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Title: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 19, 2022, 09:40:08 AM
As far as I know the following are the confirmed signed players

Goalkeepers

Byrne
Gould


Defenders

Baines
Cooper
Mullarkey
Barrows
Roxburgh
Brockbank


Midfielders

Lundstram
Marriott
Osbourne
Pringle


Attackers

Colclough
Dinanga
Hulme
Hussain
Jackson
Kosylo
Morton



I'll try to keep the list up to date
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 19, 2022, 10:29:06 AM
Great idea RiS.
Looking pretty sparce atm 😉
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: CRT Butty on May 19, 2022, 12:35:58 PM
Great idea RiS.
Looking pretty sparce atm 😉

Got the makings of a fantastic 5-a-side team though.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Toff Apple on May 19, 2022, 01:34:53 PM
Don't we have Gould
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Hemel Alty on May 19, 2022, 04:08:09 PM
What about Jackson and Morgan? Are they in contract?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 19, 2022, 04:46:38 PM
What about Jackson and Morgan? Are they in contract?

They may well be but we haven't been told for sure yet afaik?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: JD on May 19, 2022, 04:53:33 PM
What about Jackson and Morgan? Are they in contract?

They may well be but we haven't been told for sure yet afaik?

I certainly think Morgan was put on a contract to cover next season, I fear the same is the case for Dinanga
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 19, 2022, 07:41:17 PM
I'll only adding players when it's fact not here say, rumour or anything other than fact
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: rorysgrandad on May 20, 2022, 08:28:52 AM
I was under the impression Toby Mullarkey had signed a two year contract to discourage Portsmouth’s interest.
Is this fact or rumour?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 20, 2022, 08:51:49 AM
Judging by Parky's comments at the awards meeting, I don't think he's actually signed up yet (and I believe he's gone on holiday?)

PS. Think the contract thing came from the Portsmouth newspaper.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 21, 2022, 04:01:17 PM
Updated
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 22, 2022, 02:20:10 PM
Delighted to add Mullarkey to list
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 22, 2022, 02:26:56 PM
What a relief!
Inspired move to make him vice captain too!
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 22, 2022, 02:32:11 PM
Brilliant news.

Get Ferguson tied down and we've got the makings of a great spine already.

Keep 'em coming!
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: CRT Butty on May 22, 2022, 03:57:20 PM
Brilliant news.

Get Ferguson tied down and we've got the makings of a great spine already.

Keep 'em coming!
Ferguson should want to sign on given the conveyor belt to the FL that is developing. He looks the real deal to me.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: rorysgrandad on May 22, 2022, 07:02:09 PM
Relief. Was worried by the delay. Never doubted the Portsmouth newspaper hack.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Macsporran on May 22, 2022, 07:14:21 PM
I think Brad Jackson has another year too mate
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on May 22, 2022, 07:41:26 PM
I think Brad Jackson has another year too mate

I still think he has a role to play here once he's fit.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 22, 2022, 07:47:48 PM
I think Brad Jackson has another year too mate

I still think he has a role to play here once he's fit.

Quite possibly.
Just to get it straight in my own mind, we're now waiting/hoping to hear we've signed Mooney, Kosylo, Morgan and Ferguson plus a quality keeper and Perritt on a season long loan.
We've then got the basis of our squad.
Further signings to come during the PSFs right?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Macsporran on May 22, 2022, 11:00:27 PM
The keeper is in the bag I believe. Maybe announced soon
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 23, 2022, 07:14:46 AM
The keeper is in the bag I believe. Maybe announced soon

I'm intrigued...

Mooney is also a huge one - I'm sure he will have attracted the attention of bigger clubs this season.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: CRT Butty on May 23, 2022, 12:37:29 PM
The keeper is in the bag I believe. Maybe announced soon
Massively important we sign quality in nets. Exciting news, but how long is soon?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: oneedham on May 23, 2022, 02:27:59 PM
The keeper is in the bag I believe. Maybe announced soon

I'm intrigued...

Mooney is also a huge one - I'm sure he will have attracted the attention of bigger clubs this season.

Personally feel Kossy is more important to tie down.

Would be quality to have Kossy, Mooney and Ferguson signed up soon.

Looking forward to hearing who the new keeper is.

Hopefully sign two strong and pacey fullbacks. Who obviously can defend aswell.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on May 23, 2022, 03:05:56 PM
Mooney rumoured according to Southend fans to be heading there.

Strange move but would explain Stan sniffing about.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 23, 2022, 03:52:27 PM
Yes. They're saying Mooney and collymore are following eachother on twitter.
Just hope there's nothing in it.

Let's hope our next signing is Mooney! 😉
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 23, 2022, 05:06:26 PM
It isn't. It's Matt Gould.
Plus confirmed that Morgan and Jackson are already under contract.

PS. Come on RiS. Keep up with the updates mate! 😂😂
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 23, 2022, 05:13:20 PM
Updated.

Sorry for the delay Saughall
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 23, 2022, 05:28:41 PM
Updated.

Sorry for the delay Saughall

👍
You're doing a great job mate! 😉
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 23, 2022, 05:54:17 PM
I think it would be a huge loss if Dan Mooney leaves - especially for nothing too.

His inclusion in the team does tend to coincide with our upturns in form - and his absence the opposite - and his goal return has been excellent this season.

Let's hope Parky and Sorvs can work their magic and persuade him his future lies here on a full-time basis.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on May 23, 2022, 07:21:45 PM
Matt Gould confirmed as goal keeper coach. Does that mean Steve Drench is leaving us,
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Leon on May 23, 2022, 07:26:46 PM
I think it would be a huge loss if Dan Mooney leaves - especially for nothing too.

His inclusion in the team does tend to coincide with our upturns in form - and his absence the opposite - and his goal return has been excellent this season.

Let's hope Parky and Sorvs can work their magic and persuade him his future lies here on a full-time basis.

If Mooney does leave, I believe we’ll get some sort of compensation fee because of his age. Clearly it would be better if he stays though.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Sarf London Alty on May 23, 2022, 07:40:18 PM
Mooney was our main man for the last 3 months of the season & our key attacking outlet IMHO, so interest from bigger clubs at our level sadly comes as no surprise. I always thought we’d lose one of him or Colclough this summer, and possible replacements will have been looked with that in mind. We’ve had a good start to the summer in building the spine of the team so no need to panic if he does depart.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 23, 2022, 07:59:59 PM
I'd rather keep Mooney than sign anyone else - I think he could improve vastly with full-time football.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 23, 2022, 08:11:29 PM
Possibly Parky's looking to Jackson to replace him if he goes (sincerely hope he stays though).
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on May 23, 2022, 08:43:12 PM
Possibly Parky's looking to Jackson to replace him if he goes (sincerely hope he stays though).

I really hope we can do better than Jackson to replace Mooney.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Steve from Sale on May 23, 2022, 09:15:56 PM
Another player announcement tomorrow according to Twitter
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 23, 2022, 10:04:01 PM
Possibly Parky's looking to Jackson to replace him if he goes (sincerely hope he stays though).

I really hope we can do better than Jackson to replace Mooney.

I agree - I like Jackson, but he's not going to replace a winger that's just scored 1 in every 3 games in the National League.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 23, 2022, 10:08:07 PM
Another player announcement tomorrow according to Twitter

Are we guessing Mooney, Kosylo or Ferguson?
(hopefully all three 😂😂)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: PukkaPieman on May 23, 2022, 10:29:23 PM
Possibly Parky's looking to Jackson to replace him if he goes (sincerely hope he stays though).
Unfortunately Jackson has a very poor fitness record, seems hes always getting injured, pity as he's a decent player.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Alty Dave on May 24, 2022, 09:52:23 AM
Possibly Parky's looking to Jackson to replace him if he goes (sincerely hope he stays though).
Unfortunately Jackson has a very poor fitness record, seems hes always getting injured, pity as he's a decent player.
Maybe training fulltime will increase fitness levels and reduce injuries.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 24, 2022, 10:39:58 AM
Possibly Parky's looking to Jackson to replace him if he goes (sincerely hope he stays though).
Unfortunately Jackson has a very poor fitness record, seems hes always getting injured, pity as he's a decent player.
Maybe training fulltime will increase fitness levels and reduce injuries.

I'm sure that's one of the factors in the club's thinking.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 24, 2022, 03:45:20 PM
Could do without being drip fed the info, but delighted that Kosylo has signed
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 24, 2022, 03:49:49 PM
Agree with both your points wholeheartedly.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 24, 2022, 04:40:51 PM
I'm now convinced they're all signed up and this is just a massive social experiment  :P
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 24, 2022, 05:58:20 PM
Mooney and Ferguson now and a couple of full backs!

So that's another four or five days then!
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on May 24, 2022, 06:07:37 PM
I'm now convinced they're all signed up and this is just a massive social experiment  :P

Certainly keeps engagement high.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Freddie on May 24, 2022, 06:51:24 PM
I'm now convinced they're all signed up and this is just a massive social experiment  :P
The same as most seasons then  ;D
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Steve from Sale on May 24, 2022, 06:56:33 PM
I like the way they do it, it keeps us occupied during the close season, and keeps the chat going on here also.

I will be keen to find out which players we are signing who are new to us for next season, also. As well as the last season players changing to full time. Going to be interesting, plus we have the Nations League in June too, for those England fans amongst us. Then we have the start of the friendlies.

