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Re: Antrim Football Thread
« Reply #30825 on: May 24, 2023, 03:01:12 PM »
Lads naming people who give up a large chunk of their life to represent antim doesnt sit well with me. Andy picks his squad, his 15 and makes changes in the game, if a player in your opinion is below par, that is not their fault. Naming them will also not help. Especially young lads.

Why dont we enter Cargin in the TC next year and get a trophy back up the road??

Any football teams in North Antrim......Ballycastle..??



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« Reply #30826 on: May 24, 2023, 03:12:48 PM »
Lads naming people who give up a large chunk of their life to represent antim doesnt sit well with me. Andy picks his squad, his 15 and makes changes in the game, if a player in your opinion is below par, that is not their fault. Naming them will also not help. Especially young lads.

Why dont we enter Cargin in the TC next year and get a trophy back up the road??

Any football teams in North Antrim......Ballycastle..??

Dunloy?  Glenravel?
None of us are getting out of here alive, so please stop treating yourself like an after thought. Ea

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« Reply #30827 on: May 24, 2023, 03:15:55 PM »
Rasharkin, Ballymena, St Endas

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« Reply #30828 on: May 24, 2023, 03:22:00 PM »
Getting a bit personal here lads.

We could all throw stones at other clubs and their players but letís not.
Fail to see how commenting on team selection is getting personal, and pointing out a player wouldnt make a strong club team is not an insult its a way of emphasising the point


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« Reply #30829 on: May 24, 2023, 03:47:28 PM »
Club and county are very different beasts. Listen to Sean quigley on that Gaa social about it. It can be about mindsets, athleticism, ability to play in specific systems etc. Club setups are vastly different. Better footballers may not be as adaptable to specific setups etc.

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« Reply #30830 on: May 24, 2023, 03:50:53 PM »
very true ITG.

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« Reply #30831 on: May 24, 2023, 03:52:07 PM »
As if anyone on this thread has much to crow about.  Antrim have been rubbish for decades. Underage squads have been rubbish for decades.  Club teams with the exception of St Galls have achieved nothing outside the county.  Men pointing out who they nearly beat fs.  You have to laugh. 
A wee bit of humility would go a long way. If a county manager sees something in a player then let them give it a go, the road is hardly littered with previous shining examples of success.

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« Reply #30832 on: May 24, 2023, 03:57:43 PM »
We've also won our last two championship games. Showing signs of improvement. Positivity!

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« Reply #30833 on: May 24, 2023, 04:23:04 PM »
We've also won our last two championship games. Showing signs of improvement. Positivity!

Improvement? beating two div 4 teams?
will be improvement if they can beat Fermanagh and top the group

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« Reply #30834 on: May 24, 2023, 04:23:52 PM »
Lads naming people who give up a large chunk of their life to represent antim doesnt sit well with me. Andy picks his squad, his 15 and makes changes in the game, if a player in your opinion is below par, that is not their fault. Naming them will also not help. Especially young lads.

Why dont we enter Cargin in the TC next year and get a trophy back up the road??

Any football teams in North Antrim......Ballycastle..??

Dunloy?  Glenravel?

Last time I looked both Cuchullians and Con Magees are in South West division....

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« Reply #30835 on: May 24, 2023, 04:28:31 PM »
We've also won our last two championship games. Showing signs of improvement. Positivity!

Improvement? beating two div 4 teams?
will be improvement if they can beat Fermanagh and top the group
Wexford drew with Fermanagh (in Enniskillen).

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« Reply #30836 on: May 24, 2023, 04:29:42 PM »
Lads naming people who give up a large chunk of their life to represent antim doesnt sit well with me. Andy picks his squad, his 15 and makes changes in the game, if a player in your opinion is below par, that is not their fault. Naming them will also not help. Especially young lads.

Why dont we enter Cargin in the TC next year and get a trophy back up the road??

Any football teams in North Antrim......Ballycastle..??

Dunloy?  Glenravel?

Last time I looked both Cuchullians and Con Magees are in South West division....

You asked is there any teams in North Antrim...
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« Reply #30837 on: May 24, 2023, 04:36:26 PM »
As if anyone on this thread has much to crow about.  Antrim have been rubbish for decades. Underage squads have been rubbish for decades.  Club teams with the exception of St Galls have achieved nothing outside the county.  Men pointing out who they nearly beat fs.  You have to laugh. 
A wee bit of humility would go a long way. If a county manager sees something in a player then let them give it a go, the road is hardly littered with previous shining examples of success.

Have to bow to your knowledge Sport.......but did Cargin not beat the Donegal champions last year.....?

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« Reply #30838 on: May 24, 2023, 04:38:15 PM »
We've also won our last two championship games. Showing signs of improvement. Positivity!

Improvement? beating two div 4 teams?
will be improvement if they can beat Fermanagh and top the group
We got beat quite comprehensively by 2 Div 4 teams last year..(Granted 1 of them had gained promotion) Very few of the pesky South Belfast upstarts or North Antimers who wouldn't make a good club team. Surprisingly there were lots of players from a strong club team..... Only an opinion or maybe a fact

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« Reply #30839 on: May 24, 2023, 04:54:46 PM »
Does anyone else get the distinct feeling that some posters  will be all over this discussion thread like a bad rash the minute Antrim get beaten. A couple of good recent wins just dosent suit their agenda.

Andy came onboard when this squad was in absolute rags and is doing a very solid job about rebuilding it. Personally I couldn't give one toss what club a player is from, when he is honoured to be invited into the squad, puts in the sheer hard work, and takes pride in the jersey strongly enough to be a valuable member of the squad,  we should support them.

Yes it's a discussion board and all about opinions...but try and stay classy.

I've had a pop at plenty of management teams and will be consistent in that regard if and when our current set up goes stale/dressing room becomes lost, but in the interests of balance let's be able to give genuine credit when it is deserved.

And CB, please note that the vast majority on here don't give a fiddlers toss about how many medals people have. If they are along the line they will only be judged on results and even more important in any coaches book, performances.