James McClean:

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  1. paulmcc101

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    well Mcgregor has been mainly playing on the left than Sinclair he's not exactly the strongest either but a great little link man and good footballer.
     
  2. Gabriel Fuck the huns Gold Member

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    He's also better defensively.

    I can see how McClean is not the type of player BR has gone for however it is possible he may cut his cloth for better results in Europe. If we want to punch above our weight then we will need players who will give all they have.
     
  3. paulmcc101

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    Endeavour / Hard work can get results if everyone is hard at it in Europe i agree but sometimes that only takes you so far you also need CLASS, Ability will win most of the time it's like the rest of the SPL against us in one-off games .
     
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    He doesn’t exactly lack ability to go along with his hard work.
     
  5. Fontaine Gold Member Gold Member

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    I'd bring him in if he can replace Hayes. Otherwise nah. Pass.
     
  6. JC Anton A Canter to 8IAR Gold Member

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    How long as he left on his contract?

    Edit:2019 with a years extension
     
  7. paulmcc101

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    hes much better than Hayes to be part of the squad/team who was a pointless signing to me.
    still think he would be an impact player though.
     
  8. Fontaine Gold Member Gold Member

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    The signing of Hayes still baffles me. But we are where we are.
     
  9. Alan Johnson Gold Member Gold Member

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    I really would like him here, but would genuinely be worried for his welfare.
     
  10. JC Anton A Canter to 8IAR Gold Member

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    Just feel we’ve got enough fenians around our club..
     
  11. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    Nah, they're the minority now..
     
  12. ddub11

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    Really dont think he,s good enough for our league?
     
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    Dont need him, give wee Mikey Johnstone more game time + Morgan is coming in. Would be a good addition just for the song alone haha. "We all dream of a team of James Mccleans"
     
  14. Notorious Gold Member Gold Member

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    How much?
     
  16. StPauli1916 Gold Member Gold Member

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    I'll try n give them the benefit of the doubt. However I don't tend to think of Stoke fans as the most enlightened. If James doesn't get off to a great start it could go very sour in a few months time.
     
  17. McGuire Gold Member Gold Member

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    Nailed on to get abuse at them I think..
     
  18. faw cough Gold Member Gold Member

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    This will go down well with the stoke fans.
     
  19. Nasser Gold Member Gold Member

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    Stoke fans are a horrible bunch they won't take kindly to his views on the poppy either, hopefully they end up sending him out on loan and Celtic get him.
     
  20. Nasser Gold Member Gold Member

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    Out of curiosity I had a look at the main Stoke forum 80 pages of argument about McClean, most are against but a few are ok with it but some of your typical huns comments though like these

    " All the bollocks about uniting the club and fans has gone out.the window with the signing of this scummy *, after over 40 years of being a season ticket holder I'm seriously considering not going while this piece of * represents the club I love. "


    " No thanks scummy ira * .the club say they have learnt lessons well listen to the fans .there are alot of us veterans in the stoke city family who never want this scum near our club .if u buy him he will get booed he should never wear our shirt .hope he has returned all his premiership wages with the queens head on it "