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Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney etc etc. Only way to get experience and fitness is to play against the big boys. 

I thought Daniel did ok last night. The formation doesn’t lend itself to his style of play as he was a bit isolated in the wide areas.  He is still developing physically and doesn’t have the strength

Pretty sure he started in the U18s win v Killie less than 24hrs before, scoring 2 goals.  Tough shift to travel down to Kilmarnock, play a match, travel back, then after a sleep jump back on a bu

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Pretty sure he started in the U18s win v Killie less than 24hrs before, scoring 2 goals. 

Tough shift to travel down to Kilmarnock, play a match, travel back, then after a sleep jump back on a bus to Dundee and start a senior game...

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13 hours ago, MorayJaggie said:

Doesn't matter he's on a pro contract. 

Of course it matters. He is still developing both physically and in terms of experience. A great future prospect but it would be wrong to expect too much too soon.

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9 minutes ago, Kingsmills said:

Of course it matters. He is still developing both physically and in terms of experience. A great future prospect but it would be wrong to expect too much too soon.

Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney etc etc. Only way to get experience and fitness is to play against the big boys. 

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2 hours ago, MorayJaggie said:

Marcus Rashford, Wayne Rooney etc etc. Only way to get experience and fitness is to play against the big boys. 

Different story. They would have had Rolls Royce treatment compared to our Del Boy's Reliant Robin. Not a slagging, just a fact. 

Daniel probably best coming on in 2nd half as an impact player. But not too late. 

White is not good enough, hopefully punt him in January. No point hanging on to a duffer if we can get rid. Hopefully!! More a League 2 / Highland League level player.

Austin needs to be starting as he is far better than White. 

I can see Charlie Trafford maybe going in January also. Try his chance in new Canadian League starting shortly after that. 

OFW still playing at Indy 11 tonight/last night. Has his loan deal been extended? 

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1 hour ago, Caman said:

Different story. They would have had Rolls Royce treatment compared to our Del Boy's Reliant Robin. Not a slagging, just a fact. 

 

What's that got to do with the price of cheese?

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23 minutes ago, MorayJaggie said:

George Oakley announced on Twitter he's back next week.

That sounds promisingly. I've always liked his work ethic, and the ball often sticks when he controls it. If fit enough, I'd put him straight back in if he is happy playing on plastic pitches.

What's the story with Austin, as we rarely see him.

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Don't really get the clamour for starting Mackay. He's not shown much in his recent (substitute) appearances to suggest he should be in the first XI. He's still young and most of his game time has been from the bench so it's unfair to expect him to be scoring dozens of goals but at the same time he's not shown all that much. 

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7 hours ago, Caman said:

Different story. They would have had Rolls Royce treatment compared to our Del Boy's Reliant Robin. Not a slagging, just a fact. 

Daniel probably best coming on in 2nd half as an impact player. But not too late. 

White is not good enough, hopefully punt him in January. No point hanging on to a duffer if we can get rid. Hopefully!! More a League 2 / Highland League level player.

Austin needs to be starting as he is far better than White. 

I can see Charlie Trafford maybe going in January also. Try his chance in new Canadian League starting shortly after that. 

OFW still playing at Indy 11 tonight/last night. Has his loan deal been extended? 

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Daniel is an "apprentice pro" who has scored goals at his current level. Why are people thinking he is the answer to our striking problem? FGS Robbo sees this lad every day at training and if he felt Daniel was the answer I'm sure he would be starting on a regular basis.

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23 minutes ago, caleyboy said:

I don't see what all this ofw  crap has to do with Daniel 

Yep, got side tracked. Daniel is best placed coming off the bench to freshen things up. White best left on the bench to halt the staleness up front. 

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5 hours ago, Caman said:

Yep, got side tracked. Daniel is best placed coming off the bench to freshen things up. White best left on the bench to halt the staleness up front. 

?CTO comedian ,yeah just leave our top scorer on the bench,sounds like a plan ?

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21 minutes ago, RiG said:

Why is that so ridiculous? If Oakley is fit to start next week I'd have no issue with him playing and White on the bench.

3 reasons.

1. Why would you bench a striker who has just scored two goals in his last two games?

2 The manager says ,White  is a good platform to work from, and obviously rates him.

3. A player who has been out for weeks with a serious injury very rarely starts in his first week back in squad.

 

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Aye but here’s the thing, unless you start him how will you know what is good and bad???

All our opinions are speculative so why not try and get a positive result by trying? We’re not saying start him every game and one start didn’t ruin anyone’s career. 

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