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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote John Nice Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16 Nov 2022 at 9:24am
Originally posted by Luis Amor Rodriguez Luis Amor Rodriguez wrote:

I missed that game in fairness, though I see from the highlights it was a quality delivery. 

What's rare is beautiful. 

In his earlier matches back, the delivery was poor though - I think he was taken off them and Cullen (not known for set-pieces) tried a few which were also poor.  McClean then took over and that was far better at clipping them in at pace.

Anyway, Ronan could be a good option.  We'll see how many more matches Brady is around for.  

Ronan might be - IF he starts playing football regularly at a reasonable level. Needs a move in January. Brady has played very little for Ireland over the last few campaigns. his delivery back in the day was excellent. 

Mc Clean has a goal (direct) and 2 assists from corners in his last 3 games for Wigan Smile

Mc Grath has a decent freekick record over the years, better than Ronan's in the same League I'd guess and Mc Grath is closer to the first team.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Luis Amor Rodriguez Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 17 Nov 2022 at 11:20pm
Tonight was another example of why we need someone who can take a set-piece in a team.

We showed no threat throughout the game in set-pieces, with, amazingly, poor Josh Cullen having corner duty foisted on him.  O'Dowda was slightly better, and the less said about Robinson's free-kicks, the better.

Meanwhile, we had a reminder of the importance of being able to whip a good ball in from a set-piece - with both goals we conceded coming from delicious Odegaard set-piece deliveries. 

Our attacking threat at set-pieces seems significantly diminished, and a failure to prioritise a proper taker would seem to be part of that.

Also, Mr Barry's unfortunate departure may be more and more obvious - both attacking set-pieces and defending them. 
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