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Re: Chorley

Post by LoidLucan » Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm

Even Barnstoneworth managed one....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9KXrRUZqtw

Laughing stock.

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Re: Chorley

Post by Old Git » Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm

I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.

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Re: Chorley

Post by The_Natural » Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:54 pm

4 points from next 2 home games needed….I know it doesn’t sound likely based on tonight but most people were writing off the Chester game too
Point v Warrington then win the 6 pointer v rushall

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Re: Chorley

Post by loan_star » Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:55 pm

The_Natural wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:54 pm
4 points from next 2 home games needed….I know it doesn’t sound likely based on tonight but most people were writing off the Chester game too
Point v Warrington then win the 6 pointer v rushall
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Chorley

Post by tdk1 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm

Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.

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Re: Chorley

Post by loan_star » Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:58 pm

tdk1 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.
It is consistent, apart from the odd 45 minutes every 10 games we are shite

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Re: Chorley

Post by The_Natural » Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:59 pm

tdk1 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.
Exactly seems the same people wanting immediate change were the ones who wanted to give laughing boy unlimited time as we lurched from one disaster to another the previous 9 months

That being said Gowling doesn’t get a completely free pass and needs to show improvement in the coming month or so

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Re: Chorley

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:00 pm

The_Natural wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:59 pm
tdk1 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.
Exactly seems the same people wanting immediate change were the ones who wanted to give laughing boy unlimited time as we lurched from one disaster to another the previous 9 months

That being said Gowling doesn’t get a completely free pass and needs to show improvement in the coming month or so
No "disaster" under AA was anything like this.

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Re: Chorley

Post by 50 years » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:01 pm

The amount of times I have heard it is hard to play against 10 men, (other teams seem to score against us with 10 men), we just don't have any leaders or organisers in the team. Did not understand why Platt wasn't brought on when we went down to 10 men, seemed the sensible course to me against a team like chorley. Confidence in the team was bad, now it will be horrendous.
Defence has been bad since Jan, and even with 2 defensive managers we can't change it, so need new players that we can't afford, (or find I would think),.
I will be interested in JG post match interview.
I can't make Friday nights fans forum, but hope it doesn't degenerate, as don't want to see mass resignations from the board etc because it becomes toxic, we are in this together now and have to stick together and hope for the best.

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Re: Chorley

Post by loan_star » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:02 pm

The_Natural wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:59 pm
tdk1 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.
Exactly seems the same people wanting immediate change were the ones who wanted to give laughing boy unlimited time as we lurched from one disaster to another the previous 9 months
I don’t recall any 8-0 defeats under Alun.
Let’s face it, we have signed a striker who isn’t match fit, sacked off a striker who is fit and gets goals, and the one currently in favour is now banned for 3 games. Great management that.

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Re: Chorley

Post by EDJOHNS » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:02 pm

Darlopartisan wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:40 pm
7 now is this our worst defeat ever?
No, I was at Doncaster for that.

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Re: Chorley

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:03 pm

The_Natural wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:54 pm
4 points from next 2 home games needed….I know it doesn’t sound likely based on tonight but most people were writing off the Chester game too
Point v Warrington then win the 6 pointer v rushall
We need 6 points from the next 2 matches, minimum 4-0 each win to wipe out the 0-8 tonight. Nothing less.

Four points will not do.

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Re: Chorley

Post by loan_star » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:03 pm

Lost 8-0 at watford in the 80s but we were division 4 and they were division 1

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Re: Chorley

Post by The_Natural » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:04 pm

loan_star wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:02 pm
The_Natural wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:59 pm
tdk1 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.
Exactly seems the same people wanting immediate change were the ones who wanted to give laughing boy unlimited time as we lurched from one disaster to another the previous 9 months
I don’t recall any 8-0 defeats under Alun.
Let’s face it, we have signed a striker who isn’t match fit, sacked off a striker who is fit and gets goals, and the one currently in favour is now banned for 3 games. Great management that.
Yes was poor management from Gowling telling Nelson to get himself sent off in the first 5 minutes :roll:

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Re: Chorley

Post by BM1883 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:04 pm

I don’t want to hear the “but we only had 10 men brigade”. Shut up shop, battle hard and maybe concede one or two more. Lose respectfully. Leave it all out there. Body on the line for every cross and shot.

That right there was a spineless capitulation. It’s a shambles. To lose 8 (EIGHT) nil is pathetic. A lot of the players need to take a look at themselves but also, Gowling is not the answer.

P: 10
W: 2
D: 2
L: 6

8 points from a possible 27.

Conceded 24 goals.

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Re: Chorley

Post by Vodka_Vic » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:04 pm

Funny thing is, this result hasn't really surprised me. An absolute mauling was always going to come.

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Re: Chorley

Post by loan_star » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:05 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:00 pm
The_Natural wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:59 pm
tdk1 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.
Exactly seems the same people wanting immediate change were the ones who wanted to give laughing boy unlimited time as we lurched from one disaster to another the previous 9 months

That being said Gowling doesn’t get a completely free pass and needs to show improvement in the coming month or so
No "disaster" under AA was anything like this.
I’d say there’s been more disasters in the short reign under Gowling than anything under Armstrong.
Still the whingers got their way and look where we are now, even fucking worse!

