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  1. Agree - in fact despite including his first bonafide misplaced pass/possession with about 10 to go, relative to the CM 3 before he came on, Bakinson further enhanced his reputation tonight by virtue of what he wasn't. Added to Semenyo being the only convincing threat up front, it is remarkable these two players more than any others look like they were first teamers in a 'reserve side'. Youth but both are only obvious claims for Sunday. Worth mentioning Sessegnon too - he wriggled into a few good positions in the box but for my money is a lot further than Pereira from really challengi
  2. Fair play Coventry if you include both sets of subs it looks like their record attendance at St. Andrews tonight.
  3. Michael Bridges sounds a lot like someone who is completely unaware of Michael Bridges career history. The idea he was the best player being forced out of City by GJ, when in fact he barely strung a game together fit and ended up at Carlisle and various other short lived spells in England on a complete career nosedive. Shameless also for Bridges to ridicule Tinnion's lack of a strategy or plan when there's a bloke called Michael Bridges who would've met Tinnion and had a chance to ask about either before accepting a lucrative contract. I also liked his recollections of the best
  4. So on this point, here's the thing I don't understand about football in the early part of the 20th century (because I have no historical context, just the actual records). 100 years ago this year, Chelsea became the first London club to ever finish in the top three of English football, in a league system that already ran for over 30 years. This massively validates the historical dominance of the North, but if Bristol is an anomaly, back then it was surely by being successful where London clubs weren't!? Because in 1907 (13 years earlier) we finished second in the league. The fir
  5. Probably like others I revisited this thread this morning having seen the BBC website headline on limiting social gatherings again. With a bit of time to spare prompted by your remark I decided to re-read the first 5-10 pages. An interesting history lesson for sure. To be fair while there are a few cynics (but quite a small number by OTIB standards!) I'm impressed by quite how many regular posters on here called this fairly accurately from day one. I must admit I had no idea what would happen back in February, but the sense I get from most who had posted back then is consistent with
  6. Although Dijon broke their transfer record just 3 days ago to sign an Ivory Coast striker for €3.6m, prior to which their record was just €2m. That doesn't sound like a club that is about to also shell out on what we're likely to expect for Fam. Not does Ligue 1 strike me as the sort of place Fam considers a forward step. Side note - Lois Diony came from Dijon.
  7. Isn't the Northampton game next week? And if so, call me old fashioned but isn't it about time there was a date and kick off time for it?
  8. Pretty much - he's not crap, he's something much more frustrating, an athlete with many of the right attributes but a total lack of conviction in applying it. People keep mentioning the goal at Carrow Road as if it's all he's done. He's been playing for us for bloody ages - since August 2016. There have been other moments. The 2-2 at Newcastle he was our best player. The 2-0 midweek win at Fulham in 2017 (for me better than the 4-0 earlier that year). First half hour at West Brom in 2018 was at the heart of everything through the middle. Stoke away the season before last. But it's farcic
  9. Your views are not being misrepresented. "Is it okay to advertise his business on here for free? Shouldn't he be paying some some sort of fee?" (or words to that effect) are absolutely demonising of a voluntary initiative, to say nothing of how petty it is too. Well if you put half as much energy into building something you could advertise, as you have picking apart something someone else has built, maybe you could find out. The forum doesn't have a problem with rampant advertising so the common sense approach obviously works. I would guess it's got to relate to City, and ideally
  10. Sorry, how exactly did I discredit your comments? You discredited your own comments by turning your quite reasonable argument about the integrity of sponsorship from a gambling company, into a completely separate point about advertising on OTIB, and with quite a provocative and personal remark about "his business". I'm sure Stan can speak for himself, but personally I'd find that kind of remark incredibly hurtful. I see it all the time, someone takes all the risk and hard graft to build something or do something creative, and the minute there's a nominal reward, they're demonised as in it
  11. I think MansionBet are giving him some prizes not putting him in charge of their European operations
  12. If it helps you could just set your iPad to think you are in a factory, since I know for a fact that factory workers are not allowed to receive goal alerts and this setting is supported on most new iPads. Go to Settings > General > Reset > Reset to Factory Settings When you put it to be in a factory setting it does also require you to wear safety glasses and a hat but you can ignore those messages and the iPad still works perfectly. I tried this for the Boro game.
  13. Didn't even realise Sky Sports was still going - seem to recall it was also "finished" for getting rid of Andy Gray and Richard Keys. A frankly staggering reaction on here to be blaming race or already with the pitchforks in anticipation that the next candidate is somehow marginalising white middle aged men, as if that is the only merit to anyone else. We are in the middle of a pandemic and the biggest economic downturn of our lifetimes. Hate to break it to you but if you have the option not to extend the contracts of long term employees on top wages, and can refresh to introduce n
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    Another video - this one an actual football talk show, filmed August 3rd in Senegal. Relevant discussion is about 41:00 to 50:00. Again my French is pretty poor but had a couple of listens as sounded like they were putting Fam on the spot a lot in this part of the show. The bloke to Fam's left plays in Turkey (led to Fenerbache remarks) the two blokes opposite seem to be analysts, the one in blue keeps baiting on Fam on his future. The female host seems to challenge Fam on City being average and happy with our lot which he defends saying we're ambitious but we've missed the "finishin
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    How's your French? This was published a couple of days ago (although must have been recorded a few weeks ago as I guess it's in Sengal). Talks about his time at Bristol City from 3:05 and progress over his three seasons. Seems to be something about failing in objective for this season, and I think at 5:10 he is talking about not being picked by the coach at the start of the season and winning back his place in the team by giving 100 200 300% for the team. More interesting at 7:40 I think he's saying something along the lines about lots of people in Senegal expect him to be at a bigge
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