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Livingston V St Mirren (19/3/16)

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Thoroughly enjoyed the game today. Don't go to many away matches but could hardly not go since the stadium is only five minutes from my house. This was a hard fought match played at a high tempo and Shankland's third goal was wonderful.Everyone played their part.If I could be critical I would say that our middle two Mallon and Agnew were a bit lightweight and the game passed them by at times.Livi are a decent outfit with quality players like Stanton and Telfer. The big striker Jordan White could be good signing for Rae next season if he is available big and strong with a good touch.All in all a good afternoon pity Hibs lost at Raith but what a miss by Cummings must be the miss of the season.I am now looking forward to next season and will no doubt renew our season tickets once again.

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This has been the worst season this football clubs has had this millennia, at least. To be honest this is the worst I remember in 25 years, although I would hear the case for 96/97.

Did you sleep walk through last years car crash of a season?

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Wasn't the greatest of games in terms of quality , but the result was all important .

To well taken goals from Shankland . The 2nd especially showed great technique .

Would love to keep a hold of him for next season , but unfortunately can't see it .

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As i said on the way home from the game, three points - job done!

I would be interested on the thoughts of those who regularly attend regarding how our defence through to midfield perform each week. Reason i ask is that yesterday there was no real set-up or evidence of a midfield.

Why doesvRae persist in playing Agnew, only to hook him after we have been carved open and conceeded at least two??? He adds nothing going forward, and regularly contributes to goals conceeded and general bomb-scare play with his pass backs.

As seen last season Mallan is only effective in open play when he is given the freedom to get firward offered by strong midfielders around him.

And this point I know will get some heated but please if you know something or can shine a light on it, why is Rae persisting in his policy of not playing Goodwin when the man would still probably win player of the year if he doesnt kick another ball this season?

I Was being a bit tongue in cheek when I first mentioned it, but the fact Rae picks, plays, hooks or sticks on for ten more fruitless minutes everyone on the books who ever played for sevco in some capacity.... But like his ill -fated predeccessor wont play our best,mmost influential and effective player... Goodwin!

Can someone please explain?

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As i said on the way home from the game, three points - job done!

I would be interested on the thoughts of those who regularly attend regarding how our defence through to midfield perform each week. Reason i ask is that yesterday there was no real set-up or evidence of a midfield.

Why doesvRae persist in playing Agnew, only to hook him after we have been carved open and conceeded at least two??? He adds nothing going forward, and regularly contributes to goals conceeded and general bomb-scare play with his pass backs.

As seen last season Mallan is only effective in open play when he is given the freedom to get firward offered by strong midfielders around him.

And this point I know will get some heated but please if you know something or can shine a light on it, why is Rae persisting in his policy of not playing Goodwin when the man would still probably win player of the year if he doesnt kick another ball this season?

I Was being a bit tongue in cheek when I first mentioned it, but the fact Rae picks, plays, hooks or sticks on for ten more fruitless minutes everyone on the books who ever played for sevco in some capacity.... But like his ill -fated predeccessor wont play our best,mmost influential and effective player... Goodwin!

Can someone please explain?

Totally agree that without Rocco Quinn in the middle we are lightweight in the middle and it exposes our defence. I don't understand why we play both Mallan and Agnew in the middle they're creative but we lack a bit of dig.The midfield is crying out for Goodwin to replace Quinn. However I think that the gaffer wants him out for some reason or other and is setting up the team with players that are in his plans. Agnew got a 2 year deal. That's the only explanation I can think of.

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A good day/night out.

Few beers just outside Edinburgh, dropped of at the game, few drinks, settled down and, apart from a poor crowd, enjoyed the basic football on show.

Sure we're not great but it was a good contest.

Pleased Shankland rattled in a couple, seen him 3 times this season and always believed if he got decent service he would score.

Back to Edinburgh for a wee celebration and home late.

Safe now, never thought 4th was achievable, just concentrate on building confidence.

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A lot of interest in this game .

Maybe if some showed as much passion to the football , as opposed to where the board are going wrong ,

we might be doing a bit better than we are (MIGHT) .

Plenty of passion shown yesterday by many of the folk who think the board are going wrong, and i see them at almost every game. I don't know anyone who goes to our games and is not passionate. Do tell me though, who on earth goes to our games and doesn't care as much about the football as they do about complaining over board decisions. I think you'll find that the most passionate of our support will complain about poor decisions because they are very passionate about what happens at our club.

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Would say we were definitely safe ,still got the finish above Morton thing to go for.

Cheers punk.gif now that our play off chances are fùcked I was looking for

a new reason to justify the journey up for the morton game.

Thats me chuffed tae fùck today, all I need is for shull tae

drag up some poor cùnts death to round off the day.

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Can understand why Rae plays the 2 creative players (Agnew & Mallan) in the middle, he's obviously got a game plan in his head and needs the correct type of players to fit into that system.

I imagine come summer, he will know the areas he wants to strengthen - but at least by then, most of the players staying post summer will be comfortable with the system he wants to implement. Bring in 1 or 2 players who can play that role better than Agnew can, and we'll be a much stronger team for it next season.

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Can understand why Rae plays the 2 creative players (Agnew & Mallan) in the middle, he's obviously got a game plan in his head and needs the correct type of players to fit into that system.

I imagine come summer, he will know the areas he wants to strengthen - but at least by then, most of the players staying post summer will be comfortable with the system he wants to implement. Bring in 1 or 2 players who can play that role better than Agnew can, and we'll be a much stronger team for it next season.

He might have a game plan but whatever it is why does he constantly pick Agnew, then hook him when the damage is done? It doesn't stand up to scrutiny. Just like Murray did before him, he has sidelined the best player we have, and it would seem in the abscence of any other reason for pure petulance yet again!

These ex sevconians really dont like Goody.

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