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Smurfy123

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« Reply #34335 on: May 23, 2021, 12:23:43 PM »
Spoof because I named the correct team?
Do you think it was a wild guess Mooney moved to the defence?
And O Hagan Reid Devlin and McCartan will all start
What have I spoofed about?
Kerr in for Poland was the only late change
Where have I spoofed?

grounded

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« Reply #34336 on: May 23, 2021, 01:45:43 PM »
Fingers crossed for this evening. There is not a whole pile of difference between the 2 teams. So could go either way. Just hoping for a better performance than last week.

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« Reply #34337 on: May 23, 2021, 04:57:53 PM »
Fingers crossed for this evening. There is not a whole pile of difference between the 2 teams. So could go either way. Just hoping for a better performance than last week.

Theres a massive difference on the scoreboard.

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« Reply #34338 on: May 23, 2021, 05:22:14 PM »
An absolutely awful performance from Down, making no progress whatsoever and div3/4 is the level that this team are at, a complete mess!!

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« Reply #34339 on: May 23, 2021, 05:28:28 PM »
You'd near swear these players never seen each other in their lives. No cohesion whatsoever on the team. I dont mind them playing defensive football if thats the what Talley thinks their strengths are but by god at least be good at it if you're going to play that way

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« Reply #34340 on: May 23, 2021, 05:53:08 PM »
Absolutely horrendous display but possibly overshadowed by the clueless performance of an inept referee. I don't know where this team is heading but it certainly isn't upwards. Encouraging to see Conor Mc Crickard finishing strongly when everybody else had thrown the towel in. Stories of unrest in the camp also appearing which affected team selection today.

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« Reply #34341 on: May 23, 2021, 06:48:35 PM »
Really poor stuff today. Slow, boring, negative. Scoreline flattered Down at the end because Meath were much the better team. They looked like a team while we looked like a load of fellas that had been gathered up that morning.
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« Reply #34342 on: May 23, 2021, 08:05:22 PM »
Holy shite where does this team go from here... Disappointing thing was I wasn't surprised by the result. If anything it flattered down. Every team in Ulster would appear to be making progress except Down. The reality is some of the best players in Down aren't playing for the County for one reason or another and it could be another 20+years before they are challenging for an Ulster title. No progress on the field and a stale Co Board making no progress off the field... Sorry for the doom and gloom but its the reality of Down football.

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Re: Down Club Hurling & Football
« Reply #34343 on: May 23, 2021, 08:16:19 PM »
Never been further away....wouldn't matter who the personnel were...just not good enough and no light at the end of the tunnel.

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« Reply #34344 on: May 23, 2021, 08:18:16 PM »
Who are all these best players not playing for Down
With the exception of J Johnstone?
Down have been very poor since this management took over
No game plan but plant 13 behind the ball and hope for the best
Antrim and Derry seem to be making real progress
What is the game plan?
What progress has been made?
What has Tally brought to the table?

snoopdog

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« Reply #34345 on: May 23, 2021, 08:45:54 PM »
I fear this team will take an awful beating of Donegal if they dont get some sort of cohesion and quick. Westmeath a big game next week and I cant see them winning that. A playoff for relegation possibly against Cork? It would take some dramatic change for this team to stay up. Down were fortunate to get promoted last year alot of teams at same level in div 3 last term apart from Cork.  I thought Down would struggle to stay up but I didnt realise we were this poor,
 

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« Reply #34346 on: May 23, 2021, 09:37:00 PM »
Down have been very poor since this management took over

Down have been poor for years before this management took over. Its just more of the same.

Calling for change at senior level is like the English press thinking with a change of manager they'd win the world cup.


The changes need to happen on down the age groups. Unfortunately, playstations & xboxes are winning the attention of youngsters and football sport is a very distant second. [Which in itself doesn't explain the drop in performance relative to others - but is one of the obstacles that must be overcome to address the issues.]
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Re: Down Club Hurling & Football
« Reply #34347 on: May 23, 2021, 10:46:19 PM »
First switch should be the goalkeeper
No where near good enough
Far to slow getting his kickouts away

O Kane Kilcoo keeper
McGarry CPN
Savage BFORD
Loughran BALLYHOLLAND
SMYTH Mayobridge

I see Savage came on today.. still not a county player in my eyes...

Very very poor today. Cohesion, kickouts, team play etc have all been talked about on here - but their basics of the game are fierce poor.. we donít tackle to dispossess we run along side men n pull n drag n concede free kicks galore.. catching, kicking, fist passing, pickups - breaks my heart watching them plus we look heavy.. bar Mooney and Kerr who have blistering pace all other players look heavy set.  Might work for January/February league football with heavy pitches but not this time of year.. Michael Murphy injured hamstring today could help us to keep score down v Donegal.. I fear this match..

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Re: Down Club Hurling & Football
« Reply #34348 on: May 23, 2021, 11:08:18 PM »
Fingers crossed for this evening. There is not a whole pile of difference between the 2 teams. So could go either way. Just hoping for a better performance than last week.

Theres a massive difference on the scoreboard.

Yep, i never thought we are that bad. Things are bleak

Smurfy123

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Re: Down Club Hurling & Football
« Reply #34349 on: May 23, 2021, 11:09:48 PM »
Down looked very heavy legged today.
Compared to Cavan last year where we had pace everywhere in the team
Still all the play for in a one off match against one of the other teams in south