My own personal interests are Kyle Ferguson and Dan Mooney, assuming Ryan is still under contract, suspect and hope Dan Mooney will be next.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 24, 2022, 07:15:06 PM
As has been said before, it will be interesting to see what happens to those quite a few who were out on loan.
In other words, we're hearing about who's signing but who's going to be going bearing in mind, now we're full time, we've been told we're going to be operating with a much smaller, high quality, squad.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 25, 2022, 08:20:15 AM
As has been said before, it will be interesting to see what happens to those quite a few who were out on loan.
In other words, we're hearing about who's signing but who's going to be going bearing in mind, now we're full time, we've been told we're going to be operating with a much smaller, high quality, squad.

Yeah I assume there's going to be another released list at some point
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Timperley The Best on May 25, 2022, 10:17:07 AM
What sort of numbers are we looking at 18 to 20?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 25, 2022, 10:56:08 AM
I would have hoped so.
At any rate a lot fewer than the thirty odd (including loaned out players) we've got on the books at the moment).
PS. I read the article on the under eleven girls team success in reaching the final of their competition. It says altrincham community coach 'AJ' was there. Is this Leitch-Smith and if so, is he staying?
I remember a Morecambe fan saying, when he signed, that he was a good player who was unfortunately made of biscuits.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on May 25, 2022, 11:17:32 AM
I would have hoped so.
At any rate a lot fewer than the thirty odd (including loaned out players) we've got on the books at the moment).
PS. I read the article on the under eleven girls team success in reaching the final of their competition. It says altrincham community coach 'AJ' was there. Is this Leitch-Smith and if so, is he staying?
I remember a Morecambe fan saying, when he signed, that he was a good player who was unfortunately made of biscuits.

AJ is the ex Reserve keeper or maybe current
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 25, 2022, 11:20:13 AM
Thanks for that HashtagAlty 👍
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Brian Flynn on May 25, 2022, 02:00:26 PM
I would have hoped so.
At any rate a lot fewer than the thirty odd (including loaned out players) we've got on the books at the moment).
PS. I read the article on the under eleven girls team success in reaching the final of their competition. It says altrincham community coach 'AJ' was there. Is this Leitch-Smith and if so, is he staying?
I remember a Morecambe fan saying, when he signed, that he was a good player who was unfortunately made of biscuits.

AJ is the ex Reserve keeper or maybe current

AJ is Andrew Jones, former Alty Youth/Reserve Team goalkeeper, now at West Didsbury & Chorlton. He is an Altrincham FC Community Sports coach, which is why he was at Vicarage Road last week.
Ryan Forde is the current Alty Reserves goalkeeper.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 25, 2022, 02:41:20 PM
Ryan Forde is the lad we signed up from the academy right? Wonder if he's pencilled in for the future? Didn't our reserve keeper go to a league club not so long back?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on May 25, 2022, 04:09:12 PM
Ryan Forde is the lad we signed up from the academy right? Wonder if he's pencilled in for the future? Didn't our reserve keeper go to a league club not so long back?
The youth keeper joined Salford. Not heard anything about his progress since then.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Sale Holmfield on May 25, 2022, 10:49:53 PM
Ryan Forde is the lad we signed up from the academy right? Wonder if he's pencilled in for the future? Didn't our reserve keeper go to a league club not so long back?
The youth keeper went to Salford. Not heard anything about his progress since then.

That's Joel Torrance. He has  appeared on the bench for the first team at Salford City several times, without actually making an appearance, but he has turned out for Colne on loan, just as Ryan Forde has done, by coincidence.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on May 26, 2022, 09:38:49 AM
Rumours still circulating of this Young keeper coming in; but I imagine we'll continue to drip through extensions/new FT contracts and then see a flurry of signings on 1st when contract expire.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 26, 2022, 10:05:50 AM
You're probably right. Hope Mooney is one of those who drips through before then then.
By the way, do we have an idea of who the young keeper could be? There was talk of the lad at Curzon at one time.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 26, 2022, 11:16:42 AM
Mooney announced he's leaving
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 26, 2022, 11:31:27 AM
Mooney announced he's leaving

The Southend rumours were more than just smoke then.
Bad news.

Having said that however, I'm sure it's not come as too much of a surprise to Parky and no doubt he's planned accordingly.
As hashtag said, we'll find out at the end of the month.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on May 26, 2022, 11:33:23 AM
What a side step. Eh. Shame given we bought him.

Hope it works better than the last winger who learnt to love football before disappearing into obscurity
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Timperley The Best on May 26, 2022, 11:50:45 AM
Shame about mooney southend must want a left footed right winger which is rare.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Alty Bri on May 26, 2022, 11:53:56 AM
I think Dan has been amazing this season but it wasn't too long ago we were all a little concerned about his injury woes.
It's a shame but we move on.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on May 26, 2022, 11:54:23 AM
Shame about mooney southend must want a left footed right winger which is rare.

More money, and Essex girls on tap. Can't really blame him.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Mrs Warbouys on May 26, 2022, 12:03:20 PM
https://www.altrinchamfc.com/news/blow-for-alty-as-dan-bids-farewell-and-signs-for-southend
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: rorysgrandad on May 26, 2022, 12:31:38 PM
Really odd this. Not even the pull of a big club as such. If Alty had stayed part time it would have been understandable. Thought he’d have stayed with us next season if Southend was the only offer on the table and waited for something better. Moving on it’s probably best we concentrate on those committed to the cause. Thanks Dan for your time with us. He is a loss but we’ve secured several vital players so far so not the end of the world.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Toff Apple on May 26, 2022, 12:55:37 PM
Could point to us not being able to hold our own money wise even with some clubs in debt, hope not.  If he wants to go then fair do's, occasionally unplayable, occasionally not in games quite as much as i'd like
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: rorysgrandad on May 26, 2022, 01:01:27 PM
What a side step. Eh. Shame given we bought him.

Hope it works better than the last winger who learnt to love football before disappearing into obscurity
Can’t say I honestly hope it works out better for him than it did for JJ. Thank him for his time with us and his contribution. it’s best to find out whose committed to the Alty cause and who isn’t and concentrate on those individuals.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 26, 2022, 01:47:40 PM
Believe that even though he's out of contract we'll get a bit of compo as he is only 22.
It won't be very much I suspect but every little helps.
I wonder how much it's likely to be?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: that man showler on May 26, 2022, 01:54:19 PM
It's a blow no doubt about it but no player is bigger than the club we move on.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 26, 2022, 02:22:13 PM
I'm not going to lie - I'm absolutely gutted about this and it's one hell of a signing for Southend.

Given the sideways element of the move, I'm sure he'll get some stick when he lines up against us in a navy blue shirt (he'll score of course).

He had the platform to continue developing well here with full-time football under a management team with a great track record - I can't help but feel he might have moved 12 months too soon and perhaps got himself a truly big move into the Football League next year.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Bear Town Robin on May 26, 2022, 02:56:46 PM
Que ABBA’s  “Mooney, Mooney, Mooney, in a rich man’s world” when we play them next season
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Silent but Ledley on May 26, 2022, 03:04:15 PM
Mooney (money) makes the vould go round, it makes the vould go round. its a bit of a cabaret! SBL
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 26, 2022, 03:37:38 PM
I'm not going to lie - I'm absolutely gutted about this and it's one hell of a signing for Southend.

Given the sideways element of the move, I'm sure he'll get some stick when he lines up against us in a navy blue shirt (he'll score of course).

He had the platform to continue developing well here with full-time football under a management team with a great track record - I can't help but feel he might have moved 12 months too soon and perhaps got himself a truly big move into the Football League next year.

My sentiments exactly.
I think he's been smooth talked into this by collymore myself but I too believe it would have been in his better long term interest to have moved on in twelve months to, possibly, a league club.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Bath Alty on May 26, 2022, 03:42:56 PM
Given his injury record maaybe he is better off taking the money when it’s available?  Real shame though. I’m still fearful colclough may leave, albeit for a fee, and then we are on the hunt for a couple of new wingers. I think it is essential we hang on to one of them so even more nervous now.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 26, 2022, 03:53:02 PM
Losing one goalscoring winger is tough enough to take, but losing Colclough too would be hugely damaging; they're one hell of a duo and I think we'll appreciate that even more once they're gone.

Thankfully there seems to be a lot of wing options on the market, however we'd all obviously prefer to keep the players that are already embedded here.

Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on May 26, 2022, 03:56:11 PM
He was very good for Alty but he certainly isn’t irreplaceable. I would be more worried if we had lost Kossy or Ryan. Dan was a little too left foot reliable for me. I’m hoping Kyle Ferguson can be signed up.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: TheCultOfIanTunnacliffe on May 26, 2022, 05:51:51 PM


He sounds positively euphoric...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpdOvv6Jlpg (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpdOvv6Jlpg)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on May 26, 2022, 06:09:32 PM
Listening to his interview you would have thought he was dragged down to Southend. Cheer up ffs you got what you obviously wanted.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Ballers on May 26, 2022, 06:22:26 PM
I think it’s sad that he could’ve been a hero in anew era here rather than joining a club which isn’t the most stable to say the least.

He’ll be a smaller fish in a bigger pond there. It’ll go the same way as Jordan Hulme this one.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Alty Bri on May 26, 2022, 06:59:05 PM
Crikey, that interview was awful - body language was not the best. Maybe that's just the way Dan is.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: swindellsworth on May 26, 2022, 07:26:10 PM
Scored the goal at Boston that brought us back to the NL and after a quiet ( like the crowd !) last season , has been excellent and is a big loss and could be quite difficult to replace with someone of his class . It obviously looks like he's had his head turned by Collymoremoney but like the rest say the grass isn't always greener .
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 26, 2022, 07:39:53 PM
Crikey, that interview was awful - body language was not the best. Maybe that's just the way Dan is.

Seen it a million times in my day job (recruiter).

Gone for the money and a fresh challenge, push himself out of his comfort zone etc etc - but deep down he's wondered if he's done the right thing.

