Kieran Tierney v Andy Robertson

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  1. Paul67 Administrator Administrator

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    Who is the better defender/player right now?

    For me, its the Liverpool player. I think he could easily start for any team in world football.

    I'm not sure there has ever been such a rapid rise to fame?

    Fantastic player.
     
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  2. Big Mick Earth's Best Defender Gold Member

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    Andy Robertson couldnae take a beach ball off KT in a phone box.
     
  3. Clint Eastwood The Good Bad and Ugly of TC Gold Member

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    I still prefer Tierney in all honesty. I like Robertson's energy but feel in most other aspects Tierney trumps him, but that's just what I feel.
     
  4. Diego Bolingoli vrolijk kerstfeest Gold Member

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    KT is by far the greater player, he plays for the by far greater team.
     
  5. Fuck the Tories! Gold Member Gold Member

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    I don't know. I wouldn't swap Tierney for Robertson though.
     
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    Tierney is a better defender. Neither gets beat one on one very often but Tierney is better at marking and is more tenacious.

    Robertson is technically better especially his crossing.
     
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    Tierney for me is definitely the better defender, which is first and foremost a left backs job.
     
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  8. Officer Doofy Hey Terry, smell my finger! Gold Member

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    Tierney is quality and he'll kick on again when he moves to a better team. But on a technical basis, Robertson is definitely better.

    Think that's where Tierney still has to improve. He can defend, he can put a good ball in the box (albeit he's regressed in that aspect, imo), but at times he lacks composure and technique on the ball.
     
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    KT was slamming them in the top bag while Andy Robertson was swimming in his pop's bag.
     
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  10. JC Anton Time for 9 Gold Member

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    Robertson. Right now.

    Performing at a different level from KT, assists and consistency and against superior opposition.

    KT can be better, I'm worried about his injury tho and we need to sign adequate help for him.
     
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    Robertson. Hes doing it at the top level. Hes seen by most as a top top left back. I think it takes green tinted specs to say Tierney at the moment, but that's just me
     
  12. Diego Bolingoli vrolijk kerstfeest Gold Member

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    Very unfair to use the level of opposition to judge them, I mean there wouldn't even be an argument if it was all about which player was in the EPL and who was in the SPFL. No one used the EPL argument when assessing Virgil's ability.
     
  13. JC Anton Time for 9 Gold Member

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    It’s just a fact mate.. EPL and CL latter stages, doesn’t really get much higher. Robertson is living that and not looking out of place.

    KT will hopefully drive us onto a different level, when he’s fully firing again.

    I hope KT will never get to where Robertson is at, for to do so, would in all likelihood mean he would have to leave us.
     
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  14. Valhalla “Hold on. They’re lithium.” Gold Member

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    Tierney has more potential but Robertson is being coached by probably the best coach in the world just now.
    Robertson is more of an overlapping fullback where as KT will stand players up and go by them easily.

    Tierney won’t get a move to an elite team until he improves his composure and gets better at keeping the ball under pressure though.

    I think KT could do what Robertson can do. Don’t think Robertson could do what KT can though.
     
  15. Diego Bolingoli vrolijk kerstfeest Gold Member

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    Heh that is so true, the TV would be blurry from tears if we seen KT in a CL final. Of joy and sadness.

    There's no doubt Robertson is a great player, I actually think he's world class. It's a mute point though saying he's proven at the highest level when KT hasn't had that opportunity.
     
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    Not exactly going to be unbiased answers on here :giggle1:

    As much as a fantastic player KT is and will be in the future.

    Robertson is doing it week in week out against far better opposition and all the way to winning the champions league.

    Yeah we are the greatest thing since sliced bread rah rah and all that jazz but in the real world till KT is doing it on the same level on a consistent basis as Robertson then we will never see KTs true ability.
     
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  17. Diego Bolingoli vrolijk kerstfeest Gold Member

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    We are the greatest thing since sliced bread rah rah and all that jazz? Is this what being unbiased looks like?
     
  18. TimFloyd Gold Member Gold Member

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    Nah I just have an ability to remove my green tinted specs and look outside my wee green tinted green hoose once in a while.

    So it's unfair to judge against opposition I seen you say?

    So Aguero and Sterling are just like arfield and Morelos?
     
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    Robertson. Further ahead in his growth as a player and just generally playing better against a far better standard.

    Tierney, for whatever reasons, made no progress last season, he wasn't the same player. Needs to take control of his own career, box smarter with injuries and get back to his best.

    Robertson is one of the best left backs on the planet right now. Bawhair off a famous double and one of the best players in their squad.
     
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  20. Diego Bolingoli vrolijk kerstfeest Gold Member

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    Wee green tinted green hoose :43:

    This is very confusing, you do know what ripping the pish looks like?