York City swoop to sign Alex Rodman on loan

First published in Sport York Press: Photograph of the Author by , Sports reporter

YORK City manager Gary Mills has finally got his man after signing Aldershot striker Alex Rodman on a loan deal until January.

The Minstermen boss has been a long time admirer of the 25-year-old forward – admitting he offered a cash deal for the former Grantham, Gainsborough Trinity and Tamworth front-man when he first took the reins at Bootham Crescent.

Rodman moved to the Shots, where he has scored seven times in 40 appearances but, having fallen out of favour at The Recreation Ground, he boosts a city strike force that now numbers six – with the one-time England C player fighting it out with Jason Walker, Matty Blair, Ashley Chambers, Oli Johnson and Jamie Reed for one of the trio of spots in Mills’ preferred 4-3-3 formation.

The City boss said: “He has joined us until January, until the window opens, and he is another attacking option.

“He fits into my style, my system, and he is an exciting player, takes players on, can play wide, or down the middle, can deliver a good ball and scores goals.”

“He’s just got lost a little bit at Aldershot. I tried to get him when I first came to York.

“I actually offered money for him but he went to Aldershot.”

When asked whether Rodman’s signing would give current star striker Jason Walker extra competition, Mills added: “It’s another attacking player.

“Whether it is Jason Walker, Ashley Chambers, Matty Blair, Oli Johnson or Jamie Reed, it’s another striker and another option for me.

“If I have six strikers here, and I play three, I have the opportunity to change all three.

“Alex became available. Jonathan Smith went out on loan and that has given me the opportunity to maybe strengthen somewhere.

“I’ve decided to bring Alex in.”

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12:13pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Fat Harry says...

Hope this one pays off.
Hope this one pays off. Fat Harry
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12:16pm Wed 7 Nov 12

rogue84 says...

yeh lets hope this guy actually is fit and gets on the pitch! good luck Alex, and welcome to the club.
yeh lets hope this guy actually is fit and gets on the pitch! good luck Alex, and welcome to the club. rogue84
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12:25pm Wed 7 Nov 12

uhtred says...

Another wingman, who though promising at Tamworth, has not fulfilled his potential, does not score many goals and cannot get in Aldershot's team; good cover at best. Goodluck to him thogh Mills may get the best out of him as he did at Tamworth.What we really need is a striker who can win headers, both importantly to retain possession when balls are pumped up from deep and win balls from open play crosses either to score himself or set up others. Jason did not win one header agaisnt Northampton's centre backs in receiving goal kicks and clearances from Ingham.
Another wingman, who though promising at Tamworth, has not fulfilled his potential, does not score many goals and cannot get in Aldershot's team; good cover at best. Goodluck to him thogh Mills may get the best out of him as he did at Tamworth.What we really need is a striker who can win headers, both importantly to retain possession when balls are pumped up from deep and win balls from open play crosses either to score himself or set up others. Jason did not win one header agaisnt Northampton's centre backs in receiving goal kicks and clearances from Ingham. uhtred
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12:30pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Sir Alex says...

Wideman who should give Chambers some competition.

We need a centreman though.
Wideman who should give Chambers some competition. We need a centreman though. Sir Alex
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1:33pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Theendoftheworld says...

I'd like to give my opinion on Oli Johnson but I'm unable to because he's only played for about 5 minutes up to now. What's the point in signing players if you're not going to give them a chance?
I'd like to give my opinion on Oli Johnson but I'm unable to because he's only played for about 5 minutes up to now. What's the point in signing players if you're not going to give them a chance? Theendoftheworld
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1:34pm Wed 7 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

uhtred

At 6ft 2 he might have a chance of winning a few headers. Had a good ratio of goals at Tamworth under Mills. More of a striker than winger i would say. Give the lad a chance. Lost his place by missing most of last season with a life threatening illness.
uhtred At 6ft 2 he might have a chance of winning a few headers. Had a good ratio of goals at Tamworth under Mills. More of a striker than winger i would say. Give the lad a chance. Lost his place by missing most of last season with a life threatening illness. walwynwasgod
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1:35pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Pitbull Terry says...

He must be good. Look where Aldershot are in the League!
He must be good. Look where Aldershot are in the League! Pitbull Terry
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1:38pm Wed 7 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

Here we go. Negatives galore before a ball is kicked !
Here we go. Negatives galore before a ball is kicked ! walwynwasgod
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1:57pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Pitbull Terry says...

Yes should be more positive. You never know he may turn out to be a real find. If he does he'll be back at Aldershot pretty quickly!
Yes should be more positive. You never know he may turn out to be a real find. If he does he'll be back at Aldershot pretty quickly! Pitbull Terry
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1:58pm Wed 7 Nov 12

A Bottom says...

Some people seem to enjoy being negative!!!!
Unfortunately they also make the loudest noise.
Some people seem to enjoy being negative!!!! Unfortunately they also make the loudest noise. A Bottom
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2:00pm Wed 7 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

Pitbull Terry

We're all doomed, Captain Mainwaring !
Pitbull Terry We're all doomed, Captain Mainwaring ! walwynwasgod
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2:11pm Wed 7 Nov 12

johnboy2882 says...

rodman is a decent player just because he is not in the aldershot first team does not mean he is no good potts is not in the city first team a decent player give the lad a chance
rodman is a decent player just because he is not in the aldershot first team does not mean he is no good potts is not in the city first team a decent player give the lad a chance johnboy2882
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2:12pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Pitbull Terry says...

I am a great supporter and fan of Gary Mills but he does sign the odd " donkey" now and again. Whatever did he see in Ashikodi for example? I hope I'm wrong but if Aldershot are prepared to offload him in their position it doesn't say a lot does it!
I am a great supporter and fan of Gary Mills but he does sign the odd " donkey" now and again. Whatever did he see in Ashikodi for example? I hope I'm wrong but if Aldershot are prepared to offload him in their position it doesn't say a lot does it! Pitbull Terry
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2:15pm Wed 7 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

Pitbull

Have you considered the thought that Rodman might want away from Aldershot ?
Pitbull Have you considered the thought that Rodman might want away from Aldershot ? walwynwasgod
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2:30pm Wed 7 Nov 12

RooBeck says...

