Comments (Last 30 Days)

    1. Scout Report - Jacob Murphy 6 days, 9 hours ago

      Very unlikely to play - we had terrible injury problems at the end of last season, 4 centre backs injured or suspended. He is definitely behind Prodl, Britos and Cathcart and even possibly behind Hoban and Kabasele - and that's if we don't sign anyone else. Plus we don't know whether it will be 3 or 2 centre backs, our full backs can all play in traditional roles in a 4 or as as wing backs (Holebas / Janmaat / Dja Dje De / Feminia). But if our disciplinary and injury record is as bad as last year, Mariappa could be first choice by week 3! » Read

    2. Positively Priced Punts 10 days, 7 hours ago

      Would be very surprised if he didn't start with the jersey - can't see that he would have moved from Chelsea to sit on another bench. Needs games to push on and further his career. The big question will be in what position and what formation we'll play - suspect he may be central / DM looking at the attacking options we have in midfield. Possible 4231 or 3421 formation. But he scored a few crackers from distance in his last spell with us. » Read