Time will tell.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 26, 2022, 08:22:00 PM
It really doesn't matter why he went, he's gone because he didn't want to be at Alty enough.
Parky has already made it crystal clear that everyone who is in the squad next season will be there because they're totally committed.
However good he was for us he saw his future elsewhere probably on more money. I fully understand that and wish him well but it's interesting that Mullarkey, who potentially had a better offer but clearly respected the career advice he no doubt received from the manager, chose to stay.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 26, 2022, 09:12:33 PM
It really doesn't matter why he went, he's gone because he didn't want to be at Alty enough.
Parky has already made it crystal clear that everyone who is in the squad next season will be there because they're totally committed.
However good he was for us he saw his future elsewhere probably on more money. I fully understand that and wish him well but it's interesting that Mullarkey, who potentially had a better offer but clearly respected the career advice he no doubt received from the manager, chose to stay.

Agree with this, once I feel a bit less sore about it then yes, we don't want people that don't want to be here. We clearly made him a good offer and he chose elsewhere.

Being fair to him, if Southend are giving the league a real go next season - and we know he's good at this level - then I'm sure he'll be a success there.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 27, 2022, 09:49:07 AM
Just as a tangent to the Mooney transfer, I see that he's signed up for two years with an 'option in the club's favour'.
Would it be an idea for our signings to have this option in their contracts to prevent players leaving for nothing? The extra year could be triggered if someone was going to pounce and we could get a fee.
If someone wants to go badly enough we shouldn't stop them but not for nothing!
Just a thought.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 27, 2022, 10:59:21 AM
Updated
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on May 27, 2022, 12:06:13 PM
Just as a tangent to the Mooney transfer, I see that he's signed up for two years with an 'option in the club's favour'.
Would it be an idea for our signings to have this option in their contracts to prevent players leaving for nothing? The extra year could be triggered if someone was going to pounce and we could get a fee.
If someone wants to go badly enough we shouldn't stop them but not for nothing!
Just a thought.

Yeah I suspect we'd look at this - it's slightly safer than offering them two years and extending halfway through (as with Colclough)

Unfortunately this year is a real anomaly that couldn't be helped on our side, as we didn't really know what we could offer people until recently.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 27, 2022, 02:23:22 PM
Brilliant news.

Get Ferguson tied down and we've got the makings of a great spine already.

Keep 'em coming!

It's looking a distinct possibility that Ferguson might be wanted by Barrow. If he does go there, would Jonesy be available and fancy a return? He only left for FT football as far as I remember.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 28, 2022, 05:06:48 PM
Updated with a name I never thought I'd be adding. Mega, mega signing
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: TheCultOfIanTunnacliffe on May 28, 2022, 05:13:51 PM


Undisclosed fee:

https://www.crewealex.net/news/2022/may/lundstram-july-1st/ (https://www.crewealex.net/news/2022/may/lundstram-july-1st/)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 29, 2022, 04:38:35 PM
I know I've already mentioned this, but when do we think we might hear something about what's happening to all those players we've got out on loan or on dual registration?
Surely they're all on their way given we'll be running with a much smaller squad?
Possibly the end of the month when contracts expire?
What do we think?

PS. When is our new CEO being unveiled?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on May 29, 2022, 05:11:42 PM
I know I've already mentioned this, but when do we think we might hear something about what's happening to all those players we've got out on loan or on dual registration?
Surely they're all on their way given we'll be running with a much smaller squad?
Possibly the end of the month when contracts expire?
What do we think?

PS. When is our new CEO being unveiled?

I wonder where dual reg will be more prevailent this year to keep players ticking over
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 29, 2022, 05:24:29 PM
It's a possibility but with a squad of, say 18 to 20, and 16 in a matchday squad is it likely?
We've got lots out on loan who I can't see in the new squad and if, like the end of this last season, we needed reinforcements, we'll turn to loans like we have before surely.
Consequently, I'm expecting a lot of departures.
Could be totally wrong of course 😂
(but it would be nice to know) .
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on May 30, 2022, 04:23:01 PM
Updated.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: TheCultOfIanTunnacliffe on May 30, 2022, 07:28:23 PM
Tweet

Altrincham FC
@altrinchamfc

Kyle Ferguson @kyoferg has rejected our offer & will be signing for an EFL club.

The club would like to thank Kyle for his contribution to a successful season for the Robins in the Vanarama National League and wish him all the best in his new venture.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on May 30, 2022, 07:39:20 PM
Oh well. Can't say I'm very surprised.
Good luck to him in his future career.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: CRT Butty on May 30, 2022, 07:41:35 PM
Tweet

Altrincham FC
@altrinchamfc

Kyle Ferguson @kyoferg has rejected our offer & will be signing for an EFL club.

The club would like to thank Kyle for his contribution to a successful season for the Robins in the Vanarama National League and wish him all the best in his new venture.

Drat but yeah absolutely makes sense. All the best.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 02, 2022, 06:08:35 PM
Updated. Guess Roxburgh is a mid fielder?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 02, 2022, 06:22:07 PM
Updated. Guess Roxburgh is a mid fielder?

Full back - prefers right, but can play left.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 02, 2022, 07:21:39 PM
So that's three right backs and no (first position) left backs?
Guessing Parky knows one of them at least can settle on the left.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on June 02, 2022, 07:37:53 PM
Pity Ferguson doesn’t want to sign but not really surprised, I’m convinced that lad will get into the Big time. Good luck Kyle.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 02, 2022, 08:35:22 PM
Jamie Morgan failed to make the 1 step up, so strange one. A James Berry / Lewis Salmon perhaps.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 02, 2022, 09:03:58 PM
Still waiting for the striker/goal threat we could really do with.
That signing will not be an easy one to achieve/get right but I'm positive it just has to be on the cards before August.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 02, 2022, 10:59:30 PM
Still waiting for the striker/goal threat we could really do with.
That signing will not be an easy one to achieve/get right but I'm positive it just has to be on the cards before August.

I'm more concerned that we sign a decent goalkeeper.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on June 02, 2022, 11:18:21 PM
Still waiting for the striker/goal threat we could really do with.
That signing will not be an easy one to achieve/get right but I'm positive it just has to be on the cards before August.

I'm more concerned that we sign a decent goalkeeper.

Yep I agree, not the easiest of positions to fill. I know he wasn’t the long term answer but I’m assuming Steve Drench has moved on due to Goulds new role at the club.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 03, 2022, 08:53:43 AM
Still waiting for the striker/goal threat we could really do with.
That signing will not be an easy one to achieve/get right but I'm positive it just has to be on the cards before August.

I'm more concerned that we sign a decent goalkeeper.

Yep I agree, not the easiest of positions to fill. I know he wasn’t the long term answer but I’m assuming Steve Drench has moved on due to Goulds new role at the club.

I'm not sure that Drench isn't a full-time goalkeeping coach.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 03, 2022, 09:33:33 AM
Amended
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 03, 2022, 10:23:21 AM
Still waiting for the striker/goal threat we could really do with.
That signing will not be an easy one to achieve/get right but I'm positive it just has to be on the cards before August.

I'm more concerned that we sign a decent goalkeeper.

I'm not, by a long way.
Perhaps we do need another keeper but they are much easier to get, within our likely budget, than the sort of wide forward and striker we are crying out for in the squad now Mooney has gone and we only have Dinanga as back up for Hulme.
I'd be very surprised if Parky isn't looking to get Dinanga out on loan to free up some budget to help with this. Releasing most of those out on loan might also help in this respect.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 03, 2022, 02:21:11 PM
We went through the same nonsense last summer.

People saying we'd struggle because we hadn't recruited, when most teams hadn't even started yet.

We've obviously done some business early because we've got more to do than the average club, but there's still plenty to be done and it will happen.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: rorysgrandad on June 03, 2022, 02:31:58 PM
We went through the same nonsense last summer.

People saying we'd struggle because we hadn't recruited, when most teams hadn't even started yet.

We've obviously done some business early because we've got more to do than the average club, but there's still plenty to be done and it will happen.
In Parky we trust. We could have an entire squad in place now but that would be meaningless if it was strewn with poor signings.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 03, 2022, 02:48:53 PM
We went through the same nonsense last summer.

People saying we'd struggle because we hadn't recruited, when most teams hadn't even started yet.

We've obviously done some business early because we've got more to do than the average club, but there's still plenty to be done and it will happen.

Although I might have come across as being negative, I certainly don't disagree with you Marple.
You're quite right right to say there's plenty of time.
However I think I'm correct in highlighting what we need and, imvho, a keeper would be about the third most important signing we need to make.
As rorysgrandad said, in Parky we trust and I'm sure that if potential improvements are available, he'll be in there trying to bring them in.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Seth on June 03, 2022, 09:12:42 PM
We went through the same nonsense last summer.

People saying we'd struggle because we hadn't recruited, when most teams hadn't even started yet.

We've obviously done some business early because we've got more to do than the average club, but there's still plenty to be done and it will happen.
And we struggled for a striker until Christmas
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 03, 2022, 10:29:27 PM
We went through the same nonsense last summer.

People saying we'd struggle because we hadn't recruited, when most teams hadn't even started yet.

We've obviously done some business early because we've got more to do than the average club, but there's still plenty to be done and it will happen.
And we struggled for a striker until Christmas

We recruited a highly rated striker in time for the start of the season. Unfortunately it was Marcus Dinanga.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: CRT Butty on June 03, 2022, 10:42:27 PM
We went through the same nonsense last summer.

People saying we'd struggle because we hadn't recruited, when most teams hadn't even started yet.