Why not pitch him straight into Saturday's team against the Wombles and rest Jason Walker for the Monday clash, as presumably Aldershot won't want him cup-tied, seen as they are still in the competition? (Maybe, give Ashley Chambers a rest too and bring Oli Johnson in and let's see what he can do over 90 minutes. He looks just as quick as Chambers, so let's see what he can do!) If GM knows all about Rodman from their Tamworth days, then there should be little risk in putting him straight into the starting XI. He's done well to recover from a pretty nasty, life threatening illness and let's just hope that he can kick-start his comeback with us and in doing so, bag us a few more goals!! COYR.
Why not pitch him straight into Saturday's team against the Wombles and rest Jason Walker for the Monday clash, as presumably Aldershot won't want him cup-tied, seen as they are still in the competition? (Maybe, give Ashley Chambers a rest too and bring Oli Johnson in and let's see what he can do over 90 minutes. He looks just as quick as Chambers, so let's see what he can do!) If GM knows all about Rodman from their Tamworth days, then there should be little risk in putting him straight into the starting XI. He's done well to recover from a pretty nasty, life threatening illness and let's just hope that he can kick-start his comeback with us and in doing so, bag us a few more goals!! COYR. RooBeck
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2:31pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Pitbull Terry says...

If he wants away, he gets himself in the team, plays his heart out etc,etc. in other words he needs to be in the shop window.
If he wants away, he gets himself in the team, plays his heart out etc,etc. in other words he needs to be in the shop window. Pitbull Terry
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2:33pm Wed 7 Nov 12

sixtyfourfive says...

If you listened to Gary Mills this morning on Radio York it would surely have re-enforced the fact that we have a most passionate and committed manager who has taken York City a long way in a relatively short time.With all this negativity around when compared to our league position (a point he made a few times) who could blame him for seeking pastures new?
If you listened to Gary Mills this morning on Radio York it would surely have re-enforced the fact that we have a most passionate and committed manager who has taken York City a long way in a relatively short time.With all this negativity around when compared to our league position (a point he made a few times) who could blame him for seeking pastures new? sixtyfourfive
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2:34pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Pitbull Terry says...

Well said RooBeck. Whole heartedly agree.
Well said RooBeck. Whole heartedly agree. Pitbull Terry
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2:53pm Wed 7 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

sixtyfourfive

At last, sense has been spoken ! I totally agree, its the negativity that will be our downfall in the end. Who would want to stay around with all these comments ?
sixtyfourfive At last, sense has been spoken ! I totally agree, its the negativity that will be our downfall in the end. Who would want to stay around with all these comments ? walwynwasgod
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3:00pm Wed 7 Nov 12

openallhours says...

sixtyfourfive wrote:
If you listened to Gary Mills this morning on Radio York it would surely have re-enforced the fact that we have a most passionate and committed manager who has taken York City a long way in a relatively short time.With all this negativity around when compared to our league position (a point he made a few times) who could blame him for seeking pastures new?
If Mills can't take criticism he shouldn't be in the job. Quite frankly, it's an insult to any fan paying good money to watch his/her team not to be able to voice their view, good or bad. End of
[quote][p][bold]sixtyfourfive[/bold] wrote: If you listened to Gary Mills this morning on Radio York it would surely have re-enforced the fact that we have a most passionate and committed manager who has taken York City a long way in a relatively short time.With all this negativity around when compared to our league position (a point he made a few times) who could blame him for seeking pastures new?[/p][/quote]If Mills can't take criticism he shouldn't be in the job. Quite frankly, it's an insult to any fan paying good money to watch his/her team not to be able to voice their view, good or bad. End of openallhours
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3:09pm Wed 7 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

openallhours

I've not heard much "good" from you. Mills is passionate and a human being. You didn't like the criticism i gave you on here. Does that mean you shouldn't be on here ?
openallhours I've not heard much "good" from you. Mills is passionate and a human being. You didn't like the criticism i gave you on here. Does that mean you shouldn't be on here ? walwynwasgod
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3:23pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Pitbull Terry says...

walwynwasgod. You obviously support one team and watch one team. I support one team but watch both. As I said it was a near certainty we were going to concede after 10 mins of the second half. You sound like the sort of supporter who is happy with a win no matter how we play. I like to be entertained on the way to a win. I actually don't mind losing if we show commitment, passion and play well. If you read Gary Mills comments in the press today about last night, he is saying the same as me. By the way, Aimson was God!
walwynwasgod. You obviously support one team and watch one team. I support one team but watch both. As I said it was a near certainty we were going to concede after 10 mins of the second half. You sound like the sort of supporter who is happy with a win no matter how we play. I like to be entertained on the way to a win. I actually don't mind losing if we show commitment, passion and play well. If you read Gary Mills comments in the press today about last night, he is saying the same as me. By the way, Aimson was God! Pitbull Terry
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3:38pm Wed 7 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

Pitbull

This is the post on the other thread that you appear to have not read.


