't true. He's probably in the best form of his career and has the Champions League to look forward to, having left midway through his last campaign.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nigel-harps1954 View Post
    Daniel O'Reilly left Shels as well. Presume he'll sign for Longford again, but a player I'd like to see back at Harps. Didn't get a fair crack of it at Shels at all.
    He was very good for us so would be happy to see him back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nigel-harps1954 View Post
    Daniel O'Reilly left Shels as well. Presume he'll sign for Longford again, but a player I'd like to see back at Harps. Didn't get a fair crack of it at Shels at all.
    Started 7 games with 4 sub appearances this season and didn't impress one of a number of poor signings for us
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    Barry McNamee Re-signed for Harps.
    Irish by birth ,Harps by the grace of god.

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