We've obviously done some business early because we've got more to do than the average club, but there's still plenty to be done and it will happen.
And we struggled for a striker until Christmas

We recruited a highly rated striker in time for the start of the season. Unfortunately it was Marcus Dinanga.

Miaow!!
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: rorysgrandad on June 04, 2022, 09:59:14 AM
We went through the same nonsense last summer.

People saying we'd struggle because we hadn't recruited, when most teams hadn't even started yet.

We've obviously done some business early because we've got more to do than the average club, but there's still plenty to be done and it will happen.
And we struggled for a striker until Christmas

We recruited a highly rated striker in time for the start of the season. Unfortunately it was Marcus Dinanga.
He does look the part. However I’m still waiting as that great philosopher Diana Ross once said.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Mick on June 04, 2022, 11:29:21 PM
Ms Ross took a great penalty......as many of us will recall
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: alty.fc on June 05, 2022, 08:41:14 AM
We went through the same nonsense last summer.

People saying we'd struggle because we hadn't recruited, when most teams hadn't even started yet.

We've obviously done some business early because we've got more to do than the average club, but there's still plenty to be done and it will happen.
And we struggled for a striker until Christmas

We recruited a highly rated striker in time for the start of the season. Unfortunately it was Marcus Dinanga.

Miaow!!
who yet had a higher goals per minute average than our prolific striker now captain last season . It's a funny old world . And before you all start Hulme is a Far far superior all round player . It just makes me laugh when people bang on about him being a prolific striker and the best since Damien
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 05, 2022, 08:48:28 AM
I don't recall seeing people saying how prolific he'd be in the national.
He's not played at this level apart from last year, I don't believe.
I think we all think that he's the target man and hold up player we need up top and Dinanga certainly isn't.
Having said that though don't we need to sign another player to compete for this role?
I'm sure moves are afoot in this area.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: alty.fc on June 05, 2022, 08:53:38 AM
There are plenty of the comments in the Facebook fans page
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 05, 2022, 09:12:54 AM
There are plenty of the comments in the Facebook fans page

I'm much too ancient and much too much of a Luddite to be on Facebook, Instagram, twitter or any of those things but I'd certainly take your word for it Alty.
I thought you meant on here.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: alty.fc on June 05, 2022, 09:57:50 AM
I don't recall seeing people saying how prolific he'd be in the national.
He's not played at this level apart from last year, I don't believe.
I think we all think that he's the target man and hold up player we need up top and Dinanga certainly isn't.
Having said that though don't we need to sign another player to compete for this role?
I'm sure moves are afoot in this area.
we certainly need another strong presence up front . Notoriously hard to find
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 05, 2022, 11:09:26 AM
Scott Boden has been released by Borehamwood. Didn't he come from Halifax?

Having said that, he's 32
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 05, 2022, 12:19:52 PM
Rumours circulating about Christian Dibble on Twitter joining us
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 06, 2022, 09:56:48 PM
Scott Boden has been released by Borehamwood. Didn't he come from Halifax?

Having said that, he's 32

Just signed for York.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 06, 2022, 10:00:26 PM
Scott Boden has been released by Borehamwood. Didn't he come from Halifax?

Having said that, he's 32

Just signed for York.

Thouht he'd have been good for us
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 06, 2022, 10:41:52 PM
Me too. Plenty of experience and would have been great on a one year deal.
Must have been offered a good wage at York I would have thought.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: CRT Butty on June 07, 2022, 09:24:30 AM
Me too. Plenty of experience and would have been great on a one year deal.
Must have been offered a good wage at York I would have thought.

More than we could I reckon.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 07, 2022, 07:15:32 PM
Updated. Welcome and good luck
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 07, 2022, 07:47:46 PM
Welcome to Alty, Liam!
Good luck in your career here.
Hope it's a long, successful one!
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 07, 2022, 08:33:15 PM
Damp squibs compared to some others in the league
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: PukkaPieman on June 07, 2022, 08:59:33 PM
Damp squibs compared to some others in the league
FFS Jack, give em a chance before making judgement  :-[
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 07, 2022, 09:22:08 PM
Damp squibs compared to some others in the league

🤯
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 07, 2022, 09:32:36 PM
Damp squibs compared to some others in the league

We're building for the future. Good young players who we can develop.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on June 07, 2022, 11:26:43 PM
Damp squibs compared to some others in the league

We're building for the future. Good young players who we can develop.

Duncan Watmore  is a classic example, Kyle Ferguson was only a year older and he coped easily
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: AltyRobin on June 08, 2022, 12:18:06 AM
Damp squibs compared to some others in the league

Don’t usually agree but I do here. These young lads will get eaten alive in this league
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Andrew Flynn on June 08, 2022, 08:22:10 AM
It’s not clear that they’re being signed for immediate first team action. I’d imagine they’re not (see Salmon, Berry, Hall), but if they play their way into the side and they’re good enough then what signings they could be. Low risk, high reward as opposed to the influx of ageing ex-League players last summer.

We’ve got a massive squad to build here, it requires a mixture of steady Conference heads, who we’re all expecting to arrive in time, and the younger talent that we’re identifying.

Some players are on holiday, some may have numerous offers of which we are one. There’s two months to go. Let it play out.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 08, 2022, 08:24:56 AM
It’s not clear that they’re being signed for immediate first team action. I’d imagine they’re not (see Salmon, Berry, Hall), but if they play their way into the side and they’re good enough then what signings they could be. Low risk, high reward as opposed to the influx of ageing ex-League players last summer.

We’ve got a massive squad to build here, it requires a mixture of steady Conference heads, who we’re all expecting to arrive in time, and the younger talent that we’re identifying.

Some players are on holiday, some may have numerous offers of which we are one. There’s two months to go. Let it play out.

Calm down, you're not allowed to use common sense around these parts!

If HA had his way, Parky would have had his P45 months ago
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 08, 2022, 08:56:43 AM
Just a couple of points.
Firstly, I don't think we're building a massive squad and we've got fifteen already so only four or five more to come I'd say.
Secondly, I'd say you're correct in saying more experienced players will be coming in over the next couple of weeks. My wishes would be for a keeper, centre back, wide player and a number nine. It isn't easy, that's why it's seemed to be taking so long.
Keep the faith!
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 08, 2022, 09:00:41 AM
It’s not clear that they’re being signed for immediate first team action. I’d imagine they’re not (see Salmon, Berry, Hall), but if they play their way into the side and they’re good enough then what signings they could be. Low risk, high reward as opposed to the influx of ageing ex-League players last summer.

We’ve got a massive squad to build here, it requires a mixture of steady Conference heads, who we’re all expecting to arrive in time, and the younger talent that we’re identifying.

Some players are on holiday, some may have numerous offers of which we are one. There’s two months to go. Let it play out.

Calm down, you're not allowed to use common sense around these parts!

If HA had his way, Parky would have had his P45 months ago

Don't act like you don't think these have hyberbole Andrew, we're in the same off-air chats. As I said you it's clear there's a plan to profit from kids but that doesn't mean they need to be treated like Marquee signung

And Marple, that's nonsense isn't it, complete nonsense. I wanted us to change away watching 18 games without a win playing hoof ball.

I don't remember the P45 being painted on the banner, or when we were one of handleful of hardcore not to boo him off at Solihull (we actually clapped and backed him).

Always said Phil is our best hope of EFL status, he just needed to stop playing Porter and Peers who were statistically sh*t and play Football. You wouldn't believe what happened after we reverted to our style of play and signed a few steady heads.. Oh wait we won 5 in a row at home without conceeed.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Leon on June 08, 2022, 09:09:02 AM
Just a couple of points.
Firstly, I don't think we're building a massive squad and we've got fifteen already so only four or five more to come I'd say.
Secondly, I'd say you're correct in saying more experienced players will be coming in over the next couple of weeks. My wishes would be for a keeper, centre back, wide player and a number nine. It isn't easy, that's why it's seemed to be taking so long.
Keep the faith!

On the first point, I'm sure we'll end up with a lot more players on our books than we will have in our first team squad (which we're told will be 18-20). Lads like the one we've just signed will, I would guess, mostly be out on loan to develop them towards the first team in a year or two.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Andrew Flynn on June 08, 2022, 10:31:28 AM
It’s not clear that they’re being signed for immediate first team action. I’d imagine they’re not (see Salmon, Berry, Hall), but if they play their way into the side and they’re good enough then what signings they could be. Low risk, high reward as opposed to the influx of ageing ex-League players last summer.

We’ve got a massive squad to build here, it requires a mixture of steady Conference heads, who we’re all expecting to arrive in time, and the younger talent that we’re identifying.

Some players are on holiday, some may have numerous offers of which we are one. There’s two months to go. Let it play out.

Calm down, you're not allowed to use common sense around these parts!

If HA had his way, Parky would have had his P45 months ago

Don't act like you don't think these have hyberbole Andrew, we're in the same off-air chats. As I said you it's clear there's a plan to profit from kids but that doesn't mean they need to be treated like Marquee signung

And Marple, that's nonsense isn't it, complete nonsense. I wanted us to change away watching 18 games without a win playing hoof ball.

I don't remember the P45 being painted on the banner, or when we were one of handleful of hardcore not to boo him off at Solihull (we actually clapped and backed him).

Always said Phil is our best hope of EFL status, he just needed to stop playing Porter and Peers who were statistically sh*t and play Football. You wouldn't believe what happened after we reverted to our style of play and signed a few steady heads.. Oh wait we won 5 in a row at home without conceeed.

Calm down man. My post wasn't targeted at you, as much as you've taken it that way and gone off on a rant.

