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Title: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Nemo on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 14:19:46
An inauspicious start to the Morris era until a bit of fun in injury time.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Nemo on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 14:20:54
We're going to have to rename this the "FBT MoM Award" aren't we?

Thought our defence through the middle was pretty good until we really started chasing the game, thought Brennan had his best game for us until the second goal, but FBT stands out as ever. Was never a game an attacking player was likely to shine in though, so not going to blame any of them. Thought Clayton's cameo was really promising too, delighted to have him back.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 14:27:36
FBT no contest.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: RedRag on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 14:38:48
This should just be awarded to FBT.  No need to put it to a vote.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Batch on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 14:39:53
Over 90 minutes, clearly FBT


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Nomoreheroes on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 14:50:50
FBT was a one man team today.

There was a clear gap but then Iandolo was second best player on the park for Town.

Kadji was good and bad in equal measures.
Brennan did OK but made several mistakes that could have cost us even more.
Brynn no chance with the goals. Did nothing wrong, but didnt have much to do.

The rest were pretty shite.



Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: BambooToTheFuture on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 15:01:27
Special mentions must go to Iandolo and Adeloye for making something happen and Brennan did ok in a low bar performing Town ream today.

Vacant players were pretty much about 7 of the 11

Hutton - Needs to realise he's here until the end of the season at a bare minimum (until next if STFC want to be cunty), so needs to play to his normal level. If he does, he'll get a move or an improved contract. Currently unsettling the squad but at present he's a nobody.


For me (and I'm sure most will agree), FB-T was like Bert in Mary Poppins today. He nearly did it all on his own but obviously can't and shouldn't be expected to do that every game. I'd take a Town side with the attitude of about 5 FB-T's.



Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Wobbly Bob on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 15:12:24
FBT, very impressive driving forward when we went to a 3.
A better CB than LB.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: BambooToTheFuture on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 15:15:14
Love the sad twat who voted Hutton after I put my bit about him  :D
Gotta love this forum  :Ride On Fatbury's Lovestick:

Kisses  :huglove:


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Berniman on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 15:44:00
Love the sad twat who voted Hutton after I put my bit about him  :D
Gotta love this forum  :Ride On Fatbury's Lovestick:

Kisses  :huglove:

I voted for Hutton after not even reading this thread so don't flatter yourself sweetheart :)

I genuinly thought he had a decent game and put some great balls into the box, even after reading some of the criticism in the thread - but i make my decisions based on what i see rather that what people say in the thread.

I appreciate being called a twat for having an opinion though, thanks luv.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: BambooToTheFuture on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 15:50:00
I voted for Hutton after not even reading this thread so don't flatter yourself sweetheart :)

I genuinly thought he had a decent game and put some great balls into the box, even after reading some of the criticism in the thread - but i make my decisions based on what i see rather that what people say in the thread.

I appreciate being called a twat for having an opinion though, thanks luv.

Oh I always flatter myself darling, no one else is going to are they after all :)

You didn't read back a 1 page thread where there was less than 10 comments on it?!  :hmmm: Tug the other leg Berni  :D



Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Berniman on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 15:54:31
I don't usually read this thread, i just vote and move on - is that difficult to comprehend.  Reading a thread where everyone is just posting who they voted for?  No point for me - just happened to see your slight on me and responded - that is all


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Posh Red on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 17:21:03
It wonít have been Hepburn-Murphy I guess


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: molepar on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 17:39:00
RHM for being a twat. Kiss my ass and enjoy your fine. Shame as
I thought he had promise. No excuses for being so volatile.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: JoeMezz on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 18:20:26
FBT is by far our best player and was our best player today both defensively and going forwards.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: TheDukeOfBanbury on Saturday, February 4, 2023, 19:11:55
Only one today easy.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Bob's Orange on Monday, February 6, 2023, 08:19:40
FBT was the clear man of the match, happy to see after I voted that I made the 'correct' choice.

Tough to judge the team on Saturday's game having to play nearly all the game with 10 men, and it might just be me but I thought Ellis seemed to have a bit more about him, going forward anyway. Perhaps it was because he has a lot to prove to the new managerial team.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: jayohaitchenn on Monday, February 6, 2023, 08:35:49
I'm not Iandolo's greatest fan but I thought he played well too. Linked up with Williams very well in the first 15 mins


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Bob's Orange on Monday, February 6, 2023, 09:27:27
I'm not Iandolo's greatest fan but I thought he played well too. Linked up with Williams very well in the first 15 mins

Maybe it was the first 15 minutes and his partial assist that blinkered my view of his performance. I felt we had control of the game up until the red card and I thought our left side looked better than it had in recent times. Maybe this is because Hutton down the right gets a lot of focus from our opponents and Morris tweaked things tactically for that very reason.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: DiV on Monday, February 6, 2023, 09:42:15
Been quite critical of Iandolo this season but still maintain missing pre season and then Lindsey almost immediately putting him back in XI playing 90 mins did him no favours.