"I'd be the first to admit that we should have done better last night. There are two teams on the pitch, and full credit must be given to The Cobblers who rolled their sleeves up and gave it their all. I know there are a lot of negative comments on here and "managers" who claim they could do better. I personally think Jamie Reed (who a lot of people claim should be in the team) is unfit. He has a good ratio of goals per game, but i don't see him as a 90 minute player. I think he should go out on loan to get regular games and see how he performs. I think a lot of people are also missing the point that we are now a league club, and the standard is higher. We have to adapt to this. My main point is it is unfair to victimise individual players like openallhours did with Chambers, and that we have no right to win every game like some people expect on here".
Pitbull This is the post on the other thread that you appear to have not read. "I'd be the first to admit that we should have done better last night. There are two teams on the pitch, and full credit must be given to The Cobblers who rolled their sleeves up and gave it their all. I know there are a lot of negative comments on here and "managers" who claim they could do better. I personally think Jamie Reed (who a lot of people claim should be in the team) is unfit. He has a good ratio of goals per game, but i don't see him as a 90 minute player. I think he should go out on loan to get regular games and see how he performs. I think a lot of people are also missing the point that we are now a league club, and the standard is higher. We have to adapt to this. My main point is it is unfair to victimise individual players like openallhours did with Chambers, and that we have no right to win every game like some people expect on here". walwynwasgod
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4:17pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Phil, Leeds says...

walwynwasgod wrote:
Pitbull

This is the post on the other thread that you appear to have not read.


"I'd be the first to admit that we should have done better last night. There are two teams on the pitch, and full credit must be given to The Cobblers who rolled their sleeves up and gave it their all. I know there are a lot of negative comments on here and "managers" who claim they could do better. I personally think Jamie Reed (who a lot of people claim should be in the team) is unfit. He has a good ratio of goals per game, but i don't see him as a 90 minute player. I think he should go out on loan to get regular games and see how he performs. I think a lot of people are also missing the point that we are now a league club, and the standard is higher. We have to adapt to this. My main point is it is unfair to victimise individual players like openallhours did with Chambers, and that we have no right to win every game like some people expect on here".
Of course we don't have a right to win every game but I think it's not unreasonable that we can expect better than 2 home wins out of 10 and that playing a more offensive formation with 2 strikers might be worth a try. To be a goal up against 10 men and not to win is poor especially when we were lucky in the end to get a draw. We all pay good hard earned money to support City and everyone is entitled to their opinions.
[quote][p][bold]walwynwasgod[/bold] wrote: Pitbull This is the post on the other thread that you appear to have not read. "I'd be the first to admit that we should have done better last night. There are two teams on the pitch, and full credit must be given to The Cobblers who rolled their sleeves up and gave it their all. I know there are a lot of negative comments on here and "managers" who claim they could do better. I personally think Jamie Reed (who a lot of people claim should be in the team) is unfit. He has a good ratio of goals per game, but i don't see him as a 90 minute player. I think he should go out on loan to get regular games and see how he performs. I think a lot of people are also missing the point that we are now a league club, and the standard is higher. We have to adapt to this. My main point is it is unfair to victimise individual players like openallhours did with Chambers, and that we have no right to win every game like some people expect on here".[/p][/quote]Of course we don't have a right to win every game but I think it's not unreasonable that we can expect better than 2 home wins out of 10 and that playing a more offensive formation with 2 strikers might be worth a try. To be a goal up against 10 men and not to win is poor especially when we were lucky in the end to get a draw. We all pay good hard earned money to support City and everyone is entitled to their opinions. Phil, Leeds
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4:30pm Wed 7 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

Phil

I agree with you. I think Walker has been unfairly criticised on this site in the past when he is having to do all the hard graft by holding the ball up. Our Home record is nowhere near good enough. It was poor last night, but the point i was making to Pitbull Terry is that i watch both teams in the match and if i were a Cobblers fan i would have been quite pleased with their approach last night when down to 10 men.
Phil I agree with you. I think Walker has been unfairly criticised on this site in the past when he is having to do all the hard graft by holding the ball up. Our Home record is nowhere near good enough. It was poor last night, but the point i was making to Pitbull Terry is that i watch both teams in the match and if i were a Cobblers fan i would have been quite pleased with their approach last night when down to 10 men. walwynwasgod
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5:21pm Wed 7 Nov 12

duffy says...

walwynwasgod wrote:
Pitbull

Have you considered the thought that Rodman might want away from Aldershot ?
The worry is that this looks to be yet another Mills signing of a player not deemed to be good enough for a struggling team in our division to go with the likes of Bullock, Blanchett, Johnston, Ashikodi, Brown. Just how many of these type of players have actually turned out to be a success ?
Yes he has had a long term injury but he can't get in a team far inferior to ours and most Aldershot fans don't exactly seem that sorry to see him joining us. As always we see how it goes but there has to be doubts given the history of these type of signings.
[quote][p][bold]walwynwasgod[/bold] wrote: Pitbull Have you considered the thought that Rodman might want away from Aldershot ?[/p][/quote]The worry is that this looks to be yet another Mills signing of a player not deemed to be good enough for a struggling team in our division to go with the likes of Bullock, Blanchett, Johnston, Ashikodi, Brown. Just how many of these type of players have actually turned out to be a success ? Yes he has had a long term injury but he can't get in a team far inferior to ours and most Aldershot fans don't exactly seem that sorry to see him joining us. As always we see how it goes but there has to be doubts given the history of these type of signings. duffy
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5:29pm Wed 7 Nov 12

goreds says...

Walker should go back to being an out and out striker - he's working his socks off but he needs more support.
Oh for a Walwyn to go with 'Johnny' Walker.
Walker should go back to being an out and out striker - he's working his socks off but he needs more support. Oh for a Walwyn to go with 'Johnny' Walker. goreds
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5:42pm Wed 7 Nov 12

monkey2nuts says...

There's another lad at Aldershot who isn't getting much of a look in. Rankine I think they call him. Anyone know much about him? Likes sandwiches apparently! Perhaps he'd have been a better loanee - strong target man to take the ball down and allow Walker to shine like we know he still can!
There's another lad at Aldershot who isn't getting much of a look in. Rankine I think they call him. Anyone know much about him? Likes sandwiches apparently! Perhaps he'd have been a better loanee - strong target man to take the ball down and allow Walker to shine like we know he still can! monkey2nuts
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6:06pm Wed 7 Nov 12

therealbroardsword says...

