Match Thread Grimsby Town - Coventry City Match Thread - Saturday 12th Aug

Discussion in 'Coventry City General Chat' started by Nick, Aug 9, 2017.

  1. ovduk78

    ovduk78 Active Member

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    I went to watch Stirling v Cowdenbeath a few years back and was shocked at the bad language (I was in with the Fifers though!!) but maybe now he's older. I've got a friend I used to go to HR with who lives in Falkirk so I am planning on a game there too
     
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  2. covcity4life

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    Best thing is we still have so much scope for impeovement. Its not like ee r carving reams apart and having 10 shots on goal a game etc
     
  3. Otis

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    How did Andreu look when he came on? Enough time to judge?
     
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    Yes, 86 points would have got promotion in 10 of the last 11 years
     
  5. lifeskyblue

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    Excellent win and top of the league. Two games and looks good...two competent performances against teams that will finish top half.
    As for the first goal. I would be livid with defender, keeper and ref (in that order) if it had gone against us. But as it is well done mcnulty for taking the opportunity and playing to the whistle.


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  6. wingy

    wingy Well-Known Member

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    I'm really thinking the recruitment has been excellent and Grimmer typifies that for me.
    Has the occasional rick in him but all players have IMO.
    Just shows what's available from upper leagues academies or U23's.
     
  7. BackRoomRummermill

    BackRoomRummermill Well-Known Member

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    Its not that bad now to be fair,
    Its not that bad now to be fair language wise , its a pain parking up though at the leisure centre , it will be for sure next game given the form they are in.

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    I will be at the Montrose game on Tuesday night cant wait, was there today and a real good atmosphere. Keep in touch and if you ever want to come over to watch Stirling or chat about the Cov no problem.
     
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  8. James Smith

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    What a brilliant start to the season. We're top and we've got the joint top goal difference. Plus Chelsea lost at home so my mate will be spitting. What a great day!
     
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    I can’t be the only person that read this in a Geordie accent.
     
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  10. Brighton Sky Blue

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    I lived in Fife for a good 8 years, had a lot of fun going to Dundee for games but if you haven't been then Dunfermline was the best. Piping hot steak bridies and fans who wave their shoes at the away end (literally). Match day food in England isn't quite the same.
     
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  11. SkyblueBazza

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    How many SBA in the end?

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  12. ovduk78

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    Will do, I work alternate weekends and was in today. Next time they are home on a saturday I'll come and watch them (as long as it's not Oct 14th as I'm away then!)
     
  13. James Smith

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    Can't wait to see that on channel 5 tonight and their assessment of it.
     
  14. Brighton Sky Blue

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    I will be honest I think ruthlessness is the way to go to redeem last season's aberration.
     
  15. shmmeee

    shmmeee Well-Known Member

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    So I’m thinking of getting iFollow for away games, loved having that stream today (even if sw88 was two minutes ahead).

    Is it £110 up front or can you pay monthly? And does the price come down as the season goes on?
     
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  16. Colin Steins Smile

    Colin Steins Smile Well-Known Member

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    Good performance from our lads.

    Once we were one nil up our game management was excellent, we slowed down their free kicks our keeper runs away from the goal kick to have a "chat" with the defence, then took his time finding the ball.
     
  17. Nick

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    No idea if it goes down, you can pay match by match to watch it though. Think it's about £7 a game.
     
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  18. Nick

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    That's where the experience and players like Doyle come into play, they know when to rush and when to slow down. When to nudge the ball away etc.
     
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    Am I being thick here but can you access ifollow in U.K.?
     
  20. shmmeee

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    Awesome. I’ll probably pay per game then if it comes down buy it in bulk.

    They should offer it to UK fans along with a discount for tickets, but you lose the stream for that game. Or an away only package. I’d be on that like a tramp on chips.
     
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    Did not know this. Just paid the £110 up front like a nob. Need to watch at least 16 games to make sure it's worth it!!!
     
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  22. shmmeee

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    Only with a VPN to make it look like you’re not in the UK.
     
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  24. robbiekeane

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    you can with a VPN which just routes your internet connection through a different country - for example "setupVPN" add-on for Google Chrome.
     
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    Whaaaat, I wrote it in a Coventry accent!
     
  26. shmmeee

    shmmeee Well-Known Member

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    Game two in the big brother league, and Coventry are pissing it.
     
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  27. Sky Blue Pete

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    That's really not a good decision. McNulty not 10yards
     
  28. covcity4life

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    Go support grimsby!
     
  29. sw88

    sw88 Chief Commentator!

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    You were, until you mentioned it, and then I did it :)
     
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  30. SkyBlue_Bear83

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    When a quick free kick is taken the 10 yard rule does not apply, it would only apply if Mcnulty had deliberately obstructed Clarke from taking the free kick.
     
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  31. Mr Dave

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    I don't see how the 10 yard thing matters. Free kicks are taken all the time where there's an opposition player within 10 yards, especially around the middle of the pitch. If the team taking the kick is bothered then they can ask the ref to get the player to move back, but if they don't do that and kick the ball straight to the opposition then who's fault is that?
     
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  32. Otis

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    Yeah, exactly.

    As I said before, had the kick gone forwarded the ref would have penalised McNulty, but it was a quick free kick backwards. You would only see a ref enforce that if the forward is standing right over, or next to the ball.
     
  33. ovduk78

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    I went to Dunfermline for a pre-season friendly when toss-pot Coleman was in charge and we were really shit. It seemed to be a well run club with a great emphasis on attracting younger fans, if we lived close I would have got my son involved. They seem to have fallen on bad times recently and hopefully those days are behind them
     
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    Offences and sanctions

    If, when a free kick is taken, an opponent is closer to the ball than the required distance, the kick is retaken unless the advantage can be applied; but if a player takes a free kick quickly and an opponent who is less than 9.15 m (10 yds) from the ball intercepts it, the referee allows play to continue. However, an opponent who deliberately prevents a free kick being taken quickly must be cautioned for delaying the restart of play.
     
  35. Otis

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    So no cheat to be found there.
     

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