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Re: Chorley

Post by MB86DFC » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:05 pm

tdk1 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.
We are consistent. The good 1st half against Chester was the anomaly. We have been consistently abysmal all season, and we are getting worse

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Re: Chorley

Post by MB86DFC » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:06 pm

The_Natural wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:59 pm
tdk1 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:56 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
I agree. I think chopping the manager again is probably not the right move just now. We're seeing improvements but they are punctuated by disasters. It's time to start showing consistency - and that isn't coming by ripping it up again.
Exactly seems the same people wanting immediate change were the ones who wanted to give laughing boy unlimited time as we lurched from one disaster to another the previous 9 months

That being said Gowling doesn’t get a completely free pass and needs to show improvement in the coming month or so
You’re just embarrassing yourself now

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Re: Chorley

Post by Quakerlad » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:07 pm

Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
Thing is Old Git if it was a one off performance I would agree but how many knee jerk reactions do we have to have before it isn’t a knee jerk any more but a valid reaction?

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Re: Chorley

Post by leedscol » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:09 pm

That’s it,

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Re: Chorley

Post by Ghost_Of_1883 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:09 pm

Quakerlad wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:07 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
Thing is Old Git if it was a one off performance I would agree but how many knee jerk reactions do we have to have before it isn’t a knee jerk any more but a valid reaction?
Two more. (Not including Saturday)

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Re: Chorley

Post by banktopp » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:10 pm

Two consecutive 7-0 defeats in 1972/3.
What price two consecutive 8-0 defeats this year, Scunthorpe away next.

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Re: Chorley

Post by LoidLucan » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:11 pm

An abject capitulation like that really does set the alarm bells ringing about things behind the scenes as regards tactics, selection, motivation, spirit and leadership.

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Re: Chorley

Post by Vodka_Vic » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:14 pm

LoidLucan wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:11 pm
An abject capitulation like that really does set the alarm bells ringing about things behind the scenes as regards tactics, selection, motivation, spirit and leadership.
Agreed. Yet we were told this was a great group of lads who want to do well. The co-commentator tonight was saying there's no system, no skill, no leaders, no bottle.

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Re: Chorley

Post by Quakers2009 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:16 pm

BM1883 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:04 pm
I don’t want to hear the “but we only had 10 men brigade”. Shut up shop, battle hard and maybe concede one or two more. Lose respectfully. Leave it all out there. Body on the line for every cross and shot.

That right there was a spineless capitulation. It’s a shambles. To lose 8 (EIGHT) nil is pathetic. A lot of the players need to take a look at themselves but also, Gowling is not the answer.

P: 10
W: 2
D: 2
L: 6

8 points from a possible 27.

Conceded 24 goals.
This, this & this.

The players gave up tonight - that performance was the worst I've seen from any DFC side, ever. The tactics of constantly playing from the back at 0-3 and not going into damage limitation mode has cost us.

Zero game management whatsoever.

I have never watched a game where the referee felt sorry for us, until tonight.

We are seriously pinning our hopes on an un-fit Asante bailing us out of this mess.

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Re: Chorley

Post by lo36789 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:17 pm

Ghost_Of_1883 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:09 pm
Quakerlad wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:07 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:52 pm
I think that is possibly the biggest defeat in my time of watching Darlington going back to the 1960s. Everything that could have gone wrong, did go wrong tonight. All I would say is, let’s try to refrain from knee jerk reactions, and everyone needs to keep calm.
Thing is Old Git if it was a one off performance I would agree but how many knee jerk reactions do we have to have before it isn’t a knee jerk any more but a valid reaction?
Two more. (Not including Saturday)
This. If we beat Warrington and Rushall I really couldn't care less.

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Re: Chorley

Post by Old Git » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:18 pm

What matters now is the 2 home games next week against Warrington and Rushall. I still think 4 points from those 2 games would be reasonable, and would mean 10 points gained from 6 league games. If we achieve that it will be a big improvement on the form earlier in the season.

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Re: Chorley

Post by lo36789 » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:19 pm

Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:18 pm
What matters now is the 2 home games next week against Warrington and Rushall. I still think 4 points from those 2 games would be reasonable, and would mean 10 points gained from 6 league games. If we achieve that it will be a big improvement on the form earlier in the season.
Tbf Gowling has already got more points in the last 5 games than Armstrong did in his 9 games.

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Re: Chorley

Post by The_Natural » Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:24 pm

lo36789 wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:19 pm
Old Git wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2023 10:18 pm
What matters now is the 2 home games next week against Warrington and Rushall. I still think 4 points from those 2 games would be reasonable, and would mean 10 points gained from 6 league games. If we achieve that it will be a big improvement on the form earlier in the season.
Tbf Gowling has already got more points in the last 5 games than Armstrong did in his 9 games.
Stop quoting facts it confuses the Armstrong fan boys

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