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    Carnero reacted to Steve How Hard? in Lawrence and Bennett charged with drink driving   
    I'm not part of the lynch mob that wants Lawrence and Bennett hung, drawn and quartered but there are a multitude of reasons why having them in tomorrow nights squad would be a bad idea. My opinion FWIW is that Sky have got their Guessometer out again. The same one they used when predicting the timeline for Lampard leaving.
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    Carnero reacted to GboroRam in Lawrence and Bennett charged with drink driving   
    Let he who hasn't ever got pissed up on a night out, got in the car, put his mate in the back and driven home, had a shunt into another pissed up mate and seriously injured his mate, cast the first stone eh?
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    Carnero reacted to SouthStandDan in Keogh out for the season   
    I'd like to hear from the man himself, when the time is right. I'll always give people a chance to explain their actions before making a full judgement.
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    Carnero reacted to therealhantsram in Keogh out for the season   
    I agree.
    Which is why I wouldn't be surprised to see he contract extended for another year as a result of this in the same ways Barker's was.
    i.e. Longer deal on reduced wages to give us some short term financial flexibility and Keogh the dream of playing once again.
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    Carnero reacted to jimbo jones in NFL 2019 Season   
    True, which is why Zimmer & Spielman are coming under fire. It’s been like that for years, even when we got to the Championship game it was, and relied on Keenum running around to make plays.
    so blowing all your cap space, £84 million on a QB that needs protection, and not really addressing the o line, keeps looking even more stupid. 
    Now we are a run first, run heavy team, with the £84 million QB, who’s underused and no one has any confidence in....it’s going well 🤦‍♂️😂
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    Carnero reacted to SaintRam in Fantasy NFL 2019   
    Ah that's good to know. Thankfully; for a while now - there are no decisions for me to be made. Have a player on Bye every week for a while. So I can trust in my good team, and stop ruining it by getting involved. 😄 
    I must be bottom of the coaching leaderboard after these 2 weeks - just abysmal decisions. 
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    Carnero got a reaction from SaintRam in Fantasy NFL 2019   
    In further good news, playing Golladay over Richardson would have still resulted in a (very narrow) defeat.
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    Carnero reacted to DCFC1388 in 'It's a long season'   
    I was looking at the league table this morning, we have drawn 5 games of which 4 could easily have been wins which would put us joint top! Also only 2 defeats, same as Leeds...season isnt as bad as people have made out. 
    Of the 5 draws so far - 
    Swansea - Waghorn missed a pen
    Stoke - They missed a sitter but Waghorn missed a 1 on 1 late on
    WBA - Waghorn missed a pen, their pen was a dodgy decision
    Cardiff - We should've had a pen just before their pen. Waghorn also missed another 1 on 1
    Leeds - Only 1 of the 5 we were actually lucky to draw
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    Carnero reacted to SIWY in Cocu   
    Saw Mel outside the Griffin down at Brentford where he said he thought Cocu has had a great impact at the club. Now obviously our owner is hardly going to bury his manager to some random fan after 5/6 games, but given this was directly after the Forest disaster I took this to mean that Mel thinks Cocu is doing very well in the day to day stuff that most of us don’t see.
    We only have 2 wins so far this season, but out of the 5 draws we’ve had how many of those games would you argue we edged it or could have won? The only game I’d say we’ve really had to dig in deep for a point was Leeds away, and other than that we’ve created some quality chances in all the other games where we could have actually won. 
    I think in spells of games we’ve actually looked very good, but there’s been little consistency so far. Now we finally have a decent run of fixtures, we can start to build some confidence and gain momentum and I’m hoping this will lead to us becoming a bit more consistent. All in all, I’d say Cocu is doing a good job given the circumstances he’s under.
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    Carnero reacted to ramsbottom in Has your faith in the club been tested?   
    Personally, I'd have told those fans to take a long walk off a short pier.  I'm a liberal at heart so I won't use the term snowflake, but get a ducking grip!!!  It's three individuals being stupid.  It's not Mel Morris burning down Pride Park, whilst sodomising the Queen over the bonnet of his Tesla is it...
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    Carnero got a reaction from DarkFruitsRam7 in The Football league paper   
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    Carnero reacted to IslandExile in Barnsley (A) Match Thread   
    Why is everyone dropping Paterson?
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    Carnero reacted to Carl Sagan in Academy Thread 19/20   
    After today's 1-0 win over Blackburn the U23s sit 2nd in the Premier League 2 table.

