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The old former players thread seems to have been lost so I am starting a new one

Just back from Wingate & Finchley where our ex-player Wayne O'Sullivan made two of the goals as they preserved their Ryman Premier status with a 3-2 win. Touch, awareness and set pieces befit a former Pro but he really is tiny, must wear kids boot and still runs with his thumbs up
 

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Sawyer is indeed at Orient, and is their regular left back

He might have come from Argyle but there is another Wayne O'Sullivan who also played for them. I think our one started his career at Arsenal and might have come to us straight from them

The player who joined us on loan at the same time as Sawyer was Marcus Martin and he is crrently playing for Truro and has been for 4/5 years now
 

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Yes, I remember Mike Blackstone getting quite confused when we were talking about "young" O'Sullivan, as he thought we had signed the older one.
 

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Sawyer is indeed at Orient, and is their regular left back

He might have come from Argyle but there is another Wayne O'Sullivan who also played for them. I think our one started his career at Arsenal and might have come to us straight from them

The player who joined us on loan at the same time as Sawyer was Marcus Martin and he is crrently playing for Truro and has been for 4/5 years now
That's right got you no, Marcus Martin, wasn't hein midfield with Clay for the United game? Jesus what a pairing!

Sawyer always looked a class above when he was here, same as Woodards although he hasn't kicked on as I thought, probably due to his defensive positionining.
 

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Woodards, like so many modern full backs couldnt defend enough (including positioning) to play right back and wasnt good enough in the final third to play wide right. Best as a wing back but few sides play genuine wing backs.

And yes, MM played with Clay in the Utd games. Clay is, I believe, at Weymouth having played also at Salisbury, Tivvy and Dorchester since leaving us.
 

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I've now recognised Graham Rees second from left on the bottom row and Eric Welsh immediately to the left/infront of Sonny Clarke, and with Pete Rutley to his right,
 
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I know if a player has a chance to have a crack at a higher level you can't blame him for wanting to go but I do sometimes wonder if he (not to mention us) would have been better staying at City. Everything suited Ryan at City. The team was built around his skill and ability. We all loved him. He could do virtually no wrong.
 

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Well, I'm still hoping he'll come back one day. Championship football is clearly beyond him. Yet he never had any pace, so he could carry on for donkey's years at this level.
 

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Well, I'm still hoping he'll come back one day. Championship football is clearly beyond him. Yet he never had any pace, so he could carry on for donkey's years at this level.
Completely agree. He wasn't as good as he and we thought he was. And he clearly needs an environment and a manager that can appreciate him, get the best out of him and build a team around him. I always thought he was unlikely to find that anywhere but here
 
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