Does this group of players have what it takes to win on the 29th?

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  1. TPB90

    TPB90 Well-Known Member

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    Their midfield will run over the top of ours again.

    None of they 3 who started last night should play against them. They're not good enough.
     
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    No, unfortunately not.
     
  3. OdinsBeard

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    As others have said, if the team we saw last night turn up then no however we have seen that we are capable of battling and getting results so it depends what Rangers turn up on the day.
     
  4. EKBB

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    We need 8 or 9 players playing at the top of their game, and every player believing we can beat them and matching their desire. Then it's possible.

    Until we put in a decent performance against them and take points off them then it's understandable that people aren't optimistic.
     
  5. greenockbritanniaRSC

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    It’s absolutely draining to read that we are going for 55 one week and doomed the next. The truth actually lies somewhere in between in regards to the stage we are at under the Gaffer with one transfer window.

    Of course we can take them on the 29th. And of course they will fancy their chances against us. The positive is that they will open up against us and we will have some space, which we seem to respond better to.

    The concern for this team is being unable to play against opposition that surrender the ball and camp in as a unit. That needs addressed by the manager because alot of teams will come and do that now, which will kill off any aspirations of any real success.
     
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    29th? I'm worried about beating Dundee now at the weekend
     
  7. 55isAlive

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    In a word...... nope :(.
    They arent a lot better than us but what they do have is big game players who seem to thrive on the big occasion.
     
  8. Rfclee

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    No IMO, even before tonights result I wouldn't have been very confident. They seem to up there game big time yet we can't raise ours. Hopefully i'm very wrong but the game is won and lost in the middle of the park, and there's is miles ahead at present
     
  9. bigduds58

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    We are no where near ready to be confident of beating them they are still better than us and that’s purely down to circumstances that they helped with cheating bastards,however we are getting close though I’m not saying we cannot beat them as hearts have we could too,if and it’s a big if we can get another 5 players in January to change our midfield and another striker we’ll we could change the dynamics of our game.
     
  10. VaucluseBear

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    Need to flood the midfield as our 3 vs their 3 will get run over.
     
  11. Barryhopez

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    Yes, they do, IMO.

    Celtic are not invincible, we need the desire and belief we CAN beat them which would be a good start.
     
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    No they don’t. We’ll get pumped like we always have in most recent times. We’re a few starting 11 signings away yet.

    Too many of our current team go into hiding when the anxiety of the fans in Ibrox starts reigning down on them.

    Not mentally equipped to play for us when the going gets tough.
     
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    No, but hope I am wrong.
     
  15. Bluethruandthru

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    That's the midfield 3 who our management deem to be the best we have available...... Sobering thought eh?
     
  16. Gheorghe_Hagi

    Gheorghe_Hagi Well-Known Member

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    Bunch of utter shitebags on here at times.
     
  17. RFC4ME

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    Course they do.
     
  18. daviemc1872

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    need to beat dundee, hamilton...................hibs and st johnstone before we concentrate on them
     
  19. Ambiorix

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    The trick is to fool our players into thinking they're playing in Europe. Tell them it's Sporting Lisbon in the green and white stripes.
     
  20. KensingtonBlue

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    Honestly, I’m sick of hearing about this game.

    It’s one out of a 38 game season.

    Ultimately it doesn’t matter because unless we strengthen significantly in midfield in January, we’re winning nothing.
     
  21. Noddy

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    I wish folk would STFU about the 29th and concentrate on the games we need to win before then. The 29th will take care of itself.
     
  22. wother1690

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    This is the talk on our bus constantly. Does anyone really think when push come to shove we will stand up to the Bheasts? Sadly we continue to float between very good and abysmal, a half decent organised team like them will sense blood and go for it. We need to wake up here, TTS has won every competition he has entered since coming here. How are we going to change this based on back to back defeats to the Sheep?
     
  23. I believe in Eli

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    We are capable on a given day, it’s consistency we lack. You don’t win leagues dropping points at home to diddies like Aberdeen and Kilmarnock.
     
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    Take your head out of the sand please.
    Our midfield will be non existent against them.
    We are not strong enough in the middle of the park and don't have the players to improve it at the moment.
    Its not about being "utter shitebags, its about realising we still have a bit to go yet.
     
  25. 47blue

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    I am more concerned about our upcoming games first and foremost. No point beating the tims if we throw it away like last night.
     
  26. Gheorghe_Hagi

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    We've suffered a setback and people are throwing in the towel. Even after that shocker last night we're still ahead of them in the league. They are obviously superior to us in that area of the pitch but the day I go into an Old Firm game fearing them is the day I stop being a Rangers fan.
     
  27. awayday

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    We cant really afford any more slip ups before the mutants come to us, frankly we've seen this Team of ours tends to run scared when playing them offering far too much respect. We need quality signings in January window if possible.
     
  28. Gazza1872

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    I've seen us pumped from the likes of hearts and Dundee United at ibrox in league winning seasons!
     
  29. ICA_86

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    Yes, comfortably.

    Whether we have the mindset to stay on top of the league for an extended period at this early stage of Gerrard’s management is another question.
     
  30. wadey

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    Sadly I think no but hope I'm 100% wrong
     
  31. Earl of Leven

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    You never know, and each game is different. We have a chance if we have fit squad to pick from.

    But I wouldn't bet a singe £1 coin on us winning the game.
     
  32. Turrabear

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    Games against the sum can be hard to call. The last time we played them the manager got his tactics wrong.but they only won it due to a refs mistake.
     
  33. Earl of Leven

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    True. we were abysmal and almost got a draw.
     
  34. Turrabear

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    If we,d beaten Aberdeen
    Last night .I guarantee that the answers to the question would have been different.
     
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  35. delboi

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    Not sure I understand what you mean by this?
     
  36. wilso10

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    Ability wise, yes.

    Mentally, unlikely.
     
  37. Earl of Leven

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    The idea that we will win all our 1:1 battles across the pitch is fanciful sadly. At that pace and intensity we're not yet able to impose our own pattern of play.
     
  38. yarrumdavid01

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    How many of our players would get in their first team - there’s your answer.
     
  39. Earl of Leven

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    Genuinely?
    McGregor, Goldson, Alfredo...maybe Tav as Lustig is gash.
     
  40. temperance

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    We are inconsistent, so who knows, a couple of weeks ago I would have said yes, but with our indiscipline, alongside dreadful referees, I don't know who will be available, but with our strongest side, its still a cautious yes from me.
     
  41. temperance

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    I can think of 4 or 5 already, they are not that good.
     
  42. Ron Burgundy

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    They will collectively shit themselves like they have done every time they have faced the Mhutants
     
  43. Davieloyal

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    no the midfield is not good enough to beat them or win this league
     
  44. ahalfallover

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    if we get it right and stop constantly switching the 11 then yes we have enough in our tank
     
  45. VMS

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    Half the squad don't have the quality and if posible will have to be moved on in January,this has now been proven on numerous occasions.weve done well considering but morelos needs to be sold in January,thought he had learned and was warming to him,as a vital player last night proved he's a liability great player with huge potential to become better but no fcking good to us is he suspended all the time,fcking raging with that performance last night,no more fcking chances for the mentaly week now
     
  46. yarrumdavid01

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    I can think of 2 , 3 at a push. Certainly none in midfield that’s for sure.
     
  47. Turrabear

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    So you want to sell our top scorer in January.honestly don,t think the manager will agree with you there.
     
  48. TNT

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    Of course we are good enough.

    But, certain players need to turn up! Coulibally and Ejaria to name 2.

    We have players who can win games - Candeias, Kent, Middleton, Morelos, Lafferty

    It's the players we need to win the battle who need to turn up!
     
  49. Nacho Novo

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    The orcs are going to overrun us in midfield, end up a re-run of the game at Celtic Park earlier this season, obviously hope I'm wrong though. A draw won't even be good enough.
     
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    McGregor. full stop
     

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