But if you're going to cite offline chats about the plan being to profit from these recent signings, perhaps you should post those thoughts on here instead, as opposed to calling them damp squibs, which is doing nothing to improve the way some of the contributors view you on here.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 08, 2022, 10:46:13 AM
It’s not clear that they’re being signed for immediate first team action. I’d imagine they’re not (see Salmon, Berry, Hall), but if they play their way into the side and they’re good enough then what signings they could be. Low risk, high reward as opposed to the influx of ageing ex-League players last summer.

We’ve got a massive squad to build here, it requires a mixture of steady Conference heads, who we’re all expecting to arrive in time, and the younger talent that we’re identifying.

Some players are on holiday, some may have numerous offers of which we are one. There’s two months to go. Let it play out.

Calm down, you're not allowed to use common sense around these parts!

If HA had his way, Parky would have had his P45 months ago

Don't act like you don't think these have hyberbole Andrew, we're in the same off-air chats. As I said you it's clear there's a plan to profit from kids but that doesn't mean they need to be treated like Marquee signung

And Marple, that's nonsense isn't it, complete nonsense. I wanted us to change away watching 18 games without a win playing hoof ball.

I don't remember the P45 being painted on the banner, or when we were one of handleful of hardcore not to boo him off at Solihull (we actually clapped and backed him).

Always said Phil is our best hope of EFL status, he just needed to stop playing Porter and Peers who were statistically sh*t and play Football. You wouldn't believe what happened after we reverted to our style of play and signed a few steady heads.. Oh wait we won 5 in a row at home without conceeed.

Calm down man. My post wasn't targeted at you, as much as you've taken it that way and gone off on a rant.

But if you're going to cite offline chats about the plan being to profit from these recent signings, perhaps you should post those thoughts on here instead, as opposed to calling them damp squibs, which is doing nothing to improve the way some of the contributors view you on here.

I'm not arsed how people view me, strong opinions will do that. But I won't have people twist my comments.

Plenty wanted him gone, dont take the easy swipe, you're better than that.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on June 08, 2022, 11:12:24 AM
It’s not clear that they’re being signed for immediate first team action. I’d imagine they’re not (see Salmon, Berry, Hall), but if they play their way into the side and they’re good enough then what signings they could be. Low risk, high reward as opposed to the influx of ageing ex-League players last summer.

We’ve got a massive squad to build here, it requires a mixture of steady Conference heads, who we’re all expecting to arrive in time, and the younger talent that we’re identifying.

Some players are on holiday, some may have numerous offers of which we are one. There’s two months to go. Let it play out.

Calm down, you're not allowed to use common sense around these parts!

If HA had his way, Parky would have had his P45 months ago

Don't act like you don't think these have hyberbole Andrew, we're in the same off-air chats. As I said you it's clear there's a plan to profit from kids but that doesn't mean they need to be treated like Marquee signung

And Marple, that's nonsense isn't it, complete nonsense. I wanted us to change away watching 18 games without a win playing hoof ball.

I don't remember the P45 being painted on the banner, or when we were one of handleful of hardcore not to boo him off at Solihull (we actually clapped and backed him).

Always said Phil is our best hope of EFL status, he just needed to stop playing Porter and Peers who were statistically sh*t and play Football. You wouldn't believe what happened after we reverted to our style of play and signed a few steady heads.. Oh wait we won 5 in a row at home without conceeed.

Calm down man. My post wasn't targeted at you, as much as you've taken it that way and gone off on a rant.

But if you're going to cite offline chats about the plan being to profit from these recent signings, perhaps you should post those thoughts on here instead, as opposed to calling them damp squibs, which is doing nothing to improve the way some of the contributors view you on here.

I'm not arsed how people view me, strong opinions will do that. But I won't have people twist my comments.

Plenty wanted him gone, dont take the easy swipe, you're better than that.

I’m not too sure that plenty of folk wanted him gone, Jack.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Ballers on June 08, 2022, 07:19:02 PM
I think they’re probably squad fillers. You need 20 odd fit players louring the week to do full training with.

Might be a good time to pull in a few young talents before f**king Macclesfield do
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 08, 2022, 09:05:37 PM
I think they’re probably squad fillers. You need 20 odd fit players louring the week to do full training with.

Might be a good time to pull in a few young talents before f**king Macclesfield do

They bought our last one
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: TheCultOfIanTunnacliffe on June 10, 2022, 07:50:49 PM

Yet another teaser:

https://twitter.com/altrinchamfc/status/1535324634781868032 (https://twitter.com/altrinchamfc/status/1535324634781868032)

Any guesses?

Possibly a goalkeeper?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Bath Alty on June 10, 2022, 08:12:22 PM
The commentary says “the altrincham goal scorer is” and then cuts out so my guess is a forward-could be a big one?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: alty.fc on June 10, 2022, 08:27:29 PM
The commentary says “the altrincham goal scorer is” and then cuts out so my guess is a forward-could be a big one?
Chris senior ?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: swindellsworth on June 10, 2022, 09:31:19 PM
Ian Tunnacliffe was a big forward too
Leo Skeete                   "
Dave Furnival               " 
    🙄
            . 
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 10, 2022, 09:38:57 PM
Who's that 6'9" striker at Solihull? Hudlin? 😊
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: swindellsworth on June 10, 2022, 09:53:25 PM
Blimey yeah he's enormous .
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: PaulClementsLaments on June 10, 2022, 10:07:39 PM
Striker could be Emmanuel Dieseruvwe who scored goals for Grimsby in the play-offs was a loanee from Tranmere who aren't renewing his contract. Based in the North West.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 10, 2022, 10:13:53 PM
Striker could be Emmanuel Dieseruvwe who scored goals for Grimsby in the play-offs was a loanee from Tranmere who aren't renewing his contract. Based in the North West.

I'd guess either him or Asante from Chesterfield. (he says with his fingers crossed!).
Both have had spells at Chester so lots of room for bantz in the local down here! 😉
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Alty Bri on June 10, 2022, 10:53:02 PM
Asante would be absolutely bonkers. As brilliant as he is, he's never ever fit. Dieseruvwe makes perfect sense but I suspect it will be a right winger to replace Mooney.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Mrs Warbouys on June 10, 2022, 11:01:38 PM
Jake Cooper was born 02/01/01 is 21 and more importantly has just appeared on the Rotherham released list
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on June 10, 2022, 11:08:48 PM
Jake Cooper was born 02/01/01 is 21 and more importantly has just appeared on the Rotherham released list

Good shout he is a decent centre back

I wondered about that keeper at Grimsby… Crocombe his number is 21
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Altyrocket on June 10, 2022, 11:18:08 PM
Blimey yeah he's enormous .

Think he has gone to Huddersfield.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: rorysgrandad on June 11, 2022, 06:09:22 AM
This is more difficult than the Times crossword.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Andrew Flynn on June 11, 2022, 07:14:22 AM
Jake Cooper was born 02/01/01 is 21 and more importantly has just appeared on the Rotherham released list

Cracked it there I think.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 11, 2022, 08:13:15 AM
Jake Cooper was born 02/01/01 is 21 and more importantly has just appeared on the Rotherham released list

Cracked it there I think.

Agreed, it's Jake Cooper.

Solves the 'goalscorer is...' conundrum too, as I assume it'll be from the one goal he scored for us last season.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 11, 2022, 11:39:58 AM
This is more difficult than the Times crossword.

Only took 11 minutes today - this still has me scratching my head after the same number of hours 🤣
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: TheCultOfIanTunnacliffe on June 11, 2022, 12:42:05 PM


Another plausible theory (as propounded below) is Alex Reid, who's certainly surplus to requirements at Edgeley Park now that County have signed Kyle Wootton:

https://twitter.com/Timpmark/status/1535369366346567687 (https://twitter.com/Timpmark/status/1535369366346567687)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 11, 2022, 01:26:05 PM
Updated.

Welcome to Alty on a ft basis
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 11, 2022, 01:26:40 PM


Another plausible theory (as propounded below) is Alex Reid, who's certainly surplus to requirements at Edgeley Park now that County have signed Kyle Wootton:

https://twitter.com/Timpmark/status/1535369366346567687 (https://twitter.com/Timpmark/status/1535369366346567687)

That's a very good shout and I certainly wouldn't be disappointed if he signed for us! 18 in 55 games is just what we need.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 11, 2022, 01:28:38 PM
PS. Announced as jake cooper on twitter just now! 👍


PPS. Can we have Alex Reid too please?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Ballers on June 11, 2022, 01:33:49 PM
I’m happy with that. I thought he was better than Ferguson but I seemed to be in the minority.

At the very least we’ll start with a centre back partnership of Cooper and Mullarkey which was solid enough this season before we start titting about with others.

Baines sounds a good player but at least I’ve seen these two play together.

Would like us to get Perrett and Jones too.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 11, 2022, 01:44:35 PM
I’m happy with that. I thought he was better than Ferguson but I seemed to be in the minority.

At the very least we’ll start with a centre back partnership of Cooper and Mullarkey which was solid enough this season before we start titting about with others.

Baines sounds a good player but at least I’ve seen these two play together.

Would like us to get Perrett and Jones too.

I certainly think Cooper was unlucky not to be starting as he hadn't done anything wrong (in fact, his first big error came right at the end of the season) - but I do think Ferguson looked a particularly super player.

Given the reputation Baines brings with him, I actually think it'll be him and Toby with Jake Cooper in reserve. If clubs come back for Toby, then Cooper will step in like Toby did when James Jones left.

I'd love Harry Perritt back, but I think Accy will probably want to have a good luck at him in pre season because he's good enough to be a squad lpayer for them immediately.

I did think Jones might have been released by Stoke, but given they brought him back for their U23s they must still have him in their plans. He'll be more realistic than Perritt imo.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 11, 2022, 01:59:55 PM
That's the back four sorted now. We've got three for the two midfield spots so now we just (!) need a keeper, wide player and target man.

