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    The Squad for 2018/19

    Looking back, I think you're right there RLC. Rides had as bad a game as you could imagine away at Fylde on New Year's Day yet stayed in favour.
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    The Squad for 2018/19

    As one door opens, so another shuts in your face. As big a talent as Clarke is, the redeeming feature for us is that we are unilkely to 'miss' him too much because we didn't see that much of him!
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    The Squad for 2018/19

    Good man CJ!! Terrific news. I'm sure he wasn't short of suitors.
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    The Squad for 2018/19

    https://www.chesterchronicle.co.uk/sport/football/football-news/former-chester-fc-striker-james-14694300 WTF? Does he really believe his own hype?
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    The Squad for 2018/19

    As Gray suggests, he can't be accused of jumping ship to play in front of bigger crowds! The nightmare will be complete if it it's announced Stockton is coming back. Time to extend Nors's contract surely.
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    The Squad for 2018/19

    Good luck to Cookie, though somewhat disappointed with his choice. Rather than he had issues with MM, it was MM's insistence that Cookie got himself into better shape and generally contributed more in games that ultimately shaped him. I'd like to think Cookie acknowledges that. Bet we announce a...
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    Play-off Final v Boreham Wood

    Here we are, one week on. Own up.......who has spent the last week downloading and watching every bit of footage of the game, fans, pre-match, post match etc available? I'll put my hand up first! Wife thinks I'm going to get bored of it fairly soon. Unlucky!
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    The Squad for 2018/19

    MP has said we'll have a top third budget. His rational thinking is that such a budget, proportionally, should equate to a play off spot. The mind of an accountant! This isn't some time pot club venturing into the big time. It's Tranmere Rovers waking up after a five season hangover and getting...
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    the world cup are you gonna watch

    Can't say I'm particularly arsed. I've got no more emotion to spare after last weekend. Might do a bit of selective viewing once the knockout stages are reached. The group stages are torture. Would love to see the pundits lauding over a Nors Ebbsfleet like free kick. And we can just sit there...
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    The Squad for 2018/19

    The Cookie rumours are gathering pace and sadly it does look like we're going to lose him. Walsall are today's club that say they are interested. Have to trust MM has prepared for this, though his record in the striker department isn't great. Really don't know where we start trying to replace him.
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    think we got it bad

    It would be an insult to MM if clubs weren't sniffing around him. Thankfully, we're already a big club in the lower leagues unlike Maccs for whom losing Askey must be a risk. Can't see MM moving on anytime soon. Each of our three seasons in NL were difficult for different reasons. I think...
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    Play-off Final v Boreham Wood

    No idea about Macca but he made up with their manager before he left the pitch. I've also heard that Jacko was sent to the stand at half time? It's not often the bookies get things very wrong and Ladbrokes are generally used as the yardstick for realistic odds. We're 10/1 to finish as champs and...
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    Play-off Final v Boreham Wood

    An absolute must read: https://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/football-league/tranmere-rovers-news-promotion-national-league-boreham-wood-playoff-survive-prosper-longread-a8349446.html
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    The Squad for 2018/19

    This forum will undoubtedly take more posts than for previous seasons. After a couple of games breaking himself in, Banks was tremendous. So much so that a fit Hughes couldn't get back in. He'd be an ideal replacement. There doesn't seem much enthusiasm about Monthe. He was a rock yesterday...
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    Play-off Final v Boreham Wood

    Cookie is a very undemonstrative bloke, an introvert - at least to the public. But he showed yesterday what all this means to him. I think it will take an exceptional offer from L1 club to make him turn away from what our club can now potentially achieve. Pleased for Rides - only so far as...