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Re: Copa America Thread
« Reply #930 on: March 28, 2024, 02:03:15 PM »
As much as I try to be an optimistic supporter, I don't have much faith for 2026. I feel like we'll compete and lose out in the final stage again, that's how it typically goes. We need to revamp our scouting and find players who can be difference makers when it matters most. I love the fact that we're organized defensively but we have to step it up a level to play on the front foot more. I thought we truly came alive after Canada scored and if we were playing like that a bit more throughout the game our chances to win might've been better. It takes a certain level of fitness and technical ability to play that way.

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« Reply #931 on: March 28, 2024, 02:17:31 PM »
We're not in a bad place for 2026. I had faith in Angus, but when I seen the substitution for Andre, I knew that would be trouble. Andre is a good battler. He knows how to identify and break up the situations that cause goals.

We were in the game even up until the 80th minute. I sensed that Canada was about to concede.

Angus tried his best. If I was Angus, my wishlist would include:

Another CB (at least MLS level)
Another CDM (at least MLS level)
Another CAM (at least MLS level)
Maybe a left or right back

I was pleased by the play of Shannon Gomez and Andre Raymond. Andre Raymond has good football intelligence. He's in 4th division Portugal. Either he need a new agent or that team must be paying him big. I think he's perfect for an MLS team.

Remember where we were last year around this time. We weren't supposed to get this far. When I seen the competition in the Nations League, I did not think we would make it out of the group. Especially after the Gold cup performance.

Angus is there for another 2 years. If he is to be replaced, who other than Hart do we have in mind? I seen an interview with Hart. He's not coaching now. I'm sure the lines of communication are open.

2026 we coming

He hadda change the style to a more attacking one now or at least a set up that is more fluid for transition from defence to attack. Either a 4-2-3-1 or 3-4-3.
You identified the exact positions I was thinking we need support.

CB - Leland Archer/Luke Singh.
CDM - Not sure who it have out dey.
CAM - the very talented DJ Buffonge has a Trini passport now. 18 year old Ty Barnett at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Danny Imray RB at Crystal Palace. Deron Payne in Netherlands at Volendam FC.
And the 20 year old Justin Obikwu CF at Grimsby on loan from Coventry. Also 20 year old Antwoine Hackford is a centre forward at Sheffield United.

Either way Eve needs to change things up cause we cyah get rid of him now with his contact till December 2025 and we don't have the finances to appoint someone now.



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Re: Copa America Thread
« Reply #932 on: March 28, 2024, 02:17:50 PM »
@soccerman, you're right. I thought we were on the verge of scoring after conceding. That is what happened when we played in the Nations League group stage. I really thought the goal was coming. And there were bright chances between the 68th and 85th minute.

Tyrese Spicer is looking like a good find. But we need a creative running type of midfielder to assist Daniel Phillips and Andre Rampersad. One who can tackle, run with pace and be creative. The Reggaeboyz have about 3 of them. Auvray can play that role. But he needs the stature. I think when he develops, that role can be for him.

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« Reply #933 on: March 28, 2024, 02:23:33 PM »
Yeah Thomo. Luke Singh could also play the cdm position. He plays CB and also wingback. Those are the perfect qualities to transition into the CDM role.

Only thing Thomo, some of them guys you mentioned are bit young. I not saying that they can't contribute. But I say anyone around 24 to 27 is what we need. These U19 and 20 year olds might not be ready for concacaf. Especially if they coming from EU or UK

Deron Payne, needs a call up. How Angus miss him? He might be a good convert to that cdm role.
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« Reply #934 on: March 28, 2024, 06:36:45 PM »
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« Reply #935 on: June 08, 2024, 09:30:16 PM »
Just watched Brasil beat Mexico, wow, best game of football I've seen in long, long time.

Brasil winning the Copa, and the 2026 WC :)

It's unfair to the other UCL teams to add Endrick to Los Blancos, on top of Mbappé.
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« Reply #936 on: June 09, 2024, 04:52:08 AM »
Just watched Brasil beat Mexico, wow, best game of football I've seen in long, long time.

Brasil winning the Copa, and the 2026 WC :)

It's unfair to the other UCL teams to add Endrick to Los Blancos, on top of Mbappé.

How did it compare to Uruguay's 4-0 drubbing of Mexico?

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« Reply #937 on: June 09, 2024, 06:34:10 AM »
Yikes, sadly, I missed that.

All I know is while looking for the Windies T20 game last night I stumbled across that game and as ah big Brasil man myself, I was in my glee! I thought the games was being played in Azteca, they even had a Puto-pause when Mexico went down.

What them Brasilians didn't do skill-wise last night is what they forget...I have to go back and freeze frame something Endrick did that I still can't figure out!

Then Mexico equalized and the 18-year Endrick won it deep in extra-time...hence my glad-man post last night bout Brasil winning everything.

I'll go check the Uruguay game though.
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« Reply #938 on: June 09, 2024, 12:39:35 PM »
Copa started??  When?? 

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Brazil supposed to win each WC since 2002....dais what ah hearing since then..... ::) ;D
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« Reply #939 on: June 09, 2024, 12:54:28 PM »
That Endrick rabona trick had to be a mistake, he was probably trying to play it to the left wing, miskick and just react very quickly. Ting look crazy

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« Reply #940 on: June 09, 2024, 04:13:25 PM »
@brownsugar, leave meh with meh delusions nah girl😀

But yeah every World Cup I does say brasil winning, but this time they’re really gonna win!
They are playing friendlies Copa starts later this month, and Brasil winning for sure!

And yeah Peong I’ve watched it bout 20 times and still can’t figure it out..however after watching Vini do all kinda inexplicable madness during games I’m not putting anything past my Brasilians😀
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« Reply #941 on: June 10, 2024, 07:38:30 AM »
@brownsugar, leave meh with meh delusions nah girl😀

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"...If yuh clothes tear up
Or yuh shoes burst off,
You could still jump up when music play.
Old lady, young baby, everybody could dingolay...
Dingolay, ay, ay, ay ay,
Dingolay ay, ay, ay..."

RIP Shadow....The legend will live on in music...

 

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