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    Gary's January Transfer Window

    I tend to agree here. This is the balancing act the club have to try and navigate which I think is becoming very difficult. The Crewe example is something that the club need to have in the back of their minds which I’m sure they do. In 2019-2020 They had an excellent young team which they got...
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    Gary's January Transfer Window

    Agreed, and while we won’t be releasing MJ in January (as that makes no sense) I do think that there is a strong possibility that he will go out on loan. He’s not happy about not playing and has pretty much said as much. led to believe he is actually on a very good contract. I’m actually not...
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    Oxford Utd v Exeter City : FAC 2nd Round : MDT

    I like Caldwell so far, but also agree with you here Egg.
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    Oxford Utd v Exeter City : FAC 2nd Round : MDT

    With Sparkes also now booked I would expect this to happen at some point in the 2nd half
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    Exeter City vs Ipswich Town match day thread

    I think it was more to do with the fact that Ipswich play with a box in midfield so GC thought he needed 3 out and out midfielders in there to try and cope with that. Brown’s goals and Stansfield’s unselfish work rate for the team and his recent goal involvements is probably why Sam was the man...
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    Cheick Diabate

    I thought this was an excellent watch and both Ruth and Cheick came across so well. I'm not ashamed to say that I actually got a little teary eyed in parts watching this and thought it was superb. What a humble fantastic person Cheick has become and another example of how our Academy continues...
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    Exeter City vs Peterborough United matchday thread

    Yep, it's a great moment when he grabs Sweeney and says "We're going somewhere, eh"........and Sweeney replies, "Absolutely!". You get the sense that GC has come across well with the players and they seem to be enjoying it. Still a very long way to go and not getting carried away (and we still...
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    Matt Jay

    Yep I agree. I'd be surprised if the club didn't offer him a new deal, but like you said it will reflect his position within the squad now. I could see a big hitter in League Two (Bradford, Mansfield, Salford etc) offering him a very good contract and as you said this will be the dilemma/trade...
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    Matt Jay

    Which I would suspect would be on less money than he is currently on. I'd like MJ to be with us next year, as still believe he is a very valuable squad player both on and off the pitch, but it will be interesting to see how it all plays out. I think it is interesting that MJ has chosen to make...
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    Port Vale v Exeter City. FA Cup first round. Matchday thread.

    Agreed. Key got caught in a poor body position and was at fault. Agree that Caprice could have done more to stop the cross for the 2nd goal though. GC in his Radio Devon post game interview actually commented that as a team we need to do better on stopping crosses.
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    Welcome Gary Caldwell - new manager

    I think this is all fair and still think MJ has a part to play, but do feel it will be difficult for him to become a regular starter moving forward. Last season MJ played primarily as a #10 in behind Brown and Nombe. However this season it was clear that MT thought he needed to play with a more...
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    Marcus Flitcroft - Head of Recruitment. What does he do and what is his back story?

    Great news!! I actually thought once MT moved on that the most important person to hang onto was Marcus. Sounds like the club were wise in making him an integral part of the hiring process.
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    Plymouth Argyle Vs Exeter City Match Day Thread

    Afraid not Malcs, but was there a while back to watch the Man City vs Bayern Munich pre-season game! ;)
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    Welcome Gary Caldwell - new manager

    And I think that sums up the fine margins of football and the decisions that you make as a manager. It was a brave choice to bring Brown on instead of Harper but I can see the logic behind it as well. Plymouth had made it 2-2 and their tails were up and Jevani at least gives us some composure...
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    Welcome Jevani Brown

    I think MT's plan this year was to play with 3 out and out CM's and two up top (Brown and Nombe) which he was doing at the start of the season. The game against Forest Green in the league, MT was pretty much forced to play all 3 as Dieng and Kite were both injured so we went with Harper and...
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    Plymouth Argyle Vs Exeter City Match Day Thread

    They are both on big money and from what I hear we did enquire about them and couldn't get anywhere near the figures being quoted. Gilly is the Assistant at Swansea and MT did try and tap into this contact. We also tried for Joseph who is on loan at Oxford and again he is apparently on 5K there.
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    Assistant Manager appointment

    No Max Kane came in right before MT left.
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    Derby County vs Exeter City Match-day Thread

    I think we were always going to take good numbers to Derby considering it was the first time we have ever played them in a league game. But to take 1,200 on a Tuesday night is some effort. To put this into perspective Exeter to Derby is basically 3 hours and 45 mins, and Rotherham to Coventry...