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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Rays Rock » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:46 pm

Apart from his obviously screwed up and past it body, AC has another problem. I’ve noticed even more so in the last couple of seasons of defenders feigning all sorts against him and getting 95% of decisions in their favour if AC even as so much we breathes on them. His reputation as a physical striker goes before him and refs are buying the con every time.

I'm afraid his career seemed washed up long ago. But good luck to him.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by e17 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:52 pm

Cuenca 'ammer wrote:oops........

the Barcodes haven't had a great window imvho

Bruce will set them up not to lose...they'll be like us under BFS
Ironic: the night Dudley Dinosaur finally did himself in with the remaining support and his hand cupping, it was Steve Bruce’s equally appalling team we were up against

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by stu1 » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:55 pm

He scored the odd great goal, but was a hugely unprofessional let down. Haller is going to show how a fully fit 6ft3 athletic centre forward can perform this season.

I’m grateful we will never have to watch Carroll put on claret and blue ever again, fortunately we are now aiming higher.

Unplayable on his day, which was hardly ever, which tbh is the bare minimum of what I would expect from a premier league forward.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Cuenca 'ammer » Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:59 pm

e-17

although the Bruce Hull team were awful, I am pretty sure that they had more possession with 10 men than we did with 11.

I could be wrong....not sure where to even look for the stats but memory seems to fall that way....

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by POP POP POP Robson » Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:44 am

If I hear "on his day" one more time......

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Cuenca 'ammer » Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:48 am

POP POP POP Robson wrote:If I hear "on his day" one more time......
another one of those "the less they play, the better they get..."

3 maybe spectacular goals and he's a legend. he bought his status...

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Iron-on-transfer » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:03 am

STOP PRESS:-

Carroll picks up "butterflies in the stomach" freak injury on the way up to Newcastle today and will be out for 3 months.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by davids cross » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:22 am

Good luck to the big chap.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by hammerman11 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:30 am

he shafted west ham for 6 years playing less than half the games. totally unprofessional waster who I doubt will appear more than 10 times this season.

glad we have finally moved on from him.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by vietnammer » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:31 am

He will be fit as a flea, bang in 15 goals and get called up for England by next summer.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by S-H » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:37 am

vietnammer wrote:He will be fit as a flea, bang in 15 goals and get called up for England by next summer.

I mean, it's the most West Ham thing that could ever happen, so I wouldn't be surprised, but in reality when 'fit' last season he looked finished, his legs had literally gone, he looked awful.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by hammerman11 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 7:38 am

looked like an old cartrhorse ! he has found his Geordie field before the glue factory !

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by e17 » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:04 am

Cuenca 'ammer wrote:e-17

although the Bruce Hull team were awful, I am pretty sure that they had more possession with 10 men than we did with 11.

I could be wrong....not sure where to even look for the stats but memory seems to fall that way....
I can’t remember what I had for tea last night, but I don’t forget bandy nights out at UP - they indeed played like the home team that night mate. One of those appalling evenings where if an oppo had scored secretly there’d have been a bit of relief in us having to play a bit. But as soon as we did, it was clear Brucey had literally no plan b beyond aiming for a point.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by B.H » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:19 am

Never really been a Carroll lover, felt you might get one good game in three if you were lucky.

I would have said one in four but the fourth game he was always injured !!

That aside, I think he'll struggle to run down the tunnel let alone run on the pitch. But what could be interesting this year with him is VAR. Over the years, I've noticed the amount of times he gets barged blocked held etc is ridiculous especially in the penalty area, so all things being equal (Not that they ever are) a few penalty kicks could well be coming Newcastles way. Although they've got to get him out on the pitch first. :lol:

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by norse » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:46 am

He'll obviously score against West Ham, even if it's the only game he plays all season

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by iLoveLasagne » Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:51 am

The most West Ham thing would be that his
his career fades into the ether having left after he enjoyed the fattest pay cheques whilst with us for little return.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by The Green Man » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:14 am

Good riddance, not sure what the love in is with him. Hardly a 'faithful servant' and used to berate teammates anytime he was on the pitch for not closing down enough, when he's easily the least mobile player ever.

Scored a couple of worldies but I always felt that his injuries were self impacted by his lifestyle. Surprised people are wishing him luck, he held this club back and stopped us getting a reliable Striker by earning 90k for doing f*** all for the best part of 6 years.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by arlhe » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:18 am

Good luck and all the best, Andy.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by -DL- » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:25 am

The Green Man wrote:he held this club back and stopped us getting a reliable Striker by earning 90k for doing **** all for the best part of 6 years.
No, he didn't sign the cheques or so the scouting. The board stopped us getting a reliable striker, and instead took punts on freebies and loans instead.

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Re: Andy Carroll

Post by Arch Dandy » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:25 am

He's going to need to adapt his game when he gets fit. Refs just won't let him play like he wants to anymore, the last few games for us he was giving away a free kick nearly every time he went up for a header.

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