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manor15

Super Moderator⭐
Staff member
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Can imagine they'll make a better offer than we have.

I'd happily keep him around, on his day he is a real threat, wouldn't particularly want him as a starting 11 player but he's good back up, but if Brown has a decent replacement in line then that's alright.
 

Ayrshire Blue

The Custard Splat
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Jan 31, 2008
Messages
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So is he not leaving the club then?

I know as much as you do.

Same thing happened with Barry Corr and Burton last year and he ended up staying.

Alls I'm saying is, quoting it as 'set to leave' may be jumping the gun somewhat.
 

Jim Levenstein

Manager
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Jan 23, 2014
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Sky Sports does say 'Thought to be having a medical' I would say that is pretty 'set to leave'
 

onceknownasrab

President
Joined
Dec 31, 2008
Messages
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So we lose a player that for the most part I have to give the benefit of the doubt to in order to accept he is of league ability. A lot of players have sporadic flashes of ability but its consistency that eludes them and for me that is Strakes problem. Far too inconsistent to be worthy of player above the conference level of football.
 

Mick

Life President
Joined
Oct 28, 2003
Messages
10,138
Good.

He was a long way short of being one of the best players in a team that ultimately wasn't good enough. We need to improve and players will have to leave if we're going to get better ones in.
 
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The rest of the squad won't be happy.

The "boo boys" will be looking for a new scapegoat...............
 

dannypav

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The rest of the squad won't be happy.

The "boo boys" will be looking for a new scapegoat...............

Indeed.
If Starker goes , Smith stays out of favour and Prosser plays like he did last season , who will the East Reds vent their anger on ??
 

shrimperjon

President
Joined
Dec 13, 2007
Messages
4,025
A blow if correct. He is a useful asset.

On what basis? he came to us as a left back, aldershot fans celebrated when he left them. was so bad got dropped from left back role and then ended up left midfield. yes scored a few goals but the most part did very little. he also became a bit of a fans favourite on the back of the fact he was so poor. is he a loss to the squad, no.
 

mrsblue

Banned
Joined
Oct 15, 2012
Messages
9,419
Strakes was underrated by many but I felt he was solid enough.


Good luckStrakes
 

Angell Delight

Life President
Joined
Oct 27, 2003
Messages
7,370
Location
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No real loss, the only real benefit of having Straker was his pace and it sounds like that's something Brown will be addressing in forward areas this summer anyway. On his day (which was rare) he did very well for us, sadly his day didn't come anywhere near as much as it could have. Brown and the scouting team will get a good replacement in, I have no doubts about that.

Good luck to Strakes though, wish him well at York.
 

Jamie Manktelow

Youth Team
Joined
Aug 30, 2012
Messages
215
Comon people, do any of us actually care that Straker is leaving :happy:He had 3 good games last season haha. Off the wage bill and bring in Tomlin who get's more goals and more pace, and someone who doesn't kick the ball 50yards infront of himself and chase it like a lunatic.
 
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