The rise and fall of Andrea Ranocchia

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  1. Bum_Chinned_Crab

    Bum_Chinned_Crab Well-Known Member

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    Where did I make out he was barely a footballer? Are you sure you're not thinking of Everton fans and Niasse?

    I did actually say id be absolutely ****ing delighted if he proves me wrong, but everyone ignores that bit.
     
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  2. John Ex Aberdeen now E.R.

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    What I have seen of Ranocchia so far he looks an accomplished centre back. He has had a tough time in Italy and his confidence was shot, so a move to another league and a coach that can press his right buttons looks to have reenergised him.

    Plus to have a centre back that can put a ball over the top for Niasse goal against Liverpool has to be applauded.
     
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  3. Walter Sobchak

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    We all know what you said. You said it often enough.
     
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    Yeah, totally. How else am I supposed to judge him other than the 100 plus games I've seen him play, several of which were in the flesh? He WAS ****ing woeful for Inter and it wasn't as if it was one manager - he was appalling for all of them. But a point I also made was if Silva can get him performing like he never has before - which isn't unheard of, Cambridge fans laughed when we signed a certain Ian Ashbee - then he's a genius.

    I'll still argue that he really wasn't good vs Arsenal though :grin:
     
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    Go on then, find the post where I said "he's barely a footballer" and whatever you do make sure you don't find the one where I said "I'll be absolutely ****ing delighted if he proves me wrong".
     
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    <laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh><laugh>
     
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    To be fair, you did describe him as 'McShane without the commitment' and 'He has an error in him - a big one - in every single second of the match and you'll never rest easy when the ball goes near him'.

    Though you did indeed say that you hoped he proved you wrong.
     
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  8. Bum_Chinned_Crab

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    Yes, and which part of that is 'barely a footballer'?
     
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  9. Bum_Chinned_Crab

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    Do you want to help me with the joke?
     
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    McShane without the commitment <laugh>
     
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    Enough now BBC, for your own sanity, enough now.
     
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  12. Carmine Galante.

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    Leave Bummers alone.

    That is all.
     
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  13. Bum_Chinned_Crab

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    Well it doesn't does it, when the footballer I used as a reference spent the majority of his career in the top flight of English football.
     
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  15. Walter Sobchak

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    Breaking news - bummers returns to his excruciatingly anal way of defending what he said by saying the exact words used were not the same as his.
     
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  16. Bum_Chinned_Crab

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    Or even remotely like them...
     
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    TWT as always.
     
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    That was an attempt at humour.
     
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  20. Walter Sobchak

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    Give it a few more posts bummers you'll be saying "I told you all he would be really good, tell me where I said he wouldn't be"
     
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