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  1. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    so we agree. Awesome
  2. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    You can huff and puff all you want, the point I am making is that a successful team always has visa's and/or marquees that are the best players on the pitch and match winners, deny it all you want but it is the truth. Its because he wasn't played however stats show that he was one of our best when he was on the park and even out of position. Yes it was a mistake signing him, however the bigger mistake was not playing him every game.
  3. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    A recipe for success i would say, don't you? Nah lets just get that warm and fuzzy feeling about young players with $$$$$$ potential.
  4. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    Read the two articles I posted and see if you agree. If you don't that's ok. I don't want to start another shit storm.
  5. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    Oh and I have more if you like: I just hope people don't have a hissy fit when the blatant lies are revealed. https://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/warren-joyce-backed-to-continue-at-city Melbourne City's supremos have given Warren Joyce the tick after his first A-League season, endorsing the Englishman to continue in his role irrespective of City's finals fate. But whether he'll be given a superstar name to work with in year two remains up in the air, as City Football Group (CFG) ponder the pros and cons of investing. Joyce will get his first taste of finals football on Friday night when City host Brisbane in an elimination final. Visiting CFG heavyweight Brian Marwood said Joyce was "absolutely" the man to continue the job after leading City to a club record third-placed finish. "He came in to work with a lot of players and staff he didn't know and that takes some time to adapt and work out where everybody fits," Marwood said. "As we saw for the first four, five months, there were some ups and downs. It wasn't a smooth transition. "I look now and I see a manager who's really managing in the way that we wanted him to manage. "The players have really responded well ... everybody's really positive and I see an energy and desire. "I see a really happy environment. We're very comfortable." Melbourne City determined to keep Arzani The biggest challenge came in December, when Socceroos legend Tim Cahill left the club acrimoniously after failing to get a guarantee over match minutes. It was a major turning point for the club, which backed Joyce over Australia's biggest-name player. Marwood said the Cahill experience wouldn't deter City from pursuing another heavyweight as they chase improved crowds and a bigger footprint in the Australian game. The key criterion on bringing an international-quality player to Bundoora will be simple: will they improve the team? "With big stars there is a price for that and we have to treat all of our businesses like a business," he said. "The important thing is the credibility on the field. "Would we consider a big name player? Of course we would, if we felt it was right for the football side which is the most important thing. "Are we going to move the dial by doing something exciting? "We tried it with Tim. We tried it with Robi Koren. We've seen varying degrees of success in terms of a bigger fan base. "Ultimately the bigger fan base will come by winning." Presently, City's marquee slots are taken by Bruno Fornaroli and Marcin Budzinski. While Fornaroli is untouchable, it would be no shock to see the Pole move on after struggling with form and fitness to make just eight starts during his first season in Australia. Marwood has also committed Australian wonderkind Daniel Arzani to staying in the A-League for another season, declaring it the best place for his development.
  6. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    https://www.smh.com.au/sport/soccer/why-marquees-are-off-the-agenda-of-australia-s-richest-sporting-club-20180420-p4zatj.html
  7. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    Sydney FC have added some attacking firepower to their squad for the Hyundai A-League 2018/19 Season with the signing of former Premier League striker Adam Le Fondre.
  8. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    Marwood has made it quite clear that we won't be getting any big signing CFG have been happy to promote their New York franchise -operating in the independent Major League Soccer - by spending on big names. Even though a single A-League high-profile marquee salary would account to little more than 1 per-cent of the reported $361 million annual wage bill of the Manchester City first team, CFG are unconvinced of any benefit in the current Australian market. "Did the Villa experiment work? Nope, because he wasn’t here long enough. We’ve accepted the criticism, we’ve dealt with the criticism and moved on. Did the Timmy [Cahill] experiment work? Yes and no…. There were some very special Tim Cahill moments, but also people have to trust us that we kind have run clubs quite successfully." Marwood said. "We have to treat it as a business. We’ve done it in Manchester, we did it in New York and we’ll do it here." It means CFG will adjust their spending to the market. Instead of exciting names, their investment will be directed towards areas within its own control. The academy, coaching development and training facility will be the priority of the club who've found its biggest triumphs in Australia through the pathway for player progression. Notably, that of Socceroo Aaron Mooy. His road from Melbourne City to English Premier League club Huddersfield has only grown CFG's appetite for young Australian talent. Highly-rated youngsters Daniel Arzani and Nathaniel Atkinson appear the next two on the production line directed towards the top European leagues and it won't be long before others are introduced to CFG's global network.
  9. Transfer Talk, Rumours and Speculation

    You cant be serious right? 3 of them were deflected shots, one was from a horrendous back pass and one was a header from point blank in between 2 defenders. The saves he made were exceptional.
  10. Talking City Fan Channel

    It wouldn't last long, he would start his PR web of lies and I would call him out as being joke. The guy is incompetent and a liar.
  11. Memberships

    Your responses are just so deep and fulfilling. You have amazing insight.
  12. Harrison Delbridge

    But these are the type of spots that should be given to youth and not being occupied by senior players. Agree. He was a Wazza signing no?
  13. Harrison Delbridge

    My concern about Delbridge is whether he is even good enough to sit on the pine. All indications so far suggest that he isn't.
  14. Memberships

    Babbling again are you, no surprise. So where is your real response? Then again, I probably prompted you to seek the truth and now you are not deluded anymore on the subject. That's a good thing. I am happy to help.
  15. Memberships

    Thought as much.
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