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Discussion in 'Reserve/Youth Forum' started by Cevno, Mar 4, 2013.

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    SoCross Full Member

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    Woah cheers man, didn't expect this much detail. I remember there being high hopes for him and Sean Goss if I wasn't mistaken.
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    Although worth noting on top of this, the PNE manager also said just before his injury that Harrop doesn't suit his style of play but will try and get him in the team, the game he played after the manager said that was when he did his cruciate injury.
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    kundalini Full Member

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    I just checked, Harrop signed for Preston on July 1st 2017, though the deal must have been arranged a few weeks before as he was out of contract at United at the end of June. Alex Neil took over as Preston manager on July 4th. I imagine that Simon Grayson and his coaching staff recruited Harrop, then left to join Sunderland, before Josh had officially signed.

    Harrop isn't an obvious Championship type player. Decent technical ability but most opponents will be stronger, taller, faster. I've no idea how he will do in the long term.
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    For the regulars here do you think we should have a separate thread for the trialists etc or is this thread okay for all that stuff. I feel we don't use this forum enough
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    I'd keep it in this thread personally, it's useful to have a central hub for the news including trialists.
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    GroteBergMan98 Youth ITK

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    I think it'd be a good idea to make a seperate thread and would give an opportunity to post more about their progress after their trials as well. This thread gets flooded too much which is the great thing about this thread but I think it would be good to have a seperate thread for trialists and new possible signings.
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    Beaucoup Full Member

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    Playing for the u16 now
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Cheers
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    Beaucoup Full Member

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    He's rapid on the ball
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    Is this Shoretire ye are talking about?
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Zito Luvumbo, Angolan youth international who's on trial with us, he plays as a winger.
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    Bigsid New Member

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    Unsure as to how this post is deemed as racist? In many African countries you have 5 years to register a birth meaning its quite common and has blighted youth sport in many African countries for years. Given the money in football its hardly a surprise but like your man above having been to international tournaments at youth level home and abroad it's getting absolutely crazy these days
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    KM I’m afraid I just blue myself Staff

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    Lee Grant was on the bench at the weekend so Romero may be injured meaning Matej Kovar may travel as No.3 goalie though I think he's already been in a Champions League squad, could be Aliou Traore going back to PSG, or more likely Brandon Williams, outsider is Josh Bohui as we're down to the bones for strikers/wingers.
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    red woppit Full Member

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    I'm pretty sure Laird can play both sides, but he's only just back from injury, so would he be risked? If Shaw was showing signs of fatigue, then yes, it could be him.
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    Alemar Full Member

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    It’s Champions League. Shouldn’t this mystery player be registered for CL to be able to travel?
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    Nicklas Full Member

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    I don’t think you have to register youth players.
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    Players can be moved up from the 'A' squad list at 24 hours notice
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    Alemar Full Member

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    For EPL no, but Champions League may be different, there was usually a 25 player list or something... good if it doesn’t influence youth as otherwise we may struggle to fill the bench
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    Alemar Full Member

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    It would be good for Greenwood to travel. If Martial is still off, we have no forwards on the bench
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    Brandon Williams is travelling with the first team to Paris. After the season he’s had, it is well deserved.
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    The obvious one really, great experience for the lad, well deserved
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    Surprised it wasn't O'Connor who traveled with the 1st team to Paris, he could have provided cover for RB and LB. I think its time O Connor goes out on loan if he's not going to part of the 1st team squad.
    Has anyone any info on what happened to Callum Cribbin? He looked a serious talent a year or two ago.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    The ITK posters mentioned it's unlikely that Gribbin will ever play for the club again.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    Just seen in the Match Day thread it's Brandon Williams, makes sense to promote him soon considering we have no back up for Shaw if he gets injured. He's been really good the last 2 seasons, stepped up at every level he's been asked to, I'm a very big fan of him. He seems to love United so it'd be nice to see him get his debut before the end of the season.
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    spenzo Full Member

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    Was hoping it'd be O'Connor personally. @jb8521 do you have any idea as to how he's viewed at the club at this point? Previously got the impression it was quite highly but not of recent times, although there's still time.
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    Mylock New Member

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    Its a pity, 18 months ago he looked like he had a real chance.
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    What happened Gribbin?
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    He has stopped with football.
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    Gentleman Jim It's absolutely amazing!

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    Sorry to hear that.
    As a fellow Salfordian I hoped he’d do well just as Billy Garton did before injuries finished his career.
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    Nick7 Full Member

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    Shame. Did the injuries kill his love for the game?
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    I don't the know the main reason.
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    RedFish Full Member

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    What?! He was a standout player. I'm shocked.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    He had a lot of injuries which really stunted his development.
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    Beaucoup Full Member

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    Self imposed break from football
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    I know that but i don't know if the main reason for that decisions are the injuries or a other different personal problem or a family problem or whatever.
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    Still rated highly at the club but don't think he's physically ready for senior football
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    jb8521 Full Member

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    He's been fit for quite a while the problem is his ego getting ahead of his ability
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    spenzo Full Member

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    Makes sense, hopefully he stays on the radar and there's a good plan in place for him, thanks.
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    Sean_RedDevil Twitter bot

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    To see Gomes, Chong, Garner, Greenwood & Williams in the UEFA-Youth League next week will be interesting :lol: