(7) Josh King

Discussion in 'The Team Bus' started by nornironhorn, Jul 23, 2021.

  1. nornironhorn

    nornironhorn Administrator Staff Member

  2. lowerrous

    lowerrous Squad Player

    Did he show anything in his 30 minute cameo to suggest that he's worthy of being our main striker?
     
  3. jackwfc

    jackwfc Academy Graduate

    Well, 25 minutes of those he was surrounded by the u23 players. So I wouldn’t judge him on that.

    Him and Rob Elliot were the only 2 senior players by the end I think.
     
  4. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Injured ?
     
  5. a19tgg

    a19tgg Squad Player

    Probably just gave up and retired once he realised the Deeney situation.
     
  6. NathWFC

    NathWFC First Team

    Infuriating how little he's been involved.
     
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  7. Cassetti's Beard

    Cassetti's Beard First Team

    Assuming it's a fitness issue?
     
  8. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    Unlikely. We’d never sign an aging striker with a questionable injury record.

    We’re not Brighton, who sign the likes of Welbeck.

    Gino and Scott do business properly.
     
  9. jackwfc

    jackwfc Academy Graduate

  10. He's probably confused why we call moose hornets, have a bee on the shirt back, and dog paws over everything else
     
  11. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

  12. NathWFC

    NathWFC First Team

    That's a "fan" account.
     
  13. Rookery Refugee

    Rookery Refugee Reservist

    Maybe he's confused. Hornet in Swedish is Bålgeting. He spends a lot of time up that way.
     
  14. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    Maybe it's because it's not Josh King and actually a Josh King fan account.
     
  15. GarbeliaHornet

    GarbeliaHornet Academy Graduate

    BBC's wrapup of Xisco press conference.

    "Marlon King and Kiko Femenia are available for selection, but Juraj Kucka is a doubt;"



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  16. Ágætis Byrjun

    Ágætis Byrjun Reservist

    Finally recovered from his leg injury and jail terms
     
  17. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    Decent debut, albeit with the game lost by then, looks like we have two decent options at CF...the issue is how to get the ball to them
     
  18. UEA_Hornet

    UEA_Hornet First Team Captain

  19. The Voice of Reason

    The Voice of Reason First Team Captain

    He looked OK when he first came on down the middle, but then we brought on Deeney and shifted out wide, WHY?
     
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  20. Clive_ofthe_Kremlin

    Clive_ofthe_Kremlin Squad Player

    An encouraging debut, showed plenty of strength and held the ball up, which is something we were missing horribly. Agree re switching him out wide, but Cisco was throwing on every forward he had and you can hardly play dear old Troy out on the wing, can you?
     
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  21. Jumbolina

    Jumbolina First Team

    Need to get him starting
     
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  22. BigRossLittleRoss

    BigRossLittleRoss First Team

    If for ballast purposes only it is better to keep him central.
     
  23. NathWFC

    NathWFC First Team

    How was he overall tonight, for anyone that went?
     
  24. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    Didn't really do much, but didn't have much support. We looked a lot better once Dennis came on for him at half time, his pace terrified them
     
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  25. wfc4ever

    wfc4ever First Team Captain

    Yes - hard for him to get involved .
     
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  26. Ágætis Byrjun

    Ágætis Byrjun Reservist

    Seemed very strange that King was the striker and Fletcher on the wing. I think King would have been more effective if he could feed off Fletcher.
     
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  27. hornetboy1

    hornetboy1 First Team

    He's going to be good for us. Good pace and had a few good touches. Didn't really get too much of the ball though as Watford were on the backfoot for most of the first half. I like what I've seen so far. Lots of promise.
     
  28. BigRossLittleRoss

    BigRossLittleRoss First Team

    Difficult decision for Xisco.

    King , the proven EPL striker , and Dennis looking very sharp in 2 of his 3 games .
     
  29. Yes it makes a nice change for us to be contemplating who we could possibly leave out as opposed to who we could possibly pick.
     
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  30. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    Heard good things about Dennis today, how did King play?
     
  31. simpleMASH

    simpleMASH Reservist

    Similar to Tuesday in that he looked fine, didn’t do much wrong but we hardly had the ball in their half so it’s hard to judge.
    If you’re being really harsh you could say there were two chances for him to have had a shot from the edge of the box if he’d nailed his first touch. Instead they both got away ever so slightly and he had to tee up a teammate with his second touch instead.
     
  32. GoingDown

    GoingDown Pizza & Figs

    Not great. Didn't have anything to bother Spurs aging back line. Had a few laughable wafts at the ball that would have the fanbase in a tizz if his name was Andre.
     
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  33. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    Sounds like King is a good striker if you give him service, but can't really worry defences without that service. Maybe if we're going for this midfield, with a lot of energy but not too much guile, go for Dennis at CF and Cucho on the left, but if we have Tufan and/or Louza (when they get up to speed), go for King up front?
     
  34. RS2

    RS2 Reservist

    I thought he was decent. Quick, mobile and a lot stronger than I thought he was. Looks like a guy who hasn't had much of a pre-season but I reckon he'll be our starting striker for a lot of games this season.
     
  35. Hogg-DEENEY!!!

    Hogg-DEENEY!!! Squad Player

    Played quite well and it was a mistake to bring him off I'm hearing?
     

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