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With Titus out we have 0 centre backs.

 

With Elliott a liablility there, I wonder if we could push Rambo into the middle and possibly play someone else on the right.

 

Who could do a job?

 

Nobby?

Scotty P?

Gate?

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bramble out i cant wait to clebrate ;)

 

:P rocks

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I think Nobby could do a job as RB.

 

Against Everton I would prefer a back four of:

 

Nobby - Ramage - Boumsong - Babayaro

 

But think it will be:

 

Ramage - Boumsong - Elliott - Babayaro

 

;)

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Has anyone ever seen Nobby make a tackle or win a 50-50?

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Nope.

 

He's a legend though, he can play anywhere! ;)

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I still rate him and he's looked much better since we've actually started to play a bit of football. However, he's not the quickest, not good in the air, can't/won't tackle and bottles 50-50's (I know he's not that sort of player) so I don't see how he'd do a job at full-back. I know he's played there for Peru on occasion but that's a different kettle of fish.

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Has anyone ever seen Nobby make a tackle or win a 50-50?

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Nope.

 

He's a legend though, he can play anywhere! ;)

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I still rate him and he's looked much better since we've actually started to play a bit of football. However, he's not the quickest, not good in the air, can't/won't tackle and bottles 50-50's (I know he's not that sort of player) so I don't see how he'd do a job at full-back. I know he's played there for Peru on occasion but that's a different kettle of fish.

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I agree with you - it's difficult to know how well he will play in a RB-position for NUFC. But what would you prefer: Elliott (with Ramage as RB) or Ramage (with Nobby as RB) as CB? :P

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Has anyone ever seen Nobby make a tackle or win a 50-50?

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Nope.

 

He's a legend though, he can play anywhere! ;)

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I still rate him and he's looked much better since we've actually started to play a bit of football. However, he's not the quickest, not good in the air, can't/won't tackle and bottles 50-50's (I know he's not that sort of player) so I don't see how he'd do a job at full-back. I know he's played there for Peru on occasion but that's a different kettle of fish.

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I agree with you - it's difficult to know how well he will play in a RB-position. But what would you prefer: Elliott (with Ramage as RB) or Ramage (with Nobby as RB) as CB? :P

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Elliott with Ramage as right-back although I'm not suggesting that's ideal.

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I think Solano would make a pretty poor RB, plus he'd be a waste there when he's been our best attacking option of late imo. If Carr was fit then I'd be sticking Ramage CB, no questions, I've no doubt the kid would excel there. However, it's going to have to be Elliott for the foreseeable future.

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I think Solano would make a pretty poor RB, plus he'd be a waste there when he's been our best attacking option of late imo. If Carr was fit then I'd be sticking Ramage CB, no questions, I've no doubt the kid would excel there. However, it's going to have to be Elliott for the foreseeable future.

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Elliott and Boum in the centre vs. Everton would be a disaster tbh.

Both are slow, won't win anything in the air, low on confidence.

Beattie & co would love it. ;)

 

PS. According to physioroom, Carr is suffering from a sports hernia and will be back in 9 days...

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I think Solano would make a pretty poor RB, plus he'd be a waste there when he's been our best attacking option of late imo. If Carr was fit then I'd be sticking Ramage CB, no questions, I've no doubt the kid would excel there. However, it's going to have to be Elliott for the foreseeable future.

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Elliott and Boum in the centre vs. Everton would be a disaster tbh.

Both are slow, won't win anything in the air, low on confidence.

Beattie & co would love it. ;)

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So it's Boum and....?

 

I didn't say it was the perfect solution, but it's the only feasible one. Taylor knackered, Moore knackered, Bramble knackered, Carr knackered. The only over option you have is playing Ramage CB and putting Elliott at RB, which would be just as bad.

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I think Solano would make a pretty poor RB, plus he'd be a waste there when he's been our best attacking option of late imo. If Carr was fit then I'd be sticking Ramage CB, no questions, I've no doubt the kid would excel there. However, it's going to have to be Elliott for the foreseeable future.

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Elliott and Boum in the centre vs. Everton would be a disaster tbh.

Both are slow, won't win anything in the air, low on confidence.

Beattie & co would love it. ;)

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So it's Boum and....?

 

I didn't say it was the perfect solution, but it's the only feasible one. Taylor knackered, Moore knackered, Bramble knackered, Carr knackered. The only over option you have is playing Ramage CB and putting Elliott at RB, which would be just as bad.

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I think Nobby could do a job as RB.

 

Against Everton I would prefer a back four of:

 

Nobby - Ramage - Boumsong - Babayaro

 

But think it will be:

 

Ramage - Boumsong - Elliott - Babayaro

 

:P

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There you go ;)

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I think Solano would make a pretty poor RB, plus he'd be a waste there when he's been our best attacking option of late imo. If Carr was fit then I'd be sticking Ramage CB, no questions, I've no doubt the kid would excel there. However, it's going to have to be Elliott for the foreseeable future.

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Elliott and Boum in the centre vs. Everton would be a disaster tbh.

Both are slow, won't win anything in the air, low on confidence.

Beattie & co would love it. ;)

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So it's Boum and....?

 

I didn't say it was the perfect solution, but it's the only feasible one. Taylor knackered, Moore knackered, Bramble knackered, Carr knackered. The only over option you have is playing Ramage CB and putting Elliott at RB, which would be just as bad.

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I think Nobby could do a job as RB.

 

Against Everton I would prefer a back four of:

 

Nobby - Ramage - Boumsong - Babayaro

 

But think it will be:

 

Ramage - Boumsong - Elliott - Babayaro

 

:P

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There you go ;)

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OH aye, but I'm saying Nobby can't play there. B) It also means playing Bowyer right midfield, which I'd rather not to be honest.

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Could Scotty Parker do a job alongside Boum in the centre?

 

Team vs. Everton:

 

Given

 

Ramage - Boumsong - Parker - Babayaro

 

Solano - Bowyer - Emre - N'Zogbia

 

Shola - Shearer

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Could Scotty Parker do a job alongside Boum in the centre?

 

                      Given

 

Ramage - Boumsong - Parker - Babayaro

 

  Solano - Bowyer - Emre - N'Zogbia

 

              Shola - Shearer

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nah he'd do too much 'getting stuck in' for the cameras there, he needs to get forward and score goals! ;)

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Could Scotty Parker do a job alongside Boum in the centre?

 

                      Given

 

Ramage - Boumsong - Parker - Babayaro

 

   Solano - Bowyer - Emre - N'Zogbia

 

               Shola - Shearer

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nah he'd do too much 'getting stuck in' for the cameras there, he needs to get forward and score goals! ;)

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:P

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