Just remember where we've been for the last 8 years were a point off playoffs for gods sake .miserable!
Just remember where we've been for the last 8 years were a point off playoffs for gods sake .miserable! therealbroardsword
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6:10pm Wed 7 Nov 12

dazthecat says...

Pitbull Terry wrote:
I am a great supporter and fan of Gary Mills but he does sign the odd " donkey" now and again. Whatever did he see in Ashikodi for example? I hope I'm wrong but if Aldershot are prepared to offload him in their position it doesn't say a lot does it!
Ashikodi may be a donkey but his celebration after scoring the 7th goal against Kettering was one of the highlights of the season for me last year. Hilarious!!!!
[quote][p][bold]Pitbull Terry[/bold] wrote: I am a great supporter and fan of Gary Mills but he does sign the odd " donkey" now and again. Whatever did he see in Ashikodi for example? I hope I'm wrong but if Aldershot are prepared to offload him in their position it doesn't say a lot does it![/p][/quote]Ashikodi may be a donkey but his celebration after scoring the 7th goal against Kettering was one of the highlights of the season for me last year. Hilarious!!!! dazthecat
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8:20pm Wed 7 Nov 12

Minsterred says...

If you do happen to read this, welcome to the club Alex, great place to live, one of the best managers in the lower leagues, top fans and the club is making real progress. Hope you enjoy it and score some goals for us.
If you do happen to read this, welcome to the club Alex, great place to live, one of the best managers in the lower leagues, top fans and the club is making real progress. Hope you enjoy it and score some goals for us. Minsterred
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9:03pm Wed 7 Nov 12

tips says...

Alex is here on loan and hopefully he can prove himself to the manager and the fans.Welcome to a fantastic football club Alex hope you can help us to turn the draws into victories and earn yourself a permanent contract.
Alex is here on loan and hopefully he can prove himself to the manager and the fans.Welcome to a fantastic football club Alex hope you can help us to turn the draws into victories and earn yourself a permanent contract. tips
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9:05pm Wed 7 Nov 12

YO1 says...

This lad was an England C international at Tamworth who
Millsy wanted. He went to Aldershot and it didn't work out. I think it's potentially a good signing and judgement should be reserved until he's played at least five games and not based upon his recent record at the Shots.
This lad was an England C international at Tamworth who Millsy wanted. He went to Aldershot and it didn't work out. I think it's potentially a good signing and judgement should be reserved until he's played at least five games and not based upon his recent record at the Shots. YO1
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9:18pm Wed 7 Nov 12

YO1 says...

This lad was an England C international at Tamworth who
Millsy wanted. He went to Aldershot and it didn't work out. I think it's potentially a good signing and judgement should be reserved until he's played at least five games and not based upon his recent record at the Shots.
This lad was an England C international at Tamworth who Millsy wanted. He went to Aldershot and it didn't work out. I think it's potentially a good signing and judgement should be reserved until he's played at least five games and not based upon his recent record at the Shots. YO1
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10:04pm Wed 7 Nov 12

joejamestom says...

uhtred wrote:
Another wingman, who though promising at Tamworth, has not fulfilled his potential, does not score many goals and cannot get in Aldershot's team; good cover at best. Goodluck to him thogh Mills may get the best out of him as he did at Tamworth.What we really need is a striker who can win headers, both importantly to retain possession when balls are pumped up from deep and win balls from open play crosses either to score himself or set up others. Jason did not win one header agaisnt Northampton's centre backs in receiving goal kicks and clearances from Ingham.
Agreed we win a lot of set pieces & corners but score not a lot. We need to have a lot more variety to put shots on target from short corners & get someone in who is a threat GM looked at John Shaw for that very capability does not look like they are playing to his strengths to me he may be available or were they just trying to deny the other clubs his capability? Worth considering season still well within our grasp but action required?
Come on Gary plan B time Reedy yes we are lacking in a predator in the box 442 sooner rather than later it might look pretty but is not getting goals yet.
[quote][p][bold]uhtred[/bold] wrote: Another wingman, who though promising at Tamworth, has not fulfilled his potential, does not score many goals and cannot get in Aldershot's team; good cover at best. Goodluck to him thogh Mills may get the best out of him as he did at Tamworth.What we really need is a striker who can win headers, both importantly to retain possession when balls are pumped up from deep and win balls from open play crosses either to score himself or set up others. Jason did not win one header agaisnt Northampton's centre backs in receiving goal kicks and clearances from Ingham.[/p][/quote]Agreed we win a lot of set pieces & corners but score not a lot. We need to have a lot more variety to put shots on target from short corners & get someone in who is a threat GM looked at John Shaw for that very capability does not look like they are playing to his strengths to me he may be available or were they just trying to deny the other clubs his capability? Worth considering season still well within our grasp but action required? Come on Gary plan B time Reedy yes we are lacking in a predator in the box 442 sooner rather than later it might look pretty but is not getting goals yet. joejamestom
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9:12am Thu 8 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

Duffy

I agree that Mills signings have been disappointing so far, but as you say we've got to give the lad a chance first. Some people have written him off already.
Duffy I agree that Mills signings have been disappointing so far, but as you say we've got to give the lad a chance first. Some people have written him off already. walwynwasgod
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9:26am Thu 8 Nov 12

duffy says...

walwynwasgod wrote:
Duffy I agree that Mills signings have been disappointing so far, but as you say we've got to give the lad a chance first. Some people have written him off already.
He does indeed deserve that chance, its just a worry that this type of signing, a player struggling in the same league as us has usually failed under Mills. I would prefer more of the Kearns type signings. But he needs and deserves our support.
[quote][p][bold]walwynwasgod[/bold] wrote: Duffy I agree that Mills signings have been disappointing so far, but as you say we've got to give the lad a chance first. Some people have written him off already.[/p][/quote]He does indeed deserve that chance, its just a worry that this type of signing, a player struggling in the same league as us has usually failed under Mills. I would prefer more of the Kearns type signings. But he needs and deserves our support. duffy
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10:11am Thu 8 Nov 12

Yorkie69 says...

