MATCHWATCH : Luton Town (h) sponsored by Tony Barrass

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by bcubed » 26 Dec 2020 17:16

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Apart from the Rafael clanger it was acceptable enough. Luton were piss poor but didn’t do a lot

So badly need Joao, Puscas or Meite back up top


Houndy. I’m not knocking it. With the awful injuries a win is a very good result. Let’s hope Joao is back for Swansea.
Other results have not gone our way.


The first half was definitely better but it wasn’t brilliant either. Meite, Joao and Puscas can’t back quick enough

Swift was a plus though I thought. If you can keep Olise fresh, Rino and Laurent fit, then we do have options across the midfield

Holmes filled the Moore gap very well


Thought the back 4 were excellent throughout and never stopped working. Esteves had perhaps his best game.

First half was more than ok considering our injuries and Luton weren't in it.

Second half I thought Luton upped their game and we didn't really match their aggression and energy in midfield.
But for some lousy finishing on their part I think they would've got back into this

But great to to get the 3 points however it happens

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by Royal_jimmy » 26 Dec 2020 17:20

I was disappointed with that performance. Especially 2nd half but a wins a win. We'll lose Wednesday if we play like that.

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by Pepe the Horseman » 26 Dec 2020 17:28

Royal_jimmy I was disappointed with that performance. Especially 2nd half but a wins a win. We'll lose Wednesday if we play like that.

By the far the better team in the first half, would've been 3-4 up with a full strength team. Second half was just a typical 2-0 performance.

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by JR » 26 Dec 2020 17:33

Hound With the injuries we have it’s all about scraping the three points

Back 4 were all good. Esteves and Holmes particularly. Aluko good first half not so much second

Would like to see Semedo and Ejaria given a break, both pretty poor overall. Laurent the boss again, Rino good esp in the first half

Swift got better as he went and will be a big plus having him back


Spot on with these comments.

Very professional performance from an injury ravaged team. Two excellent goals.

Baffled that Rafael can’t deal with long shots.

Excited by Swift return.

Can now unleash Olise fresh on Wednesday.

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by Lower West » 26 Dec 2020 17:38

Semedo, Aluko and Ejaria were all totally ineffective once the tempo increased and we were pushed back.


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by Hound » 26 Dec 2020 17:39

Oh and just for the traditional after game comment. How bloody good is Josh Laurent and how did we manage to pick him up on a free/why was he playing for Shrewsbury last year etc etc

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by Pepe the Horseman » 26 Dec 2020 17:41

Hound Oh and just for the traditional after game comment. How bloody good is Josh Laurent and how did we manage to pick him up on a free/why was he playing for Shrewsbury last year etc etc

Was superb today. What a guy.

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by Nameless » 26 Dec 2020 17:42

WHile i agree Rafael should be up tomstopping shots like that you also have to ask why we seem to be allowing teams free shots from 20 yards so often. Surely with Rino and Laurent we should be absolutely solid in that area of the pitch and not giving teams the option of a pot at goal

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by Pepe the Horseman » 26 Dec 2020 17:45

Unrelated, and apologies if it's already been mentioned, but how big are LuaLua's thighs? :shock:


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by bcubed » 26 Dec 2020 17:50

Pepe the Horseman Unrelated, and apologies if it's already been mentioned, but how big are LuaLua's thighs? :shock:


Don't think its been mentioned but you are certainly correct

Almost a match for Lee Ndlovu at Brackley

If only I knew how to insert a pic

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by Pepe the Horseman » 26 Dec 2020 17:52

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Pepe the Horseman Unrelated, and apologies if it's already been mentioned, but how big are LuaLua's thighs? :shock:


Don't think its been mentioned but you are certainly correct

Almost a match for Lee Ndlovu at Brackley

If only I knew how to insert a pic


Wowzers.

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by bcubed » 26 Dec 2020 17:57

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Pepe the Horseman Unrelated, and apologies if it's already been mentioned, but how big are LuaLua's thighs? :shock:


Don't think its been mentioned but you are certainly correct

Almost a match for Lee Ndlovu at Brackley

If only I knew how to insert a pic


Wowzers.


Thanks Pepe

Impressive eh?

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by Pepe the Horseman » 26 Dec 2020 17:59

Can we take a minute to appreciate Tom McIntyre? Completely written off after his horror show against Preston, but his touch for the goal at QPR, his ridiculous finish and overall solid performance today, shows what an asset he is. Hope he's here for a long time.


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by Lower West » 26 Dec 2020 18:01

Hound Oh and just for the traditional after game comment. How bloody good is Josh Laurent and how did we manage to pick him up on a free/why was he playing for Shrewsbury last year etc etc


The fact he stands out so much illustrates how much others lack.

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by Hound » 26 Dec 2020 18:02

Pepe the Horseman Can we take a minute to appreciate Tom McIntyre? Completely written off after his horror show against Preston, but his touch for the goal at QPR, his ridiculous finish and overall solid performance today, shows what an asset he is. Hope he's here for a long time.


Yeah he was good. Crap challenge for the pen that wasn’t given though

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by Pepe the Horseman » 26 Dec 2020 18:21

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Pepe the Horseman Can we take a minute to appreciate Tom McIntyre? Completely written off after his horror show against Preston, but his touch for the goal at QPR, his ridiculous finish and overall solid performance today, shows what an asset he is. Hope he's here for a long time.


Yeah he was good. Crap challenge for the pen that wasn’t given though

Ha, yeh, let's ignore that.

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by Stranded » 26 Dec 2020 18:31

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Hound Oh and just for the traditional after game comment. How bloody good is Josh Laurent and how did we manage to pick him up on a free/why was he playing for Shrewsbury last year etc etc


The fact he stands out so much illustrates how much others lack.


What an incredibly negative way to look at things. For his position Laurent is quickly turning into one of the best at this level. We need to tie him down to a new deal this summer.

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by WestYorksRoyal » 26 Dec 2020 18:36

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Hound Oh and just for the traditional after game comment. How bloody good is Josh Laurent and how did we manage to pick him up on a free/why was he playing for Shrewsbury last year etc etc


The fact he stands out so much illustrates how much others lack.


What an incredibly negative way to look at things. For his position Laurent is quickly turning into one of the best at this level. We need to tie him down to a new deal this summer.

He signed a 2 year deal on arrival, presumably on pretty cheap wages. Is it worth signing him on for a longer term deal now? His career has been an upward trajectory since joining Shrewsbury, and a recently relegated team or even a lower PL team may consider him worth a look. He may find attractive clubs interested in him this summer, at which point he'll only have 12 months left. We need to get better at tying down our best players.

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by Westwood52 » 26 Dec 2020 18:43

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Pepe the Horseman Unrelated, and apologies if it's already been mentioned, but how big are LuaLua's thighs? :shock:


Don't think its been mentioned but you are certainly correct

Almost a match for Lee Ndlovu at Brackley

If only I knew how to insert a pic


How many Lua Lua s are there ?

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by Stranded » 26 Dec 2020 18:50

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The fact he stands out so much illustrates how much others lack.


What an incredibly negative way to look at things. For his position Laurent is quickly turning into one of the best at this level. We need to tie him down to a new deal this summer.

He signed a 2 year deal on arrival, presumably on pretty cheap wages. Is it worth signing him on for a longer term deal now? His career has been an upward trajectory since joining Shrewsbury, and a recently relegated team or even a lower PL team may consider him worth a look. He may find attractive clubs interested in him this summer, at which point he'll only have 12 months left. We need to get better at tying down our best players.


We need a sporting director or DoF to deal with those but yes if we can get him tied down to a new deal sooner rather than later we should.

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