Nigel's Done One

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  1. Urika Peece.

    Urika Peece. Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, unlucky Nigel ? Putting himself in the shop window, ( and out of work) and no-one has noticed him.
     
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  2. Urika Peece.

    Urika Peece. Well-Known Member

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    FFS, who's winning the hair splitting contest between you, Cheshire Cat and OLM ? I'd guess, because, like you. I don't know, that someone close to Nigel let the cat out of the bag. It happens.
     
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  3. Geo10

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    Kemps is right, he hardly turned water to wine. We where the big hitters in them divisions. He should have won them
     
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    We didn’t do a lot of big hitting in those divisions between 1992 and 2004.
     
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    Oxford were big hitters when we played, and demolished, them. At that time their fans probably thought they were going to win the league, their water turned to brine.

    The views expressed in my posts are not necessarily mine.
     
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  6. Geo10

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    We didn’t have Adam Pearson in them days, without him and his investment Taylor wouldn’t have touched us
     
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  7. Barchullona

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    The first season we were promoted Northampton spent over twice what we did.
     
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  8. Geo10

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    Regardless, my point is he didn’t work miracles. With the funds and resources available it wasn’t a hard job. Once we got to the championship and we weren’t the big hitters Taylor struggled
     
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  9. Barchullona

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    Yet, with more funds and resources at the time, other clubs didn’t succeed in getting promotion.
     
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  10. Urika Peece.

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    Didn't we beat them 5-1 at their place, one of our biggest, if not the biggest away win in our history ?
     
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  11. Barchullona

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    Yes, that brought about a decline in their fortunes. Think they were the favourites to go up that year.
    Don’t think candw ever recovered.<laugh>
     
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  12. originallambrettaman

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    Some people have short memories, apart from bringing everyone back for corners (always got on my nerves), we were brilliant under Taylor.
     
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    It equalled our biggest post-WW2 League away win at the time. Although the 0-5 at Burton Albion last season subsequently overtook it (and matched our all-time biggest League away win at Glossop in 1915).

    Our biggest senior away win in all competitions was 2-8 at Stalybridge Celtic in the 1932/33 FA Cup.
     
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  14. Geo10

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    Remind me who they where other than Northampton
     
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  15. Barchullona

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    How about the second promotion? Did we have more than Sheffield Wednesday?
     
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  16. Gone For A Walk

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    Too early to judge. I suspect that for many of us the 'jury is still out'.
    A bright young manager taking on a challenging gig.
    On the one hand I like it how he says let's not worry much about the opposition, let's concentrate on how we play, and how he has a clear philosophy.
    But on the other hand, I personally think he's been rather naive in setting out his stall so clearly in terms of how his team will play. Surely a manager is better off taking stock of what he has at his disposal, then fathoming out how to get the best out of what he has, being prepared also to adapt depending on changing circumstances, whilst gradually working towards a longer term vision / plan for how he wants his teams to play.
    Will he turn out to be the new Parkinson or the new Brown. Only time will tell.
     
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    And missed a penalty me thinks.

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  18. Geo10

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    Have more what? I asked you to tell me who they where
     
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  19. Barchullona

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    Tell us who didn’t then.
     
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  20. RichardG

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    We finished 18th, 10 points clear of relegation, and never seriously looked like going down. I don't think Taylor really struggled. It should be remembered that we had rubbish luck with injuries that season too. Three of our bigger signings - McPhee, Coles and Lynch - got serious injuries quite early with McPhee and Coles barely playing all season. Ash was also crocked for the bulk of the season too. On top of this, Stuart Elliott's asthma had started to affect him, he just didn't know it at that point. All in all, given that many of the squad had been playing fourth-tier football two seasons previous, we did pretty well at resetting ourselves. Once we signed Parkin we looked pretty good, only losing once in our last nine games (which in itself was a terrific performance at Premier League-bound Sheffield United).
     
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