By the way, when do release our list of players we are letting go from those who've been out on loan? Has anyone any idea?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Sarf London Alty on June 11, 2022, 05:12:07 PM
That's the back four sorted now. We've got three for the two midfield spots so now we just (!) need a keeper, wide player and target man.

By the way, when do release our list of players we are letting go from those who've been out on loan? Has anyone any idea?

Yes, getting our business done nice and early. Pro-actively signing the likes of Cooper and Lundstrum undoubtedly one of the obvious benefits of us going FT. Not a whole lot to do now other than the ones you mention and also keep our fingers crossed re Colclough. A bit of clarity on the training ground too when we have that, assuming it’s largely signed off to be at Egerton by Knutsford as previously mentioned.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 11, 2022, 05:35:20 PM
Yes. I'd forgotten about the training ground. It's not been officially mentioned as being Egerton I don't think but we're all assuming that's where it's going to be.
Surely training will be starting in a couple of weeks given that we're only four weeks away from the start of the friendlies? I'd have expected to hear something soon about both things.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 11, 2022, 06:40:59 PM
I wonder if Parky's tempted to try three at the back a bit more next season.

Not been a success when deployed so far, granted - however we never had the personnel to execute it particularly well (especially given Digie was involved).

We've signed a very obviously left-sided centre back, two particularly attacking full backs - and haven't strengthened as much at number 10 which would make way.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Leon on June 11, 2022, 08:20:22 PM
I’m happy with that. I thought he was better than Ferguson but I seemed to be in the minority.

At the very least we’ll start with a centre back partnership of Cooper and Mullarkey which was solid enough this season before we start titting about with others.

Baines sounds a good player but at least I’ve seen these two play together.

Would like us to get Perrett and Jones too.

I certainly think Cooper was unlucky not to be starting as he hadn't done anything wrong (in fact, his first big error came right at the end of the season) - but I do think Ferguson looked a particularly super player.

Given the reputation Baines brings with him, I actually think it'll be him and Toby with Jake Cooper in reserve. If clubs come back for Toby, then Cooper will step in like Toby did when James Jones left.

I'd love Harry Perritt back, but I think Accy will probably want to have a good luck at him in pre season because he's good enough to be a squad lpayer for them immediately.

I did think Jones might have been released by Stoke, but given they brought him back for their U23s they must still have him in their plans. He'll be more realistic than Perritt imo.

Not quite true. Cooper made a big mistake that led to the corner from which Southend took the lead against us at Roots Hall. He seemed to carry the can for that loss and it opened the door for Ferguson. I do though think that Cooper looked a solid player and at 21 is an excellent signing.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 11, 2022, 10:38:40 PM
We're conveniently forgetting his first touch in an Alty shirt, just seconds into his debut. He made a hash of clearing a routine ball, and Woking were a goal ahead as a result (in fairness, the rest of the defence could have done better, but it started from him).
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Hugh on June 12, 2022, 03:48:08 AM
I seem to remember a story about a certain defender (Stuart Pearce?) who early in his career made a bad mistake and was asked about it by his manager ("he's done you there"). Apparently he promised him it wouldn't happen again - and the rest is history, so to speak. At 21, and playing full time, there is plenty of time for my namesake to sort these things out. And if he doesn't we could always go back to Digie... :)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Ukrainian Alty on June 12, 2022, 08:55:36 AM

Dave Furnival             
    🙄
            .

My Dad and his mates used to call him 'Rising damp'
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 12, 2022, 09:35:21 AM
Fair enough, I stand corrected on his errors - I guess we all agree he's a good player with lots of poential, and I'm pleased he's here longer term to develop further under Parky.

In any case I firmly believe Baines will start ahead of him so I think Cooper will continue to be understudy for now.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: TheCultOfIanTunnacliffe on June 17, 2022, 04:26:47 PM


Curious link:

https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837 (https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 17, 2022, 05:07:08 PM


Curious link:

https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837 (https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837)

Do you think they'd take Dinanga in a straight swap? 🤫


PS. It's only supposed to be old stagers like me who can find the time to research such arcane sites as this!
If you're still working from home you're being a very naughty boy! 😉 😊😊
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Bath Alty on June 17, 2022, 05:20:46 PM
I’d hope we could do better than 6 goals in 33 for a centre forward from the league below
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 17, 2022, 05:53:58 PM
It's totally academic - he's not likely to up sticks and come here if there are three other National League clubs interested, all of whom are down south.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: One Foot in the Grave on June 17, 2022, 05:55:45 PM


Curious link:

https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837 (https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837)

Do you think they'd take Dinanga in a straight swap?

I doubt they'd take him if we paid them !
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 17, 2022, 05:57:20 PM


Curious link:

https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837 (https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837)

Do you think they'd take Dinanga in a straight swap?

I doubt they'd take him if we paid them !

We could have a whip round? 😂
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 17, 2022, 05:59:55 PM


Curious link:

https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837 (https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837)

Do you think they'd take Dinanga in a straight swap?

I doubt they'd take him if we paid them !

I know we weren't a fan, but he has adecent track record in the league below
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on June 17, 2022, 07:47:43 PM


Curious link:

https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837 (https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837)

Do you think they'd take Dinanga in a straight swap?

I doubt they'd take him if we paid them !

I know we weren't a fan, but he has adecent track record in the league below

He did well for Dartford.. National North/South is where he’s best..

I wouldnt be surprised if he went back to Dartford on Loan
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 17, 2022, 11:32:34 PM


Curious link:

https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837 (https://www.allnigeriasoccer.com/read_news.php?nid=43837)

Do you think they'd take Dinanga in a straight swap?

I doubt they'd take him if we paid them !

I know we weren't a fan, but he has adecent track record in the league below

He did well for Dartford.. National North/South is where he’s best..

I wouldnt be surprised if he went back to Dartford on Loan

Clubs at that level will fork out for a proven striker, I don't expect to see him here come September
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 18, 2022, 04:33:34 PM
F. A. O. Robininstockport!

Come on lad, more updating work to do! 😉
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 19, 2022, 08:13:29 PM
My first choice striker would have been Danny Elliott from Boston - but he's a Nottingham lad and I believe the likes of Notts and Chesterfield are looking at him (as well as Gateshead).

Alex Newby from Rochdale is close to signing for York - shame, as he's a left footed right winger. I'm still hopeful that Stockport might be willing to part with his brother once they get their own recruitment done.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 20, 2022, 05:05:17 AM
F. A. O. Robininstockport!

Come on lad, more updating work to do! 😉

Sorry for the delay
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 20, 2022, 08:46:22 AM
😂😉
You're doing a grand job! 👍




PS. Morgan's still there. 😉
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: PukkaPieman on June 20, 2022, 03:50:40 PM
Sorry for the delay
Great job but Pringle is a midfielder m8.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 23, 2022, 10:41:27 AM
Sorry for the delay
Great job but Pringle is a midfielder m8.

Duly amended
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 23, 2022, 11:00:06 AM

PS. Morgan's still there. 😉

Bump 😏
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 25, 2022, 10:59:13 AM

PS. Morgan's still there. 😉

Bump 😏

Thought he'd gone to Chester?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 25, 2022, 11:20:48 AM

PS. Morgan's still there. 😉

Bump 😏

Thought he'd gone to Chester?

He certainly has but he's still showing as a member of our defenders! 😉
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 25, 2022, 04:19:43 PM

PS. Morgan's still there. 😉

Bump 😏

Thought he'd gone to Chester?

He certainly has but he's still showing as a member of our defenders! 😉

Arrrhhh. I'm with you
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 25, 2022, 04:25:44 PM
Well done RiS! 😉

Incidently, does anyone else think, given the players signed, we might be going 4-3-3 in the coming season?
I can't decide whether this would be preferable or not. What do you lot think?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Alty Bri on June 25, 2022, 05:37:24 PM
I don't think we'll go 433. There will be 3-5 players joining the club between now and the opening fixture. We are very clearly light up front, so I can see quite a lot of trialists being strikers.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: JD on June 25, 2022, 05:41:58 PM
Keep an eye out for one or two loans as a couple of higher level managers look to get players some 1st team experience.
i think Parkie and Sorvs will have made some good connections since both going full time.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on June 26, 2022, 07:29:18 PM
Updated
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Hugh on June 28, 2022, 05:19:41 PM
As far as I know the following are the confirmed signed players

Goalkeepers

Bryne
Gould


Defenders

Baines
Cooper
Mullarkey
Barrows
Roxburgh
Brockbank


Midfielders

Lundstram
Marriott
Osbourne
Pringle


Attackers

Colclough
Dinanga
Hulme
Jackson
Kosylo



I'll try to keep the list up to date

Should that be Byrne? (Just in case he doesn't fancy being called "Bryne" :) )
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Macsporran on June 28, 2022, 06:20:12 PM
On a forum full of pedants, you have just taken top spot Hugh.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: HashtagAlty on June 28, 2022, 06:51:05 PM
                 Byrne

Barrows Baines Mullark Brockbank
   
      Marriot Lundstrum

      Colclough Kosylo XXX

            Hulme


Subs :Roxburgh Osborne Pringle Dinanga Jackson

Striker and Winger needed.

Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Bangor on Dee Robin on June 28, 2022, 06:52:59 PM
On a forum full of pedants, you have just taken top spot Hugh.
[Pot, Kettle etc  ;)]
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Hugh on June 28, 2022, 08:00:21 PM
On a forum full of pedants, you have just taken top spot Hugh.