Pope at Port Vale ( leading scorer in League 2) did very little at Rotherham. Look at him now. If GM can get the best out of Rodman, who he knows well from Tamworth days, City will benefit. Some players` faces just don`t fit. Talking of Ashikodi does anyone know where he is now ? Or cares ?!!
Pope at Port Vale ( leading scorer in League 2) did very little at Rotherham. Look at him now. If GM can get the best out of Rodman, who he knows well from Tamworth days, City will benefit. Some players` faces just don`t fit. Talking of Ashikodi does anyone know where he is now ? Or cares ?!! Yorkie69
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10:20am Thu 8 Nov 12

Koala says...

Potentially we have have a very exciting left winger already on the books. Love to see Fyfield marauding further up the pitch - seems to be the only player capable of kicking the ball at present and he has the physique to compete in this league.
Potentially we have have a very exciting left winger already on the books. Love to see Fyfield marauding further up the pitch - seems to be the only player capable of kicking the ball at present and he has the physique to compete in this league. Koala
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11:09am Thu 8 Nov 12

walwynwasgod says...

Yorkie69

Ashikodi is back at Ebbsfleet.
Yorkie69 Ashikodi is back at Ebbsfleet. walwynwasgod
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11:58am Thu 8 Nov 12

HTC says...

Pitbull Terry wrote:
I am a great supporter and fan of Gary Mills but he does sign the odd " donkey" now and again. Whatever did he see in Ashikodi for example? I hope I'm wrong but if Aldershot are prepared to offload him in their position it doesn't say a lot does it!
One theory around Ashikodi is that he was the highest paid player at Kettering who were on the verge of bankruptcy.

When we originally took him on loan we'd already put 5 past Kettering and by the time we actually bought him we'd got 6 points and put 12 goals past them which would have seriously damaged our promotion push if they had gone under.

Taking Ashikodi off their hands helped them see out the season, and we kept our points and goal difference.

If this is in any way true then we have a lot to be thankful for Ashikodi's short tenure at York City.

Or it could all be gossip. He did look promising at the start.
[quote][p][bold]Pitbull Terry[/bold] wrote: I am a great supporter and fan of Gary Mills but he does sign the odd " donkey" now and again. Whatever did he see in Ashikodi for example? I hope I'm wrong but if Aldershot are prepared to offload him in their position it doesn't say a lot does it![/p][/quote]One theory around Ashikodi is that he was the highest paid player at Kettering who were on the verge of bankruptcy. When we originally took him on loan we'd already put 5 past Kettering and by the time we actually bought him we'd got 6 points and put 12 goals past them which would have seriously damaged our promotion push if they had gone under. Taking Ashikodi off their hands helped them see out the season, and we kept our points and goal difference. If this is in any way true then we have a lot to be thankful for Ashikodi's short tenure at York City. Or it could all be gossip. He did look promising at the start. HTC
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12:07pm Thu 8 Nov 12

long distance depressive says...

Not strictly a winger though, hopefully he can get a bit more into the box to benefit from Walkers lay-offs. He was decent earlier in his career so hopefully fitness won't be an issue now like some of the other 'likely lads' we signed/nearly signed!
Not strictly a winger though, hopefully he can get a bit more into the box to benefit from Walkers lay-offs. He was decent earlier in his career so hopefully fitness won't be an issue now like some of the other 'likely lads' we signed/nearly signed! long distance depressive
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1:57pm Thu 8 Nov 12

robiniorocks says...

I can't believe all these negative comments and clap trap! Don't get me wrong it is healthy to be constructive and share opposing views. But this thread is completely off the wall. YES there have been some questionable signings but to say the track record is that poor is a joke! Are we in league 2 or blue square north? What about Blair, Chambers, Kearns, McLaughlin, Coulson, Kerr, Smith, Walker, Doig to name a few. Guess that's why we're struggling 1 point off the play offs. You have to remember we have a limited budget and limited pulling power. If 50% of signings turn out great then were doing well. Just wake up and support the team instead of always being so negative. We're experiencing the best football for years with probably the best manager yet who is committed to taking us higher. Get behind him or at least be constructive. Phew! feel better now :-)
I can't believe all these negative comments and clap trap! Don't get me wrong it is healthy to be constructive and share opposing views. But this thread is completely off the wall. YES there have been some questionable signings but to say the track record is that poor is a joke! Are we in league 2 or blue square north? What about Blair, Chambers, Kearns, McLaughlin, Coulson, Kerr, Smith, Walker, Doig to name a few. Guess that's why we're struggling 1 point off the play offs. You have to remember we have a limited budget and limited pulling power. If 50% of signings turn out great then were doing well. Just wake up and support the team instead of always being so negative. We're experiencing the best football for years with probably the best manager yet who is committed to taking us higher. Get behind him or at least be constructive. Phew! feel better now :-) robiniorocks
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2:00pm Thu 8 Nov 12

robiniorocks says...

I can't believe all these negative comments and clap trap! Don't get me wrong it is healthy to be constructive and share opposing views. But this thread is completely off the wall. YES there have been some questionable signings but to say the track record is that poor is a joke! Are we in league 2 or blue square north? What about Blair, Chambers, Kearns, McLaughlin, Coulson, Kerr, Smith, Walker, Doig to name a few. Guess that's why we're struggling 1 point off the play offs. You have to remember we have a limited budget and limited pulling power. If 50% of signings turn out great then were doing well. Just wake up and support the team instead of always being so negative. We're experiencing the best football for years with probably the best manager yet who is committed to taking us higher. Get behind him or at least be constructive. Phew! feel better now :-)
I can't believe all these negative comments and clap trap! Don't get me wrong it is healthy to be constructive and share opposing views. But this thread is completely off the wall. YES there have been some questionable signings but to say the track record is that poor is a joke! Are we in league 2 or blue square north? What about Blair, Chambers, Kearns, McLaughlin, Coulson, Kerr, Smith, Walker, Doig to name a few. Guess that's why we're struggling 1 point off the play offs. You have to remember we have a limited budget and limited pulling power. If 50% of signings turn out great then were doing well. Just wake up and support the team instead of always being so negative. We're experiencing the best football for years with probably the best manager yet who is committed to taking us higher. Get behind him or at least be constructive. Phew! feel better now :-) robiniorocks
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2:09pm Thu 8 Nov 12

redwhiteblue says...

