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  1. Relegation

    This is a statement I wrote at the end of last year To put that in context its also 6 wins in 22 games, 3 off against Brechin and 11 of the goals scored. Now after 26 games we have 31 goals for and only 8 wins for our 31 points - agreed we haven't had a lot of games in the last 10 wks but really we are still sitting with 20 goals in 23 games (excluding Brechin) - the January window was as poor as the summer one, its evident where we are weak and I stated in the summer the difference between promotion or struggling is a 20 goal a season striker - we went bargain basement gambles rather than tried & tested to sacrifice less journeymen for more youth to balance the books and its failed. If we go down or end up in the relegation play off its because of the club decisions and the fact we are awful and deserve it. Maybe its the wake up call the club and players need.
  2. Message for Supporters : 14/02/18

    I wonder how much of these losses could be attributed to 'wasted' wages either paying for ex-managers in Yogi & Foran plus players who were either on high salaries yet contributed little such as McNaughton, Anier, McKay and those we have refused to play such as OFW. Easy to see where as a club we have pi55ed away money - and for those who will say that its not players faults for being injured or being off for - we sign guys with horrendous records for being out of the game or failing to contribute at a similar level on a consistent basis. That coupled with off-field mismanagement and an inability to increase or maintain revenue through marketing the product its honestly a surprise we aren't in a worse position - thank goodness for that cup win and the sale of Christie to bolster the funds a bit.
  3. Who next for Scotland?

    Give him a chance, he's a decent record on paper and is probably more relevant in the game than others like Walter & Eck, also done more in the game than racist Malky. I expect the SFA to wait it out til the summer when either Moyes or Lambert will be available regardless of where they keep their clubs in the EPL.
  4. Inverness Courier

    Newpaper sales are continually falling as more folks look to news online and from sources not just attributed to the mainstream media. I've no idea on circulation figures for the IC but I doubt its bucking the trend and increasing in sales. Whether they print stories on ICT or not will unlikely affect sales to any significant degree especially if it takes time and investment for journalists to track down non-existent news when nothing is happening.
  5. Caley Jags 2017/18 squad + changes in/out

    Its been rumoured since the summer that a move to the US was what OFW wanted, shame this season has turned his whole tenure at the club sour and what he will be remembered for rather than achieving a place at the Euros with Wales. Glad he's off the payroll (or hope he is) we really need to be making sure that the guys who earn the most contribute the most. Lets hope its not too late for JR to get some new faces with the cash to enhance the squad.
  6. Championship Table

    Apparently its got so bad the club are thinking of fining the culprits..........obviously running a strict discipline policy for stupid & unnecessary behaviour
  7. Caley Jags 2017/18 squad + changes in/out

    With the Dons desperate for a keeper now and Del on the radio saying they will have someone in place prior to the game tomorrow............we can only hope he comes calling for the proven Welsh international who starred at the Euro's!!!!
  8. Susan

    Eh? Doumboya left last Jan................TBH given how we struggled infront of goal this year, I'd have had him back for this level........
  9. Championship Table

    Its an indication of how poor the Championship sides are this season in terms of quality. Previously we have seen Hearts, Sevco & Hibs storm the league - even some of these clubs convincingly beater in the play-offs, suggesting the gap to the Premiership is bigger than some like to admit. This season St Mirren look to be the strongest team yet were easily demolished by Aberdeen in the cup and when you consider ourselves & Falkirk as 2 teams who have really been dire this year are still contenders for the play-offs, it raises questions of the quality. Everyone is taking points of each other and as the above shows. Its hard to make a case of any team other than the league champions to get into the premiership next season - even a play-off final I'd consider County, Partick, Hamilton all stronger teams by a fair margin.
  10. Dundee -V- Inverness CT

    When's the replay tickets go on sale?
  11. Scottish Cup : Dundee (A) : Ticket Info

    Yes, but you need to buy the ticket before 4.30pm today - which means going to the stadium for it. Otherwise its buy them at the gate tomorrow at Dens for the stated full prices.
  12. Joe Chalmers

    Maybe it was the conditions, with the pitch looking heavy and also the game we had earlier in the wk against Falkirk. Most of the team looked tired in the final 20 mins, but Chalmers perhaps most - if Vigurs wasn't taken off to prevent a potential red card then I'm sure Trafford would have been a swap for Chalmers. His performance early in the match was solid, he did little wrong to make him noticeable and his goal was a good reward for a consistent game.
  13. Billy Mckay Hatrick at Ross County

    Unfortunately while Billy got a good number of goals first time around and developed into what looked a promising player, his career has steadily migrated backwards. While he has had some injuries, its also a case that it worked for him due to our style of play and the creativity that players like Watkins, Christie, Ross, Shinniesta etc could provide him - unfortunately other clubs haven't had this level of quality around him and on paper his career is on a downward path. If RC are relegated (or not) with his poor record of goals again this year his next move will probably be Championship - unless his form and more importantly number of goals turn. Seems a decent guy but been unlucky places he's went.
  14. Away fans

    Away fans making noise in the main stand, no wonder it doesn't go down well, that'll drown out the noise of the Worthers wrappers Plenty of clubs split stands between home and away fans successfully and at much bigger clubs with many more fans than our visitors take. There may be a bit of 'banter' but there's not a recent history of violence between home and away fans plus if anything was to 'kick-off' then it can do so outside where there is no segregation on the way to and from the stadium. I'm not saying to be complacent and if there are specific incidents that its felt the stewards aren't acting on this has to be highlighted as threatening physical or verbal behaviours along with religious, political, racial, sexual etc should not be tolerated and needs to be stamped out. This does seem an over-reaction and yet another thread complaining about stewards and fan behaviour but all voiced on the internet with nobody stating they have taken any definitive action to contact the club or security/police services with incidents & evidence.
  15. Baird or Oakley

    It wasn't wages that was the issue, it was his lack of wanting to hang around for how he was treated last season and never really given a fair chance. As for his current record at Well, agreed its not great but at lease he is proven to have scored some goals at a higher level, unlike our current options especially Baird who despite numerous seasons doesn't have a decent record of goals even at this level. Just making the point that we should have gone with at least 1 striker proven to score goals at a level on par or better than we are currently playing at - I don't think that we have.