Ability aside, heís always at least got himself around.
Wouldnít be surprised if itís only now heís back at match fitness.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: normy on Monday, February 6, 2023, 10:33:47
I watched the whole game video, and for me the most disappointing aspect was our high proportion of either misplaced passes, or speculative  long high balls which we rarely won. What happened to our slick penetrative passing movements? Despite having ten men, we could have done much better.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Bob's Orange on Monday, February 6, 2023, 10:43:35
I watched the whole game video, and for me the most disappointing aspect was our high proportion of either misplaced passes, or speculative  long high balls which we rarely won. What happened to our slick penetrative passing movements? Despite having ten men, we could have done much better.

I don't think we coped particularly well with Newport's press. They did force us into a lot of misplaced passes, I agree with that. It's going to take some time for JM's ideas to be implemented, hopefully a game against an out of form Doncaster side at home on Saturday can get confidence levels up and 3 much needed points on the board.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: theakston2k on Monday, February 6, 2023, 10:43:43
Been quite critical of Iandolo this season but still maintain missing pre season and then Lindsey almost immediately putting him back in XI playing 90 mins did him no favours.

Ability aside, heís always at least got himself around.
Wouldnít be surprised if itís only now heís back at match fitness.
My main problem with Iandolo is heís 26 this year and should be one of the experienced players and leaders in the squad but he just isnít. Heís never kicked on and still plays like a naive youngster with no appreciation for what is going on around him at times, I swear some people donít even realise his age and still think of him as a young kid. Thereís no excuse for someone of his age still needing to be talked through games by other players. Heíll never be anything more than a bottom half L2 player at best.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: THE FLASH on Monday, February 6, 2023, 10:56:12
I watched the whole game video, and for me the most disappointing aspect was our high proportion of either misplaced passes, or speculative  long high balls which we rarely won. What happened to our slick penetrative passing movements? Despite having ten men, we could have done much better.

Agreed.

how many high balls to Johnny Williams?


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Peter Venkman on Monday, February 6, 2023, 10:58:05
My main problem with Iandolo is heís 26 this year and should be one of the experienced players and leaders in the squad but he just isnít. Heís never kicked on and still plays like a naive youngster with no appreciation for what is going on around him at times, I swear some people donít even realise his age and still think of him as a young kid. Thereís no excuse for someone of his age still needing to be talked through games by other players. Heíll never be anything more than a bottom half L2 player at best.
I agree.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Batch on Monday, February 6, 2023, 11:13:03
he's (edit) coming up to 26, but he's only had one season where he's been fit for the duration.

he should be getting near peak, but that hasn't helped.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: DiV on Monday, February 6, 2023, 11:50:29
Heís 25.

Injuries and his jack of all trades label havenít done him any favours at all.

Heís been poor so far this season but in fairness - itís not his usual level of performance. He is capable of better. Not a world beater or a top end player or anything the other end of the scale but Iíd say heís definitely capable of playing better than he has.



Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: theakston2k on Monday, February 6, 2023, 12:40:55
he's 26, but he's only had one season where he's been fit for the duration.

he should be getting near peak, but that hasn't helped.
But heís been training full time since 2015 for us and has played 168 games so not sure thatís an excuse for a seeming lack of a football brain. Itís an excuse for his poor mobility and tiring during games but he still should be one of the wise heads in the team rather than looking like a naÔve youngster 90% of the time who lacks positional awareness and appreciation for what is going on around him.

I judge him as a senior pro now and he just doesnít cut it for me. Once the likes of Tomlinson are available it would be inexplicable for him to still be starting.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Batch on Monday, February 6, 2023, 13:35:40
I'm just saying match scenario development needs matches!

I'm not going to labour the point, but  I thought it would have been better for all parties has he moved to Crawley.


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: BambooToTheFuture on Monday, February 6, 2023, 18:00:00

FBT was the clear man of the match, happy to see after I voted that I made the 'correct' choice.


Good job you didn't vote for Hutton  :D


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: Jimmy QuitMoaning on Monday, February 6, 2023, 18:07:06
I'm just saying match scenario development needs matches!

I'm not going to labour the point, but  I thought it would have been better for all parties has he moved to Crawley.

He's the Phil Neville of league 2😀


Title: Re: Newport v Swindon MoM Thread
Post by: BambooToTheFuture on Monday, February 6, 2023, 18:07:56
I'm just saying match scenario development needs matches!

I'm not going to labour the point, but  I thought it would have been better for all parties has he moved to Crawley.

I agree. Even a loan move somewhere with guaranteed game time and a change of scenery could have worked. Even to a top end Conference side like Notts County. Then come back and prove he's the senior pro he should be.

I like Ian but as a footballer he does seem lacking/naive. I would love him to kick on (he nearly did last season tbh which probably makes it more frustrating and feels like he's taken a backward step) but fear if he doesn't do so, for the rest of this season there can't be many more chances left in the pro leagues for him.