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9 minutes ago, Marina's Rolls Royce said:

I can forgive the lack of a victory today but another poor performance is inexcusable. However, I genuinely believe that I'll be walking out of the ground today feeling very pleased  for the first time in what seems like forever.

COYR

I can't, its gone way beyond embarrassing.

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11 minutes ago, Marina's Rolls Royce said:

I can forgive the lack of a victory today but another poor performance is inexcusable. However, I genuinely believe that I'll be walking out of the ground today feeling very pleased  for the first time in what seems like forever.

COYR

But then also I honestly think the voodoo of a home win is a burden on these players.   A scruffy 1-0 might just end it and give them more confidence than a decent performance but coming away with a point etc. 

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21 minutes ago, brad blit said:

I can’t make it today as partner due to give birth in less than 2 weeks - maybe my absence is just the luck we need! 

Just hoping someone might be kind enough to find a free non BCFC stream that works 😉

Nor me.  Was meant to be in Cornwall anyway, but been ill…so Mrs Fevs has quarantined me to upstairs…with iPad, Mac and sky sports.  God, the brownie points are mounting!

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11 minutes ago, Marina's Rolls Royce said:

I can forgive the lack of a victory today but another poor performance is inexcusable. However, I genuinely believe that I'll be walking out of the ground today feeling very pleased  for the first time in what seems like forever.

COYR

Nige knows there are solutions to make us play well, which would then get us results. Who knows maybe we can go on a nice little run if we get that win. But I will surprised if we put in a good performance playing like we have - unless Barnsley are really really bad! 

He has to go with something different, which it sounds like he will. Interesting to see what what his plan is.

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2 minutes ago, JonDolman said:

Nige knows there are solutions to make us play well, which would then get us results. Who knows maybe we can go on a nice little run if we get that win. But I will surprised if we put in a good performance playing like we have - unless Barnsley are really really bad! 

He has to go with something different, which it sounds like he will. Interesting to see what what his plan is.

I honestly believe we need Alex Scott to start today….huge weight on an 18 year old….but I think along with Massengo (20) and Tanner (21) they are the players that get the crowd going too, because if their actions.  And I think that’s important today.

2 minutes ago, And Its Smith said:

Watching Fulham v wba. Amazing how far away we are from these types of teams

100 miles north or east approximately 😉

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Just now, Davefevs said:

I honestly believe we need Alex Scott to start today….huge weight on an 18 year old….but I think along with Massengo (20) and Tanner (21) they are the players that get the crowd going too, because if their actions.  And I think that’s important today.

I think Scott looks confident and deals well physically with championship football - Incredibly well for his age. Not sure why he hasn't played more. One bad game on the right and otherwise fine imo.

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12 minutes ago, Davefevs said:

I honestly believe we need Alex Scott to start today….huge weight on an 18 year old….but I think along with Massengo (20) and Tanner (21) they are the players that get the crowd going too, because if their actions.  And I think that’s important today.

100 miles north or east approximately 😉

North of £100m of premier league money more like!

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12 minutes ago, cityloyal473 said:

Let’s be honest, we’re a million miles away from teams like Coventry, Blackpool or Millwall at the minute. Makes you want to cry. 

That is definitely not the case, we lost to the two best teams in the league and nearly beat Forest had it not been for our psychological issues. We nearly beat Blackpool and should have drawn with Millwall. So much self pity amongst the fan base at the moment!

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1 hour ago, Midlands Robin said:

Fun Barnsley fact.

Ex City Left Back, Darren Barnard (great player for us), who went on to join Barnsley in the Premier League for £750000 missed several games in the 97-98 season for them because of a leg injury.

What caused the injury? He came downstairs one morning and into his kitchen and slipped on a puddle of dogs piss his dog had very kindly left as a surprise on the kitchen floor.

🤣

Darren Barnard was quality for us, we had a string of great left backs at that time 

25 minutes ago, Jim Davey said:

Hate Barnsley vile club vile fans hope they go bankrupt and end up playing  Rovers in The vauxhall Conference .Scumbags

Not a fan?  Let go of the hate! 

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24 minutes ago, TomF said:

But then also I honestly think the voodoo of a home win is a burden on these players.   A scruffy 1-0 might just end it and give them more confidence than a decent performance but coming away with a point etc. 

Yes- I'd take that - any type of win will halt the run so if we win with a poor performance then that's fine by me. it's the draw or lose bit where performance is all.

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1 minute ago, pl00peh91 said:

That is definitely not the case, we lost to the two best teams in the league and nearly beat Forest had it not been for our psychological issues. We nearly beat Blackpool and should have drawn with Millwall. So much self pity amongst the fan base at the moment!

If my aunty had wheels she’d be a bike.

Luton should have been out of sight and Fulham should have knocked up a cricket score.

We were hanging on for dear life before beating QPR.

And arguably Peterborough deserved a point.

Not a convincing performance in amongst that lot. There are other horror shows too. 

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30 minutes ago, TomF said:

But then also I honestly think the voodoo of a home win is a burden on these players.   A scruffy 1-0 might just end it and give them more confidence than a decent performance but coming away with a point etc. 

If we are leading in the latter stages of the game please, please, please can it be by more than one goal?  I don’t think I can cope with us going into stoppage time with a one goal lead again…

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3 hours ago, VT05763 said:

Not sure it will be. there is no expectation on results or performance currently, just the 3 year rebuilding project. As many have said 1 point above the drop will be considered success and this group of players could manage themselves to that position.

Why? When this group achieved successive top half finishes under LJ?

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4 minutes ago, NorthBris_Southstand said:

Really uncertain as to whether to go today. Dr's orders are to rest at home with an injured achilles, but for some reason I have unwarranted optimism that today is the day for the first win at home. 

I could be left disappointed and in great pain, or I could miss out on the fun...

Feels to me like today’s the day too, although I can’t see it being fun for long parts of the afternoon.

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Went up to Barnsley in 2008/2009 to watch us. Horrible weather, horrible ground & area and horrible game - we drew 0-0 and barely had a shot.  Dislike them ever since although given it’s grim oop north, I don’t know why I was surprised.

be interesting to see what changes he makes in terms of surprises given the lack of players available to change it up. I hope Wells starts along with Alex Scot behind - maybe give Martin a rest.  Hope Massengo is fit as he’s our best option in midfield to get on the ball and drive us forward. 

hopefully we’ll all be breaking out the champers come 5pm in celebration. COYR
 

 

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