So many negatives on this site - just over a month ago we signed a guy called Danny Kearns - 'what do we want with another midfielder, Gary Mills got it wrong again, losing faith in his signings'. Danny is now a regular, suggestions from the idiots who questioned Gary when he signed, for the move to be made permanent. This guy must have something, selected for England C but unfortunately he suffered this serious illness which set him back following his move to Aldershot - we all know it takes time to get back into a side - even if the team are not performing well. Look at Dave McGurk, one of our best central defenders, waiting for a recall - if he went out on loan to Aldershot would their fans be saying - 'what have we signed him for he can't even get into the York side' - I don't think so. Alex, welcome and I'm sure you will be giving 100% to the cause - best of luck. PS Ashikodi would never make a York side let alone England C,D,E or F
So many negatives on this site - just over a month ago we signed a guy called Danny Kearns - 'what do we want with another midfielder, Gary Mills got it wrong again, losing faith in his signings'. Danny is now a regular, suggestions from the idiots who questioned Gary when he signed, for the move to be made permanent. This guy must have something, selected for England C but unfortunately he suffered this serious illness which set him back following his move to Aldershot - we all know it takes time to get back into a side - even if the team are not performing well. Look at Dave McGurk, one of our best central defenders, waiting for a recall - if he went out on loan to Aldershot would their fans be saying - 'what have we signed him for he can't even get into the York side' - I don't think so. Alex, welcome and I'm sure you will be giving 100% to the cause - best of luck. PS Ashikodi would never make a York side let alone England C,D,E or F redwhiteblue
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2:09pm Thu 8 Nov 12

Tug job says...

I didn't rate Scott Borwn but GM got him in to do a job and, fair play to him, he was great against Luton in the PO Final GM realised he was never going to be a long term acquisition and let him go. Re Ashikodi, there is also a view that as he's so unpredicatable, it's better to have him in your squad than facing you on the pitch!
I didn't rate Scott Borwn but GM got him in to do a job and, fair play to him, he was great against Luton in the PO Final GM realised he was never going to be a long term acquisition and let him go. Re Ashikodi, there is also a view that as he's so unpredicatable, it's better to have him in your squad than facing you on the pitch! Tug job
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2:19pm Thu 8 Nov 12

skilly says...

robiniorocks wrote:
I can't believe all these negative comments and clap trap! Don't get me wrong it is healthy to be constructive and share opposing views. But this thread is completely off the wall. YES there have been some questionable signings but to say the track record is that poor is a joke! Are we in league 2 or blue square north? What about Blair, Chambers, Kearns, McLaughlin, Coulson, Kerr, Smith, Walker, Doig to name a few. Guess that's why we're struggling 1 point off the play offs. You have to remember we have a limited budget and limited pulling power. If 50% of signings turn out great then were doing well. Just wake up and support the team instead of always being so negative. We're experiencing the best football for years with probably the best manager yet who is committed to taking us higher. Get behind him or at least be constructive. Phew! feel better now :-)
Totally agree with this comment. How many clubs/managers get all their signings and loan deals correct? It can be a gut feeling about someone or a proven track record. Which ever it is new players deserve a chance and I wish Alex well. More striking options has to be good for us and hopefully we can score more goals from the many openings we are creating.
[quote][p][bold]robiniorocks[/bold] wrote: I can't believe all these negative comments and clap trap! Don't get me wrong it is healthy to be constructive and share opposing views. But this thread is completely off the wall. YES there have been some questionable signings but to say the track record is that poor is a joke! Are we in league 2 or blue square north? What about Blair, Chambers, Kearns, McLaughlin, Coulson, Kerr, Smith, Walker, Doig to name a few. Guess that's why we're struggling 1 point off the play offs. You have to remember we have a limited budget and limited pulling power. If 50% of signings turn out great then were doing well. Just wake up and support the team instead of always being so negative. We're experiencing the best football for years with probably the best manager yet who is committed to taking us higher. Get behind him or at least be constructive. Phew! feel better now :-)[/p][/quote]Totally agree with this comment. How many clubs/managers get all their signings and loan deals correct? It can be a gut feeling about someone or a proven track record. Which ever it is new players deserve a chance and I wish Alex well. More striking options has to be good for us and hopefully we can score more goals from the many openings we are creating. skilly
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2:33pm Thu 8 Nov 12

Sir Alex says...

Millsy should be getting credit for retaining virtually all our good players from last - the fact that they are proving better than the new players shows their calibre.
A year ago I could have only dreamt that City would be 10th in L2 by now. People need to think back to shocking defeats against Histon, Canvey Island and the like.
Millsy should be getting credit for retaining virtually all our good players from last - the fact that they are proving better than the new players shows their calibre. A year ago I could have only dreamt that City would be 10th in L2 by now. People need to think back to shocking defeats against Histon, Canvey Island and the like. Sir Alex
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2:48pm Thu 8 Nov 12

robiniorocks says...

