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If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 20:25Sat Dec 30 20:25:33 2017

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What would it be?

Mine would be:

Why hasn't Chris Day been playing this season?

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By Phoenix31/12/2017 11:01Sun Dec 31 11:01:00 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Are you friends with Westley on Facebook?

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By Rob SBFC (Big Robbie (SBFC))30/12/2017 22:50Sat Dec 30 22:50:35 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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How do you pass for a 35 year old? You look much older than me you cunt

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By Mattynoona30/12/2017 22:27Sat Dec 30 22:27:50 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Do you think Hilary behind the bar is so lovely to the fans because she has your job in her sights?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Jonnym830/12/2017 22:11Sat Dec 30 22:11:32 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Who is your favourite poster on Borochat?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Elkding30/12/2017 22:03Sat Dec 30 22:03:22 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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You spoke highly of Ferry and Beautyman when they signed. Why have you not played either?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Ratman4630/12/2017 21:16Sat Dec 30 21:16:28 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Who signs the players?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By northolt boro30/12/2017 21:06Sat Dec 30 21:06:02 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Would tend to agree with you, our best run of results during Sarll’s reign was when Day played regularly in goal and pushed us towards the playoffs. This was until one bad game, whereupon he was subsequently dropped coinciding in a legendary loss of form catapulting us down the table from an otherwise very healthy position, but still wasn’t recalled despite the obvious ‘form coincidence’ .

This season, Fryer, in contrast, costs us goals almost every other game with basic mistakes, especially dealing with crosses and doesn’t get dropped.

This area of stubborn management decision making alone would lead me to question tactical judgement and management skill.

Perhaps Day has ‘lost it’ slightly due to getting on a bit, but is Fryer an adequate long term solution?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 21:13Sat Dec 30 21:13:02 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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That's why I'm asking the question. I can't criticise without knowing the reasons why.

I'm not saying Day is the saviour. Might make f all difference.

But it is a question I'd like to know the answer. The answers I could come up with are:

1. I believe Fryer is better
2. Day is too old and his body won't allow him to play a season.
3. Day wants to focus on coaching
4. We need to replace Day eventually and we have an option to sign Fryer permanently (because obviously plain a loan player doesn't solve the problem of not having a successor to Day)
5. I don't consider the GK position to be a significant one and they're all much the same.
6. Chris has appearance fees we can't afford.x


Basically there could be loads of reasons, like with all the other questions.

Why didn't Newton feature today? Probably a perfectly reasonable explanation.

I think because of our form everything the manager does is now being questioned. So you either answer those questions with honesty or you ignore them and let people speculate and usually come up with the answer that makes the manager look the worst.

Edited by Sev at 21:13:35 on 30th December 2017

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Tucks30/12/2017 21:01Sat Dec 30 21:01:57 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Darren, as a football manager I know you have a massive pad with a swimming pool (this is artistic license, I know nothing of DS' living arrangements). Now picture this. The water has started to turn cloudy. You ask the guy you employ to look after said pool, let's call him Warren Marll, what's happening. He tells you that he's putting the same chemicals in in the same quantities every day so you tell him he should try do something different to fix it.

The next day the water is still cloudy so you ask if he has changed things, to which he replies that he has brought in a couple of apprentices in place of his old staff, and they are putting the chemicals in instead. This goes on for a week and now you're really upset, you love swimming but you really don't want to go any more. You confront Warren and the apprentices. Warren tells you all the things you want to hear (you get the feeling he's holding back in front of the apprentices) so, being the patient guy you are you give him some more time to get the water clear again. He says if he has one more member of staff to help in January it'll change things and the water will be clear once again. He always seems to have an excuse but nothing ever seems to change.

Now you've not been able to swim for a few weeks and it is clear that the pool guy is reluctant to change his routine despite it being abundantly clear that what he is doing isn't working. What would you do?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Lock1330/12/2017 21:07Sat Dec 30 21:07:42 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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that bloke who looks after the pool has a similar surname to Darren doesn't he - just one letter different - spooky

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Bankerbob31/12/2017 17:48Sun Dec 31 17:48:47 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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... and first name. Keep up, lad!

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 21:05Sat Dec 30 21:05:58 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Sorry, could you repeat the question.

*room groans*

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Tucks30/12/2017 21:08Sat Dec 30 21:08:25 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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I'd word it exactly the same each time until he understood too.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Northlondonboro (Northlondonboro)31/12/2017 14:52Sun Dec 31 14:52:50 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Thank fuck you can’t

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Ogs (Geoff Wode)30/12/2017 21:04Sat Dec 30 21:04:48 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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#MarllOut

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By peanut30/12/2017 20:57Sat Dec 30 20:57:53 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Does he think Henry is still up to the standard needed for the league?

