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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Boo Boo on Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:43 am

Kuba. wrote:Lukasz was recently interviewed by Polish journalist, Tomasz Wlodarczyk who works for Przeglad Sportowy.

https://youtu.be/LnlN8kgRkjo" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

English subtitles are available if you'd like to watch it.


Good find, cheers :thup:
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Puff Daddy on Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:26 am

He has no competition for his place which should be a worry
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Lil Joe 17 on Sun Feb 24, 2019 11:17 am

Puff Daddy wrote:He has no competition for his place which should be a worry


He doesn't have another person of his quality but hardly any clubs do.

Adrian is a Premier League level goalkeeper, so is perfectly good backup.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby funky chicken on Sun Feb 24, 2019 1:14 pm

Puff Daddy wrote:He has no competition for his place which should be a worry


Hopefully Fabianski will be able to keep this standard up for as long as possible. But being 34 you never know.

We absolutely do need to find a young up and coming goalkeeper to replace him in the long run. As Trott and Anang the u23 goalkeepers are not good enough IMO.

Stoke had a clever blueprint when they were in the Prem, having a younger Keeper waiting in the wings to go on and replace the current number one. First it was Sorensen and Begovic. Then it was Begovic and Butland.

I wouldn't keep Adrian beyond the summer. He is a good professional and it shouldn't be forgotten about how much he has helped newer players settle in through him be able to speak Spanish. But he is notgood enough anymore. Certainly not for the level we should be aspiring to be. I.e. Top 8.

Yes Adrian is a back-up keeper. But I always judge a good back-up keeper on how much I trust them to come in and do a job. Put it this way. If Fabianski god forbid picked up a pretty bad injury and was ruled out for a few months, would you trust Adrian to come in and do an adequate job for a big chunk of the season? I most certainly wouldn't. :shock:

Thank Adrian for everything he has done and allow him to leave the club in the summer. Hopefully Husillos and Pellers can find a Keeper around 23-28 years old that can wait in the wings and eventually replace Fabianski.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby thejackhammer on Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:31 pm

Have you seen much of Trott or Anang?

Not having a go just curious.

Goalkeepers are a tough one to judge, most don't start showing their full potential until 22/23 minimum.

Theres exceptions like Donnarumma and De Gea, but it must be very difficult to judge teenage keepers.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Puff Daddy on Sun Feb 24, 2019 9:05 pm

Lil Joe 17 wrote:
He doesn't have another person of his quality but hardly any clubs do.

Adrian is a Premier League level goalkeeper, so is perfectly good backup.


It is something of a misnomer clubs don't have adequate GK cover. Admitedly, there a few who do not, but most do. It is also not true, second string goalkeepers are frustrated at a lack of playing time, the reality is that they are more than happy at reporting for a few hours training each day, returning to their mansions, taking their fat earnings and then sit on the bench for as long as it takes before they get their chance.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby LeonRivers on Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:08 am

funky chicken wrote:
Yes Adrian is a back-up keeper. But I always judge a good back-up keeper on how much I trust them to come in and do a job. Put it this way. If Fabianski god forbid picked up a pretty bad injury and was ruled out for a few months, would you trust Adrian to come in and do an adequate job for a big chunk of the season? I most certainly wouldn't. :shock:

I’m one of Adrian’s more vocal critics on here. I don’t see how we can expect to have a better GK sit on our bench and play 5 cup matches per season. Who are we going to sign on sensible [reserve] wages?
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby kayahammer on Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:30 am

Next season he should just have FAB printed on his shirt.

That save he made with his face on Friday night. Proper out of the Rob Green catalog of saves.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby EastEndIRON on Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:14 am

Some incredible saves again tonight

Superb goalkeeper, easily our best signing of the summer

Hope he wins HOTY :crest:
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby EastEndIRON on Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:16 am

Solid performance :crest:
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby EastEndIRON on Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:02 am

Outstanding again tonight - commands the area so well

He made a superb save low down in the second half where Fredericks assisted in clearing from the line. Brilliant defensive action all round :thup:
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Colours never run on Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:45 am

funky chicken wrote:
Yes Adrian is a back-up keeper. But I always judge a good back-up keeper on how much I trust them to come in and do a job. Put it this way. If Fabianski god forbid picked up a pretty bad injury and was ruled out for a few months, would you trust Adrian to come in and do an adequate job for a big chunk of the season? I most certainly wouldn't. :shock:



How short the memories are. Fabianskis currently in the form of his life but Adrian isn't some dogshit Keeper who would significantly make us weaker when given a proper run. However, Fabianski more than deserves to keep his first team place, he's been outstanding most of the season.

I prefer to look at it, that we are currently fortunate to have 2 genuine quality Keepers on our books.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Samba on Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:51 am

EastEndIRON wrote:Hope he wins HOTY :crest:

:thup:
Probably will be Rice but probably should be Fab.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby S-H on Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:21 am

EastEndIRON wrote:Hope he wins HOTY :crest:


Samba wrote: :thup:
Probably will be Rice but probably should be Fab.


Both deserving, they'd both get my vote.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Coops on Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:33 am

Best keeper we have had in many years. Easily as good as Green IMO.
He is the best signing we made in the summer.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby James P on Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:40 am

Colours never run wrote:I prefer to look at it, that we are currently fortunate to have 2 genuine quality Keepers on our books.


Spot on
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Condorhammer on Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:42 am

Coops wrote:Best keeper we have had in many years. Easily as good as Green IMO.
He is the best signing we made in the summer.


I really thought we’d made a mistake when we signed him as I couldn’t see him as an upgrade on Adrian, but not for the first time was proved totally wrong.
Best keeper we’ve had since big Phil imo.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby Croydon on Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:50 pm

Better all around game than Green in my opinion, although I think Green was slightly better at reaction saves.

So refreshing having a keeper that inspires so much confidence between the sticks.

Best keeper outside of Liverpool and City's.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby HammerAl on Thu Feb 28, 2019 5:54 pm

Our most consistent player this season, and probably the most consistent keeper in the league. Absolute quality and I feel so confident with him in goal. The bloke is pure class.
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Re: Lukasz Fabianski signs

Postby prophet:marginal on Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:20 pm

Anderson needs to score a couple of hat-tricks, or perhaps one during our first visit to WHL, to even come close to truly challenging this bloke for Signing of the Season.
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