Exeter City vs Rochdale match day thread

mfcrocker

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But I know we'll meet again, some sunny day...
As I have said on numerous occasions we over recruited in midfield last summer and under recruited up front and at left back.

As a result of this bungling incompetence we are now second in the League with a very realistic prospect of being champions. It also means we have probably a midfield that is good enough to prosper in League One. We could do with a classic Number 4 - midfield anchorman to sit in front of the back four - but Harry Kite may well prove more than capable of filling this role if we play that way.

So our focus should be on the two areas of the pitch which do need beefing up, plus cover on the right should Josh Key move on...
The best City teams I’ve seen in my lifetime (admittedly somewhat shorter than some of you ;) ) have all been absolute beasts in the midfield
 

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Loved Sweenz performance yesterday. Such a calming influence at the back and hardly puts a foot wrong. And love how his experience "wins" himself fouls in tight areas. I voted for Jevani for player of the season, but should be Sweenz.
Sweenz is definitely in the seasoned pro level now and at times is playing more like a seasoned veteran in the Woody mode. He has that senior pro feel to him now although only 27 and entering his prime years. I wonder if the decision to move back here has really settled him into having his most consistent and best season along with playing in the position that suits him to the ground.
 

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Had not appreciated just how good those 2 saves made by Cam off Jimmy Keohane were until viewing those highlights.

Wonder what Pate thinks ?

A word about one of the opposition: Abraham Odoh. He put in a tremendous shift all over the pitch.

Question of the day: is he shorter than Matt Jay ?
 

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Decent second half performance today and ultimately a deserved win. Thought Archie did well, as did the back four (including Cam). Can’t be at the Barrow game which looks like being the one, but I’ll be at Northampton and down for the Vale game.

Please win on Tuesday, City, and let’s all go to Northampton for a party.
All reet fred but what about Rockfish ? ;)
 
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