Good to see the thread has taken a turn into a more constructive direction. As Sir Alex says defeats against Histon and Canvey still scar the memory! The only thing I miss about the BSP (apart from the online football commentary) is kicking the butt of LTFC :-)
Good to see the thread has taken a turn into a more constructive direction. As Sir Alex says defeats against Histon and Canvey still scar the memory! The only thing I miss about the BSP (apart from the online football commentary) is kicking the butt of LTFC :-) robiniorocks
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2:48pm Thu 8 Nov 12

WiShIwAsAtThEcReSeNt says...

can people seriously forget the financial troubles we are still slowly working our way back from after being nearly closed down by not one but two dodgy chairmen teams like Fleetwood with shed loads of money can go out and sign proven players that we might fancy like john Parkin and the other 8 or 9 players they signed before this season,we on the other hand and our manager have to sometimes take a gamble on a player or players who for whatever reason dont always stand out as attractive signings and for that matter dont always work.we have always had to struggle to get the kind of players we,d really like before our worst days but would people seriously want us to put ourselves at risk in the long term again?.as someone earlier made the point we are already a better side than say Aldershot and a few long established financially much stronger clubs in this division all we need is at most a couple of new signings to click and we have a decent chance of pushing for a play off place.Oh and on a final note if Aimson was a god ok but Walwyn must have been Zeus.
can people seriously forget the financial troubles we are still slowly working our way back from after being nearly closed down by not one but two dodgy chairmen teams like Fleetwood with shed loads of money can go out and sign proven players that we might fancy like john Parkin and the other 8 or 9 players they signed before this season,we on the other hand and our manager have to sometimes take a gamble on a player or players who for whatever reason dont always stand out as attractive signings and for that matter dont always work.we have always had to struggle to get the kind of players we,d really like before our worst days but would people seriously want us to put ourselves at risk in the long term again?.as someone earlier made the point we are already a better side than say Aldershot and a few long established financially much stronger clubs in this division all we need is at most a couple of new signings to click and we have a decent chance of pushing for a play off place.Oh and on a final note if Aimson was a god ok but Walwyn must have been Zeus. WiShIwAsAtThEcReSeNt
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3:20pm Thu 8 Nov 12

OLD - HEAD says...

We have to give this lad a chance to show what he can do, and I am sure that all City fans will be patient. My main concern is that after playing at Wembley twice and receiving the prize money surely we could manage to secure a proven striker. Its obvious to everyone who watches City, that is what we are needing.
We have to give this lad a chance to show what he can do, and I am sure that all City fans will be patient. My main concern is that after playing at Wembley twice and receiving the prize money surely we could manage to secure a proven striker. Its obvious to everyone who watches City, that is what we are needing. OLD - HEAD
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3:42pm Thu 8 Nov 12

tips says...

OLD-HEAD you are right and I am sure Gary Mills has been trying to bring in a striker since the summer.Unfortunately so has just about every other team in the country.
I am sure the money would be there if needed but very few clubs who have a proven goal scorer are willing to let them go at this stage of the season .
If the present squad can just start to convert the chances they are creating we can get in the play offs and let's be honest that would be a fantastic achievement.
Come on City 3 points on Saturday please
OLD-HEAD you are right and I am sure Gary Mills has been trying to bring in a striker since the summer.Unfortunately so has just about every other team in the country. I am sure the money would be there if needed but very few clubs who have a proven goal scorer are willing to let them go at this stage of the season . If the present squad can just start to convert the chances they are creating we can get in the play offs and let's be honest that would be a fantastic achievement. Come on City 3 points on Saturday please tips
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4:21pm Thu 8 Nov 12

Phil, Leeds says...

tips wrote:
OLD-HEAD you are right and I am sure Gary Mills has been trying to bring in a striker since the summer.Unfortunately so has just about every other team in the country.
I am sure the money would be there if needed but very few clubs who have a proven goal scorer are willing to let them go at this stage of the season .
If the present squad can just start to convert the chances they are creating we can get in the play offs and let's be honest that would be a fantastic achievement.
Come on City 3 points on Saturday please
"if the present squad can just start to convert the chances they are creating....."

Sounds like a cue for Jamie Reed to start a few games then. I won't hold my breath though.
[quote][p][bold]tips[/bold] wrote: OLD-HEAD you are right and I am sure Gary Mills has been trying to bring in a striker since the summer.Unfortunately so has just about every other team in the country. I am sure the money would be there if needed but very few clubs who have a proven goal scorer are willing to let them go at this stage of the season . If the present squad can just start to convert the chances they are creating we can get in the play offs and let's be honest that would be a fantastic achievement. Come on City 3 points on Saturday please[/p][/quote]"if the present squad can just start to convert the chances they are creating....." Sounds like a cue for Jamie Reed to start a few games then. I won't hold my breath though. Phil, Leeds
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5:52pm Thu 8 Nov 12

redwhiteblue says...

Reed is not the answer - I know he's an option but is too inconsistant to start based on his performances last year and pre-season etc - I was a Reed fan but the step up has not been kind to him. Yes he did score the other day - so would other players when it was put on a plate by Jason Walker - if he had missed it Matty Blair was behind him. Tuesday night he didn't really put himself in the spotlight - Johnson was on less time but did far more to impress GM. When Brodie first arrived he looked a misfit but turned out to be a great signing - give Alex a chance to prove himself. Watching the Wombles last week we need to play wide with pace - Chambers and Blair with Jamal and Banjo overlapping getting crosses into the box, or playing the ball behind the back four. Lets get behind those selected and drive us to the three points we need.
Reed is not the answer - I know he's an option but is too inconsistant to start based on his performances last year and pre-season etc - I was a Reed fan but the step up has not been kind to him. Yes he did score the other day - so would other players when it was put on a plate by Jason Walker - if he had missed it Matty Blair was behind him. Tuesday night he didn't really put himself in the spotlight - Johnson was on less time but did far more to impress GM. When Brodie first arrived he looked a misfit but turned out to be a great signing - give Alex a chance to prove himself. Watching the Wombles last week we need to play wide with pace - Chambers and Blair with Jamal and Banjo overlapping getting crosses into the box, or playing the ball behind the back four. Lets get behind those selected and drive us to the three points we need. redwhiteblue
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6:39pm Thu 8 Nov 12

YorkCityLuke says...

Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?
Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think? YorkCityLuke
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7:56pm Thu 8 Nov 12

openallhours says...

YorkCityLuke wrote:
Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?
I think you're an absolute loony
[quote][p][bold]YorkCityLuke[/bold] wrote: Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?[/p][/quote]I think you're an absolute loony openallhours
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9:27pm Thu 8 Nov 12

bartsimmo says...

@ Redwhiteblue..

How can you say that Reed is too inconsistent to start when he has not been given long enough to get into games until the last two matches?

Reed needs more of a run out and this is where the lack of a reserve team is hindering our fringe players.

Too many times when Reed has been brought on he has been stuck in a wing position instead of in the box where he would score most damage. I really feel for the lad and cant blame him if he asks to go to another club in January and could see him end up putting goals past us in this division in a 442 formation.
@ Redwhiteblue.. How can you say that Reed is too inconsistent to start when he has not been given long enough to get into games until the last two matches? Reed needs more of a run out and this is where the lack of a reserve team is hindering our fringe players. Too many times when Reed has been brought on he has been stuck in a wing position instead of in the box where he would score most damage. I really feel for the lad and cant blame him if he asks to go to another club in January and could see him end up putting goals past us in this division in a 442 formation. bartsimmo
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9:55pm Thu 8 Nov 12

PDH says...

YorkCityLuke wrote:
Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?
You are right he was only trying to swop shirts with him lol
[quote][p][bold]YorkCityLuke[/bold] wrote: Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?[/p][/quote]You are right he was only trying to swop shirts with him lol PDH
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10:22pm Thu 8 Nov 12

YorkCityLuke says...

PDH wrote:
YorkCityLuke wrote:
Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?
You are right he was only trying to swop shirts with him lol
Shirt pulling doesn't make a guy fall quite so acrobatically as their striker managed.
[quote][p][bold]PDH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]YorkCityLuke[/bold] wrote: Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?[/p][/quote]You are right he was only trying to swop shirts with him lol[/p][/quote]Shirt pulling doesn't make a guy fall quite so acrobatically as their striker managed. YorkCityLuke
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10:54pm Thu 8 Nov 12

PDH says...

YorkCityLuke wrote:
PDH wrote:
YorkCityLuke wrote:
Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?
You are right he was only trying to swop shirts with him lol
Shirt pulling doesn't make a guy fall quite so acrobatically as their striker managed.
Maybe not be he did grab his shirt and try to rip it off his back, yes as happens in most games, but by the rules of the game, which yes most refs ignore, its a foul, and possibly a sending off offence.
So yes it was a foul however you look at it.
[quote][p][bold]YorkCityLuke[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]PDH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]YorkCityLuke[/bold] wrote: Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?[/p][/quote]You are right he was only trying to swop shirts with him lol[/p][/quote]Shirt pulling doesn't make a guy fall quite so acrobatically as their striker managed.[/p][/quote]Maybe not be he did grab his shirt and try to rip it off his back, yes as happens in most games, but by the rules of the game, which yes most refs ignore, its a foul, and possibly a sending off offence. So yes it was a foul however you look at it. PDH
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10:57pm Thu 8 Nov 12

dazthecat says...

YorkCityLuke wrote:
PDH wrote:
YorkCityLuke wrote:
Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?
You are right he was only trying to swop shirts with him lol
Shirt pulling doesn't make a guy fall quite so acrobatically as their striker managed.
The striker is definitely looking for it but Carlisle has had a tug just before he threw himself to the ground. It's one of those where if he stays on his feet he gets nothing I reckon, but still a foul in my book
[quote][p][bold]YorkCityLuke[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]PDH[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]YorkCityLuke[/bold] wrote: Just an academic point - because Northampton certainly did enough to deserve the draw - but I just rewatched the highlights of the match on sky sports, and I am in no way convinced that Carlisle fouled the guy who won their free kick (which led to the goal). Looks very suspect to me, what does everyone else think?[/p][/quote]You are right he was only trying to swop shirts with him lol[/p][/quote]Shirt pulling doesn't make a guy fall quite so acrobatically as their striker managed.[/p][/quote]The striker is definitely looking for it but Carlisle has had a tug just before he threw himself to the ground. It's one of those where if he stays on his feet he gets nothing I reckon, but still a foul in my book dazthecat
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2:14am Fri 9 Nov 12

1968expat says...

For christ sake get off the managers and the players backs, we are just outside the playoffs. This side only needs a bit tweeking and we will be strongly pressing for the playoffs come the end of the season (phew I feel better for that also). The two players who were gods for city were McDougal and Boyer, after scoring many goals for York, they both went on to score many goals in the old 1st and 2nd Division for the clubs they played for after City.
For christ sake get off the managers and the players backs, we are just outside the playoffs. This side only needs a bit tweeking and we will be strongly pressing for the playoffs come the end of the season (phew I feel better for that also). The two players who were gods for city were McDougal and Boyer, after scoring many goals for York, they both went on to score many goals in the old 1st and 2nd Division for the clubs they played for after City. 1968expat
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5:54am Sat 10 Nov 12

YoRkIe59 says...

on the subject of who was a god for York city.well its impossible to disagree with Walwyn on that one but for me also just name that great side that got us up into and played in division two.top of that exalted list being Ian Holmes Graeme Crawford Phil Burrows(tho as i recall i think he left when we went up) and later for me,for sheer natural goal scoring Paul Barnes.Any other offers?.
on the subject of who was a god for York city.well its impossible to disagree with Walwyn on that one but for me also just name that great side that got us up into and played in division two.top of that exalted list being Ian Holmes Graeme Crawford Phil Burrows(tho as i recall i think he left when we went up) and later for me,for sheer natural goal scoring Paul Barnes.Any other offers?. YoRkIe59
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