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    Brighton match streaming on iFollow

    Anybody found a working stream?
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    Any solid news on Klose injury?

    Lots of people keep saying that Klose will be sold if we are relegated, and Naismith too, but I seriously doubt that. How many players can you name that left a relegated club having signed in January of the same year?
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    Randy takes the blame

    What I blame for us going down (if it happens) is Russell Martin''s insistence that he play as a centre back. I think that must have played some part in us not bringing in a centre back in the summer, and while we should have been picking up a lot of points in our first 10 games, we weren''t. Martin played centre back a lot in that period and we always concede with him there. You could blame the manager for that but to be fair, he had been here half a season and seen the defense do fairly well at championship level. At the same time, any fan could have told him they were not good enough in the prem last time around.

    I doubt anybody will disagree that 1 or 2 Tim Klose types signed in the summer would have seen us survive comfortably.
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    Any solid news on Klose injury?

    I''ve seen a couple of people says he''s out for months with knee ligament damage but I don''t know where that has come from and have seen or heard anything official on it from the club. Have I missed something or is it radio silence?

    I think we need 5 points to survive and might do it with Klose in the team. Doubt we will get those points without him.
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    Olsson's goal

    Everytime I watch it back I still think its going wide!
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    Jordon Rhodes

    Must say I wondered why we aren''t in for him at that price. He''s been knocking them in for several seasons now and it seems much less of a gamble than somebody like Afobe. We could do a lot worse...
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    Buy back scheme

    A couple of years ago I think it was only about £8 a game you got back, and still only as a credit towards your next season ticket, if they sold yours at full price. Its rubbish. Far better to offer it around on facebook or on here for £25-£30. Won''t have any trouble selling on and its cash in hand. Might want to take a deposit to ensure the card comes back though if its someone you don''t know.
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    What system do pubs use

    I expect they use the android software like you. But its a matter of knowing which channels to add and how to add them. Vipbox via Sportsdevil was very good today for the F1 and Norwich. Saw some build up to the match and didn''t buffer a single time during the match. Quality was not far off non-HD tv. Faces were a bit hard to make out.

    You don''t need an android box as you can put the software on a PC. If the preinstalled channels on your box are not giving you what you need, you might need to add a few more. Youtube has plenty of videos on what to do.
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    'Match Fitness'

    Match fitness is that extra level of sharpness and the ability to play a full 90mins at your peak and players only get this by playing competitive games. Its the equivalent to a Tennis player entering a tournament without having played recently. They may be as fit as anyone else but just can''t quite anticipate the direction of a serve as quickly as they can at their peak. It takes practice to regain the ability to read the play at the required pace and to move where the ball is going before its on its way. You can''t expect somebody like Hooper to come off the bench, having not played for 2 months, and operate to his full potential. He lacks match fitness.

    It is a chicken and egg situation so usually if a player is good enough the manager will play them for 60-70 mins for a couple of games to get their match fitness back. Its also tough for a manager to know what they are going to get from a player without having seen them in proper competitive action. Sending them out on loan gives the player a chance to gain that sharpness and also gives the manager a chance to see their true potential with a run of games.
  10. S0d off James Kent! Oh, sorry Laps...
  11. [quote user="Crafty Canary"]Unfortunately, in spite of the heroic efforts of our troops in Arnhem, we lost. I''m not sure that heroic relegation will be much consolation.[/quote]

    It would certainly be much better than the whimpering relagation last time around
  12. I hope this Grabban debacle hasn''t unsettled the squad. If it has, it should soon pass when the window has closed.
  13. Norwich City can expect.... more spam from James Kent
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    Coral Offer Suspended

    Got my code through today after taking up the offer on Saturday.
  15. I do actually find it very odd getting 3 year season ticket offer. The club knows we were a sell out every match even in League 1. I don''t think there can be too much concern over attendances dropping.

    The club appear to be doing themselves out of long term revenue from ticket price increases for a short term gain in cash flow. Why would this be necessary with the vast income increase we have this year and with no debts left to pay off?

    Sure it rewards us fans who can afford to pay up for 3 seasons but I really can''t make sense of it from the clubs point of view. Especially when you ask ''why now?''. Surely this would have been a more useful initiative when the club was having more financial struggles.
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