    The next round of league games isn't until 18th October when we entertain Everton.
    Meanwhile it's a big week for the U18/19 team who begin their Champions League campaign with a trip to Minsk! Kickoff is 2pm on Wednesday afternoon.
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    Carnero reacted to Mucker1884 in Has your faith in the club been tested?   
    Some of my ramblings over the past few days may have given the impression that I had lost faith in the club.  I blame my poor writing skills on that, as that most certainly is not the case.
    Individuals aside, As far as the club is concerned, I do want to see how they react overall, but obviously, that all has to wait anyway, so wait we shall.  
    I've said I don't even know how I want the club to react.  What I want them to do about this week's shenanigans.  I guess when it is time for decisions to be made... and the club make them... I will decide how happy (or not) I am with said decisions.
    Regardless of that outcome, I seriously doubt I will turn my back on the club... even those making the decisions won't be here forever.  Individuals will make those decisions, not DCFC.
    As for the other stuff...
    Jury's out on Rooney, but I don't think I'll ever have strong opinions on it, either way.
    The stadium buy out seems fantastic, to this particular gullible amateur.
    The club/Mel/Frank/ dealt with the spygate crap impeccably, imo.
    As for this week specifically, I think the club have handled the situation as well as anyone could hope/expect thus far.. and that includes the turn-around with the captains armband, once Huddlestone's video came to light.  Play yes.  Captain, no.  So all good in my opinion.
    Overall, I don't recall ever being as proud of our chairman/owner-bloke as I have/do with Mel.  But whether that changes some time soon (I don't expect it to) or not, There will still be DCFC... My DCFC... long after they have gone!
    So... erm... No!
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    Carnero reacted to WestKentRam in Andre Wisdom Podcast Episode   
    I couldn't believe his 'best of times' was the night out after the QPR game!
    Yes CM's comment lifted the tension, but it did seem that he was exasperated that the other players seemed satisfied they'd done as well as they could have in the game.
    I always like it when the interviewee says they shouldn't really be saying this, but...
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    Carnero reacted to ariotofmyown in Birmingham City (H) Match Thread   
    Just seen the goals. Martin's pass for the 2nd is why we all kept on loving him.
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    Carnero reacted to angieram in View from the outside 19/20   
    Also, when we see other teams make mistakes my other half always asks why don't they happen against us. Yesterday, one did.
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    Carnero reacted to Millenniumram in View from the outside 19/20   
    Thought if anyone deserved to win it was us. They had a lot of shots, but few were clear cut chances. We actually played the better football most the match, just the odd pass let us down sometimes. Draw wouldn’t have been unfair, but they were hardly robbed. We were worthy of the points.
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    Carnero reacted to David in NFL 2019 Season   
    What call was that?
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    Carnero reacted to Mr Tibbs in NFL 2019 Season   
    Gallman second touchdown. 
    He's on my bench. Best part of 3 quarters left. Joys. 
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    Carnero reacted to SaintRam in Fantasy NFL 2019   
    If I'd ignored my gut I'd have 20 more points 😡 
    I swapped Golladay for Richardson at 4:30pm. Wish my internet had just gone down for a couple of hours.
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    Carnero reacted to jimbo jones in Fantasy NFL 2019   
    As if DeAndre Hopkins hasn’t been enough of a dud as my first pick, he’s now throwing interceptions 🤷‍♂️🤦‍♂️😭 I should have taken Zeke.
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    Carnero got a reaction from SaintRam in Fantasy NFL 2019   
    Yeah I'm hoping to hit 100 prior to Kamara
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    Carnero got a reaction from SaintRam in Fantasy NFL 2019   
    The fact Mahomes still has a half of football to play worries me somewhat.
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    Carnero reacted to angieram in Cocu   
    I said at the beginning of the season that I hoped Cocu was a slow burner and that I would come to admire him over time.
    I like that he's not shoved himself into our faces and that he's only gradually building that bond with the fans. To be honest, I was sucked in by Frank and Jody's passionate embrace of all things Derby, which made me feel very let down when they buggered off with barely a backward glance! 
    I am not always understanding what Cocu is trying to acheive on the pitch. Maybe yesterday it was a little clearer but I feel he hasn't yet got the full personnel to play his way but I want to see what his football will look like when he brings in more of his own type of players.
    I think he has handled this week's events with great dignity and that has made me warm to him even more. I'm still not boiling but definitely on the simmer.
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