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Turk Thrust

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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from Van Wolfie in Out of the mouths of babes   
    I told my niece when she was very little that I was going to Africa and she said "ooh that's where the hot people live"
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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from I know nothing in New joke thread   
    She said You show me your collection of old rags and I'll show you my bosom.   It was tit for tat
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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from RadioactiveWaste in Worst football decision   
    Fixed 
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    Turk Thrust reacted to rynny in Frank Lampard’s Chelsea FC   
    Hard work this Chelsea job

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    Turk Thrust reacted to froggg in What are you eating tonight   
    Aberdeen Angus Tomahawk Steak, griddled medium rare, served with leftovers from yesterday, all washed down with a glass of Rioja Tinto.



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    Turk Thrust reacted to Begley in Phillip Cocu, Chris Van der Weerden & Twan Scheepers   
    Villa fan in peace.
    Philip Cocu was my number one choice to be Villa manager when we got Smith. He is outstanding quality, plays super football and would be a dream appointment for Derby imo. If u can get 4m for Frank and get Cocu in then that will be the best piece of business done in the Championship this summer. With Cocu you will get promoted. If I was Chelsea I would prefer Cocu to Frank.
    Fcuken awesome appointment if you can pull it off!
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    Turk Thrust reacted to AndyinLiverpool in Moore or wassell   
    If we are talking respect, you could start by spelling his name right.
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    Turk Thrust reacted to therealhantsram in Phillip Cocu, Chris Van der Weerden & Twan Scheepers   
    And it could be time for a username change for @philmycock - how does philmycocu sound?
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    Turk Thrust reacted to Needlesh in Lampard and the Chelsea job   
    It's dragging, but I don't think anything's changed. Frank's going, this week, and we're getting a shiny new manager to get excited about. Be fine, keep smiling.
     
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    Turk Thrust reacted to David in Lampard or Cocu?   
    I feel like irreversible damage has been done with the length of time this move to Chelsea has been on the cards, fans have already turned on him, fairly or not, and I’m not sure things would feel the same if he was to stay which is hugely disappointing.
    Lose a couple of games, “should have ducked off to Chelsea”, “his heart isn’t here”, “that’s £4m we wasted, send him back to BT”, you can see it now and I wouldn’t want to see that.

    Whilst his departure now would see the last year criticised, pulled apart, doubts over his credentials of a manager, I feel it would be better than the alternative future. 

    Personally I’m a little torn on the whole situation, how it’s been handled, not from Derby but Lampard and Chelsea. You could argue Derby have been a little too respectful, but as Mel said, this isn’t Brighton or another lower Prem side, this is Chelsea, it’s his club and it’s in our interests to remain on good terms with them both.
    Chelsea have one of the leading academies in the country, I’m sure we would now be at the top of the recommended clubs to spend a year out on loan. I’ve seen the arguments, “we don’t want to build a team around loans again”, loan players are usually key players, Abraham at Villa, Mitrovic at Fulham, without those both clubs would not have been promoted.
    Let’s say Sibley is a year away from the first team, needs another season with the U23s, possibly featuring in cup games with the first team. Would you rather go out and buy a player on a 3 year deal for that position, or loan a potentially better player from Chelsea for a year where on departure the vacant position is free for Sibley to walk into, assuming he is the real deal that we think he might be?

    Let me pull myself back, If I was to be critical of Lampard, and Jody Morris it would be the social media usage, he would have been fully aware of the coverage back home, taking a step back from liking photos, tweets would have been the sensible/professional thing to do. You’re on holiday, put the phones down and enjoy the time with your families. It has come across as a little disrespectful, not to the point I have any anger towards them both, just a little disappointed they have fuelled a lot of the nonsense.

    I never expected any statement or interview from them both, just keep your heads down, remain respectful to the club you are currently employed by as they have you.

