Apparently it’s a break, not sure what, but O’Keefe has broken something.Drew 1-1 with Cov reserves (they changed the whole team, from their last game. We don't have that luxury. We replaced the 5 or 6 that we could). Won 5-4 on pens.
Mugged them with a last min pen after they'd dominated most of the game.
But its also after they mugged us with 3 or 4 shocking tackles. One of which has put Stuart O'Keefe out for months. Really need that when we've got a squad of about 17 at the moment.
Was a decent game I thought, although that was our second string as we made 10 changes and had to really dig in a battle at times.Well were making history here, through to the 3rd round and a lucrative tie against Salford or Everton -we wish !
Still if winnings a habit we are on a good one till Saturday or next Wednesday. Port Vale more than a useful side and expect them to be up there come season end
Cheers mate, appreciate your comments. How long ago was it that we played you at Highbury, Tom Pope was with you and you won 5-3, it was a terrific game and no bulls... you forwards were mustard -make sure we play you next season !Was a decent game I thought, although that was our second string as we made 10 changes and had to really dig in a battle at times.
Morris was outstanding for you, good luck in the next round and although nowhere near as lucrative as it should be with no fans (or limited) I hope Everton do the business tonight to give you a plumb tie.
Was there that night, Pope and Dodds were unplayable and Dodds scored one of the best goals I’ve seen live from the outside of his boot, but was a really open game. We actually scored 14 in 10 days beating Rotherham 6-2 and Argyle 3-1. Good side then, although got relegated at Highbury!Cheers mate, appreciate your comments. How long ago was it that we played you at Highbury, Tom Pope was with you and you won 5-3, it was a terrific game and no bulls... you forwards were mustard -make sure we play you next season !
Bolton to blame again lolGot stuffed by Brighton's second team, albeit a strong one with Gross, Propper, Stephens etc
Looked OK going forward and forced plenty of corners but the defence was very shaky again. James Bolton to blame for at least two of the goals, but he was only playing because Callum Johnson was cup-tied.
Think injuries and looking ahead to Sunday’s game v Charlton dictated our squad selection last night, though whoever we picked it wouldn’t have really changed much. Only when Van Dijk went off at half time and we were a bit more positive, because we actually had some of the ball, did we then cause Liverpool a few problems.I didn't watch the game but seen the goals on an end of programme montage type thing but it looked like a master-class in finishing from outside the box!
I'm assuming we switched it around more than we wanted to because I made it 5(?) changes and MA said he'd only be making a couple pre-match.
Started cup games and came on in the league games so just settling in. No idea on the actual injury or length of it but Appleton was not optimistic, big blow.Is he going to be out for a while? Didn't look like he was neccesarily started every game for you lot, has he been given a proper run out at this stage?
Waiting on scan results. A bad shoulder injury would suggest a dislocation - can't think of too many others?!Is he going to be out for a while? Didn't look like he was neccesarily started every game for you lot, has he been given a proper run out at this stage?
It's pleasing that the fringe players are coming in and not really making us look too disjointed. The quality will obviously drop off, that's what happens, but in pre-season we looked quite disjointed outside what you'd class as the strongest eleven.3-1 win at Mansfield has put us through to the knock out stages with a game to go.
A lot of changes and a couple of players playing out of position but we were a cut above and played some good stuff. Really pleasing and despite the changes we still looked organised and hungry to get the win. Disappointing to concede another set piece but Mansfield nowhere near us.
Jorge Grant controlled that game, best game he's had and is coming on leaps and bounds.