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Philip Billing

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by van der star, Feb 18, 2018.

  1. Feb 18, 2018
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    van der star newprawn warrior

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    Danish U-21 player who joined Huddersfield on a youth contract in 2013. He's got a good long range hit on him, as evident from the first two goals he scored for the terriers. He was very good in midfield for them against us yesterday. Dare I say he even controlled their game better than our midfielders did, as we were on the back foot most of the time. Good tackling, good interceptions, good distribution of play, physically imposing. Too raw for any of the big clubs right now but I wouldn't be surprised if he turned out to be a better version of Fellaini(in terms of physicality and aerial prowess) in a few years, even though Billing plays deeper than the Belgian.
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    E-mal New Member

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    He is a better footballer than Fellaini, more mobile also. Took notice of him and I was impressed.
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    Fiskey Can't stop thinking about David Nugent's hot naked

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    Good player, don't think the had a better game than McTominay though.
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    Buchan has whacked the hammer to Roswell

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    First noticed him v City at the Etihad a couple of years ago in a cup fixture. Thought he acquitted himself quite well that night but he hasn't really pushed on since then. He's been in and out of the Huddersfield team a lot recently.
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    E-mal New Member

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    A far better game, McTominay was poor I thought. His decision making and execution was extremely lacking although he is young.
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    van der star newprawn warrior

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    McTominay has been good but unremarkable, mostly. His passing is very safe and his overall play is nowhere near adventurous enough, specially for a team of United's stature. Billing showed that extra willingness to drive forward and get his teammates more involved yesterday. Having said that, it's probably too early to say with certainty how these two will turn out.
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    CallyRed Full Member

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    He certainly hasn't lived up to the billing
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    Looked decent though I’d day he has a fair bit to prove still before being labeled as a better footballer than Fellaini.

    And I’m not even a massive Fellaini fan.
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    :lol:
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    E-mal New Member

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    Am not saying he is better, am talking about touch, passing and mobility.
    Generally fellaini has more facets to his game than this kid at this point in their career.
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    DdeGoat Banned

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    Don't think he would live up to the Billing at a top club.
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    The Bloody-Nine Full Member

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    'He is a better footballer than Fellaini'
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    James Peril Full Member

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    He is the guy with the utterly ridiculous haircut right? Hard pass.
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    haram Full Member

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    We sat off and Huddersfield were instructed to press hard. I dont see anything special.
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    sincher "I will cry if Rooney leaves"

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    Quite promising, first noticed him a couple of years ago like one of the posters above. Not sure he will be top class but should have a good career.
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    AltiUn likes playing with swords after fantasies

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    When we played a mobile midfield he got taken off after 30 minutes, last night he had the license to do whatever he wanted so he's bound to look ok. Don't think he's anything special, will probably have a half decent career.
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    Yagami Full Member

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    Impressive player. Alongside Lewis Cook, I think he'd be worth a punt on.
    Every player has off games. Last season - away at City - he was exceptional which is where I think most started taking note of him.
    Not just his willingness to drive the ball forward but his calmness when being pressed. Only Pogba and Matic are decent at this for us and even then neither are consistent at it (though Matic more-so than Pogba). We could do with more CMs like this.
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    Ish Lights on for Luke

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    Yeah, I’d agree with that. Though I’d say the same about a lot of midfielders as I don’t particularly rate those characteristics of Fellaini.
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    Ramshock The spacegoats did it

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    :lol: of course he is
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    Thought he did quite well yesterday although his shooting was a bit shite. He was a horrible bastard the other week when we beat them though, could've got sent off with his persistent fouling then got subbed.
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    Henry Gaervell New Member

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    I saw him last season in the championship and was impressed. Seems yo have a bit of potential and could be a ball winning/ destyoer midfielder, but with good technical ability.

    Given our shortage of midfielders come the summer, I'd take him as a rotation option if the price was right. I think we need more established midfielders at the moment though.