    Cocu, are we assuming he is the chosen one? Not only is he a name that excites for those that remember him as a player, but has the CV as a manager to back it up, in fact I’ve seen others mentioned he’s more qualified for the Chelsea job than Lampard is, and I would sign off on that.
    3 titles in 4 seasons after Ajax dominated the Eredivisie says he has his head screwed on, can this be translated into the Championship? You would hope so, but as with any appointment you just never kn.....
    Just as I’m about to finish this, my phone dings with a tweet from Derby that Frank has been excused from pre season training today. That’s confirmation for me that he has left, you don’t come back from this. If we are going Dutch, paint me orange and let’s get the cloggers out and look forward to some total football!
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    Turk Thrust reacted to Brummie Steve in Lampard and the Chelsea job   
    Sounds like an accordion duo!
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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from wyschtonram in Mel Morris on TalkSport   
    Exactly. I'm more than well qualified in my profession and I'm useless
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    Turk Thrust reacted to Archied in Mel Morris on TalkSport   
    Don’t worry he thought it was that Irish folk band made up of 4 dwarfs ,,, little micks ,,,, easy mistake
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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from SamUltraRam in Lampard and the Chelsea job   
    Not too bothered about Frankie going. True he brought the buzz back and got us to the play offs (just) but for me the season was one of inept performances and bizarre team selections punctuated by a few fantastic games. If he had stayed I imagine the good performances would have increased but all history now and I look forward to the new manager. 
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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from RadioactiveWaste in Lampard and the Chelsea job   
    Not too bothered about Frankie going. True he brought the buzz back and got us to the play offs (just) but for me the season was one of inept performances and bizarre team selections punctuated by a few fantastic games. If he had stayed I imagine the good performances would have increased but all history now and I look forward to the new manager. 
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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from derbydaz22 in Lampard and the Chelsea job   
    Not too bothered about Frankie going. True he brought the buzz back and got us to the play offs (just) but for me the season was one of inept performances and bizarre team selections punctuated by a few fantastic games. If he had stayed I imagine the good performances would have increased but all history now and I look forward to the new manager. 
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    Turk Thrust reacted to EnigmaRam in Good omens for this season   
    So our POTY, top goal scorer and mount who got a call up to the senior England squad weren’t our 3 best players? 
    Right o mate!
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    Turk Thrust reacted to Nick_Ram in Harry Wilson   
    Lose vs Loose.  😱
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    Turk Thrust reacted to eddie in Holiday Plans 2019   
    I enjoyed last week in Albert's Micropub in Blackpool so much that I've booked us in again for around the date of the Blackpool Airshow.

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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from EnigmaRam in Lampard and the Chelsea job   
    If FL was going to stay I would have thought that he would have come out and announced it by now rather than continuing all this uncertaincy.  The fact that he hasn't does not bode well. 
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    Turk Thrust reacted to Mostyn6 in Lampard and the Chelsea job   
    Here’s why I think Lampard will not take the Chelsea job, should he be offered it:-
    For Chelsea to want to employ Lampard, they will be doing so simply because the lack of transfer market freedom is hindering their ability to employ a “top” coach/manager. This effectively means that Chelsea will be using Lampard as a sticking plaster, they would be exploiting his reputation amongst the Chelsea fans in a cynical ploy to take the heat off those running the club.
    There could be comparisons drawn between Chelsea (potentially) employing Lampard, and when GSE & Adam Pearson appointed Nigel Clough here at Derby. Both clubs were reacting to previous errors in strategical & financial management, and both clubs were having to adjust to a period of limited investment in the playing squad.
    In fairness, Lampard would potentially inherit a squad much more capable of achieving it’s objectives than Nigel Clough did here, but the philosophy of nursing the club until it can invest is almost identical.
    When you hear Nigel Clough right now, he’s clearly bitter about how his time ended at Derby, he nursed the club back to health, but never got to enjoy the financial backing to chase promotion when it became available. Based on the way Chelsea conducts itself as a club, Lampard would be replaced as soon as Chelsea could spend money again.
    I personally view the potential appointment of Lampard as Chelsea manager as disingenuous and cynical. It would only happen, in my opinion, if the Chelsea decision-makers believe they are going to struggle to compete for the title and for a top-4 finish next season. If they employed someone with no link to Chelsea, and the team is hovering outside the top 4 or even top 6, how long before the fans turned on the manager/coach and ultimately the board? Lampard would enjoy a buffer of goodwill from the majority of Chelsea fans if they were struggling to compete. Maybe a big enough buffer to see them through their transfer umbongo.
    If employed, then replaced two years down the line, Lampard would not be viewed as a successful manager unless he won the PL or the CL.
    I believe Frank and his advisors would have noted this as a possibility and considered the move not a wise one to make this early in his career and with such limited freedom to trade at Chelsea.
    People thinking he’d take the move in case it never came around again have probably never paid attention to the type of personality Lampard has. He’s a leader, and part-maverick, and as such would never doubt his own ability to succeed. He won’t view the last season as a success, he will be disappointed he didn’t achieve more, and will be expecting to achieve more, ergo finishing 16th this season will not enter his mind.
    Lampard to Chelsea is a PR whirlwind, and this alone is fuelling the persistent headlines, but logically, it makes no sense for Chelsea to appoint him, unless they are resigned to a period of rehabilitating the club, and it makes no sense for Lampard to consider it, unless he wants one big payday, which I doubt he does.
    It is equally amusing and annoying seeing the meltdown on here. Why are people getting so far ahead of themselves? I know it’s summer and you’re all bored, but for the sake of your own mental health, stop fearing the worst, you’ll end up driving him out of the club!!
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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from Rample in David Turnbull   
    I ex spectre low bid
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    Turk Thrust reacted to Boycie in Harry Wilson   
    You filthy creature.
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    Turk Thrust got a reaction from CHCDerby in 2019-20 DCFC Kits   
    Well I've  seen scores of our shirts since my first trip to see us play in the early 50s and for me this is one of the best designs. 
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    Turk Thrust reacted to Mick Brolly in Lee Bowyer........   
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