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Greg Taylor

Discussion in 'Celtic Chat' started by Notorious, Sep 2, 2019.

Discuss Greg Taylor in the Celtic Chat area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. Smarty1888

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    Not good enough to be our left back, as he’s too easily beaten by wingers, and doesn’t have the engine, pace or ability to beat a man to fit into the team as a wing back. Johnny Hayes has his moments in defence but he can at least get us up the park with his pace in the wing back role and is a goal threat.
     
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  2. MickMac Gold Member Gold Member

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    For me Taylor's clearly the best of the 3. I thought against St Johnstone too much was expected of him on such a heavy pitch. He was basically a winger and LB and didn't have much support. It's not surprising he was knackered. Far more play went down his side as well.
     
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  3. CookieMonster BOTB King Gold Member

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    He’s not easily beaten at all, Wright is the first winger I’ve seen have the beating of him like that, heavy pitch and played 90 mins on Thursday up against a rapid winger he can be forgiven for a poor performance.

    Secondly he does have an engine, he’s up and down the line all fecking game but he does lack that quick burst of pace. In saying that he still gets past players with quick feet, he’s vastly superior on the ball compared to Hayes and Boli, has composure to pick a pass or a cross.

    Taylor- 18 games 4assists
    Boli- 28 games 4 assists
    Hayes- 26 1 goal 2 assists

    We’ve also conceded far less goals with Taylor at left back or left wing back.
     
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  4. rudebhoy67 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Just not celtic class.
     
  5. Scotia Gold Member Gold Member

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    got the same final ball as him ….. but nowhere near as good as Agathe , joking aside this guy is a full back not what he is being asked to do for celtic , off ! hayes on .
     
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    He's as * as it gets for a fullback..

    Can't beat a man
    His crossing is pish
    Has zero pace
    No strength
    Gets beat easy both ways
    Blows out his *

    He'd never ever be my first choice left back in a million year's..
     
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  7. Bigbrute Gold Member Gold Member

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    Not good enough offensively for us, constantly failing to beat his man. Or even attempt to
     
  8. CountyDownFaithful

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    Looked decent for Killie simply due to work rate but that’s not good at Celtic. You need work rate and talent.

    Get Boli back in. He’s had enough time on the sidelines. When Boli did hit a bit of form he looked good enough.
     
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    Time to bring Boli back from the cold. Has no creativity or confidence at the moment.
     
  10. Officer Doofy Hey Terry, smell my finger!

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    The difference between him and Frimpong is staggering.

    Got zero pace or skill on the ball.
     
  11. Si Ferry Yer Gears Terrible By The Way Gold Member

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    A decent SPL left back who will do a job for us, decent defensively.
    Absolutely not a LWB in an attacking 3-5-2, struggles in attacking 1v1's and his final ball is lacking, can all be worked on but we do need better. Would much rather him than Boli mind.
     
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    Really want the guy to do well here and you can see that he wants to be better than what he is. But * me he needs to work on his crossing
     
  13. Mr Majestic I like Trebles and Bass Gold Member

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    Needs dropped, been absolutely gash in the last 3 games now.
     
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    I like the lad but i'd think about dropping him next game, issue is it won't be Bolingoli coming it, it'll 100% be Hayes.
     
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    Would rather play with 10 men..
     
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    Frimpong is everything you want in a full back..

    Taylor is everything you don't want..
     
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    We were never gonna replace KT like for like but 3 LBs came in the summer and not one remotely good enough.
    We have Johnny Hayes, an Aberdeen winger, playing as a makeshift left back which sums it up.

    Another perfect example where going cheap is actually the worse option and a waste of money. 3 million on Taylor, 1-2 on Hayes, 3+ on Boli, plus whatever wages/loan fees on El Hamed who hasn't convinced. Far better to just splash 7 million on a good pedigree player on 30k a week.
     
  18. Minty 2 x BOTB winner Gold Member

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    2 LBs came in, not 3.
     
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    Was poor tonight, pish crossing.
    Cant see him starting Sat
     
  20. AwesomeCaz

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    I was led to believe El Hamed came in as a competent full back on both right and left sides.

    In any case the LB position has gone from our strongest to arguably weakest in the team and it has to be rectified or we'll continue getting destroyed in Europe.