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A Player that Elevated a Team Up a Level

Discussion in 'World Football' started by Tony Ralston, Sep 17, 2021.

Discuss A Player that Elevated a Team Up a Level in the World Football area at TalkCeltic.net.

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  2. Spring Time Gold Member Gold Member

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    Dev doesn’t know much about current football or footballers.
     
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  3. Spring Time Gold Member Gold Member

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    Paul McStay.
     
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  5. Spring Time Gold Member Gold Member

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    Alan Shearer.
     
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  6. Tony Ralston Gold Member Gold Member

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    Harsh but true :56:
     
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    Kevin nolan at Bolton.
     
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  10. Tony Ralston Gold Member Gold Member

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    I’d have went for Anelka for Bolton.
     
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    Batistuta with Fiorentina.
     
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    Van Dijk with Liverpool.

    They were already good in attack but he completely sorted them defensively and turned them into a title winning side.
     
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    Off topic a bit but been enjoying the bbc documentary about the early years of the premiership. Shearer and Cantona were brilliant but again, weren’t quite the one man teams that this show would make you think.
     
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    Nah for me, Nolan was the heart of that team. Anelka was class right enough. But ye couldn't replace Nolan. Woulda loved to seen him for celtic
     
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  15. Tony Ralston Gold Member Gold Member

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    He liked Celtic as well, said he was always a bit of a fan. Not a proper fan but he had a liking for us. Was a very underrated player in his time down there until he got a bit older and people started saying he never got the praise he deserved but is a bit too old now for call ups etc.
     
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    Defo. Imagine how * we’d have been without him!! Doesn’t bare thinking about!


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    Yeah for sure, i mind one of his goals on the volley. Facing away from goal in the corner if the 18 yard box. Was like zidanes at hampden.
     
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    I remember that, him and Andy Carroll together were superb and were several levels above there level when they played with each other.
     
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    Tony ralston ballon d’or 2021/22
     
  20. Spring Time Gold Member Gold Member

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    never said they were but they both took their teams up a level. Shearer did it with two teams.:yeah: