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Thread: Wonder if Warne is using a different approach to recruitment?

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    Wonder if Warne is using a different approach to recruitment?

    No more Mr Nice Guy, more demanding this coming season? A tad of Evo about this particular purchase?

    Reading through some of the quotes by Plymouth fans, Ladopo sounds nothing like the type of player Warne would usually take a second look at. Has Warne realised at last being nicey nicey doesn't always work?

    With the budget that TS has allowed him, does anyone think Warne has decided to go a bit gung ho on this particular signing, hoping he's signed a proven goal scorer?

    Whatever the outcome, it is finally pleasing to already see x 3 players signed up. Yes I know recruitment takes time but we, RUFC, always seem to be scraping the barrel at the last minute but not this close season, again a good morale booster all round.

    The wingers situation seems to be an issue but like someone previously posted, Vassell can always be used on the left wing and he has pace to burn, just a matter of keeping him fit. The position is still open to Forde for the right wing IF he takes up the offer the club have put to him. Still need more wing cover though. How about bringing Purrington back and using him on the left wing, he certainly likes to get forward a lot? Can always drop back and cover Mattock if injured.

    I wonder just how much TS has allowed Warne to spend on recruitment? For those that have come in, they have only taken the wage of those who have left and probably on a reduced wage with us now being in league one, so not much expenditure there. As a Brucie bonus, a promotion incentive may be written into their contracts so all to play for.

    Slightly went off key with my initial thread so, the question is, has Warne changed tactics on recruitment?
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    Not so Brin. On the videogames interview with him . He said he likes him as "He is a nice guy".
    Anyhow I wish him well.

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    Jeez predictive text

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    The problem with strikers is that you need to be selfish, if you want to score goals.

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    Crash, I think it's fair to say I think we all wish the young man well and welcome aboard the RUFC promotion train......

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    Quote Originally Posted by fc_miller View Post
    The problem with strikers is that you need to be selfish, if you want to score goals.
    and not crabby or that would make you a shellfish.....



    I'll get mi coat.

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    I think a lot of it will be sour grapes. Some quality goals here.

    https://youtu.be/1u5lAt_Sq1c

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    Three really good signings so far.

    With that quality it may make a few other potential signings want to join us.

    Potential recruits thinking I'll join one of the main teams in div one who mean business

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    Quote Originally Posted by crashbang View Post
    Not so Brin. On the videogames interview with him . He said he likes him as "He is a nice guy".
    Anyhow I wish him well.
    Just seen it pal. Seemed a very pleasant introduction for him. I noticed how Warne dropped in the ' have to check back and fight for lost balls etc', something he's been accused of not doing. It's a new club and a fresh start for him and I for one hope it all goes to plan both for Freddie and the club with his 3 year contract.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scum-Triumphant View Post
    I think a lot of it will be sour grapes. Some quality goals here.

    https://youtu.be/1u5lAt_Sq1c
    Yep, it looks like he donít like passing to his team mates,I can see why the Plymouth fans say heís not a team player ? but he looks very composed,assess situations very quickly and has the pace to finish moves off, I donít think Richard Wood and Joe Mattock will enjoy playing against him in training 😰

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    Not sure whether his recruitment policy has changed, but perhaps there has been some straight talking between chairman and manager since last season. I reckon it wasn't only the fans who were disappointed in the lack of recruitment in January. You could tell by body language and demeanour that the management team and players were, lets say, not all that happy that we did not strengthen.

    Given that the one we did get looks a good signing and we have a new recruitment team then perhaps there is a concerted effort by all concerned to put things right this season. We obviously do not know the details, but you would have thought that if we were up against Sunderland and Portsmouth for a player then we would have been second choice at best. Time will tell, but at the moment its a welcome Freddy and good luck lad.

    UTM

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    I'm quite optimistic that this guy might do well with us. The reports suggest he might be another JCH in his attitude and he doesn't sound like a Warne "human being" type guy.

    But a goal every 3 games or better and it won't matter.

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