'Heckers' sounds a bit 'Public School' to me. But what the Heck? I'll go with the flow.
-----Original Message----- From: Scott1cairns1 [mailto:scott1cair...@gmail.com] Sent: 07 February 2018 19:09 To: MATTHEW GAYNOR <matthew.gayn...@btopenworld.com> Cc: Kevin Lewis (UK SBS) <kevin.le...@uksbs.co.uk>; email@example.com Subject: Re: [LU] Interesting read Think we need to standardise our new managers abbreviated name after seeing Hecky in the previous correspondence. Heckers receives my vote. Best regards,Scott. > On 7 Feb 2018, at 15:13, MATTHEW GAYNOR <matthew.gayn...@btopenworld.com> > wrote: > > Largely in agreement with KOT here.I think TC was unlucky and probably didn't > deserve the sack and that Hecky is a decent choice for new manager - if we > can be patient. > Picking up on the general point around strikers, I think we may have been > spoiled by the goals that McCormack and Wood scored in recent goals but you > don't necessarily need 20 goals a season and in this league most successful > strikers are a bit of a gamble. McCormack and Jordan Rhodes have both proved > that even if you spend a lot of money there is no such thing as a sure bet. > Looking at the Top Scorers in our league 2/3s of the way through the season. > Vydra has 16, Leon Clarke 15 and no-one else has more than 12.We have Roofe > on 8, despite only playing half the games upfront and Lasogga on 7 despite > only playing half the games and only trying in about a quarter of them. > Of the top scorers Vydra scored goals for Watford but Derby paid £8m for him > and he had barely scored for 2 years before this seasonLeon Clarke is 32 and > most famous for having a fight with Di Canio, spent most of his career in > lower leagues and has never been prolific. > Of the other Top Scorers, the much touted Hugill only scored 8, yet got a > transfer to the Premier League and the list is full of old lags at this > level, Sharp, Garner, Waghorn, Hooper, Madine, Grabban with around 10 goals > and a few young midfielders we could never afford Bowen, Sessegnon, Maddison. > So I think what I am saying is that is Hecky can put a rocket up Lasogga we > might have the right player and although Roofe is not good enough for Leeds > fans, he probably is good enough for this division. > Matt > > From: Kevin Lewis (UK SBS) <kevin.le...@uksbs.co.uk> > To: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> > Sent: Tuesday, 6 February 2018, 13:28 > Subject: Re: [LU] Interesting read > > Well I'm a lot happier that Hecky has the job rather than McLaren or Stam. I > like Simon Grayson as I still cling onto the victories at Old Scumford and > the promotion winning match v Bristol Rovers as being Leeds' great moments of > the last 15 years, but I don't think going back to Grayson would have been a > good idea. > > TC was hard-done-by in a way. He may not have had full control of signings, > but most of us could see that we were a C Back short from the numbers point > of view. We need another Bartley to take control during Jansson's regular > injuries and suspensions. Cooper and Pennington are just a step down. > Shaughnessy is really an under 23 prospect, not a back-up CBack. > > Similar story up front. Grot is work in progress and both Ekuban and Lasogga > were gambles to replace Wood. I've not given up on either, especially now > we have a left-footed left back to put balls in from that side. 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