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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Johnny Byrne's Boots » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:20 pm

simonirons wrote:Genuinely wouldn’t be surprised to see him offered a one year deal after impressing at the training ground.
Whatever it is you're smoking or drinking, stop it now.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by simonirons » Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:34 pm

Ironic that his first pre-season at Chadwell heath is when he’s off the wage bill.

I can see it now, all the clubs targets fail as we want repayments spread over 25 years, we’ll go back to him as our third choice striker.

He’ll probably score and we’ll all be saying to give him another deal.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by BondsoBob » Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:27 am

That article references how much Carroll clearly loves football. That’s enough for me to stop reading. It’s fairly well known that Carroll doesn’t like football that much.[/quote]

Absolutely. I stopped reading at that point as well. I do wish journalists would at least try to get their facts right.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by e17 » Sun Jul 21, 2019 8:40 am

simonirons wrote:He’ll probably score and we’ll all be saying to give him another deal.
Great example of online expression versus matchday reality right here

You’ve either not experienced the audible groan of his name being read out over the last two seasons in the stadium OR you need to wash your ears out

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Het-Field » Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:34 am

I just get the vibe that the article is hagiohraphising Carroll as some sort of WHU “character” at a club which has had its fair share of characters. The likes of Dicks, Di Canio, Repka, Tevez, even Arnie all spring to mind.

The thing is, Carroll wasn’t signed for that, nor was the money paid indicative of that. What it was indicative of was major trust and faith vested in a young and well regarded England international, who would lead the line for years (and I believe our transfer policy speaks to that). Remarkably, a player who has accrued just shy of £57 Million in transfer fees (before his 25th Birthday) has been released on a free, just six months after his 30th Birthday, and has been the subject of relatively limited interest (from the point of view of the public domain). He wasn’t a coup from a transfer fee point of view, and his skills and talents are abundant.

But most fans became fed up by the end.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by simonirons » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:56 am

e17 wrote: You’ve either not experienced the audible groan of his name being read out over the last two seasons in the stadium OR you need to wash your ears out

I would say My last couple of posts have covered all basis pretty well...

The internet: - Pay as you play deal.
Our owners: - No transfer fee.
Claret & Hugh: - After impressing at Chadwell Heath, the club are considering a 1 year deal.
The reality: - The guy was finished 2 years ago

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by hxhammer » Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:13 pm

Been talking about Carroll this afternoon, has it been mentioned anywhere that anybody has shown any interest in him?

Persoanlly i've read nothing

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by westham,eggyandchips » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:01 pm

Stop bumping this thread you ****ers!!! :lol:

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Colours never run » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:39 pm

hxhammer wrote:Been talking about Carroll this afternoon, has it been mentioned anywhere that anybody has shown any interest in him?

Persoanlly i've read nothing
Last I heard Spire Roding were looking into taking him on as a permanent medical case study on how not to look after your body.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Rowly » Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:43 pm

hxhammer wrote:Been talking about Carroll this afternoon, has it been mentioned anywhere that anybody has shown any interest in him?

Persoanlly i've read nothing
Saw the back page of the Star when I was at the petrol station on Sun that Steve Flat Nose is taking him back to the Toon.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Puff Daddy » Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:50 am

Rowly wrote:

Saw the back page of the Star when I was at the petrol station on Sun that Steve Flat Nose is taking him back to the Toon.
That Boxers nose intrigues me. Why does he have that, because its not natural? I reckon he's been hit on it a few times meself

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Ozza » Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:08 am

I’d imagine clubs want to see him fit and ask for sensible wages before giving him a deal.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Pop Robson » Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:14 am

If he ever did buy Rod Stewarts old house he knocked down the asking price by around £650k

https://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-fo ... 55730.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Sold for £4,080,000

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by ageing hammer » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:32 am

Surely some bottling plant somewhere could recycle him :wink:

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by woodford » Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:37 am

Ozza wrote:I’d imagine clubs want to see him fit and ask for sensible wages before giving him a deal.

A brilliant plan with only 2 flaws

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Pob! » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:01 pm

The only way he can get a premier league club is on a pay as you play contract.

Nobody would be foolish enough to give him even 25k a week on a 2 year deal ..

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by BrownFatwa » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:05 pm

Pob! wrote:The only way he can get a premier league club is on a pay as you play contract.

Nobody would be foolish enough to give him even 25k a week on a 2 year deal ..
i give you...........Mr Steve Bruce.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Pob! » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:14 pm

BrownFatwa wrote:
i give you...........Mr Steve Bruce.
TBF you are probably right. :)

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Sloop John B » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:22 pm

BrownFatwa wrote:i give you...........Mr Steve Bruce.
I reckon signing carroll - even on a £50k deal - would give the fans the hope and Bruce the breathing room he needs.

If they get off to bad start it will be toxic up there *fingerscrossed*

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by GaryP » Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:49 pm

Pob! wrote:The only way he can get a premier league club is on a pay as you play contract.

Nobody would be foolish enough to give him even 25k a week on a 2 year deal ..
BrownFatwa wrote: i give you...........Mr Steve Bruce.
Bruce has already said no. Their board were already looking. It was in the papers last week.

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