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    The Leicester City connection?

    Interesting article on the back of The Echo tonight in relation to City's ties with Leicester.

    I wonder will they bring some players over for the remainder of the season? Certainly, if they got a couple of defenders it might plug some of the holes - short term.

    I have a real fear that if we get any more injuries we are going to end up with no defenders at all.

    In fairness to Murphy, he has been unlucky with injuries. I haven't seen so many players get crocked ( O'Grady, Horgan, Napier, Reynolds ) or be unavailable ( Daly, Warren, Mulligan until recently ) so early into the season. There aren't many LoI teams could get by without having that injury list affect them.

    BTW what has happened to Colin T. He seems to have gone off the scene of late. He's a good 'un. Would he not have been worth a shot in Longford - he has pace and is always up for it.

    Also, can anyone tell me why there were no subs used in Longford? Surely some of the lads could have done with a rest - what sort of message is Murphy giving here. Doesn't he have any confidence in them?

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    Re: The Leicester City connection.....?

    Originally posted by Counting Crow
    BTW what has happened to Colin T. He seems to have gone off the scene of late. He's a good 'un. Would he not have been worth a shot in Longford - he has pace and is always up for it.
    I presume you mean Colin P (forward) ? He still there on the bench but is behind jof, goc & mulligan.

    Originally posted by Counting Crow
    Also, can anyone tell me why there were no subs used in Longford? Surely some of the lads could have done with a rest - what sort of message is Murphy giving here. Doesn't he have any confidence in them?
    IMO he didn't have much options on the bench last week. It wasn't necessarily the players on the pitch playing so badly but the tactics being used.
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    Re: Re: The Leicester City connection.....?

    Originally posted by pete
    IMO he didn't have much options on the bench last week. It wasn't necessarily the players on the pitch playing so badly but the tactics being used.
    Still though, pete, when a goal behind and when there was 15 minutes to go, a fresh pair of legs, or few pairs !, could have made a bit of a difference surely?
    And wouldn't have bringing on a few subs meant a change in the tactics ??

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    There has to be a reason why no subs were used for the 90mins when this was our 3rd game in 8days, is he trying to get a few to collapse with a heart attack and then claim off the insurance and also sue Longford...................... hmmmmmm maybe they are his tactics...


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    Re: Re: Re: The Leicester City connection.....?

    Originally posted by oddboy
    And wouldn't have bringing on a few subs meant a change in the tactics ??
    Not with Gunther.
    Tactic A - who knows what that is
    Tactic B = Tactic A with different players.

    He did on saturday have billy as part of 3 man forward line for last 10 minutes but that was more desparation than anything as well as the fact the ball was sailing over billys head in midfield all game anyway.

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    Re: Re: Re: Re: The Leicester City connection.....?

    Maybe he uses telepathy to talk to the players on the pitch
    It's only just begun...............
    If the last 21 years were class, here's looking forward to the next 21 years. It is our time

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    I dunno about signing leicester players. I mean the link up pretty much seems to have disappeared, and the last thing we want is for someone to remind them!

    For crying out loud, leicester are in such a state i wouldn´t even suggest stealing a manager from them, never mind players!

    [SIZE=1]*maybe we could have got denis wise and murphy to go a few rounds for charity*[/SIZE]
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    Originally posted by Éanna

    [SIZE=1]*maybe we could have got denis wise and murphy to go a few rounds for charity*[/SIZE]
    LOL
    LOL
    LOL
    LOL

    As I say, we're just young & a bit nieve.

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    Please just let this Leicester thing just go away. I thought it was all over.
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    Originally posted by A face
    Please just let this Leicester thing just go away. I thought it was all over.
    me thinkin exactly the same thing

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    The Leicester City connection
    Is that anything like the french Connection....without the car chases?

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    Originally posted by pete
    without the car chases?
    yeah, but we had protests

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    Is embarrassing as well. Even the junior clubs in Ireland linked up with a better club than City. eg Home Farm & Leeds.

    City & Leicester.....major cringe factor.

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    i definitely gotta agree with face on this one. lets just hope the whole thing goes away

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