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League Two AFC Horwich v Rovers

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Yes manny not in the squad. Assume Rides will play at RB where he has done ok in the last.
 

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Some puzzling changes here given the lack of injury absences. Surprised no place for Lewis, not even on the bench, haven't seen enough of Young, brought in from the cold, to know his best position. Ray ahead of Ellis and Monthe on the bench is unexpected, given his EFL Cup cameos haven't pulled up any trees, but Nelson deserves a chance. Re Sparky's comment on the right-back slot, the current management have preferred MacDonald there and Rides on the left.
 
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Yes, I think McDonald will be at right back. The changes don't really surprise me as we needed to shake things up after last week.
 
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hopefully, mammy is in a car to Pompey, at times he really is poor, I am glad Vaughn is back but hope not rushed back as we need him fit. let us just hope the lads put a team performance
 

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Win or lose, I want to see maximum effort out there. Let's see what the players are made of.
 

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Some suggestion on the commentary that manny may be injured.
As predicted by Boz/RLC, McDonald at RB.

A slightly nervy patch in the first 10 mins but game settling down now
 

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Feeney has tried a couple of thru balls to Vaughan but he’s not quick enough. It’s fine playing that type of pass to a Norwood type but Vaughan isn’t quick enough/

a good few mins for rovers with CBT looking dangerous
 

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Clarkey boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Overall a good half and we deserve the lead. We’ve been the better side for two thirds of the half and hit the woodwork twice. Bolton look nothing special and if we can get CBT at Baptiste more then there are more goals in this.
If we stay switched on this is a winnable game. McDonald looking composed at RB and Sid typically no nonsense and solid so far. Young keeping things nice and simple. More of the same second half please rovers.

P.s think the ref has had a good half,
Not missed anything to be fair
 

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Vaughan was offside when he hit the bar after a nervy start we have settled into the game more, second goal will be crucial but the game is there for the taking.
 
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Agree with Sparky. A bit shaky defensively early on, but once we settled we played some great stuff and deserve to be ahead. A lot of good performances and CBT has Baptiste on toast.
 

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Not able to watch, hope Rovers can keep it going in the second half.
 
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Vaughan was offside when he hit the bar after a nervy start we have settled into the game more, second goal will be crucial but the game is there for the taking.
Still a good move and we have looked dangerous on other occasions.
 

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Spearing off injured for banks. Jay was doing well and we need to watch Sarcevic in that number 10 role.

Ferrier on for CBT.

2-0 Morris!!
 

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There was me trying to hear who Ferrier had come on for with the commentators just going on about Xmas bubbles
 
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