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Post by Metal Hammer » Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:31 pm

DL takes running for the bus to a whole new level :shock:

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Post by -DL- » Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:36 pm

Metal Hammer wrote:
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DL takes running for the bus to a whole new level :shock:
I'm 47, overweight, and the last time I ran was a couple of years ago playing football with my boy.

Within a couple of minutes, I was ****ed...

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Post by ornchurch ammer » Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:51 pm

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Speak for yourself...
Here we go. A Sunday league goalie 🤣

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Post by ornchurch ammer » Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:55 pm

e17 wrote:
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Just picturing you being a Medway mix of Usain Bolt and Lewis Hamilton mate! :wink:
With a bit of Neuer thrown in 😉

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Post by -DL- » Sun Dec 05, 2021 2:56 pm

ornchurch ammer wrote:
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Here we go. A Sunday league goalie 🤣
Any need?

How dare someone have an opinion, eh? :hush:

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Post by goa127 » Sun Dec 05, 2021 8:39 pm

Fab has often been rightly critcsised for his poor distribution. He seemed yesterday to have improved quite noticeably. Some of the comparisons made have puzzled me. Lloris, Ramsdale, De gea? No thanks. Lloris and de gea in decline, Ramsdale never there despite a couple of good games lately.

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Post by funky chicken » Sun Dec 05, 2021 8:48 pm

He’s no sweeper keeper. But to be fair to Fab, his distribution on the whole is fine. In terms of claiming crosses, I’d go as far to suggest he’s one of the best in the League. That’s one thing I’ll miss when he’s gone. As the standard of goalkeeping IMO is at an all time low. Even Areola has been a bit of a flapper at crosses in the games he has played for us.

It’s his shot stopping, and at times lack of agility that’s let him down this season. A part of that without question is down to old age.

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Post by S-H » Mon Dec 06, 2021 7:32 am

funky chicken wrote:
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A part of that without question is down to old age.
Old age?

He's 36, man!?

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Post by kitthehammer » Mon Dec 06, 2021 8:39 am

I know i’ll get told i’m talking b*llocks but i can’t help feeling areola would have saved both of chelsea’s goals by just being quicker than fabianski. Areola leaps, fab like when jussi was with us later on, more kind of falls when diving.

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Post by ChzMff » Mon Dec 06, 2021 8:50 am

I actually thought Fabianski played really well on Saturday. There were a couple of shots he held which most other keepers would have parried and was quick, decisive and brave off his line on multiple occasions to dive on some loose balls. At the time I thought he looked slow for the second but I sit at the opposite end of the ground and my eyes are not the best. Having seen it on the box last night, I don't think he could of done more.

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Post by funky chicken » Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:46 am

S-H wrote:
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Old age?

He's 36, man!?

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You’re over 36 and I’ll have my fiver now! :wink:

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Post by funky chicken » Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:53 am

kitthehammer wrote:
Mon Dec 06, 2021 8:39 am
I know i’ll get told i’m talking b*llocks but i can’t help feeling areola would have saved both of chelsea’s goals by just being quicker than fabianski. Areola leaps, fab like when jussi was with us later on, more kind of falls when diving.
Hindsight is always a wonderful thing. As yes, Areola may well have done. But he also let a shot in too that he had a hand on the ball (Genk’s 1st goal). For me, Areola should’ve saved that. But I absolutely agree with you, Fabianski has slowed down a bit. The comparison with Jaaskelainen isn’t far off.

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Post by Crouchend_Hammer » Mon Dec 06, 2021 9:56 am

ChzMff wrote:
Mon Dec 06, 2021 8:50 am
I actually thought Fabianski played really well on Saturday. There were a couple of shots he held which most other keepers would have parried and was quick, decisive and brave off his line on multiple occasions to dive on some loose balls. At the time I thought he looked slow for the second but I sit at the opposite end of the ground and my eyes are not the best. Having seen it on the box last night, I don't think he could of done more.
This is the point for sure
Areola may have kept out one of the goals but he certainly would not be as safe pair of hands across the rest of the game
The problem Fab has is that the best work he does, stuff that sets him apart from most other keepers, goes unnoticed and thus he gets little credit for it. He just quietly goes about his business with minimal fuss
I used to play CB, and I would love to have played in front of him

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Post by funky chicken » Wed Dec 29, 2021 12:34 pm

As superb as we was yesterday and throughly deserved our win, I thought this man also fell under the radar with 3 very good saves in the 2nd half. Especially that one going into the top corner. :newthumb:

I have been critical with some of the goals he has conceded this season. So it’s only right I praise him when he plays well. And he did.

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Post by hammer1975 » Thu Dec 30, 2021 9:50 am

He’s been better than last season imo.

I would still like us to sign someone permanently to replace him though - someone who doesn’t currently play for West Brom..

Was a little concerned by the noises from l’equipe about Areola, perhaps time to chuck him the odd midweek league game before he gets disillusioned? Or make him perm in the Jan window as a show of faith.

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Post by hammerman11 » Thu Dec 30, 2021 10:15 am

we wont be wasting money on GK in the january window. plenty of games for areola to impress with coming up. fab number one at present but next season who knows. that is the motivation for areola. have some blinders in the EL against decent opposition and who knws where he may end up.
now is not the time and we need the cash for LB CB x 2 and a CF !

we should however get rid of randolph in this window and save a bit on wages.

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Post by paulhs1 » Thu Dec 30, 2021 10:24 am

Give him another 12 month extension

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Post by westham,eggyandchips » Thu Dec 30, 2021 10:30 am

hammer1975 wrote:
Thu Dec 30, 2021 9:50 am
He’s been better than last season imo.

Agreed.

Along with Rice, Bowen and Fornals, he's been so consistent all season and if he carries on should be a contender for HOTY.......IMO of course.

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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Post by S-H » Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:49 am

The guy has really stepped up a level this year for me, and talk of a 1 year contract extension is very welcome news indeed.

Just shows what having quality back up can do..


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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Post by norse » Fri Jan 14, 2022 9:51 am

^That was his 300th Premier League game

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