I hate to be a cleverdick, just that I wouldn't want Oliver to think we were having a go at him already , you know. :)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: wayno on June 28, 2022, 08:05:24 PM
On a forum full of pedants, you have just taken top spot Hugh.
I fully intend to win this title back ASAP
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Hugh on June 28, 2022, 08:13:12 PM
Thats "as soon as possible", Wayno...
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: wayno on June 28, 2022, 08:17:37 PM
Thats "as soon as possible", Wayno...
Don't toy with me 😂😂
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: oneedham on June 28, 2022, 08:26:30 PM
                 Byrne

Barrows Baines Mullark Brockbank
   
      Marriot Lundstrum

      Colclough Kosylo XXX

            Hulme


Subs :Roxburgh Osborne Pringle Dinanga Jackson

Striker and Winger needed.

Cooper
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Ballers on June 28, 2022, 09:32:02 PM
                 Byrne

Barrows Baines Mullark Brockbank
   
      Marriot Lundstrum

      Colclough Kosylo XXX

            Hulme


Subs :Roxburgh Osborne Pringle Dinanga Jackson

Striker and Winger needed.

Cooper

Having seen Parky state today in his interview that Barrows and Brockbank will be the starting full backs, I’d definitely want Cooper and Mullarkey in the centre.

I mean, that back 5 you’ve got there is proper green isn’t it, really need Baines to be dead good don’t we.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: oneedham on June 28, 2022, 09:53:55 PM
                 Byrne

Barrows Baines Mullark Brockbank
   
      Marriot Lundstrum

      Colclough Kosylo XXX

            Hulme


Subs :Roxburgh Osborne Pringle Dinanga Jackson

Striker and Winger needed.

Cooper

Having seen Parky state today in his interview that Barrows and Brockbank will be the starting full backs, I’d definitely want Cooper and Mullarkey in the centre.

I mean, that back 5 you’ve got there is proper green isn’t it, really need Baines to be dead good don’t we.

Defo would have Cooper on the bench.

We defo need Baines to hit the ground running.

The full backs sound exciting and I am a fan of overlapping attacking fullbacks but we will have to see whether they are experienced enough to make the right runs and not leave themselves exposed.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 28, 2022, 09:57:10 PM
                 Byrne

Barrows Baines Mullark Brockbank
   
      Marriot Lundstrum

      Colclough Kosylo XXX

            Hulme


Subs :Roxburgh Osborne Pringle Dinanga Jackson

Striker and Winger needed.

Cooper

Having seen Parky state today in his interview that Barrows and Brockbank will be the starting full backs, I’d definitely want Cooper and Mullarkey in the centre.

I mean, that back 5 you’ve got there is proper green isn’t it, really need Baines to be dead good don’t we.

Lewis Baines is older, more experienced, and an England C international. He'll start in the left hand berth:

                      Byrne

Barrows  Mullarkey  Baines  Brockbank
   
            Marriott  Lundstram

       x            Kosylo       Colclough

                     Hulme
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Bath Alty on June 28, 2022, 10:15:51 PM
If that’s first XI what does cover look like?

Gk. Gould. (Ok)

RB. Roxbrough or Jackson at a push. (Ok)
LB. Roxbrough can apparently play either side but not sure he’s good enough to cover his second best position if he can’t get in the team in his favourite one. Does Baines move across? (Looks iffy)

CB Cooper (could do with four ideally but given small budget we will have to get a loan in in the event of injury any worse than a niggle)

CM osbourne and Pringle. (More depth here than anywhere else although I don’t rate Pringle this far back)

Wingers. Jackson and Pringle (OK if new first choice is genuine first XI quality)

No 10. Pringle (he’s covering a lot of positions but I think he’s ok here)

Striker. Dinanga. (Not sure he is good enough even as cover / bench)

Parky said one or two more due in. Winger is top priority then hopefully we can get a striker / 10 to push kosylo and Jordan for their space or at least push one and provide decent cover for the other. I wonder if the 1 or 2 depends on whether we can off load dinanga?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 28, 2022, 10:30:54 PM
In brief, we need a wide forward who can score a few goals and a striker to replace Dinanga in the squad. Surely he's heading out on loan?

PS. How good are the Academy prospects?
Expecting them to be given a run out in the early friendlies then maybe NPL to get some adult games experience before being reviewed. Maybe one could be that wide player? (Duncan 2.0?🤞)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Sale Holmfield on June 28, 2022, 10:39:33 PM
In brief, we need a wide forward who can score a few goals and a striker to replace Dinanga in the squad. Surely he's heading out on loan?

PS. How good are the Academy prospects?
Expecting them to be given a run out in the early friendlies then maybe NPL to get some adult games experience before being reviewed. Maybe one could be that wide player? (Duncan 2.0?🤞)

It's asking a lot of one of the Academy lads to become a first team regular this season, although you never know. I am expecting them to have a combination of loans, as you say, with the odd substitute appearance.

I think we all agree in which area we are short. Of the current squad, Kosylo can play out wide with Ben Pringle playing as number 10, but that's making the best of things and I am sure the aim must be to get a new wide player in.

Talking of wide players, I am always a bit worried that somebody could come in for Ryan Colclough with an offer that neither the player nor the club could refuse.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on June 28, 2022, 11:19:04 PM
I know he has been injured quite a bit but Brad Jackson is a decent winger
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Steve from Sale on June 28, 2022, 11:42:22 PM
I certainly wouldn't write off Dinanga before the season starts by loaning him out. One of the new players could form a partnership with him and become a supply source for goals. A couple of goals in pre-season games and he may be worth a shot. See how he is training full time and how he fits in with the squad and new players this season. He scored a few for Dartford in a short space of time and deserves his chance, especially if he is given more goalscoring chances which he puts away. He did it for Dartford, he could do it for us. If same as last season, then send him on loan.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: distancetraveller on June 29, 2022, 12:03:10 AM
I certainly wouldn't write off Dinanga before the season starts by loaning him out. One of the new players could form a partnership with him and become a supply source for goals. A couple of goals in pre-season games and he may be worth a shot. See how he is training full time and how he fits in with the squad and new players this season. He scored a few for Dartford in a short space of time and deserves his chance, especially if he is given more goalscoring chances which he puts away. He did it for Dartford, he could do it for us. If same as last season, then send him on loan.

I get the impression the league lower down than us is his ideal level (similar to Tom Peers)
Would be delighted if he proved me wrong
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 29, 2022, 08:21:04 AM
If that’s first XI what does cover look like?

Gk. Gould. (Ok)

RB. Roxbrough or Jackson at a push. (Ok)
LB. Roxbrough can apparently play either side but not sure he’s good enough to cover his second best position if he can’t get in the team in his favourite one. Does Baines move across? (Looks iffy)

CB Cooper (could do with four ideally but given small budget we will have to get a loan in in the event of injury any worse than a niggle)

CM osbourne and Pringle. (More depth here than anywhere else although I don’t rate Pringle this far back)

Wingers. Jackson and Pringle (OK if new first choice is genuine first XI quality)

No 10. Pringle (he’s covering a lot of positions but I think he’s ok here)

Striker. Dinanga. (Not sure he is good enough even as cover / bench)

Parky said one or two more due in. Winger is top priority then hopefully we can get a striker / 10 to push kosylo and Jordan for their space or at least push one and provide decent cover for the other. I wonder if the 1 or 2 depends on whether we can off load dinanga?

Probably worth mentioning that Ross Barrows can cover at centre back, although that will mean cover for his own position.

I understand the thoughts around Dinanga but the lad seems to have been a better fit at other clubs, particularly local ones if he is still based in the south. I agree on Jackson too, he's a good squad player at this level and hopefully he can stay fit - but I'd still expect someone else more proven to come in and start.

As mentioned a million times, Elliot Newby would be perfect - there's other decent wingers on the market like Ben Tollitt from Fylde too, and Tom Walker would provide good balance with his left foot cutting in, given we seem to have signed two marauding full backs - he's proven he can score goals at this level (like Mooney).
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Andrew Flynn on June 29, 2022, 08:59:14 AM
I think we need a marquee winger to replace Mooney as an absolute priority, I don't see who's stepping up to contribute his numbers unless we can get Jordan firing. Followed by a left-back to compete with Brockbank, who may be the real deal, but if he's not then we're going to look really weak in that position. I'm not too concerned about him being thrown in at the deep end mind, Joel Senior had only ever played proper football for FC United (NPL) and a couple of games at Curzon Ashton before joining us. He seems to be very highly rated, not just by our own manager, and he's the player I'm most excited to see in pre-season.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Timperley The Best on June 29, 2022, 09:16:07 AM
Reasonable cover apart from  in the forward positions
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 29, 2022, 11:38:07 AM
I think we need a marquee winger to replace Mooney as an absolute priority, I don't see who's stepping up to contribute his numbers unless we can get Jordan firing. Followed by a left-back to compete with Brockbank, who may be the real deal, but if he's not then we're going to look really weak in that position. I'm not too concerned about him being thrown in at the deep end mind, Joel Senior had only ever played proper football for FC United (NPL) and a couple of games at Curzon Ashton before joining us. He seems to be very highly rated, not just by our own manager, and he's the player I'm most excited to see in pre-season.

Brockbank is the one obviously taking the biggest step up - I think Baines will be fine - I'm sure the management team will utilise the loan market again and give him experience a level lower if it is ultimately proven that he's not quite ready yet. They seem to be confident on him though.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Leon on June 29, 2022, 01:12:12 PM
I think we need a marquee winger to replace Mooney as an absolute priority, I don't see who's stepping up to contribute his numbers unless we can get Jordan firing. Followed by a left-back to compete with Brockbank, who may be the real deal, but if he's not then we're going to look really weak in that position. I'm not too concerned about him being thrown in at the deep end mind, Joel Senior had only ever played proper football for FC United (NPL) and a couple of games at Curzon Ashton before joining us. He seems to be very highly rated, not just by our own manager, and he's the player I'm most excited to see in pre-season.

