Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by WacoRover » Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:38 pm

Bah...
Right when things are really looking up, today & the season, our Captain gets back-to-back yellows.


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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sat Dec 05, 2020 3:52 pm

This is going to be a long second half, unless we can get a Brentford man sent off.

Before the sending off, Rovers were playing well until the goal. Then it seemed they started to invite pressure and misplace passes.

Wharton and Lenihan going off has me worried for the next match, hopefully Williams will be fit for the next match. Also hope the Wharton injury is minor, much like Brereton's. However, seeing him go off in a stretcher has me doubting that.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by mcteeth » Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:19 pm

Wharton back out in the stand with crutches :|

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by El Sphero » Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:52 pm

Davenport!!! :hyper: :hyper:

Who needs centre backs to get a result :hyper:

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by mcteeth » Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:57 pm

That's a deeply impressive second half effort.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:58 pm

Jacob Davenport had an absolute massive 30 minutes there. Key tackles, sweet finish to capture a draw with 10 men. Away from home. Against joint top scorer.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by WacoRover » Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:02 pm

mcteeth wrote:
Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:57 pm
That's a deeply impressive second half effort.
Amen. Probably as good a result as we could have hoped for, even with all 11 men.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by mcteeth » Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:04 pm

Never thought we'd get anything from this once Lenihan was sent off, was expecting a 4-1 humbling. How Mowbray and the players managed the second half and got themselves to the last 10 minutes and went for an equaliser was really impressive. Then to actually get it and see the game out is just superb.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sat Dec 05, 2020 8:42 pm

Can we just take a minute and appreciate the fact that Mowbray went with the "stop the bleed" approach by putting on Davenport and Dolan for Armstrong and Rothwell, just for it to be the reverse uno card and actually get us to salvage a point.

Davenport really showed some tenacity with those tackles, and being in the right place, right time to get the equalizer. Buckley was not great at right back but was what we needed. Dolan just harassed defenders, and Gallagher's work rate was the real game winner I believe. For the first time in a long time, he really showed his worth on this squad.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by mcteeth » Sat Dec 05, 2020 10:53 pm

Completely. In a strange way today was the first time since being relegated from the Prem that I've got genuine belief above and beyond just hope that this squad could get promoted.

There's a balance this season of enough quality and fight that we might actually do something.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sun Dec 06, 2020 12:54 am

Only thing I can hope for is Whartons injury isn't season ending. Being carried off and initial reports is it's serious, but hopefully not an Achilles tear.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by Gibbon » Sun Dec 06, 2020 8:38 am

Gutted for Wharton. He’s done so well for us since coming in. He’s been arguably our best central defender in the last few games and seems to be future captain material.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by stillgrowling » Sun Dec 06, 2020 1:35 pm

Brereton, Evans, Williams, Wharton, Douglas, Travis, Bennett, JRC, Dack -is a return in sight for any of these? Fit players are a bit thin on the ground at the moment.

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Re: Quarantine with the Beekeeper Edition: Brentofrd v Blackburn Rovers, Sat 5 Dec 2020, KO 1700

Post by Thorisgodpoo » Sun Dec 06, 2020 2:50 pm

Brereton and Williams are coming back. Travis Douglas, and Dack about a month off, Wharton, JRC, Evans, and Bennett much more extended time.

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