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One Town goal, two huddles and three points lost

I didn’t travel to Essex to watch Town at Colchester, so a big thanks to regular Washbag contributor STFC007 for his thoughts and reflections on the game. After last year’s 3-0 away defeat at the hands of Colchester in their dreary stadium, I vowed that I would not return here for this season’s encounter. However, I felt quite positive all week that

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Town v Wednesday Match Preview

After the trip to Crawley….errr I mean round Iain’s to watch it in comfort on ESPN, attention turns back to the bread and butter of League One this Saturday against Sheffield Wednesday…. weather dependant. With Town failing to hit any sort of consistency, other than consistently shipping goals in at the back, we’re all left wondering how and when our season will resemble anything

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Last Minute Plymouth Winner Shocks Town in 3-2 Defeat

Town lost 2-3 in what was a pulsating and watchable League One tie against Plymouth Argyle at the County Ground last night. Our first defeat in 6 games in all competitions. Earlier on Tuesday The Adver reported on Peter Reid’s plan to exploit the flanks and cause the narrow Town midfield plenty of problems. This seems an obvious approach to provide our

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Captain Douglas?

Has anyone else started to have concerns over Jonathan Douglas being club captain? Or is it just me that I’m now starting to look for a scapegoat following our more than disappointing start to the season? Have we won a game where Douglas has been captain? Don’t get me wrong, I really admire what he has brought to the team

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Town v Brentford

2009/2010 started fairly slowly for Town with 4 points out of a possible 9 and little sign of what was to come. Now the 2010/2011 season shows no sign of being any different, as a disjointed Town go one worse by failing to register a victory in our opening 3 games. In doing so, we’ve made our worst start to a season

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Home Grown?

Yesterday the Football League AGM ratified rules for the 2010/2011 season. From next season clubs are required to name 10 “home-grown” players in a squad, with a maximum squad size of 25 players aged over 21. There are no to be restrictions on players under 21. To be “home-grown” players must be registered in domestic (English) football for three seasons

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