My concern at this stage with the squad so far is where are the goals going to come from? We've lost Mooney and Hancock and haven't replaced either yet. I can't see Hulme being prolific (hope I'm wrong), so that only leaves Colclough and to an extent Kosylo. I'm sure we will be bringing one or two more attacking players in but they need to be top quality, as you say.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Alty Dave on June 29, 2022, 01:43:21 PM
I think we need a marquee winger to replace Mooney as an absolute priority, I don't see who's stepping up to contribute his numbers unless we can get Jordan firing. Followed by a left-back to compete with Brockbank, who may be the real deal, but if he's not then we're going to look really weak in that position. I'm not too concerned about him being thrown in at the deep end mind, Joel Senior had only ever played proper football for FC United (NPL) and a couple of games at Curzon Ashton before joining us. He seems to be very highly rated, not just by our own manager, and he's the player I'm most excited to see in pre-season.

My concern at this stage with the squad so far is where are the goals going to come from? We've lost Mooney and Hancock and haven't replaced either yet. I can't see Hulme being prolific (hope I'm wrong), so that only leaves Colclough and to an extent Kosylo. I'm sure we will be bringing one or two more attacking players in but they need to be top quality, as you say.
Would agree, and I think Parky eluded to one or two coming in on wing/up top. He's trialling numerous players at the moment, so hopefully someone will fit the bill. Or he's still awaiting a few feelers for later in the window.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: MarpleAlty on June 29, 2022, 03:55:05 PM
I think we need a marquee winger to replace Mooney as an absolute priority, I don't see who's stepping up to contribute his numbers unless we can get Jordan firing. Followed by a left-back to compete with Brockbank, who may be the real deal, but if he's not then we're going to look really weak in that position. I'm not too concerned about him being thrown in at the deep end mind, Joel Senior had only ever played proper football for FC United (NPL) and a couple of games at Curzon Ashton before joining us. He seems to be very highly rated, not just by our own manager, and he's the player I'm most excited to see in pre-season.

My concern at this stage with the squad so far is where are the goals going to come from? We've lost Mooney and Hancock and haven't replaced either yet. I can't see Hulme being prolific (hope I'm wrong), so that only leaves Colclough and to an extent Kosylo. I'm sure we will be bringing one or two more attacking players in but they need to be top quality, as you say.

Agreed, the loss of Mooney might be more sorely felt than we realise. Even if he'd had a stinker of a game he'd pop up with a goal, it's so hard to replace those numbers from the wing.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: TheCultOfIanTunnacliffe on June 29, 2022, 07:19:39 PM


My concern at this stage with the squad so far is where are the goals going to come from? We've lost Mooney and Hancock and haven't replaced either yet. I can't see Hulme being prolific (hope I'm wrong), so that only leaves Colclough and to an extent Kosylo. I'm sure we will be bringing one or two more attacking players in but they need to be top quality, as you say.




Exactly my fear, at present.

Two of our top four goalscorers from last season have departed: Mooney (13 goals) and Hancock (9 goals).
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 29, 2022, 07:33:08 PM
Which is why I've been banging on about the need for a wide man with a few goals in him and a back up number nine other than Dinanga.
Reading the interview given by Parky, I think we're only likely to see the former.
Hope I'm wrong.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 30, 2022, 03:07:51 PM
We could probably expect to concede a few less with the new look defence (and defensive midfield cover) but two almost-wingbacks gets me a bit twitchy.

PS. You KNOW you're getting old when not only policemen but fullbacks start looking younger and younger! 😉
😂😂😂😂
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: rorysgrandad on June 30, 2022, 05:44:27 PM
We could probably expect to concede a few less with the new look defence (and defensive midfield cover) but two almost-wingbacks gets me a bit twitchy.

PS. You KNOW you're getting old when not only policemen but fullbacks start looking younger and younger! 😉
😂😂😂😂
It’s when judges start to look young you’ve got to worry.😱
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Hash on June 30, 2022, 07:57:07 PM
I think that we should keep faith with jackson, injury and the form of mooney and colclough meant his chance were limited, even though we will still bring someone else in we have had worse options in the past so im feeling confident even with him starting.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on June 30, 2022, 08:08:37 PM
I think that we should keep faith with jackson, injury and the form of mooney and colclough meant his chance were limited, even though we will still bring someone else in we have had worse options in the past so im feeling confident even with him starting.

I guess that's something that may be answered in the friendlies. Even if he's a success though, there's no back up for the wide right berth.


PS. Or for number nine.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Andrew Flynn on July 01, 2022, 09:22:58 AM
I think that we should keep faith with jackson, injury and the form of mooney and colclough meant his chance were limited, even though we will still bring someone else in we have had worse options in the past so im feeling confident even with him starting.

That's fair, the little we have actually seen of him has been mostly at right-back, too.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Alty Bri on July 01, 2022, 10:07:02 AM
He's definitely a fabulous player, but it is worth noting that his injury problems didn't start with us. How many players can we potentially afford to carry as a full time outfit?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Andrew Flynn on July 01, 2022, 10:08:49 AM
Millenic Alli can be seen training with the squad in the recent photos on the website. Hayden Campbell too, I think.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Leon on July 01, 2022, 02:41:03 PM
Millenic Alli can be seen training with the squad in the recent photos on the website. Hayden Campbell too, I think.

Definitely Hayden Campbell - the Salford kit confirms it.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Ballers on July 01, 2022, 04:08:44 PM


My concern at this stage with the squad so far is where are the goals going to come from? We've lost Mooney and Hancock and haven't replaced either yet. I can't see Hulme being prolific (hope I'm wrong), so that only leaves Colclough and to an extent Kosylo. I'm sure we will be bringing one or two more attacking players in but they need to be top quality, as you say.




Exactly my fear, at present.

Two of our top four goalscorers from last season have departed: Mooney (13 goals) and Hancock (9 goals).

To be fair, 9 goals was a decent return from Hancock given he was press ganged into centre forward duties at times.

With Hulme up front all season he may have reached 12-15.

These are two shoes we need to fill with quality. Easier said than done I know but these aren’t replacements we can scrimp on I think.
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: JD on July 02, 2022, 11:01:49 PM


My concern at this stage with the squad so far is where are the goals going to come from? We've lost Mooney and Hancock and haven't replaced either yet. I can't see Hulme being prolific (hope I'm wrong), so that only leaves Colclough and to an extent Kosylo. I'm sure we will be bringing one or two more attacking players in but they need to be top quality, as you say.




Exactly my fear, at present.

Two of our top four goalscorers from last season have departed: Mooney (13 goals) and Hancock (9 goals).

To be fair, 9 goals was a decent return from Hancock given he was press ganged into centre forward duties at times.

With Hulme up front all season he may have reached 12-15.

These are two shoes we need to fill with quality. Easier said than done I know but these aren’t replacements we can scrimp on I think.

Call me Mr Pedantic Pants, but wouldn't replacing Hancock and Mooney be 4 shoes?  ;) ;) ;)
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on July 03, 2022, 08:04:19 PM
Duly updated
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: CRT Butty on July 03, 2022, 09:52:57 PM


My concern at this stage with the squad so far is where are the goals going to come from? We've lost Mooney and Hancock and haven't replaced either yet. I can't see Hulme being prolific (hope I'm wrong), so that only leaves Colclough and to an extent Kosylo. I'm sure we will be bringing one or two more attacking players in but they need to be top quality, as you say.




Exactly my fear, at present.

Two of our top four goalscorers from last season have departed: Mooney (13 goals) and Hancock (9 goals).

To be fair, 9 goals was a decent return from Hancock given he was press ganged into centre forward duties at times.

With Hulme up front all season he may have reached 12-15.

These are two shoes we need to fill with quality. Easier said than done I know but these aren’t replacements we can scrimp on I think.

Call me Mr Pedantic Pants, but wouldn't replacing Hancock and Mooney be 4 shoes?  ;) ;) ;)

Wouldn't they be footy boots, rather than shoes? Sorry to be picky and all that...
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: robininstockport on July 04, 2022, 06:03:25 PM
Assume Ryan Morton has signed
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: JD on July 05, 2022, 12:10:34 AM


My concern at this stage with the squad so far is where are the goals going to come from? We've lost Mooney and Hancock and haven't replaced either yet. I can't see Hulme being prolific (hope I'm wrong), so that only leaves Colclough and to an extent Kosylo. I'm sure we will be bringing one or two more attacking players in but they need to be top quality, as you say.




Exactly my fear, at present.

Two of our top four goalscorers from last season have departed: Mooney (13 goals) and Hancock (9 goals).

To be fair, 9 goals was a decent return from Hancock given he was press ganged into centre forward duties at times.

With Hulme up front all season he may have reached 12-15.

These are two shoes we need to fill with quality. Easier said than done I know but these aren’t replacements we can scrimp on I think.

Call me Mr Pedantic Pants, but wouldn't replacing Hancock and Mooney be 4 shoes?  ;) ;) ;)

Wouldn't they be footy boots, rather than shoes? Sorry to be picky and all that...

 ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: hsmith1 on July 05, 2022, 06:33:00 AM
do we have a full team or squad yet?
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: swindellsworth on July 05, 2022, 02:57:32 PM
Probably one or two more i feel .
Title: Re: Actual Signed Players
Post by: Saughall Robin on July 05, 2022, 03:06:39 PM
Probably one or two more i feel .
Starting number seven and back up number nine.