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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Upton Carp on Sat May 06, 2017 11:49 am

Adrian back with three consecutive clean sheets...
Ginger Pele back to his imperial best...
Reid with a timely return after a month out...
Jose Fonte, a world class defender growing into the team with every game.

Plus:

Calleri improving in leaps and bounds
Arthur showing what a brilliant all round footballer he is...
Noble simply being Noble, captain and our inspiration...
Cheik a rock at the heart of the team...
Ayew running his balls off each and every game...
Sam looking like a proper right back...
Aaron looking sharp and focused again

...and finally...

Manu, the talent that just keeps giving...

And next year we have Obi-on-Kenobi back and Oggie, Oggie, Oggie back and wio knows, maybe we can even resurrect Andy and Diaf!

All we need now is to stop all this silly nonsense about getting shot of Super Slav and we will be home and dry next season. Top six? Why not!

You wonderful Irons :scarfer:
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby lib2007 on Sat May 06, 2017 12:44 pm

I thought we'd never see him in the goal for us anymore, but what a massive difference he makes! I just think he gives us so much more confidence, so much more strength.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Pob! on Sat May 06, 2017 12:44 pm

Adrián is our number 1 and needs a new contract...
however we do need a backup keeper because Randy is not a premier league player.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby jaybs on Sat May 06, 2017 12:54 pm

Adrian was so in control last night, and I really like it how he controls the defence, well worth a contract extension! so much respect for him, he sat on the bench quite a few months, kept his silence and took the chance when offered.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby fmgod on Sat May 06, 2017 12:57 pm

That save last night for me, was save of the season, if that was a big club it would be on repeat constantly, was unreal
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Cardiff here we come..... on Sat May 06, 2017 12:57 pm

Pob! wrote:Adrián is our number 1 and needs a new contract...
however we do need a backup keeper because Randy is not a premier league player.


Not ITK but I heard there were scouts at the OS from Russia looking at Randolph as replacement.......





For one of their f**king clowns.

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Still can't believe he's played 60% of our 1st team matches this season. Ridiculous.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby sendô on Sat May 06, 2017 1:30 pm

fmgod wrote:That save last night for me, was save of the season, if that was a big club it would be on repeat constantly, was unreal

That saved the game for us. If that goes in we're chasing the game which opens us up for the counter.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Chicken Run Supreme on Sat May 06, 2017 2:29 pm

Cardiff, you just made laugh so much I had tears in my eyes!! :thup:

Adrian has been sorely missed. That save from Kane laid down a marker for the rest of the night.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Kialos on Sat May 06, 2017 2:30 pm

Adrian has his mojo back, thank goodness. Deserved dropping initially but Slav kept faith with Randolph far too long. We need another GK to challenge Adrian, Randolph is finished at this club IMO.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby duncanio on Sat May 06, 2017 2:34 pm

Adrián is the man and must stay but he started shakily at the beginning of the season. It was the same last season but he seemed to click in after a few games that year. Hopefully we can improve on Randolph though.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Vienna on Sat May 06, 2017 2:54 pm

He is definitely one of the best, such a fantastic goalkeeper. I don't think we could upgrade on him. Best keeper since Parkes.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby The Big Show on Sat May 06, 2017 3:04 pm

I wouldn't have him above Ludo. We should always be looking to improve the squad in every position. However, for me it would need to be a top international class keeper to improve on Adrian. More than happy to keep with a decent number 2 to keep the pressure on.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Ifebbubbles on Sat May 06, 2017 3:27 pm

Adrian is actually looking one of the best keepers in the league right now. We would have been safe months ago with him in goal all season.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby duncanio on Sat May 06, 2017 3:39 pm

[quote="Ifebbubbles"]Adrian is actually looking one of the best keepers in the league right now. We would have been safe months ago with him in goal all season.[/quoter]

Agree he is doing well and has three clean sheets but don't forget Adrián's return coincided with going to three centre backs so it's not directly comparable to Randolph's games.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Yea Why Not on Sun May 07, 2017 12:46 am

Ifebbubbles wrote:Adrian is actually looking one of the best keepers in the league right now.


:? What makes you say that?! He ****ed up again yesterday and almost cost us in the first half. Sure, he made a decent save to redeem himself but personally I'd rather a keeper who simply takes in the ball in the first place as the vast majority of top level keepers would have done. Adrian is an ok keeper but makes a meal out of simple tasks far too often and for me that's why he isn't quite good enough
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Jumby on Sun May 07, 2017 1:23 am

I can't tell you how much I love this man, I just f**king love him! Always have, always will :scarfer:

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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Ifebbubbles on Sun May 07, 2017 10:28 am

Yea Why Not wrote:
:? What makes you say that?! He ****ed up again yesterday and almost cost us in the first half. Sure, he made a decent save to redeem himself but personally I'd rather a keeper who simply takes in the ball in the first place as the vast majority of top level keepers would have done. Adrian is an ok keeper but makes a meal out of simple tasks far too often and for me that's why he isn't quite good enough


If my aunty had nuts and all that

I prefer to stick to facts. 3rd clean sheet in a row. With Adrian we have a decent passionate keeper and most importantly we aren't going in to games knowing we have to score are the very least 2 goals to win a football match.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby ironilunga on Sun May 07, 2017 10:40 am

Yea Why Not wrote: :? What makes you say that?! He ****ed up again yesterday and almost cost us in the first half. Sure, he made a decent save to redeem himself but personally I'd rather a keeper who simply takes in the ball in the first place as the vast majority of top level keepers would have done.


He is one of those isnt he - prone to a ric but equally capable of some stunning saves - Grobbelaar esque and I think we have to accept this if we are to retain him.
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Yea Why Not on Sun May 07, 2017 11:53 am

Ifebbubbles wrote: If my aunty had nuts and all that


How does that apply to anything I said? :lol:

Ifebbubbles wrote:I prefer to stick to facts. 3rd clean sheet in a row. With Adrian we have a decent passionate keeper and most importantly we aren't going in to games knowing we have to score are the very least 2 goals to win a football match.


Fact is we look more solid since going 5 at the back. Less potent going forward but undoubtably more solid. Since Adrian's return he has performed in typical Adrian fashion imo. Very good shot stopper but the way he makes a meal out of simple situations is my major gripe with him and always has been. For me a keeper should be a simple player, not a flair player. Ben Foster is an example of a solid keeper in my personal opinion
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Re: Adrián San Miguel del Castillo

Postby Colours never run on Sun May 07, 2017 12:30 pm

Our new cult hero.

Putting his qualities aside for a second, I find his character absolutely spot on and extremely professional. He's what we've been missing at the back organising everything to the letter. The players trust him.

I also find him funny as **** both intentionally and unintentionally. :lol:
I love a West ham nutter, me.
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