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Friendly: Bury/Blackburn

Post by mcteeth » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:27 pm

Interesting team selection and no Walton.

Rothwell with another screamer and Brereton again.

Good stuff.

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Re: Friendly: Bury/Blackburn

Post by Gibbon » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:42 pm

I’m excited to see what Brereton can achieve this season, I think the pressure’s largely off him now with the weight of expectation now shared with Gallagher.

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Post by Darth Rover » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:44 pm

mcteeth wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:27 pm
Interesting team selection and no Walton.

Rothwell with another screamer and Brereton again.

Good stuff.
Lee Bowyer will be very worried. Rovers form pre season has been excellent. A young Rovers team scored four goals in eight minutes at Kendal yesterday. Yes its only inferior oposition but apart from the Rangers game Rovers have found it quite easy. Blackpool should be a harder test at the weekend but there is nothing to suggest otherwise that Rovers should start the new season unbeaten in the preseason games.

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Post by El Sphero » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:57 pm

Another game, another win, and another different line up :yeahright: it’s starting to feel like quite a big squad in my opinion; I wonder if Mowbray is thinking of selling/ loaning those who won’t get much time in the first team.

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Re: Friendly: Bury/Blackburn

Post by mcteeth » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:47 am

Gibbon wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:42 pm
I’m excited to see what Brereton can achieve this season, I think the pressure’s largely off him now with the weight of expectation now shared with Gallagher.
Same. I'd argue that he didn't particularly do anything wrong last season except be judged as a 7m sub. Aside from a couple of chances missed and was rarely ever played centrally.

With a pre season and a bit of confidence I think we might start to see some of the promise we invested in.

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Re: Friendly: Bury/Blackburn

Post by mcteeth » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:48 am

El Sphero wrote:
Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:57 pm
Another game, another win, and another different line up :yeahright: it’s starting to feel like quite a big squad in my opinion; I wonder if Mowbray is thinking of selling/ loaning those who won’t get much time in the first team.
Shame that Hart went off injured as that now only leaves Bell at LB with William's and Hart crocked.

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Post by mcteeth » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:50 am

I'm also irrationally going to call it early but think Rothwell is going to be a big player for us this season.

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Re: Friendly: Bury/Blackburn

Post by Hudson » Fri Jul 26, 2019 12:23 pm

mcteeth wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:50 am
I'm also irrationally going to call it early but think Rothwell is going to be a big player for us this season.
I'm hoping so. He was one of Oxford's best players when he was there, so I was a bit disappointed with his lack of appearances for us until the tail-end of the season. He's done really well in the friendlies (including that cracking goal vs Bury) and hopefully he'll get some much needed game time when the new season starts.

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