And does he honestly think we're playing even remotely entertaining football?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Mercury 8830/12/2017 20:52Sat Dec 30 20:52:08 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Why didn't you give Turgott a chance ?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Cruffers30/12/2017 22:31Sat Dec 30 22:31:01 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Why didn’t you give Ferry a chance?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Cruffers30/12/2017 22:31Sat Dec 30 22:31:36 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Why didn’t you give Conlon a chance?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Cruffers30/12/2017 22:32Sat Dec 30 22:32:26 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Why haven’t you given Beautyman an extended run as a centre mid?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Cruffers30/12/2017 22:33Sat Dec 30 22:33:40 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Has Dale Gorman got a video of you doing something that you shouldn’t be doing?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Lock1330/12/2017 20:51Sat Dec 30 20:51:58 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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You going anywhere nice in February?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Mercury 8830/12/2017 20:58Sat Dec 30 20:58:31 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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That was a kind of magic joke

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 20:53Sat Dec 30 20:53:24 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Lol. Fair play that one made me laugh.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Boromatt30/12/2017 20:42Sat Dec 30 20:42:20 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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I would ask, why do you keep playing the wrong tactics every single away match? I’m baffled to how a professional manager can’t figure it out?!

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By vinnyhen30/12/2017 20:39Sat Dec 30 20:39:54 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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You do realise this is not Fantasy Football, your not restricted in the changes you can make?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 20:48Sat Dec 30 20:48:15 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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The point of this exercise was to concentrate people's concerns to the most important issues to them.

I could have listed 10 questions.

Do you regret letting Lee go?
Same for Schumacher and McAnuff?
Why can't King play centre midfield?
Would you sell Godden if an offer came in?
Why hasn't Beautyman been playing?
Have you been given a timeframe in which to deliver results?
What does Glen Roeder do?
What PL team do you support?


But I though others might like to contribute and so didn't want to influence the direction of conversation or cover all the questions.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Deltic 2130/12/2017 22:08Sat Dec 30 22:08:31 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Ah! Schuey and McAnuff! That seems like heady, halcyon days compared to now.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By peanut30/12/2017 20:56Sat Dec 30 20:56:04 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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He's a Man Utd fan...maybe he's modelling himself on 2017 Jose?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Owen30/12/2017 20:50Sat Dec 30 20:50:34 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Why did you constantly play Pett in central midfield for weeks?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By BaldockBoro (Balders)30/12/2017 20:52Sat Dec 30 20:52:11 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Why did Beautyman get dropped after getting universally lauded as MOTM?

Ditto TVC

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Owen30/12/2017 20:54Sat Dec 30 20:54:19 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Why did some players brought in during the summer not get a look in? E.g. Turgott, Ferry, etc.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 20:55Sat Dec 30 20:55:11 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Oi, you've had your one question already. :)

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Owen30/12/2017 20:55Sat Dec 30 20:55:57 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Sod off, you had 10! 😂

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By Sev30/12/2017 20:57Sat Dec 30 20:57:00 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Yeah but that was when I thought no one wanted to join in. Haha. Carry on. The thread didn't go as planned but it's raising some good questions anyway.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Owen30/12/2017 21:00Sat Dec 30 21:00:21 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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If this is a short term blip, and we end up finishing lower mid table, how do you plan to push on next season for a promotion/play off push?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By BaldockBoro (Balders)30/12/2017 21:05Sat Dec 30 21:05:28 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Whats the most important thing you've learnt this season?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Ogs (Geoff Wode)30/12/2017 21:06Sat Dec 30 21:06:28 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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That Boro trackie tops come up a size too small.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By BaldockBoro (Balders)30/12/2017 20:34Sat Dec 30 20:34:06 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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What DO you lot do all week?

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By Ratman4630/12/2017 21:13Sat Dec 30 21:13:02 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Table Tennis?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Ogs (Geoff Wode)30/12/2017 20:28Sat Dec 30 20:28:26 2017In response to If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Darren, why do you insist on wearing a trackie top one size too small?

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 20:40Sat Dec 30 20:40:45 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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And I thought people might actually take it seriously. No point having a meet the manager event then....

We used to sit down and be listened to. Now we mock and bay for blood.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Ogs (Geoff Wode)30/12/2017 20:48Sat Dec 30 20:48:12 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Ah, sorry.

In that case, mine would be:

“Darren, can you please explain the role of Glenn Roeder and what is his influence/input on team selection and tactics?”

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 20:49Sat Dec 30 20:49:27 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Nice, as above that was one of my other ones (which I didn't want to list out but now have - so the thread is pretty pointless now)

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Ogs (Geoff Wode)30/12/2017 20:51Sat Dec 30 20:51:26 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Sorry again. Didn’t mean to belittle a serious issue but my gallows humour kicks in.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sev30/12/2017 20:54Sat Dec 30 20:54:21 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Don't apologise. Your humour is always welcome and probably preferred by many to my posts. But I will moan about it every now and then :)

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By worrier30/12/2017 20:43Sat Dec 30 20:43:55 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Mine would be do U actually have a plan b or c

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By BaldockBoro (Balders)30/12/2017 20:47Sat Dec 30 20:47:04 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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We had a plan B today. Proper formation change.

Plan Bs are clearly not the answer.

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Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...

By Sawyer30/12/2017 21:11Sat Dec 30 21:11:52 2017In response to Re: If you could ask Sarll only one question...Top of thread

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Kyle Wooton, why ?

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