Tag Archives: Future Prospects

Sam Johnstone Loan Watch 2013-14: March At Doncaster Rovers

By Mark Gullett (Doncaster Rovers supporter) AFC Bournemouth 5-0 Doncaster Rovers – Saturday, 1 March 2014 Rovers again made a long trip down to the nether regions of the country, this time to face the side who we famously denied the League One championship in the last minute of last season. Then we made the […]

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Ryan Tunnicliffe Loan Watch 2013-14: September At Ipswich Town

By Dan George (Ipswich Town supporter) Good Morning, Good… ah you know the rest! What did September bring us? Well, four games and nine points which isn’t half bad going in the Championship, if anything it was a month mostly lived by the Big Mick mantra of win your home games then be hard to […]

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Jesse Lingard: The Boy’s A Bit Special

By Nick Xydias (Birmingham City supporter) I’m going to be honest. When I watched Jesse Lingard’s interview (see Video One) after signing on loan from Manchester United for Birmingham City, he looked about as enthused as a man about to go on a double date with Vanessa Feltz and Susan Boyle. “How do you feel about […]

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February’s Loan Watch: Scott Wootton At Nottingham Forest

By Rob Terrace – Nottingham Forest season ticket holder and LTLF Forest Forum member. February 2012 – 4 appearances (3 starts, 1 as sub) 11 February 2012 vs. Watford (H) 1-1 Wootton’s debut came in a home fixture against Watford, which saw him selected at right back, in a Forest defence that included two other […]

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October’s Loan Watch: Norwood and Johnstone at Scunthorpe United

By Ross Gibson, creator of Scunthorpe blog Any Old Iron. October has been a packed month for Scunthorpe United – with seven games including League and Cup fixtures for the two on loan players. Sam Johnstone missed the final three games of the month due to a dislocated finger while Oliver Norwood was able to […]

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September’s Loan Watch: Ryan Tunnicliffe and Scott Wootton

By John Fernandez (Peterborough United supporter) 10/09/2011- Peterborough United 0-1 Hull Ryan Tunnicliffe started his first game for Peterborough United after impressing in his substitute cameos and what a game for him it was. We may have lost but the game can only be seen as a success for Tunnicliffe who was awarded the Man […]

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Loan Watch: Norwood and Johnstone at Scunthorpe United

By Ross Gibson, creator of Scunthorpe United blog Any Old Iron. Oliver Norwood Norwood is a decent, creative midfielder and certainly doesn’t look out of place at this level by any stretch of the imagination. His calmness in possession and under pressure has certainly impressed – especially his often inch perfect cross field balls, he very […]

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Ajose Back In Action Following Injury Setback

By Chris Burns It’s been a mixed 2011 for Nicky Ajose. In the first week of January, he signed a new contract at United until the end of the 2012-13 season and extended his loan spell with Bury until the end of the season – allowing his game to develop further with regular first team […]

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Mame Biram Diouf Loan Watch (December): Blackburn Rovers Fan Discusses The Striker

It’s been a hectic month for Blackburn Rovers with Venky’s coming in and turning the club upside down, sacking the manager and replacing him with a rookie. But one thing is certain, and that is that Mame Biram Diouf is staying at Ewood. A no-release clause in the loan contract means he is not allowed […]

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Loan Watch: Carlisle United Fan Discusses James Chester

By John McGee Carlisle United gaffer Greg Abbott has a gloriously childish way of warning would be suitors away from his promising players – he tells reporters not to believe the hype and that they’re absolutely rubbish.  In this spirit I’m pleased to report that James Chester is utterly hopeless.  He lacks composure, is hot […]

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Loan Watch (November): Preston Fan on United’s On Loan Trio

Manchester United’s De Laet has slotted into the first team by playing at left back. He seems more than capable at this level and has improved the side defensively by a great deal. He gets forward and can put in a decent cross as well. We are hopefully we can extend his loan until the […]

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Loan Watch (November): Wigan Athletic Fan On Tom Cleverley

During November the Latics had six games, two of which Tom Cleverley was ineligible for, Manchester United for obvious reasons and Arsenal in the Carling Cup, due to the fact that Fergie didn’t want him cup tied (wouldn’t have mattered after all), of the remaining four the young midfield man was an unused sub at […]

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