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Eric Dier

Discussion in 'Spurs News & Views' started by Jordinho, 31 Jul 2014.

  1. Robspur12

    Robspur12 Simon Davies

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    In spite of him rather than because. He was taken off before he was sent off so not really sure of the point you are making.
     
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    Robspur12 Simon Davies

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    He has to justify being given 5-10 games in a row. Every time he plays he is awful. In a key position we cannot afford the luxury at the moment. He is far better with the game in front of him. I would play him as part of a back 3 only not in a double pivot position.
     
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  3. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Chris Jones

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    I’m just stating facts
     
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    Robspur12 Simon Davies

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    What for? They have no bearing on how Dier performed.
     
  5. SylDave

    SylDave Jason Dozzell

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    I am a firm believer in players being picked on form, but in Dier’s case we have no alternative Winks is not a holding player, Wanyama is definitively broken, and there are question marks over Skipp’s true level, Dier if fit should be allowed to get a run assuming his body is up to it.
     
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    Bedfordspurs Chris Jones

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    I said we didn’t concede when he was on didn’t I? That’s factual
     
  7. Robspur12

    Robspur12 Simon Davies

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    Yes ok....
     
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    Robspur12 Simon Davies

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    Dier looks as broken as Wanyama every time he plays in midfield. He really is not an option. I would rather try Toby there than Dier. It was a position he played in at Southampton iirc.
     
  9. Bedfordspurs

    Bedfordspurs Chris Jones

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    For about 3 games
    One was when we beat them
     
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    Robspur12 Simon Davies

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    Desparate times call for desperate measures though. I'll be fudged if we have many other options.
     
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    Bedfordspurs Chris Jones

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    Stuck with Dier and don’t react to one game where everyone was woeful
    Play sissoko and winks in a 2 and no NDombele
    Play winks and dier
    Play NDombele with someone
    We have options
    But none will help if the team are plodding, lazy and don’t work
     
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    Robspur12 Simon Davies

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    Mate I keep saying it, Dier is awful in midfield this is not reacting to one game but several games last season where he was also poor.. We are quick to jump on Sissoko:s back but I fail to see how Dier deserves a place ahead of him. But long term neither are actually good enough. So we need to find alternatives. It is a priority.
     
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    Bedfordspurs Chris Jones

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    Dier isn’t awful
    Like sissoko ain’t either
    People have opinions and can have their views
    Dier needs more than one game to judge but he was poor today
    Sissoko is suffering from being versatile but ultimately he is now a CM and should just play there
    The issue is that Poch wants to get NDombele playing and we need the transitioning of winks and that showed today
     
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    Seedy Ron Vedran Corluka

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    More worrying than the misplaced passes, which could just be rustiness, was the plodding about. Was he always that slow?
     
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    scaramanga Terry Dyson Staff Member

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    Lots of people claim so, then go very quiet when his actual speed is shown to them.
     
  16. Jon

    Jon Paul Stalteri

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    Oh goodie, we need some more contract rebels....
     
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    glasgowspur Paul Stalteri

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    Well at this rate Barnet are going to have team, because that about the level all the 'rebels' are playing at.
     
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  18. Jon

    Jon Paul Stalteri

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    I’m sure the mother fudgers will turn it on magically at their new clubs.

    Exhibit 1 m’lud..... Kieron Trippier....
     
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    Bedfordspurs Chris Jones

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    He was injured for most of last season and played with that injury
    Same as Davies
     
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    parklane1 Barry Daines

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    Could not agree more.

    Sense which seems to be lacking from some fans when the team have a bad result.

    Indeed.

    Dier has proved that he CAN play that position but he has had a awful time with injurys and illness and as someone said its madness to judge on yesterdays game.
     

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